17th of Mai in London – Celebrate Norway’s National Day!

The Norwegian National Day is celebrated every year in Southwark Park in London with thousands of Norwegian gathering to walk in the parade, eat hot dogs and sing the national anthem together. Many will bring a picnic and the children can play all day. One of the most important days in the Norwegian calendar is the 17th of May, Norway's Constitution Day. In London we have a 17th of May Committee...

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Barbican Conservatory to consider for your next Sunday Walk

The Barbican Conservatory? Few know about the Barbican and even fewer know that the concrete jungle that was build in the 70's houses a hidden treasure; a glass-roofed, leafy sanctuary that features tropical plants and trees, birdlife and exotic fish. It's the second biggest Conservatory in London - and it's open to the public! As we are looking for plants for our new home, preferrably with that...

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The Barbican London – a hidden gem for families and children

Whether you are trying to keep the kids busy for a low cost rainy afternoon, or planning something for a special treat, there’s something to satisfy every member of the family at the Barbican Centre in London. Nestled in-between tall concrete buildings in the heart of the financial district City of London, the Barbican is Europe's largest multi-arts and conference venue presenting a diverse...

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Danish Summer Bazar and Scandinavian Design Auction in London

Every year in May, Danish Women in England and The Danish Church in London invite you to their Bazaar, a festive day and to buy art and craft, design, food and books. In the church garden there are children's activities and food stalls selling danish specialities. Please note a very interesting design auction taking place too! This year the grand event takes place this Saturday 21st of May from...

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17 Mai in London – Celebrate Norway’s National Day like a Norwegian!

The Norwegian National Day is celebrated every year in Southwark Park in London with thousands of Norwegian gathering to walk in the parade, eat hot dogs and sing the national anthem together. Many will bring a picnic and the children can play all day. This is arguably one of the best family festivals there is in the British capital. Yet unknown to many! 17th of May Committee invites everyone to...

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Nikolai Astrup Exhibition in Dulwich Gallery London

Along with Edvard Munch, Nikolai Astrup is one of Norway's most popular and important artists. For the first time, Nikolais Astrup's work is being presented outside Norway. With more than 90 oil paintings and prints, including works from private collections never exhibited before, brings this notable artist to London. Half term is an excellent opportunity to head down to Dulwich Gallery to see...

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London’s Best Ice Rinks 2015 – Get your Skates On!

Within the end of October many of London's ice rinks will open. The capital's outdoor ice rinks are the perfect pre-Christmas activity for a night out or during the holidays. Here are London's Best Ice Rinks for Winter 2015/2016, with the earliest opening already this October. Wether you live in London or are visiting during the winter months, a visit to one of the capitals ice rink is a must! A...

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Columbia Road Flower Market on a Sunday

With another rainy day in London, we decided to brighten up our morning with an outing to East London; breakfast at Fabrique Bakery in Hoxton and sourcing flowers and plants at Columbia Road flower market. First stop was Fabrique, a Swedish bakery on the cobbelt Geffrye Street, tucked away in the railway arches underneath Hoxton Station. We had coffee and hot chocolate together with ham and...

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5 Fun Half Term Activities for Kids in London

What will you be doing with the kids this half term? Here's a few May half-term holiday events and activities in London - our top 5 fun ideas on what you can do together with your child this holiday! So you have made arrangements for everything from visiting the dentist to have new school shoes fitted. Clearly not the most exciting of plans. So in desperation you are considering your familiar...

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The Twits at Royal Court Theatre London from 7 April

Little Scandinavian teamed up with the Royal Court Theatre in London to offer one lucky winner four tickets to a performance of Roald Dahl’s The Twits. This not-to-be-missed, hilarious play will be on stage in London this Spring, and our winner has been announced! The Twits, Roald Dahl's 1980 story of a nasty couple who enjoy playing horrible tricks on each other, has been mischievously...

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