A few easy and simple tips for child-friendly travel in one of the world’s busiest cities. If you have any extra advice for parents travelling in London, we’d love to hear it
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Top tips for travelling in London with kids

London is a tough enough city for adults to navigate alone – but when accompanied by little ones, the task becomes a whole lot more difficult. For some parents, the mere thought of taking their kids on the London Underground is enough to bring them out in a cold sweat – and we don’t blame […]

by Minicabster • June 9, 2015
London with kids: Its all in the preparation
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5 tips to prepare for summer trips to London with kids

We always make a point of going in to London over the summer holidays; we are particularly fond of Trafalgar Square and its wonderful street artists and ferocious lions. However, in order to make those trips to London with kids a great success, we have learnt that it is important to have all ones ducks in a […]

by Helen • June 25, 2014
London Aquarium: Moshi Monsters Make Over!
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Moshi magic all this week at the London Aquarium

  Yesterday, we were lucky enough to get a preview of the Moshi event that is happening all this week; Moshi Monsters Marine Force – 16th March to the 23rd March, at the London Aquarium. The Moshi are, in fact, touring all the Sealife centres in the U.K., so check out where they are going […]

by Helen • March 17, 2014
Moshi Monsters Blogger Event: Cakes
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Little Star Presents….Moshi Monsters Blogger Party in Pictures

This week, the kids were lucky enough to be invited to attend a Moshi Monsters Blogger event in London, at the Mindcamp HQ thanks to KiddyCharts being official Moshi Monsters Ambassadors. We were there to see the latest in Moshi toys for Christmas, and we will be writing this up later in the week, so […]

by Helen • November 19, 2013
London with kids: Silver Man
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London with kids: Free things to do in Trafalgar Square

Last week, Stuntboy, Chatterbox and I sauntered off into London for an event with their beloved Moshi Monsters…more of that later on the blog. We suddenly found ourselves in Trafalgar Square with a couple of hours to kill… I admit I was wondering what on earth we were going to do there for two hours, […]

by Helen • August 7, 2013
Westfield Ice Rink: Penguins to poetry in motion
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Westfield Ice Rink: From penguins to poetry in motion

I always wanted to be Jane Torvil… Mainly because I rather liked Christopher Dean, but also because she was beautiful, graceful, and small – three things I really didn’t feel I was when I was 14 years old… It was therefore with great pleasure that a couple of weeks ago I was able to ice […]

by Helen • December 12, 2012
Warner Brothers Tom and Jerry Event
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Warner Brothers spectacular: A London day out

Going into London is a bit of a mission for us. It’s not like it used to be before we have children; its a major undertaking. So we only do it when we think we are going to have fun. I packed off the KiddyCharts kids on the train and headed to London over half-term […]

by Helen • November 9, 2012
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Places to Take Your Kids in London this Christmas

The Christmas break provides us with the opportunity to spend some nice, quality time with our kids. For many this includes a plethora of different family days out and some parents have no doubt already begun considering a few entertaining places to take their children over the break. Fortunately for those living in the capital, […]

by Guest Blogger • October 5, 2012
Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre Birthday Party
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It’s Westfield Stratford City’s First Birthday Party!

I know this is short notice for everyone…but I thought it was worth mentioning…Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre is having a party this weekend, and we are all invited! There are often events on at the centre, but this one is a bit special… We are going to a bithday party, not any old birthday party; […]

by Helen • September 21, 2012
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London – How was it for you? Before and after kids…

We went to London over the half-term. The kids loved it, I loved it, and it was suitably knackering. However, it did get me thinking about why I used to go into London. The reasons used to be very, very different: To meet up with friends To do some drinking, and heaven forbid, get slightly tipsy To […]

by Helen • June 20, 2012