Welcome to our monthly roundup of key Yorkshire Toddler Events & Family Days Out for November.
With Halloween over for another year, attention turns to the pre-Christmas festivities. As we prepare to enjoy the last of autumn and beginning of winter, November is packed with family fun. Look out for some of these special events and activities throughout the county.
November Reviewed Events
Week 1 – Sat 4th & Sun 5th
National Railway Museum – Future Engineers
York | Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm | Free Admission | Website
Enjoy free workshops and interactive activities for the whole family. Or enjoy paid experiences such as train rides.
Askham Bryan Wildlife – Magical Beasts For Halloween
York | Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm | Website
Experience the final moments of Halloween by meeting lizards, bugs, and snakes. Followed by spooky activities and trails.
Croft Circuit – DDMC Rallycross (Review)
Dalton on Tees | Sunday | Website
Watch the drama unfold at the circuit’s final rallycross meeting of the DDRC 2017 season. A must for young fans of two and four-wheel drive action.
Bolton Abbey – Bonfire Night
Wharfendale | Sunday 5pm | Website
Remember the 5th< of November in style with a family event that includes fire eaters, jugglers, food, and fun activities.
Week 2: Sat 11th & Sun 12
Temple Newsam – Lord Darnley and the Fair Devil of Scotland
Leeds | Saturday 2pm-4pm | Website
Discover the story of Mary Queen of Scots in an entertaining and child-friendly fashion that involves puppetry and narration.
Kirklees Light Railway – A Day Out With Thomas
Clayton West, Nr Huddersfield | Saturday & Sunday 9:30am-5pm | Website
Spend a day with Thomas and Friends. Includes train rides, face painting, and a host of fun adventures.
Week 3: Sat 18th & Sun 19th
Lotherton Hall – Young Artist Recital
Aberford | Sunday 2pm-4pm | Website
The historic Lotherton Hall provides the perfect venue for an afternoon of chamber music, followed by tea and cakes in the beautiful Servants Gallery.
Canon Hall Farm – Dick Whittington Pantomime
Barnsley | Sunday 4pm-8pm | Website
A kid-friendly version of Dick Whittington performed by the popular TaleGate Theatre Productions. An extravaganza sure to leave the little ones smiling.
Week 4: Sat 25th & Sun 26th
Haworth Steampunk Weekend
Haworth | Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 10am-4pm | Free admission | Website
Market stools, food, shows (paid) and Santa train rides for family fun across the weekend.
Eureka Toddler Days
Halifax | Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm | Website
Let your toddlers explore the digiPlaySpace with fun activities designed with pre-schoolers in mind.
Harewood House – A Victoria Christmas
Leeds | Saturday & Sunday 10am-6pm | Website
Get in the Christmas spirit by going back to the Victorian age thanks to award-winning set designer Michael Howells.
Worth Valley – The Santa Speical
Keighley | Saturday & Sunday 10:05am-2:40pm | 25% discount opening weekend | Website
Meet Santa on special Christmas themed trains for a 10-mile return journey from either Keighley, Haworth, or Oxenhope.
With so many fun things to do, you can have an awesome November in Yorkshire with your kids!
If you have a special event, please contact me with as much information as possible.