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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Museum Mum Picks: Lockdown Easter 2020 and beyond

Psst: For 2021 Easter activities, click here to head to my latest blog post. 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…

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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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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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