NOTE: THESE WILL NOT BE RUNNING DUE TO THE COVID-19 LOCKDOWN.
Browse our hand picked activities and events all around London that are suitable for young people and their families. For our selection of London theatre and shows for children and families please visit our shows page.
Yep, the remarkable installation from artist Di Mainstone is back at Southbank Centre for a second spell. After a hugely popular run in Spring 2019, families now have a second chance to visit this unique sensory experience. Suitable for all ages and abilities, Soundpit enables you to compose music whilst also testing the boundaries of your perceived senses. Can you feel sound? Can you hear colour?
When: 23 November 2019 until 19 April 2020
Where: Southbank Centre
How much: £8 per person. More info and booking here.
The Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace
A new and unique way for families to explore the palace’s past with each area representing myths, legends, stories and even real objects that can be found at Hampton Court. Once you have ticked everything off in the garden, it’s the perfect opportunity to discover those real objects in and around the palace. This amazing garden can get busy so we recommend you plan your visit in advance.
Where: Hampton Court Palace
Tickets: Adult £8, Children £6 (under 3 go free and family deals are available. Book here.
Keeper for a day at ZSL London Zoo
This unique experience is a special gift for a special day! Step into the shoes of the zoo staff for the day to gain a unique insight into the role of a keeper, by taking on the responsibility of mucking out enclosures and preparing food. Get up close and personal with the zoo’s residents, including a sociable community of meerkats, a towering family of giraffes and the resident geriatrics – the Galapagos tortoises. Read about our young Londoners’ zoo adventures here.
When: all year round on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Where: ZSL London Zoo
Tickets: £28 for one person for a full day. Book here.
Family Fridays at Sadler’s Wells
This weekly workshop that encourages young children aged 2-4 and their carers to dance together and have fun at Sadler’s Wells.
Where: Sadler’s Wells
How much: Suitable for all abilities, sessions start at 2pm and cost £2 per child and £4 per adult 2pm – book here to avoid disappointment.