Your What’s On activity guide from NappyValleyNet!

Last Updated on : 24th November 2022

Dear NappyValleyNetter,

Welcome to your weekly What’s On from NappyValleyNet!

With passing reindeer, World Cup football, grazing donkeys, Black Friday, Christmas fairs and Cyber Monday, there’s excitement every which way you turn (depending on your passions). Keep one foot grounded in Nappy Valley – we’ve got you covered (read more).

Considering a move? Our property pages have all the homes for sale and to rent in the area together with school catchments all mapped out. Call our property partners for a chat about the current market (read more).

Take a look at these homes from our Preferred Property Partners

For sale with John Thorogood is a handsome 6-bedroom Victorian townhouse on a sought-after road just off Wandsworth Common and within easy reach of Balham. With just under 4,200 sq ft of living space and a secluded 92ft back garden, the house was a finalist in the Grand Designs awards (read more).

For sale with Portico is a 2-bedroom flat on a popular road just off Clapham High Street and close to Clapham Common and excellent transport links, bright and airy with communal gardens, a heated swimming pool and bike storage, on the market with no onward chain (read more).

For sale with Marsh & Parsons is a 4-bedroom Victorian family house on a quiet road just off Clapham Common, recently refurbished throughout and in excellent ‘turn-key’ condition, with a contemporary kitchen with bifold doors opening onto the pretty west-facing garden (read more).

For sale with Rampton Baseley is a 5-bedroom Victorian house on a sought-after road between the commons running off Clapham Common Westside, completely refurbished and extended into the side return, loft and basement to create a home of over 2,500 sq ft including a family room and home office (read more).

The most wonderful time of the year…

‘Tis the season and our NappyValleyNet Christmas Gift Guide has landed! Of course, we’ve kept it local and it’s full-to-brimming with brilliant present inspiration for him, for her, for all of them, and all within easy reach of your own front door, plus lots of lovely offers and discounts too (read more).

Today’s the last day to catch a pop-up art exhibition in Clapham Old Town. SPACE is showcasing stunning art for your interiors plus unique gift ideas (read more).

Don’t miss this weekend’s Privilege Cardholder Weekend at Capital Garden’s Neal’s Nurseries or Sheen Garden Centre. A fab 15% off all purchases in-store and Christmas presents galore! (read more)

Wend your way to Northcote Road tomorrow for the annual Christmas Lights Switch-on and carol singing followed by Sunday’s Christmas Market. Reindeers will be swinging by on Friday too and landing outside Rampton Baseley. Festive feels all around (read more).

Falcons Prep Richmond is holding a Frost Fair in early December with a fun-filled morning on offer to fill you with the Christmas spirit and stalls to entice everyone (read more).

Allfarthing Primary School is celebrating the season too with a Winter Fair including a visit from you-know-who plus donut-fishing, a football shoot-out, a disco dome and Christmas shopping opps (read more).

The Friends of Fircroft PTA is holding a Wreathmaking Workshop in early December – get your front door Christmas-ready (read more).

Get crafty for Christmas at a Hand-Printed Lino Wooden Decorations Class at the Lavender Print School this weekend. Handmade presents are always the best or deck your own halls with your own creations (read more).

Local children will be singing their hearts out at The Roche School Public Concert, a series of performances at the Putney Exchange in early December. Let their dulcet tones drift over you as you do a spot of Christmas shopping down SW15-way (read more).

Buy this year’s spruce from the Christmas Tree Sale at Fircroft Primary at Tooting Bec, with four sizes to choose from and with two possible Saturday collection dates. Carry home and get decorating (read more).


Give it a try

Calling all girls from ten up to 16. Ever considered trying girls’ rugby? Red Roses is your chance to give it a go! A free taster session with the much-loved Ironsides, plus meet three inspirational women who played in this year’s women’s World Cup final (read more).

Bring Your Own Baby Comedy is back for lunchtime laughs in Teddington next week, proven to give a mental health boost to new parents – now that’s enough to raise a big smile (read more).

Another month and time for another meeting of the Barnes Children’s Literature Festival Kids’ Book Club, with Louise Stowell and her bestselling book about the naughtiest Norse god, Loki: A Bad God’s Guide to Being Good – love it! (read more)

Baby Gospel returns to Balham for a Christmas special. Go along for a family concert of soul, gospel and festive tunes to raise a smile as well as the rafters (read more).

The Roche School & Nursery has a virtual open day soon for any families interested in finding out more about this co-ed prep school in the heart of Wandsworth (read more).

First Aid for Life is holding another of its popular Paediatric First Aid classes on Ramsden Road. Know what to do to help your little one in an emergency (read more).

Hyde Tutoring, exam tutors in Battersea, Balham, Clapham and online, are offering a Black Friday 20% off their 10+ and 11+ December courses (read more).


Festive treats

Do the words ‘reuseable Nordic advent calendar’ fill your heart with hugge and joy? If so, then snap up one of these julekalendars from Scandinavia for your little ones to unwrap a mini-gift each morning chosen by you, with a feelgood 15% off (read more).

Use the code JINGLEBALLS (I see what they did there) for 20% off the All Star Tennis Christmas Camps on Wandsworth Common. Call it an early present! (read more)

If your small person is into CBeebies’ Hey Duggee, then you can make all their Christmas dreams come true by taking them to Hey Duggee Live, starting a four-week run at the Royal Festival Hall in mid-December (read more).

Take yourself and a tableful of friends to the London New Year’s Eve Ball for a taste of New York, New York without having to get on a transatlantic flight! Battersea Evolution is the setting for an all-inclusive ticket which takes in unlimited drinks, a four-course gourmet dinner, and entertainment including a live band and top London DJs. All with a lovely 10% off just because you read this (read more).


That’s it – have fun!


Annabel & the NappyValleyNet team

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