Summer Holiday Ideas!
With school out for the summer, and the cost of living crisis on everyone’s mind, the pressure to ‘do something fun’ with our children can feel a little overwhelming. Here at The Hiking Household we know only too well how difficult it can be to fill the days with your children so we have listed a few events below that are happening this Summer in Cumbria!
To access the full description of each walk, or activity, then please click on the title where you will be redirected to the events website, or booking page.
Every Saturday during the summer holidays:
- Family crafts, drop in 1-4pm for a different arty craft every single week. This summer all family crafts are completely free, so you don’t even need museum admission. Just turn up.
Every Monday during the summer holidays:
- Roman Day and dress up, 10am-4pm (included in admission)
- Storytelling, 11am (included in admission)
- Magic show, one hour, £8 (£4.50 for annual ticket holders). 11am on the 24th July, 31st July, 28th august, 4th September.
Every Tuesday during the summer holidays:
- History themed crafts, drop in 1-4pm (free)
Science Show: 25th July & 29th august, 2pm-3.30pm. Paid event, tickets required.
Every Wednesday during the summer holidays:
- Tullie Toddlers, 10am-11.30 (free).
Paw Patrol: 26th July, 11am and 2pm. Paid event, tickets required.
Every Thursday in the summer holidays:
- 1-4pm nature themed craft drop offs (free).
Every Friday in the summer holidays:
- 10.30-12pm: secret garden outdoor fun (free).
4th-13th of august: paid event. Bouncefest. One hour slots to book, inflatables and pop up cafe for adults.
1st august and 5th sept: paid event: science workshop.
19th august: family silent disco 2-4pm
22nd august: paid event, RagTag theatre show.
Click here to be directed to the Tullie website to see all family events this summer.
Library Events throughout Cumbria:
Summer Reading Challenge:
Various pop up events throughout the county at many libraries, free crafts. Drop in, no need to book. Head to the Cumbrian Libraries page on Eventbrite to find out more click here.
There’s also sporty fun drop in’s, football reading games, rhyming/poem drop in’s all at various libraries across Cumbria. Check out the eventbrite for exact times and dates.
Liz Million local author is also hosting some drawing tutorials throughout the summer, please note these are free events but bookable so please do check Eventbrite to book your free tickets.
Outdoor Theatre Events
Various outdoor theatres throughout the summer: these are all paid events and tickets are required.
Alice in Wonderland: 24th august 7pm
10th august Robin Hood 5.30pm
Ford Park, Ulverston:
Bad Dad, David Walliams. 2.30pm 26th August
Sense and Sensibility, July 27th.
Peter Rabbit, August 2nd.
Wind in the Willows, 25th August.
Theatre by the lake performances (indoor):
18th and 19th august: Moomins
23rd and 24th august: Roald Dahl
30th august: Seedheart