• Outdoor art: sculpture trails and sculpture parks

    Outdoor art: sculpture trails and sculpture parks

    I’ve put together this post about outdoor art as I’m a firm believer in accessible art for all. I’ve found outdoor sculptures are a particularly effective way to engage young children with art: kids can…

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    Beasts of London at the Museum of London: review

    Beasts of London at the Museum of …

    How do you retell the story of London? It’s such a big topic and it’s been retold countless times, but the Museum of London has managed to give us a fresh take on the subject…

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    Henry Moore Studios and Gardens in Hertfordshire: a review

    Henry Moore Studios and Gardens in Hertfordshire: …

    We recently spent a wonderful Sunday with our boys (aged seven and four) exploring the Henry Moore Studios and Gardens in Hertfordshire. I love visiting galleries and museums and I’m keen to teach my children about…

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    Milestones Museum Hampshire

    Milestones Museum Hampshire

    Housed in a former aircraft hanger, incongruously located next to a bowling alley and cinema complex in Basingstoke’s leisure park is one of my family’s favourite rainy day haunts: Milestones Museum of Living History. Here, toddlers can dash across a cobbled…

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    Review: Duxford Imperial War Museum

    Review: Duxford Imperial War Museum

    Rather predictably, my five year old son is coming home from school with an ever increasing interest in guns, bombs and tanks. So I decided to channel this enthusiasm with a trip to Duxford Imperial…

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    A Quick Trip to the National Gallery in London

    A Quick Trip to the National Gallery …

    As with many things involving small children, a little bit goes a long way when it comes to visiting a gallery or a museum. I took my two boys, aged five and three, to the…

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    Cheap days out near Hertford with young children

    Cheap days out near Hertford with young …

    Looking for cheap days out near Hertford? Being the mother of a child in his first year of school, I woke up on the first day of the Easter holidays earlier this year and realised we…

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