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image for Children's Activity Event item typeEaster Half Term Fun @ Conkers at Conkers

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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Children's Activity Event, Sat 1 - Sun 23 Apr 2017, £8.25-£35.95

VAQAS

Barefoot Walk

Barefoot Walk

Address

Rawdon Road,
Moira,
Swadlincote,
Derbyshire,
DE12 6GA

Details

Week One Saturday 1st to Friday 7th April
Saturday 1st – Fantastic Flip’s Tremendous Tricks and Super Circus School with shows at 11.30am, 1.30am and 3.30pm
Sunday 2nd – Bubblepop with amazing bubbles. Shows at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm
Monday 3rd - A traditional Punch and Judy show with Punch. The interaction between Mr Punch and his wife Judy will bring tears to your eyes. Shows at 11.30am, 1.00pm and 3.30pm
Tuesday 4th - Dazzling Dippy's Sensational Show and Crazy Circus Workshop.s - Shows at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm
Wednesday 5th – The eccentric scientist is back with Sublime Science. Mixing his potions and creating live experiments! Shows at 11.30am and 2.30pm
Thursday 6th - Steve the Juggler 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm
Friday 7th - TBC
Week two Saturday 8th Friday 14th
Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th - A traditional Punch and Judy show with Punch. The interaction between Mr Punch and his wife Judy will bring tears to your eyes. Shows at 11.30am, 1.00pm and 3.30pm
Monday 10th - Fairy Friends Enchanted Magical Show. Shows at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm
Tuesday 11th - Fantastic Flip’s Tremendous Tricks and Super Circus School. Shows at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm
Wednesday 12th April – The eccentric scientist is back with Sublime Science. Mixing his potions and creating live experiments! Shows at 11.30am and 2.30pm
Thursday 13th - Dazzling Dippy's Sensational Show and Crazy Circus Workshop.s - Shows at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm
Friday 14th Trevor Hill with his animal show is visiting CONKERS between 12noon and 4pm.
Week three Saturday 15th to Sunday 23rd
Saturday 15th - TBC
Sunday 16th - The eccentric scientist is back with Sublime Science. Mixing his potions and create live experiments! Shows at 11.30am and 2.30pm
Monday 17th – Lollipop Ponies will provide pony rides for our younger visitors aged under 8. The ponies are visiting CONKERS between 12 noon and 4pm. Fairy Friends and the Enchanted Magical Experience will also be visiting CONKERS. Shows at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm
Tuesday 18th – Fantastic Flip’s Tremendous Tricks and Super Circus School. Shows at 11.30am, 1.00pm and 3.30pm
Wednesday 19th – The eccentric scientist is back with Sublime Science. Mixing his potions and creating live experiments! Shows at 11.30am and 2.30pm
Thursday 20th – Dazzling Dippy's Sensational Show and Crazy Circus Workshops. Shows at 11.30am, 1.00pm and 3.30pm
Friday 21st April – Trevor Hill’s Animal Encounter. Come and join Trevor and his animals including SNAKES..... Trevor is visiting CONKERS between 12noon and 4pm
Saturday 22nd – Bubble Pop. Shows at 11.30am , 1.30pm & 3.30pm
Sunday 23rd - Fairy Friends Enchanted Magical Show! Shows at 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm
The Storyteller’s Hut
Join every day at 12noon and 1pm to come and join a Ranger for our magical story time....

Ranger Crafts and Activities
Everyday there is a craft and ranger activity. The activities are running at 10.30am, 12noon, 1.30pm and 3.00pm

Saturday 1st, 8th and 15th, 22nd – Pond Dipping
Sunday 2nd, 9th and 16th – Bush Craft
Monday 3rd,10th and 17th – Construction Derby
Tuesday 4th, 11th and 18th – Orienteering
Wednesday 5th, 12th and 19th - Bush Craft
Thursday 6th, 13th and 20th - Pond Dipping
Friday 7th, 14th and 21st - Orienteering
The CONKERS’ Annual Easter Egg Challenge
Running daily from Monday 10th to Monday 17th - 12noon to 4pm

Come and join our Easter Egg Challenge and see if you can find all the clues to receive a prize. A small additional charge of £1.00 applies.

If it’s raining...
Don’t worry there’s lots to do indoor from exploring the Enchanted Forest Adventure Play area through to the simulate tree top walk, interactive exhibits and the new 4D cinema experience. And there’s also Paint A Pot - the 8th to 23rd April in a new craft studio which is open from 11am to 5pm.

Don't forget it's all included within your admission price (apart from a small £1 charge for the Easter Egg Challenge and if you paint a pot in the Paint a Pot Studio).

Book your admission tickets online @ www.visitconkers.com and there's a 20% discount too!

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsPushchairs availableTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 1 - Sun 23 Apr 2017 10:00 to 18:00
10am - 6pm daily

Prices

Family £35.95
Adult £9.95
Child £8.95

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 1 - Sun 23 Apr Easter Half Term Fun @ Conkers
Sat 27 May Bon Jovi UK
Sat 1 Jul ELO Experience
Sat 29 Jul The Magic of Motown
Sat 2 Sep Total 80's
Sat 9 Sep ACDC & Thin Lizzy

Location

Directions

Plan route to Conkers using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SK 309161  Lat: 52.74187 Long: -1.54309

From the South: M42 leave the M42 at J11, travel north west on the A444 towards Burton-on-Trent. After approximately 2 miles, when reaching the village of Overseal turn right at the junction with the B5003 for the Waterside Centre or take the second right at the next crossroads and follow the road up to the T junction, turn immediately right towards Moira and you will find the Discovery Centre entrance approximately 100 yards on your right.

From the North: A42 leave the A42 at the junction to Measham, travel south to the traffic lights. Turn right on to the B586 toward Moira. CONKERS is clearly signed on the junction with the B5003 at Moira. Travel straight ahead for approximately half-a-mile for the Discovery Centre entrance or turn left at this junction and follow the road to the Waterside Centre.


Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Pushchairs availablePushchairs available
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Notes

  • Received 24/11/09