Enjoy family friendly fun with our range of activities and events!

Tim Peake's Spacecraft

Aug 11, 2018 - Nov 5, 2018

Peterborough Cathederal

Peterborough Cathedral will be displaying Tim Peake’s Soyuz spacecraft – Soyuz TMA-19M – and a Space Descent VR experience from Saturday 11th August until Monday 5th November 2018. Tim Peake’s own spacesuit will also be part of the display, as well as the parachute used in the spacecraft’s return to earth. The Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft was used by Tim Peake for his mission to the International Space Station in 2015–2016. It will be free to visit during its time displayed in the Cathedral. Space Descent VR, £5 per person (ages 13+ only). Book via: or call 01733 452336.

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Lyveden Toddle & Explore

Sep 18, 2018 - Sep 18, 2018

Lyveden New Bield

11am-12.30pm. Booking is essential as places are limited. Please wear suitable clothing for weather. £2 per child. Normal admission applies for adults (£6.80 for non-members). Enjoy outdoor fun, crafts and adventure for under 5's. T: 01832 205158

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“Come and meet the Settlers"

Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018

Stanwick Lakes

10.30am – 4pm. Admission free (car park charges apply). Over the past 5,000+ years, Stanwick Lakes has been home to successive Settlers, from Neolithic through to Medieval. Find out how they lived and worked , with hands-on opportunities for everyone such as pottery, cookery, archaeology, archery, trails, ‘fashions’, and wattle & daub. T: 01933 625522

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Family Treasure Hunt

Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018

Barnwell Country Park

10.30am-12.30pm & 1.30pm-3pm. £5 per family. Like geocaching but without the electronics! Come and solve each clue and find the location of the next! Complete the challenges along the way and find the treasure. Good luck! For more info or to book T: 0300 126 65931 or email

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Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018

Wellingborough locations

Celebrating the second WelliFest, enjoy a steampunk themed weekend of activities and events for all the family with a steampunk cabaret at The Castle Theatre.


Sep 23, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018

Ferry Meadows Country Park

10.30am – 12noon and 1.30pm – 3pm, £3. 4years+. Car parking charges applies. Join the team in searching for the pirate’s treasure hidden in Ferry Meadows. But before we head out on our search, we must make ourselves into a trust worthy crew; making our pirates hats and hooks. T: 01733 234193 or see website for details.

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