Half Term Family Activities

Half Term Family Activities

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Ongoing

London Transport Museum

Take your children on a special trip to the Transport Museum and discover the many interesting

facts about transportation in London as a family, and enjoy the different workshops they offer.

Get ready to listen to many stories!

020 7565 7299

London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, London, WC2E 7BB

www.ltmuseum.co.uk

Ongoing

The Postal Museum

You will not be disappointed at The Postal Museum: you will have the chance of discovering

secretes that are centuries old, from their large archive; go on different tours with experts.

Also, there will be different food workshops, and film screenings. The museum offers a play

center for children in case they get bored. Book your tickets now.

0300 0300 700

The Postal Museum, 15-20 Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DA

www.postalmuseum.org

 

Ongoing

National Army Museum

Stunning exhibition by Alfred Munning showing at the National History Museum. If you are a

fan of history, war and Alfred Munning, do not miss this chance. The museum offers a play

center for children, which could help you relax and enjoy the art, while your children are

playing in the play center.

020 7730 0717

National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4HT

www.nam.ac.uk

 

Ongoing

Cutter and Squidge

Much of a Harry Potter fan and your children are not quite there yet? Or your children are fans of Harry Potter, but you are not? There is a perfect place where you could all enjoy your time while having tea, lunch, drinks, cakes, anything. Cutter and Squidge have the most creative drinks made Harry Potter style with ‘’magic’’. Get your drinks done by wizards!

020 8453 0212

20 Brewer St, Soho, London W1F 0SJ

cutterandsquidge.com

 

Ongoing

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Natural History Museum

Spend a day at the Natural History Museum with your family and browse through the award-winning wildlife photographs of the year.

020 7942 5511

The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD

nhm.ac.uk

 

Ends February 21

Battersea Park Children’s Zoo

Feeding birds, making your own seed pot, planting, digging for worms; all you this you can do at the Battersea Park Children’s Zoo.

0207 924 5826

Chelsea Bridge Gate, Battersea, London, SW11 4NJ

info@batterseaparkzoo.co.uk

 

Ends February 26

Cirque du Soleil

Royal Albert Hall

Enjoy the magical show of Cirque du Soleil in London; the name of the show is “Totem”, and it represents the journey into the evolution of mankind. Cirque du Soleil is the largest theatrical producer in the world.

020 7589 8212

Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, Kensington, London SW7 2AP

cirquedusoleil.com/totem

 

February 6-21

Winter’s Tale

National Theatre

“Winter’s Tale” by William Shakespeare has been re-made by Justin Audibert for a much younger audience varying from the age of 8 to 12.

020 7452 3000

National Theatre, Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 9PX

nationaltheatre.org.uk

 

February 13-24

Imagine Children’s Festival

South Bank Center

Southbank Center is inviting children under the age of 12 to come join their event where pupils can have fun while drawing, writing, reading, playing, singing, dancing, and what-not, they can even get creative and produce different things with the help of the staff.

020 3879 9555

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road London SE1 8XX

southbankcentre.co.uk

 

February 15-23

LEGOland

LEGO is one of the best ways of developing children’s cognitive motor skills; however, not only children’s, but adults’ brains also. Interesting fact, people at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) very often use LEGO in order to help communicate ideas through physical objects. There are plenty of thing you can do as a family at LEGOland; spend a night to explore more, and feed sharks if you buy VIP tickets!

0871 222 2001

Legoland Windsor Park Ltd, Winkfield Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 4AY

legoland.co.uk

 

February 16-24

London Puddle Jumping Championships

WWT

The name of the event says it all; take your children on a fun championship to the London Wetland Centre where they can win a prize and make new friends during an entertaining competition of who can make the biggest and craziest splashes of all times. Children of all ages are welcome to this championship, so bring your wellies from home and have an amazing day watching your children get rewarded for jumping in puddles. Share the splashes at #puddlejumping

020 8409 4400 

WWT London, Queen Elizabeth’s Walk, Barnes, London, SW13 9WT

wwt.org.uk

 

February 16-24

Rainbow Week

National Maritime Museum

Throughout the half-term break, there will be many different events offered at the National Maritime Museum; you can create your own flags, and listen to stories.

020 8312 6608

National Maritime Museum, Romney Rd, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF

rmg.co.uk

 

February 16-24

Knight School

Tower of London

What can be more fun for your children if not performing and acting as a king’s loyal subject and learning from historians all about being a Knight in the Knight School in the Tower of London.

020 3166 6000

Tower of London, London, EC3N 4AB

hrp.org.uk

 

February 16-24

Destination Space

Space Center

A family trip to the Space Center is always a fantastic and interesting way of spending quality time together in such a fantastic environment. It is so fascinating thinking about space, planets, galaxies. We can only see 5% of our universe, although, to see and discover the other 95% you could go to the Science Zone at the Space Center.

0116 261 0261

National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS

spacecentre.co.uk

 

February 16-24

Deen City Farm

Who does not like farm animals, especially when you have the chance to pet them and feed them? During different times of the week your child can even ride a pony!

Do not forget to bring plenty of 50p coins to feed the animals!

020 8543 5300

Deen City Farm, 39 Windsor Avenue, Merton Abbey, Nr. Wimbledon, Merton, London SW19 2RR

deencityfarm.co.uk

 

February 20-21

Drusilla’s Park

“Spider-Man” or “Hello Kitty” fan? Drusilla’s Park offers two events; “Spider-Man” on the 20th of February, and “Hello Kitty” on the 21st of February. Salut Spider-Man and take a picture with Hello Kitty and enjoy the rest of the day on the different rides for children, or the safari train, play in the park, or explore the zoo.

01323 874100

Alfriston Rd, East Sussex BN26 5QS

drusillas.co.uk

 

Compiled and edited by Mariia Koledova

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