Things to do with kids in Derbyshire

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We are delighted to bring you this issue which is full of fun and exciting events and activities. Panto season is upon us – check out our Box Office section for child friendly productions appearing in a theatre near you!

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Indoor Activities


14th October-24th March 2018

Time: 11:00am-12:00noon

Venue: Pear Tree Library

Address: 159 Pear Tree Road, DE23 8NQ

Learn the basics of computer programming using Scratch, including how to create simple computer games and animations. Children attending must be aged 9-13 years at the start of the course and must be a...

Outdoor Events

Community Woodfuel Day

21st October-17th March 2018

Time: 10:00am-3:00pm

Venue: Swadlincote Woodlands

Address: DE11 8LP

Help thin the trees at Swadlincote Woodlands - and take wood home for your own use! Full training provided. Children aged 8+ are welcome to attend as part of a family group with proper supervision ratios...

Indoor Activities

Schools Art Exhibition

1st January-24th February 2018

Venue: Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

Address: Terrace Road, Buxton, SK17 6DA

Staff and students from two Buxton secondary schools are delighted to present the very best work from their art examination courses. T: 01629 533540

Indoor Activities

Giant Sleepovers

3rd January-31st March 2018

Venue: Conkers

Address: Rawdon Road, Moira, Nr Ashby-de-la-Zouch DE12 6GA

Enjoy a sleepover with an evening meal, biscuits and hot chocolate before bedtime. Also big screen movies and breakfast. Check website for details. T: 01283 216633

Indoor Activities

Undercover Agents

13th January-10th March 2018

Time: 10:30am-12:30pm

Venue: Derby Quad

Address: DE1 3AS

The name’s Blond, James Blond, 00 Agent with a licence to spill, on a mission to defeat the evil empire’s plans to take over the world. Will KidsQUAD’s secret agents save the day? Join film maker,...

Digital Resilience

Digital Resilience

Give your child a guiding hand as they start their digital journey online with practical tips to help them build up their understanding of the online world.

Creme Egg Brownies

Creme Egg Brownies

If you’re lucky enough to have a few Creme Eggs left over, here’s a nice little recipe to make a sweet treat even sweeter.

Tuition and Courses

Tuition and Courses

Local programmes to help children of all ages.

Starting a School Garden?

Starting a School Garden?

Whether your school already has a beautifully crafted garden, or you’re looking for ideas to get started, Matt has five top tips for you.

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