Summer holidays in Islington

 
Tree Climbing Alexandra Palace North London
21-Apr-16 to 21-Apr-20
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2016 Dates - see our site for current dates. When was the last time you climbed a tree for fun? Come and join the great big fun, adventure and discovery in Ally Pally park. COME...

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Young Actors Theatre Summer School Young Actors Theatre Angel
21-Apr-16 to 21-Apr-20

An exciting summer of performing arts courses at Young Actors Theatre open to all. Junior workshops ages 6 - 11 and senior workshops ages 12 - 18. Courses this summer include...

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Geffrye Explorers The Geffrye Museum East London
14-Jun-16 to 9-Jan-17

Discover more about the Geffrye with these free activities for families. Available during school holidays and every Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Quiz Desk The quiz desk is...

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Big Wednesdays Brazil Summer Season Horniman Museum and Gardens Further afield
28-Jun-16 to 28-Jun-21

Explore and celebrate Brazil with us. Each Wednesday will feature different performances and activities ranging from storytelling, dance and films to music and theatre performance...

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Festival of Brasil Horniman Museum & Gardens Further afield
3-Jul-16 to 4-Sep-16
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Join us to discover the richness of Brazilian culture this summer. We've collaborated with Brazilian artists and communities to bring you a snapshot of urban Brazil with a season...

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A little hidden treasure in town Barbican Centre Barbican
5-Jul-16 to 21-Jan-17

Next open to the public: Sun 10 Jul Sun 17 Jul Sun 24 Jul Sun 31 Jul Sun 7 Aug Sun 14 Aug Sun 21 Aug 'There's a little hidden treasure in the heart of the Barbican' Visit the...

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Free Summer events for families Museum of London Barbican
12-Jul-16 to 10-Jan-17

If you're looking for something fun and free for all the family then come along to the Museum of London for a great day out that everyone can enjoy, from under 5s to over 60s! Ha...

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Islington Boat Club Islington
12-Jul-16 to 12-Jul-20
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Sailing, Kayaking, Mountain biking... Close to the Angel tube on City Road Basin, off the Regents canal. IBC is a water based activity center, providing BCU and RYA training...

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Summer Events in Islington Libraries All Islington Libraries Islington
16-Jul-16 to 30-Aug-16

Live animals with Safari Pete...Roald Dahl-inspired poetry from Paul Lyalls.....craft activities....."The Big Friendly Read, this year's Summer Reading Challenge.... there's loads...

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Join our Summer Holidays Learning Fun Club! Bright Horizons Borough wide
20-Jul-16 to 5-Sep-16

At Bright Horizons, we believe every child's potential is endless and the school holidays are a perfect opportunity to continue your child's ongoing development. Why not support...

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Parkside Farm Pick Your Own Fruit & Veg North London
21-Jul-16 to 21-Jul-20

c40 minutes by car from central Islington. We grow nearly 20 different fruits and vegetables which are grown exclusively for Pick-Your-Own between June and October. We pride...

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Thames Beach South Bank Central London
21-Jul-16 to 21-Jul-20

The Thames "beach" is fairly quiet these days, compared to the past when its foreshore was very much in use as a city beach for Londoners. During the warmer months, it used to be...

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Premier Sport Summer Camp 2016 Islington
21-Jul-16 to 2-Sep-16

We're thrilled to announce that booking for Summer Camp is now open! To offer more Summer dates, we will be running camp at both St Joseph's Catholic Primary School and St Michae...

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MAD SCIENCE SUMMER CAMP Hungerford Primary School Holloway
25-Jul-16 to 5-Aug-16

ATTENTION! MAD SCIENCE SUMMER CAMPS RETURN 25TH JULY - 26TH AUGUST!! If you're looking for fun, hands-on and educational activities for your children this summer then look no...

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Snot, Sick and Scabs Centre of the Cell Borough wide
26-Jul-16 to 16-Aug-16

If you have ever wondered what snot, sick or scabs are made of, why cheesy feet smell so bad or how your body fights off microscopic monsters when they manage to invade your body,...

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Poet Paul Lyalls a the House of Illustration House of Illustration Kings Cross
27-Jul-16 to 3-Aug-16
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Meet Paul Lyalls – the BFP (the Big Friendly Poet!) Join Paul to create your own hilarious poems in amongst Quentin Blake's original drawings for the BFG! Be inspired by your...

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Write Your Own Myth CUFOS Islington
27-Jul-16 to 29-Jul-16

In this three-day workshop, our pupils will explore the practice of myth-making and emerge with a detailed understanding of what makes a myth a myth. They will research and invent...

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Muscling In Centre of the Cell Borough wide
28-Jul-16 to 22-Aug-16

Explore the wonders of your magnificent muscles, brilliant bones and limber ligaments! Discover how our bodies turn fuel into motion, what it takes to swing a bat and how to make...

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Sensational Centre of the Cell Borough wide
29-Jul-16 to 26-Aug-21

Sensational is all about the weird and wonderful world of the senses, and more interestingly, how they can sometimes be tricked. It is an interactive show packed with tasty facts...

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In a Heartbeat Centre of the Cell Borough wide
1-Aug-16 to 19-Aug-16

A fun and interactive show all about the human heart, blood and circulation. It looks at what the heart does and what you can do to keep it healthy. What is your heart rate and...

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Circus Summer School National Centre for Circus Arts Old Street
1-Aug-16 to 5-Aug-16

Try circus this summer and enjoy learning the basics at the National Centre for Circus Arts. Learn a range of circus skills including silks, trapeze, unicycle, acrobatics and...

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Art Ninja's Big Picture Turbine Hall Central London
2-Aug-16
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Join CBBC's Ricky Martin AKA the Art Ninja for a morning of creative fun in the iconic Turbine Hall at Tate Modern. We're looking for children and grown ups to help make a giant...

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Messy Play: My Body Islington Museum Angel
2-Aug-16

What is happening inside our bodies? Create an X-ray inspired artwork, print with your hands and feet and learn about what you can find in a drop of blood in our sensory container...

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Watery Wednesdays - Activity Days London Canal Museum Kings Cross
3-Aug-16 to 31-Aug-16
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2016 dates: See our What's On page for all dates and activity details. Childrens' activity days involve a range of fun learning activities for children aged 6 - 12. The activities...

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Teethtastic Centre of the Cell Borough wide
3-Aug-16 to 24-Aug-16

Get your teeth stuck into our tantalising show all about teeth. Whether you're a dentist's dream, or you don't know your incisors from your canines, in this show you'll discover...

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Big Wednesdays: Horniman Favourites Horniman Museum and Gardens Further afield
3-Aug-16

Join us for a day of the Horniman's favourite summer activities and events. 11am-3.30pm: Giant Games in the Gardens 11am-3pm: Meet the owls from JAMBS Owls 12pm, 1.30pm and...

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Big Wednesday: Horniman Favourites Horniman Museum and Gardens Further afield
3-Aug-16

Join us for a day of the Horniman's favourite summer activities and events. 11am-3.30pm: Giant Games in the Gardens 11am-3pm: Meet the owls from JAMBS Owls 12pm, 1.30pm and...

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BALLOONATICS’ BONKERS BALLOON SHOW Angel Central Angel
3-Aug-16 to 31-Aug-16
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THEY ARE UNDISPUTEDLY THE UK'S MOST EXTRAVAGANT BALLOON ARTISTS! You can see them twice in August 3rd August: 12 – 2.30pm 31st August: 12 – 2.30pm The Bonkers Balloon Show is a...

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Mini Beast Safari Museum of the Order of St John Clerkenwell
3-Aug-16

Explore our beautiful garden and discover the magical herbs and marvellous mini beasts who call it home!

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Gut Feeling Centre of the Cell Borough wide
4-Aug-16 to 18-Aug-16

Let us take you on the weird and wonderful journey of one boy's breakfast as it gets chomped and chewed in the mouth, pushed through the oesophagus, churned in stomach acids,...

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Family Workshop: Tropical Olympics Islington Museum Angel
4-Aug-16

Come on a trip to the Brazilian rainforest and celebrate Olympic achievements! Make beautiful tropical bird magnets, create your our own colourful Olympic torch and take part in...

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Sunday Bandstand Concerts Horniman Museum and Gardens Further afield
7-Aug-16 to 28-Aug-16

Grab your dancing shoes and enjoy our weekly series of free outdoor concerts showcasing the diversity of Brazilian music from samba to tropicália. Sundays in August. 7 August:...

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Sunday Banstand Concerts Horniman Museum and Gardens Further afield
7-Aug-16 to 28-Aug-16

Grab your dancing shoes and enjoy our weekly series of free outdoor concerts showcasing the diversity of Brazilian music from samba to tropicália. Sundays in August. 7 August:...

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War on the Wards Centre of the Cell Borough wide
9-Aug-16

Explore medical gore and more from the First World War. Investigate the history of wartime medicine and innovation and how this has influenced medicine today. Each session offers...

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Messy Play: Dreamy Summer Islington Museum Angel
9-Aug-16

Celebrate summer with messy crafts! Print with summer leaves and flowers, make art with water and create your own postcard so you can tell others all about your summer adventures....

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Birds of Bray (birds of prey display) - 2016 Highgate
10-Aug-16

Birds of Bray (birds of prey display) Birds of Bray are a couple who have been taking care of hand-reared rescue birds of prey for most of their lives. They have an amazing collec...

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Big Wednesdays: Brazil Summer Season Horniman Museum and Gardens Further afield
10-Aug-16 to 31-Aug-16

Explore and celebrate Brazil with us. Each Wednesday in August will feature different performances and activities ranging from storytelling, dance and films to music and theatre...

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CIRCUS WORKSHOP AT ANGEL CENTRAL Angel Central Angel
10-Aug-16

On Wednesday, 10th August between 11am and 3pm, join our skilled circus entertainers who will be returning in the central piazza for another fun-filled afternoon. There will be...

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Storytelling and Paint Play Museum of the Order of St John Clerkenwell
10-Aug-16

Join our storyteller for tales of magical herbs and marvelous mini beasts, as well as taking inspiration from our beautiful garden to create your own masterpiece to take home! Al...

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Messy Play: Piles of Bricks Islington Museum Angel
16-Aug-16

Explore the buildings we all know with a messy wall collage, print using bricks and create your own building crown to take home! Messy play is messy - bring a change of clothes!

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TINY THE DINOSAUR COMES TO ANGEL CENTRAL Angel Central Angel
17-Aug-16
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On Wednesday the 17th August come and meet Tiny, a 125 million years young dinosaur brought to life by the wonders of modern science. You can pet her, you can feed her, you can...

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Spider Crafts Museum of the Order of St John Clerkenwell
17-Aug-16

Explore our beautiful garden and discover the magical herbs and marvellous mini beasts who call it home, as well as making your very own spider!

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Family Workshops: Changing Colours Islington Museum Angel
18-Aug-16

Look at the ways artists explore light and colour in our Imagine Islington exhibition and be inspired to create your own artworks. Play with colourful jelly and foam, create your...

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BRAMBLE FM COMEDY ROAD SHOW Angel Central Angel
19-Aug-16
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We're very excited to welcome the weird and wonderful world of Bramble FM 69.9 to the Angel Central summer lawn this August. This traveling comedy road show can be found at festi...

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Storytelling: Magic Galsses Islington Museum Angel
23-Aug-16

Go on an adventure to explore the world of colour and make your own magic glasses!

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FREE HULA HOOPING WORKSHOP Angel Central Angel
24-Aug-16
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On Wednesday, 24th August from 12 – 2.30pm, drop by the summer lawn for a fun and free hula hooping workshop. Treat the children to some free entertainment in the sunshine. You...

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Storytelling and Paint Play Museum of the Order of St John Clerkenwell
24-Aug-16

Join our storyteller for tales of magical herbs and marvelous mini beasts, as well as taking inspiration from our beautiful garden to create your own masterpiece to take home! Al...

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Family Workshops: Lost and Found Islington Museum Angel
30-Aug-16

Experiment with clay, textiles and foam to create 3D sculptures of your lost treasures. Then display them in your Cabinet of Curiosities. Have fun and be creative!

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Finger-Print Bumblebees Museum of the Order of St John Clerkenwell
31-Aug-16

Explore our beautiful garden and discover the magical herbs and marvellous mini beasts who call it home, as well as making your very own finger-print artwork to take home!

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Horniman Carnival! Horniman Museum and Gardens Further afield
4-Sep-16

Join us for an afternoon of extravagant concerts, dance and carnival performances in the gardens to celebrate the end of our Brazilian Summer: the programme will include specially...

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Horniman Carnival! Horniman Museum and Gardens Further afield
4-Sep-16

Join us for an afternoon of extravagant concerts, dance and carnival performances in the gardens to celebrate the end of our Brazilian Summer: the programme will include specially...

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ANGEL CANAL FESTIVAL Regents Canal Angel
4-Sep-16
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THE ANGEL CANAL FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR ITS 30TH YEAR ON SUNDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER, REGENT'S CANAL,11AM-5PM We love working closely with our community here in Angel, Islington and support...

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Community Gardening Days 2016 Arlington Square Islington
27-Nov-16 to 27-Nov-20

2016 Dates Saturday 1 Aug Saturday 29 Aug Saturday 3 Oct Saturday 31 Oct Join us for our 2016 Community Gardening Days in Arlington Square. Over the last four years our garden...

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