Friday Five Weekend 27-28 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.

SHAKESPEARE’S TELLING TALES
The Globe Theatre
The Globe’s family festival brings together families, children’s authors, performers and storytellers to celebrate the power of imagination.
All weekend
shakespearesglobe.com

FIESTA DE MEXICO
Guildhall Yard
Head to London for the first ever Mexican festival.  The Yard will come alive with the sounds, smells and tastes of Mexico and there will be plenty of Mexican food, drink and family entertainment available including art workshops, ‘loitas card’ making and basket weaving.
All weekend
paternostersquare.info

ILLUSTRATOR TAKEOVER DAY
Discover Story Centre
Head over to Discover for a whole day of doodling with some brilliant illustrators and authors, who will demonstrate their skills and teach you how to draw pirates and aliens. The day will be completed with a head to head Draw Off.
Saturday
discover.org.uk

 

BIG FISH LITTLE FISH FAMILY RAVE
Horniman Museum
Big Fish Little Fish are taking over the Horniman Gardens for an afternoon of outdoor festival raving fun.  Dance with your family under bubbles and balloons to acid house, techno and drum and bass. The Orb are playing and there will be crafts with Captain Cookie, face painting and storytelling for the little ones.
All weekend
horniman.ac.uk

 

PARCHMARKS PROJECT FAMILY FUN DAY
Fulham Palace
Find out about the marks that appear on the Fulham Palace lawn each summer.  Get hands on with archaeology, take a tour of the site, and recreate their lost medieval chapel with cardboard boxes.                                                                                                                                                Sunday
www.fulhampalace.org

 

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