Autumn Children's Activities, London 2015
It's September. Kids are going back to school. It's all a bit sad? Take heart, the fun isn't over. Here are the best out-of-school activities to make returning to the classroom bearable
London's toddlers (and their families) are invited to explore the Royal Albert Hall’s history of music, song movement and dance with two expert storytellers and entertainers almost every Wednesday morning this autumn.
1st September - 18th December
The best kids events: children aged 6-10
London's biggest architectural event is running programmes to help children explore the city and master their own creative talents.
Already popular in Japan and Mexico, kiddies become mini adults, taking on real-life role play activities and jobs in Westfield London Shopping Centre.
Until 31st October
Graphic Design and Illustration Workshop, Creative Arts Club
Create pencil drawn buildings, create 3D cardboard buildings decorated with colourful pop art stencils, stamp and spray textiles to be made into pillows all, as children become (civilised) street artists.
Cosmonauts Exhibition, Science Museum
The Science Museum breaths fresh life into Russia's remarkable story of being the first nation to travel into space. This show boasts some of the most significant artefacts from space ever shown in the UK.
18th September - 13 March 2016
Drop-in Design V&A
From creating 3D sculptures with wire to celebrating the Chuseok Korean Family Day, the V&A transport children into a world of imagination and also learning.
Until 27th December
Best Kids Events: Children aged 10-14
Lord of the Flies Regent's Park 2015 returns to its beautiful original home theatre after a UK tour.
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Judith Kerr speaking at the Jewish Museum
Children's author Judith Kerr will be in conversation with The Guardian Book Editor, Claire Armitstead, discussing the real-life stories behind her words and pictures at the Tiger, Mog and Pink Rabbit: Judith Kerr Retrospective at the Jewish Museum.
For all the Family:
This beautiful animated film follows a young a ten-year-old orphaned Sudanese boy Maki who has been sold into slavery as he attempts to protect the young giraffe Zarafa.
18th September - October
Kew Literary Festival for families: children's book talks
Children's authors Michael Morpurgo (War Horse, The Butterfly Lion) and Jacqueline Wilson (Hetty Feather, Tracey Beaker) are speaking at Kew Literary Festival this Autumn, alongside plenty more kids events.
24th September - 28th September 2015