Review of Rubbish at the Southbank Centre

Rubbish is on tour, playing at London’s Southbank Centre until Monday 21 April Grimy whimsy. Or whimsical grime. That’s what you get when you bring…

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WIN: Tickets to Sensacional at the Unicorn Theatre, London

Sensacional runs from 26 April – 11 May 2014. One of you lovely lot (plus your tiny person, and another grown-up of your choice) is…

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Review: Not Now, Bernard at the Unicorn Theatre

Heaven is sitting with a two-year-old on your lap, a four-year-old snuggled into your side, and a fluffy purple monster growling, two feet away. Or…

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Review: Polly Dunbar at Imagine Children’s Festival

[Note from Nell: this review of Polly Dunbar’s performance is a guest post, which was kindly written by the Daddy D. Thank you, D!] Tilly…

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Half-term culture for children in London

Half term is less than a week away. The big question is: how to entertain the children? Outside, it’s raining buckets. Daffodil buds are being…

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Christmas shopping with a twist: Our Time of Gifts week 24

I’m sure Christmas shopping used to involve simply exchanging hard cash for manufactured items. Some of which were gracefully received; others relegated to a pile…

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Review: Stick Man, Leicester Square Theatre

You know a performance is likely to be a hit when, a few bars into the opening song, your four-year-old son turns to you and…

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The kindly cabbie: Our Time of Gifts week 18

This week, shattered glass lay strewn over a stretch of path in our park. And Austin fell in it. He was belting down from the…

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The sleeping man: Our Time of Gifts week 14

My three-year-old son and I, walking through central London. Covent Garden, to be precise. One-thirty in the afternoon. Austin: [tee hee]: Mummy, that man’s sleeping…

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