Babes with Brick Lane street art

34 COOLEST Things to do in London with Kids Summer 2015

    From urban beaches and outdoor cinema, to aerial theatre and Europe’s biggest street carnival, here are 34 COOLEST Things to do in London with Kids Summer 2015. Have a great one! PLAY 1. DIVE INTO AN OUTDOOR POOL at King’s Cross Pond Club, a brilliant temporary installation (only around for 2 years) that’s… 

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Inmoov Robot Somerset House
Rockabye Baby
Global Streets The Colour of Time
National Women in Engineering Day #Girlpower Panel
London Kids Weekend Scoop

London Kids Weekend Scoop (June 26-28, 2015)

    Is summer here at last? We’ll keep our fingers crossed the weather lingers for the weekend in London. Do head outdoors for Wimbledon screenings (from Monday), city festivals from Hyde Park to Greenwich, an urban beach in West London, dragon boat racing and more. All in our London Kids Weekend Scoop!    … 

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Family Photo Shoot Natasha Alipour Faridani Jed stairs close-up

Our Family Photo Shoot by Natasha Alipour-Faridani (+ Giveaway)

    When I first met Natasha, she was shooting tiny ravers at Big Fish Little Fish. We swapped details and a while later, she suggested a family photoshoot at our home in Islington. I wasn’t sure what to expect from our family photo shoot by Natasha Alipour-Faridani: should I select a range of outfits?… 

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Greenwich + Docklands International Festival

Top 20 Family Friendly Festivals in London and Beyond (2015)

    Top 20 Family Friendly Festivals in London and Beyond (2015)   Festival season is well and truly underway. Newcomers on the festival scene this year included Geronimo Festival in Tatton Park and the Urban Village Fete in Greenwich both in May. They’ve rounded up Hay Festival of Literature and Wychwood Festival and I… 

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Father’s Day London Kids Weekend Scoop (June 18-21, 2015)

    It’s the Father’s Day special of our London Kids Weekend Scoop with ideas to entertain your poppa and the rest of the family ranging from a foodie festival in Regent’s Park to a hip hop groove in Shoreditch. Our highlights: Father’s Day Italian Supper Club at the Doodle Bar, Taste of London, Sunset… 

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Jamie's Italian outside

Jamie’s Italian (Eat London with Kids)

    The first thing I noticed about Jamie’s Italian at Westfield London is that it’s huge — it seems to stretch on for a mile. The place was fairly empty when we arrived at 6 but soon filled up with diners. I spotted TV presenter Jasmine Dotiwala (remember her from MTV and The Word… 

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Big Wild Rumpus

London Kids Weekend Scoop (June 12-14, 2015)

    I’ve been ill this week so apologies for the late guide. Wonderful activities happening this weekend in London include Big Wild Rumpus across London, circus at Sadler’s Wells Peacock Theatre, Open Garden Squares weekend, Trooping the Colour for the Queen’s Birthday, the final party for Big Fish Little Fish, a crazy big slide… 

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Classical Babies Villa Pia concert with Caroline Kennedy

Classical Babies Italian Opera Morning with Villa Pia!

    Italian arias, prosecco and gorgeous Tuscany vistas… it was all in a morning’s work at the Classical Babies family concert held last month in association with Villa Pia.     Villa Pia is our wonderful Mothers & Shakers client, a stunning 17 bedroom villa in Lippiano, on the border of Tuscany and Umbria…. 

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Sunset Safari London Zoo

London Kids Weekend Scoop (June 4-7, 2015)

    Ready for a heatwave? Who knows how long this burst of summer will last so make the most of it with our London Kids Weekend Scoop for the first weekend in June. I’m still recovering from an amazing trip to New York (tell you all about it soon!), but back in the Big… 

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