Things To Do With Kids in London

The capital city can seem pretty darn big when you're little, but don't worry, there's plenty of fun to be had for the whole family. Whether you've got young muggles on the hunt for a Harry Potter-themed adventure, adrenaline junkies with a need for speed or tiny ravers ready for a squash-fuelled party, we've created a guide to keeping kids entertained in London. You can thank us later (when they're sleeping peacefully).

Last updated on 17th June 2021

The Magic Hour

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Not sure how to spend an evening in London with kids? This epic private magic show is sure to impress the whole family. Enjoy mind-boggling tricks that promise to thrill and excite, all in the comfort of a luxury location.

The Luna Cinema - London

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A popular pastime for all the family, The Luna Cinema is bringing all your favourites to the big screen, alfresco-style. Head over to one of many parks across London and catch The Goonies and Grease, or sing along to The Greatest Showman.

Get the kids moving and learning at this interactive experience. You'll get to roam through the streets of London, hearing all about its incredible history and spotting landmarks, with a soundtrack of classic disco anthems. Expect plenty of laughs, lots of facts and the occasional flash mob. 

Pop Up Screens

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Pack a picnic and head to the park where this fun outdoor film series is bringing together a great lineup of alfresco movie nights. Pop Up Screens have a whole host of kid-friendly flicks on offer, including The Goonies, Back To The Future and The Greatest Showman.

Blue Boat

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Located in Hammersmith, this nautical-themed riverside restaurant boasts ocean-inspired interiors, a bustling garden and a children's menu to rival any. Think battered fish and chips or kid-sized beef burgers for just £7 - with 50p from every meal going towards the Special Olympics. 

Looking for fun things to do with the kids this summer? Head to your nearest Sticks 'n' Sushi location where they'll be offering interactive masterclasses for the little 'uns and they'll even walk away with a fun goody bag.

See Your City

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See Your City's magical movie tours promise to take you on a whirlwind adventure through London's most famous streets. Wander down the road that inspired Diagon Alley, peer into Bridget Jones' flat and follow in the footsteps of James Bond, learning thrilling facts along the way.

With screens going up across the capital this summer, Vision Cinema is one of the best things to do with kids in London. Head over to one of their sites in Croydon, Hounslow or Enfield and catch the likes of Frozen, The Incredibles and Black Panther.