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Heritage Doncaster Curiosity Club Stainforth

5 June – Caterpillars, Bugs & Butterflies, 10am at Stainforth Family Hub Examine taxidermy butterflies moths, bees and beetles. Enjoy the Very Hungry Caterpillar story, make a mini bug hotel….

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The Supercar Experience

Bank Holiday Monday, 29th May. 10am – 3pm Rev your engines and buckle up for an unforgettable day out with The Supercar Experience! Back for another year, it’s a turbo-charged…

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Doncaster Racecourse: Family Funfair

27th May- 4th June 2023 Open from 1pm daily. Free entry and parking but pay for your rides. Leger Way, DN2 6BB

Boston Park Farm

27th May- 4th June 2023 Looking for half-term adventures? We will be open every day from 10am- 5pm. Explore the farm, meet friendly animals, and make memories with your  loved…

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You Can Dance Festival – Remake Learning Festival

FREE Entry | Must pre-book your free class Saturday 27th May, 11am – 3pm (part of the Doncaster Remake Learning Festival). Based in the dance studio, Cast, DN1 3BU  …

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Sprotbrough Riverboat- The Wyre Lady Partyboat

Sunday 28th May 2023 at 12pm or 1:30pm A great family experience for all to enjoy whilst we sail along the Don Gorge. Drinks and refreshments will be available. Cruises…

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Print Imperials CIC: Free Workshops

Tuesday 30th May 2023 FREE DJ Workshop from 10am- 12pm for 8- 13 year olds and from 1pm- 3pm for 14- 18 year olds. Thursday 1st June 2023 FREE Music…

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Pinder’s Circus

The Big Top will pitch up at Sandall Park from 24th- 30th May 2023 and then Bentley Park from 1st- 4th June with various preformance times. Tickets available to buy…

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PYO Strawberries

Some places are opening up soon, so keep an eye on our blog round-up of where to PYO Strawberries here

Lakeside Village – May half term

The FREE Crazy Golf is returning to Lakeside this half term and a brand new Village Green!  There is also a special event to commemorate D-Day. The nostalgic event will…

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The Wool Market Doncaster

Looking for super-fun leisure activities and great food to enjoy with family and friends? We have Duck pin bowling Augmented Reality Darts Shuffleboards Retro Arcade Games You can book online…

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Manor Farm, Oldcotes: Pink Princess Party

Wednesday 31st May 2023 from 10- 10:45am  Ariel, Rapunzel, Aurora & Flynn will be visiting Manor Farm and throwing the biggest, pinkest princess party in the kingdom! There’ll be singing,…

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The Deep: H20 Heroes

27th May- 4th June 2023 from 10am- 5pm Join our crew this May half term for some action- packed fun, in partnership with our very own H20 Heroes, the RNLI!…

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Wildlings & Wellbeing CIC

Community Forest School Saturday 3rd June 2023 from 10am- 12pm or 12:45- 2:45pm A forest school inspired session where children (aged 7+) learn new skills and make new friends. Come…

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Normanby Hall: May Bank Holiday

Sunday 28th and Monday 29th May 2023 Normal admission prices apply but there will be so much going on at the park over the course of the two days including…

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Mrs Local Cakes

Monday 29th May 2023 from 1- 3pm Keep the kids busy this half term! Decorate 4 x cute animal cupcakes and take home in a gift box, with your own…

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Doncaster’s Remake Learning Festival

Inspire curiosity, spark passion, love learning! Join us as we bring Remake Learning to Doncaster, and the UK, for the very first time! Taking place right across Doncaster, we are…

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BaBi’s 1st Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Grab your favourite teddy and head down to your local family hub! Armthorpe Family Hub  on Tuesday 30 May 2023 Find Armthorpe Family Hub on Google Maps. Bentley Family Hub  on Wednesday 31…

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Doncaster Family Hubs

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park: Paw Patrol One Big Celebration

2nd, 3rd & 4th June 2023 Get ready for some PAWsome family fun! Join us from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th of June for an adventure with Chase, Rubble, Skye, and Marshall from PAW Patrol at…

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Piglets Adventure Farm: May-hem Circus

27th May- 4th June 2023 In addition to all of the usual fun there’ll be a week of incredible circus skills & performing acts on the farm. Get ready for…

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Superhero Academy Sleepover at Hampton by Hilton, Humberside Airport

June 3rd SUPERHERO ACADEMY SLEEPOVER – Saturday 3rd June 2023 Learn poses and web shooting web bombs with Spidey! Superhero landing and circuits with Widow Target Practice with The Captain and The…

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Sandall Park: May Half Term Events

Monday 29th May 2023 from 11am- 5pm Bank holiday fun for the whole family! Tuby’s mini funfair, Stacey’s entertainment providing music and games, large inflatables zone, zorb balls for the…

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The Funny Farm Soft Play Centre

Indoors and outdoors will be open! No pre-booking required. Monday 29th May- rice crispy buns from 11am & a Baby Shark visit from 1pm Tuesday 30th May- Skye visit from…

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Doncaster Gallery, Library & Museum

We are kickstarting Doncaster’s Remake Festival with our free family-friendly ‘A Night at the Museum’ event on Thursday 25th May from 4pm- 6:30pm. Meet dinosaurs and reptiles, try out taster…

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Tenpin Doncaster

30th May- 2nd June 2023 Bowling Deal (available until 5pm)- enjoy 2 games of bowling and a meal, all for a great price- £8.70 for juniors & £11.20 for adults….

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The National Videogame Museum

29th May- 4th June 2023 We’re open every day this half term! Play the Museum to discover: 100+ playable games for all ages NEW items from our collection to discover!…

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Wentworth Garden Centre and Family Farm

27th May- 4th June 2023 Join us this May half term for some British wildlife themed fun across our Family Farm and Historic Gardens Hague Lane, Wentworth, Rotherham, S62 7TF

Visit Our Days Out Area

Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park

27th May- 4th June 2023 Calling all superheroes and princesses! Join us here at Wheelgate Park to take part in our Superhero and Princess half  term fun, it’s an action…

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RHS Harlow Carr: Sow Awesome Family Trail

27th May- 4th June 2023 From sowing peas to edible garden tours with the Garden Detectives, take part in the veg olympics, or explore a family trail with plenty of…

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Bouncy Land

11am- 4:30pm We will be open every weekend and school holidays (weather permitting). Please check our facebook page before travelling for any updates. Just £8 per child to play all…

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William’s Den: Adventure Play and Camping

William’s Spring Adventures 27th May- 4th June 2023 All of the usual fun plus (for the first time ever) we welcome the biggest inflatable assault course in the North to…

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Clumber Park NT: May Half Term

This May half term why not head to the front field for sports and loose play – you could take a picnic blanket and make a day of it? We’re…

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Little Learners Doncaster: Outdoor Session

29th May 2023 from 10:15- 11:15am Little Learners Doncaster are having an outdoor messy play session to encourage mark making. There’ll be lots of messy play trays, fine motor activities,…

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Potteric Carr Nature Reserve

Wednesday 31st May 2023 from 10- 11:30am Wildlife Journalling- fun for the whole family. Explore nature, record your experiences and observations ina creative way and build your own book of…

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Tropical Butterfly House: Enchanted Fairy Forest

27th May- 4th June 2023 Experience a fantasy world of tiny pixie dwellings, friendly dragons and fairy hideaways! Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre, Woodsetts Road, North Anston, Sheffield,…

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The Steel Cauldron: May Half Term Events

What’s brewing at The Cauldron this May half term? See our website for more information! Eat, Drink and Spells Day Time at the Steel Cauldron Wand Workshops Wizard School Eat,…

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Brodsworth Hall: Kids Rule!

Get ready for a right royal knees-up at our Kids Rule events this May half-term. Join us in the grounds of Brodsworth Hall to celebrate King Charles III’s coronation with…

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Rufford Abbey

2nd & 3rd June 2023 Little Princess sing-a-long Breakfast or Brunch Breakfast at 9am/ Brunch at 11:30am We are thrilled to be bringing the magic of the fairy tales to…

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Stockeld Park Spring Adventure

27th May- 4th June 2023 The Spring Swashbuckle Pirates’ Adventure Here comes the sun and all the fun at Stockeld Park this spring, get your pirate fancy dress ready and…

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Austerfield Study Sessions: Family Fun Sessions

Tuesday 30th May- Mini Beast Hunt Wednesday 31st May- Pond Dipping Thursday 1st June- Fairy Houses Friday 2nd June- The Very Hungry Caterpillar All sessions are £8 per child and…

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Delicious Doncaster Food & Drink Festival 2023

2nd- 4th June 2023 The Delicious Doncaster Food and Drink Festival will be back this year for three days so prepare your taste buds for a treat! Here is what…

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The Twisted Knot

A unique, fun, rustic DIY workshop based at the Yorkshire Hive. Create beautiful pieces of wall art yourself, getting creative with colours, stains and finishes. No skills required, suitable from…

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Mother Shipton’s Cave: Treasure Island

27th May- 4th June 2023 This half term, gather all your favourite shipmates and join us for an ARRRR-mazing expedition to Treasure Island! Harrogate Road, Knaresborough, HG5 8DD (about an…

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Vue Doncaster: Mini Mornings

Our Mini Morning sessions give both adults and kids the chance to experience big screen entertainment for a very small price. Both adults and children pay from £2.49/£2.99 per ticket….

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Aquapark Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre & Campsite

There is something for everyone at Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre in Doncaster,  the number one place for those seeking fun in the great outdoors!  We host a range of water-based…

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Bawtry Paintball Fields

Bawtry Paintball Fields is Europe’s biggest outdoor activity centre, voted Europe’s Best, and the UK’s highest rated on Trip Advisor with over 1500 5-Star reviews! Looking for a family day…

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Twisted Skatepark Doncaster

Doncaster’s only indoor skatepark will be open every day in the school holidays! Amazing ramps for you to skate, scoot or ride. A great atmosphere, we’re open for all ages…

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South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum

The museum is very child friendly and has a play room. We visited on an open cockpit day and the mini mumblers loved being able to climb in and out…

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Sunnybank Gardens & the Yorkshire Ice Cream Farm

Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during term time but open every day in the school holidays. award winning ice cream Burgers & hot dogs Undercover play barn with large inflatables…

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Walks & The Great Outdoors

Parks & Playgrounds in Doncaster

Indoor swimming pools with slides, splash zones and other fun stuff

Swimming is often a go-to activity during school holidays as there is lots of fun to be had and energy burnt, whatever the weather! Take a look here at lots…

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The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft

27th May- 2nd June 2023 The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft has grown from a handful of vehicles and now has over 50 – the largest collection of preserved trolleybuses in…

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