Children’s events in London July 2013

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Childrens events in London in July

Our guide to childrens events in London during July 2013.

 at Golden Hinde, London
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Sleep overnight on the Golden Hinde

Golden Hinde Become part of Sir Francis Drake's crew and spend a night on the Golden Hinde. On arrival you will be dressed in Tudor clothes and after an evening of fun activities you will settle down and sleep by the cannons. Tudor snacks and dinner will be provided in the evening, along with a tasty breakfast in the morning.
 at London Duck Tours, London
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The James Bond Tour — by land and sea

London Duck Tours The James Bond Tour is a lively and fun-filled trip through the capital by both land and sea. You'll get to see some of the locations that feature in the movies, including 'Q's workplace, where Bond bought his boxer shorts, and even Ian Fleming's old home! The highlight of the trip will be when the craft enters the water alongside the MI6 building.
Brainiac Live at Palace Theatre, London
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Brainiac Live!

to Palace Theatre Join Andy Joyce and Rik Warren for "Brainiac Live!". If you're a fan of the TV show then strap on your safety goggles for the most mischievous show ever! "Brainiac Live!" will take you on a breathless ride through the mysteries of science, doing all those things that you're too scared to do at home!
 at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
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Timber! — The lumberjack circus

to Queen Elizabeth Hall "Timber!" is a log-balancing, wood-chucking, axe-juggling spectacular from a family of lumberjack circus-performers. Showcasing phenomenal feats of agility and strength, the show manages to blend circus with theatre, dance and the folklore of their native Canada, taking the audience on a wild ride of gravity-defying acrobatics and thrilling tricks with metal saws, axes and logs from their family farm.
Ben And Hollys Little Kingdom at Hackney Empire, London
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Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom

to Hackney Empire Your favourite children's TV show, "Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom", is coming to the stage! Holly is a young Fairy Princess, who's magic doesn't always go quite according to plan. Ben the Elf is her best friend, and together they live in the Little Kingdom, a tiny land where every day is an adventure. This exciting musical adventure will be packed full of games, songs and laughter.
 at Natural History Museum, London
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Dino Snores — Sleep over at the Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum Have you ever seen the movie "Night At The Museum"? Well... now's your chance to find out what really stalks the corridors of the Natural History Museum as night descends, with the towering bones of Diplodocus nearby. Activities include a torch-lit tour of the famous galleries, and a live show called "Revenge of the Minibeasts".
Were Going On A Bear Hunt at Lyric Theatre, London
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We’re going on a Bear Hunt!

to Lyric Theatre The award-winning kid's book "We're Going On A Bear Hunt" is brought vividly (and noisily) to life in this fun-filled adaptation at the Lyric Theatre. Join the adventurers on their quest to find a bear, wading through the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the thick oozy, squelchy mud!
Winters Tale at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London
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Open Air Theatre — Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale”

to Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre Regent's Park Open Air Theatre is putting on a production of Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale", re-imagined for everyone aged six and over. "The Winter's Tale" tells the story of Perdita, a lost princess who is raised by a shepherd. Her adventure brings her face-to-face with wild beasts, a magic statue, and an unexpected family reunion. But will she win the heart of her prince?

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

Charity run around Battersea Park… in a sumo suit!July 2013Battersea Park is expecting 2,000 runners to don their best Father Christmas suit and run 6K around the grounds. Don’t worry if you haven’t got a Santa outfit (and if not, why not?) because the cost includes a costume which you will receive on the day.

Afternoon tea, in the Long Room at Lord’sJuly 2013Enjoy an afternoon tea in the historic Long Room at Lord’s. If you’re a cricket fan then this will be an opportunity to have a short tour of the museum and enjoy the commanding views over the outfield. The tea will consist of hand-baked scones and Cornish clotted cream, finger sandwiches, and plenty of fancy cakes and dainties.

Twenty20 Cricket — Surrey v KentJuly 2013If you fancy watching some fast-paced Twenty20 cup cricket then get yourself down to the Kai Oval for the Friend’s Life T20 game between Surrey and Kent.

Twenty20 Cricket — Middlesex v Surrey (floodlit game)July 2013If you fancy watching some fast-paced Twenty20 cup cricket then get yourself down to Lord’s for the Friend’s Life T20 game between Middlesex and Surrey.

Outdoor cinema at One New Change — “Anchorman”July 2013What could be nicer than spending a summer evening under the stars, watching a great film on a big screen? The screen will be situated on the rooftop terrace of the One New Change shopping centre — a location with spectacular views of St. Paul’s Cathedral and the London skyline. Tonight’s movie will be the Will Ferrell classic “Anchorman” (12).

Sing-A-Long-A GreaseJuly 2013Join John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and the greasy gang of bikers in Sing-A-Long-A Grease! A compere will be on hand to whip the audience into a highschool frenzy. Fancy dress is strongly encouraged, and full audience participation is essential!

Life and death in Pompeii and HerculaneumJuly 2013In AD 79 Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried two cities in the Bay of Naples. When they were rediscovered nearly 1,700 years later, covered in rock-solid ash, Pompeii and Herculaneum provided historians with an unparalleled glimpse into the daily life of the Roman Empire.

Proms #24 — Bantock, Elgar, Arnold, Walton and CoatesJuly 2013Join conductor Barry Wordsworth, pianists Noriko Ogawa and Kathryn Stott, and the BBC Concert Orchestra for Proms #24 at the Royal Albert Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Bantock, Elgar, Arnold, Walton and Coates.

Marcus Brigstocke, at the Comedy StoreJuly 2013Marcus Brigstocke will be joining the Comedy Store Players for a night of comedy improvisation. Other comedians on the bill include Ben Norris, Tom Wrigglesworth, Ricky Grover and Celia Pacquola.


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