What’s on this weekend: September 17th & 18th

    Here’s three fun events to keep the little ones entertained this weekend…


    1. The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

    Enjoy the tale of Plor, the baby barn owl who is still learning to fly. He is very curious, almost always hungry, and he’s afraid of the dark! So his mother sends him on several missions to find out more about night.

    When: Until Sunday, 20th November. Performance times vary.
    How much: Adults, £16; children, £10
    Where: Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street, Southwark, London SE1 2HZ
    0207 645 0560


    2. Ottie and the Bea Birthday Party

    Ottie and the Bea is more than a toy shop, stocking everything form art materials to colourful books and clothes. The shop hosts regular events and its upcoming birthday is one worth catching! Expect a photo booth, face painting and more.

    When: Saturday, 17th September, 1pm-5pm
    How much: Free!
    Where: Ottie and the Bea, 12 Old Dover Road, Blackheath, London SE3 7BT
    0208 465 5318

    Photo by Ben Henghes

    3. Lark in the Park

    Celebrate the park’s 125th anniversary with a village fête. Highlights include a brass band and tumble, as well as Victorian children’s games from the opening era. Be sure to bring a family picnic!

    When: Saturday, 17th September, 12pm to 5pm.
    Where: Waterlow Park, Dartmouth Park Hill, London N19 5JF
    0207 974 5633