May half term What on

If you're after activities to occupy your little ones this May half-term then look no further, as we've made a list of fun things to do.

Tuesday, May 26

  • GUILDFORD: Messy mayhem at River Wey Navigations and Dapdune Wharf, GU1 4RR, from May 25-31 from 11am-5pm. A week of messy play. Bring a change of clothes and a towel. Price £2.50 for children’s activities. To book call 01483 561389.
  • ALDERSHOT: Craft workshop for 4-7-year-olds at Princes Hall, Princes Way, GU11 1NX. Expert leader Alex will help children learn new skills and make something they can take home or give as a gift. Remember to wear messy clothes. The workshop starts at 10am-4pm. Tickets cost £19 each and can be booked by calling 01252 329155.
  • ALDERSHOT: Aimed at 6-10-year-olds Dance In A Day at Princes Hall, Princes Way, GU11 1NX is perfect for all dance fans and younger movers and shakers. Justine and Sian will give children the opportunity to learn new dance moves and skills, meet new friends, build confidence and work on a number of short choreographed pieces that will be performed to parents at the end of the day. The workshop starts at 10am-4pm. Tickets cost £19 each and can be booked by calling 01252 329155.
  • CAMBERLEY: The Lego Movie at Camberley Theatre, Knoll Road, GU15 3SY, at 11am-4pm. Child tickets cost £3.50 and adults cost £6.50. To book tickets call 01276 707600.
  • GUILDFORD: Comic art masterclass at G Live, London Road, GU1 2AA. Work with professional comic artist Kev Sutherland and produce your own comic strip in this fast and fun workshop. Each participant will bring home their own brand-new comic, along with a caricature drawn by Kev. Classes at 10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm4pm. For children aged 7-12. To book tickets call the box office on 0844 7701797.
  • WOKING: Water lilies family workshop at The Lightbox, Chobham Road, GU21 4AA. Make a beautiful paper water lily using cupcake cases and card. Drop in anytime from 1.30pm-4pm. Free entry, suggested donation £2.
  • FARNBOROUGH: Storytime at Pinehurst Roundabout, Farnborough GU14 7JZ at 10.30am-11am. Fun stories for 2-5-year-olds. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free event.
  • YATELEY: Storytime at Yateley Library, School Lane, GU46 6NL at 10.30am. Stories, rhymes and simple activities to introduce parents and pre-school children to picture books and to help develop listening skills. No need to book - just drop in. Free event.
  • WOKING: Children can learn about the past of Surrey’s high street at a drop in activity at the Surrey History Centre, Goldsworth Road, GU21 6ND. Historic High Street is the name of the free activity and children can create their own pop up street complete with it's own special characters, compile a collage and take part in a quiz. Open 9.30am-5pm.
  • CAMBERLEY: The Mall's free kids camp runs from May 26-29 at the shopping centre, The Square, GU15 3SL. Children aged 4-10 years can enjoy lots of fun from 11am-4pm, including trampoline, arts and crafts. The kids camp will close daily from 1pm-2pm. Children must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.
  • WOKING: Make a wooden flower table decoration at RHS Wisley from10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm. Normal garden admission applies - adults £12, children £6. Address: Wisley Lane, Wisley, GU23 6QB. Tel: 0845 2609000

Wednesday, May 27

  • GUILDFORD: Ferguson’s Gang day at Shalford Mill, GU4 8BS, from 11am-4.15pm. Be one of the gang for the day by making masks and discovering hidden treasure. Price £2 for children’s activities. To book call 01483 561389.
  • ALDERSHOT: Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom production at Princes Hall, Princes Way, GU11 1NX. Packed full of games, songs and laughter, this is an enchanting and magical visit to the Little Kingdom, live on stage. Tickets cost from £13.50 each and can be booked by calling 01252 329155. Performances at 1pm and 4pm.
  • GUILDFORD: Messy mayhem at River Wey Navigations and Dapdune Wharf, GU1 4RR, from May 25-31 from 11am-5pm. A week of messy play. Bring a change of clothes and a towel. Price £2.50 for children’s activities. To book call 01483 561389.
  • CAMBERLEY: Children's cupcake decorating workshop at Little Local Deli, High Street, GU15 3RB, from 10am-11am. Each child gets three decorated cupcakes to take home and the price, £8, also includes a drink for the child. Limited spaces so call 01276 65028.
  • ALDERSHOT: Aimed at 6-10-year-olds Dance In A Day at Princes Hall, Princes Way, GU11 1NX, is perfect for all dance fans and younger movers and shakers Justine and Sian will give children the opportunity to learn new dance moves and skills, meet new friends, build confidence and work on a number of short choreographed pieces that will be performed to parents at the end of the day. The workshop starts at 10am-4pm. Tickets cost £19 each and can be booked by calling 01252 329155.
  • GUILDFORD: Mad Science at G Live, London Road, GU1 2AA, 10am-4pm. Working Science is back with an exciting and hands-on practical science workshop for children. Children will be encouraged to explore equipment and real world science materials that they would not usually see. Ages 7-12. To book tickets call the box office on 0844 7701797.
  • WOKING: Hot air balloons children’s workshop at The Lightbox, Chobham Road, GU21 4AA, from 1pm-2.30pm (4-7-year-olds) and 3pm-4.30pm (8-11 year-olds). Learn how to make beautiful paper hot air balloons. Advance booking required. Tickets cost £6.50 per child. To book call 01483 73780.
  • ALDERSHOT: Monster truck animation at Aldershot Military Museum at Evelyn Woods Road, GU11 2LG at 10am-12.30pm. Create a model of a First World War lorry then work with Broken Physics Productions to bring it to life with the power of stop motion animation. Tickets cost £10 per accompanied child (suitable for ages 8-12 years). Pre-booking essential. To book call 01252 314598.
  • WOKING: Children can learn about the past of Surrey’s high street at a drop in activity at the Surrey History Centre, Goldsworth Road, GU21 6ND. Historic High Street is the name of the free activity and children can create their own pop up street complete with it's own special characters, compile a collage and take part in a quiz. Open 10.15am-5pm.
  • CAMBERLEY: The Mall's free kids camp runs from May 26-29 at the shopping centre, The Square, GU15 3SL. Children aged 4-10 years can enjoy lots of fun from 11am-4pm, including trampoline, arts and crafts. The kids camp will close daily from 1pm-2pm. Children must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.
  • WOKING: Make a wooden flower table decoration at RHS Wisley from10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm. Normal garden admission applies - adults £12, children £6. Address: Wisley Lane, Wisley, GU23 6QB. Tel: 0845 2609000

Thursday, May 28

  • GUILDFORD: Bat walk at Hatchlands Park, East Clandon from 8pm-10pm. See how many bat species you can spot. Bat detectors provided. Price adult £5 and child £2.50. To book call 01483 222482.
  • ALDERSHOT: Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom production at Princes Hall, Princes Way, GU11 1NX. Packed full of games, songs and laughter, this is an enchanting and magical visit to the Little Kingdom, live on stage. Tickets cost from £13.50 each and can be booked by calling 01252 329155. Performances at 10am and 1pm.
  • GUILDFORD: Messy mayhem at River Wey Navigations and Dapdune Wharf, GU1 4RR, from May 25-31 from 11am-5pm. A week of messy play. Bring a change of clothes and a towel. Price £2.50 for children’s activities. To book call 01483 561389.
  • CAMBERLEY: Children's cupcake decorating workshop at Little Local Deli, High Street, GU15 3RB, from 10am-11am. Each child gets three decorated cupcakes to take home and the price, £8, also includes a drink for the child. Limited spaces so call 01276 65028.
  • ALDERSHOT: Aimed at 7-11-year-olds who are interested in drama, Play In A Day at Princes Hall, Princes Way, GU11 1NX, could be the answer. Children will work on the well-known story of Wind In The Wilows, acting out scenes and devising their own lines in small groups and will perform in front of parents at the end of the day. The workshop starts at 10am-4pm. Tickets cost £19 each and can be booked by calling 01252 329155.
  • GUILDFORD: Dance In A Day at G Live, London Road, GU1 2AA at 10am. Spend the day with the Dance Movement’s Rachel Palmer, developing routines to the music from Cats. Perfect for ages 7-12. To book tickets call the box office on 0844 7701797.
  • GUILDFORD: Cats special effects make-up at G Live, London Road, GU1 2AA at 10am. Develop your stage and special effects make-up skills and work with professional artist Rose Perry to create an elaborate and beautiful full-face look for participants from the Cats: Dance In A Day workshop. Perfect for ages 12-17. To book tickets call the box office on 0844 7701797.
  • COMPTON: Make a terracotta birdbath at Watts Gallery, Down Lane, GU3 1DQ. Discover how the Wattses’ love of birds inspired their art and make your own terracotta birdbath between 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. Tickets cost £7.50 and £6.50 concessions. Pre-booking is required. To book call 01483 813593.
  • WOKING: Marble run children’s workshop at The Lightbox, Chobham Road, GU21 4AA, from 1pm-2.30pm (4-7-year-olds), 3pm-4.30pm (8-11-year- olds). Have some fun and design your own exciting marble run using a variety of new and recycled materials. Advance booking required. Tickets cost £6.50 per child. To book call 01483 73780.
  • WOKING: Children can learn about the past of Surrey’s high street at a drop in activity at the Surrey History Centre, Goldsworth Road, GU21 6ND. Historic High Street is the name of the free activity and children can create their own pop up street complete with it's own special characters, compile a collage and take part in a quiz. Open 9.30am-5pm.
  • CAMBERLEY: The Mall's free kids camp runs from May 26-29 at the shopping centre, The Square, GU15 3SL. Children aged 4-10 years can enjoy lots of fun from 11am-4pm, including trampoline, arts and crafts. The kids camp will close daily from 1pm-2pm. Children must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.
  • WOKING: Design your own paper flowers at RHS Wisley from10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm. Normal garden admission applies - adults £12, children £6. Address: Wisley Lane, Wisley, GU23 6QB. Tel: 0845 2609000.

Friday, May 29

  • GUILDFORD: Messy mayhem at River Wey Navigations and Dapdune Wharf, GU1 4RR, from May 25-31 from 11am-5pm. A week of messy play. Bring a change of clothes and a towel. Price £2.50 for children’s activities. To book call 01483 561389.
  • CAMBERLEY: Children's cupcake decorating workshop at Little Local Deli, High Street, GU15 3RB, from 10am-11am. Each child gets three decorated cupcakes to take home and the price, £8, also includes a drink for the child. Limited spaces so call 01276 65028.
  • GUILDFORD: Animation masterclass at G Live, London Road, GU1 2AA at 10am-4pm. Working in groups and using Apple MacBooks, stop-motion software, cameras, lights, tripods, backgrounds, modelling clay and lots of imagination, you will create an animated film complete with titles, credits and music, which will then be uploaded to Animation Nation’s video channel. To book tickets call the box office on 0844 7701797.
  • COMPTON: Make a terracotta birdbath at Watts Gallery, Down Lane, GU3 1DQ. Discover how the Wattses’ love of birds inspired their art and make your own terracotta birdbath between 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. Tickets cost £7.50 and £6.50 concessions. Pre-booking is required. To book call 01483 813593.
  • WOKING: Peg aeroplanes family workshop at The Lightbox, Chobham Road, GU21 4AA. Get some inspiration from the Planes, Trains and Automobiles exhibition and make your own aeroplane using pegs, card and other materials. Drop in anytime from 1.30pm-4pm. Free entry, suggested donation £2.
  • WOKING: Children can learn about the past of Surrey’s high street at a drop in activity at the Surrey History Centre, Goldsworth Road, GU21 6ND. Historic High Street is the name of the free activity and children can create their own pop up street complete with it's own special characters, compile a collage and take part in a quiz. Open 9.30am-5pm.
  • CAMBERLEY: The Mall's free kids camp runs from May 26-29 at the shopping centre, The Square, GU15 3SL. Children aged 4-10 years can enjoy lots of fun from 11am-4pm, including trampoline, arts and crafts. The kids camp will close daily from 1pm-2pm. Children must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.
  • WOKING: Design your own paper flowers at RHS Wisley from10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm. Normal garden admission applies - adults £12, children £6. Address: Wisley Lane, Wisley, GU23 6QB. Tel: 0845 2609000

Saturday, May 30

  • GUILDFORD: Messy mayhem at River Wey Navigations and Dapdune Wharf, GU1 4RR, from May 25-31 from 11am-5pm. A week of messy play. Bring a change of clothes and a towel. Price £2.50 for children’s activities. To book call 01483 561389.
  • CAMBERLEY: Battle Of The Bands at Camberley Theatre, Knoll Road, GU15 3SY, from 7.30pm-10pm. Pop along for a night of loud, live music from six up and coming local bands as they compete to be crowned Battle of the Bands winner 2015. Tickets cost £8 in advance or £10 on the door. To book call 01276 707600.
  • GUILDFORD: G Live Family Day In Wonderland at G Live, London Road, GU1 2AA. Come and celebrate 150 years of Lewis Carroll's classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with a fun family day. There'll be arts and crafts and a host of Alice inspired fun to amuse the whole family. For ages 3+. Free entry.
  • GUILDFORD: Sing-A-Long-A-Frozen at G Live, London Road, GU1 2AA. Performances at 11am, 3pm and 6.30pm. Tickets cost £15.50 for adults and £10.50 for children. To book tickets call the box office on 0844 7701797.
  • FARNBOROUGH: Balloon race at Sainsbury's Farnborough, Queensmead, Princes Mead, GU14 7G at 3pm. Councillor Martin Tennant will be releasing balloons to commence a balloon race raising money for The Brain Tumour Charity. Balloons will be available to buy for £1 at the front of the store at every Friday and Saturday until and including the date of the event.
  • WOKING: Children can learn about the past of Surrey’s high street at a drop in activity at the Surrey History Centre, Goldsworth Road, GU21 6ND. Historic High Street is the name of the free activity and children can create their own pop up street complete with it's own special characters, compile a collage and take part in a quiz. Open 9.30am-4pm.
  • WOKING: Birds of prey displays at 11am and 2pm at RHS Wisley. Normal garden admission applies - adults £12, children £6. Address: Wisley Lane, Wisley, GU23 6QB. Tel: 0845 2609000

Sunday, May 31

  • GUILDFORD: Messy mayhem at River Wey Navigations and Dapdune Wharf, GU1 4RR, from May 25-31 from 11am-5pm. A week of messy play. Bring a change of clothes and a towel. Price £2.50 for children’s activities. To book call 01483 561389.
  • WOKING: Birds of prey displays at 11am and 2pm at RHS Wisley. Normal garden admission applies - adults £12, children £6. Address: Wisley Lane, Wisley, GU23 6QB. Tel: 0845 2609000

 

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