Billy & Jack’s Summer Supper Club, Outdoor Cinema and Sport in the Park: Your What’s On activity guide from NappyValleyNet

Dear NappyValleyNetter, 

Welcome to your weekly What’s On activity guide from NappyValleyNet!

A pinch and a punch, the first of the month. Delivered to me two days ago by my bright-eyed and bushy-tailed oldest as we sat in the back of a cab heading home as the clock nudged 3am.  Oh the joys of summertime travel with an airline that gets bumped down (and down) the take-off slots and seems to have more than its fair share of planes in the wrong place. Back on solid ground and the summer holiday fun is at its peak, with our calendar overflowing with ideas for those with bundles of energy and those with 3am sleepy heads (read more).

On your sun lounger and thinking of making a move when you return? Take at look at our property pages where we have homes for sale and to rent in the neighbourhood plus school catchments all mapped out (read more).

Take a look at these four homes from our Preferred Property Partners this week

    

    

For sale with Hamptons International is a 6-bedroom family house overlooking Wandsworth Common, bright and spacious throughout with a library, garage and secure off-street parking (read more).

For sale with Marsh & Parsons is a 5-bedroom house on a popular road between Wandsworth Common and Balham High Road, with a large family kitchen with bi-fold doors leading onto a south-facing garden (read more).

For sale with Rampton Baseley is a 4-bedroom maisonette on a sought after street just off Northcote Road, with great period charm, a sense of light and space throughout and far reaching views from a private roof terrace (read more).

If you’re thinking of selling, letting or Airbnbing your London property, Portico can tell you the estimated price you’d achieve in a few simple clicks with their instant valuation tool (read more).

 

Summer holiday fun – and not just for the children

Head to Battersea Power Station tonight for a film and live music event like no other at their Hip Hop Cinema Night – all for just one shiny pound each! (read more)

Sport in the Park is on now at the Battersea Park Millennium Arena.  You’ve got until the end of the day tomorrow to go along and join in for just £1 per child!  Choose from tennis, judo, football, dance, archery, the trapeze, art, music, fashion and yoga.  With an aerial display from some amazing birds of prey too, there’s a mind-boggling array of things to do! (read more)

At Wandsworth Town Library this morning there’s a Fiction Dance workshop inspired by our favourite books (read more).

Football at Burntwood is on this week with daily sessions for girls and boys aged 4 – 14.  Go perfect your beautiful game (read more).

Music doesn’t stop for the summer, it keeps on playing!  So head to a  Fruity Tunessession – they’re still busy with their live music feeding pre-schoolers’ lively minds (read more).

The Little Gym Summer Club continues to keep your bundles of energy springing next week with their daily drop-in gymnastics workshops running daily.  You could cartwheel off and do your own thing for a while! (read more)

And All Star Tennis Holiday Camps are still in full swing for three year olds up to teens at various courts all over Nappy Valley, from Putney to Tooting, Wandsworth to Earlsfield (read more).

In celebration of their on-going Summer SaleRoundhouse is offering an irresistible prize for any foodies among you. Dinner for two at Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley anyone?! Ooh, go on then…here’s how to enter! (read more)

Garden furniture looking a little jaded?  Jo Alexander will be at Chatham Hall on Northcote Road this weekend with a Pop-Up Shop and some gorgeous teak and wicker tables, chairs, loungers, coffee tables and more for you to peruse and possibly purchase (read more).

If you’re in need of any new and gorgeous baby things, then aden & anais is holding an end of season sale in SW18 with mention of prices starting at just £5 and up to 80% off.  Elbows out! (read more).

Cini Mini presents My Life as a Courgette at the East Dulwich Picturehouse this weekend with the promise of turning your average trip to the cinema on its head.  Go along for an immersive experience with imaginative games, crafts and a prop box of treats to entertain! (read more)

Tooting Folk and Blues Festival is back for its third year this Saturday showcasing the very best emerging musicians in our neck of the woods. Make your way to Tooting Bec Common from midday for this free, family-friendly festival with food and drink on tap as well as the music (read more).

 

Slightly further afield (though not far!)

Join in on The Great Palace Quest, part of all that’s great to see at Hampton Court Palace this summer. Become a Time Explorer – collect your quest mission map, meet characters, learn the tricks of being in the Tudor court and create your own piece of the past (read more).

This Is Our World run by Wildlife SOS is an exhibition on wildlife and conservation near Westminster with free entry and the chance to walk amongst giants with epic, life-sized high-definition paintings and talks from world-renowned animal conservationists and rescue charities (read more).

Summer brings Outdoor Cinema and there are are Pop-Up Screens dotted around town from Ravenscourt Park to Kennington and Bishops Park.  Go see Peter Pan, Doctor Strange, Pretty Woman and Back to the Future under the stars (and maybe a blanket!) (read more).

Billy & Jack (from last year’s MasterChef on the telly box!) are cooking up a storm at the Southbank Centre this August. For one month only the duo bring their sell-out supper club to SE1, so here’s your chance to sample their fun and inventive dishes in one of London’s most iconic settings with stunning views (read more).

When night falls and all the visitors have gone, WWT London Wetland Centre becomes a magical place.  Join in on an exciting adventure at their regular Night Safaris, building dens, looking for nocturnal animals and spotting stars in the night sky (read more).

Brigthen up September with a date with The Night Pirates at The Rose Theatre in Kingston. Adapted for the stage, this modern-day classic is for all budding young pirates with original songs and swashbuckling adventures! (read more)

 

That’s it.  Happy August! (click here)

Love, 

Annabel & the NappyValleyNet team 

 

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