Did you know there is nothing better than a summer in London? We bring you our summer scoop with 20 sizzling summer activities in London to get your kids entertained and happy.

Summer Science Camps for curious minds

Let your children explore, experiment and play this Summer. Join us for amazingly exciting Science holiday camps at Imperial College! Their camps are for 4-11 years (age adjusted groups), run daily from 9.30-3.30 (early drop is 9.00) with fully trained science instructors. To register and for full programme info, check their website or call them on 0800 1062 092.
 
 

Blast off on a Mission to Mars with Inspired Minds.

At Inspired Minds, science is fun! Our workshops for 7-12 year old girls and boys explore coding, robotics and tech with playfulness and creativity.We incorporate visual art, games and competitions into real science, transforming the learning experience into an adventure
Children become mini engineers, devising and programming the robots of the future to save civilization!
Whether your child loves coding, space or getting their hands covered in paint there’s something for everyone at Inspired Minds. Join us on our next mission!20% discount for Kensington Mums with code ‘KMS1’
 

Little Kensington Olympians Camp

At Little Kensington Olympians Camp your children will not only have a fun-filled half term but also will work on fundamental physical development skills, such as hand-eye coordination, ball skills, and gymnastics as well as get creative during the arts and crafts sessions! This is a perfect activity for children aged between 3 and 7 years during the half terms and holidays.


‘Chocolate Tuesday’ and more this August at Chelsea Physic Garden

On the lookout for local events to keep the kids entertained this summer? Chelsea Physic Garden should be your first port of call. As well as our popular ‘Chocolate Tuesday’ on August 21st, where kids learn about the history, geography and science of chocolate, as well as mix, taste and take home their own batch, there’s the Wiggly Wild Show Garden Safari, CSI: Chelsea forensic biology workshop, Living Colour, Lotions and Potions and more all coming up this summer.


THE THREE MUSKETEERS

Come and enjoy the beautiful grounds of St Paul’s Covent Garden with an evening (or day) of theatre like no other. It’s 1626 and d’ Artagnan sets out for Paris determined to join the King’s Musketeers. There’s just one problem: women aren’t allowed. Heroic deeds, epic duels and a lavish masquerade ball all come to life in a huge outdoor adventure for all the family this summer. Join us and d’Artagnan as we follow her quest to join the infamous trio – all for one and for all! Check website for more information.


Gymnastics Summer Camps and Classes 2018 at The Little Gym Wandsworth & Fulham

It is the perfect break for kids (and parents) during the summer. Running from 23rd Jul to 31st Aug. Join Little Gym for 3-8 years old Monday to Friday from 9:30 – 12:30 and Wednesday from 14:00 – 17:00. Classes also available for 6-12 years old on  Tuesday & Thursday from 14:00 – 17:00. There are also pay as you go classes available for 10 m/o – 5 y/o.  Spaces are limited! To Book call us on 020 8874 6567 or email: wandsworth_fulham@thelittlegym.eu  Find out more about our Camps:

 


ROCK OUT at UPBEAT THIS SUMMER – The Original London Pop and Rock School

Does your child like to sing and dance? Would they like to record a CD? Would they like to join our band tutors and play the drums and guitars? Would they like to write and learn songs and perform in our end of week gig? Fully trained teachers and professional musicians deliver a jam-packed week of musical fun, where each individual’s abilities and interests are nurtured. Course culminates in their very own Upbeat gig and CD presentation. This is running from 23rd-27th July& 30th July-3rd August 10.00-4.00  for 4-14yrs (divided into age appropriate groups)  at Thomas’s Academy, Parsons Green. Find our more by contacting Upbeat music courses. 


Learn French this summer with the Le French Programme

Le French Programme is an immersion program based on a range of fun, creative and academic activities. Children will explore and develop the french language through poems, songs, stories and culture. It is only for French speaking children.
We believe that children learn best through play and educational activities. We provide an environment in which children will naturally develop their conversational and written French, while having fun. Your child will learn the basics of the French language while pursuing an English education: Children will learn to read and write, developing their speaking skills in order to master their own bilingualism.

Little Baby Bum

Step into the magical and colourful world of Little Baby Bum. Join Mia, Jacus, Twinkle and their Nursery Rhyme friends at the world premiere of a brand new LIVE show. An online and digital TV sensation Little Baby Bum is the world’s largest educational YouTube channel with over 21m subscribers and 20 billion views. Mon 30 Jul – Tue 31 Jul.

 


Teddy Tennis

A unique way of teaching tennis; using specially written teddy tennis tunes, bear characters and games to create engaging lessons for children aged two to six. Teddy Tennis will capture your child’s imagination, develop their athletic skills and result in co-ordinated, confident kids, who love tennis & life!


DIY Girls: Coding and Creativity

For the first time blue{shift}, are offering a  girls-only summer coding camp aimed for students between the ages of 10-14.  By utilizing  an exciting STEAM approach to coding education, DIY Girls will empower campers to explore diverse techniques ranging from 3D printing jewellery to creating Javascript games, hopefully sparking a deeper interest in computer science and robotics. Led by their best coding teachers, designers, and artists, DIY Girls will create a community of girls that will be mentored by women in the field  and an inclusive atmosphere that will promote computer science, confidence, and most importantly, creativity.

 

Stagecoach Kensington Summer Workshops

‘Little Performers’ for 4 to 6 years and ‘Put on a Show’ including songs from ‘The Greatest Showman’ for 7 to 16 years.   The workshop will run Mon 23rd to Fri 27th July at Addison Primary School, W14 0DT, and is open to non-Stagecoach students. Sibling discounts available.   The children have fun improving their performing arts skills and working together to rehearse and prepare a performance for family and friends to come and see at the end of the week. Check website for more information.

Summer Schools at Rose Theatre

Looking for something brilliant to entertain your child during the summer holidays or whilst you’re at work? Have a summer full of fun with Rose Theatre Kingston’s Summer Schools. In the Rose’s tenth year of high quality summer schools for young people, it is the place to come for a fun introduction to drama or to develop next-level skills.Whether it’s a short two or three day course packed with games, storytelling and character or a full production of a Play-in-a-Week, there really is something for everyone aged 7-15.

Dive into these action-packed courses, learn new skills, make new friends and discover your inner actor!


Little voices Summer camps

This Summer Little Voices will be running two performing arts camp for boys and girls aged 4 – 13 Years. Held from Monday 23rd July – Friday 27th July ‘Mary Poppins’ and Monday 20th August – Thursday 23rd August ‘Moana’ (9.30am – 3.30pm each day) at St Etheldreda Church in Fulham.

In just four/five days, local budding young performers who have a love for the performing arts or simply want to build confidence are invited to be part of a performance which will be created as they go along. Participants have the chance to work with the Little Voices team at this workshop week learning things they wouldn’t anywhere else. All participants will receive a free video of the final performance.Little Voices are offering £10 OFF all bookings made before: Friday 13th July. To secure your child’s place please apply online, or enquire by emailing: SWL@littlevoices.org.uk


PAPERBIRDS DREAM HOUSE SUMMER ART CAMP

Join Paperbirds Art Club for a fun Dream House Art Camp this summer at My Kid Atelier in Fulham. We will have two days full of art, architecture & design, furniture making and rug weaving, wallpaper printing and creating decorations. Every child will leave with their very own wooden dream house to take home.
Both camps will be 2 days long and run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the summer holidays. Booking mandatory, limited spaces. For more details, dates and prices please send an email to contact@paperbirds-london.co.uk


 

Mother Nature Science Premium Holiday Activity Camps

Mother Nature science camps are the No.1 London holiday camp provider – chosen by Kensington parents for over 10 years. We provide the ultimate holiday mix of education, fun and indoor and outdoor hands-on science experiments and activities across Crazy Chemistry, Brilliant Biology and Powerful Physics! We inspire budding scientists, ages 5- 12 years, every half-term school break and during the Summer, Easter school Holidays – at premium Partner School Venues across London. Early Booking Discount and Book Online or call 020 8863 8832


 

Hyde Park Nursery and Preschool

Hyde Park nursery and preschool provides care and education for children aged 3 months to 5 years. We offer a warm, welcoming environment supporting the transition from home to nursery, and we provide excellent nutritionally-balanced menus using fresh ingredients prepared by our own chef. We offer a range of extracurricular activities such as Gardening Club, ‘Stretch and Grow ’, French lessons for all ages.At Bright Horizons®, we understand that your child’s education and care is a priority and that choosing the right program is a big decision. Our early education programs and schools include world-class curriculum and knowledgeable child development professionals that meet the needs of children . Bright Horizons are pleased to offer 30 hours/15 hours funded childcare for all eligible families.Come along to discover how we support children in developing their learning of numbers, shapes and sizes on the 7th July – email: hydepark@brighthorizons.com to book Try out some fun mathematical activities with your child. See how we provide natural opportunities to support early mathematical learning.


GAMBADO SUMMER PASS!

Amazing value – one low cost and unlimited access for the whole of July & August. Includes one child and up to two adults. Only £48 for 2 months. Soft play, huge slides, ball pits, sensory area for under 2s, role play village, dodgems & carousel – play whatever the weather in our lovely air conditioned centre. Check their website for more information.

Fun Sport Activities

Enjoy fun sports activities for toddlers in Holland park and Kensington gardens by professional sport coach with fifteen years experience (including CRB-checks). Toddlers’s sessions  with first group  age : 18-30 months, from  from 9am to 10 am. The second group age: 30 month – 4 years old. From  10am to 11am.

Sensational Butterflies

Enjoy Sensational Butterflies until 16th September at The Natural History Museum in South Kensington.Follow the trail through a jungle habitat in the heart of London as butterflies fly around you. You will pass hungry caterpillars, insects emerging from their chrysalises and busy feeding stations.