The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Hertfordshire Edition

Category: Art/Museums

London Design Festival

24 Sep 2016

The London Design Festival is in full swing right now, with events going on all over the capital that are just stunning — and there’s definitely a huge variety to tempt you. I’m just reeling at home many clever, creative people there are out there, given that I couldn’t design my way out of a paper bag…

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Perfect rainy day place: The British Schools Museum

3 Aug 2016

I’m a big fan of a little museum.  The British Schools Museum in Hitchin is one of the ones I’ve driven past loads of times, but never managed to stop and have a look round.  So when it was raining the other day — hello, August! — me and my youngest met some friends there for a good old nosey.

It was great watching all three kids — 10, 7 and 6 — getting stuck in with old-school wooden games. 

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See This: The Ashmolean’s Summer Exhibition

11 Jul 2016

You know, the summer hols are nearly upon us, and I’ve been hunting far and wide for things that will entertain both my Mudlets and not have me gnaw my knuckles with boredom. Hero, over at Muddy Bucks and Oxon, has recommended this exhibition at Oxford’s Ashmolean — and it sounds like a super start to a big family day out…

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