February Half Term

17 - 25 February 2018

Keep the kids smiling with a range of exciting half term events and activities. ... There is plenty to see and do in Derby;

Valentine's Fair - 16 - 24 Feb

Valentine's Fair - 16 - 24 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

The Valentines Fair will be in the Market place over the School Half Term Holiday this February.... read more

Half-term in the farmyard and playground - 17 - 25 Feb

Our farmyard and playground will be open for the February school break, so give your young ones a chance to let off some steam during their ... read more

Magical Unicorn Week - 17 - 25 Feb

Magical Unicorn Week - 17 - 25 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

Enchanting half term activities at Bluebells!... read more

New Life on the Farm & Help the Farmer - 17 - 25 Feb

Meet our new baby animals including lambs, piglets and chicks. Help bottle feed our baby lambs and maybe see one being born in our Lambing L... read more

Mother's Day Keepsakes - 17 - 25 Feb

Mother's Day Keepsakes - 17 - 25 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

Visit the Denby Paint a Pot studio this February half term and create a timeless gift for Mother's Day!... read more

KidsQUAD Feb Half Term: Cameraless Selfies! - 19 - 20 Feb

Join artist Chris Lewis Jones for a fun and messy print and collage workshop. You’ll get to make a unique selfie to take home, without... read more

Free intu-galactic fun! - 19 - 23 Feb

Free intu-galactic fun! - 19 - 23 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

Expand your knowledge with a trip to the stars, build your very own rockets, get messy painting sun catchers and finish it off enjoying your... read more

Love Birds Crafts - 19 - 23 Feb

Love Birds Crafts - 19 - 23 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

Show how much you love birds by getting creative at half term with craft activities celebrating our feathered friends.... read more

Half-term Drop In Crafts - 19 - 23 Feb

Half-term Drop In Crafts - 19 - 23 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

We have Betty Cadbury to thank for much of the items you see on display in the Museum of Childhood. Come along for some crafts inspired by h... read more

February Half Term Fun Club - 20 Feb

February Half Term Fun Club - 20 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

This February half term, make sure to book your creative kids onto our fun-packed day with local artist Theresa Hempsall. Suitable for ages ... read more

Georgian Jollies: Peter Perez Burdett - 20 Feb

We invite you to come and be inspired by the people who have lived and worked in this beautiful home in times gone by.... read more

A Soldier's Life - 20 - 23 Feb

A Soldier's Life - 20 - 23 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

Meet some local soldiers in our Soldiers’ Story Gallery, try on some equipment and find out what life is like in the modern army.... read more

Beyond The Velvet Rope - 21 Feb

Beyond The Velvet Rope - 21 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

Our friendly staff at Pickford’s House are available to offer you tours of the house throughout the week.... read more

Peacemaker - 21 Feb

Peacemaker - 21 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays, Theatre

A delightful and thought-provoking piece of theatre celebrating friendship and diversity, perfect for ages 4+.... read more

The Art Hub: Exquisite Corpse - 21 Feb

The Art Hub: Exquisite Corpse - 21 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

Surrealist artists played a collaborative game known as ‘Exquisite Corpse’. Join in with other visitors and see what you can cre... read more

All About Birds - 21 Feb

All About Birds - 21 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

Join the rangers in half term to see the nestboxes they've been building and make something cosy for nesting birds.... read more

Dino Discover this Half Term - 21 - 23 Feb

Dino Discover this Half Term - 21 - 23 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

Let them rawwrr with excitement for our half-term activities.... read more

Derbyshire Unearthed: Make Your Own Currency & Talisman - 22 Feb

Be inspired by our collection and join us for a workshop to design your own currency.... read more

Georgian Jollies: Mary Pickford - 22 Feb

Georgian Jollies: Mary Pickford - 22 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

We invite you to come and be inspired by the people who have lived and worked in this beautiful home in times gone by.... read more

MinecraftLAB – Utopia pt.1 - 22 Feb

MinecraftLAB – Utopia pt.1 - 22 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

We explore the role of cultural identify and heritage through the world of Minecraft by building a utopian city for all.... read more

The Boy Who Climbed Into The Moon - 22 - 23 Feb

The Boy Who Climbed Into The Moon - 22 - 23 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays, Theatre

A magical tale of big ideas and sky-high courage…... read more

Lyngo Theatre: Egg and Spoon - 23 Feb

Lyngo Theatre: Egg and Spoon - 23 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays, Theatre

Lyngo Theatre presents their acclaimed show for under 5s and their families. The very young won’t sit still to watch a show and we don... read more

Family Friday: Stones & Circles - 23 Feb

Family Friday: Stones & Circles - 23 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

Explore natural materials and processes to create a Richard Long inspired artwork.... read more

Build a Bot Workshops - 24 Feb

Build a Bot Workshops - 24 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

Ever wanted to build your own robot? How about racing it against other teams? If this sounds like you, then why not join us at one of these ... read more

20th Century Family Apartments and 1940s Tea Dance - 24 Feb

20th Century Family Apartments and 1940s Tea Dance - 24 Feb

Don't Miss, Family Fun, School Holidays

Meet characters from 20th century Calke in the family apartments of the house, then enjoy a good old-fashioned tea dance in the afternoon.... read more

Paper Sculpture Workshop - 24 Feb

Paper Sculpture Workshop - 24 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

Join local sculptor Tan Draig to learn the skills and techniques of paper sculpture. Have a go at creating your own paper figure to take hom... read more

Drop in Build a Birdbox - 24 - 25 Feb

Drop in Build a Birdbox - 24 - 25 Feb

Family Fun, School Holidays

Build your own bird box to create homes for wild birds in your garden.... read more

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