Family Fun Weekend: Storybook Tales

Saturday, July 22, 2017 to Sunday, July 23, 2017



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

Enter the wonderful world of books where excitement and adventure await with every turn of the page! See your favourite characters brought to life during this book filled weekend with games, crafts and other fun activities.

Owls and Parrots – Find out more about these fascinating birds throughout the day and enjoy owl and parrot stories in special story time sessions with the birds starting at 12noon and 2pm.

Story Book Games – Fun for all the family.

Craft Workshop – Step into the world of books. Make your own Harry Potter wand and other book related crafts. Drop in anytime between 11am-4pm. £3 per child (accompanying adults free).

Story Book Trail – Find all the books and discover which character is hiding in each. Find them all and win a prize!

Fancy Dress Come dressed as a character from your favourite book and enter the free prize draw!

Children’s Book Swap Stall – Bring along a book you have read and would like to share with other readers and swap it for another book!

Story Book Treats – a special themed menu in Arkwright’s Café including gingerbread men, candied apples, toffee apples, gingerbread house cookies and four and twenty blackbirds’ pies.

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