School Holidays Norwich

February Half Term

Featured Listing
Featured Listing

Kids’ Club at intu Chapelfield

5,4,3,2, fun! 

Blast-off for Kids’ Club fun at intu Chapelfield this February half-term

Reach for the stars at intu Chapelfield Kids’ Club this February half-term, with space-themed crafts to keep your budding Tim Peake’s entertained.

On Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 February from 10am to 4pm, intu Chapelfield’s Kids’ Club members can take part in two days of cosmic crafts. Suitable for ages 3 and up, the sessions are perfect for your mini astronauts’ in-training or little ones curious about comets and constellations.  All activities take place on the lower ground mall, opposite Boots.

To join the futuristic fun, simply bring along your Kids’ Club membership card. And if you’re not yet signed up, it’s not too late to join.  Simply register at https://intu.co.uk/chapelfield/families/kids-club ahead of time or sign up on the day. New members will also receive a welcome pack.

Rocket building workshop (free)
Wednesday 14 February, 10am-4pm
Get ready for the big blast off by designing and making model spaceships.

Build your own galaxy (free)
Thursday 15 February, 10am-4pm
Reach for the stars as kids create their very own solar system in a jar, while learning all about the planets in our solar system.


Africa Alive – Bird Brains!

10th-18th February

Join us for a week of feathered fun to mark the launch of EAZA’s Silent Forest campaign!

KIDS GO FREE ALL HALF-TERM – see Website for T&C’s.

01502 740291


Anteros School Holiday Art Club

7-15 Fye Bridge Street, NR3 1LJ

Self Directed Art Activities
Tuesday 13th Feb – Saturday 24th Feb
FREE
This February school holidays there is fun for the family at the Anteros Arts Foundation. Come and take part in self directed art history activites in the Library and exhibition spaces. While you’re at it, check out our exhibitions, grab a tea and a piece of cake from North Bar next door and utilise the interesting books in our lovely Art Library!
N.B. Anteros is open Tuesday – Saturday

Exploring Art History Workshop
Tuesday 13th Feb, 2pm – 3:30pm
£5 per child – to book your place email enquiries@anteros.co.uk
Join educator Sarah Collier for a fun and informative making session based on Henri Matisse and Wassily Kandinsky. All materials provided. Accompanying adults are more than welcome to enjoy a tea or coffee from North whilst the workshop takes place. Be sure to book early as spots are limited.


Banham Zoo – The Asian Adventure

February 10th-18th

Banham Zoo is going on an Asian Adventure to celebrate some of the most endangered animals in the zoo!

KIDS GO FREE ALL HALF-TERM – See Website for T&C’s.

01953 887771 option 2


BeWILDerwood – Boggle Wish Bonfire

BeWILDerwood, Horning Road, Hoveton, NR12 8JW

Come to the fire side with a pinecone you have found in the park, write a wish for someone you love, and send it into the flames through our wonderful whirly-gig! The Twiggles will listen to your wishes* from their treehouses as the smoke swirls by… and might just make it come true!

Everyday of half term we have a range of inclooosive activities! Make your very own Wish Whirler in the Big Hat, and visit our Face Painting Pavilion to get twiggled up ready for storytelling. Meet the characters of BeWILDerwood on the storytelling stage, and bring your Wish Whirler to learn how you can help Hazel the Wood Witch with twirling and dancing!

Contact 01692 633033 for more information


Broads Tours – Kids Go FREE

Broads Tours, The Bridge, Wroxham, NR12 8RX

Join Broads Tours this February Half Term to explore the magic of the Broads National Park, where Kids Go Free! Your skipper will give a live commentary explaining the origins of the Broads, whilst pointing out the local wildlife and other points of interest. Children are welcome free of charge, maximum of 2 children per fare paying adult

£9.00 per adult, children go free, maximum 2 children free for every fare paying adult

Sunday 11th February 2018  – Saturday 17th February 2018 inclusive

11:30 and 14:00 for 1.5 hours

Booking not essential


Castle Mall – A Day at the Zoo

Castle Mall

We’re going to the zoo, zoo, zoo and you can come too, too, too!

Join us Tuesday 13th February from 11am – 3pm for a fun filled day!

Storytelling
Join the Kastle Kids team for the much-loved tale of Dear Zoo and discover the animals the zoo has sent. Plus hear the story of the mischievous Gorilla who isn’t quite ready to go to sleep in Good Night Gorilla.

Craft Workshop
Colour in your very own animal mask and create an animal pen pot to keep your desk tidy.

Fancy Dress Competition
Come along dressed as your favourite animal for your chance to WIN a family pass for Banham Zoo or Africa Alive.*

Face Painting
Visit our Kastle Kids face painter and have your face painted as your favourite animal.**

*Two separate prizes to be won!
**£2 donation to our charities of the year for face painting


Chilli Con Salsa Dance Class

Russell Street Community Centre, NR2 4QT
10th February, 1pm-2pm

Join us for some half term dancing fun. We learn new steps, fun choreographers, play games, read stories and dance and sing along to your favourite tracks from 1-2pm at Russell Street Community Centre. Come and try or our new props! Just £5

chilliconsalsa@hotmail.com


Fairhaven Garden – Signs of Spring Week

School Rd, South Walsham, Norwich NR13 6DZ

Signs of Spring Week
10th-18th February, 10am-4pm

Family event: It’s (nearly) Spring! Celebrate with us by looking out for signs of Spring in our woodland garden. Included in garden entry. Free to members. No need to book.

01603 270449 for more information


Learn Play Grow

Multi Activity Fun Days
at Sparhawk Infant School Tuesday 13th Feb
& Morley C of E primary Thurs15th & Fri 16th Feb
To book please leave name and contact details at the school office
for more info please send a message.


Mini Professors

Eaton Park Community Centre, South Park Ave, Norwich, NR4 7AZ

Saturday Science is on Feb 10th.
9.45 am (age 2&3) CHEMICAL REACTIONS
10.45 am (age 3.5-5 years) ELECTRICITY – SOLD OUT
11.50 am (age 3.5-5 years) ELECTRICITY

£7.50 per child. Booking essential. Suitable for children in Reception.

February 12th, 10.30am & 11.30am
Join us this half term for some science fun! Ages 3-5 years (suitable for children in Reception class). Calling all budding engineers! We’ll be making some fantastic structures from marshmallows and spaghetti. Will yours withstand an earthquake?
Eaton Park Community Centre. £7.50 Booking essential.

Book online on our new and improved website!
https://www.miniprofessors.com/norwich/
or email norwich@miniprofessors.co.uk


Norfolk Museums at Half-Term

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Saturday 10th, Monday 12th – 17th February
Kings, Queens & Dirty Rascals
Saturday 17th Feb, 1.30pm-2.30pm
Fighting Gallery Tour

Time and Tide
Monday 12th February, 11am-3.30pm
Pirates Pistols and Gold Doubloons
Wednesday 14th, 11am-3.30pm
The Elusive Jack Valentine
Friday 16th, 11am-3.30pm
Sunshine in Winter

Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
12th-16th Feb, 10am-5pm
Spring Clean!

Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Tuesday 13th Feb, 6-8pm
An Evening of Love and Chocolate (BOOKING ESSENTIAL)
Tuesday 13th-17th, 10am-4pm
Chocolate Fun!

Ancient House
Tuesday 13th, 10am-1pm
Anglo Saxons & Vikings

Lynn Museum
Thursday 15th Feb, 10am-1pm
Ancient Eygptians

www.museums.norfolkgov.uk


Norwich Cathedral Half Term Family Fun Day

Norwich Cathedral, The Close, Norwich.  NR1 4DH
Thursday 15th February 2018

10.30am – 15.30pm

Light up the winter with a family fun day at Norwich Cathedral.  Join us in February for crafts, music, dance and stories to entertain, plus ‘sign up on the day’ workshops.
No need to book, just come along!
£3.00 for over 5s, free for under 5s and accompanying adults.

 

 


Norwich Puppet Theatre

Tin Forest
Sat 10th Feb 2018 to Sat 10th Feb 2018
Price: £9.00 – £30.00
Running time: 45 minutes
Ages: 3+
The Tin Forest is about a lonely old man who lives in a dreary junkyard, full of other people’s broken and unwanted rubbish. He dreams that one day his world will be full of life, colour and sound. His wish is about to come true…
(11am performance is designated ‘All Ages’ which means you can attend a show with all the family, including those under 2 years.)

MagiMation – February Half Term
Price: £70.00
Running time: Mon 12 & Tues 13 February, 10.30am-3.30pm each day
Ages: 9+

Are you interested in film or animation? Do you like making plasticine models or drawing cartoons? Then our MagiMation workshops are for you!

Children’s Workshop: Perfect Partners
Wed 14th Feb 2018
Price: £9.50
Running time: 10.30am-12pm
Ages: 5+

Make a pair of puppets! Whether it’s a comedy double act, a hero and their side-kick or a Valentine’s couple, these puppets are better together.

Children’s Workshop: Superheroes and Supervillains
Thu 15th Feb 2018
Price: £9.50
Running time: 10.30am-12noon
Ages: 5+

Inspired by characters from comic books and films, create your very own superhero on a mission to save earth. Or perhaps you’d rather make a villain, on a crusade of destruction..!

Bobbin
Thu 15th Feb 2018 to Thu 15th Feb 2018
Price: £9.00 – £30.00
Running time: 45 minutes
Ages: 0+

An interactive, wordless show for young children, based on ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’, Bobbin is full of Tea Break Theatre’s trademark comedy, invention and imagination.

Relaxed Combination: Bobbin & Make
Thu 15th Feb 2018
Price: £12.50
Running time: 11am show and 12.30pm workshop
Ages: 3+

See a relaxed performance of Bobbin, followed by a relaxed family workshop.

The workshop will be an hour long, with a simple make, plus space for time-out away from the activity if needed. In this workshop, families will work together making fun fabric characters to take home with them.

Children’s Workshop: Chinese Dragons
Fri 16th Feb 2018
Price: £9.50
Running time: 10.30am-12noon
Ages: 5+

We’re celebrating Chinese New Year by making some fabulous dragon puppets. Fierce but beautiful, these dragons know how to dance!

Town Mouse, Country Mouse
Fri 16th Feb 2018 to Fri 16th Feb 2018
Price: £9.00 – £30.00
Running time: 45 minutes
Ages: 3+

Martin Bridle presents a tale of bravery and mousey derring-do as Hickory goes into the Big Wide World and meets Dickory the Town Mouse.

Jack and the Beanstalk Cafe
Sat 17th Feb 2018 to Sat 17th Feb 2018
Price: £9.00 – £30.00
Running time: 45 minutes
Ages: 3+

Hand to Mouth Theatre present a nourishing bean-feast of stories in the Beanstalk Cafe, including the sweet and sour tale of “The Old Woman in a Vinegar Bottle”, and a tasty take on “Jack and the Beanstalk”.

Family Combination: Puppet Cafe
Sat 17th Feb 2018
Price: £15.00 – £55.00
Running time: 11am show and 1pm workshop
Ages: 3+

Enjoy Jack and the Beanstalk Cafe then create your own puppet cafe scene! We’ll be looking at props and settings too, because those puppets need something to eat!

Contact 01603 629 921 for more information.


OPEN Half-term Activities

OPEN, 20 Bank Plain, Norwich, NR2 4SF

Looking for activities to entertain your children for a couple of days or they want to try something new, then why not book them onto one of the following activities.

On offer are the following one-day activities aimed at 4 – 6 year olds:

Thursday 15th February

  • Little Kids Dance

Friday 16th February

  • Little Kids Get Sporty

And we have the following two-day activities on offer for 7 – 12 year olds

Tuesday 13th & Wednesday 14th February

  • Introduction to Climbing
  • MultiSports
  • Stop Frame Animation
  • Film & Perform
  • Discover Dance

Thursday 15th & Friday 16th February

  • Make Your Own Movie
  • Intermediate Climbing
  • Pokemon Party

    Call the Box Office on 01603 763111 for more information.


Pensthorpe Natural Park – Home Tweet Home

Pensthorpe Natural Park, Fakenham, NR21 0LN
10th-18th February

Celebrate National Nest Box Week – explore the nest box trail, discover how you can encourage birds to nest in your garden and build your own nest to take home. Pensthorpe gift shop has everything you’ll need for your local birdlife.

01328 851465


Scooby’s Street School at The Garage

The Garage, 14 Chapel Field North, NR2 1NY Norwich
Monday 12 & Tuesday 13 February, 10am-3pm

Come along and learn a fresh new routine, choreographed by Scooby, to the latest hits which you will show to your family and friends at the end of the second day. You will be put through your paces, learn some new moves and above all have a lot of fun!
Ages: 7-11

Contact 01603 283382


Teddy Bear Express at Bure Valley Railway

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham,, NR11 6BW
10th-18th February

Join our mascot Bear for a week of fun! Free travel for every child who brings it’s own teddy when accompanied by a fare-paying adult. (maximum of two children per adult.)
Trains depart Aylsham 10.00, 11:30, 12:40, 14:20 and 15.30; Wroxham 11.10, 12:40, 14.00, 15:30 and 16.40.
Teddy bear themed food also available at Aylsham. Every child travelling will be able to take part in a bear themed competition.