10 Things To Do This February Half-Term

February Half-Term

Keep the kids entertained over the school holiday with a fun-filled February half-term in London and the South-East.  

 

What are the best things to do in London and the South-East this February half-term? Take a look at these events and activities, plenty of which are educational and low-cost, meaning keeping your children happy doesn't have to break the bank!

 

Here are 10 things to do with your family this February half-term, click to find out more:

    1. Aladdin - Brook Theatre in Chatham
    2. Annie - The Piccadilly Theatre
    3. Cirque Berserk - The Peacock Theatre
    4. Half-Term Workshop - The Old Operating Theatre
    5. London Sightseeing Tour
    6. The Lion King - The Lyceum Theatre
    7. Matilda The Musical - The Cambridge Theatre
    8. School Of Rock - The New London Theatre
    9. Wicked and The Tower Of London
    10. Windsor Castle

The Brook Theatre in Chatham - Aladdin

Aladdin at The Brook Theatre, Chatham

GDS Productions presents their half term pantomime, Aladdin.  This rags to riches tale is bursting with comedy, courtesy of Widow Twankey, Wishee Washee and other characters.  Embark on an unforgettable journey into the Land of the Magic Lamp and let Alan P Frayn’s "in-genie-ous" show make your wish come true!

Performances from Wednesday 14 to Saturday 17 February 2018.

Tickets £10, concessions £8, family ticket £33

Click here to find out more or to book tickets

The Piccadilly Theatre - Annie

Annie at the Piccadilly Theatre

The world’s favourite family musical, Annie, has opened to rave reviews at London’s Piccadilly Theatre with actor and comedian Meera Syal taking control of the orphanage as the horrendous Miss Hannigan.

Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Her luck soon changes when she's chosen to spend a fairytale Christmas with famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Meanwhile, spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search for her true family…

Performances at the Piccadilly Theatre, London, W1D 7DY

Click here to find out more and to book tickets

The Peacock Theatre - Cirque Berserk!

The Peacock Theatre in London - Cirque Berserk

Back in London’s West End by popular demand and showcasing the finest in traditional circus thrills and skills, Cirque Berserk! celebrates the 250th anniversary of the invention of Circus by bringing this treasured form of live entertainment bang up-to-date in a jaw-dropping spectacular created especially for the theatre.

Combining contemporary cirque-style artistry with adrenaline-fuelled stunt action, this astoundingly talented international troupe includes over thirty jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, drummers and daredevil stuntmen.

Performances from Monday 5 to Saturday 17 February 2018

Click here to find out more and to book tickets

The Old Operating Theatre - Half-Term Workshop

Half-Term Workshop at The Old Operating Theatre, London

Enjoy two amazing workshops at Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret this half-term!  St. Valentine's Mending Hearts Workshop and Crime, Clues & Maggots!  Stitch hearts together and fill them out with herbs, or discover how entomology is used to solve crimes.  Call the museum to book your place!

St. Valentine’s Day Mending Hearts Workshop - Wednesday 14 February (2pm to 3pm)

Crime, Clues and Maggots Workshop - Thursday 15 February (2pm to 3pm)

£6.50 adults, £5 concessions, £15 families (2 adults + 2 children; + £1 per additional child)

Click here to find out more or to book tickets

Original London Sightseeing Tour

Original London Sightseeing Tour

The Original London Sightseeing Tour has been the essential introduction to London for more than 65 years!

Commentary available in 11 languages and a unique kids' channel: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese, Mandarin, Arabic & Brazilian Portuguese.

With over 80 stops, 3 main sightseeing routes and countless photo opportunities, The Original Tour really is the finest way to see London and her landmarks. 

Book your tickets here

The Lyceum Theatre - The Lion King

The Lyceum Theatre - The Lion King

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney's multi award-winning musical The Lion King will redefine your expectations of theatre.

Brilliantly reimagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, Disney's beloved film has been transformed into a spectacular theatrical experience that explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music.

Performances at the Lyceum Theatre, London, WC2E 7RQ

Click here to find out more and to book tickets

The Cambridge Theatre - Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. 

Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

Winner of over 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, Matilda The Musical continues to delight audiences of all ages in London, and will commence its first UK & Ireland tour in March 2018.

Performances at the Cambridge Theatre, London, WC2 9HU

Click here to find out more and to book tickets

New London Theatre - School Of Rock

School Of Rock The Musical

School Of Rock, the hit Broadway musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber, is playing now at the New London Theatre.

Based on the iconic, hit movie, this irresistible new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight–A pupils into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. But can he get them to the Battle of the Bands without their parents and the school’s headmistress finding out?

Performances at the New London Theatre, London, WC2B 5PF

Click here to find out more and to book tickets

Wicked And Tower Of London

Wicked

Enjoy a great seat at Wicked AND get entry to the Tower of London!

Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

At the Tower of London, explore the Fusilier Museum, Royal Menagerie, the White Tower, which was built to strike fear and submission into the unruly citizens of London, and five centuries of spectacular royal armour.

Click here to find out more and to book tickets

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle, the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, is one of the official residences of Her Majesty The Queen. The Castle's dramatic site encapsulates 900 years of British history. It covers an area of 26 acres and contains, as well as a royal palace, a magnificent chapel and the homes and workplaces of a large number of people. 

Windsor Castle, Windsor, SL4 1NJ

Click here to find out more and to book tickets

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