Family-Friendly Half Term Activities - May 2017

27 May - 4 June Pirates Chatham Historic Dockyard

“Join us this May Half Term for some pirate fun on-board our very own Pirate ship! With The Dockyard themed and ready to fly the Jolly Roger – will you be brave enough to walk the plank! Yo Ho Ho!”

27 May - 4 June Magical Patterns Canterbury Tales

“May Half Term will be one to remember with our special event, dedicated to magical patterns. Discover Kaleidoscopes, Hair Plaiting, Maypole Dancing and Pattern Colouring, as well as our extra-special Astrolabe Demonstrations where you will learn how to study the stars!”

30 May – 3 June Canterbury Children’s Festival Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

“This May half term bring your little ones along to performances at The Marlowe, and free activities in this monster of a festival!”

27 – 29 May Grand Medieval Joust Leeds Castle

“Step back in time to the Middle Ages and see fully armoured knights battling it out in an authentic jousting competition. Enjoy living history encampments, firepower, trebuchet demonstrations and mounted skill at arms displays.”

Various dates and activities Betteshanger Park Deal

Lots going on with archery sessions, parkruns, biking days, forest skills days and their Basecamp, action packed school holiday club.

27 – 29 May WWII Weekend Dover Castle 

Immerse the family in this 1940s event celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Wrens and 77 years since Operation Dynamo. Experience 40s music, hands-on activities for children, and other war-themed activities.

27 – 4 June Sheepstakes! May Half Term Kent Life

Join Kent Life to celebrate their sheep with a show and shearing demos and meet the sheep dogs!

 27 May 4 June May Half Term at Port Lympne Reserve Hythe

Discover dinosaurs, South American animals and lots of others species during the May Half term.

29 May – 4 June Bike and Burger Week Bewl Water Tunbridge Wells

Tying in National Burger Week with biking, Bewl is offering a free burger with every bike ride hired throughout half term!

Camping various locations in Kent

How about venturing into the great outdoors and camp in the beautiful Kent countryside? Walking, cycling and open fires – what could be more fun! Fingers crossed on the weather staying fine.

Here are other activities you can get up to in May!

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