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February Half Term Guide

Looking for activities and events happening this February Half Term in Birmingham?  Check out our day by day guide:

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Day 1 

Saturday 18th February 2023

 

National Memorial Arboretum  Woodland Trail

When? 4-26th February 2023 10am - 4pm 

Where? National Memorial Arboretum, DE13 7AR

How much? £2.50 per person

Wrap up warm and explore the wide range of trees across the 150 acres of the National Memorial Arboretum and see if you can find all of the Arboretum Friends. 

Once you have completed the trail young visitors can return to the Remembrance Centre for a tasty treat.  There will also be free crafts and arts activities, interactive story telling and an indoor Stick Man cinema experience running throughout half term.

For more information follow the link.

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Day 2

Sunday 19th February 2023

 

STEM week at RAF Museum

When? Drop in everyday of half term 

Where? RAF Museum Midlands, TF11 8UP

How much? FREE

Throughout STEM Week the Museum will have a dynamic range of activities available. Challenge your science skills, put your tech talents to the test, enhance your engineering abilities and add some magic to your mathematics with a range of fun family friendly activities and workshops. 

Activities will include launching your own rocket, how high and far will it go! put your driving skills to the test guiding a spheros through a maze and create your own cargo drop contraption.

For more information follow the link.

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Day 3

Monday 20th February 2023

 

Lambing Week at Forge Mill Farm

When? 18th-26th February 2023

Where? Forge Mill Farm, B71 3SZ

How much? Family ticket £18

Come and explore the lambing barn every weekend in February and February half term and welcome over 100 lambs to the Forge Mill farm family. As well as all the usual fun on the farm, the new farm trail and undercover bale adventure zone there are lots of Sheepy activities for you to take part in.

For more information follow the link.

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Day 4

Tuesday 21st February 2023

Wizardly Craft Session at Bodenham Arboretum

When? 21st February 

Where? Bodenham Arboretum, DY11 5TB

How much? £8 per chid

Have fun making and creating some wizardly crafts.  Suitable for children 3 Years +

For more information follow the link.

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Day 5

Wednesday 22nd February 2023

Terrific Tudors at Selly Manor

When? 20th-24th February 10am - 5pm 

Where? Selly Manor Museum, B30 2AE

How much? Family (up to 2 adults and 3 children aged 4- 16 yrs) £15

Explore the Tudor house and get to know Kooky Kings and Quirky Queens. Try on the armour, take part in  battle talks, meet Henry VIII, and find out what it takes to fight for the King of England! Plus crafts, games, and lots more fun!

  • Battle talks will run daily @ 11am 

  • Henry VIII will be available to meet in the Manor between 12pm and 4pm every day. 

For more information follow the link.

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Day 5

Thursday 23rd February 2023

Family Workshop at Barber Institute

When? Thursday 23 February, 11am – 3pm 

Where? The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, B15 2TS

How much? FREE

Get creative and celebrate families of all shapes and sizes at the Barber this half term! Discover inspirational artworks depicting families including The Last of England by Ford Maddox Brown, which has been lent to us by Birmingham Museums Trust. Bring the family together to draw, colour, cut and stick, creating your own mixed-media family portraits.

For more information follow the link.

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Day 6

Friday 24th February 2023

Jurassic Seas at Sea Life Centre

When? 18th-26th February  

Where? National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham, B1 2HL

How much? £19 per person if booked in advance 

Navigate the Jurassic trail at SEA LIFE this February Half Term and become a SEA LIFE Ranger! Adventure around the aquarium and enjoy the dino-mite activities:

- Take part in our Jurassic trail

- Uncover fossils

- Test your knowledge in challenges

- Photo opportunities

For more information follow the link.

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Day 7

Saturday 25th February 2023

Aston Alive: A Hard Day's Knight

When? Saturday 25th February  

Where? Aston Hall, B6 6JD

How much? £24.20 Family Ticket 

Enjoy a slice of medieval life as Aston Hall is taken over by a host of characters from the twelfth century; knights and ladies at their ease, crafters working away, and ‘those who work’ labouring for their bread…find out about life in the middle ages.

For more information follow the link.

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Day 8

Sunday 26th February 2023

SUNDAY ART CLUB Shoebox Circuses

When? Sunday 26th February 12-3pm  

Where? The New Art Gallery Walsall, WS2 8LG

How much? FREE

Weekly art clubs for children and young people.  Meet artists and creatives and learn to paint, print, sculpt, craft, make films and more!

For more information follow the link.

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