Fabulous Family Fun In February Half Term!
With half term just around the corner, it can be hard to come up with new and imaginative ways to keep the children entertained. In Eastbourne you’ll find family friendly accommodation and attractions. The February half term events schedule is bursting with inspiration; your little ones can explore the outdoors, marvel at the stars, meet their heroes and enjoy the magic of theatre.
Brainiac Live! @ Royal Hippodrome – Sat 11 Feb
Based on the multi-award winning TV show, the live science show will feature exploding dustbins, combusting microwaves and daredevil stunts! Your little scientists will be blown away by the weird and wacky experiments, from the safety of their seat.
Meet Chase and Marshall from PAW Patrol & Family Fun @ Spa Valley Railway – Sun 12 Feb
Just a short journey outside of Eastbourne, the Spa Valley Railway provides the opportunity to travel by heritage train to see the children’s favourites Chase and Marshall from PAW Patrol. Experience a traditional steam train and travel from Tunbridge Wells West through to Groombridge, with activities like face painting, arts & crafts, balloon modelling and more to enjoy.
Wild About Winter @ Seven Sisters Country Park – Tues 14 Feb
Children will have the chance to help local wildlife as they get crafty by making a bird feeder to take home. Whack on your wellies, and get the youngsters exploring the great outdoors for a wild winter adventure followed by a toasty hot chocolate to warm up with. (Suitable for children aged 5-11 years)
Fort Fun Amusement Park - Daily 10am-6pm
Fort Fun provides a multitude of indoor and outdoor amusement, exhilarating play areas, mini golf adventures, bouncy fun and so much more, all on the beautiful Eastbourne seafront. With a jaw-dropping 18 hole mini golf course complete with bridges, ramps, sharp corners, hidden holes and a cool wild west theme, the ONLY bouncy pillows in the whole of Eastbourne, a spectacular Splash Park featuring slides, stairs, bucket tippers, a paddling pool and interactive squirty water fun plus much more. Enter our February competition for your chance to win a family ticket!
Tiny Towner @ Towner Art Gallery – Tues 14 Feb
Tiny Towner early years sessions provides little ones with the chance to get creative through art play. This session will be exploring puppets, storytelling and character play. The sessions are held every Tuesday throughout the year, both holiday and term time, from 10.30am to 12.30pm.
Madagascar Live: A Musical Adventure @ Royal Hippodrome – Wed 15-Sat 18 Feb
The blockbuster Dreamworks film “Madagascar” takes to the stage in a musical adventure with Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and the hilarious, plotting penguins. Join them as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on a trip to Madagascar.
Stargazing @ Redoubt Fortress – Sat 18 Feb
The little ones will be amazed by the starry night sky with Eastbourne Astronomical Society. There will be telescopes to gaze through, hot chocolates to warm up with from The Outpost café and a free talk about which stars can be seen.
Meet Hello Kitty @ Drusillas Park – Tues 14 Feb
Meet Hello Kitty at her home at Drusillas Park, be amazed by her beautiful themed house and have a souvenir photo taken with the cutest girl herself. Meet and greet opportunities will operate at intervals throughout the day.
There are heaps of ways to keep yourself and the youngsters busy both in the school holidays and throughout the year. For more ideas and information on how to plan the perfect day out in Eastbourne, take a peek at our website www.visiteastbourne.com!