May Half Term Stourbridge and Kingswinford

Artrix Arts Centre: Old Macdonald!

This May Half Term, there will be a gorgeous performance of Old MacDonald And The Three Pigs Plus from Booster Cushion Children’s Theatre, which is perfect for 4-8 year olds.

This colourful and interactive show will take place outside Artrix (or in the Studio if the weather is inclement) on Tue 29th May, at 1pm.

Find out more and book: Call 01527 577330. www.artrix.co.uk

Artrix, Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove

Buzzy Bees Trail at the Severn Valley Country Park

To celebrate the Great British Bee Count 2018, join us for a bee themed self-led trail. Follow the trail around the park using the map you can collect from the visitor centre between 11am-4pm each day of the holidays. Find out more about these great insects and see if you can answer the quiz questions along the way. Trail maps £2 each includes a small prize (lolly or similar).

26th – 3rd June

Severn Valley Country Park, Chapel Lane, Alveley, WV15 6NG


Dudley Showcase Cinemas

Currently Showing (from September 22nd)

The House with a Clock in its Walls

Christopher Robin

Incredibles 2

Hotel Transylvania 3

Castle Gate Way, Dudley. Call 01384 216800 or check the website for availability https://www.showcasecinemas.co.uk/showtimes/showcase-dudley/


Family Day: Animals at Red House Glass Cone

Join us once again at our fabulous family day; crafts, trail and visitors from Dudley Zoo, Greyhound Trust and some creepy crawlies!
Drop in at any time, but do allow yourself a few hours. £3 per child for crafts.

30th May, 10.30-2.30 pm.

Red House Glass Cone, Wordsley, DY8 4AZ .


Family Fun Days at the Severn Valley Railway

Spring is here, and we’ll be steaming along from May 26th – June 3rd for half-term! Trains are running daily, giving you the chance to experience a bygone age in the beautiful Severn Valley Railway. Including a miniature railway at Kidderminster and Toll House at Highley.

Saturday 26th May – Sunday 3rd June
SVR Rocks! decorate your very own rocks or other found items in nature and hide them in various locations to brighten someone’s day. You can use paint, chalk, crayons, sharpies, or whatever- as long as it has a coat of sealer over it to help preserve the art.
Find the Gnome Trail: some naughty Gnomes have escaped from nearby Gardens, and have hidden themselves around The Engine House. Can you find them all to win a prize?

Monday-Wednesday: Flip & Dippy’s Fun Days! Times vary between 11-3pm.

Monday-Friday: Music & Dancing! & Meet a Greyhound!

Severn Valley Railway, Kidderminster, 01562 757900

 


Free Crafts in the park with the Creation Station

Come and join us for some free crafts at the park! We will be based outside the hub building by the play-ground. No need to book.
Donations to the park welcome but not compulsory.

31st May, 10.30-11.30. Mary Stevens Park.


Fury FitKids Holiday Club

Fury FitKids Holiday Club Dates – MAY

BANK HOLIDAY – Mon 7th May 10.30-12.30

WHIT WEEK:
Tues 29th May – 10 – 12
Thurs 31st May – 10.30 – 12.30

£6 per child, drinks and snacks included
Please book in advance to guarantee your child’s space

Call 07528 277243.


Giraffe Week at West Midland Safari Park

Join us from 26th May – 3rd June 2018, when we will be celebrating all things giraffe and raising funds for giraffe conservation at the same time! 🦒

Become a Giraffe Ranger by going on patrol around the Discovery Trail, learning about our giraffe as you go. There will be a prize at the end for those who have proven they have what it takes to be a Giraffe Ranger! • Our Craft Club will be open daily from 12:00 – 15:00, where you have the chance to take part in some giraffe-themed crafts to take home! • Listen to our Giraffe Talks, exclusively held this week, at 11:30 & 15:30 at the Encounter Stage.

West Midland Safari Park, Spring Grove, Bewdley


Interesting Insects at Northycote Farm

Join us down at the farm to discover our natural environment to discover why insects are so important. Visitors will be able to ask questions and learn about the habitats of insects, see insects close up and children will get the chance to hunt for their own bugs!

26th May: 11-12.30 & 1.30- 3pm.

Northycote Farm Park, Underhill Lane,  Wolverhampton, WV10 7JF. 01902 397906.

 


Kids Go Free at Arley Arboretum

Kids go free May Half Term! The perfect opportunity for the kids to run free amongst the beautiful trees, conquer the maze and adventure play area , visit the ponds, fountains, Peacocks and Arley Chickens . NEW Dragons 🐉 & Princesses 👸🏼 Trail. £2.50 per child.

Arley Lane, Upper Arley, Worcestershire, DY12 1SQ.


Knights and Princes Family Day!

A lovely family day with trail and craft activities.
Drop in at any time but do allow yourself at least 1.5 hours. Suitable for 4 years + – but you know your child better than we do!
£3 per child, adults free.

Dudley Museum at the Archives, Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SQ. 01384 815460.


Library Events

SPRING BANK HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES 2018

Theme = Wild Animals & includes Elmer Day!

Saturday 26 May – Sunday 3 June 2018

Brierley Hill: Make an Elmer Mosaic, 29th May, 2-3pm

Cradley Heath: Ozobots and Spheros, 31st May, 11-12 noon

Gornal: Wild Animal Craft Activity, 31st May, 2.15-3.15 pm

Halesowen: Elmer Themed Craft Activities, 26th May, 10-12 noon

Kingswinford: Make an Elmer Mosaic, 31st May, all day drop-in

Lye: Elmer Craft, 26th May, 11-12 noon. Wild Animals Craft, 31st May 11-12 noon

Stourbridge: Elmer Craft, 26th May, 10.30-1.30pm, 27th May 10-1 pm and 30th May, 11-12 noon. Wild Animals Craft, 2nd June, 10.15-11.15 am

Wordsley: Make an Elmer Mosaic, 30th May, all day drop-in


Made in the Black Country Half Term

Visit over half term and discover how the Black Country earned itself a worldwide reputation for mekkin’ things, and have a loff along the way!

• Take on a ‘Where in the World’ trail and find out just how far across the globe Black Country goods went
• Explore newly restored areas of the Museum included the mighty anchor forge and an immersive ‘life above the mine’ experience
• Get crafty and make your very own peg car!

26th May – 3rd June

Tipton Road, DY1 4SQ Dudley. Telephone: 0121 557 9643.


Mary Stevens Park


May Half Term Crafts with Little Diggers

Join us for five brilliant days of kids’ craft activities this May half term! All craft sessions last for 20 minutes and include an activity sheet.

28th May-June 1st, 9.30-5 pm.

Wyvale Garden Centre, Albrighton, Newport Road, Wolverhampton, WV7 3EE. Call: 0844 288 5012

 


Odeon Cinema: Merry Hill

Currently Showing (from September 22nd)

The House with a Clock in its Walls

Christopher Robin

Hotel Transylvania 3 (22nd & 23rd)

Incredibles 2 (22nd & 23rd)

The Grinch Presents Minions (22nd & 23rd)

Sherlock Gnomes(Kids Club September 22nd & 23rd)

Teen Titans Go! (Kids Club September 22nd & 23rd)

* Kids Club! Weekends & school holidays, cinema tickets just £2.50 on a selection of films.

Merry Hill. Call 0870 0102030 or check the website for availability: http://www.odeon.co.uk/cinemas/dudley_merry_hill/37/


The Reluctant Dragon Outdoor Theatre Show

THE MIDLAND’S PREMIERE OF THE RELUCTANT DRAGON
Saturday 2 June 2018 at 2pm
(Doors open at 1pm for you to picnic or find a spot for your blanket or folding chairs – so don’t forget to bring them with you!)

Our fabulous friends at Quantum Theatre are back at The Arboretum this Half Term with THE RELUCTANT DRAGON – a touching, sweet and funny tale of bravery & friendship for all the family.

Arley Arboretum, DY12 1SQ Upper Arley, Worcestershire. www.arleyarboretum.co.uk


Twit, A Very Silly Owl at Himley Hall

Twit & Twoo were on their way to a party when Twit wandered off and got lost. Again! Help Twoo find Twit before the party starts.

Childrens trail around Himley Park. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free event but parking charges still apply. 30th May, 11-3 pm.

Himley Hall & Park


Vikings in the Shropshire Hills!

Become a family from the North preparing to “go a viking” later in the summer. Decorate your shield, carry out chores, take part in a Thing and play Kubbs.

Just £4 per accompanied 3 -11 year old. Booking advised to avoid disappointment. 28th May – June 1st.

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, School Road, SY7 9RS, Craven Arms. 01588 676060.


Wars of the Roses Live!

The critically acclaimed live-action show Wars of the Roses Live returns for May Half Term with even more stunts and tricks. – Choose king or country in an epic battle for the English throne in Wars of the Roses Live – GET LOST in the UK’s first ever Horrible Histories Maze – Witness the Mighty Trebuchet fire a projectile over 150m AND much more!

26th May-3rd June at Warwick Castle

Call: 0871 265 2000/www.warwick-castle.com