The Gruffalo at Rose Theatre Kingston

Last Updated on : 11th April 2019
The Gruffalo at Rose Theatre Kingston

Dear NappyValleyNetter, 

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

Midway through the holidays – how’s it going? No doubt the juggling act is at its height now – entertaining the children, managing childcare, playdates and holiday clubs, plus planning for the Easter weekend – family, travelling, cooking and chocolate. Just focus on the chocolate and all the rest will fall into place. For added Easter happiness, keep our calendar close at hand (read more).

If you’re considering a change of bricks and mortar start your search on our property pages which have all the homes for sale and to rent in the neighbourhood. We know Nappy Valley well, so it’s a great place to start (read more).

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

For sale with Marsh & Parsons is a 5-bedroom family house in a popular location in Tooting Bec close to excellent shops, restaurants and transport links, with plenty of natural light, fantastic proportions throughout and sliding doors from the kitchen/family room opening onto a large, private garden (read more).

For sale with John Thorogood is a 4-bedroom family house set ‘Between the Commons’ and within the catchment for Belleville Primary, wider than average and extended into both the loft and side return, with a study and a large sunny kitchen/family room (read more).

For sale with Portico is a two double bedroom stylish apartment in the popular Riverlight development within the Nine Elms regeneration area (read more).

For sale with Rampton Baseley is a stunning 4-bedroom Victorian house which has been beautifully extended and refurbished. It is close to a good number of schools (both state and independent) and the amenities of Northcote Road are just minutes away (read more).

From parenting to culture with a sprinkling of Easter

Head to Balham Farmers Market this weekend for an Easter Egg Hunt where you could win six free range eggs or eggs-change them for a sweeter variety, but be quick! Only available while stocks last..(read more)

Tony’s Last Tape is playing at the Omnibus in Clapham Old Town based on the diaries of one of Britain’s most respected, divisive and celebrated politicians (read more).

Hard Pushed: A Midwife’s Story with Leah Hazard is at The MCT at Alleyn’ssoon, the chance to hear first-hand stories of life on the front line of an NHS maternity ward (read more).

Raising Boys – Understanding boy world and helping boys thrive in it with The Parent Practice will look at several scenarios with practical tips on how to manage them (read more).

Grand Designs Live hits London’s ExCeL in early May so if you have a renovation planned or a refurbishment underway, or just want to pick up some great interiors tips or a chance meeting with Kevin McCloud, get your free tickets here! (read more)

Later in May The Gruffalo comes to the Rose Theatre Kingston to delight those aged 3 and up and their grown-ups. His eyes are orange, his tongue is black and he has purple prickles all over his back, but oh how we love him and all his friends in their deep dark wood! (read more)

Nurturing Mums Postnatal Courses get underway again in Balham and Earlsfield at the end of the month. Four weekly sessions to help you get to grips with sleeping, weaning and first aid in the company of other new mums at just the same stage as you (read more).

Gain 5 weeks’ worth of progress in five days with Angel Swim London’s Easter Holiday Crash Course (read more)

If you haven’t already had a look at our latest NappyValleyNet offers and competitions, take a peek now. Prizes up for grabs include membership of Mathnasium, a 2-hour art consultation with Louisa Warfield Art Consultancy, a £100 Edward James voucher thanks to Bellevue Law, private classes with Pepilates and more, plus tempting offers on all sorts from homes to holidays (read more).

Easter holidays – let the good times roll..

Reflexions opens on Northcote Road. Drop into their friendly meet and greet on Friday 12th where their reflexologists and massage therapists will be on hand to demonstrate their skills. They even have a living wall! (read more)

It’s the Easter Party with the Easter Bunny at Eddie Catz tomorrow. Not often that a tiger and a rabbit get on so well, but ‘tis the season! (read more)

And earlier in the day, The Creation Station will be at Eddie Catz for anyone who loves to get stuck into messy arts and crafts fun at someone else’s table…Sequins, sparkles and glitter are all involved! (read more)

If you have a 7 to 12-year-old they might love this. Upside Down on the Ground: A Handstand Workshop for Children is in Wimbledon on Saturday. See the world from a different angle! (read more)

Dulwich LTC Easter Camp is on next week for all abilities between the ages of 3 and 17 with LTA qualified coaches getting them into the swing (read more).

Who doesn’t love this glorious pig?! Dance Grooves is running a Dance & Creative SING-themed Workshop in Putney next week for any budding starlets (read more).

First Aid for Life is running a Teenage First Aid Course in Balham next week (also open to tweens!) where they’ll cover CPR, head injuries, bleeding and drink-related hazards. Great to have them in the know (read more).

SW Sports continues its multi-sports camp on Clapham Common, having fun with everything from tennis and football to volleyball and cricket (read more).

Mum-Dance, the 1980’s Dance Class for Mum Bodies is back after sell-out classes across London and the rest of the UK! (read more)


That’s it – have fun! (click here)



Annabel and NappyValleyNet Team



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