7 Great Things For Families In London This Weekend

If you’re in London this weekend and looking for something to do with the children, here are our favourites.

Petite Performers You & Me Dance

Step into the magical world of ballet this Saturday with some dance starter classes for children 18 months to three years.

WHEN: This weekend
WHERE: Various locations in London 
GREAT FOR: 18 months-3 years

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

It’s that time of year again! London descends upon the wintery wonderland that is Hyde Park. The temperature is right (bloody freezing!) and the UK’s largest open air Christmas festival is the only place to be this weekend.

WHEN: Opens 17 Nov.
WHERE: Hyde Park, London W2 2UH
GREAT FOR: All the family

Baby Hip Hop

It’s all about the baby dance and performance classes this weekend with hip and engaging classes taking place across the city, including this one at The Little Dance Academy!

WHEN: Friday, 11.20-12.05
WHERE: Earls Court Road, Kensington, London, W8 6EB
GREAT FOR: 2.5 – 4 years

Wintertime Market

If Hyde Park feels a little too big and Christmassy for mid-November, ease into the festive season with the Wintertime Market. They’ll be Nordic chalets filled with tasty treats and warm drinks, and festive family fun — we imagine.

WHEN: Open 11-10pm daily
WHERE: Southbank Centre Winter Market, Lambeth, London SE1
GREAT FOR: All the family

Fresh Out Of School — Paul Éluard Collection

‘Who’s Paul Élaud?’ you’re probably asking. A French poet whose dream-themed poems have been combined with beautiful animations to form beautiful short films showing at the Institute Francais. The little ones will love the animations.

WHEN: Sunday, 10.30-11.15
WHERE: 17 Queensbery Pl, Kensington, London SW7 2DT
GREAT FOR: Ages 3-4

Big Fish Little Fish Toga Party

Top DJs, play activities, arts and crafts and a multi-sensory dance floor — that’s right, it’s a Big Fish Little Fish takeover. Boogey (or toddle) on down, grab a drink and dance the day away.

WHEN: Sun, 14.00-16.30
WHERE: The Mangle, 13-18 Sidworth St, London E8 3SD
GREAT FOR: All the family

Science Sunday Classes at Imperial College London

Sign them up for classes that put real-life challenges into practice and make learning fun. They’ll pick up problem-solving skills, teamwork and resilience. Great for building upon what they’re learning at school!

WHEN: Saturdays, times vary
WHERE: Imperial College London, Kensington, London SW7 2AZ
GREAT FOR: Ages 7-10 years

About The Author

Lauren Hyland
Assistant Editor

Lauren keeps our readers up-to-date with the latest London events: from family outings to workshops for children to date nights in the city, she knows exactly what’s on and where. Contact lauren@mybaba.com

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