May Half-Term in London: Top 20 Family Activities

Bompas and Parr Tutti Frutti at Kew Gardens

So much on, where do you begin? We’ve made it simpler by picking out our Top 20 May Half-Term Activities for London children and families, from babies to big kids (and the young at heart). Highlights include the IncrEdibles at Kew Garden, a festival of edible gardening, the London Literature Festival at Southbank Centre featuring… 

Read More »

Easter Bank Holiday Weekend Scoop for London Kids & Families (Mar 29-Apr 1)

Hop poster

There are so many things to do for families this Easter and thank heavens no snow on the horizon. From the Goat Race to the Boat Race, Easter egg hunts, kids cinema and theatre picks and even some outdoor fun. We’ll be at the Real Food Festival at Southbank Centre to support Big Apple Hot… 

Read More »

Calendar: What’s Hot in March for London Kids & Families (2013)

Calendar Cutie Adasu

Chocolate festivals, World Book Day, ballet for kids and the brand new Mums Show Live — what’s not to love about March in London? We’ve handpicked our favourite family activities and things to do with kids around town this month. Here’s what’s hot: Madagascar Live at Wembley Arena, Engineers Way, HA9 (Mar 1-3)Tiger Tracks at… 

Read More »

Weekend Scoop for London Kids & Families (Feb 15-17, 2013)


Half-Term holidays are coming up and we’ll have our Half-Term Guide up soon. In the meantime, here are our picks for what to do with the kids in London over the weekend. Hope everyone had a loving Valentine’s Day! Fri-Sun: Imagine Children’s Festival (pictured) at Southbank Centre, SE1 (Embankment/Waterloo tube)One of the highlights of the… 

Read More »

Calendar: What’s Hot for London Kids & Families (Feb, 2013)

Kids playhouse, Ezra

Welcome to February, or as we like to call it, Birthday Month! The party season kicks off with my eldest’s birthday tomorrow, followed swiftly by mine and then Jed’s and let’s not forget Pancake Day, Valentine’s Day, Carnival and Chinese New Year! Shake off those winter blues and check out some of the amazing family… 

Read More »

Weekend Scoop for London Kids & Families (Nov 29-Dec 2)


Santa’s popping up all over the place these days, but I guess ’tis the season for it. Find him at Rich Mix and Baby Loves Disco this weekend. Also happening for London kids and parents, immersive theatre in Stratford and a Baby Opera (pic) on the South Bank. Have fun! Thu: Chelsea Christmas Shopping Evening,… 

Read More »

Babes Love: The Adventure Walks London Map


We’re big fans of the Guy Fox London Children’s Map, so when I had the chance to check out another map for London kids, I was curious to see how the new one would stack up. The Adventure Walks London Map is a brilliant concept, featuring not only a fold-out guide to central London (as… 

Read More »

Weekend Scoop for London Families (Sep 6-9)


It’s the official end of summer as the Mayor’s Thames Festival takes over the River Thames area with a stunning line-up of arts, workshops and performances. Here’s what else we’ve found for London kids and families this weekend: Thu-Sat: Kew the Movies at Kew Gardens, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB (Richmond overground)Watch open-air cinema in the… 

Read More »