Gaga Theatre Company present 'Up and Down' by Oliver Jeffers, 2013
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Merlin and the Frost Dragon @ St John at Hackney Church Merlin and the Frost Dragon St John at Hackney Church 2 Nov 2013 2 Nov 2013 E5 0PD
Hackney Children's Theatre, London's newest venue for Children's Theatre presents Merlin and the Frost Dragon - a combination of puppetry and storytelling with specially composed music by Swiss Petrus project.Merlin sets off to the frozen lands t...
Floating Cinema at the Regents Canal The Floating Cinema Workshops
Free !!!
Canal Side Steps 2 Nov 2013 2 Nov 2013 N1C 4AA
Join us to take a close look through microscopes and magnipots at the cornucopia of fascinating creatures you can dip direct from the canal with artists Tracy & Hobbs. Observe these creature's movements and shapes from their hidden world as never see...
Create your own book worksho
Free !!!
Yiewsley Library 2 Nov 2013 2 Nov 2013
A great oppurtunity to plan and create a story using WordArt, text and page borders and then binding it in to a booklet!
Spoken Word Talent SLAMbassadors
Free !!!
Southbank Centre 1 Nov 2013 1 Nov 2013 SE1 8XX
Come to the UK's longest and loudest solo youth slam and it is back with vengeance! It is run by the Poetry Society, SLAMbassadors UK showcases the strongest spoken word talent with spoken word stars Hollie McNish and Joelle Taylor!
Halloween and Ghost Tour Halloween Ghost Tours Firepower: The Royal Artillery Museum 31 Oct 2013 2 Nov 2013 SE18 6ST
Firepower, The Royal Artillery Museum is housed in buildings that are hundreds of years old....buildings with more than their fair share of ghosts.....Join our expert guide for a tour in and around the Museum's buildings. You will hear scary tale...
Family Art Day at Golden Lane Family Art Day
Free !!!
Golden Lane Children's Centre 31 Oct 2013 31 Oct 2013 EC1Y 8JA
Families are invited to join Ingeenium for a wonderfully arty afternoon on the Golden Lane Campus. Come along to create with paint, sand, glue, flour and all sorts of delightfully messy things. All are welcome. No booking necessary just drop in. ...
Halloween Fun Day Battersea Park Zoo 31 Oct 2013 31 Oct 2013 SW11 4NJ
Prepare to be spooked with our Slightly Scary Story Time, at 12pm and 2pm; or make a Terrifying Trick or Treat Bag, during drop-in sessions from 11am-1pm and 2pm-3.30pm (Cost: 1). You can also become a Scary Ghost or Dracula with Fangs during Spooky...
halloween event Who Will Dare? Kentish Town City Farm 31 Oct 2013 31 Oct 2013 NW5 4BN
Step into a witches home and join us as we make our way to the the fire of lost souls! Perfect for young children with fancy dress, cakes and scary refreshments!
Halloween Spooktacular Family Fun Day The Queens House 31 Oct 2013 31 Oct 2013 SE10 9NF
Come along in your favourite, scariest fancy dress and join for a spooktacular day of family fun this halloween!Join in with the ghostly activities and spooky entertainment for everyone, AND a fancy dress contest!
Kids and Snowman - Ski and Snowboard Show The Ski & Snowboard Show Earls Court 30 Oct 2013 3 Nov 2013 SW5 9TA
London will become a winter wonderland this year as ice rinks, ski slopes, tubing, curling and learning comes to Earls Court for the coolest day out. Along with fantastic activities, guests are given the chance to chill out at the many apres ski styl...
Childrens Storytelling - Magic Lantern Show Magic Lantern Shows - Talk and Performance
Free !!!
The Japan Foundation 30 Oct 2013 30 Oct 2013 WC1B 5EH
This event is a rare opportunity to see the magic of Japanese animated lantern shows, known as Nishiki Kage-E. Considered to be the origin of Japanese animation, the shows feature beautiful, dream-like images projected by handheld lanterns, telling e...
Big Draw at Bankside Gallery Big Draw
Free !!!
Bankside Gallery 30 Oct 2013 30 Oct 2013 SE1 9JH
Come and join the Royal Watercolour Society Artists for a day of painting people. Mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, friends. Paint a self portrait or a family portrait - a single figure or a crowd.Come and join us for a day of people painting....
Youth Baking Workshop
Free !!!
Geffrye Museum 30 Oct 2013 30 Oct 2013 E2 8EA
Bake delicious pumpkin and herb bread! This workshop is free and suitable for young people aged 11-16. There are 14 places available. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes in advance of each workshop. Please note that ow...
Halloween at Hyde Park Halloween Family Discovery Day Isis Education Center 30 Oct 2013 30 Oct 2013 W2
All ages are welcome to drop in and there is no need to book, just come along at any time between 11am and 3pm. Or feel free to book your place(s) below to be sent an email reminder and we'll also keep you up to date with future activities.Take a...
Zombie Week at Firepower Half Term Zombie Week Firepower: The Royal Artillery Museum 29 Oct 2013 1 Nov 2013 SE18 6ST
Join us for Firepower's Zombie Week. Your little monsters will be transformed into a zombie army during our packed activity program.Face painting with scars and scabs to get the kids ready for the zombie style drilling. Learn how to take out othe...
Peter Pan Family Activity at the British Library Peter Pan and the Ticking Crocodile
Free !!!
The British Library 29 Oct 2013 29 Oct 2013 NW1 2DB
Come along for some great family fun where you can be inspired by Peter Pan and friends! Help our artist create a giant Peter Pan installation, be mesmerised by enchanting stories and even write your own! Come dressed as your favourite character to w...
Halloween Fun!
Free !!!
London Canal Museum 29 Oct 2013 29 Oct 2013 N1 9RT
Come along for some Halloween fun at the London Canal Museum and go for boat rides on Regent's Canal with Henrietta's Museum Trail! It's a cool way to explore the museum and discover interesting facts with Henrietta! Henrietta is there pet horse and ...
October Half Term 2013: Heroes and Sheroes at the Museum of Childhood October Half Term: Heroes and Sheroes
Free !!!
V&A Museum of Childhood 28 Oct 2013 1 Nov 2013 E2 9PA
Everyone loves a superhero!Test those Superhero Skills in a Station designed JUST for this. Finally, it will be official: Spiderboy is in YOUR family; Supergirl REALLY exists! Lacking a superhero kit? This is the place to create your own mask and...
Blues for the family at the Royal Albert Hall Family ignite - Boogie Woogie Blues Royal Albert Hall 28 Oct 2013 28 Oct 2013 SW7 2AP
Blues for all the family - Kicking off BluesFest week at the Royal Albert Hall, join Albert's Band for a musical journey exploring the origins and influences of blues music. And!! don't forget top wear something blue! The Family ignite concerts a...
Half Term Holiday Club Half Term Holiday Club Nimble Arts 28 Oct 2013 1 Nov 2013 SE22 9LA
Make It Monday: ‪28th OctoberWith Halloween just round the corner join us for a day of arts and crafts with a ghoulish twist?‪Turn-It-Up Tuesday: 29th October‬Ever wanted to form your own band and write your own songs? Come ...
'Fall Fest' Half Term Art Club Fall Fest Art Classes the Art Club 28 Oct 2013 1 Nov 2013 HA8 7DB
Come join us for a fun-filled autumn celebration! Let nature inspire you making art projects based on this exciting time of year. Students will draw different subjects each day such as expressionistic sunflowers, a cute squirrel, a scarecrow puppet a...
Islington Arts Factory - Half Term Workshop Day Of The Dead - Half Term Creative Workshops Islington Arts Factory 28 Oct 2013 1 Nov 2013 N7 0SF
Join us this half term as we celebrate the Mexican Festival Dia de Muertos - The Day of The Dead. Choose from three workshops inspired by the holiday's traditions covering art, dance and music, with a chance to showcase your creative efforts to famil...
Digital Media at the Wallace Collection Digital Media Project
Free !!!
Wallace Collection 28 Oct 2013 31 Oct 2013 W1M 6BN
Join a free creative project for young people aged 14-24. Work with staff from the Wallace Collection, the Geffrye and Chocolate Films to learn the skills of story creation, directing, producing, camera work, animating, sound and editing. As part...
Scaredy Cats Spooky Family Fun Scaredy Cats
Free !!!
Battersea Dogs Home 28 Oct 2013 30 Oct 2013 SW8 4AA
How about a visit to Battersea Dogs and Cats Home this halloween for some spooky family fun for all ages!Get into the spirit of the season with free* fun activities for cat lovers of all ages. Throughout the week, visitors can enjoy arts and craf...
Gaga Theatre Company present 'Up and Down' by Oliver Jeffers, 2013 Gaga Theatre Company present 'Up and Down' Hackney Picturehouse 27 Oct 2013 30 Oct 2013 E8 1HE
Gaga Theatre Company are bringing some of the Oliver Jeffers magic to a stage near you.'Up and Down' is the sequel to the acclaimed 'Lost and Found' - a story of friendship: the story of a boy and his friend the penguin. Now the penguin wants to ...
Artist's Apprentice Workshop: Silverpoint Drawing at the National Gallery, half term 2013 Artist Apprentice Workshop: Silverpoint Drawing The National Gallery, London 27 Oct 2013 3 Nov 2013 WC2N 5DN
Experience life as an apprentice (albeit for a couple of hours) at the National Gallery this half term. Silverpoint is a 15th century technique that was the first material a young apprentice would be able to use. You can still create a masterpiece wi...
Half term cartoon workshops Cartoon and Animation Workshops Cartoon Art Trust Cartoon Museum 26 Oct 2013 1 Nov 2013 WC1A 2HH
Loads of cartooning workshops running this half term including Claymation that involves building models out of clay, animation where you create a short film and Creating a Beano comic script plus loads more. Place are limited so advance booking i...
Half Term Workshops - Baby Hedgehog Half Term Animal Fun Battersea Park Zoo 26 Oct 2013 30 Oct 2013 SW11 4NJ
Here's a list of the fun-packed events during October half term week: Saturday 26 October, 11am - The Big Draw - Come and draw your favourite animal as part of the Big Draw campaign for drawing. You can also add your mark to the zoo?s communal dr...
Monsters at the Museum of London Docklands October Half Term 2013 Museum Monsters!
Free !!!
Museum of London Docklands 26 Oct 2013 3 Nov 2013 E14 4AL
There is a whole host of FREE monster fun at the Museum of London Docklands this half term for all ages from 1 to 11 years old.Imagine and create sea monsters, tube monsters, phantom bears, museum monsters and very, very creepy scenes for all the...
Create Your Own Witch And Broomstick! Witch Weekend
Free !!!
Royal Air Force Museum 26 Oct 2013 27 Oct 2013 NW9 5LL
How do you make a broomstick fly? Well then go down to The Royal Air Force Museum and get your answer. The Halloween ispired Witch Weekend will give youngsters a chance to create their own witch with a broomstick and cat!!The sessions will run tw...
Honk! - Kids Musical Comedy Honk! LOST Theatre 23 Oct 2013 27 Oct 2013 SW8 2JU
This enchanting musical comedy, based on Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Ugly Duckling', won the prestigious Olivier Award for Best Musical in 2000, beating Disney's 'The Lion King.' The show brims with wit and catchy songs and is a quacking yarn that...
Picture This: Children's Illustrated Classics at The British Library Picture This: Children's Illustrated Classics
Free !!!
The British Library 4 Oct 2013 26 Jan 2014 NW1 2DB
When you think of Paddington Bear do you see a wild thing or the little chap with a red battered hat and boots? Imagine if a different illustrator had been chosen. Would you have loved THAT book quite as much? Or maybe you could have loved it more?...
Affordable Indoor swimming lessons for kids and families Make a Splash Mobile Pool Curwen Primary School 9 Sep 2013 28 Nov 2013 E13 0AG
The Make a Splash Pool is a mobile swimming pool that will be located in the playground of Curwen Primary School. The Make a Splash Pool is fully heated and slightly warmer than usual (between 28-32 degrees) because we are a teaching pool that is...
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 2013 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Theatre Royal Drury Lane 17 May 2013 30 Nov 2013 WC2B 5JF
Preview tickets give you 10 off per ticket so if you love this story take a look ASAP.It's not a cheap trip but directed by Sam Mendes it could be a huge hit. Giant lollipops, Oompa Loompas and human blueberries, plus Charlie, are all in the win...
Easter activities at the British Music Experience, the O2. The British Music Experience The O2 24 Mar 2013 31 Dec 2013 SE10 0DX
During the holidays there are usually drop in sessions in the Jam Studio to give your kids the chance to rock out with the drums, electric guitar or Theremin (an instrument associated with concert music and popular rock music).You can also book i...
Tiger Territories at London Zoo, 2013 Tiger Territory London Zoo 22 Mar 2013 22 Mar 2017 NW1 4RY
The tiger territories, home to the Sumartran Tigers, has undergone a massive renovation. The original site was 186 years old, so probably needed a bit of an update.If you've been missing the tigers, or never been before, now is definitely the tim...
Art Detectives at The National Gallery Art Detectives The National Gallery, London 15 Mar 2012 30 Dec 2013 WC2N 5DN
This audio tour is for the whole family to enjoy. Following in the footsteps of two detectives you search for clues in order to uncover the meaning to some of the National Gallery's most mysterious paintings.After exploring the Gallery and solvin...
Marvellous Blooms trail at The National Gallery Marvellous Blooms The National Gallery, London 15 Mar 2012 30 Dec 2013 WC2N 5DN
Come and explore the blooming, marvellous flower paintings in the Gallery - a beautiful flower painting may not be as straightforward as it seems!Flowers may hide secret meanings, and even fearsome weapons - mysteries need to be unravelled and pu...

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