Christmas activities for children in London

Christmas activities for children in London - Our Top 5 Picks


Getting organised for this upcoming Christmas holidays?  If you’re searching for kids’ activities in London, then The Strings Club is here to help!

As a mum myself, finding (and funding) activities over the school Christmas holidays can be daunting - so we have done the hard work for you! 

Things to do with kids in Christmas in London

Expect the finest Christmas Cracker jokes, tinsel tomfoolery, festive funnies and even Santa doing stand-up!

Starring Comedy Club 4 Kids’ regular host Tiernan Douieb hims-elf, Howard Read of ‘Little Howard’ and CBBC fame, and third comedian TBC (not their real name…) - this show will be jam-packed with a whole heap of Christmas Comedy Fun to get you in the mood for the BIG DAY (you know, when the big red jolly guy comes down the chimney).

Our Carols by Candlelight concerts offer a full evening of music, carol singing, and festive readings. Enchanting performances of festive music including a few favourites for you to join in with. You’ll leave full of the joys of the season and ready to start your celebrations with family, friends and loved ones.

Things to do with kids in Christmas in London

Things to do with kids in Christmas in London

Coming from the Cold starts on a freezing winter evening, where a lonely violin plays an icy tune. But gradually, the music gets warmer until the strings of Vasks’ Fruits of Silence envelop you like a comfy blanket, melting away the last drops of snow.

This concert is a musical exploration of the Danish concept of hygge and allows us to experience the warming and soothing power of music. It also invites us to celebrate the things that make us feel warm and cozy in our own lives. Is it a hot mug of tea, an evening by the fire, a chat with a friend?

Gunnersbury Park has a ‘Free Family Trail’ which involves ‘intrepid explorers’ following clues around the site’s museum, collecting stamps from each gallery, available every day until 31 March 2023.

Things to do with kids in Christmas in London

One of the most exciting events of the Christmas season, this charity fun run takes place in London’s iconic Covent Garden.

Teams of 4 in an array of fantastic fancy dress outfits – imagine Santa Claus, Reindeer, Super Heros, Minions and more – take on the challenge of a fun filled festive obstacle course complete with giant inflatables all whilst carefully balancing a Christmas Pudding on a tray – not such an easy task we can promise you!

If you are looking to mark the start of the Festive Season with a one-of-a-kind fun run event and raise money for a brilliant cause close to many of our hearts – then The Great Christmas Pudding Race is the event for you!


Christmas Activities in London

If you’re looking for things to do with your kids this Christmas term, we hope our top tips above help. But if you’re looking for half term fun for kids whilst you work, then we'd love to welcome your child to one of our Holiday Camps near you.

With over 100 5* independent reviews via Feefo from parents this year, The Strings Club welcomes children from one day to the whole experience.

We start each morning with our fun-filled “Learn Together, Play Together ” instrumental sessions. Free hire of an instrument including Guitar, Violin or Ukulele to take home!

Afternoons include our carefully-created, interactive workshops – designed to inspire your child in more ways than one! Think sports, music, drama, art and dance!

Each Holiday Camp ends with a Grand Concert. Enabling your child to proudly show what they have achieved alongside their new friends!

Find your nearest Christmas Holiday Camp below or call our friendly Head Office team on 0121 296 9204.