Easter Holiday

Easter Holiday Camps and Childcare

Doesn’t it feel like it was half term only last week?! Easter is around the corner which means holiday childcare camps and club are starting to fill up. We wanted to take some stress out of this Easter hunt so we have rounded up our top picks for the 2018 Easter Holiday. So, whether your kids are drama queens or sports mad or like a little of everything, from the youngest to the oldest and the budget to the premium we’ve rounded it all up for you for this Easter Holiday.

  • Nanny Network
  • Camp Canary
  • Westferry Circus
  • Tower Hamlets Tennis
  • Energy Kidz Holiday Club Adventure
  • Tower Hamlets Holiday Clubs
  • Parkour Generations
  • QMSU Sports Camp
  • Unicorn Theatre
  • Anna Fiorentini
  • Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
  • Lemon Art Labs

Nanny Network

Need a nanny to fill in the gaps this Easter Holiday or perhaps even thinking ahead for the looming Summer holidays? We all know it will come around too quickly! Nanny Network is very generously offering a subscription free year to THMs members. A subscription allows you to post a job as many times as you need to find your ideal nanny or babysitter. Offering the quality of an agency at a fraction of the cost. Create your account today and use the code ‘towerhamletsmums’ to redeem your year’s free subscription. Get started recruiting the right person for the job.

Email: hello@nannynetwork.co.uk

Register here: https://nanny.network

Camp Canary

Running from the 26th of March to 13th of April, Camp Canary is a sport and art holiday club especially for primary school aged children. They also offer half days for 3-4 year olds and have a sibling discount of 10%. Their daily programme is structured with two sport lessons a day to ensure your children are getting plenty of active time and two art lessons per day to encourage their creativity. This Easter holiday the Camp Canary Calendar looks especially exciting with trips to Mudchute Farm, ZAPspace and a Forest School day plus lots of messy play in between.

Location: Canary Wharf College, 197 East Ferry Rd, E14 3BA

Dates: 26th of March to 13th of April

Full Days: 5 to 11 years, 9.30am – 5:30pm for £36 per day (£175 week block)

Half Days (Little Canaries): 3 to 4 years, 8.30am – 12.30pm or 9.30am to 1.30pm for £18.50 per day (£85 week block)

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Westferry Circus

Offering flexibility around booking sessions for unpredictable events but also including reservations up to 20 weeks in advance. Babies and toddlers will be cared for by professional early years practitioners. While older children will enjoy activities like talent shows, art competitions, organised trips including the Museum of London Docklands, board games and quizzes. Find out more

Location: Canary Wharf

Age: 3 months to 11 years


Full Day 8am-6pm Under 2 £100.52 Over 2 £82.70

Half Day 8am-1pm or 1pm-6pm Under 2 £67.43 Over 2 £54.72

Dates and Time: Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm

Contact: 0333 363 6895

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Tower Hamlets Tennis

Perhaps you’re lucky enough to have grandparents who can come to your aid during the school holidays.  Why not make it easier for them and book a few high-energy sessions with Tower Hamlets Tennis? Kids can improve their game and blow off some steam allowing your elderly parents a rest. Sessions are relaxed and fun and incorporate movement, control and technique. All coaches are LTA Accredited, DBS Checked and First Aid Trained. Of course, breaks are also welcome if you’re a homeworking or stay at home parent who simply needs to get stuff done.

Location: St John’s Park- Isle of Dogs, King Edward’s Memorial Park- Shadwell, Victoria Park-Bow and Bethnal Green Gardens

Ages: 5 to 16 years

Price: £2/hr per child including all equipment

Times: 10am-12pm, 130pm-3pm and 3pm to 430pm

Email: info@towerhamletstennis.org.uk

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Energy Kidz Holiday Club Adventure

Energy Kidz follows a weekly activity schedule with a fun theme to inspire their club sessions. Children can choose their choice of activity from a wide selection including arts and crafts, science workshops and action games like Egg Toss Challenges and Rockety Racers. Energy Kidz encourages children to try something new but understand that not every activity suits every child so an alternative is always available. Siblings and friends can stay together, although they are sure to make new friends too! Energy Kidz is Ofsted registered and complies with Ofsted’s strict regulations and they also accept childcare vouchers.

Location: St Luke’s C of E Primary School, Saunders Ness Road, Isle of Dogs, E14 3EB

Ages: 4 to 11 years

Price: Daily rates range from £25.50 to £32.50

Dates: 26th March to Friday 13th April

Time: 10am – 4pm or 8am – 6pm

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Tower Hamlets Holiday Clubs

Tower Hamlets Holiday Clubs are a favourite for many parents. An affordable and flexible solution promising a long list of fun activities sure to keep your children entertained. They will love trying out activities like zorbing and trampolining. With football, tennis, table tennis, swimming, gymnastics and athletics they will be sure to expend some of that boundless energy. For those who are more subdued there will also be arts and crafts activities. And who doesn’t love a bouncy castle?

Location: Mile End Park Leisure Centre & Stadium, 190 Burdett road, Mile End,E3 4HL

Ages: 5 to 16 years

Price: Daily rates start at ¢12.85 (£58.05 for the whole week)

Dates: 2nd to 13th of April

Time: 8.30am – 5.30pm (Early bird option available)

Call to register: 02087094420

parkour camp

Parkour Generations

Are you children running wild? Do they literally climb the walls during school holidays? More and more studies show the benefits of risky play for children’s confidence and ability to make their own judgments. This Easter children aged 7-15 can enjoy Youth Parkour Camps running Monday- Friday 11am-2pm. All kids love to run, jump and climb! Bring them to Parkour Generations Easter Youth Parkour Camps, and they can do just that. The camps include 2 hours of coached parkour training and 1 hour of free time to practice what they’ve learned.

Location: Trinity Buoy Wharf, 64 Orchard Place, London, E14 0JW.

Ages: 7 to 15 years

Price: £25 per child, or £100 for the whole week

Dates: 2nd to 6th of April, 9th to 13th April

Time: 11am – 2pm

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QMSU Sports Camp

QMSU Sports Camp runs from April 3rd – 13th where children aged 8-13 can participate in up to 15 different sports and activities per week. As well as sports, participants have the opportunity to engage in a university campus tour to get them thinking about their future education and career options. The cost of childcare during school holiday can be truly taxing for families but with QMSU a standard day costs as little as £10.99. Parents can get even better value by booking a whole week or multi-week tickets at further discounted rates.

Location: Queen Mary University of London

Ages: 8 to 13 years

Price: £10.99 or £12.99 for extended day

Dates: April 3rd to 13th

Time: 10am – 4pm or 9am – 5pm (extended day)

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Unicorn Theatre

Led by professional theatre-makers, each workshop leads to a performance on the Unicorn Theatre stage for friends and family giving your children a chance to show off their new talents. With a choice of dance, circus, drama, puppetry and more they will have a great time this Easter holiday learning new skills and making new friends. Find out more

Location: Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley St, London, SE1 2HZ

Ages: 7 to 13 years

Times: 9.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday, 10.30am – 5.30pm on Saturday

Price: £55 per child / 2 day workshops £100 per child

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Anna Fiorentini

Anna Fiorentini Easter Holiday School will give your children a chance to make new friends and learn new strengths in real time. Watch their sense of accomplishment grow as they hone skills like singing, dancing and acting with guidance from top industry professionals. At the ‘End of Week’ showcase you’ll get to watch all that they have achieved over the 5 full days. Hurry to book before the 20th of March and get 20% off! Find out more

Location: Princess May School, Princess May Road N16 8DF

Ages: 7 to 16 years

Price: £144(current students)-£180

Dates: 9th to 13th April

Time: 9.30am – 4pm

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Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

The benefits of outdoor play for childhood development are boundless and many think our children spend too much time cooped up learning in a classroom. Many Tower Hamlets Parents agree and that’s why if you would like to send your little cubs into the forest this Easter you need to book fast. Tower Hamlets Forest School is made up of a wide range of experiences and adventures, which can include bushcraft skills, whittling, fire lighting and cooking on fires, through to bug hunts and bird watching. The unique, natural environment of THCP is at the very heart of all the workshops and children will discover the wonderful habitats found through a choice of inspiring hands-on activities and games. Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Forest Schools are always run by a qualified practitioner (level 3 or above and DBS checked) experienced in working with children in an outdoor environment.

Limited Spaces Left!

Location: Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, Southern Grove E3 4PX

Ages: 6 to 14 years

Price: daily fees start at £28.84

Dates: 3rd of April, or the 5th and 6th of April (Block booking only)

Time: 10am – 4pm

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Lemon Art Labs Art Explorers

Each day of the week of Art Explorers Camp will introduce your children to a new genre of art. Children aged 6-11  can explore the galleries and museums of London with Art Explorer Camps designed to make them question art, try new art techniques and pay attention to creative processes. Art Explorer camps educational style is inspired by Waldorf, Montessori and Neuroscience and creative projects are child led. Fun-filled days include games, crafts and treasure hunts and are sure to inspire the budding artist in your child. This Easter holiday, camps include trips to the Hayward Gallery and the Tate Modern and they’ll gain some invaluable cred with a tour of the Street Art of Shoreditch. THMs members can enjoy 5% off Lemon Art Lab Art Explorers camps this Easter Holiday simply quote THMUMS when you book at either camp.


London Fields Camp St Michael & All Angels Church, 94B Lansdowne Dr, London E8 3ER, UK

Shadwell Camp St Paul’s Shadwell church 302, The Highway E1W 3DH

Ages: 6 to 11 years

Price: £49/ day with a 5% weekly discount + £10 for after camp until 5:30pm

10% discount for siblings increasing by 5% per child thereafter

Date: 2nd-6th and 9th-13th in London Fields and Shadwell

Time: 9-9:15am drop off -collect at 4pm or 5:30pm with after camp add on

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