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From Kate Moss as a fox at a London museum to a monster obstacle course, 15 summer family days out

From Kate Moss as a fox at the Museum of London to the world’s largest obstacle course, 15 top days out to entertain the kids this summer

MOVIES 

1. Spider-Man: Far From Home (12A)

Tom Holland’s Spider-Man faces ancient elemental monsters while in Europe in this action-packed adventure, with Jake Gyllenhaal on top form as supervillain Mysterio. Out now

2. The Lion King (PG)

The inimitable James Earl Jones is the only voice to return in this ‘live-action’ remake of the much-loved Disney film. Seth Rogen is a hoot as Pumbaa. Out now

3. Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans (PG)

Derek Jacobi and Kim Cattrall star as Emperor Claudius and his wife Agrippina in this funny yet informative take on Terry Deary’s brilliant book. Out Friday

4. Playmobil: The Movie (U)

Marla (voiced by Anya Taylor-Joy) has to enter the animated world to find her brother (Gabriel Bateman) in the big-screen debut for the colourful figurines. Out Aug 9

Marla (voiced by Anya Taylor-Joy) has to enter the animated world to find her brother (Gabriel Bateman) in the big-screen debut for the colourful figurines. Out Aug 9

5. Dora And The Lost City Of Gold (PG)

The intrepid adventurer gets a live-action revamp with Isabela Moner leading a cast that also includes Eva Longoria and Benicio del Toro. Out Aug 16

LIVE SHOWS 

6. Dinosaur World Live (3+)

The interactive theatre show lets would-be explorers meet prehistoric giants including T-rex and triceratops. Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, London. Until Sep 1

The interactive theatre show lets would-be explorers meet prehistoric giants including T-rex and triceratops. Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, London. Until Sep 1

7. Zippo’s Circus (all ages)

Classic circus troupe Zippo’s hits the road with The Magnificent Top Hat featuring acrobats, foot jugglers and daredevil motorcyclists. Touring until October 27, zippos.co.uk

8. The Tiger Who Came To Tea (3+)

The grrreat stage adaptation of the late Judith Kerr’s iconic picture book is currently on tour. Catch Sophie and her uninvited house guest in Folkestone this week. Touring until Oct 30, tigerstealive.com

The grrreat stage adaptation of the late Judith Kerr’s iconic picture book is currently on tour. Catch Sophie and her uninvited house guest in Folkestone this week. Touring until Oct 30, tigerstealive.com

9. Brainiac Live! (6+)

The action-packed live version of the popular TV show arrives at London’s Garrick Theatre. Jul 31 to Sep 1

ADVENTURE DAYS 

10. Brighton Zip (6+)

Zoom through the air above the famous beach on this twin zip wire. More daring thrill-seekers can even experience a 24-metre freefall experience in the aptly titled Drop Zone. Open now

11. The Gruffalo Summer Party (all ages)

A special party to celebrate the 20th birthday of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s enduring creation. Don’t miss the River Ride Adventure. Chessington World of Adventures, until Sep 2

A special party to celebrate the 20th birthday of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s enduring creation. Don’t miss the River Ride Adventure. Chessington World of Adventures, until Sep 2

12. Sleeping With Sharks (5+) 

You’ll want to keep one eye open at this jawstastic event, which also features a twilight tour, games and midnight snacks. August 16, National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth

13. The Monster featuring Nerf (7+)

New this year, youngsters can now tackle the world’s largest inflatable obstacle course while taking aim at targets with the fun foam blasters. Birmingham, Aug 16 to 20; London, Aug 23 to 28

14. Beasts Of London (all ages) 

Kate Moss and Brian Blessed are among those voicing animals in this immersive Museum of London show telling the capital’s history from the point of view of its wildlife. Until Jan 5

Kate Moss and Brian Blessed are among those voicing animals in this immersive Museum of London show telling the capital’s history from the point of view of its wildlife. Until Jan 5

15. Kew Gardens (2+)

Explore the newly opened Children’s Garden at West London’s botanical treasure. Highlights include a bamboo tunnel, splash pool and canopy walkway. Open now

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