Happy things to do at half term.

Nate Williams


National Geographic


Juice Festival




Kensington Palace


Half term is back! Yep...again! Fear not, we have enough recommendations to keep all our little pals entertained.

Get your creative cells buzzing - Nate Williams.

Super fun printable activity sheets by the talented artist Nate Williams. Perfect for rainy days or for travelling.

Sensational Mysteries of the Unseen World - Science Museum, London

Narrated by Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker, this National Geographic film uncovers the mysteries of nature that are too fast, too slow and too small to see. This looks too stunning to miss.

Juice Festival - Newcastle

From 24th October to 2nd November.

Circus classes? Yes. Graffiti workshops? Yes. Breakdancing lessons? Yes. Readings with author David Almond? Yes. Interactive plays? Yes. All of the above and more happening at this great festival for kids and young people at the end of the month.

Make Focaccia classes - Carluccios, Canterbury/Oxford.

Get your budding chefs inspired by the wonders of bread making with these fun baking classes.

Bekonscot Model Village - Buckinghamshire.

Bekonscot is one of our favourite places in the world for its wonderful details and because it makes us feel like giants.

Jump! - Sadlers Well, London.

Do you know how much we love this show and how happy we are that it's back in our hometown? TONS. TONS and more TONS. This fun martial arts show, originally from Korea, will not only make your jaws drop but also ache with laughter.

Monkeyworld - Wareham, Dorset.

This lovely ape rescue centre set in the heart of the Dorset countryside is offering free entry to all (kids and grown-ups) dressed in their best Halloween costumes!

Go to the woods - anywhere.

Pick conkers and sticks, play a game of spot the mushrooms and run through piles of autumnal leaves.

Ruby Violet Classes, London.

Little ice cream addicts (like us) can learn how to make sundaes and experiment with fun flavours at these excellent classes from London based ice cream parlour Ruby Violet.

Terror-ific Half Term, Seven Stories, Newcastle.

Spooky comics classes, readings of Room on a Broom by an actual witch and a 3-day book building workshop are some of the great activities the Mecca of kids books is offering all this half term.

King George's Kitchen - Kensington Palace, London.

Hear tales from King George II’s dining table told by the head cook and discover the truth about what the Georgians ate for dinner in the most glorious surroundings.

Waterstones Kids Events - Nationwide.

Waterstones has a huge selection of wonderful book-related events all around the country this Autumn, including book clubs, Captain Underpants workshops, The Twits creative writing classes and much more!

Sally Lunn's - Bath

The city of Bath is famous for its Roman baths but one of our favourite places there has to be Sally Lunn's tea house, where the most delicious buns live.