Adventures in London Up at the O2

Adventures in London: Climbing Up at the O2

    It’s surprisingly springy on the roof of the O2. You have to resist the urge to go boing boing boing as you reach the summit of London’s former Millennium Dome. ‘Do not bounce!’ Our instructor had issued a stern warning before the climb, ‘You’ll make it really wobbly for all those coming after… 

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Paddington at House of Illustration
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Okido Monster Arcade
Holiday Inn family room

Featured: Take a Peppa Pig Mini Break!

    When I was growing up, the Notorious PIG on the block was the one and only Miss Piggy. What a diva.     For today’s preschoolers, it’s all about Peppa Pig, who’s not quite as fabulous but does have her own TV show, books, and theme park, and is currently touring the UK… 

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Fun Palaces

London Kids Weekend Scoop (October 4-5, 2014)

  Hmm… the weather’s a bit grim, so what to do with the kids in London this weekend? It’s all about Fun Palaces, more than 100 organisations across the UK celebrating the centenary of theatre director Joan Littlewood and her (then) revolutionary idea of the Fun Palace, ‘a temporary and movable home to the arts… 

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Jed with autograph at Lords

A Day out at Lord’s Cricket Ground

    There’s always something thrilling about live sports, even when you’re a bit clueless about the game. We had front row seats at the Royal London Cup One Day Finals at Lord’s cricket grounds, and I was glued to the action, even though the scoreboard might as well have been written in Greek. Luckily… 

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The Art of the Brick

London Kids Weekend Scoop (Sep 25-28, 2014)

  Some really exciting things to do in London with kids (and without) this weekend with family theatre, a LEGO exhibition, a celebration of Oliver Jeffers and a supper club just for mums. Tuck in! HOT TICKET: Punchdrunk Entertainment presents Against Doctor’s Orders: A Journey into the Uncharted at National Maritime Museum, Romney Rd, SE10… 

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London Kids Weekend Scoop (Sep 18-21, 2014)

The next few days are set to be action-packed as we check out cricket in Lords and a disco in Hackney Wick. If you’re looking for things to do with the kids this weekend, look no further. From family theatre to street festivals, we’ve got you covered! Thu-Sun: Fantastic Mr Fox at Little Angel Theatre,… 

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Grace Jones at On Blackheath

On Blackheath: A New London Festival to Treasure

  You can never quite tell with a new local festival: is it going to be worth your time and effort or, well, just a bit crap? We were invited** to check out the first ever On Blackheath Festival – two days of family friendly fun and live music on Blackheath Common with headliners Massive… 

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Babes dine out at Benihana #BeniGirlsBash

    Flame throwing, knife juggling… it’s all the fun of the circus at Benihana, a uniquely family friendly Japanese restaurant experience that puts a fun spin on the term ‘dinner theatre’. I had taken the boys along to Benihana Chelsea last week for the #BeniGirlsBash, an early evening affair with some other bloggers organised… 

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Africa Utopia Catwalk show

London Kids Weekend Scoop (Sep 11-14, 2014)

    I enjoy putting this guide together on a Thursday because it gives me that Friday feeling one day early! As usual I’ve rounded up the coolest activities and events for parents and their young ‘uns. Some fabulous things to do in London with kids this weekend: On Blackheath music festival, St Katherine Docks… 

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