50 Films For Kids

So here we go! 50 films for kids aged 5 - 11+ which should keep you in movies for the foreseeable future. (at least seven weeks if you pick one a day!) Most of these you may already have, and some you'll remember from your own childhoods and each of them … [Read more...]

Activities for a Lockdown

When rain, cold weather or a lockdown keeps us all inside, it can be hard to keep everyone entertained and on an even keel. So whatever the reason you're staying behind closed doors, try one of these indoor, boredom-busting things to do. Turning your day … [Read more...]

100 Crafty Craft Ideas – Part One

Yep, you read that right - We pulled out all the stops on this one. With 100 craft ideas and links to explainer videos to help you keep your children entertained.  Whether you're looking for rainy day activities or things to do while we sit and … [Read more...]

Online Learning for Kids of All Ages

Over the last few days, we've been busy putting together this list of 44, yep that's right 44 online global educational resources for children of all ages. These are a mix of resources from all over the World to help you plan your homeschool adventure! … [Read more...]

Your Daily Bread

Our fuss-free no yeast bread recipe is great when you're short of time or in an emergency situation. Its a variation of soda bread and uses baking powder and milk rather than buttermilk and bicarb. You can make a vegan version using soy or nut milk and … [Read more...]

Catch it, Bin it, Kill it

As a parent of three kids, I'm continually washing my hands and theirs. Pulling fingers out nostrils, out of pants. Away from dogs on the street (only to protect your pup, not mine) and digging out lots of mud from under 30 fingernails.  Now, I'm … [Read more...]

Putting Arts at the Heart of Education

The arts are uniquely valuable in life and in the development of our children. The study and exploration of art, drama, music and design help to hone skills that test beliefs, build knowledge and develop confidence. They offer practical, creative … [Read more...]

Plumstead Centre Now Open

State-of-the-Art Plumstead Centre Now Open – Open Day with Free Activities Saturday 29th February After a 15 month renovation which saw a significant investment from the Royal Borough of Greenwich, today sees the much-anticipated opening of The … [Read more...]

First Ever State Boarding School Opens

The first-ever state boarding school for children as young as four will open this September in a bid to cater to working families who have been priced out of the independent education.  Wymondham College Prep School will charge £11,000 a year … [Read more...]

Fantastic Family Theatre

The Albany, Canada Water Theatre and Deptford Lounge's Spring 2020 season of events features a huge range of family-friendly shows for families with kids of all ages, including dance, circus, puppetry, live music and more. Our venues are welcoming and … [Read more...]

Greenwich Theatre Half Term

From well-known favourites to brand new shows, the school holidays at Greenwich Theatre are always packed with shows for families, and this half-term is no exception. Launching the programme on Sunday 16 February with a tale by Michael Morpurgo, … [Read more...]

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Festive Greenwich Postbox is back!

The Greenwich festive postbox is back! First introduced last year, and located in Cutty Sark Gardens, this is one of only four special postboxes nationwide. It's decorated and filled with magical elves ready to respond once a letter or card has been … [Read more...]

Plumstead Library Site Opens Early 2020

New State-of-the-Art Leisure Centre to Open on Plumstead Library Site Early 2020 The Plumstead Centre is a new facility opening early next year. It is set to become a cultural destination in the Plumstead area, combining health & fitness, … [Read more...]

Fishmongers’ Faraday Award

Greenwich children are being given a chance to win a place at local prep, Faraday School, with the launch of the annual Fishmongers’ Faraday Award. The scholarship is aimed at increasing opportunities for children who would not otherwise be able to … [Read more...]

Silvertown Tunnel Gets Go-Ahead

Yesterday Transport for London confirmed that the Riverlinx consortium had been appointed to design, build, finance and maintain the new Silvertown Tunnel. Signing the 1 Billion pound contract with the firm. This twin-bore road tunnel under the Thames in … [Read more...]

Christmas & New Year at Grind

Grind is not big on Christmas tradition  - think more Espresso Martinis, less room temperature prosecco. So forget the Christmas jumper - Grind will be helping you bring in the festivities with great food and cocktails aplenty.  Book your Christmas at … [Read more...]

Christmas at the Unicorn Theatre

This Christmas, the Unicorn Theatre is presenting spectacular family theatre for all ages. Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost is a frighteningly funny and delightfully spooky retelling of the comic novel for everyone aged 7 and over. With … [Read more...]

Free Birthday Cocktail From Greenwich Grind

On Thursday 21st, Greenwich Grind is celebrating its 1st Birthday with a live acoustic set from singer and guitarist Kelly Barnes. They'd love you to join in the celebrations and will treat GreenwichMums to a Birthday Cake Martini Cocktail! All you … [Read more...]

A Greenwich Christmas Cracker

With the festive season almost upon us (did you catch the John Lewis advert yet)? Our lovely Borough has been busy decking its halls for its annual Christmas celebrations. We hear that not only can you create and take part in spectacular parades of … [Read more...]