October half-term fun at CONKERS

There’s fun for all at CONKERS during the October half-term holidays from 22 October to 9 November 2018. As well as 120 acres of indoor and outdoor play, the brand new ‘The Warrens’ underground adventure and the 4D cinema, the award-winning visitor attraction will also be hosting daily live shows and interactive 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 October half-term holidays and up until 9 November, it will be running a programme of entertainment including:

  • Tuesday 23 October – Flips Pirate and Princess Show at 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 24 October – Ras King Bobo’s acrobatic show at 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm
  • Thursday 25 October – Musical Adventures at 11.15am, 12.15pm, 1.15pm & 2.15pm
  • Thursday 1 November – Stuart Brown’s Magic Show at 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 7 November – Sublime Science at 11.30am & 2.30pm
  • Friday 9 November – Trevor Hill’s Animal Encounters at 12pm & 4pm

There will also be daily craft activities from 11am to 3pm and ranger activities such as pond dipping, bush craft and orienteering every day at 12pm, 1.30pm and 3pm.

The Paint a Pot studio will be open daily between 10am and 4pm and the 4D cinema will be open and showing a Halloween-themed film all week.

During half term, families can also visit the new ‘The Warrens’ underground adventure experience at CONKERS. The new experience opened on 29 September 2018 and offers 70 metres of tunnels for intrepid young explorers to discover new mysteries beneath the ground.

Activities, with the exception of Paint a Pot which is from £5, 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: “We’ve got a great range of indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family over the half-term holidays. The daily live shows with lots of hands-on involvement, as well as our other activities, will keep the kids entertained all day.