Arty Pursuits in Notting Hill

Creative workshops for your little ones to design and make anything from custom t-shirts to piñata’s, with the assistance of lovely party and workshop hostesses Helena and Sophie. If you’re booking ahead for the holidays, have a peek at their William Morris inspired week long workshops.

WHEN: Sunday
VENUE: Bassett Road, Notting Hill, London W10

Hahahopscotch in Rotherhithe

This is an interesting venue to pop by if you have never visited, it’s the oldest tunnel in the oldest underground in the world designed by the Brunel’s, father and son. This summer, kids can participate in great activities in the museum and it’s lovely gardens. Green finger gardening sessions and sack races, marbles and other traditional games will be played this weekend.

WHEN: Sunday
VENUE: Brunel Museum, Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, London SE16

Puppets and Mini Farmers in Marylebone

The excellent Marylebone Farmer’s Market has Punch & Judy performances this weekend, plus, mini market stalls where kids can shop, weigh purchases and play shopkeeper. Too cute. Paddington Street Gardens playground is just behind the market and a great place to pop in with youngsters.

WHEN: Sunday
VENUE: Cramer Street Car Park, Marylebone, London W1

Summer Fete at London Palace Gardens

Enjoy this traditional fete in the beautiful Lambeth Palace Gardens, 10 acres of the oldest continuously cultivated garden in London and back garden to the Archbishop of Canterbury. There will be a dog show, bouncy castle, traditional kid’s games, facepainting, music, lots of food and naturally, a Pimm’s tent.

WHEN: Saturday
VENUE: Lambeth Palace, Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1

The Beach Comes to London

If you cannot make it to the seaside, fear not, the beach has been brought to London town. The Roundhouse in Camden has their ever popular beach back for the duration of summer with games, a pool and even beach hut’s to hire. Over in Blackheath, beach’y pursuits are taking place alongside crafty activities and Punch & Judy. Pack your buckets.

WHEN: Until 23rd August
VENUE: Camden & Blackheath, see specific event

For more fun things in London to do with the kids this weekend, visit the fantastic!

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