Half Term in Westminster and City

Viewfinding Tate Modern Embankment
6-Feb-16 to 31-Jan-17

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
6-Feb-16 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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Launchpad The Science Museum Knightsbridge
6-Feb-16 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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Families welcome area Tate Britain Millbank Westminster
6-Feb-16 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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Family Trail at the Charles Dickens Museum The Charles Dickens Museum Holborn
6-Feb-16 to 26-May-17

A visit to the Museum includes a free family trail for each child. Suitable for children between 4 and 12 years, the trail takes children on a journey of discovery through No. 48...

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Michael Rosen’s Bear Hunt Discover Children’s Story Centre East London
6-Feb-16 to 3-Apr-16

BOOKING NOW. Ages 0 - 11 Step inside a humungous chocolate cake and explore a secret larder, swishy swashy and splash splosh your way through a Bear Hunt. And dare you explore...

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Listen. Sonic trails for children Tate Modern Southbank
6-Feb-16 to 21-May-17

Experience Tate through sound-scapes especially created for families by musicians and sound artists. Borrow a set of headphones and an MP3 player and become absorbed in an unexpe...

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Shrek's Adventure! Riverside Building Southbank
6-Feb-16 to 1-Nov-20

A unique walk and ride attraction for the whole family. Step into the kingdom of Far Far Away and enjoy a brand new madcap Shrek adventure where amazing DreamWorks animation,...

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Family Sundays Royal Opera House Covent Garden
7-Feb-16 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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Half Term Workshops The Cartoon Museum Holborn
8-Feb-16 to 31-Oct-16

Dates TBC 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. ...

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Free half term events for families Museum of London Barbican
8-Feb-16 to 25-Nov-16

Join us for crafts, storytelling and drama for families all about making do and mending through the ages. The Museum of London is a great place to bring your family and learn...

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Holiday Day Camps Kingswood Camps Hampstead North London
8-Feb-16 to 28-Feb-16

Dates: TBC From circus skills to ultimate Frisbee, and a bunch of popular sports including football, netball, tennis and tag rugby, we've got a fantastic variety of games and...

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Create a Masterpiece Trafalgar Square The Strand
8-Feb-16 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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Sylvia Young Theatre School Marylebone
8-Feb-16 to 22-Jan-17

Dates: TBC 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...

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The Railway Children King's Cross Theatre Central London
8-Feb-16 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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Comedy Club 4 Kids in Soho Theatre Soho Theatre Soho
8-Feb-16 to 1-Nov-16
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We have the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit doing their thing for an audience of children and their families... but without the rude bits! It's just...

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Family holiday workshops The National Gallery - Half Term Trafalgar Square
8-Feb-16 to 1-Dec-16

The National Gallery houses the national collection of Western European painting from the 13th to the 19th centuries. It is on show 361 days a year, free of charge. Explore the...

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Teeth, scales and tales: animal gods British Museum Holborn
15-Feb-16 to 20-Jan-17

Come to the Museum and take part in a week of family activities inspired by the Asahi Shimbun Display in Room 3, Scanning Sobek: mummy of the crocodile god. Find out about Sobek...

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Regent's Canal Boat Trips Camden and Little Venice
9-Apr-16 to 22-Apr-20

Treat the kids to a boat trip this Half Term. 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...

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Bloomsbury Festival 2016 Central London
22-Oct-16 to 25-Oct-17

Dates TBC Bloomsbury Festival is a creative explosion of performance, arts, music and heritage events held in the streets, parks, museums, galleries, laboratories and public and...

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BP Family Festival 2015: Bring your tribe Tate Britain Westminster
31-Oct-16 to 1-Nov-16

Calling all 8–14's to come along, bring your tribes, join some new ones and take over Tate Britain! Event TBC Don't miss this exciting day full of sonic, visual, interactive and...

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