Friday Five Weekend 20-21 July



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.

KEW SCIENCE FESTIVAL
Kew Gardens
Get your lab coat and goggles at the ready, it’s time to experiment.  Fun for all the family, there will be workshops, behind the scenes tours, hands on experiments, shows and a bunch of Kew’s scientists to explain how they are protecting rare plants and fungi.
All weekend
kew.org

 

FESTIVAL OF PLAY
Museum of Childhood
It’s all about celebrating play at this free weekend festival. Suitable for all ages, there will be plenty of games, workshops and activities including making robot sculptures, baby sensory play and how to make a video game.
All weekend
vam.ac.uk

 

LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW
Brockwell Park
Head on over to Brixton for this family friendly event where you can get to meet animals from Vauxhall City Farm, browse stalls, listen to a bit of live music, do some arts and crafts, get some yummy grub plus loads more, there is something for everyone!
All weekend
lambethcountryshow.co.uk

APOLLO 11 FAMILY FESTIVAL
Science Museum
Get dressed as an astronaut, find out what happened to all the Moon rocks, discover how your body changes in space and see a special screening of the Clangers at this festival which marks the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo Moon landing.
All weekend
sciencemuseum.org.uk

 


OVER THE MOON: OPERA FOR BABIES
Canary Wharf
As part of the Canary Wharf Summer Family Festival, Over the Moon is a free interactive, operatic adventure for babies. A calm, playful and relaxing first opera experience for the small ones and their grown ups.
Sunday
canarywharf.com

 

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