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If you’re a movie connoisseur and enjoy feeling like you’re part of the film as opposed to just a spectator, then a trip to London’s Cineworld IMAX is a must.

The IMAX experience

The IMAX experience combines a powerful digital sound with crystal-clear projection. The screens are also large and slightly curved in order to offer the utmost in definition. When combined, the geometrics and customised seating plan make for an ideal viewing experience indeed– you’re guaranteed to get caught up in all the on screen action – from passionate kisses, to the thrills and chills – the seats have even been designed to vibrate, really making you a part of the entire ultimate theatre experience.

An event not to be missed

Instead of the ordinary cinema experience, seeing a film in IMAX is more of event. With a number of 2D and 3D blockbuster films available, there are many films to choose from. You will need to check their website to see what is currently being shown and when.

Up-and-coming favourites

Paddington, which will be released on the 26th December of this year, boasts a recurrent children’s favourite. Directed by Paul King and starring Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Colin Firth, Sally Hawkins, Julie WatersandHugh Bonneville, this big screen debut boasts an enchanting blend of CGI and live action.

The storyline surrounds Paddington Bear, played by Colin Firth, on his journey to the capital city of London from the Peruvian jungle. On arrival, Mr and Mrs Brown adopt him, but it’s only a matter of time before he’s on the run, in an aim to escape the sinister dealings of a local taxidermist. Created by the producer of Harry Potter, we’re certain this particular movie is going to be a big screen hit.

Other kid-friendly London attractions

If you’re visiting the capital with the little ones for a weekend or even longer, you’ll be pleased to learn that there are a number of kid-friendly activities in the area, including the likes of family restaurants, museums, adventure days and toyshops.

From the ZSL London Zoo to the Science Museum, which currently houses over 15,000 display objects and the Natural History Museum, you’ll have no trouble keeping the kids entertained for hours. If you’re looking for outdoor-based activities, there’s a number to choose from, including riding an open top bus, attending a festival, taking a trip along the Thames or enjoying the sights and sounds of Regent’s Park.