Whether you’re coming to the end of half term or it’s just beginning, here’s three ideas for keeping busy this weekend
1. London Bike Show
The London Bike Show is an exciting experience for every kind of cyclist. Alongside the main test track will be a dedicated kids’ track for trying out the latest bikes. In addition, StreetVelodrome gives visitors, including little ones, the chance to get involved in the action-packed thrill of track cycling.
When: Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th February
How much: Adults, from £16; children, from £4; under-eights go free
Where: ExCel London, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL
2. London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conducting Science
This is one of the London Philharmonic’s much-loved family concerts at the Royal Festival Hall. The orchestra is joined by comedian Helen Arney, with interactive experiments and demonstrations live on stage.
When: Saturday 18th February, 12pm
How much: From £10 each
Where: Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX
0207 960 4200
3. Imagine Festival
Little ones take over the Southbank Centre in February, as the popular Imagine Children’s Festival returns with a range of theatre, music, dance, film, author readings and comedy. Highlights for the very young include interactive storytelling with Nimble Tots, and Rave-A-Roo, the ultimate party for the whole family.
When: Until Sunday 19th February, event times vary
How much: Free! Tickets for specific events may cost extra
Where: Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX
0207 960 4200