Event Listings

Tags: Events (10). Theatre (6).

A Family in Wartime, Imperial War Museum, SE1

Take a step back in time to the Second World War and experience life on the Home Front through the eyes of the Allpress family. This free family exhibition will explore what life was like for this family... [read more]

A Family in Wartime, IWM London

This free exhibition tells the story of how ordinary people braved the challenges of life at home during the Second World War through the eyes of the Allpress family, who lived in Stockwell, London. For... [read more]

Family Sundays: Art Workshop, The National Gallery

(Except 21 and 28 Dec) 11am and 2pm. All sessions are free and all materials are provided. Workshops and drawing sessions. Meet in the Pigott Education Centre Foyer. For more information see www.nationalgallery.org.uk... [read more]

Flash Bang Wallop, Science Museum

An exciting show exploring the science of explosions. How are they made? What are they? And what are they used for? Be blown away by this fantastic show. Free event. For more information and times see... [read more]

Flash Bang Wallop, Science Museum

An exciting show exploring the science of explosions. How are they made? What are they? And what are they used for? Be blown away by this fantastic show. Free event. For more information and times see... [read more]

Framed Film Club, Barbican Centre

11am. Framed Film Club is the new year-round programme of film and learning for young people taking place every Saturday morning. Charges apply. For more information see www.barbican.org.uk [read more]

Framed Film Club, Barbican Centre

11am. Framed Film Club is the new year-round programme of film and learning for young people taking place every Saturday morning. Charges apply. For more information see www.barbican.org.uk [read more]

Free Films for Families, BFI Southbank

12noon-8pm (Tues to Fri) and 12.30-8pm (Sat and Sun). Did you know that at BFI’s Mediatheque you can sit down and watch films, old cinema adverts, children’s TV and documentaries that have... [read more]

Free Films for Families, BFI Southbank

12noon-8pm (Tues to Fri) and 12.30-8pm (Sat and Sun). Did you know that at BFI’s Mediatheque you can sit down in front of a viewing screen and watch all kinds of films, old cinema adverts, children’s... [read more]

Free Films for Families, BFI Southbank

12noon-8pm (Tues to Fri) and 12.30-8pm (Sat and Sun). Did you know that at BFI’s Mediatheque you can sit down in front of a viewing screen and watch all kinds of films, old cinema adverts, children’s... [read more]

Gold and The Bank Of England, Bank Of England Museum, EC2R

This exhibition examines the part gold has played during the Bank's long history and the Bank's role in relation to gold today. Admission charges apply. www.bankofengland.co.uk/museum [read more]

Hampton Court Palace Ice Rink

(Excluding 25 Dec) Glide around the ice in royal style within the setting of the magnificent Palace. Charges do apply and booking in advance is advisable. www.hamptoncourticerink.com [read more]

Ice Rink, The London Eye, SE1

Whether youÂ’re an ice skater extraordinaire or a complete novice, there is no better way to celebrate the Christmas cheer with family and friends this winter. All tickets include the London EyeÂ’s... [read more]

Information Age, Science Museum

This ground breaking new gallery will occupy the largest exhibition space in the Museum and feature hundreds of unique objects from the Science Museum’s world class collections, many of which have... [read more]

Information Age, Science Museum

This ground breaking new gallery will occupy the largest exhibition space in the Museum and feature hundreds of unique objects from the Science Museum’s world class collections, many of which have... [read more]

Launchpad Science Shows, Science Museum

Find out more about the exciting principles of science in these interactive, explainer-led science shows. Be a volunteer on stage, answer questions and find out more about the world of explosions, rockets,... [read more]

Launchpad Science Shows, Science Museum

Find out more about the exciting principles of science in these interactive, explainer-led science shows. Be a volunteer on stage, answer questions and find out more about the world of explosions, rockets,... [read more]

Launchpad Science Shows, Science Museum

Find out more about the exciting principles of science in these interactive, explainer-led science shows. Be a volunteer on stage, answer questions and find out more about the world of explosions, rockets,... [read more]

Liminal, Tate Modern

(Also Thursdays to Sundays during school holidays) 11am-4pm. Liminal is a participatory sculpture for families, inviting you to experiment with shape, form and composition – inspired by the art and... [read more]

Little Dickens, Charles Dickens Museum

(Excluding school holidays) 9.45-11am and 11.15am-12.30pm. An extensive programme of inspiring workshops to engage, inspire and delight. Interactive storytelling in a fun informal environment. For more... [read more]

Mad Life presents Mad Saturdays, Lion Coffee and Records, Lower Clapton Rd

11am-12noon. A new weekly hang for mums, dads and kids. Featuring music classes, scooter art, colouring walls, monthly swap shop, free snacks for the small and loads more. Charges apply.  For more... [read more]

Mad Life presents Mad Saturdays, Lion Coffee and Records, Lower Clapton Rd

11am-12noon. A new weekly hang for mums, dads and kids. Featuring music classes, scooter art, colouring walls, monthly swap shop, free snacks for the small and loads more. Charges apply. For more information... [read more]

Magic Carpet Storytelling, The National Gallery

10.30-11am and 11.30am-12noon. Fly away on the magic carpet, which comes to land in front of a different painting every Sunday. Enjoy stories inspired by pictures in the National Gallery. For more information... [read more]

Magic Carpet Storytelling, The National Gallery

10.30-11am and 11.30am-12noon. Fly away on the magic carpet, which comes to land in front of a different painting every Sunday. Enjoy stories inspired by pictures in the National Gallery. For more information... [read more]

Museum Explored, Museum of London

12noon-2pm. Join one of the Museum’s hosts in the galleries for fun, hands-on activities. Free event. For more information see www.museumoflondon.org.uk  Ages 5+ [read more]

Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D, Science Museum

This National Geographic film takes you on a journey into unseen worlds and hidden dimensions to uncover the science of things too fast, too slow, too small or simply invisible. Filmed in visually... [read more]

Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D, Science Museum

This National Geographic film takes you on a journey into unseen worlds and hidden dimensions to uncover the science of things too fast, too slow, too small or simply invisible. Filmed in visually... [read more]

Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D, Science Museum,

This National Geographic film takes you on a journey into unseen worlds and hidden dimensions to uncover the science of things too fast, too slow, too small or simply invisible.  Filmed... [read more]

Otters! London WWT Wetland Centre, Barnes

9.30am – 5pm. Be among the first to meet the new family of Asian short-clawed otters who are making their new home at the Centre. Learn more about these loveable creatures and watch them play, feed... [read more]

Paddington Trail, Museum of London

Visit a life-size Paddington statue designed by Benedict Cumberbatch as part of the Paddington Trail brought to the capital by Visit London, NSPCC and STUDIOCANAL. For more information see www.museumoflondon.org.uk ... [read more]

Paddington: Illustrated an Animated Exhibition, House of Illustration

10am-4pm. A selection of artwork from over 50 years of Paddington to clips from Ivor Wood's 1970s stop motion Paddington TV show and material from the new Paddington movie. For more information see... [read more]

Polka Theatre Wimbledon, The Wind in The Willows

In this delightful adaptation of Kenneth Grahame's classic story of friendship and bravery, this winter warmer will take you on a journey through the seasons. A wonderfully funny tale brought to life with... [read more]

Polka Theatre Wimbledon, Too Many Penguins

How many penguins are too many penguins? Polar bear thinks one is more than enough, thank you very much! Squeeze into this fun theatrical experience and find out just how many penguins we can get into... [read more]

SantaÂ’s Grotto, Woodcote Green, Wallington

Visit SantaÂ’s Grotto before he flies out on Christmas Eve! Charges do apply and booking is essential. www.woodcotegreen.com [read more]

Southbank Centre Christmas Market, Queens Walk, SE1

Wooden chalets filled with festive food, drink, gifts and treats run along the twinkling riverside. Enjoy bratwurst and gingerbread while taking in the lights, sights and sounds of London at Christmas... [read more]

Sunday Open House, The Ragged School Museum

2-5pm. Step through the door and explore the history of the East End. You can also attend a lesson in the Victorian Classroom and experience what it was like to go to school in the Victorian times. For... [read more]

The 17th Annual Winter Exhibition, Illustration Cupboard Gallery, SW1Y

This exhibition embraces everything exciting and innovative and about the world of original book illustration. This is a free event. www.illustrationcupboard.com [read more]

The France Show, Olympia London

10am-5pm Fri and Sat. 10am-4pm Sunday. Enjoy a day out and celebrate everything about France. There will be cookery demonstrations from top French chefs, French authors, dancers, market stalls with fantastic... [read more]

The Good Neighbour, Battersea Arts Centre

Jump in and out of magical worlds in search of George NeighbourÂ’s lost memory or take a trip outside with the strangest brass band youÂ’ve ever heard. In this adventure for all ages at BatterseaÂ’s... [read more]

The Planet and Stuff

Polka Theatre Wimbledon Box Office: 020 8543 4888 Until 26 Oct A whistle-stop tour around the planet in a fast-paced, fact-packed, interactive new show, created especially for families. From whatÂ’s... [read more]

The Planet and Stuff

Polka Theatre Wimbledon Box Office: 020 8543 4888 A whistle-stop tour around the planet in a fast-paced, fact-packed, interactive new show, created especially for families. From whatÂ’s going on... [read more]

Tower Bridge Exhibition, Tower Bridge

A visit to the exhibition is the most exciting way to experience the most famous bridge in the world. There is now a glass floor for you to experience from 42 metres above the River Thames. Charges apply.... [read more]

Tower Bridge Exhibition, Tower Bridge

A visit to the exhibition is the most exciting way to experience the most famous bridge in the world. Within the Bridge's iconic structure and magnificent Victorian engine rooms there is plenty to... [read more]

Tower Ice Rink, Tower of London, EC3

What better way to celebrate the festive season than ice skating in the 1000 year old Tower Moat. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For details or to book go to www.toweroflondonicerink.com. [read more]

Under 5s Storytime, Museum of London

3.30pm. Enjoy a fun interactive story told using puppets, museum objects and music. Free drop-in event. For more information see www.museumoflondon.org.uk  Ages 0-5 [read more]

Under 5s Storytime, Museum of London

3.30pm. Enjoy a fun interactive story told using puppets, museum objects and music. Free drop-in event. For more information see www.museumoflondon.org.uk Ages 0-5 [read more]

Unicorn SE1, The Prince and the Pauper

Set in Tudor London, poor Tom Canty has a chance meeting with the young heir to the throne, Prince Edward and they look identical. When one is mistaken for the other mayhem and mischief ensues in this... [read more]

Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park

10am-10pm. (Closed Christmas Day) The Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park is full of festive fun. A huge variety of entertainment and attractions i.e. The Magical Ice Kingdom, Ice Rink, Santa Land, Zippos Circus... [read more]

Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park

(Excluding 25 Dec) Winter Wonderland returns to Hyde Park this Christmas. Get into the festive spirit with rides, Christmas markets and sparkling attractions for all the family. Entry is free. For more... [read more]
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