It’s nearly February Half Term in Manchester! The toughest month of the year is done – hopefully with minimal illness and time off school. We’re all ready for this half term, so sit down, grab a brew and have a look through our carefully curated top picks.
Whether you’re looking for music, theatre, exhibitions, crafts, science, art or outdoor adventure, we’ve got you covered. There’s a world of fun activities awaiting you across Manchester and the north.
For more half term Manchester ideas also check out our guide to free family things to do in Manchester and the North.
Here are our picks
Looking to inspire the young scientists in your family this half term? Visit the Science Show and discover some of the important moments in Jodrell Bank’s history, which make it such an important place.
Young Explorers invites you to take an exciting trip through the musical art gallery composer Mussorgsky called, Pictures at an Exhibition, inspired by the work of his friend, artist Viktor Hartman.
In this immersive exhibition children can let their imaginations go wild as they take centre stage alongside some of their favourite characters from beloved children’s author, Judith Kerr.
February Half Term Fun at Science and Industry Museum looks like another hit. Whether you travel by train, tram, bike or bus, make your way to the museum for loads of transport-themed fun.
Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS1 3AA - Visit now
Founded in 1888, Leeds Art Gallery houses a world-class collection of 19th and 20th century British painting and sculpture, presented alongside a diverse programme of temporary exhibitions. Best of all however, don’t miss its incredible Victorian Tiled Hall café, perfectly formed lending library, and the stunning glass ceiling that was ‘re-discovered’ and restored to its former glory in 2017.