Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 July

– Our Summer Calendar of Family-Friendly Fetes, Fairs and Fun for July 2009 in London with Babies and Toddlers (and even older Kids) 

Something missing? Send us an e-mail at info [at] mini-et-moi [dot] com and we’ll add your event. (It’s free to list. Although we reserve the right to some editorial control!)

We’ll update the calendar regularly so check back for more fun and frivolity!

Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 July

Fair on the Green at Parson’s Green, SW6 4UH

  • Saturday 4th July from 12pm – 5pm
  • The Parson’s Green Fair has over 80 community, charity and craft stalls, a main and children’s stage.
  • There will also be bouncy castles, Punch and Judy, carousels, a farmers’ market, ventriloquist, magician, bands, an Instant Circus, Fire Eater, children’s dancing displays and numerous other activities all afternoon.
  • Admission is Free.
  • Call 0202 7731 3964 or e-mail gwhittle@btinternet.com for further information.

        

MetM_LATLittle Angel Theatre Summer Party 

  • Saturday 4 July 2009 13 – 17:00
  • An afternoon of activities including puppet making, theatre tours, performances, puppetry demonstrations and home made cakes.  Join in with the theme of “Angels and Devils” by dressing up in your best fancy dress.  And it all kicks off at 1pm with a parade of giant puppets by our Saturday Puppet Club. 
  • A free event.
  • The Little Angel Theatre, 14 Dagmar Passage, Off Cross Street, Islington, N1 2DN
  •  Contact the Theatre for more details – info@littleangeltheatre.com or     020 7226 1787     /8581

Hands on Costume – Family Workshops at the Horniman Museum, SE23

  • Saturday 4 July at 11 – 11.45 and 12.15 – 13:00
  • You can touch real museum objects from all over the world in these family sessions. Explore animals, toys, puppets, music, costume and much more in themed workshops using our amazing handling collection.
  • Horniman Museum & Gardens, 100 London Rd, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3PQ.
  • Call     020 8699 1872     for further details.

Art for StarlightMaggie & Rose’s Art for Starlight

 

East Dulwich Summer Fair

  • Saturday 4 July 11 – 16:00
  • Bouncy castle, face-painting, gifts, cakes, toys and lots more including tea and coffee, food and other refreshments.
  • Entrance only 30p
  • For further info or stall enquiries please call     078 0103 4287     or     079 4332 7312     or email: dulwichgroveurc@googlemail.com
  • Dulwich Grove Church Hall, East Dulwich Grove, London SE22 8RH London SE22 8RH 

Rich in Omega – Free Family Workshop at Somerset House

  • 4 July 2009
  • Learn about the Omega artists and their designs, and then collect your favourite details from different artworks, to create your own wall hanging collage.
  • Children aged 6 to 12 years and their families are warmly welcomed at our free Saturday workshops. Workshops begin at 14.00 and it takes an hour and a half to complete the activity.
  • Collect your free ticket at 13.00 on the day from the information desk in the Seamen’s Hall. Spaces are limited, so tickets are allocated on a first come first served basis.
  • Free family workshop.
  • In the Learning Centre , Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA
  • Call     020 7845 4600     or e-mail info@somersethouse.org.uk

New Voices Festival at the V&A Museum of Childhood

  • Saturday 4 July 12.00-17.00
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Watch Museum Gardens come alive with music from around the globe, DJ’s, dance troupes, mime artistes and storytellers. Join in arts and crafts activities and sample delicious food.
  • V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9PA

Independence Day at the RAF Museum NW9

  • Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July 2009
  • RAF Museum Grahame Park Way, London, NW9 5LL
  • Celebrate American Independence Day. Children can design their own squadron crest to take home.
  • Session times are 11.00 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 16.00.
  • For further information please telephone     020 8358 4896    .

 Hands Animals – on Family Workshops at the Horniman Museum, SE23

  • Sunday 5 July at 14 – 14.45 and 15:15 – 16
  • You can touch real museum objects from all over the world in these family sessions. Explore animals, toys, puppets, music, costume and much more in themed workshops using our amazing handling collection.
  • Horniman Museum & Gardens, 100 London Rd, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3PQ.
  • Call     020 8699 1872     for further details.

Also this week:

Party for the Planet at Kew Gardens

  • 7 – 11 July 2009
  • The biggest and best line-up for an all-rocking, all-rolling Summer Swing, with a variety of foods to buy, and free products to try. Look no further for one of London’s best nights out – an electric atmosphere, a picnic with friends, and a chance to strut your stuff. With live big-screen relay and sizzling firework finale.
  • Sponsored by Wines of South Africa.
  • Book online.

Storytelling at the Ealing Library (Courtesy of the London Transport Museum)

  • MetM_LTM8th July (Toddlers Story Time: ages 2 and over) at 10 – 10:30
  • An event sponsored by the London Transport  Museum at Ealing Library.
  • Listen to transport tales then sing-along with catchy tunes and railway rhymes.  With the Wheels on the bus, Chuff-chuff trains and flying saucers, these action-packed story telling sessions have all forms of transport covered. 
  • Ealing Central Library, 103 Broadway Centre, W5 5JY

Late Night Opening at the WWT London Wetland Centre, SW13

  • 9 July 2009
  • Late night Thursday – Discover the site as the sun starts to set and watch the summer birds’ behaviour at this time of day. Half price entry to the centre from 6pm. (Closes at 9pm)
  • Enjoy Indian night – Tantalise your taste buds with our flavoursome international a la carte cuisine served in the Water’s Edge Café. Experience multicultural delights from all corners of the globe while relaxing by the lake and enjoying the warm nights. (No booking required)
  • Queen Elizabeth’s Walk, Barnes, London, SW13 9WT

Storytelling at the Ealing Library (Courtesy of the London Transport Museum)

  • 10th July (Bounce and Rhyme: ages 2 and under) at 10 – 10:30
  • An event sponsored by the London Transport  Museum at Ealing Library.
  • Listen to transport tales then sing-along with catchy tunes and railway rhymes.  With the Wheels on the bus, Chuff-chuff trains and flying saucers, these action-packed story telling sessions have all forms of transport covered. 
  • Ealing Central Library, 103 Broadway Centre, W5 5JY

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