What’s On In Wimbledon This Summer For Kids

School’s out and your children are full of energy. Keep them entertained this summer while being creative, active and captivated with activities and performances in Wimbledon.


Arts & Fun

This summer at the Polka Theatre children will enjoy the captivating and exciting storytelling of The Paper Dolls previewing until 7th August. In this adaptation of the much-loved book, journey on a fantastical adventure with Rosie as she discovers where her paper dolls can take her. Tickets start from £14.

Also first premiered, the new fairy-tale of The Pirate, The Princess and The Platypus running from 18th June- 20th August. Explore this new tale about self-discovering and finding true friendship in a brand-new comic fairy-tale adventure but be back to the palace in time for high tea!

Join Polka Theatre for an exciting programme of theatre, events, plus plenty of fun free activities for the kids, at Polka’s first BIG DREAMS Early Years Theatre Festival. Be immersed in an Irish performance in the morning, scintillated by a Swedish show in the afternoon, and unwind with a treat from our café whilst the kids are entertained in our play space and plethora of free activities! (Including face painting, glitter tattoos and more!)

Summer Workshops have started at Wimbledon Art-K. Your child will choose from a variety of fun projects, and go home with a finished piece! There are 2-hour or full-day options available – (full day now includes staying for the lunch hour!) So start your kids off with a wonderful and creative summer.


Family-Friendly Meals

To make this experience even more memorable, head straight to Wahaca to taste some delicious Mexican food and help contribute 25p to Polka Theatre with every child’s menu sold.

Bill’s is tackling summer holiday hunger with a brand new kids eat free offer, up to two kids can eat free all day Monday – Friday. If you and your little ones do have a sweet tooth, Bill’s is also offering children a chance to get creative and make their own personalised pancakes every day from 3-5 pm at the small cost of £3.95.


Make A Splash

It’s the perfect time of year to cool off and take a dip in the pool. Look forward to a family day out at Wimbledon Leisure Centre, where everyone has the opportunity to join in a ‘Swim for All’. Additionally, children can sign up for swim school crash courses which are available for all kids four and over. Here they can learn the essential skills needed for future safety in the water. 1 to 1 swimming lessons are also available for primary school-aged children with disabilities  Find out more here. 

Wimbledon Leisure Centre is also offering holiday activities this summer such as a pool inflatable and many more amazing offers.


Playtime! LEGO!

Join The Entertainer every Saturday for some fantastic play dates, featuring some of your children’s favourite toys such as Bluey’s Talking Bluey Plush, Treasurebot, Magic Marsha Mello Unicorn and many more. Also, have the chance to win some amazing prizes like a huge Thomas toy bundle, tickets to see the new DC Super pets movie all  included with the instore competitions.

Plus, don’t miss a special visit from LEGO Batman, on 13th August!