Mini Harrods Halloween-themed Storytelling

Head over to the Harrods Toy Kingdom for a ghastly treat! Sunday the 30th of October they will be hosting halloween-themed storytelling sessions in the gruesome Reading Room.

WHEN: Sunday 3oth October
VENUE: Reading Room, Toy Kingdom, Harrods, London
AGES: All ages

Mini Harrods

STORYSTOCK Circus of Stories

STORYSTOCK lands at the Lyric Hammersmith this weekend! This travelling circus of stories will set your imaginations alight with award winning performances, illustrations, reading and workshops for the whole family to enjoy.

WHEN: 27-28th October
VENUE: Lyric Hammersmith, Kings Mall Shopping Centre, One Lyric Square, King St, London W6 0QL
AGES: All ages


Dulwich to host spooky children’s sleepover this Halloween

Pillows and Paintbrushes returns this Halloween with an eerie night-time adventure for 7-13 year olds. An exciting line-up of creative activities with a spooky twist will be followed by a sleep like no other in the company of the Gallery’s Old Master paintings.

WHEN: Saturday 29 – 30 October
VENUE: Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London, SE21 7AD
AGES: 7-13 years


An Evening With Cissy Wears and Friends

Contributing Editor at Absolutely Mama will be hosting a Q&A with Nicola Eyre, founder of Cissy Wears, and Laia Aguilar, Creative Director of The Animals Observatory. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco as they discuss juggling motherhood with setting up a business, all under the watchful eye of social media.

WHEN: Thursday 27 October, 6 – 8pm
VENUE: Little Liberty, 3rd Floor, Liberty London
AGES: One for the mums

Cissy Wears

Make A Doll Workshop and Screen Printing With Young.Double

Head over to the newly refurbished Little Liberty Cissy Wears section where they will be hosting creative workshops with Young.Double, a collective of craft-makers whose sole purpose is to create future artists. On Saturday customise your own, special edition Cissy Bear using a mix of materials including Liberty prints from their iconic collection, and Sunday personalise your very own leopard-print tote bag!

WHEN: Saturday 29 October (Make A Doll) & Sunday 3oth (Screenprinting), 10.15am, 12.15pm, 2.15pm, 4.15pm
VENUE: Little Liberty, 3rd Floor, Liberty London
AGES: 2+

young double

Sharky and George Fangtastic Games and Decorating

Need help to create a last minute gruesome halloween party? No fear! Sharky and George can create a one-of-a-kind party with gory games and creepy creations so your kids can enjoy the freakiest and funnest spookfest going!

For more info call: 02079244381.


Lizzie Loves Healthy’s 4 Weeks to a Sugar Free Family

Get over Halloween and feel fabulous for Christmas. Join Lizzie in a 4 week programme where she is going to share tools, tips and recipes for the easiest, tastiest, smartest and most kid-friendly way of getting sugar out of your kitchen and your system for life! This specially tailored programme will walk you through every single step to a healthier, happier, more energetic and positive YOU for Christmas.

WHEN: Starting 1st November


All Dogs Matter Halloween Walk

Come along and join the fun at the All Dogs Matter Halloween Walk. Pups should dress to impress as those with the spookiest costume might well win a prize- and owners can dress up too! All proceeds go to the All Dogs Matter charity.

WHEN: Sunday 30th October, 11.00am
VENUE: Spaniards Inn, Hampstead
AGES: All ages


Get out of town: Curious combustion at Winchester Science Centre

Join the Winchester Science Centre in an explosive extravaganza all about the science of combustion! the centre will have a bumper programme of live shows, demonstrations, busking activities and lots of hands-on fun to keep even the most inquisitive of minds ablaze.

WHEN: 21 – 31 October, 10am to 5pm
VENUE: Winchester Science Centre, Telegraph Way, Winchester, SO21 1HZ
AGES: All ages


Heads up: Daylesford Christmas Cookery Classes

This Christmas Daylesford Organic will be hosting a variety of classes for children, teenagers and the whole family. Join them in the festive lead up to the most wonderful time of year and encourage your children to learn some new tips and tricks in the kitchen to impress the family this Christmas.

WHEN: Various dates see website
VENUE: The Daylesford Cookery School, Daylesford near Kingham, Gloucestershire, GL56 0YG
AGES: All ages


Restaurant of the week: Farmacy

A great family meal out for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Farmacy promotes ‘clean eating’ and lets you indulge in dishes that are inspired from all corners of the world, supporting a vegan and vegetarian diet, free from dairy, refined sugars, additives and chemicals- and all ingredients are sourced from local Organic UK farms. Their menu is full of healthy ‘comfort foods’ such as their Farmacy Burger and plant-based Ice Cream Sundaes!

WHERE: 74 Westbourne Grove, London W2 5SH