Half Term in Westminster and City

 
The Railway Children King's Cross Theatre Central London
22-Jan-15 to 22-Jan-17

Set in a brand new, purpose built 1,000 seat venue, this breathtaking show features a stage built around a real train track, and a beautiful 60 tonne vintage locomotive that steam...

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UDDERBELLY FESTIVAL Southbank Embankment
9-Apr-15 to 19-Jul-15

The big, upside-down purple cow returns to graze on the South Bank for an ox-cellent seventh year in 2015. Udderbelly presents another moo-vellous programme of rib-tickling comed...

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Regent's Canal Boat Trips Camden and Little Venice
22-Apr-15 to 22-Apr-20

Jason's Trip is the original Regent's Canal tour and has been operating since 1951. Jason is an authentic 107-year-old canal boat which was originally used as a cargo-vessel on...

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PETER PAN Regents Park Open Air Theatre Regent Street
15-May-15 to 14-Jun-15

" I ran away the day I was born," said Peter, "cause I heard Father and Mother talking of what I was to be when I became a man. I want always to be a little boy and to have fun,...

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Viewfinding Tate Modern Embankment
23-May-15 to 23-Jan-16

Change the way you look at the Tate by carrying your very own set of filters through the gallery! Create your own colour combinations, ‘edit' a painting or distort the architectu...

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Liminal - family activity Tate Modern Southbank
23-May-15 to 16-Jan-17

Liminal is a participatory sculpture for families, inviting you to experiment with shape, form and composition - inspired by the art and architecture of Tate Modern. Enjoy...

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Open Studio for Families Tate Britain Westminster
23-May-15 to 19-Jan-17

Thursdays and Fridays during school holidays Open Studio promotes creativity, improvisation and play for all ages. Open Studio invites you to explore, improvise and test ideas...

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Family Activities British Museum Holborn
23-May-15 to 20-Jan-17

Visit the Families Desk in the Great Court to borrow activities and for advice on your visit. Try our Free activity trails. 30–40 minute trails with exciting themes for children....

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Half Term Workshops The Cartoon Museum Holborn
23-May-15 to 1-Feb-20

The Cartoon Museum runs workshops for children and young people during every school holiday except Christmas/New Year. See our site for details of all the workshops. Places on...

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Free half term events for families Museum of London Barbican
23-May-15 to 31-Jan-17

The Museum of London is a great place to bring your family and learn about London's history together. If you're looking for something fun and free for all the family then come...

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Launchpad The Science Museum Knightsbridge
23-May-15 to 30-Oct-20

Launchpad is packed with over 50 interactive exhibits, plus electrifying shows and lively demos, all from the wonderful world of physics. Launchpad is all about asking questions...

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Sports Holiday Camps Hampstead North London
23-May-15 to 1-Feb-20

School holiday camps at the BEST VENUES with the BEST TEACHERS... The Academies are running the school holiday camps at University College School for 3-17 year olds. 3-5's: Tin...

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Create a Masterpiece Trafalgar Square The Strand
23-May-15 to 22-Sep-16

Try brass rubbing at St Martin-in-the-Fields for creative family fun with an historical twist! Brass rubbing in London and throughout the UK was a fashionable Victorian pastime...

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Families welcome area Tate Britain Millbank Westminster
23-May-15 to 8-Jul-19

Visit the new Welcome Area at Tate Britain and choose an activity for your family to enjoy together in the galleries. Activities encourage exploration and understanding of archite...

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Sylvia Young Theatre School Marylebone
23-May-15 to 22-Jan-17

Under the supervision of Sylvia Young OBE, our holiday courses are taken by teachers from our full-time school and also by professionals from the theatre world and are open to...

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Creating Strange Creatures The Grant Museum of Zoology Marylebone Road
23-May-15

The Museum has many amazing animals on display but some have to be seen to be believed. Come along and be inspired by the natural world to create your own animal artwork with a...

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Half Term Filmmaking Workshop Haverstock School Central London
26-May-15 to 29-May-15

Have you ever wanted to fly like Superman, be a detective like Sherlock or be a spy like James Bond? Do you want to be the next Steven Spielberg? Now you can and learn how the...

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Shadow Puppets The Foundling Museum Central London
26-May-15 to 11-May-20
disabled access

Sessions: 10:30 – 12:00, 13:00 – 14:30 and 14:30 – 16:00 Free for children and up to two accompanying adults Hunt through our Collection finding as many animals as you can, befor...

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NATURE EXPLORERS - HEDGEHOGS AND HEDGEROWS Hyde Park
26-May-15

Drop your 8 -11 year old off at the Isis Education Centre in the heart of Hyde Park for a full day of guided outdoor games and activities. Activities include: Become a hedgehog...

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Kangaroos and co. The Grant Museum of Zoology Marylebone Road
26-May-15 to 30-May-15

FREE: Bandicoots, quolls, wombats and devils, Australia is home to a world of remarkable animals. Join us to take part in our fun hands-on specimen-based activities as we celebrat...

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Half Term Family Activity Day The Charles Dickens Museum Holborn
26-May-15 to 26-May-17

No booking is necessary, simply turn up on the day. Charles Dickens lived in this house and wrote Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby. Family Visits A visit to the Museum includ...

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DISCOVERY DAY - HEDGEHOG HEROES Hyde Park
27-May-15 to 28-May-15

Drop in to the Isis Education Centre in the heart of Hyde Park for a day of hedgehog themed activities! The gates will be open from 11am so visitors can simply walk-in and enjoy...

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Teethtastic! May Half Term Events Centre of the Cell East London
27-May-15 to 28-May-15

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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CAPTAIN FLINN AND THE PIRATE DINOSAURS Southbank Centre Embankment
27-May-15 to 28-May-15

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs is setting sail for an adventure at Southbank Centre. They arrive from a rollicking award-winning run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and...

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Bouncing Cats & Boom Boom Pups Roundhouse - Chalk Farm North London
27-May-15

Come on a journey with spoken-word artist Maxwell Golden and graffiti artist Mr Dane into the world of animal land where beat box, rap and graffiti come together. Bouncing Cats &...

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Print a Comic Strip The Foundling Museum Central London
28-May-15
disabled access

Sessions run from 10:30 – 12:00, 13:00 – 14:30 and 14:30 – 16:00 Free for children and up to two accompanying adults Discover how comics have developed from Hogarth's prints to...

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Web We Want Festival SouthbankCentre Embankment
28-May-15 to 31-May-15

A festival of workshops, exhibitions and talks celebrating how the World Wide Web has changed our lives. Join us for the third weekend of Web We Want festival - a festival invest...

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Den Day RIBA Central London
29-May-15
disabled access

As part of Save the Children's new Den Day campaign, design and build your very own den in the grand setting of the RIBA's headquarters at 66 Portland Place. Learn about temporary...

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‘A Mummy for Melissa’ May Half Term Events Centre of the Cell East London
29-May-15

Meet Melissa, a newborn monster who is trying to find her mummy! Along the way she meets lots of new friends who teach her about the wonderful world of living things, cells and...

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Family Sundays Royal Opera House Covent Garden
31-May-15 to 30-Apr-17

Family Sundays are a new regular event for families to come and explore the Royal Opera House, its artists and the world of opera and ballet. Each Family Sunday will be packed...

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Create and Make: Life on Foot The Design Museum Tower Hill
31-May-15

Inspired by Life on Foot: Camper at the Design Museum exhibition, create your own eye-catching shoe accessories and bring a bit of play to your day. Create and Make Designing...

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