Halfterm Activities and events

The Half Term is here, so what will we do with the kiddies.

We are so lucky that there are a number or really interesting online activities children entertained.

And if you count all the fab Free activities and face to face holiday camps we have a comprehensive list to share with you!


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At Local Family events we organise the events to make it easy for families to find out what events and activities are going on locally.  All relevant Free or Charity events and activties are free.  There is a small Fee for others wishing to advertise, however I am happy to negotiate!

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Stage Coach Holiday workshops
Stage Coach Holiday workshops


Half term  boogie pumps holiday camps
Boogie pumps - ONLINE Zoom Workshops

BoogiePumps are running Zoom Workshops over Half Term to keep the kids entertained (and out of our hair for an hour or two!).

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Sport4kids holiday camp
S4K Key Worker Holiday camps

Multisport Holiday camp for key workers and vulnerable children across February half-term at The Holme Primary School, Bordon. 5.30pm every day, and will be £25 per childFind out More

Terrific toys
Terrific Toys - Online event

TA look at toys from the past and craft activities to create your own simple toys, with a more complicated make for the more adventurous.

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Ash and Co Workshops
Escape from the real world at a creative family workshop where your Mini-Maker can make a fun wooden character or car. Your child will use their creativity and imagination to build their own unique wooden character or scrappy racer car in our proper woodworking workshop in Crondall. Suitable for children aged 5 and up.

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Make at Home Kits

For children and adults to enjoy making together, these kits are a little bit of the Ash & Co. Workshop, lovingly created for you to build at home. Choose from a car kit or a character kit! There are also Halloween add ons for this half term, so you can give your creations a spooky twist! 

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Planetarium show
The Planets 360 Planetarium Show

Take a journey to the red planet this Valentine’s weekend in an online screening of the fulldome planetarium show The Planets 360. until midnight on the 14th Feb.Find out More

Winter reading challenge.
Winter Reading Challenge

Our Winter Reading Challenge group have been voting to name the characters of this year's challenge, and here they are below!

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Gardening activity
Royal Parks Free Virtual Discovery Week

What a re-leaf it's almost spring! Shake off any winter blues and sign up for a week of free spring-inspired virtual interactive activities that will have you and the family enjoying the fresh air.Find out More

Surrey libraries timetable.
Surrey Libraries Free Activities

Stem Clubs, Craft Clubs, Origami, Story and Rhyme time and more!

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Gardening activity
Exploring the nature of dark matter talk with Institute of Astronomy Cambridge

Every Wednesday evening during the winter we open our doors to the public, with a popular talk about some fascinating astronomy research followed by (weather-dependent) stargazing..Find out More

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ESA - European Space Agency

Media representatives are invited to a virtual press event on Tuesday, 16 February, to learn more about these exciting vacancies

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The Sun's Twisted Mysteries - space lecture

This talk will take a look at the importance of eclipse observations, from both ground and space, and will discuss some of the discoveries that have been made with them. . More Info

science of the sea
Science of the Sea at Home - FREE online show

Join National Maritime Museum Cornwall and Explorer Dome to discover whether aliens really exist, and the fascinating links between space and our deep seas

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The big star count!

Between 6-14 February we want you to help us map the nation's view of the night sky by counting the number of stars you can see in the constellation of Orion. Will you be taking part? . More Info

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Theatre of Science - online sessions

Free and engaging science lessons on subjects from Space to the the Science of Hearts and Blood!

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Nature Walks
Blackwater Valley Half term activities

Over the next week, we, and our friends at Naishes Lane SANGS , will be sharing some fun nature-themed activities to help you get the most out of your break from the books More Info

LIVE Space Q&A with Dallas Campbell
LIVE Space Q&A with Dallas Campbell

What would you like to ask Dallas Campbell about space? A session suitable for anybody and everybody with an interest in the past, present and future of space exploration.

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Paint at Home pottery

What better way to celebrate than to create long lasting and unique ceramic creation? A great activity to do with children during half term or all family! Popolo Ceramico has paint-your-own pottery takeaway boxes available for hire. The box includes your chosen ceramics (mugs, plates, money box etc.), paints and all equipment required to do pottery painting. We will arrange collection or delivery of your box. You can keep the box for a week. I will the personalise your ceramics if requested, glaze and fire it, and return it back to you all nice and shiny. More Info

Paul Wheeler Pottery
Paul Wheeler Pottery

Make your own Mug or bowl at home with our tailored kits. We will then glaze and fire it in our kiln. This is a great idea to treat your self or a loved one in lockdown! or maybe you could make one to give as a gift?

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