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Shakespeare, Science and the Shard – there’s a treat in store for everyone this October!

By Bella Audsley

October half term is a perfect chance for families to explore the city in all its autumnal beauty. We’re on hand to help so that you can swap planning for pumpkin carving!



Pumpkins in Piccadilly

Fortnum & Mason are hosting their annual Halloween Pumpkin Carving Competition for children (5-8 years). Adults can take part in a one-off workshop too! Don’t miss out and unleash your creativity.

  • 26 and 27 October 2016
  • 181 Piccadilly, W1A 1ER (Green Park/Piccadilly Circus)
  • Carve the way…


The Shard

The whole family will enjoy seeing all of London’s monuments from the sky. Kids go free 22-30 October.


Story Stock

The Story Stock festival includes a story surgery for young writers, illustration workshops, performances and author talks. There’s something for all ages and interests!
Celebrate 100 years since the author’s birth by seeing ‘Roald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers’, an interactive adventure through some of Dahl’s best-loved stories for children aged 7-11.
If your child has been studying the Greeks this term, they’ll love the Myth Marathon!

  • 27-28 October
  • The Lyric theatre, Hammersmith, W6 0QL
  • Count me in!


Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery

This new permanent exhibition space has just opened and promises to be a WONDERful experience for all science enthusiasts!


The Natural History Museum:

Colour and Vision 
Colour and Vision exhibition graphicDiscover the spectacular 565-million-year story of colour and vision through the eyes of nature. The exhibition is suitable for children aged 5+.

  • Don’t miss out, it’s only on until 6 November.


Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Unmissable photos for all animal lovers!


Boo at the Zoo

Celebrate Halloween at London Zoo and ‘enjoy a spook-tacular range of Halloween -themed activities, animal demonstrations and hands-on crafts.’


The Globe Theatre
Tales for Winter: The Globe family half term storytelling and workshopsShakespeare_Globe_Half_Term

Bring Shakespeare’s stories to life this autumn by taking part in the Globe’s workshops and storytelling sessions.

Discovery Day – Hair-raising Halloween

Take your little ones on a hair-raising nature trail, uncovering and discovering fascinating facts. Children can create a magical potion using herbs and plants from the garden and make their very own bat mask or mini monster.

  • 26 October 2016 , 11:00 – 15:00
  • The Education Centre, Hyde Park, W2 2UH
  • Lead the way!

Do you have any brilliant recommendations for family outings? We’d love to hear from you.

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