It feels like it’s been ages since Christmas so it’s definitely time for a well earned break. But what to do? Don’t worry, as ever here at KidRated we have you covered.
As always the Imagine Children’s Festival features awesome interactive exhibitions and some of the biggest names in children’s literature. Highlights this year include Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell; a screening of The Little Mermaid powered by bicycles. Appearances from Olympic legend turned children’s author Sir Chris Hoy; a family rave; LEGO Masterclasses and a Book at Bedtime for youngsters. Book online to avoid disappointment.
This year celebrates the cultural and historical impace of The Silk Road so visitors will travel in zones that represents Europe, Persia, India amnd China taking in some familiar illuminated landmarks along the way. Take a camera!
At WWT sitres across the country, including the London Wetland Centre, kids can compete for the biggest splash. Bring wellies, of course. And just like we reward every one who rates for us with a badge and certificate, The Wetland Centre will be giving tickets to all those who make a spalsh.
Other highlights include an ‘owl pellet dissection class’. Check website for times, prices and availabiltiy.
Cirque du Soliel’s breathtaking show, Amaluna is at the Albert Hall for 3 more weeks. Half term is a perfect time to treat the family to the double spectacular of a trip to the Albert Hall and some of the world’s most awesome acrobatic theatre. We have special family rates to offer too…
Brighten up the February half term with a trip to Kew to celebrate some of the most intriguing flowers on the planet. While you’re there, do visit other parts of the gardens, Kew is beautiful even in winter.
Cirque Berserk! is a circus that has swapped the Big Top for the theatre – brought to you by Zippos Circus. Catch this half term in Wimbledon and Wycombe.
Make a crown, a royal fridge magnet or your own self portrait at the Household Cavalry Museum.
There will also be dressing up and storytelling at this small but delightful museum.
Discover hidden exotic animals in one of the most intriguing building in London, Eltham Palace.
The London Transport Museum is focusing on the building of Crossrail. There will storytelling all about a group of engineers who discover forgotten treasures as they dig from one side of London to the other and even a chance for kids to build there own tunnels in their sandpit.
One of the best loved characters in the Harry Potter universe, Dobby, is the centre of the Warner Bros Studio Tour’s latest exhibition. Discover how the big eyed house elf got brought to life.
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