It’s time to check out our latest Friday Five – a handpicked selection of the best things to do with kids this weekend in London.
THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG
The family film club continues at the Barbican with the fairy tale The Princess and the Frog. The heroine Tiana being transformed into an amphibian by an enchanted frog will be the twist for this show. There will also be an opportunity to learn some froggy facts in their show and tell, and you can get involved in their paper puppet workshop inspired by the film.
FAMILY DAY: COLOURFUL TEXTILES
William Morris Gallery
It’s family fun time at the William Morris Gallery in this free, drop in event suitable for children of all ages. Get creative and make colourful textiles inspired by Madge Gill.
‘BEAT OUT THAT RHYTHM’ FAMILY SUNDAY
Royal Opera House
This Family Sunday will see the building transformed into a playground where children can make crafts and sing and dance in a host of activities inspired by the opera Carmen.
THE GREAT EXHIBITION ROAD FESTIVAL
This festival is a three-day celebration of curiosity, discovery and exploration. There are hundreds of hands-on activities including the chance to play chess with robots, multi-sensory experiences and virtual-reality headsets too.
TOWER BRIDGE 125th ANNIVERSARY
Head to Tower Bridge for anniversary celebration where families can recreate the huge flotilla that passed under the Bridge in 1894, alongside a number of family activities taking place including ‘Meet the Victorians’ where the stories of workers, engineers, and passers by, will be brought to life by costumed actors.
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