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Kids Week in Leicester Square Gardens

What to do this week during Kids Week, we bring you a round up of where to eat and drink and what else to do

23/08/2021 - 27/08/2021

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From 23-27 August, Leicester Square gardens is brought to life with music as West End shows host Kids Week workshops

Let's Do London: Kids Week

As part of #LetsDoLondon, Kids Week from Official London Theatre offers families the opportunity to take part in exciting activities based on West End shows.

In Leicester Square Gardens, from Monday 23 August to Friday 27 August, sing, dance and laugh along as you take part in workshops for the whole family. Refer to our Kids Week event guide for the full schedule.

We also bring you places to eat and drink and other activities to do for the last week of summer holidays.

Kids Week

Brought to you by #LetsDoLondon from The Mayor of London and @officialtheatre between Monday 23 August‑ Friday 27 August enjoy family fun with Kids Week.

Enjoy a whole host of workshops throughout the week with workshops from West End musicals such as Mary Poppins, Come From Away, Disney’s The Lion King and Mamma Mia! Be in for a laugh with Billionaire Boy from David Walliams and travel back in time with Horrible Histories to catch the best of their brand new show Barmy Britain.

With plenty of workshops taking place throughout the week, you can find full listings of all the events taking place here on our Discover LSQ website. 

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Good music and good food at the Hard Rock

Rocking’ the summer holidays and bringing families together since 1971 is Hard Rock Piccadilly Circus. Grab your fill of delicious American‑style food in this vast restaurant right in the very heart of Piccadilly.

The Hard Rock Café in Piccadilly houses some iconic music memorabilia from the Rolling Stones to the Spice Girls and they’ve also recently a new partnership with one of football’s greatest heroes, Lionel Messi.

From football, to food, to music memorabilia there’s a little something for all the family to enjoy!

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Visit Lego in LSQ

Some of the world’s most beloved building blocks have their very own dedicated store in Leicester Square which is definitely worth a visit. With iconic displays loved by generations of adults and children alike.

Step inside the Lego flagship store in Leicester Square to see London icons such as Shakespeare (who also resides as a statue in Leicester Square gardens) accompanied on the tube by a member of the Queen’s Guard‑ all made out of Lego!

This truly is a place where everything is awesome!

Catch a movie in LSQ

Leicester Square is the home of film and entertainment and has hosted some of the world’s most exciting film premieres, so there is no better place to catch the latest flick on the big screen.

From Jungle Cruise to Space Jam: A New Legacy, there is a myriad of new family‑friendly films and cinemas to choose from.

Catch the newest film releases at Odeon Luxe LSQ, Vue in Leicester Square, Cineworld LSQ, Picturehouse Central and Empire Haymarket, or catch an art house or cult classic at The Prince Charles Cinema.

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Dine at Forrest Gump’s favourite lunch spot

Named after the shrimp company founded by Forrest and and his friend Bubba in the film ‘Forrest Gump’, in 1996 the world’s favourite fictional shrimp company became a real‑life restaurant.

Test your Forrest Gump knowledge with trivia at the tables and enjoy a hearty meal of shrimp ‘the fruit of the sea’ served in over 20 different ways! Bubba Gump London has plenty of Forrest Gump memorabilia to keep you entertained, adding a little extra fun to your food.

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