Grubs Up: Surviving Sea and Space, Family Festival

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17 August, 11.00-16.00
National Maritime Museum
Family fun

Join us for a fun-fuelled family day. Get active in a Haka workshop led by the Maori community, learn about the unusual diets of astronauts on their way to the Moon or take a moment of peace with family yoga. All activities are free.

Out of this world

Under the Figurehead, 11am - 1pm | 2pm - 4pm

Come and meet a Science Explainer from the Royal Observatory and explore the diet of an astronaut in space. It's not all freeze-dried fruit!

Fast Food!

Propeller Space, 11.30am - 1.30pm | 2pm - 4pm

$28 for one cabbage?! Play our fast-paced game to find out why fresh food is so expensive in the Arctic. Can you get the vegetables to the supermarket before time runs out?

TOA Haka Workshops

2pm - 3pm

The Haka has a long history of performance in the Pacific. It is performed as a group and is a display of unity, pride and strength. Come and watch a Haka performance by TOA Haka Workshops before learning a few moves yourself.

Suitable for all ages and abilities.

Family Yoga

Group Space, 11.30am, 12 noon, 1.30pm, 2pm, 3pm

Join local yoga teacher, Iris, to learn some basic Yoga moves to help improve your physical and mental wellbeing as a family. Come as you are! No need for fancy clothes or equipment - just take of your shoes and socks and you’re good to go!

Iris will also be running a session at 11:00am specifically for those with special educational needs and disabilities. Please email to reserve a space. There will also be a session 14:30pm for adults over 60 years, no reservation needed.

Suitable for all ages and abilities

Group size is limited so we might ask you to come back for the next session.

Mrs Waller's Tribe

Family Walks with Charlton Athletic Community Trust

Meet on the Great Map, 11.30am and 3.15pm

Join Charlton Athletic Community Trust on a walk around Greenwich's world heritage site. Get your family active and explore the historic grounds together.

Suitable for all ages.

Charlton Athletic Community Trust