School holiday fun

Science, scooting and storytelling are just some of the exciting events coming to the area next week to help keep children and young people entertained during the school holidays.

  • Fun with Physics – 10am-4.30pm, Sunday (16 February) Hosted by The Helicopter Museum and Mini Professors. Take part in exciting lessons and fun activities with Professor Julie, and find out how helicopters work. www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk/events
  • History Week at Weston Museum – paid-for workshops 10.30am and noon, plus free activities. Monday 17 February (Roman Invasion); Tuesday 18 February (Medieval Mayhem); Wednesday 19 February (Dinosaurs, for pre-school children); Thursday 20 February (Viking Explorers); Friday 21 February (The World Wars). More information from www.westonmuseum.org/events and www.ticketsource.co.uk/westonmuseum
  • Transend pop-up skatepark – Sessions available from 9am-9pm, Monday 17 to Saturday 22 February, Weston Youth Centre, Coleridge Road, Weston-super-Mare. Scooter and skateboard sessions for different ages and abilities. Plus, free craft activities and afternoon craft workshops (£5 a session). Tickets from www.ticketsource.co.uk/transend-skatepark
  • Children’s Leap Year Fun Day – 2-4pm, Monday 17 February, Big Worle Centre, Clovelly Road. Children’s froggy crafts and fun, free events. www.facebook.com/BigWorleParty
  • The Half Term Party Party Tuesday 18 February, Churchill Sports Centre. Live entertainment and attractions, plus inflatable swim sessions, gym tours, craft, sports club displays, games, magic and more with Action Pussycat. www.ticketsource.co.uk/action-pussycatparty
  • Children’s screen print workshop – 10am-12.30pm, Friday 21 February, Zara Emily’s workshop (above Worle Florists, Worle High Street). Suitable for ages 6+. Decorate a T-shirt. Parents/guardians need to stay at event and are encouraged to help. All materials provided. Cost £15 per child. Book online at www.zaraemily.com/fri21
  • Urban Mermaid storytelling, beach clean and crafts – 3-5pm, Saturday 29 February. Meet storytelling Mermaid Lindsey Cole, travelling across the UK to spread her environmental message. Meet under the pier at 3pm. Bring gloves and litter pickers if you have them. Head to Loves Café about 4pm for crafts. Free event. Under 16s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. www.lindseycole.co.uk/urban-mermaid