Here's What to Do In London with the Kids in Tow This Weekend | My Baba

Isabella Plantation Walk

The Isabella Plantation is a 40 acre woodland garden in Victorian woodland plantation planted in the 1830’s. Known for its evergreen azaleas and beautiful flowers, which line the ponds and streams. The Isabella Plantation walk is a gardeners guided your of the beautiful surroundings, which lasts about 1.5 hours and are free of charge.

WHEN: Friday 1st July
VENUE: Isabella Plantation, Richmond, Surrey, London, United Kingdom, TW10 5HS
AGES: All ages

Isabella Plantation

Get out of Town: Remix Voices at The Guildford Fringe Festival 

The unique Remix Voice Choir will be performing at the Guildford Fringe Festival this weekend, full of entertaining and exciting music featuring upbeat songs and ballads from the 60s to the present day. So get your dancing shoes on!

WHEN: Saturday 2nd July, 12pm and 1pm.
VENUE: The Rotunda (The Magic Circle) in Guildford Town Centre, GU1 4YT
AGES: All ages


Moths and Butterflies 

Discover new species of moths and butterflies, help identify them and then set them free. Use sweep nets to try and catch some day flying moths and butterflies in the meadow. Have fun and learn about the different types of insects you find!

WHEN: Saturday 2nd July, 10.00am-12.30pm
VENUE: Bushy Park, Hampton Court Road, Hampton, Middlesex., London, United Kingdom, TW12 2EJ
AGES: All ages

butterflies and moths

Summer in the Square 

Three weeks of free fun for the entire family to enjoy, featuring a stage for live music and theatre, refreshments and an oversized games area including giant Jenga.

WHEN: Friday 1st, Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July
VENUE: Grovesnor Square Gardens, London, W1K 4BN
AGES: All ages


Create a Masterpiece 

Trace over the beautiful brass monuments replicas and create your own masterpiece!  They have re-worked the traditional activity so it doesn’t cause any damage to the fabric of the original monuments or stonework.

WHEN: Friday 1st, Saturday 2nd, 10am-8pm, and Sunday 3rd 11.30am-5pm
VENUE: St Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JJ
AGES: All ages

Create a Masterpiece

Fuelling the Future in the Olympic Park 

Energy giant Shell takes over the Olympic Park to showcase the cutting-edge of innovation in powering the planet. Cars running on saltwater, biofuels made by flies, generating energy by zorbing, using chocolate to reduce CO2 emissions, and much more!

WHEN: Open Until Sunday
VENUE: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20
AGES: All ages

Fuelling the Future

Wild West Circus in Chiswick 

Cotswolds-based travelling troupe Gifford’s Circus has unpacked its big top in the grounds of Chiswick House, bringing its now trademark blend of slapstick, spectacle and village-green nostalgia to West London. After the show, enjoy a plate at the Circus Sauce Restaurant served in old converted wagons!

WHEN: Until the 18th of July
VENUE: Chiswick House and Gardens, Duke’s Avenue, Chiswick, London W4
AGES: All ages

Wild West

A Heads Up: Mini Harrods Summer Art Workshop

An exclusive workshop for young budding artists where children will create and pain a piece of canvas art to take home. This event must be booked in advance!

WHEN: Sunday 10th July
VENUE: Harrods, Rewards Station, 3rd Floor, 87-135 Brompton Rd, London SW1X 7XL
AGES: 4-10 years


Restaurant of the Week: My Old Dutch

This week, we’ve picked an old-time favourite, My Old Dutch, the legendary pancake house with branches in Chelsea, Holborn and Kensington. Chelsea is our local, and boy do we love it! It’s definitely the place to head for a weekend splurge. It’s a real no-brainer, what kid would not love this place? It’s the place to go if you’re a chocoholic… like me. You can even pimp your own pancakes, choosing from their many, many delicious mouth watering toppings. What’s more, the specialise in kids’ parties, so if you’re a local, it could be the perfect place to hold a birthday party. I’ve picked three amazing photos to tantalise your taste buds! Yum.




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