Half Term Activities In Kirklees

If you’re struggling to find things to do with the kids this half-term you’re in luck! We’ve picked a bunch of the best activities taking place over the week. From outdoor activities to flower craft creations we have it covered!

The Cliffites

Various times and dates

Fee-fi-fo-fum…are you ready for some panto fun?

With plenty of magic beans, a loveable cow, an enormous beanstalk, a gigantic giant and a massive adventure, this year’s panto looks set to be the biggest ever.

Join Jack on his quest for fortune as Jack and the Beanstalk gets the full Cliffites treatment with wonderful characters, spectacular musical numbers and loads of laughs.

For tickets and more information click here.

Mashi Theatre

21st February 2019, 11-12pm

Mashi brings a new play to young audiences of adventure and fun with music by award-winning composer Arun Ghosh. Featuring song, dance and puppetry and exploring the lives of some of our most precious but endangered species, who unite to save their homes.

Perfect for children aged 5+ and grown-ups too! The play will last approximately 50 minutes.

For tickets and more information click here.

Tolson Museum- Craft Workshop

Wednesday 20 February: 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm

Children can have ‘SCRAPtastic’ fun at Tolson Museum in Huddersfield this half-term.

Fairandfunky will be bringing their popular family workshop to the museum to show families how to craft amazing items such as owl mobiles and pig pen pots out of recycled materials.

There are two drop-in sessions, 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm, and the cost is £3.50 per child; no need to book. The sessions are suitable for children aged 3 to 12 years.

For further information contact Tolson Museum, telephone: 01484 223240.

Bagshaw Museum

Tuesday, 19 February: 12pm-4pm

This half-term Bagshaw museum is holding a flower theme activity day. Youngsters will be able to do a whole range of flowery craft creations at the museum’s drop-in session.

All ages are welcome at the session, for which there is a charge of £2 per child. No booking is required.

In addition, there will a free themed trail around the museum throughout half-term week.

For further information contact Bagshaw Museum, telephone: 01924 324765.

Tolson Museum- Guided Tours

Sunday, 17 February: 1pm-2:30pm

Tolson museum will be opening its doors to tell the fascinating history of the Victorian mansion. Built in the late 1850’s the mansion holds many interesting facts that will all be revealed.

Tours will last approximately 45 minutes. Places are limited and should be booked on the day at the reception desk of the museum.

Groups are able to book their own guided tour by contacting the museum.

For further information contact Tolson Museum, telephone: 01484 223240

Oakwell Hall and Country Park

Various times and dates

Oakwell Hall and Country Park in Birstall is running one of its popular outdoor activity trails during February half-term. This time the theme is frogs!

The trail will lead families on an exciting hop through the park and entertain youngsters with a quiz, puzzles, a challenge area and craft activities.

For families who love the great outdoors Oakwell will also be hosting a Family Forestcraft session on Monday 18 February for children over 5 and Bush Babies activities for under 5s on Tuesday 19 February.

The Family Forestcraft session is for children aged 5 years and over. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This session is on Monday, 18 February, 10.30am to 12pm. The cost is £8 per child and £2 per adult.

The Bush Babies session for under-fives is on Tuesday, 19 February, from 10am to 11.30am. The cost is £5 per child and includes a juice drink. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Places can be booked at the Visitor Centre shop or by telephoning 01924 324761.

The shop’s normal opening hours are 10am to 4pm Wednesday to Sunday. During the school holidays it will also be open on Tuesday, 19 February.

For further information click here or visit the Community Directory.

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