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What’s on at the weekend? – 21, 22 June 2014

Posted by on Thursday, 19 June, 2014 in What's on at the weekend?

What’s on at the weekend? – 21, 22 June 2014

This weekend try your hand at an art workshop or go to a gallery family day, get cycling or relive some 19th century cricket…

Whitechapel Gallery Family Day: Do What You Will, 12pm to 4pm, Saturday 21 June 2014

Inspired by artist Francis Upritchard’s Children’s Commission Do What You Will (running until 28 September 2014), the Whitechapel Gallery is holding a Family Day on Saturday. Join artists Peggy Atherton and Will Shannon to make sculptures and landscapes and sing and perform with London’s Filament Theatre. Free entry, booking recommended. More details here.

Lambeth Bike Festival, 12pm to 4pm, Saturday 21 June 2014

Celebrate National Bike Week at Brockwell Park on Saturday. The Lambeth Bike Festival features all sorts of cycling-related fun including a family friendly ride departing hourly, the chance to try out silly bikes and tag along bikes, demonstrations and workshops by stunt riders, a tiny bike riding competition and the finale ride up to central London with Disco Boy. Free. More details here.

Camberwell College of Arts Open House, 11am to 5pm, Saturday 21 June 2014

Go along to Camberwell College of Arts’ Open House event this weekend to see the undergraduate show and take part in arts workshops for all ages. Workshops cover ceramics, face painting, letterpress, orienteering, photography, screen printing and stop frame animation. Free. More details here.

Lord’s Cricket Ground Anniversary Day, 10am, Sunday 22 June 2014

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Lord’s Cricket Ground, well-known cricketers will recreate the first ever fixture (MCC v Hertfordshire) at a special family day on Sunday. Take in the Victorian theme with wine and champagne tastings, cricket games, face painters, hook-a-duck, a coconut shy, live magic and music and plenty of food. Gates open at 12pm. Tickets cost £10 (adults), £5 (over 65s and under 16s). More details here.

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