Things to do in Dunstable this Half Term


The half term from the 15 February through to 23 February can often leave parents wondering what to do with their children. Here's a few ideas compiled by Dunstable Town Council.

Dunstable has lots to offer again to keep the children of Dunstable busy all week.

Dunstable library has a great range of events that are free during the week. Each event is from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm on a drop in bases subject to availability.

Monday 17 – Heart Suncatchers, come along and make your own heart shaped suncatcher

Tuesday 18 – Monster Headband Bopper, join in with monster craft

Wednesday 19 – Harry Potter Fun, Harry Potter themed crafts and a treasure hunt

Thursday 20 – Bug Windmills, make your own bug themed windmill.

Friday 21 – Robot Masks, make a robot mask

NT Dunstable Downs will be offering make a marshmallow constellation on 16, 17 ,18 February from 10.00am to 3.00pm for £1.50 per child (just turn up). Come along to the stargazer marquee and learn about two of the most famous constellations and make models of them from spaghetti and marshmallows! A Star gazing evening from 6.00pm to 7.30pm on the 20 and 22 February is a bookable activity, tickets are £17.00 per adult and £9.00 per child call 03442491895 to book.

The Grove Theatre have “All Star Superslam Wrestling” on Monday 17 February with high-flying action that will have you boo the villains and cheer for your favorite wrestler. Tickets are £15.00 per adult (4 at £45.00) under 16s £10.00.

Creasey Park Community football Centre have free family arts and crafts on Friday 21 February from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon. 50 spaces are available on a first come first served basis.

Don’t forget Pancake Day on the 25 February, just as the children go back to school! Dunstable will be having its Pancake race on the 25 February in The Quadrant Shopping Centre at 12.30 pm. Races will be started by the Mayor of Dunstable which include relay races, a semi-final and the final. Anybody wanting to enter a team for the day should contact ed@deakinwhite.co.uk, £20.00 per team, all money raised will go to local charities.

It is also your last chance to vote for your favourite film for Priory Pictures in  the Dunstable Council poll on Facebook /Dunstable Council. Big Lunch tickets are also available from this week www.dunstable.gov.uk or call 01582 513000 for more information.

Spotted some fly-tipping? Joint Unit on Waste Crime encourages anyone who has witnessed waste crime to report it to the incident hotline on 0800 80 70 60.



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