What’s on this weekend: April 29th & 30th

    Here’s three ways to celebrate the long bank holiday weekend with the kids

    Chris Jarvis presents LPO FUN harmonics. Photography by Sam Peach

    1. Funharmonics: All aboard the LPO

    Get ready to be whisked away with the London Philharmonic Orchestra on a journey around the world, from Vienna to New York, in London’s Royal Festival Hall. Arrive an hour beforehand for hands-on science fun and have-a-go instruments in the foyer. Aimed at little ones aged six and over, but family members of all ages are welcome.

    When: Sunday 30 April, 12pm
    How much: From £10 each
    Where: Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX
    0207 960 4200

    Courtesy of Inland Waterways Association

    2. IWA Canalway Cavalcade

    Take the kids to see the colourful narrowboats adorned with flowers and bunting for this annual celebration. The three-day party offers varied attractions, including shows, music and boat trips. There are also stalls, Morris dancers, food and plenty of real ale for the grown-ups, too.

    When: Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May, times vary
    How much: Free!
    Where: Little Venice, Paddington, London
    07979 676461


    3. Celebrity Dusty Duck trail

    Aardman Studios designed Dusty Duck to celebrate WWT’s 70th anniversary and this Easter, Dusty, along with 14 other celebrity-designed Dustys, will be on show at the London centre.

    When: Until Sunday 21 May, 9.30am to 5.30pm
    How much: £1 per trail, plus standard admission applies
    Where: London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth’s Walk, London SW13 9WT
    0208 409 4400