Full-on fun for the half-term holidays

Mr. Men characters in the terminalValentine’s card-making, poetry workshops, Mr. Men characters – it’s all happening for children at Heathrow this February Half Term. And there’s good news for parents too, with the return of our ever-popular Kids Eat Free offer. Read on to see what’s happening on your date of travel.

All events take place in the departure lounge (after security).

Home-made cards

Card-making for Valentine’s Day

All terminals, Thursday 8th to Wednesday 14th February

Kids and adults can make a personalised pop-up card in the week leading up to St Valentine’s Day. Available at the information desk (ask them about gift wrapping, too).

Craft helper at trolley

Mobile craft

Our mobile craft trolley brings the fun to you, with plenty to keep young travellers happily cutting, colouring and creating until it’s time to depart.

Mobile craft trolley dates and times

Thursday 8th February

  • Terminal 2: 12:00—18:00
  • Terminal 4: 11:00—17:00

Friday 9th February

  • Terminal 5: 09:00—15:00
  • Terminal 2: 12:00—18:00

Saturday 10th February

  • Terminal 4: 12:00—18:00
  • Terminal 5: 09:00—15:00

Sunday 11th February

  • Terminal 3: 09:00—15:00
  • Terminal 2: 12:00—18:00

Wednesday 14th February

  • Terminal 3: 12:00—18:00
  • Terminal 5: 09:00—15:00

Thursday 15th February

  • Terminal 4: 12:00—18:00
  • Terminal 2: 10:00—16:00

Friday 16th February

  • Terminal 3: 10:00—16:00
  • Terminal 4: 12:00—18:00
Poet Caleb Femi smiling

Poetry workshops

Fun with language to help your kids unleash their inner poet. We’re celebrating the release of Caleb Femi’s A Tale of Modern Britain with a series of poetry workshops for children.

Poetry workshop times and dates

Thursday 8th February

  • Terminal 5: 10:00—16:00

Friday 9th February

  • Terminal 2: 10:00—16:00

Saturday 10th February

  • Terminal 3: 12:00—18:00

Sunday 11th February

  • Terminal 5: 10:00—16:00

Poetry workshop locations

  • Terminals 2, 3 and 4: At the children’s play areas
  • Terminal 5: Gate level, towards Gates A1—A7 (near Boots and Travelex)
Characters at airport

Mr. Adventure and Little Miss Explorer

Meet Heathrow’s very own Mr. Men and Little Miss characters. They’ll be in the departure lounge handing out stickers and colouring sheets.

But even if you miss the characters themselves, you needn’t miss out on the fun. Just get the Mr. Adventure app and track down the 3D augmented reality characters around the terminal.

Mr. Adventure visits

  • Friday 9th February: Terminal 3, 12:00—18:00
  • Sunday 11th February: Terminal 2, 12:00—18:00

Little Miss Explorer visits

  • Saturday 10th February: Terminal 4, 14:00—20:00
  • Monday 12th February: Terminal 5, 10:00—16:00
Mr Adventure enjoys fish and chips (cartoon)

Kids Eat Free

Thursday 8th to Sunday 25th February

Grab yourself something tasty and the kids can eat free at selected restaurants. You can find details, offer terms and a list of participating restaurants at heathrow.com/kidseatfree.

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