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February Half Term Workshops

Inject a little online culture into half term with one of these fun online workshops. Get booking as we predict they will sell out fast.


National Gallery


Decoding Pictures Mon 15 Feb. 11–11.45am, ages 8+, via zoom, free.

How do we look at pictures, and what can a painting really tell us? Interactive, curator-led, live online family tour exploring how artists capture families and friendships of all shapes and sizes, from portraits of people to meaningful mementos.


Musical Tales Tues 16 Feb, 11–11.30am, under 5s

Join Paul, a musician and early  year s facilitator, to sing-along a story about William Hogarth’s painting, The Graham Children (picture above).


Story Studio Wed 17 Feb, 11am–12pm, 4+, via zoom, free.

Join storyteller Fiona Alderton for a story relating to Pierre Mignard’s The Marquise de Seignelay and Two of her Sons. Then get creative together and follow along as artist Julia Deering guides you to create a story-inspired artwork.


Museum of London

Traditional Taiwanese Puppets 13 Feb. 10–11.15am, free.

Make your own puppet at home with artist Yu-Chen Wang and then enjoy a traditional Taiwanese puppet performance.


Royal Museum Greenwich Plantarium


Charting our Solar System Workshop Daily throughout half term. 11am and 3pm.

Join for a live online make-and-do activity where you'll be drawing a model of the solar system - to scale! Led by a Royal Observatory astronomer, you'll find out about the many objects in our solar system and learn about the vast distances between objects in space. Age 7+, £5 per device.

Wallace Collection



What Makes a Medieval Knight? Family Stream 13 Feb 9–9.30am, free.

Learn everything there is to know about medieval knights - what did they eat for breakfast and how did they go to the loo in steel trousers?!


National Martime Museum


Chinese New Year: Online Events and Activities 13 Feb, free.

Head to their Facebook page at 4pm for music and live performances for all ages to celebrate the Year of the Ox.


Emily & Julia 3 Feb