Save fuel? Five activities for families this weekend in Worcester

As gas prices continue to soar, many families will be looking for fun activities to stay in downtown this weekend.

We’ve put together a handy list of suggestions that mean you don’t have to travel far.

And even more good news – some are free.

Worcester City Museum – Superhero Quest

This family-friendly activity challenges those brave enough to follow the superhero trail.

Youngsters will have fun finding action heroes hidden in the galleries, while exploring the Foregate Street Museum.

The trail is this Saturday, March 12, between 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

It costs £1 to participate, no reservations are required.

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Worcester Woods County Park

This gem of a park on the doorstep gives families the chance to explore the acres of woodland and the ancient local nature reserve of Nunnery Wood.

In addition to the promenade, play areas including for juniors can enjoy the basket swing and carousel, designed to encourage group play.

Also why not try the Meadow Trail, all for free.

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Worcester beehive

Worcester’s Hive Library reminds library goers of the self-directed activities that are available.

A popular themed scavenger hunt through the children’s library is available to explore. Anyone interested can ask a library assistant based at The Butts for more details.

In the meantime, the sustainability trail is also available.

Library-goers can borrow a trail map and supporting notes from the Children’s Library capsule, and follow a self-guided trail to learn more about The Hive’s sustainable features.

The trail starts in the cafe on level 1.

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The Swan Theater

Le Cygne is organizing a family activity Spring is out this Saturday, between 10:30 a.m. and noon.

Children will enjoy seeing if the Spring Fairy and the Lollipop Lady prevent Hector the Collector from adding more butterflies to his collection, and will teach him to respect country life.

It costs £3. For details, see

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Crowngate Special Performances

Also on Saturday why not head to the Crowngate Shopping Center where the Worcester Ukulele Club will be running a fundraising marathon.

Around 40 scrapers will take turns working different shifts to entertain shoppers and collect for the British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal, supporting victims of war in Ukraine.

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The performance takes place between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Place Bell.

Sara H. Byrd