The V&A's Museum of Childhood in East London has secured planning permission for a large revamp of the listed building.
There's an exhibition about pirates in East London at the moment, which I would describe as a pirate themed playground that happens to be in a museum.
Some of the 20th century’s most iconic and influential Nordic designs for children, from BRIO to LEGO, Marimekko and the Moomins have been brought together for the first time in a new exhibition at the Museum of Childhood.
A small exhibition has opened, with a gigantic model of a 1960s era tower block.
Boardgames are one of the rites of passage of aging, from simple games played a young children, through to drunken nights with friends after work. And any such product eventually ends up in a museum, with a display.
There is a small corner of a museum for children that is currently filled with excited adults screaming and sighing in delight, as Bagpuss, the Clangers, Ivor the Engine, et al have arrived.
What was once the V&A's regional outpost in the east of London has a newish display on at the moment, and as I was sort-of local, popped over for a look and a nibble.
Such is the theme of a display at the Museum of Childhood that asks in that hang-wringing angst way that this particular museum is particularly skilled at -- should children play at war?
A history of how the lives of children has changed since the end of WW2 should be a fantastic nostalia-fest that would appeal to an