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?

Here are some suggestions that we think you may enjoy.

Anton PTA Duck Race!


April 21 @ 9:00 am11:00 am

Join Anton Friends PTA for our first Duck Race!

Come along to Anton Mills on Saturday 21st April from 9am
• Watch your duck race in the river – remember to get cheering!
• Prizes to be won! Presentations from 11:30 (ish)

St Georges day parade in Andover 2018

April 22 @ 2:30 pm5:00 pm

It starts at East street car park at 230pm, and they will walk to St Marys church for a service. Then will walk from St Marys about 4pm through Andover town, finishing at the Town mills car park.

You can read more on St Georges day here


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.

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

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=16 year olds. Its a £1 a meet.

Next meet is Saturday 24 March 10.30am – 12.30pm Andover MuseumMaritime archaeology

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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