8 Things To Do In London This Weekend | Kids Activities | My Baba

It’s set to be sunny this weekend – but we all know that can change at the very last minute! Here are our favourite activities taking place in London and the surrounding areas this weekend.

Watch the world’s smallest catwalk show

Hamleys Regent Street will be hosting a Sylvanian Families fashion show to celebrate Stella Chocolate’s SS18 collection to the world. They’ll be 40 handmade outfits modelled by your favourite Sylvanian characters. Discover the new Sylvanian Families Town launch at Hamleys and the first 100 visitors each day will receive a free goody bag! Find out more here.

WHEN: 22-25 March
WHERE: Hamleys, Regent Street, London
GREAT FOR: All the family

Join the BFLF birthday celebrations

Big Fish Little Fish are celebrating their fifth birthday in BFLF party style at the Bedford this weekend. Providing family fun for the post-rave generation, the BFLF will be once again throwing the ultimate rave party with a multi-sensory dance floor, giant balloons, giant parachute finale and a licensed bar. Click to book your ticket now. 

WHEN: Sun 25 March
WHERE: The Bedford, Balham, London
GREAT FOR: Families with children eight years and under

Explore the world between wakefulness and sleep

The latest exhibition at the Museum of Childhood explores the world between sleeping and waking. It looks at how objects come into our consciousness when we are not looking, much like our dreams when we fall asleep. In a series of tableaux, two dolls explore the museum after hours. This exhibition is great for parent and child participation too. Click here to read more.

Check out the museum’s activities for children here.

WHEN: Until Jan 2019
WHERE: Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green, London
GREAT FOR: Ages 4+

Build camps and grow vegetables

Toffee Park are inviting children to the adventure playground family day, which is taking place every other Saturday. They’ll be a chance to build camps, hunt for bugs and creepy crawlies, play amongst the trees, take part in arts and crafts and more. Visit their website here.

WHEN: Sat 23rd March, 12-5pm
WHERE: Toffee Park, Islington, London
GREAT FOR: Ages 4+

Breakfast with the Easter bunny

If you’re keen to start the Easter celebrations early, join Hard Rock Cafe this Sunday. They’ll be putting on a tasty authentic American breakfast for all the family to enjoy. For the little ones, they’ll be face painting, an Easter egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny itself! They’ll also leave with a goody bag! Book is essential, click to buy your ticket here.

WHEN: Sun 25 March, 10am-12pm
WHERE: Hard Rock Cafe, Mayfair, London
GREAT FOR: All the family

Make some wicked waffles

Chelsea Crêperie are welcoming children into their restaurant this Saturday to create then decorate their own waffles! With the help of a professional chef, the children will be able to crack the eggs, whisk the mixture and top their waffles with some delicious chocolate, strawberries, blueberries and bananas. Find out more here.

WHEN: Sat 24 March, 4-5pm
WHERE: Chelsea Creperie, Chelsea, London
GREAT FOR: 2-11 years

Have a go at horse riding

Vauxhall City Farm are offering riding taster sessions for complete beginners. Children and adults are welcome. Click to visit there website.

WHEN: Sundays, 2-2.45pm
WHERE: Vauxhall City Farm, Vauxhall, London
GREAT FOR: Ages 4+

Further afield: spend a family day at the races

Ascot will be welcoming families this Sunday for the spring family race day. Free for under-18s, the day will be packed with activities for racegoers of all ages. Meet Peter Rabbit, take a pony ride, take a bush craft survival workshop, and have a fantastic family day out! Click here to book. 

WHEN: Sun 25 March
WHERE: Ascot, Berkshire
GREAT FOR: All the family

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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