Family Fun Weekend: Once Upon a Time

Saturday, May 27, 2017 to Sunday, May 28, 2017



FREE ENTRY (there is a small charge for some activities)

Step into a fairy tale kingdom and meet knights, princesses and dragons. A day of magical fun for all the family to enjoy with animals, games, stories and crafts.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Trail – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs are playing hide and seek but she can’t find them anywhere! Can you help Snow White to find her friends and tell her where they are hiding. Find them all and win a prize! £1

Knights, Dragons and Other Games – A variety of games to play that are fun for all the family.

Fairytale Fancy Dress ­ - Come dressed as a character from a fairy tale and enter the free prize draw.

Owls – Find out about and meet the Barn Owls, the White Faced Scops Owl, the Great Grey Owl and all their fluffy friends. Why not hold an owl for just £2?

Once Upon a Time Craft Workshop – Enter the fairy tale at this enchanting workshop. Make your own fairy or elf door and a fairy or knight puppet to take home. Drop in anytime between 11am-4pm. £3 per child (accompanying adults free).

Fairytale Food Plenty of fairy tale treats to choose from in Arkwright’s Café including butterfly cakes, fairy cakes, strawberry cupcakes, and edible wands.

Once Upon A Time at the Canal – Literacy crafts and stalls, storytelling for children including a signing workshop from Tiny Talk, and guided storytelling walks around the wharf.

Face Painting (£3) – Barbeque – Model Boats (Sunday only) – Guided Tours – Canal Boat Trips (departs 11am and 2pm – visit to book) …and more!