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 picking 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!
Wishing you all an Egg-cellent Easter!
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Kensington Mums events
Our first Mumthly talk will be held at Whole Foods Kensington on Friday 11th April 2014 from 7pm- 9pm. The topic will be ‘The Secret of letting go of guilt’. If you bring a friend, you get in for free! Click here for more information. We advice you to book your tickets early, as we only have a limited places available.
Kensington Mums Easter competition
With the Easter holidays fast approaching, we have teamed up with the Ecology Centre in Holland park to give you the chance to win 2 entry tickets for children aged 5-10 years old to their Easter holiday activity sessions. Click here to enter and win!
What’s on this Easter for you and your little ones
Enjoy an irresistibly magical storytelling experience this Easter as the Little Angel Theatre bring their production of Sleeping Beauty In The Wood to the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room. Using puppetry, imaginative video projections, automata and live music this bold production conjures a dreamlike fantasy of palaces and forests, ogres and fairies, princes and babes. Suitable for children over 3 years. Click here for more information.
Sensational Butterflies are back at the Natural History Museum. Read our review here. This is running until 14th September so you will have plenty of time to visit it. Click here for more information.
Discovery Day at the Isis Education Centre, Hyde Park. Thursday 17th April 2014. Join the Royal Parks Foundation in the Spring garden as they find out all about the eggs and babies that are all around us at this time of year. Click here for more information.
Easter at Kew. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Until 21 April 2014. Don’t miss out on their Easter Egg Hunt. Click here for more information.
This Easter Chelsea Physic Garden will be flourishing with spring delights and there are a variety of family activities on offer. In ‘Mandrakes, minibeasts, medicines & microscopes’ (8 Apr), discover the hidden secrets of the Garden and meet some fascinating creatures. Celebrate the world of bees, through poetry and art in ‘Celebrating Bees: Poems of the five senses’ (10 Apr). Discover the incredible variety of eggs and seeds from around the world in ‘Celebrate Spectacular Seeds & Examine Exceptional Eggs’ (17 Apr) or explore poisonous and insect-eating plants in the Garden at ‘Garden Safari & Microscopic Marvels’ (16 Apr). Click here for more information.
London Wetland Centre have some Egg-citing Easter activities running until 21st April, check their website for full program.
Easter Egg Hunt at Kensington Palace. 18-21 April. Click here for more information.
Easter Family Fun Saturday 12 April – Monday 21 April at the London Transport Museum. Kids will enjoy the storytime, make and take hands on workshop just to name a few. Click here for more information.
This school holiday let the kids drive themselves up the wall! From 14th – 25th April, The Westway Sports Centre will be running Easter Climbing, Football and Tennis Programmes, along with Fives and Wallball sessions; all for ages 4+. There are activities to suit all ages and skill levels, as well as adult activities for mums and dads who don’t want to miss out on the action. Alternatively, parents and carers in need of a break can relax in our Crussh café. With both indoor and outdoor tennis courts and all weather football pitches you don’t need to worry about April showers ruining your holiday! Click here for more information.
Easter Egg Hunt at Battersea Children Zoo. 5th April at 10am. Don’t miss the feeding times of some of the animals including monkeys, otters and meerkats. Click here for more information.
Sundance. Film and Music Festival at the O2. 25-27 April, click here for more information.
Free Easter family workshops at the British Museum. From puppet making to vikings, raiders and traders. Click here for more infomation.
Children’s theatre at the Royal Court. Primetime is a series of brilliantly imaginative new short plays written by primary school children aged 8 to 11. Pack your bags and hold on tight as you’re whisked away on a whirlwind of crazy adventures. And get ready to meet a host of captivating characters, including a talking sausage roll, a troop of cocktail-loving monkeys and a long-nosed hippo called Gary (of course), who will win you over with their charm whether you’re 8 or 80. Primetime are also running FREE family writing workshops for children and their families on Fri 30 & Sat 31 May. Check their website for more information.
Udderbelly is back at South Bank Centre. Don’t miss out the amazing bubble man on Sat 12 April 2014. Click here for more information.
Free Easter holiday events for families at the Museum of London. This includes art workshops, crafts, and storytelling all about London books. Click here to get full program of events.
The Energy Show is back at the Science Museum. There will be lots of bubbles, bangs and booms great for children over 7+. It will be a fun and explosive experience for the whole family to enjoy. Click here for more information.
Enjoy a family day out at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. This is completely FREE. Whether it’s a walk through the parklands looking at the spectacular sites of the London 2012 venues or burning off steam at the Tumbling Bay playground – there really is something for everyone to enjoy. Click here for some recommendation and what to do and see while you are there.
Moon Man – Easter Holiday Kids’ Specials at the Gate Cinema. Thursday 17th April 2014. Click here for more information.
See it before it ends. The Jameel Prize 3 at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The Jameel Prize is an international art prize for contemporary artists and designers inspired by Islamic traditions of art, craft and design. Click here for more information.
Storystock at the Saatchi Gallery will be running Easter workshops from 7-27th April and the magic headphones will run until end of August. Click here for program and bookings.