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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.

New Scientist Live returns with a Festival of Ideas & Discovery for the whole family 28 September – 1 October 2017

Sep 15 2017

 

New Scientist Live, the festival of ideas and discovery, returns to London between 28 September and 1 October with headline speakers including Tim Peake, Heston Blumenthal, Chris Packham and Margaret Atwood bringing the latest ideas and innovations from science down to Earth. The child reporters from the London Mums' kids club are already very excited to attend. Frankly I am more excited at the opportunity to meet gurus from the scientific world.  

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Piccadilly Lights brings colour to life for countdown to switch-on

Sep 15 2017

 

Piccadilly Lights begins today with the launch of the #PiccadillyOn campaign, in aid of children’s charity Barnardo’s. Piccadilly is at the heart of our beautiful Capital and I personally cannot wait to see it back with the shiny billboards. The countdown has begun for the world-famous Piccadilly Lights to be switched back on, after over nine months in darkness for major renovation work. To mark the moment, Landsec, the UK’s largest listed commercial property company and owner of the Lights, is launching the #PiccadillyOn campaign, bringing colour to life in aid of Barnardo’s.

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Lumiere London is back 18-21 January 2018

Sep 12 2017

 

The much anticipated Lumiere London will return from 18-21 January 2018. Lumiere is London's largest arts festival. The Mayor has just provided a sneak preview into some of the featured artists and installations, with both Westminster Abbey and the National Theatre amongst the first iconic locations to be released. Building upon the incredibly successful 2016 Lumiere London programme, which was attended by 1.3 million people, Lumiere London will reach new heights as the 2018 programme becomes bigger, brighter and bolder.  

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