Shop Small: Pack The Perfect Picnic
When the sun’s out in the city, nothing beats a picnic in the park. Discover our guide to the ultimate smorgasbord of British fare to fill your hamper this summer.
23rd December 2019
Harry Potter fans must make their way to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter in 2020, for a special new event. A Celebration of Slytherin gives fans new insights into the Hogwarts house known for its links to dark magic. From secrets behind the film props to seeing the Great Hall decorated to celebrate the Slytherin victory of the House Cup, this event is on from 3 April to 6 September 2020.
Young animal lovers will adore this immersive two day experience at ZSL London Zoo! Aimed at children aged 8-10 years old, the Junior Zoo Academy will help children learn more about working at the zoo through games, challenges and zookeeper activities. This two day experience is available on dates in February and April 2020.
Perfect for all members of the family who are curious to discover some of London’s history and secrets, this exhibition at the London Transport Museum is open throughout 2020. Find out more about forgotten parts of the London Tube network – including where Churchill took refuge during World War II right by The Athenaeum!
Taking place at the Southbank Centre from 12 to 23 February 2020, the Imagine Children’s Festival offers a series of art and culture events. Including dance, literature, comedy, creativity and more, this is perfect for families with children aged 11 and under.
Children will have the opportunity to sleep over at one of the world’s most iconic museums during 2020! The Natural History Museum is hosting a series of Dino Snores for Kids events for children aged between 7 and 11 throughout the year. They’ll explore a torch-lit trail, enjoy a dinosaur t-shirt making workshop and set up camp for the night in a spectacular gallery.
The West End production of this iconic book comes to the London West End in June 2020. Depicting the story of a young boy left to look after himself with a Bengal tiger, orangutan, hyena and zebra for company – this show captures the imagination of young and old alike. The production is on at the Wyndham Theatre from 28 June to 4 October 2020.
Make your way to the British Museum from 12 January to 2 February 2020 as a family for an immersive experience to design colour schemes for some of the museum’s most famous objects. It’s a fun way to explore how scientists discovered the way various historical objects used to look!
Anne of Green Gables
Perfect for keen dancers in the family, this production by the London Children’s Ballet is taking place in the Peacock Theatre in June 2020. An incredible dance performance by children for children, this is a wonderful experience for children and their parents too!
As a global centre of fashion, London is a city people flock to in order to find the latest styles and trends. In February 2020, a children’s fashion show is arriving in the city too. Mini Mode will have everything from a kiddie fashion runway to children’s entertainers.
This huge family experience comes to London from 4 to 13 April 2020. Children can do everything from learning superhero skills to getting involved in Nickelodeon’s famous SLIME TIME. Children will also be able to meet some of their favourite characters, including SpongeBob SquarePants and the cast of PAW Patrol.
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