Things to do with the kids in London this weekend: February 22-24, 2020
Here's what's on for kids the weekend of February 22-24, 2020 in London.
Calling all 16-24 year olds: the V&A is hosting a day of free, drop-in fashion and design-themed drop-in workshops, illustration and tailoring demos this Saturday for any teens curious about a potential career in fashion.
Guests will have the opportunity to meet a range of industry experts, from makeup artists to designers to senior British Fashion Council members to learn about various careers, different routes into fashion, costume design, sustainable fashion and more. Expect more of this type of event in the lead-up to V&A East's opening in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 2023.Read more ...
Whether you're expecting a baby, living with one or dreaming of the days when your baby looked at you longingly instead of shouting at you for not letting them have a TikTok account, we all love babies. Netflix's new docuseries, Babies, explores what science tells us about how babies develop and discover the world around them in their first year. Part one drops in the UK this Friday.Read more ...
Haymarket Hotel has a special Nick Butterworth Percy the Park Keeper themed afternoon tea on this week for the kiddos. The tea has been launched to celebrate the hotel's first children's book salon with award-winning children's writer, Nick Butterworth - sadly, the book salon is sold out, but kids can still enjoy all the best bits.
Namely, delicious food: they'll be nibbling on Hedgehox choux buns, Fox macarons, Percy the Park Keeper cupcakes and finger sandwiches. Children's tea is £15.
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The enduringly popular Knight School is back at the Tower of London, where kids can learn the essential skills of swordsmanship, writing oaths of allegiance, mounting steeds, handling armour, designing flags and more. We can't think of a better way to give them a history lesson on the War of the Roses.Read more ...
The Imagine Children's Festival is still running strong all weekend; head over to the Southbank Centre and there will be tons of activities to enjoy - you might even be able to do a last-min booking into an author talk or workshop. If the weather is abysmal, book in for a Soundpit session: an indoor, immersive, sound and lights sandpit for kids to jump around in and swirl with their hands, it manages to be both a cool cultural activity and a non-filthy playground adventure in one.Read more ...
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