London is probably the best city in the world in terms of activities for families and children including lots of free activities and events. We list here lots of initiatives that we believe London Mums and their children from babies to teenagers would enjoy especially at the most entertaining places such as the Science Museum, The V&A, Kew Gardens, Kensington Palace, Hyde Park, Richmond Park, Greenwich, West End shows, the London Eye, the London Aquarium, Kingston upon Thames, Chelsea, SouthBank and so much more.

Family fun at The Feathers of Daedalus Circus

This half term the circus is coming to town. The poetry of Roger McGough explodes from the page to the stage in this fantastical circus and puppetry adventure where pigs fly and the sky is in the pie. Join a day-dreaming girl for one amazing day where she discovers the extra-ordinary in the ordinary wherever she goes. 
The Feathers of Daedalus Circus have teamed up with celebrated author and poet Roger McGough for this new wonderfully wacky children’s production inspiring young and old to fall in love with poetry. With circus, physical theatre, puppetry and projection, the Feathers explore fun and fantastical ways to play with poetry, dipping into works from Roger’s 50 year career topped up with new poems especially created for the show. 


A day so ordinary. Or one quite extraordinary? For what day is ever ordinary in the eyes of a daydreamer? Setting off for her first day at school she meets the girl who became a book, and the boy who was born to bugle. She finds a domesticated donkey, a sound collector and a blue macaw in a drawer. At home she eagerly awaits a well deserved dinner, but there is a sky in the pie. Mother’s done it again! She lies down to sleep, rests her head on her caterpillow, dreams of a school for ghouls, a rolling meatball, spelling bees and everything in between.
The Feathers of Daedalus Circus are known for ambitious multi-disciplinary circus productions having created shows with amazing circus mixed with spoken word, live music, collage, film and projections.
We are always looking for new collaborators so we are very excited to be using puppetry alongside circus and poetry to lead you through our fantastical adventure. You will be intrigued, amused and amazed by the Sky in the Pie and through it we hope you will learn or re-learn a love of poetry.
On at the OSO Arts Centre from the 17th-22nd Feb at 2pm and VAULT Festival from the 6th – 8th March at 3:15pm and 6:15pm. 
Tickets available from here

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