February Half-Term Activities

Are you looking for affordable activities to enjoy with your family this half-term? We’ve got all the information you need for Stocksbridge, Mansfield and Derbyshire! 

Stocksbridge – South Yorkshire 

Ultimate Activity Camp – Tuesday 13th | Thursday 15th 

Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre

Price: £20 per day 

Perfect for children aged five and above, the camps include games, crafts and a swim session with lunch also provided. Secure a place for your child today by emailing UACbookings@onthemove.org.uk

Creative Writing Workshop With Author Nik Perring | Wednesday 14th 

Stocksbridge Library

Price: FREE

Award-winning author and screenwriter Nik Perring will be hosting a free writing workshop on the theme of Belonging, perfect for children aged 7 and over. Nik will help your children come up with brilliant ideas and turn them into stories and poems.

Places for this event are limited so remember to reserve a space by contacting the library on stocksbridge.library@sheffield.gov.uk or 0114 273 4205. 

Mansfield – Nottinghamshire

Mansfield Light Night | Saturday 10th – Tuesday 13th 

Car Bank Park 

Price: FREE 

Taking place from 4pm to 8pm daily, the park will be transformed into four beautiful main areas plus a mini food court with a huge variety of treats to keep you warm from burgers to waffles and hot drinks. 

The four main event areas will be The Radiant Bandstand with 360 screens showing artistic performances, Tranquil Tree Canopy with illuminated pathways and fairy lights perfect for a moment to unwind, Enchanted Forest glowing with over 250 candles and dazzling mirrorballs and Carnival Party where you will find a colourful multi-sensory area and energetic music.  

Find out more about this fantastic event here: https://www.mansfield.gov.uk/MansfieldLightNight 

Holiday Club | Monday 12th – Friday 16th 

National Ice Centre 

Price: £35 

From 8:30am to 5pm each day children aged between 7 and 13 can take part in fun activities and ice skating every day. The activities are designed to boost confidence, plus enhance coordination and agility skills ready to transfer to the ice for basic ice skating lessons. 

This activity is limited to 30 spaces each day and includes lunch and snacks. Book a space by visiting the National Ice Centre here.  

Chesterfield – North Derbyshire

Half Term History Makers | Saturday 17th – Sunday 25th 

Bolsover Castle 

Price: From £8.50 

Journey back in time this half term to the 17th Century and explore Britain during the Civil War. Characters from the past will be joining visitors to entertain you with stories from the stealing of the crown jewels to England’s smallest man. 

Entry to the event is included in the standard admission ticket price for Bolsover Castle. You can pre-book your tickets for the castle and view all of the information about this event here

Megaslam Wrestling Live Tour | Saturday 17th

SMH Group Stadium 

Price: From £5

Celebrating 15 years of Megaslam, this year’s tour will feature all of your favourite stars in what is a fantastic action-packed two-hour show. There is no doubt the entire family will be on the edge of their seats during every match! 

Find out more about the event and view the trailer at Destination Chesterfield’s website here

Matlock – Derbyshire 

Half Term Fun | Saturday 10th – Sunday 25th 

Matlock Farm Park 

Price: From £11.50 

This half term at Matlock Farm Park there are lots of interactive activities taking place, perfect for all the family to take part in! Head down to the farm to have fun meeting the chicks,  place a free bet on the sheep and ferret racing, or grab a lead and walk an alpaca. 

Visit the Matlock Farm Park website to see the full activity schedule and for more details on admission prices. 

Lunar New Year | Saturday 10th 

Heights of Abraham 

Price: From £17.50 

Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Heights of Abraham and see a spectacular Chinese Dancing Lion performance at the summit. Vibrant lanterns will also decorate Rutland Cavern and Garden Pergola. Cable car riders will also be offered a fortune cookie that holds a secret message of good luck and prosperity for the next year. 
You can book tickets for the cable car here.