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 Docklands

Christmas at the Museum of London Docklands

16-17 December 2017, 11.00, 13.00
What Are You Like?
Create a portrait of yourself by drawing different things which represent you. What will your portrait say about you? Play this popular Victorian party game. Create a portrait of yourself by drawing different things which represent you. What will your portrait say about you?

Age: 5+; Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

16-17 December 2017, 12.30, 15.00
Room for Pudding?
Learn which spices go into a traditional Christmas pudding and where these spices have come from. Puddings have been a part of winter celebrations for a long time. Learn which spices go into a traditional Christmas pudding and where these spices have come from. Then whip up a tasty paper pudding for you to take home.
Age: 5+; Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

16-17 December 2017, 13.00, 15.00
A Christmas Carol
Meet Scrooge, Bob and some mysterious ghosts in this family-friendly celebration of the Dickens' 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 celebration of this classic London Christmas tale.
Age: 5+; Duration: 1 hour; Tickets: Free

 

20-21 December 2017, 12.00, 14.30
Handmade Holidays
Create your own handmade decorations for the holiday season. Many wartime holiday decorations were handmade in the ‘make do and mend’ spirit of the times. Create your own handmade decorations for the holiday season.
Age: +5; Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

21, 29 December 2017, 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: 1-5; Duration: 0.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

21-22 December 2017, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
A Second World War Christmas
Be captivated by the story of a brave robin journeying across Europe to be with his family. Join a Second World War Wren and hear a holiday tale. Be captivated by the story of a brave robin journeying across Europe to be with his family and catch a glimpse of wartime spirit in this interactive storytelling session.
Age: 5+; Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

22-23 December 2017, 11.00, 13.30
Freezing Frost Fairs
Join us to create a collaborative frost fair scene that recaptures the magic of these special celebrations on the Thames. 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 to create a collaborative frost fair scene that recaptures the magic of these special celebrations on the Thames.
Age: 5+; Tickets: Free

 

22 December 2017, 12.30, 14.30
Get Your Party Hats On!
Be inspired by the hats in the museum and create a party hat that represents you. In the past, the hat you wore told a story about you. Sailors’ caps, bowler hats and aristocratic top hats could all reveal what job you did or how important you were. Be inspired by the hats in the museum and create a party hat that represents you.
Age: 5+; Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

23 December 2017, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
Away at the Fair
Take part in this interactive storytelling session that transports you back in time to London’s famous frost fairs. Take part in this interactive storytelling session that will transport you back in time to London’s famous frost fairs. Imagine you are on the ice and learn about the games, activities and even shops that covered the Thames during these special winter celebrations.
Age: 5+ Duration: 0.5 hour; Tickets: Free


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Venue Details

Museum of London Docklands
No1 Warehouse
London E14 4AL


Box Office
020 7001 9844

Nearest tube
West India Quay / Canary Wharf

Directions
Map

More info
Website

Dates
16-17, 20-23, 29 December 2017

Times
Various

Prices
Free

Other notes
None



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