Half Term Fun in Lichfield
11th February 2014
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As the February half term approaches fast, we thought we'd share some of the exciting events happening in Lichfield:

Erasmus Darwin House, Beacon Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 7AD. Tel: 01543 306260

Erasmus Darwin House is providing fun for the whole family from Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd, between 12noon and 4.30pm.

Parents can explore the House and gardens whilst the kids keep busy with drop-in Animal Madness themed craft activities from making stretchy animal puppets to putting on their own shows.

There is no need to book, just drop in. Entry is just £3 per adult, £2 concession,£1 per child, £6 for the whole family and includes all activities during your visit.

The Staffordshire Regiment Museum, Whittington Barracks, Whittington, Lichfield, WS14 9PY. Tel: 01543 434394.

Discover Life in the Trenches at the Staffordshire Regiment Museum as The Staffordshire Regiment Museum hold a WW1 Discovery Day on Monday February 17th - a great way for families to learn what life was like for soldiers during the Great War.

The Museum's uniformed guides will take you on an exciting tour of the fantastic WW1 trench system, and describe what life was like for soldiers during the Great War, complete with the sounds of sniper bullets whizzing past and the crack and rumble of German guns.

Parents and children will get the chance to try on uniforms, as well as handle weapons and equipment from the time, plus explore the Museum and its fascinating collections of medals (including VC's) weapons, uniforms, recordings of real WW1 soldiers talking about their experiences and much more.

Discovery Day tours start at 11am, 12 noon and 1pm. Adults £3, children and concessions including senior citizens £2.

Lichfield Leisure Centres

Burntwood Leisure Centre, Friary Grange, King Edward V1 and Beacon Park are holding a fun packed week of holiday clubs and football offers to swimming fun sessions and coaching courses keeping youngsters entertained throughout the February half term. Click here for their complete timetable of events.

National Arboretum, Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE137 ART. Tel: 01283 792333

Whatever the weather, The National Arboretum has a wealth of fun activities for the whole family including Felt Making, Willow Weaving, Kite Making, Bird Feeders, Stone Painting, Paper Flowers and Collage and Decoupage Canvasses. Click here for full details.

Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum, Breadmarket Street, Lichfield, WS13 6LG

Crafty Cats activities - Get creative in hands-on arts and craft activities for the half-term holidays. Just drop-in!

Lichfield Garrick Theatre - Saturday 22nd February, 2pm.

Old MacDonald Had a Farm - Help old MacDonald find his missing animals this February half term. 

Written especially for parents to enjoy with their children, this fun filled farmyard tale brings to life all the best loved characters from the original nursery rhyme and promises fun, games, giggles and plenty of singing. 

Tickets cost £8.50 for children, £9.50 for adults and £32 for a family. Book your tickets online at www.lichfieldgarrick.com  or by calling Box Office on 01543 412121.

There is so much going on in Lichfield this February half term, we're sure you won't be stuck for something to do. 

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