Topic: London

Paddington Bear Sights in London – a round-up...

Our commissioning editor Rhonda Carrier and her sons follow the Peruvian stowaway’s footsteps around London in the lead-up to the movie release.

In a moment of madness, we discussed trying to find all 50 of the statues, some of them designed by celebrities including David Beckham and Kate Moss, on the … Read more

Added: November 24, 2014Comments: 0

Grayson Perry: Who are you? at the National Portrait Gallery...

Sarah Yeneralski, a Kids in Museums volunteer, visited The National Portrait Gallery on a wet and windy Sunday afternoon in November, to see the exhibition by Grayson Perry entitled “Who are you?”.

I had watched the Grayson Perry’s television programme “Who are you?” with interest, so had many of the other … Read more

Added: November 23, 2014Comments: 0

“It’s My Party…..” exhibition at the V&A Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green...

Jane Allnutt, a long-serving and much cherished volunteer with Kids in Museums, thinks a museum is definitely the best place for a birthday party.

“It’s my Party…” is a display which will certainly stop you in your tracks as you enter the Museum of Childhood. Visually thrilling, it captures that wild … Read more

Added: November 16, 2014Comments: 0

The Art of the Brick at The Old Truman Brewery in East London...

Nathan Sawaya’s The Art of the Brick arrived in London following its world tour of New York, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Shanghai and Singapore. According to CNN, the exhibition’s cult following has crowned it one of the ‘world’s 10 must see exhibitions’ and has already attracted millions of visitors worldwide. Kids … Read more

Added: November 13, 2014Comments: 0

A new app to explore the Parthenon Marbles at the British Museum...

Hands up! Who’s ever visited the British Museum and seen the Parthenon Marbles? Now, bonus points if you can remember what the Parthenon temple was for? Or what’s actually going on in all the action-packed panels the stonemasons carved to decorate it? Hmmm… Rebecca Mileham, a Kids in Museums volunteer, … Read more

Added: October 15, 2014Comments: 0

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