Things to do - School's Out

15 half term events in Kent kids will love

15 half term events in Kent kids will love

Looking to make the most of the half term holiday in Kent? We've a run down of things to do, events you can book and the days out on offer...

M&S unveils Halloween caterpillar Frankencolin

M&S unveils Halloween caterpillar Frankencolin

M&S has unveiled its biggest ever Halloween range to help families enjoy a fright night in this year, including this themed Colin the Caterpillar.

Halloween events in Kent you'll need to book

Halloween events in Kent you'll need to book

Feeling organised? Restrictions mean many half term and Halloween events are pre-book only. We've rounded up those with tickets now on sale:

Things to do this bank holiday weekend

Things to do this bank holiday weekend

See out the last of the summer holidays in style with one of our suggestions for the August bank holiday weekend.

Take the kids crabbing in Kent

Take the kids crabbing in Kent

Looking for a cheap outing in the great outdoors? Here's our guide to taking the kids crabbing in Kent...

Museum opens with half price offer

Museum opens with half price offer

Kent's only Roman museum in Kent has opened with a half price ticket offer - with two children also going free with every full paying adult.

Pantomime plans amid coronavirus

Pantomime plans amid coronavirus

Kent's biggest pantomime has said it won't open this Christmas whilst another in the county is making plans for socially distanced performances.

Unlimited trampoline trips this summer

Unlimited trampoline trips this summer

Two trampoline parks in Kent have launched unlimited Summer Bounce vouchers to help families keep costs down this summer.

Things to do for less than a fiver

Things to do for less than a fiver

Struggling to make the pennies stretch this summer? Here are five Kent attractions where tickets are just £5 or a family could visit for £20 or less.

6 ways to kick start the summer break

6 ways to kick start the summer break

School's out for summer and here are six attractions open just in time for the six-week holiday.

The Beach at Bluewater is back

The Beach at Bluewater is back

Bluewater's popular beach-side attraction is reopening this weekend, but there are changes in place to meet the latest government restrictions.

6 Kent attractions getting ready to reopen

6 Kent attractions getting ready to reopen

Are you and the kids ready for a change of scene? Here's all you need to know about the next six attractions reopening in Kent.

We want your Easter pictures for Snapshot Kent

We want your Easter pictures for Snapshot Kent

Whatever you do with the family this Easter, make sure you send us a snap of it for our photographic competition, Snapshot Kent.

How to have a cracking Easter at home

How to have a cracking Easter at home

Staying at home needn't mean you can't still have a cracking Easter. Here are some ideas to help you get creative this long weekend:

Mums' meet-ups turn virtual

Mums' meet-ups turn virtual

Two mums from Kent who specialise in glitzy meet-ups for parents, are turning their attention to connecting families virtually instead.

Here are some of your pictures of life in lockdown

Here are some of your pictures of life in lockdown

From family games to fun with your pets, you've been sending in your entries for our competition, Snapshot Kent. Here's some that we've had so far:

Have you been snapping for Snapshot Kent?

Have you been snapping for Snapshot Kent?

Here are some of the pictures we've had of Kent families coping with lockdown for our photographic competition, Snapshot Kent. Plus how you can enter:

Send us your pictures for Snapshot Kent

Send us your pictures for Snapshot Kent

From virtual games to video calling and pets behaving badly - how is your family getting through lockdown? We want your pictures for Snapshot Kent.

Free app gives families things to do

Free app gives families things to do

A free app, which can suggest things to do indoors depending on a family's number of children and their ages, has been launched.

Spot the blossom or try green space bingo

Spot the blossom or try green space bingo

A Kent attraction has launched two ways to discovering nature together in their gardens or on their daily walks.

Video story explains social distancing to children

Video story explains social distancing to children

A heart-warming story about the world catching a cold is helping youngsters understand social distancing ahead of the Easter holidays. Watch it here.

Free classes to help us all keep dancing

Free classes to help us all keep dancing

A Kent dance company has launched online dance classes for all ages to try at home for free.

School supplies available to families

School supplies available to families

A Kent firm which supplies schools with everything from sports equipment and outdoor toys to stationary is opening its order books to families.

David Walliams to read mid-morning story

David Walliams to read mid-morning story

Families are being encouraged to tune in at 11am and listen to popular children's author David Walliams read the nation's children a story.

Parks and places to picnic in Kent

Parks and places to picnic in Kent

If you're looking to enjoy this week's sunshine, or want to take a break after home schooling, here's some parks and open spaces in Kent to head for.

Download and decorate our handwashing poster

Download and decorate our handwashing poster

Remind your kids about the importance of handwashing alongside giving them a creative activity with our downloadable poster to decorate.

Family festival to throw Easter party

Family festival to throw Easter party

An award-winning family festival is back and will take over Dreamland.

Things to do on a rainy day in Kent

Things to do on a rainy day in Kent

With further bad weather forecast as the schools break for half term, we round up some of the best things to do with the family on a rainy day.

Play wild this half term

Play wild this half term

The National Trust is encouraging families to get muddy, messy and back to nature during half term and has some wild activities to tempt us.

February half term events and activities

February half term events and activities

Looking for an action packed February half term for the kids? Here's our round-up of some of the biggest and best things to do...

Free attraction tickets up for grabs

Free attraction tickets up for grabs

Kent Big Weekend is back for another year. Learn here how to apply for your free tickets to attractions in the county.

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