What’s on this weekend? (3-5 May)
Are you looking forward to the bank holiday weekend ahead? Here are some great ideas for ways to entertain the kids locally, in Twickenham, Richmond and the surrounding areas.
Top weekend tips
Our first ‘top tip’ for the weekend is Kids Run Free, a brand new and totally free event for ages 0-16. This is taking part in Marble Hill Park on Saturday morning. To join in all you need to do is sign your child up on the website, print out their barcode and turn up. Read more
Our second ‘top tip’ is Springtime Safari, another fabulous and free family event taking place at Orleans House Gallery in Twickenham on Sunday afternoon. This will include a mini safari to spot wildlife, fun craft activities from Orleans House Gallery, storytime sessions and activities with local Forest School, Wild Education. Read More
Last but not least, there is a free Family Fun Day on bank holiday Monday in Hampton Square, including a circus workshop, juggling, face painting and a market. Read more
Other Days out
Here are a few more suggestions for local days out this weekend….
- Family activities at Ham House and Gardens
- Weekend Activities at Hounslow Urban Farm (note the early closing time on Sat)
- Wacky Water weekend at London Water & Steam Museum
- Pond Weekend at the London Wetland Centre
- Family Fun Day at Kempton Park Racecourse
For more ideas for local days out, including lots of free public green spaces, visit Everyday Fun.
Ideas from our what’s on calendar
Out calendar is full of everyday ideas for thinsg to do, rain or shine. This weekend, creative kids can enjoy arts and crafts at Beany Boos in Whitton, Richmond Pottery Café and Sunday Afternoon Art at Orleans House Gallery in Twickenham
There’s drama and singing on offer with Dramacube, Perform Drama Classes, Poppet theatre and Popin Theatre – as well as Ritz Kids Voices in Richmond.
Sporty fun can be had at Half Backs Rugby, brand new lessons for ages 2 – 7 in Marble Hill Park. Plus there is Little Kickers and Little Rugby and Toddler fun time and family roller disco at Orleans Park Sports Centre.
Now that the sunshine is beginning to peep out at intervals, don’t forget about Twickenham Play Beach – it’s totally free and open every day – and also take a look at Marble Hill Playcentres Adventure Playground.
Last but not least, parents can pick up great local produce at the local Farmers’ and artisan Markets in Richmond, Twickenham and Kew Village.
For full details of all of this and more, browse What’s On
Ideas from our Local Directory
Looking for something specific? If you fancy taking the kids swimming, finding baby classes, kids’ workshops, dance schools, outdoor playgrounds, theatre shows, holiday camps, drop-in crafts, sports centres and more… then our Local Directory is the page for you!
Here we share a huge list of local activities and services for kids & families, many of which offer things to do at weekends .
To find out what’s available locally, browse our Local Directory
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