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Summer Holiday 2015 Activities – Week 3 July 31, 2015

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Ok so the weather’s not been particularly brilliant this week but hopefully you’ve still been able to get out there and enjoy lots of fun activities with the kids. There’s another action packed week coming for you next week so here’s the lowdown:

Monday 3rd August – Friday 7th August

It’s Creepy Critter week at Standalone Farm so join Ameyzoo’s reptile and bug show to meet some of the World’s creepiest critters! Build a bug home, help build a bug hotel and make your own bugs in the art and craft sessions. All this fab activity is on top of all the usual fun of the farm and included in the usual entrance fee.

11.15am: Daily 45 minute art and craft activity at the Secret Garden, Hitchin. £12 for one adult and one child which includes craft activity, play and lunch for both of you. Extra siblings at £3 each. £7.50 if no adult meal required. Suitable for 2yrs plus and older siblings welcome, different themed class each day.

2pm: Free film and popcorn at The Secret Garden.

Monday 3rd August

9.15-10.15 or 10.30-11.30am: Two more open gym sessions at Marriotts Gymnastics in Stevenage for kids walking to 5 years. For details see last week’s blog post.

10am-12pm: Just Babies at Chestnut Tree Children’s Centre for under 1s. Please no older siblings.

11am-12pm or 1-2.30pm: Gymnastics at Hitchin Boys School for ages 3-10yrs. Courses must be pre-booked and paid for in advance. To book a place, please call Ally on 07745 569184 or email.

Tuesday 4th August – Thursday 6th August

Dot to Dot in The Wynd, Letchworth will be running two workshops on each of these three days; one at 10.30am and one at 1pm. This week’s theme is graphics and Tuesday’s session will be monochrome collage and line drawing, Wednesday typography/fonts and Thursday poster making. The sessions are designed for aged 5 and over but if you have budding mini artists then please contact Dot to Dot and They will be able to give you more info re age suitability. To book a place please email Frances.

Tuesday 4th – Sunday 9th August

The Circus is at Frosts garden centre at Willington. £6.99 per ticket with shows at 10.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm and 4.30pm each day. To book tickets visit the website. Worth knowing that if you’re interested in the circus but not around this week, it will also be at Van Hage garden centre later in August. Details to follow on a later blog.

Tuesday 4th August

11am: The ever popular Frozen is the kids club film at Broadway Cinema, Letchworth today.

11am-1pm: Art workshop at The barn, Victoria Pub, Hitchin. £14 per child to include lunch. Suitable for 5-13 years. To book, phone Jules on 07796 134925.

2.30pm: Free Duplo Lego creative play session at The Secret Garden, Hitchin. A specially designed class for for parent and child aged 18 months – 5 years incorporating. Storytelling, creativity and imagination

Wednesday 5th August

9.15-10.15 or 10.30-11.30am: Two more open gym sessions at Marriotts Gymnastics in Stevenage for kids walking to 5 years.

10am-4pm: Flowerpot Fun at Frosts garden centre in Willington. Kids can paint a terracotta pot and learn how to plant a summer plant. Craft sessions are £5.99 per child and include a drink and chocolate treat! Don’t forget that the free giant sandpit is also there and this week the circus too. To book on to the craft session, visit the website.

11am-3pm: Family Fun Day at Hitchin Boys School. £30 for 4 people. Suitable for the whole family this is a great chance for adults and kids to join in and have fun together. Activities include trampolining, gymnastics, archery, tennis, football, ballet, cheerleading, under 5s area, badminton, hockey, judo, table tennis, games and more! For more details call Ally on 07745 569184.

11am-3pm: Discovery Day at British Schools Museum in Hitchin. This week’s theme is Educating Teddy. £3.50 per child aged 4 and above, adult admission free. For more details visit the website.

12.45-2pm: Jackmans Minibeasts play session at Jackmans Community Centre with the Children’s Centres. Aimed at 0-5s.

Thursday 6th August

10am-3pm: Free summer craft workshop at Garden Square Shopping Centre, Letchworth. These free summer craft sessions will be running every Thursday through August for kids 3 and above. This week’s activity is wooden spoon pals and all materials are supplied.

10am-1pm: The Beach at Icknield Children’s Centre. Outdoor play with sandpit.

10-11.30am: Dance Beat’s Princess School summer workshop at Pinehurst Community Centre, Birdie Way, Hertford, SG13 7SX. For Princesses aged 4-8 years to learn dance routines to Disney Princess songs, play princess games and crafts and much more. £8.50 per child, to book please email Laura.

11am: Mr Peabody & Sherman is Broadway Cinema’s Kids Club film.

Friday 7th August

9.15-10.15 or 10.30-11.30am: Two more open gym sessions at Marriotts Gymnastics in Stevenage for kids walking to 5 years.

12-2pm: Mini sports and picnic at Weston recreation ground, Maiden Street, Weston. Organised by the Children’s Centres and aimed at 0-5s.

12.30-1.30pm or 1.30-2.30pm: Trampolining holiday classes at Hitchin Boys School for ages 3+. £7 per hour or £5 for Sprung Loaded members. Places must be booked and paid for in advance so please call Ally on 07745 569184 or email.

Saturday 8th August and Sunday 9th August

10.30am: For all your Princes and Princesses Broadway Cinema have the magical new Cinderella film as their Kids Club film this weekend. Tickets only £1 each and I suspect this may be a popular one so book in advance.

And that’s that, have a good week!


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