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  • Billionaire Boy
  • Bristol

    Billionaire Boy

    24-Oct-2020 19:00 PM - 21:15 PM
    The Bristol Hippodrome

    Joe Spud is twelve years old and the richest boy in the country! He has his own sports car, two crocodiles as pets and £100,000 a week pocket money!

    7 - 16 years
    10/24/2020 7:00:00 PM 10/24/2020 9:15:00 PM
    The Bristol Hippodrome The Bristol Hippodrome
    St Augustine's Parade, BS1 4UZ
  • Art Detectives
  • Online

    Art Detectives

    27-Oct-2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    This October half term join us for our first ever online family day! It’s time to pick up your magnifying glass, put on your thinking caps and become an art detective. As an art d...

    5 - 12 years
    10/27/2020 11:00:00 AM 10/27/2020 12:00:00 PM
    Jewish Museum Art Detectives
  • The Magic Lamp
  • Maidenhead

    The Magic Lamp

    28-Oct-2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    The story of a blessed and beautiful boy who, through serendipity alone, ends up with a lamp-dwelling genie at his disposal.

    4 - 16 years
    10/28/2020 11:30:00 AM 10/28/2020 12:30:00 PM
    Norden Farm Centre for the Arts Norden Farm Centre for the Arts
    Altwood Road, SL6 4PF
  • Strange Creatures
  • Kent

    Strange Creatures

    30-Oct-2020 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

    MishMashProductions' Strange Creatures, uses magical, theatrical chamber music to gently explore childhood and belonging.

    4 - 8 years
    10/30/2020 11:00:00 AM 10/30/2020 11:45:00 AM
    Gulbenkian Gulbenkian
    University of Kent, The Spires Kent CT28SP
  • The Golden Conch Shell (full film)
  • Online

    The Golden Conch Shell (full film)

    01-Nov-2020 - All Day

    The Golden Conch Shell is a shadow animation/film for youngsters and families, devised by Theatre Sans Frontieres based in Hexham, Theatre A L'Envers from Quebec, Canada and Luminous Tales from Norwic...

    5 - 8 years
    11/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 11/1/2020 12:00:00 AM
    Theatre Sans Frontieres The Golden Conch Shell (full film)
    , NE46 3NL
  • Kaleidoscope Concert
  • Online

    Kaleidoscope Concert

    14-Nov-2020 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Live online musical experience for babies aged 6 to 18 months and their grown-ups via Zoom

    0 - 1 years
    11/14/2020 11:00:00 AM 11/14/2020 11:30:00 AM
    Oxford Playhouse Kaleidoscope Concert
    , OX1 2LW
  • FREE

    Make your Own Pasta Empire

    Have you ever wanted to create your own empire? Don’t have any lands or millions of people at your fingertips? More pasta than sense? Then this is the activity for you.

    6 - 16 years
  • FREE

    Make an origami cup

    Make a coffee cup with a piece of paper! Investigate how a flat sheet of paper can transform (almost magically) into a 3D model through folding and creasing. Explore fractions as you fold your pa...

    4 - 12 years
    Age Friendly
  • FREE

    How to make a ship in a bottle

    Be inspired by Yinka Shonibare’s Nelson’s Ship In a Bottle, a replica of Nelson’s flagship, HMS ‘Victory’, on which he died during the Battle of Trafalgar ...

    7 - 16 years
  • 5 online events and activities to keep the kids busy this half term

    Half term is around the corner and we know it can be a challenge to find activities to keep your little ones busy! We've put together a selection of online events and activities for every day of the w...

    10/12/2020 4:10:05 PM
  • Our Top 5 autumn crafts for kids

    With the beginning of October around the corner, we are well into the autumn season. Less daylight means more time indoors with the little ones, so we've selected our favourite autumn crafts for kids ...

    10/9/2020 1:54:47 PM
  • Visit the UK's BEST family-friendly places to go with kids

    We recently announced the winners of the Fantastic for Families Awards 2020 - a celebration of the wealth of excellent creative events and spaces for families across the UK.

    10/9/2020 1:54:58 PM

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Open City is a charity promoting ‘people first’ cities with a year-round programme of events and initiatives serving the public, the education sector and the construction industry.



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