10 February half term events in Leeds to keep the kids entertained
Schools close on Friday, February 14 and reopen on Monday, February 24. Here are 10 of the best things-to-do to keep the boredom at bay, from a huge Peppa Pig concert to arts and crafts at Leeds' museums.
A spaced-themed Escape Room has launched at the Royal Armouries, in partnership with The Great Escape Game. Explore the collections in a thrilling game, before ending with a boss-style battle. Fun for kids and adults alike
Ice Cube is back transforming Leeds Millennium Square into an ice skating rink with family fun rides. It's open now until Sunday 23. Public skating sessions last 45 minutes and children can book one-to-one training sessions.
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On Sunday 16, City Varieties will show The Greatest Showman - but not any old screening. A live host will encourage a sing-a-long, showing children special dance moves and getting the crowd up on their feet.
The entertainment centre on Bagley Lane will host two exciting events over half-term - 'The Pokemon Master' and 'James and the Terrible Twits'. There's a cafe for adults to sit and relax while the kids enjoy the interactive shows.
Peppa Pig - My First Concert - will come to Leeds Town Hall on Tuesday 18. The show will introduce classical music in an interactive way, using Peppa, George and Mummy and Daddy pig. One not to miss.
Family activities at the Victorian museum include Alice in Wonderland crafts, Roald Dahl silly science, Treasure Island crafts and murder mystery and Jungle Book crafts. Just turn up.
Explore a huge collection of insects and creepy crawlies with critter themed crafts and a tour of the centre's store, containing over 1 million objects! It's a free event launching on Wednesday 19, but you need to book in advance
Design, decorate and take home your very own treasure or trinket box fit for a mansion, or follow the trail through the house and discover other weird and wonderful treasures. Home Farm is also open daily.
Make your own textured slime at Hobby Craft, located at Crown Point, choosing from a range of colours and textures. Workshops will run on Monday 17, Tuesday 18, Thursday 20, Friday 21 and Sunday 23. Book on the Hobby Craft website
The much-awaited Planet Ice rink has opened to the public and children can skate to their hearts content over February Half Term. As well as public skating, children can take individual lessons or even start a six-week course.