20 Things To Do In June

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Polo, festivals and death-defying stunts!

As the kids head back to school, don’t wait till the next holiday to get an outing in the diary – June is the perfect month for some family fun in London town. Don’t miss number 5 where we have a tickets discount to London’s biggest party for kids! Here are our top 20 things to do in London in June.

1

Explore the capital’s gallery scene and celebrate its diverse creative communities at the London Gallery Weekend. (June 2 to 4)

2

The classic, crowd-pleasing musical Grease returns to London’s Dominion Theatre for an electrifying retelling of the timeless story. (From June 2)

3

Join an intrepid storytelling explorer on a journey through some of the goldwork held in the National Army Museum’s collection with the Tale of the Golden Thread tour. (Until June 2)

4

The hit CBeebies programme makes its way to the stage for Hey Duggee: The Live Theatre Show at Rose Theatre. (Until June 4)

5

Sharky & George, a pitch invasion, food, entertainment and of course polo, Chestertons Polo in the Park returns for another fantastic day out. Use citykidspolo for 10% off adult and family general admission tickets. BOOK HERE.

6

Escape the hustle and bustle of the capital for Summer by the River, where you can refresh, unwind and enjoy some chilled out family time. (From June 1)

7

Head to Buckingham Palace for Hooves and Horses and enjoy arts and crafts activities inspired by the horses and carriages housed in the Royal Mews. (June 24)

8

Little Angel’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s graphic novel The Wolves in the Walls is a spooky and hilarious tale brought to theatrical life. (all month)

9

Drop in to the British Museum to explore ancient Greece’s history through Minecraft and have a go at making your own unique creation. (June 2 and 17)

10

Enjoy a thrilling day out at Duxford Summer Air Show. Watch thrilling flypasts and aerial displays and discover the aircraft up close. (June 24 to 25)

11

Let your’ imagination run wild with Story Time at Institut Francais. Listen to stories from French authors, discover new tales and join in a singalong. (June 10 and 13)

12

The Royal Windsor Flower Show returns with plenty of family fun including crafting thanks to Busy Buttons, Berkshire Birds of Prey, circus training camp, Punch and Judy plus the creation of the central garden using plants and trees from the Chelsea Flower Show.

13

Experiment with colour and be inspired to make art as a family with Art Sunday at Dulwich Picture Gallery. (June 25)

14

Celebrate the return of Tate Britain’s Queer and Now festival dedicated to the role of LGBTQIA+ art and culture in the UK. (June 10)

15

Take part in a mobile human jukebox in the rip-roaring music parade from SMOOSH! by Paraorchestra – a high-energy wind and brass band joined by a troupe of dancers. (June 24)

16

Discover some of Ai Weiwei’s most important works at the Design Museum, which mixes recent works with commissioned pieces, inviting you into a meditation on value and humanity, art and activism. (all month)

17

Sing, play and learn all about army engineers at the Tiny Troopers: Epic Engineering sensory session for toddlers. (June 28) 

18

A celebration of art, science and culture in South Kensington, the Great Exhibition Road Festival has plenty to inspire. With talks, hands on activities, and performances, discover something new that might just be the future. (June 17 to 18)

19

Bounce on over to the Horniman Museum for their new aquarium-themed Under the Sea Soft Play. (all month)

20

The perfect event for mini bookworms, Barnes Children’s Literature Festival returns with family-friendly book readings, workshops and performances from all your favourite authors. (June 24 to 25)

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