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April Top Picks: London

Apr 16 · Top Picks

Check out Acorn’s top picks in London this month! We’ve got you covered, whatever you fancy. Choose from Ballet classes to joining Hockey teams, visiting Historical Museums to Arty Workshops and more…

Musical Theatre
What: 7-18yrs. Musical Theatre classes are full of activities to boost confidence and push skills even further. During a term, kids will learn core skills and be able to show off your newly learned talents.
Where: Primrose Hill Ballet School, The Winch, London
Cost (starts from): Free


Gymbobs Class
What: 4-7yrs. Gymbobs are the Tumble Tots graduates and for children who have started school. The programme continues to develop children’s physical skills of agility, balance, climbing and co-ordination and at the same building a child’s self-confidence, through positive encouragement and achievement of tasks designed to suit the individual skill level of each child.
Where: Tumble Tots, The Victory Hall, Chigwell
Cost (starts from): £7


Hockey Class
What: 10-12yrs. Junior hockey drills are aimed at teach younger players the basics of the game and get them used to using the stick to control the ball. The program is coached by staff of professional instructors and aimed to improve kids skills.
Where: Harrow Hockey Club, Kenton Park Road, London
Cost (starts from): Free


Tennis Camps
What: 5-15yrs. Cheam Lawn Tennis Club is hosting two weeks of fantastic Easter tennis camp and May half-term camp. The sessions will be run by two LTA accredited coaches and there will many prizes up for grabs. An introduction to tennis through fun games and exercises designed to develop coordination and athletic ability. All equipment and rackets will be provided. Parents are required to accompany their child on the court at the beginning.
Where: Ace Amit Tennis Coaching, Cheam Tennis Club, Peaches Close, Cheam
Cost (starts from): £18


Bongalong Early Risers
What: 0-5yrs. Bongalong Early Risers is a lively mix of singing, dancing, stories, and games with some percussion fun too for children under five and carers together. At the end of the class, there’ll be breakfast snacks. Older siblings can come along too.
Where: St Mary's Welcome Centre, 8 Church End, London
Cost (starts from): £6.50


Ballerina Entertainers
What: All ages. Dance with a professional ballerina who has performed professionally for over 10 years with companies such as Riverdance, The Moscow Moiseev Dance Company and The Kosh.
Where: Jojofun Kids Party Entertainers, Unit 12C, Tower Workshops, 58 Riley Road, London
Cost (starts from): £200.00


Fundamental Movement Skills Class
What: 2-5yrs. Gymnastics sessions based on developing movement confidence and gymnastic skills. Includes themes, activities,songs, hand apparatus to develop body and spatial awareness by developing agility, balance, co-ordination, flexibility, speed and strength. This is a great session to develop overall fitness.
Where: YuniMoves Ltd, Page Heath Ln, Bromley, BR12DS
Cost (starts from): £5.00


Advanced Art Workshops
What: 9-15yrs.During the advanced art classes, students will learn different artistic styles using a whole range of drawing and painting techniques, encouraging self-discipline and experimentation, whilst working towards a theme. Each course will include observational drawing with pencil, charcoal, pastel, and paint.
Where: Lavender Leonardos Children's Art School, Unit 151 Battersea Business Centre, London
Cost (starts from): £30.00


The Charles Dickens Museum
What: All ages. The Charles Dickens Museum discovers the Dickens family home. The Museum is an international centre for research on Charles Dickens. It contains the world's finest and most comprehensive collection of material relating to his life and work, with over 100,000 items including furniture, personal effects, paintings, prints, photographs, letters, manuscripts, and rare editions. Uncover the private world behind the author’s public image. The Museum also presents a lively programme of special exhibitions, workshops, performances and talks on Dickens’s life, work and legacy.
Where: 48 Doughty Street, London
Cost (starts from): Free


World Rugby Museum
What: 5-18yrs. World Rugby Museum was re-opened in 2018 and is located at Twickenham, the museum of international rugby history, holding the most extensive collection of rugby football memorabilia in the world. The World Rugby Museum reflects its growing collection and to create a focal point for the heritage and culture of rugby around the world.
Where: Twickenham Stadium, Whitton Road, Twickenham
Cost (starts from): £7.50


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