Keep the kids entertained this half term

Ever wondered what to do with your kids when half term looms? Well fear not, Minimaster can help! We’ve rounded up six of the best family-friendly events from circus shows and sporting events to West End musicals, plays and popular arena tours.


Mary Poppins
Cameron Mackintosh’s West End hit musical is currently on tour in the UK for the first time ever, with shows in Bristol during October. This spectacular adaptation of the classic Walt Disney film promises to inspire you as much as the kids. Just try asking them how to spell Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious afterwards…

Shrek The Musical
Take the kids to see one of their favourite films adapted for stage as Shrek The Musical tours the UK direct from the West End. Shrek and his loyal steed Donkey will have the whole family laughing all week. Catch it in Wolverhampton and Edinburgh during October.

Peppa Pig’s Surprise
The perfect day out for the little ones, Peppa Pig’s Surprise offers something truly exciting for young minds – but we can’t tell you what! Where’s the surprise in that? Join Peppa Pig and her friends at theatres across the UK.

Santa Pod: Flame and Thunder
Fancy a little thrill-seeking this half term? Have a flying start at Santa Pod, the home of adventure this October when Flame and Thunder returns for an action packed day of motorsport, jaw-dropping stunt displays and fireworks. This is sure to bring out the mini adrenaline junkie in the new and seasoned motor head.

London Lions
Get the kids off the bench and let them experience some slam dunk fun this half term! Join London Lions, London’s only professional premier league basketball team, as they take on Manchester Giants at Copper Box Arena.

Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment
Let the kids get swept away by their favourite Disney stories this half term. From the frozen wonderland with Elsa and Anna and deep sea adventures with Ariel and the Little Mermaid to whizzing around with Lightning McQueen, your little ones’ best magical moments will be brought to life in this enchanting show.

For more half term fun ideas, check out Minimaster; it’s packed to the brim with the very best family-friendly events. What’s more, all these events are approved by kids, so you’re guaranteed smiley faces all round.