With over 13 weeks of school holidays through out the year, it's tough keeping your children active and stimulated during their time off. Check this page for up to date events, activities and ideas to help keep boredom at bay and your sanity in tact! You will also find other useful information such as childcare solutions, school term dates and advice on keeping safe when out and about in Milton Keynes.
What's on in the school holidays
Looking for a way to keep the kids entertained this half term? Frosts Garden Centre at Woburn Sands is helping children get their creative juices flowing by offering a bird box decorating workshop.
Squids, oysters and sea urchins - enjoy some fascinating fossily fun with The Parks Trust as you hunt for ancient aquatic life this half term holiday.
Snozone in Milton Keynes will be showing the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics plus all the coverage throughout the Games on its screens in the Snobar. Taster Lessons will also be on offer throughout the opening weekend.
The 2013 Theatre District Christmas event this year promises to be even more fun than ever before. The line up of free entertainment, including local singing sensation / song writer Holly Brewerand the UK’s best Oli Murs tribute act, will be supporting Emily’s Star this year.
Milton Keynes Museum will be hosting three fun events for kids and their families over the half term and Halloween, with a few treats in store in the run up to Christmas too.
- Children set to get out and play for the 26th national Playday
- School's out for summer and there's fun to be had at Snozone
- School's out for summer
- Summer fun at 360 Play
- Drop the kids at Snozone for a 'Summer of Fun'!
- Kids holiday schemes at The Buszy
The Children & Families Information Service provides free and impartial information on all aspects of childcare. They have collated a list of local activities for young people.
Celebrate the summer holidays in rope swinging style at Aerial Extreme's outdoor adventure ropes course next to Willen Lake.
During the summer holidays at MK Gallery, children can work with professional artists to explore the current exhibitions through different media and materials.
Whatever the weather, The Parks Trust has always got an event on to get you out in our lovely parks.
Check here for a full list of school term and holiday dates for schools in and around Milton Keynes this year and next.
There are lots of things to do in Milton Keynes that don't cost a fortune. One of the best ways to explore the city is on a bike which is always great fun.
If you've got to work, we've got some of the best childcare listings here.
There are many opportunities in the Milton Keynes area to get fully involved in this exciting sport.
Milton Keynes Sailing Club MKSC was formed in 1978 with the primary objective of promoting the sport of sailing.
At Milton Keynes Museum you can experience how the lives of ordinary people have changed over the past two hundred years.
Over one million visitors come to South Willen Lake each year to play, eat, sail, jog and attend events.
A Guide to help parents and carers choose children's activities
Why not check out the latest blockbusters during the holidays? Use our film listings for Cineworld and Odeon to help decide what to see, where and when.
Information and contact details for local sports and activity clubs in Milton Keynes, from Archery to Watersports, can be found in our A-Z of sport.
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