Half Term Events

The South of England and East Anglia offers a wide range of activities and events to keep the children entertained during the half term holidays, providing great fun for all the family.


Run for Wildlife

25/05/2018 @ Banham Zoo

The ZSEA Run for Wildlife is an evening event on Friday 25th May, and we would love you to participate and help raise funds for wildlife conservation

A Sprinkle of Spring

26/05/2018 – 03/06/2018 @ Pensthorpe Natural Park

With Spring in full swing, what better way to spend half term than to feed the ducks, explore the great outdoors and play in our award winning indoor and outdoor adventure play areas!

Love Your Zoo – How to build a zoo

26/05/2018 – 03/06/2018 @ Africa Alive!

As part of our BIAZA Love your Zoo celebrations, find our all about how zoos were built then and now, and help us create a zoo of the future

Living History Day

31/05/2018 @ Arundel Castle

Meet a variety of historical characters, such as a Knight, Pirate and Medieval Surgeon. There’s a range of have-a-go activities for all ages, including archery for the over 8s plus ‘meet the falconer’, a face painter and a story teller. History has never been so much fun!   Tickets From £11 for a child (5-16 […]

Spooky Express

20/10/2018 @ Bure Valley Railway

Join our Railway Bear for a week of spooky fun! FREE travel for every child when accompanied by a full farepaying adult (maximum 2 children per adult, train only) A children’s quiz to see how many spooky items can be spotted on the train journey, a colouring corner and a decorated Whilstlestop Café add to […]

Curiosity killed no one!

20/10/2018 – 28/10/2018 @ Africa Alive!

“Why are the flamingos pink?” “Why is a giraffe tall?” Just send us your questions and we’ll help reveal them all!

Norman Knights in the Keep

24/10/2018 – 25/10/2018 @ Arundel Castle

This October half term, visitors to Arundel Castle will be able to find out what it was like living at the Castle in the early Norman period with weapons, armour, combat and craft demonstrations to bring the era to life. Tickets From £11 for a child (5-16 yrs) From £15 for an adult From £51 […]

The Santa Show: Santa’s Christmas Party

23/12/2018 – 24/12/2018 @ Trinity Arts Centre Gainsborough

“Christmas is the busiest time of year at the North Pole, when Father Christmas makes presents to deliver across the whole world… and when everyone gets ready for Santa’s Christmas Party! But this year somebody has been up to mischief… Dotty the Elf’s decorations have gone missing, Dasher the Reindeer’s Party games are broken, and […]