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.

West End play: THE SCARECROWS’ WEDDING based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Jul 21 2016
The Scarecrows' Wedding (image from Edinburgh Festival 2015). Photo Steve Ullathorne (3)

Diego (9) and I went to watch a new Summer play based on THE SCARECROWS’ WEDDING book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler and were not disappointed. At the end of the show we even met the illustrator who wrote a lovely dedication on our book, which we have read and treasured for many years. Call me childish or infantile, but I totally loved the way the story was brought to life by just three talented actors.

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Jousting & Medieval Tournament Week at Arundel Castle (26 – 31 July 2016)

Jul 20 2016
International Jousting and Medieval Tournament

Jousting & Medieval Tournament Week at Arundel Castle (26 – 31 July 2016). Under the shadow of the mighty Castle, experience the thrill of the renowned Arundel International Jousting Competition, as revered knights from around the world gather to test their chivalry and skill at mounted combat in full plate armour. Set within an authentic medieval style encampment, with the knights and men-at-arms of Raven Tor, Distant Trumpets Story Teller and the musicians of Rough Musicke, this is a unique week-long tournament.

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Ice Age Fun at Pizza Express

Jul 19 2016
pizza soho

To celebrate the end of school I took my son and a couple of his friends Pizza Express. The great surprise was a delicious new children’s Piccolo menu alog with the new film Ice Age – Ice Age Collision Course activities to kill waiting time. We had an amazing time and felt we started Summer with a bang emulating Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn which the new movie catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World.

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