Bear Grylls fans can learn how to survive in the wild in the woods at Woodlands Farm in Welling.

You can build a shelter, learn wild cooking over a fire and learn what animals need to survive. Get Wild in the Woods is from 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm on Friday, February 16. Tickets cost £5 per child and the event is suitable for children aged 7+. Booking is essential. To book call 020 8319 8900.

Other half term events at the farm include Crazy about Cows, where you can make your own chocolate cow poo to take home. The event, on Wednesday, February 14 from 1pm to 3pm, is £2.50 per child and there is no need to book.

You can also enjoy Winter Farm Explorers, where you can collect stamps in a farm passport, and find out about farm life, learn about animal tracks and trails, make a bird feeder and have a go at a winter scavenger hunt. The session is on Thursday, February 15 from 11am to 3pm.

The event costs £4 per child and there is no need to book.


Budding astronauts can embark on a space safari at a special half term event at the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

Holiday to Space starts with a 20 minute safari, showing close up views of planets. Then youngsters can help brave teddy bear Ted choose which planet to holiday on.

The event is suitable for 4 to 7 years olds, and runs from 10-11.30am on February 14, 15 and 16. Admission costs £6 per child or guardian.


Kids can make lanterns and origami dogs at art workshops for Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dog.

Papermoon shop at Greenwich Market will be teaching youngsters crafts from 11am to 5pm on February 17. There’s no need to book.



Boppin’ Bunnies, a music class for under 5s, is being held at Severndroog Castle on Wednesday, February 14.

Adults as well as children are given instruments, and are encouraged to play, dance and have fun.

The 10am class is for mixed ages and the 11.15am class is for babies aged up to 18 months. Prices are £3.83 per visitor, and the ticket includes a trip up to the Shooters Hill castle’s viewing platform.


Explore some of the world’s most amazing inventions and discoveries, and come up with your own at Eltham Palace.

Discoveries and Inventions is happening at the historic venue from 11am to 3pm until February 16.

Tickets cost £14.40 per adult, £8.60 for children aged 5 to 15, and £37.40 for a family.


The classic tale of Tom Thumb is being performed entirely on and under a kitchen table at Greenwich Theatre on February 17.

Cbeebies’ Patrick Lynch is bringing the show, which includes a flying house and a portable forest, to the theatre. Other shows during half term include Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise on February 16.