Top 5 Activities for October Half Term Holidays • Vision RCL

Top 5 Activities for October Half Term Holidays

Half Term is just around the corner, and Vision have you covered with a range of activities and events for the family. Take a look at our top five this October for ideas and tips on what you can to for local entertainment, fun and adventure in Redbridge.

A full listing of events for children and families can be found on our Kids Activities page

1. Shows at Redbridge Drama Centre

Come down to Redbridge Drama Centre this October Half Term and embark on a special journey

Two people looking over Roald Dahl books

Roald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers

All around the world Roald Dahlʼs words are disappearing, not only from books but children’s minds too! Can these stories be restored by using imagination, play and a heart full of tenderness?

Monday 23 October, Showings at 11am – 12pm and 1pm – 2pm

Suitable for all ages

All tickets £11.50

2. Drama Workshops

Have you ever wanted to take to the big stage or learn something new? Our drama workshops this Half Term are a fun way to learn new skills and have fun.

Wizarding Workshop

Learn how to be a wizard in this magical workshop, which aims to develop your childs acting skills while casting incantations.

Thursday 26 October, 10am – 4pm
Redbridge Drama Centre
For children in Year 3- Year 6

Drama Days

Brace yourself for fun filled, energetic drama days where your child will get the opportunity to learn acting, improvisation and storytelling skills.

Friday 27 October, 10am – 4pm
Redbridge Drama Centre
Recommended for Years 5 – Year 6

3. Sports Activities

Swim Crash Course

Get ready to make a splash this Half Term with our swimming sessions across Redbridge leisure centres. Our swimming crash courses are extremely popular, so make sure that you book your session in advance to avoid disappointment.

Our swimming sessions are taking place in:

Monday 23 – Friday 27 October

For ages 3-14

£37 Per child

Cycling sessions at Redbridge Cycling Centre
Cycling is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and the fresh Autumn air while staying active.

Put the pedal to the metal with our cycling sessions at Redbridge Cycling Centre. We have a number of courses for those at different levels, providing the opportunity to learn to cycle or to develop your skills. Take a look at the sessions we’re offering this October and find something that suits you:

Balance Bike Skills
Monday 23 October
Ages 3-6
Price including bike: £12.50

NEW! – Ready Set Ride
Monday 23 October – Wednesday 25 October
Ages 3-6
3 sessions including equipment: £25

Novice Go-ride Skills
Tuesday 24 October
Ages 5-10
£12.50 per child

BMX Skills
Wednesday 25 October
Ages 7-14
£12.50 per child

Mountain Bike Skills
Thursday 26 October
Ages 7-14
£12.50 per child

Road Bike Skills
Friday 27 October
Ages 8-14
£12.50 per child

Water Sports at Fairlop

Join us at Fairlop Waters Outdoor Activity Centre as our popular Water Sports Camps return. The multi-activity week includes sailing, kayaking, canoeing, raft building, bell boating and orienteering. 

Water Sports Camp

Monday 23 October – Friday 27 October
Ages 8-16
5 day week camp: £220

4. Halloween Activities

Owls Play Centre Halloween Party

Are you ready for a spectacular spooky party? Then come down and join us for our special Halloween Party, which includes play at Owls Play Centre, a special appearance from our very own Wizard to play party games, party dances, magic tricks, balloon modelling and more!

Friday 27 October
Under 2s £6.00
Child 2-10 years £10.00

Fairlop Waters Halloween Spooky Trail

Get into the Halloween spirit with our spooky trails – perfect for little adventurers this October. Collect an activity pack and get a prize and hot chocolate!

Saturday 21 to Saturday 29 October
10am – 4pm
Activity packs are £5 per child

We also have a Halloween trail at Hainault Forest, along with Halloween themed arts and crafts sessions throughout the holiday, visit the Hainault Forest website for more information.

5. Adventures at Redbridge Libraries

Redbridge Libraries will be hosting a number of events as part of Black History Month including interactive workshops, drop in craft sessions, African drumming workshops and much more. As well as that, our robotics workshops are back – for tech enthusiasts wanting to learn more about robotics and develop their skills, as well as our Lego workshops which are perfect for beginners.

These are only a few highlights of what we have to offer this Half Term, there is so much more on offer. For a full listing of events for children and families this October visit our kids events page.