Lots to do this summer in our local area – whatever your age! See our guide to days out, family activities and some great seasonal recipes to enjoy!
Events & Days Out
Summer Camps & Kids Activities
Matt Ward Karate Camp for 6+ yrs, 9am – 3pm Wednesdays in Swindon, Tuesdays & Thursdays in Lambourn
Summer Music Courses include Band Academy, studio recording, contemporary vocals, sax hacks, learning to DJ to jazz and blues piano and more at Hogan Music in Newbury
Letcombe Brook Beasties river dipping Thurs 29 July, 12 & 26 Aug
Video Game Coding at Code Ninjas, Newbury all summer (see below)
Storytime at Saddleback Farm Shop nr Brightwalton – Thu 29 July & Thu 26 Aug
Wantage Mini-figure Lego Hunt organised by The Toy Planet until 1 Sept
Basketball with Wiltshire Demons 12 -16 Aug, Marlborough
Art in Windows Family Activities in Swindon
Guitar & Ukelele Summer Club, Inkpen for 7 – 12 yrs
Free Family Fun Day: Alice and Mad Hatter, Newbury Wed 28 July
Family Fun Days in Newbury, 10am – 5pm: Weds 28 July, Weds 11 Aug, and Tues 24 Aug. For a list of all events taking place in Newbury area please visit: visitnewbury.org.uk/enjoy/events/
World of Wonders Holiday Club at St Lawrence’s Church Hungerford Mon 23 – Fri 27 Aug 9.30am – 12noon. Free. To register please email Alison@mikethevicar.co.uk OR phone 01488 208341
See list of Code Ninja camps below.
Fun For Free
Five Free Ways to Entertain Your Kids – local stand-up comic Toni Kent shares her top tips on low budget parenting…
Savernake Forest – fab trails to walk and cycle, near Marlborough
Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham
Splash Park in Victoria Park, Newbury – open till mid-Sept.
Wilton Windmill – lovely site to vist & have a picnic
Visit Pewsey Vale – beautiful countryside to explore on foot or bike
Have Fun Geocaching– turn a walk into an adventure. What treasure will you find?
Cook up a storm – have fun taking over the kitchen!
Science Fun at Home – 5 easy experiments to do (that don’t require any specialist equipment!) from Ruth at Mini Professors
Wild World Heroes Summer Library Reading Challenge 2021