Fantastic Family Fun in Chichester this February Half-term

9th Feb 2024
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Join us all for a week packed with creative events and activities designed especially for families. From fun workshops to interactive performances, there's something for everyone. 

Read on below to find out what's on from members of the Chichester Family Arts Network.

Chichester Cathedral
Colourful Critters | Exploring the Animals of the Cathedral Tapestries
Saturday 10th February, 11.00am - 1.00pm
Join us for a creative workshop designed for children and families, finding the animals that are hidden within the Cathedral's tapestries.
This is a free event but please book in advance to secure your spot.

Chichester Canal
Free Family Fun Day | Monday 12th February, 10.00am - 3.00pm
'Create It, Make It' all about canal creatures! Decorate masks, frogs, birds, fish or pebbles. Make peg bats or butterflies. Design animal finger puppets and play the fishing game. If you wish, come in your favourite animal fancy dress!

Chichester Festival Theatre
Creation Station | Monday 12 February, 10.00am & 11.00am
Creation Station Chichester return to CFT with their award-winning classes designed to nurture and inspire creative skills and spark curiosity.
We're Going on a Bear Hunt | Wednesday 15th -  Sunday 18th February
See the smash-hit production of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt at CFT, as it returns vividly and noisily in director Sally Cookson’s fun-filled adaptation set to Benji Bower’s versatile lively score. 

The Novium Museum
Celebrate our May The Toys Be With You exhibition with a week of toy-inspired activities!
Toy Detective Trail | Saturday 10th - Saturday 17th February
An interactive toy tour around the museum! Collect the clues and receive a 'brick model' reward (£3.00 per trail)
Traditional Toy Making Workshop | Thursday 15th February
Create a groovy kaleidoscope, a whirling spinning top and decorate a wooden yo-yo! (£7.00 per child)
Junior Jedi's | Saturday 17th February
A Star Wars themed craft session! Make a lightsaber, Yoda bookmark and themed headband! (£8.00 per child)

Pallant House Gallery
Valentine's Day workshop | Tuesday 13th February, 11am - 12pm & 2pm - 3pm

In this interactive workshop, children will explore the art of weaving paper to create handmade love heart cards. It’s the perfect opportunity for them to express their love and appreciation in a unique and personal way.

Meet an Artwork: Love by Peter Blake | Wednesday 14th February, 11.30am

Learn about the eclectic collage of toys and items that is Peter Blake's 'Love' in our Meet the Artwork talk. (£3.00 per child)

Children’s Workshop: Travel Zines | Thursday 15th February, 11.00am – 2.00pm
Channel your inner travel writer in our Travel Zine Workshop. Kids can write, design and print their very own mini magazine. (Free)
Explore our collections and exhibitions with a Ways of Looking bag. These backpacks are full of tools and activities kids can try out during their visit (£25 per backpack)
9th Feb 2024
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