What are your plans for Mother’s Day this year? Maybe you’re taking her to her favourite restaurant or treating her to breakfast in bed, or maybe you haven’t planned anything at all? Don’t worry, you still have time and luckily for you, we’re here to help.

Here at My Baba we love to celebrate motherhood every day, however, Mother’s Day is a special occasion where you can show them just how much you love them. A gift is always a great idea but if like us, you can’t bear to buy another candle or pair of fluffy socks, you might want to try investing in an experience that you’ll never forget.

If you haven’t heard of Indyute, where have you been hiding? They’re a gift experience website with a difference. They’ve gone to great lengths to create unique and exciting experiences in London – perfect for occasions like Mother’s Day.

What we love about Indytute is that the experiences are easy to buy and valid for a year after purchase. This means that you’re not restricted to using your experience on Mother’s Day if this isn’t the most convenient day for you.

All you need to do is decide on the perfect experience, starting from as little as £20, purchase the voucher and look forward to your special day.

Here are some personal recommendations that will make the ultimate Mother’s Day gift.

Hula Schoola!

  • Fantastic exercise for boosting energy
  • Available every Saturday
  • From £20.00 

Looking for a Mother’s Day treat that will get you in a spin? Then put your abs to the test at the Hula Schoola, you never know, you could go home with a new favourite hobby.

To join Marawa the Amazing, you don’t need to be a hula expert. And like Shakira once said, your hips don’t lie.

The one hour class is all about letting go and having fun – perfect for some good mother and daughter bonding. You will learn to do everything you can imagine with a hoop, from twirling and whirling to some great exercise routines that you can do almost anywhere.

This class isn’t restricted to just you and your mother, you can buy a voucher for, two, three, or even four people – so why not make it a girly day out and invite your mum, aunty, cousins or friends and put your hips into action. 

Lunch at Battersea Power Station Tour

  • Iconic Battersea adventure
  • Delicious lunch or dinner with a drink
  • Includes a self-guided audio tour
  • From £50

If you’re looking for a unique dining experience for you and your mum this year, then you’re going to love this iconic Battersea adventure. If you aren’t overly familiar with the Battersea Power Station, from 1935 to 1975 this landmark was known as the beating heart of London and provided power to some of the most well-known places in London, including Buckingham Palace and Downing Street.

During this experience, not only will you be dining at the award-winning Indian restaurant, Cinnamon Kitchen but you can also participate in a self-guided tour of the power station as well as a visit to the Learning Hub Exhibition.

Spoilt for choice, choose from either a three-course lunch or a nine dish sharing supper. Both options include a range of flavoursome foods from spiced chicken gnocchi to quinoa koftas. With the nine dishes sharing supper, you will be greeted with a mango sour cocktail as well as being able to enjoy an additional two drinks with your food.

Stained Glass Art Class

  • Full-day workshop
  • Take your creation home
  • Small group classes
  • From £150

It’s time to get creative! The Stained Glass Art Class is led by passionate, expert artist Aimee Mcculloch who will guide you through this experience. To take part in this class, you really don’t have to be a wizardry of art. All you need is a good dose of enthusiasm to let your imagination run away with you. By the time you leave you will be inspired to look at glass from a new and improved perspective.

This class isn’t just about painting the glass with pretty colours. You will be designing and making a panel of stained glass from scratch. That’s right, you will be soldering the lead, cutting the glass and designing the patter. After this seven-hour long class, you will have all the traditional skills involved in this unique and amazing craft.

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Pancakes and Cocktails Bankside Date Day

  • Pancakes and a cocktail for two
  • Discover Bankside like a local
  • Available everyday
  • From £38.00

We all know that pancakes aren’t just for Pancake Day. Whether you’re all about the sweet stuff or if savoury is your thing – there’s a pancake for you. Bananas with Nutella, strawberries and cream or just something plain and simple, they’ve got it covered. And to top it all off, you can wash it down with a tasty cocktail.

To accompany your amazing pancakes, Indytute has put together a guide of Bankside complete with its fascinating history. Embark on a self-guided walk that will take you on a unique and cultured itinerary for two. Options include a little known graveyard, wine sampling in Borough Market and ending your day with a London show.

This experience is available from Monday to Friday 8 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 4 pm to 9 pm. 

Mosaic Masterclass

  • Full-day workshop
  • Take your art home with you
  • Suitable for beginners
  • From £90.00

For all the creatives out there, here’s something for you. Get stuck into making a beautiful mosaic reminiscent of the ancient classics. You will be blown away by Giuliam as she is truly a master Mosaicst. She works regularly with architects to create mosaics for walk and pools inspired by ancient Greek or Roman designs. This Mother’s Day she’s all yours.

You will spend a full-day with Giuliam who will teach you all you need to know about the art before getting stuck into making your own. Although this may attract those with an interest in art, the class is for beginners and you will be led throughout the process to ensure you are taking home a mosaic you are proud of.

This class is located in Cockpit Arts in Holborn and takes place from 10 am to 6 pm. If you fancy channelling your inner artist, you know what to do.

Feast From The East Walking Tour

  • Learn the origins and history behind the staples of British cuisines
  • Taste some of the East End favourites
  • From £35.00

If food is the key to happiness this Mother’s Day then you don’t want to miss out on this gastronomical history tour of the East End. You will be lucky enough to learn about the origins and history behind the staples of our most loved British cuisine.

Not only will you be treating your mum to a fantastic educational tour but you will also have the chance to test a number of the East End favourites. You will meet at one of London’s best coffee houses and be treated to a delicious bagel before embarking on your tour.

If this tickles your fancy then all you have to do is grab some comfy shoes and let your taste buds do the talking.

Learn to Swing Dance

  • Learn how to rock step with Swing Patrol
  • Great for those looking for a new hobby
  • From £80.00

When’s the last time you put your dancing shoes on? If you think it’s been too long then we think it’s time to dust them off and learn to swing dance in a day. This class will sure to be a great laugh with your mum and you never know, you may even want to show off your new moves back home.

Your class will be led by Swing Patrol, a well-known community of over 1500 swing dancers featuring a first-class teaching team. The Lindy Hop is the core dance that the Swing Patrol teaching team will be helping you master. If you haven’t heard of the Lindy Hop – it’s fast, feisty and fun!

This dance class takes place in either East London, Brixton or Island and lasts four hours. If you’re up for learning some new, then this is the Mother’s Day treat for you.

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