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Fun, Free February Half-Term Activities 2023

Half-term is fast approaching and now we can finally get out and about a bit more we’ve put together a list of local activities for you and your family.


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This February half-term, take part in creative workshops to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month and discover LGBTQ+ histories around the Museum. Book tickets for Family Fun and find out more here

White appearing museum worker and three Asian children talking about an exhibit


Constructing Costume

12 February, 11am-1pm | 2-4pm

Be inspired by Queen Elizabeth I and how she used costume and image to show the world how she wanted to be seen. This LGBT History Month, construct your own costume hats, including symbols to show off your identity.

Location: Learning Space | Price: Free, drop in | Suitable for all ages and abilities


Rainbow Merfolk

13 February, 11am-1pm | 2-4pm

Merfolk have become a symbol for some members of the LGBTQ+ community and their image can be found around the museum. Create your own rainbow merfolk, using the colours of the Pride flag, before heading into the museum to see if you can spot any merfolk in the collection.

Location: Rethink Space (park side) | Price: Free, drop in | Suitable for all ages and abilities


Maritime Marvels

14 February, 11am-1pm | 2-4pm

Find out more about heroes from the LGBTQ+ maritime community and work with other families to create a throne for them. Create your own badge for your hero to add to the magnificent throne to celebrate community.

Location: Rethink Space (park side) | Price: Free, drop in | Suitable for all ages and abilities


Colourful creatures

15 February, 11am-1pm | 2-4pm

Alexander von Humboldt was a hugely successful geographer and naturalist who made discoveries of amazing creatures and geographical features. Find out more about Humboldt’s life and make your very own rainbow-coloured Humboldt squid to take home.

Location: Rethink Space (park side) | Price: Free, drop in | Suitable for all ages and abilities


Rainbow Fish

16 February,  11am-1pm | 2-4pm

Inspired by the colours of the Pride flag, create your own magnificent rainbow fish decoration. Hang your decoration up at home and watch the rainbows appear!

Location: Learning Space | Price: Free, drop in | Suitable for all ages and abilities


Magnificent Mary

17 February, 11am-1pm | 2-4pm

Discover the magnificent Mary Lacey and practice your own shipwright skills in this story and craft session.

Location: Learning Space | Price: Free, drop in | Suitable for all ages and abilities


Fly that flag

19 February, 11am-1pm | 2-4pm

This LGBT History Month, come along and create a rainbow flag celebrating community and allyship with the LGBTQ+ community.

Location: Learning Space | Price: Free, drop in | Suitable for all ages and abilities


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The Sonic Mind

Journey through music by moving your fingers around this interactive pewter brain sculpture.

Listen to music and stories, as each touch brings these original compositions to life.

The unique pieces of music and spoken word have been created by young people from south east London. The sensory work captures their stories, experiences, hopes and ambitions.

Until 19th February          TIMES: 10.00am – 5.30pm

TICKETS: Free, drop in    LOCATION: Music Gallery – lower ground floor off Gallery Square




two young black children taking part in a mask making activity. Young girls is smiling at the camera


Migration Museum, Migration Museum, Lewisham Shopping Centre, SE13 7HB

Friday 17 February 2023
Free – no booking

Join us during half term for a day of fun activities for the whole family. Discover the incredible migration stories of the Migration Museum and explore your own personal connections to migration, with a range of free activities for all ages.


  • Cross-stitch workshop led by Amanda
  • A treasure hunt coordinated by Very Puzzled’s Patrick Adom

No booking needed – drop in anytime from 11am–3pm to join in the fun!

Find out more here


Beckenham Place Park Activities                         PLAN YOUR VISIT


There’s plenty for children and young people to do, see and experience in Beckenham Place Park, not least enjoying nature and the events organised by their partners. But did you know you can also take part in these activities at any time of the year?

Self guided activities in nature


Story map for under 5s and for +7s

Family trail

Sports activities

Junior Park run for 4-14 year olds

BMX and Skate Park and of course, cycling with the family in our cycling friendly shared paths.

Read more here


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