Lots of family fun during summer holidays

Published Wednesday, 12th July 2017
Museum at Clifton Park
Clifton Park Museum

There are lots of “roar-some” family fun activities for children during the summer holidays at Clifton Park Museum and Boston Castle.

On Tuesday 8 August get your bucket and spades ready for Clifton by the Sea. Drop in between 11am and 1pm or 2pm and 4pm, and join in lots of seaside themed craft activities. The event costs £2.50 per child. No booking is required.

Budding scientists can take part in Mad Science Family Fun Day on Tuesday 15 August, when a child can create their own mad scientist and have a go at some exciting experiments for just £3.50. There are two sessions, either 11am to 1pm or 2pm to 4pm. It is essential to book a place in advance.

On Tuesday 22 August, children can come along to Clifton Park Museum and make a lantern to light up their own garden at night. Drop in between 11am and 1pm or 2pm and 4pm. The event costs £2.50 per child. No booking is required.

If your child is between the age of 3 and 12 years, drop by and try these unmissable activities. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Keep the boredom at bay with pottery fun at Boston Castle’s Family Fun Days at Throw a Pot Part One on Wednesday 9 August and Throw A Pot Part Two on Wednesday 16 August. Also, an owl themed craft workshop The Owl Pen Pot takes place on Wednesday 23 August.

The Throw A Pot workshops cost £6.50 for both or £3.50 per workshop (non-refundable). Workshops are available between 11.15am and 12.30pm and 1.15pm and 2.30pm. Suitable for children of all abilities aged 3 to 11 years old. Booking is required. A place must be booked on the workshop in advance.

Cllr Taiba Yasseen, Rotherham Council’s Cabinet Member for Neighbourhood Working and Cultural Services said: “The summer family events are very popular and are a great way to keep the children entertained during the school holidays. We encourage all children to come along and have lots of creative fun.”

Call Clifton Park Museum on 01709 336633