Family-friendly events

Search What's On

Dates
Type:
Area:
Or type a location:
Name / Keyword:

Search What's On

Dates
Type:
Area:
Or type a location:
Name / Keyword:

Highlights

Author Stephen Moss

How To Be A Nature Writer with Author Stephen Moss

Join naturalist, author and academic Stephen Moss for this full day introduction to nature writing…

Two blacksmiths working at a forge in a workshop

Introduction to Blacksmithing Workshop

A full day workshop learning the basics of blacksmithing, making a simple poker and other items,…

G4 20th Anniversary Tour - CHELTENHAM

G4 20th Anniversary Tour

The UK's No.1 vocal harmony group and original X-Factor stars celebrate a double decade in the…

Wool being woven onto a loom

Introduction to Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

A full day course (on Saturday 11 May) suitable for beginners, no prior experience with weaving is…

Number of results:

Number of results: 49

, currently showing 1 to 20.

  1. Add Winter family trail - Hidden Westonbirt to your Itinerary

    Winter family trail - Hidden Westonbirt

    Type

    Type:

    Animal/Wildlife

    Tetbury

    Discover more about the animals and plants that make the arboretum their home during the winter by exploring Westonbirt Arboretum's playful family treasure hunt winter trail.

    Simply pick up a collecting bag from the Welcome Building and head over…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Dec 2023to29 Feb 2024Open 09:00 - 04:30
  2. Add Wildlife Photographer of the Year to your Itinerary

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Twigworth, Gloucester

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the Natural History Museum's annual competition and exhibition highlighting the unique and beautiful relationship between photography, science and art. This is one of the only opportunities to see the renowned…

    Dates

    From:
    6 Feb 2024to7 Apr 2024Various Opening Times
  3. Add Lambing at Cotswold Farm Park 2024 to your Itinerary

    Lambing at Cotswold Farm Park 2024

    Type

    Type:

    Animal

    Cheltenham

    Experience the magic of new life on the farm with Lambing and Kidding each day, where visitors can witness adorable newborns taking their first steps on the famous farm. Last year’s event welcomed 800 new arrivals, the biggest of its kind in the UK,…

    Dates

    From:
    9 Feb 2024to31 May 2024
  4. Add Cheltenham Observation Wheel to your Itinerary

    Cheltenham Observation Wheel

    Type

    Type:

    Show/Display

    Cheltenham

    The Cheltenham Observation Wheel is returning to Imperial Gardens for three weeks in February and the beginning of March. This is your chance to experience stunning bird's-eye views over Regency Cheltenham.

    The fully wheelchair accessible wheel,…

    Dates

    From:
    9 Feb 2024to3 Mar 2024Open 12:00 - 21:00
  5. Add Enthralling Energy the February Half Term to your Itinerary

    Enthralling Energy the February Half Term

    Type

    Type:

    Arts and Culture

    Gaydon

    Join us this February Half-Term for a range of family activities inspired by the future of energy!

    You can dive right into building a car of the future in our Learning Hub, where the only limit is your imagination!

    Then, combine technologies from…

    Venue

    British Motor Museum, Cotswold

    Dates

    From:
    10 Feb 2024to25 Feb 2024Open 10:00 - 17:00
  6. Add Gruffalo Party Trail to your Itinerary

    Gruffalo Party Trail

    Type

    Type:

    Animal/Wildlife

    Tetbury

    The Gruffalo is celebrating his 25th birthday and to celebrate, everyone is invited to take part in a brand-new forest adventure.

    This interactive family trail features all sorts of party-themed activities and games, along with fun facts to teach…

    Dates

    From:
    10 Feb 2024to14 Sept 2024Open 09:00 - 16:30
  7. Add Craft Festival to your Itinerary

    Craft Festival

    Type

    Type:

    Arts and Culture

    Cheltenham

    Craft Festival Cheltenham returns, with a hundred of the finest designer makers from across the UK exhibiting at Cheltenham Town Hall.

    Buy directly from designer makers of jewellery, ceramics, furniture, textile artists, glass and many more.
    The…

    Dates

    From:
    8 Mar 2024to10 Mar 2024Open 10:00 - 17:00
  8. Add Birding for Beginners to your Itinerary

    Birding for Beginners

    Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Slimbridge

    Get to grips with bird identification with the help of one of WWT's experienced reserve wardens.

    Join them to complete the morning visits to the bird hides to see what birds are around and get help identifying a variety of species including waders,…

    Dates

    From:
    9 Mar 2024Open 08:00 - 10:30
    From:
    20 Apr 2024Open 08:00 - 10:30
    From:
    3 Aug 2024Open 08:00 - 10:30
    From:
    21 Sept 2024Open 08:00 - 10:30
    From:
    5 Oct 2024Open 08:00 - 10:30
    From:
    16 Nov 2024Open 08:00 - 10:30
    From:
    14 Dec 2024Open 08:00 - 10:30
  9. Add A Special Woodland Day for Amazing Mums to your Itinerary

    A Special Woodland Day for Amazing Mums

    Type

    Type:

    Family

    Cheltenham

    Treat outdoor loving Mums, Aunties and Grandmas to a special woodland treat the whole family will enjoy together. Crafting and adventure activities are included in the ticket price. Under 18 tickets also include a gift for mum.

    Dates

    From:
    10 Mar 2024Open 14:00 - 16:00
  10. Add Mother's Day Dining to your Itinerary

    Mother's Day Dining

    Type

    Type:

    Family

    Southam, Cheltenham

    This Mother's Day treat her to an unforgettable moment with one of our hand-picked experiences...

    Join us for a delicious three course Sunday lunch to experience our mouth-watering Mother's Day menu.

    We are also offering a delectable Mother's Day…

    Dates

    From:
    10 Mar 2024Open 12:30 -
  11. Add Fat Squirrel Mother's Day Family Bushcraft, Camp Fries and Axe Throwing to your Itinerary

    Fat Squirrel Mother's Day Family Bushcraft, Camp Fries and Axe Throwing

    Type

    Type:

    Family

    Notgrove, Cheltenham

    Axe throwing, bush craft & campfire experiences bring family and friends of all generations together round the campfire in the woodland at Notgrove to learn a basic survival skill and enjoy a fun outdoor adventure. The activity is hosted by the…

    Dates

    From:
    10 Mar 2024Open 14:00 - 16:00
  12. Add Improvers Birdwatching Morning to your Itinerary

    Improvers Birdwatching Morning

    Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Slimbridge

    Develop and refine your birding skills this season.

    Get help identifying and ageing a variety of species including waders, ducks and passerines, and learn how to use weather conditions and habitat to get more from your birding.

    Including a…

    Dates

    From:
    12 Mar 2024Open 08:00 - 10:30
    From:
    24 Apr 2024Open 08:00 - 10:30
    From:
    8 May 2024Open 08:00 - 10:30
    From:
    22 Sept 2024Open 08:00 - 10:30
    From:
    4 Oct 2024Open 08:00 - 10:30
    From:
    15 Nov 2024Open 08:00 - 10:30
    From:
    1 Dec 2024Open 08:00 - 10:30
  13. Add An Introduction to Botanical Illustration to your Itinerary

    An Introduction to Botanical Illustration

    Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Slimbridge

    Produce a beautiful botanical painting with artist Debbie Devauden.

    This botanical painting workshop is aimed at students of all levels – from absolute beginners to more experienced artists. Debbie's fun and relaxed approach inspires students to…

    Dates

    From:
    16 Mar 2024Open 10:00 - 16:00
  14. Add Easter Little Explorers Package to your Itinerary

    Easter Little Explorers Package

    Type

    Type:

    Family

    Southam, Cheltenham

    Escape with the family during the Easter school holidays, and enjoy a fun-filled staycation with daily activities to keep the little ones busy!

    Wear the little ones out with a day trip to one of the many nearby attractions, and after a long day…

    Dates

    From:
    23 Mar 2024to7 Apr 2024Open 00:00 -
  15. Add Bing's Nature Explorers to your Itinerary

    Bing's Nature Explorers

    Type

    Type:

    Animal/Wildlife

    Slimbridge

    Learn all about wetland nature and wildlife with a little help from Bing and his friends.

    Join Bing and Flop to become a Nature Explorer with activity trails, storytelling, character appearances and much more.

    New experiences around every…

    Dates

    From:
    23 Mar 2024to2 June 2024Open 09:30 - 17:00
  16. Add Easter Fair at Elkstone Studios to your Itinerary

    Easter Fair at Elkstone Studios

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Cheltenham

    Brace yourself for an action packed day of activities and games the whole family can enjoy. Whether you are you a crafty crafter, an expert welly wanger or champion rat whacker, or animal lover there's something for everyone to enjoy.

    You can…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2024Open 10:00 - 16:00
  17. Add Curious Questions From Adam's Farm with Adam Henson to your Itinerary

    Curious Questions From Adam's Farm with Adam Henson

    Type

    Type:

    Talk or Lecture

    Broadway

    Join us at The Lygon Arms Hotel, Broadway this Easter for a unique family event with Adam Henson.

    The event offers an opportunity to join Adam for the launch of his second children's book, 'Curious Questions From Adam's Farm'.

    A second children's…

    Dates

    From:
    4 Apr 2024Open 14:00 - 15:00
  18. Add Teddy Bears' Picnic to your Itinerary

    Teddy Bears' Picnic

    Type

    Type:

    Family

    Cheltenham

    Today is the day the Teddy Bears have their picnic and there is lots of fun for everyone to enjoy. Activities included in the ticket price: Teddy bear hunt, crafting teddy bear ears, decorating biscuits and a story around the campfire. Under 18's…

    Dates

    From:
    6 Apr 2024Open 14:00 - 16:00
  19. Add Fat Squirrel Teddy Bears' Picnic Campfire and Bushcraft to your Itinerary

    Fat Squirrel Teddy Bears' Picnic Campfire and Bushcraft

    Type

    Type:

    Animal/Wildlife

    Notgrove, Cheltenham

    Be sure of a big surprise!

    Today is the day the Teddy Bears have their picnic and there is lots of fun for everyone to enjoy.

     

    Activities included:

    Teddy bear hunt

    Craft teddy bear ears

    Decorate biscuits

    Story…

    Dates

    From:
    6 Apr 2024Open 14:00 - 16:00
  20. Add Family Wildlife Photography to your Itinerary

    Family Wildlife Photography

    Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Slimbridge

    A practical and enjoyable day for budding young wildlife photographers (aged 8 or above) and their parents to learn how to get great shots of wildlife.

    This event is suitable for all skill levels and camera types (compact or SLR).

    Starting with an…

    Dates

    From:
    10 Apr 2024Open 10:00 - 13:00
    From:
    14 Aug 2024Open 10:00 - 13:00
St Oswald's Church at Widford (photo Helena Sylvester)