What’s On this Bank Holiday Weekend

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FA Cup Final Screening

Date: 27 May

Location: BOXPARK Croydon

Cost: Free

About: Watch Arsenal take on Chelsea at BOXPARK’s live screening on the big screen.

Link: Find more information here

Festival of Dogs

Date: 28-29 May

Location: Lloyd Park, CR0 5RA

Cost: Varies

About: Have your pup participate in dog shows or one of over 20 classes, or come by to watch the fun.

Link: Find the full list of events here

Great British Games Week

Date: 29 May Location: Victoria Park

Cost: Free

About: Great British Games Week kicks off half term with a day of chess lessons from specialist tutors and challenging matches.

Link: Contact victoriapark@towerhamlets.gov.uk for more information

May Half Term Family Fun: Place, House, & Building

Date: 29 May – 2 June

Location: V&A Museum of Childhood

Cost: £5-£7

About: Join the construction team by building, designing, and constructing in a series of workshops and activities inspired by the townscape of the Museum’s new installation, Place (Village) by Rachel Whiteread.

Link: Book your tickets here

Bank Holiday Street Party

Date: 29 May Location: 359 Bethnal Green Road, E2 6LG

Cost: £5.60

About: Spend your bank holiday at this family-friendly event full of face painting, food stalls, and craft beers that moves inside at night for a funk, soul, and disco dance party.

Link: Find more information and book tickets here

Dalston Children’s Festival

Date: 28 May – 4 June

Location: Dalston Square

Cost: Free

About: This community-led event features art, cooking, and music workshops, boat trips around Kingsland Basin, and performances by Hackney French Youth Theatre.

Link: The full programme of events can be found here

Three is a Crowd

Date: 28 May

Location: Amersham Arms

Cost: £11-£17

About: The audience plays matchmaker during this live dating game show that is followed by an evening of live music and comedy.

Link: Book your tickets here

The Adventures of The Little Ghost

Date: 27-28 May

Location: The Albany

Cost: £7

About: Watch this spooky, but family-friendly production about the adventures of The Little Ghost locked in a dusty attic.

Link: Book tickets here

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