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  • 1 Apr 2014

    Pillow fighting to reclaim public spaces!

    Looking for something free and fun to do in the city with kids? As crazy as it sounds, 5th April is International Pillow Fight Day, a global celebration of fun! People around the world gather together in cities to participate in this completely non-commercial public event. International Pillow Fight Day is the brainchild of the Urban Playground Movement, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to reclaim public spaces and make them fun and free for all. […] more

  • 20 Mar 2014

    International Children’s Book Day

    International Children’s Book Day has been celebrated annually, on or around 2nd April, since 1967. 2nd April was chosen because it is Hans Christian Anderson’s birthday, one of the best loved children’s authors whose books are still popular today. International Children’s Book Day was founded by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), a non-profit organisation which represents an international network of people from all over the world who are committed to bringing books and children together. […] more

  • 16 Mar 2014

    Get skipping!

    Most of us remember playing with skipping ropes at school and the chants that went with them, getting faster and more complicated as the games progressed. 28th March is the 12th annual National Skipping Day. An actual day to celebrate skipping, you ask? Well, yes, apparently it is a great form of cardiovascular exercise and a fun and energising way to get fit. National Skipping Day isn’t affiliated to any charity, it’s purely about the fun of it! […] more

  • 15 Mar 2014


    The Brassica Growers Association is celebrating the launch of its new website at and has THREE Kindle Paperwhite e-readers to giveaway. We all love veg, especially greens. They’re full of nutrients, easy to cook with and so tasty. That’s why we launched our Love Your Greens campaign; we want to tell everyone just how great Brassica vegetables are! If you and your kids are looking for some fun activities to do, then the Love Your Greens website is the place to be. […] more

  • 15 Mar 2014

    For women who write

    Many women find that becoming a mother is a catalyst for their creativity. Growing, birthing and nurturing a baby often connects women to a deeper sense of their creative power; the challenge is finding time to honour it. Many women report feelings of heightened intuition as they enter this phase of their lives, and experience a depth of emotion new to them. Writing is a great way to release pent up emotion or frustration that might come with the territory of parenting. […] more

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