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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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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Christmas at Blenheim Palace with kids

Just a short drive from Oxford, award-winning Blenheim Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with over 300 years of history. And this Christmas Blenheim Palace is transformed into a fairytale, quite literally, with its Alice in Wonderland-inspired experience, twinkling light trail and impressive projected light show which use the palace’s grand facade as their canvas. Join me and the…

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London Transport Museum Christmas 2019

This is rapidly becoming a family tradition! Our visit to London Transport Museum last year was such a Christmas highlight that the Museum Kids were absolutely delighted to be invited back. We have been to the London Transport Museum countless times now but no two visits feel the same. Every time there is something new to do – as well as…

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Culture, not clutter: Museum memberships for London families

Museum memberships are the perfect gift idea, particularly for doting family members who otherwise might fill the house with ALL. THE. STUFF. Membership has lots of benefits – from supporting an organisation you believe in to free entry, fast track access and exclusive events. On a practical note, it makes family visits less stressful as you know you don’t have…

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