Get out with the kids this January

  • Category: Family Fun
  • Dates: Wednesday, 01 January 2014 to Friday, 10 January 2014

The Christmas holidays are a very special time and they don't stop once the festivities are over. You've still got a handful of days left with the little ones, so as soon as the dust settles, get out there and make the most of it. Check out some of these family-friendly activities below.

Centrally based hotel The Montague on the Gardens is the perfect place to base your stay. Not only do the Kids Go Free, but they'll also be treated to unlimited in-room movies and access to a games console. Perfect for keeping them occupied while you get ready in the mornings.

The Little Mermaid

The classic Disney tale is retold with all the tenacity and beauty that original writer Hans Christian Andersen injected into his fable. Watch in wonderment as the exploits of Ariel, Flounder and all their friends are faithfully portrayed by the performers of the Blind Tiger company. The talent on display is particularly astounding as the actors play instruments during the show as well. Those aged 12 and up will enjoy and the production, which runs until January 11th.

Cirque Berserk

Introduce your loved ones to the magic of the circus with this highly contemporary and thrilling reimagining of the art form. You can expect the usual incredible acrobatics and trapeze artists, as well as the death-defying knife throwing act and the nerve-shredding tightrope high wire. All of these are imagined with the unique touch of Zippo, and families can enjoy the fun all the more with a luxury upgrade that gives them VIP boxes with Champagne and chocolates. Running until January 4th.

Children's Illustrated Classics

The quirky style of brilliant illustrators such as Quentin Blake, Rudyard Kipling and JRR Tolkien are immortalised in this utterly brilliant exhibition. Kids will relish the opportunity to see illustrations from some of their most memorable stories, while adults will be transported straight back to their childhoods. Running at the British Library until January 26th.