Half term is here again and there is a wealth of events taking place across the county to keep the children occupied.

From picnics to free nature trails to roller skating, there is plenty of choice in Sussex.

Brighton Open Air Theatre in Dyke Road Park, Hove, is hosting a Teddy Bears' Picnic theatre show on Thursday for children aged two to six. The performance will be put on by RahRah Theatre Company and guests are invited to take along their favourite stuffed toy. Tickets are available on the National Trust website.

The i360’s open air roller skating rink, Skate 360, is now open for booking. As Brighton’s only open air skate space it makes for a unique half term activity.

The Weald and Downland Living Museum at Singleton in the South Downs is hosting a range of activities for young visitors, such as a fairies and forest folk trail, theatre and storytelling and family activities.

The Brighton Toy and Model Museum in Trafalgar Street, Brighton, is home to three Brighton Fringe shows perfect for children this half term. The museum is hosting performances of Mr Cardboard, Meg In The Magic Toyshop, and A.L.Ex and the ImpRobots, with tickets available from Brighton Fringe.

The National Trust is running a variety of activities across the county to get children outside, such as a bingo and nature trail at Sheffield Park and Garden, Uckfield, medieval re-enactments and a chance to "unlock the mystery of the castle keys" at Bodiam Castle, and The Tiger Who Came to Tea trail at Nymans, near Haywards Heath. Full information is available on the National Trust website.

Following the Theatre Royal Brighton’s refurbishment, the venue is hosting a string of free events including model making, arts and crafts and more. Events run from Tuesday to Saturday and will take place under the colonnade.