Join Platform artist Lucy Vann for a workshop exploring sentimentality in the language and construction of pop music. For ages 14+.
Dodge half-term boredom in Sheffield this February with our guide to the best cultural events for kids and families – from a family film adventure to a sound workshop to a free four-day arts extravaganza in Barker's Pool.
For more things to fill the week of 17th-23th February with fun, try a visit to the city's resident board game cafe Treehouse, watch the Don engine chug into action at Kelham Island Museum, take some notes from our outdoors guide, and see our Sheffield for Tots tour, featuring fire engines, alpacas and an ice-cream farm.
Join Kelham Island Museum to make your own mini 3D birdhouse. Experiment with different materials in the Engine Room at this workshop inspired by the museum's current exhibition Stand.
Wed. 19 February 2020
A relaxed and friendly woodworking workshop suitable for beginners. Pairs of children and adults can come together to create their very own planter to take home – all tools, materials and protective equipment provided, as well as teas and coffees.
Join characters from the hamlet for storytelling sessions and learn how to make the Victorian pancakes known as drop scones – just in time for Pancake Day!
Mon. 17 February 2020 — Thu. 20 February 2020
Manor Lodge is blasting off this half-term with a week of holiday crafts all on the theme of space. Make space dust rockets, solar system scenes and pocket rocket gliders – and, while you're there, play in the sandpit and lavender labyrinth too.
Mon. 17 February 2020 — Fri. 21 February 2020
A new Sheffield-made family adventure film, following three kids on the run with a couple of donkeys.
Sat. 22 February 2020
Join artist and basketball coach Joseph Bond for a family workshop exploring sound recording, sampling and beat making using samples from Site Gallery's current exhibition.
Thu. 20 February 2020 — Sun. 23 February 2020
Barker’s Pool, S1 2JA
A free four-day arts extravaganza, in a dome that was originally built in the Jungle refugee and migrant camp in Calais. Creating a welcoming space for new connections, conversations and creations through music, poetry, dance, painting, and more.
Fri. 14 February 2020 — Sun. 23 February 2020
This February half term sees the National Videogame Museum celebrate everything Sonic!
Mon. 17 February 2020 — Sun. 23 February 2020
Celebrate the opening of Weston Park Museum's brand new Ancient Egypt gallery with Egyptian-themed crafts and fun. You'll be getting inspired by everything from mummies and myths, to pyramids, pharaohs and the art of hieroglyphics.