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Why is art so important for kids?

10th May 2019

There is an important link between taking artistic courses like visual art in middle school, and getting better grades – according to a March 2019 study by researchers at George Mason University. Art is a powerful way for children to connect with their inner world, but also to express...

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How To Balance Work And Family Life

29th April 2019

Work related stress costs the UK 10.4 million working days per year. This has a direct impact on the balance between work and family life. It can be difficult to find time to enjoy the little things without the stresses of everyday life getting in the way. If you haven’t got...

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Taking Action on Sunburn

23rd April 2019

Primary Times teams up with the Melanoma Fund to raise awareness of the Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code and explore the misconceptions surrounding sun protection. Is your child adequately sun protected when they attend outdoor activities? Although you may pack away a bottle of sunscreen and a hat, are...

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See the Easter Bunny at Lee Valley Park Farms this Easter

8th February 2019

The Easter Bunny is making a special guest appearance at Lee Valley Park Farms this April, bringing egg-citing treats for boys and girls who visit the farm during the Easter holidays! Come and meet the Easter Bunny at a variety of times throughout the day (see website for confirmed times) and join in...

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There’s lots of fun to be had at North Finchley’s artsdepot this Half Term.

8th February 2019

Join an intrepid family of adventurers in the West End smash hit We’re Going on a Bear Hunt from Sat 16 – Thu 21 Feb. As they wade through the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the thick oozy, squelchy mud, there’ll be catchy songs, joining in and plenty of...

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The Sounds Creative Ensemble

8th February 2019

The SoundsCreative Ensemble is a creative project like no other, mixing band and classical instruments into one exciting musical pot. This two-day half term music project is for 8 -14 yr olds who play an instrument and want to be in a band, get creative, improvise and compose some new music...

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Beauty & the Beast at Millfiled Theatre

7th December 2018

Thursday 29th November - Sunday 6th January 2019, Various times Millfield Theatre, Silver Street, Edmonton N18 1PJ From the team that brought you Jack & the Beanstalk join us for this years traditional Pantomime, Beauty & the Beast! Join us in the enchanted forest where curses need to...

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English National Ballet’s Swan Lake

7th December 2018

The timeless classical ballet comes to life in this enthralling production, at the London Coliseum from 3 – 13 January 2019. Be captivated by the romance of Prince Siegfried’s love for the Swan Queen Odette, and the drama of their battle against the evil sorcerer Rothbart; and fall for...

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The Gruffalo’s Child
artsdepot, Tue 4 Dec – Sun 6 Jan

7th December 2018

One wild and windy night the Gruffalo’s Child ignores her father’s warning and tiptoes out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist…does he? Find out for yourselves by joining The Gruffalo’s Child on her adventurous mission in this magical, musical...

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The New Year Starts at Jigsaw Arts

7th December 2018

Jigsaw’s January term is always extremely popular with lots of children taking to the stage across London, the Home Counties and beyond!  Jigsaw’s dance, singing and drama classes are an excellent way to build confidence and self-esteem in children of all ages. Parents are invited...

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Anna Fiorentini

7th December 2018

An exciting year lies ahead as the award winning Anna Fiorentini Theatre and Film School starts preparing for its 18th Anniversary. Shows, events and celebrity masterclasses are all booked in, with former students Jermain Jackman, Orla Hill and Jayden Jean-Paul-Denis all returning to give masterclasses. Having...

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The tale of Aladin at Hackney Empire

7th December 2018

Hackney Empire’s dream team are celebrating their 20th year at the helm of our spectacular pantomime. Join us on a magical journey of the much-loved tale of Aladdin! All the way in Ha-Ka-Ney, young Aladdin dreams of finding love and making his fortune. When he discovers an enchanted lamp and...

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Love Food? Then you'll love JRC

7th December 2018

At this time of year, JRC’s international dining experience really comes into its own. With colder days and longer nights, catching up with friends and family over a delicious meal is a must. JRC’s chefs cook hundreds of dishes from all over the world from India to China, Italy to Japan and...

Fostering can help transform a child's life

7th December 2018

Enfield Council foster carers go above and beyond to give children and yong people a safe and secure home, making a big difference to their lives. They take children aged from birth to 18, and whilst some placesments may be for a short time, for example to give a parent respite, some children stay long...

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Boosting children’s self esteem and confidence with performing arts

7th December 2018

It is a sad fact that performing arts is declining in England’s schools with a recent report by the Department for Education stating that the most commonly withdrawn subjects are drama and performing arts, which had been dropped in nearly a quarter of schools.  Performing arts stimulates...

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Wall Worthy Art by Beau Photography

7th December 2018

We are Beau photography and are here to bring fun to your photography sessions. We’re always aiming for that ‘wall worthy’ can’t live without shot and at Beau photography that is what you’ll get. We want you to be happy with your shoot, we let the pictures speak for themselves....

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Christmas on Ice at Lee Valley White Water Centre

7th December 2018

This winter Lee Valley White Water Centre are trading paddles for ice skates as they welcome back their Christmas event in December. The Christmas destination will run from 1 December to 6 January and will feature an ice rink, curling sheets, a Santa’s grotto and fun fair. Visitors can get into...

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THE SOUTH’S MAJOR SHOWCASE OF MODELLING… NOT TO BE MISSED!

7th December 2018

Friday 18th to Sunday 20th January 2019   Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London, N22 7AY 10am – 5pm Friday & Saturday 10am – 4:30pm Sunday The London Model Engineering Exhibition is regarded as one of THE Largest Model Engineering and Modelling Exhibitions in the UK.  The...

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Rising Star Activities

7th December 2018

The New Year provides everyone with a chance to set new fitness & health related resolutions and children are no different! Rising Stars Activities provides children the opportunity to train & participate in sports through personal training sessions, sports clubs, PE school support, holiday...

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Experience the joy of Christingle

7th December 2018

Christingle is a joyous, inclusive celebration that’s perfect for all ages. This Christmas schools all across the country are gathering to mark 50 years since The Children’s Society brought Christingle to this country – and there’s still time for your school to join in the fun.  Christingle...

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Flip out time!

6th December 2018

Why not treat someone special to an E-Gift Card this Christmas? There's no need to run around the shops trying to find something new this year. We've made it super easy to schedule the E-Gift Card for the day you want the person to receive it. Record a personalised message at the same time...

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