Children’s events in London Sunday 8 January

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Hackney Marshes

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Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
Medieval Banquet

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Medieval Banquet Come and enjoy a medieval banquet alongside English knights, singing minstrels, and the great King Henry VIII himself.
 
Royal Observatory

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Royal Observatory The Royal Observatory's daily "Sky Tonight" show at the Planetarium will show you what will be visible in the sky tonight.
Chelsea at Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge

Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge Walk in the footballing footsteps of your Chelsea heroes on a guided tour of Stamford Bridge and the Chelsea Museum.
 
Arsenal at Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium

Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium Walk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a guided tour of the Emirates Stadium, the pitch, and the Arsenal Museum.
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.
 
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.
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.
 
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.
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.
 
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.
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.
 
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.
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.
 
Potted Panto at Garrick Theatre, London
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Potted Panto — seven pantomimes in one show!

to Garrick Theatre Dan and Jeff are back with seven shows in one -- managing to shoe-horn seven pantomimes into a single show!
Cinderella Panto at London Palladium, London
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Cinderella — with Paul O’Grady, Amanda Holden

to London Palladium Amanda Holden, Paul O'Grady and Julian Clary will be starring in the Christmas panto "Cinderella" at the London Palladium.
 
Dick Whittington at New Wimbledon Theatre, London
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Dick Whittington panto — with Matthew Kelly

to New Wimbledon Theatre WImbledon Theatre's Christmas panto this year l be "Dick Whittington", starring Matthew Kelly as Sarah the Cook.
Sleeping Beauty Panto at Richmond Theatre, London
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Sleeping Beauty panto — with Maureen Lipman

Richmond Theatre Maureen Lipman and CBeebies' Chris Jarvis will be starring in Richmond Theatre's Christmas panto, "Sleeping Beauty".
 
Sleeping Beauty Panto at Hackney Empire, London
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Sleeping Beauty — Hackney Empire Christmas panto

Hackney Empire The Hackney Empire's Christmas pantomime this year is "Sleeping Beaty", packed with songs, comedy and family fun.
 at Hampton Court Palace, London
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Outdoor ice rink, at Henry VIII’s Hampton Court

Hampton Court Palace The Christmas ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop — the front wing of Henry VIII's Tudor Palace.
 
Peter Pan at Greenwich Theatre, London
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Peter Pan panto, at the Greenwich Theatre

Greenwich Theatre Greenwich Theatre has chosen "Peter Pan" as this year's panto, which tells the tale of Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook.
Star Wars at O2 Arena

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to O2 Arena 'Star Wars Identities' is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.
 
 at Somerset House, London
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Skate! — Christmas ice rink at Somerset House

to Somerset House Somerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.
 at Canary Wharf, London
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Skate around Canary Wharf’s outdoor ice rink

to Canary Wharf An outdoor ice rink in the shadow of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers, with a perimeter path made of fir trees and fairy lights.
 
 at Natural History Museum, London
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Winter Ice Rink, at the Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.
 at Museum of Childhood, London
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Game Plan — Old board games, re-discovered

to Museum of Childhood The Museum of Childhood's new exhibition and explore the history of more than 100 board games, both old and new.
 
Gruffalo at Lyric Theatre, London
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Catch “The Gruffalo” — at the Lyric Theatre

Lyric Theatre "The Gruffalo" is a musical adaptation of the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
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.
 
Railway Children at King’s Cross Theatre, London
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The Railway Children + real steam train!

King’s Cross Theatre The Railway Children's cast includes a real-life 60-tonne steam train that comes chugging into the King's Cross Theatre.
 
 
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