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Summer half term in Andover

The next school holiday is Summer half-term holiday which takes place on 27th May 2019 to 31st May 2019

Here is our Half term guide of what’s on and available to keep our children entertained in Andover.

School holiday clubs in Andover

Pezza Street soccer Winton School, Andover 07876 135770

The Scott Centre Andover, 01264 33 21 88

Stagecoach Andover 01264 365457

Andover leisure centre  01264 347100

Summer half term events

The lights , Andover

Summer holiday fun at The Lights

Pick n mix summer holiday fun for the little ones from The Lights programme of children’s activities

Choose your favourite summer holiday activities for your children from the range of workshops available at The Lights, Andover this summer from Monday 29 July through to Tuesday, 28 August – across a range of ages from 1 – 11 years.

For the under 5’s there is a range of storytelling, movement and dance workshops – all of which include the accompanying adult in the ticket price.  On 29 July at 9.30am and 11am come dressed as your favourite astronaut, alien or space creature for an interactive journey to the moon and back (ages 2-5) in 3, 2, 1 Blast Off! with tutor Amanda.

Hooray for Summer on 31 July at 9.30am or 11am is full of favourite summery songs and rhymes for ages 1-3,  and then Under the Sea on Tuesday, 13 August for ages 2-4: join tutor Lauren and move amongst the imaginary waves exploring all the creatures of the sea.

For older children from 5-7 enjoy a Trolls Dance Workshop on 1 August or Make a Fairy House and Garden on 6 August or for ages 5-8 come and join the play in a day – Shiver me Timbers on 20 August for a day full of pirate drama games, pirate dances and lots of pirate fun rehearsing towards a short show for friends and family at the end of the day.

For the older children aged 7-11 there is a second swashbuckling themed activity with a Pirate and Mermaid Puppet Making Workshop on 6 August.

Full details of all these summer holiday activities can be found on The Lights website:  Pre-booking is advised.

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Places to visit in Andover


Based in the Chantry centre , Andover. a play centre for toddlers and pre-schoolers. Come and discover a scaled-down street designed to inspire young children to explore and pretend to their hearts’ content.

Riverside Bowl

On Bridge street, Andover. Bowling, glo golf, pool and an american diner. It is suggested that you book your games time slot in advance as space is limited.

Museum of the iron age/Andover Museum

6 Church Close, Andover . Learn all about our towns history. The Museum of the Iron Age tells the story of Danebury hill fort which lies to the south west of Andover. Free worksheets available for children.

The Hawk Conservancy

Holding rare birds of prey, watching world-class flying displays learning and discovering facts about 130 birds of prey from owls to eagles during your visit.

Finkley down farm

Join us thisSummer Half Term for fun in the sun (or rain!) with all our daily activities and entertainers.

Andover Library

Snuggle down on the comfy chairs and share a story together. Do some research as a family on one of the computers. Or take part in one of the craft activities that are on offer. Andover library also offers lots of different free events for our children of all ages. The latest details can be found here

Andover cinema

For the latest Cinema Listings and to Book Tickets here.

Also available at this cinema – ODEON Kids – screenings which have been chosen especially for children and are on Saturday and Sunday mornings and everyday throughout  the school holidays.Peter Rabbit is the kids show on the 26th and the 27th May, The greatest showman is the kids show on 2nd and 3rd June.

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