Activities for Kids during the Summer Holidays

The long school holidays are upon us, but with a difference. Quarantines are now needed for many holiday destinations and many parents are cautious about flying. So what do you do with the kids for the next few weeks? If you haven’t already booked a “staycation” in another part of the country, other options are now (re)opening up here in London. Some are local gardens or businesses whi

London Wetland Centre

London Wetland Centre

London's 'urban oasis for wildlife and people' is open for socially distanced strolls among the lakes, ponds and gardens, with play areas open for children. Located on Queen Elizabeth's Walk in Barnes, the wetland centre is a perfect day out to break up the monotony of lockdown. "We are delighted to be able to welcome people back to our wetlands after this ext

Tate Quizzes for Kids

Tate Quizzes for Kids

Tate Kids is offering a selection of interactive art lessons and quizzes for children on their website. Whether you want to find out what the top five rainbow art pieces are, which surrealist artist you are, how to draw a 'sound creature' or how to make a play dough sculpture there's broad selection to keep children occupied. Tate is trying to increase its onl

Dance workshops for all the family

Dance workshops for all the family

Sadler's Wells theatre is presenting a series of online workshops and activities for families to dance along to in the comfort of their own home. Available since April, via their youtube channel, there's something for everyone wit

Brentford FC Community Sports Trust – Road to Wembley

Brentford FC Community Sports Trust - Road to Wembley

Brentford FC Community Sports Trust's "Road to Wembley" project is a six-week exercise challenge, starting at Griffin Park and ending at Wembley Stadium. Each week you will be expected to walk/jog/run a certain number of miles in your local area, which will be the equivalent to travelling between a select number of football sta

Royal Albert Home – ‘Jazz for Kids’

Royal Albert Home - 'Jazz for Kids'

The Royal Albert Hall is back offering a fresh selection of online musical sessions. Jazz pianist Charlie Bates will be delivering an exclusive set from his home, as part of the Royal Albert Home sessions. The coronavirus outbreak has forced the Royal Albert Hall to close its doors, but there is now a (virtual) window for you to experience some o

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