February half term already and here’s our usual round up of what’s on over the holiday. Info correct at time of print but always double check before you go!

THROUGHOUT HALF TERM

 

  • Big World Wonders at Lincoln Cathedral (17th – 21st Feb)

Join us during half-term for a week of fun-filled family activities, trails and themed guided tours. All activities* are included in your Cathedral admission price. Pay once and visit for a whole year. Come as many times as you like, whenever you like, Ask at the Welcome desk for more details. Mon: Starlight. Tues: Big Blue Sea. Weds: Earth Science. Thurs: Creatures Great and Small. Fri Food, glorious food. *There is a £1 per person charge for The Very Hungry Caterpillar

www.lincolncathedral.com

  • Magical Beasts at ARK Wildlife Park, Stickney, PE22 8BD

10am-4pm 1 free child with every paying adult.

Incredible beast hunt. Magical suitcase encounters. Quizzes. Wand making workshops. Fantastic treats.

www.arkwildlifepark.co.uk

 

  • Crime and Punishment at Lincoln Castle, LN1 3AA

10am–4pm

Step inside the Victorian Prison and meet some unsavoury criminals from Victorian Lincoln.  Discover the characters and hear their stories as they describe their life as a Victorian Prisoner.  Based on real stories of those held at Lincoln Castle, investigate the crimes they are charged with and find out their fates.

01522 554559 www.lincolncastle.com

 

  • Lambing Live at Rand Farm Park, Nr Wragby, LN8 5NJ

There’s nothing more certain that spring is just around the corner than lots of lambs starting to arrive in the fields…….

01673 858904 www.randfarmpark.com

 

  • Discover: Half term Activities at Clumber Park, Worksop, S80 3AZ

10am–3.30pm

Whether you’re looking for trails, opportunities to be a nature detective or somewhere to enjoy a quiet moment with a book on a beanbag, the Discovery Centre is filled with different activities for the indoors and out in the Park.

01909 511078 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park

 

  • Superhero super afternoon tea at Pink Pig Farm, Holme Hall, Scunthorpe, DN16 3RE

Our afternoon tea has developed special powers & is extra tasty. Will your taste buds be able to handle its super deliciousness? It might be too powerful for us, so will be available during February half-term only. Advance booking (24 hours) is essential.

01724 844 467 gpmanager.pinkpigfarm@gmail.com www.pinkpigfarm.co.uk

 

  • Frozen February at White Post Farm, Farnsfield, NG22 8HL

Meet Anna, Elsa and Kristoff, journey through the enchanted forest walk-through, join in our Frozen singalong shows, learn all about our reindeer with Kristoff and much more.

01623 882 977 www.whitepostfarm.co.uk

 

  • Little Lions Roar Academy at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park, Dickon Hill Rd, Friskney, PE22 8PP

Free child entry all week! Join in our Roaring Pascha or Uganda trail for just £1.00 and win a prize, or perhaps you’d like a magical story time with Usborne Books representative Alex. If books aren’t your thing then we have our amazing Face Painting artist Leanne or Build Your Buddy with Kelly to take home and show to all your ends.

www.lincswildlife.com/events

 

  • Winter Wildlife Trail at Belton at Belton House NG32 2LW

9.30am-3pm £2

Pick up a wildlife trail and become a naturalist for the day. Trek the parkland route and discover what wildlife can be found at Belton over winter. Free badge for all great explorers.

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/belton-house/whats-on

 

  • Kids Craft Club: Slime Making at Hobbycraft, Valentine Retail Park, Lincoln, LN6 7BH

10.30am-1.15pm Sessions last 30 minutes. Booking required. Age 4+

On the day, you’ll be making your own batch of slime – choosing from a range of colours and textures! Please make sure you bring a container so that you are able to take your slime home with you.

0330 0261122 www.hobbycraft.co.uk/lincoln

 

  • February half term fun at Tattershall Castle, Sleaford Rd, Tattershall, Lincs, LN4 4LR

A new year at the castle brings a new theme to explore – and this year we’re looking at ‘Ruination’. Take a children’s trail that will delve into this theme and make the most of nature flourishing to life with a start on some ’50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4′.

01526 342543 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/tattershall-castle/whats-on

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  • Football Holiday Clubs at Lincoln City FC, Sincil Bank.

​17th – 20th February LNER Stadium and 18th -19th February St Hughs Academy, Birchwood.

For children age 4-11 £15 per day

Each day, children can be dropped off from 8:30am and need to be collected by 5:00pm and we can guarantee that your child will take part in a wide range of games to entertain and hopefully go home with a smile.

8:30am to 9:00am –  Multisport/Football Activities

9:00am to 12:30pm – Multisport/Football Activities

12:30pm to 1:00pm – Lunch

1:00pm to 4:30pm – Multisport/Football Activities

4:30pm to 5:00pm – Multisport/Football Activities

Each child will receive a certificate of the day and depending on availability have a chance to meet the players (subject to player availability)

www.lcfcset.com/holiday-club

 

  • Woodland Pet Pal workshops at Pets at Home, Tritton Road, Lincoln

11.30am

Our workshops are aimed at kids aged 5-11, helping to teach them all about our favourite woodland animals and whet we can do to help them during the colder months. They’ll also meet our friendly small furries whilst learning how to keep them happy and healthy during a fun and hands-on experience!

https://community.petsathome.com/events/child-workshop/woodland-wildlife/

 

FILMS:

 

  • The Venue, Longdales Road, Lincoln, LN1 3DY

Spies in Disguise (PG) – Saturday 15th 2.30pm

Jumanji: The next level (12A) – Saturday 22nd 2.30pm

01522 527347 www.thevenuelincoln.co.uk

 

 

  • The Odeon, Lincoln, Brayford

Sonic the Hedgehog (PG) Friday 14th to Tuesday 18th various times

www.odeon.co.uk/cinemas/lincoln/106/

 

 

  • Wildwood, Lincoln, High Street, LN2 1HX

Lady and the Tramp (U) Saturday 15th

Toy Story 4 (U) Monday 17th

Aladdin (PG) Tuesday 18th

Dumbo (PG) Wednesday 19th

Dora and the Lost City of Gold (U) Thursday 20th

Moana (PG) Friday 21st

Doctor Dolittle (U) Saturday 22nd

01522 308555 www.wildwoodrestaurants.co.uk/restaurant/lincoln

 

 

  • The Trinity Arts Centre Gainsborough

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (PG) Wednesday 19th 2pm and Saturday 22nd 11am

Cats (U) Wednesday 19th and Friday 21st both 7.30pm

www.west-lindsey.gov.uk/trinity-arts-centre/diary-of-events

 

FRIDAY 14th 

  • Free Valentines Day craft event at The Waterside Shopping Centre, Lincoln, LN2 1AP

It’s Valentines Day and the first day of half term! Lincoln Mums and Waterside Shopping Centre have teamed up with The Creation Station Lincoln West to bring you a FREE event – drop in from 12 noon to 3pm and create your own Valentine’s photo frame. A perfect gift for a special day!

https://en-gb.facebook.com/events/601967220363923/

 

SATURDAY 15th 

 

  • Lego Club at Lincoln Central Library, Free School Lane, Lincoln, LN2 1EZ

2pm-3pm Drop in family fun!

www.better.org.uk/library/lincolnshire/lincolncentrallibrary/timetable

 

  • Craft session: Hand print hearts at Whisby Natural World Centre, Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln

11am-3pm £2 Age2+ No booking required

01522 688868 www.naturalworldcentre.co.uk/whats-on/children/

 

 

SUNDAY 16th 

 

  • Wolf at Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, LN2 1EY

Showing at 11.30am and 2pm

Join us for an adventure and find out what happens when Jack cries WOLF! With original music, puppetry and a tale you thought you knew… from the makers of The Three Bears, Kitchen Zoo.

Pay What You Decide – there’s nothing to pay up front. Simply book your tickets, enjoy the show, and then pay whatever you decide at the end!

01522 873894 www.lincolndrillhall.com

 

TUESDAY 18th 

 

  • Children’s singing with crafts in the cafe at Clumber Park, Worksop, S80 3AZ

10am – 12pm

Whether you’re looking for trails, opportunities to be a nature detective or somewhere to enjoy a quiet moment with a book on a beanbag, the Discovery Centre is filled with different activities for the indoors and out in the Park.

01909 511078 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park

 

 

  • Rumpelstiltskin at Palace Theatre, Appleton Gate, Newark, NG24 1JY

11am £8.50

Not surprisingly, this story of transformation will make you laugh and gasp at the same time! Using its trademark puppets, music, storytelling and transforming sets, Widdershins aims to create gold on stage with this new version of the Grimms’ classic tale.

www.palacenewarktickets.com

 

  • Family Activity day at Terry o’Toole Theatre, Moor Lane, North Hykeham

Drop in 10am – 12pm or 1 – 3pm to enjoy fun crafts, gardening and more.

FREE, All welcome!

http://terryotooletheatre.org.uk/event/family-activity-day

 

WEDNESDAY 19th

 

  • Diddy Disco at Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, LN2 1EY

10.30am £3 (accompanying adults free)

The Drill Hall’s hip disco club for under 7s and their happening parents, mixing floor fillers from way back to the most recent top tunes.

01522 873894 www.lincolndrillhall.com

 

  • Rhyme Time at Lincoln Central Library, Free School Lane, Lincoln, LN2 1EZ

10.30am-11.30am

Sessions incorporate a mix of songs, rhymes, rhythm and movement as well as providing the opportunity to share games, novelty books and toys.

Children are never too young to join the library; it is free and lots of fun! No booking required.

www.better.org.uk/library/lincolnshire/lincolncentrallibrary/timetable

 

  • Dogs Trust at Central Bark Clumber Park, Worksop, S80 3AZ

10am – 3pm

The Dogs Trust team will be with us in their Dogmobile outside Central Bark from 10am to 3pm to answer questions and give advice on a range of doggie related subjects, pop along to meet the team

01909 544917 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park

 

 

  • See Paddington at St Marks Shopping Centre, Lincoln

11am-4pm

Join us for FREE family fun, as PADDINGTON™ will be joining us at various intervals. Whilst no booking is required, we do advise that you arrive early to avoid disappointment.

 

www.stmarks-lincoln.co.uk/what-s-on/events

 

  • Half term workshops at Rhythm in Movement, Clayton Road, Lincoln, LN5 8RE

 

10am-4pm £40 (optional breakfast and late pick up times for additional £5 p/hour) Age 4+

Performance to include Street Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theatre and Tap. Dancers will also take part in a Boogie Bounce class and Acrobatics section.

www.rhythminmovement.co.uk/events

 

  • Ex-Straw-Dinary Structures at International Bomber Command Centre, Canwick Hill, Lincoln

10am-3pm Design and build your own memorial using paper straws and cardboard.

www.internationalbcc.co.uk

 

 

  • Bird Puppets at Lincoln Arboretum, Monks Road, Lincoln

 

10am-11am

 

Make your own moving wooden Bird puppet with flapping wings! This activity is aimed at children aged 4 to 13 years Meet inside the café. Child £3.50 Booking essential

 

01522 873735 Email hartsholmecp@lincoln.gov.uk

 

 

 

THURSDAY 20th

 

  • Button Bucks Club at Belton House, Grantham, NG32 2LW

Enjoy stories, rhymes and crafts with your toddler in the Discovery Centre on the first and third Thursday of each month. Sessions last 45 minutes starting at 10 am and 11.15am. Aimed at 18mths to 4 years.

01476 542974 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/belton-house

 

  • Slime Workshop hosted by The Creation Station Lincoln West at Active Nation Birchwood, Birchwood Avenue, LN6 0JE

 

10.30am-12pm £6. See link below to book.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2204378822998686/

Come and have fun making your own slime, suitable for both boys and girls from age 4-11 years.

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/2204378822998686/

  • Children’s singing with crafts in the cafe at Clumber Park, Worksop, S80 3AZ

10am – 12pm

Whether you’re looking for trails, opportunities to be a nature detective or somewhere to enjoy a quiet moment with a book on a beanbag, the Discovery Centre is filled with different activities for the indoors and out in the Park.

01909 511078 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park

 

 

  • Henry Moon and the Greasy Spoon at Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, LN2 1EY

2pm Cost: Pay what you decide!

Join storytelling specialists, Rhubarb Theatre, for a huge spoonful of fun, a mug-full of fantasy and a platter of creativity.  Henry Moon and the Greasy Spoon is perfect for families that enjoy theatrical play, puppetry, mask, dance, song and lots of laughter.

01522 873894 www.lincolndrillhall.com

 

 

  • Sid’s Time to Play at LPAC, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS

2.30pm £13 adult £10 child

45 minutes (no interval) plus meet and greet

Sid’s Time To Play is the must see, or rather must ‘do’ jam-packed live games show for little ones and their fun-loving parents featuring Sid from hit CBeebies television show Let’s Play. This show hits the spot for fantastic family games fun; it’s a definite must ‘do’ for all the kids!

www.lpac.co.uk

 

  • Dogs Trust at Central Bark Clumber Park, Worksop, S80 3AZ

10am – 3pm

The Dogs Trust team will be with us in their Dogmobile outside Central Bark from 10am to 3pm to answer questions and give advice on a range of doggie related subjects, pop along to meet the team

01909 544917 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park

 

 

  • Make your own bird feeder workshop at Whisby Natural World Centre, Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln

11am-12pm £3.50 Booking required.

01522 688868 www.naturalworldcentre.co.uk/whats-on/children/

 

  • DIY Slime workshop at St Marks Shopping Centre, Lincoln

10am-11am

The Little Pottery Studio will be at St Marks Shopping centre. Create two pots of slime using different colours, glitters, foam, and sequences to make your own slime for a slime workshop. For more information and to book tickets please visit The Little Pottery Studio on Facebook.

www.stmarks-lincoln.co.uk/what-s-on/events

 

  • Half term workshops at Rhythm in Movement, Clayton Road, Lincoln, LN5 8RE

 

10am-4pm £40 (optional breakfast and late pick up times for additional £5 p/hour) Age 4+

Performance to include Street Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theatre and Tap. Dancers will also take part in a Boogie Bounce class and Acrobatics section.

www.rhythminmovement.co.uk/events

 

  • Bird Mosaics at Boultham Park, Rookery Lane, Lincoln

 

10am-11.30am

Join the Rangers make your very own bird themed mosaic. This activity is aimed at children aged 4 to 13 years. Meet outside the cafe. Child £3.50 Booking essential.

 

01522 873735 Email hartsholmecp@lincoln.gov.uk

 

 

  • Love Birds at Hartsholme Country Park, Skellingthorpe Road, Lincoln

 

1pm-2pm

As part of National Nest Box week, take part in our Love Birds event where you can make a bird box. Aimed at children aged 4 to 13 years. Meet inside the Visitor Centre. Child £5.00 booking essential.

 

01522 873735 Email hartsholmecp@lincoln.gov.uk

 

 

 

FRIDAY 21st

 

 

  • Lil Pacs: Dance with Beth at LPAC, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS

10-11.30am Free entry

Fun creative play sessions led by storytellers, musicians and artists: perfect for parents and toddlers.

www.lpac.co.uk

 

  • Friday #50thingschallenge at National Trust locations.

Get your kids closer to nature with ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’. There’s plenty of outdoor activities to do all year round, from watching the sunset to creating some wild art.

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/50-things-to-do

 

 

SATURDAY 22nd

 

  • Lego Club at Lincoln Central Library, Free School Lane, Lincoln, LN2 1EZ

2pm-3pm Drop in family fun!

www.better.org.uk/library/lincolnshire/lincolncentrallibrary/timetable

 

  • Crafternoon: Sweethearts in the Service at International Bomber Command Centre, Canwick Hill, Lincoln

12pm-3pm Free family event. Drop in and make a sweetheart brooch.

www.internationalbcc.co.uk

 

SUNDAY 23rd

 

  • Exciting Science at New Theatre Royal, Lincoln, LN2 1JJ

2pm £13 full price £11 concessions

This brand new and exciting show features loads of amazing experiments from the world of Science. With loads more fun and other experiments to see, this highly interactive show is the perfect way to expand your mind in the world of science.

www.newtheatreroyallincoln.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

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