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May Half Term Guide

Visiting us this May Half Term? Here's our guide to what's on...

Here's our guide to some of the great family events taking place over the May Half Term break in and around Weston-super-Mare.

From 26th May right through until the 2nd June, you can visit Funland at The Tropicana! This free to enter family funfair has rides suitable for all ages to enjoy, and food and drink. Rides are chargeable.

Ahoy there, calling all pirates! Prepare for a week o’ ruckas, hoots and hollars, as SeaQuarium Weston is taken over by a band of pirates and their Captain, Sid the Shark!

The pirate event at SeaQuarium Weston is being held from 27 May – 4 June from 10am-4pm. Captain Sid along with his merry crew will be docking into SeaQuarium Weston to ensure a fun filled, pirate-tastic week will be had by all. Avast-ye for there will be a range of activities going on including feeds, talks and presentations throughout the day.

For fans of animals, don’t miss Noah's Ark Zoo Farm's Love Your Zoo Week from 27th May to 3rd June from 10.30am - 5pm. The event encourages visitors to find all the hidden hearts in the animal enclosures for a chance to win an Animal Adoption, as well as workshops to make delicious treats for the animals. There will also be a photo competition and plenty of love-themed festivities.

If that's not your thing go down to the Grand Pier on 28 May, you're in for a big surprise! Join the Teddy Bears for fun, games and a delicious picnic on the Pier! Children will enjoy a disco and party games before setting out their picnic blankets ready for a delicious lunch. After their picnic the fun continues with the chance to meet and dance with Ted the Bear!

In Hewish from the 28th to 29th May, it's Cros R Us at Puxton Park. Crocs R Us and their team of reptiles will be at Puxton Park for a first-hand experience with crocodiles, alligators and other reptiles! 

Come to Princess Royal Square on 29th May between 12pm - 4pm and visit Courtney's Petting Farm for hands-on, interactive fun that will bring smiles to the faces of young and old. Helping children to develop a caring attitude towards animals and encourage their confidence and awareness, meet animals including miniature Shetland ponies, miniature donkey, chickens, micro pigs and pygmy goats.

On the 29th May, head over to The Bishop's Palace & Gardens in Wells where you can take part in their Family Fun Friday! Starting from 11:00am-3pm families can head along to the Community Garden for Family Fun Friday with a theme of “Nature Ninjas”. Join in for activities including pond dipping, minibeast hunting, seed sowing and a garden trail.

At Brean Leisure Park on the 31st May, meet TV stars Sooty and Richard from 2pm!

For the full events calendar, please head over to our Events page, and if you would like to send us your event, to be advertised for free on our webite, please complete our Event Submission Form!

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  1. Dance classes

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    Dance classes

    Type

    Dance

    Weston-super-Mare

    Modern jive with a bit of West coast swing
    Every Tuesday evening

    Dates

    From:
    6 Sep 2016 To 1 Jan 2019
  2. Weston Street Art Trail

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    Weston Street Art Trail

    Type

    Arts and Culture

    Weston-super-Mare

    A great way to see Street Art in action around the town, with everything from Danger Mouse to the Dark Knight... there's something for everyone!

    Download here or pick up the trail map to take you around the town to see the fantastic Street Art by Weston-super-Mare's very own artist JPS!

    ...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Feb 2017 To 31 Oct 2017
  3. Geocaching in Weston-super-Mare

    Geocaching in Weston-super-Mare

    Type

    Free Event

    Weston-super-Mare

    Geocache treasure in Weston-super-Mare.

    Looking for something fun to do that doesn't break the bank? Why not trygeocaching. It's great fun, free and a great way to explore the outdoors. The geocaching craze sees keen treasure hunters and hobbyists attempt to track down hidden items, known as...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Mar 2017 To 31 Dec 2017
  4. Weston-super-Mare Open Bowling Tournaments

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    Weston-super-Mare Open Bowling Tournaments

    Type

    Competition/Game

    Walliscote Road, Weston-super-mare

    Men's Open Tournament 19th to 25th June 2017 - Ladies Tournament 20th to 26th August 2017 for entry form click on website.

    Public Pay & Play every day £5 per session up to 2hrs inc hire of all equipment. Petanque £1.50

    Dates

    From:
    8 Apr 2017 To 30 Sep 2017
  5. Weston Sand Sculpture Festival

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    Weston Sand Sculpture Festival

    Type

    Show/Display

    Weston-super-Mare

    IT’S A TOPSY TURVY WORLD

    Brexit! Trump! Climate change!  What on earth is going on?  It’s a Tospsy Turvy world we live in and this year the Weston Sand Sculpture Festival is going to be just that…Topsy Turvy!

    Artistic leader Nicola Wood said” We are all so excited about the public choice...

    Dates

    From:
    14 Apr 2017 To 30 Sep 2017
  6. Buggy Walks at Apex Park in Burnham on Sea

    Buggy Walks at Apex Park in Burnham on Sea

    Type

    Walking

    Burnham-On-Sea

    Hosted by King Alfred Sports Centre
    Meet friends, have fun and keep fit with your tots!
    6 week course starting on Wednesday 19 April 2017 at 9.30am at Apex Park in Burnham (meet at park entrance).
    £3 per session - first session FREE.
    Includes instructed fitness session using the Park Gym...

    Dates

    From:
    19 Apr 2017 To 31 May 2017
  7. Funland @ The Tropicana

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    Funland @ The Tropicana

    Type

    Fete/Fair

    Weston-super-Mare

    FUNLAND @ THE TROPICANA this summer in Weston-super-Mare!

    Following the success of this event in 2016, we are delighted to announce we will be back for the duration of the Easter and Summer holidays in 2017.

    Free entry with a token scheme in place. Each token can be purchased for £1. Ride...

    Dates

    From:
    28 Apr 2017 To 18 Jun 2017
  8. 'Snapshots in Time' Historical Exhibition

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    'Snapshots in Time' Historical Exhibition

    Type

    Historical

    Wells

    This new exhibition at The Bishop’s Palace will take two significant, historical maps of Wells; the Simes map of 1735 and the 1860 Town Plan as snapshots in time to help us to explore what life was like in this city in the 18th and 19th centuries and to uncover some of Wells’ lost or hidden...

    Dates

    From:
    6 May 2017 To 30 Sep 2017
  9. Sand Bay Beach Clean Up - Marine Conservation Society

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    Sand Bay Beach Clean Up - Marine Conservation Society

    Type

    Charity

    Kewstoke

    Are you a child of the sixties and earlier? This was a busy era with so much going on – Coronation Street hit our screens for the first time, Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space and the first heart transplant took place. So many firsts!

    Now we want to offer you the opportunity to do a...

    Dates

    From:
    17 May 2017 To 27 May 2017
  10. What if the Plane Falls out of the Sky?

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    What if the Plane Falls out of the Sky?

    Type

    Performance

    Weston-super-Mare

    Idiot Child, in association with Bristol Old Vic Ferment present...What if the Plane Falls out of the Sky? Thursday 25 - Saturday 27 May 8pm / £10 / Age 12+ / 75min What if how I feel about the world and myself at 4am, what if that is the truth? What if I get killed in an avalanche and most...

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2017 To 27 May 2017

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