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  • Published: 15 April 2014
  • ISBN: 9780753555293
  • Imprint: Virgin Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $27.99
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Little London

Child-friendly Days Out and Fun Things To Do


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Make weekends and holidays a big adventure with Little London.

Little London is full of fun and fascinating things to do with little adventurers in the big city. Get out and about and inspire your children’s imaginations!

Full of the capital's best-kept secrets, just waiting to be discovered, Little London contains over two hundred things to do all year round, all over the city, and best of all, most of them are free. Bursting with activities, day trips and a few games, recipes and craft makes, there’s lots of ideas to keep tiny toddlers and older boys and girls entertained, and plenty for the big kids to enjoy too!

With so much to do and so much to see, Little London’s handpicked activities are combined with handy tips and all the essential information you need to make planning family days out fun and fuss-free.

Turn the city into your secret playground with Little London! Here are just some of the events and activities you can find in this book:

Get creative at the National Gallery’s family Sundays
Experience a Victorian school day at the Ragged School Museum
Explore the exotic plants and animals in the Barbican Conservatory
Mess about on the river at the Canalway Cavalcade
Celebrate Chinese New Year with your own homemade spring rolls
Take part in The Big Garden Birdwatch
Go behind the scenes with The National Theatre backstage tours
Discover London’s top city farms
Make your own pin-hole camera
Dress up for the Day of the Dead celebrations
Enjoy the festive fun at the Scandinavian Christmas Market

  • Pub date: 15 April 2014
  • ISBN: 9780753555293
  • Imprint: Virgin Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $27.99
Categories:

About the Authors

Sunshine Jackson

Sunshine Jackson is a BAFTA-nominated documentary editor and edit producer. Sunshine spent three years at home after the birth of her second child, during which she founded the Hopscotch newsletter. Sunshine lives in South London with her seven- and four-year-old daughters, Florence and Bibi, her husband Jason and their cat Rosie. They never tire of the often-overlooked Investigate Centre on the lower ground floor of the Natural History Museum, and adore the fig tree in the wildlife area of Myatts Field Park (they’ve named it Tatty Bongle!).

Kate Hodges

Kate Hodges has over 20 years writing experience on magazines, having been a staffer on publications including The Face, Bizarre, Just Seventeen, Smash Hits and Sky, and written for many more, including the Guardian, the Sunday Express, Kerrang!, and NME. Since June 2012, she’s edited, researched and written the weekly Hopscotch newsletter, a family guide to the best free and affordable fun things happening in London, and co-written their book, Little London (Virgin Books, 2014). She lives in St Leonards-on-Sea with her partner and children.


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