What to do in London
Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens (9th February - 10th March)
Celebrate the incredible biodiversity of Colombia through Kew's spectacularly colourful orchid display along a curated route.
Where: Kew Gardens.
Admission: £12.50 to £13.50 per ticket; Child Ticket (4 to 16 years old) is £3.50 to £4.50 per ticket.
Tickets can be purchased on the official website.
Nearest tube station: Kew Gardens (District line).
Knight School at the Tower of London (16th -24th February 2019)
Despite the Tower of London's grim reputation as a place of torture and death, within these walls you will also discover the history of a royal palace, an armoury, a powerful fortress and the priceless Crown Jewels.
Take the kids to the Knight School this half term at the Tower to see what it takes to become a medieval knight!
Where: Tower of London.
Admission: from £10.75 Tickets can be booked on the official website.
Nearest tube station: Tower Hill (District and Circle lines).
Dog Café Pop Up (24th February)
Dog Cafe is launching its Dog Cafe Pop Up on 24th February 2019. "EnactusUCL’s" has partnered with London based mental health charities – "SANE" and "HelloLove" – to host a series of workshops to help raise awareness on mental health. All proceeds go to charity.
The event will include:
– 30 min mental health workshop run by professional + 30 minutes of activities involving the dogs;
– a cafe to let you buy organic vegan food and drink;
– many, many friendly dogs to interact with;
More details can be found here.
Where: 62-64 Southampton Row, WC1B 4AR.
Nearest tube station: Holborn (Piccadilly and Central lines).
Craft Beer Rising (21st - 23rd February)
A three-day festival showcasing beers and ciders from 175 of the world’s best breweries. Expect an overflowing line-up of street food, DJ sets and special events.
Where: Old Trueman Brewery, Brick Lane.
Admission: £16.80 - £21.60.
Nearest tube station: Liverpool Street (Central, Hammersith & City, Circle, Metropolitan and Overground lines).