Summer activities – Little Explorers at Surrey Quays Shopping Centre

Summer 2019 in Rotherhithe

Escape to nature at Little Explorers HQ outside The Range for free family fun at Surrey Quays Shopping Centre and learn about awesome bugs and nature.

Little Explorers at Surrey Quays

Open daily, you can nestle inside the Giant Adventure Tree and listen to the sounds of the outdoors, enjoy Storytime and games with your grown-ups, find the hidden bugs whilst at the colouring station and get snapped at our beautiful flower and bug wall. 

Then join in every Tuesday and Thursday for creepy crawlie crafty capers, bugman shows, kids face painting, planting workshops and more.  

Don’t forget to grab a little magnifying glass to join the creepy crawlies hunt around the mall and return to win free seeds to take and plant at home.

Share your ‘grows’ with our summer hashtag #surreyquayssummer.

Summer Event Calendar

Join in every Tuesday and Thursday at Little Explorers HQ from 11am – 4pm (Thursday 25th July – Thursday 29th August) for free family workshops, games and more.

No need to book just turn up and have fun! 

Please note; children must be accompanied by an adult at all times!



Vegetable Babies and Mini Beasts | Thursday 25th July
Grow and pick your own vegetable babies, plus mini beast games and disco.

Surrey Docks Farm | Tuesday 30th July
Nature-themed crafts from Surrey Docks Farm.


Buggy Mask Making | Thursday 1st August
Buggy mask making and bugs and blooms face painting.

Flower Bucket Workshop | Tuesday 6th Aug
Make your own flower bucket using fresh flowers with Roots & Shoots.

Cookie Workshop and Storytelling |Thursday 8th August
Busy bees cookie classes and ‘little explorer’ storytelling sessions.

Surrey Docks Farm | Tuesday 13th August
Nature-themed crafts from Surrey Docks Farm.




Butterfly Puppets and Bug Shows | Thursday 15th August
Butterfly puppet making and ‘The Bug Man’ show with real-life mini beasts.

Woven Flowerpot Workshop |Tuesday 20th Aug
Come and make and seed your own woven willow or paper flowerpot and plant sale with Global Generation.

Bug House Building and Face Painting |Thursday 22nd August
Create your own bug houses and big buggy face painting station.

Woven Flowerpot Workshop | Tuesday 27th Aug 
Come and make and seed your own woven willow or paper flowerpot and plant sale with Global Generation.

Birdbox Workshop |Thursday 29th August
Birdbox design sessions and mini beasts play-doh fossil fun.



Disclaimer: WISE16 cannot be held responsible for any event changes or cancellation. We strongly recommend to check with the organiser if you have any questions, especially for those events which require paying a fee.