What's on this weekend? Plan your family weekend with the kids with our round up of what's on in London
12th–13th May 2018
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:
This fun running event returns to Richmond Park this Sunday (13th May). Book the full 10-mile course if you are feeling energetic or opt for the gentler Sharky & George One Mile Family Fun Run and Picnic in the Park. Medal and goody bag for all. Expect loads of great food and drink, kids' entertainment and a real festival atmosphere. A fantastic day out for everyone! Entry: £44 for 10 mile, ages 16+; £15 for 1 mile, ages 4+.
For the first time, the Royal Academy of Dance will be taking part in the 2018 Wandsworth Arts Fringe this Sunday. On offer will be taster workshops including family dance, ballet for over 55s and musical theatre, as well as tours of RAD headquarters and its archives collection to explore its rich history. Visit the pop-up stage in Battersea Square to watch exciting dance performances, celebrating diverse dance styles and talent. Click on the header to find out more and to book your tickets.
With no email and mobile phones around, how did soldiers and their families keep in touch during the First World War? Well, they sent over 2 billion letters and 140 million parcels and every single one went through Regent's Park. This Saturday, families can join the 2500 people who worked at the Home Depot at the interactive sorting office, design and write a postcard to a soldier and discover the importance of the Post Office during the First World War. Saturday, 12th May. Drop-in activities 11am–3pm at Regent's Park.
A brilliant puppetry show is coming to the Little Angel Theatre this weekend. Puppets will roam the stage to recount the story of whales, tiny boats, sea captains, beards and the boy who bottled up his heart and threw it into the sea. Recommended for ages 7–12. Tickets: £13 adults, £11 children.
The musical adaptation of the beloved Michael Rosen's poem will sadly be closing this week. Book the final tickets and find out what happens to the chocolate cake! The show is suitable for ages 4+. Tickets: £13.50, £10 concs.
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