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Plenty of fun to be found in Shrewsbury this half term

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If you're looking for penguins, pottery and live performances of a Cbeebies show this February half term then look no further than Shrewsbury - there's an action packed schedule to keep your kids entertained.

Spy Teams on Screen

This half term the super spy teams on the big screen come in the form of four penguins - Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private. Discover the secrets of the greatest and most hilarious birds in global espionage at the screenings of Penguins of Madagascar (U), at the Old Market Hall (OMH) in Shrewsbury's square from Saturday 14th February to Saturday 21st February.

Show Me, Show Me on Stage

The friendly faces of Chris and Pui from the hit Cbeebies show, Show Me, Show Me, will take to the stage at Theatre Severn on Tuesday 17th February along with all their favourite toys and characters. Don't miss the songs, comedy sketches and the magic and all the show favourites including Miss Mouse, Stuffy and Teddington live on stage.

Darwin Days

Could your child be the next science genius? Get the kids having fun whilst learning and taking part in Darwin's inquisitive experiments. Head to the Shropshire Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre on Tuesday 17th February to create some mini explosions, or on Thursday 19th for some fossil fun. In-between get messy and take part in 'Darwin's Discoveries' arts and crafts workshop at The Hive.

The Sea Show

Come and celebrate the sea with fantastic facts, live music and songs with The Sea Show, a Squashbox Theatre production at The Hive. Meet crazy characters like Morwenna the 'beautiful' mermaid, Ruan the reformed seagull and salty seadog Captain Pemburthy, as well as a cast of mischievous sea-squirts on Thursday 19th for some under water fun.

Fresh Airtime

Why not meet friends at the Quarry for some fresh air and fun and let the children run, walk or ride a bike along the riverbank. Alternatively the grounds of the Shrewsbury Castle are open and free to visit. Climb the steps to Laura's tower for amazing panoramic views.

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