Herefordshire Half Term Fun

Herefordshire Half Term Fun

It’s February half term and time to take a break from all that home schooling and have some fun. So whether it’s getting outside for some lovely local walks or staying in the warm with some fabulous activities and virtual tours. Here are a few suggestions from us for some Herefordshire Half Term Fun.

Cooking Up Creations

It’s flipping pancake day!
Tuesday February 16

So who makes the best pancakes in your house?
What’s your favourite topping?
Who is the best pancake flipper in your family?

We’ve found 17 fantastic pancake recipes that your children will absolutely love!

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Getting Active

Dance like no-ones watching!

The Creative Space is running a wonderful online dance workshop for children over 5 this half term break. Working for an hour a day with Aphrodite from her studio in the Engine Room at Barton Court, Colwall, Herefordshire, your child will learn their very own dance routine. It’s a great way to keep your budding performance artists entertained and have a lot of fun at the same time!

From 10.00am to 11.00am on February 16, 17 and 18.

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Back to the Wild

 

Getting Creative

It’s time to get potting!

The fantastic team at Eastnor Pottery are going LIVE this half term! Look out for their short series of FREE how to do pottery video tutorials on Facebook.

Mon 15 Feb 11.00am Monster Monday – how to make a coil pot monster.
Wed 17 Feb 11.00am Wheel Wednesday – the potter’s wheel.
Fri 19 Feb 11.00am Fish on Friday – how to make a clay fish.

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Exploring art with altered images

Join artist Jancis Vaughan for a series of workshops on Instagram’s IGTV, where she’ll show you fun ways to explore art and image. Focusing on how to make yourself look good! You’ll be making masks, altering your faces to find your ‘best side’, playing with phones to make selfies and zooming right in for a giant feature focus. Get ready to strike a pose!

February 15 – 18 on Instagram with Meadow Arts

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Storytime

Tales from The Shire

Everyone loves a great story, so hunker down and get ready for some storytelling time as we bring you some wonderful Herefordshire tales. From the sinister Black Vaughan whose story inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to write The Hound of the Baskervilles, to the Mermaid of Marden. The Dragon of Mordiford to the Kings and Queens of Mercia whose experiences of faeries changed their lives forever. Are you sitting comfortably?

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Enjoying the Great Outdoors

Grand designs on a smaller scale
February 14 – 21

It’s Nest Box Week so get the whole family involved and have some creative fun doing your bit for Britain’s birds. From design to installation it’s a great project for kids and a brilliant opportunity to learn about nature too, all from the comfort of your own garden.

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Helping your garden grow no matter the size

Have you heard that the fantastic Tamsin Westhorpe from the very beautiful Stockton Bury Gardens near Leominster is LIVE on Instagram every Saturday at 10.00am from her kitchen sink. Bringing you some wonderful gardening tips. Plus she has some fabulous ideas that are guaranteed to get the whole family involved and inspired.

Join in her Kitchen Sink Gardening along with son Herbie this half term and don’t forget you can recap on her previous Instagram Vlogs from: January 10, 16, 23, 26, 30, 31 too.

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Family activities for Ice Age explorers

Make learning fun this half term with Herefordshire Wildlife Trust and their Ice Age project. Get busy with the family creating your own cave art, making your own glacier and how about some mammoth dung too!

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Spectacular spaces for families to enjoy

Herefordshire’s beautiful National Trust sites are open on weekends for local visitors to access for walks. So why not take the family for a stroll this half term and enjoy some fabulous surroundings and fresh air.

You will need to book your visit in advance and adhere to local covid guidelines.

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