Half Term Fun

Broom room for half term

TALL Stories’ adaptation of Room on the Broom, the classic Julia Donald­son and Axel Scheffler children’s book, comes to the Nuffield Theatre in Southampton from Monday 20th to Saturday 25th February. Timed to co-incide with the half term holiday, this is a magical musical show suitable for audiences aged three and older, with their families. For…

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Bird trail at Ninesprings

SPOT the birds in Yeovil’s Ninesprings countryside park at Yeovil during the February half term. The Countryside Rangers have devised a self-guided trail that will test your bird identification skills as you follow the bird arrows. At different points along the route you will have to look up to find the hidden birds that the…

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Theatre Fest West

THE sixth Theatre Fest West, based in Salisbury and Wiltshire, runs this year from Friday 10th to Saturday 25th February. Salisbury Playhouse events started on Friday with a South West Theatre Symposium, continuing with readings from prizewinning TFW writers. Several of the events are specially aimed at half-term audiences. They include Stuff and Nonsense’s Three…

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SPOTBOTS at Poole

THE CBeebies favourites SPOTBOTS are heading for Treasure Island, off the coast by Poole’s Lighthouse, when they come to the venue on Wednesday 15th February, Theatre at 2pm. “Aaaargh you ready…?” they ask, as they invite the audience to jump aboard with the stars of  SPOTBOTS and Justin’s House.  The show is a big, bright,…

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Much Ado About Puffin at half-term

THERE are two engaging shows for children and families at Salisbury Arts Centre during half-term, on Thursday 16th February and Saturday 18th. Sponge , on Thursday at 11am and 2pm, is about all things spongy: from a child’s ability to soak up information like a sponge to the squishy, squashy texture that fascinates children and…

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