Low Cost/No Cost Family Fun in London

Low Cost/No Cost Family Fun in London

Make Your Own Terrarium - Brockwell Park

(Ages 5+).

Booking essential.  For more detail and for payment, go to www.jarandfern.co.uk/workshops

Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses, SE24 / 07427 685 714 / www.brockwellgreenhouses.org.uk

Sat 16th June, 11.30-1.15pm and 2.15pm-3.30pm

Make your own miniature self-watering garden in a glass jar. The first workshop will be on Demijohn Terrariums. The second workshop will be on Jar Terrariums.

Learn about the fascinating history of Terrariums, how to care for them and the ideal plants to fill them with, you will be provided with everything you need to create your own little ecosystem.

National Maritime Museum

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF/020 8312 6565/ www.rmg.co.uk

FREE (all ages)

Greenwich railway station; Cutty Sark DLR

Ground Floor, Learning Space

Bus routes: Routes 129, 177, 180, 188, 286, 386 and N1.

Sun 17th June, 11.30-13.30, 14.00-16.00

Be inspired by the sea and learn more about the Museum’s incredible collections as you take part in ‘make and do’ activities and think about what the sea means to you.

Horniman Museum

Horniman Museum, 100 Forest Road, London, SE23 3PQ

www.horniman.ac.uk 020 8699 1872

Open to all

Sat 16th June & Sun 17th June 11am -12.30pm 

 FREE drop in

Buses: 176, 185, 312, P4, 63, 122, P13

Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands-on Base. Touch, see, smell and hear real things ranging from African masks to spice jars, from pueblo drums to shark’s jaws. Then use your explorer skills to discover the rest of the Museum and Gardens in a new way.

 All welcome.

VAUXHALL

Victoria line (13 minute walk)

LAMBETH NORTH

Bakerloo and Northern lines (13 minute walk)

KENNINGTON

Northern line (20 minute walk)

WATERLOO

Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee and Waterloo and City lines (20 minute walk)

WESTMINSTER

Jubilee, Circle and District lines (19 minute walk)

Investigate - Natural History Museum

FREE (All Ages)

 Cromwell Road, SW7 5BD / 020 7942 5000 / www.nhm.ac.uk

Nearest Tube: South Kensington

Sat 16th & Sun 17th June, noon-5pm

Learn how scientists work and explore hundreds of real nature specimens that form the evidence museum scientists use in their work.  

The Giant Doll’s House Project

FREE (Ages 5-12)

Sat 16th Jun, 2pm-5pm

The Department Store, 248 Ferndale Road, London, SW9 8FR /www.giantdollshouse.org

Nearest tube: Brixton

Buses: 159, 109, 133

You are invited to take part in art and design workshop and learn about product design by designing your own toys, sketching and making models of them. VAUXHALL

Victoria line (13 minute walk)

LAMBETH NORTH

Bakerloo and Northern lines (13 minute walk)

KENNINGTON

Northern line (20 minute walk)

WATERLOO

Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee and Waterloo and City lines (20 minute walk)

WESTMINSTER

Jubilee, Circle and District lines (19 minute walk)

You are invited to take part in a collaborative arts project that engages participants by making a doll’s house in a shoebox.  Anyone can participate. The project emphasises the need for a home and a place in society.

Participants are asked to bring a shoebox (or similar) with them if possible (no corrugated cardboard) some boxes are provided for those who don't have!

The Daytime Family Block Party - Pop Brixton

FREE Entry (check age suitability and further details with venue)

Sat 16th June

 Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, London, SW9 8PQ / 0203 879 8410, www.popbrixton.org

The Daytime Family Block Party - DJs, Dance Teacher, Hip Hop colouring in, Baby Play Area, and Food stalls,

Book Stall & more…………….