If you’re looking to do something other than gorging on chocolate, look no further. We have compiled plenty of activities and events, from roller disco skating to taekwondo classes to St Georges day festivities. Don’t worry – we’ve got East London covered!
Kids go Roller Skating
Downham Health and Leisure Centre in Bromley are holding roller skating sessions for 6 to 11 year olds from £2.50 a session. With skating coaching, games and a disco, the kids can basically learn a new skill and attend a party all in one. Open from April 18 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Click here for more information.
Horniman Farmers’ Market
Love everything local and fresh? Head to the Horniman Museum and Gardens to buy fresh fruits and vegetables straight from the farmers on April 19. The market will also have hot food and fresh bread, straight out of the oven. 9am to 1.30-pm. Click here for more information.
Greenwich Children’s Theatre Festival
This is the seventh Greenwich Children’s Theatre Festival. Usually, this festival is directed to the little ones, but this year, teenagers and young people can enjoy it too. Bring your children along and have fun. Click here for more information.
St.George’s Day dragon
To celebrate St.George’s Day, go to Manor House Library on 23 April from 3:45pm to 4:45pm to make paper dragons. Click here for more information.
Daydreams and Diaries
Ever wondered what it’s like to be the best-selling children’s author Jacqueline Wilson, creator of popular BBC series The Story of Tracy Beaker? Well now you can find out by visiting the V&A Museum of Childhood, from now up until early November. Click here for more information.
St Georges Day Tea Dance
Annual tea dance for the over 50s will take place on April 23, with live music and refreshments to dance the night away from 2 to 4.30pm. Click here for more information.
Want to learn self defence? How about trying out Taekwondo classes at Bozdag Taekwondo club, classes run from 4:15pm-9:15pm. Click here for more information.
Film screening and talk with multi media artist Shezad Dawood to discuss his first solo exhibition “Towards the Possible Film” at Parasol unit on April 24 at 7pm. Click here for more information.
Over 30s night
Enjoy an over 30s night in The Hallmark Hotel Croydon, with club classics and a free buffet on arrival, what more could you want? April 18 from 8pm onwards, £8 per person. Click here for more information.
Enjoy one of the greatest ever artist’s work on paper, by giving a unique insight into the person behind the paintings and the poster art. April 21, from 10am to 7pm at Castle Fine Art Bruton Street. Click here for more information.