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April

PUPPET FESTIVAL

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

PUPPET FESTIVAL

An original piece of theatre for young children and their families it features Theatre Fideri Fidera’s characteristic mix of physical theatre, comedy, music, song and audience involvements throughout.

Oskar tells the tale of a little puppy who leaves his snowbound home in the mountains in search of a friendly animal to play with. Most of the animals outside are hibernating and the only ones Oskar meets are more interested in eating him than playing with him.

Suitable for ages: 2-8 years. £6/£4, Family Ticket £18 (2 adults, 2 children)

01294 274059  
Sunday 2nd April 2017 1pm

VISION COACHING MULTI SPORTS CAMP

Cambusdoon Sports Club, Alloway, Ayr

VISION COACHING MULTI SPORTS CAMP

Multi-sports school holiday programmes for children aged 4 – 14 years, Vision Coaching is a great way for your child to keep active, have fun, make new friends, try something new and take part in a whole range of activities and sports!

Multi-sports camp run from 10am-4pm. Rates include daily lunch. Breakfast club from 8am and Chill out club till 6pm can be paid on a daily basis to accommodate parents needs. £3 each or £5 for both on same day. Breakfast Club includes a complimentary breakfast of cereals, toast and fruit for all children.

Two or more children from the same family eligible for sibling discount of 10%. Costs: From £25 per day.

Tel: Hannah 07542924348 or email us bookings@visioncoachingcamps.com

07542924348 www.visioncoachingcamps.info
Monday 3rd - Thursday 13th April 2017 8am - 6pm

EASTER THEATRE SCHOOL – BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

EASTER THEATRE SCHOOL – BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

An all singing, all dancing, all magical week of Beauty and the Beast! A Musical Theatre & Drama Event with a performance at the end.

Please bring plenty of snacks, water and a packed lunch. (ages 7 – 11)

Cost: £35

01294 274059  
Monday 3rd - Friday 7th April 2017 10am - 4pm

EASTER BUNNY’S EGGS-ELLENT ADVENTURE

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

EASTER BUNNY’S EGGS-ELLENT ADVENTURE

From the team behind Marty MacDonald’s Farm and Santa’s Christmas Cracker comes the most chocolatey Easter show ever! Who is behind the mysterious Easter Egg trail? Why are there strange noises coming from beneath the hills? And what is the truth behind the tale of the Easter Bunny?

Join the hunt for the hidden chocolate factory in Easter Bunny’s Eggs-ellent Adventure and meet the Easter Bunny afterwards to receive a special Easter present! Songs include children’s favourites; ‘Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes’, ‘Wheels On The Bus’, ‘The Hokey Cokey’, ‘One Finger, One Thumb’, ‘If You’re Happy And You Know It’ and many more! * Easter Bunny’s Eggs-ellent Adventure is a 40min family show for Ages 2+

Tickets: £10.50 / £9.50 Under 12s / £36 Family of 4.

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk
Tuesday 4th April 2017 2pm

NERF WARS TROON

Muirhead Activity Centre Troon

NERF WARS TROON

Nerf War Session For Kids Aged 5 To 12, Everything Provided, Guns, Ammo, Googles, Barriers

Various Session Throughout The Day, Limited To 24 Per Session

Costs: £10

07979875613 www.partypalz.co.uk
Tuesday 4th April 2017 10am - 4pm

VISION PERFORM PERFORMING ARTS WORKSHOPS

Cambusdoon Sports Club, Alloway, Ayr

VISION PERFORM PERFORMING ARTS WORKSHOPS

Vision Perform focus on creating a platform where your child can succeed. Our classes focus on not only nourishing young children as performers but also offering a base where they can build confidence, communication skills, coordination skills, opening their imagination, making new friends and most of all to have fun!

Workshops involve Singing, Dancing & Make Believe...Oh and lots and lots of fun! Due to our workshops running alongside Vision Coaching Camps. We are able to offer early drop offs 8-10am and late pick ups 4-6pm. Limited spaces available so book today to avoid disappointment.

Sibling discounts available. Costs: From £25 per day.

07542924348 www.visioncoachingcamps.info
Tuesday 4th - Thursday 6th April 2017 8am - 6pm

TROLLS ARTS AND CRAFTS WORKSHOPS

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

TROLLS ARTS AND CRAFTS WORKSHOPS

Find your happy place and spend this Easter making your very own fun and colourful crafts inspired by the new Trolls film. Make your very own Troll hair hat, tote bag, window stickers, puppet and more at this one day arts and crafts workshop.

Please note that participants should bring lunch, water and plenty of snacks.

Costs: £10. Wed (Ages 5 – 7) Thur (Ages 7 – 11)

01294 274059  
Wednesday 5th - Thursday 6th April 2017 11am - 4pm

EASTER EGGHEAD CARTOONS AND CARICATURES

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

EASTER EGGHEAD CARTOONS AND CARICATURES

Pop along to The Harbour Arts Centre for some Easter Egghead Cartoons. Turn your favourite Cartoon character or person into a truly awesome Easter Egghead. This fun Workshop hosted by Cartoon and Caricature Artist, Neil Smith will allow your kids to create a fun picture or even an Egghead Mask!

Please note that participants should bring lunch, water and plenty of snacks.

Mon (Ages 5 – 7) Tue (Ages 7 – 11) Costs: £10.

01294 274059  
Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th April 2017 11am - 4pm

EASTER EVENT – MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE KIDS FUN EVENT

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

EASTER EVENT – MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE KIDS FUN EVENT

Mickey and the gang love to have fun in the Disney playhouse… singing, dancing and playing games! A fun filed early years, creative play, and Mickey themed session!

Wed 12th Apr: 10am – 11am: (Ages 4 - 6) 11.15am – 12.30pm: (Ages 5 – 7)

Costs: £3.

01294 274059  
Wednesday 12th April 2017 See above

EASTER EVENT

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

EASTER EVENT

Celebrate Easter with an egg’citing, Hac Egg hunt, followed by lots of Easter themed crafty fun!

Ages 5 – 12. Free Entry

01294 274059  
Thursday 13th April 2017 10am - 11.30am

EASTER WEEKEND AT HEADS OF AYR FARM PARK

Heads of Ayr Farm Park, Alloway, Ayr

EASTER WEEKEND AT HEADS OF AYR FARM PARK

Come to Heads of Ayr Farm Park this Easter weekend for some Egg-citing extras for all ages.

More details visit the website.

 

  www.headsofayrfarmpark.co.uk
Friday 14th - Monday 17th April 2017 10am - 5pm

CADBURY EGG HUNTS

Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole & Robert Burns Museum, Alloway

CADBURY EGG HUNTS

The Easter bunny has hidden clues at lots of National Trust for Scotland places! Collect your hunt map, follow the clues, solve the puzzle and claim your chocolatey reward!

Each hunt is completely different – the perfect excuse to hop along to more than one!

Usual entry prices plus £2 per hunt. £1 per hunt at Robert Burns Birthplace Musuem.

01655 884455 www.nts.org.uk
Friday 14th - Monday 17th April 2017 10.30am - 3.30pm

EASTER EGGYSPLORATION EGGSTRAVAGANZA

Eglinton Country Park, Kilwinning

EASTER EGGYSPLORATION EGGSTRAVAGANZA

Traditional Easter egg Sunday at Eglinton Country Park, full of fun and activities for the whole family.

Bring your own egg to roll and decorate an egg to see if you can win a prize.

01294 551776  
Sunday 16th April 2017 11am - 1.30pm

May

FUNBOX UNDERWATER ADVENTURE

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

FUNBOX UNDERWATER ADVENTURE

Anchors away with Anya, Gary and Kevin (formerly the stars of The Singing Kettle) for their all new show for 2017 - UNDERWATER ADVENTURE where they voyage beneath the waves to the bottom of the ocean. There’s somefin fishy going on in their latest singalong tail - the FUNBOX is locked and the gang will have to cause a splash because their magical keys are all tucked up in the sea bed. Can they find them all in time? Fluffy and Flossie the Funsters will be diving in to lend a hand and of course everyone’s favourite salty sea dog; Bonzo will be joining the aquatic action - but has he packed his trunks, snorkel and rubber ring? Packed with familiar favourites like 'My Father Went To Sea, Sea, Sea’, 'The World Must Be Coming To An End' and 'Hole At The Bottom Of The Sea' as well as brand new songs,

UNDERWATER ADVENTURE is the perfect swimalong singalong treat for kids of all ages - from nought to ninety!

Dress up for the sea and join in the fun - dress as a mermaid or come as a fish - you’ll have a whale of a time. You may even get to help on stage! Tickets: £13.50

01563 554900 www.eastayrshireleisure.com
Saturday 13th May 2017 1pm & 3.30pm

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If you have children and are looking for some family shows and events in Ayrshire these are the pages for you.

From the Singing Kettle to puppet shows and pantomimes, there is often some family friendly entertainment available.