Category Archives: Kids

DO: Glow Wild at Wakehurst Place

Glow Wild, held at Wakehurst Place in West Sussex, has been on my radar for the past couple of years but by the time I usually get round to booking it’s sold out. So this year I’m determined to get … Continue reading →

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SEE: Meet Father Christmas at Preston Manor

Meet Father Christmas at Preston Manor

Do you believe in Father Christmas? Our meeting with him at Preston Manor had me fooled. Head to the former residence of Brighton’s Stanford family to meet Father Christmas in the fireside setting of Lady Ellen’s stunning Drawing Room. This is … Continue reading →

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SEE: Cinderella Day at Churchill Square

Cinderella Day at Churchill Square

To help celebrate the release of Disney’s brand new live action film, Cinderella, Brighton’s Churchill Square has partnered up with the filmmaker to bring your little princesses a day of Cinderella-themed activities and fun on Saturday 21st March. Join Cinderella characters for … Continue reading →

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MEET: Liz Pichon @ The Old Market

Waterstones Brighton presents author and illustrator Liz Pichon. If your kids love Tom Gates books this is the perfect event for them. At 11am on Saturday 10th May Liz will be selling copies of her new book, Tom Gates (A … Continue reading →

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SEE: Child-Friendly Artists Open Houses

Child-Friendly Artists Open Houses

You know Christmas is on the way when the Brighton Artists Open Houses fling open their doors. And this year there are plenty of events to keep the children entertained.     Starting on Saturday 30th November and running every … Continue reading →

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Win: Bouldering Session with The Outdoors Project

Win - Bouldering Session with The Outdoors Project

With half term fast approaching it’s time to think about entertaining the kids. We thought we’d give you a helping hand and have teamed up with The Outdoors Project to offer your child a free bouldering session at Boulder Brighton. … Continue reading →

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DO: All Aboard

All Aboard

Make sure you head to Hove Park Railway this weekend to discover the thrill of riding on a miniature steam train. Run by the Brighton and Hove Society of Miniature Locomotive Engineers, Hove Park Railway is a great place to spend … Continue reading →

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WIN: Easter Workshop With Artroom Brighton

Budding young artists will love our latest giveaway. Artroom Brighton has kindly given us an Easter half term holiday workshop worth £30. With a packed programme of events, you can choose from Japanese cartoons, Dali ink surrealism, Dr Seuss style … Continue reading →

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3 of the Best … Half Term Activities

Roller Disco GYSO runs family-friendly roller discos at Roller Central in Shoreham, as well as King Alfred, Henfield, Steyning and Billingshurst Leisure Centres. Suitable for children of all ages and abilities, this is a fun way to spend an afternoon, … Continue reading →

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SHOP: Miffy Magic

Miffy Magic

We’ve always had a special place in our heart for Miffy, the cute rabbit designed by Dutch artist Dick Bruna. Whilst living in Amsterdam we grew particularly fond of her as she adorned bookshops and toyshops all over the city. So … Continue reading →

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Arthur’s Dream Boat at Komedia – Review

Arthur's Dream Boat at Komedia - Review

Determined not to let New Year’s Eve pass without doing something for the kids, we headed to the newly revamped Komedia to watch Arthur’s Dream Boat, Polly Dunbar’s magical book brought to life by the Brighton-based puppet company, Long Nose … Continue reading →

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Toy Hacking Workshops

Toy Hacking Workshops

If you liked the Mutant Toys in Pixar’s Toy Story, you’ll love Toy Hacking with Exploring Senses. Artists Hannah Coxeter and David Allistone set up Exploring Senses in October 2011 with the aim of raising people’s aspirations, increasing personal development … Continue reading →

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Royal Pavilion Ice Rink Returns to Brighton

Royal Pavilion Ice Rink Returns to Brighton

It’s that time of year again, when the Christmas Ice Rink returns to Brighton’s majestic Royal Pavilion. At over 800 square metres and with space for 250 skaters per session, the Royal Pavilion Ice Rink is our favourite festive activity. … Continue reading →

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Handa’s Surprise at Brighton Dome

Handa's Surprise at Brighton Dome

Join Brighton Dome and the Little Angel Theatre for a delightful puppetry adaptation of Eileen Browne’s classic picture book, Handa’s Surprise. Every child will have read the book, but now’s their chance to see their favourite characters come to life. When … Continue reading →

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The Delectable Doctor Brown

The Delectable Doctor Brown

After a successful stint at the Brighton Family Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe and London’s Soho Theatre, Doctor Brown and his Singing Tiger return to Brighton this weekend. Expect family-friendly adventure, comedy, pineapples, singing (naturally), BMX finale (sort of) and incredibly tight … Continue reading →

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