From theatre shows and family raves to science shows and storytime in Kew Gardens, we’ve got March in London covered.
The one and only Cantonese theatre show has landed at VAULT festival. Boh Boh Finds Home will take families on an interactive adventure through the galaxy to try and help Boh Boh find home. It’s all about singing, dancing, having fun and learning some new vocabulary!
WHEN: 3-17 March
WHERE: The Vaults, Waterloo, London
With the weather brightening up, it’s high time for a spring walk through Kew Gardens. Sunday Stories, a family story session taking place on Sundays throughout March, will give children the chance to learn about the Kew collections and the rare plants growing in the beautiful Temperate House.
WHEN: Every Sunday until 31st March
WHERE: Kew Gardens, Kew, London
The award-winning family ravers Big Fish Little Fish are back with a series of raves across London this March. Brilliant for families with children aged 0-8 years, expect dance music, bubbles, balloons and lots of fun.
WHEN: 10th March – Camden; 24th March – Watford; 30th March – Vauxhall; 31st March – London Fields
The ultimate family rave Rave-A-Roo will be hosting a super special show with CBeebies superstar Duggee from the hit series Hey Duggee. The family-friendly clubbers Rave-A-Roo attract whole families for the music, marvellous atmosphere, neon arts and crafts, mini ball pools and funky soft play room. There’s a fully licensed bar too!
WHEN: 16 March
WHERE: Ministry of Sound, SE1, London
The family production returns to London and is bigger and better than ever with a star-studded cast. Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat tells the biblical story of Joseph and his eleven brothers and his multicoloured coat through lively songs, dazzling dancing and brilliantly bright costumes.
WHEN: Feb-July 2019
WHERE: London Palladium
OKIDO and OjO have unveiled their latest super fun and secret project. Every event they run explores a different topic. This time a team of experts, artists and scientists explore the subject of journeys with a learning-through-play approach.
WHEN: 10 March
WHERE: Station Hall, Herne Hill, London
Visit Eventbrite.co.uk to book a place
Billy is in hospital feeling poorly and fed up. One day the hospital porter comes around with a trolley of books. When Billy opens one up, the book becomes a ticket to a whole world of adventure. Best suited for ages 5-11 years.
WHEN: 16 March, 11am and 1pm
WHERE: Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London
Three shanty-singing sailors tell a fishy tale of musical merfolk, monsters and incredibly bad town planning. Will one unlikely friendship save the Town On The Sea from catastrophe? Find out in The Boy and The Mermaid. Best suited for ages 5-11 years.
WHEN: 2 March, 11am and 1pm
WHERE: Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London
Enjoy a programme of music for all the family with the Foundling Museum’s family-friendly Sunday concert (17 March). Pianists Yau Cheng and Albert Lau present a series of short stories as part of a piano duet repertoire. The concert is free with entry to the museum. Also don’t miss Bach to Baby, the baby-friendly classical concert (21 March).
WHEN: 17 March
WHERE: Foundling Museum
This beautiful attraction uses music and motion-capture technology to explore the phenomenon of synaesthesia. Suitable for all the family, visitors will learn to feel in a whole new way by playing an immersive instrument that connects the senses.
WHEN: Weekends and holidays until 2 June
WHERE: Southbank Centre’s Spirit Level Exhibition Space, Southbank, London
Enjoy a thrilling combination of top-class racing and family fun activities. From afternoon tea in the Grandstand to a visit from the Gruffalo and build-a-den classes and much more, Spring Family Race Day is brilliant fun for children of all ages.
WHEN: 31st March
WHERE: Ascot Race Course, Ascot
Join the sponsored dog walk and help to fundraise for Sugarplum Children, a charity supporting children with type 1 diabetes. The 5km walk will see dogs and their owners walk through Cornbury Park, followed by a dog show with superstar judges singer Jack Savoretti, and comedian and presenter Alexander Armstrong. If you don’t have a dog, don’t worry, you can your favourite toy instead. Please register for the walk before 4 March here on JDRF.org.uk.
WHEN: 10.30am-2.30pm, 17th March
WHERE: Cornbury Park in Oxfordshire