Children’s movie classic

Children’s classic Watership Down is being screened at the BFI to mark its 40th anniversary.

The 1978 animated movie, featuring the voices of John Hurt and Richard Briers, tells the story of a group of rabbits looking for a new home. It’s on at 1.40pm on Monday, April 2.

There will also be Easter holiday workshops in the foyer, suitable for children aged 8 to 12. The filmmaking workshops include Funny Little Bunnies animating, and heroes and villains. Tickets cost £35 a child, siblings £20. See the website for more details.


Make a mini doco

You can create your own mini documentary based on the collections of the Imperial War Museum.

Youngsters can decide which stories from the museum are important and need to be shared with the wider world in the Documentary Challenge on Friday, March 30, and Tuesday and Wednesday, April 10 and 11, at 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm.

You can also meet and evacuee who will answer questions and share their experiences, on Thursday and Friday, April 5 and 5, from 11am to 1pm.

Tower family day

The Tower Bridge Experience is holding family activity day where visitors can learn all about the iconic landmark in April.

The day, which is suitable for all ages, but most appropriate for ages 6 to 10 years, is included in the ticket entry, on Saturday, April 21 from 10am to 4pm. There will also be autism friendly early opening with timed entry slots at 9am, 9.15am and 9.30am.

Tickets cost: adults £9.80, children aged 5 to 15 £4.20, family tickets from £15.30 and under 5s are free.

Make your own Easter egg

You can make your own truffles and Easter eggs at Brixton’s Chocolate Museum.

Family Easter truffle making is happening on April 4 and 10, where you can make lollies, truffles and get creative with special decorations. At the end you can take home your Easter creations.

Family Easter egg making is on April 5, 6, 12 and 13.

Workshops cost £12. The Chocolate Museum is 187 Ferndale Road, SW9 8BA.

Circus celebration

Zippos Circus will be celebrating 250 years of circus with its Legacy tour in Brockwell Park from April 12 to 17.

Equestrians, acrobats and clowns will pay homage to impresario Philip Astley, who invented circus in 1768.

Tickets for the 2 hour show start from £9 for adults and £7.50 for children. Children under 2 go free if they don’t occupy a seat.

Family magic show

Nunhead’s The Ivy House pub will be holding a magic show for Easter.

The Family Easter Comedy Magic Show is from 1pm to 3pm and 4pm to 6pm on Easter Monday, April 2.

Tickets to the show at the Stuart Road pub cost £8 per child, and £10 for adults. Family tickets for 4 people cost £30 and for 5 cost £36.