Out & About in Greenwich

A series of articles charting life in Greenwich as a Greenwichmum.

Father Christmas is coming to Greenwich

Father Christmas, his head elf and a magical Christmas grotto are coming to Greenwich Shopping Park, off Bugsby’s Way in Charlton, on Thursday, 8th December. Bring your little ones along to experience the festive sparkle and enjoy a magical and … [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...]

Scrat at Greenwich Shopping Park

Popular Ice Age character Scrat – known for being the plucky cross between a squirrel and a rat – is coming to Greenwich Shopping Park, off Bugsby’s Way in Charlton, on Friday 19th August and the nice people at the park got in touch with Greenwichmums to … [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...]

Easter round up…

Easter Half Term in Greenwich need not be a chocolate filled expensive affair. Across the borough of Greenwich we’re lucky enough to have the most river frontage of any London Borough and about 183 acres of parkland. As well as our lovely historical … [Read more...]

Bare Your Skin this Summer for Vitality and Health

With the UK currently bathed in glorious sunshine and high temperatures, come with me on a journey to discover the incredible health and anti ageing benefits of sunshine. The sun is responsible for all life on earth – humans thrive in sunlight and by … [Read more...]

Out & About April

The first rays sunshine have arrived in Greenwich along with a few new additions – we hear that Jamie Oliver is finally set to open his Italian this month and a few weeks back saw the new Plumtree Café, set back off Greenwich High Rd also open up. Find … [Read more...]

Out & About March

So much to do this month, Mothers Day, Easter, Clocks springing forward, the list goes on. Let us help in crossing off a few of those with this months Out & About kicking off with treats... You may have noticed that each Wednesday a lovely little … [Read more...]

Out & About this February

February the month of love, pancakes and half term. In the US it's also national bird feeding month. Something close to my heart and although I'm not a closet bird watcher - I have watched closely these past 2 weeks as the owners of the East Greenwich … [Read more...]

Out & About January 2013

So whose dishwasher did multiple loads on Christmas Day and whose still eating turkey? If (like us) you are too, then let me share two of my favourite leftover recipes - a Thai Turkey Broth from Olive Magazine and The Soup Saver from Good Food which is a … [Read more...]

Out & About this December

Merry Christmas! OK, OK its a bit early but with so much going on this festive season we need to start now and we hope this Out & About wets your whistle!   Last month saw the return of the Wine O'Clock Club and what a great night was had … [Read more...]

Out & About at Greenwich

It’s finally Half Term, slightly later than usual falling over Halloween and the bonfire weekend. But, it does give parents lots of themed event options across the borough to keep the kids entertained. Greenwich Market is getting in the spirit of … [Read more...]

Out & About this October

October is the month for things that go 'bump' in the night. But now also bump in the day it seems! As on the 20th October Greenwich & Lewisham TwinsClubPlus will be holding its Annual Autumn Table Top Sale. These events are jam packed with well … [Read more...]

Out & About September by GreenwichMums

This month GreenwichMums has reached the grand old age of 1.  What a fantastic year we’ve had, with New Year’s honors from Mumpreneur for being a Top 100 Business Mum.  A website award, an inaugural flight on the Emirates Cable Car and then last month, … [Read more...]

Out & About – July

“Hi folks it’s the big one” as Boris would say. Welcome to your Special Olympics edition of Out n About. London2012 fever has certainly now gripped Greenwich; the signs are up, the roads are blocked and every time I step outside my front door - as … [Read more...]

Out & About

Hello GreenwichMums Welcome to the June Out & About and Jubilee special. Greenwich is not only packed with things to do this weekend but events stretch into the half term week too. Royal Greenwich Libraries has a fun packed Jubilee themed craft … [Read more...]

Out & About May

This year is flying by at a great rate of knots. And talking of knots, who saw the queen re-open the Cutty Sark? Unfortunately Gmums sadly missed her; one wasn't really impressed with that - me, not Her Maj. Now you can't help but trip over the … [Read more...]

Out & About April

Ahh Easter is here, spring lambs, hot Cross buns and mountains of Chocolate. I love this time of year. Greenwich Park gardeners busy themselves with the seasonal planting, the grass gets its first trim and the summer wardrobe comes out of … [Read more...]

Out & About March

March is makeover month and I am certainly the spell of Spring. the daffodils are out and the shops are full of pretty pastels. March is also for Mothers and this year Health Poverty Action has organised a sponsored walk in Greenwich Park. Come and … [Read more...]

Out & About – February

Its naughty and its very very nice Black Vanilla have finally arrived in Greenwich. It’s a shame I can’t quaff the bubbles whenever I want but for now the promise of the weekends to come will do just fine. With multitude of options and at 40 or so … [Read more...]