What's On | February Half Term Special

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Half Term From Home

This February half term, it is still important to keep following the national lockdown guidelines. But that doesn't mean there isn't plenty of fun to be had!

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we're celebrating the month of love by sharing some fun ways that you can ❤ Notts from home in this special edition of our school holiday what's on guide.

See school holiday events and inspiration

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Looking for new things to do during half term? 

Visit Inspire Online

There's a feast of activities for the whole family to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. With recorded performances, live events, activities and resources there is plenty to educate and entertain. 

As well as books, author events and reading ideas #InspireOnline also brings popular children's activities to your home, such as The Girl of Ink and Stars audio drama and Story Explorers; Rainforest Rescue, an online interactive storytelling adventure in association with Nottingham Playhouse. For kids aged 3-7 join John Kirk for ‘We’re going on a story hunt’ live on Friday 19 February. Free places are limited. Visit Inspire Online Children and Families section to find out what is available to entertain your family this half term. 

Visit Inspire Online

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❤ Pancake Day

Pancake Day - Tuesday 16 February

Looking forward to a flipping good Shrove Tuesday? Why not get the whole family involved and make your own pancakes!

Whether you like sweet or savoury toppings, you can make a perfect pancake All you need is eggs, flour, milk and unsalted butter.

Find a pancake recipe

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❤ The Great Outdoors

There's so much to enjoy outdoors, without leaving your local area!

Notts Outdoors are sharing lots of fun resources and activities including orienteering and the RSPB big birdwatch on their social media pages. You can also keep with Notts Outdoors mascot Bracken the hedgehog - can you guess where he's visited today?

Give Notts Outdoors a follow for lots of ways to enjoy the outdoors from home.

Notts Outdoors Facebook Notts Outdoors Twitter Notts Outdoors Instagram

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❤ Your Bin

Recycle right this half term

We've put together a handy reminder of the recycling do's and don'ts so you can show your love to the planet by making sure only the right items are put in your kerbside recycling bin. 

Find out more about recycling

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