Things To Do February Half Term In Tameside
Keep the kids entertained this year with our guide of things to do over February Half Term for kids in Tameside 2024.
The school holidays are on the way, which means weeks to keep the kids busy and hopefully, us parents staying sane.
If you are looking for inspiration to keep the kids busy we have put together a full list of fun things to and what’s on across Tameside for families over the February Half Term.
Read on for our top picks.
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Free and Cheap Holiday Activities In Tameside
With the cold weather and often rainy days, it is not always easy to entertain the kids over the February half-term.
However, we are lucky that there are lots of great free and cheap events going on in Tameside over the school holidays.
To help you find the best cheap and free events in Tameside this half term we have put together our top picks of free and cheap events on across Tameside.
Free Half-Term Activities, Claredon Square Hyde
Monday 12th to Wednesday 14th February 2024.
Claredon Square will be running some fun free family activities over the half term.
There will be:
- Craft and making activities
- Soft Play
- Bouncy Slide
All the activities are free and drop-in and will be running from 10.00 am to 2.00pm .
Free Make Me A Story Half-Term Events at Tameside Libraries
Make, Do and Play, Portland Basin
Tuesday 13th to Thursday 15th February 2024.
Portland Basin will be running it following Make, Do and Play craft sessions over the half term.
- Tuesday 13th February 2024 – Make Pop Up Valentines Cards
- Thursday 15th February 2024 – Create your cardboard mini-beasts
The sessions run 11.00 am to 3.00 pm, cost £1.30 per child and are suitable for all ages.
£2.50 Half Term Family Films, Hyde Festival Theatre
Thursday 15th and Friday 16th February 2024
Hyde Festival Theatre will be showing the following family films over the half term:
- Super Mario Brothers Movie – 15th February 2024 at 1.00 pm
- Matilda Sing A Long – 15th February 2024 at 6.00 pm
- Trolls Band Together – 16th February 2024 at 1.00 pm
- Wonka – 16th February 2024 at 6.00 pm
Tickets to these showings are just £2.50 each and need booking in advance.
Family Fun Day, Ashton Town Centre
Saturday 17th February 2024
Head to Ashton Town Centre for a free family fun day It’s Appning Ashton.
Running from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm there will be craft activities and performances at the Market and Ashton Library including:
- Carnival rhythms of ‘Cacophony Arkestra’,
- The misadventures of a charming postman in ‘Special Delivery’,
- Storytelling of ‘The League of Curiosity’, l
- Walking performers including ook out for dodos, and octopuses, plus a very distinct pair of pensioners
- The wonderful wares of ‘Phantasmagoria’ and making own crafty creations.
There will also be a fun fair with rides starting at just £1.50 – see below.
£2.50 Movies for Juniors at Cineworld Ashton
Saturday 10th to Sunday 18th February 2024
A trip to the cinema always makes a great holiday treat.
The kids are occupied for an hour or two and you can sit back and relax – with the exception of the odd toilet break of course.
To help with the cost Cineworld Ashton will be showing Movies for Juniors kids films during the summer holidays which cost just £2.50 per person plus a booking fee.
The films usually change each week from on Fridays.
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Half-Term Fun Fair In Ashton Town Centre
Cockfields Farm Barn Yard Baby Bash
Saturday 10th to Sun 25th February 2024
This February Half Term, Cockfields Farm in Ashton Under Land will be giving you the chance to meet their new baby goats. Plus if you are lucky you may even get to see a live birth.
There will also be lots of animal activities throughout the day including feeding meerkats, grooming bunnies and lots more.
If that’s not enough they have a big play area, sand and water play, indoor role play and lots more to tire the kids out.
Slides, Inflatables and Fun Swimming Sessions at Tameside Pools
Saturday 10th to Sunday 25th February 2024
A trip to the swimming pool makes a great half-term day out and Tameside pools have some extra fun in-store.
Kids and adults alike can enjoy fun sessions with toys, inflatable and even slides at their Swim , Slides and Waves at Hyde Leisure.
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