Friday Five Weekend 12-13 October


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.

 

HIDDEN LONDON
London Transport Museum
Go on an immersive journey of some of London’s most secret spaces in the oldest subterranean railway in the world in this new exhibition opening just in time for the weekend. Visit an ‘abandoned’ Tube station underworld and see a recreation of the secret dining room where Churchill sheltered.
All weekend
ltmuseum.co.uk

 

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CHELSEA HISTORY FESTIVAL
Various locations in Chelsea
Celebrate the history of Chelsea at this family friendly festival. Activities include Giant Games for little soldiers at the National Army Museum, the hidden history hunt at the Royal Hospital and Medicine Through Time at the Chelsea Psychic Garden.
Saturday
chelseahistoryfestival.com

 

BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL
October Gallery
As part of the Bloomsbury Festival, the gallery are running a Family Art Day inspired by the 1969 moon landing with art making activities and story telling.
Saturday
bloomsburyfestival.org.uk

 

THE HOUSE FULL OF STUFF WORKSHOP
Tate Modern
Inspired by her new book, author and illustrator Emily Rand is putting on a make and do workshop where you can create an invention and make a collage with images of junk objects.
Sunday
tate.org.uk

 

NEW SCIENTIST LIVE
ExCel London
Get your mind blown by some fascinating Science in this festival for all the family. Take part in a rocket building workshop, hop on a VR rollercoaster ride, launch your very own Saturn V rocket to the moon and enjoy some science story time with Maddie from CBeebies.
All weekend
newscientist.com

 

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