EASTER FUN AT BLETCHLEY PARK
Released : Feb 15, 2012
Under 12’s are FREE. The family fun starts early this year at Bletchley Park, with Family Fun Wednesdays on the 4th and 11th April, as well as the Park’s annual Easter Eggstravaganza on Bank Holiday Monday, 9th April.
Designed especially for children from the age of four upwards, Family Fun Wednesdays feature a range of activities, including crafts, spy workshops, lessons in how to send Morse code, interactive displays about the role of pigeons during World War Two and specially-created children’s guided tours. Also for the first time they will include the Children’s Cinema Club. Children will be invited to see classic 1940’s-1960’s children’s film reels in our WWII Enigma Cinema, reminiscent of the Saturday morning clubs that many a parent or grandparent will remember.There will be a traditional Easter Egg Trail around the Park on Easter Monday, with lots of chocolatey prizes to be won. Everyone who completes the trail will also be entered into Bletchley Park’s prize draw with the chance of winning a special Easter surprise.
Children of all ages will want to join the ‘Hunt the Chick Trail’ in the Toy Museum, where chicks will be hidden among a huge range of 1940’s and 1950’s toys and household items; a real trip down memory lane for parents and grandparents. There will also be a hands-on workshop, where the children will learn how to make an Easter-themed moving toy.
Bletchley Park’s play area will once again be open, along with the giant chess board and as always, a full children’s menu will be available in the café.
With Bletchley Park’s annual season ticket, you only have to pay for your first visit. You can then return time and time again for up to 12 months for free, which means that you and the family can come to all our Easter and summer activities and only pay once. (Parking is a separate charge of £3 per car, per visit)
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For visitor information, contact 01908 640404, firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.bletchleypark.org.uk
• Children’s activities run from 12.00 – 16.00,
Easter Egg trail and Family Fun Wednesday trails run from 10.00 – 16.00
• Further details about each of the events are available on request.
• Cost of the Annual Season Ticket is:
Concessions: (Over 60's and students with valid ID.) £10.00
Children 12 to 16: £6.00
Children under 12: (with friends and family only. Groups of children with clubs, such as Cub Scouts, should contact us in advance) Free of Charge
Family Ticket: (Two adults + Two children aged 12 to 16) £26.00
Tickets include a guided tour (subject to availability) and/or the use of an audio guide. On-site parking is £3 per car.
• The National Museum of Computing
The cost of admission to the Colossus and Tunny galleries;- Adults £2, Children (13 to 16) and Concessions (over 60s and students with a valid ID card) £1, children aged 12 and under will be free. This is NOT an annual season ticket but a one-day admission pass.
When the rest of TNMOC is open on Thursdays and Saturdays, a visitor can upgrade their £2 admission by paying an additional £3 to visit the museum at the TNMOC pay booth.
• Bletchley Park is open every day except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day:
• 1st November to 28 February – 9.30 am to 4.00pm (weekdays and weekends.)• Photographs are available as jpegs on request
• Claire Urwin, Events and Publicity Manager, Bletchley Park Trust, 01908 272 655, email@example.com