London Baby, Toddler, Child and Family Events 15th – 22nd March

Mar 14, 2012 by


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 Just for Babies:

 Gate Cinema: Tuesday 20th March.  Big Scream.  Woman in Black come and see Daniel Radcliffe in this year’s first horror film based on the successful stage adaptation of Susan Hill’s novel.

For Toddlers and Babies


 mum, baby and toddler concert, Wednesday 21st March, Classical Babies

Classical Babies: Wednesdays, 11:00am, Belisize Park, Interchange Studios.  £10 per family for a delightful classical concert that is completely baby and toddler friendly, the perfect mid-week bit of brain candy read more about the fabulous bit of motherhood: My review

 Classics with my Baby London baby and toddler family concert group

Classics with my Baby: As seen in the Independent, Time Out, and Gramophone Magazine, this critically acclaimed concert series specifically designed for parents and children (0-5 years) to enjoy together. March concerts are “brought to you by the Letter P … “, and includes pieces by Paganini, Prokofiev, and Piazzolla. Guest artist of the month is the multiple award-winning classical accordionist Milos Milivojevic who has played in the presence of princesses and garnered rave reviews worldwide. Tickets: Adults £10, children FREE ( special offers for online tickets from website) Eat cake and mingle from 10:00am and concert begins at 10:30am. My review

 Thursday 15th March, Notting hill Community Church, Notting Hill, Friday 16th March, St. Luke’s Church, Clapham

 For Bigger Kids:


National Portrait Gallery family events


 National Portrait Gallery, Storytelling.  Saturday 17th, 10:30 and 1:30 For ages 3+, come and join this drop in interactive storytelling session based on one of the portraits in the museum followed by an art activity.  Pop in here before heading out to the St. Patrick Day festivities…

 Rich Mix, Bethnal Green, Sam Rose in the Shadows Family Theatre.  Saturday 17th March, 11am and 2pm.  £5 per person, ages 6+ but younger siblings welcome to come see magical puppetry for anyone who has ever felt sad

National Portrait Gallery, Art Workshop.   Saturday 17th March, 11:30.  Find out more about some portraits and 18th century fashions by making your own colourful paper costume.  Tickets allocated on arrival an hour before the start of the workshop.  Ages 5+

 Family Art Workshops at the Saatchi Gallery

Saatchi Gallery Family Art Workshop: A Bag Full of Art.  Sunday 11th March, 10:30, noon, 3:00 and 4:00pm.  Explore the exhibition highlights through family oriented tours that incorporate interactive conversations and drawing activities.  read on

 Kids Club, Saturdays at Gate Picturehouse: Tinkerbell and the Great Fairy Rescue PG From 10am they have activities, then watch the flick at 10:30.  £4 to join the Kids Club, but then tickets are £1 after, popcorn and juice for the kids £2.  Read more about the day out here.


For the Family


St. Patrick’s Day Trafalgar Square, Saturday 18th March from noon:  Take the family to Green Park and watch floats, dancing, bands and more make their way into Trafalgar Square where more music and festivities will continue through the evening.

Mothering Sunday En Famille Suggestions …

Greenwich Peninsula Ecology park – National Frog Day, 11am-3pm!!  Seriously, you can spend Mothering Sunday kissing frogs (or searching for them with your kids).  Go bug hunting, BBQ, arts and crafts, punting, storytelling … really good family fun in the spring air.

The Forge Keys and Coffee Concert, Sunday 18th March, 10:30am: Akiki Ono Violin, and Alexis White on piano.  £8 adults (includes tea and/or coffee), £3 children

Just for Mums …

The Spa at Dolphin Square: Chichester Street, SW1   honestly, I don’t care how tight your budget is, you deserve to be transported to a different world in complete luxury and beauty.  Here is my review    Bonus, if you book ahead, you may be able to get you and a few friends booked in for a few treatments as a group.

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  1. Looks like a great event.

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