June Family Highlights 

Half term is over and things may seem to be a little more quiet, especially now that All Points East has finished. But we’re always spoiled for choice in East London! Here’s a little round up of some of our favourite June family events.

Dalston Pasta Festival

Saturday the 9th of June head to Dalston Square for Donna Fugassa’s second edition of The Dalston Pasta Festival. Tower Hamlets Mums will be there along with children’s entertainers ColourFlow Strokez, Stars and Stripes and Italian playgroup Talia e la Valigia delle idee! We hope you’ll swing by and say hello!

There will be live music throughout the day, feasting on delicious Italian food and Italian Folk and Dance performances. Find out more

Open House Families

London’s brand new festival of architecture, Open House Families, is coming Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th of June. An event exclusively for children and their families, designed to inspire the next generation of city-shapers.

Create your own wallpaper at The Geffrye, build your own house out of straw, sticks or bricks at Queen Elizabeth Park or build your won Pavilion flatpack, why not learn about the structural characteristics of one of our favourite foods at Jubilee Place, or draw on shiny metal surfaces to reflect the architecture around you at Cabot Square. There are plenty of events across East London for all ages. Find out more

Pirate Takeover Festival at the Museum of London Docklands

Calling all pirates and scallywags, the Museum of London Docklands is hosting a free weekend Pirate family festival on the 16th and 17th of June. Follow the tales of Captain Kidd and Blackbeard, along with smile making workshops, sea shanty musical performances, magic shows, and costume making classes.

Sail away into a world of discovery and excitement.

Further Information:

Date: 16th & 17th of June 2018

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Venue: Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL

Price: Free Drop in


Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco’s resident club DJs mix feelgood chart floorfillers with nostalgic pop classics from the years before parenthood struck – for parents and babies, toddlers and young children to enjoy together. There are play tents and inflatables, balloons, bubbles, dressing up, arts and crafts, healthy snacks and dancefloor fun with games and giveaways.

Further Information:

Date: Saturday the 16th of June

Time: 10am to 12pm

Venue: Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London EC1V 9LT

Price: £4


The Daytime Family Block Party

FUN DMC and Doctor’s Orders present a fun filled day of dancing, give aways, graffiti train, Hip-Hop Colouring In for the whole family. Join DJ Cable, Spin Doctor and friends for the family block party of the year. There is also a babies soft play area for the little party monsters (or for parents to rest) and a photo booth to capture the good times.

All adults must be accompanied by a responsible child.

Further Information:

Date: Sunday 24th of June

Time: 12.30 pm – 3.30 pm

Venue: Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, Hoxton Square, London N1

Price: £5.00 Kids || £7.50 Adult || £22 Family ticket for 4


Wine Tasting

Okay, maybe we’re a little biased here but we can’t wait for the next one! We’re getting our plans together for the next instalment of our bring your own baby wine tasting at Symposium on the 29th of June. Stay tuned!

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