With the Christmas holiday around the corner, there is much festive fun to entertain the kids whilst school’s out with markets, shows and of course Winter Wonderland. But if the thought of elbowing through the throng of locals and tourists alike sends a chill down your spine then perhaps consider taking them to see The Cat in The Hat at The Pleasance Theatre in Barnsbury. Continue Reading
I’m getting good at this, if I may say so myself. With three birthday parties under my belt I can safely say that I think I have the near perfect formula. So, without further ado:
Entertainment- whether you have 13 or 30 kids, you need to keep them amused. The party is for them after all. Keep the little ones happy and you are almost all the way there. Don’t and you could have a riot on your hands. Entertainers weren’t all born equal. Ask for recommendations or go with whomever impressed you at another party. Failing that, it’s always worth asking for recommendations in relevant groups on Facebook. One of my favourites for this is Top Tips 4 Mums. We always go with Tara and The Giggle Company-you can’t get better! Continue Reading
Marty has bought his uncle’s farm and he needs our help! Starring the voice of CBEEBIES’ Justin Fletcher as Pongo the Pig and directed by Tweenies creator Ian Lauchlan this is good, honest fun for the little ones.
Presenter Martin Parsons enlists the help of his young audience along with Sheena the Sheep, Molly Moo the Cow and Pongo the Pig to save the farm from Crafy the Crow. Selling wool, milk and Pongo’s joke books at market and singing all the staples along the way including Wheels on the Bus”, the ‘Grand Old Duke of York’ and of course ‘Young Macdonald’!
This is a lovely show that has the kids joining in but not going mad. None of the tack or the’ in yer face’ of some too enthusiastic pantos. My slightly shy-at-first three-year old didn’t get overwhelmed but instead joined in for a change. That’s a winner in eyes! Running at The Leicester Square Theatre. Continue Reading