Topic: London

West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song at the British Library...

Being of West African heritage, Kids in Museums trustee Rosemary Laryea was curious to find out how her history was presented in the new British Library exhibition, West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song, and more importantly why the curators had chosen her culture to exhibit.

What a pleasant surprise it was to … Read more

Added: November 19, 2015Comments: 0

New Tate Modern to open in June 2016...

Schoolchildren will see the new museum first on special preview day

The new Tate Modern will host 5,000 schoolchildren from around the UK for a special preview on 16 June, before opening to the general public on Friday 17 June, 2016.

The highly anticipated galleries will include … Read more

Added: October 29, 2015Comments: 0

Rainham Hall, Essex...

Following a £2.5 million renovation, Rainham Hall in Essex has recently reopened to visitors. Kids in Museums volunteer Jane Allnutt went to take a look.

Picture a National Trust house – but Rainham Hall wasn’t designed by a great architect but instead was chosen from a catalogue of house designs. This … Read more

Added: October 16, 2015Comments: 0

Votes for Women Family Tours at the Houses of Parliament...

‘What did the suffragettes do in the Houses of Parliament itself, to promote their cause?’ was the first question that sprung into the mind of Kids in Museum’s reviews volunteer, Emma Double, when she joined a ‘Votes for Women’ Family Tour at the Houses of Parliament, as part of their … Read more

Added: October 14, 2015Comments: 0

BBC Radio 3 ‘Shaping the Brain’ broadcast at the Wellcome Collection, London...

What is the science behind music? Why is it so important to us as children? What does it mean to be musical? Kids in Museums volunteer Tempe Nell went to the Wellcome Collection in London to find out.

BBC Radio 3 moved into the Wellcome Collection in the last weekend of … Read more

Added: October 5, 2015Comments: 0

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