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Coming Up This February Half Term

Coming Up This February Half Term
posted 04 Jan 2019

If you're struggling to find something exciting to see and do during the upcoming February half term, look no further than Stamford Arts Centre!

We've got lots of great events coming up to entertain children and adults alike! Here’s a quick overview of what’s on at the Arts Centre this February:

Just before the half term kicks off we have an incredible production of Tom Thumb put on by the incredible Lyngo Theatre group. Join us for this imaginative retelling of the tale of Tom Thumb designed by CBeebies presenter, Patrick Lynch. Come and see this classic tale being brought to life on Saturday 16th February at 2:30pm. Book your tickets now for £8 (£7 concessions) each, or just £28 for a family of four ticket. Be sure to act fast as tickets typically sell quickly for Patrick’s shows!

If your children are between the ages of 5 and 13 and you’re looking for something creative and active for them to do this half term, we’ve got you covered with an array of incredible workshops. Wildcats Theatre School bring you a Mary Poppins Returns musical workshop day, featuring songs from both the new and the original films. For just £20 a place, enjoy a jam-packed day from 9:30am to 4pm on Monday 18th February.

The Wildcats Theatre School also bring us an incredible three day workshop from 19th to 21st February, 9:30am - 4pm, working towards a performance of the hit story Oliver! The workshop will be held at Castle House, St Peter’s Hill with the final performance taking place in the Ballroom here at Stamford Arts Centre. For £70 per place, children get the chance to become the iconic characters of Fagin, Nancy, Oliver and many others!

On the 20th February, we have a one day performance spectacular based on the songs from hit film, The Greatest Showman. For £20 per child, Wildcats are offering an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza from 9:30am to 4pm.

2019 brings the 45th anniversary of one of the world’s best loved nursery rhymes, There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly. Celebrating this milestone, The People’s Theatre Company bring you an incredible production bringing to life Pat Adams’ best-selling book. It’s written especially for both adults and children alike to enjoy, so bring all the family to the Arts Centre on the 20th February at 2:30pm to join in this heart warming family fun. For just £10 a ticket (£8 concessions) or £32 for a family of four ticket, don’t miss out on this production labelled as ‘thoroughly entertaining and brilliant fun’ by What’s On Stage.

Lastly, but by no means least, we bring you the Arts Around Town family day filled with events and activities for all ages. Join us on Friday 22nd February between 11am and 4pm for an extraordinary day filled with an array of activities, including arts and crafts, music and much, much more! Pick up a trail map and discover arts events all across Stamford, most activities are free and all are lots of fun for all ages. To avoid disappointment, pre booking is essential for the scheduled Wildcats events, details of which are as follows:

11am – Harry Potter and the Magical Beasts

12:30pm – Into the Woods

2pm – Wicked the Musical Workshop

The Wildcats events are suitable for ages 6+ and just £1 to secure a place on each session. Please arrive 5 minutes before the session start time to ensure you don’t miss anything!


With so much going on at Stamford Arts Centre this February half term, there’s something for everyone. Be sure to book your tickets as soon as possible to avoid missing out on all these incredible events!

As always, keep an eye on our website and social media for more details on all the above events. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @stamfordarts.


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