Events Roundup: ThisIsOurTownKingston has a full calendar of events for kids happening in Kingston upon Thames

Children’s Centres

Every day
Location: Kingston
Cost: Free or low cost

Children’ Centres in Kingston run daily activities for families with children under five, plus the expectant mothers and fathers.

They offer a wide range of activities and support sessions. Families can attend activities in any centre across Kingston or Richmond.

Knit and Knatter Tudor

Every fortnight
Location: Tudor Drive Library, Tudor Drive, Kingston, KT2 5QH
Time: 10:30 – 11:30
Cost: Free

Come along to our fortnightly knitter knatter group. Bring along your craft projects.

Please contact the branch for further details. Phone 020 8547 5006 or email

Under 5s Sessions at Kingston Museum

Every Friday morning
Location: Kingston Museum, Wheatfield Way, Kingston, KT1 2PS
Time: 10:15 – 11:00
Cost: Free

Come along to our weekly friendly and free craft & story sessions. Explore the museum’s exhibitions and collections through fun, informal and engaging activities.

This session is also a wonderful opportunity to meet other parents, carers and fellow under 5’s! Drop-in, no need to book. Free. Children must be accompanied during the sessions

Anime Club

Date: 5th March 2020
Location: Tudor Drive Library, 192 Tudor Dr.
Time: 16:00 – 17:00

We’re setting up a new anime club! Come along to Tudor Drive Library to watch and enjoy all things anime.

21 & Co Stay and Play @Norbiton Children’s Centre

First Thursday of each month
Location: Kingston Town Children’s Centre, Villiers Road
Time: 13:15 – 14:45

21 & Co is a support group in Surrey and West London dedicated to giving support to families who have children with Downs Syndrome.

Open to all our families, the Stay & Play afternoons are a friendly and relaxed way to meet other members of 21&Co while the children play in a stimulating environment.

The children have lots of fun. New families are always welcome.

Busy Bees Soft Play Centre

Location: Chessington Cricket Club, Sir Francis Barker Ground, Leatherhead Road
Time: 9:30 – 14:30
Cost: Over 1’s £3.60; Siblings £2.60; Under 1’s £1.25; Adults Free

A friendly, safe environment located in Chessington for your little ones to play and have fun. The equipment here is for under 5’s. Refreshments are available.

Chatterbooks New Malden Library

First Thursday of each month
Location: New Malden Library, Kingston Road
Time: 16:00 – 17:00

Come along to our after school monthly reading group for children aged 7 to 11. Talk about books you have read and enjoyed.

Held on the first Thursday of the month. New members welcome. No need to book, just drop in.

Chessington Kicks

Location: Chessington Sports Centre Astro, Garrison Lane
Time:16:45 – 17:45

Free weekly football-focused sessions provided by the Fulham FC Foundation. Term time only.

Chessington Youth Club

Every Thursday
Location: Chessington Sports Centre, Garrison Lane
Time: 18:15 – 20:30

Kids can take part in sports, play games, chill with their friends while enjoying the music and sharing of ideas. Term time only.

Drama Group (Chessington)

Location: Chessington Children’s Centre, Buckland Road
Time: 16:30 – 17:00
Cost: Drop-in £5 or sign up for a 10% discount for the term.

A dynamic class for under 6s. Introducing the basics of Speech and Drama in a fun and stimulating environment. Regular performance opportunities throughout the year. Term time only

Ham in Session – music tuition/studio time

Location: Ham Youth Centre, Ham Close
Time: 15:00 – 17:30
Cost: Free

Free tuition for young people in guitar, drumming, studio recording and music production in our fully equipped music studio with a tutor and mean jazz guitarist Zad Adda.

Hip Hop Jazz (Chessington)

Location: Chessington Children’s Centre, Buckland Road
Time: 15:00 – 16:00
Cost: £5.00 per child

Learn cool funky moves in our Street Jazz for Kids class. 2 1/2 – 5 years
Term time only.

Junior Jammers (Tolworth/TH)

Location: Tolworth Children’s Centre, School Lane
Time: 10:30am – 11:15
Cost: £3.50 per child; £2.50 per sibling

Jumping and jiggling, a musical singing group for children aged 1 – 5.

Little Explorers (Norman Jackson)

Location: Tangley Park Children’s Centre, 1 Bramble Lane
Time: 9″3- – 11:00

A creative, fun and stimulating play session for parents and children up to 5 years. With a rolling snack bar to encourage children’s communication, language development, and independent skills. Invitation only.

Live Wire Music Production

Location: Powerstation Youth Centre, 121a Mortlake High Street
Time: 16:00 – 18:00

Studio sessions, band practice, rap, one-to-one support, performance workshop

Stay & Play

Locations: Kingston Town Children’s Centre, Villiers Road
Time: 9:15 – 11:15
Cost: £2.50 per family

Stay & Play sessions – a variety of activities to encourage your child to explore their environment and learn through play.

Tatty Bumpkins (Tangley Park)

Location: Sunflower Centre, Strathmore Road
Time: 14:00 – 14:45

Fun-filled yoga-inspired classes for you and your child. Please phone Heathfield Children’s Centre on 020 8734 3405 to book your place on the day.

Teddy Tennis (Heathfield)

Location: Heathfield Children’s Centre, Powder Mill Lane
Time: 10:00 – 10:45

Teddy Tennis is a fantastic educational programme that inspires children aged 2.5 – 5 to get active and learn ball skills.