christmas in london

Christmas in London 2015: 30 COOLEST Things to Do with Kids!

    Winter is coming here (wasn’t that sudden?) and we’re anticipating a white Christmas. If the chill in the air and the frenzy round the shops hasn’t got you in the mood yet, why not scope out our guide to Christmas in London 2015? I’ve handpicked my 30 COOLEST Things to do with Kids… 

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101 dalmatians
Reform Social & Grill Afternoon Tea Scones
Big Tom Hanks

Toy Testers Awards 2015 (and Become a Toy Tester Too!)

    Do you remember the ‘80s film Big starring Tom Hanks? I watched it with the babes recently and, apart from a couple of awkward moments (e.g. the love scene), it was a wonderful trip down memory lane.     If you’ve never seen it, Big is about a 12-year-old boy who wishes to… 

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Into the Hoods Remixed Zoo Nation

Zoo Nation: Into the Hoods Remixed at Peacock Theatre

    ‘This is a hip hop show. We need you to MAKE SOME NOISE!’ Cue ecstatic whoops, buckshots and feverish clapping. We were at the Peacock Theatre in the West End, but the vibe was leaning towards that of a rap show, albeit with a crowd ranging from young kids to grandparents. And by… 

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Big Fish Little Fish Interview with Hannah and Natasha

Interview with Hannah and Natasha of Big Fish Little Fish (+ Win Tickets)!

    If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ve probably heard me bang on talk about these guys a fair bit. Big Fish Little Fish, the award-winning producers of mini festival-style raves for people with small kids, have been spreading their fairy wings and glowsticks far and wide since they launched in 2013…. 

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Bonfire Night London Kids Weekend Scoop (November 5-8, 2015)

    Remember, remember, the 5th of November is upon us and all over London fireworks and crackers are about to go BOOM! Our Bonfire Night London Weekend Scoop features the best family friendly fireworks displays happening from tonight. The massive festivities at Ally Pally are SOLD OUT and for the first time in 42… 

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Invisible Treasure at Ovalhouse (Babes Review)

    I am standing in a white room with my kids, surrounded by strangers, all of us waving our hands frantically at the ceiling. Colours, lights and shapes collide above us. In a moment, the room will go dark and we will receive our next task from a screen. We will feel strangely elated… 

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Letters from a Christmas Elf

Our Letters from a Christmas Elf

    It was an ordinary day last year, the first of December, when something strange started happening at Babes HQ. ‘Mum! Jed!’ Ezra yelled, ‘come and read this!’ A brown envelope had been waiting on our doormat when we got home from school, addressed to Ezra and Jed. Ezra had torn open the envelope… 

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Boo at the Zoo

October Half Term London Kids Scoop 2015

      Half term is upon us! Hooray… or HELP, as the case may be! What to do with the kids? We’ve found the best activities for you and your family in our October Half Term London Kids Scoop. Have a great one and maybe catch you with your babes about town, or see… 

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BKD Halloween Shoreditch

The BEST Halloween Kids Events in London!

    The ever popular Spooky Trail at Lauderdale House and the Big Fish Little Fish Halloween Family Rave at Stratford Circus are both SOLD OUT already — but don’t panic! There are tons of terrifying times to be had with your mini monsters all over town. We’ve (ahem) dug up some of the BEST… 

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