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What's On this Weekend 15/16 December

What's on this weekend? Plan your family weekend with the kids with our round up of what's on in London 15th-16th 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:   

My Christmas Orchestral Adventure at the Royal Albert Hall

Father Christmas has lost his map of his delivery route! Thankfully Albert’s Orchestra has found it but they need help to return it to him ahead of the big day! Zip around the world on an orchestral adventure to track down Father Christmas. Singing, dancing and a full symphony orchestra will bring the Christmassy adventure to life. Saturday, 15th December. 11am and 2.45pm. Ages 3+.

my christmas orchestral adventure royal albert hall

A Horrible Christmas at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Have yourself a horrible little Christmas at Dulwich Picture Gallery this weekend! Join Horrible Histories for an exciting workshop and explore how Christmas was celebrated in the time of the Tudors, Victorian era, and the Dark Ages. Act out different scenes, sing silly songs, and have a horrible time! Before or afterwards, you can also join in the Horrible Christmas Crafting drop-in. Perfect for ages 4–12.

horrible christmas dulwich picture gallery

Christmas Storytelling with Michael Rosen at the Old Vic

michael rosen old vic christmas storytelling

Settle in for a cosy morning of festive storytelling on The Old Vic stage with children’s author and poet Michael Rosen. He will be reading from Bah! Humbug! and Unexpected Twist: An Oliver Twisted Tale, his retellings of two timeless Dickens classics. There will also be the chance to get your very own book signed at the end. Saturday, 15th December at 11am.

David Walliams' Awful Auntie at Bloomsbury Theatre

See the popular children's book come to life on stage at Bloomsbury Theatre this Christmas! Stella is in for the fight of her life against her very own awful Auntie. Fab for the whole family. Runs until 6th January. Tickets from £18.50.

awful auntie bloomsbury theatre

The Polar Express at Discover

Join the Discover team during the festive season for an adventure through Chris Van Allsburg’s Polar Express. Climb aboard a train to the North Pole to meet some very special people and find out what happens if you truly believe…. This story time session comes with a free gift of The Polar Express book for each child. Suitable for ages 3–7.

discover the polar express

Regent's Street Winter Retreat

regent street winter retreat 2018

We have also found a little something for mums with tired shopping feet ! If you find yourself trawling up and down Regents Street this weekend, pop into the Regent's Street Winter Retreat and relax with mindful yoga sessions, gingerbread workshops, grooming treatments and gift-wrapping. Open 14/15 Dec, 11am-7pm. 

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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