Daytime entertainment

Kids love our daytime entertainment - from fantastic shows, interactive story experiences to hands-on activities where they can get involved with paint, glitter and even crazy science experiments!

Meet the Seaside Squad

Anxious the Elephant

Anxious the elephant

“Sometimes I feel a little shy - but I always know my singing and dancing can really cheer people up! So I like to be around to help my friends have the most fun they possibly can...”

Join Anxious to celebrate her birthday over a four night midweek break: Monday 24 September - Friday 28 September 2018.

Bradley Bear

Bradley the bear

“It’s my job to make sure the rest of the gang behaves themselves. And I love to have fun and entertain (especially at picnics!), too. Don’t tell the others but... I reckon I’m a hero bear and born to save the day!”

Join Bradley to celebrate his birthday over a 4 night midweek break: Monday 8 October - Friday 12 October 2018.

Greedy the Gorilla

Greedy the gorilla

“I might be a wee bit clumsy - but I’m bonkers about bananas and love to tell stories and play practical jokes with my pals! And did you know that I’m from bonny Scotland?”

Join Greedy to celebrate his birthday over a 4 night midweek break: Monday 4 June - Friday 8 June 2018.

Ned

Ned

“Get ready to rumble! I’m definitely the most fun-loving prankster in the gang. Some call me ‘naughty’ but I’m really all about enjoying the magical mayhem we like to get up to here...”

Join Ned to celebrate his birthday over a 4 night midweek break: Monday 19 March - Friday 23 March 2018.

Polly

Polly

“I’m everyone’s best friend. And I like to be the organiser of the gang too - keeping an eye on Greedy and Ned. But I’m not too bossy (honest!). And you’ll often find me in the kitchen, cooking up some tasty treats...”

Join Polly to celebrate her birthday over a 4 night midweek break: Monday 25 June - Friday 29 June 2018.

Rory the Tiger

Rory the tiger

“I’m the big guy that’s always (well nearly always) in charge. Of course, I’m a bit of a prankster and very cheeky but I love my friends - and always keen to make new ones!”

Join Rory to celebrate his birthday over a 4 night midweek break: Monday 30 April - Friday 4 May 2018.

In the morning

New for 2018

What's coming:
  • Rory's Singalong
  • Greedy's Tin-pot Band
  • Inquizative
  • Pop-up Live

Every year we try and create more excitement to keep you entertained. There's lots more coming in 2018 including quiz shows and live music.

experiMENTAL

New for 2017 - ExperiMENTAL
Things you should know:
  • Age: 5+ years
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration of session: Varies by park
  • Parks: All parks except Far Grange and Lydstep Beach
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability: Runs all season

Join our mad professor for this free, fun-packed, interactive event and find out just how exciting science can be! You’ll get to see some incredible experiments performed live on stage before you get the chance to be a scientist too, and have a go at some crazy science of your own! This show is perfect for over 5s and children must watch with a grown-up.

FunStar Boot Camp

FunStar Boot Camp
Things you should know:
  • Age: 5+ years
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration of session: Varies by park
  • Parks: All parks except Craig Tara, Devon Cliffs, Far Grange, Hafan y Môr, Lydstep Beach, Primrose Valley, Rockley Park and Thornwick Bay
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability: Runs all season

Have your kids ever wanted to be one of our brilliant FunStars? Well now’s their chance – they’ll join them and find out how to be one of the team with FunStar Boot Camp! The FunStars will put the kids through their paces and show them everything they’ll need to know, from how to photo bomb to the FunStar salute and even their signature dance. And if you’re good enough, you might even get to join them on stage!

Greedy’s Get Up

New for 2017 - Greedy’s Get Up
Things you should know:
  • Age: 5+ years
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration of session: Varies by park
  • Parks: All parks except Far Grange and Lydstep Beach
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability: Runs all season

Greedy the Gorilla loves to re-use and recycle - with this fun activity he’s setting you all the challenge of making a costume out of recycled materials! Bring along anything you think might be useful or delve into Greedy’s own pile of materials before unleashing your creative side and making the best costume imaginable.

Once upon a Time

New for 2017 - Once upon a Time
Things you should know:
  • Age: All ages
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration of session: Varies
  • Parks: All parks except Far Grange and Lydstep Beach
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability: Runs all season

Join in the fun as classic fairytales are brought to life with this interactive storytelling activity. Our costumed narrator will tell the tale of some of your favourite stories in a way you’ve never experienced before, but they’ll need your help to fill in some missing parts and act out some of the most exciting scenes!

Anxious’ Sensory Morning

Anxious’ Sensory Morning
Things you should know:
  • Age: 0-4 years
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration of session: Varies by park
  • Parks: All parks except Far Grange and Lydstep Beach
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability: Runs all season

Join Anxious the Elephant for some exciting fun and games to delight the senses. In this activity, Anxious will help your kids explore their five senses, hearing, smell, sight, touch and taste. It’s a great way to help your little ones develop, and the best thing is they’ll have loads of fun doing it!

Little Big Star

Little Big Star
Things you should know:
  • Age: 5+ years
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration of session: Varies by park
  • Parks: All parks except Far Grange and Lydstep Beach
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability: Runs all season

Give your kids the chance to step into the spotlight and show the world what they’ve got with our very own talent show. It doesn’t matter whether they sing, dance, tell funny jokes or have some other brilliant claim to fame, Little Big Star is the chance for them to shine. And the best thing is the whole family can get involved, so there’s nothing to stop everyone from having a go too!

Make a Mess

Make a Mess
Things you should know:
  • Age: All ages
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration of session: Varies by park
  • Parks: All parks except Far Grange and Lydstep Beach
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability: Runs all season

Every kid likes to make a bit of a mess now and then. This activity lets them cause a little chaos without getting in any trouble! We’ve got loads of paint, tubes of glue, glitter and coloured paper to make use of as they unleash their creativity and get messy in the process!

MusiKids (auditions)

MusiKids
Things you should know:
  • Age: 5+ years
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration of session: Varies by park. Day rehearsals and evening show are on the same day
  • Parks: All parks except Allhallows, Far Grange, Greenacres, Lydstep Beach, Quay West, Reighton Sands, Riviere Sands, Seaview and Wild Duck
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability: Runs all season

Kids will love the chance to warm up their vocal chords and sing along to their favourite songs from Frozen, The Lion King, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda! The daytime sessions give them the opportunity to practice their singing before they take to the stage in the evening to perform like a star!

Pop Up Puppet Theatre Co

Pop up puppet theatre
Things you should know:
  • Age: All ages
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration of session: Varies by park
  • Parks: All parks except Far Grange and Lydstep Beach
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability: Runs all season

Puppet shows are a wonderful seaside tradition, and one we’re happy to carry on at our parks. Get the whole family together and get ready for a lot of fun and laughter with the Pop Up Puppets featuring the Seaside Squad!

Rise and Shine with the Seaside Squad

Rise and shine with the Seaside Squad
Things you should know:
  • Age: All ages
  • Cost: Varies by park
  • Duration of session: Varies by park
  • Parks: All parks except Far Grange and Lydstep Beach
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability: Runs all season

Getting the kids out of bed and making sure they get some breakfast in them before they race off to enjoy the fun of our parks isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Fortunately the Seaside Squad are around to help! Join them in one of our restaurants or bars for a lovely start to your day with great food for all the family to enjoy and plenty of smiles in anticipation of the excitement to come. There is a charge for the food which can differ for each park.

Especially for the summer

Camp Cardboard

Camp Cardboard at Haven
Things you should know:
  • Age: All ages welcome
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration of session: Varies by park
  • Parks: All parks except Blue Dolphin, Caister, Hopton, Far Grange, Lydstep Beach, Primrose Valley, Reighton Sands, Seashore, Thornwick Bay and Wild Duck
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Session must be pre-booked. This activity is available on selected parks.

It’s the little things in life that matter – we all remember creating forts and ships with cardboard boxes, and things haven’t changed a bit. Bring along the whole family for this great, free activity. So with nothing but paper-based tape and dozens of recycled cardboard boxes, we give kids the freedom to create anything they like – as imagination has no limits.

Aladdin Goes Pop!

Aladdin goes Pop!
Things you should know:
  • Age: All ages
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration: Varies. Show times vary by park and could be afternoon or evening
  • Parks: All parks except Far Grange
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

Join us for this magical new pantomime! Aladdin Goes Pop! is full of fun, excitement and memorable characters – and as with every panto, audience participation is encouraged, so make sure you cheer for the heroes and boo as loudly as you can when the villain’s on stage! Young or old, the whole family is sure to love this wonderful show!

Seaside Slam Wrestling

Seaside Slam Wrestling
Things you should know:
  • Age: All ages
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration of session: Varies by park
  • Parks: All parks except Allhallows, Far Grange, Lydstep Beach and Thornwick Bay
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

Take your seats and prepare for a spectacular wrestling performance as our competitors enter the ring and get ready to settle their grudges the only way they know how – with an incredible match of strength and excitement! Get involved and make sure you cheer on your favourite wrestler as they put on their best moves in the hopes of being the last man standing!

Please note

Children must be accompanied during these events and activities, with a parent or guardian present at all times.