Half Term February 2021 : (Virtual) At Home Activities

Half term has never been so eagerly anticipated. No home schooling to battle with, hoorah! But after the relief, comes the realisation – now what can we do? Lockdown restrictions mean our usual half term haunts remain closed and we can’t travel. And even the hardiest souls can’t take too much of the freezing and wet weather. Whilst this is…

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Summer Holidays 2020: 50 things to do with kids in London

Wondering how on earth you’re going to keep the kids busy during the summer holidays? After 16 weeks of at-home learning, the summer break is much needed – for this reluctant teacher at least! But we still need to keep them occupied. And it’s harder this summer to know what to do, with many go-to places closed and family events…

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Meet Vincent van Gogh at the Southbank

  Meet Vincent van Gogh in his own words ‘Life is not long for anybody, and the problem is only to make something of it’ Vincent van Gogh   By far the strongest part of the new Meet Vincent van Gogh Experience is its audio guide. Using Vincent’s own words, taken mostly from his hundreds of letters to his brother…

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Captain Flinn and the Dinosaur Pirates: Search for the Magic Cutlass

I decline a lot of theatre invites, but was too intrigued to pass up an invite to Les Petits Theatre’s latest show, Captain Flinn and the Dinosaur Pirates: Search for the Magic Cutlass. Museum Teen and I enjoyed a brilliant visit to madcap Alice’s Adventures Underground by parent company Les Enfant Terribles a few years back. This new offering has both…

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MUSEUM MUM PICKS: JANUARY 2020

As the new year dawns, are you resolving to see more culture in 2020? If so, hopefully my monthly what’s on guides will give you inspiration. Each month I select upcoming cultural events for families that I’m most excited about. As much as I’ve enjoyed the festive period, I’m looking forward to getting back to normality, whatever that is! This…

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