The school is almost over for the summer semester and before you despair of this sudden awareness, you have to keep the kids entertained for a week, do not panic.

This year, the summer semester in Cheshire schools falls from Monday, May 27th to Friday, May 31st, but do not worry, there are plenty of things to do in Cheshire to fill those days and we kindly pointed out some. right here.

No matter what your kids love, you're sure to find something that will give them a lot of fun – and you never know, you could have fun too!

Astonished by Science Festival

This half-session marks the return of the Amazed by Science festival where families can explore the world of science together.

The Science Festival runs from May 25 to June 2 and includes a week of events, tracks, workshops and demonstrations to motivate children and introduce Cheshire as a hub of science. and technology.

The festival's agenda is packed with many STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) practical educational activities, organized both inside and out for children of all ages.

Events take place in more than 10 venues, including Tatton Park, Chester Zoo, Lion Saltworks, Jodrell Bank, Catalyst Science Discovery Center, Alderley Park and downtown centers of Chester, Ellesmere Port, Crewe and Warrington.

For more information, visit here.

Chester: a life story

Members of the Big Heritage team, Dean Paton, Rebecca Mason, Bryony Fisher, Karen Gavin and Nick Wright in front of the new Chester: A story of life at St Michael's Church in Bridge Street, Chester. Image: Sam Ryley

This newly opened historic attraction, including a time restroom, an interactive dance and a giant selfie from the Rogues Gallery, among others, allows all children with a CH postal code to enter for free for a semester.

It also features interactive digital displays on Chester, touching real artifacts, grinding flour in a working mill, and putting someone in the pillory, to give kids a real life experience. in the city.

Spring Trail of Percy the Park Keeper – Dunham Massey

You can join Percy the Park Keeper and his friends from the woods at Dunham Massey here on June 9 on the first of four seasonal activity trails of the year, according to the new book . A spring day by Nick Butterworth.

There are also other events, including Nature Detectives, Bioblitz! and a teddy bear picnic.

Learn more here.

Knight's tournament at Beeston Castle

Step back in time on May 26th and 27th and get closer to the action as rival knights confront each other in the ultimate test of strength and skill at the Beeston Knight Tournament. Castle.

The arrows will fly, the swords will face and the winner will be named in the Grand Melee final. From 11h to 17h. Learn more here


Wild Week at Flip Out Chester

Flip Out Chester is hosting a Wild Week from May 25 to June 2 with competitions, games and more, alongside an arena entirely dedicated to the jungle.

The program includes an hour / two-hour rebound alongside staff members dressed as both zoo keepers and wild animals.

And there will be a special occasional event – Critter Crawl where the team will be accompanied by live animals such as snakes, tarantulas, owls and more.

Guests can participate in live creature manipulation sessions alongside shows that will educate younger guests about rare exotic animals they would not otherwise see.


Meet the Tudors at Tatton Park

Thursday, May 30, sGo back in time to the Tatton Old Hall and meet the fascinating Tudor residents.

Children between the ages of 7 and 11 can learn about life in the Tudor times by organizing a variety of hands-on activities. Reservation required – call 01625 374428.

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