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Win a Family Ticket for Four to a Swashbuckling Adventure on The Spa Valley Railway!


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Bring the whole family along to the Spa Valley Railway for a swashbucklin’ good time as we join Jolly Roger as he tries to find the lost treasure on 8, 15, 22 and 29 August 2024.

The fun begins at Tunbridge Wells West Station before boarding the train at 09:45, 12:30 or 15:10 where the loveable pirate, Jolly Roger warns us of the dastardly treasure thief, Captain Crook. Roger’s ship is wrecked and he needs a new crew – will you help? Once he’s trained up his new recruits, we will all board the steam train to go looking for treasure. Along the way, Jolly Roger will hand out activity packs and colouring pencils to all his crew.

Upon arrival at Eridge station, everybody will make their way on to the platform to seek out the lost treasure. Who will find it first – Jolly Roger and his crew or Captain Crook?

Once the treasure has been found, we will all board the train to journey back to Tunbridge Wells, Jolly Roger handing out rewards to all his crew along the way.

Trains operate throughout the summer hoildays so you can enjoy standard travel or time your visit to some of the railway’s other events including the Summer Steam Gala on 12th, 13th and 14th July 2024.

For a chance to enjoy the brilliant Jolly Roger and Captain Crook or just soak up the historical wonder of the Spa Valley railway, go to our Competitions Entry Page your full details and let us know what you think a pirate’s favourite letter might be…. (think about it…)

Closing date for entries is Midnight on the 31st July.  Winners will be picked at random.



Win a copy of Terra Electrica, The Guardians of The North by Antonia Maxwell


Book 1 in an action-packed dystopian adventure series set in the near-future post-melt.

The last ice cap has melted, and the world is on the brink of collapse. A deadly force—Terra Electrica—has been unleashed. It feeds on electricity. It is infecting civilisation.

In this chaotic, rapidly changing reality, 12-year-old Mani has lost her family and community to the Terra Electrica. Armed only with some ancestral wisdom and a powerful, ancient wooden mask she was never meant to inherit so soon, she suddenly finds herself responsible for the fate of the world.

Children’s Fiction – Climate Fiction / Action & Adventure

To enter and get your hands on a copy, click on the Competitions Entry Page link and tell us what Terra Electrica feeds on?  Closing date for entries is Midnight on the 1st September.  Winners will be picked at random





Win a Series of Superquester Books from QuestFriendz


Your chance to win a set of SuperQuesters from QuestFriendz! A STEM-sational series which inspires a love of STEM learning through a unique blend of adventure stories and interactive play.

SuperQuesters: The Case of the Stolen Sun by Lisa Moss & Dr Thomas Bernard

In this first instalment, the SuperQuesters seek to understand how objects such as a hot air balloon go up in the air. They journey to Questland in search of the answer. Upon arrival, they discover that the evil Lord Grumble and the Snapettes have stolen the sun. How will the trio save Questland from darkness? It’s time to Read, Quest, Learn!

SuperQuesters: The Case of the Missing Memory by Lisa Moss & Dr Thomas Bernard

When Bea’s robot B-bot malfunctions after installing new dance software the three friends put their heads together and return to Questland as the SuperQuesters to find a solution. The trio discover that the evil Lord Grumble is wreaking havoc with his new Memory Machine, stealing memories from everyone, including the Queen of Questland. Adventure and excitement await as the friends work together to crack this latest case. How will the trio restore normality to Questland?

SuperQuesters: The Case of the Great Energy Robbery by Lisa Moss & Dr Thomas Bernard QuestFriendz.

The SuperQuesters explore STEM learning and environmental themes in the third interactive adventure story, returning to Questland to find out how to power a model plane using an ingredient in their garden. Upon arrival they discover Lord Grumble is up to his dastardly tricks, stealing energy from the sun, wind, water, animals and crops and sending it back to his secret hideout on Black Rock Island. Can you help them defeat Lord Grumble and return the stolen energy to Questland?

SuperQuesters: The Case of the Angry Sea by Lisa Moss & Dr Thomas Bernard QuestFriendz.

The fourth instalment in this STEM-sational series, explores STEM learning through a unique blend of adventure stories and interactive play focussing on environmental themes including recycling, water pollution and sustainability. Lilli, Bea and Leo journey to Questland to research ideas for a machine to clear up the rubbish in their local river. Upon arrival in Questland, the trio discover that the Queen is in urgent need of their help as the sea is in a state of fury and unrest and only they can help. Lord Grumble has teamed up with new mischief maker Captain Blackwaters and his pesky pirate-bots on a terrifying tanker. They are tearing through the waters of Questland polluting the sea and destroying the marine life habitat. How will they stop the dastardly duo and calm the angry sea? Join the SuperQuesters in their exciting new marine adventure to save the sea from pollution and rescue the marine life of Questland including otters and narwhals

To win all four of these fantastic SuperQuesters go to our Competitions Entry Page and enter your details.  Final date for entries is midnight on the 8th September.  Winners will be picked at random.



Win a Subscription to the Fables World Maths Tuition Website


WIN a subscription to the Fables World fun maths tuition website.  Research demonstrates recalling funny characters and stories is more accessible than numbers.  Blast your child off to mathematical success.  Boost their confidence with fun, fast, stress-free learning.  Our revolutionary technique results in exceptionally high retention levels and boosts confidence within days.

For your chance to win, go to our Competitions Entry Page and tell us which page of our Summer edition features the hidden money bag!  Closing date for entries is midnight on the 20th September.

Winners will be picked at random.








Win a MyFirst 3D Pen Make


Explore 3D Pen Drawings for Kids : Transform Ideas into Reality.  Introducing the myFirst 3dPen Make – where imagination takes shape with a touch of magic!

Let your child’s creativity soar with our 3D Pen Starter Kit! Perfect for kids aged 5 to 13 who have a passion for art and crafts.  Say goodbye to messy wires! Our wireless myFirst 3dPen Make boasts an inbuilt battery with convenient USB charging. No cords to tangle with – just pure, unrestricted creative freedom!

Watch their ideas come to life with lightning-fast solidification thanks to our low-heat filament. No need to wait around – it dries in a flash! And the best part? It’s non-adhesive and super easy to clean up.  Worried about safety? Fear not! The myFirst 3dPen Make is safe to touch. The inner device’s heat stays where it belongs, keeping those little hands cool and comfortable. Plus, our filament is made from PCL materials that are gentle to the touch and harmless.

Unleash your child’s artistic potential with a 3D Pen that’s not only fun but also safe and easy to use. Let the 3D adventures begin – it’s time to bring their drawings to life!  Find out more here.

To enter head over to our Competitions Entry Page and enter your details.  Closing date is midnight on the 25th August.  Winners will be picked at random.



Win a Family Ticket for Four (2 adults and up to 2 children) to ‘Out of the Hat’ at the Festival Theatre at Hever Castle on the 13th August


Brought to you by the makers of Shoe Baby, Flyaway Katie, Arthur’s Dream Boat, Pat-a-Cake Baby and Penguin

When Doris and Delilah wake up to find something strange and sparkly has fallen from the sky, they are inspired to put on the world’s greatest magic show! But HOW do you make real magic happen? What ingredients do you need and who can help them?

Along the way they encounter some fabulous characters; a transformative moth, a band of musical frogs, an artistic spider and a sassy glow-worm who all help to create their dream.

Will the conjuring trick work and will anything EVER come out of the hat?

A story about friendship and the true magic of nature. Full to the brim with lively songs by the talented Tom Gray of Gomez. A feast for the senses and a spectacular theatre experience for everyone.

Age 2-8 year old and their families, running time 50 mins.

To be in with a chance of winning simply head over to our Competitions Entry Page and enter your details.  Final date for entries is midnight on the 5th August



Win a Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 2 children) to Mrs Armitage on Wheels at the E.M. Forster Theatre on the 18th / 19th July 2024



Win a family ticket (2 adults 2 children) to see this fantastic outdoor performance of Mrs Armitage On Wheels. This 40 minute, family friendly, fun and energetic show is suitable for all children age 3 and up.

When Mrs Armitage goes out for a ride with her trusty dog Breakspear, she decides her bicycle needs improvement. But with all her additions, will her crazy contraption prove too much to handle?

Mrs Armitage on Wheels celebrates the power of imagination, the importance of resilience and the joy of embracing the great outdoors.

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Win a Family Day Ticket (for 2 adults and up to 3 children) to Into The Trees on the 6th – 8th September 2024



Win a Family day ticket to Into The Trees between the 6th – 8th September 2024. Missing from our lives more than anything is time spent outdoors in nature… Into The Trees takes you on a fascinating journey through one of the South East’s most unique landscapes. A chance to relax and explore our natural surroundings with your family and connect with nature.  You can find out more about the Into The Trees at

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