Children’s events in London 5th Nov, Guy Fawkes Night

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Childrens events in London on Bonfire Night, Sat 5th November

Our guide to childrens events in London on Bonfire Night, Saturday 5 November 2016.

 at Battersea Park, London
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Battersea Park Fireworks Display

Battersea Park Battersea Park always puts on one of the best fireworks display in London, attracting around 40,000 people every year.
 at Carshalton Park, London
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Carshalton Park Fireworks Display

Carshalton Park Carshalton Park will be holding one of the best fireworks display around, and always has a massive bonfire.
 
 at Southwark Park, London
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Free fireworks display at Southwark Park

Southwark Park Southwark Park will be putting on a free fireworks display on the 5th November, and it's one of the biggest and busiest around.
 at Ealing Cricket Club, London
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Ealing Cricket Club’s Fireworks — USA style

Ealing Cricket Club Ealing Cricket Club will be putting on an American-themed fireworks display this year, with kids rides and a laser show.
 
 at Crystal Palace Park, London
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Crystal Palace Fireworks Display

Crystal Palace Park Crystal Palace Park will be hosting two displays on the 5th November -- a little one for the kids, and a huge one later on.
 at Blackheath, London
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Blackheath fireworks & fairground rides

Blackheath The fireworks at Blackheath is always one of the most popular fireworks displays in London -- because it's free!
 
 at Morden Park, London
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Two fireworks displays at Morden Park

Morden Park Morden Park will be putting on two separate displays -- one for the younger crowd and another big display for the grown-ups.
 at Ravenscourt Park, London
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Fireworks display at Ravenscourt Park

Ravenscourt Park There will be two fireworks displays at Ravenscourt Park this year -- a little one for the kids, and a big one for everyone else.
 
Stick Man at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Help “Stick Man” get back to his family tree

to Leicester Square Theatre The Leicester Square Theatre is putting on a production of 'Stick Man', a kid's show about the adventures of a brave stick.
 at Canary Wharf, London
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Skate around Canary Wharf’s outdoor ice rink

to Canary Wharf An outdoor ice rink in the shadow of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers, with a perimeter path made of fir trees and fairy lights.
 
 at Harrods, London
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Meet Santa at the Harrods Christmas Grotto

to Harrods Take you kids to see the toy factory at Harrods, and then meet Santa in his Winter Cabin inside the Christmas Grotto.
 at Alexandra Palace, London
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Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival

Alexandra Palace The fireworks at Alexandra Palace will include a children's funfair, ice rink, German beer festival, and Day of the Dead parade.
 
Jurassic Park at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Jurassic Park on a big screen, with live score

Royal Albert Hall The Royal Albert Hall will be screening 'Jurassic Park' on a big screen, alongside a live performance of the score.
 at Natural History Museum, London
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Winter Ice Rink, at the Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Museum of Childhood

to Museum of Childhood The Museum of Childhood's new exhibition and explore the history of more than 100 board games, both old and new.
Theatre show in London: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

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to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling.
Gruffalo at Lyric Theatre, London
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Catch “The Gruffalo” — at the Lyric Theatre

to Lyric Theatre "The Gruffalo" is a musical adaptation of the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Musical in London: Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre

 

to Prince Edward Theatre Disney's "Aladdin" has been turned into a West End musical, and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre.
 
Railway Children at King’s Cross Theatre, London
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The Railway Children + real steam train!

to King’s Cross Theatre The Railway Children's cast includes a real-life 60-tonne steam train that comes chugging into the King's Cross Theatre.
 at London Film Museum, London
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Bond in Motion — collection of James Bond cars

to London Film Museum "Bond in Motion" is a huge collection of original cars, bikes and boats used during filming in the 007 James Bond movies.
 
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
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Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

to Theatre Royal Drury Lane Roald Dahl's much-loved children's classic "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory" has been turned into a West End musical.
Musical in London: Lion King at Lyceum Theatre

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to Lyceum Theatre Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, "The Lion King" tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.
 

That’s all the events for children, but there are plenty more 5 November events in London, including:

James Blake, at the O2 Academy Brixton5 NovemberJames Blake will be playing one night at the Brixton Academy in support of his new album, ‘The Colour in Anything’.

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care5 NovemberThe Science Museum’s ‘Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care’ exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.

The Lumineers — Cleopatra World Tour5 NovemberThe Lumineers’ Cleopatra’ world tour is coming to London in November, when they play two nights at the Eventim Apollo.

Portrait of the Artist — at the Queen’s Gallery5 NovemberSee over 150 portraits of artists taken from the Royal Collection, by the likes of Rembrandt, Rubens and Hockney.

Ancient Sunken Cities — Egypt’s Lost Worlds5 NovemberThis fantastic new exhibition at the British Museum will explore the ancient sunken cities that have been discovered in Egypt.

Motown — The Story of Berry Gordy5 NovemberRelive the Motown years and Berry Gordy’s journey as he launches the careers of Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and more!

Evensong Mass at Westminster Abbey5 NovemberYou can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey for free, which combines a traditional mass with a choir.

Visscher’s London of 1616 — Redrawn for 20165 NovemberThe Guildhall Art Gallery will be showing Visscher’s image of medieval London alongside a new version by Robin Reynolds.

Spirit of Christmas Fair — at London Olympia5 NovemberWhy not start your Christmas shopping early this year, when the “Spirit of Christmas” fair comes to London Olympia.

 
 
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