Andover Events FamilyLife

What’s on this weekend for Andover families to enjoy?

What fun have you got planned to enjoy with your children this weekend in Andover?


July 21 @ 11:00 am1:30 pm

Come play with trains !! Picket Twenty Community Centre

Two time slots available 11-12 or 12.20-1.20. Group, sibling and multiples discounts all available too!


July 21 @ 2:00 pm11:00 pm


Live Music: No Way Out Love Andover Radio Queen Charlotte

There’s loads for the whole family during the day and musical entertainment in the evening at the Andover Fun Party at the Queen Charlotte Inn on London Road.

The event is Saturday 21st July in their newly renovated large back garden from 2pm and indoors in the evening from 6pm.

With over 10 local stall holders, all proceeds go to the QC Foundation, a local charitable organisation which assists Andover people who are affected by terminal and chronic illnesses.

The day features a bouncy castle, face painting, reptile ranch, Andover Radio broadcasting live, a BBQ and, of course, drinks!

In the evening, the event moves inside for live music from local band No Way Out and Andover Radio’s DJ Will Haven.

Please let the venue know if you are coming via Facebook by clicking here.

Andover Cycling Festival takes place this weekend!

July 22 @ 8:30 am1:00 pm

Weyhill Family Fun Day

July 22 @ 12:00 pm4:00 pm

A fun day out for all the family, including a 5 a side tournament, family races, side shows, craft village and much much more.

Merityre Andover Charity Car Show 2018

July 22 @ 1:00 pm4:00 pm

After the incredible success of our event last year, July 22nd 2018 sees the return of our charity car show, held once again at our Andover branch! Bear with us as we are still confirming plenty of details which will be posted here as soon as they’re in place! Please get in touch if you’d like to register your vehicle to show, hold a trade stand or cater at the event!

We’re once again raising money throughout the day for local charity Naomi House & Jacksplace ( – money raised on the day will be going to them to help provide expert hospice care to more than 340 life-limited and life-threatened children, young people and their extended families across the south of England.

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Pets at home workshops

FREE workshops help teach children how rewarding pets can be and how to care for them. Needs to be booked in advance as spaces are limited. Further deatils can be found here

Family fun swim

Saturday and sunday afternoons at Andover leisure centre, click here for further details.


Saturday and Sunday

Enjoy a family film together at one of the ODEON Kids screenings. Takes place every Saturday, every Sunday. All tickets cost just £3.25 each including the premier seats. Book your seats here

Andover Junior Parkrun


Charlton Sports Fields, Charlton, Andover, Hampshire SP10 3LF

Andover Junior Parkrun is a weekly 2k run just for children (4-14 year olds) who wish to enjoy all the fun of Parkrun.

It’s free but you need to register first by visiting the website here (you only need to register once) and remember to take along a printed copy of your barcode in order to take part.

Local Car Boot sales in Andover

Weyhill Car Boot Sale

It’s that time of year when the regular car boot sales are back on here are the weekly ones that take place in Andover 

Wyke Down Car boot sale 

These are held during the warmer months every Sunday at the Wyke down. 

Open to sellers from 8am. buyer’s 9:45 

This boot sale can be massive and will take you a good hour to get around on a good day.  Queues can be long and get dusty on hot days and very muddy on wet ones. 

Weyhill Car Boot Sale 

Weekly Car Boot Sale every Sunday morning in Weyhill. 

Sellers arrive from 8.30am – £6.50 per boot, £12 for large van/trader. Buyers arrive from 10am and admission is free. Plenty of free parking and refreshments available.50p from each sellers fee will be donated to the Countess of Brecknock Hospice, Andover 

Great Local Places to visit with the children in Andover

Finkley down farm

Open 1000-1800, 7 days a week. Finkley Down Farm Park is a family run children’s farm with all the character of a traditional farm plus indoor and outdoor play.


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 gmes time slot in advance as sace 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.

The YAC meets at the Museum once a month, for 8 to 16 year olds. Its a £1 a meet. 10.30am – 12.30pm

Merlins kingdom,

Children’s indoor play centre at Andover Leisure Centre,a 3 storey soft play facility for children aged 18 months up to a height of 4ft 11’.

Jungle Jungle,

Open everyday 0930-1730, Andover’s indoor jungle adventure play area for accompanied children from 0 – 11 years.

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Do you know of a great event that Andover families will enjoy ? then please add it to our event diary here or email us.


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