Top 26 London activities this Summer

Top 26 activities to do in London this Summer

Little House of Science

Join for amazing and highly interactive Summer Science Camps from 8 Jul to 4 Sep 2019– with interactive topics like: the Journey through Biology, Think Physics!, Engineered (from Wheels to Rockets), Astrogeology: Exploration of the Earth, When Science meets Architecture, Great Women and Men in Science who changed the World, Biochemistry – Molecules&Elements, the Science of the Oceans, Fascinating Zoology. Daily from 9.30-3.30 (early drop off from 8.45, children are grouped by ages and taught separately) at Baden Powell House in South Kensington and the Swiss Cottage Library. Cost per child for 5 days is £395 or £85 per day (10% siblings and friends discount). To register, call us on 0800 092 1062, check our website for more information or email us: Places are filling up fast!


Stagecoach Kensington Summer Workshops – 22nd to 26th July
Little Performers Workshop – 4 to 6 years – 9.30 to 12.30pm daily – £155.00 (sibling discount £125)
Put on A Show Workshop – 6 to 16 years – 10am to 4.30pm daily. £195.00 (sibling discount £160)
Does your child love to sing, dance and act? Join us for five fun filled days of musical theatre activities, no experience needed.
This is a wonderful opportunity for your child to spend their holiday time using their imagination and building confidence!
An action-packed workshop of dancing, drama and singing! The children arrive on the first day, quickly make new friends and over the five days they will have lots of fun and create happy holiday memories.
Family and friends are invited to come and watch on the final day.
Please call 020 8398 8106 or email for more information. To enroll please check our website.

Petra Ecclestone Foundation

Petra’s Place is a wide-ranging therapy centre for children with autism and other co-occurring conditions located at 262 Fulham Road. We use state of the art, scientific evidence-based approaches to help children with autism manage their anxiety, sensory and other issues to be happy and fulfill their potential. We offer one-to-one or group therapy sessions in Speech and Language, Occupational, Music, Art and Food therapies all under one roof.
To register for our next Music and Art therapy group session on 26th March 10.30 – 12.00 or to book an initial consultation with us, please contact

Mother Nature Science

Let your Child join the 1000’s being inspired on our July-August Science Activity Holiday Camp this summer!
🏆 Voted ‘Best Holiday Camps’ by Parents in the Hoop Awards 2019
✔️ July-August 2019
✔️ The No. 1 Parent-Trusted Premium Holiday Science Activity Camp For Over 10 Years
✔️ For Girls and Boys Ages 5-12
✔️ Indoor and outdoor activities
✔️ At Select School Venues Across London
Places are going fast, don’t miss your chance and enquire today!
Call 020 8863 8832 or check our website

London Transport Museum

Summer fun at London Transport Museum
From Saturday 20 July to Sunday 1 September, families are welcome to London Transport Museum to take part in six weeks of STEM inspired family workshops. From designing uniforms of the future to trying your hand at coding conundrums, themed drop in sessions are taking place every day. As well as these family workshops, make sure to explore the Museum’s Future Engineers gallery with their interactive train driving experience, visit the new Untangling the Tracks exhibition or your little ones can play in the popular All Aboard play zone.

Book online to save and don’t forget kids go free! Check our website 

Alma Kids Summer Camp

A week-long interactive camp for 4-10 year-old kids.
July 15th until July 19th
10AM – 1 PM
Join us for a fun-filled Summer Camp, whilst we journey through:
• Storytelling & Painting
• Cooking Classes
• Science and Crystal Classes
• Yoga, Dance & Mindfulness
Every day the kids receive a warm lunch, snacks and a goodie bag.
The Boltons, Kensington
London SW10 9TB
For more information check our website

Riva Learning Summer Camps

Riva Learning Summer Camps (29th July-30th August)
Create games, music, animations, stories and robots in what promises to be a hugely fun and inspiring experience for your child. From making self-driving cars and anti-theft alarms to learning how to code in Scratch – it’s an exciting camp line up this Summer!
Young Inventor with Junior Robotics: Develop design thinking, invent with technology and learn coding concepts as you create with sensors, LEDs and motors and build robots.
Creative Coding using Scratch: With Scratch you can share interactive media you develop such as games, animations, music and stories with people from all over the world!
To find out more check our website.
12, 72 Cambridge Road, London, NW6 5FL

Smart Break

Smart Break is a brand new Summer School for 6-11 year olds in Clapham, Dulwich and Wimbledon. Smart Break believes that children are curious and creative and has designed their camps with this in mind. Smart Break employs only qualified teachers to ensure that children are fully engaged in a wide range of activities, including sports, theatre, technology, baking and science. Teachers will engage, entertain and coach children in activities – all designed to stimulate energetic bodies and enquiring minds! Smart Break has the option of extended hours – 8am to 6pm – click here for more information, pricing and timetables!
For more information check our website


Have a bucket load of family fun this Summer
This summer when you go down to the beach, encourage your little ones to show off their creative talents and take part in Konfidence’s Golden Bucket Sand Art Competition – you could also win a bucketful of holiday-themed prizes too worth more than £600!
This fun summer-long competition offers a great chance to spark your child’s imagination and create some exciting beach themed sand art designs, from mermaids and castles to sea creatures and boats for example (it doesn’t have be the Taj Mahal!).

Entries open on 1st July 2019 and close on 30th September 2019.
For more information, please visit our website.

Flip out Summer Camp

Get set for the most fun summer camp around!
Flip Out Brent Cross Summer Camp is set to keep all 6 to 11 year olds active over the school holidays!
Expect free jumping sessions, drama, art, back to school booster classes and much more! 8AM to 4.30PM. £125 a week/£27.50 a day/sibling discount 10% off a full week booking (Mon-Fri). If you wish to book your child in for a week and to benefit from sibling discount call 020 8050 2391 or check website for more information.

Battersea Zoo

There is fun to be had at the magical Battersea Park Children’s Zoo. Endangered species such as native hedgehogs and the rare Scottish wildcat. Enjoy the capuchin monkeys, Asian short-clawed otters, cotton-top tamarins, meerkats and more. Meet our lovely donkeys and cheeky Shetland pony Feather. . Emus Ant and Dec are fun to watch, along with the playful coatis and the beautiful ring-tailed lemurs or the busy harvest mice. Regular story times and plenty of fun-packed activities, plus a life-sized helicopter, tractor and fire engine to play on. it’s a world of wonder for children. Check the website for summer activities.

Role Models

Role Models courses in ‘Collaboration’, ‘Creative Problem Solving’, ‘Resilience’, ‘Leadership’ and ‘Brilliant me and My Confidence’ are available for children between the ages of 6-11 years and teach important character attributes such as growth mindset. Employers are crying out for qualities like this.
The Role Models course ethos is based around the belief that talking and thinking should be given as much weight as reading and writing. Run by highly experienced Role Models and delivered through active learning, each course seeks to challenge and empower the children.
Courses are at Chelsea Academy from July 22nd-26th and August 19th-23rd / 27th-30th
Check our website for more information.

Little Steps Publishing

Take your children’s story to the next chapter with Little Steps Partnership Publishing. Little Steps was established in Australia ten years ago. In 2019 we opened our London offices and are delighted to be working with new creative talent in the UK. The professional team at Little Steps provides a complete and successful service for aspiring children’s authors. With your help, we take care of the whole process; from designing and editing, through to printing and marketing your book. Submit your manuscript through our website and we could make your dream a reality! It’s time to begin your writing journey. Check our website for more information.

Maggie and Rose

Maggie & Rose is the ultimate destination for families, with our Family Members’ Club and nursery, in the heart of Kensington. We’re all about providing the coolest of spots for little ones and grown ups alike to eat, play and learn together.
And why not do just that, with our legendary Big Kids Camps, set to return from Monday 1st July – Friday 23rd August. Designed for 4-8 year olds, our camps will run at both our Chiswick and Kensington clubs. We’re all about inspiring creativity and imagination, with our camp classes ranging from art, music and cooking, with an awesome summer theme.
And for those on the hunt for a hip hang out space over the summer months, we have our Kensington Summer Memberships. You’ll have 3 month access to our club and a range of classes included, head over to our website for more info!
Check our website for more information.

Academic Summer Camp

Academic Summer Camp for Kids 7-17
July & August, London, Cambridge, Bristol, Manchester

Aimed at UK and international students wanting to get ahead with their studies, summer camp specialists Academic Summer aims to mix learning, with a big dose of fun. Alongside discos, trips to Harry Potter studios, learning to punt or play drums, students can choose from over 25
academic subjects including all the core GCSE/A level/IB Diploma curriculum topics. Programmes preparing students for Oxbridge, entry to medical school or the eleven plus are also available. Meanwhile, Academic Camp Canada based in Vancouver Island
or New Brunswick offers a similar blend of learning and fun in stunning locations.
For more information check our website.

Budokwai in Chelsea

The Budokwai in Chelsea, is Europe’s oldest Judo and Martial Arts Club, founded in 1918 by Gunji Koizumi, the ‘Father of British Judo.’
Martial Arts is a unification of physical and mental fitness and wellbeing, open to anyone of any age, size, gender and ability. The Budokwai offers a structured, fun and safe pathway for children into Martial Arts with our JudoGym classes for babies from 6months, pre-Judo introductory classes from 3 years old and Junior classes for Karate from 6 years old.
All our Session Leaders and Instructors, also known as ‘Sensei’ in Japanese, are highly skilled and popular with their students.
We look forward to welcoming you. Check our website for more information.

The Rhythm Studio

The Rhythm Studio’s Rock & Roll Boot Camp offers the chance to form your own band, learn classic songs and perform a live gig at Pizza Express Live at the end of the week. Meanwhile Music Production camps allow young producers to get to grips with Logic Pro X and Ableton Live, learn to DJ and beatbox, or join the algorave revolution by live coding electronic music using Sonic Pi. Camps for 8-18 year-olds are running throughout the summer at The Rhythm Studio, Kensington & Chelsea College, Wornington Road, W10 5QQ.
Website | | 020 8968 4631


With the summer holidays just around the corner, it is peak season for family fun in the capital city. We caught up with popular family days out site, Picniq to reveal their top 5 attractions in London this summer.
Top of the list is ZSL London Zoo Tickets, where an adult entry is discounted at £26.60 and a child’s to £15.95. Next on the list is KidZania, the indoor city where kids can live out their dreams. You can go Up at The O2 on a weekday for £27, or scale the treetops at GoApe! Battersea Park, where you can save up to 25% on ticketsFinally, Dreamworks Tours: Shrek’s Adventure! and SEA LIFE are offering a combined ticket for adults at £40 and children £32.
View more fantastic deals with Picniq on our website.

Boom Sports Summer Camps

Fun fast paced sports camps in Hammersmith and Ealing
Boom Sports are an Ofsted registered childcare provider, giving children the opportunity to have fun, make new friends and stay active. Days run from 9:00 till 15:00 (with optional late pick up until 17:30) and include coaching in a variety of sports, such as football, basketball, tennis and more. Boys and girls, aged 5-11, of all abilities and sporting backgrounds are welcome. Camps are run by experienced, DBS checked and first aid trained coaches. Both camp locations have indoor and outdoor training facilities. Book via website .

MoA’s School for Creative Thinkers

MoA’s School for Creative Thinkers.
Everyday is an adventure in creativity! Our summer programmes teach children problem-solving, design-skills and innovation through hands-on projects. Join our Summer Camp each Monday and Wednesday to learn about Nature’s Architects and biomimicry. On Tuesdays and Thursdays in our Summer Workshops, children build hands-on projects with a team of designers and teachers. There’s a different nature’s theme for each session.
All sessions are held outdoors to observe nature at the Growing Space in Kensington.
Join the whole course, by the week, or select your sessions.
14 July – 14 August, 10am – 12pm with optional early drop off at 9:30am
No two days are the same – perfect for budding architects, engineers and designers.
Check our website for more information.

CEO Collective

Sustainable Summer Camp 2019 from 15th July to 9th August, 9.00AM-5.00PM
Empowering boys and girls age 7 to 14 through sustainable art, fashion, design and textiles.
Calling all young artists, dancers, singers, creative writer’s and Fashionistas to our Kensington and Chelsea creative summer camp 2019, which includes weeks of fun sewing and learning new creative skills. Small bespoke class workshops.
For your 2/3 hourly, morning, afternoon, daily and weekly programmes please call, text 07593007264 or email us at:
Groups and birthday bookings welcome! Book now! Limited spaces available.
Only environmentally friendly materials are used.

Young Explorers Kids Camp

Young Explorers Kids Camp is aimed to be a place where children develop
a natural love for learning. We provide Campers with various interactive,
hands-on experiences, creating lasting memories and building a sense of
appreciation for the world around us. We make the most of summer with
daily outings to Museums, Palaces, Gardens, Theatres and much more.
Immersing children in an environment where they have the opportunity to
enjoy natural daylight, fresh air and staying active. This will help them
become happy, healthy, positive life-long learners. Each day at Young
Explorers brings new adventure and new possibilities.
Check our website for more information.

Boo Theatre

WEEK1 29TH July – 2NDAugust / WEEK 2 5TH August –9TH August
Sister companies Boo Theatre & Entertainment and BeckyBoo Parties-experts in Children’s Entertainment & a passion for introducing children to the arts bring a fun-filled, action packed week including:
All Facilitators & Leaders are professional Performers (Many with West End & Touring Credits) who come with a wealth of experience.
Our Aims: Build Self – Confidence Allow an opportunity to meet New Friends *Have endless fun!
Link to book: Email
Our websites:

London Free Cycle

A wonderful day out for the family and for our newer cyclists experiencing some of the world’s most famous sights. Roads in Central London are shut to motorised traffic and open to bicycles!
Saturday 3rd August – 9am – 4pm
Leave Westway Sports Centre and Chelsea Theatre at 9am and return at 4pm.
Check our website for more information.

Buggy Workouts

When: Wednesdays
Time: 10am to 11am
Where: Holland Park, meet outside Stable Yard Reception, W8 6LU
Cost: £2
Description: A post-pregnancy exercise with a qualified and experienced instructor,
with a mixture of cardio, toning and core stability work to help regain your fitness
while spending time with your baby and meeting new friends.
This session is run by RBKC Sports Development. Who also run lots of other
activities. Visit our website or email to find out more.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

One of the most iconic characters in children’s literature will wiggle his way to London this Summer in celebration of a major birthday. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will play a limited 4-week run at Troubadour White City Theatre from Wednesday 7 August to Sunday 1 September, to mark the 50th Anniversary of Eric Carle’s beloved book.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features a menagerie of 75 enchanting puppets during a magical show that faithfully adapts four of Eric Carle’s best loved books for the stage. The 50th Anniversary production will feature a brand-new line-up of stories for 2019
Check our website for more information.