Free Summer Holiday Events in Ashton-under-Lyne

LADYSMITH Shopping Centre is delighted to host a series of exciting and engaging activities for shoppers of all ages to enjoy during the school holidays.

Embracing the spirit of fun and adventure, the events will feature different themes, all starting with the letter ‘A,’ to create an Awesome August!

The Ladysmith Shopping Centre’s summer event calendar will kick off on Saturday 5th August with a captivating “Animal Encounter” day.

This event promises to be an educational and entertaining experience for everyone as both children and adults get up close and personal with a variety of fascinating animals.

Visitors will have the unique opportunity to learn about these incredible creatures in a safe and interactive environment.

On Saturday, August 12, the shopping centre will transform into an “Arts and Crafts Fair” where creativity knows no bounds.

Shoppers can let their imagination run wild as they immerse themselves in a plethora of summer-themed arts and crafts activities.

From making colourful sun-catchers to crafting delightful summer accessories, this event will be a celebration of artistic expression and a chance to take home cherished handmade souvenirs. Adding to the joy, participants can also enjoy summer-themed face painting to complement their artistic masterpieces.

For an out-of-this-world experience, on Saturday, August 19 there will be a thrilling “Alien Workshop.”

Mini shoppers will have the opportunity to create their very own alien flying saucers using paper plates and an assortment of art supplies.

The event will feature a special visit from an extraterrestrial character who will make the day even more unforgettable by encouraging fun photo sessions with attendees.

“We are thrilled to present these diverse and entertaining summer events at Ladysmith Shopping Centre,” said Lee Ellis, Centre Manager of Ladysmith Shopping Centre. “By organising such engaging activities with different themes, we aim to encourage families and individuals to return to the shopping center throughout August and create lasting memories together.”

With something for everyone, Ladysmith Shopping Centre promises an Awesome August full of excitement, creativity, and unforgettable moments for the entire community.

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