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Mother’s Day is fast approaching and as with all seasonal occasions, London is playing host to a wealth of fun days out, events and activities to help you celebrate the day with your loved ones. Whether you want to treat your mum to some special food, a day of relaxation or a unique experience you’ll find something perfect to do in London.
London’s museums are world famous for both their range of unique pop-up and permanent exhibitions which make a perfect day out on Mother’s Day. Whether you’re after a bit of history at the Natural History Museum, contemporary works at the Victoria & Albert museum or some instagrammable artwork, there are a huge selection of great exhibitions over Mother’s Day weekend. Currently on at the V&A is the Beatrix Potter exhibition which has a beautiful selection of drawings and prints that inspired some of your favourite children’s characters – the ideal place for a Mother’s Day to remind her of your childhood. For something more modern, Amy: Beyond the Stage is currently on at the Design Museum, celebrating the talent and fashion of the late Amy Winehouse, which makes a fun family day out.
The best way to see the sights of London is from the Thames, so the perfect place to spend the day with your mother is on a beautiful river cruise including lunch and bubbles, which will allow you to catch up, enjoy great food and drink, and see London’s most famous sights right outside your window. City Cruises are running a special Mother’s Day cruise, where you can spend two hours gently sailing along the river, with a two-course lunch, sparkling wine and live music. Drifting past the House of Parliament, the London Eye, Tower Bridge and more, this an unforgettable Mother’s Day experience.
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Catch a London show
London’s West End is famous for its diverse array of fantastic theatre and musical shows. Heading to the theatre is a wonderful and fun activity to treat your mother to on this special day. There are many top picks for Mother’s Day: if you’re feeling some girl power, Tina, Mamma Mia or & Juliet are great options, or if you’ll have kids with you, the Lion King, Mary Poppins and Wicked will be right up your street. Whatever you choose, you’re sure to have a magical Mother’s Day evening.
Dinner at Jasmine Kensington
Treating your mother to a special dinner on Mother’s Day is always a good idea. Jasmine Restaurant at Park City Grand Plaza Kensington Hotel has a friendly and inviting vibe and serves delicious pan-Asian Halal cuisine. You won’t be short of choice for food no matter your taste, from seafood platters to authentic curries. Combined with a glass of sparkling wine this is the perfect place to spoil your mother and celebrate the day. If you’re visiting from outside the city, you can stay at the Grand Plaza Hotel Londonso you can rest your head after a day full of activities.