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My Summer in the City

Summer Activities for Children and Young People in Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster

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Welcome to Summer in the City

Summer in the City is your guide to the hundreds of events and activities taking place for children, young people and their families this summer across central London. With outdoor activities, bake-offs, arts and crafts, beatboxing, the Summer Reading Challenge, free cycling tours, nature trails, costume making, grafitti art, photography and so much more, there’s little risk of being bored. Staying at home over the summer isn’t an option when you live in London.

Read on to make this summer your family’s best one yet…

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Today’s Events & Activities

See what’s going on today and over the next few days.

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mon16jul9:00 ammon5:00 pmFree Cycle Training (7 yrs and above)Free9:00 am - 5:00 pm Academy Sport, Torquay Street, London W2 5EZBorough:WestminsterCategory:Sport and leisure

mon16jul9:30 ammon5:00 pmFamily/Children's Taster (5 yrs and above)£319:30 am - 5:00 pm West 1 Climbing Wall, Seymour Leisure Centre, Seymour Place, London W1H 5TJBorough:WestminsterCategory:Sport and leisure

mon16jul10:00 ammon5:30 pmSummer Fun at Little Wormwood Scrubs Adventure Playground (6-14 yrs) [1 of 3]Free10:00 am - 5:30 pm Little Wormwood Scrubs Adventure Playground, Dalgarno Gardens, London W10 5LLBorough:Kensington and ChelseaCategory:Play,Youth

mon16jul10:00 ammon6:00 pmThe Influence Project (all ages)Free10:00 am - 6:00 pm Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LABorough:WestminsterCategory:Performing arts, media and culture

mon16jul10:00 ammon6:00 pmPRINT! Tearing It Up (all ages)Free10:00 am - 6:00 pm Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LABorough:WestminsterCategory:Family events

mon16jul10:45 ammon11:15 amBaby Bounce (0-1 yrs)Free10:45 am - 11:15 am Fulham Library, 598 Fulham Road, London SW6 5NXBorough:Hammersmith & FulhamCategory:Family events,Play,Young carers

mon16jul2:15 pmmon2:45 pmRhyme Time (0-5 yrs)Free2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Shepherds Bush Library, 6 Wood Lane, London W12 7BFBorough:Hammersmith & FulhamCategory:Family events,Play,Young carers

And That’s Just a Few of Our Events & Activities… There Are Plenty More!

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  • And Much More!

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Featured Events

There are hundreds of events taking place across Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. Here are some of our featured Summer in the City events.

Beatboxing Masterclass

Learn to spit the beats and rap to songs at our masterclass.

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Carnival Costume Making

Make and create carnival accessories and costumes!

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Summer Closing Party

All day creative fun, body art, flower crowns, craft activities.

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Swim School Holiday Courses

Kensington Leisure Centre’s swim school courses will run throughout the summer holidays.

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Could you pull off a play in a day?

Do you like performing? Join Chickenshed and create a play in a day.

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Multivitamin presents ALIENS!

A workshop for children and parents to create a science-fiction “mockumentary”.

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Royal Institution Summer Schools

Experience a range of workshops inside the Royal Institution building.

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Football Mash Up!

Fun female football sessions every Saturday at Paddington Recreation Ground.

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Sunset Safari

Enjoy an evening with the family in Hyde Park cooking snacks and seeing noctural animals.

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Photo Gallery: Send Us Your Pics!

We’re always on the look out for interesting photos taken at our Summer in the City events. Photos are best shared, right? If you’re happy to share your pics, email them to us and we’ll publish them here on the website.

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Elsewhere On Our Website…

As the summer holidays continue, we’ll be adding more and more interesting news articles and blogs from people who’ve attended and been involved in our events and activities. Our printed magazine and fold-out guides are now finalised, and there are electronic copies to look through here on our website. Oh, and please feel free to get in touch with us at any time. Whether you have a new event to list, a question or just want to share your experiences, we’re always pleased to hear from you!

Time to Enjoy Summer in the City!

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