30+ Free Light Festivals and Illuminated Trails UK (2024)

Free lights festivals to brighten the long, dark nights, without breaking the bank. Be delighted by twinkling sculptures, impressive artworks and immersive illumination experiences. They’re not just for Christmas –…

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Museum Mum Picks: October 2019

Looking for things to do with kids in London in October 2019? Each month I choose a few of the upcoming cultural events for families that I’m most excited about.…

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Victoria and Albert: Our lives in watercolour at the Laing Art Gallery

If you saw this image in your social media feeds, you’d do a double take. The birthday table is positively groaning under the weight of all these gifts. This fine…

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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…

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17 special Mother's Day ideas in UK museums

A few years back, I awoke on Mother’s Day to… nothing. That’s right. Not. one. thing. No card, no flowers, no special hugs. I waited an hour or so, expecting that…

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