What's On in Islington

 
Cubitt Gallery Angel
9-Jan-15 to 9-Jan-17

Cubitt Gallery is committed to showcasing emerging international contemporary visual arts practice. We aim to test models of curating; to take risks and challenge public and profe...

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Essential First Aid courses Central London
28-Jan-15 to 28-Jan-17

Keep Your Family Safe and Sound with Essential First Aid For 15 years, Safe and Sound has been providing paediatric first aid for parents and child carers across London. Their...

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Daylight Music Union Chapel Highbury
2-Feb-15 to 2-Feb-17
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Free lunchtime concerts! Daylight Music is a dazzling idea, presented by the Union Chapel and produced by Arctic Circle, to open up London's Best Live Music Venue to a shiny new...

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Bach to Baby Family Concert in Tufnell Park St. Mary Brookfield Tufnell Park
4-Mar-15 to 31-Dec-17

Upcoming concerts in Autumn 2016: Wednesdays 10.30am - Oct 26th, Nov 23rd, Dec 21st Bach to Baby – the critically acclaimed classical music series for babies, tots and their...

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Herbal Walk & Workshop Queens Wood Cafe Highgate
21-Apr-15 to 21-Apr-20

Join us for our monthly herb walk. This month we are focusing on the medicinal Elder tree. We will be taking a herb walk around Queens Wood, looking at seasonal herbs and discussi...

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Family Workshops Somerset House Central London
21-Apr-15 to 21-Apr-20

Join us for regular weekend family workshops, where we invite families to be creative and learn together, alongside artists, illustrators and designers. Explore Somerset House and...

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Early Years Drop In Calthorpe Project Kings Cross
21-Apr-15 to 21-Apr-20
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MONDAY – 10.30 – 3pm – Gardening & the environment 11-1 Little Green Fingers enables children to dig in their own garden growing vegetables to eat. All sorts of indoor activities...

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Archaeological detectives Museum of London Barbican
21-Apr-15 to 21-Apr-20

What's hidden beneath your feet? Come and explore at the world's largest archaeological archive in our family sessions. All events take place at the Museum of London Archaeologi...

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FREE Children's Theatre Workshops Platform, Hornsey Road Islington
21-Apr-15 to 21-Apr-20
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FREE THEATRE WORKSHOPS FOR AGES 5 - 7 ANGEL SHED THEATRE COMPANY MONDAYS 5 - 6PM PLATFORM, HORNSEY ROAD Angel Shed's vision is that every child, regardless of disability, income...

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Children's Events at the Museum Islington Museum Islington
21-Apr-15 to 21-Apr-20

Although free, please book by phone or email. We offer a friendly and warm environment for everyone to enjoy and explore the history of Islington. We have a Victorian dressing...

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Hands on Family Workshops Horniman Museum and Gardens Further afield
21-Apr-15 to 21-Apr-20
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Touch real museum objects in these popular themed sessions for families. See website for each week's theme

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Calthorpe Weekend Playscheme Calthorpe Project Kings Cross
21-Apr-15 to 21-Apr-20
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We deliver a weekend programme of environmental activities that give local children and young people a chance to develop an understanding and appreciation of the natural environm...

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Under 5's Group Museum of London Archaeological Archive Angel
1 review 21-Apr-15 to 21-Apr-20
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Learn, play and explore together in our weekly sessions and holiday events especially for our younger audience and their carers. All activities are FREE! For further information...

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Baby Talk, Encouraging Language Borough wide
21-Apr-15 to 21-Apr-20

Talking to babies can increase their intelligence. Developing a baby's language is all about quality and quantity as well as non verbal communication. Using everyday routines or...

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Geffrye Explorers The Geffrye Museum East London
21-Apr-15 to 21-Apr-20

Discover more about the Geffrye with these free activities for families. Available during school holidays and every Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Quiz Desk The quiz desk is...

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The Parent-Child Relationship Spa The London Art House Islington
28-Apr-15 to 28-Apr-20
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In each 90 minute session you will experience different forms of relational play and fun communication tasks. Our activities are designed to support you to have the most lovely...

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Parkside Farm Pick Your Own Fruit & Veg North London
5-Jun-15 to 27-Oct-17

June to October c40 minutes by car from central Islington. We grow nearly 20 different fruits and vegetables which are grown exclusively for Pick-Your-Own between June and Octob...

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The Gallery Craft Central Angel
15-Jun-15 to 15-Jun-20

Innovative craft and design exhibitions On Show events and exhibitions promote cutting edge craft and design and encourage innovation. Craft Central takes time to understand maker...

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The Gallery Craft Central Angel
15-Jun-15 to 15-Jun-20

CRAFT IT YOURSELF Satisfy your crafty urges... Get making! Our enjoyable CIY: Craft It Yourself workshops offer the chance for anyone to take part in craft and design. Learn from...

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Marie Curie Islington Borough wide
2-Jul-15 to 2-Jul-20

Thinking about volunteering ... but not sure how much time you can give? Marie Curie Islington volunteers are looking for people to join their fundraising group. We welcome every...

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The Antiques & Craft Fair Highgate North London
20-Jul-15 to 20-Jul-20

Twice a year at the HLSI, we hold the famous Antique & Craft Fairs. A tradition in Highgate, there is something for everyone. "I never miss a fair at the HLSI, Everything is high...

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Let's Chat about Science Highgate North London
20-Jul-15 to 20-Jul-20

The Science Group aims to develop activities and interest in science and technology in the Institution. Not all of its members are professional scientists; some have only a limit...

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Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art Islington
24-Jul-15 to 24-Jul-20
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Internationally recognised for its forward-thinking and challenging exhibition programme, Parasol unit has introduced a host of international artists to London's public and has...

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Bach to Baby Concert - Islington Highbury Christ Church Highbury
13-Oct-15 to 31-Dec-17
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Upcoming concerts in Autumn 2016: Tuesdays 10.30am - Oct 11th, Nov 8th, Dec 17th (11am), Dec 20th. Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical music series for babies,...

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HAVE BABY, WILL SING!Lucky Voice launches Bri Lucky Voice Islington Angel
26-Jan-16 to 26-Jan-21
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Karaoke bar chain Lucky Voice is singing in 2016 with a shout-out to all those exhausted parents out there; with special BYO Baby karaoke. The sessions will rescue long-suffering...

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Monthly Mindfulness Class Greenhouse Wellbeing Room (near Newington Green) Newington Green
15-Mar-16 to 15-Mar-21

Do you practice mindfulness but find it difficult to sustain a regular practice or find that is slips on occasion? This drop-in class takes place the first Sunday of every month...

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Tree Walks, Pond Dipping, Ecology Events... Gillespie Park and Ecology Centre Finsbury Park
28-Mar-16 to 28-Mar-17

A 2.8 hectare nature reserve which is home to a wealth of wildlife, including 244 species of plants, 94 species of birds and 24 types of butterflies Ponds, woodland and meadow...

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Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear Victoria and Albert Museum Central London
16-Apr-16 to 12-Mar-17

Discover the evolution of underwear design from the 18th-century to the present day.Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear features over 200 examples of underwear for men and...

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Arlington Square Community Days 2016 Arlington Square Islington
19-Apr-16 to 19-Apr-21

Take part in the Arlington Square community days. May Saturday 14th @ 7.30pm: Christopher Guild, Piano Prom in St James' Church Saturday 21st Community Gardening in Arlington...

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Afternoon Tea at the Royal Albert Hall Verdi - Italian Kitchen Central London
19-Apr-16 to 19-Apr-21
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The Royal Albert Hall has played host to many a prestigious tea party in its time, even serving royalty. Our Afternoon Tea includes an assortment of freshly cut finger sandwiches,...

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Tree Climbing Alexandra Palace North London
21-Apr-16 to 21-Apr-20
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2016 Dates - see our site for current dates. When was the last time you climbed a tree for fun? Come and join the great big fun, adventure and discovery in Ally Pally park. COME...

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Young Actors Theatre Summer School Young Actors Theatre Angel
21-Apr-16 to 21-Apr-20

An exciting summer of performing arts courses at Young Actors Theatre open to all. Junior workshops ages 6 - 11 and senior workshops ages 12 - 18. Courses this summer include...

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Urban Bazaar EC1 St Luke's Community Centre Clerkenwell
27-Apr-16 to 27-Apr-21
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Welcome to the Urban Bazaar EC1. We are a community, designer/maker fair held once a month on a Sunday. Visitors can find us at the wonderful St Luke's Community Centre EC1. Our...

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Art Anytime at Ceramic Circle Ceramic Circle Archway
18-May-16 to 18-May-21
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Pop into our lovely new ceramic painting studio to paint a ceramic of your choice. We'll help you create a unique gift or personal treasure (Great for Fathers Day gift ideas!)...

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Family Activities The Museum of the Order of St John Clerkenwell
9-Jun-16 to 9-Jun-21

On a visit to the Museum of the Order of St John every member of your family will find something to capture their imagination. We offer an exciting programme of free family activi...

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Geffrye Explorers The Geffrye Museum East London
14-Jun-16 to 9-Jan-17

Discover more about the Geffrye with these free activities for families. Available during school holidays and every Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Quiz Desk The quiz desk is...

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Evening bat watches - 2016 Highgate Wood Highgate
23-Jun-16 to 2-Mar-18

Book VERY early to avoid disappointment. Bat watch groups are limited to 25 people, and need to be booked well in advance, due to popularity. Evening groups meet in the woods,...

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Big Wednesdays Brazil Summer Season Horniman Museum and Gardens Further afield
28-Jun-16 to 28-Jun-21

Explore and celebrate Brazil with us. Each Wednesday will feature different performances and activities ranging from storytelling, dance and films to music and theatre performance...

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A little hidden treasure in town Barbican Centre Barbican
5-Jul-16 to 21-Jan-17

Next open to the public: Sun 10 Jul Sun 17 Jul Sun 24 Jul Sun 31 Jul Sun 7 Aug Sun 14 Aug Sun 21 Aug 'There's a little hidden treasure in the heart of the Barbican' Visit the...

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Free Summer events for families Museum of London Barbican
12-Jul-16 to 10-Jan-17

If you're looking for something fun and free for all the family then come along to the Museum of London for a great day out that everyone can enjoy, from under 5s to over 60s! Ha...

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Islington Boat Club Islington
12-Jul-16 to 12-Jul-20
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Sailing, Kayaking, Mountain biking... Close to the Angel tube on City Road Basin, off the Regents canal. IBC is a water based activity center, providing BCU and RYA training...

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Fire! Fire! Museum of London Barbican
17-Jul-16 to 17-Apr-17

Discover London before, during and after the Great Fire of 1666 in an interactive exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of this infamous disaster. 350 years ago one of the...

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Fire! Fire! Museum of London Barbican
17-Jul-16 to 17-Apr-17

Discover London before, during and after the Great Fire of 1666 in an interactive exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of this infamous disaster. 350 years ago one of the...

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Parkside Farm Pick Your Own Fruit & Veg North London
21-Jul-16 to 21-Jul-20

c40 minutes by car from central Islington. We grow nearly 20 different fruits and vegetables which are grown exclusively for Pick-Your-Own between June and October. We pride...

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Thames Beach South Bank Central London
21-Jul-16 to 21-Jul-20

The Thames "beach" is fairly quiet these days, compared to the past when its foreshore was very much in use as a city beach for Londoners. During the warmer months, it used to be...

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Sensational Centre of the Cell Borough wide
29-Jul-16 to 26-Aug-21

Sensational is all about the weird and wonderful world of the senses, and more interestingly, how they can sometimes be tricked. It is an interactive show packed with tasty facts...

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The Railway Children KING’S CROSS THEATRE Kings Cross
1 review 1-Sep-16 to 8-Jan-17

The Railway Children tells the story of Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis, three children whose lives change dramatically when their father is mysteriously taken away. They move from...

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Groove Baby Rich Mix East London
19-Sep-16 to 19-Sep-21
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Mon Nov 14 @10:30AM - 11:30AM Grown-up concerts your baby can GROOVE to. Share the experience of professional live music with your little one(s) in a relaxed and child-friendly...

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Digital Workshops Ages 7+ British Museum Central London
19-Sep-16 to 19-Sep-21

Free digital workshops every weekend See website for more information

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Groove Baby Rich Mix East London
19-Sep-16 to 19-Sep-21
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Mon Nov 14 @10:30AM - 11:30AM Grown-up concerts your baby can GROOVE to. Share the experience of professional live music with your little one(s) in a relaxed and child-friendly...

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Comedy Club 4 Kids Southbank Centre Central London
19-Sep-16 to 19-Sep-21
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Big belly laughs await with stand-up and sketch comedy for young audiences. Since 2005, Comedy Club 4 Kids has been getting the best stand-up comedians and sketch acts from the...

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Bach to Baby Concert - Islington Barnsbury St. Andrew's Church Barnsbury
19-Sep-16 to 19-Sep-21
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Upcoming concerts in Autumn/Winter 2016: Fridays 4pm - Sep 30th, Nov 4th, Nov 25th, Dec 9th. Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical music series for babies, tots and...

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Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave Borough wide
21-Sep-16 to 21-Sep-21

ig Fish Little Fish is a rave for parents/carers and their babies and children aged from birth to 8 years. You can expect grown up dance music played by top DJs (we've had Nihal...

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Grafton School Market Holloway Road
27-Sep-16 to 27-Sep-21

The Grafton School Market is also known as the Holloway Car Boot Sale and was listed by TimeOut in London's Best Car Boot Sales. Opening times are Saturday 8am-4pm & Sunday...

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National Storytelling Week 2017 Borough wide
28-Sep-16 to 28-Sep-21

2017 date: TBC National Storytelling Week takes place in storytelling clubs, theatres, museums, schools, hospitals, spoken word venues, and care homes (where this event has been...

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GILLESPIE PARK LOCAL NATURE RESERVE Gillespie Park and Ecology Centre Finsbury Park
6-Oct-16 to 6-Oct-21

Gillespie Park is a 2.8 hectare nature reserve which is home to a wealth of wildlife, including 244 species of plants, 94 species of birds and 24 types of butterflies Ponds, woodl...

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Old Spitalfields Market East London
11-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-21

Located just five minutes' walk from Liverpool Street Station, Old Spitalfields market is the perfect shopping destination. Open seven-days-per-week, the impressive array of shops...

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Islington Farmers' Market Chapel Market N1 9PZ Islington
11-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-21

Weekly Sunday Certified farmers market, the oldest in London. We grow it, we sell it. Fresh, seasonal farm grown produce including unpasteurised milk & cream, butter, cheese, free...

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Exmouth Food Market Clerkenwell
11-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-21

Exmouth Market is a unique example of 'village London'. Located just off Farringdon Road, and only 2 minutes from Sadler's Wells. The market is full of independent design stores,...

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Bloomsbury Farmers’ Market Kings Cross
11-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-21

Right in the heart of Bloomsbury this Thursday market is a great place to relax and unwind in peaceful Torrington Square. Just off the newly refurbished Byng Place. The perfect...

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Tufnell Park Food Market Tufnell Park Tavern Tufnell Park
11-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-21

Where else can you buy your groceries and enjoy an ale by the fire. We endeavour to supply good seasonal, well sourced food and offer the local community a quality food market to...

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Inverness Street Market Camden North London
11-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-21

Inverness Street Market has been a traditional street market for over 100 years. It still boasts a number of great fruit and vegetable stalls but now also includes many stalls...

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Camden Lock food stalls Camden Lock Market North London
11-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-21

The best food stalls in Camden are to be found in Camden Lock Market at weekends. A huge selection of exotic fare is cooked in front of you by experts on stalls in West Yard on...

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Parliament Hill Farmers’ Market Tufnell Park
11-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-21

Parliament Hill opened in September 2008, and has gone from strength to strength. It has one of the most scenic locations of all our markets, just on the edge of Hampstead Heath,...

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Smithfield Market Barbican
11-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-21

Smithfield Meat Market is the largest wholesale meat market in the UK. It is open to the trade and the public Monday to Friday from 3am. To find the full range of stalls open,...

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Leather Lane Market Clerkenwell
11-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-21

Leather Lane Market runs every weekday from around 10am – 2pm, and is within 2 minutes walk of Farringdon and Chancery Lane tube stations. As the market has a wide variety of...

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Whitecross Street market Old Street
11-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-21

The Whitecross Street market is one of the oldest in London and hosts a weekly specialist food market every Thursday and Friday. Featuring award winning cheeses, wild boar, organi...

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Book Fair Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution Highgate
11-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-21

HLSI's annual book fair with something for everyone who loves books. Thousands of good-quality second-hand books on all subjects: fiction, history, biography, literature, travel...

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Magical Christmas market N1 Centre Islington
11-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-21
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The N1 Centre is pleased to announce its magical Christmas market, running from 24th November until 28th December. Amidst the array of shopping, dining and entertainment on offer...

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Highgate Hill Farmers Market St Joseph's Primary School Archway
11-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-21

The Highgate Hill Farmers Market opens Sunday 18th September Every Sunday 10am-2pm Everyone welcome! 5 minutes from Archway tube and Highgate Village, the new Highgate Hill...

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Hear it Live! Horniman Museum and Gardens Further afield
20-Oct-16 to 20-Oct-21

Last Tuesday of every month, 3.30-4pm (Except December – see below) Join us in the Music Gallery to hear performances and talks based on our musical instrument collection, includi...

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Hands on Base: Family Activities Horniman Museum and Gardens Further afield
22-Oct-16 to 10-Dec-16

Excluded dates: 15th and 29th October, 26th November, 3rd 17th, 24th, 31st December Discover the collections that make the Horniman special. Each week, these fun family sessions...

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Hands on Base: Open for All Horniman Museum and Gardens Further afield
23-Oct-16 to 11-Dec-16

Excluded dates: 30th October, 4th 18th, 25th December, 1st Jan 2017 Discover the collections that make the Horniman special. Explore and touch things from African masks to sharks...

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Fireworks Festival Alexandra Palace North London
4-Nov-16 to 5-Nov-17

4th and 5th November Set against unrivalled panoramic views of London, our spectacular firework display will light up the evening sky making our 2016 shows unforgettable bonfire...

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Clissold Park Fireworks Display Stoke Newington North London
5-Nov-16 to 5-Nov-17

5th November The annual stunning spectacle of colour and music returns to Clissold Park on Saturday 5th November. Kids fun fair rides, street performers, and food and drink stall...

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Christmas at ZSL London Zoo London Zoo Central London
10-Nov-16 to 10-Nov-21
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3rd Dec - 24th Dec 2016 Meet Santa This December kids are invited to meet their favourite Christmas characters among some of the best company the animal Kingdom has to offer. T...

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The Great Christmas Pudding Race Central London
10-Nov-16 to 10-Nov-21

3 December 2016 11am The 36th Great Christmas Pudding Race will take place on 3rd December 2016. The event is organised by CRAC on behalf of Cancer Research UK and supported by...

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'Islington Proms' Jazz at St James’ St James Church Islington
12-Nov-16 to 12-Nov-20

Concerts take place at St James' Church, Prebend Street, Islington N1 8PF (Except the Pocket Prom on 26 June held at the Vicarage) Tickets available from www.oxboffice.com, 0845...

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Skate at Somerset House The Strand Central London
17-Nov-16 to 15-Jan-18

17th Nov - 15th Jan Enjoy the perfect winter day out at London's most beautiful ice rink. Skate at Somerset House with Fortnum & Mason returns with a host of activities on and...

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Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
18-Nov-16 to 24-Dec-16
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Join Father Christmas as he gets ready for his busiest day of the year, Christmas Eve. Watch as he prepares his Christmas deliveries, feeds his reindeer and finally takes flight...

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Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
18-Nov-16 to 24-Dec-16
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Join Father Christmas as he gets ready for his busiest day of the year, Christmas Eve. Watch as he prepares his Christmas deliveries, feeds his reindeer and finally takes flight...

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Aladdin Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
19-Nov-16 to 7-Jan-17
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The Lyric's traditional panto returns in 2016 when Aladdin flies into Hammersmith on his magic carpet for some festive fun in true Lyric style.

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Islington Christmas Market 2016 N1 Centre Islington
21-Nov-16 to 24-Dec-16
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From 21st November to 24th December, we are hosting the famous Islington Christmas Market event. It is open from 10:00-18:00. Amidst the array of shopping, dining and entertainme...

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The Science Museum Central London
23-Nov-16 to 23-Nov-21

There is something for all ages at the Science museum and a handy search filter on the website that allows you to find the perfect gallery for your age group. There's the Garden...

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The Grant Museum of Zoology Rockefeller Building Central London
23-Nov-16 to 23-Nov-21

This is a fascinating museum for children and adults alike with around 67,000 specimens, covering the whole Animal Kingdom. Founded in 1828 as a teaching collection, the Museum is...

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The Arsenal Museum Holloway Road
23-Nov-16 to 23-Nov-21

The spectacular Arsenal museum at Emirates Stadium is situated in the Northern Triangle Building. Arsenal supporters can still expect their favourite exhibits, including Michael...

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V & A Museum of Childhood East London
23-Nov-16 to 23-Nov-21
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Exhibits. Interaction. Daily Activities. Arts & Crafts. Story Time... Welcoming over 400,000 visitors through its doors every year, the V&A Museum of Childhood in London's Bethna...

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Lauderdale arts centre galleries Lauderdale House Highgate
23-Nov-16 to 23-Nov-21

The galleries of Lauderdale House are alive all year round. From the work of impressionist Ivor Lewis and the paintings and prints of Sirpa Moghissi and Carole Moffat to the photo...

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Victoria Miro Islington
23-Nov-16 to 23-Nov-21

Victoria Miro first opened her gallery in Cork Street, Mayfair in 1985. The gallery quickly earned acclaim for showing the work of established and emerging artists from the USA,...

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Kings Place Gallery Kings Place Kings Cross
23-Nov-16 to 23-Nov-21
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Kings Place Gallery is part of Kings Place, a creative centre which opened in 2008, presenting music, painting and sculpture from around the world, with a waterside restaurant,...

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The Snowman Peacock Theatre Central London
23-Nov-16 to 1-Jan-17

A perennial family favourite, The Snowman has transported a generation of children and their families into the wintery world of a boy and his magical snowman. As a friendship is...

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The Snowman Peacock Theatre Central London
23-Nov-16 to 1-Jan-17

A perennial family favourite, The Snowman has transported a generation of children and their families into the wintery world of a boy and his magical snowman. As a friendship is...

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Christmas Forest Top quality Christmas Trees Highbury
25-Nov-16 to 24-Dec-16

What makes The Christmas Forest different? Our family-run business has been selling real Christmas since 1998 and we pride ourselves on offering top-quality Christmas trees to...

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A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS The Little Angel Theatre Islington
26-Nov-16 to 29-Jan-17

The world's been sad since Tuesday. The child has a fever and is hotter than a fish on a spit, the dog chases its tail, Mother dreams of a new broom and Father gazes out to sea. ...

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Enchanted Christmas House Angel
26-Nov-16 to 24-Dec-16

A MAGICAL CHRISTMAS ADVENTURE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY The Enchanted Christmas House is a three-hour interactive theatrical extravaganza that will delight the whole family. Immerse...

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SLEEPING BEAUTY Hackney Empire East London
26-Nov-16 to 8-Jan-18

26th Nov - 8th Jan In a brand new pantomime created by the award-winning team at Hackney Empire, Susie McKenna and Steve Edis bring this traditional fairytale bang up to date. W...

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Community Gardening Days 2016 Arlington Square Islington
27-Nov-16 to 27-Nov-20

2016 Dates Saturday 1 Aug Saturday 29 Aug Saturday 3 Oct Saturday 31 Oct Join us for our 2016 Community Gardening Days in Arlington Square. Over the last four years our garden...

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London Bridge Christmas By The River 2016 Central London
30-Nov-16 to 3-Jan-17

London Bridge City welcomes back their iconic Christmas market event to the bankside of the Thames, filling More London, The Queen's Walk, Hay's Galleria and London Bridge City...

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Teenage Bedrooms: The Geffrye Museum East London
1-Dec-16 to 31-Mar-17

This display steps inside the homes of 26 London teenagers to explore the meaning and significance of contemporary teenage bedrooms. Within the home the teenage bedroom can be a...

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Victorian Santa's Grotto 2016 Museum of London Barbican
2-Dec-16 to 23-Dec-20

2nd - 23rd Dec Santa is ready to greet you in our festive Grotto. It's time to get into the Christmas Spirit! Experience our Victorian Walk, transformed with festive decorations...

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Magical Christmas market Angel Central Islington
3-Dec-16 to 23-Dec-21
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The Angel Central is pleased to announce its magical Christmas market. Amidst the array of shopping, dining and entertainment on offer at the N1 Centre, we are delighted to make...

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A Christmas Carol Puppet Theatre Barge North London
3-Dec-16 to 8-Jan-17

" The tiny curtain comes up and all is hushed as our huddle focuses on Scrooge, adding, subtracting and sweeping a black quill across the page to understand exactly how much money...

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LSO Discovery Family Concert Barbican Centre Barbican
1 review 3-Dec-16 to 3-Dec-17
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ROALD DAHL CENTENARY 3 December 2016 / 14:30 SUITABLE FOR 7- TO 12-YEAR-OLDS We also provide a creche for younger siblings. Presented in a fun and informative way, our Family...

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A Christmas Carol Puppet Theatre Barge North London
3-Dec-16 to 8-Jan-17

" The tiny curtain comes up and all is hushed as our huddle focuses on Scrooge, adding, subtracting and sweeping a black quill across the page to understand exactly how much money...

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SANTA’S LITTLE WORKSHOP Jacksons Lane Highgate
4-Dec-16 to 24-Dec-21
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Sunday 4 – Saturday 24 December 2016 Presented by Little Angel Theatre Crafty Festive fun and stories for 2–8 year olds and their families. “'Twas the night before Christmas...

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SANTA’S LITTLE WORKSHOP Jacksons Lane Highgate
4-Dec-16 to 24-Dec-21
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Sunday 4 – Saturday 24 December 2016 Presented by Little Angel Theatre Crafty Festive fun and stories for 2–8 year olds and their families. “'Twas the night before Christmas...

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Victorian Christmas Spectacular 2016 Embankment Central London
1 review 4-Dec-16 to 4-Dec-17

Sunday 4 December 2016 - 11am-1pm & 2-4pm Astonishing and phenomenal Victorian Christmas Spectacular will bring you to the magical Victorian Christmas world with various artists...

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The Cat in the Hat The Pleasance Theatre Caledonian Road
6-Dec-16 to 2-Jan-17
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From the moment his tall, red and white striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have...

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The Red Shoes London's Dance House Clerkenwell
6-Dec-16 to 29-Jan-17

Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale Music by Bernard Herrmann A beloved fairy tale and Academy Award-winning...

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Little Angel: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Jacksons Lane Highgate
6-Dec-16 to 24-Dec-16
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We're going on a bear hunt. We're going to catch a big one. What a beautiful day! We're not scared. A family go on an expedition of a lifetime – running down the grassy bank,...

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We're Going on a Bear Hunt artsdepot Borough wide
7-Dec-16 to 2-Jan-17
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Direct from a smash-hit West End season and international tour. Michael Rosen's award-winning book We're Going on a Bear Hunt is brought vividly and noisily to the stage in...

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A Celebration of Christmas Beer & Bratwurst The Coal House Borough wide
7-Dec-16
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Resident expert and group director at The Craft Beer Co, Tom Cadden, presents the best of the 2016 seasonal offerings before they disappear into the new year. Expect to taste a...

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ME… The Little Angel Theatre Islington
8-Dec-16 to 29-Jan-17
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The world is a very big place, especially for a tiny baby penguin who is just finding her feet. The shimmering stars and glistening snow spin around our little hero, while the...

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Highgate Christmas Antique and Craft Fair Highgate literary @ Scientific Institution Angel
10-Dec-16

A small, friendly Christmas Fair set in the beautiful surroundings of Highgate's literary and Scientific institution. Offering a wide range of Antiques and local Crafts. Kitchen...

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Highgate Christmas Antique and Craft Fair Highgate literary @ Scientific Institution Angel
10-Dec-16

A small, friendly Christmas Fair set in the beautiful surroundings of Highgate's literary and Scientific institution. Offering a wide range of Antiques and local Crafts. Kitchen...

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The Little Match Girl 2016 Sadler's Wells Clerkenwell
10-Dec-16 to 30-Dec-16

One of the best festive family shows Islington has to offer. The Little Match Girl is an utter delight. Celebrated director and choreographer Arthur Pita returns to the Lilian...

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LittleScreen - December Vue Islington Angel
10-Dec-16 to 11-Dec-16
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Join Marty for this month's LittleScreen cinema club – where we will be having lots of join-in family fun for preschoolers. Our Little Screen December Show is packed with festive...

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Santa in the house and seasonal events Lauderdale House Highgate
10-Dec-16 to 24-Dec-21

Sold out. Meet Santa & festive season events. Every year we have lots of fun and creative activities happening for the festive season. A carol sing-along, lantern-making workshop...

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Highgate Christmas Antique and Craft Fair Highgate literary @ Scientific Institution Angel
10-Dec-16

A small, friendly Christmas Fair set in the beautiful surroundings of Highgate's literary and Scientific institution. Offering a wide range of Antiques and local Crafts. Kitchen...

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Winter Fair & Wreath Making Islington Christmas event Newington Green
10-Dec-16 to 10-Dec-20

Saturday December 10th 2016 - Woodland grotto, wreath making, craft stalls, choirs, tasty food... 11:00 am - 3:00 pm All the seasonal attractions will be here: St Nicholas handi...

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Christmas in Finsbury Library Finsbury Library Clerkenwell
10-Dec-16
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Advent Calendar Crafts Make an elf advent calendar with moving parts!

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That’s Entertainment: Make your own stage Harry M Weinrebe Learning Centre Kings Cross
11-Dec-16
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Create a 3D pop-up theatre displaying your own fantastical stage show. Using colour, collage and drawing, you could show a magician performing a mind-boggling illusion, an acrobat...

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In A Pickle by Oily Cart artsdepot Borough wide
13-Dec-16 to 31-Dec-16
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A magical, multi-sensory show for children aged 3 to 5, their families and friends. Created by Oily Cart, In A Pickle is inspired by Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale and takes our...

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Baby Broadway Christmas Concert - Highbury Christ Church Highbury
13-Dec-16
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Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas at a festive Baby Broadway concert! Baby Broadway brings West End musicals to your doorstep. The whole family can sing and dance along to...

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Baby Broadway Christmas Concert - Highbury Christ Church Highbury
13-Dec-16
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Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas at a festive Baby Broadway concert! Baby Broadway brings West End musicals to your doorstep. The whole family can sing and dance along to...

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Christmas in Mildmay Library Mildmay Library Newington Green
13-Dec-16
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Christmas Decoration Crafts Make a Christmas bauble to hang on your tree or decorate your room!

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Artisan Cheese & Wine Tasting Eveing The Coal House Borough wide
14-Dec-16
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Award winning local artisan cheese maker, Philip Wilton of Wildes Cheese, explains the process of cheese making and how to identify quality in flavour and texture followed by a...

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The London Children's Book Fair Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art Islington
16-Dec-16 to 17-Dec-16
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The London Children's Book Fair celebrates the best of children's books. Featuring some of today's most innovative and imaginative publishers, authors and illustrators, this famil...

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Baby Broadway Christmas Concert - Highgate Highgate United Reformed Church Highgate
17-Dec-16

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas at a festive Baby Broadway concert! Baby Broadway brings West End musicals to your doorstep. The whole family can sing and dance along to...

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http://www.thames-explorer.org.uk/foreshore-w Millenium Bridge Further afield
18-Dec-16

Want to be the next Indiana Jones? Why not look for Treasures of the Thames! “…when the tide goes out London reveals it's past…” The Thames foreshore is London's longest archaeolo...

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Perform Holiday Workshops Highbury
19-Dec-16 to 21-Dec-16

This December, Perform children will be heading to the enchanted forest with Hansel and Gretel where they'll discover the delicious Gingerbread House, make friends with the woodla...

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Christmas in Lewis Carroll Library Lewis Carroll Library Barnsbury
19-Dec-16
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Jingle Bells and Santas, Angels and Snowmen! Design a Christmas card to send to a friend or family member!

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Christmas in South Library South Library Islington
19-Dec-16

Christmas Decoration Crafts Make a lovely Christmas bauble to hang on your tree or to decorate your room

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Need childcare over the Christmas break? Bright Horizons Borough wide
19-Dec-16 to 4-Jan-17

At Bright Horizons, we believe every child's potential is endless and the school holidays are a perfect opportunity to continue your child's ongoing development. Why not support...

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Baby Broadway Christmas Concert - Angel St James Church Hall Angel
20-Dec-16
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Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas at a festive Baby Broadway concert! Baby Broadway brings West End musicals to your doorstep. The whole family can sing and dance along to...

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Candle Making, Cake & Cocktails The Coal House Borough wide
21-Dec-16
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Quaff delicious mulled wine, spicy apple cider and other warming winter cocktails whilst learning to cast your very own handmade festive scented candle with award winning luxury...

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Christmas in N4 Library N4 Library Finsbury Park
21-Dec-16
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Christmas Decorations Make Christmas decorations such as angels and choirboys to give your home a real Christmas feel

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Paddington Bear’s First Concert with Jack Dee Cadogan Hall Further afield
22-Dec-16
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Join us for the perfect festive family treat! Raymond Briggs' deliciously grumpy Father Christmas bursts into life on the big screen, with full orchestral accompaniment and live...

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Paddington Bear's First Concert with Jack Dee Cadogan Hall Further afield
22-Dec-16
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Join us for the perfect festive family treat! Raymond Briggs' deliciously grumpy Father Christmas bursts into life on the big screen, with full orchestral accompaniment and live...

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Artburst: Christmas Play in a Day Workshop Wynford Community Hall Angel
22-Dec-16

Join Artburst for our Christmas Art & Drama workshop. Drop your child off for a day of drama, festive arts & crafts, costume making and set design, with a performance at the end...

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Artburst: Christmas Play in a Day Workshop Wynford Community Hall Angel
22-Dec-16

Join Artburst for our Christmas Art & Drama workshop. Drop your child off for a day of drama, festive arts & crafts, costume making and set design, with a performance at the end...

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Artburst: Christmas Play in a Day Workshop Wynford Community Hall Angel
22-Dec-16

Join Artburst for our Christmas Art & Drama workshop. Drop your child off for a day of drama, festive arts & crafts, costume making and set design, with a performance at the end...

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Christmas in Archway Library Archway Library Archway
22-Dec-16
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Let's Make a Snowman! Make a snowman garland out of paper plates

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Christmas in John Barnes Library John Barnes Library Holloway
23-Dec-16
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Let's Make a Snowman! Make a snowman garland out of paper plates

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Christmas in West Library West Library Barnsbury
24-Dec-16
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Jingle Bells and Santas, Angels and Snowmen! Design a Christmas card to send to a friend or family member!

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Islington Menorah Lighting Islington Green Angel
28-Dec-16
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Come join the 6th annual Islington Menorah Lighting, a free celebration for the whole community to mark Chanukah, the Jewish festival of lights. Witness the ceremony of lighting...

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Christmas in North Library North Library Nag's Head
29-Dec-16
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A New Year, A New Diary Create a fun diary to record your new year of adventures

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London NYE Fireworks 2016 Ticketed Event Central London
31-Dec-16 to 31-Dec-18

31 December 2016 Celebrate New Year's Eve and welcome 2017 with a bang at the London NYE 2016 Fireworks, presented by the Mayor of London. This spectacular event takes place on...

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London NYE Fireworks 2016 Ticketed Event Central London
31-Dec-16 to 31-Dec-18

31 December 2016 Celebrate New Year's Eve and welcome 2017 with a bang at the London NYE 2016 Fireworks, presented by the Mayor of London. This spectacular event takes place on...

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New Year's Day Parade 2017 Central London
1-Jan-17 to 1-Jan-18

London's New Year's Day Parade, LNYDP, 2017, starts at 12 noon on January 1 on Piccadilly, one of the capital's most famous thoroughfares. The Parade route is as follows – Piccad...

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New Year's Day Parade 2017 Central London
1-Jan-17 to 1-Jan-18

London's New Year's Day Parade, LNYDP, 2017, starts at 12 noon on January 1 on Piccadilly, one of the capital's most famous thoroughfares. The Parade route is as follows – Piccad...

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The Tinderbox Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
14-Jan-17
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A roguish soldier acquires a magic tinderbox which gives him the power to summon three extraordinary dogs to do his bidding. Watch the soldier's remarkable roller coaster advent...

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The Red Balloon Puppet Theatre Barge North London
14-Jan-17 to 19-Mar-17

The show tells the story of a small boy's friendship with a balloon and explores the poignancy of a child's imagination. Performed using long string wood-carved marionettes, and a...

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Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
21-Jan-17
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Tangles? Split Ends? Frizzy? Flyaway? It's hard enough having a bad hair day but pity poor Rapunzel spending her life in a tower with a wicked old witch using her captive's locks...

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LACF Kids - a magical journey through sound Kings Place Islington
28-Jan-17
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LACF Kids 2017: a magical journey through sound Sharpen your vocal chords, flex your imagination: London A Cappella Festival Kids day returns to Kings Place on Saturday 28th...

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Why the Whales Came Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
28-Jan-17
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From the book by Michael Morpurgo An enchanting tale, full of fun, mystery and adventure. Gracie and Daniel are forbidden to go near the Birdman, but can they unravel his secrets...

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Chinese New Year 2017 Central London
1-Feb-17 to 28-Feb-21

2017 date: TBC FREE: Music, dragon processions, dance, stalls, food, entertainment... After the best ever Chinese New Year celebrations in 2016, we will make 2017 even better!...

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Chinese New Year 2017 Central London
1-Feb-17 to 17-Feb-21

February 2017 date: TBC Music, dragon processions, dance, stalls, food, entertainment... After the best ever Chinese New Year celebrations in 2016, we will make 2017 even better...

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THE ENORMOUS TURNIP The Little Angel Theatre Islington
1-Feb-17 to 5-Feb-17
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THE ENORMOUS TURNIP Wednesday 1 –Friday 3, and Sunday 5 Feb Presented by One Moment in Time “absolutely stunning and I'm sure the children will remember it forever — it was...

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Sadler's Wells Sampled London's Dance House Clerkenwell
3-Feb-17 to 4-Feb-17

Celebrating a decade since its launch, Sampled is a chance for dance fans and newcomers alike to enjoy a diverse range of styles from some of the world's finest dancers at a speci...

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Wow Said the Owl Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
4-Feb-17
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Explore the wow-world of colours with this curious little owl who is determined to stay awake to see what day light brings. From the warm pink glow of dawn through to a day...

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IMAGINE CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL 2017 SOUTHBANK CENTRE Central London
10-Feb-17 to 21-Feb-18

Dates & Times: TBC Lots of free events: Visit a site bursting with half-term fun. Run by kids, for kids. Every day from 10.30am to 4pm, enjoy the best children's theatre, liter...

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IMAGINE CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL 2017 SOUTHBANK CENTRE Central London
10-Feb-17 to 21-Feb-18

2017 Dates and Times: TBC Visit a site bursting with half-term fun. Run by kids, for kids. Every day from 10.30am to 4pm, enjoy the best children's theatre, literature and music...

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The Access to Sports Project At various venues Borough wide
11-Feb-17 to 1-Feb-20
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FREE: Half term, Easter and summer holiday sports camps are held across the borough covering athletics, basketball, tennis, football, table tennis, girls-only multi-sports and...

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Free half term events for families Museum of London Barbican
11-Feb-17 to 21-Nov-18

FREE: If you're looking for something fun and free for all the family then come along to the Museum of London for a great day out that everyone can enjoy, from under 5s to over...

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Emirates Stadium Tours Finsbury Park
11-Feb-17 to 1-Feb-20

Looking to entertain your football fan this half term holiday... look no further: Self-Guided Audio Tour Let a host of Arsenal stars share their match-day experiences with you as...

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Half Term Fun in Central London Central London
11-Feb-17 to 30-Jun-18

Heading into town during half term? Then check out Mumsnet Westminster for some of the great events that are taking place: http://local.mumsnet.com/city-of-westminster/half-term...

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A little hidden treasure in town Barbican Centre Barbican
11-Feb-17 to 21-Nov-18

FREE: 'There's a little hidden treasure in the heart of the Barbican' Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London and explore our hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the...

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Geffrye Explorers The Geffrye Museum East London
11-Feb-17 to 1-Feb-20

Discover more about the Geffrye with these free activities for families. Available during school holidays and every Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Quiz Desk The quiz desk is...

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Viewfinding Tate Modern Central London
11-Feb-17 to 21-Nov-18

Change the way you look at the Tate by carrying your very own set of filters through the gallery! Create your own colour combinations, ‘edit' a painting or distort the architectu...

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Half-Term Glee Club Young Actors Theatre Islington Angel
11-Feb-17 to 6-Oct-20

We will be running our ever popular GLEE CLUB for Juniors (6-11yrs) during school half term. It's a fun week of your favourite pop and musical theatre songs, mash ups, harmonies,...

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Holiday Academy Primrose Hill School Central London
11-Feb-17 to 27-Jan-21

Join us for Holiday Academy or Holiday Academy Forest school SENIOR and JUNIOR FOREST SCHOOL PROGRAMMES FOR 6/7s and 8+ Both Forest schools 10-4pm (includes wrap around care) •...

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Half-Term Fun in Islington Libraries All Islington Libraries Islington
11-Feb-17 to 6-Jun-21
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Come along to an Islington Library over the half-term holiday for some autumn fun!

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GILLESPIE PARK LOCAL NATURE RESERVE Gillespie Park and Ecology Centre Finsbury Park
11-Feb-17 to 6-Oct-21

Gillespie Park is a 2.8 hectare nature reserve which is home to a wealth of wildlife, including 244 species of plants, 94 species of birds and 24 types of butterflies Ponds, woodl...

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Half Term Family Activities The Geffrye Museum East London
11-Feb-17 to 28-Oct-18

Create brightly coloured autumn leaf crowns, bake seasonal treats and make special light festival/halloween decorations to hang in your home. Tuesday 25 October Awesome Autumn...

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Mavis Sparkle Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
11-Feb-17
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'Enchanting…a treasure trove of delights' The Stage With a magician for a dad and a stargazer for a mum, there's more to Mavis than meets the eye… Moving ever closer to making...

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Lilly and the Little Snow Bear Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
14-Feb-17 to 18-Feb-17
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Lily loves snow! So, she pops on her coat and sets off to explore. But when she discovers a trail of soft little footprints, she's in for a very big surprise. For at the bottom...

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Mother Africa Peacock Theatre Central London
21-Feb-17 to 11-Mar-17

Two million people call the Khayelitsha (the Xhosa word for ‘new home') in South Africa home. The Township is plagued by endless power cuts, but nothing can get in the way of the...

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Much Ado About Puffin Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
25-Feb-17
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Join Open Attic as they traverse stormy seas and reckless tides to bring you this funny tale about a man all alone, a friendly puffin, and a whole lot of fuss over nothing. Much...

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Chester Tuffnut Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
4-Mar-17
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Chester Tuffnut isn't your ordinary treemole – in fact he is one of a kind. Chester likes wearing jumpers and sitting in his armchair, but most of all he loves adventure! The...

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FIRSTS: FESTIVAL OF PUPPETRY 2017 The Little Angel Theatre Islington
5-Mar-17 to 15-Mar-18

Dates and Times TBC FIRSTS invites exciting work for adults and children to present a complete performance for the very first time. With technical, production and marketing suppo...

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A Real Alien Adventure Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
11-Mar-17
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On an intergalactic adventure to prove that aliens really do exist, the investigator of all things unseen and mysterious, sets off with her trusty cat Tibbles to find out if alien...

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Yamato — Chousensha - The Challengers Peacock Theatre Central London
14-Mar-17 to 25-Mar-17

The unmistakable sound of the traditional Taiko drum, used in Shinto rituals, is challenged by the Yamato drummers of Japan. Drums weighing up to half a tonne are hit with ferocio...

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Country Living Magazine Spring Fair The Business Design Centre Islington
18-Mar-17 to 22-Mar-18

2017 Dates TBC Get ready for Spring with The Country Living Fair, taking place in the BDC, Islington. It offers inspiration for the house and the garden with hundreds of unusual...

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The Curious Adventures of Pinocchio Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
18-Mar-17
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Lyngo Theatre are adapting this epic tale into a unique retelling where the story leaps off the page and onto the stage. Crickets, cats, foxes and, of course, the world-famous...

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EASTER QUEST Kenwood House North London
25-Mar-17 to 28-Mar-18

Dates and Times TBC Adventurers wanted this Easter weekend! Rise to the challenge, crack the clues and win your chocolate reward.

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Easter Egg Trail Sutton House & Breaker's Yard East London
25-Mar-17 to 10-Apr-18

Dates and Times TBC Bring Cadbury magic to your family by joining in at one of our Easter Egg Trails! Follow the clues, answer the questions and complete the challenges to find...

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Urban Southbank Centre Further afield
25-Mar-17 to 24-Feb-21
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Dates and Times TBC Find out how city environments inspire people to become athletes and artists at Urban. All the family can come and explore Southbank Centre's own concrete...

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Goldilocks Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
25-Mar-17
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Feisty ragdoll Goldilocks enters the Raggedy Woods and we follow her hilarious journey to the three bears' house. Expect hurdy-gurdy music, naughty goblins, helpful spiders, porri...

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LSO DISCOVERY FAMILY CONCERT Barbican Centre Barbican
26-Mar-17 to 9-Jun-21
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The LSO presents a Family Concert in the Barbican Hall, featuring the full London Symphony Orchestra. Full schedule of events to be announced.

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Great Egg Roll, decorating & hunt Lauderdale House Highgate
27-Mar-17 to 5-Apr-18

How far can you roll an egg?! Come along to our Great Egg Roll event this Easter, and you'll also get to try a spot of egg decorating and take part in our Easter treasure hunt....

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Easter Egg Hunt Hampstead Heath North London
28-Mar-17 to 14-Apr-18

Easter Egg Hunt on Hampstead Heath! Over 5s only (under 8s must be accompanied by an adult) Tel: 020 7482 2116

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Family Art Day Estorick Collection of Modern Italian art Islington
30-Mar-17 to 30-Mar-21
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Drop-in workshop so no booking is required. Refreshments available in our garden cafe. Free for children accompanied by a paying adult. £5/ £3.50 concessions and £2.50 national...

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EASTER MUSICAL THEATRE (Juniors aged 6 – 11) Young Actors Theatre Islington Angel
4-Apr-17 to 8-Apr-20

MUSICAL THEATRE (Juniors aged 6 – 11) Monday to Friday mornings 10.30am – 1.30pm 4th – 8th April. £95 (£75 concessions) A week of wonderful musical theatre song and dance with...

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LET THE ZOO COME TO YOU THIS EASTER Angel Central Islington
6-Apr-17 to 7-Apr-18
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Dr Zoolittle and his scaly and furry friends are coming to Angel Central on Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th April from 11am-3pm. For two special days, the fantastic Dr. Zoolittle...

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UDDERBELLY FESTIVAL 2017 Embankment Central London
7-Apr-17 to 17-Jul-18

2017 Dates TBC Udderbelly presents another moo-vellous programme of rib-tickling comedy, sensational circus and charming children's shows as well as one of London's largest outdo...

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A Strange New Space Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
22-Apr-17
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The life changing adventure of a space-obsessed young girl. Amira must leave her home and her imagination catapults her into an intergalactic voyage that mirrors her real-life...

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Cavalcade Canal Festival Little Venice Angel
29-Apr-17 to 1-May-18

FREE - 2017 dates: TBC. Come along to London's biggest waterside festival taking place over the early May Bank Holiday weekend. View the spectacle of the decorated boats in the...

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Street Food Craft Beer festival Alexandra Palace North London
27-May-17 to 31-May-20

2017 dates: TBC Now in it's third year, the Alexandra Palace Street Food Craft Beer festival is now bigger and better than ever. Set in the capital's biggest beer garden, amongst...

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The Emperor's New Clothes Lyric Hammersmith Borough wide
30-May-17 to 3-Jun-17
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An inventive romp through the classic tale of an Emperor who loves clothes more than anything. But despite a wardrobe the size of Paris he hasn't a stitch to wear. When two...

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Insect safari 2017 Highgate Wood Highgate
1-Jun-17 to 31-Jul-17

2017 Dates: TBC June Saturday 11, 10.30am - 12.30pm July Saturday 9, 10.30am - 12.30pm This is a very family friendly activity. Magnifying glasses and small nets are...

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Taste of London 2017 - Regent's Park Central London
1-Jun-17 to 30-Jun-20

2017 dates: TBC The world's greatest restaurant festival, Taste of London, return to Regent's Park for five days of summer food and fun. Taste incredible signature dishes from...

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Insect safari 2017 Highgate Wood Highgate
1-Jun-17 to 31-Jul-17

2017 Dates: TBC June Saturday 11, 10.30am - 12.30pm July Saturday 9, 10.30am - 12.30pm This is a very family friendly activity. Magnifying glasses and small nets are...

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Hampstead Summer Festival 2017 North London
10-Jun-17 to 31-Jul-17

2017 Date: TBC Laugh, dance, watch, sing, eat, drink, play, or paint. From Picture the Heath & the Art Fair, to the Big Fair, we've got a jam-packed fortnight of arts, culture...

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Cally Festival 2016 Caledonian Road
17-Jun-17 to 17-Jun-18

2017 dates: TBC. The Cally Festival is back! Once again we will be taking over the Caledonian Road and throwing a massive street party for all the family! There will be more...

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Grow London 2017 Hampstead Heath North London
24-Jun-17 to 30-Jun-20

2017 dates: TBC Returning to Hampstead Heath, GROW London is an inspiring day out bursting with ideas on how to transform your outside space, no matter how large or small. Presen...

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Whitecross Street Party 2017 Old Street
15-Jul-17 to 16-Jul-18

2017 dates: TBC A lively party and two month exhibition. St Luke's Carnival Area Banner Street (East) St Luke's Community Centre. Prepare for Carnival, join in the many activit...

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Whitecross Street Party 2017 Whitecross Street Party 2017 Old Street
16-Jul-17 to 16-Sep-18

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Watery Wednesdays - Activity Days London Canal Museum Kings Cross
2-Aug-17 to 30-Aug-17
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2016 dates: See our What's On page for all dates and activity details. Childrens' activity days involve a range of fun learning activities for children aged 6 - 12. The activities...

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Birds of Bray (birds of prey display) - 2017 Highgate
12-Aug-17

2017 Date:TBC Birds of Bray (birds of prey display) Birds of Bray are a couple who have been taking care of hand-reared rescue birds of prey for most of their lives. They have an...

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Angel Canal Festival 2017 Angel
4-Sep-17 to 3-Sep-18

2017 Dates TBC ‘This annual one-day festival is based around the City Road Lock, Basin and towpath alongside the Regents Canal, also local streets and a park, in Islington, North...

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HIGHGATE WOODS COMMUNITY DAY 2017 Highgate
4-Sep-17 to 3-Sep-18

2017 Dates TBC Fun for ALL The Family! Woodland Crafts, A Dog show, craft design stalls, local exhibitions and a whole lot more! Come along and Enjoy! Up to date what's on at...

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Get Creative Family Arts Festival Borough wide
6-Oct-17 to 6-Oct-21

Throughout the month of October - an annual event. The national Family Arts Festival will take place throughout October with thousands of eye-boggling events for all the family...

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Get Creative Family Arts Festival Borough wide
6-Oct-17 to 6-Oct-21

Throughout the month of October - an annual event. The national Family Arts Festival will take place throughout October with thousands of eye-boggling events for all the family...

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The Big Draw Festival Borough wide
6-Oct-17 to 6-Oct-21

Throughout October The Big Draw Festival The Big Draw Festival is for anyone who loves to draw, as well as those who think they can't! It is an opportunity to join a global...

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Pumpkin Festival Willows Farm Village Further afield
6-Oct-17 to 6-Oct-21

2017 dates TBC Pick your FREE pumpkin from Willows Pumpkin Patch with a Pumpkin-tastic programme of family fun! Our Pumpkin-tastic programme includes pumpkin carving and arts and...

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Pumpkin Festival Willows Farm Village Further afield
6-Oct-17 to 6-Oct-21

2017 Date tbc Pick your FREE pumpkin from Willows Pumpkin Patch with a Pumpkin-tastic programme of family fun! Our Pumpkin-tastic programme includes pumpkin carving and arts and...

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ArchWay With Words Archway
13-Oct-17 to 22-Oct-18

2017 Dates TBC Talks by renowned authors, film, music, comedy and more... The ArchWay With Words annual festival features literature, science, history, comedy, poetry, theatre,...

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Boo at the Zoo London Zoo Central London
22-Oct-17 to 30-Oct-18
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2017 dates TBC Boo at the Zoo returns for 2016! Get set for a host of spooky goings on at ZSL London Zoo this Halloween half term. From 22 to 30 October, enjoy a spook-tacular...

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Halloween Holiday Fundays The Little Angel Theatre Islington
24-Oct-17 to 27-Oct-18

For ages 5 – 11 2017 dates TBC Spend the day with us making spooky puppets, then scare your friends and family at the end of the day with your Halloween themed creations. You...

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London's Night Owls Halloween sleepover Museum of London Barbican
28-Oct-17 to 29-Oct-21

2017 dates TBC Join us for our annual Halloween-themed sleepover with exclusive access to the Fire! Fire! exhibition. Halloween sleepover For children aged 7-11. What happens in...

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Halloween Family Activities The Geffrye Museum East London
28-Oct-17 to 28-Oct-18

Make special light festival/halloween decorations to hang in your home. 2017 dates TBC Halloween Dream - for ages 5 and over Spooky Garlands - for ages 8 and over Perfect Pumpki...

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Dickens After Dark: A Halloween Special The Charles Dickens Museum Central London
28-Oct-17 to 28-Oct-21

2017 dates TBC On All Hallow's Eve, the only night of the year dedicated to telling stories of the dearly departed and reading the fortunes of friends, you can experience Dicke...

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Halloween Experience 2016 London Canal Museum Kings Cross
29-Oct-17 to 29-Oct-18
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2017 dates TBC The Halloween trip is a unique trip through Islington Tunnel at halloween on board one of London's community narrowboats specially decorated for the occasion with...

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Children’s Halloween Event King Henry's Walk Garden Newington Green
30-Oct-17 to 30-Oct-18

2017 dates TBC Are you a witch or wizard, pumpkin, ghost or ghoul? Get ready for trick and treating by printing your own Spooky T-shirt with Hannah McDowell–KHWG member and TGC...

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Spooky Silents with Live Music Accompaniment Barbican Centre Barbican
31-Oct-17 to 31-Oct-18
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2017 Dates TBC We've got a special selection of scary silent movies to get young film fans in the mood for trick-or-treating – including Buster Keaton slapstick and Lotte Reinige...

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Fireworks! Coram's fields Central London
6-Nov-17 to 6-Nov-18

2017 Dates TBC It's Coram's Fields FIREWORKS Our annual Fireworks display will be taking place on Friday 6th November. This year we are delighted to have George Irvin's Family...

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