FRI 9 FEB - SUN 11 FEB
The Scummy Mummies, Cambridge Junction, Fri 9 Feb
Comedians Helen Thorn and Ellie Gibson cover a wide range of parenting topics, from pelvic floors and play-dates to farting and fish fingers. Expect songs, sketches, stand-up and very scummy stories! Based on the UK’s No.1 Kids and Family Podcast, as recommended by The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph and BBC’s Woman’s Hour.
The Scummy Mummies book is out now – Ellie and Helen will be selling and signing copies after the performance.
Give A Little Respect to this band that have bashing out hits for 32 years without a break or break-up. Andy Bell and Vince Clarke have a history that has led to chart-conquering singles, a string of immaculate albums, a BRIT, an Ivor Novello Award and now World Be Gone, their seventeenth studio album.
It’s always exciting to see the first signs of growth and the snowdrops area alwasy the first on the scene after cold January. The woodland and Moggerhanger has been transformed with a carpet of snowdrops. There’s a trail for the littl’uns, a woodland playground and the Garden Rooms Cafe which is open every day. A chance to get the woollies on and get outside.
Moggerhanger Park, Park Road, Moggerhanger, Bedford, MK44 3RW, facebook.com
Love Food: Burwash Manor, Barton, Sat 10 – Fri 16 Feb
The annual Love Food festival returns for 2018. A weekend celebration of the food we love. There’ll be tastings, demos and cookery lessons as well as half-term activites for the kids including bread for beginners & children’s curry class!
Burwash Manor, New Road, Barton, Cambridge, CB23 7EY, burwashmanor.com
Imagine Children’s Festival, Southbank Centre, Weds 7 Feb – Sun 18 Feb
12 days of jam-packed half-term fun in this brilliant annual festival by kids for kids. Aimed at 0-12 year olds, there’s a mind-boggling array of activities and events, including a whole clutch of free possibilities in The Clore Ballroom, Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes, dance-theatre Tidy Up, Fun DMC, Bedtime stories, plus debut authors comedian Harry Hill and Radio One’s Greg James.