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Wharton Park events


Find out about all the upcoming events in Wharton Park.

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If an event takes place in the outdoor amphitheatre don't forget to bring a waterproof coat if it rains. You can also bring along a blanket for the grassed seating.

Family Fright Night - The Gravest Show: Let's Circus return to Wharton Parks Amphitheatre with a brand new Halloween Circus show for the whole family.

Book tickets for Family Fright Night.

October half term events

The Dead Good Trail

Date: Thursday 24 October to Sunday 3 November
Time: Drop into the cafe to collect a trail sheet between 10.00am and 4.00pm correct change required.
Cost/booking: £3 per child no booking required, drop in on the day but children must be accompanied by an adult.
Details: Inspired by the Day of the Dead, collect your sheet and search for the items hidden around the park. What can you learn about Mexican traditions relating to this special festival? Seek the items and find out.

Creepy Crafts

Date: Tuesday 29 October
Time: 11.00am - 3.00pm
Cost/booking: £3 per child no booking required, drop in on the day but children must be accompanied by an adult.
Details: Children can join us to create and make creepy crafts in our Halloween themed art and craft drop in workshop. All materials provided and we will clean up the mess.

Skeleton School

Date: Wednesday 30 October
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am and 1.00pm - 2.30pm
Cost/booking: £8.50 per child, children must be accompanied by an adult. Book by calling 03000 262655
Details: Are you ready for a bone rattling adventure this half term? Then why not sign up to Skeleton School? This session is packed full of games, challenges and creative activities all themed around skeletons, bones and Day of the Dead. A great Halloween treat. 

Family Fright Night - The Gravest Show

Date: Friday 1 November 
Time: 4.00pm - 5.30pm (dusk show) 
7.00pm - 8.30pm (evening show) 
Cost/booking: Tickets are on sale £12 per person (Under 3s free) £45 Family Ticket (two adults and up to three Children under 16). Book tickets for Family Fright Night.

Details: Let's Circus return to Wharton Parks Amphitheatre with a brand new Halloween Circus show for the whole family. This will be the fourth year they have taken to the stage to treat families to a spooky show with lots of tricks. Previous years have been a sell out so don't delay in booking your tickets. 

Regular events

Let's explore!

Date: The sessions will run from Friday 13 September bi monthly
Time: 1.00pm - 2.30pm
Cost/booking: £3 per child per session. contact us - all bookings need to be made in advance.
Details: It's time to take your little explorer on a mini adventure. These sessions are ideal for under 5's giving them the opportunity to get outdoors and explore the park. They will search for signs of plant and animal life, collect natural materials and take part in a range of other seasonal activities. Children will be given the freedom to explore nature and use it to create their own artwork, search for signs of life in the park with some bird spotting and mini beast hunting, take inspiration from the weather with themed play and crafts and plant some new life to watch it grow.

Baby class - Wharton Park's Tiny Toes

Date: Every Friday, term time only.
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am.
Cost/booking: £24 for six weeks. To book, contact us.
Details: A relaxed six week programme for babies from birth to approximately 13 month. Sessions take place in our education room with a different theme each week. There is careful balance between structured activity and self-led exploration so that as new parents you can connect with each other sharing experiences and offering support.

Educational sessions for schools

We run educational sessions in the park throughout the year. For more information and details of how to book, check out our Icon for pdf Wharton Park Workshops Autumn 2019 (PDF, 1.2mb) flyer.

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Wharton Park
03000 262 655
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