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February half term on a budget

Published: 26th January 2024

Budget-friendly February half term fun in the West Midlands

Looking for February half term activities in the West Midlands that won't break the bank? Look no further! With a lineup of budget-friendly fun and pocket-friendly fares we've got your half term covered…

Bullring Borealis light show

Experience the Northern Lights in Birmingham City Centre, the Borealis light show has been to 40 cities and is now stopping off in Birmingham for February half term. 

Find out more on the Bullring website.

Roller Jam Schools out for Half Term

The perfect activity for some family fun this February half term, at £6 per person its time to grab your skates.

Find out more and book your tickets on Skiddles website.

Resorts World Little Cupids Half Term event

Resorts World are hosting a free February Valentines half term event, kids can get creative with a range of fun activities from cookie decorating to love potion slime workshops. There is plenty for kids to enjoy throughout the week.To find out the Little Cupids schedule visit Resorts Worlds website.

Jump on our X1 and X12 services that'll take you straight there!

Our World from Space at the Thinktank 

Head to the Thinktank theatre to be immersed into the world of space, build the Sun, Moon, and Earth out of people to see how they move in space, discover how rockets take off, recreate the orbits of satellites, and learn how they play a big role in wildlife conservation.

Sessions run at 11.30am and 1pm from Monday 12th to Friday 16th February, the event is included in the price of admission. No booking is required for this event.

Enjoy 50% off admission at Thinktank when you travel by bus.

Meet your superhero this February half term at Touchwood Solihull

From Monday 12th to Sunday 18th February, visitors at Touchwood will have the chance to meet their favourite superheroes, with six Marvel heroes located around the centre. If that's not enough and you want more adventure there is also Touchwood’s trail where you can see some ‘virtual’ superheroes as you search for the scannable superhero artefacts.

The big Dippy the Dinosaur Birthday bash at Herbert Art Gallery & Museum.

To celebrate Dippy being in the city for a whole year, Herbert Art Gallery & Museum are throwing a birthday bash. The celebrations will include Dino-themed activities, discovering Fossils Talk, Drop-in Dino Crafts and lots of special guests. A charge applies to some special events and activities.

For more information visit the Dippy the Dinosaur website.

Vue Cinema mini mornings

Vue mini morning sessions give both adults and kids the chance to experience big screen entertainment for a very small price. Both adults and children pay from £2.49. Running every Saturday and Sunday morning from 10am, plus every day in the school holidays. 

Shark Life at Sea Life Centre Birmingham

A jaw-some day out for the whole family to enjoy, get up close and personal to the sharks living at the Sea Life Centre Birmingham. Discover all the stats and facts about those creatures seeing them in the UK's only 360-degree ocean tunnel.

Enjoy 30% off admission at the National Sea Life Centre when you travel by bus.

Park walks around the West Midlands

Park walks, enjoy a walk in the fresh air and discover a new park for all the family to enjoy, discover local parks near you and the easiest way to get there.

Get involved with your local libraries half term activities 

Birmingham Libraries

Solihull Libraries 

Dudley Libraries

Sandwell Libraries 

Wolverhampton Libraries 

Food

Enjoy some delicious food around the West Midlands during February half term at prices that make it taste even better.

The Real Greek- Kids eat FREE every Sunday for every £10 spent by an adult.

TGI Fridays - Order an adult’s main course, and receive a free kid’s meal. This offer is available all day, every day for both new and existing Stripes Rewards Members.

IKEA- Kids get a meal for 95p or £1.50 from 11am - All day, every day.

Asda Cafe- Kids eat for £1 all day, every day with no adult spend until the end of February 2024. 

Morrisons Cafe- Spend £4.99 and get one FREE kids meal all day, every day.

Sainsbury’s Cafe - Kids eat for just £1 at Sainsbury’s Cafe. Purchase an adult hot main meal from £5.20, and get a children’s hot main meal or lunch bag for £1.

Tesco Cafe - Kids eat free when a paying adult presents their Clubcard and spends just 60p in the café.

Pausa Cafe at Dunelm- Kids get 1 mini main, 2 snacks and a drink FREE with every £4 spend after 3pm

Bella Italia- Children eat for £1 with any adult main. The offer is valid 4-6pm Mon-Thurs.

YO! Sushi- From February half term, kids eat FREE all day, with any adult £10 spend.

Greene King pubs - Kids Eat Free all-day with the purchase of an adult's meal.

Beefeater -  Two children get free breakfast with one paying adult!

Brewers Fayre - Up to two Kids (under 16) eat free, unlimited breakfast with any purchase of an adult's breakfast.

Sizzling Pubs - Between 3pm - 7pm (Monday to Friday ), kids eat for £1 with the purchase of every 1 adult main meal.

Hungry Horse - Kids eat for £1 when accompanied by a paying adult, on Mondays only at Hungry Horse.

To plan your journey with National Express Bus during half term click here.

Find the best ticket for you here.

Rediscover the West Midlands and take advantage of these great attraction offers when you travel by bus.

30% off admission at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre

30% off admission at the National Sea Life Centre

25% off admission at the Black Country Living Museum

Get 50% off admission at Thinktank

30% off admission at The Pen Museum

30% off Theatre Tours at The Old Rep Theatre

20% off admission at the Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

30% off the High Ropes at Bear Grylls Adventure

25% off admission to Stourbridge Glass Museum

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