Events - Family Event
Crazy Hats Walk
Put your breast foot forward and join the 16th annual charity walk! Click here for more information
May Half Term Animal Spotting
School’s out, yah! Come along for some fun with our animal spotting activity. Take a stroll around the park and see what animals you can find, using out identification sheet. Everyone who participates in this free activity will receive a certificate.
Family Gardening workshop
Drop in from 10am to 2pm for some green fingered fun! Decorate a plant pot and plant a sunflower to take home. Suggested donation of £3 per family.
Soap Box Derby
Saturday 16 June, spectators can come for free, however daily car parking charges apply, and don’t worry you do not need a ticket, Karts on parade from 11.30am with first timed runs from 12 noon with award ceremony at 5pm
A free fun filled afternoon cheering on up to 60 home built Soap Box Karts on a downhill challenge against the clock.
Soap Box Derby is growing in interest nationally, with a strong build your own focus, its low cost fun for all of the family and an event where groups of enthusiasts come together to put their designs to the test.
The Soap Box Derby is now in its fourth year at Wicksteed Park with both Junior over 8s and senior over 14 s competing for trophies, who is going to win this year?Enter Now
Summer Scavenger Hunt
Take a wander through the park this summer holiday and look out for signs of summer using our ‘spotter’ sheet. Everyone who participates in this free activity will receive a certificate.
Story Time for Little One’s
Bring your little ones along to listen to story time in our Amphitheatre at 11:30am. Free activity for families. Stories include The Gruffalo, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Barry the Fish with Fingers and Zog.
Pre-school Event: “We’re Going On A Bear Hunt”
Join us for “We’re Going On A Bear Hunt” themed activities from 11am to 3pm in the Learning Space. Drop-in activities for parents, grandparents and carers with pre-school children. Suggested donation £3 per child. Suitable for aged 3+.
Family Music Workshop
Bring along the family and make junk model musical instruments. 10:30am to 12:00pm and 1:30pm to 3:00pm. Please book in advance by contacting Reception on 01536 512475 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost is £3 per child and the recommended age is 5 years+.
Family Art Activities
Join us for family art activities from 10:30am to 12pm and 1:30pm to 3pm. Please book in advance by contacting Reception on 01536 512475 or email email@example.com. Recommended for children aged 5 years+. Cost is £3 per child.