Bubele top pick: Jolly Babies & Music with Mummy

Take your child on a musical journey with these lively, fun classes full of singing, movement and percussion. Jolly Babies (0-1) is the start of the musical journey, and involves waving, clapping, singing, dancing and bubbles. The fun continues after baby’s first birthday with Music with Mummy (1-3) sessions, which introduce listening skills, rhythm through movement and social skills, fun songs, games and percussion.Music with Mummy

Special offer! Nab a 30% discount when booking through Bubele. Only £3.50/session!

The Old Fire Station, 61 Leswin Road, N16 7NX (term time only – book now for next week!): 

Jolly Babies Thursday 10am: Book class

Music with Mummy Thursday 10.45am: Book class

That Place on the Corner, 1-3 Green Lanes, N16 9BS (runs throughout half term – hurrah!):

Jolly Babies, Thursday 12.15am: Book class

North London

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 North-West London

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  • Painting and Mixed Media for 5-7s, CamdenKids will use paint, collage and mixed media to tell visual stories, inspired by Jo Baer’s paintings in the galleries. They will work on large and small scales, experimenting with a wide range of materials and mark-making techniques to create works for an exhibition at the end of the course. Find out more
  • Spot the Slang at the RAF Museum, Barnet: Summon your inner pilot and head along to the RAF Museum this May half term to take part in the ‘Spot the Slang’ Trail. Make your way around the ‘First World War in the Air’ exhibition and locate all of the hidden slang words to find out their meanings. Find out more


East London

  • Factory of Images at Whitechapel Gallery, WhitechapelGet inspired by Christopher Williams’ photography with your family. Join artist Albert Potrony’s factory-like assembly line to make and transform images. See your pictures projected through a live feed, create a book and experiment with light and shadow using coloured slides and lightboxes. Explore the exhibition with a new activity trail by artist Joanna Brinton. Find out more
  • Half-term at the Geffrye Museum, ShoreditchExplore different types of shelters from the past and present day, including garden homes in celebration of Chelsea Fringe. Make nest hats, Victorian paper dolls, animal homes and more. Highlights include a peg people workshop on Tuesday and an Oliver Twist Toy Theatre on Wednesday. Find out more
  • Ragged School Museum, Mile End: This May Half Term, discover all things fashionable in the 19th century! The Ragged School will be taking a look at the top trends for men, women and ragged school children during the Victorian Era. From bustles to bonnets, top hats to tea gowns, visitors will get the chance to experience fashion as it was in the time of Queen Victoria. There’ll be lots of arts and crafts, face painting, costumes, an under 5’s play area and a café. Find out more

West London

  • Surrealism Week at the Creative Arts Club, Notting Hill: There will be no limit to the exploration of the imagination taking place in The Creative Arts Club studio this half term holiday. From mythical beast drawings, to humorous paintings, budding young artists can hop down the rabbit hole to enter a world of magic and mystery.  Find out more

South-West London

  • Frozen Workshop at Eddie Catz, PutneyChildren will learn routines and songs from the popular ‘Frozen’ movie over the course of the morning.They are encouraged to dress up in Frozen costumes and present a performance for parents at the end of the workshop! Find out more
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South-East London

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Central London

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