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A Weekend in Brighton | Brighton Fringe Festival

    Brighton wears its heart and its heritage on its sleeve: from large billboards of native DJ Fatboy Slim to name dropping classics like Quadrophenia, filmed on Brighton pier. Our first impression of the pier was of a heady tangle of tourists, arcades, fairground trapsters, and rip-off merchants (£2.75 for a 99 flake!). But… 

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Bedtime Stories at Stratford Circus
Serenata flowers Cheese Trug
Jed on overground train
Bend it Like Beckham rehearsals
Bournemouth girlie break

How to have a Holiday from your Holiday

    Half term is almost around the corner, are you going away? Last month, Abiye and I booked a long weekend getaway for the end of May and I’m really looking forward to our time together. Of course with the unexpected news of my mum’s passing, it’s going to cast a sad hue over… 

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Bugsy Malone Sasha Gray

Bugsy Malone at Lyric Hammersmith (Babes Review)

    Swing back in time to the era of gangsters and molls, as Lyric Hammersmith is transformed into Fat Sam’s Grand Slam Speakeasy for the fantastic new adaptation of Bugsy Malone. This is one of my best loved musicals and we’d watched the film with Ezra although he was too young to recall it…. 

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House of Fairytales at Wilderness 2014

London Kids Weekend Scoop (May 7-10, 2015)

    Thank you so much for all the kind messages of support after my recent loss. I’m still in a very weird space but always remembering happier times. Today’s main photo for the London Kids Weekend Scoop shows my mum and I, back when I was still her babe about town. Both my parents… 

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Mum at 74

Yesterday I lost my mother

Yesterday I lost my mother.

Street Feast Burger

May Bank Holiday London Kids Weekend Scoop (May 1-4, 2015)

    May Day! The year’s whipped by and the summer months are officially starting. Next week is all about festival fever as our Family Festivals guide will be out, along with a closer look at some of our favourites. But first, dive into the May Bank Holiday London Kids Weekend Scoop. It’s action packed!… 

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House of FairyTales Urban Village Fete

House of Fairytales at Urban Village Fete | Q&A with Deborah Curtis

    I’m putting together my family festivals guide and getting rather excited about more than a few of the London events, such as the upcoming Urban Village Fete in Greenwich.     This FREE family festival puts a modern spin on the traditional village fair with workshops, street food trucks, craft and designer maker… 

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Punchdrunk Enrichment A Journey Into the Uncharted

Against Captain’s Orders: A Journey into the Uncharted (Babes Review)

    Earlier this month we were invited to watch Against Captain’s Orders, a playful piece of theatre produced by Punchdrunk Enrichment. It’s one of the most fun and imaginative shows I’ve experienced with the babes to date — part family trail with a touch of Tintin, and an inkling of Indiana Jones! Arriving slightly… 

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Dogs Dont Do Ballet

London Kids Weekend Scoop (Apr 24-26, 2015)

    Some fantastic ideas for the next few days in our London Kids Weekend Scoop today. We’re particularly excited about:   London Children’s Ballet – Disney’s Magical Ice Festival – Band Day at Foundling Museum – Dogs Don’t Do Ballet with London Symphony Orchestra – Retro Dance party at Southbank Centre – and a… 

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