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Half-term activities

Find local events and activities taking place over half-term.

Some event details may change at short notice. Please check the details on the provider's website before going.

The Gingerbread man performance

What: Spontaneous Productions have adapted the classic fairy tale The Gingerbread Man into a wonderful musical. They are performing it outside in Mayow Park's bowling green.

When: 2pm or 3pm every day from 29 May to 6 June (except for 2 June).

Where: Mayow Park's bowling green, Sydenham.

Suitable for: all ages

Find out more and buy tickets for The Gingerbread Man the musical on Spontaneous Production's website.

Brockley Max Festival

What: Brockley Max Festival is an annual free arts festival celebrating Brockley's creative talents. The line up includes a variety of events, ranging from short films to art trails.

When: 8 May to 5 June

Where: Various locations in Brockley

Suitable for: all ages

Check out the Brockley Max Festival programme on their website.

Power up

What: free workshop using storytelling, theatre, poetry writing and some visual art to spark imagination and encourage connection.

When: 3 June, 2–3.30pm.

Where: online (Zoom)

Suitable for: ages 9–11

Find out more and register for the Power up workshop on Eventbrite.

Crash creative courses

What: Youth First are offering four free courses to choose from - dance, textiles, drama and music production.

When: various dates and times starting Monday 7 June

Where: Woodpecker Youth Club, New Cross

Suitable for: ages 10–18

Find out more about Youth First's creative courses on their website.

Errol's Garden

What: A brand new interactive children’s musical, exploring community, imagination and a passion for plants. Filled with catchy songs, humour and imagination.

Where: The Albany Garden, Deptford.

When: Wednesday 2 June–Sunday 6 June, 1pm and 3pm.

Suitable for: age three plus.

Read more about Errol's Garden and book tickets on the Albany's website.

Seed planting

What: seed planting session following the performances of Errol's Garden.

Where: The Albany Garden, Deptford.

When: 5 June and 6 June, 2pm and 4pm.

Suitable for: age three plus.

Read more about the seed planting sessions on the Albany's website.

Peter Rabbit 2 screening

What: Film screening of Peter Rabbit 2 

Where: Catford Mews cinema

When: various dates and times

Find a Peter Rabbit 2 screening and book tickets on the Catford Mews website.

The Horniman Museum and Gardens

What: a variety of exhibitions, plus the hugely popular Aquarium, Butterfly House, and Plonk crazy golf.

Where: The Horniman Museum and Gardens, Forest Hill

When: various dates and times

Find out more about the Horniman's half-term activities on their website.