Herne Hill Harriers Holiday Athletics, New Year inspiration and 15% off 2019 at Gitcombe Country Cottages:

Last Updated on : 3rd January 2019

Dear NappyValleyNetter, 

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

I’m sure I’m not the only one to have lost track of time recently. Over the festive period I had no idea what day it was; at one point I even lost track of where I was…but here we are in a brand new year. Our calendar has turned a new page too, so keep it close at hand and keep on posting so we can help you spread the word (read more).

On the move in 2019? If you’re thinking of new bricks and mortar, start your search on our property pages which we bring you with PrimeLocation and four local estate agents who know the area so well (read more).

Take a look at these homes from our Preferred Property Partners

If you’re thinking of selling, letting or why not airbnb’ing your property in 2019, then seize the day to see how much your property would be worth in a few short clicks with Portico’s instant valuation tool (read more).

For sale with Marsh & Parsons is a 3-bedroom flat set over two floors of a Victorian conversion, just off Battersea Rise and close to Northcote Road and Clapham Junction, with great space for entertaining as well as a private garden and share of freehold (read more).

For sale with Rampton Baseley is a 5-bedroom family home in Earlsfield, light and spacious throughout with two en-suites as well as a family bathroom, off-street parking and an 80ft landscaped garden (read more).

For rent with John Thorogood is a 4-bedroom house with a mixture of contemporary style and original features with a modern garden of artificial grass and built-in seating, just a stone’s throw from Northcote Road and Clapham Common, and the transport links of Clapham Junction nearby too (read more).

Let the good times roll…

For those still off school, Open Air Fit’s Christmas Holiday Kids Camps are on this week up on Wandsworth Common. At a loose end? Need to run off that excess energy? Pop along and drop them off! (read more)


Herne Hill Harriers Holiday Athletics is on today and tomorrow at Tooting Bec Athletics Track. Brilliant coaching and brilliant value. Win/win! (read more)

Need some culture in their lives? Our Community Ed. went to In the Winter Wood at the Polka Theatre before Christmas and loved it! Read her review and book your tickets…it’s on until mid-February (read more).

Let them eat cake at a Fun Cupcake Decorating Class at The Avenue Cookery School this very day. Sure they haven’t had enough sweet things over Christmas…(read more).

Less fun, but maybe key at the moment, Yellowbird Education is running a morning (read more) and an afternoon of Mock Exams over in Parsons Green tomorrow for those doing 11+, 8+ or 7+. Good luck! (read more)

And Exceptional Academics is holding an 11+ Mock Exam at Belleville Primary this morning! If you’ve woken up early and want to seize the day, give them a call to see if they have space…(read more).

A new dawn, a new day..

Thursday Theatre Club at Tara Arts is a new drama club for those aged 10 to 18, run by Stars Performing Arts Club and offering acting, singing and dancing, plus working towards their first show. Brilliant to be part of something so creative (read more).

Bach to Baby starts the new year in Balham with The Mightly Cimbalom. I’m thinking of a prize for anyone who knows what that is without having to look it up…I now have good pub quiz knowledge! (read more)

Go Swimmingly London runs private lessons for children and adults at private pools around London town. Almost worth signing up to go and have a nose..! (read more)

Thinking of introducing Mandarin to your gang? Head to the WenLin Chinese School Open Day at Bolingbroke Academy next week to find out more (read more).

New year’s resolution to eat better? Why not start with making your own bread and go to a Bread Making Class next weekend…mmm, I can smell it from here. Also handy if you’re selling your house. That and coffee (read more).

New shoes? Children’s shoe-fitters CeCe&Me are heading to SW18 next week so if your little one needs fresh soles for the new term or just keeps on growing, walk that way..(read more).

Not one, not two, but three opportunities to shake your stuff at Mum-Dance this term. With sessions in Battersea (read more), Clapham (read more) and Balham, most of us are within easy reach of feelgood energetic fun. Dance your socks off, get some great cardio in the process and feel those endorphins soar! (read more)

Two of The Parent Practice workshops coming up soon may be of interest. Anxiety: spotting it, understanding it and teaching your child how to deal with it is in Wimbledon (read more) and Raising Girls – Friendships in Chelsea (read more).

Getting away in 2019..

What better way to start the new year than by planning your next getaway? Gitcombe Country Cottages in Devon has a fabulous 15% off running throughout January for any property booked for any period in 2019. How can you resist? You won’t be able to when you see their incredible new house which sleeps 8 plus little ones…even Kevin McCloud couldn’t fail to be impressed! (read more)

That’s it – wishing you all a very happy 2019! (click here)



Annabel & the NappyValleyNet team xx


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