Party Planning Ideas
Got this year’s birthday party to organise? Fear not! When it comes to putting on fabulous parties for your little ones, help is at hand with our Party Guide packed with brilliant entertainment packages! Whether you only have days to organise your event or you’ve got time on your side, take a look at what’s on offer - there are of plenty of ideas catering for all tastes to help fit around busy schedules and strict budgets, all designed to take the stress and strain from you! Happy planning and we hope it’s your best celebration yet.
Basil and Crew - Mobile Farm T: 01628 821145 / 07721 422554 W: www.basilandcrew.co.uk
Basil and Crew is a mobile farm, visiting you at school, home or family event. They bring a selection of friendly farmyard animals to you, with all necessary fencing, and assist you and your guests to get “hands on” with the animals, including grooming, feeding and handling.
Bish Bash Bosh T: 01628 821 145 or 07721 422554 W: www.basilandcrew.co.uk
“Bish-Bash-Bosh” is a fun sports event but with a difference! The aim is to have tons of fun and put a twist on original games, and it’s a brilliant mix of Total Wipeout, It’s a Knockout and original style sports games – and kids are going to love it! The types of games allow teams and individuals to pit their skills against each other, and will be pitched at a level suitable for the age of the group. They offer entertainment for ages ranging from 5 up to 10 years and all games have to be played outside.
Bucklebury Farm & Deer Safari Park T: 0118 971 4002 W: www.buckleburyfarmpark.co.uk
Bucklebury Farm & Deer Safari Park offers a great venue for a celebration for all ages. Let them take the strain with your special events this year - they can provide everything from the face painter to a cake! You can choose a package to suit you but all parties include entrance to the farm park for the whole day for the birthday child and parents, one free adult for every child place booked, 10% discount in Woody’s the onsite café, use of party venue for two hours, a personal tractor ride for your party to see and feed the deer herd, unlimited squash, downloadable invitations and more!
Cobbs Play Barn T: 01488 686770 W: www.cobbsplaybarn.co.uk
Enjoy a perfect cosy party room for private celebrations. There are plenty of options to choose from to celebrate your little adventurer’s big day and give them a truly memorable party. Leave all the hassle of organising it to them! Their bespoke themes include Classic, Cupcake Decorating, Barn Bears and Flowerpot Painting. Their packages are ideal for any age group and you can add even more fun to the party with special ‘bolt ons’ - such as face painting or a piñata!
DeeGee’s Parties T: 0118 946 4236 / 07765 222848
DeeGee’s Parties are perfect for all disco divas! From fancy dress discos for toddlers through to cool, funky events for older children, there’s entertainment for all. A two hour party involves dancing (with prizes), age-appropriate games, group dances and the limbo, magic tricks and a tailor made medal for the birthday child! Competition prizes and special effects such as fog, snow and bubbles are all supplied and the party theme can be adapted to suit your child. Look no further for made-to-measure disco fun!
Farms2ewe T: 01635 579878 / 07780 654348 W: www.farms2ewe.co.uk
Farms2ewe Ltd offer parties with a difference! Their team will visit your party with a selection of tiny chicks, goats with their babies, friendly sheep, cheeky miniature pony or donkey, ducks, guinea pigs, dog and many more animals for children (and adults!) to cuddle and groom. Two hour parties are comprised of one and a half hours with hands-on action with the animals and face painting, with the last half an hour set aside for a birthday tea.
Fun ‘n’ Frolic T: 0118 950 8597 W: www.funnfrolic.co.uk
Got a birthday coming up? Then a visit to party superstore Fun ‘n’ Frolic is a must - with over 10,000 square foot dedicated to fancy dress, balloons, fireworks and parties, you know you are in for a fun filled experience! A huge range of costume accessories, decorations and novelties awaits you and they have kids’ costumes in abundance, for book day, school plays and dress up days. One stop and you’ll have everything covered.
Go Ape Bracknell T: 0845 519 3235 W: www.goape.co.uk
Want a birthday celebration packed with adventure? Go Ape Bracknell is the perfect place to get the blood pumping and have a laugh with your Tribe on their special day! Try Tree Top Junior, the classic adventure re-imagined for mini-Tarzans. Watch their confidence reach new heights as they spend
an hour conquering wobbly bridges and awesome zip wires. Or there’s Tree Top Adventure, complete with high-speed zips, free-fall Tarzan swings, and daring crossings for your older monkeys.
Jump In Trampoline Park W: www.gojumpin.com/slough
Jumpin’, Pumpin’ parties everyone will want to be part of! Their birthday parties have even won awards for being the best in the area (they don’t like to boast but they are very proud of these!). Jump In Slough offers a VIP jungle themed party room and also an amazing UV themed glow zone with interactive disco lighting. The packages are great value, include dedicated staff, jump socks and food and they even do the cleaning up for you! Boing, bound and leap this birthday - it’s a brilliant way to celebrate!
Kids ‘n’ Action Play & Party Centre T: 0118 968 0983
Kids ‘n’ Action Play & Party Centre has eight themed rooms, including Ice Kingdom, glow-in-the-dark room, princess, pirate, superhero, under the sea, photo booth party and their new Galaxy Party. All include over an hour’s play on the play frame, a host, banquet feast and throne for the birthday child. Laser parties offer an hour’s use of the play frame with laser guns. The venue is available for exclusive private hire from Monday to Thursday from 6.30pm-9pm for up to 500 people.
Leighton Park Children’s Parties T: 0118 9879538 W: www.leightonpark.com/parties
Leighton Park offers fun, action-packed children’s parties every Saturday and Sunday (subject to availability) throughout the year. They’ve recently announced some brand new, exciting party themes all of which include an exclusive area for food for one hour after the party (food included, plus a sweetie cone). Children’s party themes include: Inflatable Pirate Boat, Football, Rugby, Bounce and Play, Circus Skills and Dance Party.
The Little Gym Windsor T: 01753 968 488 W: firstname.lastname@example.org
Every party is exclusive at The Little Gym Windsor! They book just one party at a time – that means you, the birthday child, and your family and friends get their stunning space all to yourself. Teacher-led games, music and activities delight children of all ages, while grown-ups can relax in their stunning member’s lounge. They offer serious fun for kids, and some rare down-time and a chat for parents! Book in advance to avoid disappointment!
The Party Box T: 0118 966 4400 W: www.partygoodsandfancydress.com
If you have a special occasion coming up a visit to The Party Box is a must for all your party supplies! You will find a large selection of party goods including helium balloons, tableware, confetti, candles, banners, badges and more. They also stock a huge range of fancy dress costumes for adults and children together with accessories including wigs, hats, masquerade masks, make up and coloured hairspray for any event including school dress up days and of course World Book Day! You will be surprised at the vast range there.
The Picture Company T: 01344 481384 W: www.picturecompany.co.uk
The Picture Company has launched POP VIDEO PARTIES in their green screen multi-camera studio in Bracknell. Perfect for parties, your child can star in their own music video! No dancing experience required, they use psychedelic, real setting and pop backgrounds and have every prop a diva could ask for (e.g. guitars, mics and drum kit)! The party includes a two-hour recording session and a personalised edited video. It is ideal for 7 years and up (younger siblings welcome) & up to 10 children. Self-catering room included. Make the most of their fantastic introductory offer of £150 (£100 off).
Pinewood Gymnastics T: 01344 773237 W: www.pinewoodgymnastics.co.uk
Pinewood Gymnastics offer totally private parties for up to 20 children, aged 5-10. This includes an hour’s use of their specially adapted gymnasium followed by your own birthday tea in a party room (food is not supplied). A qualified coach and assistant are provided to take care of the party guests and organise plenty of fun and games. Watch them have a wonderful time on the sunken trampoline, inflatable air track, swinging on the rings and trapeze with foam filled landing pits!
RedKangaroo T: 0118 324 8884 W: www.redkangaroo.co.uk
Looking for that super-special place for your child’s party? At RedKangaroo, they can guarantee a bounce-tastic, fun-packed celebration for children, young adults, friends and family. You will have use of a themed party room and party host after your guests enjoy a 1-hour bounce, a free pair of RedKangaroo socks plus food and drink for all to enjoy after the bounce. Two parties are available, a Tots Party (for under 5’s) and a Bounce Party (for over 4’s).
Wellington Health & Fitness T: 01344 444 241 W: www.wellingtonfitness.co.uk
Wellington Health & Fitness is set within the beautiful Wellington College Estate and provides exceptionally good value children’s parties. Choose between a Mix n Match Sport & Activity suitable for 5-12 year olds, for only £6.50 per child (minimum 10 children) or a Rock Climbing Party for 12 children, perfect for 10-16 year olds for only £99! Both events get 1½ hours of activity and an hour to enjoy your own refreshments in a party room.