Events

Family-friendly fun in Culture Mile this Autumn

Published: August 25, 2018

Culture Mile connects everyone to imaginative collaborations and exciting events in the City, from playful pop-up installations through to fun, educational days out. Take a look at some upcoming family-friendly activities within Culture Mile below.

Junior Guildhall Big Gig!  at Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Saturday 6 October, free
A free, fun workshop for people of all ages and abilities. Whether you are just starting out on your musical journey, have been playing or singing regularly since childhood or even just had that old violin gathering dust in the loft for years, this event is for you! If you don’t play an instrument, please do join the chorus or percussion section.

Celebrate the Circus  at Museum of London
20-28 October, 4 sessions per day, free advanced booking
Celebrate 250 years of the circus in this surprising and engaging science show. Get involved as we balance a clown on a high wire, make our spring-loaded cannon work, perfect the pressure for our bed of nails and much more!

Presto and Zesto in Limboland
LSO Discovery in the Barbican Foyer, Saturday 27 October 2.30-3.30pm Barbican Hall, £5 children, £10-£16 adults
Free family workshops 12-2.15pm in the Barbican Foyer
Two good friends bemoan the lack of decent cake in the world and find themselves lost in Limboland! Follow this zany tale in a free workshop for 7-12 year olds, hosted by the London Symphony Orchestra.

Musical Storytelling
at LSO St. Luke’s
Sunday 18 November 10-10.45am & 11.30-12.15pm, £5 children, £7 adults
An interactive concert for mini music-makers! Get ready to sing and dance along, as Vanessa King and LSO musicians retell a children’s story through music. Suitable for under 5s.

Framed Film Club  at Barbican Cinema
Every Saturday, 11.30am, tickets £3.50
Join the best film club in town with weekly screenings for littles ones aged 4+, and a special workshop week at the end of each month.

Framed Film Festival at the Barbican
17-18 November, tickets from £3
A special weekend for budding film-lovers, enjoy exciting previews of new films, children’s cinema from across the world, and cinema-themed workshops and activities.