Sushi at Skylark, Jane Wake’s free Pregnancy Pilates Masterclass and Nurturing Mums on Northcote Road: Your What’s On activity guide from NappyValleyNet

Last Updated on : 5th January 2017

Dear NappyValleyNetter, 

Welcome to your weekly What’s On activity guide from NappyValleyNet!

A fresh new year is here.  Out with the old and in with the new? Or stick with the old because it works and you love it, and add something new to liven things up.  Whatever works for you – you’re a multi-tasking juggling act after all!  Visit our calendar regularly to keep an eye on what’s on and please keep on posting your classes, events, fairs, shows and more via that little pink ‘Post your event’ button so we can help you spread the word.  It couldn’t be easier. (click here)

Thinking of a move in 2017?  We have homes for sale and to rent in the area via PrimeLocation and four local estate agents, so start the year on a positive property note and find that gem with your name on it. …click here for more details


Take a look at these homes from our Preferred Property Partners this week



For rent with Hamptons International is a 5-bedroom house off St John’s Hill, near to Clapham Junction and Northcote Road, newly renovated and extremely well-presented with an eat-in kitchen with underfloor heating and a private garden with decked area. …click here for more details

For rent with Portico is a 1-bedroom apartment in a newly built block with concierge just a stone’s throw from Vauxhall tube and close to amenities, beautifully furnished and with underfloor heating, the ideal pied-à-terre. …click here for more details

For sale with Marsh & Parsons is a 4-bedroom family house on a quiet residential street in Streatham, recently renovated to a very high standard, with open plan living downstairs as well as utility and shower room, and bi-fold doors onto a lawned garden.…click here for more details

For sale with Rampton Baseley is a 5-bedroom family house on a sought after street off Webbs Road, close to Clapham Junction and Northcote Road, wider than average and extended into both the side return and loft to create an immaculately presented house of just over 2,000 sqft. …click here for more details


It’s a new dawn, a new day, a new year.

Join Jane Wake this weekend for a free Pregnancy Pilates Masterclass and lunch at the Balham Bowls Club.  Sounds fabulous if you’re expecting.  Say no more. …click here for more details

Well and truly over Christmas?!  Here’s one just for the girls, so gather your gang and head to Sushi at Skylark.  Not just delicious sushi but botanically inspired cocktails plus a manicure, mini-massage and the chance to browse pre-loved designer clothes too.  What are you waiting for, girlfriend!? …click here for more details

Nurturing Mums runs regular 5-week postnatal courses in all things new baby on Northcote Road and in Earlsfield.  Meet other new mums at just the same stage as you and tackle sleep, first aid, weaning and baby development together. …click here for more details

There’s a new fitness studio in town and it’s in Clapham!  Oncore is celebrating its opening weekend from tomorrow with all classes at just £6.  They do Spin, HIIT and Yoga, so get your fab new 2017 kit on and head over.  At that price, why not try all three!? …click here for more details

There are still spaces at English classes for au-pairs with The Language Web starting next week, either in Tooting Bec or Balham. …click here for more details

Sprout Arts in Furzedown is calling all artists who may be looking for a space in which to exhibit in 2017.  Could it be you?  Why not make this the nudge you need to make it happen this year.  …click here for more details

If you’ve been thinking about volunteering, then a 7-week Home-Start Volunteer Training Course starts soon, meaning you could help families with pre-school children close to home who need the extra support. …click here for more details

A new Postnatal Depression Support Group gets underway at the Battersea Arts Centre next week.  Regular sessions with a free creche run by people who know exactly how it feels. …click here for more details

There’s a Paediatric First Aid course with First Aid for Life in Balham tomorrow, one of many sessions in a schedule packed with opportunity to learn how to help your family or others in an emergency.  Time to realise that new year’s resolution? …click here for more details

Roundhouse on Nightingale Lane has just launched its Winter Sale with discounts on kitchens and furniture ordered in January. Is this the incentive you’ve been waiting for? Plus, enter their fab competition to win a place at the Seasons Cookery School. …click here for more details


Entertainment in all its fabulous forms

Children still off school and need some fresh air and a good run around?  Open Air Fit Kids Christmas Multi-Sport Activity Camps are still on up on Clapham Common, by the Bowling Green Café.  Drop-in today and/or tomorrow.  And breathe. …click here for more details

If you’d like to see your child’s confidence grow this year, then head to the Let’s Act free trial session at St Luke’s on Saturday.  Performing arts classes to develop speech, confidence and communication for all ages, and including the LAMDA exam. …click here for more details

Bach to Baby is back this new year with a piano concert in Fulham next week.  Head over, grab your coffee and let the music drift over you while you take some well earned time out after all the festive frolics. …click here for more details

Something for the teens.  Until you Hear that Bell is at the Unicorn Theatre and produced in association with the Battersea Arts Centre.  Told through words and within timed boxing rounds, it’s a story about amateur boxing, family and slowly getting good at something you put your mind to. …click here for more details

Storytime Sunday at The Bright Emporium is with Katy Hudson, illustrator of Too Many Carrots, about a rabbit who has too many of the much-loved orange root veg.  At least he’ll be able to see in his warren …click here for more details

The European Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is open until 15th at the Horniman Museum, an incredible collection of photographs that will capture the attention of old and young (with a creative corner for little ones when inspiration strikes!).  A fabulous free museum, and that’s before you’ve strolled through the gardens to find the most stunning view of London town (and alpacas). …click here for more details


That’s it.  Have fun getting stuck into 2017! (click here)


Annabel & the NappyValleyNet team xx

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