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Sports

Street Series SW Round 2

27th-27th January 2019

Venue: The Lodge Indoor Skatepark, Wharf Rd, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 2DA

Website: www.southwestyouthgames.org.uk

Brought to you by the South West Youth Games, the region’s first series for street sports, including scootering, skateboarding and BMX freestyle. All abilities. Team and individual events for 5-15...

Indoor activities

Return to the Forbidden Planet

5th-9th February 2019

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: QE Drama Hall

Address: Western Road, Crediton, EX17 3LU

Shakespeare's forgotten rock and roll masterpiece. See this fantastic performance from Queen Elizabeth's School Theatre Productions. For details and tickets call 01363 778365

Indoor activities

Kids’ Saturday Cookery Club

9th-9th February 2019

Venue: Occombe Farm Cookery School

Address: Paignton, TQ3 1RN

Website: www.countryside-trust.org.uk

Celebrate the new season with a fresh spring veg recipe and an Easter bake! Cook up a storm in the kitchen this winter. Booking essential. For 8-13 years. To book call 01803 520022

Outdoor Events

Dormouse Box Making

14th-14th February 2019

Time: 10am to 4pm

Venue: The Donkey Sanctuary

Address: Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, EX10 0NU

Website: www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk/visit-us

This February half term discover which donkeys are best buddies and see if you can spot them playing together on a fun friendship trail for all the family. £3 per trail sheet including a prize on completion.

Indoor activities

Ancient Egyptian Activities

16th-16th February 2019

Venue: Royal Albert Memorial Museum

Address: Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3RX

Website: www.rammuseum.org.uk/

Experience Ancient Egypt and help with the mummification of Shep en-Mut. Have a go at the addictive game of Senet. Join the Scribe School and learn how to write hieroglyphs.

Indoor activities

February Fossil Festival

16th-24th February 2019

Time: From 11am

Venue: Dinosaur World

Address: Victoria Parade, Torquay, TQ1 2BB

Website: www.torquaysdinosaurworld.co.uk

Brave explorers can discover fossils and get up close and personal with dinosaurs. Win a 160-million-year-old fossil in the special Fossil Festival Quiz. Plus visit the Fossil Workshop and build a replica...

Outdoor events

February Fun at World of Country Life

16th-24th February 2019

Venue: World of Country Life

Address: Sandy Bay, Littleham, Exmouth, EX8 5BY

Website: www.worldofcountrylife.co.uk

The park will re-open its doors for the entire half term week. Meet the really cute baby lambs, try to spot the ‘joey’ wallabies peeping from their mothers’ pouches and have some fun on the new Red...

Outdoor events

February Half Term Flower Trail

16th-24th February 2019

Time: 11am to 4pm

Venue: Killerton

Address: Broadclyst, Exeter, EX5 3LE

As winter reaches its end, the flowers begin to bloom. Go to Killerton to see how many flowers you can spot. For more details call 01392 881345

Outdoor events

February Half Term Fun

16th-24th February 2019

Time: 11am to 4pm

Venue: Castle Drogo

Address: Drewsteignton, near Exeter, EX6 6PB

Join in the fun at Drogo this half term by following the nature trail around the garden and grounds. Cost: £1 per trail plus normal admission applies. For details call 01647 433306

Outdoor events

Golden Carrot Hunt

16th February-5th April 2019

Time: 9am to 4pm

Venue: The Donkey Sanctuary

Address: Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, EX10 0NU

Website: www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk/events

Celebrating 50 years, follow the clues around the sanctuary to uncover the hidden treasure and claim your gold reward - just £3 per treasure hunt including prize and certificate on completion. Free entry...

Indoor activities

Half Term Coin Mystery

16th-24th February 2019

Venue: Bygones

Address: Fore Street, St Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 4PR

Website: https://bygones.co.uk

Go on the February Half Term Victorian Coin Hunt. Spot all the coins hidden in the shops and rooms to claim your chocolate coin treat at reception.

Outdoor events

Half Term Fun at Pecorama

16th-24th February 2019

Venue: Pecorama

Address: Underleys, Beer, Seaton, EX12 3NA

Website: www.pecorama.co.uk

Fun and games are lined up at Pecorama whatever the weather! The superb indoor play area is suitable for young ones up to 12 years of age. Open daily over the February half term.

Outdoor events

Half Term Havoc

16th-24th February 2019

Time: 10am to 3pm

Venue: Knighthayes

Address: Tiverton, EX16 7RQ

Get the kids out and about in the great outdoors this half term and complete one of the garden trails. Call 01884 254665

Arts & Crafts

Paper Caper Science

16th-16th February 2019

Time: 1pm to 3pm

Venue: Barnstaple Library

Address: Barnstaple, EX31 1EL

Website: https://sciencedipity.co.uk/saturday-science-club/

Experience science like never before - all hands-on stuff and loads of fun! This North Devon science workshop is a drop-in, drop-off session. Cost: £15 per child, include activities, take homes and refreshments.

Indoor activities

Sensory Explorer Trail

16th-24th February 2019

Venue: Finch Foundry

Address: Near Okehampton, EX20 2NW

Pick up an explorer sheet and tick off textures, sounds, sights, smells and tastes to collect a sticker at Finch Foundry and Lydford Gorge sites and win your sensory explorer badge. For details call 01837...

Indoor activities

Stone Age School – Chef at Kents Cavern

16th-16th February 2019

Venue: Kents Cavern

Address: Ilsham Road, Torquay, TQ1 2JF

Website: www.kents-cavern.co.uk

Children can become mini-chefs and make a delicious Stone Age meal. Take a vegetable of your choice and make a Stone Age soup. Booking essential. Book online.

Outdoor Events

VIP February Half Term at Pennywell

16th-24th February 2019

Venue: Pennywell Farm

Address: Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0LT

Website: www.pennywellfarm.co.uk

Enjoy up to nine days for the price of one at Pennywell this February half term. Pay once and receive a VIP ticket to visit anytime from 16 to 24 February. Call 01364 642023

Indoor activities

Winter Fun at Woodlands

16th-24th February 2019

Venue: Woodlands Family Theme Park

Address: Near Dartmouth, TQ9 7DQ

Website: www.woodlandspark.com

Take the whole family for an action packed day of Winter Fun at Woodlands Family Theme Park. Park entry is just £7.50 per person.

Indoor activities

Chinese New Year Trail

17th February-16th March 2019

Venue: Royal Albert Memorial Museum

Address: Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3RX

Website: www.rammuseum.org.uk/

Celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Dog on a special trail to find Chinese and Chinese-inspired objects on display, from a dazzling hairpin made of kingfisher feathers to an Irish silver tea set. Collect...

Indoor activities

Creepy Crawly Crafting

17th-17th February 2019

Time: 11am to 3pm

Venue: Cockington Visitor Centre

Address: Torbay, TQ3 1RN

Website: www.countryside-trust.org.uk

Drop into the visitor centre at Cockington for creepy crawly crafts. Help make a bug hotel for Cockington's invertebrate residents and create a minibeast ID guide. For details call 01803 520022

Indoor activities

Brickfilm: Lego Animation

18th-18th February 2019

Venue: Exeter Phoenix

Address: Gandy Street, Exeter, EX4 3LS

Website: www.exeterphoenix.org.uk

A two-day hands-on workshop. Use stop motion animation techniques to design, plan and shoot a short film using your favourite Lego from home. For ages 8 - 13 years.

Indoor activities

Family Feb Fest

18th-22nd February 2019

Time: 10am to 5pm

Venue: Crealy Adventure Park

Address: Sidmouth Road, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, EX5 1DR

Website: www.crealy.co.uk

Family Feb Fest includes all the family favourites live on stage every day. There will be performances from The Sooty Show, Little Chix – a lively and bright new tribute act and Krazy Kev and Dinky Dino...

Indoor activities

Food for Nature

18th-18th February 2019

Venue: Seaton Jurassic

Address: The Underfleet, Seaton, EX12 2WD

Website: www.seatonjurassic.org

Make seed balls to take home to plant, ready for spring. Cost: £3 per child.

Outdoor events

Fun With Fire

18th February-23rd March 2019

Time: 12pm to 2pm

Venue: Lydford Gorge

Address: Near Tavistock, EX20 4BH

Also, 23 March. Learn how to light a fire without matches, and then mix up some tasty dough to cook on a stick over the campfire. Pre-booking is advisable. For details ring 01822 820320

Outdoor Events

Outdoor Adventures

18th-22nd February 2019

Venue: Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre

Address: Exeter, EX2 8DP

Website: www.haven-banks.co.uk

Enjoy a week of outdoor activities on and off the water around Exeter Quayside. For children aged 8 years+. For details and bookings call 01392 400150

Indoor activities

The Enchanted Occombe Mystery

18th-22nd February 2019

Venue: Occombe Farm

Address: Paignton, TQ3 1RN

Website: www.countryside-trust.org.uk

Help the fairies and elves to solve the puzzle of the Enchanted Woodland at Occombe Farm this February half term. Cost: £2.50 per scavenger trail sheet. For details call 01803 520022

Indoor activities

Cardboard Carnival: Puppetry Workshop

19th-19th February 2019

Venue: Exeter Phoenix

Address: Gandy Street, Exeter, EX4 3LS

Website: www.exeterphoenix.org.uk

This 90 minute workshop will inspire children to make animal puppets out of everyday paper and recycled materials. For ages 7 years+.

Outdoor Events

Nest Box Building

19th-19th February 2019

Time: 10am to 11.30am

Venue: Reed Base at Seaton Wetlands

Address: Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

Website: www.eastdevon.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-events

Join the Wild East Devon rangers and make a bird nest box to attract nesting birds to your garden this spring. Booking is essential as places are limited.

Outdoor Events

Bird Watching for Children

20th-20th February 2019

Time: 10am to 11am

Venue: Tower Hide at Seaton Wetlands

Address: Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

Website: www.eastdevon.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-events

Learn about the different species of birds found at Seaton Wetlands with an experienced volunteer guide. Complete the bird spotting sheets using binoculars.

Outdoor events

Birds For Beginners

20th-20th February 2019

Time: 10.15am to 12.15pm

Venue: Cricklepit Mill

Address: Cricklepit Mill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 4AB

A friendly introductory gander around the quay, new Exe flood scheme and Belle Isle Park. Look, listen and learn about birds – an ideal walk for beginners. For details and bookings email: exeterlg@devonwildlifetrust.org

Indoor activities

Printmaking and Animation Workshop

20th-20th February 2019

Venue: Royal Albert Memorial Museum

Address: Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3RX

Website: www.rammuseum.org.uk/

Create a series of prints to turn into a fun digital animation. Develop ideas through some simple drawing/mark-making and convert them into a relief plate using card and foam. Suitable for 8-12 year-olds.

Outdoor events

School Holiday Family Activity Day

20th-20th February 2019

Time: 10am to 3pm

Venue: Burrator Discovery Centre

Address: Tavistock, PL20 6PE

Website: www.swlakestrust.org.uk

Includes a themed nature trail, woodwork, environmental art and outdoor cooking in and around the Burrator Discovery Centre. Drop in, no booking needed. Cost: £3 per child; £2 per adult.

Indoor activities

UrbanFlow: Street Dance Workshop

20th-20th February 2019

Venue: Royal Albert Memorial Museum

Address: Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3RX

Website: www.rammuseum.org.uk/

Street Dance is a term used to cover many styles. Drop in to a workshop with UrbanFlow. Try your hand at breaking foundations, locking, popping, waving, shuffling and fortnite. For ages 5 years+. A drop-in...

Indoor activities

Double Take

21st-22nd February 2019

Venue: Royal Albert Memorial Museum

Address: Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3RX

Website: www.rammuseum.org.uk/

Ever seen a leopard-print racing car? Or a camouflage teapot? You might do this February half term at RAMM. Taking inspiration from the Criminal Ornamentation exhibition, this family activity will invite...

Outdoor events

Feathering The Nest

21st-21st February 2019

Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm

Venue: Mincinglake Valley Park

Address: Stoke Hill, Exeter, EX4 7DT

Website: www.devonwildlifetrust.org/events

Create a nesting material dispenser to take home for National Nestbox Week. A family event - all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Outdoor events

Woodland Survival Skills

21st-21st February 2019

Time: 10am to 2pm

Venue: Woodland Centre

Address: East Dartmoor NNR, Yarner Wood, TQ13 9LJ

Complete a series of woodland challenges in small groups. A great family day out for anyone who wants to play in the woods, whatever their age! Cost: £2 per person. Booking required. For further information...

Indoor activities

Yummy or Crummy Bake Off

21st-21st February 2019

Venue: Seaton Jurassic

Address: The Underfleet, Seaton, EX12 2WD

Website: www.seatonjurassic.org

Make (or just eat!) food from the past and possibly for the future – are you brave enough to decide which ones are yummy or crummy? Cost: £3 per child.

Arts & Crafts

Lost Weekend Festival

22nd-24th February 2019

Venue: Various Venues

Address: Exeter, EX4 3LS

A three-day festival showcasing the best in digital creativity, art, ideas and cutting edge music. Featuring a combination of interactive media and playable art. For details call 01392 265205.

Indoor activities

Exeter 2025: Minecraft Challenge Day

24th-24th February 2019

Venue: Royal Albert Memorial Museum

Address: Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3RX

Website: www.rammuseum.org.uk/

Engage in a carousel of activities, from experiencing a virtual reality walk around Exeter in the year 2025, to undertaking a Minecraft challenge workshop. The Exeter 2025 Minecraft Challenge Day will...

Outdoor events

Family Wildlife Watch

24th-24th February 2019

Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm

Venue: Burrator Discovery Centre

Address: Tavistock, PL20 6PE

Website: www.swlakestrust.org.uk

Take part in a range of wildlife and heritage themed activities followed by hot chocolate and biscuits. Cost: £3 per child; £2 per adult.

Arts & Crafts

Creative Session for Under 5's

27th-27th February 2019

Time: 1.30pm to 3pm

Venue: Thelma Hulbert Gallery

Address: Dowell Street, Honiton, EX14 1LX

Explore the latest exhibition and take part in a fun art session. This session is play-based and sensory. For details call 01404 45006

Sports

Street Series SW Round 4

28th-28th February 2019

Venue: Prime Skatepark

Address: 21-23 Commercial Rd, Plymouth, PL4 0LE

Website: www.southwestyouthgames.org.uk

Brought to you by the South West Youth Games, the region’s first series for street sports, including scootering, skateboarding and BMX freestyle. All abilities. School teams only, key stage 2 and 3....

Outdoor Events

Lentsherd

5th-5th March 2019

Venue: Clovelly Village

Address: Near Bideford, EX39 5TA

Website: www.clovelly.co.uk

Lentsherd is an old Clovelly Shrove Tuesday custom, when bad spirits are driven into the sea before Lent. At dusk children set off dragging clattering tin cans. Children taking part will receive a free...

Outdoor Events

What's That Bird?

9th-9th March 2019

Time: 11am to 1pm

Venue: Seaton Wetlands

Address: Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

Improve your bird identification skills and get the most out of Seaton Wetlands. Telescopes and binoculars are available for use in the hide free of charge during the session. For details call 01395 517557

Indoor activities

Stone Age School – Musician

16th-16th March 2019

Venue: Kents Cavern

Address: Ilsham Road, Torquay, TQ1 2JF

Website: www.kents-cavern.co.uk

Make a Stone Age instrument in this special session. Join the ‘Rock’ band with percussion instruments made from natural resources and head into the caves to experiment with them. Booking essential....

Arts & Crafts

Wake-Up Science

16th-16th March 2019

Time: 1pm to 3pm

Venue: Barnstaple Library

Address: Barnstaple, EX31 1EL

Website: https://sciencedipity.co.uk/saturday-science-club/

Experience science like never before - all hands-on stuff and loads of fun! This session is perfect for primary school aged children. Cost: £15 per child, include activities, items to take home and refreshments.

Outdoor events

Spring Beach Clean

23rd-23rd March 2019

Time: 12pm to 1pm

Venue: South Milton Sands

Address: Thurlestone, near Kingsbridge, TQ7 3JY

Ensure South Milton Sands Beach stays in ship-shape for visitors every year and protect the marine wildlife that live along the shores. Rangers will be on hand with litter pickers and bags to start the...

Indoor activities

Reptile Ramble

27th-27th March 2019

Time: 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Venue: Paignton Zoo

Address: Paignton, TQ4 7EU

Website: www.paigntonzoo.org.uk

Experience a guided tour of the Reptile Tropics and Crocodile Swamp exhibits, watch the crocodiles jump out of the water to receive their food and see the beautiful Komodo dragon. Booking is essential....

Outdoor Events

Mother’s Day Treats

30th-31st March 2019

Time: 10am to 4pm

Venue: Seaton Wetlands

Address: Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

Visit Seaton Wetlands during Mother’s day weekend and enjoy a delicious cream tea from the Discovery Hut. Suggested donation £3 per cream tea (cash only), no booking required. Call 01395 517557

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