What's On this Weekend 8/9 December

What's on this weekend? Plan your family weekend with the kids with our round up of what's on in London 8th-9th 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:   

Christmas at London Wetland Centre

Christmas festivities are officially kicking off this weekend at London Wetland Centre! Children can go on a husky sleigh ride or on a donkey ride. They can also join the elves and give them a hand with all the Christmas presents. Animal lovers can take part in fab wildlife workshops too. There will be bird watching, stories around a fire and hibernating animals. 

husky sleigh ride wetland centre london

Festive Fayre at Hampton Court Palace

The courtyards will be transformed into a festive wonderland this weekend for the annual Festive Fayre at Hampton Court Palace! There will be sing-a-long carols, live cooking demos and foodie stalls galore.

festive fayre hampton court palace

Happy Birthday RA!

happy birthday ra 250

Celebrate the RA’s 250th birthday by taking part in a free drop-in family workshop. Little ones are invited to create giant playing cards. They can draw from models dressed as Kings and Queens in order to make their own unique playing cards. Then get ready for the biggest game of cards ever! Sunday, 9th Dec. 11am–3pm. Free, drop-in.

Christmas at the Food Market Chiswick

Head to west London this Sunday as the weekly food market in Chiswick is getting a special festive twist! Expect Christmas arts and crafts making for children and see a magician walking around the market doing magic tricks for customers. Stock up on mince pies, organic sprouts and all sorts of Christmas puddings!

chiswick food market christmas 

Peppa Pig's Adventure at Theatre Royal Haymarket

Opens this Saturday! Join Peppa as she gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends. They are very excited about their outdoor adventure, full of games, laughter and live music and of course, muddy puddles! On until 6th January. Tickets: from £12.

peppa adventure haymarket

Aladdin on Ice at Alexandra Palace

A cast of talented skaters from adults to tiny tots will perform a new adaptation of the Aladdin story on the ice, to a mix of traditional and modern music at Alexandra Palace. Sounds like a fab family treat! This weekend only. Tickets: from £12.50.

alexandra palace aladdin on ice

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