Summer in the City.

While the Summer traditionally means escape from the city and relax on a beach or at the mountain, we at Anorak love spending time in our great capital. The reason?

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INDYTUTE KIDS.

Our friends at Indytute will be starting kids workshops in the Autumn For a taster of things to come, join them on Saturday to learn how to make a Patang Kite. Flying lesson and extra kit to make one at home all included.

Who is it for?

Aimed at kids aged 7 and over and their families.

When is it?

26th July 2015.

Where is it?

Jones Family Project, EC2.

How do I book?

To book tickets, click here but hurry as there are only a few left!

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V&A MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD SUMMER FESTIVAL.

What is it? A fun Summer party where much dancing, face painting and crafting will be available for all to enjoy.

While you are there, check out the Kites from Kabul exhibition in the main foyer, with a display of kites made by children in Murad Khani, the Old City district of Kabul.

Who is it for?

All kids and their families

When is it?

26th July 2015 from 11.30am.

Where is it?

Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green.

How do I book?

No need to book, just turn up!

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MUDDY PUDDLES' BEACH ART.

What is it? Get creative with pebbles, drift wood and sand to create some amazing Beach Art with The Beach Book authors Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield.

Who is it for?

All creative kids and their families.

When is it?

26th July 2015 from 1.30pm.

Where is it?

Festival Pier, in front of the Royal Festival Hall on the South Bank.

How do I book?

No need to book, just turn up!

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NATURE EXPLORERS

What is it? A series of nature-tastic activities around the magnificent Hyde Park. Includes: Find out who lives under water lilies, spot local birds and discover an underground river.

Who is it for?

All nature-loving kids.

When is it?

4th August 2015 from 10am to 3pm.

Where is it?

The Isis Education Centre, Hyde Park, London, W2 2UH.

How do I book?

Book here. Please note that this event is a drop-off event.

There is always something fun to do! Here's a round up of our favourite July events in London, away from the tourist traps!

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ARCHIKIDS FESTIVAL.

What is it? A wonderful two day festival in the City of London all dedicated to buildings and architecture. Workshops include: Design your own geodesic dome with architects Fosters+Partners, Build a city using food, Sky scraper sketching and much more.

Who is it for?

All creative kids and their families.

When is it?

25th and 26th July 2015.

Where is it?

City of London.

How do I book?

All events are free. For the full programme, click here.

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FOYLES SUMMER OF FUN.

What is it? Happy Stockist Foyles has many great book-inspired workshops this summer such as Training with the Thunderbirds and Make Your Own Shaun the Sheep makers. Their 'Summer of Fun' kicks off with one event that promises to be exceptionally fun: a Where's Wally Hide & Seek party!

Who is it for?

All kids!

When is it?

26th July 2015 from 11am.

Where is it?

Foyles Charing Cross & Westfield Stratford.

How do I book?

No need to book, just turn up.

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Photograph by Paul J Cochrane.

AGAINST CAPTAIN'S ORDERS.

What is it? An immersive maritime adventure taking the audience deep into the bowels of the excellent Maritime Museum.

Who is it for?

Kids aged 6-12 and their families.

When is it?

On every day until August 31st.

Where is it?

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

How do I book?

Book here.

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MEET THE ROMANS.

What is it? A Roman family portrait workshop to help you imagine what kind of family your Roman ancestors would have been.

Who is it for?

Kids aged 5+ and their families.

When is it?

Friday 31 July & Saturday 1 August, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm.

Where is it?

Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN

How do I book?

No need to book, just drop in!