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Oct
23
Mon
Autumn Watch Playscheme @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Oct 23 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Autumn Watch Playscheme @ Jonathan Page Play Centre | England | United Kingdom

This half term Playscheme is all about connecting with nature. The children will have the opportunity to plant bulbs in our garden ready for spring, make a giant spider web in the play hall, create leaf lanterns and a textured leaf collage, make pine cone bird feeders and a wind sock and learn about the wildlife getting ready for winter. Weather permitting the children can also play outdoors utilising the go-kart track and climbing frames or stay indoors where they can choose from a great variety of toys and games.

Hours and Prices (per child, per day)
8am to 6.30pm – £30 8am to 3.30pm – £22.50
8am to 12.30pm – £16 12.30pm to 5pm – £16
Playscheme is for all children from the age of 4 up to their 13th birthday.

Why not visit us before booking?
If you and your child would like to see the fantastic facilities and meet our team before making a booking please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time.

Bookings
We accept advance and last minute bookings for the After School Club and Holiday Playschemes through our online booking system. To register and book activities for your child please visit http://jppc.myplayservice.co.uk/
A small annual fee of £3 per account holder will be charged. All bookings must be accompanied by payment. We accept card and cash payments and childcare vouchers.

Horrible Halloween at Waddesdon @ Waddesdon Manor
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Horrible Halloween at Waddesdon @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Join us for another half-term of Halloween fun!

Throughout the week, our illuminated Horrible Halloween trail takes you through the woods in search of some creatures of the night, and get creative with pumpkin carving and painting.

On Wed 25 October, children’s author and illustrator Harriet Muncaster will be giving a special reading of the latest book in her Isadora Moon series. Half vampire, half fairy, Isadora Moon is totally unique and perfect for Halloween!

For a fang-tastic finale, there’s Waddesdon’s Fête Worse Than Death (Sat 28 & Sun 29 October, 10am-4pm), a two day Halloween party full of games, face painting, live music a dress-up Halloween photo booth, and even light-up candyfloss!

October Half Term Workshops @ Queens Park Arts Centre
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
October Half Term Workshops @ Queens Park Arts Centre | England | United Kingdom

Mon 23 Oct, 10am – 3pm
Pinocchio Money Box Heads with Helen Neighbour & Charlie Butters
Come and have fun making a real money box in the shape of Pinocchio’s head.

Tue 24 Oct, 10am – 3pm
A Little Tin of Ghosties! with Pippa North
Create little ghosties, decorate their metal home, and make a midnight scene to fit inside.

Thu 26 Oct, 10am – 3pm
Jitterbugs with Pippa North
Make a glittering bug with gorgeous foil wings, attach a stick and… jitterbug!

Fri 27 Oct, 10am – 3pm
Pottery Puppets with Elizabeth Browning
Put your imagination to the test to design and sculpt a unique puppet out of clay.

All workshops suitable for ages 7 +

Wear an apron and bring a packed lunch!

Tring’s Own Apple Fayre @ Various venues around Tring
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tring's Own Apple Fayre @ Various venues around Tring

This is the 12th year of Tring’s Own Apple Fayre. A seasonal celebration of environment, food and culture. Local community groups and organisations have teamed up and organised a great variety of events for all generations to enjoy around the theme of harvest, nature and apples of course.
Check out www.tringtogether.org.uk what’s on pages for further information

Tunnel Tours @ Bucks County Museum
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Tunnel Tours @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

Tunnel Tours
Tours are running on 23, 24, 25, & 28 October.
Tours at 2pm and 4pm

Discover what’s hiding in the cellars below the County Museum.
For the first time ever, Bucks County Museum will take you behind the scenes to explore its underground passageways and reveal secret discoveries. By the light of torches, hear tales of intrigue, superstition and magic from the museum’s past.
Numbers are strictly limited so book early to be one of the lucky few.

Tours last 45 minutes. Adults and children aged 7 and over only.
Tickets £3.50 per person (includes a minimum 10% voluntary Gift Aid donation).
CAUTION!
Please be aware that this tour will involve some areas of low lighting, walking along full height tunnels, spooky tales and objects relating to beliefs and superstitions.
Please telephone 01296 331441 to book a place or book online at www.buckscountymuseum.org

Oct
24
Tue
Autumn Watch Playscheme @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Autumn Watch Playscheme @ Jonathan Page Play Centre | England | United Kingdom

This half term Playscheme is all about connecting with nature. The children will have the opportunity to plant bulbs in our garden ready for spring, make a giant spider web in the play hall, create leaf lanterns and a textured leaf collage, make pine cone bird feeders and a wind sock and learn about the wildlife getting ready for winter. Weather permitting the children can also play outdoors utilising the go-kart track and climbing frames or stay indoors where they can choose from a great variety of toys and games.

Hours and Prices (per child, per day)
8am to 6.30pm – £30 8am to 3.30pm – £22.50
8am to 12.30pm – £16 12.30pm to 5pm – £16
Playscheme is for all children from the age of 4 up to their 13th birthday.

Why not visit us before booking?
If you and your child would like to see the fantastic facilities and meet our team before making a booking please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time.

Bookings
We accept advance and last minute bookings for the After School Club and Holiday Playschemes through our online booking system. To register and book activities for your child please visit http://jppc.myplayservice.co.uk/
A small annual fee of £3 per account holder will be charged. All bookings must be accompanied by payment. We accept card and cash payments and childcare vouchers.

Spooky Fun at Thame’s Charter Market @ Thame Charter Market
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Spooky Fun at Thame's Charter Market @ Thame Charter Market | England | United Kingdom

Thame Market Traders invite you to come and join in with some spooky activities at Thame’s Tuesday Charter Market with two frighteningly fun events! On Tuesday 24 October and Tuesday 31 October head down to the market to guess the weight of the pumpkin, and during half-term week on 24 October, children aged 10 and under can enter the ‘best spooky drawing’ competition, with the winner announced on Halloween itself.  

Prizes are a hamper of goodies generously donated by our market traders. Stay up to date and join the events on the ‘Thame Market Traders’ Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ThameMarketTraders.

Horrible Halloween at Waddesdon @ Waddesdon Manor
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Horrible Halloween at Waddesdon @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Join us for another half-term of Halloween fun!

Throughout the week, our illuminated Horrible Halloween trail takes you through the woods in search of some creatures of the night, and get creative with pumpkin carving and painting.

On Wed 25 October, children’s author and illustrator Harriet Muncaster will be giving a special reading of the latest book in her Isadora Moon series. Half vampire, half fairy, Isadora Moon is totally unique and perfect for Halloween!

For a fang-tastic finale, there’s Waddesdon’s Fête Worse Than Death (Sat 28 & Sun 29 October, 10am-4pm), a two day Halloween party full of games, face painting, live music a dress-up Halloween photo booth, and even light-up candyfloss!

October Half Term Family Crafts – Lantern Painting @ Bucks County Museum
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
October Half Term Family Crafts – Lantern Painting @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

This October, join us to paint and decorate your very own paper lantern to take home. Using pens and acrylic paints you can use the Museum around you for inspiration and ideas!

Running in Learning Zone 1 from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm. Cost is just £3 per lantern, no need to book.

All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

The Beautiful Stitch: Textile Treasures of the Embroiderers Guild @ Bucks County Museum
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Beautiful Stitch: Textile Treasures of the Embroiderers Guild @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

The Embroiderers’ Guild, now settled into its new home at Bucks County Museum, owns a nationally important collection of costume and textiles from around the world.
Highlights from this unique and inspiring collection will form the basis of a major exhibition at the County Museum in Aylesbury through the summer of 2017.
Opening on 1 July to 28 October, the exhibition will focus on the diverse and ever-changing nature of embroidery across time and place, and will include some of the finest pieces from the Guild’s stunning collections of historical and contemporary embroidery: from Chinese shoes to American Indian gloves, from 18th century whitework to 21st century artwork, and from miniature stitches to the world’s longest embroidery!
Entry to the exhibition is free. For opening times and more information see www.buckscountymuseum.org or phone 01296 331441.

Tring’s Own Apple Fayre @ Various venues around Tring
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tring's Own Apple Fayre @ Various venues around Tring

This is the 12th year of Tring’s Own Apple Fayre. A seasonal celebration of environment, food and culture. Local community groups and organisations have teamed up and organised a great variety of events for all generations to enjoy around the theme of harvest, nature and apples of course.
Check out www.tringtogether.org.uk what’s on pages for further information

Tunnel Tours @ Bucks County Museum
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Tunnel Tours @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

Tunnel Tours
Tours are running on 23, 24, 25, & 28 October.
Tours at 2pm and 4pm

Discover what’s hiding in the cellars below the County Museum.
For the first time ever, Bucks County Museum will take you behind the scenes to explore its underground passageways and reveal secret discoveries. By the light of torches, hear tales of intrigue, superstition and magic from the museum’s past.
Numbers are strictly limited so book early to be one of the lucky few.

Tours last 45 minutes. Adults and children aged 7 and over only.
Tickets £3.50 per person (includes a minimum 10% voluntary Gift Aid donation).
CAUTION!
Please be aware that this tour will involve some areas of low lighting, walking along full height tunnels, spooky tales and objects relating to beliefs and superstitions.
Please telephone 01296 331441 to book a place or book online at www.buckscountymuseum.org

Oct
25
Wed
Autumn Watch Playscheme @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Oct 25 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Autumn Watch Playscheme @ Jonathan Page Play Centre | England | United Kingdom

This half term Playscheme is all about connecting with nature. The children will have the opportunity to plant bulbs in our garden ready for spring, make a giant spider web in the play hall, create leaf lanterns and a textured leaf collage, make pine cone bird feeders and a wind sock and learn about the wildlife getting ready for winter. Weather permitting the children can also play outdoors utilising the go-kart track and climbing frames or stay indoors where they can choose from a great variety of toys and games.

Hours and Prices (per child, per day)
8am to 6.30pm – £30 8am to 3.30pm – £22.50
8am to 12.30pm – £16 12.30pm to 5pm – £16
Playscheme is for all children from the age of 4 up to their 13th birthday.

Why not visit us before booking?
If you and your child would like to see the fantastic facilities and meet our team before making a booking please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time.

Bookings
We accept advance and last minute bookings for the After School Club and Holiday Playschemes through our online booking system. To register and book activities for your child please visit http://jppc.myplayservice.co.uk/
A small annual fee of £3 per account holder will be charged. All bookings must be accompanied by payment. We accept card and cash payments and childcare vouchers.

Children’s Cartoon Workshop at Queens Park Arts Centre @ Queens Park Arts Centre
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Children's Cartoon Workshop at Queens Park Arts Centre @ Queens Park Arts Centre | England | United Kingdom

Cartoon workshop with John North.
Learn new drawing techniques and create your own cartoon characters. Suitable for age 13+. Don’t forget to bring a packed lunch to the day!

Horrible Halloween at Waddesdon @ Waddesdon Manor
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Horrible Halloween at Waddesdon @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Join us for another half-term of Halloween fun!

Throughout the week, our illuminated Horrible Halloween trail takes you through the woods in search of some creatures of the night, and get creative with pumpkin carving and painting.

On Wed 25 October, children’s author and illustrator Harriet Muncaster will be giving a special reading of the latest book in her Isadora Moon series. Half vampire, half fairy, Isadora Moon is totally unique and perfect for Halloween!

For a fang-tastic finale, there’s Waddesdon’s Fête Worse Than Death (Sat 28 & Sun 29 October, 10am-4pm), a two day Halloween party full of games, face painting, live music a dress-up Halloween photo booth, and even light-up candyfloss!