Travel Highlights: Things to see and do when visiting Greenwich (Updated 2021)

The Wandering Mother Blog | Family Lifestyle & Travel

Whether your coming from Richmond or Runcorn, Greenwich is a major tourism town that sees thousands of people paving its streets every year. This year (and last year) however, has slightly been a little different. With lockdown eased again, the streets of Greenwich are starting to fill up again.  I originally published this post in […]

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Insta-capital: London is home to the UK’s most Instagrammed tourist attractions

The Wandering Mother | Top 10 Instagrammable Places in UK

The research development team from SlotsUp analysed hashtag data to determine which of the UK’s most popular tourist attractions are the most Insta-worthy. The study analysed popular hashtags on Instagram of the top 80 most visited tourist attractions in the UK and revealed the Tate Modern in London to be the most ‘Instagrammable’ location, with […]

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Van Gogh House opens with guided tours: A must-see for any art lover

First opened in 201`9, Van Gogh House is a local heritage site and a unique venue for exhibitions and artist residencies. This amazing place has now opened up for the general public to view with a guided tour of the house and grounds. It’s a must-see attraction for anyone who has an interest in the […]

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What’s On: Free Easter Events in Greenwich

The Wandering Mother Blog | Family Lifestyle & Travel

April 12: Get ready to leave lockdown! Get those trainers, walking shoes or wellies on and get ready to start exploring again as London and the rest of the UK gear up to leave lockdown 3.0 behind. There’s so many wonderful places you can visit outdoors that there’s no excuse not to head out for […]

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How to celebrate Chinese New Year in lockdown + lantern craft activity

The Wandering Mother Blog | Chinese New Year Craft Activities

Chinese New Year & Lunar New Year (Friday 12th February 2021) Chinese New Year is also known as the Lunar New Year, Spring Festival or Tết (Vietnamese). It is greatly celebrated worldwide by those of Chinese and Asian heritage. It’s like the equivalent to celebrating January 1st but following the lunar (moon) calendar… yes, that’s […]

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Inspirational Actors You Won’t Believe That Are Over 65

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These inspirational actors are not only young at heart, they still look it too. It’s quite hard to tell how old they really are. But when you take a closer look at the number of years they’ve been gracing our screens, you can get an inkling of their age. Age UK Mobility recently released an […]

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Natasha Kaplinsky to host star-studded virtual event to benefit Barnardo’s

The Greenwich Mummy Blog - Christmas in London

Broadcaster Natasha Kaplinsky will host an evening of festive song and spoken word to raise money for Barnardo’s as part of the charity’s Christmas campaign, known as ‘Kidsmas’. The Kidsmas Live event will be broadcast from St. John’s Smith Square on December 1 and will feature virtual performances from several of the charity’s children’s choir […]

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Black Pound Day: 6 businesses I’m recommending this November…

The Greenwich Mummy Blog | Supporting Black Pound Day

BLACK POUND DAY: NOVEMBER 7 This year seems to be flying by… I can’t believe how quickly the year has gone! Honestly, it’s all been a blur – most days seem to blend into each other and I can’t make out whether it’s the start of the week or the end of the week. Black […]

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