Half Term Family-Friendly Events in Nottinghamshire

02 February 2020 at 00:00

February Half Term Events in Nottinghamshire

Half Term Activities, Events and Workshops in Nottinghamshire 

If you're lucky enough to get a few days off during Half Term with the kiddies, take a look these fun-filled family-friendly events in Nottinghamshire.

Daily Activities

Wheelgate Theme Park - Princess and Superheros! (Feb 14th - Feb 23rd). 2 for 1 park entry offer when dressing like a Princess or a Superhero! To claim a free ticket for entrance to their sister park, Twinlakes Park Melton Mowbray, all you have to do is visit dressed as a princess or superhero! NG22 8HX

Nottingham Contemporary (Everday except Monday). Every Half Term, families come together and join in on themed creative fun for Free! No need to book - just drop in. Suitable for all ages. NG1 2GB.

Festival of Science and Curiosity! (Feb 14th - Feb 21st). There's a wonderful feast of activities, talks and interactive workshops on offer throughout the city during this fantastic Festival of Science. Take a look at the full programme here.

Rufford Abbey Country Park - Enchanted Fairy Trail (Feb 15th - March 21st). Put on your fairy wings and follow the trail around Rufford Abbey’s Enchanted Forest to discover a world of mystery. 10.30 am - 4.00 pm Daily.  £2 per trail sheet (each trail sheet allows the holder one treat). NG22 9DF

Thoresby Park - Fairy and Woodland Sprite Trail (Feb 15th - Feb 23rd). Venture down pathways and through the magical woodland to find out where each of their sprites or fairies live. Daily 10 am - 4 pm. £2 per trail. NG22 9EP

White Post Farm. Frozen February (Monday 17th - Friday 21st). Join the wonderful team at the farm and take part in the Discovery Den, Frozen Singalong, Meerkat Feeding, Frozen Disco and much more! Normal entry fees apply. NG22 8HL.

MONDAY 17th 

Family Bird Watching, Walk and Crafts - Walk leaders will be running 30-minute birdwatching walks with activities including spotter and identification sheets. Show your finished sheet to the volunteers at the Centre, and make your very own bird badges! (please note: the walk leaders will be leaving the centre at 11 am, 11.45, 12.30 pm, 1.15 & 2 pm). Beeston Canalside Heritage Centre.

Blocks and Bricks Week at Erewash Museum! Enjoy a week of fun activities with lego at the museum. Monday 17th February to Saturday 22nd February
11 am to 3 pm. All week- lego crafts, lego activity trails, lego competitions and other fun lego themed activities! DE7 5JA

CLAY DAY at The Harley Gallery!  10 am-3 pm. £10 per child. Bring the children along during half-term and get messy during our Clay Day workshop. Adults must stay with children at all times. S80 3LW.


Slime Making at Tilly Pots! Children will learn how to make 3 different slimes adding glitter, colour and much more. Taken home in seal-able tubs. The Workshop will last for one hour. £7.50. 10.30 am. Book online. NG15 9DP

LEGO® ON THE WALL Day at The Harley Gallery! 10 am-3 pm. £3.50 per child. Take inspiration from the exhibition ‘Brick by Brick‘ and join LEGO expert, Carl Gibson to create a self-portrait from the famous plastic construction bricks. Booking is advised as places are limited. Call 01909 501 700. S80 3LW.


Foam Clay Kit Models at Tilly Pots! These kits are great for every child who would like to create their very own Foam Clay Kit. You can choose from Monsters, Unicorns, Turtles, Bunnies and more.£6.50 1.30 pm. Book online. NG15 9DP

LEGO® HEAD BADGES Day at The Harley Gallery! 11 am - 2 pm. £3.50 per child. Come along for hands-on-holidays and turn yourself into a personalised LEGO head. On arrival, your photograph will be taken and you will use this to collage and draw your own LEGO head badge. Booking is advised as places are limited. Call 01909 501 700. S80 3LW.


Music in the Woods with Muddy Feet Outdoors and Rainbow Stripes. Explore music in the woods, make your own instruments out of natural material and enjoy all the usual Muddy Feet fun; swinging in the hammocks, playing in the mud kitchen and sharing food around the campfire! 10 - 12 Tollerton. Book here

Cheese Straw making at Green's Windmill! Six 45 minute sessions at 10.15 am, 11 am, 11.45 am and 1 pm, 1.45 pm & 2.30 pm. For ages 3 years and up. £4 per child. Booking essential. To book a place for this activity call 0115 915 6878. NG2 4QB.

Harry Potter Clay Hat Painting at Tilly Pots! Using clay I have hand made sorting hats for you to paint in your very own designs. This means that every sorting hat will be different and unique to you.
£10.00. 1.30 pm.Book online. NG15 9DP.

LEGO® GRAFFITI Day at the Harley Gallery! 11 am - 2 pm. £3.50 per child. Create your own LEGO graffiti taking inspiration from our exhibition ‘Brick by Brick‘. Using an image of The Harley Gallery you will be tasked with embellishing our building with paper LEGO bricks. Booking is advised as places are limited. Call 01909 501 700. S80 3LW.


Adventure Day with Muddy Feet Outdoors! Wildcraft Adventure Day Session for children age 6 years and up. A full day at their site in Tollerton completing challenges, building shelters, lighting fires and surviving monster attacks! 10.30- 3.30. Book here.

Teddy Bear Stuffing at Tilly Pots! Create your very own new best friend. You will be given your very own bear that you will stuff using your hands ( choose from a selection of bears ) create your own heart stuff your bear and then fill in a certificate. £12.50. 1.30 pm.Book online. NG15 9DP.

BIG BUILD at the Harley Gallery! 10 am - 12.15 pm. £3.50 per child.
Come along and be inspired by the art of LEGO, working with an expert builder children will develop their building skills. Booking is advised as places are limited. Call 01909 501 700. S80 3LW.


Bread Making at Green's Windmill! bake your very own delicious bread in our bread baking workshop. Booking essential. Six 45 minute sessions at 10.15 am, 11 am, 11.45 am, 1 pm, 1.45 pm & 2.30 pm. £4 per child, for ages 3 and up. To book a place for this activity call 0115 915 6878. NG2 4QB.


Family Adventure Day with Muddy Feet Outdoors! Join Muddy Feet in their beautiful woods in Tollerton as a family to play Wildcraft! Work together in your family clan to complete challenges, build a base camp, use tools and light your own campfires! Book here.

Some events have limited spaces and require booking beforehand. Always check the event to avoid disappointment.

Find more Half Term fun here -  HOLIDAY CLUBS & ACTIVITY DAYS