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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

Saturday 21st July

David Williams – The Midnight Gang, Heartbreak Productions, 3pm & 7pm Coventry Cathedral  – Click here for tickets 

Anne Hathaway’s Cottage – Big Picnic – 12 pm – 4 pm

Come along to our annual Big Picnic celebrations. Enjoy garden games, face painting and an outdoor puppet theatre performance. For an extra special treat, why not tuck in to our sizzling barbecue delights?  Free entry for CV37 residents (with proof of address). Click here for more

Monday 23rd July

July Summer Ponds at Ryton Pools Country Park – 10:30 – 12:00PM

Ever wondered what lurks beneath the water in our pond dipping pool? How many different beasties can we find? Learn about newts and frogs, and look for beetles, nymphs and other pond life that amphibians feed on. An event for children aged 3 years and above, who must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 5 will need extra supervision doing the activity. Equipment provided.
Cost: £4.00 per child
Booking essential via Eventbrite,CLICK HERE

Tuesday 24th July

It’s a Watery World at Kingsbury Water Park – 10.30 – 12.00

Discover the amazing creatures making the water their home – what do they eat and how do they breathe? Cost: £4.00 per child
Booking essential via Eventbrite,  Click here 

Rockets at Ryton Pools Country Park – 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.

Have a go at designing a pop bottle rocket with a Ranger. Make fins and nose cones then decorate it before you fill it with water ready for launch. Join in the countdown and see how far your rocket flies. A family event. Suitable for children aged 3 years plus who must be accompanied by anadult. Under 5’s will need extra supervision during the activity. Cost: £4.00 per child
Booking essential via Eventbrite, Click here

Wednesday 25th July

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

AutoScience Live – Beep, Bang, Boom! – 25 July, 1 and 8 August

Come along to Leamington Library – Wednesday 25th July 2.30 – 4pm – To coincide with this year’s Summer Reading Challenge theme – Mischief Makers.

  • Make Your own Maze, Fun with Riddles, Lego Maze.
  • 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

Foundry Wood Forrest School –  1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Click 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)

Thursday 26th July

Mini-beast Adventure at Ryton Pools Country Park – 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.

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.Cost: £4.00 per child
Booking essential via Eventbrite, click here

Friday 27th July

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

Peg Bugs at Kingsbury Water Park – Drop in anytime between 11.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m.

Drop in to create some mini bugs that you can use at home. Cost: £2.50 per participant

Saturday 28th July

Sunday 29th July

Monday 30th July

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

Camouflage Dens at Kingsbury Water Park – 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. 
Join us to build a den from natural materials. An event for children aged 5 years and above, who must be accompanied by an adult. Wear old clothes – you will get muddy and dirty! Cost: £4.00 per child
Booking essential via Eventbrite, click here

Natural Wild Art Paints at Ryton Pools Country Park – 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.

Come and join the Rangers and collect some berries, leaves and seeds and begin pounding, grinding, mixing and straining. Then have a go at painting a picture with your natural paints. You’llbe amazed how many colours we can make! 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

Tuesday 31st July

Come along to Warwick Library – Tuesday 31st July 10.30-12.00 –

  • Make Your own Maze!
  • Fun with Riddles!
  • Lego Mazes!

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

Whitnash Library – Tuesday 31st July 2.30 – 4pm

  • Make a Superhero Mask
  • Draw your own Comic strip
  • Fun, Games and Stories

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 

Stained Glass Butterflies at Kingsbury Water Park – Drop in anytime between 11.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m.

Make a beautiful butterfly out of tissue and card that will sparkle in your windows. Cost: £2.50 per child

Fairy and Elf Adventure to the Magic Kingdom at Ryton Pools Country Park – 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.

Come and make a magic willow wand this Summer and discover what things the naughty goblins have been up to in the woods! See if you can find the key to the magic kingdom and use some wishing magic to see if the fairies are about in fairy forest. 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

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)

Friday 17th August

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

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

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

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

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)

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

 

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