It’s set to be a lovely weekend weather-wise. What will you be getting up to this weekend? Here are our top picks of what’s on around the city over the next few days.

Enjoy an Urban Village Fete

Returning for its fourth year, Greenwich Peninsula’s village fete returns with more family fun than ever. With walkabout entertainment and interactive workshops for all ages, the festival promises to give an exciting modern twist to the traditional summer fete. What’s more, it’s free entry! Find out more here.

WHEN: Sunday
WHERE: Greenwich Peninsula, The Gateway Pavilions, Peninsula Square, London, SE10 0SQ

Relax on London’s Puppet Theatre Barge

Starting this Saturday, Little Red Riding Hood is gracing the stage of the Puppet Theatre in Little Venice. Writer Deborah Jones retells the children’s tale with poetic beauty and humour, and adds a new twist to the tale! Perfect for those 3 and above. Click here for more info.

WHEN: Opens this Saturday
WHERE: Puppet Theatre Barge, Blomfield Road (opposite 35), London, W9 2PF

Sign up for the creative bug workshop

You’ll likely know OKIDO from their Messy Goes To Okido CBeebies show or their fantastic magazine. Now they’re hosting a workshops with authors and illustrators to inspire kids get creative. This week Maggie Li author of Bug Detective will be teaching children how to draw some weird and wonderful creepy crawlies. Find out more here.

WHEN: Saturday
WHERE: East Dulwich Picturehouse & Cafe, 116a Lordship Lane, London, SE22 8HD

Visit Rhythm Kitchen in Stratford

Sample some seriously good Caribbean food fresh off the grill at Rhythm Kitchen. Their mouthwatering menu, which comprises of jerk chicken classics, curried goat, and braised oxtail, is not only tasty, but healthy too. They’ve recently opened a place in Walthamstow as well. Click here to visit the website. 

WHEN: Anytime
WHERE: Rhythm Kitchen, 206 The Balcony, Westfield Stratford, London E20 1ES

Book afternoon tea in the Park Room

Grosvenor House hold a beautiful afternoon tea (we know, we tried it!), with finger sandwiches, open sandwiches, pastries and the best scones ever, all offered with a vast selection of teas and a glass of champagne. What gives the Park Room the edge is their adorable Children’s Tea, which really makes it one for all the family. The children’s tea comprises of double chocolate brownies, a knickerbocker glory and strawberry jam or banana sandwiches. We guarantee everyone will love this special treat. Find out more here. 

WHEN: Anytime
WHERE: 86-90 Park Ln, Mayfair, London W1K 7TN

Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall returns

Why toddle when you can dance!? Selling out shows around the world, come find out why, DJ Monski Mouse is a hit with the under fives and their parents/carers. They’ll be pop favourites, retro hits and funky nursery rhymes! Great for children 0-5 years, and we promise parents will enjoy it too! Find out more now.

WHEN: See website for dates
WHERE: Belvedere Road Coach Park, London, SE1 8XX

Learn how to make delicious waffles

Get hands-on with Chelsea Creperie’s waffle-making class this weekend. The team help the children prepare the mix and then they’ll get the chance to decorate their waffles with chocolate, banana, blueberries and other sweet treats. Click here for more info.

WHEN: Saturday
WHERE: Chelsea Creperie, 240 Fulham Rd, London SW10 9NA

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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