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Week 5 of the school summer holidays 2018

Week five of the school summer holidays has begun, hope your all enjoying the school summer holidays so far.

Here we have have our top suggestions of things to enjoy with the children this week.

Monday 20/08/2018

The Chantry centre beach

The Chantry beach has everything you’ll need to have fun this summer; sand, shopping, games, competitions and prizes.

Every Monday in August, from 11am – 4pm, the upper mall in the centre will become home to a Chantry Beach bonaza with lots of fun free activities for all of the family.

Summer Activities

August 20 @ 10:00 am11:30 am
Totcity, 13 Chantry Way
Andover, SP10 1LS

Join us at the all new Totcity every Monday during the summer holidays for a fun packed session. Enjoy lunch and a hot drink at the Cafe £6.50 per child – includes a play at Totcity – Suitable for all ages Bookings via Totcity or Tinker box

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Tuesday 21st August 2018

Hampshire Open Studios at The Sheep Shed Gallery

August 14 @ 10:00 amSeptember 1 @ 4:00 pm
The Sheep Shed Gallery and Tearoom, Fairground Craft Centre Weyhill
Andover, SP11 0QN

From 14th August to 1st September, The Sheep Shed Gallery is hosting Andover Arts and Crafts Society. We pride ourselves on providing a haven of arts and crafts by local artists; all alongside a delicious array of cakes, treats and homemade lunches. The perfect place to meet with friends and browse our arts and crafts

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Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Summer Holiday Fun featuring Wild and Wacky Wednesdays

July 25 @ 11:00 amAugust 31 @ 5:00 pm
Musuem of Army Flying, Middle Wallop
Near Andover, Hampshire SO20 8DY United Kingdom

Come into the Museum of Army flying for some Wild and Wacky fun during the summer holidays During the week throughout the summer holidays, between 11am and 2pm we will be doing a selection of Art and Craft Activities. This year, however, we will be introducing Wild and Wacky Wednesdays, which will feature either a either a ‘wild’ – wildlife or a ‘wacky’ – science experiment theme on each Wednesday.

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Princess Day at The Tea Cosy

August 22 @ 10:00 amAugust 23 @ 5:00 pm
The Teacosy, The Tea Cosy, Hurstbourne Tarrant The Dene, Hurstbourne Tarrant SP11 0AS United Kingdom + Google Map

10.30-12.00. (Characters will visit from 10.45-11.45). During that hour Princesses will greet guests at each individual table with time for photos, autographs and time to get to know each guest. Following this will be story time, and live sing-along. Guests can enjoy a choice of drinks plus themed cakes and biscuits £12 per guest Beauty

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Owl Pellet Autopsy

August 22 @ 10:30 am12:00 pm
Andover Library, Chantry Centre
Andover, Hampshire SP10 1LT
£4

Needs to be booked in advance Discover what an owl has been eating by investigating a real owl pellet and identifying what’s inside. Using the tiny bones you find as clues, work out if the owl has eaten a vole, a mouse or a shrew (or all 3)! Tickets £4.

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Family Fun Day

August 22 @ 1:00 pm3:30 pm
YMCA Andover, Dairy Road, Off Smannell Road, Andover, SP11 6YG, Dairy Road
Andover, SP11 6YG
Free

Join us for an afternoon of fun activities including a bouncy castle, face painting, outdoor games and much more! Refreshments available but feel free to bring your own picnic! FREE entry and open to all 🙂

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Thursday 23rd August 2018

Princess Day at The Tea Cosy

August 22 @ 10:00 amAugust 23 @ 5:00 pm
The Teacosy, The Tea Cosy, Hurstbourne Tarrant The Dene, Hurstbourne Tarrant SP11 0AS

10.30-12.00. (Characters will visit from 10.45-11.45). During that hour Princesses will greet guests at each individual table with time for photos, autographs and time to get to know each guest. Following this will be story time, and live sing-along. Guests can enjoy a choice of drinks plus themed cakes and biscuits £12 per guest

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Friday 24th August 2018

Four fun fridays

August 24 @ 11:00 am3:00 pm
Andover High Street SP10 1LJ
Free

Our fourth and final Four Fun Friday event takes place on the 24 August. This week we bring you our usual array of fantatstic creative workshops, storytelling from Merry Go Round, Rhubarb Theatre with their Bookworms show and teams from the Andover Vision and the TVBC Recycling Stars.

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Saturday 25th August 2018

P 20 Pirates Adventure Day with Captain Big Beard & his scurvy crew

August 25 @ 3:00 pm9:00 pm
Picket Twenty Community Centre, Picket Twenty Way
Andover, SP11 6TY

Activities all day for all ages, Sword fighting training with Captain Big Beard, Treasure Hunt, prizes to be won, BBQ & Refreshments will be on sale

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Sunday 26th August

Andover Summer Festival

August 26
Wolversdene Club, Love Lane
Andover, Hampshire SP10 2AA

Everyone is invited to our Family Friendly Summer Festival with endless entertainment, food and stalls throughout the day. Stalls Bouncy castles Live Music Dance Food Prizes and much much more.

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More summer holiday ideas can be found in the following articles

  • Things that are just for toddlers and babies to enjoy this summer in Andover, can be found here
  • Our full summer holiday guide can be found here
  • No seaside to be found in Andover. So here we have put together where the closest beaches can be found for us to enjoy with our families. Here
  • Purse looking a bit empty ? Looking for some free entertainment for the children to do in Andover? Ideas can be found here
  • Sunny day suggestions can be found here
  • Have you signed up to the summer reading challenge?.More details can be found here
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