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May Half Term Events at Quarry Bank

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Start Date: 25 May 2024
End Date: 10 Aug 2024
Venue: Quarry Bank, Wilmslow

Enjoy a fun day out this May Half Term at Quarry Bank with all the family for 2023 

We love National Trust Quarry Bank for a family day out and during the summer holidays, they have lots more fun in-store.

Here is everything going on at Quarry Bank over the Summer Holidays

Outdoor Trail around Quarry Bank 

Children at Summer of Play Quarry Bank - Credit Quarry Bank
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Saturday 25th May to Sunday 2nd June 2024

The Quarry Bank Apprentices need your help. 

They have hung out the washing but the wind has blown it away. 

You are tasked with going on a hunt around the gardens and Mill Meadow to find all the giant pieces of clothing they have lost. 

The Outdoor Trail will be running from Saturday 25th May to Sunday 2nd June 2024 from 10.30 am to 5.00 pm.

The event is free but normal admission prices apply.

Quarry Bank Mill Indoor Trail 

Saturday 25th May to Sunday 2nd June 2024

Head to the Mill to go on a mouse hunt. The mice will be hiding all over the mill and it will be your job to count them. Then head to the Mill Shop to find the answer. 

The indoor trail will be running from Saturday 25th May to Sunday 2nd June 2024 from 10.30 am to 5.00 pm.

The event is free but normal admission prices apply.

Cotton Stories Exhibition 

Saturday 25th May to Sunday 3rd November 2024

Explore the stories of the past, present and future of the cotton textile industry in the North West and the world.

The event is suitable for children of all ages and will be running from Saturday 25th May to Sunday 3rd November 2024 10.30 am to 5.00 pm each day. 

The event is free but normal admission prices apply.

Fashion On The Fourth Floor 

Set dates Saturday 25th to Sunday 2nd June

Make your way to the fourth floor of the Mill to discover how clothing is made. Plus get hands-on with some of the processors.

The activities will run from Saturday 25th to Monday 27th of May and Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June 2024.

The event is free but normal admission prices apply.

Create Your Own Fashion Designs

Monday 27th to Friday 31st May 11.00 am to 4.00 pm.

Fashionistas will be able to create their own fashion designs in the Learning Space. 

The activities will run from Monday 27th to Friday 31st May 11.00 am to 4.00 pm. 

The event is free but normal admission prices apply.

Barn Owl Walks At Quarry Bank 

Tuesday 28th to Thursday 30th May 2024

Enjoy a special guided walk to learn all about the Quarry Bank Owls.

You will discover all about barn owls and their habitats, see a barn owl box, learn about their lifecycle and look at their pellets to see what they have been eating. 

It will run each day from Tuesday 28th to Thursday 30th May 2024 from 10.30 am to 12.00 pm.

The event is suitable for children aged 6 years and over, costs £10.00 per person and booking is required. 

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Upcoming Family Events at Quarry Bank 

Outdoor Theatre Shows at Quarry Bank

Quarry Bank Outdoor Theatre
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This summer Quarry Bank are offering families the chance to enjoy some great shows at their outdoor theatre. 

The Not So Big Bad Wolf – Outdoor Theatre

The Not So Big Bad Wolf Wrongsemble Quarry Bank
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Saturday 29th June 2024 at 2.00 pm and 4.30 pm 

Enjoy a modern twist of a fairy tale classic, Meet Little Red an adventurer, heroine and world-renowned “True Grimm” podcaster.

She’s on a mission to debunk the myths around her so-called nemesis, with the help of a few storybook favourites, her red cloak, and a basket full of music, mayhem and magic tricks! 

The performance is 50 minutes with no interval and is suitable for children over 4 years. 

The tickets for the Not So Big Bad Wolf Outdoor Theatre cost: 

  • £7.00 for children
  • £10.00 for adults 
  • £28.00 for 1 adult and 3 children 
  • £30.00 for 2 adults and 2 children
  • £38.00 for 2 adults and 3 children
  • Free for babies under 12 months. 

Great Expectations – Outdoor Theatre

Quantum Theatre Great Expectations Quarry Bank
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Thursday 1st August 2024 – 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm

Join Pip on a journey through adversity and to discover the true nature of his Great Expectations in a much-loved family classic. 

Follow, Frank and Gilbert as they navigate their way through car chases and convicts in the struggle to escape the clutches of the local crime lord and clear Gilbert’s name.

The performance will run for two hours, including a 20-minute interval.

The show is suitable for children over 12 years old. 

The tickets for Great Expectations Outdoor Theatre cost: 

  • £12.00 for children
  • £20.00 for adults 
  • £49.00 for 1 adult and 3 children 
  • £55.00 for 2 adults and 2 children
  • £63.00 for 2 adults and 3 children
  • Free for babies under 12 months. 

Beauty and The Beast Outdoor Theater 

Chapterhouse Theatre Company Beauty and the Beast Quarry Bank
Credit – Chapterhouse Theatre

Saturday 10th August 2024 – 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm

Enjoy a new retelling of the classic tale Beauty and The Beast.

Presented with original music and sparkling humour in delightful settings from picturesque gardens to sweeping country parks, Chapterhouse Theatre Company’s lovely new adaptation of Beauty and the Beast.

The tickets for Beauty and the Beast Outdoor Theatre cost: 

  • £12.00 for children
  • £20.00 for adults 
  • £49.00 for 1 adult and 3 children 
  • £55.00 for 2 adults and 2 children
  • £63.00 for 2 adults and 3 children
  • Free for babies under 12 months. 

The performance will run for two hours, including a 20-minute interval.

Entry Tickets Prices at Quarry Bank, Wilmslow

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Entry tickets are required to take part in the Quarry Bank Half term events and cost from: 

  • £22.00 for adults 
  • £11.00 for children
  • £33.00 for a family with 1 adult and 3 kids 
  • £55.00 for a family of 2 and 3 kids

For National Trust Members entry is free.

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Always check with organiser before setting off
Address: Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 4HP

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