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.
Bring it all back to the 90s, yippee! Join us for our legendary disco nights featuring the talented Big Bopper Entertainment, fancy dress is strongly encouraged. Tickets are £12 each and food can be purchased on the night from our food vendors, its going to be totally rad!Book my ticket now
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
Pre-school Event: National Insect Week
Join us to celebrate National insect week, take part in our mini-beast safari and paint your own pebble from 10am to 12pm in the Learning Space. Drop-in activities for parents, grandparents and carers with pre-school children. Suggested donation £2 per child.
Join us for a Mamma-licious evening featuring disco hits from the 70s including the ever popular ABBA ! Dance the night away to music with Big Bopper Entertainment and grab some food from our food vendors (additional cost). Tickets cost £12 each.Book my ticket now
Pre-school Event: Summer Holidays
Join in making sandcastles, create your own flag and other summer themed crafts, from 10am to 12pm in the Learning Space. Drop-in activities for parents, grandparents and carers with pre-school children. Suggested donation £2 per child.
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.
Exciting date for your diary: National Playday, woop!
Details to be confirmed soon…watch this space!