Autumn Open Days round-up, Northcote Road Summer Fete and A Monster Calls at The Old Vic: Your What’s On activity guide from NappyValleyNet!

Last Updated on : 12th July 2018
Dear NappyValleyNetter, 

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

If you’re not there already, you’re almost there…but it feels to me like the summer fun started a while ago. Street parties, school fairs, end of season sporting celebrations, World Cup fever and the weather, oh the weather. Please carry on once school’s out, and let the good times roll…(read more).

Thinking of a move? Start your search on our property pages where we have all the homes for sale and to rent in the Nappy Valley neighbourhood (read more).

 

Take a look at these four homes from our Preferred Property Partners 

    

       

For sale with Portico is a 2-double bedroom flat in a Victorian conversion within walking distance of Clapham High Street and all its shops, restaurants and transport links, bright throughout with a separate modern kitchen, available with no onward chain (read more).

For rent with Rampton Baseley is a 5-bedroom family house set in a quiet mews development just off Northcote Road and very well located for a number of state and private schools, with over 2,100 sq ft of living space as well as a south-facing 30ft garden and off-street parking for two cars (read more).

For rent with Marsh & Parsons is a 4-bedroom house just a short walk from Tooting Bec station and the wide open spaces of Tooting Bec Common, newly refurbished and light and airy throughout, with concertina doors opening from the contemporary kitchen onto a lovely garden (read more).

For rent with Hamptons International is a 3-bedroom ground floor flat close to Wandsworth Common with its own entrance, a spacious and bright open-plan kitchen/reception room opening onto a private garden, and a gated parking space (read more).

 

Summer lovin’

Time for a great family day out! It’s the Northcote Road Summer Fete on Sunday when the road will be filled with locals and visitors as well as stalls, bars, stages, live music and entertainment, not to mention the Big Screen transmitting live from Centre Court in SW19. The makings of a feelgood Sunday – just add Pimms! (read more)

Power of Summer is a month of summertime goings-on at Battersea Power Station, including outdoor screenings of Wimbledon, movies, comedy nights and children’s games and activities at Circus West Village (read more).

And the Power of Summer: Activities for Kids is on every Thursday through to Sunday – ideal for little ones with soft play, colouring stations, ticketed workshops, ping pong and more, just a short stroll along from Battersea Park (read more).

If you work further east you might like to go to Summer By The River with the stunning Tower Bridge as a backdrop. Outdoor cinema, theatre, big screen summer sports, free fitness classes and fun family days (read more).

A Monster Calls has opened for its summer run at The Old Vic, a stage adaptation of this hugely popular book about a boy coping with the illness of his mother and his friendship with a wise old tree that comes to life to help him through. Suitable for 10+ (read more).

And for much younger children, Baby Show starts at the Unicorn Theatre today, an ever-popular sensory performance with images and intriguing sounds to keep the little ones rapt (read more).

For the grown-ups, Avalon presents Stand-Up Comedy at Battersea Power Station for a series of preview nights in the run up to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. If you can’t head north, this is the next best thing! (read more).

Bring Your Own Baby is a daytime stand-up comedy show where you can have little ones in tow, this time in Teddington. Soft flooring and toys for them, adult laughs and maybe a G&T for you – perfect! (read more)

Join a family-friendly walking tour from The Monument with Architecture Explorers: The Story of the Great Fire, perfect for curious minds and little legs from 6 up to 10 (read more).

The Little Gym Wandsworth & Fulham Super Kids’ Quest Summer Camps get underway soon, so put on your super cape and spring, back flip and cartwheel into action! With sessions for 3 to 8 year olds and 6 to 12 year olds (read more).

And don’t miss the fact that Open Air Fit’s Multi-Sport Kids Camps are introducing two weeks of longer days during their seven week summer series. Even more fun in the sun! (read more)

You’re not too late to book a holiday of a lifetime in the form of Camp Suisse for your children aged from 7 up to 17. A week or two in the stunning Swiss Alps doing everything from swimming in Lake Geneva to abseiling, archery and all sorts of other sports, all while making new friends and practising their language skills. Win, win (and win again) (read more).

 

Autumn term Open Days: diaries at the ready…

Alleyn’s School Open Event (read more).

Alleyn’s Junior School Open Event (read more).

Bolingbroke Academy Open Day (read more).

Broomwood Hall Pre-Prep Open Day – Garrad’s Road (read more).

Broomwood Hall Pre-Prep Open Day – Ramsden Road (read more).

Broomwood Hall Upper School Open Morning (read more).

Cranleigh School 11+ & 13+ Open Morning (read more).

Cranleigh Prep School Open Morning (read more).

DLD College London (read more).

Dolphin School Open Mornings (read more).

Dulwich College Junior School Open Morning (read more).

Dulwich College Lower School Open Morning (Y7) (read more).

Dulwich College Middle School Open Afternoons (Y9) (read more).

Eaton House The Manor Open Mornings (read more).

Eaton Square Mayfair Open Morning (read more).

Emanuel School Open Day (read more).

Ernest Bevin College Open Event (read more).

Eveline Day School Open Morning (read more).

Finton House Open Morning (read more).

Hornsby House Open Morning (read more).

James Allen’s Girls’ School Open Day (read more).

James Allen’s Girls’ School Pre-Prep & Prep Open Morning (read more).

King’s College School Open Morning (read more).

King’s College School 11+ Open Evening (read more).

Newton Prep School Open Day (read more).

Northcote Lodge Open Morning (read more).

Oakwood School & Nursery Open Morning (read more).

Oliver House School Open Morning (read more).

Parkgate House School Open Morning (read more).

Parsons Green Prep Open Day (read more).

Peregrines Pre-Preparatory Open Morning (read more).

Putney High School Open Events (read more).

Ravenstone Primary School Open Day (read more).

Royal Russell School Open Morning (read more).

St John’s School, Leatherhead Open Event (read more).

Streatham & Clapham High School 11+ Open Morning (read more).

Streatham & Clapham Nursery & Prep School Open Morning (read more).

Sutton High School Open Morning (read more).

Sydenham High School Junior School Open Day (read more).

Sydenham High School Senior School Open Day (read more).

Sydenham High School Whole School Open Day (read more).

Thames Christian School Open Morning (read more).

The Cedars School Open Day (read more).

The Laurels School Open Event (read more).

The Roche School Open Morning (read more).

The White House Prep School (read more).

Trinity School Open Morning (read more).

Wetherby Senior School Open Day (read more).

Whitgift School Open Morning (read more).

Whitgift School Open Evening (read more).

Wimbledon High School Junior Open Morning (read more).

Wimbledon High School Senior School Open Morning (read more).

Woldingham School Open Morning (read more).

 

Sixth Form Open Days

Alleyn’s School 16+ Open Event (read more).

Bolingbroke Academy Open Day (read more).

DLD College London (read more).

Emanuel School Sixth Form Open Evening (read more).

James Allen’s Girls’ School Sixth Form Open Morning (read more).

King’s College School Sixth Form Open Evening (read more).

St John’s School, Leatherhead Sixth Form Open Evening (read more).

Streatham & Clapham High School Sixth Form Open Evening (read more).

Sydenham High School Sixth Form Open Evening (read more).

Trinity School Sixth Form Open Evening (read more).

Wimbledon High School Sixth Form Open Day (read more).

 

And finally…

To help with the school choice conundrum, Cranleigh is hosting an evening in London in the autumn, a talk on What is Modern Boarding(read more)

 

That’s it – happy end of term! (click here)

Love, 

Annabel & the NappyValleyNet team xx

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