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Things to do with the kids this October half term Bradford & district.

Looking for half term inspiration? Look no further……

Visit Bradford Museums for an exciting showcase of exhibitions.  Take part in the world’s biggest drawing festival! Living Lines – an animated Big Draw festival aims to unite pencils and people from across the globe to take part in the language of drawing.  Come down to Cartwright Hall Art Gallery for the Big Draw and make some moving cardboard critters with Johnny White.

Join the Brontë Parsonage during the school holidays for activities for all the family.  Wednesday 25 October 11am-4pm Wild Wednesday ‘drop in’ workshop: Star Paper Garlands ‘Still and Bright in Twilight Shining’ – So goes the first line of a poem by Branwell, describing the evening star.  Stars have always inspired poets and artists, so come along to our workshop and be inspired to create a beautiful star paper garland to take home with you.

Our Hotpick! Don’t miss the Soyuz TMA-19M descent module, the historic spacecraft that brought Major Tim Peake back to Earth after his mission to the International Space Station at the National Science + Media Museum

Hit the theatre! The Band – Take That’s New Musical is playing at  The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford.  Featuring the music of Take That, Britain’s most successful boy-band of all time, whose songs include Never Forget, Back For Good, A Million Love Songs, Greatest Day, The Flood, Relight My Fire, Shine & Rule the World, the show stars the winners from the BBC’s Let it Shine, Five to Five.

Join Kala Sangam this half term for a classic Indian tale ‘The Magic Fish’ retold through dance, storytelling and beatboxing for young thinking minds.  Vishnu, one of India’s shape-shifting Supergods, wakes up after sleeping for thousands of years to find a greedy demon called No-Knowledge has taken earth’s most precious treasures for himself.

Returning for another year, the KWVR Beer & Music Festival is set for another great occasion, with 3 of our stations now participating! On Sunday there will be entertainment for all the family, with live music, a children’s entertainer and other children’s activities.

Looking for an outdoors adventure? Forest school is an adventurous programme of play and learning in a woodland setting, led by qualified forest school professionals. Check the dates and locations for autumn 2017 schemes here.

If it’s a bit of Halloween fun you’re after…… See Spooktacular Fun.

On the lookout for the full October Half Term listing.

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