What To Do With The Kids This Weekend My Baba 2 February, 2017 Activities and Days Out, Living The Friday Food Market Head over to St Katherine Docks to discover The Good Food Market, serving up a delicious selection of local and exotic foods, such as traditional fish and chips to original Peruvian cuisine. WHEN: Friday 3rd February VENUE: St Katharine Docks, 50 St Katharine’s Way, E1W 1LA AGES: All ages Animal Magic The V&A Museum of Childhood will be multi-sensory storytelling experience inspired by well-loved animal tales for those in their early years. Think Winnie the Pooh, The Wind and the Willows, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, an enjoyable day out for those with young children. WHEN: Friday 3rd February VENUE: V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 9PA AGES: 8 months – 5 years Chocolate Making This is one for the whole family to enjoy; who doesn’t love chocolate?! Drop-in sessions will be available at the Chocolate Museum on Ferndale road. A creative workshop full of choc-tastic fun, where fillings, decorations, and lolly sticks will be provided to help make beautiful chocolate creations. WHEN: Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th February VENUE: The Chocolate Museum Shop and CafÃ©, 187 Ferndale Road, SW9 8BA AGES: 4+ The Jolly Foresters Urban Forest School Join the Jolly Forresters in their educational outdoor adventure! They believe the outdoors are like an ever changing classroom. By spending time outside playing, learning and engaging with nature the Forest School hopes to bring the love of the outdoors to all children. WHEN: Saturday 4th February VENUE: Dulwich Park, College Road, SE21 7BQ AGES: 3-5 years Enchanted at The Electric Cinema Sit back and relax whilst you watch a magical fantasy film. Using all the ingredients of a classic Disney fairytale; a princess, a noble prince and a wicked witch, Enchanted takes the magic to Manhattan for an updated take on a timeless tale. After a witch’s spell lands her in present-day New York, Princess Giselle is forced to survive in the real world, will Prince Charming save her? WHEN: Saturday 4th February VENUE: Electric Cinema Portobello, 191 Portobello Road, W11 2ED AGES: PG Kew Garden’s Orchids Kew Garden’s are know for their gorgeous and beautiful arrangements and exhibitions, and this is no different! From the 4th of February their Orchids’ Festival returns. Inspired by the vibrant colours, culture and magnificent plant life of India, this year’s festival will feature giant floral displays created using exotic orchids, decorative rickshaws, Indian soundscapes, films and much more. WHEN: From Saturday 4th February VENUE: Kew Gardens AGES: All ages Fare Healthy A food and lifestyle festival designed to help everybody to eat healthier. There will be stalls, talks and exercise classes and demonstrations for the whole family to enjoy, as well and tips and tricks for leading a healthier lifestyle. WHEN: Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th February VENUE: Old Truman Brewery AGES: All ages Get out of town: Fishers Adventure Farm Park Get out of town and head over to leafy Surrey and enjoy a day at Fishers Adventure Farm Park. The award-winning park is jam-packed with indoor and outdoor activities. There are Shire horses, Shetland ponies, ducks, sheep, cows, alpacas, goats and reptiles. Plus there are adventure play areas, indoor soft play barns, a vintage merry-go-round and children’s beach splash attack water zone. VENUE: Fishers Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green, RH14 0EG Heads up: An Evening with Clemmie Hooper at Liberty Join Liberty for an evening with key influencer and mummy blogger Clemmie Hooper to celebrate the launch of her new book ‘How to Grow a Baby and Push It Out’. The blogger, midwife and mum of four is joined by vlogger Anna Whitehouse, aka Mother Pukka, and birth coach and entrepreneur Hollie de Cruz for a panel on ‘Pregnancy and the Transition to Motherhood’. WHEN: 15th February VENUE: Floor 4, Liberty AGES: One for the mums Restaurant of the week: Jamie’s Italian, Westfield We went along to Jamie Oliver’s Italian in Westfield last week, to attend a pizza masterclass held by celebrity chef Gennaro Contaldo. The delicious six new artisan pizzas they’ve created for the new winter menu are rustic, super-tasty, and all with a distinctive Jamie Oliver touch, Oliver worked closely with Gennaro and his team at Jamie’s Italian to create the new mouth-watering pizzas. We had so much fun under Gennaro’s guidance at making our own version of the Gennaro spicy sausage, and below are a few snaps from the night. Take the family along to a Jamie’s Italian for authentic dishes with impeccably sourced ingredients, and indulge in a pizza that really hits the spot! The new pizzas are, Truffle Shuffle, Julietta (named after his wife), Red Rocket, The Porkie, Gennaro’s spicy sausage, and Funghi.