- Starts at: 10:00am Saturday 15 February 2014
- Finishes at: 5:00pm Sunday 23 February 2014
- Location: Leeds
- Suitable for: Everyone
- Event type: Family Activity
February Half term
Saturday 15 – Sunday 23 February
10am – 5pm
Come and have a rootin’ tootin’ sharp shooting February half term.
Mosey on down to the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds this February half term and be transported to the Wild West. Take on the role of Sheriff and search the museum for bandits, desperados, rustlers and thieves, hear tales of the most famous faces from the time, take part in themed activities and watch demonstrations of whip cracking and knife throwing.
Plus everyday at high noon, the sharpest shooters in the West go face-to-face in an old-fashioned Wild West shoot out.
High Noon Gunfight
Every day at 12 noon, sharp-shooting gunslingers will face each other in an old-fashioned Wild West shoot-out.
Kid Carlson’s Cowboy Camp
Half term holiday fun and games. Suitable for cowboys and cowgirls (Age 6-12 yrs)
2.15 – 3pm
Will you find the golden nugget? Come and try your hand at panning for gold.
11am – 4pm
Face-To-Face With History
Meet characters from the old Wild West.
A variety of performances throughout the day
11am – 4pm
Whip Crack Away!
Be thrilled as our expert whip cracker demonstrates this impressive rodeo skill.
17 – 23 Feb
2 performances a day
Knives of Steel
European competition winner and trainer to the stars, ‘Little’ John Taylor, showcases the dangerous art of knife throwing in jaw-dropping demonstrations.
Every day (except 23rd)
Performances every hour 11am – 4pm