Your fab Feb half term survival guide

Oh no. It’s Half Term already!  How did that happen?

Well, let’s not worry about how quickly we got here, but let’s look at some of the things you can do free, or with little cost, this February. We’ve just taken our Top 5 ideas from the programme of activities pulled together by Kirklees Together, but you can find loads more at where you can also subscribe to their ‘on our doorstep’ newsletter.

  • Nefertiti story trail - Get out and about and make some noise on this musical, self-led Storytrail, free for all, secure your place today:
    (various dates available)

  • Get those wellies on - Enjoy the beautiful wildlife at Cliffe House with their family nature trail for just £2 per person.
    (Monday 13 to Friday 17 February 2023- 10.00am – 4.00pm)

  • “Each peach pear plum trail” - Find your way around the Walled Garden at Oakwell Country park by following the clues from the rhyme, all for just £1
    (Saturday 11 February – Sunday 19 February, 10:00 am – 3.30 pm)

  • The sound of music - Attracting over 4000 performers during its 11-day event in Huddersfield Town Hall, you and your little ones will enjoy a variety of instrumental, vocal, musical theatre, speech and drama classes for all ages and abilities. Various costs.
    (Sunday 5 February – Saturday 25 February 2023)

  • 50 things to do before you’re 5 - Don’t wait until you’re 55; Tick this lot off before you’re 5.  Check out this fun bucket list of 50 fantastic activities for you and your little ones to try out this half term.