Fun and free events this half term

Tue, 21/10/2014

Half term is just around the corner from Saturday 25 October to Sunday 2 November, and there are no shortages of free and low cost activities across the city to keep children of all ages entertained this holiday.

Stay up-to-date with the latest events, discounts and news for your family with our Families First enewsletter and Facebook page.  Sign up on the Westminster website.

Activity Date(s) and times Cost and Venue
Free trial Karate classes at the Porchester Centre. Unleash your inner black-belt! For ages 5-17.

Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October

2.30pm to 3.30pm

First class free

Porchester Centre, Queensway
BayswaterW2 5HS

Family Sundays at the Royal Opera House. 

Sunday 26 October

From 12 midday

Tickets are £5 for adults and £3 for children.

Royal Opera House,
Bow Street, 

Free film making workshop for young carers. Produce your own film and show it to your family and friends.

Monday 27 to Thursday 30 October

10.30am to 3.30pm


1a Sheldon Square, Paddington Central,
W2 6PY

Mini Greenhouse. Get your fingers dirty and create your own space to grow plants at home. For ages 3+

Monday 27 October

2.30pm to 4.00pm


Marylebone Library,
Macintosh House,
54 Beaumont St,
W1G 6DW.

Halloween at Benjamin Franklin House. Listen to spooky ghost stories and other haunted happenings. 

Tuesday 28 October

4.00pm to 5.00pm

Tickets £5 per child, free for adults.

Benjamin Franklin House,
36 Craven St,

Come along for a free day of guest speakers, advice and interactive workshops at London Central Mosque for the whole family.

Wednesday 29 October

12.30pm to 4.00pm


London Central Mosque,
146 Park Road,
NW8 7RG.

Halloween Party. Come in a scary Halloween costume if you dare for a fun, free afternoon of stories and games. Booking essential.

Friday 31 October

3.00pm to 4.30pm


St. John’s Wood Library,
20 Circus Road,
NW8 6PD.

Try out our cheerleading classes and street dance classes for free at Westminster Academy.

Friday 31 October

6.00pm to 7.30pm


Westminster Academy,
The Naim Dangoor Centre, 255 Harrow Rd, W2 5EZ


Last updated: 2 February 2017
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