This month, explore a vibrant food utopia at Kew, step into an illustrated world at artsdepot, and get revoltingly messy at Mess It Up in the Park.
This month, use hammers and saws to build a dream play space, cycle to power a party, and check out Discover’s latest immersive exhibition.
This month, explore Stonehenge with your toddler, enjoy a comedy musical that’s just for parents and babies, and shuffle around to indie classics with the whole family.
This month, meet Beatrix Potter at the V&A, immerse yourself in the world of cats and dogs at the Horniman, and celebrate 20 years of Imagine Children’s Festival at the Southbank Centre.
Appalling weather? Kids bouncing off the walls of your tiny London flat? Fear not, there is hope in the shape of the capital’s myriad indoor playgrounds, from the most stylish play cafes and museum children’s galleries to the least awful soft-play centres we can think of (and, good God, there are some dreadful ones).
The big guns are out this September, from Frieze Sculpture in Regent’s Park to the Summer Exhibition at the RA – and LDF pretty much everywhere else.
This month, experience an al fresco art exhibition, go on a magical journey led by a sonic sphere, and hit up a shit ton of free festivals.
We should have worn gloves to prevent us from getting Weil’s disease but we just sat and ate our picnic like we weren’t probably sitting in rat piss.
Check out these seven playscapes with no intention of letting you forget where you are.
Arty things. Family things. Immersive things. Random things. Things to book. Things not to book. THINGS (I’ve really missed things).