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London is probably the best city in the world in terms of activities for families and children including lots of free activities and events. We list here lots of initiatives that we believe London Mums and their children from babies to teenagers would enjoy especially at the most entertaining places such as the Science Museum, The V&A, Kew Gardens, Kensington Palace, Hyde Park, Richmond Park, Greenwich, West End shows, the London Eye, the London Aquarium, Kingston upon Thames, Chelsea, SouthBank and so much more.

Dance Classes for Kids at Omnida Studios

Feb 12 2016
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As a London mum you will no doubt often wonder how to best manage your child’s energy. In this modern age of living in front of a television, computer or smart phone, getting your kids out and about is the best way to keep them healthy in body and mind. Whilst sports clubs are good for keeping kids active, dance classes are a great alternative with endless benefits!

First of all, dancing is highly physical and will improve your child’s strength, stamina, flexibility, balance and co-ordination, and help them maintain a healthy weight.

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Exclusive Interview with Matt from Britain’s Got Talent winners boy band Collabro

Feb 03 2016
Collabro

I was extremely pleased to have the chance to speak with Matt from Collabro, the world’s number one musical theatre vocal group who performed to over 55,000 people on their sell out UK tour in 2015, and about to go on a new tour this year!  Since winning Britain’s Got Talent in June 2014, Collabro’s diary has been a whirlwind of touring and promotion on a worldwide scale! They performed on The Royal Variety Show, signed with Simon Cowell’s Syco Music & their career has gone from strength to strength here in the UK & Internationally.

I have caught up with 22 year old Matt Pagan from Carlisle (one of the youngest band members) who acted as a spokesperson for the original five-piece boy band in between rehearsals in preparation for the new tour which includes 29 dates across the UK, starting in the Wirral at New Brighton’s Floral Pavilion taking in a date at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 26th March and then culminating on 3rd April at Guildford’s G Live. This is what he had to say to me…. 

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Weekend fun at Arundel Castle: Normans & Crusaders

Jan 31 2016
Normans & Crusaders

Set in 1190, Richard Coeur de Lion, King of England has embarked on the Third Crusade and has called upon his subjects to set forth and join him. Arundel Castle guards the road linking the Medieval ports of Shoreham, Pagham, and Portsmouth. The Castle defends access to the sea via the River Arun, providing a logical mustering point for men, supplies and equipment setting out for the Continent. Set within a historical tented encampment, Raven Tor Living History Group will recreate the crafts, weapons training, and battle tactics of the period. With falconry a Story Teller, and archery demonstrations the weekend will be filled with the sights, sounds and smells of the late Norman Period.

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