Things to Do during Mother’s Day Weekend in London

Mother’s day Weekend Events & Activities in and around London: May 10 – 12, 2019.

A list of what’s on during Mother’s day weekend in and around London including Mother’s day brunch, crafts, free fun family & kids’ activities, live music, theatre & performing arts, sports and exhibitions.

I. Family & Kids Activities this weekend

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare’s classic comedy is brought to life on the Spriet stage — full of magic, mischief, and love. Details

May 10 – 12, 2019

Spriet Family Theatre, 130 King Street, London

$13.00 to $18.00

A Chorus Line

A CHORUS LINE is a stunning concept musical capturing the spirit and tension of a Broadway chorus audition. Exploring the inner lives and poignant ambitions of professional Broadway gypsies, the show features one powerhouse number after another.

A CHORUS LINE – HIGH SCHOOL EDITION is a full-length version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, adapted for performance by high school students with family audiences. Details

May 8 – 11, 2019

H B Beal Secondary School, 525 Dundas Street, London

Advance $15; Door $20

Science Rendezvous 2019

Various departments from the Faculties of Science, Arts, Engineering, and the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry will be taking part in the on-campus celebrations. Come out to be a scientist with our hands-on activities at the booths, and complete a Science Chase for prizes. Admire our exciting stage shows with fun and engaging demonstrations from various scientists. Details

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 2:00 PM — 4:00 PM

TD Stadium – Western University, 100 Philip Aziz Avenue, London
Free Parking will be available at Huron Flats and free overflow parking is at South Valley


Family Movies

  • Visit participating Cineplex theatres near you and watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. Family Favourites Saturdays at 11:00 AM

More To Do

II. Live Music

You might like:

  • Kongos on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 @ London Music Hall
  • Danko Jones on Thursday, May 9, 2019 @ London Music Hall

The Woodstock Experience

Featuring performances by Cheryl Lescom, Rick Taylor, Chuckee Zehr, Steve Toman, Grant Heywood and Marc Shickluna! Details

Friday, May 10, 2019 | 8:00 PM

Aeolian Hall, 795 Dundas Street East, London

Advance $35

Johnny Marr


Friday, May 10, 2019 | 7:30 PM

London Music Hall, 185 Queens Avenue, London

$36 and up


Obsession is a powerful state of mind, one that takes control of and inspires great music. Prokofiev couldn’t stop thinking about perfection in his Symphony No. 1. The melody of Ravel’s Bolero haunted him every waking hour. Schubert’s Gretchen relentlessly spins the wheel waiting for her love. And, in Scott Good’s virtuosic saxophone concerto with soloist Wallace Halladay, Babbitt worries continuously about where he belongs. Details

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Metropolitan United Church, 468 Wellington Street, London

Student $17, General $47, Premium $60

Bill Culp presents Motown Gold

“Motown Gold” celebrates the incredible songs and stories of the legendary record label from Detroit that launched the careers of The Temptations, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson and more! Details

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 8:00 PM

Aeolian Hall, 795 Dundas Street East, London



with Palaye Royale & Beasto Blanco. Details

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 7:30 PM

London Music Hall, 185 Queens Avenue, London

$36.50 and up

Music Changes the World

The 29th Amabile Festival features all 9 Amabile Choirs and welcoming back renowned guest conductor, composer and humanitarian Jim Papoulis! Details

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 2:30 PM & 7:00 PM

First-St. Andrew’s United Church, 350 Queens Avenue, London


London Youth Symphony

Featuring Amy Kwon, violin. Details

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 3:00 PM

Dundas Street Centre United Church, 482 Dundas St., London

Adults $20; Seniors $15; Students $10; Children 13/under $5

Chris Webby


Monday, May 13, 2019 | 7:00 PM

London Music Hall, 185 Queens Avenue, London

$22.50 and up

III. Theatre/Performing Arts

Mamma Mia!

Summer, warm breezes, Greece, all of your favourite ABBA songs: pure musical heaven. Sophie is getting married and wants to find her father so he can walk her down the aisle. But how to persuade her mom Donna to reveal the long-held secret of who he is? Add an idyllic Mediterranean setting, three possible dads, the hits of the greatest dance band ever, and you have the most popular musical of our time. Details

April 23 – May 18, 2019

Grand Theatre – Spriet Stage, 471 Richmond Street, London

$29.95 – $85


“Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome.” Follow Sally Bowles downstairs as she navigates the nightclub underworld of Berlin on the edge of fascism. Be drawn into the excesses and decadence of a time where everything was possible – until it wasn’t. Considered one of the greatest musicals ever – presented in a gritty, stripped-down, intimate setting that will extend from the McManus lobby and bar to the stage. Come to the Kit Kat Club, if you dare. Details

April 9 – May 18, 2019

Grand Theatre – McManus Stage, 471 Richmond Street, London

$29.95 – $85

Choose Your Own Improv

It’s time for STFD’s season finale! What path will you choose? Just like the books from your childhood, when we reach a fork in the road, YOU choose what actions we take to continue our improvised comedy adventure! Will we find treasure, love, or our untimely demise? You choose, we improvise. Don’t miss your last chance to see Shut the Front Door this season! Details

Friday, May 10, 2019 | 8:00 PM

London Music Club, 470 Colborne Street, London

General Admission: $17.50

Stag and Doe by Mark Crawford

Here come the Brides! Hysterically-funny, a wildly turning and unexpectedly touching slice of small-town life that boils over with riotous, prenuptial shenanigans. Talk about marital mayhem as new-found relationships emerge in this hilarious look at small-town weddings gone wrong. LCP is proud & honoured to be hosting the Amateur Premier of this amazing, new comedy. Details

May 2 -12, 2019

Main Stage at the Palace Theatre, 710 Dundas Street East, London



Lucy and Sara haven’t seen each other in years. But when a cryptic phone call brings them back together they are forced to examine their childhood, their relationships and their sanity in an attempt to determine where their lives went wrong. Details

May 8 – 11, 2019

TAP Centre for Creativity, 203 Dundas Street, London


The Enchanted Bookshop by Todd Wallinger

During the day, A Likely Story may look like any other used bookstore. But at night, it’s a place where magic happens. That’s when the characters inside the books come alive. Featuring additional appearances by such beloved literary characters as the Queen of Hearts, Long John Silver, and Doctor Doolittle, this charming comedy celebrates the joy of reading in a fresh, fun-filled way. Details

May 9 – 11, 2019

Procunier Hall @ The Palace Theatre, 710 Dundas Street, London


IV. Sports/Games & Related Events

Professional Bull Riders

Monster Energy Tour. Details

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 7:00 PM

Budweiser Gardens, 99 Dundas Street, London

Advance $27.25 – $77.25

Hollandia Spring Invitational


May 9 – 12, 2019

Canada Games Aquatic Centre, 1045 Wonderland Rd North, London

London Majors vs Hamilton Cardinals


Friday, May 10, 2019 | 7:35 PM

Labatt Park, 25 Wilson Avenue, London


Hockey Helps the Homeless London Tournament

Hockey Helps the Homeless is back for their fifth annual tournament in London where players lace up with hockey greats such as Al Iafrate, Todd Warriner, Rick Vaive, Natalie Spooner, Laura Fortino, and many more, to raise funds to address the needs of men, women, and youth who will be experiencing homelessness this year Details

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Western Fair Sports Centre, 865 Florence Street, London

London Run for Ovarian Cancer

Join us on Mother’s Day for our 17th annual London Run for Ovarian Cancer. Money raised has been dedicated to research right here in London, focused on early detection and to discovering a cure for ovarian cancer. Details

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Springbank Park, 1085 Commissioners Road West, London

Stephanie Worsfold Classic

Bodybuilding competition. Details

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 6:00 PM

London Music Hall, 185 Queens Ave, London

$40 + fees

V. Exhibitions, Festivals & Other Events

London Gemstone Jewellery Show

Visit us to get early access to our new stock and a huge selection of gemstone jewellery from around the world. Thousands of unique and one of a kind pieces found in one place, all at affordable prices! You don’t want to miss this exclusive event! Details

May 10 – 12, 2019

Best Western Plus Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre, 6675 Burtwistle Lane, London

Free Admission + Free Parking

VI. Mother’s Day Events

Mother’s Day Traditional Afternoon Tea

Join us in our beautiful lounge for our very special Mother’s Day Edition Traditional English Afternoon Tea! Details

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

The Tea Lounge, 268 Piccadilly Street, London

Adults $55 + fee, Children: $38 + fees

Mother’s Day CycloFemme ride

Bring along your Mom for a treat to our Afternoon Cream Tea event. We bake everything from scratch, including our sandwich breads, squares, scones and brownies. We use Devon Thick Cream, a local Jam and Higgins & Burke teas to make this Mother’s Day a memorable one. We will decorate your table with fresh flowers to make Mom feel special. Details

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | Meet at 10:00, ride departs shortly before 11:00.

London Bicycle Café, 355 Clarence Street, London


Mother’s Day Tea ‘N Paint

Celebrate Mother’s Day by bringing Mom (and/or Grandma, Aunt, etc.) in for a special morning tea party while you paint! Spend some time creating, visiting, and making memories together, A one-of-a-kind experience for Moms of every generation! Complimentary tea and treats will be served. Details

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Crock A Doodle, 671 Wonderland Road North, London

The cost will depend on what you choose to paint. However, a non refundable $10.00 (plus tax) deposit for EACH painter is required to reserve your spot

Mother’s Day Afternoon Cream Tea

Bring along your Mom for a treat to our Afternoon Cream Tea event. We bake everything from scratch, including our sandwich breads, squares, scones and brownies. We use Devon Thick Cream, a local Jam and Higgins & Burke teas to make this Mother’s Day a memorable one. We will decorate your table with fresh flowers to make Mom feel special. Details

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Leaping Deer Adventure Farm and Market, 544212 Clarke rd, Ingersoll


Mother’s Day Tea

Experience an afternoon tea and an abundant menu of savouries and sweets as you listen to live entertainment and spend a delightful afternoon with your mother. By reservation only. Details

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM & 3:00 PM

Eldon House Interpretive Centre, 481 Ridout Street North, London

Adults $40, Children under 12: $20

String Art Class – Mother’s Day Heart

A perfect way to celebrate a Mother’s love: the gift of time mixes with the gift of working together. Explore the fascinating world of string art. Please note the age as participants will be working with a hammer and nails. Ages: 10 & up. Details

Friday, May 10, 2019 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

For the Love of Art, 725 Notre Dame Drive, Unit #7, London

$50.00 for 2 Participants

Mother’s Wonderland Tea Party

Enjoy all kinds of wonderful teas and juice hosted by some of our most wondrous characters! Choose your table! Will you be Mad as a Hatter or maybe as Particular as the Queen of Hearts? Snacks are provided, with teas and juices. Dress up with your Moms to join in the fun! Details

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 1:30 PM & 2:30 PM

Storybook Gardens, 1958 Storybook Lane, London

All Moms (and Grandmas!) receive free admission on Mother’s Day. Wonderland Tea Party $2.50 per person (not included with admission, includes one amusement ride ticket per person)

Tea with Mum – A Workshop

Join us for a workshop on the fine art of afternoon tea. The Tea Haus, a special place tucked upstairs is a key feature of the Market. You can find people sipping their teas and basking in the sunshine that streams through the upper level window. Details

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Covent Garden Market, 130 King Street (corner of King and Talbot), London

Free to attend, this workshop happens in conjunction with our outdoor Farmers’ Market

Mother’s Day at B13

Come celebrate Mother’s Day at B13 – featuring three different workshops! Details

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

B13 The Bakers Dozen, 613 Dundas Street East, London

Varies with the workshop

Mother’s Day Celebration Brunch

Join us with Mom for brunch & live music this Mother’s Day at Imperio Banquet Hall! Playdate activities for the little ones! With face painting, a bouncy castle, and crafts & games Details

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Imperio Banquet Hall, 109 Falcon Street, London

Adult – $35.95, Kids ages 6-12 $20.00, under 5 – $5.00

Mommas On Broadway

We bring the best of Broadway Songs to the stage… honouring Mothers, would be Mothers and those that mother us. Details

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Wolf Performance Hall – London Public Library, 251 Dundas Street, London


Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk Nature Brunch

Come on out and learn about those mysterious plants we call the Spring Ephemerals. Enjoy their beauty and color before the canopy fills in and they disappear. Details

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Guided hike | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Pancake Buffet Brunch | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Circle Ranch, 3017 Carriage Rd, Delaware

$18 plus tax per adult (13 years and up), $12 plus tax for youth (8-12 years of age), 7 years and under Free; Please call 519 471-3799 to register

Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Great Canadian Caesar Fest 2019

Come have a fun and interactive evening making a delicious meal! Bring your spouse or a friend and you will learn how to create a vibrant and healthy 3-course meal. 19+ Details

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

London Convention Centre, 300 York Street, London

Advance $20, Door $25

We do try to make the listings as accurate as possible, but there may be typographical/oversight errors or events may be cancelled or postponed without any notice. Verify all details from concerned event Websites/officials.


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