Half Term in Portsmouth

 
The Autumn Steam Spectacular Alresford - Watercress Line City outskirts
24-Oct-14 to 26-Oct-14

Our Autumn Steam Gala always aims for the spectacular, with a dazzling display of steam powered magic! This year we are working on a Great Western Railway theme. Over 3 days we...

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Get me out of here - Undercover The Royal Marines Museum Eastney
25-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14
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Develop your skills as a covert agent in our survival undercover themed activities this October. Learn about the various ways Royal Marines have worked undercover through the...

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Golf Taster Session for Girls Hayling Island Golf Club Hayling Island
25-Oct-14

Hayling Island Golf Club, are hoping to encourage more young girls into the game of golf. The club already has a small, active group with some of the talented youngsters now...

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Monsters Week at Blue Reef Aquarium Blue Reef Aquarium Southsea
25-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14

Visitors to Portsmouth's Blue Reef Aquarium will be able to enjoy some extremely close encounters with a variety of creepy creatures, revolting reptiles and fearsome fish as part...

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Stories and Spooks at Spinnaker Tower Spinnaker Tower Gunwharf Quays
25-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14

Join Spinnaker Tower for a half term of Stories & Spooks on the view decks 100 metres above Portsmouth Harbour. The highlight of the week will be a special visit from children's...

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Pumpkin Trail onboard HMS Warrior Historic Dockyard Old Portsmouth
25-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14
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Halloween Pumpkin family trail on board HMS Warrior 1860 FREE with a valid ticket.

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Family Activity Area onboard HMS Warrior Historic Dockyard Old Portsmouth
25-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14
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Once the lower deck mess and schoolroom for Warrior's young officers, Warrior's Gun Room is somewhere you can bring your young “sailors” for R&R, including costumed role-play,...

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Cascades Kids Club Cascades Shopping Centre City Centre
25-Oct-14
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Meet Spike on the Mall on the last Saturday of every month. Join in with free face painting, balloon modelling or other great entertainment. Join online or pick up an entry form...

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Pumpkin Carving Queen Elizabeth Country Park City outskirts
25-Oct-14 to 26-Oct-14
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◾Come and join us for our pumpkin carving weekend. Let your imagination run wild or use one of our stencils as you create your own Jack O'Lantern to take home - and we'll clean up...

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The Big Draw - Harvest Celebration Aspex Greenspace - Beddow Library Milton
25-Oct-14

Come and take part in the Big Draw in our creative community garden, Aspex GreenSpace. Come along to GreenSpace Portsmouth (on the grounds of Beddow Library, Milton) to take...

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Togi's Team - Counting Money! Fishbourne Roman Palace City outskirts
25-Oct-14

Togi's Team is a club for 6 – 12 year olds at Fishbourne Roman Palace. Togi's Team meets monthly on Saturday mornings at the Palace and gives children a chance to explore the...

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Ghostly Goings On and Big Autumn Steam Up Bursledon Brickworks Fareham
26-Oct-14
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The Brickworks is haunted ! We have a large number of ghost hunters searching the site all through the year. Why not come along and see what you can find. The traction Engines...

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Horizon Kids Club Havant Leisure Centre Havant
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

Horizon Kid's club provides affordable school holiday childcare at Havant Leisure Centre. Children can attend Kid's Club from age 5 (must be in year 1 at school) to age 12. ...

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Halloween Activities at Action Stations Historic Dockyard Gunwharf Quays
27-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14
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All junior witches and wizards, come to Action Stations for your very own spooky workshop. During the workshop there is a chance to decorate your own scary mask or to make your...

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Tudor Games and Pastimes Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Old Portsmouth
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14
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Turn back the clock and learn to play traditional Tudor games. Taking place in the Admirals gallery within the Museum FREE with a valid ticket. Children to be accompanied by an...

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REDance Birthday Party Further afield
27-Oct-14
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**REDance Bithday Party** Come along to our first Birthday party for lots of fun, games, dance and cake! Check out our poster for more information! Please share and bring along...

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Stay & Play Stamshaw Community Centre Stamshaw
27-Oct-14

Stay and play drop in session for children aged 0 - 2 years.

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Introduction to Solids Northern Parade Children's Centre Stamshaw
27-Oct-14
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Introduction to solids course - please call to book. Staff Lucy Short - Child and Family Lead Practitioner Layla Eades - Child and Family Practitioner Lorraine Morgan - Parenti...

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The Little Mermaid Mountbatten Leisure Centre Hilsea
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14
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Come join us under the sea for a fun packed week long musical theatre workshop. Monday to Friday 9.30a m - 12.30 pm, performance on Friday at 1.30 pm Suitable for age 5 - 16...

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Paddle Power Week @ Half Term Portsmouth Watersports Centre Hilsea
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

Kayaking is the worlds fastest growing watersport, so why not give it a go and learn to kayak with us this half term, or progress on from your current level, included is a day...

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Ghosties and Goblins, Wizards and Witches! Queen Elizabeth Country Park City outskirts
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14
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◾Join us for our enchanting magical themed Halloween experience, starting with some magical arts and crafts. Then, take a tractor ride to the enchanted forest and follow the toads...

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October Half Term Activities Carnegie Library Fratton
27-Oct-14

Half term activities all themed around the Bookfest Picture book of the year ‘The Dinosaur that Pooped the Past' by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter. Dinosaur Fun – no need to...

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Dogs Trust Event Beddow Library Milton
27-Oct-14

These are ticketed sessions as places are limited - tickets are available from Beddow Library. Storytelling and information. Come along and meet an Education Dog. Suitable for...

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Roman Army Week Fishbourne Roman Palace City outskirts
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

Get an army “tattoo”, try your hand at spear practice and see if you can earn your keep as a new recruit during Roman Army Week. Sign up with the recruitment officer and learn to...

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Hands on Halloween onboard HMS Warrior Historic Dockyard Old Portsmouth
28-Oct-14
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Hands on Halloween on board HMS Warrior 1860 Spooky art and craft with a Halloween theme. FREE with a valid ticket, Drop-in activity – all ages welcome.

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Playtime Anytime Northern Parade Children's Centre Stamshaw
28-Oct-14
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Playtime anytime session - just drop in. Staff Lucy Short - Child and Family Lead Practitioner Layla Eades - Child and Family Practitioner Lorraine Morgan - Parenting Practitio...

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Busy Bodies Northern Parade Children's Centre Stamshaw
28-Oct-14
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For confident walkers up to 3 years of age. Please call to book a place. Staff Lucy Short - Child and Family Lead Practitioner Layla Eades - Child and Family Practitioner Lorra...

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October Half Term Activities Southsea Library Southsea
28-Oct-14
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Half term activities all themed around the Bookfest Picture book of the year ‘The Dinosaur that Pooped the Past' by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter. Dinosaur Fun – no need to book...

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October Half Term Activities Cosham Library Cosham
28-Oct-14
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Half term activities all themed around the Bookfest Picture book of the year ‘The Dinosaur that Pooped the Past' by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter. Dinosaur Fun – no need to book...

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October Half Term Activities Beddow Library Milton
28-Oct-14

Half term activities all themed around the Bookfest Picture book of the year ‘The Dinosaur that Pooped the Past' by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter. Dinosaur Fun – no need to book...

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Creepy Crawly Encounters National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth wide
29-Oct-14
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Join Animal Encounters to meet some of the strange and sometimes scary stowaways that hid on Royal Navy ships as they travelled around the world. Come face to face with snakes,...

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Museum by Torchlight National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth Portsmouth wide
29-Oct-14
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Get dressed up, grab a torch and come along to the National Museum of the Royal Navy to explore our galleries as darkness falls. Follow our skeleton crew trail, handle some of our...

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Samhain Afternoon for Children Butser Ancient Farm City outskirts
29-Oct-14

Samhain Afternoon for Children - with storytelling around the fire in the Great Roundhouse. Find out about Fairy Big Toe and the disappearing moon. Dressing up optional. Normal...

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Dance School - "The Big Draw. It's our World" The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre Havant
29-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14
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Wednesday 29th October - Friday 31st October 10am - 4pm each day AGES 10 - 16 £60 for the 3 days Dance School will work on dance and choreography from around the world based on...

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Crafts - "The Big Draw - It's Our World" The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre Havant
29-Oct-14
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Wednesday 29th October 10am - 3pm AGES 5 - 7 £16.50 Tutor: Josephine Payter Come along and discover the beauty of countries and traditions from around the world. Create a 3D...

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Playtime Anytime Northern Parade Children's Centre Stamshaw
29-Oct-14
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Playtime anytime, just drop in. Staff Lucy Short - Child and Family Lead Practitioner Layla Eades - Child and Family Practitioner Lorraine Morgan - Parenting Practitioner Adam...

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Kids Arts & Crafts Day Portsmouth Watersports Centre Hilsea
29-Oct-14

Kids arts & crafts full day workshop - lots of beachcombing art, seashell collages, clay modelling and more. £20 for the whole day.

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October Half Term Activities Paulsgrove Library Paulsgrove
29-Oct-14

Half term activities all themed around the Bookfest Picture book of the year ‘The Dinosaur that Pooped the Past' by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter. Dinosaur Fun – no need to book...

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Dogs Trust Event North End Library North End
29-Oct-14

These are ticketed sessions as places are limited - tickets are available from North end Library. Storytelling and information. Come along and meet an Education Dog. Suitable...

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Monsterville comes to Aspex The Vulcan Building Gunwharf Quays
29-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14
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Holiday Art Club for 8 – 13 year olds return for the Autumn Half Term with Emma Noble, where you will be making Day of the Dead halloween themed arts and crafts! The workshop...

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Circus Skills - The Big Draw. It's Our World The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre Havant
30-Oct-14
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Thursday 30th October 10am - 3pm Ages 5 - 7 £16.50 Tutor: Suzanne Ball Come and juggle, do some poi and plate spinning! With a show for parents at 2:45pm Packed lunch available...

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Spooky Spectacular Staunton Country Park Havant
30-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14

◾Have lots of spooky fun at the Park with creepy crafts, frightening face painting, haunting Halloween trail and spooky storytelling. All children must be supervised by an adult. ...

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Ghost Ships & Skeleton Crews HMS Victory, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Old Portsmouth
30-Oct-14
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Join us on board HMS Victory to find out about the ghost ships, scary crews and sea monsters that have haunted sailors. Free with valid attraction ticket, drop in activity, all...

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Hands on Halloween onboard HMS Warrior Historic Dockyard Old Portsmouth
30-Oct-14
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Hands on Halloween on board HMS Warrior 1860 Spooky art and craft with a Halloween theme. FREE with a valid ticket, Drop-in activity – all ages welcome.

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Halloween Party Havant Leisure Centre Havant
30-Oct-14

Horizone Halloween Party Thursday 30th October 2014 5.30 - 7.30pm Tickets available from Play Centre Reception £7.00 per child

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Children's Moonlight Memories Meander In aid of Rowans Hospice Old Portsmouth
30-Oct-14

Come and take part in The Rowans Hospice 5th annual Children's Moonlit Memories Meander. Since the first walk in 2010, nearly 2000 children have taken part and raised an incredib...

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Big Draw Event at the Brickworks Bursledon Brickworks Fareham
30-Oct-14
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Get out your pastels ... come along and join us for the day. No specials skills needed - just good fun! Part of the Big Draw event.

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Stories - "The Big Draw - It's Our World" The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre Havant
31-Oct-14
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Friday 31st October 10am - 3pm Ages 5 - 7 £16.50 Tutor: Nikki Kidd our resident storyteller Learn about families and cultures from around the world based on the theme of "The...

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Halloween Half Term Activities Whiteley Shopping Centre City outskirts
31-Oct-14 to 1-Nov-14

Get ghoulish at this year's half term Halloween celebrations at Whiteley Shopping Centre. In partnership with the charity Dreams Come True, the centre is hosting a terrifying...

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Halloween at The Diving Museum The Diving Museum Gosport
31-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14

Friday 31st 1 pm - 4 pm Sat 1st Nov 11 am - 4 pm Sun 2nd Nov 11 am - 4 pm Ghostly going-ons in the Victorian Battery housing the Diving Museum. Past inhabitants of the Batter...

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October Half Term Activities Alderman Lacey Library Copnor
31-Oct-14

Half term activities all themed around the Bookfest Picture book of the year ‘The Dinosaur that Pooped the Past' by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter. Dinosaur Fun – no need to book...

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October Half Term Activities North End Library North End
31-Oct-14

Half term activities all themed around the Bookfest Picture book of the year ‘The Dinosaur that Pooped the Past' by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter. Dinosaur Fun – no need to book...

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Wizard Weekend Alresford - Watercress Line City outskirts
31-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14

It's time to board the Wizard Express! Watch the Watercress Line transform in to a place of magic and mischief on Halloween! Walk in Harry Potter's footsteps over the railway...

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