Pick of the Best: Children's Parties
Are you planning your child's birthday party? We have lots of ideas in our Parties section, but here are a few local party providers that our readers recommend:
Laser Quest, Stourbridge. Laser Quest is great entertainment for both the young and young at heart! A fast paced, adrenaline pumping game for all ages from 7 to 70 - a combination of high tech tag and €˜hide and seek'! Laser Quest's aim is to give our Birthday Guest of Honour a day to remember and to make the parent's visit hassle free. Your personal host will meet you on arrival and look after you for the duration of your visit. To find out more, visit here.
Wyre Forest Leisure Centre
At a Wyre Forest Centre, in Kidderminster, there's no mess, no fuss and they ensure the children have a party to remember. Lots of choice available. Choose from pool party, football theme, bouncy castle, disco or soft play party. Food can be provided too. T: 01562 515151 Stourport Road, Kidderminster
Parties at Arley Arboretum
For perfect parties for outdoor lovers choose Arley Arboretum. From woodland fairies and animals to adventurers, our parties can accommodate 10-20 kids. With options including trails, crafts, maze, play area, party bags, invites, buffet or campfire cooking, we specialise in fun and adventure. www.arleyarboretum.co.uk.
Angie's Animal Antics
For a hands on animal encounter like no other, call Angie! Meet flying owls, jumping frogs, furry bunnies and creepy crawlies. Angie and her animals can come to you. Her knowledge of animals knows no bounds! Perfect for your child's birthday party or a workshop or school event. Call 0845 4309281. See voucher here.
Forest School Party at Bodenham Arboretum from The World Outside.
A Forest Party is a real alternative and great for children of any age from 3 upwards. The World Outside has been running forest school at beautiful Bodenham Arboretum for 4 ½ years. The large outdoor classroom means that the celebrations can continue even if it's raining! Activities can include amongst others: fire lighting, campfire cooking, mud kitchen, natural crafts, den building and bug hunting. Themes add an extra special touch to the party, popular ideas are dinosaurs, fairies, elves, trolls etc. The possibilities are endless! For details visit here.
Sixes Indoor Soccer Parties
As well as our popular soccer parties, we now offer Zorb Bubble Football parties! If you're looking for a birthday party with a difference, we can help! The new craze has now arrived in Kingswinford. Hold a party at our purpose built centre, or we can come to a venue of your choice. Party host is included in the price. Call 01384 401407 for details.
Scallywags Indoor Play Centre
Children can have great fun at Scallywags Indoor Play Centres (at Brierley Hill or Fort Centre). Look out for great deals on admission prices and on party packages. Options include exclusive hire parties, pottery painting parties and our new S.W.A.T parties where children can have fun battling with soft darts! 5 star Hygiene Rating. Call 01384 77004. See voucher here.
Pump it Up Events
Have you ever tried water zorbing? Do you even know what it is? Well, imagine the thrill of walking on water, or the fun you could have being a 'human bumper car'. You can enjoy this unique experience at Pump it Up events at their beautiful location based at Chaddesley Corbett in Worcestershire. There's also the option to try Land Zorbing - a battle of the balls in huge inflatable costumes! For more information click here.
Based in Stourbridge, Active Adventurers can come to a venue near you to offer games and sports parties for your child. Their Dodgeball Party is popular at the moment for the over 5s. But if you have any idea for a party, it's worth a chat with them! See the voucher on our website for money off.
Whitlenge Gardens in Hartlebury offer children's birthday parties with a full party tea, pass-the-parcel, party bags to take home and a treasure hunt in our beautifully landscaped gardens. Cost: £9.50 per child. Birthday cake and craft activity can also be supplied (extra charge). Details here.
How about a skating party for a birthday party with a difference! Roller Revolution offer childrne's birthday parties at Leasowes Sports Centre in Halesowen. They can help out with party invitations, games, party bags and skate hire. For details, click here.
Krazee Kidz Parties
Take the stress out of organising your child's party and let Krazee Kidz do that for you. Krazee Kidz Parties are professional party organisers who love to have fun! Themes include Disney Princess, Super Heroes, Discos and Games, Crafts, Face Painting, Tea Parties and Glitter Tattoos. Choose a character visit or a complete party package, tailored to you. Details here.
Don't forget to visit our Vouchers section, as many of our party providers offer a discount to Raring2go! readers.
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