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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.

Free London: Visit Putney Artists

Aug 20 2015
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Wandsworth Artists’ Open House returns for the first two weekends of October.

In Putney alone, 68 artists will show their work across 36 homes and studios. Visitors can take in an impressive diversity of art in 10 categories including paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, sculpture, jewellery and ceramics. Prices range from £20 up to £10,000, with most under £350. Entry is free.

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FREE LONDON: DNA INSPIRED LONDON ART TRAIL THIS SUMMER

Aug 02 2015
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TWENTY-ONE DNA inspired double helix sculptures have appeared across London as part of Cancer Research UK’s campaign to raise awareness and funds for the Francis Crick Institute, a world-leading centre of biomedical research and innovation due to open in 2016.

The sculptures have been designed by leading artists, designers and sculptors from across the world, including Ai WeiWei, Thierry Noir, Zaha Hadid, Orla Kiely, Jane Morgan and twins Chris and Xand van Tulleken. Each of the designers was asked ‘what’s in your DNA?’ and the results are a mixture of intriguing and colourful designs that are sure to brighten up London this summer.

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Projects are under way to transform London into a National Park City

Jul 26 2015
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Proposals are under way to transform London into a National Park City. This project is really exciting as is set to improve housing, green spaces and education, making London’s quality of life the best in the world.

There is no precedent for making a National Park City – London would be the first. For this vision to become reality, the campaign is asking for the support of as many people as possible living across all of London’s Boroughs, by signing a declaration on the website that features the proposal: www.NationalParkCity.London.

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