Events

Sud de France Festival

Aug 30th, 2013 | By

London’s Southbank free admission



Cambridge Holiday & Travel Show

Aug 30th, 2013 | By

Cambridge Airport, Newmarket Road, Cambridge. CB5 8RX To get your free tickets email clare@ponderstravel.co.uk or call 01954 232802



Alderley Edge Copper Mines – Open Weekend

Aug 28th, 2013 | By

7-8th September Alderley Edge, Cheshire



Eltham Palace & Gardens, Greenwich, London, England – TIME TRAVELLERS GO… UGLY BUG SAFARI

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Grab a magnifying glass and join a Victorian explorer for a hunt through the gardens at Audley End House to find a mass of fascinating mini-beasts. Discover more about bugs and their habitats and create your own creepy crawly to take home.Eltham Pala



Carlisle Castle, Carlisle, Cumbria, England – A GREAT BORDER CASTLE GUIDED TOURS

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Themed guided tours around the impressive fortress of Carlisle Castle. Please call the site on 01228 591922 to book places for these tours.Carlisle Castle, Carlisle, Cumbria, England



Carisbrooke Castle, Newport, Isle of Wight, England – TIME TRAVELLERS GO… KNIGHTS & PRINCESSES

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Give that toy sword a whirl or put on your prettiest dress and head back in time for activities on a medieval theme. Transform yourself into a noble lord in squire training, learn about etiquette and try on armour in the academy for budding knights and pr



1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey & Battlefield, Battle, Sussex, England – 1066 BATTLE TACTICS FOR KIDS

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Learn the skills of a Norman or Saxon soldier. Paint your own shield and have a go in the Kids Battle of Hastings!1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey & Battlefield, Battle, Sussex, England



Bolsover Castle, Bolsover, Derbyshire, England – TIME TRAVELLERS GO… KNIGHTS & PRINCESSES

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Give that toy sword a whirl or put on your prettiest dress and head back in time for activities on a medieval theme. Transform yourself into a noble lord in squire training, learn about etiquette and even try on armour in the academy for budding knights a



Audley End House & Gardens, Saffron Walden, Essex, England – TIME TRAVELLERS GO… WWII

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Air raids, rationing, evacuation – how would you have fared during WWII? Find out what life was really like during the 1940s, and learn about Audleys role during the war. Then take part in an obstacle course and childrens drill and even make your own gas



Corbridge Roman Town – Hadrians Wall, Corbridge, Northumberland, England – MEET BELLICUS THE TRAVELLING ROMAN POTTER

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Local master potter Graham Taylor recreates the life of the travelling craftsman from Roman Britain. Complete with his handcart, where the cart wheel turns into the potters wheel, he is in search of trade and will be travelling along the wall seeking out



Wrest Park, Luton, Bedfordshire, England – TIME TRAVELLERS GO… ARCHAEOLOGY

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Let the kids get stuck into history with the chance to uncover clues and handle artefacts. Take part in a sand pit dig to unveil secrets from the past and enjoy plenty of hands-on activities.Wrest Park, Luton, Bedfordshire, England



Goodrich Castle, Goodrich, Herefordshire, England – TIME TRAVELLERS GO… MYTHS & LEGENDS

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Discover a whole range of myths and legends, from St George to King Arthur. Join in for magical stories, games and hands on activities.Goodrich Castle, Goodrich, Herefordshire, England



Rievaulx Abbey, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, England – MEANDERING MONKS FAMILY FUN TRAIL

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Time for prayers but where are the Brothers? Help find the missing mini model monks around the ruins to win a small prize.Rievaulx Abbey, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, England



Home of Charles Darwin (Down House), Down, Kent, England – TIME TRAVELLERS GO… SEAFARING

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Anchors aweigh! Set sail on a nautical adventure as you learn the ropes of seafaring – 19th century style – as you learn about the voyage of the HMS Beagle.Home of Charles Darwin (Down House), Down, Kent, England



Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall, England – A GRAND MEDIEVAL JOUST

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Experience the pageantry of a medieval joust and enjoy the thrills and spills as you cheer on your favourite knight, and perhaps even meet him in person! Choose your champion and watch as they compete in a thrilling test of strength and skill. There will



Framlingham Castle, Framlingham, Suffolk, England – TIME TRAVELLERS GO… KNIGHTS & PRINCESSES

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Give that toy sword a whirl or put on your prettiest dress and head back in time for activities on a medieval theme. Transform yourself into a noble lord in squire training, learn about etiquette and even try on armour in the academy for budding knights a



Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Garden, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England – TIME TRAVELLERS GO… MEDIEVAL

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

How would you have fared 500 years ago? Take a trip back to medieval times to find out, with plenty of fun hands-on activities and games.Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Garden, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England



The Showfield, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Turriff District Agricultural Association Dog Show

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Dog ShowThe Showfield, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeenshire, Scotlandhttp://www.thekennelclub.org.ukThe Showfield, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeenshire, Scotland There are many organ



Yate Leisure Centre, Bristol, Bristol, England – West of England Chow Chow Club Dog Show

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Dog ShowYate Leisure Centre, Bristol, Bristol, Englandhttp://www.thekennelclub.org.ukYate Leisure Centre, Bristol, Bristol, England There are many organisations in th



Wroxeter Roman City, Wroxeter, Shropshire, England – TIME TRAVELLERS GO… ROMAN

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Could you hack it in the Roman army? Prepare for action by taking part in Roman themed activities, including a drill to see if youve got what it takes to be a Roman soldier.Wroxeter Roman City, Wroxeter, Shropshire, England



Oak Tree Farm, Yorkshire, Yorkshire, England – Northern Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Societ Dog Show

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Dog ShowOak Tree Farm, Yorkshire, Yorkshire, Englandhttp://www.thekennelclub.org.ukOak Tree Farm, Yorkshire, Yorkshire, England There are many organisations in the UK



Dartmouth Castle, Dartmouth, Devon, England – DARTMOUTH CASTLE: THROUGH THE AGES

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

For over 600 years the castle has been the guardian of Dartmouth and the River Dart. From Tudor times to the Second World War it has played a part in and witnessed some momentous times in the history of England. Join in to step back in time to explore a d



Tintagel Castle, Tintagel, Cornwall, England – KING ARTHUR’S TALES

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Meet King Arthur and Merlin as they spin tales of magic, mystery, adventure and the days of the round table. Be enchanted as you are taken on a journey in the magic surrounds of Tintagel Castle.Tintagel Castle, Tintagel, Cornwall, England



Witley Court & Gardens, Great Witley, Worcestershire, England – WILDLIFE RANGERS

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Join in during the summer holidays for some wild fun! Set in the spectacular grounds of Witley Court, get hands-on with nature and learn what it takes to be a wildlife ranger. Perfect for those with an adventurous spirit!Witley Court & Gardens, Great



Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, Warkworth, Northumberland, England – CHIVALRY AND THE KNIGHT

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Warkworth Castle was the home for one of the most significant knights from medieval times Harry Hotspur. Could you have made it as a medieval knight or noble lady? Meet our costumed and armoured trio and discover what the life of a knight was really like



Wrest Park, Luton, Bedfordshire, England – PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Chapter House Theatre Company brings outdoor theatre production of Pride and Prejudice to Wrest Park! Take a step back in time to meet Elizabeth Bennet and her sisters. Join family and friends for what promises to be the most splendid evening of the summe



Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall, England – THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

This summer, Miracle Theatre presents The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. Audiences of all ages enjoy the full open air theatre experience, by bringing along well stocked hampers, cushions and blankets for a fun and unique evening.Pendenn



Dover Castle, Dover, Kent, England – SPY QUEST

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Follow the clues around the castle and try to crack codes and ciphers to win your secret prize.Dover Castle, Dover, Kent, Englandhttp://www.english