11+ fun arts/crafts events during Sheffield half term
There’s so much going on during February spring half term, it’s hard work to go through it all! Our half term guide has over 50+ ideas, but to save you time here’s top picks just for getting crafty.
In this list you’ll find over 10 fun and family friendly arts and crafts related days out during half term, in and around Sheffield.
Weston Park Museum
Many craft events going on at Weston Park Museum throughout half term. Choose from Discovery Days: Half term Monday 19th-Thursday 21st 12-3pm drop in. Leonardo Discovery Days – Eyes in the Right Place! Friday 22nd, 12-3pm. All are drop in and donation of £2.
Handmade Cinema Dinosaur Workshop on Friday 22nd, free, 12-3pm. Handmade Cinema Presents The Land Before Time, Sunday 24 February, Weston Park, 4-6pm, £6, Handmade Cinema Presents Jurassic Park
Sunday 24 February, Weston Park, 7-10pm, £6.
The Invention Station: Soap Bubble Painting, February 19th, 10am-1pm, drop in. Free with museum admission.
And Creative Works: Fantastic Flowers on February 20th, 10am-1pm, drop in. Free with museum admission.
Cooper Gallery, Barnsley
Crafting the cosmos on Monday 18th February and Tuesday 19th February, 11am-2pm, free, drop in.
Sheffield Manor Lodge
Children’s School Holiday Crafts – Winter Light Week daily from 18th February-21st February. Candle making and designing a snowflake sun catcher and a winter bauble. Play in the sandpit, lavender labyrinth and with our outside games too. Crafts will run 11am – 3pm and the Discovery Centre will stay open for play until 4pm. £4 per crafter
Cannon Hall Museum, Barnsley
Arty technology! Virtual Vessels, 18 February – 20 February, Create 3D images inspired by the ceramics collection at Cannon Hall Museum using the latest VR drawing technology. Times: 11.00 – 11.45, 12.00 – 12.45, 1.15 – 2.00, 2.15 – 3.00, 3.15 – 4.00. Family / small group slots (up to 4 people) of 45 minutes are bookable throughout each day. Book on eventbrite here.
The Botanist, Sheffield
Kids Club: Craft Day at The Botanist on Tuesday February 19th, 12-2pm. Kids eat free with an adult meal purchased. £5 for participating in crafts plus refreshments.
Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery
Amazing Animals, Thursday, 21 February, 10:30-3pm. Go wild making animal-themed crafts like models, masks, and puzzles, and take a closer look at objects from Heritage Doncaster’s natural history collection. £2.50 per child (one accompanying adult free). 1-hour sessions begin at 10.30am, 12pm, 1.40pm, and 3pm (please arrive 10 mins before your session begins). Call to book 01302 734293