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Your weekly fix of the City Kids Friday Five Edit is here. Bringing you the best of art instalments and more for all the family to enjoy this weekend.

1. See a huge floating model of Earth as art installation Gaia is back by popular demand at the Royal Naval College.

gaia at the royal naval college

Following a sold-out exhibition in 2020, the spectacular art installation returns for a month in the College’s Painted Hall.

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2. Step inside a painting at Van Gogh Alive, an immersive multi-sensory art exhibition in Kensington Gardens. 


This summer, the acclaimed exhibition comes to London having already toured 65 cities worldwide, with a  four month run in a purpose-built park venue opposite the Royal Albert Hall.

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3. Giant Lego Trail at WWT London

Running for the whole summer, until 4 September, head to Barnes and be amazed by the creatures that can be created with little bricks. The giant lego trail at WWT London includes 14 characters made from 253,728 LEGO bricks. 

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4. Get a sneak peak into London Transport Museum’s Depot and explore the huge collection of transport vehicles at their Open Week.


The transport treasure trove in Acton, which is usually closed to the public, is opening for seven days of fun for all the family.

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5. A lovely treat for green-fingered tots as theatrical show The Little Gardener comes to Kew Gardens this May half term.


The family-friendly play is based on the enchanting picture book by Emily Hughes about a very tiny but hardworking gardener. Each performance takes place inside a greenhouse at Kew Gardens.

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