What’s on in February 2018
Written by Visit Pembrokeshire
What’s on in February 2018
This month brings together a wonderful mix of Cuban rhythms, thought-provoking cinema and tales from one of the world’s greatest living explorers.
During half term, there’s Knights, Princesses & Dragons, kite flying and children theatre to entertain and thrill even the smallest visitor.
For days when the kids really need to run wild, run free & let off some steam, we’ve got that covered too – take a look at our suggestions.
- Fri 2nd February
Sultans of String at Queens Hall
Thrilling audiences with their genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, Flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, Arabic, and Cuban rhythms. “Impressive, considerable virtuosity and tasteful arrangements… its positive vibes are irresistible”- Songlines UK. Door 7 pm.
- Sat 3rd February
Rooms with a View Cinema
Tenby Library will host the screening of the winter season of ‘Future Shorts’. The evening will be an interesting, entertaining and thought-provoking 90 minutes of award-winning short films, handpicked from festivals across the globe. Ticket £5 Door at 6:30 pm. Suitable for ages 15 & over. More information 01437 775 151
- Sun 4th, February
Beach circuits at Broad Haven South, NT Stackpole Estate
Get active in the great outdoors with beach circuits at Broad Haven South. Taking place every Sunday in February, join our instructor for an hour-long session. Suitable for all ages and abilities, let the outdoors move you! £2 per adult.
- Tues 6th February
Live music from Pembrokeshire Intimate Gigs
The Brother Brothers
Rich harmonies and thoughtful songs accompanied by guitar, cello, violin and banjo as only a group like the Brother Brothers can offer. Hosted by Cwtch live music venue, Pembroke Dock. The performance begins at 8 pm
- Sat 10th February – Sun 25th February
Half term fun at Scolton Manor.
To celebrate Wales’ Year of the Sea, Scolton has a host of sea-based quizzes, plenty of ‘Marine Makes’ in the craft area including paper plate octopi, floating jellyfish & seahorses plus ‘Find A Fish’ and ‘Sea Life Seeker’ trails running through the grounds.
- Mon 12th February – Thurs 15th February
Knights, Princesses & Dragons at Pembroke Castle
Expert guide, Howard will take you on a tour with children’s stories about kings, princesses, and knights; pirates and caves; and dungeons and dragons. Free events but normal admission charges apply.
- Mon 12th – Sun 25th February
Tudor household trail at Tudor Merchants House
Look for the Tudor dolls hidden around the house and find out what their jobs were. Lots of different roles were needed to make the household run smoothly. Event-free but normal admission charges apply. From 11 am.
Dragon Quest at Carew Castle
Use all your dragon-hunting skills as you search the castle to find a dragon! You will be rewarded for your efforts. Event £1 per child plus normal admission
- Wed 14th February
Willow Wednesday at Colby Woodland Gardens
Learn how to make some wild art using the unique properties of willow. Weave and decorate your own piece to take home. Booking essential call 01834 811885. Event ticket £3 plus normal admission.
“Southern Island – South America” at the Stackpole Centre theatre
Freya Hoffmeister is National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year and has circumnavigated Iceland, New Zealand South, Ireland, Australia and South America in a kayak! This talk is not just for paddlers but a rare opportunity for anyone interested in hearing one of the world’s greatest living explorers talk first-hand about her many adventures. Booking essential – Call 0344 2491895 Tickets £12.
- Fri 16th February
Ghost Tour 2: The Shriek-ual at Pembroke Castle
For an eerie evening out take the after-hours tour around Pembroke Castle’s creepy passageways, gloomy towers and spiral staircases, and hear a selection of our ghost sightings and poltergeist activity. Aged 16+, however, 16-17-year-olds must be accompanied by an adult.
- Sun 18th February
Bushcraft basics at Colby Woodland Garden
Head to the woods for a bushcraft survival session with our expert guide. From fire lighting to den building, there are lots to learn if you want to be an outdoor explorer! Booking essential call 01834 811885. Event ticket £3 plus normal admission.
- Mon 19th Feb – Fri 23rd Feb
Craft fun at The Welsh Wildlife Centre
With the whole week packed with great craft ideas, you’ll be spoilt for choice. You can paint your own swaying lizard, a wildlife flower pot, bird feeder or try your hand at slate painting. Decisions, decisions. For more details of each day’s activity check out the link.
- Tues 20th February
Children’s Theatre: Tom Thumb at Queens Hall
To mark 15 years of activity Lyngo are bringing back their very first show, revamped and specially adapted for a younger audience. Performed on or under a kitchen table this wee wonder of a show is full of magic with feathery spinning birds, a flying house and a portable forest! Ages 3+. Starts 2 pm Tickets from Span Arts
- Wed 21st February
Beach Clean at Freshwater West
Grab a litter picker and help The National Trust Stackpole Estate care for this beautiful stretch of coastline with a pre-season beach clean. Litter pickers, gloves and bags will be provided. Meet at Freshwater West for 12noon. Free event.
- Fri 23rd February
Kite flying festival at Gupton Farm
Blow away the cobwebs with at Gupton’s kite flying festival and make sure you hang on tight! Take flight in the field and head to the indoor barn for kite decorating activities. Meet at Gupton Farm from 12 noon. Free event.
- Sat 24th February
Tyhai at Small World Theatre
An exciting Indo-Celtic collaboration between three musicians based in Wales: Rajesh David Pete Stacey and Dylan Fowler. Tyhai’s repertoire includes the ragas & rhythms of Indian music, verses from Sufi poetry & ancient Sanskrit texts as well as Welsh traditional music and song. Doors 8 pm. Tickets £10.