What’s on this weekend: August 13th & 14th

    Discover the culture of Barbados without leaving the city, learn how to skateboard like a pro, and catch the last showing of a terrific play… all in one weekend!

    Photography by Alex Bell at Portland Education

    1. Hello London, Hello Barbados

    Get ready for a carnival on the docks, with a special 50 Years of Independence festival for Barbados. Enjoy workshops, music, dance, crafts and storytelling. Plus, check out the temporary exhibition of objects and photos.

    When: Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th August
    How much: Free!
    Where: Museum of London Docklands, Warehouse 1, West India Quay, London E14 4AL


    2. Mylittleboarders’ Club

    For kids aged four to 10, this 40-minute workshop lets big boarders show little skaters the ropes of skateboarding. Boards, ramps and pads are provided. Pre-booking essential.

    When: Sunday 14th August, 11am to 4pm
    How much: Free!
    Where: The Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

    3. Chester Tuffnut

    Join Chester the tree mole and his brave friends for an action-packed tale of near-misses and great escapes.

    When: Until Sunday 14th August
    How much: £12 each
    Where: Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1SB