Summer events @ RHS Garden Harlow Carr

January 1, 2009toAugust 31, 2009

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Children’s Music Day – 18th July
10am – 4pm

A chance for children to work with professional musicians, & to try out new and exciting musical instruments.
Suitable for age 5 and up.

  • African Drumming
  • Junk Music – make music with found objects!
  • Didgeridoo – An opportunity to learn how to play the most famous Australian instrument and maybe even take one home with you!

Blast-off Space Day – 20th July
10am – 4pm

  • Packed full of fun space related activities to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the lunar landing.
  • Come along dressed up as your favourite science fiction character and explore the lunar module and bounce your way around the garden on the Harlow Carr Space Hoppers!
  • You will also be able to see how rockets fly and find the hidden aliens on the Alien trail.

Children’s Theatre – Alice Through the Looking Glass – 30th July
7:30pm (Doors Open at 6:30)

  • Bring along a picnic blanket and some food, and join Alice in the fabulous world beyond the mirror above her fireplace, with songs, poems & memorable characters.
  • Call 0845 612 1253 for tickets (advance adult ticket £12, child £8; reductions for families and RHS members).

Family Fortnight – 16th to 29th August
10am – 4pm

Two weeks packed full of fun activities catering for all the family!

Carnival Day (16th August) – Family Fortnight kicks off with a fabulous explosion of colour.

  • Come and join in the Carnival Day festivities by coming dressed up – the more colour the better
  • Get into the carnival mood and have your face painted, make your very own grass skirt and garlands ready to look the part in the carnival procession
  • There will be African drummers to get the rhythm going
  • Dan the circus man performing his crazy circus tricks, and
  • Krazy Kev the balloonologist extraordinaire!

KIDS GO FREE TO RHS GARDENS IN AUGUST

Japanese Culture Weekend (22nd & 23rd August) – Two days packed full of fun activities catering for all the family

  • Including Japanese storytelling, plays, traditional carp kite & origami making
  • There is also a chance to see the elusive Harlow Carr dragon walking around the grounds!

KIDS GO FREE TO RHS GARDENS IN AUGUST

Pirate Day (31st August) – Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of FUN! Come dressed up and enjoy a full day of pirate related activities!

KIDS GO FREE TO RHS GARDENS IN AUGUST

Where can I find out more?
See the Fun Kids review on RHS Harlow Carr