Find family activities for the school holidays
Did you know our Family Information Service is packed with information on things to do. There's plenty on around the county this Easter and here's a sneak preview to what else is coming up for May half term and even looking ahead to summer!
As always, you can find things to do for all ages at Bucks Family Info - whether it be holiday activities to fit around your work or activities for the whole family, there’s plenty on offer. Here are just a few so far:
BFIS is a great place to find family activities all year round. Our things to do page boasts upcoming events, places to go and activities for children with SEND.
What's on at Bucks County Museum
Origami Craft Activities
18 April, 10am - 12 noon & 1pm - 3pm
Get creative with origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, inspired by our new exhibition about Samurai warriors. Drop in between 10am and 12 noon or 1pm and 3pm. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost from £4.
Easter in the Stuart Household
Easter Day 21 April: 11am – 4pm
Easter Monday 22 April: 10am – 5pm
Come and help the Stuart Household celebrate Easter and get ready for their Feast. A historical re-enactment event for all the family. Family activities.
The Day of the Warrior
Bank Holiday Monday 6 May, 11am – 4pm
See Kendo demonstrations, a Japanese warrior, Samurai weapons and Taiko Japanese drumming.
Lost in Time Interactive Play
11 May & 18 May, 4pm & 6pm
Join Professor Chronomier on an exciting light-hearted journey through the museum in a new immersive, interactive play by Queens Park Arts Centre's theatre company Unbound. Admission charge. Booking through Aylesbury Town Council www.aylesburytowncouncil.gov.uk/town-council-services/events/
Samurai: Warriors of Ancient Japan
On now until 13 July
Discover stunning examples of historical Samurai armour and weapons, from complete suits to beautiful swords and ornate helmets.
4 May - 6 July
The hidden stories of some of our local communities told through their objects and words in a multi-sensory exhibition.
All events/exhibitions entry by donation unless specified.
The Museum also has a café serving light snacks and shop stocking gifts, local books, cards and beautiful jewellery and ceramics.
Bucks County Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury HP20 2QP. Tel 01296 331441 www.buckscountymuseum.org
Get your free tickets for this year's Armed Forces Day event
With so much to see and do, Armed Forces Day 2019 promises to be a fantastic family day out – and tickets are completely free.
This year's local event will take place for the first time at Wycombe Air Park. It'll be packed with many family friendly attractions and activities including air displays, live music, fairground rides, craft stalls, a climbing wall, and much more.
It's on Saturday 29 June, 12:00 noon - 6:00pm. All tickets are free but you must book in advance - you won't be able to turn up on the day without a ticket.
Armed Forces Day is a national event held every year as a way of saying thank you to our armed forces. There will be food stalls and people are also welcome to bring their own picnics and food along with them.
For tickets and all you need to know go to:
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About The Buckinghamshire Family Information Service (BFIS)
Find Childcare, Childminders, Children's Centres, and Family Activities in Buckinghamshire and access free, impartial information covering a range of topics relating to family life including the Local Offer (SEND) and Early Help (for professionals).
LinkedIn: Buckinghamshire Family Information Service
Phone: 01296 383 065 or text: 07786 202 920
Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm
Childrens Centres timetables
Did you know you can find the timetables for all Buckinghamshire’s Children’s Centres in one place? These timetables, along with the activities and services running are on the Buckinghamshire Family Information Service (BFIS) website: www.bucksfamilyinfo.org/childrens-centres
From the “Children’s Centres” section you can:
- Search for centres by name, keywords and postcode
- View and download the latest timetables, under “Useful Documents”
- Discover what services and activities are on offer
- Access detailed Local Offer information on Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
- Share information with others via social media, SMS and email