The Tower Bridge Cat's Big Birthday Bash

Calling all cat fans! 

Inspired by the characters from the award-winning 'The Tower Bridge Cat' books, families are invited to join the celebrations for Bella's Birthday.

Booking information

Time: 9:30 to 18:00 (last entry at 17:00)

Price: Included in your ticket

Location: Throughout the attraction

Book tickets

About the day

There are so many exciting things to see and do around the Bridge, all included in your attraction ticket!

  • Collect a birthday balloon - available for the first 500 visitors.
  • Complete our exciting interactive Cat Trail as you make your way through Tower Bridge. Collect and stamp your Apprenticeship Record and become part of Bella’s special Tower Bridge team.
  • Join in a purr-fect kitty-inspired Family Craft Activity. Create a cat headband that’s simply ‘pawsome’ – yours to take home and keep. 
  • Get your face painted all day long in a special cat-inspired look.
  • Meet and interact with character actors from the 'Tower Bridge Cat' book - including the Bridge Master, Hannah the Cook and Babs the Bus Driver. Ask them to tell their exciting stories of life at Tower Bridge. 
  • See Bella’s birthday cake on display throughout the day in the Walkways, created by Great British Bake Off finalist Sandro.
  • Meet the author, Tee Dobinson, and illustrator, Steve Cox, of the 'Tower Bridge Cat' books and get your books signed. Throughout the day, in the Gift Shop. 
  • Join a storytelling session with author Tee Dobinson. On the hour, 12.00-17.00 in the Engine Rooms.
The Tower Bridge Cat

Discover the books

Written by local author Tee Dobinson and illustrated by Steve Cox, award-winning 'The Tower Bridge Cat' book series follows Bella, Tower Bridge's fictional cat, who goes on adventures in and around the landmark.