Ideas for family days out to make half term a breeze

Here at Ticketmaster, our Minimasters are always on the lookout for the best events that are guaranteed to please the whole family.

And with half term just around the corner, they’ve rounded up a whole host of shows that can keep them (and you!) busy over the school break.

From awesome theatre and spectacular sports, to festivals and special offers, the Minimaster guide is now organised especially with half term in mind, so you can find the perfect treat for the whole family.

Plus, we also look ahead at some super cool activities coming up later this year that are already on sale – so you can get prepped for summer and beyond.

Here we round up five of our Minis’ top picks to give you a taster.

Magical Lantern Festival

Make the most of these stunning lantern trails when the Magical Lantern Festival rolls into Chiswick House & Gardens this half term with an amazing 20% off offer. Simply use passcode HALFTERM20. [Tickets]



Cirque de Soleil’s stunning new show transports you to a lush forest filled with exotic creatures.  Expect all the usual magic of Cirque’s stunning acrobatics when Varekai comes to Newcastle and Leeds across half term as part of its current UK tour. [Tickets]


School of Rock

School might be out, but half term is the perfect time to release your inner rock god at London’s hottest new musical. Thrilling critics and audiences alike, School of Rock is based on the Jack Black movie of the same name, with a thrilling new score from musical impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber. Take a look at what our Minimasters got up to behind-the-scenes of the show here. [Tickets]


Babe the Sheep-Pig

The Oscar-winning film has now been transformed into a stunning new stage show, including ingenious puppetry techniques and a wonderful score of original songs that breathe new life into the classic story. The UK tour is already underway, and we’ve still got tickets in Keswick over half term. [Tickets]



Looking for some high-octane action for half term? Well, look no further than Arenacross, which returns this half term for a seven-round series of fast and furious entertainment. Expect awesome stuns, flips and tricks when the tour rides into Sheffield and Wembley this half term. [Tickets]


Check out the full guide over on Minimaster right now.