The leaves, the conkers and the rain are falling; our picnic days are over. Never fear, there's still plenty of family fun to be had in the capital. Whether it's making your way around London's top 10 museums for kids, seeing some brilliant kids' theatre, or staying in with our pick of the greatest movies for kids, bring on these autumn events that the whole family can enjoy, even if it is a bit chilly.
Top things to do with kids this autumn
Much-loved children's author Michael Rosen is behind this interactive family exhibition which reveals the inspiration behind his writing. Younger children will explore a Bear Hunt trail, while older kids can go on a mission to find facts which they can use for inspiration to write their very own poem to take home.Read more
The biggest kids’ film of the decade gets the live orchestral soundtrack treatment at this special ‘Frozen’ screening. The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra perform Christophe Beck’s soundtrack at the Albert Hall, and of course you’re obliged to belt out the film’s chart-topping hit songs too.Read more
Children get the chance to take charge of many of the UK's museums, galleries and historic sites for this annual event, which is run by the charity Kids in Museums. Young people are given responsibility and real roles to take on for the day such as being a guide, curator or archivist.Read more