This Easter there are lots of great things to do with the family in South Kensington - from discovery days with the Royal Parks, pop-up performances at the V&A, painting workshops at Leighton House Museum, catch an animated film at Institut français or discover one of the fantastic exhibitions.
Ciné Kids screenings cater to children aged 4 and over – and their families – so they can discover the best animated films. In English, French or French with subtitles. Including Despicable Me and Paddington.
With stunning high definition 3D vision and flight simulator motion technology, you can see and feel for yourself what it’s like in the cockpit of a Red Arrow.
Create your own robot and help it overcome future world problems with the Science Museum’s augmented reality app. The app combines a series of fun challenges and the latest AR technology to help you think like a scientist. Recommended for ages 10–12. Download for free.
Combining the latest augmented reality technology with STEM skills, children can recognise a dinosaurs’ species, what it eats, likes and needs to survive. Young explorers can care for and capture fun photos of themselves interacting with their new dinosaur friend in the backdrop of their home or back garden. Age 7-10
Are you ready to go on an adventure? This trail takes you on a journey through V&A galleries, exploring some of the incredible cultures and traditions you can see. You will discover objects that are hundreds of years old, uncover secret meanings behind animals and colour in art, and learn about some of the wonders of the museum, from an emperor's throne to dragons, from plaster casts to wigs!
The Royal College of Music's Museum offers a unique opportunity to interact with over 500 years of musical history. Items include the world’s oldest guitar and earliest keyboard instrument with strings. Enjoy a tour of the Museum, led by their knowledgeable team on Wednesdays at 12:30pm.
Revealing the beauty of the science and maths that shape our everyday lives, this unmissable experience will ignite your curiosity, fuel your imagination and inspire you to see the world around you in new and exciting ways.
Discover the magic of Hyde Park and head on a self-guided walk. All of the activities are guaranteed to get you walking and discovering interesting things about the history, wildlife and horticulture around you.
Whether you're visiting for the first time or the fiftieth, these tours and free things to do, will take you through the best the Museum has to offer.
Tim Peake is your guide for an out-of-this-world virtual reality mission that puts you in the pilot’s seat of a Soyuz capsule. As the European Space Agency’s first British astronaut, Tim Peake spent six incredible months aboard the International Space Station.
Explore and have a great adventure in the playground with a huge wooden pirate ship which is the centrepiece of the Diana, Princess of Wales' Memorial Playground.
Come and have fun with this creative and practical workshop, painting your own tile inspired by the patterns and techniques of Turkish Iznik art and design. Tiles will be glazed and fired after the workshop, for collection from Leighton House.
Develop your skills and knowledge with this hands on, creative and practical workshop, painting your own tile inspired by the patterns and techniques of Turkish Iznik art and design. Your tiles will be glazed and fired after the workshop, for you to collect from Leighton House.
Take a peek inside London's most iconic music venue. Did you know that the Royal Albert Hall once hosted a séance; flooded the auditorium with 56,000 litres of water for an opera concert; and that criminals, as well as musicians and politicians, have graced the Hall’s stage?
The V&A is staging its first Africa Fashion exhibition, which will be as eclectic and varied, diverse and dynamic as its people. It will tell a story of fashion as a self-defining art form; a kind of movement culture that goes beyond individual garments to encompass attitude, gesture, style.
Hallyu! The Korean Wave will showcase the colourful and dynamic popular culture of South Korea, exploring the makings of the Korean Wave and its global impact on the creative industries of cinema, drama, music, fandom, beauty and fashion.
Discover the natural world in all its wonder and diversity at the newly redesigned Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, where 100 remarkable photographs illustrate the precious beauty of our planet.
Book your ticket to watch this fully immersive IMAX experience on one of the biggest screens in the UK. Experience the very best of digital and analogue cinema on one screen with Antarctica, A Beautiful Planet and Hubble all in 3D.
Have you ever heard a sound that has brought you a sense of calm? Or even made your skin tingle? Step into an acoustically tuned world of ASMR and explore the emerging field of creativity that is shaped and shared by a novel online community.
Help to explode some rocket-fuelled bubbles, melt some marshmallows, and learn all about the challenges of space in this free interactive family show. This show is suitable for children aged 5 and above.
Let your kids’ imagination run wild through listening to stories from French authors. With a new theme each month, let them discover tales, picture books, with sometimes a bit of sing along and to have a fun Saturday morning or Tuesday afternoon.
Back by overwhelming demand, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra promises to take you to double-0-heaven with this sensational concert! Enjoy iconic theme songs and thrilling Bond anthems from almost six decades of box office blockbusters.
Introducing little ears to the world of classical music, Classical for Kids offers the opportunity for families to attend a chamber concert performed by the professional musicians from the Hall’s very own Albert’s Band.
Celebrate the changing of the season with the family and get outdoors to enjoy fun nature-inspired activities suitable for the whole family to enjoy.