Spring in & around Stokey

The original family dance party returns to Shoreditch Town Hall!

Baby Loves Disco’s resident club DJs mix feelgood chart floorfillers with nostalgic pop classics from the years before parenthood struck – for parents and babies, toddlers and young children to enjoy together. There are play tents and inflatables, balloons, bubbles, dressing up, arts and crafts, healthy snacks and dancefloor fun with games and giveaways.

Date: Saturday 16 June

Time: 10am

Tickets: £4 (https://shoreditchtownhall.com/whats-on/baby-loves-disco-mini-roadshow-4)

Suitable for children 0 - 6, but older siblings are welcome. Tickets are required for all adults and walking children. Non-walking babies can attend for free.

Carters Vintage family funfair is coming to Stoke Newington!

Your local vintage funfair is back for some more nostalgic fun. 

Open Saturday 16th  June 11am-9pm & Sunday 17th June 11am-8pm. Free entry. Dogs on leads are welcome. 

Carters Steam Fair is believed to be the largest travelling vintage funfair in the world, their vintage rides and attractions date from the 1890s to the 1960s, all lovingly restored for your enjoyment. They’re fun to ride but are also beautiful to photograph. ITo go on the rides, you’ll need ride tokens. Get them online in advance (at least by midnight the day before your visit) for our family friendly ‘super value deals’. They start at just £20 and include extra free rides with your tokens. You can also get tokens at the fair on the day with cash and card. Get your ride tokens here: https://carterssteamfair.digitickets.co.uk/event-tickets/14577?catID=5516




Ceramics Family Sessions take place at Blighty Coffee Shop in Finsbury Park (N4 2JF) every Saturday from 2pm-4pm.  They're led by an experienced artist and educator. All materials and tools are provided. You and your children can create ceramic art, decorate and fire it and take it home.  Cost: £15 per family for clay, firing, paints and tools and £5 for an extra piece of clay. Book your place 

at least a day before at www.puddles.london/book-it  




The Rio Cinema has various children's movies scheduled on Saturdays at 11am. More info on our At a Glance diary. All Children's screenings take place at 11am. Visit www.riocinema.ndirect.co.uk




Stoke Newington’s gorgeous new arts centre The Old Church (next to Clissold Park) is hosting open art workshops for all ages on the second Saturday of every month (2pm-4pm). Sessions are led by professional artists and explore a new theme, technique and media each time. Suitable for ages 5 to 105.. Pay what you can – donations will help with the cost of materials and artist fees.



Baby Broadway at The Old Church (http://theoldchurch.org.uk/events/baby-broadway-9/)

Monthly Thursdays (11am-11.45am) - £10 adults/kids free. Check the website for dates.

Baby Broadway brings West End musicals to your doorstep. The whole family can sing and dance along to well-known songs from hit shows such as Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Beauty & The Beast, Grease, Frozen and many more performed by our West End singers. Open to all ages from newborns to school age to grandparents, tickets are £10 per adult and children go FREE!



Tea + a gig at The Old Church (http://theoldchurch.org.uk/events/
Occasional Tuesdays (11am-12pm) - £8 advance/£10 on the door with free tea
Tea + A Gig is a monthly morning series of acoustic gigs for parents with babies in tow.