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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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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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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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
disabled access

It's a comedy club, right, but for kids. Also any adults who enjoy a swear-free hour with the international circuit's best stand-ups and sketch acts. Non-patronising. Pure awesome...

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

13th - 21st Feb From firefighters to matchgirls, popstardom to politics, find out what makes a London hero with a week of fun, hands-on activities. The Museum of London is a...

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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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Anime, Comics, Claymation, Manga The Cartoon Museum Holborn
15-Feb-16 to 31-Oct-16

Half Term Workshops 15th - 19th Feb The Cartoon Museum runs workshops for children and young people during every school holiday except Christmas/New Year. See our site for...

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Sylvia Young Theatre School Marylebone
15-Feb-16 to 22-Jan-17

15th - 19th Feb 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...

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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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Space Theme May 1/2 Term Dance & Sport Course Gambado Chelsea Further afield
31-May-16 to 3-Jun-16
disabled access

Join Dance Grooves and SG Sport for our 4 day holiday course over the May half term for space themed Dance and Sports Workshops 9.30 am - 3.30 pm Daily Option to book mornings...

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