What's on at Wicksteed Park | Latest Wicksteed Park Events |


26 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug and 16 Aug
Story Book

Story Time for Little One’s

Bring your little ones along to listen to story time in our Amphitheatre at 11:30am. Free activity for families. Stories include The Gruffalo, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Barry the Fish with Fingers and Zog.

1st August 2018

National Playday

Exciting date for your diary: National Playday, woop!

Details to be confirmed soon…watch this space!

6th August 2018
Wicky's Weekday Opening

Pre-school Event: “We’re Going On A Bear Hunt”

Join us for “We’re Going On A Bear Hunt” themed activities from 11am to 3pm in the Learning Space. Drop-in activities for parents, grandparents and carers with pre-school children. £3 per family. Suitable for aged 3+.

8th August 2018

Family Music Workshop

Bring along the family and make junk model musical instruments. 10:30am to 12:00pm and 1:30pm to 3:00pm. Please book in advance by contacting Reception on 01536 512475 or email hello@wicksteedpark.org. The cost is £3 per child and the recommended age is 5 years+.

These events will be running for 3 days. August 10th: Fri 20:15 August 17th: Fri 20:15 August 24th: Fri 20:00

Bats and Boats

Join us in August at twilight to watch these fantastic creatures come out to forage and feed! You’ll be able to hear their calls using our bat detectors.
Meet at the Hump Back Bridge near the Lake where we will go out in the Ferry Boat or subject to numbers, rowing boats.
Suitable for children over 8 years and the ability to swim is advised, Dress warmly and please bring a torch!


The dates for the events are:

August 10th: Fri 20:15
August 17th: Fri 20:15
August 24thFri 20:00

PLEASE NOTE: due to the nature and time of the event, flying insects and creatures will be in the area. Midge repellent recommended!!
Due to limited numbers booking in advance is essential.

TO BOOK: 01536 512475 ext 200 or pop into our Box Office

13th August 2018

Family Art Activities

Join us for family art activities from 10:30am to 12pm and 1:30pm to 3pm. Please book in advance by contacting Reception on 01536 512475 or email hello@wicksteedpark.org. Recommended for children aged 5 years+. Cost is £3 per child.

15th August 2018
Volunteer News

Family Mini-Beast Safari

Bring the family along for a mini-beast safari in the Rose Garden. This is a drop in session between 11am-3pm. £3 per family. Recommended for children 3 years+.

16th August 2018

National Bee Day

To celebrate National Bee Day, come along and make a bee wax candle and pebble paperweight. Please book through the Reception Team on 01536 512475 or email hello@wicksteedpark.org, workshops are held at 10:30am to 12pm and 1:30pm to 3pm. The cost is £3 per child and is suitable for age 5+

18th August 2018

Outdoor Cinema: The Greatest Showman! Sing Along Version

NOW SOLD OUT!! We are SO excited to be putting on an Outdoor viewing of The Greatest Showman! Join us for a night under the stars watching Hugh Jackman playing the famous showman P.T. Barnum in this modern musical written by Sex and the City’s Jenny Lind. This sing along version has seen huge success worldwide and we can’t wait to watch and sing it with you!

Tickets:  Adults £12 , Children(U16) £8 and new VIP package £25*

*VIP package includes comfy raised seating, drink on arrival, food and a private bar!)
Thanks goes to Lunaflix who will be assisting us with this event www.lunaflix.co.uk

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