Frost Fair festival (c) Museum of London

FROST FAIR FESTIVAL

The Museum of London Docklands celebrates the magical tradition of London’s frost fairs at their free, two-day family festival. For over two centuries, Londoners would descend on the frozen River Thames to build markets, play games and cook up a feast on the icy surface of the river. With trade on the river grinding to […]

Free events at Microsoft store Oxford Circus

MICROSOFT WORKSHOPS

Microsoft holds regular events (for parents and children) at their Oxford Street store. The calendar is updated regularly and highlights over the next few weeks include: Minecraft Hour of Code Code your own video game with MakeCode Arcade Harry Potter Kano Coding Understanding Cyberbullying Make your own movie with 3D and mixed reality Start your […]

Tokyo Light Odyssey at Japan House, credit WOW

WOW: CITY LIGHTS AND WOODLAND SHADE

Japan House has two new installations by WOW looking at the urban future and timelessness of rural Japan. WOW’s ‘Tokyo Light Odyssey’ installation is a mind-bending 360-degree reimagining of Japan’s capital city by night, to herald the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Neon lights emanate from train stations and convenience store logos floating in the […]

CANARY WHARF WINTER LIGHTS FESTIVAL 2020

CANARY WHARF WINTER LIGHTS FESTIVAL 2020

Canary Wharf’s annual Winter Lights festival returns in January using state-of-the-art technology to deliver spectacular artworks, installations and experiences for a sixth consecutive year. Featuring artists from all over the globe, the Winter Lights festival is London’s only annual light-art exhibition. The festival is set to host a number of new installations never before seen […]

christmas crafts and singlaong

CHRISTMAS CRAFTS + SINGALONG

Join the Christmas Fairy for a gallop through your favourite Christmas tunes and an afternoon of festive arts and crafts. Children of all ages can get involved, with inspiration and materials provided to make their own decorations and cards. You can make your own Christmas Lanterns to show off at Lauderdale’s famous free Christmas sing-along […]

Orbit-natural history museum

ORBIT BY SEÁN DORAN

Orbit by Seán Doran shows us our planet as it is seen from space. The film is a real time reconstruction of time-lapse photography taken on board the International Space Station by NASA’s Earth Science & Remote Sensing Unit. The length of the film is exactly the length of time it takes the ISS to […]

Investigate for families at the natural history museum

INVESTIGATE FOR FAMILIES

Explore hundreds of real nature specimens that form the evidence Museum scientists use in their work, in these interactive drop-in sessions for children. Science Educators are on hand to help visitors look closely at real objects using the many tools provided. More info here.