Subject tag: Children

30 September 2022

A children's author whose plot ideas came to her while daydreaming when waiting for trains to Palmers Green will be signing copies of her books at the Holtwhites shop on Aldermans Hill on 14th October.

09 September 2022

A reminder that 4th Southgate Scout Group have vacancies for both Beavers and Cubs.

22 August 2022

A recent TV news report featured the work of Noah's Ark children's hospice in Barnet.

13 July 2022

The Summer Reading Challenge is on! There's plenty of time to join in - it continues until 17th September.

09 May 2022

Is your 8-11 year old interested in drama? At Collage Voices for only £2 for a weekly session they will have the chance to work with professional actor and facilitator Simone Cornelius to build their confidence and learn foundational acting skills through games, exercises, devising and script.

20 April 2022

Mayfield Tennis and Sports Club is promising a fun-packed day for the local community on Saturday 30th April. There'll be a chance to share a court with professionals and to try out other sports, plus activities for kids. Money raised will go towards new courts and the launch of tennis coaching for disabled people.

13 April 2022

The Friends of Broomfield Park are creating another summer to remember with a kaleidoscope of events featuring music, theatre, family events, a food festival and much more - something for everyone. Broomfield Summer Festival runs from June to September, using the 'Broomfield Bowl' - a former bowling green repurposed for live outdoor events.

16 February 2022

A charity set up to defend UK children who are growing up in poverty has called on the government to do more to protect 3.6 million children in families living on universal credit from the effects of sharp rises in the cost of food, energy and other basic essentials.

16 February 2022

In the first of a series of webinars organised by the charity Playing Out, Kim Leadbeater MP talks about how play streets can help build more resilient communities.

05 January 2022

Cooking Champions cooking lessons for kids (8-11 and 12-15) restart next week in Grange Park.

27 November 2021

2021 sees the tenth anniversary of the Met's Christmas Appeal, which has so far provided more than 116,000 presents for children in need. This year there are nearly 17,000 children (aged from birth to 17 years old) to provide a gift for. These children come from many different backgrounds. Many live in poverty, in refuges or are child carers, and some live in children's homes. The one thing they all have in common is that they are all children in need living in London.

28 September 2021

A new series of cooking lessons for kids starts next month in Grange Park, taught by the amazing local community interest company Cooking Champions. Students will learn how to prepare a range of different foods and dishes while picking up cooking skills that they can use more widely.

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21 September 2021

A group comprising parents of children at Hazelwood School and nearby residents are asking the public to sign a petition to Enfield Council in support of the Hazelwood Lane Project, which was launched this week to coincide with Walk to School Week.It proposes major improvements to pavements, road crossings and public spaces between Green Lanes and Hazelwood School, all of which are currently in a very poor state. The objective is to encourage sustainable and active travel, reduce the number of car drop-offs outside the school and make it easier for children to travel to school independently.

08 September 2021

The London Child Obesity Task Force wants to get all primary and secondary school children across London to only drink water when they're in school. This would put an end to selling and drinking fizzy drinks in London's schools. They are running a competition asking primary and secondary school children to help develop an advertising campaign - one that can inspire everyone between the ages of 4 and 18 in London to drink only water in school.

01 September 2021

The summer (?) weather has not cooperated quite as well as it could have with this year's Broomfield Summer Festival, but the forecast is looking good for this weekend, when the final two theatrical events will be staged in the Broomfield Bowl. Prepare to be amused...and moved.

24 August 2021

Chickenshed has opened booking for the autumn season of Sunday Shed workshops for kids, whether little or big (ages 5 to 18). These are drop-in sessions designed to spark an interest in many aspects of performance - acting, dance, music - and develop skills and confidence (not to mention having a lot of fun on the side).

13 July 2021

Playing Out is one of more than 200 organisations in the UK that have come together to campaign for a Summer of Play to help children recover from a year when for long periods they were stuck indoors, unable to see their friends.

09 July 2021

Are you looking for something new for your child/ren to try during the summer holidays? Then why not try squash at Southgate Squash & Racketball Club at the Walker Ground.?We have a whole list of sessions suitable for players of all ages and abilities. The sessions offered by Barnet and Enfield councils are free.......

29 June 2021

For the second year running the Hazelwood panto goes alfresco, relocating to the Broomfield Bowl, where the beautiful backdrop of verdant foliage will match its eco theme perfectly. The daft songs and well worn jokes delivered by an accomplished cast of panto actors and musicians will delight adults and children alike. <

04 May 2021

For transport to become environmentally sustainable we need to shift a significant proportion of journeys to non-polluting modes - walking, cycling or public transport. But doing so can also improve our environment in other ways, making it safer, cleaner, quieter, more sociable. A short film, partly filmed in Palmers Green, gives a glimpse of how we can have better streets.