From SicilyFEST to Sashiko: Five spring events in London this weekend

Whether you’re looking for family-friendly fun, a dose of culture or picking up a new skill, we’ve rounded up the best activities and experiences to fill your diary from April 8-10.

From Japanese embroidery to bottle feeding newborn lambs, there’s no shortage of things to do in the capital this weekend.

Whether you’re looking for family-friendly fun, a dose of culture or picking up a new skill, we’ve rounded up the best activities and experiences to fill your diary from April 8-10.

Read on to find out LondonWorld’s top picks:

Lamb feeding at Appleby Street Farm

Appleby Street Farm, Appleby Street, Cheshunt, EN7 6QT From now until Saturday, April 30. Tickets: £11.37, no fee for spectators

Ever fancied frolicking in a field of lambs - and meeting newborn farm animals from goats, calves and chicks?

You can feed baby lambs at Appleby Street Farm in Cheshunt. Photo: Getty

Now you can pop along and feed friendly lambs at Appleby Street Farm in Cheshunt.

For more information and tickets, visit:

SicilyFEST at the Business Design Centre

Business Design Centre, 52, Upper Street, N1 0QH From Friday, April 7 to Monday, April 10. Tickets from £2.50 to £7. Children, over-60s and people with disabilities go free

Spring into spring at SicilyFEST - a four-day food festival celebrating the best of Sicilian cuisine, and selling delicious pasta, sauces, jams, cakes, desserts and wine.

From caponata, arancini and pasta alla norma, to pistachio pesto, cannoli, granita and gelato, there is something for everyone and every palate.

The festival, which is themed around traditional Sicilian playing cards, also features live music and demonstrations with Sicilian chefs and artists.

For more information and tickets, visit: https://feverup.com/m/81876

Easter hunt at St Pancras Station

St Pancras International, Euston Road, N1C 4QP Saturday, April 9 and Saturday, April 16. Tickets are free.

Kids’ entertainer, Sharky & George has teamed up with St Pancras for an Easter treasure hunt.

Children are invited to embark on Easter Bunny Training and help hide chocolate eggs around the world - guided by an app as they outwit the dastardly bunny catcher.

St Pancras International

Iconic retailers at the station will be handing out some sweet surprises.

Sashiko and Boro at Harmony Hall

Harmony Hall, 10 Truro Road, Walthamstow, E17 7BY Saturday, April 9, Saturday, April 23 and Sunday April 24. Tickets are £30.77

Ever fancied learning to mend your own clothes? Sashiko, or decorative mending, and Boro, a form of loose patchwork, are traditional Japanese methods - perfect for use on denim.

Come along to Restoration London’s Japanese mending workshop. During the class you will master the method, creating beautiful patchwork and embroidery to fix holes in fabric.

The class is hand-sewn and suitable for complete beginners, so no sewing machine experience is needed. You can bring an item of clothing to mend or use the fabrics provided.

HistFest at the British Library

The British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB From Saturday, April 9, to Sunday, April 10. Tickets from £15 to £50

Head to the British Library online or in person for a weekend of learning and laughter and exploring fascinating new histories.

From Ancient Persia and the history of science to the life of Mary Seacole and the Kingdom of Benin, plus much more.

For more information and tickets, visit: http://histfest.org/histfest-2022/