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Whitsun half-term fun at CONKERS

There’s fun for all of the family at CONKERS during the Whitsun half-term holidays from 26 May to 3 June 2018. As well as 120 acres of indoor and outdoor play, the CONKERCHOO train and 4D cinema, the award-winning visitor attraction will also be hosting daily live shows and entertainment, plus ranger activities and daily arts and crafts.

CONKERS is located at the heart of The National Forest on the Leicestershire/Derbyshire border. During the Whit Week half-term holidays, it will be running a programme of entertainment including:

• Saturday 26 May – Punch & Judy at 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm
• Sunday 27 May – Punch & Judy at 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm
• Monday 28 May – Musical Adventures at 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm and Lollipop Ponies from 12 noon to 3pm
• Tuesday 29 May – Flip’s Clown Show at 12.00pm, 1.30pm & 3.30pm
• Wednesday 30 May – Sublime Science at 11.30am & 2.30pm
• Thursday 31 May – Stuart Brown’s Magic Show at 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm
• Friday 1 June – Trevor Hill’s Animal Encounter from 12 noon to 4pm
• Saturday 2 June – Musical Adventures at 11.15am, 12.15pm, 1.15pm & 2.15pm
• Sunday 3 June – Stuart Brown’s Magic Show at 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm

There will also be daily craft activities from 11am to 5pm, Story Time in the Storyteller’s Hut at 12 noon and 1pm, and ranger activities such as pond dipping, bush craft, orienteering and construction derby, every day at 10.30am, 12 noon, 1.30pm and 3.30pm.

All of these activities are included in the price of the admission ticket. Visitors can save 20 per cent on general admission tickets by booking online in advance. Tickets can be booked online at www.visitconkers.com or by calling 01283 216 633.

Nicky Carlton at CONKERS said: “Whether the weather is good or bad, we’ve got a range of indoor, covered and outdoor activities for the whole family. There’s magic, ponies, science, clowns, music and much more.”