What’s on this weekend?
Looking to entertain a budding engineer, driver or splish-splash money maker? This week’s Friday FIVE is just for you! Read on to see the coolest family activities that London has to offer.
IET’S ENGINEERING OPEN HOUSE DAY
Inspire your young scientists at the virtual Engineering Open House Day from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
SPLASH AT THE LONDON MUSEUM OF WATER AND STEAM
Cool off in the paddling pool, enjoy storytelling, crafts and bubble shows then get soaked in the splash zone with Splash at the London Museum of Water and Steam.
GO GREEN AT TRANSPORT DEPOT THE LONDON TRANSPORT MUSEUM DEPOT
Go Green at the London Transport Museum Depot, Acton Town
The London Transport Museum Depot in Acton Town, west London, will also be throwing open its doors for families to explore on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 August and between Wednesday 11 to Sunday 15 August.
MONEY MACHINE FAMILY DAYS
Get rich quick when you make your own currency at the Money Machine Family Day in the Serpentine Pavilion.
Working with artists, families can design and print their own personal currency. Children will also learn how to use a risograph printing press to duplicate their design. They can then trade their money with other children in the Money Exchange Centre.
VAN GOGH ALIVE AT KENSINGTON GARDENS
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.
For more things to do this weekend and beyond check out City Kids’ What’s On here.