Blog » February Half Term

Creative Dance Centre Zoom Workshop

February 15-17, 2021 Exciting three-day Zoom 3 day School of Rock workshop, Creative Dance Centre in Brighouse. Children aged 3+.  for children aged 3+. Sibling discounts available. Learn, perform and connect with friends. Contact 07377883522 or

February Half Term at Home!

Bankfield Buddies

While Bankfield Museum is closed, why not check out the Facebook page and try some of the Bankfield Buddies activities on there?

Eureka! at home

Ideas, activities and stories uploaded every week to the Eureka website. Click here to make a lemon battery,  learn some science jokes and more!

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

All visitors will need to an entry ticket in advance. For more information on Covid-Secure measures at YSP please visit their website … click here Tickets will be able to be pre-booked via the YSP website. Adults £6 per person, under 16’s free Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4JX. Contact: 01924 832 631

That Jorvik Viking Thing 2021

15th-20th February 2021 A new online gathering for Viking enthusiasts of all ages, created by the team behind JORVIK Viking Festival. Hordes of videos, podcasts, interviews, daily saga and storytelling, livestreamed presentations, crafting and musical events. JORVIK Viking Centre, 19 Coppergate, York YO1 9WT

Pontefract Castle

Discover the story of one of Britain’s most important castles, so vast and powerful that it was known in its heyday as the Key to the North. Experience history brought to life through fun family events and activities. Dungeon Tours & indoor area currently not open Grounds , toilets and cafe (takeaway only) are open…

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Nostell Priory

Large adventure playground within the trees at Nostell Priory, including zipline, swings, slides, wooden bridges, wooden houses. You must have a NT membership or pay to access the house & grounds to access the adventure playground. Pre-booking is essential and staff will not allow you onto the site without your pre-purchased e-ticket. Members – Free….

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National Coal Mining Museum

Visit the virtual museum at National Coal Mining Museum – click here Caphouse Colliery, Overton, WF4 4RH. Contact: 01924 848806

Lego Treehouse Adventure

Monday 15th-Thursday 19th February An escape game you can play from your living room, with Lego!! More details here via Leeds Libraries

Cannon Hall Farm February

Tuesday 16th February 2021, 10am – 12pm Join the farmers live online for 2 hours for the first ever virtual open day! Tickets to the event £4.99 Cannon Hall Farm, Cawthorne, Barnsley, S75 4AT. Contact:01226 790427

United Adventure Camps (previously Camp Xplode)

Jorvik Viking Festival

15th-23rd February 2020 Recognised as the largest event of its kind in Europe; visit York in February 2020 for an exciting programme of events, including living history encampments, markets, workshops, talks, tours and dramatic combat performances. Whether you’re well-versed in the sagas or looking for a thrilling half-term break, there’s something for everyone at JORVIK…

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Ponderosa Zoo

While the zoo is closed, you can find lovely videos of the animals online here. Ponderosa Animals & Adventure, Heckmondwike, WF16 OPN. 01924 235276.

Hardcastle Crags

The car parks and countryside are open, but the cafe and Gibson Mill are closed.

Pottery Painting

Paint something lovely at home, with a Paint at Home Pottery Box. Click here for more details. Hippopottery, Hipperholme

Rainy Day Ideas

Art Camp @ The Little Box Company

February 15-19, 2021 Art camp for children aged 5 – 11. No need to be a key worker. Children will create gifts for the real superheros of the UK! Very strict low numbers You will need a packed lunch, wellies, coat and spare clothes The Little Box Company, 54 Asquith Bottom, Sowerby Bridge. HX6 3BT….

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Jumping Clay

Enjoy some dragon-related activities with a virtual at home kit. £20 per pack. Delivery within a 5 mile radius. Email:

Oakwell Hall Park

The park is open as usual, and the cafe and car park will be open during Kirklees half term week, as well as weekends. Oakwell Hall Park. WF17 9LG.