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Horning Road, Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8JW
2024

Yippeee, the woods reopen for another WILD season for February half term

It’s a brand-new year at BeWILDerwood and the air is full of wishes! So, brush off those winter cobwebs and run WILD in our magical woodland.

Don’t worry about the brisk February air! You soon warm up scrambling through the Sky Maze and racing across the Broken Bridge, giggling those winter cobwebs away. You can even hop, skip and jump over to the Munch Bar for oodles of yummy hot treats… Ticklechin’s favourite is the Boggle Banger Hotpot, yum!

Buy one get one Freeee! Rediscover the woods with a soopa doopa Buy One Get one Free offer. If you have already booked they will be in touch and refund the free ticket.


01692 633033
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Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW

17th to 25th February 2024

All aboard the Teddy Bear Express!

This February half-term, hop on the Teddy Bear Express for a fun day out with the family. With every full fare-paying adult, two children (0-15) can ride for free! Keep your eyes peeled and see how many teddy bears you can spot during the journey.

To add to this themed event, our stations and cafe will be decorated and Teddy Bear lunch boxes will be available to purchase (not included in ticket price). Don’t forget to bring your favourite teddy along for the ride!

Trains will be running every day from both Aylsham and Wroxham stations. Pre-booking is advisable to avoid disappointment.

*when accompanied by a full fare-paying adult. Max 2 children (0-15 years) per adult.

PS. Don’t forget to bring your Teddy! 45 min Train Journey (each way)

 


01263 733858
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Half term workshop for 12-17 year olds

SOUNDYARD, 132 Magdalen Street, Norwich, NR3 1JD
20th February 2024
10am-12pm

Future podcasters assemble!

Want to learn how to make brilliant podcasts? Join us at SOUNDYARD, a brand new podcast studio on Magdalen Street in Norwich – an inspiring and comfortable environment with industry-standard equipment, and a welcoming and supportive atmosphere.

Led by Sophie Little and Anna Perrott, both seasoned producers/presenters with decades of audio industry experience.

What’s in store:

– Work as a team to develop a killer podcast idea. Let your imagination run wild!

– Learn the ropes of podcast production and bring your ideas to life – from format and scripting to presenting and sound design.

– Experience the buzz of being in a professional podcasting studio. It’s where you’ll record and edit your amazing creation.

– Design artwork that reflects the mood and tone of your audio.

– Together with your team mates, you’ll listen to your podcast, and then take it home the link to download it – so you can treasure it forever!

Hot and cold drinks included. If you have allergies, please contact us to advise in advance.

SOUNDYARD is a step-free venue. For more information on its accessibility, click here.

 


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Billingford Fishing Lakes & Country Park

Kids go free, adults £5.

Bookbugs & Dragon Tales: Matty Long Draw Along

41-43 Timber Hill, Norwich NR1 3LA

20th February 2024 at 1.30pm (new time)

If you are a fan of Super Happy Magic Forest or Turbo Bunnies then you will be as excited as us to know that the one and only Matty Long will be hosting a Draw Along to celebrate the launch of his next book Croaky: Search for the Sasquatch on Tuesday 20th February at 1.30pm. This event is suitable for all ages so come and unleash your inner cartoon creature creator! Event costs £2.00 which can be redeemed against the cost of any of Matty’s books.

01603 964022

Breakfast with Rapunzel and the Miracle Maker at The Racecourse

Salhouse Rd, Norwich NR13 6LA

Friday 23rd of February, 9am – 11,30am

We are pleased to announce the return of our Princess Breakfast to The Racecourse! This year we have a new buffet style breakfast for children and adults! Our two hour party includes:
Exclusive entry and play in the FunFort
An Interactive Story
Sing alongs and dancing
Princess themed games
Photo and autograph opportunities
A buffet breakfast for each Child
A party bag to finish!

Tickets £14.95 per child. Book online
Recommended for 2 – 8 year olds. Children must be supervised and usual FunFort rules apply.

Broads Tours February Half Term

Broads Tours. The Bridge, Wroxham, Norfolk, England, NR12 8RX

Monday 19th to Friday 23rd 2024

11am and 2pm daily though half term

Pirates have commandeered the Cordon Rouge and have been seen flying the Jolly Roger on the Norfolk Broads. Rumour has it they’re seeking lost treasure on the Broads and they’re looking for crew to help them find it. So, what are ye waiting for, will ye take ye share of the booty or will ye be forced to walk the plank.

Featuring pirate themed decoration, children’s activity packs, fancy dress and commentary from our Pirate ship Captain “Flint”.

Trips last for 1.5 hours.

Tickets £13.50 for anyone over 3. £1.50 for under 3s.

Bush Adventures UK

Thetford Rugby Club, Mundford Road, Thetford IP24 1LZ

February Half-Term 2024

Join us for one of our fun filled activity days, 9.45am drop off for 10am start finish at 2pm.

19th February 2024
Warrior Day
Ages 10-16
Join us on an action packed warrior day

21st February 2024
Bushcraft Skills
Age 6-16
Step into the world of bushcraft and learnt the art of fire making, shelter building and camp fire cooking.

23rd February 2024
Bush Arts & Crafts
Age 6-16
Use natural materials to create a piece of art that showcases all that nature has to offer.

£35 per person

Castle Critters at Castle Quarter

White Lion Square, Castle Quarter Norwich

Tuesday 20th February 2024 12-4pm

Join us for an encounter like no other, meet an amazing array of bugs and creepy crawlies hosted by The Bug Parc. Let your creativity flow with our bug-themed craft workshop, as you craft and create insect-inspired masterpieces. Don’t miss the chance to learn, interact, and have a blast with this FREE event with The Bug Parc at Castle Quarter Norwich.

 

DigiFest at Norfolk Libraries

2024

DigiFest is a celebration of digital making in Norfolk libraries throughout February. With free events for children and young people aged 1-14, there is something for every aspiring digital mind. Have a go at stop-motion animation, 3D printing, basic coding with Lego, 3D pens and more advanced coding with a canine robot – just some of the exciting events coming to all Norfolk libraries in February 2024.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library, The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich NR2 1AW

Digifest: Fun with a Codeapillar
07 Feb 2024 – 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Digifest: Pyxel
10 Feb 2024 – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Digifest: Fun with Code and Go Mouse
13 Feb 2024 – 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Digifest: Let’s Go Code
16 Feb 2024 – 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Digifest: Drawing with Artie (FULLY BOOKED)
20 Feb 2024 – 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Digifest: Adventures with Botley
28 Feb 2024 – 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Visit www.norfolk.gov.uk/digifest

Dotty Pottery

Dotty Pottery, White House Farm, Salhouse Rd, Norwich NR13 6LB

Come and see us this February Half Term for some crafty fun. With a wide range of ceramics for you to choose from there is something for everyone! You also now have the option of visiting us at our new studio at Wroxham Barns!

01603536526

February Half Term at Norwich Puppet Theatre

Norwich Puppet Theatre, St James Court, Whitefriars, NR3 1TN
2024

Old McDonald and the Three Pigs Plus
18th February 2024
Join the kind farmer and all of their animal friends in helping the little pigs build homes of their own, but beware, the big bad Wolf is on the prowl…

Little Red Riding Hood and Friends
18th February 2024
Little Red Riding Hood’s friend arrives to tell us the story but has a problem, there are no pages in the book! Leave tradition behind in this fast, funny show that uses lots of slapstick and child participation.

Mischief and Mystery In Moominvalley
20th & 21st February 2024
Magical puppetry, an ingenious pop up book set, original music and interactive play will delight young audiences. Expect snow, surprises and plenty of Moomin mischief.

Seedheart
22nd February 2024
Our journey begins as Grey finds themself trapped inside a jar. They try to remember how they got there and how they could be free…

Dogs Don’t Do Ballet
23rd February 2024
Biff is no ordinary dog. Biff likes moonlight and music and walking on his tiptoes. You see, Biff doesn’t think he’s a dog, Biff thinks he’s a ballerina, which is all very well… But dogs don’t do ballet – do they?

Creative Creatures Puppet Making Workshop for Families
Sat 24 Feb 2024 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Our workshop leaders will show you how to make the puppet, and then the creativity is up to you. We’ll have a choice of wonderful making materials to customise your creations.
Tickets £10 per participant / Family Rate Tickets available: 1 adult & 2 children for £27 or 2 adults & 2 children for £36

Pop-Ups & Paper Puppets Workshop for Families
Sat 24 Feb 2024 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
This Family Workshop is for family members to get creative together to make a pop-up paper scene and paper puppet characters.
Tickets £10 per participant / Family Rate Tickets available: 1 adult & 2 children for £27 or 2 adults & 2 children for £36

The Little Prince
25th February 2024
Using mesmerising puppetry and beautiful songs, the boy who fell to earth teaches his friend the Aviator about love, life and real happiness in this adaptation of one of the best-selling children’s books of all time.

Contact 01603 629921

February Half Term at Waterloo Park

Waterloo Park Pavilion Café – The Feed – Angel Rd, Norwich NR3 3HX

Saturday 17th February 2024
Novice to Ninja in 60 minutes with The Crime Lab, free ticketed event upstairs, 10am arrival-11.30am. Email waterloo@thefeed.org.uk for tickets (only 20 available).

Sunday 18th February 2024
Spiritual Wellness and Craft Fair – Orion Events, 10am-3pm, upstairs

Monday 19th February 2024
Friends of Waterloo Park Kids Craft event upstairs 1-3.30pm

Wednesday 21st February 2024
Cost of Living event with multiply upstairs, 10-3pm.
Heart biscuit decorating in main cafe with FOWP, 10-12pm.

Thursday 22nd February 2024
Come and meet Evie’s Owls, upstairs 2-4pm

Guess Poo Trail, Sheringham

Sheringham Park, NR26 8TL

17-25th Febraury 2024 10-3pm

Locate information stations lurking in the landscape and match animals to their droppings. Collect a letter at each station to reveal a password that unlocks a tasty treat at the Courtyard Café, which closes at 3.30pm.

Price: £3 trail sheets, parking is free for National Trust members and £6.50 for non-members

Half Term at Holkham

Holkham Hall, Wells-Next-The-Sea. Sat nav – NR23 1RH

8th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th February 2024

Wellies and WONDER

Join us this half term for fun and frolics come rain or shine! We have a whole host of exciting free activities for the whole family to enjoy this half term at Holkham Park. Come and explore our wonderful parkland, enjoy our craft activities and why not have a bite to eat in the Courtyard Café?

Welly hunt: It’s blown a hoolie and there are wellies scattered all over the park! Can you follow the clues and find them all? Take a picture next to the final Golden Welly and be in with a chance to win a visit to our family Easter event!

Create your own bird feeder to take home: Birds need us more than ever as the weather gets colder. Stop by our crafting station in the Stables Courtyard to make a bird feeder to take home with you, to entice a range of birds to your garden.

Winter spotter sheet: Holkham is so beautiful this time of year (even if it’s cold and windy!) and there is so much to see by way of nature. We’ve put together a list of all the natural wonders of the season for you to spot around the park and become a wildlife expert!

Woodland play area

Visit the website for details.

 

Half Term at Norwich Theatre

Breathe
17th February 2024
An extraordinary journey through a busy forest. Experience a story told from the perspective of an acorn; the hectic forest floor, thrumming underworlds, and dazzling heights of icy branches.
Ticket prices: £12
Running time: Approximately 1 Hour with no interval
Age recommendation: 5+

Maddie’s Wildlife Rangers
17th February 2024
In this lively show, Maddie welcomes you into her wildlife park to join the ranks of honorary Wildlife Rangers. Young rangers will discover the importance of keeping our environment clean, learn the art of animal tracking, test their wildlife knowledge in a curious quiz, and experience the thrill of an animal rescue mission!
Ticket prices: £10 – £13.50
Running time: 1 hour no interval
Age recommendation: 6+

Dr Daniel Olaiya’s Scientific Space Adventure
18th February 2024
Join CBBC’s Operation Ouch! presenter Dr. Daniel Olaiya as he takes you on an awe-inspiring journey to discover the effects of space travel on the human body.
Running time: Approximately 1 Hour with NO interval
Age recommendation: 8+
Ticket Prices: £16 Adult and £11 per child

The Great Big Dinosaur Show
20th February 2024
Which dinosaur menaced the seas instead of the land? Which dinosaur was barely the size of a dog, and which made a noise like a goat playing a didgeridoo? And what could a CHICKEN possibly be doing in The Great Big Dinosaur Show?!
Running time: Approximately 1 hour with no interval
Ticket prices – £10 – £12

The Nature of Forgetting
20th February 2024
Tom is living with young onset dementia. We meet him as he prepares for his 55th birthday party and past memories come flooding back.
Ticket prices: £19.50
Running time: Approximately 75 Minutes with no interval
Age recommendation: 8+

SIX (SOLD OUT)
20-24th February 2024
The crowning glory of Broadway, the West End and beyond, the international smash hit musical SIX makes its royal return to Norwich following previous sell-out successes!
Running time: 80 minutes no interval
Age recommendation: 10+
Ticket Prices: £10 – £49

The Science of Jurassic World with Jon Chase
22nd February 2024
Join author, presenter and science communicator, Jon Chase, for an entertaining expedition into Jurassic World! In this family show, you’ll dive deep into the science behind the much-loved movie franchise that sees geneticists resurrect dinosaurs, and uncover the facts behind the films.
Ticket prices: £13
Running time: 55 minutes with no interval
Age recommendation: 8+

What Does Stuff Do?
23rd February 2024
Juggler, water-bender, and part-time deep-thinker Robin Dale presents his award-winning debut show.
Ticket prices: £12
Running time: Approximately 1 Hour with no Interval
Age recommendation: 12+

Danny & Mick: Temple of Delusion
24th February 2024
The stars of CBBC’S number one show “Danny and Mick” are embarking on a new adventure and theatre tour for 2024
Ticket Price: £14 per child £17 per adult

Luna Loves Library Day
25th February 2024
Join Luna and her Dad for an adventure among the library shelves in this exciting new musical for families. Luna looks forward to one special
day… Library Day!
Age recommendation: 5+
Ticket Prices: £15 adult and £13 child

 

Half Term at YALM

YALM, 22-24 The Royal Arcade, Norwich NR2 1NQ

Tuesday, 20 February 2024 11:00 13:00
Kids Kitchen Cookie Club
Hello, cookie artists! Get ready to dip, drizzle, and sprinkle your way into a world of sweet creativity. Risky Biscuits Cookie Decorating Session is tailor-made for imaginative young bakers.

Wednesday, 21 February 2024 10:00 11:00
Green Waves Storytelling Workshop
Our Free Story Writing Workshop is designed for imaginative minds aged 7-11, fostering creativity while emphasizing the importance of sustainability.

Friday, 23 February 2024 10:00 12:00
Half Term Family Crafts Workshop with Grow Wild
Join us for nature inspired bird box decorating & pine cone crafts at Yalm restaurant in partnership with Growild Kindergarten Forest School. Crafts suitable for 2 years and up!

Limited spaces, book via website.

Highway Garden Centre Half Term Events

Loddon Rd, Norwich NR14 7PW

Monday 19th February 2024 at 10am

Decorate a flower Cupcake
Decorate a delicious cupcake with lots of yummy ingredients to make a tasty treat.
Take your cakes home to enjoy or if you can’t wait have a taste in store!
Each child will be given a squash or water to keep hydrated. £6.95

Thursday 22nd February 2024 at 11am

Spring Party and Plant pot decorating
Welcome Spring in with a fun party at Highway Garden Centre.
Decorate your very own plant pot with pens and stickers then carefully plant some seeds to grow your special plant.
Play some fun party games and enjoy a yummy lunch! £7.95

01508 494665

Hippodrome Great Yarmouth

22nd-25th Febraury 2024

Circus of Horrors Addams Family Show 2024
The New Circus of Horrors Family Show will include an amazing amalgamation of acts, driven by a rock n roll sound scape, a show that will have you sat on the edge of your seat when not falling off it with laughter. Horrors will take you on a rock n’ roller coaster ride of amazing & Bizarre acts.The Circus of Horrors has something for everyone. Not suitable for children with a nervous disposition.

Dr Haze’s Cabaret of Curiosities 2024
Hot on the heels of The Circus of Horrors Phantasmagoria the ‘Haunted Fairground’ comes a sensational NEW SHOW – DR HAZE’S CABARET OF CURIOSITIES -This FANGtastic new show is set to blow your mind with an amazing set, stellar lights, special effects & of course Beautifully Bizarre Circus acts, a sinister story and the darkest of magic all performed to an original Rock score

Kidz Pop Party February Half Term

2024

– Ocean Room, Gorleston – 17th & 18th Feb 1.30pm

– Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich – 21st-24th Feb (2.30pm/6.30pm)

 

Grab your little ones and join the ‘Kidz Pop Party’ this February Half-Term. Featuring an amazing live band and incredible singers and dancers you’ll be treated to 75 minutes of hits perfect for little and big kids alike.

To Book, visit the website

Little City Half-Term Dates

A miniature pop up street where your toddler can let their imagination run wild!

Mon 19/02/2024
09:30 am
Little City Event at Queen’s Hills Community Centre, Costessey
11:00 am
Little City Event at Queen’s Hills Community Centre, Costessey

Tue 20/02/2024
09:30 am
Little City Event at Queen’s Hall, Watton
11:00 am
Little City Event at Queen’s Hall, Watton

Thu 22/02/2024
09:30 am
Little City Event at Poringland Community Centre

Fri 23/02/2024
09:30 am
Little City Event at Hempton Memorial Hall
11:00 am
Little City Event at Hempton Memorial Hall

Prices: First child: £8.25, Second child: £8.25, Third child onwards: £7.55

07856343533

Little Riders Learn To Ride Course

Sewell Park Academy, St Clements Hill, Norwich, NR3 4BX

Monday 19th to Thursday 22nd February 2024
9.30-10.30am & 10.30-11.30am

Our Learn to Ride course is designed specifically for children aged 4-10 years old who would like to learn how to ride a bike with pedals independently. It is recommended that 4 year olds attend our Balance Bike course prior to attending this course. We are offering children aged 4 yrs+ the chance to attend a 4 day Learn to Ride course (4 x 1hr sessions).

£50 per child (plus a small booking fee).

Spaces limited, see website for details.

Little Tinkers Half term holiday Happimess

The Scout Hut, Mulbarton, Mulbarton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 8AE

Monday, 19th February 2024   10am – 11:30am

Messy play adventures suitable for babies who can sit unaided through to preschool age. Different weekly themes across 6 tuff tray activities, crafts, outside water play area including guttering system, play doh area, wrecking balls, paint activities, mud kitchen and more!

As this is a holiday session older siblings are welcome however please ensure they are supervised and are aware of smaller children at the trays. Payment is required for all siblings up to age 8.

1 child only £8.00
2-3 children attending £10.00 (from same family)
4-5 children £12.00 (from same family)
07931657120

Banham Zoo & Africa Alive February Half Term

Banham Zoo Kenninghall Rd, Banham, Norwich NR16 2HE
Africa Alive Whites Ln, Kessingland, Lowestoft NR33 7TF

The Big Zoo Safari: 17-25th February 2024: Purchase a ticket to Africa Alive and receive a FREE ticket to Banham Zoo (and vice versa).
Second visit must be redeemed and completed by 29th Feb 2024

See website for details.

 

The Moon: Meet Our Nearest Neighbour at Lynn Museum

Lynn Museum, Market Street, King’s Lynn PE30 1NL

From 2 February to 15 September 2024

The Moon: Meet Our Nearest Neighbour
Humans have gazed up at the Moon for millennia – now you can come a little closer to our nearest neighbour in 2024 with a stunning exhibition at Lynn Museum.

Book tickets via website.

 

Kidz Pop Party at The Maddermarket Theatre

Saint John’s Alley, Norwich NR2 1DR

21st-24th February 2024

Grab your little ones and join the family live music spectacular ‘KIDZ POP PARTY’ this February Half-Term at the Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich. Featuring an amazing Live Band, incredible Singers, gorgeous Dancers and hilarious Comedy and Circus acts, you’ll be treated to 90 minutes of musical madness, perfect for little and big kids alike.

Running Time approx 90 mins (no interval)
All Tickets £15 (under 2s go free)
See website for details.

Messy Play – Farmyard Frolics

Station Rd, Spooner Row, Wymondham NR18 9JR

21st February 2024 Wednesday 10:45am – 11:45am

Join us for our farmyard themed messy play event! Filled with all the fun on the farm!

Suitable from around 6 months/sitting unaided to 5 years. A craft table is available on request for older 6-10 years paying siblings.

Mini Moon’s Wonka Half-Term Workshop

The Maddermarket Theatre, Saint John’s Alley, Norwich NR2 1DR

Thursday 22nd February 2024 10-3pm

Immerse yourself in a realm of boundless imagination this February half-term at our WONKA workshop! Parents, treat yourself to a day just for YOU while your children enjoy a day filled with fun! The day will culminate in a captivating 20-minute performance for parents, showcasing the mini WONKA production crafted throughout the day. £27 per person.

Book via website.

Mini Mornings at Vue Cinema

Vue Cinema  – inside Castle Quarter, Golden Ball St, Norwich NR1 3DF

Mini Mornings are run every Saturday and Sunday morning from 10am, plus every day in the school holiday.

Showing kids movies and new kids films, Vue’s Mini Mornings ensures fun in the cinema for all the family.

Book online for £2.99 per person (£3.49 if you purchase at the venue).

Music Bugs Free Taster

Half-Term 2024

Mondays’ at Sprowston Diamond Centre
Tuesdays’ at Costessey Breckland Hall
Wednesday’s at Sprowston Diamond Centre
Thursdays’ at Hethersett Village Hall
Fridays’ at Taverham Scout Hut

Just had a baby? Looking to join a music class suitable from birth? Join us for a taster session this half term! Baby Bugs (0-crawling) multi-sensory classes provide the perfect introduction to music and singing.

Book via website.

National Centre for Writing

Dragon Hall, 115-123 King Street, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 1QE

Step into Dragon Hall’s Story: Family Activity Day
Tuesday 20th February 2024 10-1pm
Drop into Dragon Hall and discover 600 years of fascinating stories. Learn about the building and its different uses over time and hear tales of Medieval Life with storyteller and author Dave Tonge. Free.

TOASTies Family Poetry Show
Thursday 22nd February 2024 2-3pm
Come along to beautiful Dragon Hall in Norwich for an hour long family poetry show with some of the best children’s poets in the UK. Pay what you wish.

016033877177

National Trust – Blickling Estate

Blickling, Norwich NR11 6NF

Feb Half-Term 2024

Discover the House
On Tuesday 20 and Thursday 22 February, come and meet the team who are carefully cleaning the splendid glass chandelier in one of the state rooms.

Explore the Gardens
Head out into the gardens with an Early Spring Explorers spotter sheet.

Adventure across the estate
Our cycle hire will be open daily between 10am-3pm from Wednesday 21 to Sunday 25 February with a range of bikes for all the family, or you’re welcome to bring your own bikes to cycle across the wider estate on the multi-use trail.

National Trust February Half-Term Events

17-25th February 2024 12-3pm

February half term at Felbrigg Hall

Explore a trail of showrooms and work out the identity of chosen character featured in a portrait hanging on the wall. Link clues to fun facts and pick out the person being described before anyone else to secure the win!

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

See website for details / 01263837444

Norfolk Museums February Half Term

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Tuesday, 20 February 2024 • 10:00 – 15:00 / Wednesday, 21 February 2024 • 10:00 – 15:00 / Thursday, 22 February 2024 • 10:00 – 15:00
Slow You Down: Exploring Wellbeing at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery
We’re teaming up with Norwich Science Festival this February Half Term!
Join us to explore the galleries at Norwich Castle together in a new light. With lots to discover and do, we invite the whole family to come and get hands on – take a close look at our collections, play, make and maybe take a chance to pause as we investigate how museums can support wellbeing for everyone.

Saturday, 24 February 2024 • 10:00 – 15:00
Family Saturdays
On the fourth Saturday of every month Norwich Castle will be filled with family fun! A great chance to spend time together exploring our amazing collections and galleries.

Time & Tide Museum
Monday, 19 February 2024 • 11:00 – 16:00
Crossings and Connections: Museum Migrations
A special drop-in art workshop event. Alex Day, community artist, will support you to try fabric painting, sculpture making and take a close look at incredible objects in our collection (that are not often on display!). Included in general admission.

Tuesday, 20 February 2024 • 11:00 – 16:00
Crossings and Connections: Nature in Migration
Following the theme of crossings for our Bridges exhibition. Join us for a day of nature related migration fun and exploration. Norfolk Wildlife Trust volunteers will be here with games and informative activities.

Thursday, 22 February 2024 • 10:00 – 16:00
Crossings and Connections: Superstructures!
Calling all little scientists and engineers this half term to meet the Mad Scientists who will be exploring Bridges and Superstructures with fantastic experiments and entertaining activities. Mad Science brings hands-on STEM based workshops, shows and activities to Mini Scientists throughout Norfolk. Inspiring future Scientists with education wrapped up in entertainment.

Friday, 23 February 2024 • 12:30 – 15:30
Crossings and Connections: Turner Watercolour Craft
A friendly drop-in craft session for all ages playing with watercolours and other materials and inspired by painter RMW Turner’s ‘Walton Bridges’. Drop in for this creative session between 10am and 1pm. Included in General Admission.

Lynn Museum
Tuesday, 21 February 2024 • 10:00 – 12:30 / Thursday, 22 February 2024 • 13:30 – 16:00
Create astronaut characters, enjoy making space crafts, and explore the moon with our brand-new Space Crafts family event.
Admission to the event is free, but booking is recommended.

Visit website for details.

Norfolk Record Office: Fun with Flags

The Green Room, Norfolk Record Office The Archive Centre Martineau Lane Norwich NR1 2DQ

Wednesday 21st February 2024 14:00 – 15:30pm

Will your flag be traditional or will you go for a more modern look and design your own? Use fabric paints to add some colour before taking it home to hang in your own room. Aimed at primary school-age children. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Pay what you can. When you book this event you will have the option to make a donation. This is optional and entirely at your discretion. Adults are free, but need to book a space. On Sale 1 Jan 2024 at 09:00

01603 222599

Norfolk Wildlife Trust February Half Term

2024

Norwich Science Festival: Bugs and beasts
Saturday 17 February, 10am – 4pm (9am – 10am, quiet hour)
The Forum, Millenium Plain, Norwich NR2 1TF
Free: Drop in. Booking required for quiet hour only.

Norwich Science Festival: Dan’s Garden Jungle
Saturday 17 February, 2pm – 3pm
The Forum, Millenium Plain, Norwich NR2 1TF
£4

Brilliant Birds with Dan Rouse
Sunday 18 February, 11:00am – 12noon
NWT Cley and Salthouse Marshes.
£5 per ticket (a ticket is required per person attending)

Bird mobile workshop with Alice Lee
Monday 19 February, 10:30am – 3:30pm
NWT Cley and Salthouse Marshes.
Free: No need to book

Really Wild Tuesday
Tuesday 20 February, 10:30am – 12:30pm, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
NWT Cley and Salthouse Marshes.
Free activities, such as making bird feeders and decorating your own plastic-free bag. No need to book.

Feed the birds
Wednesday 21 February, 10:30am – 12pm
NWT Hickling Broad and Marshes.
NWT members £4, non-members £5 + booking fee, one accompanying adult free

Crafty Creations at Hickling Broad
Wednesday 21 February, 1:30pm – 3pm
NWT Hickling Broad and Marshes.
NWT members £4, non-members £5 + booking fee, one accompanying adult free

NWT Sweet Briar Marshes – Making space for sparrows. Bird box making workshop
Thursday 22 February, 10:30am- 12:30pm
NWT Sweet Briar Marshes
Free: Booking Essential

Bones, beaks and body bits
Thursday 22 February, 10:30am – 12:30pm
NWT Cley and Salthouse Marshes.
£5 NWT member child and £6 non-member child (+ booking fee). Accompanying adult free

Norwich Science Festival: Climate change and sustainability
Friday 23 February, 10am – 4pm (9am – 10am, quiet hour)
The Forum, Millenium Plain, Norwich NR2 1TF
Free: Drop in. Booking required for quiet hour only.

North Norfolk Railway Half-Term

Station, North Norfolk Railway PLC, Station Approach, Sheringham NR26 8RA

17-25th February 2024

The North Norfolk Railway offers far more than just a train ride! Grab your tickets, watch the guard wave his green flag, listen for the sound of the whistle and a whoosh of steam as you set off on a timeless journey through some of Norfolk’s most stunning coastal scenery and beautiful countryside.

Our great value rover tickets are valid for unlimited travel allowing you to hop on and off all day!

Norwich Cathedral

Norwich Cathedral, Cathedral Close, NR1 4DH

2024

Children’s Explorer Backpacks
Children aged five to 11 years old can enjoy finding out more about Norwich Cathedral with the help of our free Explorer Backpacks.

The backpacks are free to borrow and can be collected from the Cathedral’s Welcomers

Norwich Cathedral Family Day

Norwich Cathedral, 65 The Cl, Norwich NR1 4DH

Thursday 22nd February 2024 10-12.15om or 12.45-3pm

Wall of Sound: Morning or afternoon session with workshops for Primary aged children (part of the Norwich Science Festival).

Booking essential via ticketsource.

Half-Day £3.50 for over 4s, adults and under 4s FREE

Norwich Science Festival

17th-24th February 2024

Expect intriguing discoveries, inspiring talks, engaging exhibitions and much more! Deep dives and debates, cutting-edge research, and lots of hands-on family fun!

Breathe
Saturday 17th February 2024 1-2pm
Norwich Theatre, Stage Two
Experience a story told from the perspective of an acorn: the hectic forest floor, thrumming underworlds and dazzling heights of ice branches.
Adult £12 \ Child £9.50
Age Suitability: 5+

Maddie’s Wildlife Rangers
Saturday 17th February 2024 2.30-3.30pm
Norwich Theatre Royal
Get ready as BAFTA award winning presenter, author, and YouTuber Maddie Moate takes you on a journey into the fascinating world of animals and conservation.
£10-13.50
Age 6+

Dr Daniel Olaiya’s Scientific Space Adventure!
Sunday 18th February 2024 2-3pm
Norwich Theatre Playhouse
Step into a world where medicine meets the cosmos, for a show that combines cutting-edge technology, big experiments, and the wonder of space exploration.
Adult £16 \ Child £11
Age Suitability: 6-12 years

The Great Big Dinosaur Show
Tuesday 20th February 2024 2-3pm
Norwich Theatre, Stage Two
Which dinosaur menaced the seas instead of the land? Which dinosaur was barely the size of a dog, and which made a noise like a goat playing a didgeridoo? And what could a CHICKEN possibly be doing in The Great Big Dinosaur Show?!
Adult £12 \ Child £10

How to Build a Racing Car with Fran Scott
Friday 23rd Febraury 2024 11-12pm and 2-3pm
Epic Studios
We’re going full throttle into the science behind racing cars in this family stage show with TV engineer and pyrotechnician, Fran Scott – exploring the processes, shape, and materials that make them such a feat of engineering.
£5
Age 6+

What Does Stuff Do?
Friday 23rd February 2024 7-8pm
Norwich Theatre, Stage Two
Juggler, water-bender, and part-time deep-thinker Robin Dale presents his award-winning debut show.
Adult £12 \ Child £9.50
Age Suitability: 12+

Visit the website for full details and booking

Norwich Track Play SUPER EVENT with Bouncy Castle

City College Norwich (Sports Hall), Ipswich Road, Norwich, NR2 2LJ. Free Parking available

February 18, 2024

Bring your kids along to play with our giant train tracks! We have different time slots to suit all, with limited places at each one to ensure everyone has plenty of space to play.

Various sessions available, book via website. Tickets from £7.50 per child per Hour (adults free)

Peter Pan-themed activities, King’s Lynn

St George’s Guildhall, 29 King Street, King’s Lynn, PE30 1HA

20-23rd February 2024

St George’s Guildhall is inviting youngsters on a magical adventure to Neverland over the school holidays. The events are Play-in-a-Day (February 20, 10.30am-2.30pm, ages 11-18), The Dragon Arts Holiday Club (February 22, 10am-1pm, ages 5-11) and Peter Pan Family Sessions (February 23, 10.30am and 12.30pm, ages 4-11 and accompanying adults required who go free).

Price: £2-£3, book at guildhall events website.

Queen of Hearts Garden Trail

Somerleyton Hall, Lovingland, Suffolk NR32 5QQ

Saturday 17 – Sunday 25 Feb 2024 10am – 4pm

Join us for a February half term adventure and discover hidden hearts throughout our gardens and maze. Fun for the whole family! Reward yourselves afterwards in our tea rooms with some delicious homemade treats.

Book via website, £5.95 – £9.95

ROARR! Fantasy February

ROARR! Lenwade, Norwich NR9 5JE

17th – 25th February 2024

This February half-term, get ready for a NEW event at ROARR! Visit the Park from the 17th – 25th February 2024 and enjoy your favourite attractions such as Dinomite Indoor Play, Secret Animal Garden, Dippy’s Raceway and more!

Tickets: £15.95 for adults & children over 90cm, concessions £12.75, child under 90cm free

Royal Families – Crown Making

Stage Two, Theatre St, Norwich NR2 1RL

20th February 2024 10.30am

A chance for the whole family to celebrate the return of Six The Musical to Norwich and explore Tudor history by creating a dazzling array of crowns and accessories from unconventional materials.

Running time: 1 hour / Age recommendation: 4 – 6 year olds with adults

Price:£7 per child with one free adult ticket / £2.50 per additional adult

RSPB Strumpshaw Fen

RSPB Strumpshaw Fen, Low Road, Strumpshaw, Norwich NR13  4HS

17th February 2024 10-4pm

Calling all wild explorers! Join in with our free nature detective trail out on the reserve. Pick up your wild challenge sheet from reception and learn how to track wildlife, looking for clues such as poo, footprints, feathers and fur.

01603 715191

 

Sheringham Little Theatre

2 Station Rd, Sheringham NR26 8RE

Captain Calamity – Science and Bubbles
21st February 2024 2.30pm
Captain Calamity, the master of wit and humour, and contagious energy, takes the spotlight alongside his hilarious professor friend, they unveil a world of unimaginable wonders.
£8 per ticket

Encanto – Sing-Along
22nd February 2024 1pm
The Madrigals are an extraordinary family who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charmed place called the Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift — every child except Mirabel. However, she soon may be the Madrigals last hope when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is now in danger.
£5 per ticket

Snowdrops at Walsingham Abbey

The Shirehall Museum, Common Place, Walsingham, Norfolk NR22 6BP

Open daily 10am-4pm from Wednesday 24th January 2024 to Sunday 3rd March 2024 (snowdrop season)

Carpets of snowdrops mingled with aconites have naturalised throughout our 18 acres of grounds and woodland, and along the banks of the River Stiffkey which runs through the Abbey Grounds. Here in Walsingham snowdrops usually begin to come up by early January, begin to open by the end of January, are in full bloom in mid-February, and stay in bloom until early March when the flowers fade.

Admission at the High Street Gate. Adult £6.50, child £2.50, under 6 free. Dogs on leads welcome

SPRING Gymnastics Sessions

SPRING Gymnastics, UEA

19th-23rd February 2024

Monday
10-11am Pre-School Open, Walking-School
11-2pm Mini Springer, Walking-8 Years
2pm Springer Session 9-15 years

Tuesday
10-11am Pre-School Open, Walking-School
11-1pm Mini Springer, Walking-8 Years
1-2pm Inclusive Session, walking – 9 years
2-3pm Inclusive Session, 8-15 years

Wednesday
Holiday Club

Thursday
10-11am Pre-School Open, Walking-School
11-2pm Mini Springer, Walking-8 Years
2pm Springer Session 9-15 years

Friday
10-11am Pre-School Open, Walking-School
11-3pm Mini Springer, Walking-8 Years

Booking 01603 592398

Stagecoach Holiday Workshop

Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form, Laundry Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 0XS

20th Febraury 2024

Come and join us for a day at Stagecoach. This is open to exisiting students, those who would like to come and discover what we do and anyone who would love to explore performing arts fro the day! We will be singing, dancing, acting and creating throughout the day.

Please bring a packed lunch (no nuts!) and plenty to drink. Standard £24.50

Star Wars Lego Event at Cosmic Jo’s

Cosmic Jo’s Galactic Trading Outpost, 25 Bedford St, Norwich NR2 1AG

Sunday 18th February 2024 11-4pm

Love Star Wars? Love Lego? Then don’t miss visiting Cosmic Jo’s for this special event! 200+ rare sets in stock, photo opportunities, special offers, Star Wars giveaways and blue Milkshake Special.

The Bowling House

7 Dereham Rd, Norwich NR2 4HX

19-22nd February 2024 12.30-3pm and 5-9pm

Eat & Bowl / Bowling & Main for only £10.95 for kids
Bowl for £5 before 5pm
Karaoke Half Price for Half-Term

The Garage: February Half Term

14 Chapel Field N, Norwich NR2 1NY
2024

WI-FI WARS
February 17th 2024
Wi-Fi Wars returns with the live comedy game show where you all play along! Log in with your smartphone or tablet and compete in a range of games, puzzles and quizzes to win the show, and prizes!
START TIME: 7.30pm
RUN TIME: 1 hour (no interval)
AGE SUITABILITY: Recommended for ages 7+

01603 283382

The Oak Circus Centre Fabulous Follies

Thursday 22nd, Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th February 2024. Doors and bar opens at 6:30pm, show starts at 7:30pm

A wonderful evening of circus delights in our beautiful grade 1 listed building.

Minimum age recommendation 12+

Tickets: £24 includes one drink (wine/beer/Prosecco), 1 main course (pasta or rice based vegetarian), nibbles and show. £16.50 for show only.

UEA Sportspark Swimming

22nd February 2024

Extra family fun session from 10-1pm with free swimming assessments available. No booking required, first come first served, just turn up on the day.

Hall Farm, Snetterton

Hall Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre, Snetterton NR16 2LP

2024: Open Sat, Sun and Bank Holiday Mon, plus Wed in school holidays, 10-4pm

Meet the ponies, pony grooming, tractor rides, craft activities and stamp trail – there is a small charge for each activities to go towards the charity (World Horses Welfare)

£3 per person, under 5’s go free

See website for details and booking.

 

Wroxham Barns Lambing Live

Wroxham Barns, Tunstead Rd, Hoveton, Norwich NR12 8QU

17th to 25th February 2024

See our expectant ewes in our maternity barn plus their newborn lambs. Our ewes are expecting any time from 15th February so there is a chance you will see a live birth. Our farm team will be on hand to talk you through all things lambing. As well as this, your day out includes all the fun of Junior Farm, all the rides, jumping pillows and mini golf in our Fun Park.

10:45 Lambing talk
11:15 Calf feeding
12:00 Guinea pig petting
1:00 Lambing talk
2:00 Rabbit petting
2:45 Calf feeding
3:30 Lambing talk

Tickets are £14.00 per person for anyone 2yrs and above.
* RAINY DAY GUARANTEE – If it rains for 1 hour consistently during your visit, we’ve got you covered. You can come back for a FREE return visit within the next 6 months!

See website for more details.

 

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