Zog Live at Cadogan Hall – with 2020 tour dates

Updated November 2019 with 2020 tour dates Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s picture books are frequent fixtures in the Museum household, and Zog is one of our favourites. In the book, Zog is an accident-prone dragon at Madame Dragon’s school who is desperate to earn a gold star. He learns ‘all the things that dragons need to know’ – how…

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Summer holidays 2019: 50 things to do in London with the kids

Wondering how on earth you’re going to keep the kids occupied over the summer holidays? Well, fear not – here’s my pick of 50 places to take you children in or near London over the 2019 summer. That’s more than one per day during the school holidays! I’ve selected the best exhibitions, events, and activities, all with a cultural twist.…

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Museum Mum picks: July 2019

Looking for things to do with kids in London in July 2019? There’s always so many great events happening in London that sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. So, each month I’ll choose a few of the upcoming family events that I’m most excited about. That way you can spend less time planning family days out and more…

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Zippos Circus: The Magnificent Top Hat Show

  A rider thrusts his hand in the air, and the crowd cheers wildly. We can’t quite believe what we’ve just seen – multiple motorcyclists ride simultaneously inside a globe-shaped cage. The roar of their engines couldn’t block out the collective gasps of amazement, as one by one drivers join the aptly named Globe of Death. The motorcycles almost dance,…

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Tips for visiting the South Kensington museums with kids

Thinking of taking the kids to one of the big three museums in South Kensington during the school holidays? By which, of course, I mean the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the V&A Museum. Unfortunately, you’re unlikely to be the only ones. Together, these three museums welcomed over 12.3 million people last year, and the school holidays are…

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