20 Things To Do In April

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Blowing a gale, raining or warm sunshine, this month’s had it all so far. And we have another selection of things to do in April come rain or shine.

After what seemed like a very long winter, Spring has finally sprung and London is abuzz with fab activities and events to entertain the family. Here is our top 20 pick this April: 

  1. See the world of maths and science come to life through soap bubbles and massive balloons at the Royal Air Force Museum’s Bubbly Maths Show. (6 to 9)


20 Things To Do In April Bubbly Maths Show


Discover the fascinating world of water and steam at April Stream Up and marvel at the working pumping engines that helped make London the city it is today. (27 to 28)


Give young movers and shakers the chance to experience a real life, full-on Raver Tots festival at the Ministry of Sound (13)


Grab your finest cowboy hat for Bronco Billy, a musical comedy based on the original Clint Eastwood movie. (Until 7)


20 Things To Do In April The Everywhere Bear

See best-selling author Julia Donaldson’s book The Everywhere Bear spring to life on stage with rhyme, original music and expressive puppets. (Until 14)


Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Wallace & Gromit film The Wrong Trousers with a never-before-seen exhibition at The Cartoon Museum. (Until 16)


Explore the relationship between the city and its green environment and let your creativity blossom at Plants and Poems at the London Transport Museum. (Until 14)


Based on the bestselling picture book, The Lion Inside is a heart-warming show about a shy little mouse who sets out on a journey to find his roar. (Until 14)


Join Persephone and her animal friends as they guide you and your babies through the changes in nature, collecting things on their way. (Until 20)


20 Things To Do In April Three Billy Goats Gruff

Cheer on the Three Billy Goats Gruff at Polka Theatre as they dare to cross the bridge to the other side. (Until 21)


Make your way to Battersea Power Station and discover the magic of SmileyWorld Season. (Until 14)


Can you help Riley Ratcliffe on the Tail Trail? The city rat wants to learn about some of her ancestors on display in the Museum of London. (Until 14)


Experience the thrill of the ballet with your little ones in My First Ballet Swan Lake at the Peacock Theatre. (3 to 14)


Join artist and designer Sahra Hersi for creative workshop The Land We Share and make a family carpet inspired by the natural world and your dream garden. (3 to 12) 


20 Things To Do In April Turn it Up

Discover the science and secrets of music’s mysterious hold over us and how it drives us to create and connect with each other at the Science Museum’s Turn it Up. (all month)


Mini chefs can hone their sushi-making skills at Kids’n’Sushi Masterclasses, while learning all about the history of the Japanese dish. (7)


Get snug as a bug while National Poetry Library puppets Federico and Firebird share some of their favourite poems at Rug Rhymes. (19)


Back by popular demand, Disney100: The Exhibition invites you to take a peek inside the Walt Disney Archives. The exhibit features artefacts, works of art, costumes and props. (Until 30)


Create a family photo and develop your photo editing skills with a little green screen magic at Impossible Images. (Until 27)


Discover all the Marvellous Mammals that live in our city parks and learn how to identify their tracks. (9 to 11)

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