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Alex Lloyd

Alex Lloyd

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Arts and crafts for kids in London

Arts and crafts for kids in London

London is one cultured city. It’s home to some of the world’s greatest galleries, where you can see everything from Bacon to Banksy. But no masterpiece can beat a painting crafted by your own child. Whether you want to nurture a naturally artistic eye or introduce them to the wonderful ways they can express themselves, here are the city’s best classes, from babies through to teens... 

The best toy shops in London

The best toy shops in London

Yes, the act of buying toys has been made a bajillion percent easier, thanks to internet shopping. But where’s the fun in that? And, be honest, are you organised enough to have bought all the little people in your life presents with enough time to allow for delivery? Or, like everyone, do you need to dash out a night or two before, to hit the actual, physical shops? We thought so. Lucky for you, London still has a top-notch choice of dedicated shops that are a treasure trove of toys and run by people passionate about play. Here are our favourites.