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Summer Holidays Highlights

Are you looking for things to do in Coventry during the Summer Holidays? There are heaps of activities and events on the Coventry Rocks website for you to browse at your leisure - just click this link to browse the full collection!

Short of time? We have gathered together a handful of our favourites below. So start scrolling and get planning for a jam-packed Summer full of fun! We hope you find something great!

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What's On Summer Holidays in Coventry 2024

Coventry HAF Programme

Are you eligible for HAF and live in Coventry? Don't miss the opportunity to sign up for free holiday clubs, free days out over the summer, and nutritious food to help your children thrive. Coventry HAF is part of a national programme, funded by the Department for Education, which enables eligible children and young people to attend free activities and experiences with free nutritional food provided. Find out more.

  • Summer Fun Programme: Monday 22nd July 2024 - Sunday 1st September 2024 
  • Location: Providers are available all over Coventry. 
  • Find out more: Visit the Coventry City Council website for all the details.

Miniature Railway | Russells Garden Centre, Baginton

Take a trip round the grounds of Russell's Garden Centre on the 7 1/4 inch gauge miniature railway! Perfect for your miniature train enthusiasts! 

  • Dates: 13th July, 4th and 25th August
  • Location: Russells Garden Centre, Mill Hill, Baginton, Coventry, CV8 3AG
  • Price: £1.50 / £5 for a family of four
  • Booking: Buy tickets on arrival
  • Find all the info here

Fargo Maker's Market | Fargo Village

The Fargo Village Summer Makers Market is back to bring a splash of independent talent and colour to our lives as we head into a new season! Get ready for some amazing makers from the region.

  • Dates: Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st July 2024
  • Location: FarGo Village, Far Gosford Street, CV1 5ED
  • Price: FREE
  • Booking: No booking needed, just turn up!
  • Find all the info here.

Family Boom Package | City Centre

Are you ready to feel the BOOM? Battle it out with family or friends with this awesome package from Boom Battle Bar Coventry!

  • Dates: 12pm - 5pm every day in the Summer Holidays
  • Location: Cathedral Lanes, Broadgate, CV1 1LL
  • Suitable for: a family of 4. Children must be 9-17 and the group must include 1 adult.
  • Booking: Pre-booking is advised.
  • Find all the info here.

Drawing & Talking Therapy | Stoke

Is emotional trauma or anxiety holding your family back? Trauma Therapy by Trish offers a range of services for ages 4 to 104. Summer Holiday sessions include Emotion Discovery workshops and Block (lego) workshops.

  • Dates: Every Wednesday from 24th July - 28th August 2024 - 11am-12noon
  • Location: Meredith Road Baptist Church, Meredith Road, Coventry, CV2 5JH
  • Suitable for: ages 5+
  • Booking: sessions must be booked in advance.
  • Find all the info here.

Inflatable 5k Fundraiser | Warwick Campus

The Inflatable 5K is the World’s largest and best inflatable 5K obstacle run, raising money for the Grace Kelly Childhood Cancer Trust. This unique inflatable obstacle course run includes 32 obstacles over the 5km run and attracts 55,000 + runners each year! Are you an active family looking for a unique day out? The course includes various BIG & bouncy obstacles for you to navigate round – a guaranteed fantastic day out.  

  • Dates: Saturday 27th July | 9am
  • Location: University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4
  • Suitable for: ages 5+
  • Booking: Find all the info here.

Lunt Roman Festival | Baginton

Head to Lunt Roman Fort for the most spectacular event of the year, when the fort truly comes to life! Marvel at displays from living history re-enactment groups, take to the field as part of the interactive Battle Drill, or explore the Roman village.

  • Dates: Saturday 3rd - Sunday 4th August 2024 | 10am – 4pm
  • Location: Lunt Roman Fort, Baginton, CV8 3AJ
  • Suitable for: everyone!
  • Booking: Find all the info here.

Child Chella Charity Festival | Radford

Join in the fun at this jam-packed, magical children’s festival in aid of The Azaylia Foundation. Expect some fantastic local businesses selling a range of different products as well as crafts, a raffle, sweets, toys, face painting, Spider-Man, princesses & glitter tattoo’s galore! Child-Chella will be the ultimate children’s fun day and one you definitely will not want to miss!

  • Dates: Saturday 17th August 2024
  • Location: Dunlop Sports Club, Burnaby Rd, Radford, Coventry, CV6 4BE
  • Prices: FREE entry
  • Booking: just turn up!
  • Find all the info here.

Doze Under Dippy | Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Head to Herbert Art Gallery & Museum and experience a truly unique family experience with Doze Under Dippy sleepovers. Stay overnight in the museum, snoozing under the feet of a 26-foot Diplodocus!

  • Dates: Saturday 17th August
  • Location: Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Wl, Coventry CV1 5QP
  • Suitable for: Children aged 6 – 11 and their grown-ups 
  • Booking: Find all the info here.

Coventry Classic Car Club Summer Event | Earlsdon

Pop along to Coventry Car Club's Summer Event for a celebration of all things Classic Cars! You can also expect a car boot/jumble sale and other stalls. There will be entertainment, street food and refreshments, too.

  • Dates: 17th and 18th August 2024
  • Location: Earlsdon Rugby Football Club, R.F. Brown Pavillion, Mitchell Ave, CV4 8DY
  • Booking: Find all the info here.

War Memorial Food Festival 

CJ's Events will be bringing a huge selection of mouth-watering food and drink to the city. With local offerings as well as some from further afield, there’ll be something on offer for everyone to enjoy. Not only will your tastebuds be in for a treat, but your ears will too. There will be live music all day, and some great activities to keep the children busy as well.

Blaber's Hall Open Days | Fillongley

Come and visit the vineyard and enjoy some live music. Take a walk around the vines and enjoy a picnic overlooking the vineyard with a glass of Blaber Hall's superb wines all whilst enjoying the live music. Hale Bale seating available, wine by the glass and the bottle all available on the day. Wine Shop Open with tastings of all of their wines. Bar snacks and hot drinks will be available.

  • Dates: 
  • Location: Blabers Hall Wine Estate, Green End Road, Fillongley, CV7 8EP
  • Booking: Find all the info here.

Peppa Pig Fun Day | City Centre

Peppa Pig is back in her oinktastic brand new live show, Fun Day Out! Join Peppa, along with her family and friends as they go to the zoo and also the beach for a special party- it’s going to be an exciting and fun packed day. Prepare to sing and dance with colourful scarecrows, feed the penguins, build big sandcastles, and even swim in the sea!

  • Dates: Wednesday 28th - Thursday 29th August 2024
  • Location: Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, CV1 1GS
  • Booking: Find all the info here.

We hope you found lots of inspiration for things to do in Coventry during the Summer Holidays! Don't forget there are heaps of activities and events on the Coventry Rocks website for you to browse at your leisure - just click this link to browse the full collection!

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