We woke this morning just in time to hit Cally Rd and see the Olympic Torch go by close enough to grab it. Now we’re on our way to Camp Bestival which takes over Lulworth Castle in Dorset for the whole weekend. Full report when we get back!
As if you needed telling, it all kicks off tomorrow and we’ve got a very special London 2012 Olympic Guide for Families. Find out where you can watch Olympic Road Cycling this weekend for FREE.
Thu-Sat: Run Brer Rabbit Run (pic) at the Chickenshed Theatre, Southgate N14 (Cockfosters tube)
A highly original and interactive, Olympic twist on the traditional stories, filled with puppets and songs that allows kids to be part of the performance. Let your imagination run wild! For ages 0-7. 10am & 11.30am, £5.50/babies under 6 months FREE (Jul 26-Aug 4)
Fri-Sun: Cupboard of Surprises at Inside Out, National Theatre, South Bank, SE1 (Waterloo tube)
Enter a mysterious, musical space filled with surprises and wonder, in a play especially for ages 2 to 5. Pop-up workshop follows performance. 10.30am (Sat) and 12pm (Sat & Sun); £2.50 (until Jul 29)
Sat-Sun: Stonehenge on Tour at Paddington Recreation Ground, Westminster, W2 (Paddington tube) and Cheam Park, Sutton, SM4
The mystical site is transformed into a giant bouncy castle by Sacrilege artist Jeremy Deller as part of Festival 2012. The inflatable Stonehenge hits Westminster (Jul 28) and Sutton (Jul 29 this weekend. 10am-6pm, FREE (Jul 28-29)
Sun: Summer Festival at V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Rd, E2 (Bethnal Green tube)
Food stalls and frolicking in the sunshine are on the cards at this annual throw down, featuring alfresco eats, entertainers, kids activities, face painting and more. 11.30am-4.30pm, FREE (Jul 29)
We also like
City of London Festival, EC2 area (until Fri); Baby Rock and Roll Disco at O2 Centre, Finchley (Fri) and Friends Meeting House, Hampstead (Sat); Floating Market in Mile End Park (from Sat); BT London Live at Victoria Park, E2 (from Fri)
Also don’t miss our 30 Coolest Things to Do with Kids in London this summer. Happy Weekend!