Holiday Activities

ANGUSalive 2021 October Holiday programme offers a great selection of activities for all interests to keep all the family entertained this October holiday. All activities take place in a safe and supervised environment in line with government guidelines.

This October take part in a range of fun activities such as watersports, illustration or our popular multi sports course. You can enjoy other sporting activities too including gymnastics, trampolining and football. We'll also be hosting interesting walks throughout such as poetry walks, guided disability and inclusion poetry walks as well as Night at the Museum.

You can find out more about our October 2021 offering by browsing through the programme below.

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Arbroath Library

Activity Info Age Date Time From  Time Until Price Booking
Craft on the App in the Library Watched the craft sessions on the App now come along and create them in the Library. Three different craft stations set up for you to create your crafts. Opportunity to create your own designs or a twist on ours. 7-10 years  6 October 2021 10:30 11:30 £3 Book Now 

Arbroath Sports Centre

Activity Info Age Date Time From  Time Until Price Booking
Trampoline Our fun trampoline course is ideal for all abilities, you will have great fun, whilst learning new skills! 5-6 years  4 - 8 October 2021 13:00 14:00 £20 Book via telephone 
Trampoline Our fun trampoline course is ideal for all abilities, you will have great fun, whilst learning new skills! 7-12 years 4 - 8 October 2021 14:15 15:30 £20 Book via telephone 
Multi Sports Come along and join in our fun multi sport morning sessions! There will be lots of sports to try, including athletics, golf, basketball, netball, rounders, team games and lots more! 5-12 years 7, 8 October 2021 09:30 11:30 £8 per session Book now

Saltire Sports Centre, Arbroath

Activity Info Age Date Time From Time Until Price Booking
Gymnastics On our gymnastics course you will learn lots of new gymnastics skills, and for those already attending gymnastics, you will be able to improve your abilities. A great fun course for all abilities. 5-6 years 11 - 15 October 2021 13:00 14:00 £20 Book via telephone 
Gymnastics On our gymnastics course you will learn lots of new gymnastics skills, and for those already attending gymnastics, you will be able to improve your abilities. A great fun course for all abilities. 7-12 years 11 - 15 October 2021 14:15 15:30 £20 Book via telephone 

Arbroath, Signal Tower Museum

Activity Info Age Date  Time From Time Until Price Booking
Autism Friendly Activity Hour* Join us at Signal Tower Museum for an hour of family activities in a relaxed environment. Have a go at designing your own lighthouse, listen to some sea themed stories and dig for buried treasure! 5-11 years 16 October 2021 11:00 12:00 Free  Book Now
Dig and Discover at Signal Tower Museum Ever wondered what an archaeologist is and what they do? Do you want to find out what exciting things objects can tell us about the past? Then join us for Dig and Discover at Signal Tower Museum! Find out how to make your own excavations and have a go at digging up ancient artefacts from the past! 5-11years 9 October 2021 11:00 12:00 £3 Book Now

Brechin Community Campus

Activity Info Age Date Time From Time Until Price Booking
Multi Sports Come and join in our fun multi sport morning sessions! There will be lots of sports to try, including athletics, golf, basketball, netball, rounders, team games and lots more! 5-12 years 11 - 13 October 09:30 11:30 £8 per day Book now

 

Carnoustie Library

Activity Info Age Date Time From  Time Until Price Booking
Book Illustration Workshop Ever wondered how a book cover is designed? Come along and join our workshop where you can create your own book cover for a book of your choice 8-12 years  13 October 2021 10:30 11:30 £3 Book now

 

Carnoustie Sports Centre

Activity Info Age Date Time From Time Until Price Booking
Disability and Inclusion Multi Sports* Come and join in our multi sport fun session. Try your hand at the sports of badminton, tennis & archery. 5 - 11 years 12 October 2021 10:00 11:00 Free Book Now
Disability and Inclusion Multi Sports* Come and join in our multi sport fun session. Try your hand at the sports of badminton, tennis & archery. 12 - 17 years 12 October 2021 11:30 12:30 Free  Book Now
Multi Sports Come and join in our fun multi sport morning sessions! There will be lots of sports to try, including athletics, golf, basketball, netball, rounders, team games and lots more! 5- 12 years  4 - 6 October 2021 09:30 11:30 £8 per session Book Now
Football Scottish FA October Holiday Camp will focus on the development of young players through specific age and stage appropriate practices and games. This camp will be delivered in line with all current Scottish FA football guidance. Camp for 5-12 year olds 5-12 years 4 - 8 October 2021 09:30 12:30 £37.50 or £30 for bACTIVE for the week Book via telephone

 

Crombie Country Park

Activity Info Age Date Time From  Time Until Price Booking
Wild about Wildlife Have you got the wildlife bug? Get creative and learn lots of ways in which you can help enhance your garden for the benefit of our natural wildlife. Discover how to use natural or recycled materials to create homes for hogs, feeders for birds and boudoirs for bugs. Create a feeder or bug house to take home.  8-12 years 11 October 2021 13:00 15:00 £8 Book Now

Forfar Community Campus

Activity Info Age Date Time From Time Until Price Booking
Disability & Inclusion Wheelchair Basketball and Rugby* Interested in Wheelchair Sports, why don't you come along and 'Give it a Go', invite your friends too.
Wheelchairs will be available to use on the day, just bring your game!
All Ages and Abilities 11 October 2021 10:30 12:30 Free

 

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Multi Sports Come and join in our fun multi sport morning sessions! There will be lots of sports to try, including athletics, golf, basketball, netball, rounders, team games and lots more! 5-12 years 11 - 15 October 2021 13:00 15:00

£8 per session

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Football Scottish FA October Holiday Camp will focus on the development of young players through specific age and stage appropriate practices and games. This camp will be delivered in line with all current Scottish FA football guidance. Camp for 5-12 year olds 5-12 years 11 - 15 October 2021 09:30 12:30

£37.50 or £30 for bACTIVE for the week

Book via telephone

Forfar Loch

Activity Info Age Range Date Time From Time Until Price Booking
Disability & Inclusion
Sensory Poetry walk*
Walk with our guide around Forfar Loch to observe and collect sensory images from nature, using the sights and sounds, smells and textures of what you encounter outdoors to connect with the poetry, also in easy read format. All Ages 14 October 2021 13:45 15:00

Free

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National Poetry Week Poetry Walk Join us for a walk with a difference for a walk - we will share a selection of poems about nature and the environment Families 7 October 2021 10:30 11:30

£5 per Family

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Nature Ninjas Do you have what it takes to be a Countryside Ranger? Join the Ranger on duty, and explore and discover what lies within the various habitats within the park and wildlife gardens. 8-12 years 7 October 2021 13:00 15:00

£8

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Meffan Museum and Art Gallery

Activity Info Age Date Time From Time Until Price Booking
Ages of Wonder: Print and Design Come along to the Meffan Museum to create your own printed designs! Learn about printmaking techniques that are used in artwork and create a bag with your own design. This activity celebrates Royal Scottish Academy's Ages of Wonder exhibition at the Meffan Museum 8-12 years 12 October 2021

11:00

 

12:00

 

£3

 

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Disability and Inclusion: Night at the Museum* Have you ever wondered what happens in museums at night? Join us for a lamplit tour of Forfar's Meffan Museum, to find out! Be careful as you explore our displays because you never know who you might meet… Families 15 October 2021

18:00

19:00

Free

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Activity Info Age Date Time From Time Until Price Booking
National Libraries Week Mobile Bookbug in the Park Bookbug in the Park, join the mobile Library for a fun Bookbug outdoor session, you can choose books as well. Wear suitable clothing and footwear in case of inclement weather!!! Families 15 October 2021 10:30 11:30 Free Book Now

 

Glen Doll

Activity Info Age Date Time From Time Until Price Booking
Eagle Encounter Join the Ranger for a walk in Upper Glen Clova to find out about the natural history of the area and hopefully have your very own encounter with a Golden Eagle 8-12 years 14 October 2021 13:00 15:00 £8 Book Now
Clash of the Titans

Join the Ranger and a professional deer stalker on a walk along the Dounalt loop path to watch and listen to the roaring of the rutting Red Deer stags in the glen as they round up their harem of hinds and warn off other rival stags. This is a five mile return walk on a forest track with little climbing.

 

Additional info: No dogs allowed. Please bring sturdy shoes, waterproofs, binoculars (if you have them) and a packed lunch

8+ 10 October 2021 11:00 15:00 £10 Adults £6 Conc. Book Now
Activity Info Age Date Time From Time Until Price Booking
National Libraries Week Mobile Bookbug in the Park Bookbug in the Park, join the mobile Library for a fun Bookbug outdoor session, you can choose books as well. Wear suitable clothing and footwear in case of inclement weather!!! Families 8 October 2021 10:30 11:00 Free Book Now

 

Monikie Country Park

Activity

Info

Age

Date

Time From

Time Until

Price

Booking Link

Disability and Inclusion: Let's Go Exploring*

Join us for a Countryside Scavenger Hunt! Collect or snap a photo, work with friends or by yourself. This is an opportunity to get outside, play, have fun and learn about all things nature at Monikie Country Park.

All Ages

15 October 2021

10:30

11:30

Free

Book Now

Disability and Inclusion: Paddle to Pedal*

From Paddle to Pedal, come and try our introduction to paddle boarding, a great safe space to learn a new skill, instruction provided, then jump on our bikes, whether it be our side by side, tandem trike, recumbent or mountain bikes to explore the park or trails of Monikie.

12+ years

13 October 2021

10:30

13:00

Free

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Holiday Adventure Week

Fun packed activities on and off the water, paddlesports, biking and rafting.

8-14 years

12 - 14 October 2021

10:00

13:00

£45

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Paddle Power Course

Whether you are a beginner or experienced, come and join us on our 3 day adventure, practice your paddle skills, in kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding or rafting.

8-14 years 

5-7 October 2021

10:00

12:00

£45

Book Now

Pond Dipping and insect hunt

Come along and find out what lives in Monikie Country Park! We will explore what lives both in the reservoirs and all around them.

8-12 years

4 October 2021

13:00

15:00

£8

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Paddleboard SUP Course 

Aimed at beginners or those wishing to gain confidence on the board

16+ Adults

4 October  2021

13:00

15:00

£30

Book Now

Paddleboard SUP Course

Aimed at beginners or those wishing to gain confidence on the board

16+ years

8 October 2021

13:00

15:00

£30

Book Now

SUP Attack

Attention all budding Paddleboarders, come and enjoy the SUP revolution here at Monikie CP with our instructors.  Learn to paddle and progress your skills.

10-16 years

5 - 7 October 2021

13:00

15:00

£45

Book Now

 

Montrose Sports Centre

Activity Info Age Date Time From Time Until Price Booking
Multi Sports Come and join in our fun multi sport morning sessions! There will be lots of sports to try, including athletics, golf, basketball, netball, rounders, team games and lots more! 5-12 years 14 - 15 October 2021  09:30 11:30 £8 per session Book Now

 

Montrose Library

Activity Info Age Date Time From Time Until Price Booking
Disability and Inclusion Family Movie Night at the Library* Join us for the showing of a popular movie, you even get to select the film! Refreshments can be purchased in the stalls before the movie starts and if you'd like to bring your own cushion or blanket, feel free to do so. Families 14 October 2021 18:00 20:00 Free Book Now

Montrose Museum

Activity Info Age Date Time From Time Until Price Booking
Ages of Wonder: Sketch and Draw Come along to Montrose Museum to learn how to sketch and draw other people! We'll show you techniques to create a drawing to hang up in your house. This activity celebrates Royal Scottish Academy's Ages of Wonder exhibition at Montrose Museum. 8-12 years 5 October 2021

11:00

 

12:00

 

£3

 

Book Now
Activity Info Age Date Time From Time Until Price Booking
National Poetry Week
Poetry Walk
Join us for a coastal walk with fine views over the Port of Montrose and the mouth of the River South Esk. Scurdie Ness lighthouse is in an attractive setting where it has been known to see the seals and dolphins. (Meet at Ferryden Car Park, Montrose) Families 7 October 2021 14:15 15:15

£5 per Family

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*Funded by Angus Council - Holiday Food and Fun; working in partnership with ANGUSalive to provide opportunities for all.