Whoop Whoop , it's officially half term HOORAH. If (like me) you have not yet planned anything DO NOT PANIC! I'm here, we can do this, here are our top picks for the week.....
Sports Activities (prices Vary )
The Council are running a great sports programme this February for prices and more details click here. Kids just need suitable clothin a packed lunch and enthusiasm.
A Day In Shields (free excluding food and shopping)
South Tyneside has an amazing range of activities on offer and places to visit. You can spend the day wandering along the beautiful coast of South Shields, stopping to rock pool at Camel island or behind Trow Rocks then head through one of the beautiful Marine Parks to play in the park or wonder at the landscapes.
Then wander down Ocean Road for some world famous fish and chips before heading into town to pick up a bargain or browse the market.
The Rabbits Tail at The Customs House (£7.50)
From the team that brought you the SELL OUT shows, Santa's Naughty Elf, and Wendy the Witch, comes The Rabbits Tail
Peter Plank tries really hard to get his work done but everything seems to go wrong. When he discovers Mr Rabbit has a magic tail he thinks he has the perfect plan to make him the hero of the village - the only problem is the evil Goblin King has kidnapped Mr Rabbit. Can Peter save the day, stop the Goblin King in his tracks and make all his dreams come true?
Spineless at South Shields Museum (free but donations welcome)
Alongside the great permanent exhibitions at the museum, I'm very excited that South Shields museum is currently hosting Spineless, you can read about our preview of the exhibition launch here. Its a great addition to a lovely museum and well worth the visit
Life Science Centre February Half Term 2016 (normal admission pricing applies)
We always enjoy a trip to Life and the kids loved seeing all the Robots at the new exhibition During half term from 13-21 February, Life will be celebrating everything sci-fi with some special guests across the week featuring Jedi, rebel soldiers, robotics experts and everyone’s favourite bad guys the Daleks!
- Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 February: Meet Rebel Legion, renowned Star Wars costume specialists.
- Monday 15 February: Meet the Experts from York Robotics Lab who’ll be bringing humanoid robots as well as their swarm bots (we’ve heard of swarming bees but swarming robots……)
- Tuesday 16 February: Think Physics: Robot orchestra drop in activity
- Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 February: From the team that brings you Robo Challenge, enter the Robo Arena
- Thursday 18 & Friday 19 February: Northern Charity Daleks: let the invasion commence!
And dont forget you still have time to skate .....
Polar Explorer At The Great North Museum (Free, Donations Welcome)
Alomg side all the usual exhibits of Sunderland history local art and culture, you can take part in Dino Creations on 19/02/16 and build your own T-rex. Dont forget to follow the dino trail to get your sticker too.