Half Term Ideas!

Half Term Ideas!

Want to keep the kids happy this Half Term?...

Then why not travel with us to London on our SUPERFAST SERVICE and enjoy a fun filled family day

out in our capital city.

With a wide variety of things to do for everyone, on any budget, it is the ideal time to

break the monotony of winter and have some well-deserved fun!

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                       FREE ATTRACTION IDEAS:

       Imagine Children's Festival - From 12 February 2020 to 23 February 2020

Take the family on a trip this February to the Southbank Centre to enjoy all kinds of art and culture. Being the largest festival of its kind in the UK and with 12 days of the best entertainment, including fun with dinosaurs, a celebration of the Harry Potter books and adventures with Pippi Longstocking. This is set to be a great day out.

For children aged 0 – 11.

FOR DIRECTIONS PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW

Pancake Day in London - 25 February 2020

Treat yourself and join in the fun on Pancake Day in London. Enjoy pancakes and crepes within the many restaurants London has to offer and then take in the fun that is the Pancake Day races, which often is for charity. Watch as the racers have to toss pancakes in a frying pan while trying to complete the course as fast as possible.

FOR DIRECTIONS PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW

British Library - Throughout the year

Being the UK’s national library, there are many treasures to behold. Look through the British Library Gallery and see Jane Austen’s notebook as well as Leonardo da Vinci’s and some handwritten lyrics by The Beatles, to name a few. Every year many exhibitions are held here, some of which are free. With a café and shop The British Library is the perfect place for the literary minded to enjoy & explore.

FOR DIRECTIONS PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW

Grant Museum of Zoology - Throughout the year

Established in 1827 this grand Edwardian building is a great museum to explore the animal kingdom. With rare and extinct specimens including one of only seven quagga skeletons in the world, and the famous glass jar of moles, today the museum is still used to make ground breaking discoveries.
Holding many free exhibitions and interactive events, inspired by the specimens on display with new work by contemporary artists and university researchers, this museum is a great educational and exciting place to visit.

FOR DIRECTIONS PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW

Mathematics: The Winton Gallery at the Science Museum - Throughout the year

Discover the power of numbers with The Winton Gallery at the Science Museum. A great day out for people of all ages to learn about how many famous mathematicians’ used mathematics to deal with trade, war, travel and money.

FOR DIRECTIONS PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW

Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts Graphic Art at House of MinaLima - Recurring Event

Why not visit the quirky House of MinaLima, tucked away in London’s West End and absorb yourself in the artwork of JK Rowling’s stories.

FOR DIRECTIONS PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW

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OTHER ATTRACTION IDEAS:

Lightopia, Chiswick House & Gardens – 22nd January -1st March

This illuminated festival will be held within the gardens of Chiswick House. Be transported to another world and be mesmerised by the thousands of lights and light shows, this amazing attraction has to offer.

WATCH VIDEO HERE!

FOR DIRECTIONS PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW

TUTANKHAMUN: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at the Saatchi Gallery - Until 3rd May 2020

Visit the Saatchi Gallery to see the fascinating Tutankhamun exhibition. Within the nine galleries there are many artefacts, of which 60 have never been shown out of Egypt before.

This exhibition is expected to be extremely popular and advance booking is recommended.

It’s the largest collection of Tutankhamun’s treasures ever to travel out of Egypt, and the last chance to see them before their permanent return to Egypt.

FOR DIRECTIONS PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW      

Opening of The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries - Until 31st December 2022

Step inside the once-hidden space high above the world-famous Westminster Abbey and admire this new exhibition. Home to more than 300 objects through 4 different themes, from Westminster Abbey’s treasure collection. Whilst there, take your time to view the surrounding views of the church and the Houses of Parliament.

FOR DIRECTIONS PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW

Land of the Lions at ZSL London Zoo - Until 31st December 2023

Visit Asiatic lions at the Land of the Lions exhibit in ZSL London Zoo. Walk through the crumbling ruin, the Lion's Temple and gaze through the special windowless view of the big cat's enclosure, designed to transport you back to the big cat's homes in Sasan Gir, India. With a live action adventure too, help the rangers deal with a "lion emergency" in the Gir Forest, and take part in a mock chase on a pedal bike with an Asiatic Lion.

FOR DIRECTIONS PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW

The Slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit - Recurring Event

Ride the slide that is the ArcelorMittal Orbit, the tallest public artwork in the UK. Travel at approximately 15 mph on the 250 ft high and 584 ft long tunnel slide with a thrilling end of a 164 ft straight run to the ground.

FOR DIRECTIONS PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW  

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IDEAS FOR FEBRUARY HALF TERM - From 17th – 21st February 2020

Explore the many museums, exhibitions, theatre shows and attractions in London and keep the kids entertained through this upcoming February Half Term.

Some Ideas:

Sea Life London Aquarium

The Postal Museum

Warner Bros. Studio Tour -  with a special exhibition during half-term

Land of Lions - ZSL London Zoo’s

ArcelorMittal Orbit tunnel slide

Speedboat ride down the river Thames - Thames Rockets OR Thames Jet AND MORE....

Royal Observatory Greenwich

London Dungeon

KidZania

Shrek's Adventure! London

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