ALPHABET I SPY, Waterperry Gardens
15th - 23rd February, 10:00 - 17:00
Come along for some family fun at this children's event. Play Alphabet ‘I Spy’ in the Gardens - Spy the whole alphabet and win a treat for every completed sheet. With 8 acres of inspirational gardens, an outdoor play area, plant centre and cafe.
Waterperry, Near Wheatley, Oxford OX33 1LA Tel: 01844 339254 www.waterperrygardens.co.uk
Cost: £2.50 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Garden entrance fee applies (£8.50 per adult).
MINI MUSIC AT THE MUSEUM Vale & Downland Museum
10th February & 9th March, 10:00 - 10:30
Bring along your little ones (under 5 years) to this fun and friendly music session, run by talented Museum volunteers, Sem, Maureen and Hazel. Join in with traditional songs and rhymes. Accompanied by live music on instruments such as guitar, flute, clarinet, accordion and more.
Church Street, Wantage OX12 8BL. Tel: 01235 771447 www.valeanddownlandmuseum.org.uk
Cost: Free (suggested donation £1 per child). Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
STEAM DAYS, Didcot Railway Centre
15th, 16th, 19th, 22nd, 23rd February, from 10:30
On these Steam Days you will be able to view the full collection of locomotives, coaches and wagons. Ride in carriages from the 1930s behind one of the Great Western Railway locomotives (you can ride as many times as you like). Explore the rest of the centre, complete the Archie Trail and play on the railway themed play park.
Didcot Railway Centre, Didcot, Oxford, OX11 7NJ. Tel: 01235 817200 www.didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk
Cost: See website
GLO-BABIES Banbury Museum, 10.30 - 11.15am
11th February, 24th March, 10:30 - 11:15
This is a sensory session with coloured lights and props. Lead by a teacher who uses music, poems, stories and familiar nursery rhymes to support your little ones as they explore the sensory surroundings. The 40 minute session is very relaxed and participants are encouraged to join in as little or as much as they want to. Suitable for 0-3-year olds.
Banbury Museum,Castle Quay Shopping Centre, OX16 2PQ. Tel: 01295 236165 www.banburymuseum.org
Cost: £5 per child.
Please see the website for dates and details.
LAMBING, Cotswold Farm Park
8th February - 19th April, 10:30 - 17:00
Cotswold Farm Park re-opens on the 8th Feb. The season begins with one of the highlights of the year: Lambing. Settle yourself down in the Animal Barn and keep your eyes peeled and your ears pricked for the first bleats of the new arrivals.
Guiting Power, Cheltenham GL54 5FL Tel: 01451 850307 www.cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk
Cost: See website for details.
SUPERHEROES WEEK, Fairytale Farm
15th-23rd February, 14:00 - 17:00
Enjoy superhero-themed activities through half term. Gain super powers with the Enchanted Players who bring two legendary superheroes to guide you through fun, games, and superhero training. Go dressed up as your favourite superhero and receive a sweet treat. Join in with Super Cookie Decorating, spot the Super Power along the Enchanted Walk and enjoy crafts including superhero mask-making.
Southcombe, Chipping Norton, OX7 5QH Tel: 01608 238014 www.fairytalefarm.co.uk
Cost: Adults £7.25, Children/Seniors: £7
Details are correct at time of printing but may change. Please check with the event host for prices, times and dates.