What’s On in Week Six of the Summer Holidays

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! This week it’s WEEK SIX!

Week six

Whats on in Harrogate for Kids WEEK SIX: 29th August to 4th September

Monday 29th August

Free family crafts in the Courtyard at Harewood House
Available from 11.00am – 3.00pm. Free with normal entrance admission prices.

Saxon Horse Show At the Royal Armouries

Atkinson Action Horses in an exciting Saxon-themed horse show at 12 noon and 2.30pm (show lasts approx. 40 mins) Book your tickets now on Eventbrite or call Bookings on 0113 220 1888. Adult: £5 / Concessions: £2.50 / Family Ticket (2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children): £12

StrEat Food and Family Fun Festival in the Valley Gardens

The fun starts at Noon and continues until 10.30pm every day. Some of the UK’s best Street Food traders, Street Performers, Music, Children’s Activities, a Vintage & Artisan Marketplace plus a Fine Dining and Craft Beer TeePee village. Visit their Water Spa, arriving from Holland, boogie with the Bagdhaddies, hug our Human Hedges, get creative with Splat O Matic, drink tea with The Tea Ladies or simply eat, drink and kick back in our Vintage Deckchairs.

Tuesday 30th August

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.

 

 

Wednesday 31st 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.

 

 

Thursday 1st September

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.

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 2nd September 

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.

It’s the last week! You almost made it! Whoop!! I can taste the air of freedom ahead!!

Lucy xx

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