Events in Welling in October 2021

Friday 1st October

Guided Bat Walk in Danson Park

There will be a guided bat walk led by Lucy Sawyer-Boyd of the North West Kent Countryside Partnership in Danson Park on Friday 1st October between 6:30pm and 8:30pm (weather permitting)

FODP Guided bat walk 1st October

Sunday 3rd October

Meet and Greet with Princess Cinderella

Cinderella loves Christmas and really wants to help light up Welling and make it festive.
Come down to Welling to meet her and get a picture with her. She will be collecting donations for the Christmas lights and tree in Welling.
She will be roaming along Welling High Street and Bellegrove Road between Morrisons/Tescos and Iceland from 1pm until 3pm on Sunday 3rd October.
Meet and greet with Princess Cinderella

Tuesday 5th October

Friends of Danson Park meeting and Conservation Talk

The Friends of Danson Park are meeting on 5th October for their regular meeting and there will also be a talk by guest speaker Laura Bower, entitled ‘Why do stag beetles and other creatures need your help?’.  Laure is the Conservation officer for People’s Trust for Endangered Species.

FODP meeting 5th October.pdf

Saturday 9th October

South East London Meccano Club Meccano Show

London’s most popular Meccano Show moves to Falconwood for its 42nd year!
• See working models of cars, cranes, trains, funfair rides and more, all built from Meccano,
the famous construction toy invented by Frank Hornby in 1901.
• Build your own model and enter it into our Creative Challenge for the chance to win a prize.
• Buy Meccano parts from our dealers.
• Win prizes in our raffle.
It’s a great day out for all the family, and FREE for accompanied kids!
Find out more at or visit for details of this and many other Meccano
events happening in and around London.
Hot and cold refreshments.
Wheelchair accessible.
Adults £5
Accompanied Children FREE (Children aged up to 16 may enter free when accompanied by a paying adult.)
Unaccompanied Children £5
SELMEC Meccano Show 9th October

Friday 15th October

Workary Welling Re-Launch Event

Free site tour, free passes, meet the team and learn more about the community events

Workary relaunch 15th Oct

Saturday 16th October

mum2mum market Bexley

Buy top quality preloved baby and children’s clothes, toys, books and equipment at our pop-up indoor markets.  Admission £2.  

Sunday 17th October

Woodlands Farm Harvest and Apple Festival

The Woodlands Farm Harvest and Apple Festival is back. Browse a selection of food stalls and pick up some of the different British Apple varieties. There will be apple pressing and cider available too.

With live music and tractor and trailer rides (weather permitting) it will be a fun way to celebrate the nation’s favourite fruit.

Free Entry.

Woodlands Farm Harvest and Apple Festival

Saturday 23rd October 7:30pm

Discover Welling Quiz Night

An evening of quizzing to raise money for Welling Town Centre’s Christmas lights.
Come along for some friendly, competitive quizzing – either bring your regular team or join one of the groups made up on the night. £5 per person and up to 8 people per team. There will also be a raffle on the night.
Bring your own drinks and nibbles.
Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm pens at the ready!
All proceeds raised will go towards the Welling Town Centre Christmas lights.
TO BOOK A TABLE please contact us by FB messenger or email

quiz night poster

October Half Term - 27th - 29th October

Woodlands Farm activities

There are some great activities going on at Woodlands Farm over half term week.  There is:

Gruffalo day on Wednesday 27th October

Woodland Adventure Thursday 28th October

Horrible Halloween Friday 29th October

Book through the links above for the Gruffalo Day and Woodland Adventure.  No need to book for Horrible Halloween.

Woodlands Farm half term

16th - 31st October

Halloween Family Trail around Danson Lake

Find as many spooky pictures while walking on the path around the lake.

Halloween Family Trail Danson Lake 16 - 31 October

Half Term week 25th - 29th October

Welling United October Football Camp

Welling United Academy October football camp for boys aged 4 – 11 and girsl aged 4 – 14.

Welling United Girls October football camp 25 - 29 October

Half Term week 25th - 28th October

Half Term Holiday Club at Wellspring Church

Fun and games for children between 7 and 11.

Wellspring Autumn holiday club 25 - 28 October

Friday 29th and Saturday 30th October

Friday Karaoke and Saturday Disco at the Nag's Head

Karaoke on Friday night and Disco on Saturday.  Prizes for best costumes and much more

Nags Head Halloween Weekend 29th 30th October

Half Term week 25th - 31st October

Spooky Days at George Mead Memorial Stables

Halloween trail and various activities

George Mead Spooky Days 25 - 31 October

Saturday 30th October

Little Crocs Fun Halloween Party

Spooky fun and games for children age 18 months to 5 years at St Stephens Church Hall.