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Nick Sharratt’s : Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants Exhibition

Peterborough Museum - 11 January @ 10:00 am - 29 March @ 5:00 pm

Free entry (except for special event days). Meet Nick Sharratt himself on Saturday 11th January - 10.30am - 4pm.

Stanwick Lakes Wildlife Explorers

Stanwick Lakes - 8 February @ 10:00 am
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One event on 14th December, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 11th January, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 8th February, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 14th March, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 18th April, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 9th May, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 13th July, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 12th September, 2020 at 10:00 am

The Stanwick Lakes Wildlife Explorers is an RSPB group lead by volunteers, which provides the perfect location to observe wildlife, make friends and take part in all sorts of practical activities. From bark rubbing to hunting for mini-beasts, its perfect for children aged 5+. Meetings this year will involve time spent outdoors and there’s always the risk of brambles and nettles, so please make sure you come wearing sensible outdoor clothes – warm, waterproof and with wellies, if necessary. A drink…

Young boy with stick outdoor learning

Nature Tots at Nene Park

Nene Park - 10 February @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A fun monthly outdoor parent and toddler group. Each session has a nature theme and will include a messy craft activity, time to explore the beautiful outdoors, story and song time.

Two young boys sat in a shelter built from sticks in a wood

Wild Home Educator Session

Nene Park - 10 February @ 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Here at Ferry Meadows we will be running 2 hour sessions on the second Monday of every month for home schooled children. Each session will have curriculum and nature focused activities, with each month having a different theme: February 10th – Once Upon a Time Aimed at KS1. Activities to include exploring the properties of materials by making homes for the 3 little pigs made from natural materials, considering the insulating properties of natural materials to insulate a bowl of porridge…

Mums and Tots Ride

Lakeside Hire Centre - 13 February @ 9:45 pm - 14 February @ 12:00 pm

Join us for our Breeze Mums and Tots ride at Ferry Meadows, Peterborough. This is an easygoing ride, the majority off-road, along paths and tracks. The rides start at 10am but if you are hiring a bike can you please arrive a little earlier so we can head off as close to 10am as possible (with little ones it is always tricky to get off on time!). Come to the Lakeside Hire Centre in Ferry Meadows. Drive into the park…

Mums and Tots Ride

Lakeside Hire Centre - 14 February @ 9:45 am - 11:30 am

Join us for our Breeze Mums and Tots ride at Ferry Meadows, Peterborough. This is an easygoing ride, the majority off-road, along paths and tracks. The rides start at 10am but if you are hiring a bike can you please arrive a little earlier so we can head off as close to 10am as possible (with little ones it is always tricky to get off on time!). Come to the Lakeside Hire Centre in Ferry Meadows. Drive into the park…

What is a Wellyphant?

Peterborough Museum - 17 February @ 10:00 am - 21 February @ 3:00 pm

What exactly is a Wellyphant? Find out this and much more as you create a new story inspired by Nick Sharratt this February Half Term at Peterborough Museum. Get in touch with your creative side as you make the characters come alive and discover new ones along the way! You'll also have an opportunity to visit the Nick Sharratt exhibition to discover more about his work. Tickets: £3 children, £4 adult, £12 family. Last entry 2.00pm. Book online at vivacity.org…

Nene Wetlands – Build your own bird box

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre - 17 February @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

February is a great time to put nest boxes up in your garden, ready for the spring. Why not come and make your own bird box in the visitor centre as part of National Nest Box week? We have a variety of boxes to choose from including blue tit, great tit, sparrow, robin and starling.

Nene Wetlands – Make your own bird feeder

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre - 18 February @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Feeding the birds is a great way to help them survive the cold winter months. Come and make your own pine cone or log bird feeder and help the birds near you.

Nene Wetlands – Winter Twigs and Willow Weaving

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre - 21 February @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Learn how to identify winter twigs and have a go at willow weaving.

Young boy with stick outdoor learning

Nature Tots at Nene Park

Nene Park - 9 March @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A fun monthly outdoor parent and toddler group. Each session has a nature theme and will include a messy craft activity, time to explore the beautiful outdoors, story and song time.

Two young boys sat in a shelter built from sticks in a wood

Wild Home Educator Session

Nene Park - 9 March @ 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Here at Ferry Meadows we will be running 2 hour sessions on the second Monday of every month for home schooled children. Each session will have curriculum and nature focused activities, with each month having a different theme: March 9th – Living Rivers Aimed at KS2. Activities to include a river walk and river study. Adults must accompany their children and all participating children need to have booked a space. We will be going outside as part of the session, so…

Young boy with stick outdoor learning

Nature Tots at Nene Park

Nene Park - 13 April @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A fun monthly outdoor parent and toddler group. Each session has a nature theme and will include a messy craft activity, time to explore the beautiful outdoors, story and song time.

Thomas Big Adventure

Nene Valley Railway - 17 May @ 11:15 am - 2:00 pm

Come and join Thomas on his Big Adventure, as he takes the main line to Peterborough with his special train. Collecting water at Peterborough, and passing through the haunted tunnel. Thomas fun for all the family on this very special trip. Ride behind Thomas on his special train as he takes the main line to Peterborough. Meet the Wansford Controller, and send a special Thomas letter home.

Dragons & Mythical Beasts

Royal and Derngate - 12 June @ 4:30 pm - 14 June @ 6:30 pm

Calling all brave heroes! Enter into a magical world of myths and legends in this fantastical new interactive show for all the family. Unveil a myriad of dark secrets and come face to face with some of the most magnificent monsters and terrifying beasts ever to walk the earth. Discover the colossal Stone Troll, the mysterious Indrik and Japanese Baku; the Tooth Fairy (not as sweet as you’d think), an adorable Unicorn and majestic Griffin. Take your place among legendary…

Oundle Food Festival

Oundle - 20 June @ 9:00 am

Oundle Food Festival remains one of the most popular dates in regional foodies’ diaries, when over 80 of the region’s finest independent food and drink producers as well as makers of kitchenware gather in the town's Market Place and New Street. They are all passionate about what they do, and the market provides a chance to understand and sample or try out their products.

Oundle International Festival

Oundle - 9 July @ 9:00 am - 18 July @ 9:00 pm

Oundle International Festival has attracted a growing audience from the local community, and further afield with an exciting  programme that includes jazz, folk and world music alongside classical repertoire, and related programming in other art forms.

History Alive

- 1 August - 2 August

See history come to life before your eyes. Travel back in time for an exciting weekend of displays, demonstrations, and hands-on history. Tickets: £10 adults, under 18s go free. £10 ticket allows access to event on both days between the hours of 11am and 4pm on all pre-booked tickets.

Cyclefest

Stanwick Lakes - 12 September @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

A popular family event in partnership with Northamptonshire County Council's 'Cycle Northants'.

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