World Bee Day at Neal’s Nurseries

Last Updated on : 16th May 2019
World Bee Day

Dear NappyValleyNetter, 


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

Well, hello sunshine! What a difference a blue sky makes especially when the blue is so blue, the greens are so green and the flowers are so..flowery. Come on summer, we’re ready to grab you with both hands – more of the same, if you please (read more).

If you’re on the hunt for new bricks and mortar, start your search on our property pages. We have all the usual search criteria plus the quite Nappy Valley-oriented one of school catchment zones, so you’ll know distance from front door to school gate (read more).

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

World Bee Day at Neal’s Nurseries

For sale with Portico is a 5-bedroom 3-bathroom end of terrace family house on a sought-after road close to Clapham South tube and the open spaces of Clapham Common, recently refurbished and bright and airy throughout with private front and back gardens, and no onward chain (read more).

For rent with Rampton Baseley is a 4-bedroom mews house close to Wandsworth Common in immaculate condition and with a spacious 24ft reception room opening onto a private, well-maintained garden, and with secure allocated off-street parking (read more).

For sale with Marsh & Parsons is a 4-bedroom family home in popular Furzedown with a stunning open-plan kitchen/reception room opening via sliding doors onto a private west-facing garden, and the potential to extend further (read more).

For sale with John Thorogood is an extra-wide 4-bedroom 3-bathroom family home off the west side of Clapham Common, completely refurbished with an ultra-modern but practical design, plus underfloor heating and planning permission for a basement (read more).

Seize the day, or tomorrow, or the next day

Today’s the day that Wallace Cotton celebrates its first birthday with fizz on offer, 20% off, and a free bedroom-styling workshop. Call in and be inspired! (read more)

There’s a free Stars Performing Arts Club Workshop at Tara Arts as part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe Festival this evening for those aged 8 and up – Mary Poppins Returns. Grab your carpet bag and spit spot! (read more)

And it’s the Dolphin School Senior School Fair this evening, with over 30 schools represented. A one-stop-shop open day on your doorstep and open to all (read more).

Tomorrow is the free interiors workshop at Paint The Town Green with Salon Libertine where you’ll pick up some tips on the uplifting impact of colour (read more).

And don’t miss tomorrow’s Spring Shopping Event at POM on Bellevue Road, not least because if you read this and quote NVN when you’re there, you’ll get a lovely extra 10% off (read more).

Brindisa on Hildreth Street in Balham is giving away free olive oil (in those gorgeous cans…think interiors as well as quality) to the first 50 people who buy one of their new Spanish Ploughman’s. They suggest tucking in in the sunshine with a chilled beer – I’m there! (read more)

Go celebrate all things bee for World Bee Day at Neal’s Nurseries on Sunday with bee-friendly activities and visits to neighbouring hives, and learn a thing or two about beekeeping and sustainability (read more).

Or go inspire the next generation of scientists at Lab Live: Curiosity with OKIDO, filled with hands-on goings-on to get the brain and imagination ticking (read more).

And it’s the Ark Bolingbroke Academy Spring Fair on Saturday with global foods on offer as well as (washable) tattoos, hair-feathering, face-painting and karaoke-ing (is that even a word?) (read more).

Then it’s just a quick hop, skip and a jump over to King George’s Park for the Big Tennis Weekend, the chance for adults and juniors to play for free with all equipment provided. Game, set and match! (read more)

Balham FC, formerly Balham Blazers, is holding Open Trials for boys and girls on Tooting Bec Common this Saturday and next Thursday evening. Know someone on track to bend it like Beckham? You know where to go…(read more).

Feria de Londres opens beside the Oxo Tower for the bank holiday weekend, with all things Spanish from Flamenco to tapas (read more).

And it’s Elmer Day in Earlsfield next weekend, celebrating 30 years of everybody’s favourite multi-coloured elephant. Head to Eddie Catz for elephantastic activities (read more).

Sessions and lessons

There’s a new Swim School at Alleyn’s and it’s starting this half term with a 4-day course for those aged 5 and up as well as adult courses too (read more).

Kids’ Gardening Club at Neal’s Nurseries offers children of 5 to 10 the chance to get a green-fingered grip on nature including a good understanding of the importance of plants and gardens (read more).

Social Media Workshop – Using Facebook for your business is a 2-hour session in Herne Hill for any new business owners or those wanting to make sure they’re making the most out of FB (read more).

My Child’s Different is a workshop run by The Parent Practice next week looking at ways to use positive parenting skills to unlock a child’s potential (read more).

And after half term (just when you might need it!) is another workshop, this time 90 minutes on Teenagers and Boundaries (read more).

Half term holidays…

Exceptional Academics’ May Half Term 11+ & 13+ Booster Course at Belleville Primary (read more).

Yellowbird Education 7+, 8+ & 11+ Comprehension and Composition Workshop in Fulham (read more).

Trees, Bees and Summer Breeze Family Art Workshop in Teddington (read more).

SEN Evening Soft Play Session at Eddie Catz Wimbledon (read more).

Little Voices Disney Half Term Camp in Fulham (read more).

Tennis & Fun at Dulwich Lawn Tennis Club (read more).

First Aid for Teenagers in Balham (read more).

Laser Tag Evening at Eddie Catz Wimbledon (read more).

Bach to Baby Half Term concert in Chiswick (read more).

Julian Cousins Half Term Sports Camp on Clapham Common (read more).

Open Air Fit Half Term Kids’ Multi-Sport Camp on Wandsworth Common with exclusive discount – why, thank you! (read more)

Zebra Skate Camp for rollerbladers and skateboarders on Clapham Common (read more).

Celebrate good times – come on!

All Star Tennis is celebrating 20 years with a party and afternoon of fun activities up on Wandsworth Common in early June – go join the happy throng! (read more)

And we’re celebrating this year too – for us it’s 10 years since the website launched and we’re running the NappyValleyNet Most Loved Awards – just name your favourite nail bar, baby group, coffee shop, family holiday destination and more. Last day for nominations is tomorrow, so please join the hundreds who’ve already had their say and your top spot could make the shortlist (read more).

And  finally…

Spotted our latest collection of brilliant NappyValleyNet competitions and offers? We’ve got all sorts up for grabs from a reflexology session for two at Reflexions, a Gold treatment worth £215 with Secret Faces, 20% off a superhero or unicorn party with Eddie Catz, a place on a Kimberley Swim Clinics summer camp, and so much more. Take the plunge! (read more)

And if you’re thinking ahead to the summer, then consider the Camp Suisse Summer Camp for 7 to 17 year olds, where they’ll have a whole lot fun while brushing up on their language skills and making friends from far afield (read more).

That’s it – have fun! (click here)



Annabel and NappyValleyNet Team


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