5 Family Friendly Places to Go in the Midlands This Weekend (6th & 7th July)

Stratford River Festival


When:
6th and 7th July

Admission Price:


Opening Times:
Starts at 12 each day

What's Going On:
The 2013 Stratford River Festival will provide something for everyone, from live music to a range of varied stalls, market traders, delicious food and drink outlets, family zone as well as street entertainment around Stratford-upon-Avon with an illuminated boat display followed by a spectacular firework display on the Saturday night.


Outdoor Fun Family Theatre at Catthorpe Manor

outdoors

When:
7th July

Admission Price:
Full Price £13.00               
Concessions £10.00
Family   £42.50
Infant    Under 3s free

Opening Times:
Starts at 3pm

What's Going On:
Treasure Island 

A Swashbuckling Family Musical performed by Cambridge Touring Theatre Company
Catthorpe Manor Grounds open for picnics from 2:00 pm. Performance begins at 3:00 pm

Cambridge Touring Theatre is the UK’s leading and award winning Outdoor Fun Family Theatre with a proven national appeal and their performance of Treasure Island promises to be a joyful fun filled hilarious adventure for children of all ages.

Kids are invited to come along dressed in their favourite Pirate Fashions!


Waddington International Air Show


When:
6th and 7th July

Admission Price:
Advance Ticket Sales
Adult (16+ years): £22
Child (5-15 yrs): £12
Child Under 5: FREE
Family (2 adults/2 children): £57
Prices on the day (subject to availability)
Adult: £29, Child (5-15 yrs): £13, Under 5: FREE

Opening Times:
08:00 to 19:30

What's Going On:

Held annually over the first weekend of July at Royal Air Force Waddington, Lincoln, the RAF Waddington International Air Show is the largest of all RAF air shows, regularly attended by over 125,000 visitors.  The show offers a truly unforgettable family day.
The spectacular 7-hour flying display features the fabulous Red Arrows, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and many more military and civilian aircraft from the UK and abroad. Ground displays include 2 exhibition hangars, funfair, classic cars display, pleasure flying and much more.


Dragonfly Day at Cambridge University Botanic Gardens


When:
7th July

Admission Price:
£3

Opening Times:
11am to 3pm

What's Going On:
Join us for dragonfly spotting in the Garden and then make your own dragonfly to take home.


Buckinghamshire Railway Centre Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Teddy Bear Picnic


When:
7th July

Admission Price:
Free admission for Bears and their Children
Adults £12
Children 5-15 £9 (don’t forget your teddy)
Senior Citizens £1
Family (2 adults & up to 4 children) £33

Opening Times:
10.30 to 5.30 with last admissions at 4.30

What's Going On:

Every child carrying a Teddy Bear will be admitted to the Centre free and can choose a Raffle Ticket that could win them a free ride on the Miniature Railway!

Hunt the Teddy Bear Pictures Competition for a small prize. Special Picnic Deal for Adults and Children in the Visitor Centre Refreshments Room!  Guess the number of Teddy Bears in the Royal Dining Coach?