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February Half Term Activities in Oxfordshire 2024

Saturday, February 10, 2024 - Sunday, February 18, 2024

February Half Term can be one of the trickiest of the school holidays to find activities to keep your kids happy.  The excitement of Christmas has gone and the weather tends to be damp and cold.  Fear not, I have found lots of  February Half Term activities to fill everyday and check out the what’s on in Berkshire guide and Feb half term activities in Buckinghamshire for more ideas.

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Multi award-nominated Immersion Theatre – the team behind last year’s smash hit panto Jack and the Beanstalk – bring their trademark energy to their biggest, funniest, and most spectacular family musical to date: Alice in Wonderland at Kenton Theatre, Henley-0n-Thames

Follow Alice and the White Rabbit as they set off on a colourful, topsy-turvy adventure and meet a host of outlandish characters including Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee, the Queen of Hearts, the Cheshire cat and of course, the Mad-as a bat-Hatter!

Children and adults alike are invited to join in the hilarity of seeing this classic story brought vividly to life in a show packed with comedy, music, audience interaction, and fun for the whole family! You’d be MAD to miss it!

  • Saturday 17 Feb at 1pm and 5pm.
  • Tickets from £15.50

Fancy something a little different? Mozart, via the blues, tango and rock’n’roll – First Piano on the Moon comes to Kenton Theatre a little earlier in half term on 13th Feb.

What’s On February Half Term in Oxfordshire

Indoor Events

Escape the cold and wet this half term and find all the best indoor activities for kids in Oxfordshire.

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Science Oxford Family Days (Oxford) 10th + 17th Feb

Science Oxford family days are always a winner with my kids for a unique experience. Explore, discover and play in the hands on science Exploration Zone, pick up an activity sheet and follow the woodland nature trails.


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Dig at Oxford Castle & Prison (Oxford) 10th – 18th Feb

Grab your trowels and get ready to uncover real history at Oxford Castle & Prison this February half-term in our special event for young budding archeologists. We loved it last year, review here.


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Master Builders Club Brick Building Workshop 
Henley 12th Feb
Sonning Common 13th Feb
at The Story Museum (Oxford) 15th Feb

Join in for an Amazon bricking building adventure.  With 1000’s of LEGO bricks, children can be dropped off for this engaging workshop or parents are welcome to stay. Suitable for children aged 5+ who love LEGO. Just bring your imagination.

  • Teddy Bear’s Picnic & story telling at the Oxfordshire Museum (Woodstock) 15th Feb
  • Dance About Disco at Millets Farm Sprouts Playbarn (Frilford, near Abigndon) 15th – 16th Feb

Science Oxford Amazing Anatomy Science Club (Oxford) 17th Feb

Mini-medics get hearts beating, lungs pumping and muscles moving at Science Oxford’s fun anatomy themed Science Club. Run experiments to test lung capacity and test your own hot air and more!


Family Theatre, Live Music and Puppets

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of live theatre this February Half Term in Oxfordshire.

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First Piano on the Moon at Kenton Theatre (Henley) 13th Feb

This critically-acclaimed family show was premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festval. A young boy’s dream of playing big concerts becomes a nightmare when he is suddenly given the very opportunity. Sent to Salzburg to represent the school at Mozart’s birthday celebrations, he discovers he is alone in not having a proper piece. He just has tricks. Enter Mozart, the middle of the night, to trade genius insight for a glimpse of the future.

Mozart, via the blues, tango and rock’n’roll suitable from ages 6 to 101!


Alice in Wonderland at the Kenton Theatre (Henley) 17th Feb

Join in the hilarity of seeing this classic story brought vividly to life in a show packed with comedy, music, audience interaction, and fun for the whole family!


Arts, Crafts & Creativity

Unleash your creativity this February Half Term with a great line up of hands on events for kids all around Oxfordshire.

Code a Glowing Dragon at Science Oxford (Oxford) 10th Feb

At Science Oxford’s Creative Coding Club fashion a dragon made from conductive and insulating ‘electric dough’, bringing it to life by programming flashing eyes and sounds using a BBC micro:bit. Ages 9-12 years


Fun on the Farm

A trip to a children’s farm is always fun with many have indoor activities as well as meeting the animals and some great playgrounds too.

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Cogges Manor Farm New Season Opening (Witney)

Cogges farm reopens for Feb half term with friendly animals, explorer backpacks and a lovely adventure playground.


Animal Encounters Week at Hogshaw Farm (eary reach from Bicester & Thame) 

Head to Hogshaw Farm & Wildlife Park this February half term for an immersive family day out packed full of chances to get hands-on with the farm park friends.


  • Once Upon a Dinosaur at Fairytale Farm (near Chipping Norton)
  • Animal Antics at Roves Farm (Sevenhampton)
  • Odds Farm  –  (Wooburn Green) Feb half term Love & Lambs

Outdoor Adventures

Wrap up warm, stick on the welly boots and get outdoors for some fresh air and fun this Feb half term in Oxfordshire

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Hedgehog Club  activity days  (near Witney) 14th – 16th Feb

Enjoy a day of outdoor challenges and games including den building, fire lighting, cooking and much, much more.


  • Stargazing at the Earth Trust (Little Wittenham) 13th Feb
  • Ancient Adventurers at The Earth Trust (Little Wittenham) 13th Feb
  • Young Rangers Day with BBOWT (Sutton Courtney) 14th Feb
  • Little Acorns at The Earth Trust (Little Wittenham) 14th – 15th Feb
  • Xplorer Family Fun Challenge (Shrivenham) 13th Feb
  • Tumblestone Hollow reopen for the 2024 season (Stonor)

Trails

Getting our kids out for a walk isn’t always easy but throw in a great trail and it’s a whole lot more fun.  Exploring the outdoors is a great way to get kids off the screens at Feb half term.

  • Woodland trail at Blenheim Palace (Woodstock) 8th – 18th Feb
  • Wild Welly Hunt with  BBOWT (Sutton Courtney) 12h – 13th Feb
  • Snowdrop season at Waterperry Gardens (nr Wheatley) 1st – 29th Feb
  • February half term trail at The Old Shed (Charlbury) tbc

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Ideas for a day out in February Half Term

Last chance to enjoy a snowdrop walk before spring arrives.

Top 50 things to do with kids in Oxfordshire

 

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Saturday, February 10, 2024
End:
Sunday, February 18, 2024
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