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Top 10 Half-term Activities in London

Written by Yeyen

Half-term is here so let’s go and create new memories, 
London is great fun for for families,
So why not check out our top 10 list
of places to go and things not to miss!

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PAW Patrol at ZSL London Zoo

21st – 22nd October 2017
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This October half-term, ZSL London Zoo will be welcoming three heroic pups, with PAW Patrol’s very own Chase, Marshall and Skye kicking off the Zoo’s half term activities with a special weekend of fun. They will be making appearances at intervals between 10am and 5pm throughout the weekend, where visitors will be able to snap photos of their favourite characters from the much loved children’s show. Find out more.

Kids Go Free this Half Term, The View from The Shard

for visits between 21st – 29th October 2017
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Save big this half-term as kids go FREE to The View from The Shard when you book from us! There are so many fantastic landmarks in London, it’s difficult to see them all in one day, but with a visit to The View from the Shard, you can see them all from the two fantastic viewing platforms over 800 feet up in the air! With 360 degree views across the capital, the whole family will enjoy spotting famous buildings, bridges and landmarks! BOOK HERE.

KidZania, Westfield

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Children can let their imaginations run wild at KidZania as they test the out real jobs in this mini city, such as being a pilot, firefighter, radio presenter, banker, police officer and many more! After all that work they can use their hard earned ‘KidZos’ to buy themselves some treats! BOOK HERE.

Kids Go Free this Half Term at Kew Gardens

7th-29th October
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Autumn is a season packed with vibrant colours and this half-term families can discover why leaves fall from the trees and change colour in the colder months. Learn how to name trees on guided walks through the garden’s Natural Area. BOOK HERE.

Oxygen Freejumping, Croydon and Acton

16th-31st October 2017
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Kids will be jumping for joy after a visit to this brilliant indoor trampoline park! They’ll get to bounce sky high in open jump sessions and burn off lots of excess energy! BOOK HERE.

Half Term with Paddington, Museum of London

21st – 29th October 2017

Join this free paddington-themed activities at the Museum of London, where kids can explore the museum on a Paddington trail, create their own animated Paddington story at the digital workshop, or learn how to draw Paddington with a professional illustrator. To coincide with the release of Paddington 2 on 10th November, you can also visit a small display celebrating the well-mannered bear including some original props from the new film. Find out more. 

Up at The O2, London

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Take in a stunning view of London from 52m above the ground when you enjoy this exhilarating guided expedition over the roof of The O2! This is a thrilling 90 minute experience over the 380m long O2 walkway, which, at it’s steepest point, has a 28° incline on the way up and 30° on the way back down! BOOK HERE.

Dear Zoo, Museum of London Docklands

24th October 2017 – 10.30am, 12pm, 1.30pm

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Bring your little ones to take a journey across the world and meet the animals which used to arrive at the docks in this Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell retelling story. Afterwards, your little ones can test out different materials to build a crate to help the animals safe on their travels. Find out more.

The London Bridge Experience, London

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Experience London’s gruesome history first hand with this interactive character led adventure tour! Be prepared for thrills, laughs and frights as you are regaled with stories from the past. Meet some of London’s most horrifying characters as they lurk in the ‘lanes’ including Jack the Ripper and Ben Crouch. BOOK HERE.

Stick Man, artsdepot, Pentland Theatre

21st – 22nd October 2017

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The famous adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s Stick Man is coming back to artsdepot! What supposed to be a morning jog becomes quite the misadventure for Stick Man: a dog wants to play fetch with him, a swan builds a nest with him, and he even ends up on a fire! Are you wondering how will Stick Man ever get back to the family tree? This award-winning production features a trio of top actors and is packed full of puppetry, songs, live music and funky moves. Find out more.


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