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Family friendly Warrington

The Easter holidays will soon be upon us… Are you wondering what to do with the kids? Well, there’s plenty on offer in Warrington town centre for families, here’s our run down of the best things to do to keep the kids entertained!


WARNING…. WARNING…..EXTREME FUN ALERT! It’s time for families to fall in love with science with Exciting Science, the brand new educational show arriving at the Parr Hall on Saturday 11th April 2020. 
The Super Scientists will entertain and amaze you in this interactive show that’s full of explosions, including Dragons Breath – fire and smoke rings. Your little Einsteins will love these jaw dropping experiments.
See website for more details.


Hop over to Cockhedge on Saturday 11th April between 11am – 2pm and you can meet the Easter Bunny! Join in with some seasonal arts and crafts, Lego games and take part in the Easter trail for a chance to win an Easter egg!  A great one for all the family, activities are FREE and so is parking for 2 hours.
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Superbowl UK in Golden Square provides a plethora of options for the school holidays. For families who love friendly competition, discover who’s the best at ten pin bowling or mini golf. Alternatively, if parents are feeling frazzled they can enjoy a coffee while the kids play in the Crazy Club soft play, which is open daily from 9am – 7pm.

Do you have any Sonic The Hedgehog fans at home? Young or old? If so you won’t want to miss Breakfast With Sonic at Superbowl UK on Thursday 16th April 9am – 11:00am. £12.95 includes: Soft Play, Breakfast Roll, Private Meet & Greet with Sonic, Superbowl UK merchandise rucksack and loads of Sonic gifts.
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Let’s face it, you can’t rely on the British weather! If you need to escape the elements why not take your little ones to Cineworld Warrington to catch the latest family flicks including; Onward, Trolls World Tour, Peter Rabbit 2 and Mulan. The fun doesn’t stop there, with eight hours free parking at the Time Square car park (when you get your ticket validated at Cineworld), you can continue your day exploring Warrington Town centre. 

Get involved with Movies For Juniors, for discounted weekly screenings of kids films at Cineworld Cinemas. Adults must be accompanied by children. See website for more details


If you want to treat your bambinos to a meal out, look no further than ASK Italian. You’ll receive a warm welcome and best of all your little ones can order a starter, main course, dessert and a babyccino for just £6.95 – there’s a good range of vegan and gluten free meals too!
Check out the menu.


Is the kids’ pocket money burning a hole? Make shopping an event with the great family-friendly shops at Golden Square including: Build a Bear, Disney, The Entertainer, The Works and Smiggle. If they need a spring wardrobe refresh you can also kit them out with the latest fashion looks for a great price at Primark, H&M and TK MAxx.

For those toddlers who are too tiny to shop, they don’t have to miss out on the fun. Steer them in the direction of Golden Squares Customer Information Desk near Starbucks and hire a GS Kiddie Car! It costs £2.50 for a 2 hour hire, plus a £5 refundable deposit. Please note Golden Square only accepts cash payments. The cars are suitable for children aged 12 months+ and are fitted with seatbelts.Discover Golden Square.


Forget cakes, biscuits and sweets –  there’s a new treat in town! Independently owned, White Lace Cakes located inside the Cockhedge Shopping Centre has the ultimate sugar experience in store, a CAKE JAR… yes you heard correctly – a jar full of cake!  You’ll be the most popular parent in Warrington. Open Wednesday – Sunday from 11am-5pm.


They may not be at school but that doesn’t mean they can’t learn. Travel through time and around the world at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, one of the oldest museums in the country.  This fantastic family-friendly museum is home to thousands of fascinating exhibits, from beautiful works of art, Ancient Egypt and it even has its very own dinosaur! Warrington Museum also hosts weekly crafternoons sessions on Saturdays 1pm until 3pm. Discover more on their website.


Do you want to be a flexible family? You can join the Children and Family Rainbow Yoga every Monday from 5-6pm at the Pyramid Arts Centre. Feed your soul and discover your well being as you explore your mind and surroundings in a sea of colour, which all the family can do together. 
These classes are for adults and children aged 3 plus. See for more details