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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

Lioness at ZSL London Zoo

SLEEP WITH THE LIONS AT ZSL LONDON ZOO

For a night you’ll never forget, enjoy a sleepover with the lions at ZSL London Zoo’s new Gir Lion Lodge

Campo Viejo's floating wine bar took over Clapham Common last year

SPANISH FIESTA: CAMPO VIEJO’S FLOATING WINE BAR ON CLAPHAM COMMON

Claphamites are in for a treat this weekend as Campo Viejo’s ‘lake of colour’ floats into town until 12th June… Words: Madeleine Howell Don your shades (disclaimer – do also pack your umbrella), embrace that #FridayFeeling and prepare to enjoy a glass of Rioja or two in a rather unusual setting on Clapham Common’s Mount […]

Stamford & Bridget, Chelsea FC's mascots

Ad Feature A BIG DAY OUT AT STAMFORD BRIDGE, CHELSEA

On Monday 30 May 2016, 2,000 Chelsea fans descended onto the pitch at Stamford Bridge for a day of fun to raise money for the CFC foundation

5 OF THE BEST WAYS TO SPOIL YOUR DAD IN SOUTH WEST LONDON

Whether you’d like to treat your dad to a spot of pampering, or you’re on the look out for a quality craft beer experience to share with him, we’ve got you covered with these fun Father’s Day ideas

Camp Suisse, Montreux

Ad Feature WHY SUMMER CAMP IS A POSITIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Learning outside the classroom is not a new concept, but is one that has gained momentum in the last decade. It is now widely accepted that experiencing the world outside the classroom is a key part of a rounded education for young people. Here are six reasons why summer camp is a positive learning experience

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