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Family

Win a family ticket to Cutty Sark during the Tall Ships festival

WIN A FAMILY TICKET TO CUTTY SARK DURING THE TALL SHIPS REGATTA

One lucky The Resident reader will win a family ticket to Cutty Sark during the Rendezvous Tall Ships Regatta weekend

Blogger Mummy in the City on Family Life in South West London

Mummy in the City blogger Tine Farstard on family life in London and what to do with the kids during the school holidays

Louise Candlish on the trials and tribulations of pancake day

LOUISE CANDLISH: THE PANCAKE DAY STRUGGLE IS REAL

Novelist and SW Resident columnist Louise Candlish flips out about Pancake Day – 13 years of motherhood, and those delicious spheres of batter continue to elude her…

The Magical Lantern Festival in Chiswick is one way to keep the kids entertained this February Half Term

MUMMY IN THE CITY’S TOP 5 ACTIVITIES FOR FEBRUARY HALF TERM

Is it half term already? Mummy in the City, aka Tine Farstad, knows just how you feel, so we asked the London blogger to come up with five ways to keep the kids entertained during the holidays, with a particular focus on her own stomping ground, south and west London

The Magical Lantern Festival in Chiswick is more magical than ever this year

WHY CHISWICK’S LANTERN FESTIVAL IS MORE MAGICAL THAN EVER

The Magical Lantern Festival in Chiswick always promises a wondrous spectacle, but this year it’s back and better than ever, coinciding with the advent of the Year of the Rooster

The simplest way to count creatures that don’t keep still – like the fish in the Horniman Aquarium’s coral reef tank – is to add some feed to the tank to encourage shyer species out into the open, snap a pic and then count the fish in the photo (image courtesy Horniman Museum & Gardens)

IN PICTURES: THE HORNIMAN MUSEUM’S ANNUAL ANIMAL STOCKTAKE

The annual stocktake of animals at the Horniman Museum & Gardens in Forest Hill, south London, isn’t quite as simple as 1,2,3

Why the nativity play is still going strong

WHY THE TRADITIONAL NATIVITY PLAY IS STILL GOING STRONG

Most of us have fond memories of our first performances on the stage in the nativity play. But with times changing so rapidly, why is the traditional nativity play still going strong?

Kids will love the Thames Rocket experience

KIDRATED’S TOP 10 OCTOBER HALF TERM FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained this October half term? The Resident has teamed up with KidRated – a website where activities are ALL reviewed by children using – to bring you some of the most entertaining ways to spend some quality family time together…

Mark Hearn

MARK HEARN’S NEW BOOK, HELP I’M A FATHER!

Mark Hearn, author of the popular blog Help… I’m a Father, has turned his online musings into a book offering practical help on fatherhood

GET A GOLDEN TICKET TO WIMBLEDON GUILD VILLAGE FAIR

Foodies, families, music fans and shopaholics rejoice – The Wimbledon Guild Village Fair returns to Wimbledon Common on Saturday 18 June 2016. Last year, 35,000 visitors soaked up the atmosphere and this year is set to be bigger and better

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