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There are so many fun, free activities for families to discover in Culture Mile over Saturday 15th December and Sunday 16th December!

Museum of London and Barbican will be hosting everything from arts & crafts and musical games, through to soft play and imaginative storytelling.

For more information please visit

Squish Space Lab Day: Experiments in sound and light

Fountain Room, Barbican, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS.

Saturday 15th December.

11am – 1pm, 2 – 4pm.


Children aged 5 and under are invited to a special day of soft play and experimentation. Your little ones will delight in this curiosity driven playground for the senses!

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Improvised Music & Storytelling

Barbican Children’s Library.

Saturday 15th December.

12.15 – 12.45pm, 1.15 – 1.45pm and 2.15 – 2.45pm.


Join Ad-Lib for a family-friendly session of musical games and adventures! A trio of professional musicians will weave the audience’s choices into a brand new musical story in the moment. Come prepared with your best ideas for larger-than-life characters, and be ready to sing along with us. For ages 5 – 10 and their families.

The Legend of Babushka

Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN.

Saturday 15th December.

1 – 1.30pm, 2 – 2.30pm, 3 – 3.30pm.


Take part in this interactive retelling of the traditional Russian story in which a little old lady heads off to see the baby Jesus. After the story, discover different wrapping paper designs and create your own. Each story is 30 minutes long. For over 5s.


Season’s Greetings card-making craft workshop

Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN.

Sunday 16th December.

12 – 1.30pm and 2.30 – 4pm.


Be inspired by winter celebrations and the Museum of London’s Frost Fair, then design your own holiday cards. For over 5s.


Promoted by Culture Mile.

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