Need some inspiration for things to do locally around East London this weekend, well fear not as LDNeast has selected our Top 5 activities to help.
Rastamouse and the Rock Steady School
11:30am / 1:30pm / 3:30pm
Price: £12 / £10 concs / £40 Family of four (must include one child)
Give it up for Rastamouse, Scratchy and Zoomer as they skate along to Stratford Circus for a musical extravaganza celebrating rhythm, reading and storytelling. An energy packed, educational performance, you and your family will be invited to rap along with co-creator Michael De Souza as he presents a series of cool Rastamouse adventures with a very special reading. Then prepare to ‘bust some moves’ as Da Easy Crew take centre stage with some ‘boombastic’ Mouseland tunes.
For those families wanting to get hands-on experience of the Nuff Song vibe, experts from The Rocksteady Reggae School will be on hand throughout the day providing a series of interactive workshops to inspire music-making and performance.
Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2014
Greenwich & Docklands
10am – 11pm
The Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (GDIF) is London’s leading festival of free outdoor performing arts (theatre, dance, and street arts), the annual 9-day celebration of extraordinary outdoor events that transform people’s lives draws to a close this Saturday with dance, performances and fire works.
Dragon Boat Festival
London Regatta Centre (Royal Albert DLR Station)
Expect a terrific blend of entertainment likely to include martial arts displays, live music, traditional Chinese lion & dragon dancing, a food festival, and of course the boat races. The dragon boat racing will be as spectacular as ever with club, corporate and ‘leisure-pleasure’ teams battling it out for top honours – and bragging rights!.
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
11am – 4pm
An annual celebration of woodland crafts and local heritage Try your hand at some traditional woodland crafts such as basket weaving, take a rickshaw ride, have your face painted, learn more about the history of the area, admire the classic hearses on display, indulge in the tea and cake stall run by the East End WI …and much more
Family Fun Fair
Mile End Park
Saturday / Sunday
FREE to enter / £1.20 – £10 for ride tokens
The fun of the fair arrives in Tower Hamlets Mile End Park this weekend, All the rides you expect including Helter Skelter, Bumper Cars, Carousels and more.
And for more ideas for things to do around the rest of London this weekend, please check out our friends at Urban Explorer by clicking on the image below.