Camping Food

Festival Food Packing List: What to Take to Camp Bestival

Last week I teased you with all the delicious dining experiences available at Camp Bestival. Of course all this gastro indulgence can get expensive, so you definitely need to bring your own food supplies as back-up. We’ve gone to our last two festivals by train and my biggest concern was not having too much to… 

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Something Happening for Kids
Camp Bestival Feast Collective
Zen Sai bar
Little Angel Theatre Three Little Pigs
THE ELEPHANTOM New London Theatre

The Elephantom at New London Theatre (Family Theatre Review)

    A little girl wakes up to find a ghostly elephant in her bedroom. At first, it’s all fun and games but before long, the Elephantom becomes too big to handle. He farts, he bounces, he breaks things and he sends her parents (who can’t even see him) half-way round the bend. It’s up… 

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Cafe Football

Eat London with Kids (and Ryan Giggs): Cafe Football

‘It’s a bit like a restaurant and a bit like a pub,’ Ezra announced as we settled at our table at Cafe Football in Westfield Stratford. I couldn’t have put it better myself. It’s got the high roofs and mood lighting of a diner along with the laddish but relaxed atmosphere of a traditional pub…. 

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Organ Donor fridge_magnets

Recycle, Revive, Remember: Organ Donation #Spellitout

  Women are a complicated bunch. We keep our feelings knotted up inside, expect our partners to read our minds, and get in a right old state when things would be so much easier if we opened up from the start. Or maybe that’s just me! But when it comes to life-changing decisions, you have… 

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Twelfth Night Reimagined for ages 6 and over

Twelfth Night Reimagined for Ages 6 and Over (Family Theatre Review)

Shakespeare with water pistols? Just one of the many inventive elements of the brilliant Twelfth Night Reimagined for Ages 6 and Over playing at Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park. As a family theatre reviewer, I’ve sat in quite a few productions where you get water sprayed or shot at you and the audience ducks and… 

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Paddington Bear

London Kids Weekend Scoop (July 3-6, 2014)

Happy Independence Eve to our American readers! There’s a Fourth of July in London event to light your sparklers, along with many more fun things to do with kids around town. American Independence Day Picnic in Portman Square, Paddington Bear on the Epping-Ongar Railway, Twelfth Night for Ages 6 and Over in Regent’s Park, Design… 

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Laughing Larry Zug Rug

Meet the Zugs (Cool Carpets for Kids)

Laughing Larry arrived at ours all trussed up in an intriguing red package. Breaking him free was like breaking into Fort Knox. But he was definitely worth the wait. Even if the first thing I did was take off my shoes and walk all over him. Who is Larry and why is he so gosh… 

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Babes meet Perri and Jordan of Diversity

Babes Q&A with Perri and Jordan of Diversity! (British Gas Generation Green)

‘Coooool!’ Ezra shouted when I told the babes they’d been invited to interview Perri and Jordan of Diversity dance troupe last week. We went to Westfield Stratford where Jordan and Perri were judging the finals of the British Gas Generation Green Energy Performance, a national dance competition that is part of an ongoing campaign to… 

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Rastamouse

London Kids Weekend Scoop (June 26-29, 2014)

Oh so many things to do with kids in London this weekend! Dragon boat racing, Greenwich + Docklands Festival, FREE Wimbledon screenings around town, City of London Children’s Parade, Fiesta in London Fields, Rastamouse in Stratford, Festival of Love at Southbank Centre… Have fun! WATCH WIMBLEDON ON THE BIG SCREEN FOR FREE! Thu-Sun: Strawberries and… 

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