When the school becomes a polling station….

So what do you do when the school becomes a polling station. May, the month of a double bank holiday, a half term and a now a European Election. Which means another day of organising childcare, mobilising grandparents or just "working from home". Around … [Read more...]


FREE OPEN DAY AT NEW PAULINE QUIRKE ACADEMY IN GREENWICH The Pauline Quirke Academy is a weekend performing arts school providing tuition for children and young people aged 4-18. Students spend three hours with us, rotating through an hour-long … [Read more...]

How To Encourage Your Child To Exercise

In Britain there are a large number of children who don’t exercise regularly, and this lack of activity can lead to numerous health problems later in life. If you need a bit of help getting your little one off the sofa and out into the garden, here's some … [Read more...]

10 Christmas Craft Activities for Children from LEYF Nurseries

So it's that time of year again; you've sent lists to Santa, decorated the tree and 'Jingle Bells' is playing on a loop in your head. But Christmas is also about spending time together. If your little one is of the artistic persuasion, then … [Read more...]

25 adventures to end the Summer!

Apart from the odd day here and there, the weather hasn’t let us down so far for this six-week holiday which is perfect if you're looking for adventures to end the summer and keep your children entertained. Usually, though, being a British Summer the … [Read more...]

5 Ideas For Reading With Your Child by Wilf Books

This post was delivered to you via WILF Books, a sharing-based, children’s book delivery service. Reading with your child is just a wonderful thing, isn’t it? There’s something, particularly in today’s digital age, that just feels so right. … [Read more...]

The grand opening of Under1Roof!

We launched this exciting venture on Saturday 27th February after nearly 6 years and 3 buildings of planning! Our ethos for the centre is a creative community hub for kids aged 0-11 and their parents. A real one stop shop from catching a children's … [Read more...]

UH, OH what about Daddy?

We were busy on Mother’s Day with a café full of three generations but Dads you’re a lucky lot, with almost 2 weeks still to go until June 21st the mums are beating you hands down on the thoughtfulness stakes… Baby in the family? With just under 2 … [Read more...]

Why family audiences really are the future of theatre!

In 2012 the Office for National Statistics and the government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport published Taking Part, a report drawn from research into the UK’s leisure habits. For those of us in the theatre industry, the results proved a fact … [Read more...]

Punk Me Up – Half Term fun!

HALF TERM IS HERE - ‘How about a day to yourself?’ Join us for a daylong workshop of MINI-ME-MAKING. Your Punks and Buttercups are sure to love exploring different ways to draw, photograph, spray, paint, wrap, stitch and build their all-important SELF. … [Read more...]