Topic: London

Bringing homework to life at the Museum of London...

Why do homework at home when you can go to a museum and bring the topic to life? This is what struck Kids in Museums’s very own Catherine when her nephew and niece, Aled (aged 10) and Rose (aged 8), visited her in London recently. She therefore took them to … Read more

Added: February 26, 2015Comments: 0

Britain’s Best Recruiting Sergeant, Unicorn Theatre, London...

Want to find out more about the First World War and what people did for entertainment a hundred years ago? Well, so did Kids in Museums’ volunteer Joe Carroll, who went to see ‘Britain’s Best Recruiting Sergeant’ at the Unicorn Theatre. 

At the beginning of half-term, I visited the Unicorn Theatre … Read more

Added: February 23, 2015Comments: 0

The Beginnings of that Freedome, Houses of Parliament...

In the first of two visits to Parliament, Kids in Museums volunteer Rebecca Mileham explores ancient Westminster Hall and an exhibition of banners that celebrate key moments in the journey of a nation.

Westminster Hall was the scene of Elizabeth I’s coronation banquet in 1559.

It is where Guy Fawkes was tried … Read more

Added: February 6, 2015Comments: 0

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: 1

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