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Parents & Toddlers Coffee Morning

Parents & Toddlers Coffee Morning. Monday – Friday* 10.00am – 11.30am, £6 Entry also includes up to 2 toddlers entrance fee. FREE Fancy coffee or hot drink. Excluding Bank Holidays, hot drink must be claimed before 11.30am, Term time only.

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Senior Citizen Meal Deal

Are you over 60? Fancy a lovely day out with a free lunch?

Simply pay normal farm park entry on the discounted concession rate, wander the park, see and feed our friendly animals, then when you are ready for lunch just go into our cafe and a choose from a selection of homemade meal options on us! (Monday-Friday. Term time only).

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What's coming up!

Saturday 14 March

Science Workshops (British Science Week)

11.00-4.00

Calling all science lovers and young inquisitive minds…

To celebrate Science Week, we will have the prestigious 2019 Beetlestone Award winner (BIG STEM Network), with us to run fantastic science workshops throughout the day!

The sessions will be run by the amazing Big Bubbleman, who has the spirit and drive to share the joy of science, to inspire many young people and provide great fun for all the family. Sessions will be held inside our indoor play barn 😀 with an outdoor finale at the end of each session (weather permitting).
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There will be a range of activities that are suitable from toddler upwards, including:
Smoke ring cannons
Naughtiness Detector!
Static Electricity
Human Electrical Circuit
The Hovering poo bag!
Cloud in a bottle
Paper plane launching
Explosions
Water rockets

FREE with farm park entry
PERFORMANCE times 11.00am-4.00pm

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Sunday 22nd March

Mothering Sunday Afternoon Tea

11.30am, 1.00, 2.30 & 4.00pm

On this special family occasion, come and experience all the delights of the farm park and treat Mum to a traditional, delicious afternoon treat….

*AFTERNOON TEAS BY PRIOR RESERVATION ONLY – SPACES LIMITED*.
Farm Park & Cafe open as usual.
With an afternoon tea booking, MUMS ALSO HAVE FREE ENTRY into the farm park! Served in our cosy, specially decorated private cafe room, Afternoon Tea includes:

A selection of 🥪 sandwiches, savoury pastries, cream & jam scones, 🍰 cakes and a choice of tea or filter coffee. Upgrade to include a mini bottle of 🍾 Prosecco!

Prices: Afternoon Tea for two: £18.00
Individual adult afternoon tea: £10.00
Individual mini bottle of 🍾 Prosecco: £5.50
Individual child afternoon tea: £6.50 (under 8s)

*Please note, for Afternoon Tea bookings, Mums have free entry into the farm park, but for other members of the party, farm park admission prices are additional to Afternoon Tea*

Booking times:
11.30am
1.00pm
2.30pm
4.00pm

With an allocation time of one hour per table.

*EARLY BOOKING ADVISABLE*
Full Afternoon Tea payment required on booking.

For further details or to book, please call us on 01246 590200 or email samantha@matlockfarmpark.co.uk.

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Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th April

Reptile Weekend

11.00-3.00

Time to get up close to some wonderfully exotic creatures ….

Featuring a variety of animals including a bearded dragon, corn snakes, geckos, tarantulas, Giant Madagascan hissing cockroaches, Giant African Millipedes, and Giant African Landsnail, and not forgetting lovely rats Benjamin, Iggle and Piggle! All animals have been rescued and rehabilitated.

Bring your cameras, as you will get many photo opportunities when you meet and greet these fantastic creatures in this educational experience!
(Free with entry to the park).

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Wednesday 8th April

Own a Pony Day

A super day for children who just LOVE ponies ….

OWN A PONY DAY*
(pre booking required)£35 per person
10:30am-2:30pm

Your day will include grooming, tacking up, cleaning tack, general pony care, practical horse riding experience and theory.
Lunch is not provided, please bring a packed lunch.
Age minimum: 6 yrs+

🔴 Subject to availability.
*Weather permitting
Dress sensiblly for the time of year.
PLEASE BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.
To book or for further information, please call: 01246 590200 (10am-4:30pm).

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Good Friday 10 April

The Snow Sisters

11.00-4.00

Let it all go and join these special princesses for a magical singalong ….

Come and join the Snow Sisters as they enchant you with their wonderful interactive shows.

Shows will be at 11.00, 1.00 and 2.30, with the opportunity to meet and greet the characters afterwards and take photos. Look out for the princesses as they pop up throughout the day around the farm park too.

This event is free with park entry.

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Easter Sunday 12 April

The Great Lorenzo!

11.00-4.00

Magic and fun all the way ….

As if by magic, the Great Lorenzo is with us again!
Come and join in the fun, magic and songs with this fantastic children’s entertainer!
Various shows throughout the day!
(Free with park entry)

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Easter Monday 13 April

Wonderdome Planetarium!

11.00-2.30

Calling all budding astronauts and Space lovers ….

Come and join us for an out this world experience at Matlock Farm Park!

We are excited to announce that The Wonderdome Planetarium will be visiting us and showing several interactive, presenter-led shows throughout the day. The environment created by the dome immerses the visitor into a wonderful 360′ experience of the universe, with shows being family friendly and giving time for questions and answers with the expert presenter.

Tickets are just £1.50 per person and are available to purchase on arrival at the park (tickets are subject to availability – we recommend early arrival) . Standard entry charges to the farm park also apply.

20 minute shows will run at 11.00, 11.30, 12.00, 12.30, 1.00, 1.30 and 2.00pm.

To infinity and beyond…..

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Friday 17 April

The Big Bubble Man (in aid of Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice)

11.00-4.00

Don’t miss this BUBBLE SPECTACULAR!! 

The Big Bubbleman, his bubble mill, wands and special potions make the most AMAZING bubbles! Whether it’s monster bubbles the size of a CAR, or swirling clouds of smaller bubbles being chased by crowds of happy children, this is pure joy!
Children can also make their own big bubbles with scaled-down monster versions or create smaller multi-coloured bubbles with hoops and trays of bubble liquid.

Even better, the day will be supporting the fantastic Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, whose vital work helps care for children and young adults whose lives are sadly just too short.

FREE with farm park entry

PERFORMANCE times: 11.00am-4.00pm. Event is weather permitting.

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Bank Holiday Friday 8th May

Birds of Prey Day

11.00-4.00

Come and meet a spectacular selection of beautiful birds …

Meet an array of birds from Eagle Owls to Harris Hawks, along with the super falconers dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating them. There will be set talks throughout the day, for you to learn more about these incredible birds with lots of opportunity to get up close and have the chance to handle them.

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Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 May

Reptile Weekend

11.00-3.00

Come and see this fantastic collection of exotic creatures ….

Featuring a variety of animals including a bearded dragon, corn snakes, geckos, tarantulas, Giant Madagascan hissing cockroaches, Giant African Millipedes, and Giant African Landsnail, and not forgetting  lovely rats, Benjamin, Iggle and Piggle! All animals have been rescued and rehabilitated.

Bring your cameras, as you will get many photo opportunities when you meet and greet these fantastic creatures in this educational experience!
(Free with entry to the park).

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Bank Holiday Monday 25th May

Superhero Day!

11.00-4.00

Get the kids dressed up as their favourite superhero and join in the fun!

Come and join us for this fabulous day with some very special male and female superhero guests. During three shows over the day, our superheroes will perform tricks, teach exclusive moves and help your little ones complete their superhero training. Our superheroes will pop up around the farm park throughout the day and there’ll be lots of time to meet them and take memorable photos.

Shows at 11.00, 1.00 and 3.00
(Free with park entry)

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Wednesday 27th May

Own a Pony Day

10.30 - 2.30

A wonderful riding and pony care day for children ….

OWN A PONY DAY*
(pre booking required)

£35 per person
10:30am-2:30pm

Your day will include grooming, tacking up, cleaning tack, general pony care, practical horse riding experience and theory.
Lunch is not provided, please bring a packed lunch.
Age minimum: 6 yrs+

🔴 Subject to availability.
*Weather permitting
Dress sensibly for the time of year.
PLEASE BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.
To book or for further information, please call: 01246 590200 (10am-4:30pm).

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Friday 29th May

The Big Bubble Man!

11.00-4.00

Don’t miss this BUBBLE SPECTACULAR …

The Big Bubbleman, his bubble mill, wands and special potions make the most AMAZING bubbles! Whether it’s monster bubbles the size of a CAR, or swirling clouds of smaller bubbles being chased by crowds of happy children, this is pure joy!
Children can also make their own big bubbles with scaled-down monster versions or create smaller multi-coloured bubbles with hoops and trays of bubble liquid.

FREE with farm park entry

PERFORMANCE times: 11.00am-4.00pm

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Friday 12th June

Gourmet Evening

7.00pm

A fabulous dining experience awaits ….

We can’t wait to do another Gourmet Evening at Matlock Farm Park

Our little licensed cafe will be transformed into a romantic candle lit restaurant for one night only.

Our chef will show off his culinary skill, with a fabulous menu.
Our gourmet three course menu starts at £29.95

Booking is essential. A £10 per person deposit is required at the time of booking*

Dress code: smart casual

To book, please call us on 01246 590200

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Sunday 14th June

Learn to be a Pirate!

11.00-3.30

Shiver me Timbers- it’s those Pesky Pirates!

Captain Crabstick and his pirates have been ship wrecked at Matlock Farm Park and are searching for a crew fit to sail the murky waters of the seven seas! Come along and join in these fun, interactive shows throughout the day.
This event is free with admission.

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