The kids are back to school and stoked up on Easter chocolate. Luckily, there are plenty of things happening in London this weekend to help them burn off excess energy (although it’s too late now to enter the Marathon).
The London Transport Museum Depot is holding one of its great bi-annual open weekends. This is a KidRated favourite, with a rating of 9/10. See over 320,000 historical objects, talks about Crossrail excavation, rides on a miniature railway and more.
Acton Depot, £12/£10/£6, Book ahead, 22-23 April, 11am-5pm
Join a quest to look for dragons hidden around historic Borough High Street as part of the St George in Southwark Festival. Book your tickets in advance, go forth and slay (like Beyoncé)
Tabard Street piazza SE1 1JA at 11.15am
Friday 21or Saturday 22 April
Celebrate the patron saint of England at London’s Feast of St George. A feast of traditional English food will be set up in the Square, along with live music performances, kids’ activities and more. Saturday 22 April Trafalgar Square, free entry (charge for some events), just turn up, noon-6pm
Unusually, Borough Market is opening on a Sunday to celebrate St George’s Day. He’s the patron saint of Catalonia as well as England, so both cultures are being celebrated through food, music, storytelling and theatre.
Sunday 23rd April, free entry. 12 noon to 4pm
Why not get out and support the brave runners? Avoid Greenwich and Tower Bridge, as these areas are always very busy and beware of road closures if you’re travelling in London on Sunday — more information here.
Mass race starts at 10am
Starting with the explosion of pop art in the 1960s, the exhibition includes works by the most celebrated American artists. Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg – all boldly experimented with printmaking. Experience this extraordinary history through their eyes. KIDS GO FREE!
The stunning collection of some 200 props, models, costumes and artwork from the original Star Wars films, an interactive identity quest and insightful scientific content,
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