Things to Do in Norfolk February Half Term 2024

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Half-term is a good opportunity for family time. During the school holidays in Norfolk, there are plenty of family-friendly things to do including some special events.

If you are looking to plan activities for the February half-term, we have the best events and things to do during the February half-term in Norfolk.

*Details for some of the February 2024 half-term events have not been announced. Events with TBC – meaning to be confirmed – next to them means they happened last year but have not been confirmed for this year. I will update the post as the information becomes available.

What are the dates for February half-term in 2024?

In 2024, half term is Monday, 19 February 2024 – Friday, 23 February 2024. You also have the weekend before and after.

Special February Half-Term Events in Norfolk for Families

Many local attractions host special events that are designed for kids during half-term, so take advantage of it. Quite a few are budget-friendly too.

Remember there can always be last minute changes, so it’s always a good idea to double-check the details with the organization hosting the event.

Lambing Season at Church Farm Stow Bardolph

When: 15 February – 6 May

Along with all the normal animal activities at Church Farm, there are a few special things to do and see during lambing season. You can see newborns in the sheep maternity ward and feed the lambs (who cannot be fed by their mummy and need our help to survive).

There will also be lots of other baby animals being born during this time too, including piglets, baby guinea pigs, baby rabbits and goat kids!

These lambing season activities are included with your regular ticket.

Get the details here.

Spixworth Panto

When: 17 – 24 February

Pantos aren’t just for Christmas! This year, the Spixworth Amateur Players are putting on Once Upon a Time at the Spixworth Village Hall for the February half – term.

Get details and purchase tickets here.

Norwich Science Festival

When: 17 – 24 February

One of Norwich’s biggest festivals because it is fun for all ages and knowledge levels. This is a celebration of science with exhibitions, shows and hands-on activities.

Learn more here.

Teddy Bear Express

When: 17 – 25 February

Join the Bure Valley mascot bear for some fun during half-term week! Children can take part in a themed activity during their 45-minute (each-way) journey on Norfolk’s longest narrow gauge steam railway and the Whilstlestop Café will be decorated.

To make this truly a children’s event, kids are free when accompanied by a full fare-paying adult (maximum 2 children 0-15 per adult). Pre-booking is advisable but not required.

Get more information here.

PS. Don’t forget to bring your Teddy!

Buy One Get One Free at BeWILDerwood

When: 17 – 25 February

The Woods reopen for another wild season with a special offer for February half term. You get one free ticket for each one you purchase (*cheapest ticket is on the house). It’s best to book in advance as the offer will be automatically applied at checkout. The offer is good for ticket purchases at Bewilderwood too, subject to availability.

You can enjoy the Sky Maze, Broken Bridge, Slippery Slopes, Den Building along with a bonfire, storytelling, crafts and more. Every day of half term there will be a range of activities!

Get more details here.

Once Upon a Time at Holkham Estate

When: 18 – 24 February

There will be a range of events and activities to help you make your own Holkham stories this half term with craft activities, wildlife spotting, a welly hunt and their fun woodland play area.

Get more details here.

Lambing Live at Wroxham Barns

When: 17 – 25 February

You will meet the pregnant sheep inside Wroxham Barns maternity barn, where you have a strong chance of seeing a live birth! There will be a expert on hand to explain Lambing and introduce you to the cute lambs too.

Admission includes unlimited pay at the Fun Park and access to the Junior Farm where you will meet chickens, donkeys, pigs, ponies, turkeys, ducks, alpacas, goats and more. Plus unlimited play at the Fun Park

Tickets are £14 per person for anyone 2 years and older. They offer a rainy day guarantee, so if it rains for an hour consecutively on your visit you get free tickets for a return visit.

Get more information here.

February Half Term at Roarr Dinosaur Adventure

When: 17 – 25 February

Explore the Park during half term and partake in a variety of dinosaur-themed crafts. Experience your favourite attractions, including Dinomite Indoor Play, Secret Animal Garden, Dippy’s Raceway, and much more!

Get details here.

Kidz Pop Party

When: 21 – 24 February

The party has moved to the Maddermarket Theatre in Norwich for 2024 with an all new show featuring your favourite pop hits, dance tunes, and childhood classics. There will be something for kids of all ages to enjoy – along with a few appearances from their favourite characters, a live band, and dancers too.

It’s brought to you by the same team that does the Halloween Show ‘The Monster Club.’

Get more information here.

Half-Term Activities at Norwich Theatre

When: 17- 20, 22 – 25 February

Enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities at Norwich Theatre during February half term. Dive into Tudor Britain with craft activities and immersive experiences, inspired by the musical SIX. Participate in dance and drama workshops, crown making, and science shows.

Don’t miss weekend performances of “Danny & Mick: Temple of Delusion” and “Luna Loves Library Day.” Plus, enjoy free cookies for kids in the café all week.

Find more information here.

Pirate-Themed River Trips

When: 19 – 23 February

Pirates have nicked the Cordon Rouge and have been seen flying the Jolly Roger on the Norfolk Broads. They are after the lost treasure and need a crew to help them find it. Will you help them and get a share or be forced to walk the plank.

The family-friendly pirate themed Broads river tour aboard the Cordon Rouge features pirate themed decoration, children’s activity packs, fancy dress and commentary from our Pirate ship Captain “Flint”. The boat ride lasts for 1.5 hours runs twice a day.

Tickets are £13.50 per person under 5s are £1.50. Get more information here.

Family-Friendly Half Term Activities at Waterloo Park

When: 17, 18, 19, 21, 22 February

There will be a week of fun activities for families (including crafts, spiritual wellness, Evie’s owls, and more) during the February half-term week at Waterloo Park in Norwich. It’s all free they just ask that you purchase something in the café during your visit.

Get the details here.

King’s Lynn Fairground Mart

When: 14 – 24 February

The Tuesday Market Place in King’s Lynn, one of the country’s grandest squares, transforms into a funfair. The Mart is a tribute to the remarkable work of Frederick Savage, who worked with the Showmen’s Guild to develop new fairground rides.

Get more details here.

Free Entry at Cromer Museum

When: 22 – 24 February

The Cromer Museum is offering free entry, no need to book! It’s a chance to explore Norfolk’s geological and cultural history. Visitors can marvel at Norfolk’s fossil collection, get a glimpse into the area’s maritime legacy, and experience life in late 19th-century Cromer.

Get more information here.

Family Bingo Star For Half Term

When: 21 February

Wells Maltings is hosting a family-friendly free Bingo night that practically guarantees a fun time.

Get details here.

Half-term Steam Trains at North Norfolk Railway

When: 17 – 25 February

Experience two special trains during February half-term: locomotive No. 4277, built in 1920 for the Great Western Railway, and M56182, a recently restored Railcar. Both offer steam services on the 11-mile journey between Sheringham and Holt. Book in advance for discounted fares. Enjoy unlimited travel with Day Rover tickets, featuring activities for children.

Get more details here.

Exciting Science at Cromer Pier

When: 20 February

Get ready for a thrilling and educational show, Exciting Science, which is debuting this half term at Cromer Pier. Prepare to be amazed as they perform fun and informative experiments, including recreating volcanic eruptions and transforming vacuum cleaners into missile launchers.

Get more details here.

Half-term at Highway Garden Centre

When: 19 & 22 February

Kids can explore their creativity at Highway Garden Centre in Loddon with our affordable and enjoyable cupcake decorating and plant pot decorating classes!

Get more details here.

Things to Do During the February Half Term in Norfolk

If the special events didn’t catch your eye, don’t worry we have more ideas. Check out these blog posts for some suggestions to keep the kids entertained.

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Free Things to do in Norfolk

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