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Great things to do in London for kids, teens and families

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Top 10 kids' activities this week

Keep the little ones captivated all week with this load of events

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Top 10 spring events

London's spring calendar for kids has kicked off

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Free things to do with the kids

Pack a lunch and leave your purse at home for these free activities

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Museums

Top 10 museums for kids

London's museums offer tonnes for the kids to discover and do

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Top 10 Easter activities

If any holiday was made for kids it's Easter, with its bunnies, egg hunts and chocolate

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The latest kids' events in London

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Mini Vault

Waterloo's underground theatre festival gains a family-friendly world of fun for 2015 in Mini Vault, with a line-up packed with lively performances to please under-11s. Three weekends of comedy, music, circus and theatre will be joined by heaps of free activities such as crafts, dance and hula hooping. The schedule kicks off with a free circus performance from Pirates of the Carabina, and a family-friendly rave from Big Fish Little Fish will round things off. See the Mini Vault website for more details and to book.

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Crib Notes

These tours of the Whitechapel Gallery are specially designed for parents with babies and toddlers, allowing them to enjoy art without worrying about the fact their little one is pretending to draw on the floor. A specially chosen curator leads the tour, and refreshments and a chat will follow in the gallery café. Suitable for those caring for children under five.

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A Day in the Life of an Aerodynamacist

Dads, try not to feel too jealous. Jon Pegrum, an aerodynamicist from the McLaren team who has worked on cars including Lewis Hamilton's 2008 F1 world championship winning ride, will be leading this creative workshop for kids. After a talk and a Q&A little speedsters will create their own Lego racing cars to compete in a friendly competition at the end of the day. The workshop will take place at Sacred Heart Church on Saturday February 28 and at Imperial College London on Saturday March 7. Tickets can be booked online in advance.

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Anthony Browne's The Big Write Children's Literature Festival

This year author, illustrator and former Children's Laureate Anthony Browne will curate the 2015 incarnation of this annual celebration of children's literature. The line up consists of readings, signings, interactive activities and musical performances including a musical storytelling of Browne's own 'Willy the Wimp', accompanied by a string quartet and a saxophone (Sunday March 8, 4.30pm). Other authors and illustrators taking part include Mini Grey, creator of Traction Man, who will be introducing her latest character, Spacedog (Saturday March 7, 12pm) and Guy Parker-Rees, whose books include 'Never Ask a Dinosaur to Dinner' and 'Giraffes Can't Dance', who will be spilling the beans about his characters and giving tips for budding artists. Look online for a full line up of times and events. Tickets to The Big Write include entry to Discover and its current interactive exhibition: 'Once there was...The Wonderful World of Oliver Jeffers'.

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Days out for kids in London

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Top ten days out for kids

Kids have got it pretty sweet in London. Check this lot out for starters

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Museums

Unmissable London attractions

Treat to the little ones to a day at one of London's best attractions

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Adventure playgrounds in London

These amazing playgrounds will make you wish you were still a kid

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London's best parks

Let the little ones run riot in acres of London's finest green space

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Indoor fun for children

Film

Films for the kids

Make a trip to the movies and see one of these family-friendly films

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Kids' theatre in London

One of these colourful theatre shows will keep them quiet

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Indoor play centres

A rainy day never puts a stop to play in London

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