Kerb Camden Maize Blaze

Kerb Camden (Eat London with Kids)

    At the VIP launch party** for Kerb Camden, it was a bit like going to an old school reunion. Our Babe papa, Big Apple Hot Dogs, is an alumni of Kerb from its original incarnation as Eat St, right through to its evolution into one of London’s best known collectives of street food… 

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Blinky Bill the movie cast
Air Play with Seth and Christina of Acrobuffos
Barbecoa T-bone steak
Finding Dory

Finding Dory (Babes Review)

    It’s hard to explain why I felt so emotional at the end of Finding Dory. Maybe it was the theme of parental loss running through the movie. I saw the preview in June which had been a tough period, with Father’s Day falling on my mum’s birthday. It ain’t easy being an orphan,… 

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London in Summer: 31 coolest things to do

London in Summer: 31 COOLEST Things to Do with Kids

    Happy holidays! The weather’s fine, the babes are out of school and our London in Summer guide is live. I’ve found 31 COOLEST Things to do in London with kids, from urban beaches to splash festivals, to unforgettable experiences with your families. London in summer is a wonderful place to be — have… 

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London ice cream crawl

London Ice Cream Crawl

    Is it a happy accident that at least 5 of the best London ice cream parlours are within strolling distance of Babes HQ? Discovering two of my favourite ice cream shops on the same stretch of road (Upper St), gave me a lightbulb moment. How about we go on a London Ice Cream… 

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Airside Andy pic

Airside Andy Giveaway: Win a LEGO City Airport!

    If you’re a follower of this blog, then you’ll know that we’re huge fans of Airside Andy, the world’s first MMO (massively multiplayer online) kids app for smartphones and tablets, released earlier this year.     Created by Flying Squirrel Games (ex-Club Penguin and Dragonvale), Airside Andy creates a 3D virtual world where… 

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Camp Bestival castle

Countdown to Camp Bestival 2016!

    We’re all going on a festi-holiday! Babes about Town will be official family bloggers at Camp Bestival for the third time and we couldn’t be more thrilled. This was the first camping festival we attended back in 2012 and it remains a firm favourite with our whole brood. But what’s so special about… 

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Walthamstow Garden Party

London Kids Weekend Scoop (July 14-17, 2016)

    We’ve got festival fever this weekend with tons of amazing London family festivals fully launching us into the season of summertime parties. The London Kids Weekend Scoop features: Lovebox Weekender and Citadel Festival in Victoria Park; the Walthamstow Garden Party (look out for our guy aka Big Apple Hot Dogs selling his delicious… 

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Festival of Love Jeppe Hein fountains

London Kids Weekend Scoop (July 8-10, 2016)

    Phew, after a surprise heatwave yesterday during the kids’ sports day (they were melting), back to easier, breezier weather over the next couple of days, although hopefully there’s still a good amount of sunshine around. The London Kids Weekend Scoop will inspire you to get out and about for Wimbledon finals, plus there’s… 

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Mista Jam Sonos Studios babes makes beats

Mista Jam at Sonos Studio: Dads Takeover!

    It was a daddy takeover at Sonos Studio over Father’s Day weekend. Producer Tony Nwachukwu and special guest Radio 1 DJ Mista Jam hosted a free beatmaking workshop for families.     The event took place upstairs at Sonos Studio, a super chilled space where they hold a mix of workshops and networking… 

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