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Kids in London – Entertainment and education at the Emirates Aviation Experience, North Greenwich

Sunday 18th of October 2015

With half term fast approaching, busy parents need lots of ideas – that don’t break the bank – to entertain the kids. So yesterday I took a 10 year old young man – amongst the hardest to impress – the rest

Kids in London – “Inside Out” packs an emotional punch

Monday 27th of July 2015

When the weather is grim during the summer holidays, parents flock to the cinema. So yesterday I went along to see the latest film from Disney Pixar – Inside Out. In essence, it is about the main the rest

Enchanting children with “Room on the Broom” at Richmond Theatre

Saturday 18th of July 2015

I spent a delightful hour surrounded by happy children and their parents and grandparents today. There’s really nothing better than listening to small children giggling.

Most parents will know the rest

Kids in London – Kidzania career role play city at Westfield London

Monday 29th of June 2015

Is your child an aspiring doctor or dentist? Or are they planning on being a fire or police officer? Maybe they are inspired by fashion or excited by cars?

Kidzania at Westfield London gives them the rest


Kids in London – So many surprises at Sunset safari at London Zoo

Monday 29th of June 2015

After the 15 minute walk from the bustle of Camden Town, me and my teen daughter were not impressed with the long queue that confronted us when we arrived at 610pm for our sunset safari at London Zoo the rest

Kids in London – The mystery of history on the Time Tour Bus

Saturday 13th of June 2015

I’ve done a fair few tours of London – both with and without kids – so I’m always interested in a new angle. And this “theatrical” tour – with the amazing Professor Quantum chatting non-stop, video the rest

Kids in London – Education and exhilaration on London Rib Voyages

Saturday 2nd of May 2015

I guided my 17 year old daughter through the hustle and bustle of the South Bank (a rather exciting “Streets of Spain” event was taking place, the Udder Belly theatre was doing a brisk trade and the the rest

Kids in London – Safe play space, sports and animals at Coram’s Fields in Bloomsbury

Thursday 26th of March 2015

Coram's Fields – in Bloomsbury between Holborn and King’s Cross - is a seven acre playground and park for children and young people living in or visiting London that is owned and managed by a the rest

Kids in London – A real family film with Rihanna in “Home”

Monday 16th of March 2015

As kids’ films go this one was pretty good. Dreamworks has scored another (slow-burn) hit I think. The shrieks of laughter from the small people in the audience were matched by the chortles from the the rest

Kids in London – Deep sea fun with Octonauts Live at Richmond Theatre

Sunday 1st of March 2015

I admit I wasn’t familiar with the Octonauts but I happily joined the ranks of cadets at Richmond Theatre yesterday afternoon. The show is based on the Ceebeebies TV show, which used real life marine the rest

Kids’ delight at The Sooty Show

Monday 26th of January 2015

It’s amazing to think that this small orange bear is 66 years old and yet still manages to delight the diddlies. At Richmond Theatre yesterday, I was enveloped in the blissful sound of little folk the rest

Mini-Vault at Waterloo – A magical world for under 11s

Monday 5th of January 2015

The Vault Festival takes place each year in the Leake Street tunnels underneath Waterloo train station (28th January and 8th March 2015).

This year they introduce “mini-Vault” for the under 11s. the rest

Kids in London – Christmas at Kew 2014

Sunday 21st of December 2014

Having enjoyed this festive evening so much last year we returned this year full of enthusiasm especially as they said that the trail had the rest

Moomin shop, Lego reindeer and Christmas cheer in Covent Garden

Friday 12th of December 2014

Covent Garden never fails to be a joy to kids and adults alike and Christmas time is no exception. Lots of kiosks sell mulled wine for the adults and the kids can look in wonder at the decorations the rest

The stars turn out to support Jerry Hall in Snow White pantomime at Richmond Theatre

Friday 12th of December 2014

Kids love panto – all that cheering and singing. And adults (men especially) will love this one too. After all, what’s not to like about the amazing legs of Jerry Hall and her surprisingly good the rest

Kids in London – Dinosaurs, wildlife photography and skating at The Natural History Museum

Thursday 27th of November 2014

Every parent knows the value of a visit to South Kensington and the Natural History Museum – what child isn’t excited to see those dinosaur bones and all manner of creatures? But as Christmas time the rest

Kids in London – Barmy Britain Horrible Histories Live on Stage at the Garrick Theatre

Monday 11th of August 2014

The Horrible History books were a firm favourite for my kids when they were young so I was keen to see how they translated onto the stage. We braved the torrential rain yesterday and walked the short the rest

Mousical fun with ballet girls and hip hop boys at Angelina Ballerina

Saturday 9th of August 2014

I have to say that the word on the street from the mums’ network wasn’t encouraging. Still, I pottered down to Richmond Theatre to see for myself. The gang of excited little girls aged from two to the rest

Kids in London – “My underpants rule” book to keep kids safe from sexual predators

Tuesday 5th of August 2014

With all the media coverage of the trials of sexual predators, parents may be worried about how best to alert their children to the possible danger without causing unnecessary alarm on such a the rest

Kids in London – Cute animals at Vauxhall City Farm

Saturday 2nd of August 2014

After seeing this urban farm from the train so many times on my way into Waterloo, I was delighted when my daughter said that she’d quite like to visit.

Within five minutes of leaving Vauxhall the rest