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14 Feb 2017
Fancy getting outside and blowing off the cobwebs? Head to Upton House and Gardens where kids will have a ball on the Nature Explorer Trail. Solve clues and practice your detective skills – you could even win a prize! Bring your wellies if you fancy the 2 mile “what a view walk.”
View the theatre from a totally new perspective and get the kids excited for the theatre with this fun backstage tour of the New Theatre. Discover the haunted dressing room, explore what it’s really like behind the scenes and journey through Oxford’s oldest theatre. Fascinating fun for kids and adults alike!
Step into the secret garden at Banbury Museum and get involved in their crafty corner! Every season has a different theme, so your child could make a sparkly snail or a brightly-coloured bird or a fancy frog. Plus they don’t just create one piece of art to take home – they make another piece to be put on display in the crafty corner at the museum too!
If your children love making music and singing, what could be more fun than a songwriting workshop? Write a song with the help of BBC folk award nominee, David Gibb, and enjoy a sing-along too!
If you have bored teens on your hands, drag them away from their electronics to learn how to make electronics at the science museum! At the maker club, over 12s can learn essentials skills for developing their own electronics, from sewing to soldering to paper craft.