Easter Scoop 2015

It’s almost Easter and the Easter weekend is around the corner, along with the school holidays.  Here is your Easter scoop with some free and fun – filled activities to keep you and your little ones entertained. We have picked our favourite places to do and have left no stone unturned that will tick all boxes for the whole family to enjoy. All you need to do is PLAN!


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Wishing you all an Egg-cellent Easter!

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Kensington Mums events

Kensington Mums and bumps Coffee morning at Gambado Chelsea.Monday 20th April 2015, from 10am to 12pm. Click here to book your tickets. Limited places available

 

What’s on this Easter for you and your little ones

 

Chelsea Quavers Easter Music Workshops in Chelsea. Monday 30th March to Thursday 2nd April. Inspired workshops and music clubs for children from complete beginners to experienced young musicians!  Join them over Easter for 1 to 4 days of singing (pop, classical, modern, jazz), performing, reading, writing music, plenty of fun, educational musical games & activities, including glockenspiel & recorder performance.  This Easter the children will participate in a creative, fun composition project based on a song from a Song Book from the Court of Henry VIII, and hear real live ‘Tudor’ musicians play a host of fascinating instruments – have a go too!  Private tuition in piano and a number of instruments available.  See their acclaimed Saturday Music Clubs in Kensington or Chelsea. Check their website for more information.

Wildlife Photography of the Year at the Natural History Museum. This year celebrates the 50th anniversary  of the Wildlife photography of the year competition. Click here for more information.

 

 

 

This Easter let your little bunnies bounce around at Gambado with their FREE Easter Egg Hunt (with standard entry), which takes places from Good Friday until Easter Monday, each child that participates will receive a little surprise and have the chance to WIN an annual membership pass! The almighty sell-out Easter Eggstravaganza Disco is on 17th April from 5-7pm and fancy dress is encouraged but must begin with ‘E’; elves, Elsa’s, Eggs, Egyptians, Elvis, England Flag…I think you’ve got it! The in-house DJ will be spinning some eggscellent music and hot dog included. What’s more Come dressed as your favourite superhero or princess throughout the Easter holidays and you will receive a voucher to come back at half the price! That’s double the fun this half term at a fraction of the cost! There will also be face painting, balloon modeling, character visits and much more so pop over to the Facebook page to make sure you don’t miss out on the updates! It’s Easter fun, fun, fun! Before we wrap up April it’s time to get out the tiaras and velvet robes as you are cordially invited to our Royal Tea Party on 29th April from 10.30am-12 noon. Celebrating the anticipated arrival of a Prince or Princess Gambado is hosting a lavish afternoon for mini monarchs where they be able decorate a crown or tiara and learn the royal curtsy and wave!  Some events are included in general admission and others are special limited ticketed events and require pre-booking. Click here for booking £10.
 
Digital Kids, Imagination Station Easter Holidays at the Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington. FREE. Click here for more information.

Join us for some Easter science fun at Coopers Arms, Flood Street, London SW3 5TB! We have some exciting science and arts topics planned for kids from 4-7 years over Easter to explore things, such as heat reactions and insects, learn about food chains, about a great inventor Leonardo da Vinci and materials like paper and metals. The classes run over 2 days in the morning from 10-12 or 1-3, whichever suits you best. The dates are 30/31 March, 8/9 April and 14/15 April. You can book it online via their website. 

Family activity days at the Chelsea Physic Garden, including gardening for beginners, creepy crawling and many more fun workshops for the whole family to enjoy. Check website for more information.

 

Easter Club at The Doodle Bar promises a comprehensive selection of creative workshops to ensure that children of all ages are entertained this coming holiday. There’s screen printing and tie-dyeing for older children (8-11) on 1st & 2nd April and lots of messy play and craft sessions for younger kiddies (2-7) on the 7th & 8th April.  This will be followed up with sewing bags and bunting workshops on 9th & 10th April, which is for all ages!  All workshops take place in the morning, prices vary and places are very limited. Tickets can be booked via their website. 

Et Patati Patata Fun French Easter Day Camp. Easter Day Camp – Fun in French. Learn French this Easter and set your kid on the fast track to becoming bilingual. Dance, Act, Play, cook all in French. There is also Saturday french school for all levels, Summer Day Camp, Fun French lessons in Fulham and Balham. Various ages welcome. Click here for more information.

Ecology Centre holiday activities in Holland Park. April 7- April 17 2015 Pre-booking required. Click here for full timetable of activities.

Code and Create this Easter. Intrepid Explorers. 
Easter is around the corner and new frontiers await exploration. West-London based Blueshiftcoding runs innovative coding camps to excite, challenge and intrigue any child (ages 6-12)! Their Easter camps will see the return of our popular ‘ teddy hacking’ and ‘laser guitar’ workshops any many more! Sign up now! Check their website for more information.

Want to inspire creativity in the little ones this Easter? Then take them to Cass Art and browse the exciting range of art materials on offer. Whether they want to decorate Decopatch bunnies or get crafty with kits like the Djeco Glitter Butterfly set, kids will love to explore their artistic sides this Spring. Shop a selection of activity books, find the perfect no-mess paint set, or let them choose a bright set of pencils so they can colour their Easter Holidays away. Visit Cass Art in Kensington at 220 Kensington High Street, London, W8 7RG.

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at Victoria and Albert Museum. Until 2nd August 2015. Click here for more information.

Shaun the Sheep at Kew Gardens this Easter. FREE entry for children aged 16 and 16 years. Click here for more information. 

Saturday morning Kids Show at Lauderdale House. Click here for more information.

Framed Film Club at Barbican Centre including Kiki’s delivery service, Stupendous Shorts and the Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Various dates. Check website for more information.

Family Station at the London Transport Museum. Suitable for families with children aged 3 – 12. Click here for more information.