A Rose Theatre Kingston and Curve Leicester co-production of Roald Dahl's The Twits is fantastic, according to Olivia and Harriet Coates.
Sadler’s Wells’ annual two-day festival of family-friendly events, returns on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 April 2017. Family Weekend takes over the building, offering something for all ages with fun activities, arts & crafts and workshops complementing the show on the Sadler’s Wells stage: Aracaladanza’s Vuelos.
What does it take to be happy? Especially during a dreary January? We discover the secrets from those happiest of beings – Trolls (via co-director of the film, Walt Dohrn).
A vibrant storytelling adventure with a quirky urban soundtrack, The Magic Paintbrush is a new dance show leaping, splattering, swirling and boogying onto stages across the UK.
If you're looking for an unusual gift, the Cork Globe from prezzybox.com might tempt you. For families it could provide lots of possibilities for discussion and fun, writes Anne Coates.
New research from the National Literacy Trust reveals a sharp decline in how often children aged eight to 18 are writing outside school and how much they enjoy writing. Here are some tips produced by the Trust to encourage your child’s writing.
Parents looking for innovative ways to entertain the children in the half term are invited along to Explore Learning centres across the UK where there will be free, fun and interactive workshops for children aged four to 14 on Thursday 27 October, 2016 from 12pm until 5pm.
Rave-A-Roo at the Ministry of Sound provides a safe and happy atmosphere for children to enjoy themselves – dancing, fun and games plus the chance to make new friends. Anne Coates took Harriet and Eliza along who loved every minute.
Nicky Dee, creator of the Club and author of the What’s so Special About? series of dinosaur books selects some of the best places to take the family to "see" dinosaurs.
If you’re looking for a way to spend quality time together as a family over the summer holidays then look no further than an action-packed day at your local racecourse to keep boredom at bay and the kids happy. And, with children going free to each of Britain’s 59 racecourses throughout the year, it’s a great family day out that is also kind on your pocket.
With the rising concern about the amount of added sugar in some foods and snacks, Izzy Harrap, author of Teach your child how to learn (Reading, Writing and Spelling), offers an easy-to-make nutritious biscuit for your children's snacks.
Prepare your scones for National Cream Tea Day on 24 June using this delicious Quintessential Scones recipe.