Things to do in Brighton this February half term

The February school half term is nearly upon us and there are lots of fun events taking place to keep the children entertained.

Monday, 10th February 2020, 11:40 am
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 4:43 pm
Find some ideas below for keeping the little ones busy this February half term

Events in the Brighton and Hove area include:

Kids’ Craft Club Slime Making

Hobbycraft, Pavilion Retail Park, Brighton

February 17 to February 23, 10.30am to 1.15pm

Cost: Free, booking required

Learn how to make textured slime at Hobbycraft throughout half term. Children can choose from a range of colours and textures at the free 30 minute sessions. Booking in advance is required and children must bring their own tubs so they can take their slime home with them. Suitable for children 4-years-old and over, supervision required for under-16s.

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Sew Fabulous holiday club

Sew Fabulous, Studio 10, Brighton Open Market

February 17 to 21

Cost: Free for low income families, paid spaces also available. Booking required.

A holiday club teaching children how to sew. There are morning groups for children aged 7 and over and afternoon sessions for children aged 11 and over. Activities include: sewing and textiles, designing and making mood boards, and trips to local exhibitions for creative inspiration.

More information can be found here.

Kids’ Beach Volleyball Sessions

Yellowave, 299 Madeira Drive, Brighton

Thursday, February 20, 10am to 12pm

Cost: £6.75 per child, booking required.

Beginner volleyball sessions on the beach for 5-7-year-olds (10am) and children 8 years and older (11am). The hour-long sessions include a warm up, skills, drills, and games.

More information can be found here.

Spring into Science : Brighton Hands on Half Term

Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton

Wednesday, February 19, 11.30am and 2pm

Cost: £8 or £28 for a group of four

Stand-up scientist Ian B Dunne presents engaging and inspiring demonstrations, all based on science. Suitable for all ages, the show will entertain children and adults alike.

More information and booking can be found here.

Kidz with Attitude party

Komedia, 44 Gardner Street, Brighton

Sunday, February 16, 2pm to 4pm

Cost:Family of 4 £30, adults £10, children £8

A musical event with DJs, dance-offs, soft play, and face painting. Adults and their children can enjoy dancing on the dance floor with music played at safe volumes. A buggy park will be available.

More information and tickets can be found here.

Bewilder Box mini escape room

St Augustine’s Event Centre, Stanford Avenue, Brighton

Saturday, February 15, 11am-5pm

Cost: Free

Bewilder Box escape rooms have invented a child-friendly mini puzzle, contained in a box. This tests puzzle solving skills for children 10 years and older.

More information and tickets can be found here.

Coding and Hacking for Girls

British Airways i360, Lower Kings Road, Brighton

Sunday, February 16, 12-2pm and 2.30 -4.30pm

Cost: £15

An introduction to coding for girls aged 9 and older. The two hour beginner session will introduce visitors to the Python coding language and prepare them for the future.

More information and tickets can be found here.

Hacking with Minecraft and Python

British Airways i360, Lower Kings Road, Brighton

Monday, February 17, 11.30am to 1.30pm

Cost: £15

An introduction to coding for beginners aged nine and older. Children can learn how to use Python whilst having fun with popular computer game Minecraft.

More information and tickets can be found here.

World of food: cooking for seven to 12 and 13 to 16-year-olds

The Community Kitchen, Queens Road, Brighton

Tuesday, February 18- Thursday, February 20

Cost: £29.99 per child with a discount for siblings

Four sessions teaching children about global cuisine, from Thai to French. Practical and fun workshops with an experienced cookery teacher which will teach the little ones how to cook. Children can learn about safe knife skills, safe baking, and safe boiling and frying. Suitable for vegetarians, some courses can be adapted for vegans and gluten free diets (ask when booking).

More information and tickets can be found here.

Bubble Brain Workshop

St Augustine’s Event Centre, Stanford Avenue, Brighton,

Wednesday, February 19

Cost: £5

An interactive, one hour workshop teaching children about bubbles. During the workshop children can learn how bubbles are formed and why they are round while watching lots of demonstrations with smoke bubbles and giant bubbles.

More information and booking details can be found here.

Pottery workshop

The Painting Pottery Cafe, 31 North Road, Brighton

Tuesday, February 18, 11am to 12.30pm

Cost: £20

Taster pottery sessions for children aged eight and older. Basic throwing skills will be taught and children will make two glazed pots. Adult supervision and booking is essential.

More information and booking details can be found