Looking for things to do with the kids in London this October half-term (Monday 21 -Friday 25 October)? Well, you’re in luck. We've taken our pick of the best children’s events taking place in the capital over the week, so you can fill up your calendar with autumnal must-dos. From family-friendly festivals to rainy-day exhibitions and outdoor film screenings, there’s loads to keep them busy. Book ahead wherever possible, get there nice and early and stock up on snacks for the queues.
We'll update this page with events for the October half term 2019 as they're announced.
Check our full guide to half-term in London for more events.
Half-term activities for kids
The Natural History Museum is home to London’s most enchanting ice rink, thanks to the beautiful backdrop of Alfred Waterhouse's buildings, a row of trees dripping in fairy lights and a majestic Christmas tree in the middle of the ice.
Come face-to-face with the beasts who once roamed the city
Brace yourself for a cuteness overload
Spend your half term with Timon and Pumba
Find more family-friendly fun in town
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