What’s on for kids this October Half Term around Marlow

What’s on for kids this October Half Term around Marlow

No sooner are the kids back at school and half term is upon us! That said, I know my boys will be ready for a routine break, to be not rushed out the house and to perhaps enjoy some of the lovely activities put on for our children locally.

There are plenty of activities in Marlow from fun days out to enjoy together to organised Ofsted approved holiday camps.

4 of the best local holiday camp’s

Paul Delgado Tennis Camps
Mon 28th October – Thurs 31st October 2019 held at St Piran’s School, Maidenhead. Suitable for children aged 4-16yrs. Groups will be arranged according to age and ability. Session times 9am-12pm / 1pm-4pm / 9am-4pm and 8.30am-5pm. E: admin@livingtennis.co.uk

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Holiday Heroes Holiday Camps
Runs Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November at Bisham Abbey Sports Centre, Marlow between 9am and 4pm.  Multi sports, fun games and activities for children 5 to 11yrs old.
E: enquiries.bishamabbey@serco.com

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Holiday Cookery Workshops
Autumn themed cookery workshops for 5-15 yr olds in Beaconsfield, High Wycombe & Henley. Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake, Toad in the Hole & Sticky Ginger Cake. 10.00-13.00 *EARLY COOK DISCOUNT £30 instead of £35** offer ends Sunday 6th Oct.
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Get Active Sports Holiday Camp

Get Active Sports Holiday Camp
28th October to 1st November. Running at the Redgrave Sports Centre their camps promise fun and imaginative sports sessions combined with challenging games, activities and themed Art & Craft. For children aged 4 to 15yrs old. Oftsted registered child care.

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4 of the best Holiday Camp’s

  • Paul Delgado Tennis Camps

    Mon 28th October – Thurs 31st October 2019 held at St Piran’s School, Maidenhead. Suitable for children aged 4-16yrs. Groups will be arranged according to age and ability. Session times 9am-12pm / 1pm-4pm / 9am-4pm and 8.30am-5pm. E: admin@livingtennis.co.uk
  • Holiday Heroes Holiday Camps

    Runs Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November at Bisham Abbey Sports Centre, Marlow between 9am and 4pm. Multi sports, fun games and activities for children 5 to 11yrs old. E: enquiries.bishamabbey@serco.com
  • Smart Raspberry Cookery

    Autumn themed cookery workshops for 5-15 yr olds in Beaconsfield, High Wycombe & Henley. Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake, Toad in the Hole & Sticky Ginger Cake. 10.00-13.00 *EARLY COOK DISCOUNT £30 instead of £35** offer ends Sunday 6th Oct.
  • Get Active Sports Camps

    28th October to 1st November. Running at the Redgrave Sports Centre their camps promise fun and imaginative sports sessions combined with challenging games, activities and themed Art & Craft. For children aged 4 to 15yrs old. Oftsted registered child care.

Local Halloween Themed Activities

Local Halloween Themed Activities

  • Fri
    18
    Oct
    2019

    Random and Rocks Halloween Show

    5:30pm until 7pmThe Magnet Leisure Centre, Maidenhead

    Random Adam & Jonny Rocks are two family entertainers who have a crazy/fun/spooky Halloween show for your kids (Ideal for primary school kids & younger).  This will feature on stage fun Halloween entertainment with interactive Games/Silly Challenges/ Dances & SLIME! Find out more.

  • Wed
    23
    Oct
    2019
    Sun
    03
    Nov
    2019

    Halloween half term

    10am until 4pmStonor Park, Henley

    This half term Stonor Park are having a Spooktacular Halloween event! Take your family to search the garden for riddles and secret messages – work together to solve the mystery and receive a sweet treat! They also have pumpkin carving, and no-carve pumpkin decorating for the little ones. Your ticket to our Halloween event also includes Wonder Woods, where children can climb, swing, and run around for hours. Find out more.

  • Fri
    25
    Oct
    2019
    Sat
    26
    Oct
    2019

    Halloween Nets Adventure

    Various session start times between 5pm and 6pmBlack Park, Slough

    The Go Ape Nets Adventure course but with a spooky twist! Enjoy family-friendly fun high up on nets in the darkness this autumn. And if you spot a ghoul then there are plenty of tree houses to hide in!  Dates & Times for Halloween Nets Adventure: 5pm, 5.15pm, 5.30pm, 5.45pm & 6pm. Find out more/book here.

  • Sat
    26
    Oct
    2019
    Sun
    03
    Nov
    2019

    Half Term Halloween Entertainment

    10:30am until 5:30pmBlenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

    There is a spooky itinerary of events and activities to entertain your little ghouls during October Half Term! Hop on board the ghost train and head through the creepy tunnel to the Pleasure Gardens where a bone-anza of activities are to be found. There will be a host of treats on offer at the Pleasure Gardens Pizza Cafe including our seasonal Pumpkin pizza, as well as ice-scream and other delectable treats for little witches and wizards! Find out more.

  • Sat
    26
    Oct
    2019
    Tue
    03
    Dec
    2019

    Horrible Halloween at Waddesdon

    10am until 3pmWaddesdon Mannor,Aylesbury

    Throughout October half-term there will be a Halloween trail, spooky treats to tickle your tastebuds, and crafty activities for everyone to get involved with. Also pumkin carving and spooky story telling. Check their website for full details.

  • Sat
    26
    Oct
    2019
    Tue
    03
    Dec
    2019

    Horrible Halloween at Waddesdon

    10am until 3pmWaddesdon Mannor,Aylesbury

    Waddesdon are offering a spooky Halloween tea, including a delicious spooky snake, a ghost meringue and an eyeball cupcake. They have added an eerie twist to our regular afternoon teas for adults too.  Check their website for full details.

  • Sat
    26
    Oct
    2019
    Sun
    03
    Nov
    2019

    Halloween Festival

    10am until 5:30pmOdds Farm Park, Hedsor

    Pumpkin Patch pick up and carving! Enjoy Spellbinding Shows with the Oddsocks Family and discover the frightfully fun Crafty Trick or Treat Walk and much more! It’s an event to spook your Oddsocks off! Find out more.

  • Wed
    30
    Oct
    2019

    Halloween Special! Face your Fears: Spooky Skeletons & Deathly Drawings

    10am to 2pmWoolley Firs Environmental Education Centre, Maidenhead, SL6 3LJ

    Wrap up warm and head to the woods for activities about predators, decomposers and other nasty nature. Creepy fun for all the family! Activities will take around two hours to complete so arrive at a time that suits within the advertised window. Activities are aimed at 4-11 years. Younger and older siblings are welcome to accompany.  Find out more.

  • Wed
    30
    Oct
    2019

    Halloween Disco and Spooky Night Train

    6pm until 8pmBuckinghamshire Railway Center, Aylesbury

    Halloween Disco! ENJOY OUR FAMILY HALLOWEEN DISCO 6-8pm RIDE THE SPOOKY NIGHT TRAIN 6-7pm FANCY DRESS COMPETITION All children to be accompanied by an adult Hot dogs and soup will be available to purchase from our cafe. Pre-booking essential. Find out more.

  • Thu
    31
    Oct
    2019

    Halloween Special! Face your Fears: Spooky Skeletons & Deathly Drawings

    10am to 2pmWoolley Firs Environmental Education Centre, Maidenhead, SL6 3LJ

    Wrap up warm and head to the woods for activities about predators, decomposers and other nasty nature. Creepy fun for all the family! Activities will take around two hours to complete so arrive at a time that suits within the advertised window. Activities are aimed at 4-11 years. Younger and older siblings are welcome to accompany.  Find out more.

  • Thu
    31
    Oct
    2019

    Marlow Bottom Halloween Party

    2:30pm to 4:30pmMarlow Bottom Village Hall

    Join Marlow Bottom Preschool for an afternoon full of Halloween fun with a bouncy castle, themed messy play provided by ‘It Makes Sens-ory’ and a spooky disco all included in the price! Try your luck at the Witches Hat game, a favourite from last year, and have a dip in her cauldron to find a prize. There'll be hot dogs, cakes and drinks to keep you refreshed as well as face painting and tattoos to ensure you are fully prepared to go trick or treating when the party finishes! Email fundraising@marlowbottompreschool.org.uk to book your place as they expect this to be a busy one! £5 for one child, £2.50 for siblings

  • Thu
    31
    Oct
    2019

    Halloween Ghost Hunt

    Entry from 3pmWycombe Museum

    Meet the ghosts of Castle Hill House as you tour the Museum in this after-dark experience. Come dressed up and ready to scare as you enjoy some frightening foods and take part in ghoulish games. Can you solve the clues to complete your mission and make it out safely? Recommended for children age 4 – 11.  Entry in 20 minute booked slots between 3pm and 6.40pm. Find out more.

  • Fri
    01
    Nov
    2019

    Spooky Wooky Halloween Disco

    1pm to 2:30pm and 3pm to 4:30pmSea Cadets Hall, Marlow

    DISCO & PARTY GAMES FROM DAVE THE DISCO FOR CHILDREN 1 TO 10 Years - Parents Must Attend FACE PAINTER IN ATTENDANCE 30 MINUTES BEFORE PARTIES & DURING THE PARTIES. Find out more/book tickets.

  • Fri
    01
    Nov
    2019

    Halloween Spectacular

    5pm to 9pmChiltern Open Air Museum, Chalfont St Giles

    For one night only, they be opening their doors for a spooktacular family Halloween event that sees our historic buildings decorated and inhabited by costumed characters. This year the event will have a new spectacular fire performance with fire pits set out in the Museum’s event field and a special timed spooky horse display. Spooky stories, toasted marshmallows, halloween crafts, activities, stories and games for the whole family. Find out more.

  • Fri
    01
    Nov
    2019
    Sat
    02
    Nov
    2019

    Halloween Nets Adventure

    Various session start times between 5pm and 6pmBlack Park, Slough

    The Go Ape Nets Adventure course but with a spooky twist! Enjoy family-friendly fun high up on nets in the darkness this autumn. And if you spot a ghoul then there are plenty of tree houses to hide in!  Dates & Times for Halloween Nets Adventure: 5pm, 5.15pm, 5.30pm, 5.45pm & 6pm. Find out more/book here.

  • Sun
    03
    Nov
    2019

    Spooky Sing along Concertini

    11:30 am and 2pmNorden Farm, Maidenhead

    Bring the whole family and sing along to a spooky 45 minutes of music from stage and screen. Including songs from The Rocky Horror Picture Show and The Little Shop of Horrors all performed by West End singer Mairi Cowieson and friends. The 11.30am show is a Relaxed performance – ideal for families with babies and toddlers or children with SEND. Find out more.

All other non Halloween Activities

All other non Halloween Activities

  • Sat
    19
    Oct
    2019
    Sun
    20
    Oct
    2019

    Autumn food festival

    10am until 4pmStonor Park, Henley

    There will be a wide range of up to 60 artisan food and drink stalls selling local and regional produce. Our Autumn Festival Kitchen will focus on seasonality and will have some amazing demonstrations, talks, and tastings. This event marks the beginning of the transition into warm and wintery culinary delights. Find out more.

  • Wed
    23
    Oct
    2019
    Sat
    26
    Oct
    2019

    Billionaire Boy by David Walliams

    Various show timesThe Wycombe Swan Theatre

    From the award-winning West End producers of Gangsta Granny and Awful Auntie comes this amazing new production of David Walliams’ best-selling story! Find out more/book tickets.

  • Sat
    26
    Oct
    2019

    Teddies music presents pirate pete and princess polly

    10:30am and 2pmNorden Farm, Maidenhead

    Teddies Music Club brings you a swashbuckling adventure for young children. The whole Teddies Team will be on stage to bring you a delightful family show full of fun with your favourite action songs. WHY? Why not dress up in your favourite pirate or princess outfit! Age guidance: 1 - 6 years.   Find out more.

  • Sat
    26
    Oct
    2019

    H2Glow: UV experience with Finn and Twinkle

    1pm to 2pmPearce Suite Theatre at The Magnet, Maidenhead

    Dive in to a magical under the sea UV experience as Finn and Twinkle take you on a journey through the ocean in search of hidden treasure. H2GLO is a 45 minute show packed with colourful puppets, set and a catchy pop soundtrack. You can even meet and greet the characters at the end of the show for a photo opportunity! Find out more.

  • Sat
    26
    Oct
    2019

    H2GLO

    1pm until 2pmThe Pearce Suite Theatre, Magnet, Maidenhead

    Be greeted by well known costume characters, choose to have free UV paint upon arrival & join us with this fantastic show for families with young children. Dive in to a magical under the sea UV experience as Finn and Twinkle take you on a journey through the ocean in search of hidden treasure. 45 minute show packed with colourful puppets, set and a catchy pop soundtrack. Find out more.

  • Mon
    28
    Oct
    2019

    Make a model dragon boat

    10:30 to 12:30pmHenley River and Rowing Museum

    Take inspiration from dragon boats and an ancient Greek trireme to construct a ship with awesome oars and a fearsome fiery figurehead. You will be introduced to simple woodworking skills using balsa and bamboo and take home your own model boat. 7-11 years. Booking Essential.

  • Mon
    28
    Oct
    2019

    Morgan West Unbelievable Science

    11:30am and 2pmNorden Farm, Maidenhead

    Morgan & West present captivating chemistry, phenomenal physics and bonkers biology in this science extravaganza! Expect explosive thrills, chemical spills and a risk assessment that gives their stage manager chills. All backed up by the daring duo’s trademark wit, charm and detailed knowledge of the scientific method. Leave your lab coats at the door it’s time for Unbelievable Science!   Find out more.

  • Mon
    28
    Oct
    2019
    Wed
    30
    Oct
    2019

    Calm Little Minds Holiday Camp Fun

    9am until 3pmWooburn Scout HQ, Watery Lane, HP10 0NE

    Join Calm Little Minds for a Half term Halloween & Fireworks themed Holiday Camp. Your child can expect a home from home environment to help them feel calm & relaxed whilst being able to take part in activities such as arts & crafts, cooking, games, outside fun and much more. Suitable for children age 4 – 10 yrs. Find out more information/book.

  • Tue
    29
    Oct
    2019

    Forest Friends

    10:30 to 12:30pmHenley River and Rowing Museum

    Make little people from card and real twigs then find out about what happen to minibeasts and creatures that live in the woodland as Autumn arrives. 4-7 years. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  Booking Essential.

  • Tue
    29
    Oct
    2019
    Thu
    31
    Oct
    2019

    Musical theatre workshops: Frozen, Greatest Showman, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    10am to 5pmThe Wycombe Swan Theatre

    This is a fun-packed workshop of dancing and acting inspired by these musical sensations. Participants will learn dance sequences and will create scenes and characters based on these Musical Theatre titles. This course will teach children the importance of listening and team work, and will help develop their concentration and creativity skills. Open to all children ages 7–13 years, no prior dancing experience required. Workshops run from 10am-5pm. Find out more/book tickets.

  • Tue
    29
    Oct
    2019
    Wed
    30
    Oct
    2019

    Rumpelstiltskin and the snail of destiny

    11:30am and 2pmNorden Farm, Maidenhead

    A new version of the Grimms' classic tale. Poor Polly Buckwheat is in a bit of a pickle! If she doesn’t turn a roomful of straw into gold by morning, the greedy King will turn a bit nasty. But should she accept the kind help of an eccentric dwarf who mysteriously appears in her prison cell? WHY? With trademark puppets, music, storytelling and transforming sets. Age guidance 4 - 11 years.   Find out more.

  • Tue
    29
    Oct
    2019

    Brainiac LIVE

    2:00 pmThe Wycombe Swan Theatre

    Strap on your safety goggles boys and girls, due to popular demand Science’s greatest and most volatile live show is returning with a vengeance. Based on the Original TV Show and celebrating it’s 10th Anniversary live on tour, Brainiac Live! is back. Expect exploding dustbins, combusting microwaves and loads of live daredevil stunts! Watch from the safety of your seat as the Brainiacs delve fearlessly into the mysteries of science and do all of those things on stage that you’re too scared to do at home!  Find out more/book tickets.

  • Wed
    30
    Oct
    2019

    The Angry Birds Movie 2 [U]

    11:30 amNorden Farm, Maidenhead

    A new threat emerges that puts both Bird and Pig Island in danger. Red, Chuck, Bomb and Mighty Eagle recruit Chuck’s sister Silver. They team up with pig Leonard, his assistant Courtney and techpig Garry to forge an unsteady truce. Can this unlikely superteam save their homes? Find out more.

  • Thu
    31
    Oct
    2019

    Wild Wood on Halloween

    10:30 to 4pmHenley River and Rowing Museum

    Discover the nocturnal creatures of the Wild Wood for Halloween and find out how they adapt to the dark. Create an autumn picture with things that appear only at night, make a shadow puppet and get crafty designing spooky spiders, hair-raising hedgehogs and eerie owls. Follow the wild wood trail with a home-made lantern to collect a tasty treat! Free with admission.   Booking Essential.

  • Thu
    31
    Oct
    2019
    Fri
    01
    Nov
    2019

    Half Term Yoga and Activity workshop

    10am until 2:30pmHoltspur Scout Hut, Beacsonfield

    Half Term yoga and activity workshop. Encourages calm and well being, magical creatures yoga, breathing and guided meditation, wish beads, essential oil magic wands, cooking up healthy Halloween sweet treats, cosy relaxation snug. Suitable for children aged 5 to 11yrs. Booking is essential. Call Zoe on 07961 791 321. More info.

  • Thu
    31
    Oct
    2019

    The Great Big Tree Climb

    10am until 5pmHughenden Manor, High Wycombe

    Safe and fun ways to enjoy Hughenden trees from a new perspective with The Great Big Tree Clijb. All ages from 6 years old can take part and it is a great family activity. Tree climbing tests balance and co-ordination and children and adults feel a huge sense of achievement when they have completed a climb. Find out more.

  • Fri
    01
    Nov
    2019

    Towers and Turrets

    10:30 to 12:30pmHenley River and Rowing Museum

    Make a towering castle with a fantastical creature to guard its gates. 4-7 years. Under 7’s must be accompanied by an adult.  Booking Essential.

  • Fri
    01
    Nov
    2019

    Bach to Baby Family Concert

    10:30 amReading Minster, Reading

    Bach to Baby is the acclaimed concert series for the whole family to enjoy together. Featuring outstanding musicians and exhilarating performances in inspiring venues right on your doorstep. Find out more.

  • Fri
    01
    Nov
    2019

    The Angry Birds Movie 2 [U]

    11:30 amNorden Farm, Maidenhead

    A new threat emerges that puts both Bird and Pig Island in danger. Red, Chuck, Bomb and Mighty Eagle recruit Chuck’s sister Silver. They team up with pig Leonard, his assistant Courtney and techpig Garry to forge an unsteady truce. Can this unlikely superteam save their homes? Find out more.

  • Fri
    01
    Nov
    2019

    Lasers, Lights and Fireworks Display

    6pm until 8pmBlenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

    From the creators of Christmas at Blenheim Palace, enjoy a beautiful firework display set to music from Star Wars ‘Deep Space and Beyond’... Dress up in your best Star Wars inspired costume (optional) and immerse yourself in a new laser and lighting show against the magnificent backdrop of the Great Courtyard. Enjoy entertainment, including fairground rides and experience the warmth of an incredible 10 metre fire sculpture, before enjoying a spectacular firework finale.  Find out more.

  • Sun
    03
    Nov
    2019

    Den building and fire lighting workshop

    11am, 12:45pm and 2:30pmWycombe Museum

    Perfect your forest hideout with a den making session – complete with a campfire and hot chocolate to keep you warm! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults do not need tickets. Recommended age: 5+ but all are welcome. Book/find out more.

  • Sun
    03
    Nov
    2019

    Archery sessions

    Every 30mins from 11:30 until 3pmWycombe Museum

    Aim for a bulls eye in an archery workshop! Children must be accompanied by an adult – adults only need buy tickets if they are participating. For adults and children aged 7+. Book/find out more.

The Marlow Fireworks Guide 2019

See details of all the local Fireworks and Bonfire night events running this year in and around Marlow. Which are the best for young children, which have additional attractions, see ticket prices and booking links. See the guide

The Marlow Fireworks Guide 2019

See details of all the local Fireworks and Bonfire night events running this year in and around Marlow. Which are the best for young children, which have additional attractions, see ticket prices and booking links. See the guide

Did you know that MarlowMums.com lists all the local family friendly events running in and around Marlow? Have a look at What’s on this Weekend.