6 things to do with kids this weekend!

Sick of your kids watching telly the entire weekend? Why not take them to one of the many fun events happening around London this weekend. Here’s our round of some interesting events !

1. Bob the Mechanic

Prepare for takeoff as Bob the mechanic dishes the dirt on the people who built, fixed, flew and crashed some of history’s most famous planes. Hear how Allcock and Brown raced to earn a high-flying £10,000, uncover how Robert Stanford Tuck had an electrifyingly close escape and meet Jason, the plane named after tinned fish.

        • Where: Science Museum Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD
        • When: On till 23July
        • Timings: 10 am to 6 pm
        • Admission Fee: Free
        • Learn more: http://goo.gl/u79hYQ
Bob The Mechanic weekend

Bob The Mechanic

2. Aladdin

Feelgood musical based on the hit 1992 animated Disney film, directed by Casey Nicholaw.

3.African Drumming For Kids

Interactive traditional storytelling and music as participants become as characters in the story playing authentic djembe drums and impersonating various animals from the region.

        • Where:  Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AP
        • When:  Saturday, 18th June
        • Timings: 10 am; 12 pm; 2 pm
        • Admission Fee: Phone for prices / 020 7589 8212
        • Learn more: http://www.royalalberthall.com/tickets/events/2016/african-drumming-for-kids/

          African Drumming For Kids weekend

          African Drumming For Kids

4.  Save The Children’s Den Day

A chance for kids to get some professional help, from the Royal Institute of British Architects, to build a den and raise some funds for Save the Children at the same time.

 Save The Children’s Den Day weekend

Save The Children’s Den Day

5. Magic Lanterns

Celebrate it by coming to our drop-in creative light workshop, where you can build your very own lantern projector and use it to project images from the Science Museum’s collection. Put together a simple electrical circuit and a lantern casing to mount it in, then choose from a collection of slides depicting important objects from science history including the Apollo 10 command module and Amy Johnson’s aeroplane. Suitable for children aged 7 and over. Drop-in workshop.

 Magic Lanterns weekend

Magic Lanterns

6.Creative Writing Workshop

Join Elizabeth Kiem for an hour of poetry writing. We will talk about rhymes, rhythms & good manners (it’s an introduction, after all). How do you make a good first impression when you meet a strange poem? Bring your haiku, your silly sonnets and your blank verse. Suitable for children aged 8-12

Creative Writing Workshop weekend

Creative Writing Workshop

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