Let’s Party

Last Updated on : 28th March 2023

For children, there’s nothing quite as exciting as a birthday! The anticipation of fun, friends, and cake is all too much to contain. Here are just a few of the fabulous offerings on the Nappy Valley party circuit to blow their minds!

NUTTY’S CHILDREN’S PARTIES

Nutty’s Children’s Parties are an award-winning group of highly experienced children’s entertainers offering fun-packed, exciting and original parties for children aged three to 13 across London and the south-east. Nutty’s pride themselves on their unique style of engaging with children and feeding their imaginations through games, storytelling, treasure hunts, random props (smelly sock anyone?) silliness and above all, fun. Their trademark Adventure Parties include: Pirate Dan’s Treasure Hunt, Super Dan, Wizard Dee, the Princess Adventure, Ninja Danka and many more. They also offer Discos, Drama Workshop Parties, Creative Arts and Crafts Parties, Classic Party Games, Magic Shows and more, but if your birthday child has their heart set on something specific, then don’t worry, as this bunch of professional actors can cater to most themes. Nutty’s have even performed at Camp Bestival and Cloud Nine Glamping and run regular holiday clubs near their base in West Norwood.

Cost: Parties start from £200 for up to 30 children but to see the full range, please visit www.nuttyschildrensparties.co.uk/prices.htm

Added extras: Expect to be transported to another world full of magic and mystique. Nutty’s entertainers are bursting with energy and charisma. They are seasoned storytellers and fun-makers who will take your child and their guests on amazing, imaginary adventures. Get ready for belly-laughing silliness and a whole lot of fun and games.

Contact: danny@nuttyschildrensparties.co.uk
Website: www.nuttyschildrensparties.co.uk
Facebook: Nutty’s Children’s Parties
Instagram: @nuttyschildrensparties

 

STRIKE

There’s nothing like a party with a healthy dose of competition thrown into the mix! Strike’s birthday package includes an hour of bowling, a drink, and a meal from their kids’ menu. Plus, you’ll have a dedicated party host, so all you’ll need to do is buy yourself a glass or two of wine from the bar and relax.

Strike is London’s newest boutique bowling alley, and it’s not just Tenpin Bowling they’ve got; there are Smart Darts, Shuffleboard, Bar Billiards, and London’s first ever Duckpin Bowling lanes. Throw in a restaurant and two bars serving up diner-style classics, lavish cocktails, tank-fresh beer and locally brewed craft ales, and you’ve got all the ingredients for a day or night* out to truly remember.

*No under 18s after 7pm

Cost: £23.95 per child

Added extras: Get an exclusive 10% discount on the kids’ birthday package until 30 April 2023. Please quote NappyValleyNet when booking.

Contact: 020 3026 1600 or events@strike-bowling.com
Websitewww.strike-bowling.com
Instagram: @strikebowlingofficial
Address: 74 Wandsworth High Street, SW18 4LB

 

FLYING FANTASTIC

Celebrate in the air at Flying Fantastic’s aerial circus parties. Their thrilling 90-minute sessions provide a combination of silks and trapeze for children aged seven and up to climb, swing and hang upside down. The children work in small groups with an experienced teacher and learn a variety of skills and tricks on each apparatus. The session begins with games to warm up and get the kids moving, ensuring they’re all ready to take to the air. Fun activities ensure laughter and giggles from the word go. Once they’re all warmed-up, they start the kids on the equipment where they work through a variety of moves and tricks for an hour. To top it all off, there is a photo opportunity at the end where the birthday star chooses their favourite piece of equipment, and all their friends strike a pose around them before they finish with a short cool down. For big and small thrill-seekers, Flying Fantastic welcome all abilities as the aerial classes are made to be as accessible as possible, so that everyone can get involved – whatever their fitness or flight experience!

Cost: A 90-minute session costs £300 (for up to 12 people). For larger groups, contact Flying Fantastic and they will do what they can to accommodate you.

Added extras: The default is Silks and Trapeze as they work for a range of fitness levels and ability. Hoop and Slings are fun too though, so please add a note in your booking form if you’d prefer either of those!

Contact: edel@flyingfantastic.co.uk
Website: www.ffyc.co.uk/parties/
Address: Venues are in Bankside (SE1 0LR), Wimbledon (SW19 7ND) and Peckham (SE15 5BA)

 

THE FONT

Enjoy an action-packed birthday party bouldering at The Font.

Their junior climbing sessions* for those aged eight years and up are the perfect opportunity for your little ones to learn a new sport and have loads of fun with their friends! Each session has a capacity of six and is an hour long, during which the children are guided through a variety of fun climbing games and activities by one of the amazing coaches. Parents can stick around in the café with a great cup of coffee or a well-deserved cold beer whilst the kids conquer the wall.

There are loads of junior sessions, particularly during holidays. Check out the schedule here: www.the-font.co.uk/wandsworth/junior-timetable

Alternatively, if you are looking for a full party offering including your own private space and awesome food & drink, do not fear! They also have party packages. The minimum age is eight-years-old, and you can book up to eight children maximum for the party session.

 Cost:

£20 including shoe hire per child for the junior climbing session.

£280 for the party package which includes two coaches to supervise and run the session, exclusive use of the studio room for your party (including benches and tables) from 15 minutes prior to, and one-hour after, the climbing session, and shoe hire for climbers.

Added extras: £110 for the standard food package for eight which is a hot platter consisting of hot dogs (vegan if requested), fries, popcorn chicken, mac and cheese balls, onion rings, ketchup, and a drink of your choice from the bar (Coke, Coke Zero, San Pellegrino, juice, coconut water and so on).

*All under-18 participants will need parental consent to participate in the climbing.

Contact: 020 8161 4440, info@the-font.co.uk
Website: www.the-font.co.uk/webform/junior-climbing-parties
Address: Venues are in Wandsworth (SW18 4LR) and Borough (SE1 9BL)

 

PLAYBALL LONDON

Playball London parties are tailored to your child’s fantasies. Whether they want to fly like a superhero, enter the enchanting world of their favourite characters or have the most awesome sport-themed birthday, the team presents games and adventures that will make your party a roaring success.

The most popular package is the Playball party where the coach brings much-loved Playball games and activities to you. Parties can be at home, in the park and at any local venue you like. Rather handily, they can also recommend venues.

Cost:
£300 for one hour.
£350 for one hour, treasure hunt and party bags.
£400 for one-and-a-half hours with a treasure hunt and party bags. (This is the most popular!)
All parties include one or two Playball coaches and are for up to 25 children.

Added extras: Playball parties don’t have to be for birthdays. They can be for any occasion – a class get-together or picnic, parents’ parties or BBQs, Valentine’s parties, Easter parties, end of term parties, end of winter parties, dress-up World Book Day parties or simply just for fun. These guys will keep your little ones moving, laughing and playing whatever the occasion.

Contact: 07734 425622 or gavin@playball-London.com
Website: www.playballlondon.com/Parties
Facebook: Playball London

 

THE DESSERT DELI

Each cake is lovingly handmade by owner, Laura Amos from her 5* food hygiene-rated commercial kitchen on Lavender Hill. She started The Dessert Deli in 2008 and has always been based in Battersea. Laura offers a standard range of classics as well as bespoke cakes and prides herself on offering a very personal, bespoke service to her customers so whatever your child is into, let her know and she will do her best to oblige. Just give her as much notice as you can to avoid disappointment as she works on her own. Collection is preferred but delivery via courier is available too. Orders are ready to collect from Monday afternoons to Saturday mornings and are freshly made-to-order.

Cost: Cakes start from £65 for a 9″ 2-layer sponge with sprinkles (will serve 10-12), classic red velvet, chocolate or vanilla Victoria sponge cake. Bespoke cakes are priced individually and start from £120 depending on how much labour is involved in the making, detail and skill of decoration required. Email Laura your specific requirements and she will get back to you with a quote.

Added extras: Laura uses the highest quality ingredients in all her cakes including ‘Shipton Mill’ flour, British free-range eggs and butter and creamy Belgian chocolate. Laura previously supplied most of London’s prestigious food halls with her desserts before concentrating on cakes, so you know they are of exceptional quality and her reviews on Google are testament to this.

Contact: laura@thedessertdeli.co.uk
Website: www.thedessertdeli.co.uk/
Instagram: The Dessert Deli
Address: Unit 16 Battersea Business Centre, 99-109 Lavender Hill, SW11 5QL

 

THE FLOWER SANCTUARY

Sit back and watch your party bloom with beautiful floral decorations, garlands, candles and helium balloons from the only shop in Balham that sells them! Whether it’s winter, spring, summer or autumn, their beautiful seasonal flowers and cheerful balloons will bring your party to life with colour and joy. The owner, Lisa Carr, is brimming with ideas and is happy to discuss your birthday party requirements with you for a truly special and one-of-a-kind celebration for children and adults alike!

The Flower Sanctuary is a firm favourite in the local community having opened its doors on Balham’s Hildreth Street over 10 years ago.

Cost: Balloons start from £6 each.

Flowers dependent on arrangement. Please call Lisa to discuss.

Added extras: Lisa and her team pride themselves on their knowledge, passion and creativity for anything floral so you can rest assured that their creations will dazzle your guests.

Contact: 020 8675 3799
Website: www.flowersanctuary.co.uk
Facebook: The Flower Sanctuary
Address: 8 Hildreth St, SW12 9RQ

 

LADY BERRY CUPCAKE

Lady Berry Cupcake Decorating Birthday Parties have been a hit with mums across SW London and beyond for almost 10 years! A deliciously fun and creative party offering an original and unforgettable experience. Sit back, relax, and let us bring joy to your doorstep!

We provide everything needed for everyone to create adorable cupcakes in the comfort of your own home. It’s a hassle-free affair, allowing you to enjoy and cherish every moment. Suitable for children aged 6-16 years. Book your party today!

Cost: From £245 for 8 guests and £28 per additional child, catering up to 28 guests.

Added extras: Cupcake decorating party bags are available so you don’t have to worry!

Contact: info@ladyberrycupcakes.co.uk
Website:  www.ladyberrycupcakes.co.uk
Instagram: @ladyberrycupcakes
Facebook: LadyBerryCupcakes

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