Summer Holiday Weekly Activity Breakdown!
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Summer Holiday Weekly Activity Breakdown!

aka “PLEASE INSPIRE ME, THE KIDS ARE ALREADY DRIVING ME CRAZY”

I got your back! If you’re looking for something to do today, or maybe inspiration for a day out with friends, here’s a daily breakdown. Bookmark this page or keep checking back, we’re updating daily!

For more days out and inspiration, check out our What’s On In Warwickshire Summer Guide here

Wednesday 1st August

The British Motor Museum – Join us for a 25 minute science show at 11.45am and 2.15pm full of cool interactive experiments. Meet our ‘mad scientists’ Professor Pickle and Doctor Pumpkin and get to understand the science that drives our cars. More info here

Young Anglers at Kingsbury Water Park – aged 12 to 16 years of age

Every Wednesday during Warwickshire’s school summer holiday. Come and give the sport offishing a try! All bait and equipment provided – bring waterproofs, just in case! The event will be covered by an Environment Agency event licence waiver. Participation forms must be filled in on the bankside for anglers aged 12 to 16 years of age to be legally covered. Session 1: 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. Session 2: 10.45 a.m. to 11.45 a.m. Cost: £5.00 per child, per session.
Booking essential – telephone 01827 872660

Ryton Young Anglers at Ryton Pools Country Park – 1:00 – 3.00pm age 8 years plus (5 years olds to be accompanied)

Angling tuition sessions to be held on Wednesdays in the Warwickshire school holidays, in conjunction with Leamington Angling Club. Come along as many times as you wish and learn the essentials of good angling and a little about the species in Ryton Pool. Suitable for beginners or those with a little experience; no equipment required.
Cost: £10.00 per child, per session
Booking essential via Eventbrite, click here

Toddler Trundle at Ryton Pools Country Park – 10 – 11 am

A weekly event for the tiniest of tots! Leaf fun, stories, mud pies and collecting treasures will be amongst some of our activities designed for the smallest naturalists. After the walk and activities, head back to The Courtyard Café for refreshments (extra cost for refreshments, exclusive reduced- price Toddler Trundle menu available). A quarterly programme is available from the Visitor Centre giving activity details for each week. Cost: £2.50 per toddler (excluding refreshments)

Birds Of Prey at Ryton Pools Country Park – 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. (approximate timings)

A regular event for our programme, with local birds of prey experts. Meet the birds and learn about these amazing creatures. Meet: Jo’s Garden. FREE – but donations welcome towards animal welfare charities

Thursday 2nd August

Mini-beast Adventure at Kingsbury Water Park – 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.

An event for children aged 3 years and above, who must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: £4.00 per child.
Booking essential via Eventbrite, click here 

Campfire and Survival Dens at Ryton Pools Country Park – 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.

Come and have some fun discovering how to design and build your own woodland shelter that’s camouflaged, big enough for your team and waterproof … ish! The Rangers will be on hand toprovide tips, materials and help. When all the shelters are built we will light a small fire and toast some marshmallows. An event for children aged from 3 years, who must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 5 will need adult supervision during the activity. Cost: £4.50 per child. Booking essential via Eventbrite, click here

Friday 3rd August

Learn to be a Redwings Farrier – Redwings Horse Sanctuary 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. Booking essential, see more details here

Saturday 4th August

Sunday 5th August

Monday 6th August

Learn to be a Redwings Farrier – Redwings Horse Sanctuary 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. Booking essential, see more details here

The Railway Children – 6pm –  Heartbreak Productions – Ryton Pools Country Park – See more info here

Dazzling Dragonflies at Kingsbury Water Park – 11 – 1pm 

Drop in to make an iridescent dragonfly on a stick – recreate the colours of these beautiful, ancient insects. Suitable for children aged 3 years and above, who must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: £2.50 per child

All Aboard Pirates Workshop and Trail at Ryton Pools Country Park-  Drop in 10.30 – 2pm

Calling all tatty pirates! Come aboard our craft ship ‘The Ranger’ and join Blackbeard to kit yourself out as a flea bitten pirate in preparation for the great lost treasure hunt. An event for children aged from 3 years, who must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 5 will need adult supervision during the activity. Cost: £4.00 per child (includes gold coin trail sheet) No need to book!

Tuesday 7th August 

Mini-beast Adventure at Ryton Pools Country Park – 10:30 – 12.00 pm

Come along on a mini-beast hunting adventure with the Rangers using sweep nets, magnifiers and shaker sheets. We will help you identify all manner of beautiful jumping, flying and crawling minibeasts found in the long grass, trees and bushes. An event for children aged 3 years and above, who must be accompanied by an adult. Under 5’s will need extra supervision duringthe activity. Cost: £4.00 per child
Booking essential via Eventbrite, click here

Wednesday 8th August

Friday 10th August

Learn to be a Redwings Dentist – Redwings Horse Sanctuary 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. Booking essential, see more details here

Saturday 11th August

Peter Pan Anne Hathaway’s Cottage 11th August, 2.30pm

Immersion theatre invite you to soar away to Neverland as they proudly bring their trademark energy to their most magical music to date, Peter Pan. Book your tickets here

Monday 13th August 

Learn to be a Redwings Dentist – Redwings Horse Sanctuary 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. Booking essential, see more details here

Wednesday 15th August

Young Anglers at Kingsbury Water Park – aged 12 to 16 years of age

Every Wednesday during Warwickshire’s school summer holiday. Come and give the sport offishing a try! All bait and equipment provided – bring waterproofs, just in case! The event will be covered by an Environment Agency event licence waiver. Participation forms must be filled in on the bankside for anglers aged 12 to 16 years of age to be legally covered. Session 1: 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. Session 2: 10.45 a.m. to 11.45 a.m. Cost: £5.00 per child, per session.
Booking essential – telephone 01827 872660

Ryton Young Anglers at Ryton Pools Country Park – 1:00 – 3.00pm age 8 years plus (5 years olds to be accompanied)

Angling tuition sessions to be held on Wednesdays in the Warwickshire school holidays, in conjunction with Leamington Angling Club. Come along as many times as you wish and learn the essentials of good angling and a little about the species in Ryton Pool. Suitable for beginners or those with a little experience; no equipment required.
Cost: £10.00 per child, per session
Booking essential via Eventbrite, click here

Toddler Trundle at Ryton Pools Country Park – 10 – 11 am

A weekly event for the tiniest of tots! Leaf fun, stories, mud pies and collecting treasures will be amongst some of our activities designed for the smallest naturalists. After the walk and activities, head back to The Courtyard Café for refreshments (extra cost for refreshments, exclusive reduced- price Toddler Trundle menu available). A quarterly programme is available from the Visitor Centre giving activity details for each week. Cost: £2.50 per toddler (excluding refreshments)

Thursday 16th August 

National Trust - Charlecote Park's photo.

Children’s Club at Charlecote Park 12 – 4

Join us, every Thursday in August for Children’s Club. Explore the outdoors and learn about the land and nature around you. Each week will have a new trail and theme, along with some hands-on, craft activities and the opportunity to create something that you can take home with you (activities are aimed at ages 4 – 13)
16th August: Birds
– Make a feather headdress
– spotting in the spinney
– craft birds
PRICE: £1 per child, admission prices still apply.
There is no booking required for this event.

Make & take workshops at Rugby Art Gallery & Museum

Every Thursday morning throughout the summer holidays come along to our make and take workshops.
16th August – Picture ThisFor full details please visit their website or call 01788 533201. Just drop in. All ages, children must be accompanied by an adult. £1 suggested donation towards materials.

Friday 17th August

If you go down to the woods today.. you’re sure of a big surprise!  We are holding a Teddy Bears’ Picnic with Kate’s Storytree!

Grab your favourite teddy and join us for a beautiful experience underneath the trees involving storytelling, play and craft on the farm. There will be 3 sessions, 10.30am, 11.30pm and 12.30pm, please call us on 01564 742251 to book your space!

The sessions are £5 for 1 adult 1 child OR £9 for 1 adult 1 child + a kid’s lunchbox – any additional children are a further £5 or £9 with a picnic if they are over 1 years old.

*General admission applies* Visit the Umberslade Website here

Learn to be a Redwings Field Officer

Redwings Horse Sanctuary 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. Booking essential, see more details here

Saturday 18th August

Sunday 19th August

Monday 20th August

Learn to be a Redwings Field Officer – Redwings Horse Sanctuary 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. Booking essential, see more details here

Tuesday 21st August

Wednesday 22nd August

Thursday 23rd August

National Trust - Charlecote Park's photo.

Children’s Club at Charlecote Park 12 – 4

Join us, every Thursday in August for Children’s Club. Explore the outdoors and learn about the land and nature around you. Each week will have a new trail and theme, along with some hands-on, craft activities and the opportunity to create something that you can take home with you (activities are aimed at ages 4 – 13)
23rd August: Conservation
– Join the House team for some Conservation in Action
– Find out what critters live in our lake and rivers
– Pot a plant to take home
PRICE: £1 per child, admission prices still apply.
There is no booking required for this event.

Make & take workshops at Rugby Art Gallery & Museum

Every Thursday morning throughout the summer holidays come along to our make and take workshops.
23rd August – Bird Mobile
30th August – Creative collageFor full details please visit their website or call 01788 533201. Just drop in. All ages, children must be accompanied by an adult. £1 suggested donation towards materials.

Friday 24th August

Learn to be a Redwings Donkey Expert

Redwings Horse Sanctuary 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. Booking essential, see more details here

Solihull’s Open Air Cinema presents – The Greatest Showman 

The birth of show business is brought to life in this stunning original musical inspired by the imagination of P.T Barnum. Academy Award nominee Hugh Jackman stars as the American showman who rose from nothing to become a worldwide sensation.

Gates open 6pm  Showtime 7.15pm – Click here for tickets 

The Big Feastival – Friday 24th – Sunday 26th August

Returning for another mega year, The Big Feastival in The Cotswolds provides fun for the whole family over three days! Click here for more info on this year’s festival

Camper Calling – Family Festival- 24th – 26th August

Camper Calling at it’s heart is a Family Friendly Music Festival, so expect a lot of music and a lot of fun for the whole family.
All of the activities listed below are included in the price of admission unless otherwise stated.

At Camper Calling our beautiful lakeside location will be filled with the sound of amazing live music from noon till 11pm, Friday through Sunday.

Camper Calling is ticket only, you need to book by Monday 20th August, click here for the full line-up and more info, including tickets

Saturday 25th August

Sunday 26th August

Monday 27th August

Learn to be a Redwings Donkey Expert – Redwings Horse Sanctuary 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. Booking essential, see more details here

Tuesday 28th August

Wednesday 29th August

Lego Towns – Leamington Library – 2.30 – 4pm – Help us build a Lego Town

Suitable for school-aged children. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Free event – booking is essential as places are limited (accompanying adults do not need to book a ticket). BOOK HERE

Ryton Young Anglers at Ryton Pools Country Park – 1:00 – 3.00pm

age 8 years plus (5 years olds to be accompanied)

Angling tuition sessions to be held on Wednesdays in the Warwickshire school holidays, in conjunction with Leamington Angling Club. Come along as many times as you wish and learn the essentials of good angling and a little about the species in Ryton Pool. Suitable for beginners or those with a little experience; no equipment required.
Cost: £10.00 per child, per session
Booking essential via Eventbrite, click here

Toddler Trundle at Ryton Pools Country Park – 10 – 11 am

A weekly event for the tiniest of tots! Leaf fun, stories, mud pies and collecting treasures will be amongst some of our activities designed for the smallest naturalists. After the walk and activities, head back to The Courtyard Café for refreshments (extra cost for refreshments, exclusive reduced- price Toddler Trundle menu available). A quarterly programme is available from the Visitor Centre giving activity details for each week. Cost: £2.50 per toddler (excluding refreshments)

Thursday 30th August

National Trust - Charlecote Park's photo.

Children’s Club at Charlecote Park 12 – 4

Join us, every Thursday in August for Children’s Club. Explore the outdoors and learn about the land and nature around you. Each week will have a new trail and theme, along with some hands-on, craft activities and the opportunity to create something that you can take home with you (activities are aimed at ages 4 – 13)
30th August: Plants
– Plant it, grow it, eat it – 50 Things activity
– Bark rubbings
– Make a poppy
PRICE: £1 per child, admission prices still apply.
There is no booking required for this event.

Make & take workshops at Rugby Art Gallery & Museum

Every Thursday morning throughout the summer holidays come along to our make and take workshops.
30th August – Creative collageFor full details please visit their website or call 01788 533201. Just drop in. All ages, children must be accompanied by an adult. £1 suggested donation towards materials.

Friday 31st August

Learn to be a Redwings Farm Team Member – Redwings Horse Sanctuary 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. Booking essential, see more details here

Saturday 1st September

Learn to be a Redwings Farm Team Member – Redwings Horse Sanctuary 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. Booking essential, see more details here

See our What’s on guide for September here including Leamington Food Festival & more.

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