Storystock @ Riverside Studios
Thursday afternoon sees the first in a new series of after-school events for KS2 kids (ages 8+) that the storytelling experts Storystock are running at Hammersmith's Riverside Studios. Come and meet Natasha Farrant, author of the bestselling The Children of Castle Rock, as she talks about the inspiration behind her new book, Voyage of the Sparrowhawk. There will be lots of audience interaction and the chance to ask questions and join in.
Part of the Riverside's Dive In series. Thursday, 10 Sept, 4.15pm. Booking essential. Tickets are £4 adults, £3 children under 14. Click here for more info about the event and to book.
Paddington Basin is hosting London's very first floating cinema and there is a good programme of family films coming up including Moana (Thurs), Life of Pi (Fri) and The Lion King (Sat). Book a boat for six (or two households) and bob about whilst watching family favourites. For a full programme of events click here. Fresh pasta, snacks and treats available to order. Just 16 boats per screening so get booking. Tickets include an optional pre-show boat trip around Little Venice and film admission with audio headphones. Group of 6 = £215.00 (£36 per person) including booking fee. openaire.co.uk
Duck Pond Market
Head to Gunnersbury Park this Saturday and bag some fab fresh local produce! Crafters, artists, food producers and ethical businesses with locally made arts & crafts, gifts, vintage, plants, homewares and clothing will be selling their wares. 10am-4pm, 12 Sept and 26 Sept. duckpondmarket.com
Photo credit: saricha.co.uk
London Mural Festival
Get your walking shoes on this September. The inaugural London Mural Festival (LMF) opens this week with over 150 artists from around the world, painting 50 plus large-scale walls across the capital. LMF is all about bringing art to the people, whilst giving artists a legal way to showcase their work in a public gallery. London streets have never looked so vibrant and colourful. Download the festival map from 14 Sept here.
Luke Smile, 151 Brick Lane, E1
Julia Colls, 9 Sept 2020