Children’s events in London 1st Jan, New Year’s Day

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Childrens events in London on New Year’s Eve, Sun 1st January

Our guide to childrens events in London on New Year’s Eve, Sunday 1 January 2017.

Childrens event in London at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo

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Battersea Park Children’s Zoo Battersea Park Children's Zoo is a good place to visit for families with young kids, with plenty of small animals and birds.
Childrens event in London at Wembley Stadium

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Wembley Stadium Join a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms, the pitch, and climb up to the Royal Box and lift the FA Cup.
 
Childrens event in London at Namco Funscape

 

Namco Funscape The Namco Centre has has three floors of arcade games, bowling lanes, bumper-cars, pool tables, sports TV and a bar.
Childrens event in London at London Eye

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London Eye Every tourist should spend an hour riding the London Eye at the start of their break, as it gives a great overview of the city.
 
Childrens event in London at London Duck Tours

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London Duck Tours Enjoy an amazing amphibious adventure by both land and sea... with one of London Duck Tours sightseeing boats.
Childrens event in London at The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car)

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The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car) This cable car offers fantastic views as it carries you across the Thames from The O2 to the ExCel Centre in five minutes.
 
Childrens event in London at BFI IMAX Cinema

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BFI IMAX Cinema Go and watch a 3D-movie at the BFI IMAX with state-of-the-art surround sound, and the largest cinema screen in the UK.
Childrens event in London at Harry Potter Studio Tour

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Harry Potter Studio Tour Explore the magical world of Harry Potter at Warner Bros Studios, and see some of the props and sets from the movies.
 
Childrens event in London at Madame Tussauds

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Madame Tussauds Rub shoulders with the stars at Madame Tussauds, where you'll meet Royalty and have your photo taken with the Queen.
 at Hampton Court Palace, London
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Child-friendly ghost tour of Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace Take your kids to Hampton Court Palace and spend a spooky night listening to some spine-tingling ghost stories.
 
Snowman at Peacock Theatre, London
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Raymond Briggs’ “The Snowman”

Peacock Theatre Fly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children's book "The Snowman" comes to the Peacock.
Childrens event in London at The Shard

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The Shard Enjoy the stunning views from the top of The Shard -- London's tallest skyscraper -- more than 1000-feet above the city.
 

That’s all the events for children, but there are plenty more 1 January events in London, including:

Thames Clippers, from Putney to Greenwich1 JanuaryThames Clippers offer one-way, return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich.

See the view from the top of Wellington Arch1 JanuaryThe balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace’s gardens.

11 — London’s cheapest sightseeing bus1 JanuaryIf you don’t fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus, then there’s a much cheaper alternative… the No.11 bus.

London Bus Tour — open-top sightseeing bus1 JanuaryThis traditional open-top bus tour will take in all the best landmarks and attractions, with a free river cruise and guided walk.

Enjoy the view from Primrose Hill1 JanuaryPrimrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.

Westminster Cathedral’s bell tower1 JanuaryWestminster Cathedral’s campanile is one of the city’s best viewing platforms, rising 210 feet over the streets of Victoria.

The Original Tour — Open-top sightseeing bus1 JanuaryThe Original Tour is one of London’s most popular sightseeing buses, and it’s also a great way to travel around the capital.

Volunteer to help out at Spitalfields City Farm1 JanuarySpitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids, but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?

New Year’s Day Gala, at Barbican Hall1 JanuaryStart your New Year with a concert of classics at Barbican Hall, performed by the London Concert Orchestra.

 
 
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