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Royal Museums Greenwich Mark Chinese New Year With Online Festival

15th January 2021

13 February 2021 will see Royal Museums Greenwich (RMG) mark Chinese New Year 2021 with a series of online events forming a community festival. Chinese New Year is one of several lunar new year celebrations across Asia. According to legend, many of the traditions surrounding Chinese New Year, including...

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Theatre Peckham Puts Students’ Mental Health Centre Stage

8th January 2021

Following the latest Government announcement to stay home, Theatre Peckham have launched their world-class creative learning programme online, starting later this month, to support the well-being and mental health of young people. A recent Ofsted report stated, ‘repeated isolation has chipped...

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Deaf Children's Sunday School – Now Online

22nd December 2020

This is part of the largest Sunday School in London, based at the Metropolitan Tabernacle in Elephant & Castle, SE1, which has been running for over 200 years and teaches around 600 children (deaf and hearing) every Sunday. Since March, lessons have been online – on their own website...

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St Dunstan’s College Christmas Card Competition

22nd December 2020

This year, St Dunstan’s College’s Art Department launched a competition for the annual Christmas card image Students from Year 5 to Year 13 were given the task of creating artwork that would be used for the school’s Christmas card, which is sent out by the Headmaster to those in...

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Monkey Business Swings into Forest Hill

16th December 2020

Venture into the heart of the forest and explore the fascinating world of primates in Monkey Business, an exciting new exhibition opening at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in Forest Hill, London on Friday 12 February 2021. From the tiny mouse lemur to the mighty gorilla, visitors can come face to...

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Christmas for Kids Spreading Christmas Joy ‘The Digital Way’

3rd December 2020

Christmas for Kids (C4K) is a well-established children’s theatre charity that annually performs tailored shows free of charge at children's hospices, SEND schools and Hospital Wards across the UK. Their annual bonanza involves singing, storytelling, puppetry and spectacular silliness designed...

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Christmas at Greenwich Theatre

16th November 2020

This Christmas, Greenwich Theatre reopens with Russ Tunney’s thrilling festive adaptation of Joan Aiken's classic children's novel, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, starring Anthony Spargo. This fun-filled socially distanced adventure is accompanied by an online and interactive experience,...

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Well Done William

13th November 2020

William Kilgannon attends Bishop Challoner School, the Catholic co-educational independent school in Shortlands, Bromley. He is currently Deputy Head Pupil and is studying for his A Levels in mathematics, geography and history with an ambition to study history and politics at the University of Cambridge. William...

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Story Explorers: a New Podcast for Kids

13th November 2020

Story Explorers, a brand new children’s radio and podcast series, has been launched by the National Literacy Trust. It’s all about stories for 7 to 11-year-olds and is available on the national children’s radio station Fun Kids. The series, hosted by CBBC presenter Ben Shires, will...

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Bank of England Museum Home Learning Hub

14th September 2020

The Bank of England Museum might be closed but they have curated a selection of home activities on their Home Learning Hub. Learn about the Bank of England’s history and work through a selection of fun family activities. You can design and create your own banknote with artist Brenda Coyle in...

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See London with City Cruises

14th September 2020

City Cruises lives for being on the river and knows how to make your trip extraordinary. The boats offer panoramic views, an open-air deck and even a bar on board. With commentary on the sights, landmarks and history from experts, you will get a new perspective on this amazing city’s history. This...

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Introducing… Polka Playmakers

14th September 2020

At Polka Theatre, it is their job to bring fantastic stories to life. But did you know that behind every play you see on stage, there is a whole host of inspirational people involved in its creation? Polka Playmakers invites you behind the scenes to meet some of the brilliant creatives who make their...

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Elephant and Castle Online Community Hub

14th September 2020

In June 2019 the Elephant and Castle Community Hub opened in the shopping centre offering a popular and well-attended range of fitness and wellbeing classes and arts and crafts workshops running 5 days per week and welcoming more than 1,250 people per month. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, a virtual...

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Learn British Sign Language

16th July 2020

British Sign Language (BSL) is a recognised minority language, used by 125 000 deaf adults and 20 000 children in the UK.  Yet, few children have the opportunity to learn this fun, visual language.  BSL Club is a new YouTube channel, bursting with colourful, appealing videos, specially...

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