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October half term

7th September 2017

1. School of Rock – The Musical

Based on the blockbuster film, this multi-award-winning musical follows wannabe rock star Dewey Finn, who decides to earn some extra money by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he transforms a class of A* students into the ultimate rock band. Prepare to rock-out and laugh-out-loud!

Date: Showing till 13th January 2019
Location: New London Theatre

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2. Half Term Horrors

Enjoy Halloween themed activities including costume competitions and pumpkin carving sessions. Show off your spooktacular costumes and frighten the fearless staff in their costume competition – a perfect day out for the family this Shocktober half term!

Date: 23rd-27th October 2017
Location: Eltham Palace

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3. Shrek’s Adventure London

Meet all of your favourite Shrek characters at Shrek’s adventure, an indoor attraction inspired by the DreamWorks film. The 75 minute experience features 4D ‘DreamWorks Tours’ bus, live fairy-tale themed shows, a magic mirror maze and extraordinary animation.

Date: Daily
Location: Riverside Building, County Hall

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4. Pottery Café

Get creative with the ultimate Pottery Café painting experience. Choose from a menu of handmade English pottery, select your paints and sponges, roll up your sleeves and decorate your pottery as you wish. Tea, coffee and cakes are also served.

Date: Permanent
Location: Fulham, Battersea, Richmond

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5. KidZania London

KidZania is a 75,000sq ft. indoor city ran by kids! Designed for children aged 4-14, KidZania blends education and entertainment. During the 4-hour experience, children can independently explore over 60 role-play activities and test their skills in a variety of professions.

Date: Permanent
Location: Westfield London

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6. Roman London family walk

Travel back 2000 years and journey through the streets of old Londinium to discover the life of Roman Londoners. From the museum on London Wall to the amphitheatre at Guildhall, you will see the size of Roman London AD 120, discover its landmarks, now hidden beneath our 21st century skyscrapers and learn interesting facts.

Date: On until 6th September 2018
Location: Museum of London

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7. Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories 

A unique exhibition allows you to explore one of the Britain’s most loved children’s author, Michael Morpurgo. Meet Joey the original puppet from War Horse, see a shipwrecked boat featured in Wreck of the Zanzibar, enjoy a playful area for under-fives inspired by Mudpuddle Farm Series and more.

Date: On until 25th February 2018
Location: V&A Museum of Childhood

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8. Stay at The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences

The Athenaeum Hotel and Residences is the perfect base for you and your family to explore London. We know that travelling with a family can sometimes be a little stressful, that’s why we’re here to ensure that your visit is both relaxing and enjoyable.

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