Barbican CentreSilk Street, London EC2Y 8DS
They run weekly workshops at over 160 venues across London and the South-East and the classes use a unique mix of drama, dance and singing to help bring out children’s true potential. With a high level of personal attention and a range of specially written songs, games, tongue-twisters and raps, their enthusiastic and experienced teachers focus on developing children’s confidence and social skills while giving them lots of fun at the same time.
Perform also offer extremely popular birthday parties for toddlers, 4-8s and 8-12s. All parties feature costumed Party Leaders and age-appropriate themes like Superheroes, High School Musical and Mermaids & Pirates, popular holiday courses based on classic stories, Mini Ps (for under 4s) and Perform Plus (for 8-12s).
Perform offer every child a FREE Drama Class to discover the fun for themselves and it’s definitely worth trying them out. To find your nearest venue, call 0845 400 4000 or visit our website.
Venues: Abingdon, Amersham, Ashford, Balham, Barnes, Barnet, Barons Court, Basingstoke, Bath, Battersea, Bayswater, Beaconsfield, Beckenham, Belsize Park, Berkhamsted, Billericay, Bishops Stortford, Blackheath, Brackley, Brentwood, Bristol, Bromley, Brook Green, Buckingham, Bushey, Cambridg,e Canterbury, Caterham, Chalfont St Peter, Chelmsford, Chelsea, Cherry Hinton Village, Chichester,Chigwell, Chingford, Chiswick, Chorleywood, Clapham, Clifton, Crouch End, Crowthorne, Didcot, Dorking, Dulwich, Ealing, Earlsfield, East Finchley, Elstree, Epping, Esher, Eton, Ewell, Fareham, Farnham, Finchley, Fleet, Fulham, Gerrards Cross, Golders Green,, Greenford, Greenwich, Guildford, Hammersmith, Hampstead, Hampstead Gs, Harpenden, Harrow, Haslemere, Heath And Reach, Henley, Highbury, Highgate, Hitchin, Horsham, Hove, Hungerford, Ickenham, Isleworth, Islington, Kensington, Kentish Town, Kew, Kings Hill, Kingston Upon Thames, Landsdown, Larkhall, Loughton, Maidenhead, Maidstone, Marlow, Marylebone, Mayfair, Mayford, Meopham, Mill Hill, Mortlake Muswell Hill, Newbury, Newnham, Northwood, Notting Hill, Oxford, Oxted, Pangbourne, Petts Wood, Pimlico, Pinner, Primrose Hill, Purley, Putney, Queens Park, Radlett, Reading, Redland, Reigate, Richmond, Rickmansworth, Riverhead, Rochester, Romsey, Rottingdean, Royston, Sawbridgeworth, Sevenoaks, South End Green, Southgate, St Albans, St John's Wood, Stanmore, Stoke Newington, Streatham Hill, Sunbury On Thames, Surbiton, Swiss Cottage, Teddington, Thame, Tonbridge, Totteridge Village, Tring, Tunbridge Wells, Turnham Green, Twickenham, Twyford, Tylers Green, Uckfield, Victoria Park, Virginia Water, Wallingford, Walthamstow, Wanstead, Ware, Welwyn Garden City, Wendover, West Ealing, West Hampstead, Westbury Park, Weybridge, Wickham, Wimbledon, Winchester, Windsor, Woking, Wokingham and Woodford Green
The Homeopathic Health Centre25 Daws lane, Mill Hill, London NW7 4SD
Gentle effective treatment for babies and children. Homeopathy and complementary therapies can cure most conditions permanently and without side effects. For ear infections, sleep problems, colic, anxiety, eczema, asthma, allergies, vaccination reactions, bowel problems, behavioural difficulties, etc. Most problems can be solved without using antibiotics, steroids and other potent drugs.
Try the natural way first and you’ll never look back. Also homeopathy courses, remedy kits and self-help books for common ailments and first aid.
A programme of physical and cognitive exercises is designed by the therapy team according to each child’s very specific needs. These exercises are taught to the child’s parents and carers who carry out the programme in the comfort and familiarity of the family home; through which 80% of children make measurable improvements and some achieve a degree of independence far beyond their families’ expectations.
1500 children have benefited from the Brainwave Programme since the Charity was established in 1982.
Dyslexia Action provides a national network of 27 main centres and some 150 linked learning centers, offering individual assessments by Chartered Psychologists and qualified Teacher Assessors and screening for schools, colleges and other organisations. Tuition is provided in literacy, mathematics and study skills using our own highly successful teaching methods and materials. Dyslexia Action carries out over 7,000 assessments each year and currently provides specialist tuition for over 3,000 children in its Centres, outposts and school units. The effectiveness of Dyslexia Action teaching methods and materials has been warmly praised by thousands of grateful children and their parents.
Please log onto our website for your local centre.
Head Office: Park House, Wick Road, Egham, Surrey
Fax: (01784) 222333
Boiled Egg & Soldiers63 Northcote Road, London SW11 1NP
Fifteenth Century Bookshop, The
Open 7 days a week 10am-5.30pm
Credit cards and telephone orders welcome.
Address: 99-100 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1XH
We provide a safe world for children with abundant opportunities for adventure and a curriculum that helps children discover their potential. Through play and language, a caring staff team, and friendships that begin in infancy, children who come to Bright Horizons centres build a strong foundation for a lifetime of learning.
Our early care and education centres are for children from 3 months to 5 years of age and located across the UK. Come and see how we put our philosophy into practice.
Aspire National Training CentreWood Lane, Stanmore, Middx HA7 4LP
We do all sorts of sports parties including swimming, football, basketball, cricket, netball and rounders. Can't decide which party to have? Try a 'Megamix' party!
Water Safety is an important life saving skill and we believe every child should learn to swim. Our classes are held weekly in a really warm pool and small groups. Each swimming lesson lasts 30 minutes; you can choose to book either a course of 5 or 10 swimming lessons.
Download our FREE apps from iTunes - How to teach your baby & toddler to swim.
You can follow us on Twitter & Facebook
Baby and children's swimmming classes in: South London, West Londond, South Croydon and Manchester
Fulham FC run a wide range of Soccer Courses for kids during the school holidays – these courses cater for players of all abilities and provide a great way to learn new skills, make friends and have fun. They offer excellent value-for-money and are highly recommended by participating kids and their parents alike. Call the Community Department on 0870 442 5432 for details.
Mr I. Azgad67 Dollis Road, London N3 1RD
Homeopathy cures children gently and effectively because their immune system is not compromised. It is suitable for both acute illnesses and other health problems.
For treatment and/or further information please call the number above.
The Original London Walks
The Clay GalleryMonkville Parade, Finchley Road, Temple Fortune
Come and enjoy a full service bistro style menu plus a paint it yourself ceramic studio.
We provide creative relaxation for both adults and children alike. Choose from over 200 pieces of pottery and a qualified art technician will assist you in creating a unique masterpiece.
Please contact us on the above number for reservations or further details.
We also offer wheelchair skills training, advice and information and campaign to raise awareness of disabled young people's needs. Many of those we help become members of our Kidz Board, acting as our ambassadors and getting involved in projects and events.
Through this support Whizz-Kidz has given nearly 4,000 disabled children and young people the chance to enjoy an independent life at home, at school and at play.
Our classes are packed with singing, dancing, pretending and play. It's not only lots and lots of fun but Pyjama Drama also helps develop key skills such as confidence, communication and problem solving.
For more information about our drama classes for children, or to find your nearest class, please call 01938 871855 or visit our website www.pyjamadrama.com/classes for more details.
Venues: South Aberdeenshire and Angus, Belfast, Glasgow, Stockton on Tees, Middlebrough, Carlisle, Leeds, Wirral, Trafford, Didsbury, Cheshire, Stockport, Sheffield, Powys, South Wales, Oswestry, Shrewsbury, Telford, Bridgnorth, Sutton Coldfield, Bromsgrove, Redditch, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Exeter, Exmouth, Crediton, West Wiltshire, New Forest, Ipswich, Felixstowe, Woodbridge, Harlow, Loughton, Great Massingam, Litcham, Tunbridge Wells, Brighton & Hove, North Surrey, South West London
We are not resourced to provide advice or support directly to families with disabled children or children with SEN. We signpost families on to relevant organisations. Visit our website for information on national policy that impacts upon disabled children and children with special educational needs (SEN) and their families as well as details of organisations that provide advice and support.
Ultimate Activity Camps are the perfect holiday childcare for busy parents during the school holidays, and with great offers when you book early they offer great value for money too. Book by the day or week and you can use childcare vouchers to pay too!
For peace of mind, Ultimate camps are Ofsted registered and all our staff are CRB/DBS checked and qualified teachers or instructors. Camps run Monday to Friday during school holidays with drop-off from 8am and collection until 6pm.
Locations: Sutton, Ascot, Oxford, Newbury, Kingston, Brackley, Edgbaston, Winchester, Wokingham, Beaconsfield
Canal Side Activity CentreBoathouse Centre, Canal Close, London W10 5AY
Ealing Dance Centre & Studio96-98 Pitshanger Lane, Ealing, London W5 1QX
We offer Action Kids for 9 months – 3 years, R.A.D Ballet for children from 3 years of age, I.S.T.D Tap and Modern for 5yrs + and Street Dance for 6yrs+.
All our teachers are qualified and each child is encouraged to reach his/her full potential. Our aim is to provide children of all ages with a grounding in both poise and dancing pleasure. They then progress with the opportunity to express themselves in more advanced work and take examinations.
Adjacent to the Studio is the Ealing Dance Centre where you can buy a wide range of dancewear and accessories, as well as Fashion/Bridal Wear, Hosiery, Hair Bits, Haberdashery, Gifts and Toys.
The Party Wizard offers Magical and Inspiring Party Entertainment for children and adults with Laurie Temple and his Multi-talented company.
- Junior Disco
- Themed Parties
- Guitar & Songs
- Balloon Modelling
- Party Bags
- Birthday Cakes
- Helium Balloons
- Tableware Catering
‘Highly recommended’ Time Out
‘Bewitching’ Daily Telegraph
‘Laurie is a favourite with all our nurseries’ Director, Happy Child Nurseries
‘Laurie enchanted everyone in the audience’ Director, Bath Arts Festival for children
‘Laurie Temple is a wonderful, warm man. He had the children eating out of his hands within minutes. He was very funny and musically entertaining - everything you need for 40 screaming, excited, sugar over-loaded kids!’ Gurinder Chadha OBE (Director: Bend It Like Beckham)
Laurie Temple has been entertaining for over 18 yrs in Film, TV, Theatre, Circus and Cabaret, in 2012 he launched his corporate events company, TEMPLE EVENTS which organizes corporate parties, weddings, conferences, product launches, ect
"The best Xmas Event that we have had in years" Invesco Perpetual
"Brilliant entertainment!" Goldman Sachs
"Laurie provided magical and unforgettable entertainment for my daughter's party and we are already planning on getting him booked for next year!" Tess Daly (Strictly Come Dancing)
Mobile: 0795 159 624
For more information on either The Party Wizard or Temple Events visit the website: www.templeevents.co.uk
We cover: West London, South London, North London, East London, Central London and Hertfordshire
- Singing, Dance and Drama for boys and girls aged 4-16.
- 20 years of stretching imaginations.
- More than 12 million hours of confidence building.
- Stagecoach: Training for Life.
- Holiday Courses for Summer
Our parties for 4-10 year olds combine drama, dance and singing with a wide range of party games and storytelling all based around the chosen theme. You choose the date and the time and date and we can come to the venue of your choice.
From flittering fairies to noble knights, fearless super heroes to mermaid princesses and everything in between, we'll make sure your children have a party they'll remember forever. Our Party Hosts arrive in colourful, themed costumes, loaded with props, balloons, prizes, stickers and party bags. Pop Star parties are very popular with our older children or try a Murder Mystery Party for 11 years plus. We even offer bespoke parties!
Call Stagecoach Kensington now on 020 8398 8106 or click on our website.
ESTA also has an agency and this year alone - members have appeared on CBBC,on CITV, on ITV, on Nickelodeon, at The National Theatre, The Royal Court, and in major motion pictures.
ESTA’s Summer Schools are very popular and children join from all over the world as well as London! Do contact us for dates.
(Discounts on mentioning All4Kids)
For info and applications:
Tel: (020) 8741 2843
Our family hostels offer you all the facilities you’ll need to make your stay relaxing and comfortable, like private rooms, high chairs, baby monitors, grounds to run and play in and activities to keep the kids entertained for hours. We’ve also teamed up with some of the best-loved family attractions including Alton Towers, Sea Life Centres and the Eden Project, to offer you fantastic discounted rates.
We can even make meal times easier! You can choose to self-cater in our dedicated kitchens, or take advantage of our ‘Kids under 10 eat for FREE’ offer and treat yourself to a delicious home-cooked meal from our fabulous menu instead. Accompany your meal with a glass, or bottle, of your favourite beverage chosen from our drinks menu, including local ales, soft drinks, beers, wine, spirits, teas and Fair Trade coffee.
So what are you waiting for? Book a YHA family getaway today!!
For more information contact our friendly team of advisers: