Architecture Tours at The Southbank Centre (Age 8+)
Architecture / Design / Family Time

Architecture Tours at The Southbank Centre (Age 8+)

This March, April and June 2016, you can take a 1 hour architecture tour around the Southbank Centre. The tour will focus on its 20th-century (Brutalist) architecture. The centre itself was completed in 1968 on the site of the 1951 Festival of Britain. Its name The Southbank Centre was adopted during the Festival of Britain (over the local less attractive name of … Continue reading

5 of the Best Bespoke Stationery Shops and Designers
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5 of the Best Bespoke Stationery Shops and Designers

HoneyTreePublishing The HoneyTree team are a fully fledged British success story. They have grown their personalised stationery company from their farmhouse kitchen table in Somerset. It is now a thriving small business, where the staff are a major part of the family, and each artist receives a commission when their illustration is chosen. Run by husband … Continue reading

5 Fun Things Worth Knowing About
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5 Fun Things Worth Knowing About

How to Explain to a Child That Life Is Difficult Overparenting is still in style, despite a lot of evidence against it. While letting children fail is critical to instilling resilience and creativity, it’s often difficult to do. In this episode of If Our Bodies Could Talk, senior editor James Hamblin demonstrates various strategies with writer David Young and his child. … Continue reading