School Holidays Calderdale

February Half Term

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Bricks 4 Kidz Workshops

LEGO building workshops during half term.

Enchanted Castles Workshop – Southowram Community Centre. Tuesday, February 19. 12.30pm.

Secrets of Atlantis Workshop – Southowam Community Centre. Tuesday, February 19. 10.30am-noon

Fantastic Beasts Workshop – Southowam Community Centre. Tuesday, February 19. 2.30pm.

Lego Movie 2 – Building is Awesome! Mytholmroyd Community Centre. Wednesday, February 20. 10am.

Booking via EventBrite is essential.


Children’s Centres

Free holiday events with crafts, games and activities. No need to book. Suitable for families with children up to aged 8.

Boothtown Children’s Centre: Tuesday, February 19. 1.30-3pm. Rawson Street North, Halifax.

The Outback at Jubilee Children’s Centre: Wednesday, February 20. 1.30-3pm. Lightowler Road, Halifax.

Todmorden Children’s Centre: Thursday, February 21. 1.30-3pm. Todmorden Community College, Burnley Road.


Crafts at Gordon Rigg Garden Centre

Crafty fun between 2pm and 4pm, Monday, February 18-Friday 22, 2019.

  • Gordon Rigg Garden, Home & Leisure, 782 Rochdale Road, Todmorden.

Family Sculpture Spotting Trail – The Piece Hall

Drop into our Welcome Centre and collect a sculpture trail (£1) to find out more about The Blanket and other local sculptures. The trail will take you around The Piece Hall and each completed trail receives a prize.

  • Sculpture Spotting Family Trail, The Piece Hall

Half Term Hullabaloo – Eureka!

Get ready for some noise this half term as Eureka welcomes Noisy Toys and “The Acoustratron” – a monstrous mechanical-electromagnetic-acoustic noise engine.

  • From Sunday, February 17. Eureka, Discovery Road, Halifax.

Jumping Clay

Half term Jumping Clay make and take workshops at Play Palace.

£8 and includes two hours playgym play at Play Palace.

* Jumping Clay workshops. Monday, February 18 (3-4pm) and Thursday, February 21 (noon-1pm). Call 07931 308726 to book


Junior Bread Club

Make delicious breads at the half term junior bread clubs.

Sunday, February 17 and 24. 10am-12.30pm.

Children aged 5 and upwards. All ingredients, aprons and refreshments provided.

  • LoveBread. 7 Martin Street, Brighouse. Tickets via Ticket Tailor.

Kids’ Bingo – Hove Edge Bowling Club

Friday night kids’ bingo with party games, sweets, drinks and fun!

  • February 22. Hove Edge Bowling & Social Club, Halifax Road, Brighouse.

Library Workshops – Age 2+

Workshops at Calderdale libraries during the February 2019 school half term holidays. Booking essential, via Ticket Source.

StoryTime – The Magic Finger

Session celebrating the hilarious tale from Roald Dahl with reading and crafts. Age 5-8. £3 (£2 PTL).

  • Brighouse Library: February 18, 2-3pm. Halifax Central Library and Archives: February 21, 2-3pm.

StoryTots – Shark In The Park

Stories, crafts and Nick Sharratt inspired bingo! Ages 2-4. £3 per child (£2 PTL).

  • King Cross Library: February 19, 2-3pm. Halifax Central Library and Archives: February 20, 10.30-11.30am. Hebden Bridge Library: February 20, 2-3pm. Sowerby Bridge Library: February 22, 10.30-11.30am.

Library Workshops – Ages 8+

Workshops at Calderdale libraries during the Easter 2019 school holidays. Booking essential, via Ticket Source.

3D Printing Club – Halifax Central Library and Archives – The Lab.

Learn the basics of 3D printing and create your own 3D object. Ages 8-12. £5 (£4 PTL).

  • April 18, 2.30-3.30pm

Minecraft Stop Motion – Halifax Central Library and Archives

Create unique Minecraft movies using stop motion animation. Ages 8-12. £5 (£4 PTL).

  • April 17, 10.30am-noon

Diary of a Wimpy Kid “The Meltdown” – Halifax Central Library and Archives

Listen to an extract from the book then make your very own Duck Tape whoopee cushion.

  • April 16, 2-3pm

MBI Shay Stadium Community Football

School holiday football club, February 2019.

Ages 5-11. £13 a day (£11 siblings). 9am-4pm.

Monday 18-Friday 22 February.

  • Call Lee Ashworth on 07834 421064.

Oakwell Hall Half Term Trail

Enjoy a winter walk around Oakwell Park and pick up a special activity pack from the Visitor Centre shop.

£1.50 per pack. The shop is closed on Mondays.

  • Oakwell Hall Half Term Trail, February 16-24.

Own A Pony Day

Day at Laura Brennan Equestrian Centre Ltd. Includes two riding lessons, fun activities and learning how to look after a pony.

Ages 4-12. £30 (£10 deposit). Bring a packed lunch.

Own A Pony Day, Tuesday, February 19, 10am-3pm. Call 07891112471 to book your place.


Space4Craft Workshops

Paint Pouring – Wednesday, February 20. 2-3.30pm

Children will learn how to mix their own paint and work on 20 cm x 20 cm canvases using the Dirty Cup and Flip cup methods of paint pouring. 4 places available.

Age 8+
Price £12

Floral/Beaded Headband – Thursday, February 21. 4-6pm.

Children can choose to make a beaded or floral headband, they will need to be able to twist and thread wire and be safe using pliers. 5 places available.

Age 9+
Price £12

  • . Space4Craft, Cooper House, Shelf.

Skating @ YMCA, Easter 2019

Holiday skating from Monday, April 15 – Friday, April 19  & Tuesday, April 23 – Friday, April 26. £3 with boot hire.

Session 1 – 10.30am – noon
Session 2 – 12.15 pm – 1.45pm

Skate School: Wednesday, April 24 & Friday, April 26. £5 per person. Must be booked in advance.

  • Halifax YMCA, 13-15 Crossley Street, Halifax. 01422 353626.

Sparks! Bankfield Museum

Half Term fun at Bankfield Museum.

February 19: Robot making with junk materials

February 20: Make funny faces with balloon heads

February 21: Sock puppet animals

February 22: Create your own version of cup and ball.

  • Sessions at 11am-noon, 1-2pm and 2-3pm.
  • £4 per child (£3 PTL). Book online at museums.calderdale.gov.uk

Superhero Week at The Little Box Company

Half term arts and crafts sessions creating comic books, skylines, cities and superhero costumes!

Half day: 10am-3.30pm, £12.00
Full day: 8am-5.30pm, £22.00

Snacks, drinks and craft supplies provided. Children need a packed lunch and messy clothes!


The Greatest Show For Families – Todmorden Hippodrome

An all singing, all dancing talented cast of 10 will pay homage to some of the most iconic songs from shows such as The Greatest Showman, Disney Classics, Moulin Rouge, A Star Is Born and many more!

Tickets, from £16-18. Family Ticket £60 (2 adults + 2 Children). Via Ticket Source.

*  February 23rd, 2019, 2pm. Todmorden Hippodrome.


Utopia Gymnastics Holiday Club

Gymnastics fun and games for members and non-members alike.

February 18-22 2019.

  • Utopia Gymnastics, Units 1 & 2, Prince of Wales Mill, Brighouse. 01484 717428.

XL Leisure Activity Days

Try out a wide range of activities to stay healthy and build skills.

Ages 8-15.

North Bridge Leisure Centre: February 18-22.

  • Call North Bridge Leisure Centre on 01422 341527.