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Top ten things to do with the kids this bank holiday

Stuck for things to do with the kids this August bank holiday? We've got plenty to keep them entertained

© Chris Marchant

This year's August bank holiday takes place over the last weekend of the month (Saturday 27 August–Monday 29 August 2016) and, as always, we've got some fail-safe family-friendly ideas to keep the kids happy over the long weekend.

RECOMMENDED: Read our full guide to the bank holiday in London

August bank holiday events for kids


The Fantastic World of Dr Seuss

Explore the imaginative world of Dr Seuss and his fantastical stories including 'Green Eggs and Ham', 'The Lorax' and 'Oh The Places You Will Go' at this family-friendly exhibition. Little ones can take part in dressing up sessions, play music with the Boom Band and meet characters such as Sam I Am! and The Cat in The Hat.

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Discover Children's Story Centre , Stratford Until Friday June 30 2017

Looking for more bank holiday ideas?

Bank holiday in London

If laying in bed with a boxset was your initial bank holiday plan, scrap it – there's too much going on to stay indoors.

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By: Time Out London Things To Do



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