Museum of Childhood - News RSS Feed http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/rss Festive opening hours http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/festive-opening-hours The Museum will be closed Wednesday 24 December – Friday 26 December 2014 and Thursday 1 January 2015 Festive opening hours http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/the-museum-will-be-closed The Museum will be closed Wednesday 24 December – Friday 26 December 2014 and Thursday 1 January 2015 Hidden Identities Unfinished http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hidden-identities-unfinished 20 December 2014 - 28 June 2015. This display of photographs by Yvonne de Rosa examines the lives of children and families living under adverse conditions in Bosnia and Romania. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-16 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Small Stories: At Home in a Dolls' House - About the exhibition http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions-and-displays/forthcoming-exhibitions/small-stories-at-home-in-a-dolls-house/small-stories-about The small stories of 12 dolls' houses from the past 300 years will be brought to life by the characters that live or work there. Come and meet the residents, and discover tales of marriages and parties, politics and crime. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-15 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-14 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Christmas Designer Market http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/christmas-designer-market Sunday 30 November. Start your Christmas shopping early and find the perfect present at our Christmas Designer Market. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-13 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-12 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-11 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-10 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Weekend activities, 8-9 November http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-8-9-november Regular activities at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 3-7 November http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-30-june-4-july Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-9 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Weekend activities, 1-2 November http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-1-2-november Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. War in Words http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/war-in-words Friday 31 October. Join celebrated poets Roger Stevens and Brian Moses for an afternoon of poetry exploring the First World War October Half Term: Wizz-Bangs and Pipsqueaks http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/wizz-bangs-and-pipsqueaks Monday 27 - Friday 31 October. A half term of First World War themed activities. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-8 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Weekend activities, 25-26 October http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-5-6-july Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 20-24 October http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-20-24-october Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-7 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Weekend activities, 18-19 October http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-18-19-october Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 13-17 October http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-13-17-october Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities,11-12 October http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-11-12-october Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-6 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Weekday activities, 6-10 Ocober http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-6-10-october Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-5 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Weekend activities, 4-5 October http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-4-5-october Regular activities at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 29 September-3 October http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-29-september-3-october Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Join the Big Draw Party http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/join-the-big-draw-party Sunday 28 September. Join special guests writer Jacqueline Wilson and illustrator Nick Sharratt for the launch of the Big Draw. Weekend activities, 27 September http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-27-september Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-4 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Weekday activities, 22-26 September http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-22-26-september Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities, 21 September http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-21-september Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-3 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. It's My Party... http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/its-my-party... 20 September 2014 – 5 July 2015. We all have birthdays, but how we mark the passing years is very personal... Play With Design http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/play-with-design Saturday 20 September. This one day event, showcasing design in games, is part of London Design Festival. Weekday activities, 15-19 September http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-15-19-september Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities, 13-14 September http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-13-14-september Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Romp and Roll http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-2 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Weekday activities, 8-12 September http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-8-12-september Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities, 6-7 September http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-6-7-september Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 1-5 September http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-1-5-september Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Summer holiday activities http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/summer-holiday-activities-4 Saturday 26 July - Sunday 31 August. Drop in to the Museum for free fun activities during the summer holidays. Toy Stories http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions-and-displays/toy-stories Until 14 December 2014. What do your favourite toys reveal about you? Toy Stories is a series of children's portraits by Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti exploring the role and function of toys in the lives of children around the globe. Hand Me Over Hand Me Downs http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hand-me-over-hand-me-downs Until 31 August 2014. Taking artist Annabel Stockman’s project Hand me over hand me downs as inspiration, this display centres around the moment an adoptive child joins their new family. The Great Diary Project http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions-and-displays/the-great-diary-project Until 12 October 2014. A selection of diaries written by children across the 19th and 20th centuries, offering insights into children's lives across different eras. Daydreams and Diaries: The Story of Jacqueline Wilson http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/daydreams-and-diaries-the-story-of-jacqueline-wilson Until 2 November 2014. An exhibition celebrating all things Jacqueline Wilson, giving you a chance to find out about her childhood, early career and what inspires her to write.