May Half Term Activities West Midlands 2019

May Half Term Activities West Midlands 2019


May Half Term Activities West Midlands 2019

There's absolutely no need to be bored this May Half Term with so many activities across the West Midlands happening! If you’re looking for some new ideas on how to occupy the kids during the school break then hopefully our list of May Half Term Activities West Midlands will help you out! If you want to avoid the crowds or are looking for something a little less expensive then take a look at our 'Walks across the West Midlands' blog to find some stunning places perfect for a leisurely walk or a picturesque picnic!



Tuesday 28th May 2019

Wild Craft Tuesdays with RSPB Sandwell Valley

Pick up some skills for camping trips and days outdoors. Learn how to light fires, shelter building, campfire cooking and more. The event is suitable for families with children up to 14 years old, but any age can join in.

Aston Imagination Safari Family TourAston Imagination Safari Family Tour

An imaginative way for families to explore the animals, beasts and creatures decorating this grand old mansion.

Animal Masks Craft Activity at Blakesley Hall

Choose an animal mask or create your own, colour and decorate it with a heap of craft materials then add a stick or band to wear your brand new animal mask!



Wednesday 29th May

Kiddy Cat Fun Day, Birmingham

Birmingham Cats Protection Adoption Centre invites you to come along to our free Kiddy Cat Fun Days for a few hours full of fun activities, crafts and a workshop all whilst learning about cats.

Animal Mania at Blakesley HallAnimal Mania at Blakesley Hall

Meet animal friends at Blakesley Hall! According the their website this event always sells out so make sure to book your tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Amazing Ammonites - Family Fun Day, Birmingham

Activities range from arts and crafts to museum trails, performances, stories and much, much more!

Peter Rabbit Story Time at Botanical Gardens

Hop along to see Peter Rabbit this Easter Half Term, as the mischievous rabbit appears alongside a narrator.

Smethwick Engine Steaming Day at Think TankSmethwick Engine Steaming Day at Think Tank

One of the jewels in Thinktank’s collection is the Smethwick Engine, the oldest working steam engine in the world.



Thursday 30th May 2019

Animal Finger Puppets Craft Activity at Blakesley Hall

Learn how to make finger puppets at Blakesley Hall. Make your own finger sized animals, add some tails, horns or stripes and make a theatre for a finger animal performance!

Explorer Thursdays with RSPB Sandwell ValleyExplorer Thursdays with RSPB Sandwell Valley

There will be bug hunting, pond dipping and crafts. Bring a picnic and enjoy a natural playground across the reserve. The event is suitable for families with children up to 14 years old, but any age can join in.

Family Fun Day at Museum of the Jewellery Quarter

Take a family friendly guided tour of the Smith & Pepper jewellery factory and then enjoy a fun craft activity in the Education Space.



Friday 31st May 2019

Crafty Friday: Birds at Weoley CastleCraft Birds Activity at Weoley Castle

Get creative this half term and head to Weoley Castle to make paper birds and bird mobiles. Join their friendly volunteers and use a variety of materials to craft your own birds. Then pop out onto the ruins and see what birds you can see.



Various Dates throughout May Half Term

Family Adventure Trails at Clent Hills

Saturday 25th May – Sunday 2nd June 2019

9am - 4pm
Visit Clent this May half term and have a adventure on the hills. Pick up a trail from the Welcome Point and head on your way. Don't forget to claim your prize!

May Half Term at Packwood HouseMay Half Term at Packwood House

Saturday 25th May – Sunday 2nd June 2019
11am – 4pm
Enjoy some family fun this May half term with outdoor games, and see how many of the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ you can tick off.

Hands on with History at Kenilworth Castle

Tuesday 28th May - Sunday 2nd June 2019

11am - 5pm

Join the academy with hands on medieval fun this half-term and transform yourself into a courtly Lord or Lady, with tips on everything from curtsies to combat.

Handling Week: What's Eating the Museum? At Sarehole MillHandling Week: What's Eating the Museum? At Sarehole Mill

Tuesday 28th May – Friday 31st May 2019
Get up close and hands on with real objects and learn about conservation in the museum. Learn about the insects that eat museum collections, all included in the normal price of the admission!

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses - Little Snappers Photography Ramble

Monday 27th & Friday 31st May 2019
Join in the nature walk to see if you can snap signs of wildlife and nature on Kinver Edge. Photographers will be on hand to offer you the best tips and tricks to get the perfect shot.

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