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Document 6579896
Your Half Term Oct
What’s On 2014
the family
host to fun and frolics for all
October half-term is set to play
carving
pkin
pum
spooky sleepovers and
across Carmarthenshire; from
inside
Look
ing!
ibeast hunts and potion mak
classes to bat detecting, min
to find out more...
DAILY
Minibeast Hunt - 11am-12pm
Go hunting in our purpose-developed minibeast area, complete
with plant pots, old rotting logs, and other dark and damp places
minibeasts love to call home! You can also make your very own
sticky snail to take home!
Family bird watching - 1pm to 2pm
Join us in the observatory to use binoculars and a telescope to
watch the birds. Use books and ID guides to identify them, and
see how many different species you can spot!
Pond Dipping - 2.30pm
Join us at the pond zone to use nets to catch the wide variety of
creatures swimming around including fish, newts & great diving
beetles!
@ National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
Go Bonkers for Conkers
Consider yourself a conker connoisseur or a chestnut champion
then you’re in luck, as we are hosting a conker competition of
grand proportions this half term.
Call: 01558 668768.
Sunday 26 October
Spooky Nature Night
@ WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre
the
Calling intrepid young adventurers wanting to explore
nd
Wetla
li
Llanel
spooky side of wetland wildlife, the WWT
tial
essen
ng
Booki
e.
Centre is hosting a special ‘Spooky Natur
Call: 01554 741087
Organised Kaos - Circus Skills Workshop
@ Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli, 11am
Join in the fun, take part and learn new skills in this
exhilarating and exciting. Eight-years-old and over.
Call: 0845 2263510
@ Amman Valley Leisure Centre
Snorkelling - Over 8’s
Netball - 9-12 years
Call: 01269 594517
Fo
the stllow
ory...
@ Heatherton Park
Enjoy a range of activities for the whole family.
Call: 01646 652000
@ WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre
Call: 01554 741087
Monday 27 October
Castl
Princes &
es
@ Brechfa, nr Carmarthen
Brechfa family trail
A new family bike trail has opened in Brechfa Forest. The Derwen
trail enables families and beginners to enjoy the beauty of ancient
natural woodland as it snakes through 10km of Brechfa forest.
Call: 0300 065 3000
@ Dre-Fach Felindre, Llandysul
National Wool Museum
Various activities taking place including guided tours around the
museum, village trails, a spinners, weavers and dyers class, crochet
workshop and more.
Call: 01559 370929
@ Henllan, Newcastle Emlyn
Teifi Valley Railway
The steam locomotives in October will be mainly diesel-hauled.
Call: 01559 371077
Castles and Princes
Follow the story at Swansea, Laugharne, Pembroke, Carmarthen,
Carreg Cennen and Dinefwr Castles.
Pinocchio
@ Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli
and
Featuring catchy songs, stunning scenery and costumes
show
this
try,
puppe
spectacular ultra violet glow-in-the-dark
is a real treat for all the family! Produced by Starbright
Entertainments.
Call: 0845 2263510
Big Family Sports Day followed by evening
entertainment with Danielle Stacey
@ Gateway Holiday Park, Llanelli
Call: 01554 771202
Sport activities for 6 to 11year olds
@ St Clears Leisure Centre
Call: 01994 231253
Find out more
www.discovercarmarthenshire.com
CarmarthenshireCC
@Carmscouncil
Tuesday 28 October
Organised Kaos - Circus Skills Workshop
@ Lyric Theatre, Carmarthen, 11am
Join in the fun, take part and learn new skills in this
exhilarating and exciting.8 years old and over.
Call: 0845 2263510
Spooky Tuesday
@ Ffos Las Racecourse, Trimsaran
Arts & crafts & face painting for the children with under
18 going FREE when accompanied by a paying adult! The
perfect fun day out for the half term holidays! Tickets from
£10 when booked in advance.
Call: 01554 771202
Sport activities for 6 to 11 year olds
@ St Clears Leisure Centre
Call: 01994 231253
Wednesday 29 October
Scarlets Heritage Tour
@ Parc y Scarlets Stadium, Llanelli
Discover the world famous rugby club through a range of
visitor experiences and learning opportunities from 1872
onwards using audio, visual and interactive. Every Wednesday
and Friday afternoon.
Call: 01554 783900
Sport activities for 6 to 11 year olds
@ St Clears Leisure Centre
Call: 01994 231253
Organised Kaos - Circus Skills Workshop
@ Miners Theatre, Ammanford, 11am
Join in the fun, take part and learn new skills in this exhilarating
and exciting.8 years old and over.
Call: 0845 2263510
Thursday 30 October
Strawberry Cream Tea
@ Gwili Steam Railway Carmarthen
Enjoy Afternoon Cream Tea on the steam train with fresh
strawberries, local preserves, clotted cream and two large
scones. Meander through the Gwili valley while your
afternoon tea is served in the dining car. Booking essential
Call: 0845 2263510
Pumpkin Felting
@ Discovery Centre, North Dock, Llanelli
Discover, learn and create at Vintage Falls Emporium
inside the Discovery Centre. Join needle felted
artist/instructor Rhian Doyle and master the art of
Felting. Cost £3
Call: 01554 777744
FREE Beginners Golf Classes for juniors
@ Glyn Abbey Golf Club, Trimsaran
Carmarthenshire's number one junior golf development site is
offering a fantastic opportunity for any child thinking of taking
up the sport by holding free golf day.The main golf course, the
9 hole short course and practice facilities will all be available
free of charge throughout the day. All tuition will be with
Welsh PGA Professional of the year and Carmarthenshire
Community Coach of the Year Mike Davies.
Call: 01554 810278
Kiddies Game Show Day
@ Gateway Holiday Park, Llanelli
Call: 01554 771202
Active Story Trail - Under 8’s
@ Amman Valley Leisure Centre
Call: 01269 594517
Open Play Area Day
@ Gateway Holiday Park, Llanelli
Entry to the play area just £1 with activity stations such as face
painting, arts and crafts and visits from Max and Gloria
followed by an evening of entertainment with Mark Wilkes.
Call: 01554 771202
Spooktacular Pool Party Over 8’s and must be
able to swim a length
@ Amman Valley Leisure Centre
Call: 01269 594517
Kiddies talent show with adults karaoke in
the evening and chance to win £25 vouchers
@ Gateway Holiday Park, Llanelli - 1pm
Call: 01554 771202
Active Story Trail - Under 8’s
@ Amman Valley Leisure Centre
Call: 01269 594517
Friday 31 October
Scarlets Heritage Tour
@ Parc y Scarlets Stadium, Llanelli
Discover the world famous rugby club through a range of
visitor experiences and learning opportunities from 1872
onwards using audio, visual and interactive. Every
Wednesday and Friday afternoon.
Call: 01554 783900
Halloween Party
@ Discovery Centre, North Dock, Llanelli
Vintage Falls Emporium is throwing a Halloween party for
children. Adults can join in on the fun too, sing, dance and
be silly with your kids every chance you get. Booking
essential. £3
Call: 01554 777744
Hockey
@ Amman Valley Leisure Centre
Call: 01269 594517
Children’s Halloween Party followed by
evening entertainment with Hannah
@ Gateway Holiday Park, Llanelli - 5pm
Call: 01554 771202
Spooky Halloween Day
@ Kidwelly Castle
Join in a Halloween-themed trail and listen to spooky tales.
Prize for the first 50 children taking part
Call: 01554 890104
Haunted Sleepover on All Hallows’ Eve
@ Dinefwr Park and Castle, Llandelio
Calling all brave souls - Newton House will be offering a
spooky sleepover for those courageous enough to brave
the fourth most haunted house on the National Trust’s
roster. £27pp inc. buffet dinner & breakfast
Call: 01558 824512
Saturday November 1
ing
Football Tournament (Boys and Girls), even
y
Part
ween
entertainment and Adults Hallo
@ Gateway Holiday Park, Llanelli - 1pm
Call: 01554 771202
Go Underground with the Romans
@ Dolaucothi Gold Mines
Step back in time by 2,000 years at the UK’s oldest known
Roman gold mine. Daily underground tours throughout
Half Term. Family tickets available
Call: 01558 650177
Rookies Lifeguard - Over 8’s
@ Amman Valley Leisure Centre
Call: 01269 594517
Murder Mystery Evening
@ Aberglasney Mansion
Join renowned Murder Mystery Company and Orient
Express regulars ‘Murder on the Menu’ for a special tour
of Aberglasney Mansion, including some of the upstairs
rooms not normally accessible to the public. On this tour
you are the detectives working to solve the mystery of
‘Silver in the Blood’.
Call: 01558 668998
Sunday 2 November
ow Night
Halloween Game Sh
Park, Llanelli
@ Gateway Holiday
Call: 01554 771202
All information correct at time of print. There is a charge for some of the activities.
Please check with the activity provider for further details.
If you have an event taking place during the Christmas school holidays then contact [email protected]
14 November
Carmarthen Xmas Lights Switch on
Launching Christmas in the town with choral singing, brass
band & fireworks display off the historic Carmarthen Castle
21 November
Llanelli Xmas Carnival
@ Spring Gardens, Llanelli
Thousands join together to help Llanelli enter the Christmas
period with various entertainment from live music, children’s
fun fair, fireworks, Christmas light turn on and a large carnival
parade.
22 November
Carmarthen Reindeer Day
The annual visit from the famous Cairncorn Reindeer from the
Highlands of Scotland
23 November
Llanelli Reindeer Parade
Cairncorn Reindeer from the Highlands
of Scotland visit the St Elli Shopping Centre.
21-23 November
Llandeilo Festival of Senses
Huge range of entertainment throughout the town with stalls
brimming with Christmas present ideas.
29 November
Ammanford Xmas Lights Switch on
A traditional fun fair, World Record bid for most snowmen,
switching on of lights, fireworks display
& a visit from Father Christmas.
3 December
Newcastle Emlyn Victorian
Night
The town joins together to enjoy late
night opening, shire horse and
cart rides a Victorian fun fair and stalls
through the main street.
Ten pin bowling • Play area • Great food
Fun for all the family
To book call 01267 225990
visit www.xcelbowl.co.uk
Colouring competition
A free bowling lane for one hour for a family of 4 is on offer
to one lucky winner of the Half Term colouring competition.
Colour in this picture and send it to
Communication, County Hall, Carmarthen, SA31 1JP
Name: ...............................................
Address: ................................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................................
........................................................... Tel: ............................................................
Closing date by 7 Nov 2014

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