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There are lots of things going on locally around us and many of these things are free.

Remember that school children travel free on London's buses and trains so a day out can be a really exciting, but a very cheap event.

Children and family

Over-3s can enjoy an exciting new version of the classic tale, Rumpelstiltskin – taking place at Blackheath Halls on 14 March

Princesses, dragons, ogres, singing donkeys...? See the warped and wonderful modern fairytale Shrek on 15 March in Catford
Aspiring poets, spoken word artists and rappers aged 13–18 can come and join a spoken word and rap masterclass with Kenny Baraka
Smells like teen activism! Healthwatch Lewisham are looking for young people to join their youth board so they can influence local health and social care services
 

What's on

Get jiggy at a folk and blues night on 13 March in Brockley, to raise money for Brockley Max festival
Talks, workshops, performances and more – check out the line-up for the Deptford Literature Festival taking place in various venues on 14 March
Come along to the Fellowship and Star in Bellingham on 14 March and get inspiration and information at a free International Women's Day event
Ding, dong, the bells are going to chime! Get your special day sorted at a wedding fair in Beckenham Place Park on 15 March
 
 

Other updates

Come to a comedy fundraiser on 13 March in Crofton Park and raise money for the Marsha Phoenix Memorial Trust
If you are aged 10–25 years and have a learning disability, come to a free creative session at The Albany in Deptford on 14 March
Do you have a project idea that would benefit the community? You could get funding from Lewisham Launchpad to get your idea off the ground
Have your say on our physical activity and healthy lifestyles strategy by telling us how we can help you stay active and healthy – you have until 31 March
Fancy a shopping spree? Tell us what you think of Lewisham Life by 31 May and you could win a £100 Love2shop voucher
It's time to get planting! View this year's prize categories for the Beckenham Place Park flower show which takes place in July

Horniman museum in Forest Hill is an amazing local resource.  There is always a lot going on and lots of events are laid on specifically for children at weekends and during the holidays.

Click the picture beloto find out what is going on there right now!  

Check it out on this map!

There's always lots of things going on in Lewisham for children.

Click the picture to see what's going on in Lewisham for children and young people now!

Crystal Palace Park is a great place to go on a sunny day - or even one that's not sunny!  There is a lot to do there, including seeing the amazing dinosaurs and going to the children's farm.  Click the picture below for more information including where it is and how to get there easily.

 

There's always things going on at The Bridge leisure centre.  This is a great place for holiday and weekend activities.  Click the picture to explore!

  

For more ideas of things to do nearby check out the link below:

Giggles Kids club provide after school care at Elfrida and they also run holiday clubs at our partner school, Athelney.  

To register your child or to find out more please call 07949 662268 or 020 8852 4399.

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