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School is almost out for Christmas and the holidays are here, so take a peek at our fun family activities and start making some festive plans!
Slava’s Snowshow at the Royal Festival Hall
Internationally-acclaimed spectacle Slava’s Snowshow is returning to London’s Royal Festival Hall this Christmas after a sell-out winter season in 2013. This award-winning show combines theatrical clowning and stunning spectacle to create a visual masterpiece loved by children and adults alike. 17 December to 6 January
Christmas at ZSL London Zoo
For a very merry day out, look no further than ZSL London Zoo – a winter wonderland in the heart of the city. Children can meet Santa himself and join in with a host of festive activities including gingerbread decorating. Another must-see this Christmas are the Zoo’s reindeers! Until 24 December
The Harrods Christmas Grotto 2013
A visit to The Harrods Christmas Grotto is the perfect way to start the festive season. Meet Father Christmas in a magical library setting. Children will be given an exclusive Harrods book, badge and Christmas chocolate. Until 24 December
Hogwarts in the Snow at Warner Bros. Studio Tour
Visit Hogwarts in the Snow at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London –The Making of Harry Potter. This special feature allows visitors to see the Harry Potter film sets as they would have been during Christmas scenes for the first film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. See the Great Hall decorated for a festive feast and sip butterbeer outside Privet Drive under light snow fall. Until 2 February
Kensington State Apartments
Aimed at the whole family, young princes and princesses are invited to try their hand at the games of court in the King’s Gallery and the King’s Drawing Room at the Kensington State Apartments. Until 6 January
Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park
Seussical The Musical at the Arts Theatre
Prowling the stage in a colourful show for youngsters, the immortal creation of Dr Seuss is joined by his pal Horton the Elephant, who has discovered an entire small world passing by on a speck of dust. It’s Seussical The Musical of course! Until 5 January
Festive Afternoon Tea at One Aldwych inspired by Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
This afternoon tea will bring out the kid in you! With golden eggs, gingerbread pops and playful flavoured candy floss, every item reflects the wit and wonder of Roald Dahl’s classic tale. Until 5 January
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