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Half term events in Oxford and beyond

Things to do in Oxford over the half term

From coding to sushi-making, this half-term holiday is packed with indoor creative learning activities for kids – jolly well too, as the weather is looking even more unhelpful than usual. Here’s our curated list of half term events in Oxford city and across Oxfordshire county. As ever, if you know of other events worthy of our list, then please feel free to contact us here.

Fame the Musical

Wed 13 to Sat 16 February

Watch a musical

The definitive 30th-anniversary tour of Fame The Musical featuring the Oscar-winning title song and a cast of outstanding performers.

Medieval Family Day with Christ Church Cathedral

Mon 18 February

Have a medieval day out

Enjoy a visit to the beautiful Christ Church Cathedral, and handle real medieval objects from the Museum of Oxford’s handling collection.

Half Term Coding Workshop

Tue 19 February

Learn to code

Create an anti-cheat game-playing network with tiny programmable computers called Micro:bits and the language of Python.

Roll With Me Sushi-Making Workshops For Kids

Tue 19 & Thur 21 February

Learn to make Sushi

Take part in a hands-on sushi-making workshop for children aged 5+ to make and eat their own sushi.

Boy with Marble. Marble Mazes at the Roald Dahl Museum

Thur 21 February

Design a marble maze

Budding engineers will harness the forces of friction and gravity to design their own marble maze.

Roald Dahl Museum

Thur 21 February

Design and build a model car

Budding engineers can design and build a model car to test out on our course. Powered by a rubber band, how far and fast will it go?

Orienteering at Waddesdon Manor February 2019 Half Term Childrens Events

Sat 16 to Sun 24 February

Become a pirate

Join Captain Mimi in an adventure across the high trees, as you take on a pirate-themed orienteering course around the Waddesdon Manor grounds.

Family Cookery School at Waddesdon Manor - Half Term February 2019 Event

Sat 16 to Sun 24 February

Learn to cook

Have fun with the kids and enjoy a jam-packed, hands-on family cookery class run by the chefs in the Waddesdon Manor restaurant.

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