Half term fun: What’s on across Cornwall
Get ready for an animation explosion this February half-term with Animate Helston! FREE Pop-Up cinemas, storyboarding, shadow puppets workshops, make Morph-inspired models; must book https://museumofcornishlife.co.uk/whats-on
Have a half-term hoot with Kids in Museums and Walker Books free national trail for families: The Twitchers Museum Adventure, bit.ly/TwitchersMuseumAdventure, celebrating Feather, the latest book in M. G. Leonard’s bestselling Twitchers Series. These exciting wildlife mysteries follow the adventures of a gang of birdwatching detectives and in Feather, Ava stumbles upon a crime on a school museum trip! Over 50 museums across the UK will be taking part from 10 to 25 Feb including The Castle Heritage Centre, Bude (all free, including entry), Penlee House Penzance, Wheal Martyn Clay Works St Austell and at The Royal Cornwall Museum Truro, take part in the Twitchers Museum Adventure Trail (10 to -25 Feb) AND explore a pop-up game centre as part of the Cornwall Festival of Tech. Kids go free and any accompanying adults can get in with an annual pass £7.50).
Raze the Roof, Penryn Don’t miss out on the future of high-tech family fun! Deep Sea Dash, the ultimate interactive family bonding play experience using high-tech wristbands and multi-coloured light pads: FREE trial – details in the magazine.
The Writer’s Block in Redruth have two amazing half term full day workshops – 15 Feb Drama Club for 9-11s with actor and director Connie Crosby and
16 Feb Story Adventurers: for 6-8s an interactive story-making session with Jo Lumber.
The Box, Plymouth (free admission and activities) 13, 14 and 15 Feb: fun free activities inspired by John Akomfrah’s stunning multi-screen film Arcadia. Drop-in 10.30am to 12.30pm & 1.30pm to 3.30pm. Have a go at marbling paper, make beautiful dream books, listen to incredible local storyteller Abimbola Alao. www.theboxplymouth.com
The Lost Gardens of Heligan, www.heligan.com 10 to 18 Feb: join the ‘Love Heligan’ Trail, make planet earth paper chains, love & hope dove decorations and Valentine cards, all free with entry (under 5s go free & the Heligan Local’s Pass is good value)
Bodmin and Wenford Railway,: Teddy Bears Picnic and Kids travel HALF PRICE with a teddy! Meet & greet the Station Master bear and have a Bear Hunt.
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