What’s on in London this weekend: 12 & 13 August

    Five unique events in the capital to keep your little ones busy this weekend

    © Museum of London
    © Museum of London

    1. Time Tunnellers

    Get your hard hats on and your trowels ready as the Museum of London Docklands takes you on a journey to become an archaeologist. This interactive family show will help mini explorers piece together the capital’s history. Be sure to book in advance so you don’t miss out.

    When: Every Wednesday to Saturdays in August, 12pm and 2pm
    How much: Free!
    Where: Museum of London Docklands, 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, E14 4AL


    2. Londinium

    London will be taken over by the Romans this summer, in a three-month celebration of the capital’s Roman heritage. Exciting family events will include drawing workshops and object handling at the Museum of London, art and archaeology at the Guildhall Art Gallery, and storytelling at Shoe Lane Library. THe programme is being run by the City of London.

    When: Until Friday 29 October, event times vary
    How much: Many events are free; prices may vary
    Where: Venues across London

    Photography: Mark Douet
    Photography: Mark Douet

    3. The Hunting of the Snark

    Enter the imaginative world of Lewis Carroll in this new adaptation of his classic poem. With life-like puppets and lashings of humour, the story follows a riotous gang of bold adventurers as they set off on a quest to catch the Snark.

    When: Until Sunday 3 September, times vary
    How much: From £12.50 each
    Where: Vaudeville Theatre, 404 Strand, WC2R 0NH