The Shorely's February Family Half-Term Guide | Go See & Do This!
Just as you’ve made it through the start of the year, and thought you could catch a break, the February half-term hits!?! Fear not, we’ve got every parent, grandparent and carers back in Torbay. Go grab a cuppa, sit back and plan your Feb Half Term with our curated guide to see you and the kids through the week off:
No. 1 / Check out Tubers Torquay
Located in Torquay on Teignmouth Road, Tubers: The Video Creators Academy, is an inclusive and welcoming place where young people of all backgrounds can learn professional video production and digital media skills, as well as get stuck into gaming too. From just 7 to 18 years old… our biggest worry is that the kids will be coming for our jobs sooner than we thought! Their acedemy is open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday For more information visit Tubers website.
No. 2 / Do the Coin Mystery trail at Bygones
Step back in time and visit Torquay's beloved Bygones this half-term with their 'Coin Mystery' event. The Victorian coin hunt is a nostalgic adventure for family members young and old. Search amongst the fascinating exhibitions for the hidden coins and receive a chocolate coin reward at the end - yum! Nip in at any time throughout February half-term - normal entry prices apply. Top tip: if you buy annual membership to Bygones, you can access all of their seasonal events for FREE entry. For more information, visit the Bygones website.
No. 3 / Visit The Enchanted Mystery at Occombe Farm
Fancy cracking puzzles in an enchanted woodland this February half-term? Count me in!! Well, we have the spot for you. Occombe Farm has invited the fairies and elves of Occombe Woods to come and celebrate a massive picnic, but no one can remember this very special event is taking place! Can your kids find the special location and save the picnic? If you're up for the challenge, find out more at Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust’s website.
No 4 / Torquay Museum… More Deadly Than War?
Don't worry you won't get sick, but you will learn some mind-boggling facts about the Spanish Flu while visiting Torquay Museum this half term. Torquay Museum's - Spanish Flu - More Deadly Than War exhibition is a glimpse into the gory history of this infamous flu. Entering through the hazard door sign, you're met by a collection of objects - bizarre masks and weird cures. Beyond the special exhibition, go see 3 floors of collections from across the world with stories of natural history, adventure and crime. To find out more about the exhibition, head over to our article and video about Spanish Flu and their website.
No 5 / Stone Age School
Do you want to be a qualified Stone Age Chef? Then it's time to prepare something tasty at Kents Cavern - Stone Age School this half-term. If the kids can master their ancestors skills, they leave the session with what they have made and a badge confirming their new Stone Age skill. Pre-booking is essential so head over to the Kents Caven to book your session.
So much to look forward to this half-term; if you want to find more events that are coming in the upcoming weeks, then make sure you like our Facebook page and check out the events section for all the latest listings.