Things to do this weekend with the kids in Kent

It's the first weekend of the half term holiday!

Here are seven ways we think you can kick-start the kids' school break:

Museum of the Moon has descended on Rochester
Museum of the Moon has descended on Rochester

Museum of the Moon, Rochester Cathedral

Running until March 4

Fly your kids to the moon thanks to a magical art installation which has arrived in Kent.

The giant replica of the moon is wowing audiences in Medway and is open to visitors both this Saturday and Sunday. For more details click here.

Kids for a Quid, Spa Valley Railway, Tunbridge Wells

Saturday, February 15 and Sunday, February 16

Affordable fun for the whole family is available this weekend with this £1 ticket offer.

With kids travelling for just £1 this weekend it means a family of two adults and two children can enjoy an action-packed day out for just £22 when booked in advance online. Book at www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk

Dreamland will have model making workshops this February half term
Dreamland will have model making workshops this February half term

Aardman Animations at Dreamland

Saturday, February 15

Join expert model makers this Saturday in Margate and make your own Morph or Shaun the Sheep to take home. The one-hour classes must be booked in advance. Spaces are limited to 60 people per workshop so booking in advance is recommended. Learn more about the event, and other animation-related activities taking place during the day, by clicking here.

For a complete guide to all of the events and activities taking place during February half term please see our round-up from around the county here.

Tonbridge Model Railway Exhibition, The Angel Centre, Tonbridge

Saturday, February 15

The annual Tonbridge Model Railway exhibition is said to be one of the largest one-day model railway shows in the area. It takes place between 10am and 5pm this Saturday. There will be over 30 layouts on display. And tickets are £6 for adults and just £1 for children. For more information visit http://www.tonbridgemrc.com/exhibition/

Animals of the Ice Age is one of the attractions at Howletts
Animals of the Ice Age is one of the attractions at Howletts

Kids Go Free, Howletts and Port Lympne

Offer available until February 29

Take a walk on the wild side with the kids this weekend and make use of this fantastic offer from The Aspinall Foundation. Up to three children can go free with every full paying adult providing that tickets are booked online in advance. For more details about the offer, which is also available during half term, please click here.

Stories and Steam, Kent and East Sussex Railway, Tenterden

Saturday, February 15 and Sunday, February 16

Chris Vine, author of the 'Peter's Railway' series of children's books will be meeting visitors and signing copies of his stories this weekend. He will also be providing inspiring Junior Engineering talks at Tenterden station at 10am and 1pm, with the help of the KESR's 100-year-old Norwegian locomotive.

To learn more about the event, taking place as part of half term activities at the attraction, please click here.

Comics at the Beaney in Canterbury
Comics at the Beaney in Canterbury

Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art, The Beaney, Canterbury

Running until Sunday, February 23

A colourful and interactive exhibition to delight the whole family! See influential British comic icons such as Desperate Dan, Dennis the Menace and Minnie the Minx alongside Captain America, Wonder Woman, Superman and Hulk. There are also hands-on activities, a host of props, objects and special devices. Tickets can be booked in advance and admission is from £5.

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