London lifestyle & travels with kids and babies
October is here and so is the new #CulturedKids #50 linkie with a new monthly format but same great partner in crime Megan at TrulyMadlyKids!
What have we been up to lately? Indulging into London Open House week-end as you know this has been a long time favourite of ours. This year we were delighted to be the Vip guests of Taj London for the Jaguar suite, followed by the splendid British Foreign Office and Westminster city Hall and the Mayor’s Reception Room – Paddington’s hood is sleek and has gorgeous views over Buckingham – we remembered the joyous days of maypole dancing with 2007 former Westminster Mayor!
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A day of treats and sunshine with @openhouselondon We started with a ViP tour of the Jaguar suite in one of our favourite hotels @taj51bg, part of #ohl2019 first time round. Short walk after and we explored @ukforeignoffice – wow courtyards, stairs and palatial rooms. Letters trail thrilled, got even certificates and chocolates! And we wrapped up with sushi and #westminstercityhall 19th floor – the Mayor reception room has wonderful views over Buckingham palace and back to where we started – the gorgeous Taj 😍 Tired feet but #culturedkids declare themselves rather pleased 😊 #tajLondon #jaguarsuite #openhousetajroy #openhousefco #foreigncommonwealthoffice #foreignandcommonwealthoffice #lordmayorofwestminster #mayorroom #openhousesaturday #loveyourtimetogether #londondaysout
On Sunday we embraced the car free day and made most of our hood, with Slovakia Embassy and Leighton House being our usual favourites.
We also just wrapped up Japan week in London, if you need inspiration for best sushi places with kids head here and for our Kensington favourite Japanese restaurants in here. Frieze October 2nd -6th is also on every art lover radar, again we are so spoilt !
The first ever Chelsea history festival is also coming next week to town (October 9th -13th) and it’s packed with talks, workshops, music and family fun. We are so looking forward celebrating our favourite hood and its mix of paradoxes, history of royalty and anarchy, conservative and yet bohemian, so rich with locals but so international. Strongly rooted in Chelsea’s heritage creative, the festival proposes on Saturday October 12th Chelsea physic Garden Open Day; NAM hosting giant games for little soldiers, marching drills and meetings with living historians and Royal Hospital Chelsea Hidden History Hunts and British Army Jazz Orchestra.
Our favourite posts from last time have been Rylands Library from Coins de Bobby and Uffizi Gallery from Tin Box Traveller. Congrats ! We also say goodbye in here to our brill co-hosts in crime Catherine at @ CulturalWednesdays, Emma at @ BavarianSojourn and Scarlett at @ DiariesofaLondoness . Kids grow up in a blink, so wish them fun, lots of cultural outings and grown up travelings that we’d love to hear about on …#CulturedKids 🙂
Have you been up to anything cultural lately? Come and link in new or old posts on travels, museums, art and culture with us! Happy cultured fall all!
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Thanks for picking my post as a favourite from last time!
Our pleasure 🙂 Looking forward to hearing and seeing further Tin Box Traveller cultured adventures !