Half term comes as a much needed break for children and one that can be packed with fun activities from beginning to end. If you live in London or will be spending this October half term with children in London you are in the right place for an action-packed, fun and educational mid-term break. Take a look at the following five great October half term activities in London:
Half Term at Museum of London 27 October – 4 November 2012
For a super educational and highly entertaining day out make your way to the Museum of London this half term. This interactive event will include many workshops, exhibitions and storytelling sessions all describing and explaining London’s fascinating history.
Being in honour of Halloween, this ‘spooky wooky’ event comprises of many tantalisingly eerie and unforgettable hands on activities and stories.
Ice Age London 1 – 3 November 2012
For three days only Wembley Arena will be turning into a thrilling Ice Age scene. With live skating, acrobats and dancers and some of the most formidable and lovable characters from the world of animation, including the blockbuster series ‘A Mammoth Adventure’, the Ice Age London looks set to thrill the whole family this half term.
Skyfall at BMI IMAX 26 October 2012 – 23 November 2012
Want to see James Bond in action? Then head off to BMI IMAX this half term to witness a screenings of one of the most widely anticipated films of the year Daniel Craig’s third appearance as the legendary 007 – Skyfall – Guaranteed to send the kids back to school excitedly chattering about their ‘rendezvous’ with Bond!
Body Adorned at Horniman Museum 24 March 2012 – 6 January 2013
If you have any youngsters who are fans of fashion, then taking them to Body Adorned at Horniman Museum is guaranteed to generate some excitement.
This intriguing event takes a look at the fascinating history of clothes, why we wear them and the different fashions and fashion influences that have taken place in London over the years.
Alexandra Palace Ice Rink 3 January 2011 – 1 January 2012
There is nothing quite as exhilarating and exciting as gliding across ice on skates! The Alexandra Ice Rink enables families to embark on this truly exciting activity all year round and proves to be a particularly popular family activity during the half term break.