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January has felt like such a long month, but just blink and it’s almost half-term again! Here’s our roundup of the top things to do in London this half-term.

Little Foxes Half-Term Football Camp

Sign up for the Little Foxes football camp for some fun-filled football activities. Little Foxes offer a range of classes for different age groups between 18 months and 11 years. If you book Monday to Friday, you’ll get one day free.

WHEN: 12-16th February
WHERE: Various locations across London – see website for details
GREAT FOR: 18 months to 11 years

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Harlequins Rugby Half-Term Camps

Let the Harlequins keep the kids entertained and exercising this half-term with classes to suit everyone. The sessions are open to boys and girls, ages 6-14 years. The classes have a focus on sportsmanship, team spirit and enjoyment – a great way to make new friends and learn some new skills.

WHEN: Various dates over half term – click here for details
WHERE: Twickenham, Heathfield, Crawley and other locations

Pinnochio Half-Term Drama Course 

Sign up to a three-day holiday drama course and enter the wonderful world of Pinnochio, a realm of mischief and magic! Children will learn songs and dancing, make friends and develop new acting and confidence skills. At the end of the course there will be a show-stopping performance where family and friends will be invited along to watch!

WHEN: 12-14th February, 10am-3pm
WHERE: Mansergh Club, 26 Hill Road, St John’s Wood, Nw8 9QG
GREAT FOR: 4-7 years

Cosmetic Chemistry 

Have you ever been curious as to what goes into making cosmetics? This is a great chance for your children to learn about real world chemistry, using alkaline and acidic solutions to make their own bath bombs. It’s a fantastic learning experience in the chemical process which goes into making toiletries.

WHEN:  11-3pm, 14 February
GREAT FOR: 7-9 years

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Young Flyers Circus Skills Workshops

Ariel skills, ariel hoops and static trapeze are just a few of the seriously cool skills the kids can pick up at this circus skills workshop. With groups of six children, your little ones will be able to perform safely and have a teacher on hand to make sure they’re challenged to the best of their ability.

WHEN: February half-term
WHERE:  Flying Fantastic Wimbledon, St Mark’s Place, SW19 7ND and Flying Fantastic Bankside, Arch 27 Old Union Yard Arches, SE1 0LR
GREAT FOR: 7-15 years

Creative Coding Level One – Scratch & Robotics

Get involved with some coding fun and games through creative problem solving activities. This is a great course for beginners, as well as those already familiar with Scratch. Children will start each session with learning to touch type – an invaluable skill in today’s world!

WHEN: 12-16th February, 3-6th April and 9-13th April
WHERE: Hyde Park School, Kensington SW7 5NL
GREAT FOR: Ages 7-9

Wheel Excitement Holiday Skating

Choose between half-day, full-day and full-week skate lessons with Zebra Skate in Hyde Park. Welcoming both beginners and more advanced skaters, the skate school will teach children the basics, cool tricks and speed techniques. Check out the video below if you’re need more convincing.

WHEN: 12-18th February, 10-4pm
WHERE: The Albert Memorial, Kensington, W2 2UH
GREAT FOR: 5 years+

Chelsea Young Writers Club

Led by experienced writers and tutors, these workshops are designed to encourage and develop creative and critical thinking techniques. Chelsea Young Writers welcome absolute beginners and advanced young writers. During the holidays the club offers My First Story workshops for 6-7 year olds and one-day workshops for 8-12 year olds, as well as courses for older children.

WHEN: Courses over the February half-term
WHERE: Chelsea Young Writers, Lansdowne Crescent, London W11 2NN
GREAT FOR: 6+ years

Half-Term Holiday Jam: Baby & Toddler Music & Movement 

Get into the groove with Dulwich Voices for a baby and toddler sound and movement class. Enjoy some mindful relaxation and yogic breathing exercises with your little ones and hear some great Motown, pop and classic rock hits!

WHEN: Various days from 12th Feb over the half-term break
WHERE: Space@61, 61 Cheltenham Rd, London, SE15 3AF
GREAT FOR: Baby and toddler (classes available for older children too)

Spirit of the Orient 2018 

Celebrate Chinese New Year a little further afield this year with Electric Woods. New for 2018, the stunning and vibrant light display will produce magical 3D effects on floating on the woodland ponds. They’ll be a storytelling dragon and some dazzling illuminated dragons, as well as a wishing tree to grant your little one’s wishes.

WHEN: 10-25 Feb 2018
WHERE: Downend Rd, Downend, Newport PO30 2NU, Isle of Wight
GREAT FOR: All the family

 

One for the adults: Passiontails Cocktail Masterclass

If you get a spare moment during the February half-term, celebrate Valentine’s day with Christabel’s. Learn how to make some fiery and flirty cocktails in honour of St Valentine. Personalise and pimp your creations with glitter, sequins, and edible rose petals! Click here to book your ticket! Hurry places are limited!

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Lauren Hyland
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Lauren keeps our readers up-to-date with the latest London events: from family outings to workshops for children to date nights in the city, she knows exactly what’s on and where. Contact lauren@mybaba.com

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