Family events

Wasps Rugby 2017/18 Fixtures

Friday 28 July 2017 – Saturday 5 May 2018

Wasps Rugby 2017/18 Fixtures

Time: 15:00 - 17:00

Location: Ricoh Arena Ricoh Arena, Phoenix Way, Coventry, CV6 6GE

Cost: Variable

The 2017/18 fixtures our Wasps will be taking on throughout this season. Come on you Wasps!

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The Play's The Thing

Monday 25 September 2017 – Sunday 1 April 2018

The Play's The Thing

Time: 10:20 -

Location: Royal Shakespeare Company Waterside Stratford-upon-Avon Warwickshire CV37 6BB

Cost: £8.50

Discover the magic of theatre-making in the Royal Shakespeare Company's interactive family friendly exhibition, The Play's The Thing.

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FA Wildcats Football Club

Sunday 22 October 2017 – Sunday 7 January 2018

FA Wildcats Football Club

Time: 09:30 - 11:00

Location: University of Warwick Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Cost: £2

FA Wildcats Football Clubs are a new opportunity for girls to play football in a safe and fun environment with FA-qualified coaches. The first session is free and there's no need to book.

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Weekly Walks

Wednesday 3 January 2018 – Friday 21 December 2018

Weekly Walks

Time: 13:30 -

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: See below

Free guided walk to help you get the most from Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

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Mini Motorists

Monday 15 January 2018 – Monday 16 April 2018

Mini Motorists

Time: 10:30 - 12:00

Location: British Motor Museum Gaydon, CV35 0BJ

Cost: £14

Enjoy the Museum's Mini Motorist under 5's activity mornings and discover through play, the world's largest collection of historic British cars.

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Bear Cubs Climbing Club

Saturday 20 January 2018 – Saturday 17 March 2018

Bear Cubs Climbing Club

Time: 09:00 - 15:00

Location: University of Warwick Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Cost: £45

Let your little cubs experience our Bear Rock climbing wall every weekend. 'Bear Cubs' kids club runs for two hours on Saturdays or Sundays.
£45 per month per child or £42 if paying by direct debit.

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Family Swim

Sunday 21 January 2018 – Friday 16 March 2018

Family Swim

Time: 13:00 - 15:00

Location: University of Warwick Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Cost: £4

Dedicated family-friendly pool time with floats, toys and fun. Please check our weekly timetable before arriving. Children under 12 must be under parental supervision.

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Bear Cubs Climbing Club

Sunday 21 January 2018 – Monday 19 March 2018

Bear Cubs Climbing Club

Time: 09:00 - 15:00

Location: University of Warwick Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Cost: £45

Let your little cubs experience our Bear Rock climbing wall every weekend. 'Bear Cubs' kids club runs for two hours on Saturdays or Sundays.
£45 per month per child or £42 if paying by direct debit.

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February Half Term at Twycross Zoo

Friday 9 February 2018 – Sunday 25 February 2018

February Half Term at Twycross Zoo

Time: 10:00 - 17:00

Location: Twycross Zoo Burton Road, Atherstone, Warwickshire CV9 3PX

Cost: £19.95

Bring the whole family for a trip to Twycross Zoo this Half Term from 10th – 25th February 2018 – we’re open every day from 10am – 5pm!

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The Doodle Dance Show

Friday 23 February 2018 – Sunday 25 February 2018

The Doodle Dance Show

Time: -

Location: Warwick Arts Centre Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Cost: £11.25

Grab a pen and kick off your shoes for this playful, interactive show that will get the whole family doodling, moving and imagining together.

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A Tiger's Tale

Friday 23 February 2018

A Tiger's Tale

Time: -

Location: Warwick Arts Centre Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Cost: £11.25

A ramshackle travelling troupe tell us the unbelievable true story of a family of acrobats, and their adopted Tiger.

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Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

Saturday 10 March 2018 – Sunday 11 March 2018

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

Time: 12:00 - 15:00

Location: FarGo Village - The Little Vintage Cake Company Far Gosford St, Coventry, CV1 5ED

Cost: £14.95 per adult and £12.00 for children

Join us for a Beautiful Mothers Day Afternoon Tea Party.

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Free Saturday Event: Roman & Greek Civilisation Day

Saturday 10 March 2018

Free Saturday Event: Roman & Greek Civilisation Day

Time: 11:00 - 16:00

Location: Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery 227 Coton Rd, Nuneaton CV11 5TU

Cost: Free Entry

A tie in with the BBC’s Civilisations Project

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Ferret Racing & Fish 'n Chips

Saturday 10 March 2018

Ferret Racing & Fish 'n Chips

Time: 19:00 - 23:00

Location: Tiddington Community Centre Main Street, Tiddington, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 7AN.

Cost: Adults: £10 - u18’s: £8.50

Have fun at our Ferret Racing Night. Fun for all of the family.

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Vintage in the Village

Saturday 10 March 2018

Vintage in the Village

Time: 11:00 - 18:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: Free Entry

Vintage in the Village is back!! Welcome Spring in with a burst of vintage fabulousness and treat yourself to a whole new wardrobe.

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Attracting Wildlife & Building Biodiversity

Thursday 15 March 2018

Attracting Wildlife & Building Biodiversity

Time: 13:30 - 16:30

Location: Ryton Organic Gardens Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3LG

Cost: £36

Attracting the right wildlife to your garden is vital to manage many pests and diseases organically. Join us for this practical afternoon of learning more about what you need to do.

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Kidz to Adultz Middle

Thursday 15 March 2018

Kidz to Adultz Middle

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Location: Ricoh Arena - Ericsson Exhibition Hall Coventry CV6 6AQ

Cost: Free

FREE UK exhibition dedicated to children and young adults with disabilities and additional needs, their families, carers and the professionals who support them.

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England vs Ireland Under 20's in a Six Nations Double Header

Friday 16 March 2018

England vs Ireland Under 20's in a Six Nations Double Header

Time: 17:30 -

Location: Ricoh Arena Ricoh Arena, Phoenix Way, Coventry, CV6 6GE

Cost: £10 adult; £5 concessions

A Six Nations rugby double-header is coming to Coventry’s Ricoh Arena for the first time next year!

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Pub Quiz for Kids with Patrick Monahan

Saturday 17 March 2018

Pub Quiz for Kids with Patrick Monahan

Time: -

Location: Warwick Arts Centre Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Cost: £12

Story knowledge and music rounds mix with the mystery round where we know the questions but only one person can know the answer. And that person’s in the audience.
Confused? So are we!

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Monstersaurus

Saturday 31 March 2018 – Monday 2 April 2018

Monstersaurus

Time: -

Location: Warwick Arts Centre Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Cost: £13

Follow the young inventor Monty as he creates a whole world of whacky inventions and incredible monsters, but he has a problem – now he has made them all what is he going to do with them?!

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Easter Children’s Activities: Wild Nature Week

Monday 2 April 2018

Easter Children’s Activities: Wild Nature Week

Time: 10:30 - 16:30

Location: Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery 227 Coton Rd, Nuneaton CV11 5TU

Cost: Free

Get creative with these wildlife themed activities and see how many animals you can find around the Museum & Art Gallery!

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Ready Steady Lift Off!

Monday 2 April 2018

Ready Steady Lift Off!

Time: -

Location: Warwick Arts Centre Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Cost: £12.25

Welcome to our Space Station!
Learn our 7 survival steps to become an astronaut, make your own rocket, colour and lift off! This is an immersive theatre show for 3-8 year olds and their families.

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Let's Animate Family Animation Workshop - Plasticine

Wednesday 4 April 2018

Let's Animate Family Animation Workshop - Plasticine

Time: -

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: See below

Come along to the Let's Animate studio and enjoy making an animated film as a family or with friends.

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Let's Animate Lego Story - Star Wars Animation Workshop

Thursday 5 April 2018

Let's Animate Lego Story - Star Wars Animation Workshop

Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: £12.00 per child ages 7+

Come along to the Let's Animate studio and create your very own Star Wars Lego stop frame animation.

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Easter Children’s Activities: At the Coast Week

Tuesday 10 April 2018 – Thursday 12 April 2018

Easter Children’s Activities: At the Coast Week

Time: 10:30 - 16:30

Location: Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery 227 Coton Rd, Nuneaton CV11 5TU

Cost: Free Entry

This week is inspired by all the paintings of the sea that can be found in the Museum & Art Gallery. How many can you find?

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Let's Animate Family Animation Workshop - Cutout

Wednesday 11 April 2018

Let's Animate Family Animation Workshop - Cutout

Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: See below

Do you love to draw, then why not come along to the Let's Animate Studio and bring those drawings to life making an animated film as a family or with friends.

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Let's Animate Lego Story - Star Wars Animation Workshop

Thursday 12 April 2018

Let's Animate Lego Story - Star Wars Animation Workshop

Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: £12.00 per child ages 7+

Come along to the Let's Animate studio and create your very own Star Wars Lego stop frame animation.

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The Oxford Concert Party in Concert

Saturday 28 April 2018

The Oxford Concert Party in Concert

Time: 19:00 - 22:00

Location: Bulkington Community and Conference Centre School Road, Warwickshire, CV12 9JB

Cost: £10

A Great musical evening to be enjoyed by all.
Bar & Raffle.

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My Wild Life: Spring Woodland Flowers

Wednesday 2 May 2018

My Wild Life: Spring Woodland Flowers

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £5

Learn to identify as you enjoy a guided walk with an expert.

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Wild Fest @ Brandon Marsh

Saturday 5 May 2018

Wild Fest @ Brandon Marsh

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £1

A wild day out for all ages.

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My Wild Life: Bats

Thursday 10 May 2018

My Wild Life: Bats

Time: 20:00 - 22:00

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £5

Find out more about the marvellous bats of Warwickshire.

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My Wild Life: Bats

Saturday 12 May 2018

My Wild Life: Bats

Time: 20:00 - 22:00

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £5

Find out more about the marvelous bats of Warwickshire.

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BMCV Guided Walk

Saturday 19 May 2018

BMCV Guided Walk

Time: 10:30 -

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £2.50

Explore Brandon Marsh with the people who care for it day to day.

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Let's Animate Lego Story Animation Workshop

Thursday 31 May 2018

Let's Animate Lego Story Animation Workshop

Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: £12.00 per child ages 7+

Come along to the Let's Animate studio and create your very own Lego stop frame animation.

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National Metro & Mini Show

Sunday 3 June 2018

National Metro & Mini Show

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: British Motor Museum Gaydon, CV35 0BJ

Cost: £14

A one day Show dedicated to iconic marques Mini, Metro and MINI (BMW) at the British Motor Museum. See hundreds of these popular British cars dating back as far as 1959.

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BMC & Leyland Show

Sunday 1 July 2018

BMC & Leyland Show

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: British Motor Museum Gaydon, CV35 0BJ

Cost: £14

A real enthusiasts' Show celebrating the vehicles produced by BMC, British Leyland, The Rover Group and pre-BMC group. There will be cars, commercials and military vehicles on display.

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Old Ford Rally

Sunday 15 July 2018

Old Ford Rally

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: British Motor Museum Gaydon, CV35 0BJ

Cost: £14

A must-attend for Classic Ford fans, see a wide range of vehicles from this iconic marque in the 10th Old Ford Rally at the British Motor Museum.

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Classic Van & Pick Up Show

Sunday 5 August 2018

Classic Van & Pick Up Show

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: British Motor Museum Gaydon, CV35 0BJ

Cost: £14

This annual Show has an impressive range of light commercial vehicles including camper vans, minibuses, pick ups, police vehicles, vans and more.

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Retro Truck Show

Saturday 8 September 2018

Retro Truck Show

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: British Motor Museum Gaydon, CV35 0BJ

Cost: £14

On 8 & 9 September, join us to celebrate some of the UK’s leading manufacturers including DAF, Scania and Volvo. See some of the best modern classic trucks from between 1970 and 2000.

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