20 Things To Do In September

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The school holidays may be over but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Beat back to school blues with a family day out choosing from our top 20 things to do in September. 

Blippi the Musical

Blippi the Musical hits the UK stage for the first time. See the TV character come to life on stage and sing along as Blippi learns all about the world around him.

Hop aboard a floating theatre in Richmond for a double puppet performance of The Three Pigs Plus Captain Grimey.

Enjoy a delicious day out at Pub in the Park at Chiswick House, with tasty food, celebrity chefs and live music to get the party going.

Join your favourite pups for Paw Patrol Live at Wembley as they head on a heroic musical race.

Dog lovers of all ages and their pups are invited to the Embassy Gardens Pawfect Street Party for a day of doggie-themed activities.

Little Explorers can investigate nature and learn all about woodland animals at Kew Gardens.

Have a laugh with your little one at Bring Your Own Baby Comedy, where you can enjoy some grown up stand-up comedy with your baby in tow.  

Have a Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, where the very useful engine and his friends will be on hand for train rides, activities, and performances.

Dust off your most colourful raving outfit and head to Fabric for the Pirate Family Rave, with epic DJ sets, floor-filling tunes, bubbles, balloons and face painting.

Discover more about the incredible history of the Thames with the Foreshore Festival at Fulham Palace.

Older kids will love the modern retelling of Antigone at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

Meet the Gruffalo as he visits the Epping Ongar Railway, before taking a trip aboard a steam train.

Inspire budding photographers at the National Maritime Museum’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition.

Choose a spot along the River Thames for the The Great River Race, and cheer for your favourite boat.

Bring the past to life at the Chelsea History Festival, with a  week-long schedule of events, performances and tours of the area.

Explore the popular culture of South Korea with Hallyu! The Korean Wave at the V&A.

Learn how to harvest and care for fruit, vegetables and flowers at Fulham Palace’s Little Green Fingers gardening workshop. 

Mini music maestros can discover exciting instruments, songs and stories at Wigmore Hall’s music-making workshop Chamber Tots.

The Raver Tots Outdoor Festival gives young movers and shakers the chance to experience a real life, full-on festival.

Stroll through the city’s Square Mile on an interactive London Summer Art Trail, with a little help from a children’s map and activity sheet.

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