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Your guide to Shanghai's best events & things to do with kids, family-friendly restaurants, international schools and education, travel destinations & classes for kids

Homeslice has released 4 totally glorious new pizzas
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Homeslice has released 4 totally glorious new pizzas

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Stepping Stones needs you! The charity is looking for volunteer English teachers
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Stepping Stones needs you! The charity is looking for volunteer English teachers

Got the skills and some free time? Give a little something back to the community this autumn

This cool, new (and free) exhibition tours you through the history of the qipao
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This cool, new (and free) exhibition tours you through the history of the qipao

Get all of the Old Shanghai vibes at the Shanghai History Museum

So you wanna be a boxer? Golden Gloves launches a new kids' camp
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So you wanna be a boxer? Golden Gloves launches a new kids' camp

The popular Shanghai gym makes its first foray into classes for children

Choosing a school in Shanghai

Choosing a new school? Here's how to make the most out of campus visits
Schools & Education

Choosing a new school? Here's how to make the most out of campus visits

Dig in beyond the websites and brochures and ask the hard questions

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Simulate flying like a bird at this crazy virtual reality pop-up in Jingan
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Simulate flying like a bird at this crazy virtual reality pop-up in Jingan

VR rollercoasters, horror films and more at this funky tech exhibition

This totally mental egg-themed pop-up from NYC is opening in Shanghai
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This totally mental egg-themed pop-up from NYC is opening in Shanghai

How do you like your eggs?

The Shanghai EDITION hotel just opened and it looks totally over the top
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The Shanghai EDITION hotel just opened and it looks totally over the top

But in a good way... there are nine restaurants and bars, including a full-scale nightclub

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park announces ticket prices
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Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park announces ticket prices

The park looks set to make a splash with cheaper tickets than Disney

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The best of summer in Shanghai for families

The best street food in Shanghai
Restaurants

The best street food in Shanghai

The best ultra-local Shanghai street eats, beyond just your usual soup dumplings

Breakfast sandwiches
Restaurants

Breakfast sandwiches

From classic bacon, egg and cheese to a breakfast-themed burger, here are the city's top sammies to kick off your day

The best pre-natal yoga and Pilates classes in Shanghai
Health

The best pre-natal yoga and Pilates classes in Shanghai

Mums-to-be can relax, stretch and tone at these prenatal yoga and Pilates classes designed just for them

The best ice cream shops in Shanghai
Food & Drink

The best ice cream shops in Shanghai

Upgrade your family’s ice cream game this summer with these top scoops, cups and cones

Escape Shanghai with this family guide to Moganshan
Travel

Escape Shanghai with this family guide to Moganshan

Stuart Lancaster accounts for his journey to Shanghai's infamous retreat

The best Mummy and Me classes in Shanghai
Classes & Courses

The best Mummy and Me classes in Shanghai

From music to dancing, swimming to cooking, English to art, here are the top classes for parents and kids

Meet Shanghai's power parents

Meet the power parents of Shanghai
Family

Meet the power parents of Shanghai

Introducing...the everyday superheroes shaping young lives and the city we call home

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World of Ghibli
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World of Ghibli

Totoro is finally your neighbor here too

01 Jul - 07 Oct
Shanghai World Financial Centre (SWFC)
Cirque du Soleil: TORUK – The First Flight World Tour 2018 in Shanghai

Cirque du Soleil: TORUK – The First Flight World Tour 2018 in Shanghai

Cirque du Soleil brings Avatar to life on the Shanghai stage

16-26 Aug
Mercedes-Benz Arena
Sam Smith

Sam Smith

British pop star behind hits such as 'I'm Not the Only One' and 'Writing's On the Wall' makes his Shanghai debut

23 Oct
Mercedes-Benz Arena
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