Top things to do this half term in Merseyside

By Olivia Wagg

  • Bounce around at the inflatable theme park

Bootle based company ‘activity for all’ has launched their very own inflatable theme park packed with 12 different inflatable courses.

The theme park includes a giant helter skelter, bouncy castles, 15ft soccer darts, gladiator duel, basketball shootout, Nerf shooter and a tots area.

Parents will be able to relax with a hot drink whilst the children burn off some steam.

The theme park will be open for the whole of February half term and £8 for an hourly slot.

To book, call 0151 521 8099.


  • Watch the Greatest Showman Circus

Direct from its Hong Kong appearance, the UK’s largest big top circus show is heading to Liverpool.

The Greatest Showman-inspired act will be heading to Aintree racecourse this February half term.

Families and friends will expect to see performers balancing high in roof walking and singing your blockbuster favourites.

Tickets prices start at £10. For more details visit the website here. 


  • Make a splash at the puddle jumping championship 

Friends and family will be able to see who can make the craziest, biggest splash against the events very own ‘splashometer’.

Prizes can be won every day in the February half term at 2pm.

The event will be based in Burscough at the Wetland Centre.

For more information visit the website here. 



  • Visit the City Of Light 

Sefton Park will be transformed into a breathtaking experience, ticket holders will be able to walk alongside the lantern filled lake.

Open from 5:00pm until 9:00pm the event will see the lights flicker as the park comes to life with original music, real life stories and poetry.

The park will also be holding Lantern Workshops for adults and children.

Tickets will be priced at £7-£22. For more information, visit the website here .


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  • Experience a real-life Alice In Wonderland adventure 

St Georges hall will be transformed into a magical world of Wonderland as groups of 80 will be able to embark on an adventure will Alice herself.

Sing alone with playing cards, play croquet and avoid losing your head with the venerable Queen Of Hearts.

The experience will last 90 minutes and is suitable for an audience of all ages, but recommended for 3yrs+.

The event will be live throughout the February half term, autism friendly performances are available too.

Tickets will range from £6-£12. For more information visit the website here. 


  • Get fit at the family rave 

Radio city DJ, Lee Butler, hosts Liverpool’s very own family rave this February half term.

A mash up of glow sticks, fitness and amazing tunes has proved to be a huge hit in previous sessions across the North West.

Families will also be able to spend time together in the relaxation zone and have fun at the glitter station.

All proceeds from the event will go to The Bobby Colleran Trust. The charity was created following a fatal accident on 24th October 2014, when 6 year old Bobby Colleran was tragically knocked down and killed while walking home from school.

For more information please visit the website here .


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