Didn’t we have fun?

During 2015 we have discovered the treasures held within The British Museum, The Museum Of London, The National Gallery, The National Portrait Gallery, The Tate Britain and The National Maritime Museum. On our city adventures we have explored Trafalgar Square, Westminster, Kensington, Piccadilly, Brixton and Vauxhall.   Looking forward to more adventures in 2016  

Through the Looking-Glass – The Twixmas Treasure Hunt

Between your Christmas and New Year Celebrations, come on a special treasure hunt. Navigate your way around the National Gallery, solving clues and puzzles. “Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many….” Your task is to find things that are deceptive. For example, was the beach scene painted at the beach… More Through the Looking-Glass – The Twixmas Treasure Hunt

Christmas Carols

History of Carols According to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_carol The first known Christmas hymns may be traced to fourth century Rome. In the ninth and tenth centuries, the Christmas “Sequence” or “Prose” was introduced in Northern European monasteries and in the twelfth century the Parisian monk Adam of St. Victor began to derive music from popular songs, introducing… More Christmas Carols

Christmas Bells

Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings. Most people remember this saying from the classic Christmas film “It’s a Wonderful Life”, although it was a common saying before the movie. Produced and directed by Frank Capra, the film is based on the short story by Philip Van Doren Stern called “The Greatest Gift”. Karolyn Grimes, who… More Christmas Bells

Who is coming to town?

Santa Claus is Coming to Town This festive jumper has Santa Flying Across The London City Skyline With His Reindeer. Saturday Night Live This week the entire cast of “Saturday Night Live,” including Paul McCartney, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey joined Bruce Springsteen to perform “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”. The Boss was on “Saturday Night Live”… More Who is coming to town?