What’s on in London this weekend: 11 & 12 November

    Three fun (and slightly festive) events in the capital to keep your little ones busy this weekend

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    1. The Dream Factory

    Suitable for little ones aged four to nine, this sensory puppet show tells the tale of a young girl who has lost her ability to dream. Find out how dreams are made – and what they look like – with wonderful storytelling and music.

    When: Saturday 11 November, 11am and 1pm
    How much: £8 each
    Where: Lyric Hammersmith, Lyric Square, King Street, London W6 0QL
    0208 741 6850
    lyric.co.uk

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    Photography: Paul Coltas

    2. Annie

    Set in 1930s New York, this fabulous production follows the story of Annie, the brave young girl living a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. But her luck soon changes when she’s chosen to spend Christmas with famous billionaire Oliver Warbucks. Until 26 November, it is Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig Revel Horwood who is set to play the spiteful Miss Hannigan.

    When: Until Saturday 6 January 2018
    How much: From £20 each
    Where: Piccadilly Theatre, 16 Denman Street, London W1D 7DY
    anniewestend.com

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    3. Natural History Museum ice rink

    The capital’s famous ice rink is back, with the charming museum and South Kensington’s tree-lined streets as its backdrop. Don’t forget to enjoy Hotel Chocolat’s signature hot chocolate as a post-skating treat!

    When: Until Sunday 7 January 2018
    How much: Adults, £12.65; children, £8.80
    Where: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD
    nhmskating.com