Backyard Cinema’s Winter Night Garden

Our last post before Christmas is on a gorgeous festive experience we had at the weekend. Backyard Cinema, a pop-up auditorium at south east London’s…

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Skating at the Tower of London ice rink

For a few weeks of every year, part of the moat around the Tower of London is transformed into a frosty blue lake for skating…

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Picasso Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery, London

Our family visited Picasso Portraits, an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London. In a special guest post, D describes the kids’ take on Picasso.…

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London Winter shows for families

Now that Hallowe’en has passed, there’s no excuse: it’s time to plan some Christmas treats. I’ve been scouting around to find out the pick of…

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WIN Family tickets to the Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, London

Will you be in London on Friday 2 December 2016? In collaboration with Boom Ents, we are giving away a set of family tickets to…

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One Tree Hill, Honor Oak: London’s green spaces

When you imagine London, do you think of wading, ankle-deep, through leaves? Or the earthy smell of fallen branches, homes for burrowing bugs and blossoming…

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Si5 Spy Missions, Croydon

“It was basically the best thing in my life.” High praise indeed from a six year-old boy (my son’s friend, to be precise). But I…

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Justin Fletcher in the Railway Children, Kings Cross Theatre, London

Justin Fletcher, aka TV’s Mr Tumble, and the CBeebies star of Justin’s House and Something Special, is performing in the hit stage version of E.…

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Accessible London: Four top attractions

With its busy streets, and narrow, step-strewn Victorian buildings, London’s not always the most accessible of destinations. But big efforts have been made to attract…

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