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FEBRUARY 15 - 23 FEBRUARY
FAIRY AND ELF ADVENTURE AT PRIOR PARK Collect clues around the garden and unravel mysteries. Dress up as a fairy or elf and maybe you will catch a glimpse of one of our secretive residents. Craft activities are available in the summer house. £1 per trail, Normal admission prices apply. 10am till 4.30pm daily Prior Park Gardens, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath.
15 - 2 MARCH
5 A DAY AT BRISTOL ZOO £5 entry for children this half term – when you bring along one of the following fruit or vegetables: Broccoli, lettuce, pear, apple or carrot Listen to 5 interesting animal talks during half term. Visit 5 animal exhibits on the 5-a-day trail, collecting fruit and vegetable stamps along the way! Bristol Zoo Gardens, Clifton, Bristol.
out – not all of these ravenous reptiles are as tame as they seem! Children can watch wide-eyed from a safe distance or dare to get right up close to the creatures. A tyrannosauric treat for all aged three and over. £13.44 to £16.13 incl. booking fee. www.colstonhall.org/shows/dinosaur-zoo 0117 9223686
19 - 22 FEBRUARY
GRANDPAS RAILWAY From the team behind the highly acclaimed Sunflowers and Sheds and Mavis Sparkle, comes M6’s brand new original production for children and families. Featuring live music, a working model railway and a coachload of surprises, our playful characters embark on an evocative journey that explores the past, illuminates the present and lays new tracks for the future. The Egg, Theatre Royal, Bath www.theatreroyal.org.uk
20 - 21 FEBRUARY
ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AT THE VICTORIA ART GALLERY People watch in the gallery, listen to a story, dress up and create a collage portrait. Victoria Art Gallery, Bridge Street, Bath BA2 4AT
DRUM IN WILLSBRIDGE WITH THE AVON WILDLIFE TRUST Join wildlife musicians Poco Drum for magical trails, jolly animals stories and a drumming workshop. Family fun guaranteed! The family fun begins with a magical trail featuring animal songs, stories and poems. There will also be a family animal drum circle with dancing, musical games and wild rhythms from around the world. Drums will be provided and no experience is necessary, just bring your wild side! Time: 2.30pm – 4pm. Prices: adult £5; adult and child £7; family £10 0117 917 7270
DEN BUILDING AT LEIGH WOODS. Popular family den building workshops return to Leigh Woods this February Perfect for all budding adventurers, Led by an experienced instructor, participants will learn everything they need to know to make a cosy woodland dwelling out of materials found on the woodland floor. 10am–11.30am, 12pm–1.30pm, 2pm–3.30pm. The cost of one workshop is £3.50 per person (children and adults). Places are limited though therefore we advise booking in advance. Bookings can be made online at www. nationaltrust.org.uk/leigh-woods/things-to-see-and-do/events or by phone on 08442 491895.
HALF TERM IN KEYNSHAM WITH WPA Come build a Community! Use all sorts of things such as Cardboard, Scrap parts, Drawing, Paint and lots of other things to create your own model community. 10am till noon. Downfields Park, Keynsham.
DINOSAUR ZOO AT COLSTON HALL Observe and interact with extraordinary life-like dinosaurs in this fun, entertaining and highly imaginative live show. But watch
MARCH 1 - 6 MARCH
BENEATH THE TREES A dreamlike theatrical experience in a magical interactive Forest of Arden...Come and play in a forest clearing where fairies and fools, animals and flowers, nature and magic are woven together. A place of transformations, safe experimentations and misrule! A chance to find “tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones and good in everything”. Dress for adventure, go wild! The Egg, Theatre Royal, Bath www.theatreroyal.org.uk
CELEBRATE PANCAKES WITH PUXTON PARK’S DISCO AND PANCAKE PARTY GAMES 6:00 – 8:00pm Members £4 per child, non-members £6 per child, children aged 3yrs and under are FREE (1 adult free with a paying child) adults £2. Puxton Park, Hewish 01934 523500.
KEYNSHAM FARMERS MARKET Ashton Way Car Park from 9am to 1pm.
15 - 16 MARCH
FALCONRY WEEKEND AT PUXTON PARK Get up close and personal with the birds of prey on Puxton Park’s falconry weekend. Gary the falconer will be on hand to tell you all about these beautiful animals along with his team. Times:11am -Bird of Prey Display 1pm-Bird of Prey Display 2pmOwl Encounter (£1pp) Treasure Hunts throughout the day at the falconry centre. Tel 01934 52350 Cowslip Lane Hewish BS24 6AH.