1. Kites from Kabul
Across South Asia and Afghanistan, children have flown kites for fun for over a century. The V&A Museum of Childhood will present a colourful display of paper kites in flight, which have been made by children in Murad Khani, in the old city district of Kabul. The exhibition is free and will run until the 3rd of January.
2. Hampton Court to Richmond riverside walk
If you are looking for a picturesque Sunday morning excursion, we recommend walking from Hampton Court to Richmond, ending up in one of West London’s most beautiful and calm locations, Petersham nurseries. Take the family for a bite to eat in the teahouse cafe and explore the different plants and flowers that fill the surroundings, a perfect day out.
3. London Borough of Jam
Owner Lillie O’Brien sells jars of seasonal flavoured jams such as Figs with Earl Grey, Seville Orange and Camomile and Raspberry and Liquorice, as well as a selection of other carefully selected products. Located on Chatsworth Road in East London, the London Borough of Jam is open every Saturday and Sunday between 11am-5pm. A great place to take the kids to try new flavours or treat them to a St John doughnut filled with delicious jams.
4. Stoner by John Williams
First published in 1965, this beautifully written novel is telling the moving and honest story about the complexities of love, family relationships, loss and human nature.