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Weekend Picks 25th and 26th March 2017

1920: MOTOR MEETING AT BROOKLANDS, WEYBRIDGE, SURREY. COMPETITOR IVY CUMMINGS AND HER MOTHER IN THEIR RACING CAR.

Ivy Cummings and her mother in their racing car at Brookland’s Racecourse, Weybridge in 1920

It’s all about the big M in your life on Sunday, and if you are are mum yourself, we hope you get treated like the goddess you are. And remember the clocks go forward one hour on Sunday at 1am.

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Lambing Weekend

 

Lambs at Forty Hill Farm Enfield

Lambs at Forty Hill Farm Enfield

Forty Hall Farm in Enfield is holding a lambing weekend, where you can see lambs being born. You’ll also get the chance to feed and pet other rare farm animals. Wellies are recommended!
The Farm will be open from 11am – 4pm on both days, with final entry at 3.45pm. Pay on the door: £5 adults, £2 children. Free for under 3yrs

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Puppet Theatre Barge

 

Puppet Theatre Barge Little Venice

Puppet Theatre Barge Little Venice

Little Venice’s Puppet Theatre Barge is back, with The Flight Of Babuscha Baboon. It’s the story of a baboon who wanted to fly to the moon in a hot-air balloon. Puppet Theatre Barge, £12/£10/£8, book ahead, various times until 14 May

 

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Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo

 

Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo

Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo

‘Animal magic rivals War Horse,’ says The Guardian. Coming to the Hackney Empire, Wednesday to Saturday only, with puppetry from the same team as War Horse. There’s a free pre- show event for Saturday 2.30pm ticket holders. Recommended for children between 6 and 13.

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Mum goes free at the London Wetlands Centre

 

WWT London Wetlands Centre, Barnes

WWT London Wetlands Centre, Barnes

This Sunday, treat your own mum to a relaxing day out with a walk to watch the wildlife, followed by refreshments in the Water’s Edge Café. Mum comes in free of charge when accompanied by a paying child or adult on 26th March.  Just quote ‘Mother’s Day’ at admissions. And while you’re there, why not treat her to a delicious Prosecco Afternoon Tea for Two?

 

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Art of the Brick: DC Superheroes

Art of the Brick: DC Superheroes

Art of the Brick: DC Superheroes

 

A life-size Batmobile, built from half a million LEGO bricks, is just one of the 120 models on display in The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes. The display is in a specially built space in the Doon Street Car Park, Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PP.

Word of warning though – children aren’t allowed to touch the displays but if you want to build, head over to the new LEGO store in Leicester Square, which has a K-Rating of 10!

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The American Dream: Pop to Present at the British Museum

The Amercan Dream: Pop to Present

The American Dream: Pop to Present

Starting with the explosion of pop art in the 1960s, the exhibition includes works by the most celebrated American artists. Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg – all boldly experimented with printmaking. Experience this extraordinary history through their eyes. KIDS GO FREE!

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Star Wars Identities

Yoda at Star Wars Identities at the O2

Help you, I will

The stunning collection of some 200 props, models, costumes and artwork from the original Star Wars films, an interactive identity quest and insightful scientific content,

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