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October Half Term

Tue 27 Oct - Sun 1 Nov

Join us for a half term of outdoor activities: lantern making, fireside storytelling, rocket launching and moon gazing.

Lantern Making
Tue 27, Wed 28, Thu 29, Fri 30, Sat  31 Oct & Sun 1 Nov
Get creative with a variety of resources and inspirations to decorate a lantern to take home with you to brighten up the darkening evenings. A great activity for everyone in your group to try! Who will be the master of design?

10.30am – 11.15am
11.30am – 12.15pm
12.30pm – 1.15pm
1.30pm – 2.15pm
2.30pm – 3.15pm

£5 per participant. Suitable for children aged 3+
Please note, accompanying adults will need a valid Membership Pass or Grounds Day Pass.

Places are limited due to social distancing requirements.
This activity takes place outdoors in our grounds. An indoor wet weather option will be available if conditions aren’t suitable.

Book tickets for Lantern Making

Pumpkin Trail
Tue 27, Wed 28, Thu 29, Fri 30, Sat  31 Oct & Sun 1 Nov

We’ve hidden 10 decorated pumpkins around the Park. Pick up a map from our Welcome Centre when you arrive and see how many you can find!

£2 per trail
Please note, adults will need a valid Membership Pass or Grounds Day Pass.

Storytelling at Forest School – SOLD OUT
Thu 29 Oct

Meet our storyteller at the Forest School where she will weave her magic, sharing stories and myths of the moon. Join her in an interactive session around the fire to celebrate the changing season. Where there is a fire there must surely be a marshmallow!

11am – 12pm
1pm – 2pm
2.30pm – 3.30pm

£8 per child/adult, including Daytime entry to Museum of the Moon. Under 2’s FREE. Recommended for children aged 4+
Please note, adults will also need a valid Membership Pass or Grounds Day Pass.
Places are limited due to social distancing requirements.

Forest Saturday Club
Sat 31 Oct

Enjoy exploring the Forest School, fresh air and feeling the dirt! Get stuck into the digging pit, mixing mud for painting and cooking in the mud kitchen. Look out for mini beasts in the deadwood piles, find natural resources to build mini dens and create nature crafts.

10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 12.30pm

£7 per child. Suitable for children aged 2 – 8.
Please note, accompanying adults will need a valid Membership Pass or Grounds Day Pass.
Places are limited due to social distancing requirements.

Book tickets for Saturday Forest Club

Museum of the Moon
Thu 29, Fri 30, Sat  31 Oct & Sun 1 Nov
Daytime entry, 10.30am – 3pm

We are excited to be presenting Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon in our Park, suspended in the avenue of Wellingtonia trees, this half term.

£6 per adult, £4 per child (aged 18 & under) Babes in arms, FREE. Please note that adults will also need a valid Annual Membership Pass or Grounds Day Pass.
Daytime tickets can be purchased online or on arrival from our Welcome Centre.

Find out more and book your entry to Museum of the Moon
Museum of the Moon by Luke Jerram. Greenwich & Docklands Festival, UK, 2017. Photo by @edsimmons_ @visitgreenwich

Rocket Launching with Kineton Stem
Tue 27 & Fri 30 Oct

Make a rocket with the STEM Team , including a special message, a poem or a letter of thanks. Launch it as far across the lawn as you can!

11am – 11.45am
12pm – 12.45pm
1.30pm – 2.15pm
2.30pm – 3.15pm

FREE with admission. Sign up with the STEM team for this activity when you arrive, they will be based at the South Lawn.
Suitable for children aged 5 +
Please note, adults will need a valid Membership Pass or Grounds Day Pass.

We have restricted capacity to these sessions to allow for social distancing and as much of a relaxed experience as possible. In order to give as many children the opportunity to take part we ask that you limit the number of accompanying adults to 1 per child.

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