Published: October 11, 2018

On Saturday 27 October, Culture Mile presents loads of amazing activities to keep little ones entertained from film screenings and workshops at the Barbican, through to LSO family concerts and Museum of London celebrating 250 years of the circus with a spectacular science show.

Join us then and keep an eye out throughout the year for more entertaining and inspiring family-friendly fun. 

Framed Film Club Workshop + The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG)

Workshop 10am / Film screening 11am, Barbican Cinema 2, Tickets from £2.50

Barbican Framed Film Club hosts a free workshop for young film fans who want to show off their art ‘skulls’, inspired by Tim Burton and Henry Sellick’s spooktacular musical adventure The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG), followed by a screening of the movie. Perfect for 3–8 year olds.

Parent & Baby Screening

11.15am, Barbican Cinema 3, Tickets from £6.00

Enjoy the best new releases on the big screen with your little ones of twelve months and under in a relaxed environment, without worrying about making too much noise. Lights are turned up higher and sound is turned down lower, so you get the easiest environment for you and your baby. 

LSO Family Concert: Presto and Zesto in Limboland

Workshops 12pm – 2.30pm, Barbican Foyer Spaces, FREE

Concert 2.30pm – 3.30pm, Barbican Tickets: £5 under-18s; £16 £12 £10 adults

Bring your family along and follow this zany tale from much-loved children’s authors Maurice Sendak and Arthur Yorinks, all whisked along by popular selections from the classical repertoire performed by the London Symphony Orchestra. You can get into the spirit of the concert with free activities and immersive workshops in the Barbican foyers beforehand. Suitable for 7-12 year olds.

Celebrating the Circus

11.30-11.50am, 12.30–12.50pm & 2–2.20pm, 3 – 3.20pm Museum of London, FREE

Join Museum of London as it celebrates 250 years of the circus with an interactive family show. Take a tumble through circus history and science exploring exciting acts from London’s history and the forces that make them work. Be prepared for tricks, pops and daring acts of courage.