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- International Centre, Telford

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Frequently asked questions

 So, you want your kids to enjoy an epic day full of activities, sports, crafts, and SO much more? Well, you've come to the right place!

Shropshire Kids Festival is happening on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th February at Telford International Centre. It's all undercover, inside, and very safe, so whatever the weather, we've got you covered! We will be following COVID-19 guidelines to the letter.

How much is it? 

Tickets are cheaper if you buy them in advance online here  - now we are at the festival weekend you can JUST buy them on the gate!

Where can i park? 

Telford International Centre has over 1500 car parking spaces onsite, all within easy walking distance of the venue.

The parking charge is £5 for the day (card payments only accepted). There are also multiple car parks within Telford Town Centre which are also chargeable.

Sat nav postcode: TF3 4JH

My child is over 14, but would like to go on the activities, what ticket should I buy?

To gain access to the activities, all children will need a wristband, so if you have a big kid who wants to get stuck in, they will need a child ticket.

What activities will there be?

We've got a whole bunch of activities that your little ones can enjoy, including giant inflatables, STEM activities, a dedicated under 5s area, sports activities, arts and crafts, dance workshops, a silent disco, circus skills and SO much more!

Plan out your day, and find out in more detail who will be bringing the fun by viewing our What's On Guide.

Or download the programme here

Do you have a 'quiet hour' or less busy time? 

All tickets purchased in advance online allow you early access to our event at 9am. This is normally a quieter hour before the normal opening time at 10am.

We expect early morning and lunchtime to be the busiest times, however, we do have a separate quiet room for anyone who needs a little time to refresh.

Are dogs allowed?

As this is an indoor event that is likely to be loud, dogs will not be allowed, unless they are assistance dogs.

Will my children need a change of clothes?

Yes, some of our activities involve getting stuck in, such as our foam party, so please bring a towel and a change of clothes.

Can parents get involved in the activities?

This is a kid's festival, aimed at letting children enjoy a whole bunch of different activities and trying something new, parents will not be allowed to join in on most activities. However, some activities, such as craft, parents will be able to get involved in. Children MUST be supervised at all times. 

CAn i bring cash or is it card only?

The International Centre operates a contactless payment policy, only card payments are accepted on-site for parking, cloakroom and food and drink vendors. Cash will not be accepted. 

Can I bring food and drink?

We do have food and drink vendors on-site offering tasty treats and delicious street food, but you are able to bring in your own food and drinks. You will not be able to bring alcohol into the event. 

The International Centre will have food and drink available to purchase, please take a look at the menu here.

How do I volunteer?

We are always on the lookout for volunteers to join our festival family so this is your lucky day!

Download a volunteer form HERE or if you have any questions please email or give us a call on 01952 432175