Thursday, 17 February 2011

Half Term Activities winter 2011

Half term London events and activities promise to keep the kids busy this February, with a range of activities, exhibitions and workshops taking place throughout the month. See below for activities to keep boredom at bay during the half term holidays.

Doctor Who at Half Term
Kids of all ages (and adults) can take part in one of the Time Lord's adventures at this special interactive exhibition, which includes TARDIS sets, props from the latest series and video clips from Matt Smith.

Doctor Who Experience London

Natural History Museum
Take the kids to the Natural History Museum for a range of activities for plenty of half term fun. There's the state of the art Cocoon installation within the Darwin Centre with interactive exhibits and talks guaranteed to keep the nippers happy, as well as stunning images in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

Cocoon at Darwin Centre

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Museum of Childhood
Kids can go on a discovery trail of the Museum of Childhood's collection with and get arty with all manner of special workshops over the spring half term.

Half Term at Museum of Childhood

Experience historical London
Take the little ones back in time at the Museum of London. Enjoy storytelling sessions, craft and drawing workshops and even meet Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Half Term at Museum of London

Museum in Docklands
Loads of fun half term London events will be taking place at the Museum in Docklands. All things east London will be explored - kids can get involved with art workshops, while the younger ones will love listening to some storytelling.

Half Term at Museum of London Docklands

Horniman Museum
A cracking place to take the little 'uns this half term, Horniman Museum has loads of exciting exhibits and displays. There are special kids events featuring craft sessions and tours around the museum with Mr Horniman himself.

Half Term at Horniman Museum

Imagine Childrens Literature Festival
Throughout half term, the Imagine Childrens Literature Festival is once again hosting fun and interactive literary events, as well as comedy shows, family friendly films and poetry workshops.

Imagine Childrens Literature Festival

Dinosaurs Unleashed
Take your children to meet a giant reptile or two over half term at The O2, which is hosting the Dinosaurs Unleashed show. See the huge animatronic creations and come face to face with the tyrannosaurus rex.

Dinosaurs Unleashed Tickets

O2 ice rink
Also open for half term at The O2 is the venue's ice rink. If you missed out on skating around the ice at Christmas, there's still time to go slip sliding around the ice with the kids.

O2 Ice Rink

Zippos Circus
Perfect for little clowns with a love of the big top, Zippos Circus arrives in Croydon just in time for the half term holidays.

Zippos Circus London

Head to the state of the art BFI IMAX cinema to see the latest film releases on the UK's largest screen, such as the 3D Disney adventure Tangled.

Tangled at IMAX

Theatre tickets
Take in a West End performance or two this half term. With tickets available for shows including Billy Elliot, The Lion King and Grease, there's plenty to keep even the harshest young critics entertained.

Half Term London Theatre Tickets

Tower of London
Little warriors are bound to enjoy a trip to the Tower of London over the half term holidays this year, where they can gaze at the formiddable armour in the Fit for a King display.

Fit for a King Exhibition

Marvel Super Heroes 4D
Head to the Marvel Super Heroes attraction at Madame Tussauds to see The Hulk, Spider-Man and Wolverine waxwork figures, experience a multi-sensory 4D cinema experience and get involved with a series of interactive displays.

Marvel Super Heroes at Madame Tussauds

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