From Half Term to Halloween, we have rounded up the most ghoolish and spooktacular kids activities in and around Wimbledon this October…
Have you got your tickets for this year’s Wimbledon Bookfest yet?
This amazing arts festival returns to Wimbledon Common for 10 magical days, with an exciting programme of talks, workshops and events. From bestselling author Dame Jacqueline Wilson, storyteller and illustrator, Chris Riddell to Mr Gum author, Andy Stanton – you’ll find something for every little bookworm.
Check out the excellent entertainment on offer from Nell Gifford & Tweedy the Clown, Polka Theatre, Five Little Monkeys and much more… don’t miss this much celebrated and loved Wimbledon event.
Wimbledon Pumpkin Picking Patch
Enjoy the magic of choosing your own special Halloween pumpkin to take home and decorate right here in Wimbledon! ‘Pumpkin Picking Patch’ is coming to Wimbledon Park this Halloween for some half term family fun – with wheelbarrows to be pushed, plenty of pumpkin varieties to be discovered and Halloween crafts and activities.
Help the children find their pumpkin, make magic wands, broomsticks or spiders webs, then grab some tasty treats at the Pumpkin Cafe. This is definitely a must for a half term day out for the kids in Wimbledon!
Geeky Kids Half Term Coding Club
Geeky Kids is a coding club for children aged 6–16. They run a wide variety of coding courses for children in Wimbledon, Twickenham and Epsom. They have been teaching children about computer science and coding in an interactive way since early 2016. Lessons are designed to be as engaging as possible and classes are small so children get lots of individual attention. All of this ensures that the children remain stimulated at all times.
Geeky Kids believe coding for kids is more fun and accessible than ever and they love empowering children with this amazing skill. The team at Geeky Kids are always working hard to keep existing courses up to date and developing material for new courses. They now have one of the most varied and comprehensive coding course curriculum in the London area and will continue to create more content for their amazing students. All teachers are DBS checked.
When: 22-24 October
Where: Lantern Arts, Wimbledon
Booking: Book your kids onto Geeky Kids coding camps and course here >
More Information: Visit the Geeky Kids website, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter
Tiny Dancers Family Rave – Wimbledon – Halloween Special
Tiny Dancers Family Rave is back at the Tunnel 267 club for a Halloween Special! Resident DJs will be playing all the old skool tunes you know and love, as well as a good splattering of halloween themed tunes.
Get in the mood and dress the whole family up in your best Halloween outfits to be in with a chance of winning the ‘Best Fancy Dress’ competition. The kids will also love a fantastic range of Halloween inspired activities, including crafts, free glow sticks and stickers, glitter face painting, balloons, bubble machines, confetti cannons, and colouring in wall murals.
Rave the afternoon away this Halloween and still be home by dinner time!
Halloween Blood & Gutsfest
The annual family-friendly events at the Old Ruts Rugby Club are always hugely popular and great fun! This Halloween there will be 2 stages for local live bands, food and fireworks – and go to town on the Halloween dress up, you won’t be alone!
When: 26 October, 6.30-11pm
Where: Old Rutlishians, Poplar Rd, SW19 3JS
Booking: Adult tickets £10, children under 15 FREE. Tickets can be purchased in advance from the bar at Old Ruts or on the day
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Written By: Leela Evans | Co-Editor, Wimbledon Kids
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