Local families

For those of us bringing up children in the local area, I have listed below some great local resources from stay and play to home food delivery for your baby / toddler.


Fresh food delivery service for babies and toddlers

V&ME is a new home food delivery service specifically for babies and toddlers, delivering a menu so tasty you’ll want to eat it yourself! And I almost did… The vegetable crumble was simply delicious!

For full menu details, how it works and what it costs, plus an awesome discount…

Charing Cross Library

Fabulous online activities

Westminster Libraries have created a great timetable of fun for your little ones including Story time, Craft time, Rhyme time, Kids’ Book Club and a Lego challenge!

Holborn Community Association

play sessions

Holborn Community Association run a series of play sessions for under 5’s.

There is also an array of classes and activities for children 5 years and up.

Coram Fields

Stay and play

The Under 5’s Drop In provides the perfect space for parents and carers to enjoy some quality time with their little ones.

The space is equipped with a small soft play space (for under 2’s), reading corner, home corner and creative zone as well as a dedicated, under cover outdoor play area with sand and water play.

Westminster School of Performing Arts

excellent but affordable classes

Currently in their 31st year, WSPA offers fantastic classes in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Drama, Singing, Hip Hop, Gymnastics and Piano for all levels!

Entry age is from 3 years up. The school offers the opportunity to complete performing arts exams, and also attends casting sessions.

Little STEAMers

Online classes

An online science club for children aged 2-5 to expand their horizons as they learn about the world around them!

Classes are specially designed by early years experts to engage children as they learn about new STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) themes and give you plenty of ideas to play and explore together at home after the end of each class.

Try a free class!

Monkey Music

baby and toddler music class

Monkey Music is back in super venues for face to face classes in Chelsea, Belgravia, Pimlico and Gloucester Rd.

Share precious time at Monkey Music with your little one, meet new friends and have lots of fun in a Covid safe, nurturing environment. Age specific classes support each stage of development from babies at 3months up to 3 years old.

Welcome back to looking forward to your weekly class! Book your first FREE class online.

The Alkemistry London

Ear piercing for children

The Minnie Package: Piercing a child for the first time is both exciting and stressful, but when pierced with The Alkemistry, you can rest assured every detail has been taken care of to make it fun, calming and memorable.


  • Piercing fee for two holes for child
  • Complimentary piercing for one hole for adult
  • Polaroid picture and certificate
  • Goody bag and aftercare kit
  • Relaxing refreshment
  • Piercing check-up and jewellery change

Minimum age is 7 years old.