GET READY TO WATCH DINOS

More dates have been added to the huge Dinosaurs in the Wild experience, set to come roaring into the Greenwich Peninsula next month.

The time travel adventure, which will see families transported back 67 million years, to encounter creatures like Tyrannosaurus roaming in the wild.

Tourists will be taken by time machine to research station TimeBase 67, which has been built in the Late Cretaceous era. They will be able to drive, with their guides, though herds of dinosaurs, watch a dinosaur autopsy, see hatchlings emerge out of eggs and put their hands into dinosaur poo.

Dinosaurs in the Wild opens on Monday, February 12, and was set to be open for three months. It will now stay in Greenwich until July 31, 2018.

www.dinosaursinthewild.com

MEN (AND WOMEN) ON THE MOON

Andy Weir, the author of best-selling The Martian, which was made into the 2017 movie starring Matt Damon, will be quizzed at The Royal Observatory.

The event will start with a 380,000km ‘trip to the Moon’, taking a look at its pockmarked surface, before Andy talks about his new book, Artemis.

The novel is set on in the lunar city of Artemis, where life is tough if you’re not rich.

The event is from 7pm to 8.30pm on Thursday, January 11. Tickets cost: adult £10, concessions £8.50, and child £7, or for the event and a copy of Artemis: adult £21.50, concession £20, and child £18.50.

www.rmg.co.uk

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MAKE A BOTTLE CHANDELIER

You can help make an environmentally-friendly art installation to be displayed in the London Lumiere festival at Woolwich Library.

Bring your own plastic bottles and turn them into icicle-like chandeliers for the festival, which sees artists from around the world help light up buildings and public places around central London.

Free workshops are at the library, in the Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, on Friday, January 12, from 3pm to 5pm, and Saturday, January 13, from noon to 5pm.

The workshops are suitable for those aged eight and above.

www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

CHURCHILL THEATRE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC

Churchill Theatre will be alive with The Sound of Music, as one of the greatest musicals of all time comes to Bromley.

Running until Saturday, January 13, the show tells the true story of a singing family, and their escape to freedom at the start of WW2.

Lucy O’Byrne, runner-up in in the BBC’s The Voice in 2015, will be returning to the iconic role of Maria.

www.churchilltheatre.co.uk