Make the most of this weekend with our what’s on guide – warning: water is involved…
1. Paddington Fire Station Open Day
London’s fire service celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, many stations are opening to the public. Kids will love having the chance to climb aboard the engines.
When: Saturday May 21st
How much: Free!
Where: 156 Harrow Road, London W2 6NL
2. The Wondercrump World of Roald Dahl
Learn about the author’s extraordinary life, and his most famous characters and stories. The interactive tour features items from the Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre.
When: Until July 3rd
How much: Adults, £10; children, £8
Where: Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX
3. Splash Zone at The London Museum of Water & Steam
Brand new outdoor fun in the Waterwheel Courtyard of this West London museum. The children will be amazed (not to mention a little damp) by the unexpected ways of moving water using gears, wheels, buckets, levers, pumps, pipes and more.
When: Open daily, 11am to 4pm
How much: Adults, £11.50; children, £5
Where: Green Dragon Lane, Brentford, London TW8 0EN