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.


Halloween Fancy Dress Party

26/08/2018 – 27/10/2018 @ JobServe Community Stadium

Join us for our Halloween Fancy Dress Party. Our resident DJ will be playing spook-tacular hits all night. There will be costume  competitions, so make sure you get involved in the Halloween Fun!

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!

Base Camp

22/10/2018 – 26/10/2018 @ Leisure World Colchester

Monday 22 October – Friday 26 October, 8am-5.30pm Leisure World Colchester A full day of action packed supervised activities for children in school years 7-11.  deal for working parents. Activities include fun in the Leisure Pool, trips to Escape Room and Tenpin, multi sports,  trampolining and our inflatable obstacle course in the Fitness Pool. Early bird discount: book before 23 September to pay just […]

Kids Camp

22/10/2018 – 26/10/2018 @ Leisure World Colchester

Monday 22 July – Friday 26 October, 9am-3pm or 8am-5.30pm Leisure World Colchester A full day of action packed supervised activities for children in school years 1-6, which includes swimming as a core part of the day’s activities. Ideal for working parents.  Early bird discount: book before 23 September to pay just £20 9am-3pm (normally from £26) or £25 […]

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 […]