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What's On this Weekend 3/4 November

What's on this weekend? Plan your family weekend with the kids with our round up of what's on in London 3rd-4th November

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:   

How to Hide a Lion at artsdepot

how to hide a lion artsdepot

For a perfect family show this weekend, look no further than How to Hide a Lion at artsdepot!

When a lion is chased out of town, a little girl, Iris, helps him to find somewhere to hide. Iris embarks on a mission to squash her new friend into a variety of sneaky tight spots, as the misinformed town folk try and track him down. Sunday, 4th November at 2pm and 4pm. Suitable for ages 3–6.

Languages of London Festival at Museum of London Docklands

languages of london festival london docklands

This weekend Museum of London Docklands celebrate London which is home to speakers of over 300 languages! Families can learn phrases from a new language, discover secret languages of the past and try their hand at British Sign Language. Plus, they can have a go at communicating in unexpected ways through song, spoken word, emojis and more. Browse the full programme by clicking on the title. We love the sound of the Jewish Eastenders and the Somali Stories.

The Wand Installation

It's not just about Christmas lights illuminating the streets of London this winter! An installation of nine giant wands lights up the walkway between Millennium Bridge and St. Paul’s Cathedral every day at 6.45pm with a short light display to music every 30 minutes until they are switched off at 10.45pm. Standing fifteen feet tall, the wands belong to some of the most beloved characters in the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films. On until 12th November.

wand installation

Month of Sundays Festival with the Royal Opera House

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Head to Covent Garden this Sunday and immerse yourself in sound installations that dig deep into the history of the Royal Opera House; meet characters from ballets and operas and watch live demonstrations from technicians and craftspeople who bring productions to the stages. Children can learn new moves in a dance class; sing memorable tunes from opera classics; or enjoy a performance by artists from The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera. Dress up in costume and make sure to take a selfie with the 3D Royal Opera House made of LEGO bricks. Sunday, 4th November at 11am and 2.30pm.

Klimt/Schiele at the RA

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Egon Schiele,Group of Three Girls (detail), 1911

The RA's major new exhibition opens this Sunday. Visitors can see over 100 rare and fragile Modernist paintings. It is set to be extremely popular so book your tickets now! The display contains some adult content.

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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