Picturehouse kids club

Clapham and Brixton Picturehouse Cinemas both have a great kids club where they show cartoons for the kids in the morning on the weekends for a very cheap price, great rescuers of rainy Saturdays or Sundays mornings 🙂

Lambeth country show

Dates for the Lambeth Country show this year are already out! 15th and 16th of July 2017

Here a few pictures from the previous years editions if you have never been 🙂

Lots of ideas for a birthday party…

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When you become a parent one of the tricky things that starts appearing into your life planner once a year is the dilemma of your child’s birthday party.

You want them to have a great time to remember and celebrate something they like a lot as children, growing up (!), but at the same time you may feel overwhelmed to invite and entertain 20 kids in your tiny flat or be concerned they will destroy your house or garden!

Here are a few local ideas I used for my kids. They were born in the spring but weather is always a question mark in the UK so I used lots of indoor options as well 🙂

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Did you know…

… that apparently the building where you can now find the Ritzy Cinema was the first cinema based on the south side of the Thames in London? Wikipedia states that it first opened in March 1911 as “the Electric Pavilion” and was one of England’s earliest purpose-built cinemas seating over 750 seats in the single auditorium. Like many cinemas of the period, it was fitted with an organ.

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Thank God it is still here nowadays as it is a great cinema with a very affordable kids club as well, and also offers many other activities at daytime as well such as Yoga classes!

Unusual protest

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For those who have walked for a decade from Brixton Hill into Brixton Water Lane on their way to Hootananny or Brockwell park, the meaning of this graffiti is much deeper than just some vandalism… If you want to understand more about it, read my previous post about Reclaiming Brixton.

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