summer holiday ideas for families and the kids around Warwick and Leamington Spa in 2011
11th July 2011
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Looking for things to do in Warwick during the 2011 Summer Holidays?

Here are a few suggestions of things to do, especially for those with children to entertain!


You will find maps, contact details, testimonials & further information on all of these ideas in our main website categories at 


Warwick Folk Festival: 28-31st July 2011

A weekend folk festival of the very best in traditional and contemporary folk arts featuring:

Show of Hands
Peatbog Faeries
Salsa Celtica
Spooky Men's Chorale
Spiers & Boden
and many more!

Concerts - Ceilidhs - Dance - Song - Workshops - Sessions - Theatre - Street Festival - Crafts

more info


Warwick Thai Festival: 17 Jul 2011

An unusual but surprisingly successful fusion of cultures.

The Market Place will come alive with a vibrant mix of Thai food, music and dance.

The Thai Festival is an unmissable opportunity to experience authentic Thai.

more info

Racing and Music Night with Eliza Doolittle: Tuesday 23rd August

For the first time ever Warwick Racecourse are pleased to bring you a racing and music night, headlined by none other than platinum selling artist... Eliza Doolittle.

Famed for her hit singles 'Pack Up' and 'Skinny Genes', Eliza will bring her summery picnic pop vibe to Warwick. This really will be an event not to be missed.

Tickets start from £20 and includes 6 great races followed by a performance from Eliza and her live Band.

Please call 01926 491 553 to book your tickets.

More info

Olly Murs and Alexandra Burke at Warwick Castle: Jul 15th 2011

Summer Concerts

A weekend of outdoor live concerts for all the family.

More info


Apollo Cinema, Leamington Spa

Apollo Cinema, Leamington has a great programme of films on day and night. For up-to-date film listings for Apollo Cinema nr Warwick visit the relevant week in our events listings-

You can read a description of the film & link to the official trailer in our events guide.



Bridge House Theatre, Warwick

With a wide array of Theatre, Dance & Musicals Bridge House Theatre on Myton Road, Warwick offers a great range of professional productions. Visit to see performances taking place during the Summer Holidays.


Outermotive Camper Van Hire, Warwick

Want a fun day out or a short break away from it all? Outermotive of Warwick offer hire of fully restored VW Camper Vans which make for a memorable experience. Travel to the coast or around the country for a fun break. The Camper Vans can comfortably sleep up to 6 people (or more with tent awnings) & are great for family trips too. Read more at




Have a BBQ!

Rumps the Butcher on Brook Street, Warwick even do kids BBQ packs which are excellent quality and great value. They even offer home delivery on Thursdays and Fridays, call them on 01926 419166 for more info.


Visit Some of Warwick's Excellent Tourist Attractions!

Don't overlook the great things on our doorstep. See our Warwick Tourist Attractions section where you will find many attractions which are free

Yeomanry Museum (below tourist information centre, Warwick)- Open Sat/Sun & Bank Hols - free entry

St Mary's Church- Warwick's tallest building, climb the tower for an amazing view, look around inside & do brass rubbing. Free entry.

Hill Close Gardens- Warwick's restored Victorian Gardens.


About the Author

Stuart T

Member since: 9th July 2012

I'm a keen guitar player & musician who plays in our family band. Our highlight so far was playing to 10,000 people at Fairports Cropredy Convention in 2010 & featuring on Bob Harris's Sky Arts prog.

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