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The Best October Half Term Kids Activities 2018

Published on 8th October 2018 by Tessa Robinson

Thinking about organizing your child’s October Half Term? Here at Club Hub we have created a list of thoroughly recommended kids holiday activities across the U.K. Keeping the kids entertained over the school holidays with a fun filled half term.

Spine-tingling Science with Richer EducationRicher Education

Our science camp returns this October half-term with a variety of activities, experiments and demonstrations for children to learn and discover new concepts. We encourage children to learn about science in a real-life context, whilst having fun.

Topics for this week include:

Monday 22 October: Feeling Fall. We commence our October half-term science camp by looking at Autumn, the changing
season and the harvest.

Tuesday 23 October: Something Fishy. Something fishy teaches children about the anatomy and physiology of fish. Children will have a unique opportunity to dissect a fish, learn about shark teeth, fish gills and many more.

Wednesday 24 October: Keeping Warm, Staying Cool. This topic covers chemical reactions, bonds, particles and atoms. Children will participate in a range of age-appropriate chemistry experiments as they learn and discover endothermic and exothermic reactions and more.

Thursday 25 October: Astronaut Science. Houston we have a problem! In astronaut science, children assume the role of astronauts as they discover the physics behind space flight and the effects on the human body.

Friday 26 October: Scary Science. Our final session this half-term culminates with a spooky twist. Children will learn and discover a wide range of scientific concepts including vacuums, static electricity and polymerisation.

Age: 4-11 year-olds. Children will be separated into groups, according to their age and level of knowledge. Children will be suitably stretched or supported by working closely with a specialist science tutor.

Dates: Monday 22 October – Friday 26 October

Location: Baden Powell House, South Kensington

Richer Education inspires children to learn about science in a fun, creative and hands-on way. Our content is delivered through themes and children can expect to participate in a variety of experiments, activities and group work. We also promote resilience and independence as part of our educational ethos.


Blue Shift Coding

Learn to build, battle and code robots, create robotic arms, digital art, or even your very own stop-motion movie! Blue Shift CodingThere are so many possibilities at blue{shift} creative coding.

Aimed at children aged 5 to 14 years old, blue{shift} aims to teach your children the fundamentals of programming and computational thinking in a supportive and creative environment.

Blue{shift} wants children to realise the potential of code and to use it to unleash their creativity.

With week-long camps available in the school holidays and after-school clubs taking place across Central and West London, there are plenty of chances for your child to become a creative coder!

22-26 Oct 2018 Spooktacular Science  

Join our Spooky Science Lab and explore the dark side of science with Halloween-themed tricks and treats hands-on experiments!

Children will learn about toads, jellyfish, spiders and bats, make flying eyeballs, design thunder cans and transform liquids into solids!Spooktacular Science  

Discover the creepy The Little and Young Scientists will create foaming pumpkins, fake blood and of course super slime!

We will learn about heat, energy, forces, properties  of materials, and the most daring experiments in the history of science. Shocking digestion, creepy skeletons, squishy brains and much more!

Ages 4-11 years, from 10.00-4.00 (early drop off 9.30).

To register, go to: www.littlehouseofscience.com/timetable or call us on 0800 092 1062.

HotShotz TennisHotShotz Tennis

Kids love our camps and when they’re happy we’re happy – it’s that simple.  We create a fun-active sporting environment where they can develop their skills and learn to play.

Every day is action-packed with team games, drills and matches.

At HOTSHOTZ they’ll become champions and make friends along the way.”


Little Wickets Indoor Soft Ball Cricket Fun, Skills & Games – Nottingham

Monday 29th, Tuesday 30th & Wednesday 31st October 2018

Rushcliffe School. Boundary Road. West Bridgford, NG2 7BW

For all Primary School Aged Girls & Boys 4* – 11 Years

Little Wickets

All Abilities Welcome

Book anything from a Half Day to all 3 Days

*Please note that 4 Year Olds can only attend for Half Days even if they are in full time school

More than just batting, bowling & fielding; the qualified, vetted and experienced Little Wickets’ team ensure that the ‘Spirit of Cricket’, good sportsmanship & joining is at the heart of all the fun.

Separated into small activity groups based on age and ability the children will develop all-round technical skills, a sense of fair play and teamwork.

Games throughout the day will ensure their new skills are put to the test. Lots of active fun and plenty of smiles guaranteed.

Early Booking Discount Available until Friday 19th October

Click Here for more Info – Little Wickets Oct Half Term Camp – Nottingham


Cypher inspires children to learn the language of the future through creatively themed coding camps!CYPHER

What to expect: Cypher is all about getting your kids future ready, and their upcoming camps have a great theme: Future Realities.

This October half term Cypher will reveal the mysteries behind some of the technologies that are going to be commonplace in the near future.

Your kids will discover the secrets behind virtual reality, augmented reality and even mixed reality, while enjoying coding, virtual star gazing, VR goggle games, cryptocurrency challenges and a jam robot contest!

Age range: 5-14 years

Dates: 15th October – 2nd November, 10am – 4pm

Locations: Notting Hill, Kensington, Hampstead, Hampton Hill, Harrow, Kensal Rise, St John’s Wood, and Swiss Cottage

Discount: Enjoy 10% off for siblings with ‘siblinglove’


Kidtropolis, the UK’s Best Kid’s Event is back at ExCeL London

Celebrating its third year following a complete sell out show at Birmingham’s NEC earlier this year. Taking place on KidtropolisSaturday 20 th , Sunday 21 st and Monday 22 nd October, Kidtropolis is a family event for children aged 12 and under and their parents and guardians.

Visitors are advised to purchase tickets as soon as possible, to avoid disappointment, which are now on sale for a limited time at £12 each plus a booking fee and transaction fee. Kidtropolis is also offering an adult ticket at half price when booking a full paying adult ticket for a limited time.*

For appearances dates, please check the website at

Kidtropolis tickets are currently priced at £12* for a four hour session when booked in advance and for a limited time.

To purchase tickets visit: kidtropolis.seetickets.com/tour/kidtropolis 

360 sports education

Hype Camps: Hype (Holidays Young People Enjoy) Camps are fun and engaging multi-activity Camps including fun games, Individual sports, team sports, arts and crafts, drama, dance and a wide range of indoor and outdoor exciting activities.

Football Camps: Have fun whilst developing game understanding and new skills in the expert hands of our 360 sports educationprofessional and highly trained coaches. Our football Camps are for both boys and girls of all abilities from aged 4-12 years old. The Camps are engaging and ensure the children get the most out of their football and gain confidence.

Categories:  Holiday Activities |Multi Sports | Football | Arts & Crafts

Age Range: 4 – 12 year olds

Days:  Monday – Friday during the school holidays


  • Ravenscote Junior School/St Paul’s Catholic Primary School – 9.30am – 16.30pm standard day and 8.15am – 5.45pm for the extended day
  • Bishopsgate School/The Marist School 9.00am – 5.00pm (half days 9.00am – 1.00pm or
    1.00pm – 5.00pm)

Prices: start from £25 for a full day


  • St Paul’s Catholic Primary School, Thames Ditton
  • Ravenscote Junior School, Camberley
  • Bishopsgate School, Englefield Green
  • The Marist School, Sunninghill

For further information you can visit 360sportseducation.com or call our office on 01252

Three Bears Cookery

Come along this October Half Term and join in the spooky yummy fun!  All ingredients included and you can takeThree Bears Cookery home your Halloween bakes with you! £11 per child per club and £9.50 for siblings. To book please contact Ruth on 07973193362.


  • Monday 29th October 10.30am – 12noon at Egginton Memorial Hall, Church Road, Egginton DE65 6HP
  • Tuesday 30th October 10.30am -12noon at St Marys Church Hall, Hillfield Lane, Stretton DE13 0BW
  • Wednesday 31st October 10.30am – 12noon Netherseal Village Hall, Main Street, Netherseal DE12 8BZ
  • Thursday 1st November 10.30am – 12noon at St Edmunds Church Hall, Edmunds Close, Allestree DE22 2DZ
  • Friday 2nd November 10.30am – 12noon at Little Eaton Village Hall, Vicarage Lane, Little Eaton DE21 5EA

Next Thing Education

STEM focused October Half Term Camps for children aged 5-12, designed to fuel and excite their imaginations. Next Thing EducationUnique, inspiring and creative technology experiences for the next generation inventors.

Step into a world of adventures and challenges with Robot Programming courses, gain an understanding of electronics and engineering by creating your own inventions.

Explore the phenomenon of Minecraft with our mod creation courses, get creative with 3D printing, or enter the realms of virtual reality on our Tech Fun day. It’s all happening at 17 camps across the South-East of England this October.

Find your nearest tech camp online by following this link:


Or please contact one of our team for more info:

[email protected]


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