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What to do this Half Term in Seven Dials

Spend your Half Term with the kids in Seven Dials and explore our great lineup of family-friendly activities.

What to do this Half Term in Seven Dials
What to do this Half Term in Seven Dials


With Half Term just around the corner, why not spend some family time in Seven Dials?

From lunch deals at Chick ‘N’ Sours and theatre productions of Matilda, to an afternoon spent at the Museum of Youth Culture, your day out in Seven Dials will be fun for both you and the kids!

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Chick 'N' Sours, Earlham Street

Fried Chicken experts Chick ‘N’ Sours are launching their ‘Kids for a Quid’ campaign, which offers up to two kids to eat for £1 when an adult spends £15 or more. The deal will launch this Half Term and will be available during every school holiday. We recommend the General Burger with a crispy chicken thigh, kewpie mayo, and pink pickles.

Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre

Why not treat the whole family and take them to see Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre? Inspired by the Roald Dahl book, this family-favourite is a must-see for Half Term. Pop into Rossopomodoro on Monmouth Street for a pre-theatre bite!


  • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 7pm
  • Wednesday: 2pm, 7pm
  • Saturday: 2:30pm, 7:30pm
  • Sunday: 3pm

To book tickets, click here.

The Mousetrap at St. Martins Theatre

Head down to St Martin’s Theatre to see Agatha Christie’s, ‘The Mousetrap.’ It is the world’s longest-running play for a reason – th-is family-friendly murder mystery is full of suspenseful twists and turns and appropriate for children aged seven and up!


  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 7pm
  • Thursday, Saturday: 3pm, 7:30pm
  • Sunday: 2pm, 6pm

To book tickets, click here.

Hidden Planet, Monmouth Street

Hidden Planet, owned by Natural History illustrator Ben Rothery, sells beautifully-detailed, natural history-inspired prints and books. Take your children to this literary garden oasis and spark their curiosity in the world of nature.

They Made This, Monmouth Street

Wander down to the contemporary print shop They Made This and browse the amazing selection of prints on offer. They also have a collage-creating workshop which is a great crafty activity to try out with young ones.

The Art of Banksy, Earlham Street

Take your young budding artist to see one of the UK’s most renowned yet controversial creators. The Art of Banksy showcases the largest collection of privately-owned Banksy works featuring 80 of the artist’s original pieces. The exhibition is only on until May 2022 so this is the perfect time to come down and see it if you haven’t already. Children under six also go free!

Book your tickets here.

The Museum of Youth Culture, Shaftesbury Avenue

The Museum of Youth Culture represents the world’s most comprehensive collection of youth culture content. It proudly incorporates over 150,000 photographs and educational texts from over 400 photographers and writers celebrating youth culture history. What better place to take the youth of today to get inspired? Dean Chalkey’s music photography exhibition opens on the 17th of February and will run for a limited time so be sure to get down there soon.

Seven Dials Market, Earlham Street

Seven Dials Market is an ideal stop for lunch on your day out in the dial. With its 11 micro restaurants all serving up delicious food there is bound to be something that even the fussiest eaters will love! Our favourites are the cheezeburger tacos from Club Mexicana and the peanut butter jelly doughnut at Longboys.

Wildwood Kitchen, Shaftesbury Avenue

Wildwood Kitchen offers classic Italian dishes as well as innovative specials such as their hoisin duck and philly cheesesteak pizza. It’s a great family-friendly restaurant with an extensive menu that includes an array of children’s dishes, guaranteeing there will be something for everyone.

Stay Over at the Radisson Blu Edwardian, Mercer Street

Coming into London to see a show? Stay in the heart of the West End at the Radisson Blu Edwardian. With rooms tailored to families, this is the perfect place to stay during your visit to London. Make the most of your stay with lunch or dinner at Monmouth Kitchen, the hotel’s vibrant restaurant.

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