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  Hop on Over to South Ken this Easter  

For a fun-filled, entertaining time, there's no better place to be than South Ken. Throughout the Easter holidays, the museums are all open 7 days a week, and if you are coming to the Science Museum or the Natural History Museum, don’t forget you will need to book your free entry ticket.

We've got some great events, workshops, exhibitions, films and activities to keep the family captivated, including plenty of free events for everyone to enjoy. To complete your day out, we have a wonderful selection of places to eat and drink.

If you can't make it to South Ken, then South Ken can come to you. We've got loads of creative ideas to make and do in your own home.

Win a family ticket for Power UP at the Science Museum
Thursday 31st March 2022

This Easter, Power UP returns to the Science Museum. With a room full of 160 consoles covering five decades of games - it's a gaming extravaganza for kids, teenagers and grown-ups! To celebrate we have partnered with Tapas Brindisa South Kensington to offer one lucky winner a family meal together with four tickets to Power UP.

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  What's on  
Image credit: El Clasico at Camp Nou by Chitra Gulabrani  
Football: Designing the Beautiful Game
Design Museum Kensington
On til 29 August 2022 Sun-Thur 10am-6pm
Fanatic supporter or part-time punter, discover the incredible design stories behind the beautiful game. Discover how design has pushed the game to its technical and emotional limits while exploring the incredible cultural plurality at its heart.
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Easter fun for all the Family

There are lots of great family activities in South Kensington, from Power UP at the Science Museum, an Easter bunny hunt at Kensington Palace, pop-up performances at the V&A and so much more.

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CinéFamilies at the Institut français
Institut français
Dates and times vary
The much acclaimed Ciné Lumière offers a wonderful choice of movies for the whole family to enjoy together, from Mrs Harris Goes to Paris, Asterix, Tad the Lost Explorer & The Curse of the Mummy and so many more. There is something for everyone!
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What's on in Hyde Park

Hyde Park has a whole host of exciting and fun-filled things to do, from marvelling at the marvellousness of mammals, bat tracking in the dark of night, the Park's secret pet cemetery, discovering nature in their Look Out cabin and heaps more!

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Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature
On til 8 Jan 2023 Daily: 10am-5:45pm - Friday: 10am–10pm
Last chance to see the life & work of one of the best-loved children's authors of the 20th century. Featuring original drawings, watercolours, & manuscripts that inspired some of Potter's most beloved characters. Kids go free.
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Space Station Earth
Royal Albert Hall
Sun 15 May 2022 3pm
Lose yourself in this awe-inspiring concert as a live band, ensemble and choir take you on the emotional journey of astronauts, allowing you to contemplate our planet, the stars and the universe with incredible new music and spellbinding visuals on three high-definition screens.
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Pop-up Performance: Tales from the Forest
14 April 2022 – 15 April 2022 11am; 1pm; 3pm
Join storyteller Wendy Shearer and get ready to go on a nature adventure. Delve into the fascinating world of forests and explore the animals and landscapes within them.
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Image credit: Jay Blades/Jay & Co.  
London Craft Week at the V&A
Mon 9 May – Sun 15 May 2022 Online & Onsite
V&A Academy and London Craft Week celebrate inspirational makers who focus on sustainability. Demonstrations include upholstery with furnituremakers Jay Blades and tailoring techniques with LAWTON tailors. or hear from innovative glass artists.
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IMAX: The Ronson Theatre
Science Museum
Daily Varies
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.
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Royal Albert Hall Olivier Awards
Royal Albert Hall
Sunday 10 April 2022 Starts: 5:45pm
Celebrate all that’s great about British theatre in a star-studded evening as the Olivier Awards return to the Royal Albert Hall in 2022! Hosted by Jason Manford and featuring performances from the leading lights of the West End.
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Drop-in Design: Theatrical Paper Fashion
Sat 16 April 2022 11am; 12pm; 2pm; 3pm; 4pm
Design and make your own paper accessories and items of clothing inspired by the Fashioning Masculinities exhibition, in these drop-in 45 minute workshops.
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Dino Snores for Grown Ups
Natural History Museum
20th Jan & 16th March 2024 6:30pm - 10am
Set your inner child free with a sleepover at the Museum. This one's not for the kids. Enjoy a three-course meal, a pub quiz, stand-up comedy, a live animal workshop, and in the morning a cooked breakfast.
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An Evening with Sir Bryn Terfel
Wednesday 6 April at 7:30pm

The Royal Albert Hall has a great offer to see Sir Bryn Terfel, one of the world’s finest opera singers, performing some iconic roles, from Fiddler on the Roof and Deep River to Amazing Grace and more. Max 4 x tickets per booker, priced at £10 (inc. booking fee) for seats in the Circle or Stalls. Activate with code: DISCOVERSOUTHKENS.

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The Great Exhibition²
Application deadline 29 May 2022

Inspired by the Great Exhibition of 1851, where the best thinkers responded to the changing world, Imperial College London and Big Ideas are inviting young people from schools and community groups in RBKC, Hammersmith & Fulham and Westminster to become ‘Great Innovators’ to tackle the world's most interesting and urgent issues.

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Discover South Kensington is an initiative of the Exhibition Road Cultural Group, a partnership of the cultural and educational organisations in and around Exhibition Road, South Kensington.

Our partners include:
The Design Museum
Imperial College London
Institut franҫais
The Ismaili Centre
Kensington Palace
Natural History Museum
Royal Albert Hall
South Kensington Estates
Royal College of Art
Cromwell Place
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Royal College of Music
Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
The Royal Parks
Serpentine Galleries
The Science Museum
V&A South Kensington
The Royal Society of Sculptors
Japan House
Westminster City Council
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