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Weekend Picks 22nd to 23rd April

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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).

 

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Secrets of the Underground

 

Stanley K-Rates the London Transport Museum Depot

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

 

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The Great Southwark Dragon Quest

 

Dragon Quest St Georges Day

 

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 

 

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Feast of St George

 

Feast of St George Trafalgar Square

Feast of St George Trafalgar Square

 

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

 

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St George’s Day at Borough Market

 

St George's Day at Borough Market

St George’s Day at Borough Market

 

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

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The London Marathon 2017

London Marathon

 

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

 

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The American Dream: Pop to Present at the British Museum

The Amercan Dream: Pop to Present

The American Dream: Pop to Present

 

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!

 

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Star Wars Identities

 

Yoda at Star Wars Identities at the O2

Help you, I will

 

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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