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Activity Quest is the weekly kids entertainment show from the UK's children's radio station Fun Kids. Join our presenters from across the UK as they give you interesting and fun things to keep you busy out-and-about and at home. There's celebrity interviews, stories and more. 

Activity Quest was previously Stuck at Home, the podcast that kept kids entertained in lockdown. You can hear the entire archive here too! 

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Activity Quest is the weekly kids entertainment show from the UK's children's radio station Fun Kids. Join our presenters from across the UK as they give you interesting and fun things to keep you busy out-and-about and at home. There's celebrity interviews, stories and more. 

Activity Quest was previously Stuck at Home, the podcast that kept kids entertained in lockdown. You can hear the entire archive here too! 

    Poo pizzas, an escaped horse, and Adventures in Pantoland

    Poo pizzas, an escaped horse, and Adventures in Pantoland

    Bex's mini-missions series continues in lockdown. She's giving you loads to do from home including making a poo pizza. Don't eat it. It's gross. 

    We're also on the farm at Mini Motley Sanctuary and catching up with Anna Louise about what's happening there.

    We also take a trip to It's Time, a virtual climate change conference, and find out how you can become your own Greta Thunberg. 

    Plus we find out all about a brand new series starting December 1st on Fun Kids, Adventures in Pantoland! 

    And we're going around the World Wide Web finding top events and more things you can do from home. 

    Tell us what you’re up to at FunKidsLive.com/ActivityQuest and we might use what you send us in a future episode. 

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    • 14 min
    Cressida Cowell, YolanDa Brown, and fireworks on the farm

    Cressida Cowell, YolanDa Brown, and fireworks on the farm

    In this week's episode of Activity Quest, the events podcast for kids, Bex is giving you loads you can do at home. From pressing leaves to heading outdoors, she's covering it all. 

    Then, musician YolanDa Brown is here and talking to Dan all about music and how you can get creative in this second lockdown. 

    We hear from Cressida Cowell courtesy of Story Explorers, a brand new podcast from Fun Kids where we find out the stories behind your favourite stories.

    We're also giving you loads you can do no matter where you are in the UK thanks to our guide of virtual events for kids and Anna Louise is updating us on happenings at Mini Motley Sanctuary.

    Bonfire Night was recently and that can be a stressful time for animals – we find out why.

    Tell us what you’re up to at FunKidsLive.com/ActivityQuest and we might use what you send us in a future episode. 

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    • 22 min
    Bex's mini missions, Treasure Trails and virtual events

    Bex's mini missions, Treasure Trails and virtual events

    Bex is getting her Stuck at Home vibe back on to bring you things that you can do from the comfort of your homes. 

    We're talking virtual events across the UK, from a live Q and A with someone who studies aliens (yes, really!) and pointing you in the direction of a top baker on Instagram. You can also go walkies around the House of Commons. 

    Robyn is talking to Aaron from Treasure Trails all about the do-it-yourself go-outdoors clue-solving walks you can do. There are over 1,000 across the UK and you're bound to find one near you. 

    Then Anna Louise is back again and we're finding out what on Earth she's preparing this week... 

    Tell us what you’re up to at FunKidsLive.com/ActivityQuest and we might use what you send us in a future episode. 

    Opening times and prices correct as of recording. Check before you travel and follow government guidance regarding COVID-19.

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 20 min
    ENGINEERING SPECIAL: Mary Rose, plastic trombones and chicken hide-and-seek

    ENGINEERING SPECIAL: Mary Rose, plastic trombones and chicken hide-and-seek

    This is Engineering Day is on November 4th and we're celebrating it in Activity Quest! 

    On 4 November 2020, a new, virtual museum, The Museum of Engineering Innovation. opens its digital doors at Google Arts and Culture to celebrate the engineers and engineering shaping our world. Take a peek inside and explore the amazing engineering innovations tackling big global issues and changing our everyday lives!

    In this episode, Anna Louise is off to the Mary Rose in Portsmouth to chat all about the recovered ship. It was lost in the 1500s and Chris – who we hear from in the podcast – was one of the team who helped recover her. 

    We're finding out what there is to do near you, including visits to the STEAM Museum in Swindon, a Royal Air Force base and a military museum.

    Then we're chatting to another Chris – this time from pbone. That's a trombone made out of plastic that sounds just like its brass counterpart! We're finding out how such a great engineering innovation happened and Josh provides you with some musical ideas of his own... 

    Then we're back on Mini Motley Sanctuary with Anna Louise to play a game of chicken hide-and-seek!

    Tell us what you’re up to at FunKidsLive.com/ActivityQuest and we might use what you send us in a future episode. 

    Opening times and prices correct as of recording. Check before you travel and follow government guidance regarding COVID-19.

    Correction: During Dan's interview, we refer to the ‘Science and Media Museum’ when we should have referred to the 'Museum of Engineering Innovation', opening November 4th.

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    • 27 min
    Pumpkin Watch, climbing, and Mini Motley Farm has a name change

    Pumpkin Watch, climbing, and Mini Motley Farm has a name change

    Half-term is this week and we've packed this episode of Activity Quest full of things you can do no matter where you are in the UK.

    If you're looking for spooky Halloween themed events, check out the episode titled 'HALLOWEEN SPECIAL'

    In this episode, Adam's back it at again – this time he's climbing at The Warehouse in Gloucester. He tries his hand at bouldering and then faces a massive climbing wall. Can he reach the top? Will he fall off?

    We're telling you all about a brand new game we've invented called Pumpkin Watch. It takes place this Halloween and Bex is telling you everything you need to know to get involved. 

    George is touring us around the Weald and Downland Living Museum and telling us about Geocaching – that's a game you can play at home too. 

    Then Anna-Louise is telling us why she's changed the name of Mini Motley Farm to Mini Motley Sanctuary as she gets ready for winter.

    Tell us what you’re up to at FunKidsLive.com/ActivityQuest and we might use what you send us in a future episode. 

    Opening times and prices correct as of recording. Check before you travel and follow local government guidance regarding COVID-19.

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 17 min
    Bristol Zoo, an escaped panther and the National Space Centre

    Bristol Zoo, an escaped panther and the National Space Centre

    In this episode, producer Adam visits Bristol Zoo to try their high-ropes course Zooropia, meet keeper Olivia and walk around some of their world-famous enclosures. 

    Dan's here is chatting to Sophie all about the National Space Centre in Leicester and how they're catering for people of all ages and abilities – and she's telling us all about  a special chance to win! 

    We hear what's on across the UK with George and revisit a few of our favourite places there.

    And then Anna Louise back! She's dishing the dirt on the time a panther escaped from a local zoo and may or may not have ended up in her garden... 

    Tell us what you’re up to at FunKidsLive.com/ActivityQuest and we might use what you send us in a future episode. 

    Opening times and prices correct as of recording. Check before you travel and follow local government guidance regarding COVID-19.

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 24 min

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