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Oct
23
Tue
Fantasy Half Term Playscheme at the Jonathan Page Play Centre @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Oct 23 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Fantasy Half Term Playscheme at the Jonathan Page Play Centre @ Jonathan Page Play Centre | England | United Kingdom

This half term Playscheme is all about Fairy Tales, Princes and Princesses and ghastly dragons. The team have been busy planning great craft activities such as Zig Zag Dragons, Shape Castles, designing your own crown and shield plus lots of fun fantasy games. 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.magicbooking.co.uk
A small annual registration 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.

100 HEARTS: Legacy of War @ Bucks County Museum
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
100 HEARTS: Legacy of War @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

The Embroiderers’ Guild invited their members to take part in the commemoration of the ending of WW1 by stitching a 3-dimensional heart. Come and see these intricate and evocative pieces of work all done in fabric and thread that commemorate this historic event. The exhibition also includes photographic portraits of men and women from Bucks whose lives were affected by the war. Entry by donation.

Halloween Trail @ Stonor Park and Gardens @ Stonor Park and Gardens
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Halloween Trail @ Stonor Park and Gardens @ Stonor Park and Gardens | Stonor | England | United Kingdom

This half term we are having a Spooktacular Halloween event! Bring your family to search the garden for riddles and secret messages – work together to solve the mystery and receive a sweet treat! We also have pumpkin carving, and no-carve pumpkin decorating for the little ones. Your ticket to our Halloween event also includes The Wonder Woods, where children can climb, swing, and run around for hours. Our Visitor Centre will be open with hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, and snacks. Children (and adults!) are encouraged to come their best fancy dress outfit!
Please note that Stonor House is not open to the public at this time.

Obsidian Art Autumn Collection @ Obsidian Art
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

An Exciting collection of art inspired by the autumn. Painting, Illustration, Drawing, Printmaking, ceramics, textiles, glass, wood, metal, jewellery & more

Oct
24
Wed
Fantasy Half Term Playscheme at the Jonathan Page Play Centre @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Fantasy Half Term Playscheme at the Jonathan Page Play Centre @ Jonathan Page Play Centre | England | United Kingdom

This half term Playscheme is all about Fairy Tales, Princes and Princesses and ghastly dragons. The team have been busy planning great craft activities such as Zig Zag Dragons, Shape Castles, designing your own crown and shield plus lots of fun fantasy games. 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.magicbooking.co.uk
A small annual registration 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.

100 HEARTS: Legacy of War @ Bucks County Museum
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
100 HEARTS: Legacy of War @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

The Embroiderers’ Guild invited their members to take part in the commemoration of the ending of WW1 by stitching a 3-dimensional heart. Come and see these intricate and evocative pieces of work all done in fabric and thread that commemorate this historic event. The exhibition also includes photographic portraits of men and women from Bucks whose lives were affected by the war. Entry by donation.

Drop-in Stitch @ Bucks County Museum
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drop-in Stitch @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

Aylesbury Vale Embroiderers’ Guild will be joining us for 2 days of drop-in have-a-go stitching for people of all ages, to accompany a brand new exhibition celebrating the local Guild members who have produced work as part of the ‘100 Hearts War Stories’ project.

Come along this October half term and join in with the fun. Vale members will be on hand to guide you and your little ones through anything from a simple stitch to something a bit more adventurous.

All free to participate, no charge to join in. All children must be accompanied at all times by an adult.

Get Crafty at the Museum this Autumn @ Bucks County Museum
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Get Crafty at the Museum this Autumn @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

Tuesday 23rd Oct –Decoupage Day! Decorate your very own model animal or cardboard keepsake book, with a range of craft materials such as feathers, buttons, gems and lots more!
Wednesday 24th October –Windchimes! Make and decorate a beautiful leaf windchime to catch the Autumn breeze…
Thursday 25th October – Batty Ceramic Tea-Light holders! Paint or colour to your very own design a very Halloweeny bat.

Free colouring activity and play mat area with toys for little ones in the family craft room (for craft participant families only).

Also: Decorate and hang your very own Autumnal leaf upon our indoor tree with an acrostic poem or favourite Roald Dahl quote. On display all half term week in the museum! Free to take part. Collect from family craft area.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Halloween Trail @ Stonor Park and Gardens @ Stonor Park and Gardens
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Halloween Trail @ Stonor Park and Gardens @ Stonor Park and Gardens | Stonor | England | United Kingdom

This half term we are having a Spooktacular Halloween event! Bring your family to search the garden for riddles and secret messages – work together to solve the mystery and receive a sweet treat! We also have pumpkin carving, and no-carve pumpkin decorating for the little ones. Your ticket to our Halloween event also includes The Wonder Woods, where children can climb, swing, and run around for hours. Our Visitor Centre will be open with hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, and snacks. Children (and adults!) are encouraged to come their best fancy dress outfit!
Please note that Stonor House is not open to the public at this time.

Obsidian Art Autumn Collection @ Obsidian Art
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

An Exciting collection of art inspired by the autumn. Painting, Illustration, Drawing, Printmaking, ceramics, textiles, glass, wood, metal, jewellery & more

October Half Term Holiday Workshops at Queens Park Arts Centre @ Queens Park Arts Centre
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
October Half Term Holiday Workshops at Queens Park Arts Centre @ Queens Park Arts Centre | England | United Kingdom

Mon 22 Oct:
Pottery Garden Bugs with Helen Neighbour
Come along and have some fun creating and designing bugs with character.

Carve your Self-Portrait with Jeremy Turner
Sketch yourself before cutting, carving and painting your very own likeness in wood.

Tue 23 Oct: Swingy Bat and the Bug Tree! with Pippa North
Our very unusual creepy tree is home to little bugs and a very sleepy hanging bat. Natural and recycled materials.

Wed 24 Oct: A Little Tin of Ghosties! With Pippa North
So popular last year – another chance to create little ghosties, decorate their metal home, and make a midnight scene to fit inside. A special scary pocket story.

Fri 26 Oct: Mythical Monsters with Andrea McIntosh
Can you imagine yourself as a legendary beast? A dragon, or a unicorn? Design and stitch your own fantastical mask.

All workshops are for ages 7+ unless otherwise stated. Wear an apron and bring a packed lunch! Places must be booked in advance

Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution @ Waddesdon Manor
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Glorious Years is a celebration of the power of the printed image before photography. An exhibition of rare calendars, published in Paris in the 17th and 18th centuries, from their golden period under Louis XIV, through to the Revolution, when time itself was re-invented, with new ways of illustrating and naming the days and years.

Riches of the Earth @ Waddesdon Manor
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Riches of the Earth @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon. Discover them through this self-led trail of the Manor.

Riches of the Earth @ Waddesdon Manor
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Riches of the Earth @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon. Discover them through this self-led trail of the Manor.

Free exhibition included with house and grounds admission.

Oct
25
Thu
Fantasy Half Term Playscheme at the Jonathan Page Play Centre @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Oct 25 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Fantasy Half Term Playscheme at the Jonathan Page Play Centre @ Jonathan Page Play Centre | England | United Kingdom

This half term Playscheme is all about Fairy Tales, Princes and Princesses and ghastly dragons. The team have been busy planning great craft activities such as Zig Zag Dragons, Shape Castles, designing your own crown and shield plus lots of fun fantasy games. 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.magicbooking.co.uk
A small annual registration 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.