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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Posted on Wednesday, 5 July, 2017 in Featured, Parks, Sporting Events, Sunny day | 0 comments

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

We’ve been to the Olympic Park lots of times since we first went during London 2012, but our most recent trip reminded me to write about it here.

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What’s on at the weekend? – 7, 8 December 2013

Posted on Thursday, 5 December, 2013 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 7, 8 December 2013

Get set for a weekend of festive fun with carols, Santa, racing Christmas puddings, vintage markets and more…

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Discover Children’s Story Centre, Stratford

Posted on Sunday, 16 September, 2012 in Featured, Museums, Rainy day, Sunny day | 0 comments

Discover Children’s Story Centre, Stratford

The Olympic and Paralympic athletes and crowds may have left the area, but there are still reasons to head to Stratford for a family friendly day out.  Such as the Discover Children’s Story Centre…

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Mudchute Park & Farm

Posted on Friday, 17 August, 2012 in Farms, Featured, Parks, Sunny day | 1 comment

Mudchute Park & Farm

The spotlight has been on East London for the past two weeks, with more visitors exploring the area than ever before.  To fill the gaping hole left by the end of the Olympic Games, and before the crowds arrive for the Paralympics, this week’s post is a review of Mudchute Park & Farm on the Isle of Dogs, London’s largest city farm…

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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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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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Olympic Park: visiting with a baby?

Posted on Sunday, 19 February, 2012 in Featured, Parks, Rainy day, Shopping, Sporting Events, Sunny day | 3 comments

Olympic Park: visiting with a baby?

If you’re one of the lucky few who secured tickets for the London Olympics this summer, and you’re planning to take your baby along, here’s our take on visiting the Olympic Park. OK, so the park’s not officially open (or even finished) yet, but we managed to get hold of some tickets for the cycling test event at the brand new Olympic Velodrome this weekend and thought we’d share our experience of the facilities so far.

 

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Westfield Stratford City (when only retail therapy will do)

Posted on Wednesday, 1 February, 2012 in Rainy day, Shopping | 1 comment

It’s all well and good setting out on cultural and/or educational babydaytrips, but sometimes only a spot of retail therapy will do.  On those cold winter days where a trip to your high street would mean constantly adding and removing layers as you go in and out of shops, a shopping mall is the perfect solution.  And so we ended up at Westfield Stratford City…

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