I can’t abide an ugly soft play centre, but if it’s tastefully appointed with a muted colour palette, clean lines and the odd kitschy add-on I’ll gladly climb aboard.
Thankfully our kids both love frolicking amongst the stuffed skins of deceased animals, so we were laughing here.
It is quite nice being able to look round a museum without every other bastard in London being there at the same time.
Actually the kids loved it, because why wouldn’t they? No one had tried to sell it to them as a brasserie and member-centric family wellness spa.
I went along with being made to feel like I was really lucky for being granted entry when really I just wanted to tell her to shove it up her bum.
It sounds woefully irresponsible in hindsight but it almost felt like an end-of-the-world party.
Stop lockdown from resulting in meltdown with online exhibitions, virtual events and endless downloadable fun.
This month, join an art club from your kitchen table, rave it up in your pyjamas and discover major exhibitions from the comfort of your sofa.
This is basically as ‘soft play’ as a Tate exhibition is ever going to get.
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.