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London for Toddlers: Discover Top May 2024 Events for Children Under 5

Events 0 - 8 yrs

The Box Rocket

April 1, 2023 - June 2, 2024

Discover Children's Story Centre
east London

£3.50

Museum Workshop All ages Free

May family day - Sow, Press, Fly!

Museum of the Home
central London

Free

Museum Workshop All ages

May Half Term: Routes and Roundels

May 25, 2024 - June 2, 2024

London Transport Museum
central London

Free - £70

Events All ages

Fairy Tale May Half Term

May 25, 2024 - June 2, 2024

Audley End Miniature Railway
outside London

Free - £15

Zoo Animals Festival All ages

Family Festival

May 25, 2024 - May 27, 2024

Hopefield Animal Sanctuary
east London

Free - £13

Farm Playground All ages

Bug Bingo at Discovery Land

May 15, 2024 - September 22, 2024

Priory Farm Estate
south London

Free - £8

Park Workshop All ages Free

Discovery Days: Time Travellers

May 28, 2024 - May 30, 2024

Hyde Park
central London

Free

Farm All ages Free

Mudchute Farm May Half Term

May 27, 2024 - May 31, 2024

Mudchute Park & Farm
east London

Free

Museum Workshop All ages Free

Big Weaving with Matt Shaw

May 25, 2024 - May 26, 2024

Young V&A
central London

Free

Theatre All ages

TREASURE ISLAND

The Radlett Centre
north London

£14 - £56

Museum Workshop Under 5s Free

TUESDAY TOTS | BABOO THE UNUSUAL BEE STORYTELLING

Garden Museum
central London

Free

Farm Workshop All ages

Superheroes and Princesses

May 27, 2024 - May 31, 2024

Lee Valley Animal Adventure Park
north London

Free - £14.99

Museum Workshop Trail 3-10 yrs

Henry VIII’s Pockets

May 25, 2024 - June 9, 2024

Hall Place & Gardens
east London

£3

Museum Workshop All ages

Water Wonders- May Half Term

May 27, 2024 - May 31, 2024

London Museum of Water & Steam
west London

Free - £15

Soft play Workshop Museum Art Under 5

Sensory and Soft Play Area

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
north London

Free - £7.50

Soft play Farm All ages

MYSTERICAL MAY'HEM AT HOBBLEDOWN HEATH

May 25, 2024 - June 2, 2024

Hobbledown Heath
west London

Free - £24

Soft play Farm All ages

Dino Week

May 25, 2024 - June 2, 2024

Mead Open Farm
north London

£16.25 - £21.90

Farm All ages

Mead Open Farm’s 30th Birthday Bash

May 4, 2024 - May 6, 2024

Mead Open Farm
north London

£10

Farm All ages

Half Term Dino Venture Fun

May 27, 2024 - June 2, 2024

Willows Activity Farm
north London

Free - £25.95

Music 2 - 4 yrs

Family Freestyle

Sadler’s Wells Theatre
central London

from £4

Soft play All ages

Lion King Toddler Party At Gambado!

Gambado Chelsea
central London

£15

Zoo Workshop All ages

May half term - Love Your Zoo Week

May 27, 2024 - May 31, 2024

Battersea Park Children's Zoo
central London

Free - £35.50

Workshop All ages Free

Family Station: Explore and Play

The British Library
central London

Free

Museum Workshop All ages Free

Caribbean Takeover

National Maritime Museum
south London

Free

Museum Workshop Art All ages Free

UNIQLO TATE PLAY HOLIDAY MAKE STUDIO: KINETIC

May 25, 2024 - June 2, 2024

Tate Modern
central London

Free

Workshop Art All ages Free
Theatre All ages

MR GUMPY'S OUTING

May 27, 2024 - May 29, 2024

Riverside Studios
central London

£10

Museum Events Workshop All ages

KIDS RULE! AT ELTHAM PALACE

May 25, 2024 - June 2, 2024

Eltham Palace And Gardens
south London

Free - £41.50

Music Festival All ages Free

Brockwell Bounce

Brockwell Park
south London

Free

Music Museum All ages

Flower Power Family Rave with Big Fish Little Fish

Horniman Museum and Gardens
south London

Free - £20

Events All ages

BOUNCE HOUSE

May 27, 2024 - May 31, 2024

BIG PENNY SOCIAL
east London

£7

Music Workshop up to 3 yrs

Little Flamingos: Songs, dance and stories

Gunnersbury Park House
west London

Free - £3

Art All Ages Free

Family studio: maps of imagination

Royal Academy of Arts
central London

Free

Music Theatre 4 - 11 yrs

Country for Kids with Remember Monday

Royal Albert Hall
central London

£6 - £12.50

Music 1 - 5 yrs

For Crying Out Loud!

Wigmore Hall
central London

£10

Theatre 4+ yrs

Princess Smartypants

May 28, 2024 - June 1, 2024

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
west London

£12

Theatre 4+ yrs

The Not So Big Bad Wolf

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
west London

£10

Theatre 3 - 7 yrs

Jack & The Beans Talk

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
west London

£10

Theatre 4+ yrs

Where the Lost Socks Go

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
west London

£10

Theatre 4+ yrs

Cardboard Carnival

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
west London

£10

Theatre From 4 yrs

Fairytale Forest

Kenneth More Theatre
east London

£15 - £16.50

Events Theatre From 3 yrs

The Bubble Show

Kenneth More Theatre
east London

£11.50 - £13.50

Festival All ages

Urban Village Fete

Greenwich Peninsula
east London

Free

Events All ages Free

THE KING’S CROSS FAMILY TRAIL

March 28, 2024 - May 28, 2024

Kings Cross Coal Drops Yard
central London

Free

Circus All ages

Zippos Circus Colindale

May 15, 2024 - May 20, 2024

Montrose Playing Fields
north London

Free - £35

Circus All ages

Zippos Circus Wandsworth Common South

May 8, 2024 - May 13, 2024

Wandsworth Common SOUTH
south London

Free - £35

Circus All Ages

Zippos Circus Wimbledon Park

May 1, 2024 - May 6, 2024

Wimbledon Park
south London

Free - £35

Events Easter All ages Free

Smileyworld Art Trail

March 29, 2024 - May 19, 2024

Battersea Power Station
central London

Free

Farm Easter All ages

Pebble's Rocky Eggs

March 29, 2024 - May 12, 2024

Priory Farm Estate
south London

£4 - £7

Theatre 3+ yrs

The Bees Knees Up

BIG PENNY SOCIAL
east London

£8.30

Workshop 18 months +

Track Play

BIG PENNY SOCIAL
east London

£7.50

3+ yrs

BANK HOLIDAY FAMILY DISCO

BIG PENNY SOCIAL
east London

£7

Under 5s Free

Little Feet: Life in the fort

The British Museum
central London

Free

Workshop Restaurant 3 - 10 yrs Free

The Kids Table

March 17, 2024 - May 26, 2024

Peckham Levels
south London

Free

Workshop 2 - 6 yrs

THE MOON BEAR YOGA STORIES

Peckham Levels
south London

£7.50 - £32.00

Art All ages Free

PAWS ON THE WHARF

March 25, 2024 - May 17, 2024

Canary Wharf
south London

Free

Garden Park Easter All ages

Bing's Nature Explorers

March 23, 2024 - June 2, 2024

WWT London Wetland Centre
west London

Free - £47.50

Museum Exhibition All ages

The Art of the Brick

From March 6, 2024

The Boiler House
central London

£13.90 - £25.90

Theatre All ages

The Enormous Crocodile

May 17, 2024 - June 8, 2024

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
central London

£15 - £25

Music Theatre All ages

Peppa Pig's Fun Day Out

May 29, 2024 - May 30, 2024

Churchill Theatre
south London

£14 - £24

Music Theatre All ages

Pop Princesses

Churchill Theatre
south London

£22.50 - £30

Theatre 3+ yrs

Zog And The Flying Doctors

May 14, 2024 - May 16, 2024

Churchill Theatre
south London

£16 - £18

Theatre 3 – 9 yrs

The Witch and the Egg

Watermans Arts Centre
west London

£8 - £32

Theatre All ages

TOP SECRET: THE MAGIC OF SCIENCE

Leicester Square Theatre
central London

£14 - £19

Workshop All ages

Story-time with Little Supernovas - The Mitten

Richmond Theatre
west London

£10

Music Class 2 - 4 yrs

Twirling Toddlers

Richmond Theatre
west London

£10

Theatre 4+ yrs

Pea

March 29, 2024 - May 19, 2024

Puppet Theatre Barge
central London

£9 - £13

Theatre 2-5 yrs

Handa’s Surprise

May 22, 2024 - June 23, 2024

Polka Theatre
south London

£14 - £17

Theatre 3-6 yrs

Claytime

May 15, 2024 - May 19, 2024

Polka Theatre
south London

£12 - £14

Theatre 3-8 yrs

Ten in the Bed

May 8, 2024 - May 12, 2024

Polka Theatre
south London

£12 - £14

Theatre 3-5 yrs

Skydiver

May 1, 2024 - May 5, 2024

Polka Theatre
south London

£12 - £14

Theatre 2 - 5 yrs

Spot’s Birthday Party

May 25, 2024 - May 29, 2024

artsdepot
north London

£12

Theatre 3+ yrs

In the Dead of the Night

artsdepot
north London

£12

Theatre 3+ yrs

The Lion Inside

May 4, 2024 - May 6, 2024

artsdepot
north London

£12

All ages

Dinosaur rEvolution

February 10, 2024 - November 3, 2024

Horniman Museum and Gardens
south London

£6 - £23.50

Theatre 3 - 8 yrs

The Curious Rat

May 4, 2024 - July 21, 2024

Little Angel Theatre
north London

£12 - £14

Museum All ages

Balloon Museum

December 27, 2023 - June 9, 2024

1 Old Billingsgate Walk
central London

£18 - £112.40

Museum All ages

Bubble Planet

From November 24, 2023

Bubble Planet
west London

£13.90 - £17.90

Theatre 2+ yrs

The Princess and the Pea

May 17, 2024 - June 16, 2024

Unicorn Theatre
central London

£7 - £26.50

Theatre 6 - 18 months

Baby Show

May 14, 2024 - June 2, 2024

Unicorn Theatre
central London

£15 - £22

Looking for the perfect way to entertain your little ones in London this May?

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