October half-term in London

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Take the kids to London's top family-friendly attractions this half-term, and enjoy special interactive activities during the October school break. Read More


Keep the kids entertained this October half-term with our pick of London’s best family events over the school holidays.

Plan your London October half-term holidays with our guide to fun exhibitions, family events, Halloween-themed activities and exciting children’s shows.

More October half-term 2018 events will be added as they are announced.

October half-term activities in London

•Go ice skating on the Natural History Museum’s annual open-air ice rink, which usually opens at the end of October.

•Look out for school holiday activities at London’s children's museums and attractions during the half-term break, including sleepovers and arts and crafts.

•Check out our roundup of 101 things to do with kids in London.

Family-friendly Halloween activities

•Take a look at what's on for families during Museums at Night. 25-27 Oct

•Watch out for Death Eaters as the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter is given a Halloween makeover. Oct TBC

•Look out for other spooky children's activities as Halloween approaches.

October children's theatre shows

•Treat the children to a smash-hit West End musical, from The Lion King to Wicked and the irresistible School of Rock.

•Book tickets to a show at one of London's children's theatres.

For more London October half-term ideas, take a look at our guide to London for kids.

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