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Thumbs Up It's Thursday

Kingstonfirst is offering a range of FREE Spring activities for children aged 2 to 11 years in the Town Centre.

Thursday 2nd & 9th April, 28th May 2015

thanks to its ‘Thumbs Up It’s Thursday’ programme!

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bentalls

Bentalls

2 April

Meet and greet live animals, 1-4pm, Toys, Third Floor.

9 April

Nerf Target Practice, 1-4pm, Toys, Third Floor.

28 May

Kids’ Cookery Workshops, 10am – 11.15am - £10 per child (5-7 yrs) 12pm – 2pm - £15 per child (8-11 yrs) 2.30pm – 4.30pm - £15 per child (8-11 yrs).

Eden Walk

Eden Walk Shopping Centre

2 April

Easter Egg Decorating Workshop, Face Painting, Balloon Modelling

9 April

Grow Your Own Workshop, Face Painting, Balloon Modelling

Comptoir Libanais

Comptoir Libanais

2 & 9 April, 28 May

Kids eat FREE – one children’s meal with every adult main meal purchased.

john lewis

John Lewis

2 April

Get create by making your own Easter cards. In the Haberdashery department for the over 7's. 2pm - 4pm.  Plus Story telling on the 3rd floor at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm. each session for 20 minutes.

9 April

Get crafty by making your own Loom bands. In the Haberdashery department for the over 7's. 2pm - 4pm. Plus Story telling on the 3rd floor at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm. each session for 20 minutes.

Rotunda

The Rotunda

2 & 9 April

FREE children’s workshops.

Bentall Centre

The Bentall Centre

More details coming soon!

Face painting

McDonald's Eden Street

2 & 9 April, 28 May

Colouring Competition.

Boat trip

Turk Launches

2 & 9 April, 28 May

FREE travel for children aged 3 – 11 years on the 10.30am and 11.15am round trip river cruise from Kingston to Hampton Court Palace. 

*Depart: Turk’s Pier at Kingston Bridge, Thames Side, KT1 1PX, behind John Lewis. Pick up for the free trip is from Kingston only, NOT Hampton Court.To: Turk’s Pier, Hampton Court, next to the Palace gates. The free trip is for a round trip or one-way only – if you want to get off and explore Hampton Court Palace, you will need to buy a ticket for the return trip.

Face painting

Kingston Children's Library

2 April

Alice in Wonderland: Storytime & Craft for children aged 3 to 7.

9 April

Easter Crafts: Crafts for children aged 4 - 10.

28 May

Flower Power: Storytime and Craft for children aged 3 to 7.

Kingston Museum

Kingston Museum

2 April

Easter Eggstravaganza, 1:30-4:00pm. Come along to Kingston Museum for some springtime fun. With craft activities and an Easter Egg hunt there will be fun for all the family.

9 April

Victorian Fun and Games, 1:30-4:00pm. Find out how the Victorians celebrated the Springtime and create your own Victorian toys, games and treats to take home with you.

28 May

Marvellous Martinware, 1:30-4:00pm. Make your own cool, creepy or crazy creations inspired by our magical pottery collection.

Bead Time

Bead Time

2 & 9 April, 28 May

Kid’s Beading Workshops - Make a Necklace. 2pm–4pm. Drop In.

Kingston University Student's Union

Kingston University Student's Union

2 April

Free Easter Egg Hunt

11:30 am– 2:30pm

Work out the clues and collect chocolate eggs as part of our Easter egg hunt around Kingston town centre. 
To sign up and take part visit our stall outside Barclays on Clarence Street. 

(Vegan eggs will be available)

jojo maman bebe

JoJo Maman Bebe

2 April

Colouring Competition with prize, Balloons, chocolate and 10% discount upon completion.

White Stuff

White Stuff

2 & 9 April, 28 May

Scavenger Hunt in-store.

La Tasca

La Tasca

2 & 9 April, 28 May

Kids eat FREE when 2 adults eat in. How to make paella workshops for kids. Photo opportunity with our resident bull, and non-alcoholic sangria for kids to try.

Las Iguanas

Las Iguanas

2 & 9 April, 28 May

Kids Eat Free when an adult purchases a main from the a la carte menu.

The Organic Hairdresser

The Organic Hairdresser

9 April

French plait and / or nails painted with polish.