What's On this Weekend 18/19 May

What's on this weekend? Plan your family weekend with the kids with our round up of what's on in London 18th–19th May

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: 

Dulwich Festival 2019

Dulwich Festival is in its final week so make sure you pop in for a fun-filled weekend. Visit the Love West Dulwich Spring Fair on Saturday which will have arts & crafts for children, morris, bhangra and maypole dancing, face painting, street food & craft beer, fair rides, farm animals and live music. You could also catch Much Ado About Nothing with The Handlebars. If you can't make it on Saturday, the Dulwick Park Fair will be on all Sunday to officially close the Dulwich Festival. 

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The Slightly Annoying Elephant at Little Angel

What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! This hilarious story by author David Walliams is brought to life through puppetry. Recommended for ages 3–8. Tickets: £13.50 adults, £11.50 kids. On until 4 August.

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Southbank Sinfonia Family Concert at Southbank Centre

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Explore more than 400 years of musical history in 45 minutes. See how the orchestra has grown, hear how its instruments have changed and enjoy the work of some of the world's greatest ever composers. Suitable for ages 5–11. Tickets: £8 adults, £4 kids. Sunday, 19th May at 11.30am.

My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty at Richmond Theatre

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Fab introduction to ballet for children aged 3+. This new version is specially created for children - Sleeping Beauty comes alive on stage with help of a narrator to help the young audience follow the story and a shortened version of Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous music. 18–19 May. Tickets from £13.

Clay Casting at the National Gallery

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Explore still life in a new way with artist Hannah Cushion at the National Gallery this Sunday. Sketch from paintings and objects, then experiment with tactile textures to create a 3D plaster cast drawing. Suitable for all ages. 11am–4pm.

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