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What’s on in London for Families: January 20...

What’s on in London for Families: January 2020

What's On In London For Families

January’s calendar is packed with creative and imaginative activities for your little ones...

From theatre productions to wintery walks, Absolutely Mama rounds up the best of what’s on in London for families into the new year.

Mini Masterpieces

Dulwich Picture Gallery | Weekly

Recommended for ages 6-24 months, these interactive workshops will take your baby on a sensory adventure through the gallery, ending with an art making activity. Prepare for lots of messy play and paint splatters.


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The Snail and the Whale

The Apollo Theatre | Until January 5th

The Snail and the Whale is a wonderful tale about a tiny snail who sets out to see the world with a humpback whale. The unlikely pair go on an amazing adventure until the whale gets beached and then it’s down to the snail to save him.


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Snowdrops at Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens | From mid-January

It may seem like it’s all doom and gloom in January, but spring is on its way. Walk through the majestic Kew Gardens and spot the first signs of the new season when the beautiful snowdrops emerge from the cold wintery earth.


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Black Beauty

Southbank Centre | Until 5th January

See the much-loved children’s book come to life in a vibrant storytelling adventure at the Southbank Centre. The reimagined tale will take you galloping headlong into a journey where loneliness gives way to hope, friends become heroes, and courage never fails to save the day.


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Sunday Storytelling

National Gallery | Every Sunday

Let your under fives gather on a magic carpet and be transported to a whole new wo rld of imagination and exploration. Led by professional storytellers, this is the perfect way for your child to get their fairy tale fi x and make new friends along the way.


The Tiger Who Came To Tea

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Theatre Royal Haymarket | Until January 5th

The best selling children’s book has made it to the stage once again. See the charming story in live action and prepare to be engulfed in the striking imagery of this hilarious, much-adored tale suitable for all ages.


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