If you need some inspiration for what to do this weekend then look no further! We've looked at what's on and chosen our top picks.
Drop-In Design: Festive Weekends
Head to the V&A for one of their brilliant drop-in sessions, this week they’re getting festive with design! Take inspiration from the building’s incredible architecture and make your own clay Christmas tree decoration to take home and hang in pride of place.
Dr Chocs Express Chocolate Workshop
Calling all chocoholics! This express chocolate workshop is a great weekend activity for anyone with a sweet tooth. Learn a bit about the history of the tasty treat then make some delicious creations to take home.
My First Christmas
Join this Music Bugs class with your little one for some festive fun! This multisensory class in St Albans on Saturday will definitely keep your baby entertained with reindeer probs, an acoustic guitar session and a present to put under the tree!
Dominique Ansel Bakery
If you’re looking for the ultimate weekend treat head to the Dominique Ansel Bakery in Victoria. Home of the Cronut (a delicious combination of a croissant and a donut), the bakery know what their doing when it comes to puddings and pastries.
The Play That Goes Wrong
This 1920s Murder Mystery is full of laughter from start to finish! It’s a great family friendly play if you’re after a giggle with the kids. As you’ve probably guessed, things go a bit wrong with everything from collapsing set to unconscious actors!
Southbank Winter Festival
The Southbank Winter Festival is always a great way to get into the Christmas spirit. With loads of great food options, a traditional market, rides and much more, it’s perfect for some family fun. Why not check out Circus 1903 while you’re there?
A Docklands Christmas Carol
The Museum of London Docklands are putting on a free performance of A Christmas Carol! This immersive performance is a chance to come face to face with some Christmas ghosts and prove to Scrooge that it is a wonderful time of year!
There has been alien life spotted in Shepherd’s Bush. This Area 51 escape room is a chance for some teamwork and family bonding. Not only will you have to make it out of the escape game, you’ll also have to travel back in time!
The Museum of London have organised a brilliant songwriting workshop for any budding musicians! The session is lead by Soul Jump so get ready to move and groove as you learn to write and create your own smash-hit track.
Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever
Join Peppa, George, Mummy pig and Daddy pig for the best day ever! This show is full of fun, adventure and friendly faces. Your kids will love seeing some of their favourite characters come to life at this special show.
Wrap up and head to the beautiful Kew gardens to get some fresh air this weekend. The grounds are great to explore with kids of all ages. Check out the treetop walkway and incredible playgrounds or go and explore the incredible botanical gardens.
Goldilocks And The Three Bears
Too early for a pantomime? Oh no it isn’t! Goldilocks And The Three Bears is on stage at The London Palladium and full of cracking comedy and serious stunts. If you’re wondering which panto to go to this Christmas, this should definitely be at the top of your list.
John Lewis Christmas Windows
If you’re heading out to do some Christmas shopping, you can’t miss the John Lewis window displays. The star of their advert, Edgar the dragon, has taken centre stage and you can see him getting up to all kinds of fun.
MOMMI is a delicious restaurant full of flavour for the whole family. Inspired by the taste of Peru, their menu is different and exciting. We love their sticky chicken and the fish and chips with a twist. They’ve even got a Kids Table for Sunday lunch to keep the little ones busy while you wait for your food.
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