Pongo’s Party – Stream.Theatre

Stream theatre is offering a series of children's theatre. Pongo’s Party The children’s show is now streaming online, featuring Justin Fletcher as the voice of Pongo the Pig. Available on demand until 31 March. Price: £12.99

Grimmz Fairy Tales – Stream.theatre

Grimmz Fairy Tales - traditional stories get a hip hop spin. Suitable for ages 8+. On demand until 31 March. £15.00

Myths and Adventures from Ancient Greece – Watermans

Watermans in Brentford is offering Myths and Adventures from Ancient Greece. See a trailer here. Watermans' webisite says: 'In this new series of tales from Ancient Greece, children will enter a miniature world full of exciting adventures, w

Telling Tales – The Globe theatre for Children

The Globe for children

The Globe Theatre online is offering Easter holiday Shakespeare events for children, ranging from storytelling to puppetry to workshops. Led by actors, directors and teachers, and catering for ages 3 -12+ Various dates from late March until mid-April. Prices from £20.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s kitchen disco

Sophie Ellis-Bextor will be performing her latest 'kitchen disco' on Friday at 6.30pm. The event will be live-streamed on her Instagram and will be posted on her YouTube channel afterwards too. The online event features Sophie singing with her children, she invites the public to join in and dance.

You can find Sophie's instagram account here:

Children’s Half Term Theatre Festival

The Big Imaginations website appears to offer an absolute treasure trove of entertainment for your little ones, in the form of a special half term theatre festival from a network of 22 arts venues and organisations across the UK (including another offering of Dust) bigimaginations.co.uk/ They inc

Natural History Museum 

Experience the natural world through online events at the Natural History Museum. There is a huge dinosaur section, which includes lots of fun activities. There are 14 virtual tours you can take, including one of the famous Hintze Hall with Sir David Attenborough which features the skeleton

Nature and wildlife from Woodland Trust

If your youngster fancies themselves as a junior Chris Packham, there are lots of activities available on the Woodland Trust’s website; garden scavenger hunts, how to make your own bird feeder, and a free downloadable tree-identifying app to take out on your walks. Plus quizzes and indoor craft ideas. Details here:

Tate kids – Online art at home

Tate Kids offers activities ranging from learning about contemporary London artists to guided activities like using your body to make art, soap carving, or making a unicorn puppet from recycled materials. You can make a collage, learn how to paint like Turner, or draw creatures inspired by sounds. There’s even a personality quiz you can take to decide which famous artist should redecorate your r

Online lessons for budding actors


ArtsEd is offering weekend acting and musical theatre courses - the Saturday Skills Academy - for kids from aged 7 -16 +. artsed.co.uk/course-types/holiday-and-weekend/

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Southwark Playhouse

This new musical explores the world of a sorcerer and his rebellious daughter, as she discovers the explosive possibilities of her newfound magical powers. Suitable for ages 8+ £15 +booking fee 26 February-14 March. Two hours running time; performances both matinee and evening.

Tales from Shakespeare

The RSC is offering former Children’s Laureate and War Horse author Michael Morpurgo’s retelling of Shakespeare’s plays in contemporary settings, read by RSC actors. Aimed at kids between the ages of 6 and 16. The RSC is also offering learning aids for older students. Running until mid-February, with one “tale” released per week. Tickets £5 per production, or £15 for a

Unicorn Theatre Company shows

The Unicorn Theatre Company has several productions for younger children, the first being Anansi the Spider. It’s an adaptation of classic West African and Caribbean tales about a trickster spider, filmed by the cast in their own homes. The three episodes come with free family activity packs for home learning.  Available on Unicorn’s YouTube Channel until 31 March.

St Michael’s Players: a Christmas Carol

St Michael's Players: a Christmas Carol

Having read some plays during the year over Zoom, St Michael's Players realised that they could stream a zoom meeting as a “live” performance and there was fun to be had with the format. The “live” performance had the potential to create some real jeopardy: would actors forget to un-mute? would the internet hold up? Would small children

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Livestream Brentford FC games

Livestream Brentford FC games

The Government's new Covid guidance says that organised outdoor sport is still exempt from legal gathering limits across all levels, which includes 'organised outdoor team sport' like football. Though you may not be able to go to the pub to watch any football games, Brentford FC's iFollow software is available to watch any which will be played over th

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National Geographic for Kids

National Geographic for Kids

National Geographic Kids has several free, fun and informative things to do for children on their website. Action games, personality quizzes, 'funny fill-in' puzzles and videos of amazing animals are just some of the things available. They also offer free extra information for users with magazine subscriptions, including videos & interesting quizzes

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

Sadler’s Wells – 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

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The Little Gym at home

The Little Gym at home

Many parents in Chiswick are familiar with The Little Gym on Hartington Rd. This local franchise of an international company offers physical programmes which help children build the developmental skills and confidence needed at each stage of childhood. Since the beginning of the Covid-19 emergency, The Little Gym team has been filming exercises for children

Zumba Kids classes online

Zumba Kids classes online

From your home Online Live Zumba classes with Chiswick based Zumba Zin Instructor Anna Zumba Kids - Every Tuesday & Friday at 16.00 Zumba - Every Tuesday & Thursday at 17.30 Zumba Gold (50+) - Every Monday & Thursday at 12.30 Email me! anna_calligaro@yahoo.co.uk Let's dance, smile and stress relief from the comfort of our own house