There are loads of lovely events going on in Ryedale and slightly further afield this half term. Here’s a little taster… I have also listed a selection of holiday clubs which your kids may wish to take part in! Have a good one. Please follow on Twitter and Instagram, @ryedalemumbler Please feel free to tag when you are out and about!
26th May – Early Explorers Toddler Disco 4pm – 5pm
BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND 27th to 29th MAY
Saturday 27th May – Beck Isle Museum 10am – 4pm FREE ENTRY Celebrate the Beck Isle Museums 50th Anniversary with a day of special activities as the museum looks back to the 1960s. There are plenty of games and crafts for all the family. Take a trip down memory lane and listen to your favourite record or visit the village shop to buy a handful of penny sweets. 01751 473653
Dalby Park Run – Saturday 9am
Sunday 28th May Cedarbarn Dirty Dash 10am
Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th May Malton Food Lovers Festival. Expect heaving stalls, delicious street food, talks & tastings. With a kids’ area, live music, kids’ cookery, a competition stage, vintage fairground, and the Talbot Yard Food Court there is plenty to explore and entertain the whole family.
Sunday 28th to Monday 29th May Nunnington Hall 10.30am to 5pm. Come and explore the natural world; meet unusual creatures with the Lion Learners animal encounters, join a bug hunt, make a bird box, place your bets on a snail race, plant seeds and go bird watching. Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, York YO62 5UY
27th May to 29th May, Scarborough Kite Festival 11am to 5pm. Get to grips with the art of kite flying at Scarborough Castle. Expert kite flyers will dazzle you with their skills as they create a spectacle on the headland. See gigantic kites in flight, watch synchronised demonstrations to music, have a go at making your very own kite and try it out in the family flying area where we’ll also give you some top tips on making it soar. If you have a kite at home make sure you bring it along on the day too for an unforgettable day out! English Heritage members – Free. Adult – £6.90. Child, 5-15 years – £4.50 (10% off by purchasing tickets online HERE) Scarborough Castle, Castle Road, Scarborough YO11 1HY
27th – 29th May Whitby Abbey – Dracula Perched high on a cliff, it’s easy to see why the haunting remains of Whitby Abbey were inspiration for Bram Stoker’s gothic tale of ‘Dracula’. Think you know the story of Dracula? Think again. To truly understand Bram Stoker’s gothic icon, you need to watch his tale performed live in the setting of the writer’s inspiration, Whitby Abbey. Take in the gothic splendour of one of the most atmospheric abbeys in England, as three actors bring the famous story of Dracula to life before your eyes. Move throughout the abbey with the high-energy actors as the story unfolds. Promenade performances suitable for all the family.
Monday 29th May Duncombe Park Country Fair
WEDNESDAY 31st MAY
York Mumbler Activity Day Best Western Monkbar Hotel, St Maurice’s Road, YO31 7JA
The Yorkshire Arboretum – Junior Rangers 10:00am 3:00pm. A fun-packed day for accompanied children aged 5-11, with seasonal indoor & outdoor activities & crafts. £7.50 per child For more information or to make a booking, please contact 08450 349495. The Yorkshire Arboretum, Castle Howard, York, YO60 7BY
Malton Museum Felt a Thing 1.30pm – 3pm. Design your own imaginary creature to make a woolly friend. 5 yrs to 11 yrs.
Tibthorpe Teddy Bears Picnic in the play area. You must bring a teddy and everyone is welcome!
WEEKEND 3rd / 4th JUNE
Dalby Park Run – Saturday 9am
Saturday 3rd June 2017 Flamingo Land – Party In The Park with 5 After Midnight and Sam Lavery, Don’t rush home after an amazing day exploring our Theme Park & Zoo. Get in a party mood instead and stay with us for an evening packed with spectacular live entertainment. The fun starts at 6pm, with a variety of live support acts before our 2 main acts take to the Riverside One all-weather stage, with what is sure to be exhilarating performances. Admission to Party In The Park is free for visitors attending during the day, Annual Pass holders and Holiday Village guests. For anyone who would just like to enjoy one hour of theme park and zoo followed by an evening of live entertainment, tickets are now available online on flamingoland.co.uk, allowing entry from 5pm for only £10. With its spectacular illuminated waterfall, the Riverside One entertainment arena features a range of bars and restaurants, allowing you to enjoy a host of delicious meals, drinks and snacks.
ALL HALF TERM
Brodsworth Hall Gardens Blooming Gardens (Online tickets available HERE) Sat 27 – Mon 29 May, 11am – 5pm. See the spring blooms busting to life as we celebrate our beautiful restored Victorian gardens this weekend. Take a garden tour, enjoy a brass band performance or get hands-on with the family trail and planting activities.
Garden Explorers. Tue 30 May – Sun 4 Jun, 11am – 5pm. Have your green fingers at the ready at Brodsworth Hall this half term and explore the beautiful gardens with a family trail. English Heritage members – Free, Adult £10.90, Child, 5-15 years £6.50, Concession £9.80, Family £28.30. Brodsworth Hall, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7XJ
Castle Howard Sat 27th May – Sun 4th June. This spring bank holiday, come and have some fun outdoors as Rusticus bring to life some of the ancient myths and legends associated with the statues found in our gardens. Hesiod the storyteller will transport you to the very peak of Mount Olympus, through an engaging blend of storytelling, music, games and activities – a fabulous interactive family experience. Be part of the adventures of Apollo, even take part in a thrilling chariot race! Adventures take place at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3.30pm. Plus craft activities taking place daily between 11am and 4pm .
May-Hem Circus at Piglets Adventure Farm Come one come all to Piglets crazy May-Hem Circus this May half term. With death defying stunts, upside down juggling and amazing acrobatics, all in the giant pink big top, it’s unmissable fun for the entire family, from 27th May to 4th June. Plus, there’s NEW Mini Football and don’t miss all the usual adventure farm fun, including Truffles Farmhouse & Barn, giant sandpit, bouncing pillows, crazy golf, barrel rides and go karts. And that’s all before you see the cute animals! You’ll find lots out in the paddocks and in the animal barn. Get up close to little piglets in the Piglet Maternity Ward and if you are lucky see piglets being born, such a memorable experience. Call on 01904 499700
The Balloon Tree – Our superfresh homegrown asparagus is now in full flow as well as our superfresh homegrown strawberries are ready for picking from late May onwards! Come and PYO or buy ready picked strawberries fresh that morning from the farm. The farmshop and newly extended cafe are open 7 days a week. A great experience for all the family – entertain the children in the play area while you relax in the cafe garden but still able to keep an eye on them. Call 01759 373023 for more information. Please phone to check the availability of PYO.
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES
Early Explorers Holiday Club 30th – 2nd June 8am – 6pm 3yrs to 11yrs
HAWKES Football Fun Days
Tuesday – Scarborough
Thursday – Ampleforth
Friday – Malton
Robbie – 07584418403 firstname.lastname@example.org
Malton Community Sports Centre 9:15am – 3:30pm, drop off from 8:45am and pick up, up to 4pm.
We also run climbing every day 4-5pm.
£13 per day, with discount available for multiple day bookings, siblings, and climbing, if booked on for the full day.
Norton College Holiday Club
Tuesday 30th Arts & Crafts.
Wednesday 31st Games Day.
Thursday 1st June Gardening & Explorers
9am – 4pm for 5 yrs to 11years. £17.50. 9am – 12.30pm for 3 yrs – 5 yrs £9
01653 605424 email@example.com