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What's On this Weekend 12/13 January

What's on this weekend? Plan your family weekend with the kids with our round up of what's on in London 5th–6th January

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:   

Cirque de Soleil - Totem at the Royal Albert Hall

Cirque de Soleil returns to the Royal Albert Hall! Their new show, Totem explores the all-important existential questions of the journey of mankind. With aboriginal stories, primitive and modern myths, it is sure to be spectacular. Suitable for ages 3+. Tickets from £48.40. Opens this Saturday and runs until 9th February.

totem royal albert hall

OSA Images / Costumes: Kym Barrett / ©2010 Cirque du Soleil Inc.

London International Mime Festival

The festival of contemporary visual theatre roars back into town this weekend! Choose from a great line-up of circus, physical theatre, live art, puppetry and dance along with workshops for anyone who wants to have a go themselves. We love the sound of the award-winning physical theatre show BACKUP that will have its run at Southbank Centre at the end of this month. 

southbank mime backup

OAE Tots: A World Around Us

southbank centre oae tots world around us

A special concert for the little ones this Sunday at Southbank Centre. While listening to the wondrous music of Bach, kids can gaze up at the sun, the stars and the moon, and get a closer look at our fellow creatures on this planet. Perfect for ages 2–5. Tickets: £9 adults, £1 children. Sunday, 13th January. 10.30am and 12pm.

Marvellous Mistakes at the Science Museum

marvellous mistakes science museum

Find out what ingenious inventions came from marvellous mistakes in this family storytelling session at the Science Museum. Sometimes things go a bit wrong, and that’s ok! Find out how chemistry mistakes brought us some of the most loud and lifesaving inventions. 12–13 January. 11am. Suitable for under 6s.

Wow! It's Night-Time at Little Angel Theatre

wow it's night time little angel theatre

The curious little owl is back, and this time she’s ready to discover the wonders of night-time, from the big, bright moon to the bats in the sky and the foxes deep in the forest. But where are all the other owls? Recommended for ages 2–5. Tickets: £13.50 adults, £11.50 children. Runs until 27th January.

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