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Family Film Weekender 2019

little girl working on her doodlebot

Our Family Film Weekender workshops are for children and their families to make and create together

All workshops run from 10am to 4pm on Sat 23 Nov & Sun 24 Nov, they are free; just drop in!

Children must be accompanied by adults and adults must have children with them for all screenings, events and workshops.

Workshop programme

Doodlebot Workshop

Discover the world of Robots with Paul Granjon. Create your own Doodlebot from craft and recycled materials and don’t forget to take your doodlebot home at the end of the day.

Make time approx 1 hour

Age recommendation 7+


Book Corner

Kids can relax, read and look at books all about film and filmmaking in our book corner. Keep an eye out for books that inspired some of the films we’re screening over the weekend.

Age recommendation 0+


Family Film Kiosk

Join artist Reza Ben Gajra at the Family Film Kiosk and enjoy a range of film-themed creative activities from drawing, colouring and collaging to puppet making.

Age recommendation 2+

Imaginary Creatures Workshop with SDNA

In this filmmaking and animation workshop imagine what the future and technology will look like and how we’ll interact with it.  Design your own imaginary creatures and make them come to life on the screen.

Age recommendation 5+


Virtual Reality from Frame store

Experience The Avengers like never before. Try out exclusive Virtual Reality content created by Framestore with young people in mind. Make sure you sign up for a time slot on the day.

First come, first served. Duration approx 3min

Barbican Cinema 2 & 3