Monthly Archives: January 2016

London Circus Attractions

Once at the centre of family entertainment, the old-fashioned circus with its caged animals seems to have faded from view nowadays; in its place has emerged the contemporary circus, boasting death-defying performers, lashings of colour and a lot of off-kilter … Continue reading

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Pancake Day in London

As UK customs go, they don’t get much more British than pancakes on Shrove Tuesday (9 February). The day before Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent and, thus, 40 days away from Easter), it’s celebrated by people making, flipping and … Continue reading

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5 Fantastic Half-Term Things to Do In London

There’s no avoiding it, the half-term holiday’s nearly upon us in the UK, which means having to find things to do that not only will sate the kids but also appeal to you. In which case, if you’re likely to … Continue reading

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Discover The Magic of Paper Theatre at Pollock’s Toy Museum

Should you be considering a short family break this half-term holiday and fancy interspersing your visit with one or two more unusual, even educational things for the little ones, then you could do far worse than search out one of … Continue reading

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The Cartoon Museum

Nowadays, perhaps more than anything else, Britain (and London, in particular) is revered for its ongoing cultural contribution to the world – it’s often said that the country’s biggest and most successful export over the last few decades has been … Continue reading

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Visit London Aquarium

Is your little ones potty about penguins? Wowed by whales? Stirred and shaken by sharks? Or electrified by giant eels? If the answer’s yes to any of those, then the Sea Life London Aquarium is definitely the place for them. … Continue reading

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Go To Movies for Less with London Pass

From Harry Potter to James Bond and Bridget Jones to Notting Hill, London is the backdrop to many fictional film stories, enshrining the city in cinematic history. It’s also home to many famed movie studios – or at least its … Continue reading

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London’s Finest Five Family Museums

It may only be mid-January and the kids just back in school, but don’t doubt it, half-term is around the corner, so should you be planning a family break in London, any of these five museums may well be worth … Continue reading

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