Gingerbread City 2019 with kids

Gingerbread City is where biscuits meet cutting-edge design. It’s an annual exhibition where architects, designers and engineers create a spectacular, futuristic and entirely edible city. Organised by Museum of Architecture, Gingerbread City hopes to connect people with architecture in an exciting way, highlighting how design can improve our lives. This year’s ‘transport’ themed city is packed with over 100 show-stopping…

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The Lost Thing at Royal Opera House

Despite having seen it, I still find it tricky to categorise The Lost Thing at Royal Opera House, the  part opera, part musical theatre, part contemporary dance by Candoco Dance Company. Based on the picture book by Shaun Tan, The Lost Thing tells the strange story of when bottle top collector Shaun (Joel Brown) finds a lost, bizarre creature on…

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Museum Mum picks: December 2019

Looking for things to do with kids in London in December 2019? Each month I choose a few of the upcoming cultural events for families that I’m most excited about. London really seems to be upping its Christmas game, and I’m thrilled we’ll have plenty of time off together to make the most of it. I currently have seven cultural…

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Museum Mum picks: November 2019

November feels like my perfect month – we have less pressing commitments and can enjoy the routine of everyday life. I’m excited about my first visit to World Travel Market and the seven museum trips currently in the diary and am  hoping to spend time outdoors enjoying autumn’s beautiful colours,. Here’s my pick of the most promising cultural things for…

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What’s on October half term in London: Museum Mum picks

Wondering what’s on this October half term in London? I’ve handpicked a list of the best half term offerings from London’s museums and cultural destinations this October. With London’s museums going the extra mile to entertain families this October half term, there is so much to choose from – new exhibitions, trails and events – from the subterranean to the…

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