Topic: London

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

National Army Museum’s Waterloo Lives Pop-Up Cinema...

With 2015 marking the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, Kids in Museums facebook manager Sarah Yeneralski went with her family to the National Army Museum’s Waterloo Lives Pop-Up Cinema. Their immersive experience taught them loads about the dramatic battle.

I must confess, until our visit to the National Army … Read more

Added: October 2, 2015Comments: 0

Animal Tales at the British Library...

Kids in Museums’ volunteer Lois Keith took a look at a new free British Library exhibition exploring animals on the page.

This exhibition goes on the trail of animals on the page, asking why they have come to play such an important role in literature for adults and children alike. Using … Read more

Added: September 14, 2015Comments: 0

Tiger, Mog & Pink Rabbit: A Judith Kerr Retrospective at the Jewish Museum, London...

Kids in Museums’ Resources & Website Manager, Maria Demetriou and her son visited Judith Kerr’s Retrospective at the Jewish Museum, London.

As a child, I loved The Tiger Who Came to Tea and I always hoped one day a tiger would knock on my door for a magical tea party. It … Read more

Added: August 2, 2015Comments: 0

All Aboard at the London Transport Museum...

Kids in Museums’ Accounts Officer Zoe Alzamora’s family has always loved the London Transport Museum. They were delighted therefore to go to the launch of the museum’s new play area for under-8s and were very pleased with what they found.

As Londoners with a 6-year-old who is obsessed with transport … Read more

Added: July 15, 2015Comments: 0

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