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3 weeks in, 5 still to go!


3 weeks of the summer holidays have already passed and we hope you’re all having fun. If however you’re wondering how to fill the 5 remaining weeks, here are a few child friendly (locally based) events that might help keep the boredom at bay!


10th July – 28th August 2014
Free Street Entertainment from 5pm every Thursday until 28 August. Timberhill 5, 6 & 7pm.

Norwich Puppet Theatre
12th July – 1st September 2014
Outer Space Puppet Workshop. Age: 5+.
Different workshops on 31 July, 5/13/26/27/29/30 August, 1 September.

Holt Country Park
5th August 2014
World War 1 Adventure: Survival in the Woods.  Build a waterproof shelter and learn how to survive the outdoors.
Child £2/under 3’s free.

1st – 10th August 2014
Wells Carnival. 1-10 August.

Hemsby Beach
22nd July – 26th August 2014
Free Firework Display. Tuesdays until 26 August. 10pm.

Norwich Castle
11th – 15th August 2014
Birds for all Seasons.
11-15 August and other dates. 11am and 1:30pm.

Theatre Royal, Norwich
6th – 9th August 2014
The Wind in the Willows. 6-9 August.

16th – 22nd August 2014
Cromer Carnival. 16-22 August.

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich
29th July – 1st August 2014
4-Days Art and Nature Summer School. 29 July -1 August. 10am -4:30pm.
Age: 8-12s.

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich
24th July -1st September 2014
Object in Focus: Summer Holiday Drop-in. 24 July -1 September. 11am –4pm.
Family activities to do together. £2.

Norwich Puppet Theatre
4th – 15th August 2014
The Frog and The Princess. 4-15 August.
11am. Age: 4+.

Swaffham, Campingland
17th August 2014
Swaffham Free Festival. 1-9pm.

Holkham Hall
24th July – 28th August 2014
Park Discovery Day: Pond Dipping Drop-in.
Also 31 July, 7/14/21/28 August. 10am & 1pm.

Gt. Yarmouth Racecourse
24th August 2014
August Family Fun Day.
Families are always welcome with accompanied under 18’s entering for free.

Events as listed on www.primarytimes.net


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Boarders get on their bikes

Last weekend some of our boarders enjoyed what’s left of the summer sunshine when they went for a bike ride in Wells-next-the-Sea. See more photos of the day.boarders-bike-ride8