What's on this weekend? Plan your family weekend with the kids with our round up of what's on in London 13th–14th April
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:
Check in at Hotel Flamingo, the funniest and sunniest hotel in town, for musical sing-alongs and live illustration with author-illustrator Alex Milway. Find out hilarious behind-the-scenes secrets and tips and tricks for catering for all the hotel’s very different animal guests. You’ll even learn how to draw the characters along the way! Saturday, 13th April at 11.15am. Ages 5–8. Booking essential.
Do you believe in magic? Deception, magic and psychology are explored with magical props from the greats including Paul Daniels, Tommy Cooper and Harry Houdini at the Wellcome Collection. We love the sound of the accompanying live performances on conjuring and the supernatural. Free.
Opening today to coincide with the 75th anniversary of D-Day this hugely immersive NEW film reveals for the first time how the intelligence effort at Bletchley played a crucial role in the D-Day Normandy Landings. Delving into the top-secret world behind the birthplace of modern IT, it's mind-blowing stuff.
A chaotic recipe of cooking, puppetry and music tells the classic tales of Little Red Hen, the sly Foxy Loxy and Chicken Licken at Jackson's Lane. Sunday, 14th April at 12pm and 3pm. Suitable for ages 3–8. Tickets: £9.95.
London Eye is teaming up with Hotel Chocolat this Easter for a brand new 30-minute chocolatey experience. Get the whole family tasting a range of imaginative and delicious Easter chocolates, from salted caramel bunnies to milk chocolate filled Easter egglets, all from Hotel Chocolat’s seasonal collection. Grab the last few tickets for 17th and 18th April now. Tickets: £35 adult, £28 kid. Includes a Hotel Chocolat goodie bag too.
Can you decode secret messages? Have a go at communicating in Morse code, then spell out your name to make your own Morse code bracelet in this fun craft workshop at the Museum of London Docklands. Saturday and Sunday, 12pm and 2.30pm. Ages 5+. Free, just drop in.
The Lonely Ones, 1899. Edvard Munch (1863-1944), Munchmuseet
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