Friday 6th of December 2019
Little London Whispers

February’s Super Seven things to do in London

February is the month of love. How do we find love? We are (hopefully) showered with it when we are born, which makes us happy. Happiness can be anything from a blue sky, to your favourite pet, to buying flowers for ourselves – even better if we are sent them! So this month, we start with the Festival of Happiness in Shoreditch.

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On Instagram we are sharing our favourite flower stalls and shops, so check in for a little flower love, make your month a colourful one, and move on from those January blues.

Winter Happiness Festival at Canvas Cafe:  Fall into a white ball pit, hang a thought on a wishing tree, or just hang out!
Victoria Miro Gallery: Do Ho Suh has an installation of coloured fabrics hanging to create doors and rooms

David Hockney at Tate Britain: 9 February – 3 September 2017. A comprehensive new exhibition of the British artist.

Diana, Her Fashion Story: A major exhibition of Princess Diana’s fashion opens at Kensington Palace opens on 24 February, with lots of talks, study days and other related events. check the link for details.

Kids go FREE at the Shard 11-19 February.  If you haven’t been up this London landmark, you absolutely should. The Perfect treat for half term. Each fee paying adult, can take in 2 children 4-15yrs.  They have a child friendly chocolate pop-up for chocolate dipped lollypops & sprinkles – yummy!

Pancake Day 28 February: Head East for the Great Spitalfields Pancake Race, or to Parliament to watch MP’s and Lords all race for charity. See local listings for timings.

Silent Disco at The Cutty Sark 10 February 8.30-10pm.  Booking is a must.

 

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Hampton Court Palace has an Elizabethan Court of Love going on, with daily activities to transport you back in time

Board Games are the theme at the Museum of Childhood.  A week long look at how much fun board games were and still are.

ROBOTS at The Science Museum has just opened and could be the strangest exhibition you go to. It’s spooky how brilliant these are.

Old Bailey: Did you know that if you are over the age of 14 you can go and watch the judges in action for free.  It is on a first come first served basis, but what an incredible thing to do with teenagers, rather than sitting around.  This is now on MY to do list!

London Bike Show arrives at the Exel Centre 16-19 February. There is a mini velodrome, test track and remember the Emirates Cable car for stunning views across to Greenwich.

Kew Orchid Festival for a little steaming beauty in West London. This year inspired by the culture and colours of India.

Engage little James Bonds at the Petrie Museum 14-16 February

Map Day Museum of London Docklands: 19 February. Kids can learn to create and read maps of their favourite spots in London. Become a budding cartographer.

Fulham Palace have Venerable Victorians on 15 February. Dress up and learn all things Victorian.

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