See London’s lockdown exhibitions – from home

Kicking yourself that you didn’t get to take in THAT exhibition before London’s museums closed their doors? It’s hard enough to catch all the brilliant shows the cultural sector offers at the best of times, let alone when the city is in lockdown. And it’s still uncertain which exhibitions will have their runs extended after the Coronavirus crisis, whenever that…

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How to celebrate VE Day 75 in lockdown

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Museum Mum Virtual Picks: May 2020

It’s hard to write a monthly what’s on guide when you’ve no idea what day it is or when lockdown will end. Online events now seem to be announced with short notice – let’s be honest, what else will we be doing? But even with this difficulty in planning too far in advance, it’s good to have new ideas, and…

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Museum Mum Picks: Lockdown Easter 2020 and beyond

Looking for some fun ideas for this lockdown Easter? Four days at home can be quite a lot to fill, especially once the eggs are eaten. And we still have a week of ‘holiday’ before schooling at home is due to restart. The kids might not be ready for formal learning, but us parents might need some activities up our…

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Coronavirus: Great museum resources for families when social distancing

As part of the global effort to stop coronavirus spreading, museums around the world have shut and tens of millions of families are social distancing. But although their physical doors might be closed, museums can still help families enjoy their time together, thanks to their online games and activities. Perhaps your school or childcare provider is closed, you’re in self-isolation…

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