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Kids love the Puppet Barge in Richmond

THE PUPPET BARGE RETURNS TO RICHMOND

If you’re looking for fun stuff to do over the summer holidays, head to Richmond Riverside, where the Puppet Barge is back with a host of exciting shows

Summer fun for kids

KIDS’ SUMMER EVENTS IN KENSINGTON & CHELSEA

The summer holidays can seem like an impossibly long time for children and their parents. Put boredom at bay with a host of summer activities happening across Kensington and Chelsea this summertime. Here is our pick of the top activities: InTRANSIT Festival The weird and wonderful is celebrated at this street festival that runs throughout […]

Ostriches

WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER WORK WITH ANIMALS

SW Resident columnist and author Louise Candlish tells a funny tale about two trips to the zoo

Brazil World Cup 2014

BRAZIL-INSPIRED BUYS

Gripped by World Cup fever? Celebrate the beautiful game by stocking up on these Brazil-inspired buys – for him, for her, for little ones and for the home

A selection of toys from the Automata exhibition

NEW EXHIBITION OF MECHANICAL TOYS AT STRAWBERRY HILL

A unique exhibition of automata and mechanical moving toys will be displayed at Strawberry Hill, Twickenham from 16 June to 9 November 2014 ‘Automata, a Collector’s Collection’ is a new exhibition featuring automata and other mechanical and moving toys, all of which will appeal to adults and children due to their ingenious design and witty […]

Summer activities for children

KIDS NEWS THIS JUNE

Family activities at Kensington Palace, cover-ups for summer holidays and toys to keep your children entertained, we round-up the best of June’s child-friendly offerings  Bundle Bean Solar is perfect for keeping your child sun-safe on holidays and at the beach. Made of a breathable, moisture-wicking super soft mesh fabric, the 5-in-1 versatile blanket provides UPF […]

Biscuiteers School of Icing

BISCUITEERS SCHOOL OF ICING

Talk about the icing on the cake…Learn a new skill and eat great food by joining a Biscuiteers School of Icing Notting Hill class – a great activity for all the family or grab your girlfriends for an evening class with prosecco

HALF TERM ACTIVITIES IN SW LONDON

Our guide to the very best activities for children big and small this May school holiday

Kensington and Chelsea family charity event

CHARITY FUN DAY IN CHELSEA

Parenting blog Kensington Mums has teamed up with the Kensington and Chelsea Foundation to host Summer Sparks Family Day on 7th June The family charity event will be taking over St Michael’s Church and its lovely garden in Chester Square, in Chelsea, for a day of activities for children nine and under. The aim of […]

LONDONERS MOST LIKELY TO FOSTER

Londoners are the most likely people to consider becoming a foster carer in England, according to a poll released by leading charity the Fostering Network The YouGov poll, published to coincide with the start of Foster Care Fortnight (which runs 12-25 May), found that 26% of adults in London would consider becoming a foster carer […]

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