Looking for a place or event to take your kids this weekend before they go back to school on Monday? Don’t worry, we have got you covered.

If you are looking for somewhere fun around the Nottingham area to spend your last three days of half term, here are five of the best places to go.

Mil’s Trills

Taking place at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Upper Parliament Street this Saturday (February 24), Mil’s Trills is a “lively, giddy, infectious show that will have everyone on their feet!”

Featuring catchy songs and magical music adventures for under 6s and their families, each event lasts around 45 minutes with the chance to meet musicians and have a go with the instruments.

Tickets cost £7.50 and £1 for under 1s, and you can find out more information here: https://trch.co.uk/whats-on/beanbag-music-club-presents-mils-trills/

Wellie Boots Trail

Located at Nottingham’s beautiful Wollaton Hall, this event takes place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (23, 24 and 25 February) between 10 am and 4 pm.

Can you and your child help the organisers find their missing wellie boots in the Formal Gardens and discover the secret word? If all the hidden letters are found and the word is discovered, you can claim your reward.

Each trail costs just £1, and you can find out more information here: http://www.wollatonhall.org.uk/event/wellie-boots-trail?instance_id=562995

National Ice Centre

With the Winter Olympic Games currently taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, what better way to get into the Olympic spirit than by visiting Nottingham’s National Ice Centre in Bolero Square?

Various public sessions are taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (23, 24 and 25 February), between 11.30 am and 7.00 pm on Friday, 11.00 am and 5.00 pm on Saturday and 10.00 am and 5.00 pm on Sunday.

Ticket prices vary on the day, and you can find out more information here: https://www.national-ice-centre.com/#timesandprices

StarFlyer in Old Market Square

Have you seen the new 70-metre high ride in Nottingham’s Old Market Square? The tallest mobile StarFlyer in the UK has been here since Valentine’s Day, and it is sure to bring thrills to all members of the family.

The ride seats 24 people at a time and is open daily from 10.00 am until 10.00 pm until Sunday night.

Tickets are £5 for adults, £4 for under 12s and £16 for a family (two adults and two children).

Light Night

The Light Night is an annual event to encourage people to explore the city via arts and culture. Suitable for all members of the family, this array of events should not be missed.

There are a lot of events to get involved in throughout the city and out of town, including a silent disco, poetry events, an outdoor spin class and a family sports event under UV lights.

Prices for the events vary depending on which event you are at, but you can find out more information here: https://www.visit-nottinghamshire.co.uk/whats-on/its-in-nottingham-light-night-2018-p488231