Friday, 30 November 2012

Drusillas Park Competition


Drusillas Park Competition

 WIN TICKETS TO DRUSILLAS PARK !!!


Kidstodo have teamed up with Drusillas Park in East Sussex and are giving away Two Family Tickets to the park.

Deadline for Drusillas Park Competition entries is midnight, Thursday 20th December 2012.

Christmas Magic at Drusillas Park

Dashing into Drusillas Park with a bumper sleigh full of presents, Santa merrily takes ho-ho-host in his magical Christmas Cottage during weekends from 1st December and then daily from 15th – 23rd December inclusive. Full of enchantment and the wonder of Christmas, the cottage is jam packed with presents and other festive treats ready for delivery on Christmas Eve. The Drusillas Elves will also be busy showing the children a selection of seasonal activities in the Wacky Workshop and there will be the opportunity for children to have their faces painted as reindeers, fairies or even as a Christmas pud!

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Santa's Christmas Cottage
Sat 1st December onwards (weekends only) Sat 15th – Sun 23rd December (daily)
Visit Santa and his elves hard at work making all the presents. His cosy cottage is crammed full of toys that the elves have built and for a small additional charge, children can meet Santa and receive an early Christmas gift.

Hug a Husky
Sat 1st December onwards (weekends only) Thurs 20th – Sun 23rd Dec (daily) Visitors will also be able to hug a husky for the first time at the zoo between 1pm and 5pm near the Events Arena; you’d be barking mad to miss it.

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Winter Wonderland Grand Switch On
Sat 1st December King of Christmas Lights, Paul Toole will switch on our brand new light display and officially open the Winter Wonderland Illuminations at 4.30pm. Paul Toole creates one of the biggest festive displays in the country on his own front lawn at Manning Close in Wells, Somerset which attracted national attention in 2011 after Paul starred in the Cutting Edge Channel 4 documentary, King of Christmas Lights. He is a leading figure in Christmas light shows and has designed the spectacular Winter Wonderland scene at Drusillas Park.

The Winter Wonderland Illuminations
Sat 1st December - Sun 6th January Drusillas will also be switching on their Winter Wonderland illuminations, brand new for 2012. Designed by ‘King of Lights’ Paul Toole, the dazzling display will start at 4:30pm daily and incorporate an animal themed light show, synchronised to music. Young revellers can expect to see a host of magical creatures in the ice-capped kingdom, adding some extra sparkle to the festive season.

The Fat Controller
Sat 22nd December The Fat Controller will be causing a locomotion, when he alights at the Park to take control of the efficient running of the railway. Make tracks to Tidmouth Hault and enjoy photo opportunities with Sir Topham Hatt himself.

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Plus there’s all the usual animal magic on offer. Drusillas provides the opportunity to get nose to nose with nature with hundreds of exotic animals from monkeys and otters to penguins and meerkats and there’s lots of zoo babies to see currently too. Don’t miss close encounters in Lemurland or the walk-through parrot aviary – Lory Landing.

With all this and much more, Drusillas Park is where the fun is this Christmas. Located just off the A27 in Alfriston, Drusillas Park is open from 10:00am until 6:00pm (last admission 5:00pm).

Enter the Drusillas Park Competition for a chance to win tickets. Tickets are valid for one year from the date of issue.


Drusillas Park Competition Enter by 20th December 2012

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Monday, 19 November 2012

Father Christmas Events BOOK NOW



Only  36 sleeps left until Christmas and if you haven't booked to see Father Christmas then don't delay as many places get booked up quickly.

What's on and where to meet Santa Claus in his grotto this Christmas in Sussex, Kent, Hamsphire and London all can be found on kidstodo  Father Christmas Events.

Visit Father Christmas at adventure parks, farms, theatres, ice rinks, steam railways, circus or even on a boat, find out more on kidstodo Father Christmas Events.



CHRISTMAS MAGIC AT DRUSILLAS PARK.
Dashing into Drusillas Park with a bumper sleigh full of presents, Santa merrily takes ho-ho-host in his magical Christmas Cottage during weekends from 1st December and then daily from 15th – 23rd December inclusive. Full of enchantment and the wonder of Christmas, the cottage is jam packed with presents and other festive treats ready for delivery on Christmas Eve. The Drusillas Elves will also be busy showing the children a selection of seasonal activities in the Wacky Workshop and there will be the opportunity for children to have their faces painted as reindeers, fairies or even as a Christmas pud!
Address: Drusillas Zoo Park, Alfriston Road, Afriston, East Sussex, BN26 5QS.


FATHER CHRISTMAS IS COMING TO TUNBRIDGE WELLS
From Friday 23 November through until 24 December 2012 on selected dates, Father Christmas will be at the beautiful town of Royal Tunbridge Wells where his authentic Log Cabin home can be found in the beautiful Calverley Grounds, opposite the magnificent ice-rink which is open daily (closed Christmas Day). The cheeky elves will be on hand to show you the way and excellent food and hot drinks can be purchased from the café and authentic Christmas Chalets.
Time slots will be available from 10:00am onwards on most days. Adults can accompany their children for free and a child ticket will cost just £9.50 including a quality gift and a professional 6x4 photograph in a beautiful glass frame. Address: Calverley Grounds, Mount Pleasant Road, Tunbridge Wells. Kent TN1 1BT


Meet SANTA on board the Kent & East Sussex Railway
Meet Santa on a steam train! Your all inclusive ticket entitles you to an hour and ten minute return steam train ride to Northiam Station on board a beautifully decorated steam train and on board refreshments. Every child from 18 months to 12 years will receive an age appropriate quality gift from Santa and his pixies. 13 to 15 year olds will receive a gift of festive chocolates.
Your ticket also includes a miniature train ride, a professionally taken photograph with the ‘Snow Queen’, complimentary 7”x 5” colour prints and unlimited rides on the Victorian carousel. Early booking is recommended.
Address: Tenterden Town Station, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6HE


For a magical festive experience visit Santa at Spring Barn Farm this Christmas.
Sit with him in his cosy Stable and enjoy a festive story from our jolly elf on Nov 24 & 25th, Dec 1st & 2nd, 8th & 9th and 15th – 24th inclusive, each child has a present from Santa. Enjoy the Winter Wonderland Walkway and quiz. Visit the farm, meet the animals, enjoy fantastic indoor play with Mega slides! The perfect festive family day out.
Also, Christmas shop, Farm Shop, great meals & treats from the Farmhouse Kitchen Restaurant all day!
Normal farm park admissions apply, plus £3.25 per child to visit Santa.
Address: Spring Barn Farm, Kingston Rd, Lewes, BN7 3ND

Meet Father Christmas at London Zoo!
Come and visit Santa in his Reindeer Lodge, a custom-designed grotto built in a fairytale setting in ZSL London Zoo’s parklands – home to London’s reindeer herd! From the 17th November - 24th December 2012. A Christmas experience like no other, ZSL London Zoo offers visitors the chance to see real reindeer in the heart of London – this close encounter will delight children and grown-ups alike. Children will get to meet Santa and tell him their Christmas wish-list, our cheeky elf photographers will be on hand to capture the moment, and each child will receive a special gift to take home. Tickets for this experience available in November. A Zoo admission ticket must be purchased in addition to a Meet Santa ticket.

Meet Father Christmas at Hamleys Regent Street!
Join in the Christmas magic at Hamleys, Regent Street this December by having Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch or Tea with Father Christmas! Father Christmas’ Elves will welcome guests, making them feel extra special and entertaining them throughout.There will be scrumptious food and Christmas activities to enjoy. Each little guest will have an individual chat with Father Christmas, hearing tales of Lapland and magical stories of Christmas. Then, when it’s time for Father Christmas to leave, his special guests will receive a small gift to take home. Address: Hamleys, Regent Street, London

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Ice Skating


Ice Skating this Christmas in Sussex, Kent and London.

Ice Skating in Calverley Grounds, Royal Tunbridge Wells
Friday 23 November 2012 – Monday 7 January 2013
The outdoor ice skating rink in the picturesque Calverley Grounds, Royal Tunbridge Wells is returning – and this year it will be even bigger! Also new this year families and children can have a magical visit to Father Christmas in his traditional Christmas log cabin overlooking the ice rink. The ice rink will be open throughout the day and evening (closed Xmas Day). Advanced booking is recommended at peak times. The cost for one hour’s skating, including hire of skating boots costs from £7.50 for children and from £9.50 for adults. There is a dedicated thirty minute parent and toddler session at 10am every morning and themed music & live acoustic nights.
It’s never too early to book your session, especially as last year the sessions around Christmas and the New Year sold out fast. Tickets for both the ice rink and Father Christmas can be booked on the dedicated website or from the Assembly Hall Theatre Box Office Tel: 01892 554645.

Royal Pavilion OUTDOOR Ice Rink - Brighton
Open 10th November 2012 - 20th January 2013: 10am-10:15pm
 The Royal Pavilion Ice Rink 700 square metre rink will accommodate up to 200 skaters per session. Pre-school creche, pop-up rinkside restaurant and bar, beginners' area and 'penguin' skate aids especially for youngsters.
Address: Royal Pavilion, 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1EE. Tel: 0844 8472352

Ice Skating in London Christmas 2012/13.
London ice rinks open up again for a season of great skating. Visit a London ice rink to enjoy ice skating alongside famous landmarks and take in picturesque backdrops, promising a unique ice skating London experience.

Tower of London Outdoor Ice Rink
Ice Skating from: 17th Nov 2012 - 6th Jan 2013

Hampton Court Palace Outdoor Ice Rink
Ice Skating from: Sat 1st December 2012 - Sun 13th Jan 2013

Somerset House Outdoor Ice Rink
Ice Skating from: 16th Nov 2012 - 6th Jan 2013

The Natural History Museum Outdoor Ice Rink
Ice Skating from: 2th Nov 2012 - 6th Jan 2013

Winter Wonderland - Hyde Park Outdoor Ice Rink
Ice Skating from: Sat 23rd Nov 2012 - Sun 6th Jan 2013

Canary Wharf Ice Rink Outdoor Ice Rink
Ice Skating from: 3rd Nov 2012 - 13th Jan 2013

Broadgate Ice Rink Outdoor Ice Rink
Ice Skating from: 16th Nov 2012 - 24th Feb 2013

Blue Water Ice Rink KENT Outdoor Ice Rink
Ice Skating from: 16th Nov 2011 - 13th Jan 2013. (Covered)

For more information on outdoor ice skating this Christmas click here for kidstodo directory with direct links to the ice skating rinks website with online bookings.


Swimming Classes West Sussex

Looking for Swimming classes West Sussex? Swimming lessons in West Sussex? Swimming clubs and swim schools in West Sussex? Look no further.. kidstodo Swimming Classes West Sussex directory has it all. Here you will find swim schools with direct links to their website so you can find all the information you need on each swim school.

Structured swimming lessons are a good way to teach specific skills and water safety. Most local pools provide lessons for young people to learn to swim where they will learn basic skills – such as how to enter and exit the water safely – through to more advanced techniques – such as how breathe in the water and perform different strokes. Some swim schools reward your child for their achievement at each stage with certificates and badges to track their progress and motivate them onto the next level.

kidstodo directory for swimming classes in West Sussex includes swimming classes, swimming lessons, swimming clubs and swim schools in East Sussex and West Sussex for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and children of all ages and abilities. Here you will find links direct to the swim schools website so you can find all the information you need on each swim school in West Sussex.

There are many beginners, improvers and advanced swimming lessons in West Sussex as well as parent and baby swimming classes to choose from in West Sussex: The Little Swim School, The Bubbles Swim Club, Bubbles Swim School, Puddle Ducks, Southdowns Swim School, Water Babies and many more that can be found my clicking here.

Some swim schools in West Sussex specialise in competition training and squad training for professional swimming: MXT Swimming School in Chichester & Storrington, Crawley Swimming school, iswim school, Littlehampton Swim School, Worthing Swimming Club to name a few.

MXT Swimming school have special needs teachers that are skilled in teaching children to swim who have Autism, Muscular Dystrophy, Attention Deficit Disorder, Dysphasia and Cerebal Palsy.They have swimming lessons in Chichester, Steyning and Storrington.

The Sussex Otters Swimming Club offers swimming classes to enable people with a disability - no matter how severe - to enjoy recreational swimming in a safe and friendly environment and there is Tadpoles Swimming Club for the Disabled in East Grinstead ideal for water therapy and recovery following physiotherapy (with Doctor's consent)

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Swimming Classes East Sussex



Looking for Swimming classes East Sussex? Swimming lessons in East Sussex? Swimming clubs and swim schools in East Sussex? Look no further.. kidstodo Swimming Classes East Sussex directory has it all. Here you will find swim schools with direct links to their website so you can find all the information you need on each swim school.

Structured swimming lessons are a good way to teach specific skills and water safety. Most local pools provide lessons for young people to learn to swim where they will learn basic skills – such as how to enter and exit the water safely – through to more advanced techniques – such as how breathe in the water and perform different strokes. Some swim schools reward your child for their achievement at each stage with certificates and badges to track their progress and motivate them onto the next level.

kidstodo directory for swimming classes in East Sussex includes swimming classes, swimming lessons, swimming clubs and swim schools in East Sussex and West Sussex for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and children of all ages and abilities. Here you will find links direct to the swim schools website so you can find all the information you need on each swim school in East Sussex.


There are many beginners, improvers and advanced swimming lessons in East Sussex as well as parent and baby swimming classes to choose from in East Sussex: Mr Peter's Swim school, The Little Swim School, Aquababies, water Babies, Water nippers, Wetwetwet and many more that can be found my clicking here.


Some swim schools in East Sussex specialise in competition training and squad training for professional swimming: MXT Swimming School in Chichester & Steyning, Mr Peter's Swim School in Eastbourne and Shiverers Swimming Club in Hove, The Brighton Swimming School,Eastbourne Swimming School, Hailsham Swimming School to name a few.

 
MXT Swimming school have special needs teachers that are skilled in teaching children to swim who have Autism, Muscular Dystrophy, Attention Deficit Disorder, Dysphasia and Cerebal Palsy.They have swimming lessons in Chichester, Steyning and Storrington.




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