Whats on in Harrogate for Kids Week Two: 1st – 7th August

Are you looking to find out what’s on in Harrogate for kids in the Summer holidays?  Each week I’ll share what I’ve discovered from places to go, to things to do. Where’s holding what and how much it costs!

Week 2

This is what’s on offer for Week Two!

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Whats on in Harrogate for Kids Week Two: 1st – 7th August

 

Monday 1st August

Intergalactic Games for Yorkshire Day at RHS Harlow Carr

Bring along a picnic and take part in Harlow Carr’s first Intergalactic Games! Try all sorts of family activities throughout the morning, from sundial and rocket-making workshops to storytelling and face painting. From 1pm, have a go at It’s A Knockout style games, including a space hopper race, Yorkshire tea cup challenge and a cosmic welly wanging competition!

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Free family crafts in the Courtyard at Harewood House

Available from 11.00am – 3.00pm. Free with normal entrance admission prices.

 

Tuesday 2nd August

Bugs and Butterflies at the Mercer Art gallery

Create bug boxes and art inspired by the insect world £3 per box (10am – noon)

Falconry Displays at the Royal Armouries Museum

Be amazed by the speed and elegance of these magnificent birds of prey as swoop overhead and demonstrate the ancient art of falconry. Great photo opportunities with the birds after the show. 12noon and 2.30pm. Adults £5 / Concessions £2.50 / Family £10.

Bird-themed Craft Activities at the Royal Armouries

Drop in sessions 11am – 3pm. £2.50 per person.

Intergalactic Storytelling at RHS Harlow Carr

Join the intergalactic, mad-capped Garden Detectives on a space exploration and enjoy space-themed stories. Normal garden entry applies.

Stir Krazy Kids Summer Workshop in Ilkley Grammar School

Their Summer cooking and baking workshops provide an exciting, creative environment for children to learn to make yummy, nutritious food, taste different cuisines and make new friends! At the end of the day, participants can take home what they’ve cooked, along with new knowledge and skills. If you quote SUMMER20 at the checkout you’ll get 20% off your booking price. 9am to 3.30pm £38.00 per child. There is an offer of extended hours 8-5.00pm

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Wednesday 3rd August

Warrior Wednesdays at the Royal Armouries

Meet warriors from history, watch live combat demonstrations and dramatic presentations, plus get your hands on history at special object handling sessions.

Warrior-themed craft activities at the Royal Armouries

Drop in sessions 11am – 3pm. £2.50 per person.

Cosmic Crafts at RHS Harlow Carr

Make a range of ‘rocket science’ accessories for your summer space adventure, from stars, sundials and comets to astronaut helmets and rocket launchers. Normal garden entry applies.

Stop Motion Animation at Nilton and Woodfield Community Library

Book onto a family learning workshop to make and animate a scene inspired by a Roald Dahl book. 10-12.30 and 1.30-4.00pm. Suitable for age 7 years+. The event is free but you need to phone to book a place for this event.

Scrumdiliyumptious Biscuit Decorating Knaresborough Library

Visit the library and decorate a biscuit. £1 per person suitable for 4-11 year olds. 1.30 – 3.00pm. The event is free but you need to phone to book a place for this event.

Thursday 4th August

Free children’s talk at Harewood House

The talk starts at 2pm (free – normal entry tickets applies).

Sports Day at the Royal Armouries 

Visit to have a go at ancient Olympic sports – archery, fencing, and martial arts plus don’t miss their dare-devil horse shows.

Stir Krazy Kids Summer Workshop in Ilkley Grammar School

Their Summer cooking and baking workshops provide an exciting, creative environment for children to learn to make yummy, nutritious food, taste different cuisines and make new friends! At the end of the day, participants can take home what they’ve cooked, along with new knowledge and skills. If you quote SUMMER20 at the checkout you’ll get 20% off your booking price. 9am to 3.30pm £38.00 per child. There is an offer of extended hours 8-5.00pm

Birds-of-Prey Flying Displays at RHS Harlow Carr

See the effects of gravity and aerodynamics up close and find out how the study of our feathered friends has influenced flight and space exploration during spectacular birds-of-prey flying displays with ‘Owl Adventures’. Normal garden entry applies.

 

Friday 5th August 

Free family crafts in the Courtyard at Harewood House

From 11.00am – 3.00pm – normal ticket entry applies

Cosmic Crafts at RHS Harlow Carr

Make a range of ‘rocket science’ accessories for your summer space adventure, from stars, sundials and comets to astronaut helmets and rocket launchers. Normal garden entry applies.

Wind in the Willows on Knaresborough River

This looks a lovely show set down by the river, apparently buggies are not advisable as it’s not suitable terrain. Booking details are on the link above.

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Sunday 7th August

Thunder Day at Yorkshire Air Museum

Loads to see and do and hands on activity to get involved with. A full line up is on the link above.

Adults £12, children £5

There’s loads going on in week two, if you want to find out more just add your email address to my newsletter sign up below!

May the force be with you Mamas! Week two begins! What have you got planned? Let’s hope the sun stays out! 🙂

Lucy xx

 

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