Featured

A series of articles featuring people, places and/or organisations around the borough.

Family Fireworks for 2020

As locals, who have grown up and lived in South London all our lives, We are really saddened to hear that all of our best-loved local organised fireworks displays have quite rightly been cancelled due to COVID-19. We also hear that it's the same for … [Read more...]

What is Birth Without Fear

During this time of uncertainty, it is crucial to have coping and handling mechanisms at your disposal for giving birth. The trusted and robustly evaluated Swedish Birth Without Fear Method, is now finally available in the UK … [Read more...]

Complaints and Unspoken Requests

We are now facing new lockdown measures that are bringing us all home again. This, I am no doubt will also bring complaints to our marital lives.  It is essential to understand that below the surface of such complaints, are feelings and needs … [Read more...]

Best Winter BBQ Guide

I'm a sucker for a BBQ and even more so in Winter and Autumn when you can curl up under blankets and sit out under the stars and eat al fresco keeping warm with comfort food. Take a look below at our top dishes for a winter BBQ and quirky English take on … [Read more...]

Summer 2020 Bucket List

What is a bucket list? Well, it's a list of experiences you'd like to achieve in a lifetime or in this case, across the summer. We love these types of lists as it gives you a helping hand in overcoming that inevitable teen or kid boredom that often … [Read more...]

Parents Pandemic Guide

So it happened. From today schools, nurseries and universities will close their doors until further notice. Every email I've received over the last few days from other organisations is the same and quite rightly so. Closed until further notice! We … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Greenwich Theatre Presents Sleeping Beauty

Recognised annually as one of the best in the country - the Greenwich Theatre pantomime is even more special this year as it represents a cornerstone in the theatre’s 50th anniversary celebrations - and Andrew Pollard – the dame of dames – can’t wait to … [Read more...]

Autumn at The Albany

Fantastic family theatre, activities and entertainment in South East London. Autumn at The Albany The Albany and Canada Water Theatre’s autumn season of events features a huge range of family-friendly shows for families with kids aged 6 months to … [Read more...]

School of Thought

Are you thinking about your children's next educational steps? I know I am. We have Secondary schools and the 11+ to think about along with a preschool to consider for our three. So if you too have a big educational move coming up and would like to … [Read more...]

Residents Get A Bigger Win

Great news for East Greenwich residents as after a long run of local opposition to the Enderby Cruise Terminal, the site has now been bought by Criterion Capital, the owner of the famous Trocadero in Piccadilly and the Odeon Leicester Square, with new … [Read more...]

June is SANDS Month

Every day in the UK, 15 babies die during pregnancy, at birth or shortly afterwards*  This may be a surprising fact to most and maybe it is because this is a tragedy that many people who have gone through don’t talk about. Preferring to hold onto … [Read more...]

Lost Socks Day

Socks. We like to believe there is a secret place in the universe where our missing socks run wild and free.  No longer bonded by their partners, they are able to enjoy the good life of finally being single.  This secret world has a magical portal in our … [Read more...]

Magical Education at Faraday Prep

As landmarks go, it doesn’t get much quirkier than the lighthouse at Trinity Buoy Wharf. This iconic tower will be a familiar site to visitors to the O2 and to anyone in need of a traditional burger (there is an original American Diner at the foot of the … [Read more...]

Empowering Girls of the Future

I am the mother of two exceptional nine-year-old girls. It's my greatest blessing but also my biggest Challenge. Trying every day to empower and guide them both so that they grow up fearless and mighty has opened my eyes and beliefs on how we treat women … [Read more...]

Be A Half Term Hero

Now it's February the days should be getting longer, the weather will be brighter and the early daffodils will be popping their heads above ground. You'll, however, (me included) will be faced with half term. So flex your Wonder Woman muscles and glide … [Read more...]

Check into Club Duvet

The Festival of Sleep Day is for people, i.e. parents like you and me or anyone really who would like to get some “shut eye” and relaxation after the Christmas holidays. With all the craziness of Christmas shopping, presents, kitchen mayhem and the New … [Read more...]

Let The October Half Term Battle Begin

Tin hats at the ready as we find ourselves heading straight into the October half-term holidays. Again... It's usually this holiday and the February half term that creeps up on me. You, of course, may be wondering how I let this happen, given that we … [Read more...]