Celebrate the sharing of stories and knowledge from around the world. Explore Chinese, Indian, African and Arctic cultures through stories or hands on activities.
See the full list of half term events below.
The Interesting Narrative of my Life
Sunday 20 October, 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm
Who was Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa the African?
Be inspired by Olaudah Equiano and his autobiography and map out your own life with collage, drawing and more.
(Part of Black History Month at Royal Museums Greenwich)
A visit from the Pacific
Monday 21 October, Wednesday 23 October, 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm and 2pm
This half term the National Maritime Museum is hosting Ole and Daren, two artists visiting from the Pacific. Come along and discover traditional Fijian Masi making techniques. Create your own designs inspired by your culture and identity.
Stories from around the world
Tuesday 22 October, 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm and 2pm
Sail across the world on an old Tea Clipper and hear traditional stories from India, the Arctic and West Africa. With music and movement we will explore the animals of the world!
The Chinese Garden
Thursday 24 October, 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm
Be inspired by the Chinese Garden in the Traders Gallery and traditional stories to create a gaint, collaborative garden that embodies Chinese stories.
Friday 25 October, 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm
Explore the skills and knowledge required to live in the Arctic cold in this workshop. Think about keeping warm and travelling across the vast expanse of ice. Together families can then create a sledge or snow buggy and think about how sharing knowledge benefits everyone.
West African drum making
Sunday 27 October, 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm
Explore the meaning of Djembe drums in West Africa and the cultural significance they hold. Work together to create your own drum inspired by West African folk stories.
(Part of Black History Month programming at Royal Museums Greenwich)
Where's Wally? The Big Museum Hunt
Saturday 19 October - Sunday 27 October (excluding Saturday 26 October)
This half term you can also enjoy 'Where's Wally? The Big Museum Hunt', in partnership with Kids in Museums and Walker Books. To celebrate the release of the new 'Where's Wally' book, Double Trouble at the Museum, pick up a trail from the 'Play and Explore' trolley on the Great Map and hunt for Wally in the National Maritime Museum. Once you've found him at the Museum, continue your search for Wally at Cutty Sark.