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What's On this Weekend 1/2 December

What's on this weekend? Plan your family weekend with the kids with our round up of what's on in London 1st-2nd December

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 everyone's radar. Click on the headers and links for more info and to book:   

Christmas at Kensington Palace

Head to the King's Gallery this weekend where you can meet Victoria and Albert in an interactive live performance. Share your own Christmas traditions with the royal couple and help them find the true meaning of Christmas. Or if you're feeling crafty, pop in to a festive workshop where you can make some decorations for your Christmas tree. Ages 5+.

christmas kensington palace 2018

Festive Weekend at the Music House for Children

Book tickets for some Instrumental Extravaganza this Sunday where kids can try new instruments and parents can meet the Music House for Children team. Perfect for ages 4–11. In the evening (6pm), families can enjoy Christmas carols, performances and readings at the Carols by Candlelight show. Tickets: £8/£7.

music house for children musical extravaganza

Alice in Winterland Festival at Southwark Park

alice in winterland souhtwark park 2018

Over 160 giant lanterns are turning Alice in Wonderland into a festive storyland at Southwark Park this winter. Walk through 29 interactive scenes, make a stop at Mad Hatter's Tea and get a photo with Santa! Runs until 5th January.

Winter Markets

Why not visit a lovely winter market this weekend? Head to Walton St and Draycott Ave on 1st Dec, 10am–5pm for the Walton Street Winter Market. You can expect artisan food, flowers and gifts plus Christmas lights. There will also be a raffle in aid of Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. Or pop in to the Soho Christmas Market on Berwick St 1st Dec, 11am–5pm. Browse hand-crafted Christmas gifts and drop in for a family workshop. You can decorate glitter baubles and make personalised Santa sacks. 

walton street winter market

The Night Before Christmas at artsdepot

For this weekend only, this heart-warming Christmas classic returns. A little mouse called Eddie sets off in search of Father Christmas to find out why only humans get presents at Christmas. Suitable for ages 3+. Tickets: £10/£7.

the night before christmas artsdepot

 

The Thames Frost Fair at the Museum of London

Join in for an interactive storytelling session at the Museum of London this Saturday! Did you know that over two hundred years ago the Thames completely froze over? Hear the story in full - sessions run at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Free, just drop-in. Perfect for ages 5+.

museum of london family fun

Out and about this weekend? Let us know what you're up to by tagging us in your instagram posts @angelandurchins

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