10 half term activities in and around Redbridge

Find activities in the holiday that don’t cost the earth is hard, here is my list of local activities taking part this half term.

  • Pop up cinema  – Ilford Exchange – 27th May -29th May. Various films shown  all for free! Great for little ones first cinema visits. The full listing is as follows;

          Saturday 27th – 11.30am – Trolls                    2.30pm Sing

          Sunday 28th – 11.30am – Moana                      2.30pm – Monster Trucks

          Monday 29th – 11.30am – Matilda                    2.30pm – Storks

         24th June –  1.30am The Emperors new grove  2.30pm – Kubo & the Two strings

         25th June –     11.30am  – Pete’s Dragon             2.30pm –  Enchanted

  •  Elmer Day – Ilford library 27th May – 2.30pm-3.30pm. Celebrate Elmer day with elephant themed arts and craft activities


  • May half term craft sessions – Gants Hill library – 31st May 3.30pm – 4.30pm. – Make your own Cranbrook castle and find out about the castle history.


  • Wii gaming fun – Gants Hill library – 1st June 2.30-3.30pm – Try out your gaming skills and compete with others.


  • Spring – fest – West Ham Park – 28th May – 12.00pm – 6.00pm – Live music & DJ. Explore the new walking tail, craft activities.


  • Recycling Activity – Fullwell Cross library – 2nd June –  2.00pm – 3.00pm – A ‘Give and Take Swap’ session with recycling treasure hunt.


  • Space Mission – Gants Hill library – 1st June – 3.30pm-4.30pm – Learn about the universe and everything in it.


  • FREE Family creative workshop – Forest Gate Community Gardens – 30th May – 2.00pm – 4.00pm – Half term workshop making arts and crafts taking inspiration from the garden.


  • Meet & Greet animals – Newham City farm – 27th May – 11am – 3.00pm – Opportunity to get closer to the animals


  • Make a Minion – Crafty Arts Creative Hub RM3 – 31st May – 10.00 – 11.30 – Make your own minion using colourful clay.

And if you fancy something completely different……..

Screaming with laughter – Brickyard Comedy club E2 – 7th June – 1.00- 2.30pm – Lunch time comedy club for parents/minders and their baby – up to 15 months.

I’d love to hear of any other activities you know of in the area.

Mummy Em x


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