Low Cost/No Cost Family Fun in London

Low Cost/No Cost Family Fun in London

Low Cost/No Cost Family Fun in London

Please look at organisations’ websites to double check times and arrangements

Blackheath Fireworks 

FREE (All Ages)

Saturday 4th Nov, events from 5.00pm / FREE – All ages

Blackheath Common, SE3 0TY / events@lewisham.gov.uk / 020 8314 7321

As one of the capital’s rare major displays that’s still free, Blackheath attracts huge crowds to its all-day Guy Fawkes bash. Fairground rides take over the heath from midday, food and drink stalls open at 5pm and the fireworks kick off at 8pm. Don’t miss a wander through Blackheath Village, where the celebrations spill out into the streets. Please leave your dog and your own fireworks at home!

Highly recommended to travel by public transport – please note there will be no trains to and from Maze Hill and Westcombe Park train stations on 4 November 2017!!

Bus routes to Blackheath include 53, 54, 386, 380, 202, 108 and 89

Lambeth Fireworks

Saturday 4th Nov, events from 5.00pm / Family ticket £25 booking in advance

Brockwell Park, Norwood Rd, SE24 9BJ / www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lambeth-fireworks-tickets

The 2017 theme is A Night at the Movies: a 20minute epic display beginning at 8.00pm

The event opens at 5pm with Live Music, Funfair rides, plenty of great food and drink

Festival of Geology - UCL

FREE (All Ages)

Saturday 4th Nov, 10.30am – 4.30pm

University College London, Gower St, WC1E 6BT / 020 3108 2052 / www.ucl.ac.uk

Nearest Tube: Euston/Goodge Street

Exhibitors from the Word of Geology, fossil and mineral displays, stone crafts, Building Stones, jewellery, Fossil identification, fossil plaster casting, make your own Eurypterid plus Geological talks from Hot Rocks Under Our Feet to How to weigh a dinosaur!

Messy Church (St Mark’s Kennington)

Saturday 4th Nov, 11.00am – 12.15pm / FREE – All ages

337 Kennington Park Rd, London SE11 4PW / children@stmarkskennington.org / 020 7582 1801

Crafts, refreshments, games, challenges a closing story and celebration

Children need to bring an adult; adults don’t have to bring a child!

Imperial War Museum – Object Handling

Sat 4th & Sun 5th Nov, 11am-4pm  / FREE (Ages 6+)

Lambeth Road, SE1 6HZ / 020 7416 5320 / www.iwm.org.uk

Nearest tube: Lambeth North

Touch real museum objects and discover them with your family in these popular sessions content of the First World War exhibition.

National Maritime Museum (Cutty Sark) – Diwali Divas

Sat 4th & Sun 5th Nov, 11.30am – 1.30pm & 2.00 – 4.00pm  / FREE All ages

Cutty Sark National Maritime Museum, King Romney Road, London SE10 9HT

Nearest Station: Greenwich/Maze Hill  / www.rmg.co.uk/see-do/exhibitions-events/diwali-divas

Celebrate Diwali at Cutty Sark by making your very own devotional diva. Take your creation home with you or leave it underneath the ship on our illumintaed sari river to create a stunning Diwaki display