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Free Family Activities at the arc shopping centre this summer

This Summer holiday will see lots of fun and exciting activities at arc shopping centre providing children (and parents!) with FREE entertainment during the school holidays.

On Mondays, during the August school holidays, they will be hosting fun family events, which are themed towards, dinosaurs, jungle animals and Ice Age™.

Get ready to kick start Awesome August with arc this Summer, as they give you a ROARsome FREE event called Dino Mania for the family to enjoy on Monday August 6. Journey around the centre to find amazing giant dinosaurs and pose for photos with them and then, become and archaeologist and dig for bones and fossils, in the Dig & Dust activity in Charter Square, with the dino keepers. There will also be FREE face painting.

You can meet Sid and Scrat from Ice Age™ in Charter Square on Monday August 13. They will be ready to have fun and cause mischief, at intervals between 12pm - 5pm. Bring your little ones along to meet the fun characters this Summer holiday and don't forget to bring your camera, as they will be stopping for photos too! Plus, afterwards you can cool down with a yummy snow cone, to really indulge in a cool Summer treat.

To finish off the Awesome August at arc this Summer, they invite you to come along to their last FREE event Safari Explorers on Monday August 20. Families are invited to visit the centre between 11am - 3pm, to see the fantastic jungle animals located around the centre. Become a jungle explorer with the Safari Chief and go on a trek, in search of wild cats and cheeky monkeys!

Finally, children can come along in fancy dress to every event, and strike a pose for a photo, to enter into the weekly competition to WIN a Cineworld family pass, plus a £50 voucher for you favourite store at arc! See the arc website for more information.