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A Guide To London's 2017 Christmas Ice Rinks

A Guide To London's 2017 Christmas Ice Rinks

Figure-of-eight-faves.
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
There are some fantastic light festivals coming to London this winter

There are some fantastic light festivals coming to London this winter

Glorious tunnels and Chinese lanterns to up your Instagram game
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

Teen-friendly family activities
6 Of The Best Relaxing Day Trips in London

6 Of The Best Relaxing Day Trips in London

Chill out.
London hotels too expensive? Why not go camping

London hotels too expensive? Why not go camping

Ever considered a tent or a caravan?
How Much Do You Really Know About Trafalgar Square?

How Much Do You Really Know About Trafalgar Square?

Secrets of the world-famous square
Free places in London to take the kids

Free places in London to take the kids

We'd love to hear your own favourites
The very best gluten free pizzas in London

The very best gluten free pizzas in London

It's a GF revolution!
London's Best Afternoon Teas For Kids

London's Best Afternoon Teas For Kids

Give your kids a treat.
We've worked out where to get the cheapest cinema tickets in London

We've worked out where to get the cheapest cinema tickets in London

For film fanatics (on a budget)
9 Child Friendly Restaurants In London

9 Child Friendly Restaurants In London

Places that won't turn their noses up at children
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
The 8 best fountains in London:

The 8 best fountains in London:

Let's get wet.
There's plenty for Harry Potter fans to see and do in London. Take a look

There's plenty for Harry Potter fans to see and do in London. Take a look

Potty for Potter?
Did You Know All These Fun Lewisham Facts?

Did You Know All These Fun Lewisham Facts?

Including the first use of police riot shields.
A visit to Coram's Fields in Bloomsbury

A visit to Coram's Fields in Bloomsbury

A great place for kids.
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.
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.
Ever Been To The Rose Playhouse?

Ever Been To The Rose Playhouse?

Putting on plays once more.
Cheese Lovers Need To Know About These Cheesy London Hotspots

Cheese Lovers Need To Know About These Cheesy London Hotspots

Where to buy, eat and make it.
Love Your Lido: Outdoor Swimming In London

Love Your Lido: Outdoor Swimming In London

Cool off in London's best outdoor pools
London's 11 Best Independent Cinemas

London's 11 Best Independent Cinemas

Get your ultimate film fix here.
London's best alternative boats

London's best alternative boats

Take to the water.
Squawk! London's Parakeets Star In New Children's Book

Squawk! London's Parakeets Star In New Children's Book

This'll have your kids begging to go down the park.
The Best Unsung Museums in North London

The Best Unsung Museums in North London

Canals, industry and innuendo.
10 More London Train Journeys You Might Not Have Done

10 More London Train Journeys You Might Not Have Done

We're chuffed that we found this many.
London's Craziest Day Trips

London's Craziest Day Trips

Take a break from the ordinary.
These Are London's Finest Tea Shops

These Are London's Finest Tea Shops

Fancy a brew? Do it in style
11 Fun Facts About London's Millennium Bridge

11 Fun Facts About London's Millennium Bridge

Yes, it used to wobble; but do you know why?
Which London Restaurants Offer Free Food For Children?

Which London Restaurants Offer Free Food For Children?

Feed the family on the cheap
9 of London's Most Beautiful Fountains

9 of London's Most Beautiful Fountains

A thing of beauty is a joy forever
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
Non-Touristy Things To Do In West London

Non-Touristy Things To Do In West London

From Pinner to Chiswick.
Is It Still Possible To Get Tickets For The Harry Potter Play?

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

Seen it yet? No? Here's how to get tickets.
The Best Toyshops In London

The Best Toyshops In London

As fun for adults as for kids
Cheap Family-Friendly Alternative London Days Out

Cheap Family-Friendly Alternative London Days Out

Try these money-saving ideas for family days out
Croque monsieurs, crepes and more: where to eat French on the cheap in London

Croque monsieurs, crepes and more: where to eat French on the cheap in London

We go weak for a good tartiflette.
Do you know what you can find on the Thames foreshore?

Do you know what you can find on the Thames foreshore?

Here's how to read the hidden stories of our great river.
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 London Locations That Harry Potter Fans Must Visit

The London Locations That Harry Potter Fans Must Visit

Wizard walk.
Essential London Apps For Families

Essential London Apps For Families

Some museums have their own incredible apps
These London Museum Gardens Are Well Worth A Visit

These London Museum Gardens Are Well Worth A Visit

From courtyard cafes to rambling fields.
Agatha Christie's London Haunts

Agatha Christie's London Haunts

London locations connected to the whodunnit maestro.
Where Is London's Best Crazy Golf Course?

Where Is London's Best Crazy Golf Course?

Tee off in style.
Perfect North London Pubs For Parents

Perfect North London Pubs For Parents

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

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

Rid yourself of those cross country demons...
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.
This Fascinating Whales Exhibition Is A Giant Success

This Fascinating Whales Exhibition Is A Giant Success

We felt Lilliputian among these giants.
Where to see peregrine falcons in London

Where to see peregrine falcons in London

One might be eyeing you up right now...
London's Cutest City Farms

London's Cutest City Farms

Did we get your favourite?
Why The Hell Do People Go To Changing The Guard?

Why The Hell Do People Go To Changing The Guard?

Atten-shun!
AA Milne's London

AA Milne's London

The London haunts of the author and his creation, Winnie The Pooh.
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.
Secrets Of St Paul's Cathedral

Secrets Of St Paul's Cathedral

It survived the Blitz... but only just
London's Best Community Gardens

London's Best Community Gardens

Blooming marvellous.
Inside London's Oldest Art Gallery

Inside London's Oldest Art Gallery

The first of its kind.
Where to take geeky kids in London - whether transport or dinosaurs is their bag

Where to take geeky kids in London - whether transport or dinosaurs is their bag

This'll fire their imagination
7 Alternative Family Days Out In London

7 Alternative Family Days Out In London

Do something different.
Cheap Family Days Out: South West London

Cheap Family Days Out: South West London

Have fun on a budget.
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.
How Much Do You Know About The St James's Park Pelicans?

How Much Do You Know About The St James's Park Pelicans?

Including that rumour about one eating a pigeon.
Heard about the guy who got his mate to dissect him?

Heard about the guy who got his mate to dissect him?

Bone-shaking days out.
Top Independent Shops In... Crystal Palace

Top Independent Shops In... Crystal Palace

Shops worth leaving Zone 1 for.
The 10 Best Family-Friendly Art Galleries In London

The 10 Best Family-Friendly Art Galleries In London

Educate and entertain your kids.
We love the mix of trains and animals at Kentish Town City Farm

We love the mix of trains and animals at Kentish Town City Farm

Spotted a goat on your commute?
Family-Friendly Pubs In London

Family-Friendly Pubs In London

Because mummy and daddy need a drink.
London's Best Theatres For Children

London's Best Theatres For Children

Big kids also welcome.
Londony Things To Buy Your Dad For Father's Day

Londony Things To Buy Your Dad For Father's Day

Tube map boxers anyone?
Cheap Family Days Out: South East London

Cheap Family Days Out: South East London

Castles, farms and airports.
Regent Street To Close For Huge Transport Festival

Regent Street To Close For Huge Transport Festival

Serious bus action going down.
Cheap Family Days Out: North West London

Cheap Family Days Out: North West London

Planes, farms and Romantic poets.
Teeny Houses At Vauxhall Park Model Village

Teeny Houses At Vauxhall Park Model Village

Mini maisons in south London.
Where To Go Wassailing In London

Where To Go Wassailing In London

Welcome in the new year in an old way.
Places Where The Muppets Have Filmed In London

Places Where The Muppets Have Filmed In London

It *felt* like a good idea at the time,
Family Days Out On A Budget: North East London

Family Days Out On A Budget: North East London

Olympic parks to Elizabethan lodges.
Disco Baby! London's Top Family-Friendly Dancefloors

Disco Baby! London's Top Family-Friendly Dancefloors

Baby just loves to dance.
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.
15 Things We Can Share About Harry Potter

15 Things We Can Share About Harry Potter

No spoilers.
Chill Out At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park's Own Beach

Chill Out At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park's Own Beach

Plenty going on.
Watch: This Shadwell Playground Is Changing Kids' Lives

Watch: This Shadwell Playground Is Changing Kids' Lives

Giving garden-less kids a place to play
London's First Trampoline Park Opening In West Acton

London's First Trampoline Park Opening In West Acton

Booiiiiiiinnng.
First Pictures Of Jamie Parker As Harry Potter

First Pictures Of Jamie Parker As Harry Potter

Cursed Child snaps released.
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.
Celebrate Roald Dahl 100 in London

Celebrate Roald Dahl 100 in London

From food to theatre.
Where's The Best Adventure Playground In London?

Where's The Best Adventure Playground In London?

Lucky little Londoners.
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.
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.
A trip round the Museum of Childhood

A trip round the Museum of Childhood

Just in time for Christmas
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?
Free And Cheap London Events: 9-15 May 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 9-15 May 2016

Boats, buskers and book launches.
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 This Weekend: 16-17 April 2016

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

Food, booze, vinyl and pants.
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?
Free And Cheap London Events: 11-17 April 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 11-17 April 2016

No money, don't worry.in
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.
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.
Massive Aqua Obstacle Course Coming To Battersea

Massive Aqua Obstacle Course Coming To Battersea

South London's answer to the Ally Pally waterslide
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.
Christmas Family Activities In London

Christmas Family Activities In London

Things to do whether you're young or just young-at-heart.
Visit An Old Nazi Tall Ship In Canary Wharf

Visit An Old Nazi Tall Ship In Canary Wharf

In Canary Wharf this week.
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.
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.
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.
Night At The Museum: London's Best Sleepovers

Night At The Museum: London's Best Sleepovers

Sleeping bags at the ready...
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.
There's A Giant Waterslide Coming To Alexandra Palace

There's A Giant Waterslide Coming To Alexandra Palace

Woohoo with a view.
6 Must-See London Stately Homes

6 Must-See London Stately Homes

National Art Pass at the ready.
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.
Find out about London's gladiatorial past

Find out about London's gladiatorial past

Find out how Roman Londoners got their kicks.
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.
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.
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 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.
Follow The Bear And Discover Hidden Paddington

Follow The Bear And Discover Hidden Paddington

Family fun with a new free trail.
What Impact Is London Life Having On Kids?

What Impact Is London Life Having On Kids?

Children's exhibition explores their fears.
Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday / Deathday in London

Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday / Deathday in London

23 April marks 400 years since Shakespeare died.
Find Out What It Takes To Run A Railway

Find Out What It Takes To Run A Railway

And ride on some locomotives.
Free Tickets For Kids To Over 30 West End Shows

Free Tickets For Kids To Over 30 West End Shows

Kids Week is back.
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.
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.
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.
9 Must-Try London Fitness Challenges For May

9 Must-Try London Fitness Challenges For May

Colour runs, obstacle courses and a jumping rave.
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.
Build Everything And Anything At London’s Lego Show

Build Everything And Anything At London’s Lego Show

Where the skilled go to build...
Enjoy Regent Street Without The Traffic

Enjoy Regent Street Without The Traffic

An idyllic garden and pop-up catwalk.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TICKET ALERT: Ascend The BT Tower

TICKET ALERT: Ascend The BT Tower

Iconic structure open for one night only.
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.
Notting Hill Carnival's Top Sound Systems

Notting Hill Carnival's Top Sound Systems

And it's not just all about the reggae.
The Fun Fair That Runs Off Steam And Nostalgia

The Fun Fair That Runs Off Steam And Nostalgia

Carters rolls into town.
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.
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.
The story of George Cross Blitz heroes

The story of George Cross Blitz heroes

A tragedy told in graphic novel.
The Beach Is Back

The Beach Is Back

150 tonnes of sand dumped at Camden Roundhouse.
The Best Shows In London This Christmas

The Best Shows In London This Christmas

Festive theatre and playful panto.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
London's Sling Libraries: Mapped

London's Sling Libraries: Mapped

Because if you haven't given up on baby buggies already, why not?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Meet The Clangers, Bagpuss And Friends

Meet The Clangers, Bagpuss And Friends

Classic kids' characters at Museum of Childhood.
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.
Love Your Lido: Brockwell Lido

Love Your Lido: Brockwell Lido

Everything you need to know about Brockwell Lido
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.
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!
London In The Easter Holidays

London In The Easter Holidays

Science, theatre and the obligatory Easter egg hunts
Nature Lights Up Christmas At Kew Gardens

Nature Lights Up Christmas At Kew Gardens

Fun for romantics and the young at heart.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 Must-Try Fitness Challenges For March

10 Must-Try Fitness Challenges For March

Forget hitting the gym: try something new this month.
Explore The Heygate Estate's Urban Forest

Explore The Heygate Estate's Urban Forest

Nope, we're not bark-ing mad.
Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival Returns To London

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival Returns To London

40 teams will take to the water.
Christmas 2014: Children's Theatre Guide

Christmas 2014: Children's Theatre Guide

Tin soldiers, Gruffalos and Snow Dragons aplenty.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sneak Peek: Immersive Goosebumps Show In Waterloo Vaults

Sneak Peek: Immersive Goosebumps Show In Waterloo Vaults

Designs for kids' favourite revealed.
Free Activities At London Fun Palaces This Weekend

Free Activities At London Fun Palaces This Weekend

Director Joan Littlewood's vision finally realised.
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.
Things To Do In London: Wednesday 20 April 2016

Things To Do In London: Wednesday 20 April 2016

Edible cinema and hanging from silks.
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.
London’s Best Family-Friendly Christmas Shows

London’s Best Family-Friendly Christmas Shows

Top tips on where to entertain the family this Christmas.
Things To Do Today In London: Friday 3 June 2016

Things To Do Today In London: Friday 3 June 2016

Step inside a safari.
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.
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.
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.
Pancake Races In London This Shrove Tuesday

Pancake Races In London This Shrove Tuesday

Where to be a tosser this Pancake Day.
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.
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: Thursday 21 April 2016

Things To Do In London: Thursday 21 April 2016

Celebrate Brenda or Bagpuss.
Stay Up Late For Museums At Night Across London

Stay Up Late For Museums At Night Across London

Magic in the moonlight.
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.
How To Celebrate Chanukah In London

How To Celebrate Chanukah In London

Stuff yourself with fried food.
ZSL London Zoo Announces Walkthrough Lemur Enclosure

ZSL London Zoo Announces Walkthrough Lemur Enclosure

London's furriest bachelor pad.
Dippy's Got Competition At New Dinosaur Exhibition

Dippy's Got Competition At New Dinosaur Exhibition

Horniman Museum goes prehistoric.
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.
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.
London Transport Museum Reveals The Secrets Of The Underground

London Transport Museum Reveals The Secrets Of The Underground

Buses and a miniature railway too!
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 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.
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.
Learn A Musical Instrument For Free This Weekend

Learn A Musical Instrument For Free This Weekend

You can even jam with Rhianna's pianist.
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?
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.
Rare Chance To Visit London's Mills This Weekend

Rare Chance To Visit London's Mills This Weekend

Wind and water-power.
Go Fly A Kite At Streatham Common Kite Day

Go Fly A Kite At Streatham Common Kite Day

Channel your inner Mary Poppins.
See The Little Ships Of Dunkirk On The Thames

See The Little Ships Of Dunkirk On The Thames

Amazing stories of British war heroism.
Review: Cycle Revolution At The Design Museum

Review: Cycle Revolution At The Design Museum

Beautifully designed two-wheeled machines.
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.
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.
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.
Things to Do Today: Monday 4 April 2016

Things to Do Today: Monday 4 April 2016

Loads of stuff to start the week off...
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.
Leytonstone Festival Has Something For Everyone

Leytonstone Festival Has Something For Everyone

Sunset tours, a Cher-a-like and cheese-tasting.
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!
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.
Meet Your Reptilian Relatives At Dinosaur Zoo

Meet Your Reptilian Relatives At Dinosaur Zoo

Prehistoric petting.
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...
Send Us London Stories For Children And By Children

Send Us London Stories For Children And By Children

The best will win a prize.
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.
Star Paws: Dogs In Sci-Fi Cosplay

Star Paws: Dogs In Sci-Fi Cosplay

Pups take part in Sci-Fido Dog Show.
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.
Spiegeltent Lands At Canary Wharf

Spiegeltent Lands At Canary Wharf

Aerial circus, silent disco and a family rave.
Londonist Christmas Shopping Round-Up

Londonist Christmas Shopping Round-Up

In case you fancied buying some Christmas presents online this Cyber Monday.
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.
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.
Gorgeous Wintery Photos From Syon House Enchanted Woodland

Gorgeous Wintery Photos From Syon House Enchanted Woodland

Couldn't get much lovelier.
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.
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.
Pop Up Screens Returns To Notting Hill For Christmas

Pop Up Screens Returns To Notting Hill For Christmas

Winter wonderland of cinema.
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.
The Covent Garden Puppet Fayre Is Back

The Covent Garden Puppet Fayre Is Back

Celebrate Mr Punch's 354th birthday.
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.
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.
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.
Bank Holiday Family Fun: Tudors At The Tower Family Festival

Bank Holiday Family Fun: Tudors At The Tower Family Festival

Everyone loves the Tudors.
Atchoo! Festival Marks 350th Anniversary Of The Great Plague

Atchoo! Festival Marks 350th Anniversary Of The Great Plague

Infectious walks, talks, music and drama.
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.
Londonist Christmas Gift Guide: Book Lovers' Edition

Londonist Christmas Gift Guide: Book Lovers' Edition

Give the gift of London-themed reading this Christmas.
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.
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.
Streatham Comes Of Age: A Festival For All The Family

Streatham Comes Of Age: A Festival For All The Family

A week of fun.
See Top Street Artists In Action This Weekend

See Top Street Artists In Action This Weekend

Festival set for debut.
London's Best Fun Palaces

London's Best Fun Palaces

Family-friendly fun at these universities of the streets.
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.
South Bank Winter: Fun Family Days Out

South Bank Winter: Fun Family Days Out

Riverside fun with your loved ones.
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.
Stickyscapes: Hours Of Fun With London-Themed Stickers

Stickyscapes: Hours Of Fun With London-Themed Stickers

Both endearing and adhering.
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.
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.
Explore The Plantastic World Of Flora At Horniman Museum

Explore The Plantastic World Of Flora At Horniman Museum

New family exhibition opens this weekend.
Finding Dory Star Comes To London Aquarium

Finding Dory Star Comes To London Aquarium

New exhibit for the kids.
Tails Will Wag At Battersea Annual Reunion

Tails Will Wag At Battersea Annual Reunion

Fundraising day open to everyone.
Discover Little Free Libraries Near You

Discover Little Free Libraries Near You

Take a book, return a book or donate a book.
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.
Fun On The Farm This Weekend

Fun On The Farm This Weekend

It's Open Farm Sunday.
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?
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.
Geffrye Museum Conjures Ghosts Of Christmas Past

Geffrye Museum Conjures Ghosts Of Christmas Past

Transforming our ideas of tradition.
Things To Do Today: Thursday 31 March 2016

Things To Do Today: Thursday 31 March 2016

Beekeeping, filmmaking and making your own kimono.
Free Dance And Art At The Royal Opera House

Free Dance And Art At The Royal Opera House

Deloitte Ignite 2014 explores myth.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Get Up Close With Butterflies At Natural History Museum

Get Up Close With Butterflies At Natural History Museum

Living exhibition, new for the summer.
Ticket Alert: Pop Up Screens Halloween Fright Fest

Ticket Alert: Pop Up Screens Halloween Fright Fest

Films that go bump in the night.
Treasure Island Is A Visual Feast

Treasure Island Is A Visual Feast

The set is the star in National Theatre’s latest.
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.
Clown Around In Church This Sunday

Clown Around In Church This Sunday

Unorthodox annual service in 69th year.
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.
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 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.
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...
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.
Dogs Strut Their Stuff At Paw Pageant 2014

Dogs Strut Their Stuff At Paw Pageant 2014

Stylish schnauzers and fashionable fox terriers.
London Destroyed As Danger Mouse Returns In Triumph

London Destroyed As Danger Mouse Returns In Triumph

New era for London's favourite cartoon.
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.
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.
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.
Barking Mad Fun In Battersea Park

Barking Mad Fun In Battersea Park

Former Battersea dogs return for family fun day.
Review: Goosebumps Kids Is Just Too Scary

Review: Goosebumps Kids Is Just Too Scary

Too much terror, not enough ham.
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.
Festival Celebrates Air And Wind

Festival Celebrates Air And Wind

Let face it, it's going to blow.
Bhangra, Bollywood And Biryani: Mela's Back

Bhangra, Bollywood And Biryani: Mela's Back

Enormous free festival of South Asia.
Timber! Is Something To Shout About

Timber! Is Something To Shout About

Superb French Canadian lumberjack circus.
Let Your Kids Go Batty In Hyde Park

Let Your Kids Go Batty In Hyde Park

Fur-n for all the family.
Roll Up To Elefest In Elephant & Castle

Roll Up To Elefest In Elephant & Castle

And not an elephant in sight.
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.
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.
Fairytale Yurt Comes To South Bank

Fairytale Yurt Comes To South Bank

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

Build A Minecraft London At Southbank Web Festival

Talks, debates, performances and gaming.
Knitting, Astronomy And Graffiti Come Together At Festival

Knitting, Astronomy And Graffiti Come Together At Festival

Non-painting parts of street art event.
How To Start Your Own Fun Palace In London

How To Start Your Own Fun Palace In London

Stella Duffy explains all.
Help Create The World's Largest Edible Park

Help Create The World's Largest Edible Park

The Big Dig is back this weekend.
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.
Deal Of The Day: Ice Skating At Winterville

Deal Of The Day: Ice Skating At Winterville

From £3.50.
Discover The Scientific Secrets Of Doctor Who Tonight

Discover The Scientific Secrets Of Doctor Who Tonight

At Royal Observatory Greenwich.
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.
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?
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.
A Little Bit Of Sci-Fi For Christmas

A Little Bit Of Sci-Fi For Christmas

London Shorts Q&A with director Jamie Stone.
Immerse Yourself In Virtual Reality Bronze Age Britain

Immerse Yourself In Virtual Reality Bronze Age Britain

Headsets on at the British Museum.
Meet Sir Chris Hoy At The London Bike Show

Meet Sir Chris Hoy At The London Bike Show

50,000 expected at ExCeL.
Brixton Comes Together For I Am Your Neighbour

Brixton Comes Together For I Am Your Neighbour

Five cool events in mini arts fest.
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.
Families Invited To Explore Zoology At Grant Museum

Families Invited To Explore Zoology At Grant Museum

Get hands on with animal artefacts.
Londonist's Badly Photoshopped Easter Quiz

Londonist's Badly Photoshopped Easter Quiz

Six landmarks hidden by chocolate.
Video: London Zoo's New Lemur Walk-Through

Video: London Zoo's New Lemur Walk-Through

Get up close to these cute creatures.
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.
Silence Is Golden At London International Mime Festival

Silence Is Golden At London International Mime Festival

There's more to it than invisible walls.
Half Term Fun At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Half Term Fun At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Sports, arts and crafts, Halloween and more.
Celebrate National Paralympic Day With Liberty Festival

Celebrate National Paralympic Day With Liberty Festival

Loads of free outdoor activities.
You'll Believe In Unicorns After Seeing This Play

You'll Believe In Unicorns After Seeing This Play

Children's magic at Vaudeville Theatre.
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.
Arts Festival Unravels The Stories Of Deptford

Arts Festival Unravels The Stories Of Deptford

Including the demise of Kit Marlowe.
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.
Titchmarsh Charms In The Wind In The Willows

Titchmarsh Charms In The Wind In The Willows

Festive family-friendly ballet returns.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Set And Score Your Career Goals With Workfest

Set And Score Your Career Goals With Workfest

Spice up your work life.
Celebrate Den Day At RIBA

Celebrate Den Day At RIBA

And raise vital funds for Save The Children.
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.
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.
Fabulous Family Arts Festival Fun For Half Term

Fabulous Family Arts Festival Fun For Half Term

Music, theatre, puppets, stories, art and dancing.
Poetry In The Piazza

Poetry In The Piazza

London Transport Museum invites you to celebrate National Poetry Day.
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.
Monster Fun At The Big Draw

Monster Fun At The Big Draw

Fancy a game of Electric Poo?
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.
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.
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.
The Friday Photos: Bank Holiday

The Friday Photos: Bank Holiday

Peaceful picnics or crowded chaos at Carnival. You decide.
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.
Back With A Roar: Lionboy At Tricycle Theatre

Back With A Roar: Lionboy At Tricycle Theatre

A cacophony of noise, colour and movement.
Horrible Histories Charts Britain’s Comical Chronicles

Horrible Histories Charts Britain’s Comical Chronicles

Family-friendly historical slapstick.
Children’s Opera Proves Seriously Entertaining

Children’s Opera Proves Seriously Entertaining

The Way Back Home at the Young Vic.
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.
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.
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.
Hip Hop Fable Grooves But Doesn't Move

Hip Hop Fable Grooves But Doesn't Move

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

Join In With Songs And Stories About London

A family-friendly trip down the Thames.
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.
Uncover The Secrets Of Conservation At Sunset Safari

Uncover The Secrets Of Conservation At Sunset Safari

Rare chance to quiz the experts.
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.
Rock Music For Eight Year Olds At Islington Festive-All

Rock Music For Eight Year Olds At Islington Festive-All

Bigger kids also allowed.
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.
May Half Term Events In London

May Half Term Events In London

Banish the boredom.
Take On An Immersive Escape Room Challenge This Summer

Take On An Immersive Escape Room Challenge This Summer

Become a secret agent for the day.
Are You Ready For The First Ever London History Day?

Are You Ready For The First Ever London History Day?

A rare chance to see Dickens' walking stick and Freud's notebook
Boxpark's Holding A Record Store Day This Easter

Boxpark's Holding A Record Store Day This Easter

Food, music and a petting zoo
London's got a new aoo... and it's full of robot animals

London's got a new aoo... and it's full of robot animals

You had us at robot zoo.
An Art Fair You Can Take The Kids To

An Art Fair You Can Take The Kids To

A kid friendly art fair? Now that's rare
Mammoths, Romans And The First Railways: Crossrail Treasures Uncovered

Mammoths, Romans And The First Railways: Crossrail Treasures Uncovered

See what was dug up behind the hoardings
See Superheroes Made From Lego Bricks

See Superheroes Made From Lego Bricks

Brick Lane sequel.
Stunning Views With 50% Off At ArcelorMittal Orbit

Stunning Views With 50% Off At ArcelorMittal Orbit

ArcelorMittal Orbit: London with a twist
From Hamilton To Robots: Things To Get Excited About In London In 2017

From Hamilton To Robots: Things To Get Excited About In London In 2017

Plan your London fun for 2017...
This Moomin Exhibition Is Interactive Fun For The Family

This Moomin Exhibition Is Interactive Fun For The Family

Having childhood flashbacks?
Ticket Alert: Get Into London Theatre And See Top Shows At Cut Prices

Ticket Alert: Get Into London Theatre And See Top Shows At Cut Prices

More than 100,000 cut-price tickets are on sale now.
See Santa's Workshop Made From 700,000 Lego Bricks

See Santa's Workshop Made From 700,000 Lego Bricks

Plastic creation unveiled in Covent Garden.
Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London 2016

Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London 2016

All fun; some free. These are the best Christmas activities you haven't heard about yet.
John Lewis Recreates Christmas Adverts Using 10,000 Lego Bricks

John Lewis Recreates Christmas Adverts Using 10,000 Lego Bricks

The moon is made from Lego, not cheese. Duh.
A Guide To The Lord Mayor's Show

A Guide To The Lord Mayor's Show

Fireworks, boats and massive wicker men.
Where To Get Into The Christmas Spirit In London

Where To Get Into The Christmas Spirit In London

Scrooges, look away now.
The Best London Vantage Points For Watching Fireworks On Bonfire Night

The Best London Vantage Points For Watching Fireworks On Bonfire Night

Ooooh! Aaaaah!
Must-See Festive Dance Shows In London This Christmas

Must-See Festive Dance Shows In London This Christmas

Snowmen, Mad Hatters and Giselle.
London's Best Santa's Grottos This Christmas

London's Best Santa's Grottos This Christmas

He's gonna find out who's naughty or nice.
Don't Miss Ally Pally's Firework Fiesta

Don't Miss Ally Pally's Firework Fiesta

Tickets selling fast for fireworks extravaganza.
Egg And Chips And Cabaret At Every Man's Club

Egg And Chips And Cabaret At Every Man's Club

Get ready for cabaret...
Celebrating Diwali? Don't miss out on these special menus and events

Celebrating Diwali? Don't miss out on these special menus and events

From special menus to foodie events
Too Early for Panto? Oh No It Isn’t …

Too Early for Panto? Oh No It Isn’t …

Big Christmas shows for big (and smaller) budgets
Your Kids Will Love The Science Museum's New Playground

Your Kids Will Love The Science Museum's New Playground

Guess where your kids are taking you this weekend...
London's Diwali Celebrations Begin With Free Festival This Weekend

London's Diwali Celebrations Begin With Free Festival This Weekend

Everyone's invited
Celebrate All Things African In Trafalgar Square This Weekend

Celebrate All Things African In Trafalgar Square This Weekend

Africa On The Square Is Back.
Video: Hot to make your own KitKat

Video: Hot to make your own KitKat

Makes a nice little present.
Stay up late for Museums at Night

Stay up late for Museums at Night

Explore London's darker arts.
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
Take A Tour Of London's Blue Plaques

Take A Tour Of London's Blue Plaques

A special year for the scheme.
Teenage Bedrooms Exhibition: 'Like A House Inside Of A House'

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

Perfume, posters and poorly made beds.
1066 Is Happening All Over Again... In Hyde Park

1066 Is Happening All Over Again... In Hyde Park

"Gentlemen, to bed! For we leave at eight-thirty for nine."
There's a Star Wars exhibition coming to The O2

There's a Star Wars exhibition coming to The O2

Which force shapes you?
Free Japanese Culture Festival This Weekend

Free Japanese Culture Festival This Weekend

Japan Matsuri Festival returns.
Model Houses Of Parliament Will Be Lit Up At Lantern Festival

Model Houses Of Parliament Will Be Lit Up At Lantern Festival

Tickets on sale now.
Hear The Voice Of God In London

Hear The Voice Of God In London

New Bankside art installation will make your eyeballs vibrate
King's Cross Pond Threatened With Closure Next Month

King's Cross Pond Threatened With Closure Next Month

Say it isn't so.
Loved board games as a kid? Reminisce at this new exhibition

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

From chess to Star Wars.
See Daniel Radcliffe and Ben Wheatley @Empirelive #AAEmpireLive

See Daniel Radcliffe and Ben Wheatley @Empirelive #AAEmpireLive

Empire Live has something for film buffs of all ages.
Book Tickets For Alexandra Palace's Bonfire Night Fireworks Extravaganza Now

Book Tickets For Alexandra Palace's Bonfire Night Fireworks Extravaganza Now

And don't forget the beer festival
Your photos: London's Burning festival

Your photos: London's Burning festival

London commemorates 350 years since the Great Fire
Free Brazilian Festival Comes To Trafalgar Square

Free Brazilian Festival Comes To Trafalgar Square

Tuck into Brazilian food and have a dance.
In Photos: Notting Hill Carnival 2016

In Photos: Notting Hill Carnival 2016

All the colours of Carnival.
Classic Film Plus Live Orchestra Is London's Latest Trend

Classic Film Plus Live Orchestra Is London's Latest Trend

A new way to watch classic films
South London Ghost Signs Will Rise From The Dead

South London Ghost Signs Will Rise From The Dead

Fleeting visitations.
See A Replica London Set Alight On The Thames

See A Replica London Set Alight On The Thames

What, when, where, how much?
A Guide To London's 2016 Christmas Ice Rinks

A Guide To London's 2016 Christmas Ice Rinks

Make like Torvill and Dean
Play Volleyball And Cricket At The UK's Biggest Urban Beach

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

Activities for everyone.
Book Now: A Concert In A Tower Bridge Bascule Chamber

Book Now: A Concert In A Tower Bridge Bascule Chamber

A Victorian wonder.
The London Eye Will Turn Gold Tonight At 9.30pm

The London Eye Will Turn Gold Tonight At 9.30pm

Riverside attraction celebrates Olympics.
Relive Your Childhood With The New I-Spy London Book

Relive Your Childhood With The New I-Spy London Book

Don't pretend you're not excited.
In photos - the Beach Rugby:

In photos - the Beach Rugby:

A beach in the heart of the City.
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)

What are your plans?
Free Gigs Happening In King's Cross

Free Gigs Happening In King's Cross

Summer evenings in King's Cross now include free music gigs.
London's Burning: six day festival marks Great Fire anniversary

London's Burning: six day festival marks Great Fire anniversary

The people behind Lumiere Festival are back.
Your must-read guide to @tLNHCarnival

Your must-read guide to @tLNHCarnival

Carnival celebrates 50 years.
These London theatre shows make a perfect summer holidays treat

These London theatre shows make a perfect summer holidays treat

Summer show to delight younger audiences
Check out these midnight parties happening this weekend for the new Harry Potter book launch ->

Check out these midnight parties happening this weekend for the new Harry Potter book launch ->

Midnight launches across London.
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child: Worth The Wait?

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child: Worth The Wait?

The boy wizard grows up in London's biggest theatrical event of the year.
Theatre With The Roof Off: Outdoor Shows To Watch This Summer

Theatre With The Roof Off: Outdoor Shows To Watch This Summer

Summery suggestions for encounters with the stars, under the stars.
Retro Gaming Meets The Future

Retro Gaming Meets The Future

Time to get nostalgic
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.
London's Going Crazy For #PokemonGO. Here's why

London's Going Crazy For #PokemonGO. Here's why

And yes, Big Ben is a Pokemon Gym.
A Mr Men Museum Is Coming To South Bank

A Mr Men Museum Is Coming To South Bank

Celebrating Roger Hargreaves' lovable characters
Where To Feel Sand Under Your Toes In London

Where To Feel Sand Under Your Toes In London

Summer fun.
Everything You Need To Know About The BFG Dream Jar Trail

Everything You Need To Know About The BFG Dream Jar Trail

Time for a phizz-whizzing art trail.
Explore The Gherkin With These Free Family Fun Days

Explore The Gherkin With These Free Family Fun Days

Lots of free family-friendly fun
See Amazing Science In An Amazing Building

See Amazing Science In An Amazing Building

Biggest science show in town
A Land Of Moquette Is Coming To This Free Festival

A Land Of Moquette Is Coming To This Free Festival

We've got photos.
9 Incredible London Fitness Challenges For July

9 Incredible London Fitness Challenges For July

Who needs the gym?
Children Can Travel For Free On Trains In London

Children Can Travel For Free On Trains In London

But beware the small print.
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.
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.
Where To Watch Fireworks In London On Bonfire Night 2015

Where To Watch Fireworks In London On Bonfire Night 2015

Ooohs and aaahs.
Family Things To Do In London For Halloween

Family Things To Do In London For Halloween

Fun for little Londoners and their grown-ups.
How To Be A Big Kid In London

How To Be A Big Kid In London

It's playtime!
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.
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: Halloween 2014

Things To Do In London: Halloween 2014

A scary amount of events.
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.