What’s on this February Half-Term in Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole.

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Come and join in the fun with Jungle Cub Events this half term as we raise money for accessible youth activities programme in the local area through action packed, immersive, fun events! 

Sunday, 18th February, 2pm to 6pm celebrate our 1st Birthday with a mind-blowing UV Rave!


Rave the afternoon away with live DJs like DJ Archie ( the world’s youngest DJ), Dj.ibot (15), DJ Tay (15), DJ Bambuu (12), Katalyst ft Livi X, DJ D-TOX, Freeze UK, Majix ft Mini Majix and more, spinning old school and new era Jungle, DnB & Garage.
🎶 Immerse in UV vibes with LED entertainment, UV face paint, and bubble play by My Festival Family. There is also a Cafe and seating area. Family fun for all ages.

Get your Tickets here.



Skydiver on Thursday 15th Feb at 11am & 2pm – Soar through the skies in this magical theatre experience for little ones!

Prepare to soar through the fluffy clouds where flocks of birds and butterflies flutter. Explore the dream-like world that waits above us, in this multi-sensory dance experience.

Enjoy a magical journey with ‘Skydiver’ and experience how movement, sound and stunning visuals bring whimsical characters to life in an enchanting encounter in the skies.

Age guidance: 3-5 years

Location: Pavilion Dance South West, Lower Gardens, Bournemouth

Tickets: £6 per person

Click here to book.

01202 203630
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Afternoon Tea at Heather’s Tearoom

233-235 Ashley Road, Poole BH14 9DS.

13. February 12-1.30pm
15. February 12-1.30pm & 2-3.30pm
17. February 11.30-1pm

Valentine’s Mini & Me Afternoon Tea.

£20 1 Adult 1 Child. Extra Adult £12 Child £8. Contact Heather’s Tea room on 07572 053410 to book.

Barrington Theatre Ferndown

Date: 11. February 2024          Time: Shows at 11am & 1.30pm

Princess Live is the ultimate princess pop party, featuring your favourite fairytale royalty in this all singing all dancing hour long concert show.

Tickets £10 (plus FREE Meet&Greet after the show) book via the Barrington Theatre website.

Beaulieu National Motor Museum

New Forest, SO42 7ZN.

Date: 10. – 18. February 2024

Learn about life as a country mechanic
Become Doctor Who! – Doctor Who exhibition
Discover Curious inventions & crazy contraptions
Secret Gadgets – Secret Army Exhibition
Ride the monorail and veteran bus

All Activities are included in the ticket price.

Bouncy Fun Play Events with Get Up and Bounce

Inflatables, Bouncy Castles, Slides, Toddler Area, Didi Cars, Ride Ons & Entertainment.


Date: 12. February  at Bourne Academy, Bournemouth

Date: 13. February – venue tbc

Suitable for children aged 0 – 9 years (SEND up to 12 years) Max Height 137cm (SEND Session up to 152cm)

Tickets starting from

Bournemouth Model Railway Exhibition 2024

The Hamworthy Club, BH21 3AP.

Date: 10. – 12. February 2024        Time: 10am-4pm

This show is run by the WAMRC member: The East Dorset N Gauge Group.

With over 20 layouts in most popular gauges
Trade support from across the southern UK
including many of your well known favourites.

All Adults £8.00 ALL accompanied children go FREE.

Castlepoint Shopping Park Half Term Events

Date: 10. -18. February 2024

Waterstones is hosting a special treasure hunt in-store to celebrate Chinese New Year 2024! Grab a sheet at the till, explore the store, and see if you can find all the hidden treasures to claim your prize.

Chinese New Year Celebrations at the Sovereign Centre

Date: 17. February 2024             Time: 12-3pm

Bournemouth Coastal BID – Join us for an unforgettable Chinese New Year celebration filled with cultural wonders and vibrant performances. There will be dances, Chinese songs, teen arial hoop, Chinese musical instruments plus workshops in Calligraphy & Cartoon and more.

Plus view the Chinese New Year Dragon projection on the High Street.

Cineworld Poole

This half term Movies for Junior’s screenings are on every morning for only £2.50.

Cineworld Poole also has a Family Ticket where everyone pays kid’s prices to celebrate your inner child!

Head to the website to pre book your tickets.

Cosy Village Kids Play Cafe

Date: 13. February 2924       Time: 9.20-11.20am & 12-2pm

Celebrate National Pancake Day with us! Suitable for ages 1-5.

Ticket are £15 per child (£10 for siblings with the same parent/carer) and includes:
Pancake Bar
2 hours of Role Play
Adult Hot Drink

Craft on the Marsh

Stanpit Marsh Visitor Centre

Date: 12. February 2024       Time: 10-11am & 11.30am-12.30pm

Come and make some crafts featuring wildlife!

£2.50 per child (cash only no booking needed just turn up)

February Half Term at The Tank Museum

Date: 10.-11. February 2024

South West Model Show. More info here.

Date: 12. – 18. February 2024         Time: 10am-5pm

Celebrating Women in Warfare – Enjoy family activities exploring the roles women have taken in war with free craft activities – design tanks like the women involved in tank manufacture, make postcards, and explore the Women in Warfare Trail. Plus, learn about VAD nurses during WWI at a recreating field hospital.

Free Facepaining at WestBeach Restaurant

Date: 10. & 11. + 17. & 18. February 2024              Time: 12 – 3pm

Bring your little ones down to WestBeach in Bournemouth (BH2 5AA) and get their face painted!

Plus Kids eat Free (for every adult meal purchased).

Half Term Activities with the Elevate Foundation

Activities for Pre Teens & Teenagers:

10. February 10am-3pm – Butterfly Mind and Movement Dance Workshop. 11-16yrs. £5. More info here.

13. February 11am-12pm – Stress Release Kickboxing 11-16yrs. £5. More info here.

15. February 1.45-3pm – Ski Taster Session and Ringo’s. 10-16yrs. £5. SOLD OUT.

16. February 1.30-3.20pm – Bushcraft Session. 10-16yrs. £5. More info here.


Half Term Events at Lemur Landings

Date: 9. February 2024         Time: 3.30-7.30pm (extended 1.5hrs) DJ/Disco 5-7pm

Family Fun Party Session – with our favourite DJ and Disco for fun and games Get Up and Groove. Usual play and climbing fun included.

Normal admission price book via the Lemur Landings website.

Half Term Events at the BIC

Date: 10. & 11. February 2024        Time: 10am – 5pm

Beachhead 2024  – More info here.

Highcliffe Castle

Rothesay Drive, Highcliffe, Dorset BH23 4LE.

Date: 11. – 15. February 2024      Times: 10am-3pm

Indoor Fairy Tale Trail – Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of fairy tales as you navigate through the castle, brushing up on your fairy tale knowledge. Don’t forget to collect your certificate from the gift shop!

Date: 13. & 15. February 2024     Times: 10am-3pm

Fairy Tale Crafts – Let creativity flourish with fairy tale-themed crafts in our education room.

All activities are included in your normal admission price.No need to book just turn up on the day.

Kids Pancake Decorating

Delfino Lounge Poole BH15 1ER

Conto Lounge Winton BH9 2HB

Circo Lounge Westbourne BH4 9DZ

Date: 13. February 2024        Time: 3-6pm

Join us on Shrove Tuesday for our Pancake Decorating Station. Little Loungers can get creative and decorate their own pancakes at our decorating station.

£2.50 for three pancakes, with a suggested donation of £1 for toppings – proceeds will go towards our chosen charity.

Lego Fun Day at Branksome Centre

Branksome Centre, BH12 2EA.

Date: 17. February 2024       Time: 1-3pm

Come and help us raise funds for Branksome and Rossmore Community Fridges and Branksome Centre!

On the day we will have:
– Lego Modelling Competition (with a special surprise judge!)
– Bouncy Castle
– Raffle
– Tuck shop
– Cafe
– Hot Dogs
– Kids Clothing Sale
and more!

There is no need to book and everyone is welcome!

Little Gizmo’s Free Event at Colins Nest

Date: 13. February 2024       Time: 11am – 1pm

Come along for some FREE February half term fun!

Mini Makes and Bakes Classes

Date: 14. February 2024          Time: 10.30am-12pm

Valentine’s Mini Makes & Bakes Class for ages 5-12yrs at The Hub on the Heath. £15. More Info here.

Date: 5. March 2024                Time: 10.30-11.30am

Mother’s Day Makes & Bakes Class for ages 2-5years at Strouden Community Hall. £10. More info here.

Outalimits Disco’s February Half Term

Date: 14. February 2024    Time: 2-4.30pm

Fancy Dress Disco at Bournemouth Electric Club. Tickets are £4 per child book via their website.

Date: 15. February 2024      Time: 2-4.30pm

February Half Term Fun Disco at Hamworthy Club. £1 per child book via the Hamworthy Club.

Poole High Street Discovery Trail

Follow our discovery trail up Poole High Street to find out more about the hidden histories of the buildings and the people who lived there.

Click here to get to the FREE trail.

Rock Reef

Date: 14. February 2024            Time: 6 – 8.30pm

Valentines Drop ‘n’ Go! Clip ‘n Climb activity plus food & drink after. 28 climbing walls with challenges on each to suit every age and ability from 6 years and up.

£25 per child book via the website.


High Cross Church URC, Christchurch BH23 3EB.

Date: 13. February 2024    Time: 9.30am & 11.30am Sessions

Sciencetastic gives children (aged 3-10years) the opportunity to learn about science and conduct child-safe experiments with a qualified and experienced science teacher.

£11 per child (Adults free and all equipment supplied) Head to the Teachertastic website to book.

SEA LIFE Weymouth

Date: 10. – 25. February 2024

Visit the Seahorse Hotel – Meet and learn all about these incredible creatures, as well as other amazing animals throughout the aquarium. Take part in an interactive trail around the aquarium. Design your own Seahorse. Photo opportunities. Get a reward for completing the trail.

The Centre Ferndown

Date: 13. February 2024       Time: 10am-12pm

FREE half term Craft Event – Opportunity for parents, carers and children to enjoy some free craft making!

Call us to book at 01202872312.

Date: 15. February 2024    Time: Between 10am – 1.50pm (different age groups)

FREE Boxing Workshop with Wimborne ABC – For children aged 5-10+. Booking required.  More info here.

The Hideout Soft Play

Date: 14. February 2024

The Hideout Valentine’s Craft Party – 1.30 – 3.30pm. More info here.

The Hideout Valentine’s Disco – 4-6pm. More info here.

Valentine’s Craft Day at Gather Dolphin Centre Poole

Date: 14. February 2024             Time: 10am-3pm

Diverse Abilities will be hosting a Valentine’s Craft Day at Gather in The Dolphin Centre. There will be the opportunity to make special heart wreaths, card flowers and Valentine’s cards throughout the day.

There is no need to book, however we are asking for donations on the day in return for taking part.