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10 best kids activities in London

  1. Visit  the Kids Kino Club at Regents Street Cinema to catch a new release or an old classic. Tickets just £1.75 for children and accompanying adults (Saturdays only at 11.30am.)

The Lion King

2. Pack a picnic & Go Deer watching at Richmond Park. Did you know Richmond Park is a Nature        Reserve and deer park with 630 Red and Fallow deer roaming freely since 1637?

 See the deers in Richmond Park

3. Get stuck into some outdoor canalside adventurous activity run by Epic CIC  at their Canalside Centre  based on the Grand Union Canal. Activities include kayaking, climbing, canoeing, low ropes course, and team building sessions, and  healthy cooked lunch as part of the programme. 3-13 April sessions 11-1, 2-4 £2 per session. For ages 9-19.

4. Listen to the Choir of Westminster Abbey as they Celebrate Holy Week & Easter   on Good Friday 30 March 3pm and/Easter Day Sunday 1 April at 3pm.

5. Attend a Georgian Tea Party on Monday 2 April at Chiswick House & Gardens. All children under 18 are free to visit the House. Free entry to all to visit the beautiful Gardens.

6. Take part in the Flourish Spring programme  – Bloom for free on Weds 4 April 2-4 or Fri 6 April 2-4 and create large carnivalesque bouncing bees – they will brighten up your room and are a great addition for the garden or a flowerpot.  There will be an opportunity to film the bees in action in the Maxilla garden as part of the workshop.

7. Take the kids for a chocolate treat at Choccywoccydoodah,  The Chocolaterie in the Newburgh Quarter of Carnaby Street with a Liberty Store stopover for a truly British day out in London.

Solid hand-made chocolate sculptures

 

A chocolate delight at Choccywoccydoodah

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Take the Chandelier spotting walking tour with the kids and visit some of the coolest buildings in London at the same time. Download the walking guide from yourtravelfamily.com. You could stop at the iconic V&A museum to see the green, blue and yellow, moulded-and blown-glass Rotunda Chandelier in the V&A museum entrance in London SW7.

Dale Chihuly V&A Rotunda Chandelier – Chandelier spotting walking tour

9. Visit the Bloombergeum – the London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE is a new cultural hub showcasing Roman Temple of Mithras to the location of its discovery in the heart of the City Situated on the site of Bloomberg’s new European headquarters.  Its free but better to book here.

With the use of haze, directed light creates the illusion of the temple walls as if rising from the ruins.

10. Go Green and take part in a family workshop at the Ecology Centre at Holland Park.

Forest for mini beasts using this guide.

… and a Happy Easter to all!

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