Looking for something to do with the kids during half-term? Why not try some of these…
World of Wonder display at Cascades Shopping Centre
From 12.00pm, Friday 23 September
More than 150 weird and wonderful natural history objects – including porcupine fish, alligator and decorated ostrich eggs – will be displayed in unit 49 at the Cascades Shopping Centre this half-term.
You can get involved too by downloading a butterfly or moth to decorate, which will then be displayed in one of the shop windows alongside butterflies and moths from the collection.
Time Travellers Show at The D-Day Story
11.00am and 2.00pm, Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October
How you would survive as a child growing up in the Second World War? Find out in this fun, energetic, fact-filled show for all the family. Recommended for children aged 7+; show features loud noises, flashing lights and a smoke machine.
Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search at The D-Day Story
10.00am – 4.00pm, Saturday 24 October to Sunday 1 November
Can you find Wally in the D-Day collections? Get searching to win a small prize. Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search is included in the museum ticket price, there’s no need to book in advance. Visit The D-Day Story website for COVID-19 FAQs.
Airfix Extravaganza at The D-Day Story
11.00am – 2.45pm, Monday 26 to Friday 30 October
Have fun making and painting your own genuine Airfix model to take home. Tickets must be booked in advance and cost £2 per child plus the museum entry price. Visit The D-Day Story website for COVID-19 FAQs.
The Mary Rose at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Every day until 31 December
Discover Henry XVIII’s flag ship, the Mary Rose, and the men on board the ship in this exciting exhibition at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. You must book tickets in advance.
Postcard from Portsmouth 2030
Until midnight, Sunday 1 November
Can you imagine what Portsmouth will look like in 2030? How will you be travelling to school or college, or to see friends and family? This half-term, you’re invited to write and/or draw a postcard about the future of travel as if you were living in the city in the year 2030. You can even win a brand new bike or scooter. Read more.