MON 12 - SUN 18 FEB 2018
February Fun & Frolics: Half Term, Kent Life, Sat 10 – Sun 18 Feb
While a host of entertaining shows will take place in the Big Top – all of which are included in the admission price – there may also be the chance to see sheep lambing and meet the newborns. Elsewhere, meet Kent Life’s other animals in its real working farm, and take part in a series of activities and trails on site.
Family Monday: Wild art, Knole Park, Mon 12 Feb
Visit Knole on this Family Monday during the February half-term for a range of arts and crafts activities. Make your own bookmark or clay leaf dish inspired by Knole Park (suitable for ages 5-11 years). All children must be accompanied by an adult. Due to weather conditions, this Family Monday will take place in Education Room 2 as a pre-bookable event.
Living With Nature, Hever Castle, Sat 10 – Sun 18 Feb
Find out how to create habitats and encourage wildlife into your garden in this RSPB workshop. Join RSPB volunteers on a stroll around the grounds to learn about natural and manmade habitats or take a self-guided ‘Wildlife Detective’ walk to investigate animal footprints and tracks. In the Castle, learn about nature throughout history from how fur was used to keep warm to which birds belong to the Queen.
The Fairytale Castle, Dover Castle, Mon 12 – Fri 16 Feb
Step into the castle’s real fairytales with storytelling brought to life in spellbinding adventures. Journey into our realm where fairytales and England’s rich history collide and explore the tales of the castle.
Anton & Erin: Broadway To Hollywood, Marlowe Theatre, Thu 15 & Fri 16 Feb
Join the nation’s favourite ballroom couple when they return with an exciting new show for 2018, as they celebrate the golden age of Hollywood. With dazzling new choreography, sparkling costumes and a sensational show band (Cry Me A River, New York New York, A Couple Of Swells… you get the idea).
The Superhero Drawing Workshop, The Drive Methodist Church Hall, Fri 16 Feb
My son was once given this book – a guide to drawing super heroes – and he loved it. This is an awesome chance for your mudlets to learn to draw their own superheroes and villains with Jason Ford, author and illustrator of The Superhero Comic Handbook and The Superhero Comic Kit, at 11am at this fun relaxed workshop. Tickets £7.50, redeemable when you buy any of Jason Ford’s superhero books. If I wasn’t on a family outing to Faversham on that day, I’d be signing my guys up, like quicker than you can say Kapow!
Weaving Workshop, Huguenot Museum, Fri 16 – Sat 17 Feb
Two Day Weaving Workshop with Margo Selby. Margo’s hands-on weaving workshops are always eagerly anticipated. The workshop is nearly sold out, but they can squeeze in a few more people who can bring their own looms. Please contact the Museum directly on 01634 789347 to discuss your booking.
Enchanted Garden Trails, Penshurst Place, Sat 10 Feb – Sun 18 Feb
Travel around the 11 acres of formal gardens and discover the enchanted forest dwellers who have descended from the parkland to visit the grounds. Each character will harbour a clue that will help you unveil their hidden message on your trail sheet