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This Weekend in North London - disco dancing, vintage shopping, surreal comedy and more...

If it's fireworks you're after this weekend, then check out our round up here of all the best places to go for fireworks in North London.

Otherwise, it's quite a quiet weekend around these parts but there are still some lovely things going on, from classical concerts to discos and surreal comedy - and plenty of vintage shopping opportunities - have a great weekend! 



Saturday

Proud Camden has just launched the Proud Kids Club (pictured above) - an afternoon to escape the madness of Camden Market with events designed to treat you and the little ones. Face painting, cupcake decoration, story time, painting and delicious £4 Kids meals. Parents get to enjoy a meal in Proud Kitchen (buy 2 courses and get a free glass of house wine), while the little ones are busying themselves with fun and organized activities. Teens can chill out in the stables with Xbox, Sky sport, Playstation, Wii and Karaoke! We went last week and had a great time.  


Wigmore Hall in the West End has a family day and there is a concert called A Tempestuous Voyage that will explore the music of The Tempest. For ages 5+. Adults £12, Children £8.

There is Family Rhyme Time at Camden Town Library, 2.30pm. Family rhyme time for all the family. Dads especially welcomed! FREE. Under 5s.

Tricycle Theatre, Kilburn is showing What A Wally - Meet Wally, a man who may think he knows what he’s doing, but who is heading for trouble. He’ll need lots of help if this show is going to run smoothly! Hilarious and full of surprises, blending clowning, magic, juggling and Bruno the Stunt Racoon. Plus plenty of audience participation. Showing at 11.30am. Tickets £5. For 3-8s.


Lauderdale House, Highgate has a Saturday Morning Kids Club. This week it is Alan in Wonderland and The Three Goats Plus - welcome to a magical world where puppet hares jump, flying fish tumble and a 3.5m concertina book helps Alan tell the story. We need lots of helpers wearing hats, drinking tea, and someone fit enough to be a troll, so do come along! Showing at 10am. Tickets £4.50. Suitable for 3-8s.

There is feltmaking at the lovely Butterfly World Project in St Albans. 12-3pm. Cost £4. 

There is the very lovely Vintage Tea Party and Gift Fair Market at The Boogaloo, 12-6pm. They’ve  got  clothes, tea,  cakes, best china, some more tea, singers, hair stylists, a lot of vintage and some very dinky gifts and of course cakes! Start your Christmas shopping early or just treat yourself.

North London Vintage Market is back at St Mary's Parish Church in Crouch End. 10am-4pm. Admission £1.50. Children go free. Lots of lovely things to buy and eat. A really great shopping opportunity. Don't miss out.


Sunday

Lauderdale House, Highgate has a family friendly classical concert at 11.30am. This week it is a cello recital by Ariana Kashefi. Adult tickets £7, Children £1. 


Arts Depot is showing the very sweet sounding Robin and The Big Freeze - with suitcases and sat navs, the birds are getting ready to leave town for the winter. Robin is staying behind; he's got lots to do like tweeting at anyone who comes near his patch and posing for christmas cards. But the snow is on its way and lots of it... Is everyone ready for the big freeze? At 12pm and 3pm. Tickets £7. For 4+.


Jacksons Lane is showing The Snow Dragon - Billy has everything a young goat could need. On New Year’s Eve, Billy’s parents tell him about the legendary Snow Dragon, who will bring goodies during the night. But when Billy bumps into some wolves in the woods, New Year’s Day doesn’t turn out quite how he expected...Charming story-telling, comedy and songs from the creators of The Gruffalo. At 12pm. Tickets £8.95. For 3+.

National Gallery has Magic Carpet Storytelling for Under 5s every Sunday at 10.30 and 11.30am. Fly away on the magic carpet as it comes to land in front of a different painting each day. This is FREE but places are allocated on first come basis. There are also workshops for 5-11s on the same theme at 11am and 2pm.

Bruce Castle Museum, Tottenham has a drop in family arts and crafts session 2-4pm. FREE.

Disco Loco, the cool party for kids, is celebrating its fifth birthday this week in Hackney. Suitable for 2-7s and their parents. £3 per head. No dad dancing. There will also be cakes and indian snacks.

Proud Camden has just launched the Proud Kids Club - an afternoon to escape the madness of Camden Market with events designed to treat you and the little ones. Face painting, cupcake decoration, story time, painting and delicious £4 Kids meals. Parents get to enjoy a meal in Proud Kitchen (buy 2 courses and get a free glass of house wine), while the little ones are busying themselves with fun and organized activities. Teens can chill out in the stables with Xbox, Sky sport, Playstation, Wii and Karaoke! We went last week and had a great time. 

We hope you have a great weekend. Do tell us if we missed anything.

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