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LSE Festival Family Day

Join our free hands-on activities for all the family at this year's LSE Festival

Saturday 15 June, 10am-1pm

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Book free tickets now

Book family day tickets

  • Which events would you like to book for?
    Select the sessions you wish to attend, you can register for multiple events. Please note, children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Update, 20 May: Create your own cake business is now fully booked
  • Creative campaigning (children of any age)
  • Brick by brick: crafting communities with data science and the LEGO Group (8 to 12 years)
  • Storymaking with Yarn (3 to 8 years)
  • Adult - Name
  • Child 1 - Name
  • Child 2- Name
  • Child 3- Name


Creative campaigning

Using the LSE Library archives and campaign banners created by Christ Church Primary Year 5 students as inspiration, participants will create artwork that advocates for campaigns close to home. Bring along activists of all ages to join in creating leaflets, posters, and tote bags alongside young people committed to having their voices heard.
All ages
10am-1pm (drop in, ticket required)

Brick by brick: crafting communities with data science and the LEGO Group

Get ready to unleash your imagination as you embark on a mission to construct your very own dream neighbourhood! Armed with building boards and boxes bursting with Lego you'll have the power to bring your vision to life.
8 to 12 years
10am, 11am, 12noon (40-minute sessions, ticket required)

Create your own cake business with Rebel Cakes *FULLY BOOKED*

In this session children will decorate cakes to a chosen theme, design a logo, create a marketing poster and set up a stall to sell their cakes.
7 years and over
10am-1pm (drop in, ticket required)

Story-making with Yarn

Yarn is built by a team of educators, parents and technologists who are on a mission to foster self-directed play, a love of storytelling and intrinsic motivation to learn in kids around the world. Our first product is an AI-powered interactive storybook creation platform, which can be used by children as young as 4 years old. The yarn workshop uses craft, drawing and tactile exploration to facilitate story-making, allowing children to upload images of their creations to begin a personalised story within our app. Feel free to take it for a spin to get a sense of the experience.
3 to 8 years
10am - 1pm (drop in, ticket required)

Face painting throughout the morning

Please note, children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. If children are attending different sessions each must be accompanied.

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