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Bring your kids down to the Bank of England Museum for their annual Easter Eggs-travaganza (apologies for the terrible pun).
It's not easy getting your kids interested in the history of London, but the Bank of England have come up with an egg-cellent idea (another terrible pun, sorry) -- they are going to bribe them with chocolate!
For ten days over Easter they'll be hiding some brightly decorated eggs all around the museum and your kids will have to follow a trail to find them. If they manage to complete the (extremely easy) trail then they'll be able to claim a small prize at the end.
They will also be able to make some rabbit, sheep and chicken masks, and colour in some finger puppets.
Craig has never been on this treasure hunt, but he has been to the Bank of England Museum and written a review on his blog, which you might like to read before you go.
> Craig’s review of Bank of England Museum – “Everyone has a few CDs they keep secret from their friends (usually ABBA) they turn all the spines back to front so nobody knows they're a fan. Well this is my museum equivalent of that. People think that the Bank of England Museum is going to be a dull day out but if you're into Ye Olde London then there are lots of interesting pictures and paintings to look at. App… continued”
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Private tour of the Churchill War Rooms – Every day – Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms, and experience Winston Churchill's wartime bunker from behind the glass.
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Christian Dior — Designer of Dreams – 2 Feb to 14 Jul 2019 – Some of the finest designs and dresses by Christian Dior, tracing the impact that his fashion house has made over the last seventy years
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