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What’s on at the weekend? – 8, 9 April 2017

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What’s on at the weekend? – 8, 9 April 2017

This weekend see a giant snail doing circus tricks, visit wonderland, experience a Jurassic park, try digital dress up, and more…

The Insect Circus, The Albany, Deptford, 11am and 2pm, Saturday 8 April 2017

The Insect Circus has returned to The Albany. Wonder at the incredible mini-beasts, who have grown to human size and can perform a dazzling array of circus stunts. Suitable for over 2s. Tickets cost £11 (adult), £8 (child), £33 (family ticket). More details here

Curiouser: Alice in Wonderland at Easter, Sutton House, 12pm to 5pm, until 16 April 2017

Step into Wonderland at Sutton House this weekend with a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, singing flowers, all of your favourite Wonderland characters, and a search for the White Rabbit. There will also be a number of arts and crafts activities for children and families to enjoy. Tickets cost £6 (adult), £3 (child), £15 (family ticket). Under 5s free. More details here

Jurassic Kingdom at Osterley Park, until 17 April 2017

Spot over 30 life-size models and installations of dinosaurs at Osterley Park’s Jurassic Kingdom over the Easter Holidays. Tickets cost from £13.50 (adults), £11.50 (child). More details here

Digital dress up, British Museum, 11am to 4pm, Saturday 8 April 2017

Attend a digital workshop at the British Museum this weekend and become a samurai warrior, an ancient Greek or other characters using green screen technology. Suitable for children aged 5 and over. Free. More details here

Sensational Butterflies, Natural History Museum, until 17 September 2017

The Natural History Museum’s butterfly house is open just in time for the school holidays. Tickets cost £5.85. More details here

Jeramee, Hartleby and Oooglemore, 2017, until 9 April 2017 and The Velveteen Rabbit, until 15 April 2017, The Unicorn Theatre

If you are looking for children’s theatre, head to the Unicorn, where a choice of two different shows awaits. For over 3s, try surreal beach comedy Jeramee, Hartleby and Oooglemore, 2017. For the over 5s, try the hit adaptation of the classic American tale The Velveteen Rabbit. Tickets from £12 (adults), £8 (children). More details here

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