Last Updated on : 18th July 2014
Whether or not you’ve crossed the summer holidays finishing line, I’m sure the break will be on your mind and our neck of the woods never fails to deliver. Our “What’s On Calendar” is positively fit to bursting with ideas and entertainment (for them and you..!). Feel free to add to it if you hear of any other brilliant goings-on (click here)
Summer, summer, summertime…
Mums first this time and this one sounds fab. Treat yourself to one or more of the flower workshops at Battersea Flower Station, from table centres to beautiful bouquets…click here for more details
Or how about a tour of Chelsea Physic Garden with Babies Who Lunch…click here for more details
And in amongst all the fun in the sun, take time out to get in the right frame of mind for a Mindfulness Workshop…click here for more details
As ever, there’s so much going on at Eddie Catz in Putney and Wimbleon. Lots to choose from including Cookery with Cookie Crumbles (click here) and Arty Family Fun with the Creation Station (click here) not to mention Playball (Playball, rah rah rah)…click here for more details
There’s always lots of talk about the dreaded name tapes at this time of year. Way more exciting for the kids are Sewing workshops at Streatham and Clapham Senior School (click here). Get them nimble with a thimble!
How about sparking their imagination at a free Creative Writing Workshop at the Northcote Library with an illustrator on hand to realise their dreams…click here for more details
If they’ve cracked swimming but want to add to their skills, then Cindy’s Holiday Swim Club at St Joseph’s for Stage 3 and up could be right up their, erm, lane, and you’re allowed a dip too so you can feel good after a few laps…click here for more details
Looking for SEN focussed activities run by experts? Look no further than the SEN Summer Camp in Wimbledon from 28 July…click here for more details
We all know how children of a certain age are just a tiny bit obsessed with Frozen. Now they can be in their own version! Dance, act and sing their hearts out to ‘Let it Go’ and more with A Little Bit Productions…click here for more details
Don’t forget Youngstars Summer Camps are running one this year for 7-10 year olds as well as their usual fun and games for the younger ones…click here for more details
Gambados has got a packed timetable over the summer if you can drag them away from the soft play! From Tiger Beats Music on Tuesdays (click here) to Art & Craft Thursdays (click here) and more.
And put on a show in just five fun-packed days with Stagecoach at their Performing Arts Holiday Workshop at Honeywell…click here for more details
If you can see through the summer haze, here’s a sneak peak into the autumn. You could start getting your diaries in order!
Reading Fairy is coming to SW London in September. The classes teach babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers how to read and love books from birth. They plan to set up shop in Cornish Tiger on Battersea Rise so the coffee will be good too!…click here for more details
Good Toes Ballet is offering a free trial class for pre-school children for their new term at Fybre on Northcote Road…click here for more details
Cookease Cookery classes for 2-4 year olds, will be getting underway again from 9 September. Let your little one become a whizz in the kitchen – it can only be a good thing for the future!…click here for more details
Let’s Act drama and musical theatre workshops for 3-13 year olds at St Luke’s & Balham Community Centre are now enrolling for the autumn term…click here for more details
Due to popular demand, RugbyTots is starting new classes in Wandsworth and Fulham and are offering a free taster session on 6th and 7th September…click here for more details
The Artful Toddler has received some rave reviews from you on the site and their new autumn term is filling up fast…click here for more details
Have we tired you out yet? Pour yourself a lovely, pink glass of rose, sit back and take a look through these fresh pickings from our Preferred Property Partners:
Looking for a new home? From our ‘Preferred Property Partners’ this week:
Hamptons International: a 4-bedroom house extending to nearly 2,000 sq ft over 4 floors, a stone’s throw from Northcote Road…click here for more details
Savills: a wonderful family house for sale in the Tonsleys. The kitchen opens onto a garden perfect for al fresco dining …click here for details
Douglas & Gordon: a recently refurbished family home on Abbeville Road available to rent with bi-fold doors opening onto a lawned garden, extending to 70ft…click here for details
And from Marsh & Parsons: a 5-bedroom house for sale close to Clapham Common with off-street parking and a large garden…click here for details
For all of these and many more, we’ve got the school catchment areas all mapped out…click here for more details
That’s all folks…whatever you decide to do, have fun!
Annabel & the NappyValleyNet team