February half term activities for all the family

Two little girls running and smiling

Looking for fun activities to do this February half term? Well, look no further! With a variety of family events and activities across Kirklees – find out what’s happening near you.

Most of these activities are of little to no cost, where there are charges the information is displayed below.

Oakwell Hall and Gardens- Family Art Trail

19 – 27 February

10 am- 3 pm

£2 per trail

It’s time for your budding young artists to discover their hidden talents. Pick up a trail from the Visitor Centre and explore the gardens, creating your own masterpieces inspired by the sights you see along the way.

Bagshaw Museum- SCRAPtastic

22 February

11am – 1pm / 2pm – 4pm

£3.50 entry

A half term SCRAPtastic, making piggy pen pots and bird mobiles!

We’re delighted to bring our popular family workshop back to the museum and will host workshops throughout the day where children of all ages can create their own artwork using recycled materials!

There are two workshop sessions: between 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.

Tolson Museum- SCRAPtastic

23 February

11am – 1pm / 2pm – 4pm

£3.50 entry

A half term SCRAPtastic, making piggy pen pots and bird mobiles!

We’re delighted to bring our popular family workshop back to the museum and will host workshops throughout the day where children of all ages can create their own artwork using recycled materials!

There are two workshop sessions: between 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.

Museums in Kirklees

Tolson, Bagshaw and Oakwell are all open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in half term and entry is free.

More information about museums in Kirklees.

Pirate Story Trails

The Jolly Roger and the Ghostly Galleon book cover

Monday 21- Friday 25 February

Free

Ahoy Me Hearties! Avast ye landlubbers! Shiver me timbers…we need help!

We’ve lost some of our bookaneering crew. Help find them and discover the magic word so we can hoist the Jolly Roger and set sail.

Head on down to one of our participating Libraries and collect a trail sheet. Have a family walk to find the images on the sheet then return to the library to collect an interactive bookmark and share some stories together and choose some books.

This is a free, self-led drop in event, no need to book. Locations can be found on the Kirklees Libraries website.

 

Bollywood Read and Dance with Salma ZamanSalma

Thursday 24 February 2022

Birkby and Fartown Library, Huddersfield Road, HD1 6HF

Free

Meet the inspirational Salma Zaman who embeds dance movements and gestures within her children’s books. Learn simple, fun and groovy Bollywood and creative dance steps alongside a marvellous storytelling session.

Why not dress up as a Bollywood princess or Bollywood hero and shake a leg? Salma will read her picture book, Bollywood Princess, with dance moves you can copy.

Listen to Salma lead this session with her story and learn how to move your Bollywood hips. Just like a Bollywood Star!

Book your ticket for the Bollywood Read and Dance with Salma Zaman.

Half term fun at Cliffe House

Family Fun Trail

Monday 21 – Friday 25 February

Daily activities 10am till 4pm

£2 per person

No booking required

Get outdoors and enjoy our fun family trail around the grounds of Cliffe House. The trail is family and buggy

friendly, something the whole family can enjoy. When you have collected all the clues don’t forget to return to the food kiosk to collect your prize. *1 prize per paid trail sheet.

Adventure Playground

Monday 21 – Friday 25 February

Daily activities 10am till 4pm

Free

No booking required

Let your young ones loose on our woodland adventure playground with ropes, swings, slides and a tree house!

Food Kiosk

Monday 21 – Friday 25 February

Feeling peckish? Our Food Kiosk will be open daily serving a variety of hot and cold food and drink.

For more information about the Cliffe House Facebook page.

Group Of Children Playing In Forest Camp Together