What's On this Weekend 10/11 November

What's on this weekend? Plan your family weekend with the kids with our round up of what's on in London 10th-11th November

We have heaps and heaps of inspiration for things to do in London this weekend. The following events are all a&u recommended and should be on any parents' radar! Click on the headers and links for more info and to book:   

Enchanted Woodland at Syon House

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Enter an Enchanted Woodland at Syon House this November. Pull on your coat and gloves and follow the illuminated trail. Opens this Friday! Tickets: £10 adults, £5 children, U2s free. Open until 25 November, 5–9pm.

The Snail and the Whale at artsdepot

the snail and the whale at artsdepot

Families can join a tiny snail on her trip round the world in Tall Stories’ magical production inspired by the picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Longing to see the world, a tiny snail hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. Together they go on an amazing adventure - but when the whale gets beached, how will the snail save him? 10–11 November. Shows at 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm. Suitable for ages 4+. Tickets: £13, £10.

Lauren Child in Conversation at the V&A

Come and hear the Children's Laureate talk about what she has been up to and listen to her re-telling of Mary Poppins. The event will include refreshments and a book signing. Tickets from £7. Recommended for ages 7+. Saturday, 10th November at 2pm.

mary poppins lauren child v&a

The Wind in the Willows at Polka

wind in the willows polka theatre

Polka's new winter show opens this Friday! See this delightful adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s classic story of friendship and bravery and find out what happens when Mole and the gang come face to face with the ferrets and weasels of the Wild Wood. Perfect for ages 5+. 

Did you know that you could win a family ticket to this darling show? Click here to get the details!

Remembrance at the National Portrait Gallery

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© Simon Mooney

A full day of family-friendly workshops this Sunday to mark the centenary of the First World War. Children can create a paper poppy or a peace dove, join a storyteller and hear about the life of Maud McCarthy and meet an actor playing ‘Tommy of the Somme’, describing his life on the front and the first day of the Somme. 11am–4pm.

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