Action Packed Entertainment

at Riverside

Action Packed Entertainment

at Riverside

Riverside is the perfect choice for your child friendly holiday this year.

Our Entertainment & Activities Team at Riverside truly are the stars of the show. They are ready to deliver delight at every opportunity, whether it be during one of our exciting daytime activities or during a fun filled evening in the Complex at Riverside. There is always something going on to keep the whole family smiling, and our entertainment and activities team are at the heart of this. Don’t worry, they really are the bees knees when it comes to memorymaking for your family.

Playden Cubs at Thurston Manor

We have 3 main daytime clubs for the little ones to enjoy! The Playden Cubs has plenty for the little ones to get stuck into, creating, making, musical mayhem and messy times they will remember for a lifetime!

Playden Club at Thurston Manor

Playden Club is a fun and imaginative playtime session. Be a scientist, a pirate, or a wizard for the day! Imagination can take you anywhere and our Playden Club is just the beginning of a whole world of holiday magic and fun!

Activ8 Family Activities

Our Activ8 sessions are exciting and high energy filled activities that the whole family can enjoy, where discovery, creativity and action are encouraged and unleashed!

Evening Entertainment at Thurston Manor

Enjoy a fantastic range of evening entertainment at Riverside, with dance gameshows and amazing productions. You're sure to have an eventful evening on park!

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Meet Vinnie and Violet, who run the Playden Gang! Full of fun, laughter and downright silliness would you expect anything less with Vinnie and Violet at the helm? If you are staying in an

even-numbered accommodation then you are on team Vinnie, and if you are staying in an odd numbered accommodation then you're on team Violet!

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Being a part of the Playden Gang really is an absolute 'Must' for our little holiday guests. With a range of daytime activities and early evening entertainment sure to make use of that boundless holiday excitement! The fun doesn't stop with activities on everyday!

Playden Cubs -

  • Messy Time - Watch your litle ones get stuck into our messy play session, encouraging stimulation of all the senses, it's a true winner amongst our little holiday guests.
  • Create & Wake - Time to get creative, paper, glue, scissors, and paint! What more could you want? Join our Entertainment and Activities team and let us unleash your little ones inner Piccaso.
  • Beat Bop Tops -Time to get into the groove with rhythm and moves. A fun musical led session designed specifically with the littlest of people in mind!

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  • Pirates Playtime - Grab your swords and set sail with our interactive Pirate's Playtime! Vinnie and Violet have lost their treasure and they need your help finding it. Guarded by the ocean waves, jungle obstacles and of course sharks, the only question is, argh you ready?
  • Wacky wizards - A spellbinding session in which you can learn the old arts of magic and mystery, could you perhaps be the next Harry Potter? Join your entertainment and activities team as they provide you with all the mystical and magical spells and skills you'll need.
  • Experimentation Station - Lab coats at the ready it's time to take part in some awesome experiments, slime, gloop, and maybe even a volcanic eruption. You'll discover and explore some bonkers experiments during our science based session!

 

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There are some amazing activities to get stuck into when you're a part of 'Activ8'. Ever fired a bow? If not then why not try your aim at archery, or maybe you have a more creative mind, create your very own masterpiece with sand art sessions! Whatever type of activity person you are there's something for everyone! You can even walk on water with our Water Walkerz, impress your family even more!

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  • Water Walkerz (Coming soon) - Ever wanted to walk on water? Whether you take to it like a duck to water or fall around with your friends laughing on the side lines, one thing is certain, you're sure to have a great time.
  • Body Zorbs - Strap in for an inflatable adventure, where you'll bounce, spring, jump, spin, twirl, fall and bash into your friends all whilst inside a giant zorb!
  • Archery - Ready, aim, fire! Go for gold in this target shooting session where you will learn the basics of archery!
  • Sand Art - Section by section peel away your chosen picture and add your favourite coloured sand to make your very own masterpiece!
  • Ceramic Creation Station - Get creative and personalise your very own piece of pottery to take pride of place as a memory of your Verdant holiday!
  • Slime Time - Nothing beats a bit of slime, getting back to basics you will learn how to make slime from scratch and have your own coloured pot to take home and impress your friends.
  • Woodland Warriors - Get to grips with the great outdoors, discover our beautiful surroundings all whilst learning about the environment and our duty to nature!

 

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It's time for non-stop fun for everyone with Vinnie and Violet and their Playden adventures! Expect games, dancing, wacky competitions and of course lots of prizes.

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You really have got to be in it to win it! Try your luck in our over 18's Cash Prize Bingo, then get competitive in one of our gameshows led by our very own entertainment and activities team. Will you take home tonight's star prize?

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Light's down. Get ready to sample some of the very best live entertainment. Combining our in-house productions with the very best star-studded live acts, you're certainly going to be left eager for more!

Meet the entertainment team!

When you arrive on park, our entertainment team will be ready to greet and talk you through everything going on to keep you entertained during your stay, and they will remain on hand throughout your stay. Keep your eyes peeled for these friendly faces on park and say hello!

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Daryl Stobie-Douglas

Group Entertainment Manager

Johno- Ents Manager- Riverside

Jonathan Fraser

Entertainment Manager

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Sash Lyttle 

Entertainment Team Member

Riverside is the perfect choice for your child friendly holiday this year.

There is always something going on to keep the whole family smiling, our entertainment and activities team are at the heart of this. Don’t worry, they really are the bees-knees when it comes to memory-making for your family.

Playden Cubs at Thurston Manor

We have 3 main daytime clubs for the little ones to enjoy! The Playden Cubs has plenty for the little ones to get stuck into, creating, making, musical mayhem and messy times they will remember for a lifetime!

Playden Club at Thurston Manor

Playden Club is a fun and imaginative playtime session. Be a scientist, a pirate, or a wizard for the day! Imagination can take you anywhere and our Playden Club is just the beginning of a whole world of holiday magic and fun!

Activ8 Family Activities

Our Activ8 sessions are exciting and high energy filled activities that the whole family can enjoy, where discovery, creativity and action are encouraged and unleashed!

Evening Entertainment at Thurston Manor

Enjoy a fantastic range of evening entertainment at Riverside, with dance gameshows and amazing productions. You're sure to have an eventful evening on park!

Join the Playden Gang!

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Being a part of the Playden Gang really is an absolute 'Must' for our little holiday guests. With a range of daytime activities and early evening entertainment sure to make use of that boundless holiday excitement!

Meet Vinnie and Violet, who run the Playden Gang! Full of fun, laughter and downright silliness would you expect anything less with Vinnie and Violet at the helm?

If you are staying in an even-numbered accommodation then you are on team Vinnie, and if you are staying in an odd numbered accommodation then you're on team Violet!

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We're Vinnie and Violet, Vinnie is my younger brother, by a whole 7 minutes! He's the mischievous younger brother you'd expect a fox to be, so someone has to be the one in charge!

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Activ8 -

There are some amazing activities to get stuck into when you're a part of 'Activ8'. Ever fired a bow? If not then why not try your aim at archery, or maybe you have a more creative mind, create your very own masterpiece with sand art sessions! Whatever type of activity person you are there's something for everyone! You can even walk on water with our Water Walkerz, impress your family even more!

 

Cheerful little girl have fun inside of floating water walking ball.

Water Walkerz Coming Soon -

Ever wanted to walk on water? Whether you take to it like a duck to water or fall around with your friends laughing on the side lines, one thing is certain, you're sure to have a great time.

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Body Zorbs -

Strap in for an inflatable adventure, where you'll bounce, spring, jump, spin, twirl, fall, and bash into your friends all whilst inside a giant zorb!

Close-up of archery target with arrows on it.

Archery -

Ready, aim, fire! Go for gold in this target shooting session where you will learn the basics of archery!

A child draws with colored sand picture. Cartoon characters.

Sand Art -

Section by section peel away your chosen picture and add your favourite coloured sand to make your very own masterpiece!

A pottery class. Close up of a pottery jug with paintbrushes.

Ceramic Creation Station -

Get creative and personalise your very own piece of pottery to take pride of place as a memory of your Verdant holiday!

Hands hold a homemade toy called slime. A child plays with green sticky slime, close-up

Slime Time -

Nothing beats a bit of slime, getting back to basics you will learn how to make slime from scratch and have your own coloured pot to take home and impress your friends.

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Woodland Warriors -

Get to grips with the great outdoors, discover our beautiful surroundings all whilst learning about the environment and our duty to nature!

Live & Loaded logo-01
Evening-buttons-Activ8_1

It's time for non-stop fun for everyone with Vinnie and Violet and their Playden adventures! Expect games, dancing, wacky competitions and of course lots of prizes.

Evening-buttons-Activ8_2

You really have got to be in it to win it! Try your luck in our over 18's Cash Prize Bingo, then get competitive in one of our gameshows led by our very own entertainment and activities team. Will you take home tonight's star prize?

Evening-buttons-Activ8_3

Light's down, get ready to sample some of the very best live entertainment. Combining our in-house productions with the very best star-studded live acts, you're certainly going to be left eager for more!

Meet the entertainment team!

When you arrive on park, our entertainment team will be ready to greet, and talk you through everything going on to keep you entertained during your stay, and they will remain on hand throughout your stay.

Daryl headshot

Daryl Stobie-Douglas

Group Entertainment Manager

Johno- Ents Manager- Riverside

Jonathan Fraser

Entertainment Manager

PHOTO-2022-04-06-10-58-08

Sash Lyttle

Entertainment Team Member

Please note - small charges may apply.