The Londoness

Born in Paris.

Made in London.

Teller of London Tales.


I am very excited to be co-hosting my first CULTURED KIDS, together with the cultural champion that is Catherine over on Catherine’s Cultural Wednesdays. So, what’s it all about? Every two weeks I will be hosting a Linky which allows other bloggers to load up their cultural posts on this page, and posting a cultural article aimed at kids of all ages, and in my case, of a London-centric nature!

Cultured Kids, Kids in London, art kids, theatre kids, teenagers London, historic London kids, visiting London with kids

And what a busy month May promises to be. A Little Princess  is on at Southbank for one night only, the Covent Garden May Fayre Puppet Show will be punching it out on the 13 May, and it’s the Royal Wedding on the 19th! Matthew Bourne’s Blitzed version of Cinderella  is showing on cinema screens across the country, and the magical Peter Pan  opens at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. The Royal Academy’s new campus opens its doors, and if you haven’t seen it yet, a visit to Monet and Architecture is a must-see with the kids.

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Previously, Truly Madly Kids and ZenBabyTravel were the Cultured Kids co-hosts, and their favourite posts were:


1 – Lohr am Main – the Snow White Town by Daisy the Bus. Less of the Disneyfication and more of the truth behind the Grimm Fairy Tale.

2 – Best Museums in DC by DQTravel. Washington DC is well served by museums, and this post details why kids love them so much.

3 – Ten things to do in Hanoi. Travelling in Asia with children can be overwhelming, but Families Go Travel highlight 10 ways that your kids will love.


1 – A photo tour of Alberobello, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Puglia, Italy by The Pigeon Pair and Me. Who could resist to Unesco world heritage sites in Italy?

2 – Terrific Toronto Street Art (and where to find it) by Bright Lights of America. Even without knowing Toronto, we felt transplanted into arty colourful street vibes! We love Banksy and were quite intrigued and amused by the other artists snapshots and Insta extracts.

3 – Rails, Rail stations and Rouen by Ushasita for reminding us the charms and poesy of the trains as well as putting Rouen back to our travel plans; a city we explored but spent too much partying with friends hence slightly neglected the stunning Gothic architecture.

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Would you like to add a post to Cultured Kids? We would love to hear from you!

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