Ports of Call:
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21 - 26 October: 11am - 4pm
This half term set sail on a musical adventure across the high seas with our Ports of Call activities. Enjoy music and dance performances inspired by Cutty Sark's voyages and take part in some music-inspired arts and crafts.
Traditional Chinese ribbon dance and music:
Monday 21 October
Twirl into half term with a traditional Chinese ribbon dance and listen out for some music from traditional Chinese instruments. Create a big Chinese port under the hull of the Cutty Sark.
Bollywood dance performances and workshops:
Tuesday 22 October
Watch and learn some dance moves with The Bollywood Co. Create a big Indian port under the hull of the Cutty Sark.
Wednesday 23 October
Create your own musical drum and make some noise in our African drumming performances.
Steel band performances:
Thursday 24 October
Get ready for carnival. Create your own carnival costume and dance along to the steel band performances.
Flamenco dance performances:
Friday 25 October
Itís Flamenco Friday. Create an abanico fan to use while watching flamenco dancers.
Swinging the Lead sea shanty singers:
Saturday 26 October
Sing along to sea shanties aboard Cutty Sark/ Swinging the Lead will be performing traditional shanties around the ship. Create a big port under the hull of the Cutty Sark.
until Sunday 27 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 admissions desk and hunt for Wally on board the ship. The trail can be continued at the National Maritime Museum.
Holiday to Space:
24, 25 October | 10-11.30am
Travel across the Solar System and help Ted plan for a holiday on another planet.
The morning starts in our planetarium with our 20 minute Ted's Space Adventure show filled with spectacular views of the planets up close and a chance to sing along to help Ted and his friend Plant explore the Solar System.
Afterwards a 30 minute workshop takes place in one of our learning spaces to find out a little more about Tedís adventure to the planets, to choose one that would make a good holiday destination and to help prepare our brave teddy bear for the trip and stay.
There is time between the show and workshop to visit the bathroom, but it is recommended to bring any little food and drink supplies for the morning with you to have after the planetarium show. Our cafť will be open to refuel after the workshop.
PLEASE NOTE: The gates to the Royal Observatory Greenwichís Astronomy Centre open at 10am. On arrival please proceed to the planetarium. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Late entry and re-entry into the planetarium is not permitted once the show is in progress. Please ensure you arrive by 10am to be allowed in the show.
Recommended Age: 4 - 7 yrs