School's Out For Summer!!

Published: 17/07/2018 By Jessica Chalmers

It’s that time of year again and for some the 6 week school holidays can feel like a long stretch of empty days waiting to be filled. Fear not you now have 6 less days to worry about. We have planned one day a week in and around Chiswick.. Every little helps.

Harmonic by Cirque Bijou at Kew Gardens
26th May – 2nd September 

To celebrate the re-opening of the wonderful Temperate House Cirque Bijou have developed Harmonic; a fabulous, breath taking production of aerial spectacle accompanied to music. The 20 minute performances will have your children marvelling at the aerial acrobat suspended from the rafters. Performances occur at weekends and on bank holidays at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 and are included in the price of your Kew Gardens entry ticket.
Kew Gardens

My Little Boarders

23rd July - 17th August
My Little Boarders is London’s top children’s skateboarding club. This fantastic club specialises in teaching 6-14 year olds how to skateboard in a fun and safe environment. As well as offering weekend clubs, after school, private lessons and parties, My Little Boarders also offers holiday camps; With two fantastic locations to choose from the Skateboarding Holiday Clubs covers Skate park Skateboarding (in the morning) and Street Skateboarding (in the afternoon). They cater for beginners, intermediate and advanced skaters. The club has been designed so that the parent can choose how many sessions they would like to do from half a day to many days. Also bear in mind that all equipment is supplied so there is no need to rush off and buy a skateboard and there are pick up and drop off points in West London! So if your child is aged between 6-14 years get in touch and let’s get them skating this summer!
My Little Boarders

Dustys Wildlife Rangers at the Wetland
21st July – 2nd September

You are always guaranteed a fun day out at the Wetland Centre. Children can roam the urban oasis whilst being connected to nature; duck feeding, pond dipping, otter observing and bird watching are always available but come in the holidays and you’ll find our new Ranger Camp at the lodge. Here you’ll find out how to survive in the wild. Build your own shelter, learn how to start a fire or join the camp fire cooking workshop. And let’s not forget during this heat the brilliant adventure playground with the refreshing water play area..children will love running in and out of the showers (don’t forget swimming costumes). The café is open all day so head down and make a day of it.. tired children guaranteed!
Wetland Centre

Alice in Wonderland – Kew Gardens
21st July -27th August

Enjoy Lewis Carroll’s classic story as it is brought to life in Glenn Elston’s highly acclaimed production, performed by The Australian Shakespeare Company. Set within Kew Garden’s beautiful grounds your children will be immersed in the enchanting story of Alice’s extraordinary adventure in Wonderland. Bring a blanket and abandon reality for a while – bliss.
Alice in Wonderland

Hogarth Youth Centre
21st July – 27th August

This incredible facility for young children in Chiswick offers fantastic activities throughout the summer holidays in a warm, vibrant and safe environment. The summer programme, amongst others will include; cooking, multisport sessions (your child could try a new sport every day), arts, circuit training and the ever popular music production. The sessions are split into 3 categories: Junior 8-11yrs, Intermediate 11-14 yrs and Senior 11-18yrs. For children who have been involved in the activities during the summer there is also the opportunity to go on a 3 day residential trip to Kent at the end of the summer. Such a brilliant resource available to our Chiswick children and did I mention it’s free folks.. yes, FREE!!! Keep an eye on the website below for further details.
Hogarth Youth Centre

Wind in the Willows at Chiswick House
21st August – 24th August
11:30am and 2pm 

This family classic is performed within the picnic area near the Ionic Temple. Grab a picnic blanket and watch the amusing musical story of Ratty, Badger and pesky Toad unfold as you move around with the characters in these beautiful surroundings.
Wind in the Willows

From all of us at Whitman and Co we hope you have a wonderful, fun filled summer holiday!