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May Half Term

This May Half Term we have you covered.  We have carefully selected activities for you to do everyday of the holiday.

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Saturday 28th May FREE Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 Roadshow at Walsall's Football Stadium

Where? Walsall Football Stadium, WS1 4SA

How much? Free

Come along to this free festival which will include a Food Village, meet some Team GB Athletes! - Table Tennis - Boxing Ring - Archery - Squash - Interactive Cricket and lots more!

For more information follow the link.


Sunday 29th May Funtopia at Tamworth Castle Grounds

Where? Tamworth Castle Grounds, B79 7ND

How much? Family of 4 Ticket £23

A fun-filled festival is packed with Bouncy Castles, Obstacle Course, Inflatable Slide, Bungee Run, Human Wrecking Ball, Inflata-Bull, Nerf Wars, Driving School, Circus Skills, Sumo Suits, Giant Games, Space Hopper Races, Crafty Corner and more - all included in the price of your wristband!

For more information follow the link.


Monday 30th May FREE Commonwealth Games activities at the National Memorial Arboretum 

Where? National Memorial Arboretum, DE13 7AR

How much? Free

There are lots of activities to do this half term at the National Memorial Arboretum including a new augmented reality experience which takes families on a journey to learn about the diverse communities and friendship of countries that take part in the Commonwealth Games.  There is also a new Queen’s Baton Relay sticker trail which invites families to find eight batons linked to memorials at the Arboretum.

For more information follow the link.

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Tuesday 31st May FREE Jubilee Family Workshop at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Where? Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, B3 3DH

How much? Free

A FREE Jubilee themed workshop drop in event in which participants can make a their own postage stamp designs as well as contribute towards a collective abstract artwork.

For more information follow the link.


Wednesday 1st June Family Workshop, Gallery in a Box at Barber Institute 

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

How much? £3 per child

If you could build your own gallery what would it look like? What would it be called? What would you choose to display in it?  Join the Barber team this half term and create a gallery in a box! Come along to discover all about how galleries are made in our print bay display Founding the Barber. Then put your curator hat on to imagine your own gallery and create a mock-up version filled with miniature artworks and objects.

For more information follow the link. 

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Thursday 2nd June Wild Games Unplug and Play at Castle Bromwich Hall and Gardens

Where? Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens Trust, B36 9BT

How much? £10 for a family ticket

Run free this Half term with the Wild Games session, high energy nature based games and challenges.

For more information follow the link.

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Friday 3rd June Merry Monarchs Live Theatre at Aston Hall

Where? Aston Hall, B6 6JD

How much? £12.00 (Adult (16 and over) and Child (3-15yrs): £7.50

An outdoor performance walk hosted by larger-than-life characters, all courtesy of Rusticus! Merry Monarchs features a lavish array of royal characters including warrior queens, chivalrous knights, and musical monarchs which includes plenty of silly interaction and off the wall activities!

For more information follow the link.


Saturday 4th June Bodenham's Naughty Gnome Trail

Where? Bodenham Arboretum, DY11 5TB

How much? £18 family ticket 

Join the Jewel Hunt and Foil the Naughty Gnomes!  The naughty Gnomes of Bodenham have played a trick on the Queen.  They've hidden the Crown Jewels and they're nowhere to be seen!  Your booking gives you access to the Arboretum and Farmyard. You are then free to explore over 5 miles of wonderful woodland walks. Visit the farm...not forgetting our donkeys too.

For more information follow the link.


Sunday 5th June Colour Box film: Minuscule - Valley of The Ants at the MAC


Where? Midlands Arts Centre, B12 9QH

How much? Buy one get one free on tickets. Tickets from £6.50 


Come along for a fantastic animated journey at ground level, preceded by a workshop in which tiny hands can create their very own polymer clay ladybirds to bake and harden in their ovens at home.

For more information follow the link.

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