If you haven’t decided where to take the kids this half term … we have found some great activities:
There are lots of family activities taking place at Gallery Oldham this half term for children aged 4 to 10 years. Go along and enjoy face painting and craft activities at each session. Children must be accompanied by an adult for all family activities. All Holiday Fun activities run 1-4pm and are FREE. There will also be face painting on each of these days at a cost of just £2. Activities are linked to the exhibitions so take a look around the galleries before you go along. Days: Half Term Week : Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Square1Studio Oldham are providing FREE music workshopsfor children aged 11-15 years from 11am to 2pm, Monday to Friday. Go along and develop your skills at singing, rapping, jamming and JR'ing and much more.
Why not go along to the Drama Workshop at Oldham Coliseum for “My Grandpa Jim”. Hosted by Fitton Hill Library this special performance is a great half term treat. Jo adores Grandpa Jim. Whenever Grandpa and Jo get together exciting and fun things happen. Jo loves listening to Grandpa’s vast collection of old records. When Grandpa starts to lose his memory, Jo worries that things will never be the same again. Helped by some old records, Jo is able to help Grandpa relive some of his special memories, including the time he once appeared on stage with the legendary Beatles! Grandpa Jim workshop is on Tuesday February 17th.
Lancaster Park & Animal Farm in Chadderton, Oldham, is re-open for half term and offers great days of family fun. Visitors are invited to meet, touch and feed the animals. They have a range of animals from horses and sheep to rabbits, chipmunks and many more. Play areas with swings, slides and mini zip lines are dotted along a scenic nature walk.
Go along to the Minecraft i-pad event at Limehurst Library in Oldham. Get together with other crafters and explore and build new worlds whether you are a mining expert or a Minecraft beginner. iPads are supplied so just bring your imagination! Half term event. Wednesday 18 February: 2 sessions 4pm - 5pm and 5pm - 6pm.
Join Wacky Woody as he travels the world on a mission for the Magic Circle and attempts to find a magic trick from every continent on the planet! This is a fun and laughter filled hour aimed at 4-8 year olds! There are two show times to choose from: 11:00am (Doors open at 10:30am) and 2pm (Doors open at 1:30pm). All seats £5.