Duck Tales

By July 17, 2018Events

Visit Castle Quay this summer and take part in Sunny the Duck’s ‘Duck Tales’ activities! We’ve teamed up with Oxfordshire Libraries and The Reading Agency to take children into a world of Mischief Makers with a variety of book themed activites.

Tuesday 24th July 

Inspired by the book Pirates of Scurvy Sands, from 11am to 4pm, children will be able to meet the real life mermaid and pirate. Also don’t miss our face painting* from 11am to 4pm.

Tuesday 31st July

Castle Quay will be holding a cake decorating workshop throughout the day inspired by the book I really want that cake.


Tuesday 7th August

Come down to decorate your very own swords and wands with our Knights and Princesses Day. This is inspired by the book Knighthood for Beginners which is part of the reading challenge.


Tuesday 14th August

Based of the Lego Ninjago: Ninja in Action come down to join in our Lego Workshop and create Lego to take home with you.


Tuesday 21st August 

Our Mini Monsters workshop is on from 11am to 4pm, where you can make headbands and keyrings as well as decorating balls and bats. This is from the book Billy and the Mini Monsters.


Tuesday 28th August

Our Cowboys and Indians day is the last workshop of the summer where you can meet our very own Cowboy and Indian and join in with Free arts and crafts all based on the book The Wildest Cowboy.


Every Thursday – Free face painting from 11am – 4pm.

Little Ducklings can also enjoy exclusive gifts with our Little Ducklings loyalty card. Pick up a card at our event, get it stamped – the more stamps you collect the more you win including a swim bag, drink bottle and your own Sunny the Duck!

Don’t forget, children can join up to the Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge for free at Banbury Library and Wood Green Library to read six books and get a medal and certificate. For more information about The Reading Agency and the Summer Reading Challenge visit

*Children under the age of 3 will be painted at the face painter’s discretion. We regret that no children under the age of two are able to be painted under any circumstances.