What’s on this weekend? Carols at St Paul’s, Christmas goodies, the science behind the festive season explained, pantomime horse race, Christmas crafts and seasonal stories…Read More
The bad weather’s been relentless the last couple of weeks and it’s been difficult to spend time enjoying any outdoor pursuits. Luckily, London is packed with fantastic, forward-thinking museums that have kitted themselves out with everything you need to keep the family entertained on rainy days. So this week we thought we’d share our top five rainy day museums with you:Read More
The most action-packed, fun-filled summer that London can remember is drawing to a close and this weekend is your last chance to get involved. Soak up some riverside sun at the Thames Festival, have a look at Paralympic running blades at the Museum of Childhood, go to a Closing Ceremony and more…Read More
Pigs, goats, donkeys and sheep, just a few yards from Hackney Road? Yes, that’s right. This week we went to visit the popular Hackney City Farm.Read More
Following on from our summary last week of the river pageant, procession, lighting of beacons and other official events taking place over the Diamond Jubilee holidays, here’s our view of what else is on this weekend…Read More
Mention Brick Lane and you might be thinking about curries, trendy boutiques, vibrant nightlife or the famous 24-hour bagel shop. Or at least I do, but maybe that’s a sign of a misspent youth. When I’m in the area these days, I’m less likely to be found checking out a new bar, and more likely to be taking a short detour down a side street to the Spitalfields City Farm…Read More
Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds. SuperTed. Sooty and Sweep. He-Man. Care Bears.
If these names fill you with nostalgia for the toys, books and TV programmes of your youth then you will love a trip down memory lane at the Museum of Childhood. An outpost of the V&A situated in Bethnal Green, the Museum unites the V&A’s collection of items relating to childhood, both antique and modern.