Need something to keep the little ones busy throughout half term? Check out the budget-friendly guide below and find something fun for you and all the family.

Light Night Silent Disco
When: Friday 10th February 5.30pm – 10pm
Where: Bolero Square (Outside National Ice Centre), NG1 1LY
What: Grab some coloured headphones and boogie into the night. There is a bar available too.
Price: FREE – suitable for all ages.

Nitwit & Grump’s Night Light Fiasco
When: Friday 10th February 6pm – 7pm
Where: Nottingham Central Library, NG1 6HP
What: Family performance full of stories and silliness.
Price: FREE – suitable for all ages

Science Cafe
When: Saturday 11th February 9am – 5pm
Where: Think! Cobden Chambers, NG1 2ED
What: Explore a world of taste, science and food.
Price: FREE – suitable for all ages

Board Games for Bored Kids
When: Saturday 11th February 2pm – 3pm
Where: Hucknall Library, NG15 7BS
What: Join in some classic board games, have fun and make friends.
Price: FREE – 6-11 year olds

Festival of Science and Curiosity
When: Monday 13th February 11am – 12:30pm
Where: Sherwood Library NG5 4AB
What: Find out about DNA, make your own DNA bracelet and create an optical illusion.
Price: FREE – suitable for all ages

Nest Box Making
When: Monday 13th February 1pm – 3pm
Where: King Edward Park, NG3 2AR
What: Create a nest box to put up in the park in celebration of National Nest Box Week!
Price: FREE – suitable for all ages

Choreography and Self-Expression
When: 13th – 16th February 2pm – 4pm
Where: New Art Exchange, NG7 6BE
What: A specialist choreographer will be in to reinterpret themes through the medium of dance.
Price: FREE – 11-16 year olds. Booking is essential.

Fun Dance
When: 13th – 16th February 2pm – 4pm
Where: New Art Exchange, NG7 6BE
What: A fun, movement-based exhibition inspired by what defines you.
Price: FREE – 7-10 year olds. Booking is essential.

Video Art with Urban Projections
When: Tuesday 14th February from 4pm
Where: West Bridgeford Library NG2 6AT
What: Drop-in and create multi-media animations and mix them to some live music
Price: FREE – 10-17 year olds.

Children’s Craft Club
When: Thursday 16th February 10.30am – 11.30am
Where: Eastwood Library, NG16 3GB
What: Make some scarecrows for part of the farmyard craft scheme
Price: FREE – suitable for all ages

Fat Thursday – On a Saturday
When: Saturday 18th February 2pm – 4pm
Where: New Art Exchange, NG7 6BE
What: Enjoy an afternoon of Polish arts and crafts, storytelling and delicious traditional Pączki, Polish doughnuts.
Price: FREE – suitable for all ages

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