Activities To Do with The Kids This Weekend | My Baba

Summer Fun at the London Transport Museum

Go behind the scenes of the London Transport Museum on a family tour! Whilst making your journey around the venue you will learn about the Victorian train carriage that used to be somebody’s home, see a special Underground train driven by the Queen, and board a 75-year-old tube train.

WHEN: Saturday 23 July, 11.00 – 12.00 and 13.30 – 14.30
VENUE:
The London Transport Museum, 118-120 Gunnersbury Ln, Acton Town, London W3 9BQ
AGES: 5-15

London Transport

‘Shh did you hear that’? A Magical Adventure Inspired By ‘The Borrowers’ 

Join the national trust in opening up 500 year old floorboards, peering up chimneys and trying to spot hidden surprises around sutton house in their experience that celebrates ‘The Borrowers’. Your little one will join them and become an official Borrower in spotter to unearth a magical world of little people right beneath your feet…

WHEN: Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th July
VENUE: Sutton House, 2 & 4 Homerton High St, London E9 6JQ
AGES: All ages

Borrowers

Alexandra Palace Summer Festival 

Make your way to Ally Pally for some fun summer activities. This exciting family festival includes live performances, an outdoor cinema, family raves, a silent disco, street food and craft beer, a giant water slide and much more!

WHEN: Saturday 23rd July
VENUE: Alexandra Palace Way, London N22 7AY
AGES: 
All ages

Ally Pally

Clover Clogs in Kings Cross

Mind-bending talks, madcap science and more-the-merrier creative projects are all part of what makes learning fun at family-friendly knowledge festival, Curious? Get hands on with simple experiments, art and craft activities and interactive history lessons. Performances, rehearsed and impromptu, range from pop-up opera to off-the-cuff poetry

WHEN: Saturday 23rd July 
VENUE: 
Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C
AGES: 5+

Urbanexplorer

Gnomes Unearthed

Search around the beautiful Hampton Court ground to help them find their residential gnome Umbriel! He has been summoned from underground by the Magic Garden’s spell and now appears throughout the palace grounds. Umbriel has many stories to tell of the gardens’ lost secrets. See him now, before he disappears back into the earth once more.

WHEN: Saturday 23rd – 2nd October
VENUE: Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey KT8 9AU
AGES: All ages

Gnomes

Rude Health Cafe

The wonderful Rude Health have just opened up their first cafe! The companies passion for nutrient-dense, natural food that tastes good and makes us feel great can be seen by just looking at their menu! We can’t wait to go for a weekend brunch ourselves.

WHEN: Mon – Fri 8am to 5pm, Sat – Sun 8am to 5pm
VENUE: 212 New King’s Rd, London, SW6 4NZ
AGES: All ages

Pink coat & cafe

Dr Suess in Stratford

Whether there’ll be a fox in socks is unconfirmed, but there will be a tongue twister or two at summer exhibition the Fantastic World of Dr Seuss. Revamped children’s story centre Discover opens this weekend with an immersive exhibition inspired by the fantastical rhymes and illustrations of the Cat in the Hat creator. Dress up as Thing 1 and Thing 2, board the Once-ler Wagon and get up close with Sam-I-Am and the famous hatted feline himself.

WHEN: Saturday 23rd July
VENUE: High Street, Stratford, London E15
AGES: 0-7

Dr Suess

Power UP at the Science Museum 

Power UP is the perfect holiday solution for the whole family! This event is great for kids who are dying to spend their scant few weeks of freedom in the tech world, and mums and dads who’d rather their children got some culture along with their consoles.

WHEN: Friday 22 July – Sunday 7 August
VENUE:
Science Museum, Exhibition Rd, London SW7 2DD
AGES: 5+

POWERUP

Get out of town: EAT! Food Fest

EAT Food festival returns to Priory park in Reigate for its yearly event in celebration of delicious food. Bring a picnic blanket and make a day out of it!

WHEN: Saturday 23rd July
VENUE: Priory Park, Bell St, Reigate RH2 7RL
AGES: All ages

eat! food festival

Restaurant of the week: Jamie’s Dino Diner

Check out Jamie Oliver’s cool dinosaur themed diner that serves traditional american diner food with a twist! The menu consists of your usual hotdogs and burgers but also contains a super food section for those looking for something a little less heavy. The kids will absolutely love gawking at the giant T-Rex and Triceratops whilst chomping down on some delicious food!

VENUE: 21 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 7EF
AGES: 
All ages

Jamie's Dino Diner

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