Top 5 half-term school holiday things to do in south-east London and north Kent

Join One Direction at The O2 in Greenwich

Join One Direction at The O2 in Greenwich

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If you’re a parent at home with the kids for the school half-term holiday, here are some suggestions for how you can keep them entertained.

Greenwich: One Direction, The O2, February 22-24

One Direction is what will be making Greenwich beautiful this weekend as the phenomenal boy band comes to The O2.

Join Zayn, Niall, Liam, Harry and Louis on their UK and Ireland arena tour and go crazy crazy crazy! For more information visit

Catford: Wizard of OZ, Broadway Theatre, February 20-22

The Broadway Theatre will be paved with a yellow brick road this week as The Wizard of Oz lands for three days only.

Join Dorothy and dog Toto, Scarecrow, Tin Man and the cowardly Lion on their journey to the land of Oz.

This panto-style show is a great treat for all. For times and ticket prices visit

Sidcup: Ruxley Rascals Half Term Fun, Ruxley Manor Garden Centre, February 18-22, 10am–4pm

Get involved with half-term fun this week as Ruxley is giving children the chance to create their very own money bank.

News Shopper: Owl money box

Enjoy decorating a dainty ceramic owl with sparkly paint pens, including a removable stopper on the base, and start saving the pennies! No booking is required and costs £3.99 per child. Visit

Bromley: Dinosaur Stomp Storytime, in libraries, February 18-22

Head down to your local library this week and get your children to make their very own dinosaur.

Children between three and seven years old can also join in with brilliant tales from the amazing Jurassic era.

Admission is just 50p and tickets must be obtained in advance from the chosen library. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Log onto for all information.

Kent: Jesters and Jugglers, Leeds Castle, February 18-22

Perfect your circus skills in a hands-on workshop at Leeds Castle as jesters and jugglers entertain your family this half-term.

News Shopper: Jesters and Jugglers at Leeds Castle

Children and adults can learn skills including juggling, plate spinning and much more. Professional jugglers will present the week-long fun-packed showcase.

To find out more information visit

For more help finding things to do for the half-term holiday visit News Shopper's events section

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