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What's on May Half Term in Coventry 2023

Are you looking for things to do in Coventry this May Half Term? There are heaps of activities and events on the Coventry Rocks website for you to browse at your leisure - just hit the 'May Half Term' button on the Homepage or click this link!

Short of time? We have gathered together a handful of our favourites below. So start scrolling and get planning for a jam-packed week of fun! We hope you find something great!

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What's On May Half Term in Coventry


Around the World in 80 Days | Albany Theatre

Based on the novel by Jules Verne and adapted and directed by Juliet Forster, this brand-new, fun and colourful comedy drama tells the story of Around The World In Eighty Days as you’ve never seen it before. Watch the drama and hilarity unfold, as two tales intertwine in a riotous romp around the globe!

  • Dates: Tuesday 30th May — Saturday 3rd June 2023
  • Location: The Albany Theatre, CV5 6JQ
  • Price: Child £20 / Adult £24 / Family Discount Available
  • Booking: Pre-booking is essential. Find all the info here.

It's Reigning Royals | St Mary's Guildhall

It's reigning royals at St Mary's Guildhall! During the May School Holidays families are invited to get hands on with history. Think you have what it takes to be a knight of the realm? Then don't miss the Knight School on Saturday 27th May. You can experience living history Tudors in the Medieval Kitchen, and children can also enjoy making their own crown, designing a coat of arms and dressing up in period costume.

  • Dates: Saturday 27th May - Sunday 4th June
  • Location: St Mary's Guildhall, Bayley Lane, CV1 5RN
  • Booking: Pre-booking is recommended. Find all the info here.


The Curse of Jewel Island Adventure | Magic Alley Stratford

Immerse yourself in a land of pirates and puzzles for a brand new swashbuckling adventure which culminates in a trip to Magic Alley's own beach! Recommended for children over 6 due to the nature of the puzzles but suitable for children over 3 to play on the beach if accompanied by older siblings/relatives/friends.

  • Dates: Saturday 27th May until early September
  • Location: Magic Alley, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 6EX
  • Price: Under 3s - FREE, 3 - 6 years - £5.00, 6+ and adults - £9.00 (plus small booking fee)
  • Booking: Pre-booking is recommended. Find all the info here.



The Bear Grylls Adventure | Birmingham NEC

The Bear Grylls Adventure at the NEC, Birmingham, has everything you need for an awesome day out this Half Term, with adrenaline-fuelled activities for kids, parents, and groups of friends to tackle together! Adventure seekers can choose from 11 epic activities - from escape rooms and archery to indoor skydiving and shooting - to put themselves to the limits or simply try something new and exciting!

  • Dates: Open Thursday - Sunday every week
  • Location: The Bear Grylls Adventure, Birmingham NEC, B40 1NT
  • Booking: Pre-booking is recommended. Find all the info here.


The Smeds and The Smoos | Warwick Arts Centre

Soar into space with this exciting adaptation of the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Music, laughs and interplanetary adventures for everyone aged 3 and up!

  • Dates: Thursday 1st Jun - Sunday 4th Jun 2023
  • Location: Warwick Arts Centre, CV4 7AL
  • Booking: Find all the info here.


May Half Term at Escape Live Coventry

Save up to 50% this half-term with Escape Live! Any group size can play for the price of 3 people using discount code HT23. Located at Fargo Village, Escape Live offers a unique form of entertainment in which 2-20 people venture into a fully immersive world where they must crack codes, solve puzzles and work together in order to unlock the mystery and escape the room!

  • Opening Hours: Open Monday - Sunday 9:30am - 11pm
  • Location: Fargo Studios, 54 Grafton Street, CV1 2HW
  • Booking: Find all the info here.


Circus Cortex | Binley

Circus Cortex brings together the worlds of magic, performing arts and adventure into a family day out you'll never forget! With a wide variety of awesome acts, you and your little ones will enjoy every minute of this family friendly entertainment. With fifteen Ukrainian artists amongst their cast, Circus Cortex are doing more than most to support those fleeing from the war-torn country.

  • Dates: Friday 26th May - Sunday 4th June 2023
  • Location: Broadstreet Rugby Football Club, Binley Woods, CV3 2AY
  • Price: Children and concessions - from £9, Adults from £11
  • Tickets: Find all the info here.



Sing-a-long-a Encanto | Belgrade Theatre

Gather la Familia! It’s time to celebrate something truly magical! Enjoy a screening of the film with lyrics so everyone can join in!

  • Dates: Wednesday 31st May 2023
  • Location: Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, CV1 1GS
  • Price: Kids: £14 Adults: £18.50
  • Booking: Find all the info here.


Half Term Toys & Games | yesbebe.co.uk

Yes Bebe have a great selection of Half Term toys that are perfect for keeping kids entertained during the school break. From building sets to craft kits and outdoor toys to puzzles and games, Yes Bebe has a wide variety of half term toys to choose from, so you're sure to find something that your child will love. Visit yesbebe.co.uk to browse!


MotoFest | Coventry City Centre

MotoFest Coventry is a weekend of non-stop cultural celebration and motoring madness. Free family fun in the UK’s Motor City. Discover how Coventry’s heritage is shaping the city’s future.

  • Dates: Saturday 3rd - Sunday 4th June 2023
  • Location: Coventry City Centre & Ringroad
  • Price: FREE to attend.
  • More Info: Find all the info here.


Mog The Forgetful Cat | Belgrade Theatre

Based on the books by Judith Kerr and adapted for the stage by The Wardrobe Ensemble, join Mog and her family on an adventure at the Belgrade Theatre!

  • Dates: Tuesday 30 May - Sunday 4th June 2023
  • Location: Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, CV1 1GS
  • Price: From £8 including booking fee
  • Booking: Find all the info here.


Bug Hunting & Den Building | Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve

Looking for some family-friendly fun this half term? Head to Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve for Bug Hunting and Den Building from 10 – 12pm on Wednesday 31st May.

  • Dates: Wednesday 31st May
  • Location: Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve, Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW
  • Price: £4 per child
  • Booking: Find all the info here.


Blabers Hall Open Day & Craft Market | Fillongly

Don't miss this family friendly day out, with great wine, craft stalls and fantastic entertainment. Take a walk around the vines and enjoy a picnic overlooking the vineyard with a glass of superb wine. There will be live music, hand-picked craft stalls all selling local products, hale bale seating and wine by the glass and the bottle all available on the day.

  • Dates: Sunday 28th May 2023
  • Location: Blabers Hall Wine Estate, Fillongley, CV7 8EP
  • Price: Tickets are FREE but booking is essential
  • Booking: Find all the info here.


We hope you found lots of inspiration for things to do in Coventry this May Half Term! Don't forget there are heaps of activities and events on the Coventry Rocks website for you to browse at your leisure - just hit the 'May Half Term' button on the Homepage or click this link!

If you're hosting an event during May Half Term and would like to feature in this article, simply complete this form or drop us a line at hello@coventryrocks.co.uk.

Check out this handy guide if you're looking for Holiday Clubs in Coventry.

You can also fine a fantastic collection of over 70 Parks and Walks, and inspiration for days out in Coventry Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to watch our Half Term adventures!