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What’s on at the weekend? – 12, 13 September 2015

Posted by on Friday, 11 September, 2015 in What's on at the weekend?

What’s on at the weekend? – 12, 13 September 2015

This weekend there’s more river festival fun, Peppa Pig, children’s theatre, summer arts and famous cyclists…

Classic Boat Festival, St Katharine Docks, Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September 2015

St Katharine Docks is hosting its 7th annual Classic Boat Festival this weekend. Expect to see a diverse collection of sail and power vessels, including Dunkirk Little Ships, historic working vessels and the wooden Thames sailing barge Cambria. You can visit many of the vessels on display, enjoy dockside entertainment and browse various food, charity and river-related stalls. Free. More details here

Spiegeltent at Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf, until Sunday 20 September 2015

A Spiegeltent arrives in Canada Square Park this weekend providing the venue for a week of events for all the family. For children, choose from ESKA’s family sing-a-long, a Big Fish Little Fish family rave, Bach to Baby, Widdershins presents the Elves & The Shoemaker, and more. For times and ticket prices click here

Peppa Pig Visits the London Museum of Water & Steam, Kew Bridge, 11am to 4pm, Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September 2015

Peppa Pig will be making a special appearance at the London Museum of Water & Steam this weekend. The Museum’s narrator will also entertain children with tales of Peppa’s adventures. Standard admission charges apply, booking advised. Tickets cost £11.50 (adults), £5 (children aged 5 to 15). Children under 5 go free. More details here

Summer Arts Fair, Hays Galleria, from 11am, Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September 2015

As part of the Totally Thames Festival, London’s top designer-makers are gathering at Hays Galleria this weekend to sell affordable one-off designs and unique gifts. There’ll also be afternoon craft demonstrations so that you can have a go yourself. Free. More details here

Aviva Tour of Britain – Final Stage, Regent Street, Sunday 13 September 2015

On Sunday it’s the final day of this year’s cycling Tour of Britain. The London Stage starts and finishes on Regent Street, passing through Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, the Strand and Whitehall over multiple laps. Look out for top riders such as Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish. Free. More details here

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