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What’s on this October Half Term in London

Written by Eleanor Weeks

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 London list,
of places to go and things not to miss!

The London Bridge Experience

Save up to 30% off tickets when you book with Picniq!

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. Tickets selling fast for the week of half term, book here!

The Queens Gallery at Buckingham Palace

23rd – 31st October 2021

Enjoy October Half Term at The Queen’s Gallery. They have put on events for both younger and older children. For the younger children they have art and craft workshops and interactive activities. For the older children, they can go down the spooky trail and look to see if they can see the eerie elements in some of the paintings. Find out more here!

The London Dungeon, featuring brand-new show The Surgeon

£55 for 4 when you book with Picniq!

With nineteen scarily true stories and two thrilling rides The London Dungeon is a uniquely thrilling attraction. See, hear, feel and smell the chillingly amusing characters of the “bad old days” as they come to life before your eyes. You will be whisked away back through London’s perilous past and come face to face with most notorious historical characters including Guy Fawkes, Sweeney Todd and Jack The Ripper. Plus, running until the 31st of October, experience the brand-new show, The Surgeon, which will dive deep into the devilish practice of surgery in the Victorian era. Tickets nearly sold out for October half term, book here!

SEA LIFE London Aquarium: Spooky Stories

23rd – 31st October 2021
£55 for 4 when you book with Picniq!

SEA LIFE London Aquarium’s Spooky Stories invites you to brave the legends of the deep and dive into the frightful underwater world. Uncover the stories around mystical sea-witches, the ferocious Kraken, ghostly Antarctic explorers and mysterious shipwrecks, all while coming face-to-fin with more than 5,000 fang-tastic creatures. Book your tickets here!


Shrek’s Adventure! London Halloween Activities

23rd – 31st October 2021
£55 for 4 when you book with Picniq!

The residents of Shrek’s Adventure! London are celebrating Halloween this half term but no need to get scared Shrekless! A clumsy witch from Far, Far Away has crash landed in London and needs guests’ help to find all of her dropped belongings in time for Halloween.
Pick up a trail card from the entrance and keep your eyes open for the spooky items before you board the magic bus. Then hand your list to the witch for a special treat from her spooky cauldron after your tour of Far, Far Away. Activity included in the price of your ticket. Book your tickets here!


Madame Tussauds London

£55 for 4 when you book with Picniq!

Just in time for October half term, and inline with the brilliant release of No Time to Die, the 25th film in the James Bond Franchise, Madame Tussauds has announced the return of all six of the actors’ figures who have played the legendary British spy. The killer line up will cause quite a stir, with Madame Tussauds London becoming the only place to see all the Bonds at once. Guests can also check out all the other world famous figures Madame Tussauds London has to offer including this year’s new additions to the line-up. Music icon Stormzy takes pride of place in the attraction’s Culture Zone, while pop superstars Little Mix take centre-stage in a recreation of their iconic Bounce Back video. Book your tickets here!

KidZania London Halloween Activities

10am – 7pm  23rd – 31st October 2021
Save up to 23% off tickets when you book with Picniq!

Experience the fa-BOO-lous ghost town at KidZania London this half term! Kids will have great fun visiting the haunted spots in the indoor city whilst listening to terrifying tales of KidZania. As well as digging their fans into fun activities, from putting their creepy creative skills to the tests with a witchy wardrobe or a pair of pumpkin pants to entering the theatre to performance a ghoulish groove to a spooky soundtrack. Book your tickets here!


The View From The Shard

Tickets from £25 when you book with Picniq! 

This October half term why not treat the family to a bird’s eye view of London and beyond from The Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe! All tickets now include a digital photo package with essential entry and mid week entry also include a signature cocktail for the Mums and Dads too. Book your tickets here! 


 The Postal Museum

27th – 31st October 2021 10:00 – 17:00

The Postal Museum have some excellent family-friendly events taking place this October Half Term, inspired by Delivery to the Lost City by P.G. Bell – the final book in the bestselling A Train to Impossible Places Adventures. All of these fun additional tickets are included with your ticket to the museum. Find out more here!

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