What's on this weekend? Plan your family weekend with the kids with our round up of what's on in London 3rd–4th Aug
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:
Join in for two days of free family fun at the RAF Museum this weekend with a mixture of drop in and timed activities. We love the sound of the Birds of Prey flying displays, the Paper plane challenge and the hot air balloon demonstrations. Kids can dress up as RAF pilots and create their own Spitfire art. 3–4 August.
Join other families as you all step back in time to become the new crew of Sir Francis Drake's ship on this unforgettable voyage. Be prepared for an evening of imaginative role play to see if you have what it takes to be an Elizabethan sailor and sleepover on the ship like the original crew. Will you make it as a Gunner, Officer, or a Barber Surgeon? Find out when you fight the Spanish for treasure! Suitable for children aged 6–11. 3 Aug, 5pm–9am.
Enjoy this magical production of Shakespeare’s classic at the Fulham Palace this Sunday. Magician Prospero is marooned on an island with his daughter Miranda. With the assistance of a powerful air spirit he keeps in servitude, he conjures up a storm to shipwreck his enemies on the shore of the island. Find out which is greater – Prospero's thirst for revenge or his aptitude for forgiveness? Sunday, 4th Aug. 7pm–9.15pm. Tickets: £14 adults, £8.50 kids.
Enjoy popular songs from musicals and films such as The Sound of Music, Dumbo, Mary Poppins, La La Land, and Frozen performed by West End singers and a live pianist. You can also expect bubbles, puppetry, dance moves and opportunities for audience participation. Open to all ages from newborns. Saturday, 3rd Aug. 10.15am and 11.30am. Tickets: £12 (adult + 1 baby under 12mths).
Watch the ruthless Romans wreak havoc. Find out where you stand with Richard III. Mutiny against King Henry VII. See Mary Tudor go toe-to-toe with Mary Queen of Scots. Will Queen Elizabeth I survive her terrible teeth? Would you find yourself at the end of a noose, accused of witchcraft by King James I? Take a look into the world of Samuel Pepys and help Georgian detectives hunt for the headless man. Barmy Britain is back for the summer with a limited run. On until 31 Aug. Suitable for ages 5+. Tickets from £19.
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