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

27-28 December 2017, 11.00, 12.00. 14.00
Festive under 5s storytime
Join us in the galleries for some extra special interactive under 5s storytelling for the festive season. 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 but younger siblings are welcome.
Age: 1-5; Duration: 0.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

27-28 December 2017, 12.30, 14.00
A Christmas Carol
Meet Ebeneezer Scrooge as he discovers the true meaning of Christmas. Become part of the story at this performance of Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Meet Scrooge, Bob and some mysterious ghosts in this family-friendly 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: 5+; Duration: 1 hour; Tickets: Free

 

27-28 December 2017, 12.30, 14.30
Party Hats
Decorate a special hat and go hunting in the galleries for more at this art drop-in. From a worker’s cap or an office clerk’s bowler to an aristocratic top hat or the Queen’s crown, which hat will you choose to wear? Pick a hat from our silhouettes and decorate it with lots of glitter and festive sparkle to wear at your celebrations. Then can you spot them in the galleries?
Age: 5+; Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

29, 31 December 2017, 12.30, 14.30
Henna Party
Come to a henna party at the museum and practise your own special designs! Come to a henna party at the museum and practise your own special designs! Discover the importance of henna and the special occasions it’s used for. Then spot traditional animal patterns or hidden initials in the designs.
Age: 5+; Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

30 December 2017, 1 January 2018, 12.30, 14.30
Hanukkah Celebrations
Discover the origins of the story of Hanukkah and design your own celebration cards to share with friends and family. Discover the origins of the story that inspired Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, and design your own celebration cards to share with friends and family. Then explore the Hebrew language and learn how to write your name!
Age: 5+; Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

30-31 December 2017, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
The Thames Frost Fair
Join us on an interactive storytelling adventure which tells the true story of London’s Frost Fairs. Imagine a winter so cold the Thames freezes and an elephant can cross the ice! It happened over two hundred years ago during London’s last frost fair. Join us on an interactive storytelling adventure which tells the true story of London’s frost fairs. Each story is 30 minutes long.
Age: 5+; Duration: 0.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

1 January 2018, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
The Legend of Babushka
Be captivated at this interactive retelling of the traditional Russian story. Take part in this interactive retelling of the traditional Russian story in which a little old lady heads off to see the baby Jesus. Along the way she ends up giving away her gifts to people in need. After the story, discover different wrapping paper designs and create your own. Each story is 30 minutes long.
Age: 5+; Duration: 0.5 hours; Tickets: Free


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Venue Details

Museum of London
150 London Wall
London EC2Y 5HN


Box Office
020 7001 9844

Nearest tube
Barbican

Directions
Map

More info
Website

Dates
27-31 December 2017, 1 January 2018

Times
Various

Prices
Free

Other notes
None



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