Things to do around Preston this February half-term

Posted on - 19th February, 2019 - 7:06am | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Kid's stuff, Preston City Centre, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Brockholes Nature Reserve Pic: Paul Melling
Brockholes has a full half-term calendar Pic: Paul Melling

There’s a variety of activities and events taking place in and around Preston to help keep the kids occupied this half-term.


Here we’ve captured what’s on this week, but don’t forget to check our list of free things to do in Preston all year round.

Free Drama Workshop at Cardinal Newman College
Tuesday 19 February, 12.30pm-2pm

Run by Initiate Theatre’s Acting Academy, this workshop is aimed at children aged 6 to 10 years old. The free session will help any budding actors explore their creative juices and discover their potential.

Wildside Adventure Club at Brockholes
Wednesday 20th February, 9.30am-4pm

Wildside is Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s Outdoor Adventure Club for children aged 8 to 14. For £17.50 the adventure includes activities like fire lighting and minibeast hunting. Also check out Brockholes’ full half-term calendar.

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Sharing Stories – Stories About Love at Longridge Library
Thursday 21 February, 2.30pm-3pm

Part of a monthly series of interactive Sharing Stories sessions, this event will focus on telling and listening to stories about love. The session is free and aimed at parents and children aged between 4 and 8.

Moon and Star Paper Craft at the Harris
Friday 22 February, 2pm-4pm

At this free event in the children’s library, kids aged 6 to 11 years old can use paper craft to make the Moon and the stars to celebrate the Museum of the Moon. See what else is on at the Harris this half-term.

Isadora Moon Day at Waterstones Preston
Saturday 23 February, 10.30am-11.30am, 2pm-3pm

Isadora Moon day returns to Waterstones Preston to celebrate the publication of Isadora Moon has a Sleepover. At this free event there will be fun, games and everything pink – funky pyjamas optional. 

Inside Flip Out trampoline park
Inside Flip Out trampoline park

Superhero Half-Term at Flip Out Preston
All week, 10am-7pm

Running from Monday 18 February to Sunday 24 February, for £8.95 kids can meet their favourite heroes and villains, and learn some new tricks on the trampoline. Photo opportunities are available.

Flying Displays at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary
All week, 1pm

Situated in Whitestake behind Duxburys Garden Centre, this sanctuary is the number one activity in Preston according to TripAdvisor. During the flying displays, gloves are given out so birds can land on the audience.

What will you be up to this February half-term? Let us know in the comments below.

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