Outdoor cinema, banana bikes and Peppa Pig: your weekly what’s on guide from NappyValleyNet!

Last Updated on : 21st August 2014

Dear NappyValleyNetter,

Welcome to your NappyValleyNet weekly “What’s On” guide!

This week’s email is a celebration!

“But what are we celebrating?”, I hear you ask.

We’re celebrating all the DIFFERENT stuff you can do in and outside Nappy Valley!

So if you’ve spent the summer chatting on the Common, the evenings eating in Earlsfield and the afternoons activitising (OK, it’s not a word but it needed to begin with an “A”!) in Abbeville Village then break out that Zone 1 Oyster Card and venture into the urban playground that is London!

(And if you think we’ve missed anything please do add your own events/ideas to our brilliant “What’s On” calendar (click here) )

From close to home to close to the stars, here are some great ideas…

Love all the outdoor cinema this summer!  John Lewis are celebrating 150 years with an open air cinema on the roof of their Oxford Street store with Clapham Picturehouse.  A fab programme running until the end of August, from The Graduate to The Big Lebowski, it’s difficult to choose…click here for more details

Join in on the Little Disco Co. Disco & Brunch on 30th.  Let the little ones wiggle away to the music while you enjoy a coffee before joining in to show them how it’s done.  Then brunch is served.  Inspired!…click here for more details 

The Science Museum has an action-packed schedule for children over the summer and they’re staying open until 7pm every day.  Listen to the story of the lifetime of a star or make your own 3D glasses.  And that’s just the tip of this particularly fantastic iceberg (I mean, museum)…click here for more details

Visit the Tower of London with its moving art installation of a staggering 888, 246 ceramic poppies, each one representing a British military life lost during the First World War.  It can be seen from the surrounding walls, so could even form part of an explore around that wonderful part of the City.  Bound to stay in the memories of the little ones, and rightly so…click here for more details 

‘Emerging Artists’ at Oil & Water is running until 30th August with the opportunity to admire the work of some of our most promising young artists – the ones to watch for the future and you can see them right here in Wandsworth Town…click here for more details

Go ‘banana biking’ around Battersea Park or Dulwich Park!  Great for grown-ups (could this pass as an exercise session?) and children alike.  Lots of racing fun!…click here for more details

Minies & Minders continue to meet throughout the holidays on Monday and Thursday mornings in the East Hill Baptist Church for fun and games for the little ones and the chance to meet and chat for you bigger ones…click here for more details

Relax & Rejuvenate Restorative Yoga is for anyone looking for stress relief or a quiet space to unwind.  Where do I sign?…click here for more details

Here’s one for you mums with a name to make you smile.  The Foo Foo Fun Club will be helping you to take back control of your pelvic floor with their new classes near the Northcote Road.  There’s a 15% discount on offer for any early birds out there!…click here for more details

And a quick reminder that Peppa Pig and friends will be on the loose at Epsom Downs Racecourse on Bank Holiday Monday with plenty on offer for all the family to make the most of the extra day off…click here for more details

A new month approaches, and with it a new term.  Here are a few more regular classes for you to consider… decisions, decisions…

Artful Toddler will be getting crafty during their new 14-week term starting soon..places are filling up fast…click here for more details

Let’s Act is also booking up for the new term with the promise of recreating Disney’s magical  Alice in Wonderland…click here for more details

Eos Dance is coming to NappyValley in September with their ballet and street dance classes and they’re offering us a lovely £5 off the term.  Thank you kindly!…click here for more details

Swimway start their new term soon so if summer saw a turning point in your little fishes love of water, now’s the moment to move them on from splashing to future Adlingtons or Mayhews…click here for more details

Precision Ballet will be adding the lovely Nature Scope centre on Wandsworth Common to its list of venues with three classes for different ages and abilitiesclick here for more details

Little Kickers is starting a new class on Wednesdays at Wandle Rec for really little kickers from 18 months to 2 years!…click here for more details

And for the bigger ones – any top footballers out there?  Balham Blazers FC are looking for young talent to join their Under 14 Colts squad.  There must be lots of footballing mad boys out there chomping at the bit…click here for more details

Quite busy?! Stop spinning and take a moment to sit, sip a cooling cocktail and take a peek at our new property pages where we bring you homes for sale or to rent in the area with the school catchments all mapped out…click here for more details

 On the move?  Check out these fab four properties from our Preferred Property Partners:

From Savills, a lovely three-bedroom home with a fantastic south-west facing patio garden, tucked between Battersea Park and Battersea Square…click here for more details

Douglas & Gordon have a spacious family home for sale spread over four floors in the popular Diamond Conservation area…click here for details

From Hamptons International, a recently refurbished 5-bedroom house with a natural lower ground and raised ground floor to give two full floors of living and entertaining space, and a stone’s throw from Northcote Road…click here for details

And from Marsh & Parsons, a stunning family home offering in excess of 2,200 square feet of living space as well as a large south facing garden…click here for details

That’s all folks!  Whatever you decide to do, have fun!


Annabel & the NappyValleyNet team


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