Plan your family weekend with the kids with our round up of what's on in London 9th–10th 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 everyone's radar. Click on the headers and links for more info and to book:
When Igor, Dr Frankenstein’s assistant, attempts to assemble a beautiful dancer made from balloons, it all goes wrong. Step into Circo Ridiculoso’s quirky show, a hilarious fusion of silliness, storytelling and brilliant balloon puppetry. Saturday, 9th November. Tickets: £8. Perfect for ages 4–11.
A joyous family-friendly exhibition bringing together children's literary rebels at the British Library. See how characters from Pippi Longstocking to Princess Pearl break rules and learn the importance of resilience from Oliver Twist, Tracy Beaker and The Midnight Gang. Kids can dress up as a determined rebel, create their own comic, or take time out in the reading area. Opens tomorrow!
If you missed the West End run, now is the time to get your tickets! Lesley Joseph stars as the tyrannical Miss Hannigan! We loved it! 11–16 November. Tickets from £13. Ages 2+
Photos by Leon Puplett
The Christmas festival in West End set in a European-style Christmas Market and complete with a storytelling Santa’s Grotto, is opening this Friday! Children can listen to a festive tale, meet Father Christmas and receive a small pressie. Tickets from £11.50. Plus families can wander around over 30 different stalls purveying the finest selection of yuletide food, drink and gifts.
Children are invited to uncover the story of this timeless classic portrayed through dance and learn about the main characters in a ballet production. They can learn and retain steps and sequences, working with the group to create a performance piece based on a scene from the story. The workshops are suitable for ages 4–11 and will be held on 17 November. Booking closes on 13 November.
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