We are so happy that the sun seems to be gracing us with its presence – hopefully it will last for the weekend! Read on to find out our picks for family friendly activities this weekend! There are lots to chose from, and some great educational options including family activities in Science, History and Art!
Friday 18th March
The Ancient Technology Centre have their Pre-History Weekend today and tomorrow. You can take part in a range of activities exploring our pre historic past including the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. The weekend will feature PreHistoric Falconry Displays, Authentic Iron Age Food, Blacksmithing, Archeological Finds Display, delicious food and other hands-on activities. See their website for more details, tickets are available on the gate only. Take cash as there are no card machines on site. Adults are £10, children £5 and under 4s free.
Ray Mears talks about tales of human endurance at The Lighthouse, Poole. 7.30pm Tickets £22.75.
Frome Children’s Festival have their Fundraising Fashion Show tonight at M&Co Frome at 7pm. Tickets are £5.
Saturday 19th March
Bath Taps are taking in part in Bath University Science Festival. There will be hands-on science to take part in showcasing some of the cutting edge research that goes on at the University of Bath and across the South West. Families will have the opportunity to interact with all the stalls run by staff and students from the University of Bath as well as local and regional Science and Engineering companies. They also have some research that you can actually take part in! Pop along to Victoria Park Bath (by the Strand) between 10and 4pm.
Caviste‘s Annual Wine Tasting is 11-5pm today with free entry. They will be showing off their favourite seasonal wines -and it’s the perfect chance to stock up the cellar!
The French Market returns to Salisbury today in the Market Place.
If you are in need of some R n R, Hazel Hill (nr Shaftesbury) are hosting an overnight Spring Retreat focusing on Nature, Yoga and Creativity. See their website for details and how to book.
Winchester Beer and Real Ale Festival is on this weekend.
Aspex Gallery Portsmouth have another of their FREE family drawing workshops again this weekend. Informative and fun drawing activities and games, suitable for all ages and abilities. However, parents should supervise their children during the activities and in the gallery space.
Sunday 20th March
The first Shaftesbury Super Sunday of the year takes place today form 10am -3pm.
Larmertree Wedding Fair takes place today – there will be performers and exhibitors. From 11am -4.30pm with FREE entry for all.
Whatever you chose to do we hope you have a fabulous weekend – let us know if you find anything exciting!
The Country Child Team