Paddington’s Picnic Weekend

Paddington Bear

Paddington Bear

Meet Paddington and learn about his journey from page to screen at an indoor family festival with crafts, storytelling, and special guests at the Museum of London this weekend.

Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 November

Join Paddington Bear and his special guests at a free indoor festival at the Museum of London. Get to know the beloved bear from Darkest Peru with family friendly displays, storytelling and craft activities and more.

Events and activities

Meet Paddington Bear
The star of the show will be here to meet and greet his guests. Don’t miss your chance to say hello to a very busy bear as he celebrates his big-screen debut!

Growing up with Paddington
1pm & 2.30pm
Karen Jankel, daughter of Paddington creator Michael Bond, talks about her life with Paddington.
Event type: Family friendly talk
Tickets allocated on arrival

Please look after this bear
12-4pm
What would you write on Paddington’s label? Write your own special message.
Suggested ages: 5+
Event Type: Drop in

Paddington hat making        
12-4pm
Get the Paddington look with your very own stylish red hat
Suggested ages: 5+
Event Type: Art drop in

Make a picture with Paddington
12-4pm    
Get creative with your own Paddington, then illustrate a world for him to explore.
Suggested ages: 5+
Event Type: Art drop in

Design your own marmalade label
12-4pm
Get inspired with Paddington’s favourite sandwich filling. In association with Robertson’s.
Suggested ages: 5+
Event Type: Art drop in

Paddington trail creating
12-4pm
Create your own design and meet the NSPCC to find out how they created 50 Paddington statues for London.
Suggested ages: 5+
Event Type: Art drop in

Paddington story time
Saturday 29 November only
12.15pm, 1.30pm & 2.45pm
Gather round to hear a special story inspired by the wonderful world of London’s bears.
Event type: Storytelling