Three magical events in the capital to keep your little ones busy this weekend
1. Adventures in Moominland
Get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland through the life of its author, Tove Jansson. Join an enthralling journey as you clamber through forests, huddle in caves or set sail on the high seas to find the Moomin family, and uncover special drawings along the way.
When: Until Sunday 23rd April
How much: from £13.50 each
Where: Yellow Room Exhibition Space, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX
0207 960 4200
2. The Magic Paintbrush
A vibrant storytelling adventure with a quirky urban soundtrack, The Magic Paintbrush is the tale of a brush that magically brings paintings to life. As the young girl paints, her drawings appear on the surfaces of the theatre, where they wiggle to life.
When: Sunday 5th March, 3pm and 5pm
How much: £9.95 each
Where: Jacksons Lane, 269a Archway Road, Highgate, London N6 5AA
0208 341 4421
3. The Iron Man
The Iron Man has been eating every piece of metal in sight. Angry farmers try to trap him, but in the end it’s down to a young boy to tame the monster. Ted Hughes’ tale is brought to life with puppetry and animation.
When: Tuesday 24th January to Sunday 5th March, performance times vary
How much: from £8 each
Where: Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street, Southwark, London SE1 2HZ