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What’s on at the weekend? – Paralympics special edition

Posted on Wednesday, 29 August, 2012 in News, What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – Paralympics special edition

It seems like ages since the Olympic Games finished, but thankfully the Paralympics are finally here to perk things up again.  Head along to one of the big screens located across London to watch the action, or take in one of the London 2012 Festival events.  And when you’re tired out from admiring all of that sporting prowess, pop over to King’s Cross for this weekend’s ice cream festival…

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What’s on at the weekend? – 11, 12 August 2012

Posted on Thursday, 9 August, 2012 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 11, 12 August 2012

Two weeks of Olympic fun draws to a close on Sunday and, while you may now have an impressive knowledge of cycling tactics, gymnastic routines and dressage movements, what will you do when it’s all over? Here are babydaytripper’s suggestions for making the most of the final days of the Games, and what else is on in London this weekend…

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What’s on this week? – Olympics special edition

Posted on Friday, 3 August, 2012 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on this week? – Olympics special edition

I must admit to having been obsessed with the Olympic action this week and amazed by the fantastic atmosphere in London.  Quiet public transport, hardly any traffic – it’s easier to get about than ever before!  If you’re looking for ideas to entertain your kids this week, here are babydaytripper’s suggestions…

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Olympic Park – visiting with a baby (Part 2)

Posted on Sunday, 29 July, 2012 in Featured, News, Parks, Sporting Events | 7 comments

Olympic Park – visiting with a baby (Part 2)

You may recall that we first visited the Olympic Park in February (click here) to attend a test event at the Velodrome.  This time, we didn’t attend an Olympic event, but had tickets to spend the day visiting the Olympic Park itself.  It’s amazing how much work has been done since February to convert what was still mostly a building site back then into the final park.  The result is overwhelmingly impressive, although there are a few areas where there’s room for improvement.  Here’s how we rated our experience…

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What’s on at the weekend? – 21, 22 July 2012

Posted on Friday, 20 July, 2012 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 21, 22 July 2012

School holidays have started and the Olympic Torch Relay arrives in London this weekend, sparking a week’s worth of festivities culminating in the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games next Friday.  Where will you watch the Torch Relay and what else is on this weekend?

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Summer in London: 10 budget family activities

Posted on Thursday, 19 July, 2012 in Featured, News, Rainy day, Sunny day | 0 comments

Summer in London: 10 budget family activities

It’s the start of the school holidays and Olympic mania is about to descend on London.  What activities do you have planned for the summer?  We’ve compiled our top ten list of budget activities for all the family…

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Emirates Air Line

Posted on Tuesday, 17 July, 2012 in Featured, News, Rainy day, Sunny day | 0 comments

Emirates Air Line

Have you been on the Emirates Air Line yet?  The cable car is the latest way to cross the Thames, spanning the river from Royal Docks to Greenwich Peninsula.  Open just in time for the Olympic Games, we went along to give it a try before the flood of athletes, officials and tourists starts to arrive… 

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What’s on at the weekend? – 14, 15 July 2012

Posted on Friday, 13 July, 2012 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 14, 15 July 2012

The weekend’s almost here, let’s hope it’s not another washout. Either way there’s plenty to do: French-inspired fun at Borough Market, sculpture for kids, StoryCloud at Westfield Stratford, Big Dance and more…

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Where to watch the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay in London?

Posted on Wednesday, 11 July, 2012 in Featured, News, Sporting Events | 0 comments

Where to watch the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay in London?

Seven years after the successful bid was announced, the Olympic Games are finally about to arrive in London.  On 21 July 2012, the route of the 2012 Torch Relay brings the Olympic flame to Greenwich at the start of a much-anticipated week-long tour of the London Boroughs.  Wherever you live or work in London, the chances are that the torch will pass very close by – so, where will you watch it?

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What’s on at the weekend? – 30 June, 1 July 2012

Posted on Thursday, 28 June, 2012 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 30 June, 1 July 2012

London’s hotting up this week, literally and metaphorically.  With every day that passes in the run up to the Olympics there are more and more free festivals, exhibitions and events happening across the Capital.  This week, visit London’s modern Pleasure Gardens, take a cable car ride, celebrate Canada Day, take part in a Pop Up Festival of Stories and more… 

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