October Half Term Fun in Lichfield
30th September 2014
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Lichfield always has something going on during the school holidays and October Half Term is no different: 

Beacon Park

There is something happening daily at Beacon Park during the half term holiday starting with the Halloween Puzzle Trail available from the Ranger Station. For only £1, families can follow the colourful trail around the historic park to solve clues and claim a small prize!!

The fun continues with a Feed the Birds drop-in workshop in the Discovery Hub on Saturday 25 October, to create a bird feeder out of pine cones and seeds to help the birds survive the winter. 

You can also take advantage of the special Rapid Round Golf offer available Monday to Friday in the park. Ideal for beginners and young players, the nine-hole round of golf at a reduced price is a great introduction to the game.  

Friary Grange Drama Workshop

For any aspiring actors the Friary Grange Drama Workshop runs on Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 October. Crammed with games and activities, the group will learn acting skills that will boost their confidence, and discover Shakespeare in an easy and approachable way.

National Arboretum

On 25th and 26th October, the NMA invite you to help plant 15,000 British bluebell bulbs in two areas of woodland in the grounds to enhance the beauty of the Arboretum and as a reminder of World War I. The Great British Bulb Plant will take place from 10.00am to 4.00pm 

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Halloween Activity Camp - Taking place 27th to 31st October kids can enjoy all the exciting activities planned for Monster Monday, Tombstone Tuesday, Witchcraft Wednesday, Thrilling Thursday and Fantasy Friday.  Spaces are limited this year so book now to avoid disappointment. 8.30am - 5:30pm.   Click here for a special offer on ticket prices!

Samuel Johnson Museum

Thursday 30 October, 11.00am – 2.00pm - Get Creative in hands-on arts and craft activities for the half-term holidays.  £2, just drop in. 

Midland Karting

Midland Karting is open throughout the October Half Term for some great karting fun and challenges. 

Erasmus Darwin House

Drop in crafts for kids from Saturday 25th October to Sunday 2nd November. Half Term FREE Entry. 

They are also holding a halloween event on Friday 31st October, 5:30pm to 7:30pm with the usual ghost stories, trails, crafts and food. Entry £2 for everyone. 

Lichfield Leisure Centres

Keep children active at Burntwood Leisure Centre’s Fit and Fun Club, which is jam packed with arts and crafts, games, sports and swimming.

For budding sport stars and athletes there’s also Sports Camp at Friary Grange Leisure Centre, which is the perfect opportunity to develop new skills and techniques.

Trainee instructors, who are on the ASA Level 2 certificate in teaching aquatics course, will be leading a week of cut price swimming lessons at Friary Grange, whilst being supervised by a tutor. These budget classes are the perfect way for children of all levels to gain confidence in the water and improve. 

Don’t miss the Aquascramble Pool Inflatable sessions at Burntwood and Friary Grange leisure centres, or a Family Fun pool session on Sunday 2 November at Friary Grange, great fun for the family. 

To find out more, or to book any of the courses or activities that are running at the leisure centres, please call Burntwood Leisure Centre on 01543 308810, Friary Grange Leisure Centre on 01543 308842, or Beacon Park on 01543 308867

Keep checking The Best of Lichfield as more and more events are added daily!

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