Half term is less than a week away. The big question is: how to entertain the children?
Outside, it’s raining buckets. Daffodil buds are being torn from their moorings by the shrieking gales, and Cameron says the worst may be yet to come. So no chance of any early-springtime trips to the park to stave off holiday boredom, then.
But if you live in London (or can get here without the risk of being caught in floods), there are plenty of alternatives to outdoor play.
Here are some highlights we’ve spotted.
For the under-5s (some of these might not be suitable for very young children):
Not Now, Bernard at the Unicorn Theatre (opens 15 Feb) Although I’m excited about this performance, I have to admit that I was a tad disturbed when I read the original book by David McKee. It tells the tale of [*SPOILER ALERT!*] a little boy whose parents are too busy to notice that he’s been eaten by a monster.