London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London

London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London

 

Workshops

Christmas at the Museum of London

Christmas at the Museum of London

3, 17, 23 December 2016, 15.00
Dickens Christmas walk
Explore the Victorian London of celebrated author Charles Dickens and discover the inspiration for his characters such as Oliver Twist and the Artful Dodger.
Age: +18s; Duration: 2 hours; Tickets: £20.00

 

17 December 2016, 08.30
Morning explorers at the Museum of London
ASC friendly family event. Explore some of our galleries exclusively from 08.30am (normal opening hours are 10am-6pm), discover fascinating objects and take part in relaxed family activities such as sensory rooms, object handling and an arts and craft session. Morning Explorers is free and provides an informal atmosphere in which to explore the museum, sensitive to the needs of children with autistic spectrum conditions under the age of 13. Our next Morning Explorers will be on the 17th of December at the Museum of London and include Christmas activities and an opportunity to meet Santa. Our Morning Explorers on the 4th of March will give you the chance to explore London’s early history from pre-historic London up to the Great Fire of London of 1666. We also hold Morning Explorers events at the Museum of London Docklands. Full programme information will be emailed a week before the event to ticket-holders.
Age: ASC families; Duration: 2.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

27 December 2016, 1 January 2017, 12.30, 14.30
Festive feast
Discover food eaten at celebrations in London's past as well as what we choose to munch on today at this festive art workshop. Gather round our large tablecloth and add the food your family eats to our banquet. This is a drop-in workshop.
Age: All; Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

27, 30 December 2016, 1 January 2017, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
The Little Reindeer
Listen to Zöe the Zookeeper as she tells the tale of a little reindeer who ends up in the big city. Who does he meet and will he ever make it back to the North Pole? Find out in this interactive storytelling session based on The Little Reindeer by Michael Foreman.
Age:Families; Duration: 0.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

28-29 December 2016, 11.00, 12.00, 14.00
Festive under 5s storytime
Join us in the galleries for festive storytelling, specially designed for our youngest audience. Help us tell our seasonal stories in these interactive sessions, complete with songs and puppets. Sessions are designed for toddlers and carers, younger siblings welcome.
Age: +1s; Duration: 0.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

28-29 December 2016, 12.30, 14.00
A Christmas Carol
Become part of the story at this performance of Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Meet Scrooge, Bob and some mysterious ghosts in this family-friendly up-close celebration of the classic London Christmas tale. Each performance is an hour long and suitable for children aged 5 and over. Performances are free, but ticketed – please pick up a ticket from the front desk.
Age: Families; Duration: 1 hour; Tickets: Free

 

28-29 December 2016, 12.00, 14.30
Play with your food!
Discover more about the food we eat at Christmas time and have a little fun with it. Make blocks decorated with the food you eat at Christmas, and then stack them on your plate. How high will it get before it tumbles? Whose will stack the highest? This is a drop-in workshop.
Age: Families; Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

30-31 December 2016, 12.30, 14.30
It's party time
Take inspiration from the historical clothes displayed in our collections to create your own party outfit! Grab some paper, some art straws, and get inspired. Will you wear yours at New Years? This is a drop-in workshop.
Age: Families; Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

31 December 2016, 12.00, 14.30
Season's greetings
Decoupage is the art of decorating with paper cut outs – would you like to give it a go? Be inspired by some Victorian Decoupage Christmas Cards in the collections to do your own paper crafting and get set for next year! This is a drop-in workshop.
Age: Families; Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free


Venue Details

Expired - Event is in the past
Museum of London
150 London Wall
London EC2Y 5HN


Box Office
020 7001 9844

Nearest tube
Barbican

More info
Website

Dates
3, 17, 23, 28-31 December 2016, 1 January 2017

Times
Various

Prices
Various, mostly free

Other notes
None



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