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September 24, 2015

Jurassic World is here: time to party?

 At last the long awaited Jurassic World is being launched this weekend! The Dinosaurs have returned to trample across our cinema screens as we watch in awe!  Jurassic Park is open again on Isla Nublar for visitors – and we intend to be there!  If your children are as fascinated by the sight of a T-Rex as we are why not throw a Jurassic Party, either for your kids birthday or as an end of term treat? As the sunny weather is here at last, your children could go on an archaeological dig to find dinosaur eggs, bones and pre-historic […]
September 24, 2015

See Twizzle’s Punch and Judy today in London

St George’s Gardens, London WC1 is hosting its annual fun packed garden party today and for the 9th year Twizzle will be providing its classic Punch & Judy show for the kids.  Other traditional favourites include the Marama Café Band, and the master of ceremonies, Jebb the juggler. New entertainment this year will include a street dance workshop, face painting and the Bugs Squad from the Bloomsbury Research Institute.  Plus there will be tea and cakes all afternoon! St George’s Garden’s is almost 300 years old and a little piece of hidden history.  A central London garden and burial ground it contains the resting place of Oliver […]
September 24, 2015

Create your own Easter egg hunt

Easter for many households is a family time with children of all ages getting together  – but how to entertain them with something seasonal and fun?Creating Easter Egg games are the simplest piece of seasonal family fun, and goes down well with children of all ages! We find that Easter-Egg games around the house and garden are a great annual event, sometimes repeated many times in one day by popular demand! Aside from chocolate being a big motivator, it provides lots of fun and laughter for everyone concerned. We thought we’d share a few tips: Equipment: A basket, bucket or ‘party box’ […]
September 24, 2015

Having a birthday party in April? You could be on TV!

Television production company Denham Productions, responsible for creating shows involving Rick Stein and many other celebrity Chefs amongst many other things, are creating a new show about children’s birthdays, and you could be a part of it. If this appeals to you – here is an invitation from Denham Productions. “Channel 4 would like to make a series about the splendours of Children’s Parties – the wish list, the planning and then the party itself. We know that Twizzle Parties are the best in the business and so we’d love to see the Twizzle team making childrens dreams come true! […]
September 24, 2015

World Book Day: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory No 1 for under 16’s

We are delighted that Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has been voted the number one book to read before you are 16 by World Book Day. The classic children’s novel won the award based on a recent Sainsbury’s survey which asked 2,000 parents in the UK which are the top 50 books every child should read. This magical book fires up the imagination of children and is fantastic to read. Has your child read it? Are you going to read it with them? Why not encourage them by giving your child a golden ticket to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory – […]
September 24, 2015

Halloween Party Recipe Ideas

Halloween is probably one of our favourite times of year and a great opportunity to get creative. You really can go to the extreme when planning a Halloween themed party. One of my favourite spooky recipes is Blood Soup! It’s actually just Beetroot Soup and has quite an impact on guests as well as being really healthy! Here’s a rough recipe: 4-6 medium beetroots 1 tin (500g) ripe tomatoes, diced 2 cloves garlic, chopped roughly 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped 2 tbsp olive or sunflower oil 500ml good strong stock (beef, vegetable or chicken) Salt + Pepper to […]
September 24, 2015

Kids Sushi Classes

Here’s what you can do this coming weekend to polish your culinary skills and let your child’s inner little chef out- Kids Sushi Classes at Inamo St James, St James’s. Hosted by this innovative oriental fusion restaurant, this will be a great day for your kids to learn to make 2 maki rolls with Inamo’s sushi master. Upon arrival, adults will be served with complimentary tea and coffee. Not just this, you and your children get a chance to take a tour of the restaurant’s kitchen, led by the head chef. At the end of all this, enjoy a 15% off on your lunch or dinner. For more […]
September 24, 2015

Play Bond for a day with the Thames Rib Experience

Do your kids love playing spy games at home? Is James Bond their favourite spy hero? If yes, here’s something they would love to do this weekend. Thames Rib Experience is offereing a special “Spy-Charter” experience for you and your kids, where you could have the whole spy boat to yourselves!  And while you’re at it, you would be treated to spy information and bond music all throughout your cruise ride. How cool does that sound? So step out this weekend to feel like Bond, and get your licence to thrill. For reservations and prices, click here Or see our guide to […]