Tusker; Shropshire Hills Discover Centre's little Fantastic Beast returns for Half Term starting Monday 20th February

Tusker; Shropshire Hills Discover Centre's little Fantastic Beast returns for Half Term starting Monday 20th February

Exciting news here at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, our woolly Mammoth Tusker returns just in time for Half Term after his make-over.

We would like to say a big THANK YOU to Merrythought who created him in the first place and who has supplied for free, original material for his new coat and to Catherine Crowther who is one of our volunteers and a keen supporter of the centre who has worked her magic on him! We are so very grateful to them both and to have him back where he belongs. He has been missed!


Activities throughout February Half Term are:

Monday 20th – Friday 24th February Fantastic Beasts 1.00– 2.30pm

Learn about some of the fantastic beasts of the wizarding world and make a model of your favourite. Examine the way muggles use the disillusionment charm and find out fascinating facts about some of the beasts in the meadows.

£4 per accompanied 4-11yr old (Booking advisable)


Tuesday 21st February Fantastic Foods (not for Muggles!) 10.00 – 11.30am

We guarantee you won’t break your teeth making yummy rock cakes from Hagrid’s recipes. Make pumpkin pasties as eaten by passengers on the Hogwart’s express.Wash this down with Butterbeer.

£7.50 per accompanied child aged 5-11. (Booking advisable)


Saturday 25th February Discovery Club - Paper making 11am – 12 midday

Design and make paper from recycled materials; either bright and colourful writing paper or a paper picture.

£2.50 accompanied child aged 3-7 yrs


It’s free entry to the Discovery Centre and Onny Meadows but there is a charge for visitors to enjoy our Secret Hills exhibition and visit our mammoth. The Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre offers an extensive programme of family events, adult courses and a variety of activities for the whole family. The unique grass roofed building houses a replica of the famous mammoth skeleton found in Shropshire. The café serves delicious home-cooked food. Browse our extensive shop selling a range of quirky gifts. Every half term and school holiday we provide hands-on family activities. For further details call 01588 676060 or visit the website: www.shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk


Date Posted: 13th February 2017

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