Eastern Energy

This Saturday, Trafalgar Square holds a massive festival of all things Japanese. If your kids are anything like ours, they’ll be a little obsessed with all things from the land of the rising sun. As well as food and drink to buy, clothes and gifts for sale, and music and martial arts displays, this is a perfect chance to try out some traditional Japanese activities for free. There’s a taiko drumming area, calligraphy classes, chopstick games and kimono try-on stalls, plus a gigantic manga wall on which to show your prowess at cartoon art. More here