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Find your nearest winter ice rink (or try them all)

Find your nearest winter ice rink (or try them all)

London's winter ice skating rinks - including one that's new for 2017.
6 Of The Best Relaxing Day Trips in London

6 Of The Best Relaxing Day Trips in London

Just chill
Ever Been To Bromley's Roman Villa?

Ever Been To Bromley's Roman Villa?

Ticked off Kenwood House and Kensington Palace? But you've not done all these
10 More London Train Journeys You Might Not Have Done

10 More London Train Journeys You Might Not Have Done

From miniature railways to incline lifts.
London's Craziest Day Trips

London's Craziest Day Trips

Brand new answers for next time someone asks, 'How was your weekend?'
Free places in London to take the kids

Free places in London to take the kids

We'd love to hear your own favourites
Non-Touristy Things To Do In West London

Non-Touristy Things To Do In West London

From Pinner to Chiswick.
How To Spend Less Money On Cinema Tickets

How To Spend Less Money On Cinema Tickets

For film fanatics (on a budget)
How Much Do You Really Know About Trafalgar Square?

How Much Do You Really Know About Trafalgar Square?

Secrets of the world-famous square
The London Locations That Harry Potter Fans Must Visit

The London Locations That Harry Potter Fans Must Visit

Wizard walk.
North London's finest unsung museums

North London's finest unsung museums

Go off the beaten track this weekend
London's Got A New Zoo... And It's Full Of Robot Animals

London's Got A New Zoo... And It's Full Of Robot Animals

You had us at robot zoo.
Harry Potter's London

Harry Potter's London

Magic stuff.
Where Is London's Best Crazy Golf Course?

Where Is London's Best Crazy Golf Course?

Never a dull moment.
Secrets Of The Thames Foreshore

Secrets Of The Thames Foreshore

From prehistoric flint to Blitz rubble.
Video: Behind The Scenes At London's Free Harry Potter Show

Video: Behind The Scenes At London's Free Harry Potter Show

Check out this Potter exhibition.
On A Budget? Cheap Family-Friendly London Alternatives

On A Budget? Cheap Family-Friendly London Alternatives

Ideas for cash-strapped parents.
London's Best Child Friendly Restaurants

London's Best Child Friendly Restaurants

Places that won't turn their noses up at children
The Best Cheap French Eats In London

The Best Cheap French Eats In London

Ooh la la! French food that won't break the bank.
Teenagers can be hard to please, but we reckon this lot'll keep them happy

Teenagers can be hard to please, but we reckon this lot'll keep them happy

As selected by a bestselling young adult author.
11 Things You Might Not Know About The Millennium Bridge

11 Things You Might Not Know About The Millennium Bridge

Yes, it used to wobble; but do you know why?
London's best alternative boats

London's best alternative boats

Take to the water.
Whether you're after good value or something a bit different, try London's best museum cafes

Whether you're after good value or something a bit different, try London's best museum cafes

Combine culture with culinary delights
Where to see peregrine falcons in London

Where to see peregrine falcons in London

One might be eyeing you up right now...
The Best Places To Drink Tea In London

The Best Places To Drink Tea In London

Fancy a brew? Do it in style
A visit to Coram's Fields in Bloomsbury

A visit to Coram's Fields in Bloomsbury

A great place for kids.
Love Your Lido: Outdoor Swimming In London

Love Your Lido: Outdoor Swimming In London

Cool off in London's best outdoor pools
9 Things You Might Not Have Done In Tate Modern

9 Things You Might Not Have Done In Tate Modern

Including how to put your own art on the wall
The Place In London Where You Can Stay For £10 A Night

The Place In London Where You Can Stay For £10 A Night

A convincing pitch.
FORGET zone 1 for a minute. These north west London attractions rock

FORGET zone 1 for a minute. These north west London attractions rock

Believe us, this beats shopping on Oxford Street
Is It Still Possible To Get Tickets For The Harry Potter Play?

Is It Still Possible To Get Tickets For The Harry Potter Play?

Sort of, yes.
Did You Know All These Fun Lewisham Facts?

Did You Know All These Fun Lewisham Facts?

Including the first use of police riot shields.
13 Things You Might Not Know About St Paul's Cathedral

13 Things You Might Not Know About St Paul's Cathedral

It was a Christmas present to London (sort of)
The best afternoon teas for kids in London

The best afternoon teas for kids in London

Time for tea.
9 of London's Most Beautiful Fountains

9 of London's Most Beautiful Fountains

A thing of beauty is a joy forever
These London Museum Gardens Are Well Worth A Visit

These London Museum Gardens Are Well Worth A Visit

From courtyard cafes to rambling fields.
Where To See Skeletons In London

Where To See Skeletons In London

Ogle these bones.
London's 11 Best Independent Cinemas

London's 11 Best Independent Cinemas

Picture-perfect picturehouses.
Why The Hell Do People Go To Changing The Guard?

Why The Hell Do People Go To Changing The Guard?

Atten-shun!
In Pictures: London's Cutest City Farm Animals

In Pictures: London's Cutest City Farm Animals

Did we get your favourite?
Essential London Apps For Families

Essential London Apps For Families

Some museums have their own incredible apps
Things To Do With Kids In London When It's Raining

Things To Do With Kids In London When It's Raining

From trampolining to ice skating.
Agatha Christie's London Haunts

Agatha Christie's London Haunts

We went searching for Agatha...
Relive your childhood in London's best toyshops

Relive your childhood in London's best toyshops

As fun for adults as for kids
Video: Gladiators in London

Video: Gladiators in London

Find out how Roman Londoners got their kicks.
 AA Milne's London

AA Milne's London

An insight into everyone's favourite bear
The London Art Gallery That Contains The World's Most Stolen Painting

The London Art Gallery That Contains The World's Most Stolen Painting

The first of its kind.
Cheese Lovers Need To Know About These Cheesy London Hotspots

Cheese Lovers Need To Know About These Cheesy London Hotspots

We're brie-ing serious.
London Treasure Trails For Work Or Family

London Treasure Trails For Work Or Family

These work equally well as family games, or with colleagues at lunch time.
The City Farm That Straddles A Train Line

The City Farm That Straddles A Train Line

Where train stock meets livestock
Ahoy there maties, tis pirates aboard the city o'London:

Ahoy there maties, tis pirates aboard the city o'London:

Raise yer skull an' crossbones an' be a pirate in London.
Which London Restaurants Offer Free Food For Children?

Which London Restaurants Offer Free Food For Children?

Feed the family on the cheap
The very best gluten free pizzas in London

The very best gluten free pizzas in London

It's a GF revolution!
The 8 best fountains in London:

The 8 best fountains in London:

Let's get wet.
The Best Family-Friendly Pubs In North London

The Best Family-Friendly Pubs In North London

Happy families.
London's Best Community Gardens

London's Best Community Gardens

Find out where.
Ever Been To The Rose Playhouse?

Ever Been To The Rose Playhouse?

Putting on plays once more.
Everything You Need To Know About The St James's Park Pelicans

Everything You Need To Know About The St James's Park Pelicans

What are they called, and where are they from?
The Muppets In London: A Brief History

The Muppets In London: A Brief History

Including run-ins with Roger Moore and Michael Caine.
Rare George Cross Goes On Display In East London

Rare George Cross Goes On Display In East London

Rare medal on display, with graphic novel.
Things To Do In London In The Easter Holidays: 28 March-12 April 2015

Things To Do In London In The Easter Holidays: 28 March-12 April 2015

Ideas for keeping the kids happy.
London's First Trampoline Park Opening In West Acton

London's First Trampoline Park Opening In West Acton

Booiiiiiiinnng.
7 Alternative Family Days Out In London

7 Alternative Family Days Out In London

Do something different.
Hampton Court’s Magic Garden: King Of Playgrounds

Hampton Court’s Magic Garden: King Of Playgrounds

New palace play-park is fit for a king.
Things To Do In London This Easter Weekend: 26-28 March 2016

Things To Do In London This Easter Weekend: 26-28 March 2016

Four fun-filled days of free time.
Christmas Family Activities In London

Christmas Family Activities In London

Things to do whether you're young or just young-at-heart.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 30 April-2 May 2016

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 30 April-2 May 2016

May Day or Doctor Who, cake or canals?
Family-Friendly Pubs In London

Family-Friendly Pubs In London

Because mummy and daddy need a drink.
The 10 Best Family-Friendly Art Galleries In London

The 10 Best Family-Friendly Art Galleries In London

Educate and entertain your kids.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 16-17 April 2016

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 16-17 April 2016

Food, booze, vinyl and pants.
London's Best Theatres For Children

London's Best Theatres For Children

Big kids also welcome.
Things To Do In London In Half Term: 14-22 February 2015

Things To Do In London In Half Term: 14-22 February 2015

Dinosaurs, animals, pirates and Frozen.
Things To Do in October Half Term: 25 October-2 November 2014

Things To Do in October Half Term: 25 October-2 November 2014

Much more than Halloween going on.
There's A Giant Waterslide Coming To Alexandra Palace

There's A Giant Waterslide Coming To Alexandra Palace

Woohoo with a view.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 23-24 April 2016

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 23-24 April 2016

St George and the Marathon.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 9-10 April 2016

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 9-10 April 2016

Fun ways to spend your free time.
TICKET ALERT: Ascend The BT Tower

TICKET ALERT: Ascend The BT Tower

Iconic structure open for one night only.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 21-22 May 2016

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 21-22 May 2016

'Ave a proper cockney knees-up.
We Did Every London Parkrun... Here's What We Learned

We Did Every London Parkrun... Here's What We Learned

Cue the Rocky music...
A Rare Chance To Tour Down Street Ghost Station

A Rare Chance To Tour Down Street Ghost Station

And a deep-level shelter at Clapham South.
Enchant The Whole Family At Syon Park's Woodland Walk

Enchant The Whole Family At Syon Park's Woodland Walk

Take a walk through the twinkly lights.
Night At The Museum: London's Best Sleepovers

Night At The Museum: London's Best Sleepovers

Sleeping bags at the ready...
Notting Hill Carnival's Top Sound Systems

Notting Hill Carnival's Top Sound Systems

And it's not just all about the reggae.
Things To Do In London In Half Term: 23-31 May 2015

Things To Do In London In Half Term: 23-31 May 2015

Dinos, butterflies, clowns and more.
A Look Around The Magical Lantern Festival At Chiswick House Gardens

A Look Around The Magical Lantern Festival At Chiswick House Gardens

Highly recommended family light show.
Things To Do In London In Half Term: 24 October-1 November 2015

Things To Do In London In Half Term: 24 October-1 November 2015

Family-friendly fun across London.
Regent Street To Close For Huge Transport Festival

Regent Street To Close For Huge Transport Festival

Serious bus action going down.
The Beach Is Back

The Beach Is Back

150 tonnes of sand dumped at Camden Roundhouse.
A Hello Kitty Afternoon Tea Is Coming To London

A Hello Kitty Afternoon Tea Is Coming To London

For three months only.
Things To Do In London In Half Term: 24 May-1 June 2014

Things To Do In London In Half Term: 24 May-1 June 2014

Plenty to do, whatever the weather.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 7-8 May 2016

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 7-8 May 2016

Pet pets, or go troll hunting.
Things To Do In The Easter Holidays 25 March-10 April 2016

Things To Do In The Easter Holidays 25 March-10 April 2016

Keep your young Londoners busy in the school holidays.
This Little Piggy Went To… The London Pignic

This Little Piggy Went To… The London Pignic

Micro Pig Pop-Up aims to educate pet owners.
Build Everything And Anything At London’s Lego Show

Build Everything And Anything At London’s Lego Show

Where the skilled go to build...
Where To Go In London When It's Just Too Hot

Where To Go In London When It's Just Too Hot

In case you don't have a chest freezer to climb into.
Things To Do In London In February Half Term 13-21 February 2016

Things To Do In London In February Half Term 13-21 February 2016

Whatever their age, whatever your budget.
Things To Do In London In The Easter Holidays 2017

Things To Do In London In The Easter Holidays 2017

Bunnies aplenty.
London In The Easter Holidays

London In The Easter Holidays

Science, theatre and the obligatory Easter egg hunts
Free And Cheap London Events: 28 March-3 April 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 28 March-3 April 2016

Spent all your cash on chocolate? Don't stay in, there's loads of cheap stuff going on.
Free And Cheap London Events: 18-24 April 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 18-24 April 2016

Bit cash strapped? We've things to do for under £5.
See Chinese Lanterns Shaped Like A Huge Dragon And A Life-Size London Bus

See Chinese Lanterns Shaped Like A Huge Dragon And A Life-Size London Bus

First festival of its kind in London.
Celebrate 60 Years Of The Routemaster This Weekend

Celebrate 60 Years Of The Routemaster This Weekend

Routemaster groupies head to Finsbury Park for the nichest of birthday parties.
Top Independent Shops In... Crystal Palace

Top Independent Shops In... Crystal Palace

Shops worth leaving Zone 1 for.
Night At The Museum: London's Best Sleepovers

Night At The Museum: London's Best Sleepovers

Sleeping bags at the ready...
Free And Cheap London Events: 9-15 May 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 9-15 May 2016

Boats, buskers and book launches.
Follow In Paddington Bear's Paw Prints With New Trail

Follow In Paddington Bear's Paw Prints With New Trail

Please look after these bears.
This Weekend: Discover Bits Of London You've Never Been To

This Weekend: Discover Bits Of London You've Never Been To

Stay local or go further afield: this festival is packed with activities.
First Pictures Of Jamie Parker As Harry Potter

First Pictures Of Jamie Parker As Harry Potter

Cursed Child snaps released.
Massive Aqua Obstacle Course Coming To Battersea

Massive Aqua Obstacle Course Coming To Battersea

South London's answer to the Ally Pally waterslide
Free And Cheap London Events: 11-17 April 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 11-17 April 2016

No money, don't worry.in
Cheap Family Days Out: South West London

Cheap Family Days Out: South West London

Have fun on a budget.
Celebrate Roald Dahl's Centenary At Southbank Centre

Celebrate Roald Dahl's Centenary At Southbank Centre

Author's work takes centre stage at Imagine Children's Festival.
Nature Lights Up Christmas At Kew Gardens

Nature Lights Up Christmas At Kew Gardens

Fun for romantics and the young at heart.
The Greatest Show-Offs On Earth: Learning Circus Skills In London

The Greatest Show-Offs On Earth: Learning Circus Skills In London

Trapeze-y does it.
The Best Shows In London This Christmas

The Best Shows In London This Christmas

Festive theatre and playful panto.
Celebrate Roald Dahl 100 in London

Celebrate Roald Dahl 100 in London

From food to theatre.
Teeny Houses At Vauxhall Park Model Village

Teeny Houses At Vauxhall Park Model Village

Mini maisons in south London.
Ahoy! London's Tall Ships Festival Returns

Ahoy! London's Tall Ships Festival Returns

Find your sea legs at Greenwich and Woolwich this Bank Holiday.
Southbank Winter Festival — Can You Avoid Using The C-Word?

Southbank Winter Festival — Can You Avoid Using The C-Word?

Tickets on sale now for Christmassy shows.
Christmas 2014: Children's Theatre Guide

Christmas 2014: Children's Theatre Guide

Tin soldiers, Gruffalos and Snow Dragons aplenty.
Disco Baby! London's Top Family-Friendly Dancefloors

Disco Baby! London's Top Family-Friendly Dancefloors

Baby just loves to dance.
Free Theatre Tickets For Kids This August With Kids Week

Free Theatre Tickets For Kids This August With Kids Week

See Charlie, Matilda, Billy, Hetty... for free!
Enjoy Regent Street Without The Traffic

Enjoy Regent Street Without The Traffic

An idyllic garden and pop-up catwalk.
Family Things To Do In London For Chinese New Year 2016

Family Things To Do In London For Chinese New Year 2016

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey with your little monkeys.
Talking Statues Brings London Monuments To Life

Talking Statues Brings London Monuments To Life

Have a chin-wag with Queen Victoria or the Spitalfields Goat.
Free Activities At London Fun Palaces This Weekend

Free Activities At London Fun Palaces This Weekend

Director Joan Littlewood's vision finally realised.
Things To Do In London In The Summer Holidays: 27 July-2 August

Things To Do In London In The Summer Holidays: 27 July-2 August

Aussie animals and Airfix.
6 Must-See London Stately Homes

6 Must-See London Stately Homes

National Art Pass at the ready.
London's Floating Cinema Returns: Book Your Tickets Now

London's Floating Cinema Returns: Book Your Tickets Now

This year's programme is out of this world.
Get Ready Now For London's New Year's Day Parade

Get Ready Now For London's New Year's Day Parade

What to see and where to see it.
5 Fab Things To Do At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park This Half Term

5 Fab Things To Do At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park This Half Term

It's no ordinary park.
Where's The Best Adventure Playground In London?

Where's The Best Adventure Playground In London?

Lucky little Londoners.
Things To Do Today: Friday 1 April 2016

Things To Do Today: Friday 1 April 2016

You'd be a fool not to find something to do.
Lego London Landmarks On Show At An Actual London Landmark

Lego London Landmarks On Show At An Actual London Landmark

See the Monument while up the Orbit.
Where To Go Wassailing In London

Where To Go Wassailing In London

Welcome in the new year in an old way.
Meet The Clangers, Bagpuss And Friends

Meet The Clangers, Bagpuss And Friends

Classic kids' characters at Museum of Childhood.
London Will Get A New Classic Car Event This Autumn

London Will Get A New Classic Car Event This Autumn

Don't miss London's newest vintage car event.
Things To Do In London In The Summer Holidays: 3-9 August

Things To Do In London In The Summer Holidays: 3-9 August

Travel back to Londinium.
Full Steam Ahead For The Railway Children's Return

Full Steam Ahead For The Railway Children's Return

Real steam engine coming to purpose-built theatre.
Cheap Family Days Out: South East London

Cheap Family Days Out: South East London

Castles, farms and airports.
Ticket Alert: Solve Clues To Find A Free Party In London

Ticket Alert: Solve Clues To Find A Free Party In London

All thanks to Boris Johnson.
Follow The Bear And Discover Hidden Paddington

Follow The Bear And Discover Hidden Paddington

Family fun with a new free trail.
Review: Peppa Pig's Still Got The X Factor In This Live Production

Review: Peppa Pig's Still Got The X Factor In This Live Production

Every toddler's favourite porcine.
15 Things To Do At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park This Spring

15 Things To Do At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park This Spring

Ideas for adults and kids alike.
London's Biggest Urban Beach... At Brent Cross Shopping Centre

London's Biggest Urban Beach... At Brent Cross Shopping Centre

Thrills and spills beside the M1.
Stay Up Late For Museums At Night Across London

Stay Up Late For Museums At Night Across London

Magic in the moonlight.
New Harry Potter Exhibition Marks 20 Years Of The Boy Wizard

New Harry Potter Exhibition Marks 20 Years Of The Boy Wizard

Potterheads, rejoice.
Things To Do In London In The Summer Holidays: 20-26 July

Things To Do In London In The Summer Holidays: 20-26 July

Family-friendly fun.
London Transport Museum Reveals The Secrets Of The Underground

London Transport Museum Reveals The Secrets Of The Underground

Buses and a miniature railway too!
Don't Panic If You Hear Gunshots In East London Tonight

Don't Panic If You Hear Gunshots In East London Tonight

It’s the Honourable Artillery Company's open evening.
Chill Out At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park's Own Beach

Chill Out At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park's Own Beach

Plenty going on.
ZSL London Zoo Announces Walkthrough Lemur Enclosure

ZSL London Zoo Announces Walkthrough Lemur Enclosure

London's furriest bachelor pad.
13 Ways To Celebrate Women's History Month In London

13 Ways To Celebrate Women's History Month In London

Comedians, scientists, rebels, musicians, engineers and more.
Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday / Deathday in London

Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday / Deathday in London

23 April marks 400 years since Shakespeare died.
10 Must-Try Fitness Challenges For March

10 Must-Try Fitness Challenges For March

Forget hitting the gym: try something new this month.
London’s Best Family-Friendly Christmas Shows

London’s Best Family-Friendly Christmas Shows

Top tips on where to entertain the family this Christmas.
See Illustrations Of Harry Potter, Peter Pan And Matilda At The Foundling Museum

See Illustrations Of Harry Potter, Peter Pan And Matilda At The Foundling Museum

A sweet show of literary orphans and foundlings.
15 Things We Can Share About Harry Potter

15 Things We Can Share About Harry Potter

No spoilers.
Family Days Out On A Budget: North East London

Family Days Out On A Budget: North East London

Olympic parks to Elizabethan lodges.
Join In With A Mass Karaoke Singalong Near Tower Bridge

Join In With A Mass Karaoke Singalong Near Tower Bridge

Plus free film and theatre shows.
Sneak Peek: Immersive Goosebumps Show In Waterloo Vaults

Sneak Peek: Immersive Goosebumps Show In Waterloo Vaults

Designs for kids' favourite revealed.
Where To Take Geeky Kids In London

Where To Take Geeky Kids In London

Adventures in town for budding Einsteins, Lovelaces and Brunels.
Rare Chance To Visit London's Mills This Weekend

Rare Chance To Visit London's Mills This Weekend

Wind and water-power.
Things To Do In London In The Summer Holidays: 10-16 August

Things To Do In London In The Summer Holidays: 10-16 August

Den building and Gladiator Games.
South Bank London Has Christmas All Wrapped Up

South Bank London Has Christmas All Wrapped Up

Festive food, film, theatre and freebies to be found.
Step Into The VAULT: Celebrated Festival Returns To Waterloo Tunnels

Step Into The VAULT: Celebrated Festival Returns To Waterloo Tunnels

Six weeks of magical miscellany.
The Railway Children Finds New Home At King's Cross Theatre

The Railway Children Finds New Home At King's Cross Theatre

Purpose-built theatre brings the goods.
Cinderella: Book Now And You Shall Go To The Ball

Cinderella: Book Now And You Shall Go To The Ball

See Cinders at Millfield Theatre.
See The Little Ships Of Dunkirk On The Thames

See The Little Ships Of Dunkirk On The Thames

Amazing stories of British war heroism.
Pancake Races In London This Shrove Tuesday

Pancake Races In London This Shrove Tuesday

Where to be a tosser this Pancake Day.
Spiegeltent Lands At Canary Wharf

Spiegeltent Lands At Canary Wharf

Aerial circus, silent disco and a family rave.
Where To Get Into The Christmas Spirit In London

Where To Get Into The Christmas Spirit In London

Scrooges, look away now.
South Bank Winter: Fun Family Days Out

South Bank Winter: Fun Family Days Out

Riverside fun with your loved ones.
9 Must-Try London Fitness Challenges For May

9 Must-Try London Fitness Challenges For May

Colour runs, obstacle courses and a jumping rave.
Things To Do In London: Wednesday 20 April 2016

Things To Do In London: Wednesday 20 April 2016

Edible cinema and hanging from silks.
Blow Away The Winter Cobwebs On South Bank

Blow Away The Winter Cobwebs On South Bank

Theatre, dining and more to see you through January.
How To Celebrate Chanukah In London

How To Celebrate Chanukah In London

Stuff yourself with fried food.
Summer Holidays: Things To Do In London: 11-17 August

Summer Holidays: Things To Do In London: 11-17 August

Horrible history and children's theatre.
Send Us London Stories For Children And By Children

Send Us London Stories For Children And By Children

The best will win a prize.
Top London Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Top London Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Treat your mum to a London-inspired present.
Things To Do In London: Friday 8 April 2016

Things To Do In London: Friday 8 April 2016

A certain purple cow returns to the South Bank.
How To Stay Fit And Have Fun This June

How To Stay Fit And Have Fun This June

Stay fit and have fun in June.
Explore The A To Z Of London At London Transport Museum's Depot

Explore The A To Z Of London At London Transport Museum's Depot

Book now for the next LTM Depot Open Weekend.
Londony Things To Buy Your Dad For Father's Day

Londony Things To Buy Your Dad For Father's Day

Tube map boxers anyone?
Salsa, Skating And Spoken Word At Walthamstow Garden Party

Salsa, Skating And Spoken Word At Walthamstow Garden Party

Two-day family festival is back for another year.
Dippy's Got Competition At New Dinosaur Exhibition

Dippy's Got Competition At New Dinosaur Exhibition

Horniman Museum goes prehistoric.
Things To Do In London: Thursday 21 April 2016

Things To Do In London: Thursday 21 April 2016

Celebrate Brenda or Bagpuss.
What Impact Is London Life Having On Kids?

What Impact Is London Life Having On Kids?

Children's exhibition explores their fears.
Love Your Lido: Brockwell Lido

Love Your Lido: Brockwell Lido

Everything you need to know about Brockwell Lido
Pop Up Screens Returns To Notting Hill For Christmas

Pop Up Screens Returns To Notting Hill For Christmas

Winter wonderland of cinema.
Things To Do Today In London: Friday 3 June 2016

Things To Do Today In London: Friday 3 June 2016

Step inside a safari.
Free Tickets For Kids To Over 30 West End Shows

Free Tickets For Kids To Over 30 West End Shows

Kids Week is back.
Leytonstone Festival Has Something For Everyone

Leytonstone Festival Has Something For Everyone

Sunset tours, a Cher-a-like and cheese-tasting.
Cheap Family Days Out: North West London

Cheap Family Days Out: North West London

Planes, farms and Romantic poets.
All Aboard National Maritime Museum For A New, Nautical Adventure!

All Aboard National Maritime Museum For A New, Nautical Adventure!

Punchdrunk brings the magic for six to 12 year olds.
Talking Bull: The Udderbelly Returns

Talking Bull: The Udderbelly Returns

Southbank’s comedy cow is back.
Review: Cycle Revolution At The Design Museum

Review: Cycle Revolution At The Design Museum

Beautifully designed two-wheeled machines.
Meet Your Reptilian Relatives At Dinosaur Zoo

Meet Your Reptilian Relatives At Dinosaur Zoo

Prehistoric petting.
Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London

Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London

For when you've already done the lights, the ice rinks and the panto.
Volunteer To Help Clean The Thames This March

Volunteer To Help Clean The Thames This March

Just turn up on the day to do your bit to tidy our great river.
All Aboard! London Transport Museum Opens New Family Play Zone

All Aboard! London Transport Museum Opens New Family Play Zone

And it pushes all the right buttons.
Tour London Transport Museum's Depot And Heathrow Express Depot In One Day

Tour London Transport Museum's Depot And Heathrow Express Depot In One Day

Transport fans, rejoice!
Things To Do In London In The Summer Holidays: 17-23 August

Things To Do In London In The Summer Holidays: 17-23 August

Pirates, mermaids, Thunderbirds...
Find Out What It Takes To Run A Railway

Find Out What It Takes To Run A Railway

And ride on some locomotives.
Discover Little Free Libraries Near You

Discover Little Free Libraries Near You

Take a book, return a book or donate a book.
The Fun Fair That Runs Off Steam And Nostalgia

The Fun Fair That Runs Off Steam And Nostalgia

Carters rolls into town.
From Maya Angelou To Mandela: October Is Black History Month

From Maya Angelou To Mandela: October Is Black History Month

Talks, exhibitions, poetry and film.
Free Dance And Art At The Royal Opera House

Free Dance And Art At The Royal Opera House

Deloitte Ignite 2014 explores myth.
See Battersea Power Station As You've Never Seen It Before

See Battersea Power Station As You've Never Seen It Before

Exhibition assembles best art work of the iconic building.
Muddy London: How To Get Your Feet Dirty

Muddy London: How To Get Your Feet Dirty

Make the most of London's wild spaces this summer.
Summer Holidays: Things To Do In London 25-31 August

Summer Holidays: Things To Do In London 25-31 August

Meerkats, magic and celebrity bears.
See Old Royal Mail Vehicles In The City Of London

See Old Royal Mail Vehicles In The City Of London

Part of Royal Mail's 500 year anniversary.
Stickyscapes: Hours Of Fun With London-Themed Stickers

Stickyscapes: Hours Of Fun With London-Themed Stickers

Both endearing and adhering.
Ticket Alert: Pop Up Screens Halloween Fright Fest

Ticket Alert: Pop Up Screens Halloween Fright Fest

Films that go bump in the night.
Mog, Tiger and Pink Rabbit Come To Life At The Jewish Museum: Review

Mog, Tiger and Pink Rabbit Come To Life At The Jewish Museum: Review

Explore childhood favourites at fab new show.
Geffrye Museum Conjures Ghosts Of Christmas Past

Geffrye Museum Conjures Ghosts Of Christmas Past

Transforming our ideas of tradition.
All Aboard For The Canalway Cavalcade

All Aboard For The Canalway Cavalcade

Head to Little Venice for some fab family-friendly fun this bank holiday weekend.
Go Fly A Kite At Streatham Common Kite Day

Go Fly A Kite At Streatham Common Kite Day

Channel your inner Mary Poppins.
Picnic With Where's Wally and Meet The Gruffalo

Picnic With Where's Wally and Meet The Gruffalo

All at the Foyles Storybox children's literature festival
Visit An Old Nazi Tall Ship In Canary Wharf

Visit An Old Nazi Tall Ship In Canary Wharf

In Canary Wharf this week.
History, Family Fun And Even Fitness At Hither Green Festival

History, Family Fun And Even Fitness At Hither Green Festival

Hither Green Festival animates SE13.
Summer Holidays: Things To Do In London 4-10 August

Summer Holidays: Things To Do In London 4-10 August

Take a romp through London's history.
Explore The Plantastic World Of Flora At Horniman Museum

Explore The Plantastic World Of Flora At Horniman Museum

New family exhibition opens this weekend.
See Top Street Artists In Action This Weekend

See Top Street Artists In Action This Weekend

Festival set for debut.
Summer Holidays: Things To Do In London 18-24 August

Summer Holidays: Things To Do In London 18-24 August

Climbing trees, design an ice lolly and channel your inner princess.
Streatham Comes Of Age: A Festival For All The Family

Streatham Comes Of Age: A Festival For All The Family

A week of fun.
Londonist Christmas Shopping Round-Up

Londonist Christmas Shopping Round-Up

In case you fancied buying some Christmas presents online this Cyber Monday.
Things To Do In London: Monday 18 April 2016

Things To Do In London: Monday 18 April 2016

Get rid of Monday blues by doing some of these.
A Door In A Wall Presents: The Life And Death Of Paul Marrane

A Door In A Wall Presents: The Life And Death Of Paul Marrane

May the best pun win.
Dogs Strut Their Stuff At Paw Pageant 2014

Dogs Strut Their Stuff At Paw Pageant 2014

Stylish schnauzers and fashionable fox terriers.
What To See At Hampstead And Highgate Literary Festival

What To See At Hampstead And Highgate Literary Festival

War stories, London memoirs and something for kids too.
London's Sling Libraries: Mapped

London's Sling Libraries: Mapped

Because if you haven't given up on baby buggies already, why not?
Explore Design In London Three Ways For Just £20

Explore Design In London Three Ways For Just £20

Ticket offers entry to design shows worth £40.
Atchoo! Festival Marks 350th Anniversary Of The Great Plague

Atchoo! Festival Marks 350th Anniversary Of The Great Plague

Infectious walks, talks, music and drama.
Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival Returns To London

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival Returns To London

40 teams will take to the water.
Treasure Island Is A Visual Feast

Treasure Island Is A Visual Feast

The set is the star in National Theatre’s latest.
Things to Do Today: Monday 4 April 2016

Things to Do Today: Monday 4 April 2016

Loads of stuff to start the week off...
Gorgeous Wintery Photos From Syon House Enchanted Woodland

Gorgeous Wintery Photos From Syon House Enchanted Woodland

Couldn't get much lovelier.
Great London Family Days Out That Bring The Outside Inside

Great London Family Days Out That Bring The Outside Inside

Top family fun, whatever the weather.
Barking Mad Fun In Battersea Park

Barking Mad Fun In Battersea Park

Former Battersea dogs return for family fun day.
Clown Around In Church This Sunday

Clown Around In Church This Sunday

Unorthodox annual service in 69th year.
The Temporary Home For Lost And Starving Dogs Reopens Its Doors

The Temporary Home For Lost And Starving Dogs Reopens Its Doors

For one day only.
Visit Fat Sam's Speakeasy For Bugsy Malone's 40th Birthday

Visit Fat Sam's Speakeasy For Bugsy Malone's 40th Birthday

Splurge guns at the ready.
Fun On The Farm This Weekend

Fun On The Farm This Weekend

It's Open Farm Sunday.
Take Your Family On A London Adventure With Kids' Guidebooks

Take Your Family On A London Adventure With Kids' Guidebooks

Let the kids take the lead.
London's Best Fun Palaces

London's Best Fun Palaces

Family-friendly fun at these universities of the streets.
Free Family Fun: Half-Term At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Free Family Fun: Half-Term At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

560 acres to explore by foot, bike and boat.
A Magical Christmas Comes To Belgrave Square Garden

A Magical Christmas Comes To Belgrave Square Garden

Sleigh rides, a petting zoo... and of course Santa.
Bhangra, Bollywood And Biryani: Mela's Back

Bhangra, Bollywood And Biryani: Mela's Back

Enormous free festival of South Asia.
A Fiesta Of Film Festivals And Events In London This February

A Fiesta Of Film Festivals And Events In London This February

Beyond the multiplex.
Tails Will Wag At Battersea Annual Reunion

Tails Will Wag At Battersea Annual Reunion

Fundraising day open to everyone.
Street Art, Photography And More: St Paul's Loosens Up This Summer

Street Art, Photography And More: St Paul's Loosens Up This Summer

A rare chance to take pictures inside the famous cathedral.
Londonist Christmas Gift Guide: Book Lovers' Edition

Londonist Christmas Gift Guide: Book Lovers' Edition

Give the gift of London-themed reading this Christmas.
Free Arts Festival Is Back At London Bridge

Free Arts Festival Is Back At London Bridge

Soapbox science, drawing workshops and more.
Video: Hoxton Hall Relaunches

Video: Hoxton Hall Relaunches

The home of contemporary variety in London.
Roll Up To Elefest In Elephant & Castle

Roll Up To Elefest In Elephant & Castle

And not an elephant in sight.
Let Your Kids Go Batty In Hyde Park

Let Your Kids Go Batty In Hyde Park

Fur-n for all the family.
Victorian Ice Wells And Petrified Poo: It's The Festival Of Archaeology 2016

Victorian Ice Wells And Petrified Poo: It's The Festival Of Archaeology 2016

Plus flint knapping, deer skin tanning and an amazing church organ.
Join Michael Rosen For Discover's Children's Literature Festival, The Big Write

Join Michael Rosen For Discover's Children's Literature Festival, The Big Write

Top children's authors and illustrators join in the fun.
How You Can Run Your Own Free Film Festival

How You Can Run Your Own Free Film Festival

A step-by-step online guide is now live.
Timber! Is Something To Shout About

Timber! Is Something To Shout About

Superb French Canadian lumberjack circus.
The Power Of Poison: A Venomous Treat For The Family

The Power Of Poison: A Venomous Treat For The Family

An entertaining, interactive and educational exhibition that children will love.
Book Now: Suffragette Season Comes To Houses Of Parliament

Book Now: Suffragette Season Comes To Houses Of Parliament

Take a suffragette-themed tour of the Westminster seat of power.
Explore The Heygate Estate's Urban Forest

Explore The Heygate Estate's Urban Forest

Nope, we're not bark-ing mad.
World's First Time-Travel Agency Opens In Dulwich

World's First Time-Travel Agency Opens In Dulwich

See how the area used to be.
Explore London After Dark With Night Shift At London Transport Museum

Explore London After Dark With Night Shift At London Transport Museum

Exploring nocturnal transport in London over the last century.
Royal Albert Hall Launches First Film Festival

Royal Albert Hall Launches First Film Festival

A celebration of magic of the movies and cinema’s most stunning scores.
This Fascinating Whales Exhibition Is A Giant Success

This Fascinating Whales Exhibition Is A Giant Success

We felt Lilliputian among these giants.
Wear A Kimono, Create Your Own Emoji: Japan Festival Comes To V&A

Wear A Kimono, Create Your Own Emoji: Japan Festival Comes To V&A

Plus a string puppet exclusive.
Things To Do In London: Tuesday 22 March 2016

Things To Do In London: Tuesday 22 March 2016

A sermon on gin, gardeners's questions and Bowie's Soho.
Things To Do In London Today: Tuesday 26 April 2016

Things To Do In London Today: Tuesday 26 April 2016

Music, art, comedy and aliens.
London Destroyed As Danger Mouse Returns In Triumph

London Destroyed As Danger Mouse Returns In Triumph

New era for London's favourite cartoon.
How To Start Your Own Fun Palace In London

How To Start Your Own Fun Palace In London

Stella Duffy explains all.
Parents: Free Books For Your Kids This Half Term

Parents: Free Books For Your Kids This Half Term

London Children's Book Swap returns on Saturday.
Watch Brand New Dog-umentaries About London’s Top Canines

Watch Brand New Dog-umentaries About London’s Top Canines

Featuring Londonist’s four legged friend Toby.
You Choose: Which Of These Sculptures Should Join The Line?

You Choose: Which Of These Sculptures Should Join The Line?

Artist Michael Craig-Martin has given you a choice of three.
Things To Do Today: Thursday 31 March 2016

Things To Do Today: Thursday 31 March 2016

Beekeeping, filmmaking and making your own kimono.
Knitting, Astronomy And Graffiti Come Together At Festival

Knitting, Astronomy And Graffiti Come Together At Festival

Non-painting parts of street art event.
We're Stuck Helps Kids Enjoy Maths With Interactive Challenges: Review

We're Stuck Helps Kids Enjoy Maths With Interactive Challenges: Review

Why can't all maths lessons be like this?
The Cat In The Hat Is Coming To London

The Cat In The Hat Is Coming To London

Cat in the Hat and co heading your way.
Running Wild Reviewed: A Real Summer Treat

Running Wild Reviewed: A Real Summer Treat

Is this adaptation of a Michael Morpurgo novel the natural successor to War Horse?
Help Build A Tower This Weekend... Then Knock It Down

Help Build A Tower This Weekend... Then Knock It Down

What goes up, must come down...
Free Activity Sessions For Families This Summer

Free Activity Sessions For Families This Summer

Holiday fun without denting the budget.
The adventure playground teaching inner city kids how to play

The adventure playground teaching inner city kids how to play

Giving kids without gardens a space to play
Fairytale Yurt Comes To South Bank

Fairytale Yurt Comes To South Bank

Storytelling for grown ups and little ones.
Build A Minecraft London At Southbank Web Festival

Build A Minecraft London At Southbank Web Festival

Talks, debates, performances and gaming.
Book Now: Bowie's Baby Ballroom At The Arcola Theatre

Book Now: Bowie's Baby Ballroom At The Arcola Theatre

Celebrate the life of the goblin king with your little princes and princesses.
Get Up Close With Butterflies At Natural History Museum

Get Up Close With Butterflies At Natural History Museum

Living exhibition, new for the summer.
Star Paws: Dogs In Sci-Fi Cosplay

Star Paws: Dogs In Sci-Fi Cosplay

Pups take part in Sci-Fido Dog Show.
Families Invited To Explore Zoology At Grant Museum

Families Invited To Explore Zoology At Grant Museum

Get hands on with animal artefacts.
Don't Miss Designology, London Transport Museum's Latest Exhibition

Don't Miss Designology, London Transport Museum's Latest Exhibition

Who's ready to play Pimp My Bus Stop?
Celebrate National Paralympic Day With Liberty Festival

Celebrate National Paralympic Day With Liberty Festival

Loads of free outdoor activities.
Discover The Scientific Secrets Of Doctor Who Tonight

Discover The Scientific Secrets Of Doctor Who Tonight

At Royal Observatory Greenwich.
Half Term Fun At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Half Term Fun At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Sports, arts and crafts, Halloween and more.
Silence Is Golden At London International Mime Festival

Silence Is Golden At London International Mime Festival

There's more to it than invisible walls.
Learn A Musical Instrument For Free This Weekend

Learn A Musical Instrument For Free This Weekend

You can even jam with Rhianna's pianist.
Festival Celebrates Air And Wind

Festival Celebrates Air And Wind

Let face it, it's going to blow.
Arts Festival Unravels The Stories Of Deptford

Arts Festival Unravels The Stories Of Deptford

Including the demise of Kit Marlowe.
Londonist Out Loud: Exploring The Museum Of Childhood

Londonist Out Loud: Exploring The Museum Of Childhood

What was your favourite childhood toy?
Video: London Zoo's New Lemur Walk-Through

Video: London Zoo's New Lemur Walk-Through

Get up close to these cute creatures.
Londonist's Badly Photoshopped Easter Quiz

Londonist's Badly Photoshopped Easter Quiz

Six landmarks hidden by chocolate.
Fabulous Family Arts Festival Fun For Half Term

Fabulous Family Arts Festival Fun For Half Term

Music, theatre, puppets, stories, art and dancing.
Turn Your Little One Into A Movie Star At Framed Film Festival

Turn Your Little One Into A Movie Star At Framed Film Festival

You should definitely take your children to Barbican.
Ticket Alert: Disney Characters Take To The Ice

Ticket Alert: Disney Characters Take To The Ice

Minnie and Mickey mingle with the Frozen cast.
Don't Miss The Canoe Slalom World Championships In London

Don't Miss The Canoe Slalom World Championships In London

Splashing fun at Lee Valley.
Free Family Weekend For House Of Vans First Birthday

Free Family Weekend For House Of Vans First Birthday

You don't have to skate or have kids to join in.
Brixton Comes Together For I Am Your Neighbour

Brixton Comes Together For I Am Your Neighbour

Five cool events in mini arts fest.
Immerse Yourself In Virtual Reality Bronze Age Britain

Immerse Yourself In Virtual Reality Bronze Age Britain

Headsets on at the British Museum.
Solve City Clues To Raise Money For London Charities

Solve City Clues To Raise Money For London Charities

Family event supports London's Air Ambulance and Historic Royal Palaces.
The Gruffalo Is The Perfect Intro To Theatre For Kids

The Gruffalo Is The Perfect Intro To Theatre For Kids

Take your tinies to the West End.
Review: Goosebumps Kids Is Just Too Scary

Review: Goosebumps Kids Is Just Too Scary

Too much terror, not enough ham.
Deal Of The Day: Ice Skating At Winterville

Deal Of The Day: Ice Skating At Winterville

From £3.50.
Titchmarsh Charms In The Wind In The Willows

Titchmarsh Charms In The Wind In The Willows

Festive family-friendly ballet returns.
Balloon Races And Skyscraper Sketches: It's Archikids Festival 2015

Balloon Races And Skyscraper Sketches: It's Archikids Festival 2015

Fab free festival returns to the Square Mile.
Wilton's Dick Whittington Has Roundels, Rats And Romps: Review

Wilton's Dick Whittington Has Roundels, Rats And Romps: Review

Can you believe it's the Music Hall's first panto in over 300 years?
Bonkers Bikes And Champion Cyclists Compete In Free Bike Race

Bonkers Bikes And Champion Cyclists Compete In Free Bike Race

London Nocturne celebrates 10th birthday with a new St Paul's location.
You'll Believe In Unicorns After Seeing This Play

You'll Believe In Unicorns After Seeing This Play

Children's magic at Vaudeville Theatre.
The Friday Photos: Bank Holiday

The Friday Photos: Bank Holiday

Peaceful picnics or crowded chaos at Carnival. You decide.
London Talent Continues To Impress At Westfield Centres

London Talent Continues To Impress At Westfield Centres

Themed workshops, performances and activities for three more weeks.
A Little Bit Of Sci-Fi For Christmas

A Little Bit Of Sci-Fi For Christmas

London Shorts Q&A with director Jamie Stone.
Bank Holiday Family Fun: Tudors At The Tower Family Festival

Bank Holiday Family Fun: Tudors At The Tower Family Festival

Everyone loves the Tudors.
Review: We’re Going On A Bear Hunt… Again

Review: We’re Going On A Bear Hunt… Again

Little Angel’s Bear Hunt makes a welcome return home.
Help Create The World's Largest Edible Park

Help Create The World's Largest Edible Park

The Big Dig is back this weekend.
Flash Sale On Tickets For West End Kids' Shows

Flash Sale On Tickets For West End Kids' Shows

Hetty Feather, Horrible Histories and I Believe in Unicorns.
Watch this lovely video about the people behind Hoxton Street Monster Supplies

Watch this lovely video about the people behind Hoxton Street Monster Supplies

Have you visited this amazing East London institution?
The Cat In The Hat Is The Cat's Whiskers

The Cat In The Hat Is The Cat's Whiskers

Fantastic first-time theatre for children.
Meet Sir Chris Hoy At The London Bike Show

Meet Sir Chris Hoy At The London Bike Show

50,000 expected at ExCeL.
Video: Horniman Walrus Goes On A Summer Holiday

Video: Horniman Walrus Goes On A Summer Holiday

The toothy icon is lifted from his plinth and shipped to the coast.
Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 21 March 2014

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 21 March 2014

Up the ArcelorMittal Orbit with N Quentin Woolf.
The Covent Garden Puppet Fayre Is Back

The Covent Garden Puppet Fayre Is Back

Celebrate Mr Punch's 354th birthday.
Monster Fun At The Big Draw

Monster Fun At The Big Draw

Fancy a game of Electric Poo?
See The Royal Opera House's History In Silk

See The Royal Opera House's History In Silk

Artist creates a huge painted silk display.
How Would You Cope Without Your Phone Or Social Media?

How Would You Cope Without Your Phone Or Social Media?

Because a super solar storm is heading to Deptford...
Just In Case You Missed Our Terrific Thames Talks This Weekend

Just In Case You Missed Our Terrific Thames Talks This Weekend

Listen to the song Nigel of Bermondsey made for us.
Set And Score Your Career Goals With Workfest

Set And Score Your Career Goals With Workfest

Spice up your work life.
Finding Dory Star Comes To London Aquarium

Finding Dory Star Comes To London Aquarium

New exhibit for the kids.
Messing About On The River: Two Great Watery Kids' Shows

Messing About On The River: Two Great Watery Kids' Shows

Wind in the Willows and the Puppet Barge.
Another Slapstick Chapter Of Britain's Horrible Histories

Another Slapstick Chapter Of Britain's Horrible Histories

Family friendly dive into the past.
Nail Art, Cardboard Worlds And Camouflage: It's Children's Art Week

Nail Art, Cardboard Worlds And Camouflage: It's Children's Art Week

Under 18? Get arty.
Back With A Roar: Lionboy At Tricycle Theatre

Back With A Roar: Lionboy At Tricycle Theatre

A cacophony of noise, colour and movement.
I Want My Hat Back Review: The Perfect Antidote To Seasonal Schmaltz

I Want My Hat Back Review: The Perfect Antidote To Seasonal Schmaltz

Beloved children's book comes to National Theatre.
Review: Families Will Love This Inventive Stage Version Of Room On The Broom

Review: Families Will Love This Inventive Stage Version Of Room On The Broom

Witches and puppets.
Horrible Histories Charts Britain’s Comical Chronicles

Horrible Histories Charts Britain’s Comical Chronicles

Family-friendly historical slapstick.
Kids Colour Their Dinner Plates At Hand-Drawn Camden Cafe

Kids Colour Their Dinner Plates At Hand-Drawn Camden Cafe

This time you can play with your food.
Local Photos And Famous Faces At Richmond Literature Festival

Local Photos And Famous Faces At Richmond Literature Festival

Sheila Hancock, Jacqueline Wilson and other bookish beings.
Find Out How JM Barrie Gifted The Rights To Peter Pan To A Hospital

Find Out How JM Barrie Gifted The Rights To Peter Pan To A Hospital

Peter Pan and Victorian childhood.
Poetry In The Piazza

Poetry In The Piazza

London Transport Museum invites you to celebrate National Poetry Day.
Children’s Opera Proves Seriously Entertaining

Children’s Opera Proves Seriously Entertaining

The Way Back Home at the Young Vic.
Review: Kite Is A Breath Of Fresh Air On The Family Theatre Scene

Review: Kite Is A Breath Of Fresh Air On The Family Theatre Scene

A rare, original treat.
Regress To Childhood: See Alice's Adventures In Opera

Regress To Childhood: See Alice's Adventures In Opera

Lewis Carroll's tale performed in Holland Park.
Hip Hop Fable Grooves But Doesn't Move

Hip Hop Fable Grooves But Doesn't Move

A skilled cast lacks compassion.
Join In With Songs And Stories About London

Join In With Songs And Stories About London

A family-friendly trip down the Thames.
Get Arty At Westminster Abbey This Children's Art Week

Get Arty At Westminster Abbey This Children's Art Week

Plus printing in Peckham and tweeting in Twickenham.
Celebrate Den Day At RIBA

Celebrate Den Day At RIBA

And raise vital funds for Save The Children.
Three Of A Kind: Cultural Guidebooks For Kids

Three Of A Kind: Cultural Guidebooks For Kids

Extend your kid's cultural experiences with these fab guide books.
Build Your Own Pavilion Inspired By The Serpentine's Summer Pavilion

Build Your Own Pavilion Inspired By The Serpentine's Summer Pavilion

A perfect rainy day activity for 8 to 14 year olds.
Keep The Kids Busy At National Gallery This Summer

Keep The Kids Busy At National Gallery This Summer

Fun activities for kids and families during the summer holidays.
Rock Music For Eight Year Olds At Islington Festive-All

Rock Music For Eight Year Olds At Islington Festive-All

Bigger kids also allowed.
Review: Extraterrestrial Fun For Under 5s In The Polar Bears Go Up

Review: Extraterrestrial Fun For Under 5s In The Polar Bears Go Up

Cuddly mime for all the family.
Uncover The Secrets Of Conservation At Sunset Safari

Uncover The Secrets Of Conservation At Sunset Safari

Rare chance to quiz the experts.
Deal Of The Day: Baby Disco Dance Hall Tickets For £5

Deal Of The Day: Baby Disco Dance Hall Tickets For £5

DJ Monski Mouse on the decks.
On Your Marks, Get Set, It's Girl Kart Grand Prix!

On Your Marks, Get Set, It's Girl Kart Grand Prix!

Go go kart racing with London Play.
Vote For Local London Causes In The National Lottery Awards

Vote For Local London Causes In The National Lottery Awards

Finalists fight for £2,000 cash prizes.
YouTubers, Loony Tunes and Frozen: London's Big Family Festival

YouTubers, Loony Tunes and Frozen: London's Big Family Festival

See Youtube stars and CBBC favourites.
Roman finds, skeletons and art deco rarities on display at this excellent exhibition

Roman finds, skeletons and art deco rarities on display at this excellent exhibition

Thousands of years of London life on display
There's a Star Wars exhibition coming to The O2

There's a Star Wars exhibition coming to The O2

Star Wars fans: this is the exhibition you're looking for.
Your inner child will love these superheroes created from Lego bricks

Your inner child will love these superheroes created from Lego bricks

The (Building)blockbuster is back

Looking for a night out with a difference?
Children Travel For Free On Trains From Today

Children Travel For Free On Trains From Today

But beware the small print.
Pokemon Go And London: What You Need To Know

Pokemon Go And London: What You Need To Know

City goes Pikachu mad.
Where To Watch Fireworks In London On Bonfire Night 2015

Where To Watch Fireworks In London On Bonfire Night 2015

Ooohs and aaahs.
Things To Do In London: Halloween 2014

Things To Do In London: Halloween 2014

A scary amount of events.
Everything You Need To Know About London's Burning And Great Fire 350

Everything You Need To Know About London's Burning And Great Fire 350

London's Burning is from the same people behind Lumiere Festival
The Best London Vantage Points For Watching Fireworks On Bonfire Night

The Best London Vantage Points For Watching Fireworks On Bonfire Night

Ooooh! Aaaaah!
The BFG's Left Dream Jars All Over London... Can You Find Them?

The BFG's Left Dream Jars All Over London... Can You Find Them?

Time for a phizz-whizzing art trail.
Seasonal Skating: London's Christmas Ice Rinks 2014

Seasonal Skating: London's Christmas Ice Rinks 2014

Get your skates on.
Things To Do In London In Half Term

Things To Do In London In Half Term

Family-friendly school holiday activities for all budgets.
In London this weekend: Harry Potter, Comicon, and the 1966 World Cup (again)

In London this weekend: Harry Potter, Comicon, and the 1966 World Cup (again)

It's shaping up to be a good weekend
Tickets on sale now for the Magical Lantern Festival in Chiswick

Tickets on sale now for the Magical Lantern Festival in Chiswick

With added virtual reality.
10 Things To Look Forward To In London In 2017

10 Things To Look Forward To In London In 2017

Plan your London fun for 2017...
King's Cross Pond To Close Next Month

King's Cross Pond To Close Next Month

The petition already has a lot of support
A First Look At The Science Museum's Wonderlab

A First Look At The Science Museum's Wonderlab

We can't wait to go back.
Must-Read Guide To The Notting Hill Carnival 2016

Must-Read Guide To The Notting Hill Carnival 2016

It actually lasts two and a HALF days.
How To Be A Big Kid In London

How To Be A Big Kid In London

It's playtime!
This Moomin Exhibition Is Interactive Fun For The Family

This Moomin Exhibition Is Interactive Fun For The Family

Having childhood flashbacks?
Where To Go Ice Skating In London At Christmas 2016

Where To Go Ice Skating In London At Christmas 2016

A festive classic.
A 7km domino trail and six hour underwater performance will commemorate the Great Fire

A 7km domino trail and six hour underwater performance will commemorate the Great Fire

Commemorating the Great Fire.
Treat your kids to an amazing London theatre show this summer

Treat your kids to an amazing London theatre show this summer

Introduce your kids to the magic of theatre this summer
Celebrate 45 Years Of Mr Men At Pop-Up Museum

Celebrate 45 Years Of Mr Men At Pop-Up Museum

And Little Miss too.
Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London 2016

Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London 2016

Some of the best Christmas treats are free.
Get Your Tickets Now For The Alexandra Palace Fireworks Show

Get Your Tickets Now For The Alexandra Palace Fireworks Show

And don't forget the beer festival
Free Japanese Culture Festival This Weekend

Free Japanese Culture Festival This Weekend

Japan Matsuri Festival returns.
London's Best Beaches

London's Best Beaches

Fetch the suncream.
Huge Free Diwali Festival In Trafalgar Square This Weekend

Huge Free Diwali Festival In Trafalgar Square This Weekend

Don a sari, learn a Bollywood dance or tuck into Indian street food
Family Things To Do In London For Halloween

Family Things To Do In London For Halloween

Fun for little Londoners and their grown-ups.
Lego Santa's Workshop Arrives In Covent Garden

Lego Santa's Workshop Arrives In Covent Garden

Plastic creation unveiled in Covent Garden.
A Guide To The Lord Mayor's Show

A Guide To The Lord Mayor's Show

Fireworks, boats and massive wicker men.
London's Best Santa's Grottos For Christmas 2016

London's Best Santa's Grottos For Christmas 2016

Where to see Father Christmas / Old Saint Nick / the man in red.
"Gentlemen, to bed! For we leave at eight-thirty for nine."

"Gentlemen, to bed! For we leave at eight-thirty for nine."

"Gentlemen, to bed! For we leave at eight-thirty for nine."
Your Photos: London's Burning

Your Photos: London's Burning

Relive the festival here
Forty Hall: Escape To The Country Without Leaving London

Forty Hall: Escape To The Country Without Leaving London

Escape to the country without leaving London.
The London Eye Will Turn Gold Tonight At 9pm

The London Eye Will Turn Gold Tonight At 9pm

Riverside attraction celebrates Olympics.
Catch a free concert in King's Cross:

Catch a free concert in King's Cross:

Lewis Cubitt Square comes to life.
Alexandra Palace's Fireworks Festival Is Going To Be Epic

Alexandra Palace's Fireworks Festival Is Going To Be Epic

More than just a dynamite display over one of London's best views
Free Brazilian Festival Comes To Trafalgar Square

Free Brazilian Festival Comes To Trafalgar Square

Tuck into Brazilian food and have a dance.
The Tall Ships Are Back For Totally Thames Festival 2016

The Tall Ships Are Back For Totally Thames Festival 2016

Month-long celebration of the river.
11 Reasons To See Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

11 Reasons To See Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Can you change history without changing the future? Harry Potter finds out ...
Don't Miss These Midnight Launches Of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Don't Miss These Midnight Launches Of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Calling all muggles.
Visit a bascule chamber under Tower Bridge:

Visit a bascule chamber under Tower Bridge:

A Victorian wonder.
Where To See The Nutcracker And Other Festive Shows This Christmas

Where To See The Nutcracker And Other Festive Shows This Christmas

Yep we're humming Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy too...
A Lego Take On The John Lewis Christmas Adverts

A Lego Take On The John Lewis Christmas Adverts

See the Lego ghosts of Christmas past
Where To Eat For Diwali In London

Where To Eat For Diwali In London

Special spicy treats.
Get Into London Theatre: Theatreland's Annual Sale Is Now Open

Get Into London Theatre: Theatreland's Annual Sale Is Now Open

Christmas present inspiration right here
In Photos: Notting Hill Carnival 2016

In Photos: Notting Hill Carnival 2016

All the colours of Carnival.
Monty Python, Hipster Druids And Black Banquets: Museums At Night Is Back

Monty Python, Hipster Druids And Black Banquets: Museums At Night Is Back

They had us at 'hipster druids'.
See Harry Potter, Psycho Or ET With A Live Orchestra In London

See Harry Potter, Psycho Or ET With A Live Orchestra In London

A new way to experience the classics.
Teenage Bedrooms Exhibition: 'Like A House Inside Of A House'

Teenage Bedrooms Exhibition: 'Like A House Inside Of A House'

Teenage kicks.
How To Make Your Own Tube Roundel Christmas Tree Decoration

How To Make Your Own Tube Roundel Christmas Tree Decoration

Amaze and amuse friends and family.
Fabulous Food And A Petting Zoo At Boxpark This Easter Weekend

Fabulous Food And A Petting Zoo At Boxpark This Easter Weekend

Food, music and a petting zoo
How To Make A London Soldier Peg Doll Christmas Decoration

How To Make A London Soldier Peg Doll Christmas Decoration

Create your own gorgeous Foot Guardsman to watch over your Christmas tree.
Special Events Across The City For The First Ever London History Day

Special Events Across The City For The First Ever London History Day

Revel in the city's past.
London's Best Alternative Fitness Events For July

London's Best Alternative Fitness Events For July

Get out of the gym and see the city.
Loved board games as a kid? Reminisce at this new exhibition

Loved board games as a kid? Reminisce at this new exhibition

Which board games were you favourite?
Everyone Should See The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Everyone Should See The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Biggest science show in town
See Ghost Signs Brought Back To Life This September

See Ghost Signs Brought Back To Life This September

London's commercial past, back from the dead.
Celebrate All Things African In Trafalgar Square This Weekend

Celebrate All Things African In Trafalgar Square This Weekend

Africa On The Square Is Back.
Give Us A Break. Give Us A Unique KitKat

Give Us A Break. Give Us A Unique KitKat

We love our elevenses right now.
Visit ArcelorMittal Orbit For Half Price This January

Visit ArcelorMittal Orbit For Half Price This January

From ArcelorMittal Orbit.
Retro gaming meets the future at Science Museum's new exhibition

Retro gaming meets the future at Science Museum's new exhibition

A great nostalgia trip.
In photos - the Beach Rugby:

In photos - the Beach Rugby:

A beach in the heart of the City.
Explore The Gherkin With These Free Family Fun Days

Explore The Gherkin With These Free Family Fun Days

London's brilliant festival for the architects of the future
Shakespeare, Jesus Christ, Toyah Wilcox: all in the open air

Shakespeare, Jesus Christ, Toyah Wilcox: all in the open air

Summery suggestions for encounters with the stars, under the stars.
Hear The Voice Of God In London

Hear The Voice Of God In London

New Bankside art installation will make your eyeballs vibrate
Art That Moves Itself And The People Who See It

Art That Moves Itself And The People Who See It

"This is the kind of art fair you can take your kids to without having them drag their heels"
Don't Miss Ally Pally's Night To Remember

Don't Miss Ally Pally's Night To Remember

But get your tickets quickly.
See Daniel Radcliffe And Ben Wheatley At Exclusive Film Event

See Daniel Radcliffe And Ben Wheatley At Exclusive Film Event

The red carpet's got your name on it.
Egg And Chips And Cabaret At Every Man's Club

Egg And Chips And Cabaret At Every Man's Club

Get ready for cabaret...
There Is Nothing Like A Dame. Or six ...

There Is Nothing Like A Dame. Or six ...

Cinderella tickets for £300 - it's not for Baron Hardup ...
Play Volleyball And Cricket At The UK's Biggest Urban Beach

Play Volleyball And Cricket At The UK's Biggest Urban Beach

Fun in the sun.
Discover The Blue Plaques Of Covent Garden And Bloomsbury

Discover The Blue Plaques Of Covent Garden And Bloomsbury

A special year for the scheme.
Remember the I-Spy books from when you were a kid? Well, they're back

Remember the I-Spy books from when you were a kid? Well, they're back

Guess what's worth the most points
A land of moquette is coming to this free festival ->

A land of moquette is coming to this free festival ->

Past, present and future