Things to do this weekend in Kent - January 12 and 13
Don't let the grey short days send you and the family into hibernation.
There's still events and activities to enjoy in Kent as we crawl through January.
We've rounded up some events to enjoy or attractions you could visit this coming Saturday and Sunday:
Kent Life, Maidstone
Although it is closed mid-week for the winter, Kent Life is opening at weekends for visitors. It's off-peak admission prices include children's tickets for £5.95 or a family ticket for £21.95.
The attraction is open from 10am until 3pm. To learn more click here.
Teddy Bear Bread Workshop, Chequers Kitchen Cookery School, Deal
Saturday, January 12
Spend a morning making teddy bear bread loaves at the Deal cookery school. The event is for children aged eight and over - or over five if accompanied by an adult.
Participants need to arrive by 9.50am for a 10am start and places must be booked in advance. To learn more and to reserve a space click here.
Little Mix Experience, Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone
Saturday, January 12
If your kids are fans of one of X Factor's finest exports then they'd be sure to love The Little Mix Experience. The high-energy tribute show is action packed from beginning to end and full of the girl band's greatest hits, breath-taking dance moves and replica costumes.
The event starts at 6pm. For tickets and further information click here.
Zog Trail, Bedgebury Pinetum and Jeskyns Community Woodland
From Friday, January 11
Following the success of the Gruffalo, Stick Man and Highway Rat trails at Forestry Commission sites across England, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s magical children’s picture book, Zog, will be the new activity trail for families to enjoy in the forest this winter. The trail launches on January 11 and runs until the end of February at the two Kent sites.
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, The Woodville, Gravesend
Saturday, January 12 and Sunday, January 13
If you didn't have a chance to catch it before Christmas, Disney hit The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is back at the Paul Greengrass Cinema this weekend.
For more details and to book your tickets click here.