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.