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Weekend round up 24th and 25th January


Lots of great things going on this weekend. Enjoy yourselves!
Saturday

Chickenshed’s Tales from the Shed (pictured above) 2014 season starts again this weekend.They also have  performance workshops every Saturday for children aged 5-12 which can be attended as a one off or weekly for the term.

Pickled Pepper Books in Crouch End has Lucy Ladybird - Sharon King-Chai
Craft and storytelling session with this fabulous new author/illustrator. 2-6 years, 11am, FREE.

Somerset House is celebrating Isabella Blow's love of birds by bringing birds to fill the courtyard between 12 and 3 - team of hawks, eagles and falcons. There will also be two aerial demonstrations detailing the art of falconry, where the birds will swoop and stoop across the famous courtyard.

We've always wanted to visit the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow and this weekend there is a good excuse as they have a family day. Today they are celebrating families - William Morris's family, your family and the extended William Morris Gallery family! Drop in to the Gallery between 1pm and 4pm and you could: become a character from the Gallery's collection with our mask-making activity, complete your family tree with drawings of your imaginary ancestors, help to create a giant mural of the William Morris Gallery family. All materials, tools and support will be provided - all you need to bring is your imagination. You'll be able to take your mask and family tree home with you.

The Barbican has a series of short films suitable for children at 11am - a delightful mix of animations from all over the world that tell stories of animals, musicians and strange lands.£2.

Lauderdale House in Highgate is showing The Hare and The Tortoise - based on the traditional fable. Loveable characters take the children on an adventure full of laughter and surprises, accompanied by music, songs and the thrill of the race! 10am and 11.30am.

Etcetera Theatre is showing Princess Taz and the Fearsome Forest - We invite you to join Elf on her ramshackle comedicjourney into the life and adventures of Punk Princess Taz, her pet rapdragon Eewhore and their fight to save the Fearsome Forest. Suitable for big children and little adults 5 years and older. Children £5, adults go free.

Swapaholics UK - Mother and Baby Swap - at the Grafton Pub in Kentish Town. Do you like recycling or up-cycling clothes you no longer want? Have you ever swapped yours or your children's clothes with friends and family? Well this event is exactly that but with mothers and babies or toddlers and young children from around the local area. It's a great place to socialise, pick up new items of clothing for yourself and your children and have some lunch at the same time. This event is held in a friendly pub with a great place to enjoy your saturday afternoon. Entry per individual if you are swapping is £5.

Sunday

Jacksons Lane is showing Hey Presto, the tale of a talented magician kitty created by author and illustrator and north london mum Nadia Shireen. A story about friendship, and the pitfalls of fame are playfully performed with songs, fun costumes and colourful sets, perfect for young audiences.

Visit Pickled Pepper Books in Crouch End for Green Eggs and Ham adapted by new children's theatre company Once Upon a Storytime. £4 per person, 10.30am.

JW3 has Imagination Station a musical session for the under 5s - an original and exciting music and movement session for adults and children using instruments and specially selected equipment. From a fibre-optic space scene to a thrilling underwater expedition, you’ll all really enjoy our cutting-edge adventure musical activities.

Etcetera Theatre is showing Princess Taz and the Fearsome Forest - We invite you to join Elf on her ramshackle comedicjourney into the life and adventures of Punk Princess Taz, her pet rapdragon Eewhore and their fight to save the Fearsome Forest. Suitable for big children and little adults 5 years and older. Children £5, adults go free.



Haringey Families have joined with the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust to offer a family concert with the Galeazzi Ensemble. CAVATINA interactive concerts bring chamber music to young people in an accessible way, giving them a taste of some of the most beautiful music in the world, played by professional groups of the highest quality.
 
 

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