An alternative parent/kid website and zine for the generation who have grown older but not up. The kind who are more likely to be found down the skate park with their kids than teaching them table manners. For the parents who thought they’d never be parents and the kids who think mum and dad are cool (well, kind of).
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Modern British Childhood

Modern British Childhood

If you haven’t already, get along to see the current exhibition at The Museum of Childhood, on until 14th April. It explores how childhood has transformed in Britain during the period between the London Olympic Games of 1948 and 2012. From NHS glasses in the 1950’s and the folding Maclaren buggy of the 60’s to...
Junior Vintage & Craft Fair

Junior Vintage & Craft Fair

This Saturday (13th October) get down to York Hall in East London for the first Junior Vintage and Craft Fair. If you’ve been to any of Judy’s Vintage Fairs before you’ll know it’s worth the £2 entry fee (kids go free), and even if you don’t buy anything the cake and tea is worth the...
Monkeydoodles

Monkeydoodles

Monkeydoodles offers hands-on craft workshops and bespoke parties for kids. Based in London, they run workshops from various locations and venues (mostly in East London) and can even come to your house. Workshops are fun, bursting with crafty new challenges and lots of giggles. “Our workshops are shaped to offer children ages 4-12 years (bespoke...
Kids Take Over Shoreditch

Kids Take Over Shoreditch

From today, Shoreditch is officially a Children’s Republic with its own manifesto and embassy building entirely conceived and run by children. The Children’s Republic of Shoreditch is a new venture by the Ministry of Stories, co-founded by author Nick Hornby and inspired by Dave Eggers’ 826 Valencia Pirate Supply Store. The Embassy (159 Hoxton St)...
East London Comics & Arts Festival

East London Comics & Arts Festival

Get down to The Village Underground in London’s Shoreditch on 17th June for the first East London Comics and Arts Festival (ELCAF). The program is rammed with exciting events for all ages – we’re particularly excited about Anorak Magazine’s ‘The Happy Sports Village Drawing Marathon’ which is a free illustration workshop (10am-12pm) where the whole...
Hit The Deck

Hit The Deck

21st June is Go Skateboarding Day, the ‘official’ holiday of skateboarding when skateboarders around the world are encouraged to drop everything (including school and work) and go, yes you guessed it, skateboarding. It falls on a Thursday this year, which definitely means bunking off school. The website is a tad outdated and US-centric, but check...
Meadowlands Festival

Meadowlands Festival

Definitely one for all the family, Meadowlands Festival (1st-3rd June) in East Sussex is set in the idyllic grounds of an Elizabethan manor house, in the beautiful village of Glynde. There’s glam camping in bell tents with tea light chandeliers and Egyptian cotton bedding, music from over 80 bands including Lamb (Lamb!), comedy, yoga workshops,...
The Search Is On

The Search Is On

The Rip Curl GromSearch series is back and on the search for the best surfer under 16 on the planet. There are 12 stages on the European leg of the tour, which runs from June to October, in the UK, France, Portugal and Spain. This year’s competition will finish in style, with the European Final...
BMX Coaching In The Capital

BMX Coaching In The Capital

There’s nothing better than seeing a group of young kids in full-face helmets bigger than their bikes pumping round a BMX track on a Sunday morning. And now that BMX is being taken seriously as a sport by the powers that be (BMX at the Olympics, whatever next!), government funding is flowing in, with five...
Exhibition: Galt Toys

Exhibition: Galt Toys

Definitely one to check out, with or without children in tow. Ken Garland: GALY TOTS showing at Kemistry Gallery until April 22nd. The exhibition highlights the most significant designs during Galt’s transformation from school furnishers to makers of retail children’s toys. Initially producing the branding and catalogues for Galt, along with his new team (Ken...
Burton Riglet Snowboard Camp

Burton Riglet Snowboard Camp

If your beloved is between 5 and 8 years old and keen to learn how to snowboard, sign them up for a four-day snowboard camp at Tamworth Snowdome. They’ll be able to use a special fleet of mini Burton snowboard equipment designed specifically for young children, and be taught balance and equipment awareness, basic turns...
Cut & Run

Cut & Run

CUT & RUN EXHIBITION >>> FINAL WEEK ‘Cut&Run’ at Kemistry Gallery in Shoreditch is a group exhibition of original works by British illustrators Jack Teagle, Matthew Bromley, Ryan Chapman and Matthew Dent. The show aims to bring together four bold individual illustration styles and explore their unique visual take on adventure, hunting, afterlife, happiness and...