What’s on February Half Term 2022

Wondering what to do with the little (and bigger) ones this February half term?  We’ve pulled together a list of events and activities in Frome to help you keep them occupied and entertained.

IG Sports camps – Monday 21st – Friday 25th

Close up for footballer's feetI.G Sports Coaching are offering their usual varied mix of camps for this half term, including an archery, fencing and combat camp, arts & crafts, Fundays and football.

Camps run from 9am-3pm at Selwood Academy.

For ages 5-11.

Disney Workshop – Monday 21st, 10am-12pm

Disney Frozen imageTwo hours of Disney Magic for school aged children. Learn the songs and dances to all the best Disney songs including Frozen, Encanto and Moana. Children are invited to wear their best Disney-themed outfit.

Recommended for school age children.

Tap Time for 2! – Monday 21st February, 1pm-2pm

Children wearing tap shoesIf you have an old pair of tap shoes tucked away at the back of the wardrobe, now’s your chance to dig them out!  This workshop is for budding young tappers to enjoy time with their grown ups.

Perfect for children who aren’t ready to leave their parents at the door and for adults who want to dust off their tap shoes or try something new.

For children of reception age and up.

Felting Workshops – Monday 21st, Thursday 24th & Friday 25th

Half Term Felting workshops posterJoin local felting artist Bessie Bidder to learn the art of felting. Bessie’s running four workshops with different themes where you can create a felt picture, hand puppet, finger puppet or needle-felted finger puppet.

Children over 9 need to be joined by a parent or carer.

Club Origami – Tuesday 22nd, 11am & 2.30pm

Club OrigamiPresented by Little Big Dance, Club Origami is an interactive dance show for children and families.

Starting with a single square of paper the show invites audiences to imagine, explore and play…scrunching the paper, dance, movement, live music turn into a creative adventure.

Both shows will be followed by a short stay and play session.

Fun with Shakespeare – Wednesday 23rd February, 10am-2pm

Cartoon illustration of HamletStep into the world of Shakespeare! Use your imagination, understand the words, discover the characters and their stories, but most of all, have a go!

Enjoy a recital of sonnets and scenes at the end of the session.

For ages 8-13.

Frome Window Wanderland Workshop – Wednesday 23rd  & Saturday 26th

Window Wanderland workshopCreate your own window design to take home and display for Frome Window Wanderland (4th–7th March).

Join workshop leader Mel Day as she guides you through the creative process of making a window display using tissue and black paper.

Playing with Plays – Thursday 24th February, 10am-2pm

Children on stage at Tri Art theatre schoolA fun day using creative, fun drama techniques to learn the basic building blocks of creating and devising your own play.

Parents can join at the end of the session for a showing of the students’ work.

For ages 8-13.

The Big Frome Youth Event & Silent Disco – Thursday 24th 4.30pm – 9pm

Big Frome Youth Event 2022 posterYoung Somerset present an afternoon of activities and fun including the ‘I Can and I Am’ bus, who will be making pizzas and offering group and individual support for young people and an awesome Silent Disco!

For ages 11+ and their families.

Mark Thompson’s Spectacular Science Show – Saturday 26th, 2.30pm

Mark Thompson Spectacular science show posterDesigned for children and adults alike, Mark’s Spectacular Science Show explores the strange and magical properties of matter with exploding elephant’s toothpaste, vortex-generating dustbins and even howling jelly babies!

I Spy with my little eye – Sunday 27th, 2.30pm

I Spy posterBased on the picture book by Steven Lee (How the Koala Learnt To Hug) and brought to you by the creators of There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly, this interactive musical celebrates everything great about being a kid – and everything great about having one.

Recommended age 2+.

Discover more events on our What’s On pages or check out the Family Friendly section of our Things To Do pages to see explore places to visit with your family.