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London is probably the best city in the world in terms of activities for families and children including lots of free activities and events. We list here lots of initiatives that we believe London Mums and their children from babies to teenagers would enjoy especially at the most entertaining places such as the Science Museum, The V&A, Kew Gardens, Kensington Palace, Hyde Park, Richmond Park, Greenwich, West End shows, the London Eye, the London Aquarium, Kingston upon Thames, Chelsea, SouthBank and so much more.

Easter fun galore: Egg-citing activities for families in London!

Hello, London families! Looking for egg-citing Easter fun activities to hop into this half term? Look no further because we’ve got you covered with a basket full of fun-filled adventures right here in the heart of the city! 

Happy easter illustration by London Mums magazine

 

Easter Egg Hunts Galore

What’s Easter without an egg hunt? London offers a plethora of egg-citing hunts suitable for kids of all ages. From traditional hunts in beautiful parks like Hyde Park and Greenwich Park to themed hunts in museums and attractions like the Museum of London Docklands and Kew Gardens, there’s no shortage of eggs to find and fun to be had.

Egg-stravaganza at Merchant Square, Paddington

Get cracking with a day of egg-citing adventures at Merchant Square, Paddington’s canalside haven! Join Humpty Dumpty and his egg-cellent pals for a series of dippy story sessions and an egg-citing Easter Egg Hunt. Will you be able to put Humpty back together again? Don’t miss out on the chance to win royally delicious chocolate eggs and capture egg-ceptional moments for a chance to win fantastic prizes!

 

Egg-stravagant Easter Events

London’s top attractions are getting into the Easter spirit with egg-stravagant events for the whole family. Head to the London Zoo for an Egg-stravaganza trail, where you can follow the Easter Bunny’s clues to find chocolate treats hidden around the zoo. Or, visit the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew for their annual Easter festival, featuring interactive exhibits, crafts, and games. 

Bluey Bonanza at Kew Gardens: 29th March – 14th April 2024

Calling all budding adventurers! Join the lovable Blue Heeler puppy, Bluey, for an outdoor extravaganza at Kew Gardens inspired by the hit TV show. From laughter-filled games to exciting outdoor activities, this event promises a bloomin’ good time for the whole family. And guess what? You might even get the chance to meet Bluey in person! Don’t miss out – book your tickets now!

Easter Fun Spring at Kew Gardens

CREDIT Ines Stuart – Davidson © RBG

Easter Shows and Performances

Catch a family-friendly Easter show or performance at one of London’s many theatres. From classic Easter tales to interactive puppet shows, there’s something for every age and interest. Check out listings at theatres like the Polka Theatre, Little Angel Theatre, and the Unicorn Theatre for upcoming Easter-themed productions.

 

Easter Treats and Goodies

Indulge your sweet tooth with delicious Easter treats and goodies from London’s bakeries and chocolatiers. From hot cross buns to chocolate eggs, there’s no shortage of tasty treats to enjoy during the holiday season. Don’t forget to visit Covent Garden’s Easter Market for an array of artisanal delights and handcrafted goodies.

 

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Egg-citing Outdoor Adventures

Take advantage of the spring weather and explore London’s parks, city farms and green spaces. Pack a picnic and head to Hampstead Heath or Richmond Park for a day of outdoor fun. Or, rent a rowboat and paddle along the Serpentine in Hyde Park. With plenty of open spaces to run, play, and explore, London’s parks are the perfect place to spend a sunny Easter day.

 

Spring Cleaning with Shaun the Sheep at Mudchute Farm

Spring at Mudchute Farm

 

Egg-sploratory Museum Adventures

Embark on an egg-sploratory adventure at one of London’s many museums and galleries. From interactive exhibits to hands-on workshops, there’s plenty to keep kids and teens entertained. Check out family-friendly museums like the Science Museum, the Natural History Museum, and the V&A Museum of Childhood for Easter-themed activities and events.

Design Delights at The Postal Museum

Let your creativity run wild at The Postal Museum with their inventive family programme inspired by postal uniforms. Get ready to design your own postie board game or sew a patch for your very own iconic postal uniform hand puppet! With activities for all ages, this is the perfect opportunity to unleash your inner designer. Drop-in sessions available from 3rd to 12th April.

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Museum Marvels

London is home to some of the most fascinating museums in the world, and many of them offer family-friendly exhibits and activities. Check out the Natural History Museum for a journey through the ages, or delve into the wonders of science at the Science Museum. With interactive displays and hands-on experiments, learning has never been more fun!

Creative Workshops

Get those creative juices flowing with a range of workshops and classes across the city. From pottery painting to storytelling sessions, there’s something to spark the imagination of every young artist. Check out National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, local community centres and arts venues for upcoming events and unleash your little one’s inner Picasso!

 

Easter Arts and Crafts

Unleash your creative side with Easter-themed arts and crafts workshops across the city. From egg decorating to making your own Easter bonnet, these workshops are perfect for kids and teens alike. Check out local community centres, libraries, and art studios for upcoming craft events.

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Egg-ceptional Easter Brunches

Treat yourself to an egg-ceptional Easter brunch at one of London’s family-friendly restaurants. From traditional English breakfasts to themed brunch buffets, there’s something to satisfy every appetite. Check out local eateries and cafes for special Easter menus and promotions. Sample delicious treats at London Borough Market or explore the global cuisines of Camden Market.

Easter egg nests chocolate LR

Easter egg nests chocolate

So, London mums, whether you’re exploring Kew Gardens with Bluey, getting creative at The Postal Museum, or embarking on an egg-hunting adventure at Merchant Square, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this Easter break in London. Hop to it and make some egg-stra special memories with your family!

 

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