Wimbledon 2017
Posted on 14th June, 2017

7 Things everyone should know about Wimbledon

The annual Wimbledon tournament is just around the corner, kicking off on the 3rd July for 14 action packed days of Tennis. It has become one of the most iconic British traditions of Summer in London, and is attended by hundreds of fans of every year. Here at The Rembrandt we can’t wait for the prestigious competition to kick off in 2017, but until then, we’ve dug up some little known facts about The Championships: 140 Years of Wimbledon Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world! The tradition started in 1877 and is considered the most prestigious out...

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Hyde Park
Posted on 3rd April, 2017

An Insider’s Guide to Hyde Park

As one of London’s 8 Royal Parks, Hyde Park is visited by millions of Londoners and tourists every year. Covering 350 acres in Central London, it is home to a number of famous landmarks, and also a few hidden gems that are perhaps a little less well known. With Summer just around the corner, there is no better time to visit Hyde Park, and we’ve rounded up some of the best must-see attractions to make sure you don’t miss out! The Lido The famous Serpentine Lake has been used for swimming for over 250 years, and is still open to...

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Posted on 28th March, 2017

Mother’s Day in London

Mother’s Day may have originated from ancient Greeks dedicating the annual spring festival to maternal goddesses but the occasion is best celebrated in London! If you are in the buzzing city this spring, below are our suggestions on where to head out with mum on 26th March. For some quality time together whilst gazing at London’s tourist attractions, visit the tranquil Kew Gardens or the iconic Kensington Palace Gardens.  Wander around exotic flowers and wild meadows whilst mum plans her next garden makeover! The tropical, botanical gardens are surely worth a stroll this Spring. Another great place to indulge in...

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Posted on 9th February, 2017

Things to do in London with kids during February Half Term

Half term is almost here and it’s time to keep moody teens and energetic little tots entertained. Keep reading to browse through our favourite picks that are perfect for quality family time. Spend a day at the museum. If your child ever thought a trip to the museum was boring, it’s time to head over to the Natural History Museum. ‘Investigate for families’ is a drop in event that will give kids a feel for how scientists work by letting them explore real nature specimen. The free event is a great one to spur your child’s curiosity for science whilst...

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Chinese New Year
Posted on 9th January, 2017

Chinese New Year in London

The start of the Lunar year is fast approaching, and millions of people around the globe are preparing to celebrate Chinese New Year on 28th January. The celebration will mark the end of the year of the Monkey, and symbolise the beginning of the Year of the Rooster as defined by the Chinese zodiac cycle. Chinese New Year is traditionally celebrated with the ringing of bells, the lighting of firecrackers and watching traditional lion and dragon dances. These dances are originally thought to be a way to pray for good luck and drive away evil spirits. Many wear new clothes...

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