Low Cost/No Cost Family Fun in London – December 16th-17th 2017

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Institute of Imagination – Tinkering Club

Date and Time

Saturday 16th December – 10am-12.30pm

Age

7-14 yrs and families

Cost

FREE

Address

The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High St, London SE1 7AG / 020 7494 9153 / www.ioi.london

Nearest tube

Vauxhall (12mins walk), Westminster (15mins walk)

Christmas is nearly here! At December’s Tinkering Club, we’re celebrating by making Christmas character Automatons that you can take home. Create elves, Santa or Rudolph and make a moving picture with cogs and levers.


Museum of Architecture – Gingerbread City

Date and Time

Saturday 16th December – 9.30am-7pm
Sunday 17th December – 10am-6pm

Age

All ages

Cost

£3 per person (Under 2’s Free)

Address

27 Thurloe St, Kensington, London SW7 2LQ/ 07758 961029 / www.the gingerbreadcity.com

Nearest tube

South Kensington

The Museum of Architecture’s Gingerbread City is back, filling two floors on Thurloe Street with impressive models made of dough. Feast your eyes on an imaginary city and don’t be tempted to nibble on the creations!


Southbank Centre – Dancing Queens

Date and Time

Sunday 17th December – 2.30pm-3.30pm

Age

Recommended ages 6+

Cost

FREE

Address

Clore Ballroom, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 8XX / www.southbankcentre.co.uk

Nearest tube

Waterloo / Embankment

Learn a series of dance routines set to your favourite ABBA tracks in this fun session


Keats House – Family Day: Printmaking

Date and Time

Sunday 17th December – 1pm-4pm

Age

All ages

Cost

FREE

Address

Keats House, 10 Keats Grove, London NW3 2RR/ 020 7332 3868 / www.keatshouse@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Nearest tube

Hampstead / Belsize Park or Hampstead Heath train station

Join artist Orly Orbach for a hands-on primtmaing workshop. Create your own Christmas cards and wrapping paper for the the festive season. We’ll use lino cuts and plasticine to personalise your Christmas stationery, adding a special handmade touch to your xmas gifts.


Festive Lights Ride 2017

Date and Time

Sunday 17th December – 4pm-6pm

Age

All ages, children under 16 MUST be accompanied by an adult*

Cost

FREE for children* (See above), £5 for adults (includes a set of emergency bike lights)
Book tickets via www.Eventbrite.co.uk

Address

Polygon, Clapham Old Town, London SW4 0JG / 07587 170029 / www.brixtonwindmill.org

Nearest tube

Clapham Common (Northern Line)

Back by popular demand, expect extraordinary Light performances, music and installations as you ride your bikes alongside our travelling soundscape across Lambeth’s green spaces. Escorted by safety-conscious Cycle Confident marshals, we’ll be starting at the Polygon in Clapham Old Town and making our way round Clapham Common through to Brixton Windmill with many a sight to see along the route. A magical experience for cyclists of all skills and ages that is not to be missed. If you don’t have a bike or you have mobility issues and may require an adapted bike please email cycling@lambeth.gov.uk for options.


Santa At The Mill!

Date and Time

Saturday 17th December – 2pm-5pm

Age

All ages

Cost

Suggested donation £2 per child

Address

Brixton Windmill, Windmill Gardens, Off Brixton Hill, London SW2 5EU / 07587 170029 / www.brixtonwindmill.org

Nearest tube

Brixton
The following buses pass Brixton Underground and the Windmill: 45, 59, 109, 118, 133, 159, 250 and 333. Alight at Blenheim Gardens. (Coming from Brixton tube station, it’s the third stop.)

Welcome Santa Claus in his unique grotto at Brixton Windmill, and tell him what presents you’d like! This year he is also bringing along his reindeer, so you can meet and feed them outside the windmill. There will be Christmas Elves, craft and decorations workshops, and music provided by Groove School and the Pop-up Choir.


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Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year!