What’s On this Weekend?
From circus acts, festivals, bumper cars and exhibitions – this weeks’ Friday Five is fun fun fun! There’s something to suit kids (and grown-ups) of all ages. Be sure to book ahead to avoid disappointment!
UNDERBELLY FESTIVAL IN CAVENDISH SQUARE
From circus acts and theatre to comedy shows and dance parties, the pop-up festival has something for everyone from its new home in Cavendish Square.
See high-flying aerial stunts at circus show Hotel Paradiso, join a family dance party at Baby Loves Disco or laugh along with Comedy Club 4 kids. There are also shows from CBBC’s Sam & Mark and Basil Brush, improvised music acts and much more.
THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA MUSICAL AT THEATRE ROYAL HAYMARKET
Based on the much-loved book by Judith Kerr, the smash hit interactive musical is suitable for ages 3 and up.
DODGE AT SOMERSET HOUSE
Somerset House, well known for their grand courtyard events, are doing things a little differently, by bringing us dodgems for summer event Dodge.
The iconic art centre will transform its magnificent grounds into an open-air fairground extravaganza. And the star of the show will be funfair favourites, bumper cars.
FEEDING BLACK EXHIBITION AT MUSEUM OF LONDON DOCKLANDS
Visit new museum exhibition Feeding Black: Community, Power & Place, which explores the role that food plays in Black enterprise and identity in South East London.
The display in the the Museum of London Docklands will spotlight four African and Caribbean food businesses. Their stories will be explored through objects, recipes and photography to show the importance of food in a community. And these thriving food businesses are not just about sales, but are important spaces in an ever-changing city.
UNDERBELLY FESTIVAL’S LONDON WONDERGROUND
Enjoy a summer festival right in the city centre at London Wonderground in Earls Court, with plenty of family entertainment on the agenda.
The jam-packed children’s programme includes interactive show Dinosaur World Live, with life-like dinosaurs. For magic lovers, Tom Brace: Embrace The Impossible is a show which mixes comedy and magic. And for budding scientists, circus-science mashup Strong Women Science has plenty of messy experiments and astounding tricks.
For more things to do this weekend and beyond check out City Kids’ What’s On here.