Will it be Oxford or Cambridge? Boats or goats? Whoever you’re rooting for this weekend, check out our picks for indoor and outdoor family entertainment.
Fri: LSO Discovery Family Lunchtime Concert, LSO St. Luke’s, Old St, EC1
Make music with the minis at this popular lunchtime concert series for under 5s held by the London Symphony Orchestra. Audience participation encouraged. 12.15-1.30pm. £1.50 per person, babies under 12 months free. Booking essential.
Sat: The Oxford and Cambridge Goat Race, Spitalfields City Farm, E1
While the hordes flock to the river banks to watch the Boat race, kids (ahem) in the know rush to catch the annual Goat Race in an afternoon of food, fun, face painting and of course a winners parade to round it off. From 1pm, Adult £4.40, Child £1.20
Sat-Sun: Small Worlds at Lyric Hammersmith, W6
Enter a miniature world of imagination in a magical tent lit up with colour, light, puppetry and other tricks to dazzle kids big and small. 10.30am, 12pm, 1pm & 3pm. Family £25, Adult £8, Kid £6. (ends Mar 27)
Thu-Sat: Junior Style Sales, Alphaville 2, 14 Shepherdess Walk, Islington N1
Get up to 75% discounts on major kids’ brands like No Added Sugar, Scotch & Soda, Petit Bateau and Little Duckling at this exclusive sale for savvy parents, with entertainment, play area and more. £1 entry. 10am-7pm (Thu), 10am-5pm (Fri-Sat)
Sat: Islington United Against the Cuts, Highbury Fields, N5
Say no to cuts across children’s centres, libraries, schools and other public services at this family-friendly rally with Mass Balloon release (11am) and a Wall of Protest to write your message to the Government. From 10.30am, Free