Category Archives: For Children

Song Academy -after school creative songwriting club

Here’s one more activity to add to your children’s already busy extracurricular schedules (either during the school year or over school breaks):  Classes at Song Academy for 7-16 year olds,  run in Fulham, Hammersmith, Notting Hill, Chiswick & Chelsea.   Rowena … Continue reading

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Hollywood Costume Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert

Over a year ago i recommended getting tickets for the V&A’s Hollywood Costume Exhibit which i expected to be good.  This vast undertaking which spread over a large footprint in the museum far surpassed my expectations.   The costumes were sourced … Continue reading

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GREASE The Musical at Wimbledon Theatre Oct 15 – 20

The New Wimbledon theatre has had a good run of it lately with Starlight Express, Rent and now Grease the Musical passing through as they tour the UK. From the theatre: “It’s the original High-School musical, featuring all the unforgettable … Continue reading

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Goodnight Mister Tom with Oliver Ford Davies at Phoenix Theatre from 22 Nov 2012

The Chichester production of Goodnight Mister Tom, adapted  from the classic novel by Michelle Magorian, opens at the Phoenix Theatre 27 Nov 2012, following previews from 22 Nov – running to 26 Jan 2013, when the play goes on a … Continue reading

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Chiswick House Gardens Dog Show 2012, September 23

The eighth Chiswick House Gardens Dog Show will be held  on Sunday  23 September from 10.30am-3.45pm on the cricket pitch area within the Gardens (entry via Staveley Road). The show is organised by Chiswick House Organised Walkers in association with … Continue reading

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Valentino: Master of Couture, November 2012 – March 2013 at Somerset House

If you haven’t had enough of Ballgowns after seeing the V&A Exhibition, you can head over to Somerset House for a  major new show celebrating the life and work of Valentino.  It will showcase over 130 exquisite haute couture designs … Continue reading

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Hidden Spaces and History at Somerset House

Hidden Spaces and History… Somerset House offers hour long tours in which  you’ll discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, scientific curiosity and naval power, extravagant entertainments and ‘the King’s Shilling’, as they lead you from the airy lightwells … Continue reading

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