Program Of Activities

Below is a program of activities we ran throughout the day at the 2020 event. We are currently planning our 2021 event and will release more details closer to the time.

More details on each activity please scroll down the page.

All these activities are free, but donation buckets will be available should you wish to give.

All activities are first come first served with priority to those who haven't attended anything yet that day, however, we have lots of space, so there shouldn't be the need to turn anyone away.

All-Day Activities:

Find these on either side of the main room at the far end.

The Little Gym Hampton

Arts & Crafts Corner

Various Times - Face Painting & Temporary Tattoos

Workshops, Talks & Classes

We may have to make changes to the program but will endeavour not to.

Please note the suitable age bracket next to each activity.

For more details on each class please scroll down.

10:15am - Mini Mozart (Babies & Toddlers)

 

10:45am - Baby Boogie (Kids - 3 to 12 months)

11:15am - Pram Chorus Parents’ Choir Taster (Adult)

11:45am - Baby & Child First Aid (Adults)

12:15pm - Quitting The 9 To 5 - Finding the work/parent balance! (Adults)

12:45pm - Mindfully Happy - Essential Mindfulness Skills (Adults)

 

1:15pm - Better Photos With Your Phone (Adults)

1:45pm - Master Your Time Management (Adults)

2:10pm - Drama with Jigsaw (Kids - 7 and upwards)

2:50pm - Baby & Toddler Ballet (Kids - 18 months to 4 years)

3:10pm - Dance with Jigsaw (Kids - 7  and upwards)

3:40pm - Yoga Out Your Stress (Adults)

10:15am - Mini Mozart (Babies & Toddlers)

More than just another music class. This taster session is taught by professional musicians who are all music graduates and will us real instruments. This class is designed to really spark an interest in music and how it is made, built around an engaging music story.​

Hosted By: Mini Mozart Teddington - Mini Mozart is designed to get children really interested in music so that rather than merely hearing, they are actively and avidly listening to the music. By doing this when they go to school they will have a love for music and already know what instrument they’d like to play and will consider music to be an integral part of their lives.

 

10:45am - Baby Boogie (Kids - 3 to 12 months)

A brilliant way to bring out your child’s rhythm, co-ordination and self-confidence, and have bags of fun at the same time! Each baby boogie class helps tots with musical appreciation, colour recognition, communication & motor skills.​

 

Hosted By: BusyLizzy Richmond - BusyLizzy is so much better than a typical gym. You can choose any combination of the mummy fitness sessions for yourself and enjoy a great selection of fun classes with your little one. It’s a chance to make new friends for you and your little one. The classes are designed to be nurturing, calming and supportive - whilst aiding physical development, coordination and balance. Share memorable experiences and enjoy special bonding time and achievements.

www.busylizzyrichmond.co.uk

11:15am - Pram Chorus Parents’ Choir Taster (Adult)

Come and sing in a fun and relaxed environment with this lovely taster workshop. No need to sort childcare as babies and toddlers are welcome. Your baby will love hearing your voice and you'll get some adult connection and me-time. No singing experience or expertise is required!

 

Hosted By: Pram Chorus - Pram Chorus is a friendly daytime choir for parents/carers with children, and mums to be! Pram Chorus is more than a choir - it's a community, where everyone is welcomed and supported in a non-judgemental way. The experience of becoming a parent can be a lonely one as you are thrust into a brave new world of sleepless nights and being at the mercy of a tiny one's needs, so having a friendly, non-judgemental place to go, where you don't even have to make small talk, can be a lifesaver. Launching in April 2020 at the Crossway Centre in East Twickenham.

www.pramchorus.com

11:45am - Baby & Child First Aid (Adults)

In this workshop, you will learn some important skills and gain confidence and knowledge to use first aid skills to make a real difference in an emergency.

Hosted By: Simple First Aid - Simple First Aid is a boutique first aid company whose primary focus is to teach as many parents as possible, to have the confidence and knowledge to use first aid skills. They offer courses on Adult, Baby and Child First Aid. Their classes are always tailored to meet the needs of the groups and are available to all parents and groups. Their teaching empowers parents to act in an emergency to save lives and help others before the ambulance arrives. Simple First Aid is based in West London and it is composed of a team of first aid experts in their field.

www.simplefirstaid.co.uk

12:15pm - Quitting The 9 To 5 - Finding the work/parent balance! (Adults)

In this talk, Lauren, founder of Co-working community Mumming will share insights from her journey as an office worker to remote worker, to freelancer, to business owner and what she’s learned along the way. Meeting different parents every week at co-working sessions, there isn’t a magic bullet answer to the finding balance question, but there are a few questions you can work through to figure out what you can do to find a better blend.

Hosted By: Mumming - Mumming are all about supporting a new generation of flexible working parents who want to do both – family and business, in a non-traditional way. They are about creating a life you love where ‘work’ doesn’t feel like work in a thriving and friendly community of like-minded people. Working from home / flexible working is the way forwards, and the number of people doing it in the UK is growing rapidly, yet something we often forget is that we crave community- we miss the office banter. They offer a brand-new take on pop-up co-working for parents. It’s like a ready-made supportive ‘office’ gang who have your back.

​www.mumming.org

12:45pm - Essential Mindfulness Skills (Adults)

In the workshop, you will learn some wonderful mindfulness skills essential for creating calm and balance for you and your children.

 

Hosted By: Mindfully Happy - Neuroplasticity means that you can retrain the brain to reduce overthinking and worry and be more focused on the present. Cultivating increased happiness is absolutely possible & available to all of us. If you'd like more joy, clarity and focus then Mindfully Happy is the training for you.

www.mindfullyhappy.com

1:15pm - Better Photos With Your Phone (Adults)

In this workshop learn 4 tips for taking amazing phone photos of your children. Create masterpieces you will treasure forever and don’t miss capturing the special moments.

Hosted By: Family Photography by Andisheh - Andisheh has years of experience photographing young children and uses her expertise to make sure your photos are relaxed and full of joy. Having photographed about 500 children in nurseries in South West London every year Andisheh has nailed the art of getting happy joyful faces! she also offers you the choice of where you can have the photos – At Home. In the Studio or In the Park. The parks in South West London near Twickenham are amazing.

www.familyphotographybyandisheh.com

1:45pm - Master Your Time Management (Adults)

Learn some essential tips and hacks to help you master your time management and feel less stress and chaos in your day to day life. 

 

Hosted By: Super Mum Society - ​Super Mum Society is designed to support you on your journey to be the mum you want to be. Feel good about yourself as a person and as a mum. Make your life feel full and satisfying, without just being “busy”. Aspiring to be our best selves, helped by our willingness to learn new skills and embrace new ideas. They offer lots of free resources to help you manage the day to day challenges of life.

www.supermumsociety.com

2:10pm - Drama with Jigsaw (Kids - 7 Years and up)

A fun and engaging taster class to introduce your kids to the wonderful world of drama.

Hosted By: Jigsaw Performing Arts School Teddington​ - Jigsaw Performing Arts is dedicated to developing performance skills, promoting self-expression and building confidence. The belief in the benefits of performing arts activities for children was the driving force in the creation of Jigsaw and the reason why Jigsaw has continued to grow and become a well established and high-quality provider of children’s classes. Jigsaw has a team of dedicated and enthusiastic professionals who are committed to delivering fun and exciting dance, drama and singing classes.

www.jigsaw-arts.co.uk/teddington

2:50pm - Baby & Toddler Ballet (Kids - 18 months to 4 years)

In this class jump into the magical world of babyballet®, The class introduces little ones to the basics of ballet using movement, play and song. Encouraging children to combine their imaginations with dance.

Hosted By: babyballet® Twickenham - ​babyballet® is a fun, award-winning pre-school dance concept for girls and boys from 6 months to 6 years.babyballet®dance classes allow babies, toddlers and young children to enjoy the physical and social benefits of ballet, song and dance in a safe, caring, positive and informal environment. With a real focus on learning through play, the uniquebabyballet® syllabus offers four key stages of ballet and tap classes where every child can build their confidence and social skills, learning manners, discipline and respect while developing their basic ballet technique, coordination, musicality, balance, posture and rhythm.

www.babyballet.co.uk/twickenham

3:10pm - Dance with Jigsaw (Kids - 7 Years and up)

A wonderful taster class to allow your kids to experience the fun of dancing, which is a great way to keep the kids active and get them to tap into their creative side.

Hosted By: Jigsaw Performing Arts School Teddington​​ - Jigsaw Performing Arts is dedicated to developing performance skills, promoting self-expression and building confidence. The belief in the benefits of performing arts activities for children was the driving force in the creation of Jigsaw and the reason why Jigsaw has continued to grow and become a well established and high-quality provider of children’s classes. Jigsaw has a team of dedicated and enthusiastic professionals who are committed to delivering fun and exciting dance, drama and singing classes.

www.jigsaw-arts.co.uk/teddington

3:40pm - 10 Minutes of Daily Yoga for All the Family (Adults)

In this talk, the highly trained instructors will introduce you to the wonders of using yoga to relieve your stress. Our lives can really get on top of us and using yoga can really be a game-changer in improving the quality of your life.

Hosted By: The Yoga Bar -  The Yoga Bar is an award-winning wellness studio in the heart of Twickenham offering yoga, pilates, barre and holistic therapies. As well as a sanctuary for the mind and body, they encourage like-minded people to connect and their community to evolve.

www.theyogabar.co.uk

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