I have a (probably fairly unhealthy) fixation with play cafes and am always embarrassingly pumped when I hear about a new one popping up somewhere useful.
Play cafes are the eternal saviour of the sleep-deprived adult-in-charge-of-a-small-person, but sadly the pandemic has kissed goodbye to/coughed all over a hefty chunk of our favourites.
I was half expecting to be digging up physical clues, but obviously that would be completely ridiculous and also it’s 2020, not 1952.
This month, stay at home… or don’t. Whether you want virtual amusements or real-world adventure, we’ve got you covered – plus all the dates your cultural diary needs.
It sounds woefully irresponsible in hindsight but it almost felt like an end-of-the-world party.
The capital’s most innovative, aesthetically pleasing, exciting and often downright weird children’s playgrounds.
Reached the end of our first family-friendly London list? Here’s another bunch of ideas for those days when boredom levels are high and inspiration is low.
This month, indulge in tasteful soft play down the pub, enjoy a round of family-friendly bingo, see Andy Warhol’s drag queens and immerse yourself Among the Trees.
Highlights include Grandma’s caravan, but I recommend checking her eyes and ears and mouth look human-sized before going in there…
This month, meet Van Gogh, Imagine at the Southbank Centre children’s festival and explore a Fairy Tale town at Discover.