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Win a High Schooler photography session...Page 20

Education • Parties • Places To Go • Things To Do • and much more...

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Welcome to the Summer edition of the Family Grapevine. It’s bursting with information from how to choose childcare to High Schools, activities clubs to keep your little ones energised to local business’ for your every need. We have for you your summer survival guide to what’s happening in the borough, places to take the children and some great summer workshops/camps. We have been lucky enough to be able to bring to you three Fantastic Competitions; up for grabs are 4x Family Tickets to London’s Award Winning indoor Adventure Park at Kidspace, A 5 day Residential Camp at Treejumpers where your precious ones with an adventure streak can enjoy activities such archery, canoeing, high ropes and quad biking all at the lovely Hop Farm in Kent, also from ImageXperience your teenager could win a High Schooler Photography Session. Don’t miss out email your entries to me. If you enjoy reading the Family Grapevine then please drop me an email and tell me what you like best. As I would love to have some testimonials from our lovely readers to share (see email below) I hope you find everything you are looking for and please don’t forget to tell them you found their details in the grapevine!! As we want to continue to encourage local businesses to advertise with us so that we can continue to bring you all you need to know. Don’t forget our magazine comes out three times a year March, July and November so look out for your copy. To book an advertisement or/and add a free listing, please contact Dawn on0208 407 6470 or email: dawn@bromleyfamilygrapevine.co.uk. Readers and advertisers feedback is always welcomed and greatly appreciated. If you have any information on local events or activities, please do let us know. Also we always like to know if you find a mistake or if you notice something is missing!!! It is thanks to you guys that help to keep the Family Grapevine as upto-date as possible. Thanks for taking the time to read this issue, we hope you enjoy it and find all the information you are looking for!! We hope you have a lovely Summer. See you in the Winter!

Dawn Bew, Editor

Contents Adult Fitness & Exercise ................ 6 Childcare ............................. 9-12 Children’s Activities................ 26-31 Children’s Centres ..................... 15 Colleges ................................ 21 Extra Curriculum Classes.............. 33 Gifts, Mementos & Photographers ........................ 8-9 Local Businesses, Community Information & Support............... 4-6 Out of School Clubs & Holiday Schemes................... 23-24

Party Time.......................... 24-26 Places To Go........................ 16-19 Pregnancy & Babies .................. 6-8 Preschools ......................... 14-15 Primary, Secondary & Independent Schools ......................... 15, 20-22 Puzzle Page............................. 14 Special Needs Schools................. 20 Toddler Activities .................. 13-14 Toddler Timetable ..................... 12 Things To Do ....................... 16-19

Congratulations to our winners Melissa Heritage (West Wickham) and Sharon Keen (Mottingham) who won family tickets to Fishers Adventure Park. You can subscribe and receive a copy of every issue of the Bromley Family Grapevine for just £5.00 per year...please visit www.bromleyfamilygrapevine.co.uk and click on ‘Magazine Subscription’

For details on web advertising, please contact Dawn on 020 8407 6470 Join us for latest news and updates

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Treejumpers at The Hop Farm offer Ofsted Registered Day and Residential Camps for children and teenagers age 8-17. Camps include a variety of adventurous activities from High Ropes to Bushcraft and Archery to Kayaking. Nights are spent under the cover of canvas - a true adventurers experience! Priced from £25 per day or £175 for a 3 day stay they are also great value for money - your childcare vouchers are also accepted. For more information please visit www.treejumpers.com or call 01622 870822. For a chance to

WIN a FREE 5 Day Residential Camp for your child, email your Name, Telephone Number and answer to the following question to dawn@bromleyfamilygrapevine.co.uk

Which of the following treejumpers activities is also an Olympic Sport? a) Archery b) Climbing c) Raft Building

The Small Print Publication of an entry does not imply a recommendation from the Editor(s). You should make your own enquiries and comparisons, as with any other form of advertising. Wilhar Publications cannot accept liability for loss, damage or difficulties resulting from contacts made through this publication, from errors or omissions, from claims made by advertisers, or from omissions or inaccuracies relating to telephone numbers, wording, spacing or positioning of any listing, advertisements or other material, regardless of how caused. Our headings reflect commonly used descriptive titles. They are not intended to be, and should not be read as trade descriptions of goods or services as required under the Trade Descriptions Act 1968. The listing of a business under a specific heading does not necessarily indicate that it supplies the goods or services suggested by the heading or that it is legally entitled or professionally qualified to provide those particular goods or services. When contacting any business we suggest you always confirm the exact type of goods and services offered, the qualification held and all other aspects of the service you are seeking. Wilhar Publications, PO Box 3316, South Croydon, CR2 1HS Tel: 020 8407 6470 Email: dawn@bromleyfamilygrapevine.co.uk www.bromleyfamilygrapevine.co.uk

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Local Businesses, Community, Information & Support 5

4 Local Businesses, Community, Information & Support

Animal Lovers

Child and Family Health

Beaver Water World, Tatsfield, Westerham, tel. 01959 577747 Beckenham Dog Training Club, 5 yrs+, tel. 020 8658 1671 British Horse Society, Orpington, tel. 0844 848 1666 Bromley Cats Protection League, tel. 020 8851 9374 Cats Protection, Eltham, tel. 020 8859 6009 Christmas Tree Farm, Downe Village, tel. 01689 861603 Friends of Animal League (F.O.A.L.Farm) Animal Rescue Centre, tel. 01959 572386 K9 Courses Dog and Puppy Training, Bromley, tel. 020 8777 5776 Petwatch, lost & found pets, Beckenham & Bromley, tel. 020 8650 4478 RSPCA Animal Action Club, under 12 yrs, tel. 0300 1230346 RSPCA, Bromley & District Branch, tel. 07538 472822 St Edwards Dog Training Club, Orpington, 14 yrs+, tel. 01959 509177 Waggles Pet Emporium, 34, Chatterton Road, Bromley, tel. 020 8290 1457 Waggles Pet Emporium, 60, High Street, West Wickham, tel. 020 8325 1717

Allergy UK, provides information, advice & support, tel. 01322 619 898 Asthma UK, tel. 0800 121 62 44 Bromley and District Osteoporosis Group, tel. 020 8467 5140 Bromley Children’s Fund, tel. 020 8461 7261 Bromley Diabetes Support Group, tel. 01689 850785 Bromley Homeopathic Group, tel. 020 8290 1721 CARE, The Heart Information Centre, tel. 020 8289 5591 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, tel. 020 8315 4761 Childrens Kidney Trust, tel. 0845 230 1640 Children’s Liver Disease Foundation, Bromley, tel. 020 8467 1915 Community Dietetic Service,, tel. 01689 866 201 Community Physiotherapy for Children, tel. 020 8315 4700 Cystic Fibrosis Trust, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 7211 Educational Psychology Service, provides child development, tel. 020 8313 4141 M.E.N.D. (Mind, Exercise,Nutrition, Do It), 7 to 13 yrs, tel. 020 8323 1719 National Meningitis Trust, tel. 0800 028 1828 Phoenix Children’s Resource Centre, Masons Hill, Bromley, tel. 020 8466 8811 The Maypole Project, Orpington, tel. 01689 851596 Young Minds, National charity for mental health of children, tel. 020 7336 8445

Bereaved Parents Bereavement Centre for the Borough of Bromley, tel. 01689 898979 Bromley Community Bereavement Service, tel. 020 8290 6293 Child Death Helpline, tel. 0800 282 986 Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths, tel. 020 7222 8001 Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society (S.A.N.D.S.), tel. 020 7436 7940

Carers Support Carers Bromley, tel. 0800 0157700

Child and Family Welfare Al-Anon Family Groups, are you affected by problem drinking?, tel. 020 7403 0888 Bromley Carelink (Community Alarm Scheme), tel. 020 8461 7777 Bromley Child, Family & Adolescent Service (CFAS), tel. 01689 829577

Are you looking for a better work-life balance? You may be returning to the workplace or even wishing to find a role which fits around your family? We can help you with your search...

Bromley Mencap Family Service, tel. 020 8466 0790 Bromley Welcare, Social Work Agency for Families, tel. 020 8466 0399 Bromley Women’s Aid, tel. 020 8313 9303 Bromley Young Persons Alcohol and Substance Service (BYPASS), tel. 020 8460 9952 Centre for Counselling, Widmore Road, Bromley, tel. 020 8466 5671 Child Benefit Enquiry Line, tel. 0845 302 1444 Childline (FREE CALL), tel. 0800 1111 Family Law Advisory Service, tel. 020 8460 8414 Home-Start Bromley, Offers Help to Young Families, tel. 020 8857 7128 Hope UK, alcohol and drug awareness presentations, tel. 020 8466 7144 Lighthouse Family Centre, ‘Anerely, tel. 020 8778 5141 National Association for Children of Alcoholics, tel. 0800 358 3456 NSPCC,National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children, tel. 0800 1111 NSPCC,National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children, tel. 0800 800 5000 Outmates, Bromley, Offers Help to Families of Prisoners, tel. 020 8315 2522 Outreach to Schools Team, provides support to pupils, tel. 020 8290 0274 Refuge, 24 Hour Helpline, tel. 0808 2000 247 RELATE Bromley, tel. 020 8315 1999 Samaritans of Bromley and Orpington, tel. 01689 833000 Sick Childrens Trust, tel. 020 7791 8695

SMILE’S Support Group was Cat’s, Orpington, tel. 07789 955512 Tax Credits Helpline, tel. 0845 300 3900 Winstons Wish, charity for bereaved children, tel. 08452 03 04 05 Women’s Aid National 24 Hour Helpline, tel. 08457 023468 Working Families, helps parents balance work with home life, tel. 020 7253 7243

Children and Young People with Disabilities Acction-Led Charity, tel. 020 8658 2387 Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (A.S.B.A.H), tel. 020 8441 9967 BATH (Bromley Association of People with Disabilities), tel. 020 8663 3345 Bexley&Bromley Advocacy,for learning disability & autism,14+, tel. 020 8300 9666 Bromley Association for People with Disabilities, tel. 020 8663 3345 Bromley Children’s Fund, tel. 020 8461 7261 Bromley Disability Trust, tel. 020 8663 3345 Bromley Family Link, Service for Disabled Children, 13-18yrs, tel. 020 8466 6644 Bromley Scope, serves children with cerebral palsy, tel. 0808 800 3333 Childrens Disability Social Work Team, tel. 020 8313 4511 Kent Association for the Blind, tel. 020 8464 8406 MERU, custom made disability equipment for children, tel. 01372 725203 Preschool Specialist Early Support Services, tel. 020 8315 4752

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Bromley Welcare, Social Work Agency for Families, tel. 020 8466 0399 Child Protection Referral and Assessment Team (East), tel. 020 8461 7379 / 7404 Child Protection Referral and Assessment Team (West), tel. 020 8461 7089 / 7058 Social Services, Bromley Area Office, tel. 020 8464 3333 Social Services, Orpington Area Offices, tel. 01689 836900 Social Services, Penge Area Office, tel. 020 8659 2131 The Greenwich Young People’s Support Centre, Eltham, tel. 020 8859 4492

Baby Steps, Baby Resuscitation, Child Illness & First Aid, tel. 07796 942771 First Aid for babies children and adults. Home courses poss, tel. 07527 047438 Peak Skills, quality First Aid Training you can afford, tel. 07801 254334 St John Ambulance, first aid training, Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 701281 The Biggin Hill severe weather ambulance scheme, Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 701281 The London Ambulance Service,community responder,Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 701281 The Parent Company, first aid classes for parents and carers, tel. 08450 944 220

Citizens Advice Bureau Beckenham & Penge Citizens Advice Bureau, tel. 020 8778 0921 Bromley Town Citizens Advice Bureau, tel. 020 8315 1940 Greenwich (Eltham) Citizens Advice Bureau, tel. 0300 303 8080 Orpington Citizens Advice Bureau, tel. 01689 827732

Dentistry Bromley Open Access Dental Service, tel. 020 8676 9786

Family Planning and Well Women Clinics Family Planning, Bromley Primary Care Trust, 24 hr info line, tel. 020 8658 3490

Starchi & Starchi Domestic door to door ironing service 24 hr turnaround Smoke free environment Drop off to workshop available 0208 460 4079 07752 084641

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Food for Families Abel & Cole, fresh organic food delivered to your door, tel. 08452 62 62 62 Cook, Petts Wood, frozen ready meals, tel.  01689 839100 Hawkwood International Ltd, food deliveries, tel. 020 8467 3982 Pampered Chef, cooking shows, Anna Young, tel. 020 8776 1597 The Wicked Chef, delicious home cooked dinners, tel. 020 8294 2348 Zinho,allergy friendly foodies,gluten,dairy,egg & soya free, tel. 07854 156330

Fostering and Adoption Bromley Fostering & Adoption Information, tel. 0800 0288298

Register your details for free and start applying direct to our advertised roles. Visit: www.allmumkind.com Email us: info@allmumkind.com

Cabrini, professional and caring adoption service, tel. 020 8668 2181 Families for Children, Chislehurst, Fostering Agency, tel. 020 8295 2229 Kindercare Fostering Ltd, Beckenham, tel. 020 8663 6327

Health Centres Addington Road Health Centre, West Wickham, tel. 020 8462 9696 Beckenham Clinic, tel. 020 8650 3035 Biggin Hill Clinic, tel. 01959 575277 Eldred Drive Clinic, Orpington, tel. 01689 837005 Hawes Down Clinic, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 4521 Health Visiting Service, tel. 01689 853339 Mottingham Clinic, tel. 020 8857 3322 Penge Clinic, tel. 020 8778 8511 Phoenix Children’s Resource Centre, Masons Hill, Bromley, tel. 020 8466 9988 Princes Plain Clinic, Bromley, tel. 020 8462 1524 St Pauls Cray Clinic, tel. 020 8302 6322 Station Road, Kennedy House, Orpington, tel. 01689 866202 Sundridge Medical Practice, tel. 020 8466 8844 The Willows, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8467 1631

Hospitals Beckenham Hospital, tel. 01689 863000 Bethlem Royal Hospital, Beckenham, tel. 020 3228 4399 Chelsfield Park Hospital, Orpington, tel. 01689 877855

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NO JOB REALLY IS TOO SMALL! Steve – 07732 066 028 Oak View, St Mary Cray, Orpington, tel. 01689 883180 Oxleas NHS Trust, Farnborough Common, Orpington, tel. 01689 880000 Princess Royal University Hospital, Farnborough, tel. 01689 863000 The Sloane Hospital, Beckenham, tel. 020 8466 4002

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Pregnancy & Babies 7

6 Local Businesses, Community, Information & Support Lone Parent Helpline, independent information & advice, tel. 0800 018 5026 RELATE Bromley, tel. 020 8315 1999 SE London Family Mediation Bureau, Bromley, tel. 020 8315 7460

Parenting Courses and Support

Libraries Anerley Library, Anerley Town Hall, Anerley Road, Anerley, tel. 020 8778 7457 Beckenham Library, Beckenham Road, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 7292 Biggin Hill Memorial Library and Pool, tel. 01959 574468 Bromley Central Library, High Street, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 9955 Burnt Ash Library, Burnt Ash Lane, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 3405 Chislehurst Library, Red Hill, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8467 1318 Coldharbour Library, William Barefoot Drive, Eltham, tel. 020 8857 7346 Eltham Centre Library, Archery Road, Eltham, tel. 020 8921 3452 Hayes Library, Hayes Street, Hayes, tel. 020 8462 2445 Mobile Library Service, tel. 020 8467 0355 Mottingham Library, 31 Mottingham Road, Mottingham, tel. 020 8857 5406 New Eltham Library, Southwood Road, New Eltham, tel. 020 8850 2322 Orpington Library, The Priory, Church Hill, Orpington, tel. 01689 831551 Penge Library, 186 Maple Road, Penge, tel. 020 8778 8772 Petts Wood Library, Frankswood Avenue, Petts Wood, tel. 01689 821607

Reference and Information Service, Central Library Bromley, tel. 020 8461 7155 Shortlands Library, 110 Shortlands Road, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 9692 Southborough Library, Southborough Lane, Bromley, tel. 020 8467 0355 St Paul’s Cray Library, Mickleham Road, St Paul`s Cray, tel. 020 8300 5454 West Wickham Library, Glebe Way, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 4139 Westerham Library, London Road, Westerham, tel. 01959 562326

Local Information Offices Anerley Town Hall, tel. 020 8676 5666 Bromley Council’s Green Team, tel. 020 8313 4989 Bromley Families Information Service (F.I.S) Bromley, tel. 020 8464 0276 Community House, South Street, Bromley, tel. 020 8315 1900 Deaf Access, Community House, Bromley, BR1 1RH, tel. 020 8315 2550 London Borough of Bromley (Council Offices), tel. 020 8464 3333

One Parent Families Both Parents Forever, Help & Advice to Parents & Children, tel. 01689 854343 Families Need Fathers, support, advice & information, tel. 0300 0300 363

OPTIONS BEAUTY South - Limited

124 High Street, West Wickham, Kent BR4 0LZ 020 8777 7995 www.optionsbeautysouth.com

Acorn Project, Orpington,support for families & preschoolers, tel. 01689 827810 All Souls Church, Pratts Bottom, parents support group, tel. 01689 827810 Beacon Centre, drop in & advice centre, West Wickham, tel. 020 8462 6571 Bromley & District LIFE, Help for Pregnant Women, tel. 020 8464 6745 Bromley Parent Partnership Service, tel. 020 8851 4842 Deaf Access Harmony Project, Join our group & learn BSL for, tel. 020 8315 2550 First Aid for babies children and adults. Home courses poss, tel. 07527 047438 Helen James Associates, coaching for young people and adults, tel. 020 8663 1563 Mottingham Children’s Project, tel. 020 8851 0884 Parentline Plus, UK registered charity supporting parents, tel. 0808 800 2222 Penge & Anerley Children’s Project, tel. 020 8676 0975 The Bromley Children’s Project, tel. 020 8461 7261 The Crays Children’s Project, St Paul’s Cray, Orpington, tel. 01689 825686 The Parent Company, first aid classes for parents and carers, tel. 08450 944 220 The Princess Royal University Hospital, Parent Classes, tel. 01689 863000 Women’s Network, Helen James Associates, tel. 020 8663 1563 Young Parents Support Group, Bromley Social Services, tel. 01689 827810 Your Pregnancy & Motherhood Journey, Helen James Associates, tel. 020 8663 1563

Police and Crime Prevention Bromley Police Station, tel. 0300 123 1212 Community Safety Unit, Bromley Police Station, tel. 020 8284 8760 CRB Checks. UK Umbrella Service Ltd, tel. 01825 761407 Metropolitan Police Friendly Society, Orpington, tel. 01689 891 454 Orpington Police Office, The Walnuts, Orpington, tel. 01689 891212 Rat on Rat, Drug Dealers Ruin Lives (Crimestoppers), tel. 0800 555 111

Special Needs and Learning Difficulties Acction-Led Charity, tel. 020 8658 2387 Area Special Needs Coordinators (S.E.N.C.O.s), tel. 020 8315 4739 BATH (Bromley Association of People with Disabilities), tel. 020 8663 3345 Bexley&Bromley Advocacy,for learning disability & autism,14+, tel. 020 8300 9666 Bromley Autistic Trust, offers support & information, tel. 020 8464 2897 Bromley Children’s Fund, tel. 020 8461 7261 Bromley Mencap, learning disability support organisation, tel. 020 8466 0790 Bromley Parent Partnership Service, tel. 020 8851 4842

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Bromley Portage, service for children who have special needs, tel. 020 8466 8822 Dyslexia Association for Bromley, tel. 020 8315 2526 Learning Support Service, for children in mainstream schools, tel. 020 8290 6784 Petts Wood Playgroup for Children with Special Needs, tel. 01689 872053 Preschool Special Educational Needs Services, tel. 020 8663 2709 Sensory Support Service, 0 to 19 yrs, tel. 01689 889850 (Hearing) Sensory Support Service, 0 to 19 yrs, tel. 01689 889856 (Vision) Special Educational Needs Team, 5 to 14 yrs, tel. 020 8313 4739 Special Needs Health Visitor, tel. 01689 894427 The Maypole Project, Orpington, tel. 01689 851596 Touch-type Read and Spell (TTRS), tel. 020 8462 7439

Speech and Language Astley Centre,Magpie Hall Lane, Bromley, tel. 020 8467 2732 Bromley Children’s Fund, tel. 020 8461 7261 Bromley EAL Support Service, english is not first language, tel. 020 8290 5397 Preschool Specialist Early Support Services, language groups, tel. 020 8315 4739 Specialist Speech & Language Therapist, Helen Guntrip, tel. 07528 219646

Voluntary Work With Children Bromley Children and Families Voluntary Forum, tel. 020 8315 1909 Home-Start Bromley, Offers Help to Young Families, tel. 020 8857 7128

Youth Services Alternative Creative Youth Development, tel. 07814 038 447 Bromley Y, Counselling for Young People aged 11 to 23 yrs, tel. 020 8464 9033 Bromley Youth Council, tel. 020 8464 3333 Bromley Youth Service, Bromley Town Centre Provision, tel. 020 8290 6654 Bromley Youth Service, Castlecombe Youth Centre, tel. 020 8857 0047 Bromley Youth Service, Children’s Rights, tel. 020 8776 3078 Bromley Youth Service, Darrick Wood Youth Centre, tel. 01689 869324 Bromley Youth Service, Phoenix Youth Centre, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 7350 Cray Valley Hub, 71 High Street, St Mary Cray, tel. 01689 827601 Jace Training, Bromley, Childcare training for 16 yrs +, tel. 020 8462 0599 One Stop Shop, drop in centre, Bromley, tel. 020 8313 4479 Spitfire Youth Centre, Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 574835 Youth Offending Team, Bromley, tel. 020 8466 3080

Adult Fitness and Exercise Adult Tap & Ballet, Studio 74, Bickley, tel. 020 8295 4255 Adult Yoga Classes, Hayes, Bromley, tel. 020 8462 8232 Anne-Sophie’s Body Conditioning Class, West Wickham, tel. 07798 888764

Belly Dancing, Studio 74, Bickley, tel. 020 8295 4255 Bodysculpt, Studio 74, Bickley, tel. 020 8295 4255 Bootcamp, classes in your area, tel. 0800 9101234 Breeze, the urban yoga company, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 1990 British Wheel of Yoga, Amanda Abbott, Bromley, tel. 07930 498392 British Wheel of Yoga, Anita Green, tel. 020 8402 8175 British Wheel of Yoga, Ann Brandon, West Wickham, tel. 020 8658 1917 British Wheel of Yoga, John Parry, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 1748 British Wheel of Yoga, Julia Clarke, West Wickham, tel. 020 8460 2967 British Wheel of Yoga, Pam Keeper, Chelsfield, tel. 01732 458930 British Wheel of Yoga, Sheri Greenaway, Beckenham & Bickley, tel. 020 8467 9930 Circuit Training, Studio 74, Bickley, tel. 020 8295 4255 Dance Fitness, Studio 74, Bickley, tel. 020 8295 4255 Eric Liddell Sports Centre, Mottingham, tel. 020 8851 9111 Flamenco, Jazz, Ballroom & Latin, Studio 74, Bickley, tel. 020 8295 4255 Fortitude Academy, Biggin Hill & Westerham, 3 yrs to adults, tel. 08701 662568 Iyengar Yoga Susan Harris, tel. 0771 7221944 One-to-one Yoga, All BR postcodes, Mandy Meaden (BWY, KHYF), tel. 07796 448088 Penelope Fitstar, Personal training Bootcamps & Postnatal, tel. 07787 432230 Pilates (Body Control) with Susan Cluney, tel. 07910 520125 Pilates, Studio 74, Bickley, tel. 020 8295 4255 PipSqueaks Music Ltd, Zumba for children and adults, tel. 01689 823880 Scottish Country Dancing Classes in Orpington, tel. 01689 873511 Sivananda Yoga and Health, tel. 07963 889 664 Spirit Dance & Fitness, Adult tap dancing & pilates, tel. 07789 996013 Synergy Pilates, ideal way to strengthen your core, tel. 07983 637894 West End Workout, Studio 74, Bickley, tel. 020 8295 4255 West Wickham Leisure Centre, adult fitness classes, tel. 020 8777 5686 West Wickham Leisure Centre, personal trainers, tel. 020 8777 5686 Yoga Alliance Qualified, Jane Houlding, Yoga For Everyone, tel. 07726 554298 YogaBright classes in Beckenham, tel. 07881 524900 yogasense.com/yogabirth.org, for adults and pregnant women, tel. 07815 792857 Ysabelle Taylor Ballet School, Beckenham, 18 yrs+, tel. 020 8658 5447 Zumba Fitness, “drop a dress size”, Get Fit, Have Fun, Lose, tel. 07542 953408 Zumba, Studio 74, Bickley, 14 yrs to adult, tel. 020 8295 4255

Maternity Wear Debenhams, 113 High Street, Eltham, tel. 0844 561 6161 Debenhams, 262 The Glades Shopping Centre, Bromley, tel. 0844 561 6161

Debenhams, Unit 14, Nugent Shopping Park, Orpington, tel. 0844 561 6161 Dorothy Perkins, 140/144 High Street, Bromley, tel. 020 8850 0367 Dorothy Perkins, 187 High Street, Orpington, tel. 020 8850 0367 Dorothy Perkins, 79 Eltham High Street, tel. 020 8850 0367 H&M, The Glades Shopping Centre, High Street, Bromley, tel. 0844 736 9000 M&S, 115 Eltham High Street, London, tel. 020 8859 0916 M&S, 123-131 High Street, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 9131 M&S, 44-46 High Street, Beckenham, tel. 020 8663 0682 M&S, Nugent Park, Cray Avenue, Orpington Nugent Park, tel. 01689 834 404 Mamas & Papas, Unit 12, Nugent Shopping Park, Orpington, tel. 0845 2682000 Mothercare, 146 High Street, Eltham, tel. 020 8859 7957 Mothercare, Unit 13, Nugent Shopping Park, Orpington, tel. 01689 888990 Mothercare. 156-160 High Street, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 6730 Next, 148-154 High Street, Bromley, tel. 0844 844 5347 Next, 162-164 Eltham High Street, Eltham, tel. 0844 844 5386 Next, Nugent Park, 15 Nugent Park, Orpington, tel. 0844 844 5730 Pumpkin Patch, 257 High Street, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 1905 Top Shop, 145 High Street, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 7142

Midwives and Doulas Antenatal & Birth Preparation Classes, One-to-One, tel. 01732 884895 Beautiful Beginnings Doula Service, tel. 07977 489 092 Birth companions, experienced and local, tel. 07929 871465 Birth Doula, Bromley & Orpington, tel. 01689 853719 Childcare Unlimited, provides maternity nursers, tel. 020 8466 7658 Independent midwife offering ante & postnatal care & classes, tel. 07946 826480 Independent Midwife offering Antenatal and Postnatal home, tel. 07850 952537 Independent Midwives, covering South East London, tel. 07736 629 353 Rachel Robbins, Post-natal Doula, TN16, tel. 01959 563638

Antenatal Ana Wiz Ltd, specialists in prenatal and infant healthcare, tel. 01932 228827 Apeekaboo Imaging, specialist midwife & ultrasound clinic, tel. 020 8320 1222 BabyTENS Hire 6 wks hire £19.95, free delivery, www.babytens.net, tel. 01322 288526 British Wheel of Yoga, yoga for pregnant women, tel. 020 8464 1553 Bromley & District LIFE, Help for Pregnant Women, tel. 020 8464 6745 Bumps & Babies, a group for expectant & new mums, New Eltham, tel. 07837 762922 Fathers-To-Be, helping men understand birth, tel. 01892 890614

Counselling with Tanya Wright in Westerham

Tanya Wright - qualified counsellor and member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy. One-to-one sessions covering a range of issues including: Depression Low self-esteem Anger Anxiety Sexual abuse Loss Abuse in Childhood Pregnancy loss Relationship issues Initial consultation £25 no obligation. Individual sessions £45 per hour

Contact Tanya on 07940 571207 www.tanyawright.com

Heart and Sole, antenatal and fertility treatment, tel. 01689 834717 Maternity reflexology & massage, Emma Coleman RGN, MAR, tel. 01689 856284 Maternity reflexology. Home visits, Annette Dawson, tel. 07939 578701 Nicola Warran Reflexology, maternity reflexology, tel. 020 8698 8725 Pregnancy Acupuncture, tel. 07748 901873 The Avenue Clinic, Sevenoaks, 3D and 4D Ultrascan scans, tel. 01732 465995 The Princess Royal University Hospital, Antenatal Classes, tel. 01689 863000

Antenatal and Postnatal Exercise Antenatal Yoga Pilates Body Conditioning and Aquafit, tel. 020 8650 0233 Breeze, the urban yoga company, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 1990 British Wheel of Yoga, postnatal, baby massage, tel. 020 8464 1553 BWY, Yoga, Pregnancy, Mums & Baby Yoga Classes, tel. 020 8659 5201 Daisy Birthing,pregnancy yoga,active birth,breathing, hypnos, tel. 07894 300392 Heart and Sole, specialist in maternity reflexology, tel. 01689 834717 Maternity reflexology & massage, Emma Coleman RGN, MAR, tel. 01689 856284 Maternity reflexology, Home visits, Annette Dawson, tel. 07939 578701 Mummy and Baby Yoga, West Wickham, tel. 07956 578494

‘BROMLEY AND BEXLEY BABES’ Patricia Molinari

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Helping mothers and babies with their breastfeeding experience

Tel 020 8300 2606 for a home visit Penelope Fitstar, Personal training Bootcamps & Postnatal, tel. 07787 432230 Personal Trainer, postnatal exercise, tel. 07949 247092 Postnatal Mother and Baby Yoga, Bromley & West Wickham, tel. 020 8460 2967 Postnatal Mum & Baby Yoga, Bromley, tel. 07742 591311 Postnatal Mum and Baby Yoga, Beckenham, Jane Houlding, tel. 07726 554298 Pregnancy Pilates, Ante and Post Natal Classes, Beckenham, tel. 07864 293260 Pre-natal yoga, Beckenham, Jane Houlding, tel. 07726 554298 Reflexology for Pregnancy, Bromley, tel. 07790 207363 Relax,Stretch & Breathe for pregnanct & birth (NCT), Bromley, tel. 020 8462 2004 Sivananda Yoga and Health, pregnancy yoga, tel. 07963 889 664 SMILE’S Support Group was Cat’s, Orpington, tel. 07789 955512 YogaBright pregnancy & postnatal classes in Beckenham, tel. 07881 524900 yogasense.com/yogabirth.org, for adults and pregnant women, tel. 07815 792857

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8 Pregnancy & Babies Babies Ana Wiz Ltd, specialists in prenatal and infant healthcare, tel. 01932 228827 Apeekaboo Imaging, specialist midwife & ultrasound clinic, tel. 020 8320 1222 Art on a Plate, parties, baby prints, unique gifts, Bromley, tel. 07946 564641 Baby Explorers, Sensory Classes from newborn to 12months, Baby Sensory, Beckenham & West Wickham, tel. 07944 288 220 Baby Sensory, Bromley & Orpington classes, tel. 07938 436 252 Biggin Hill & District National Childbirth Trust, tel. 0300 33 00 770 Breeze, the urban yoga company, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 1990 Bromley Gymboree and Party Centre, Bromley, tel. 07855 661764 BWY, Yoga, Pregnancy, Mums & Baby Yoga Classes, tel. 020 8659 5201 Ceramic/Stone Cast Imprints, tel. 07951 308110 Civil Ceremonies...looking to arrange a naming ceremony?, tel. 0845 004 8608 Eltham Baby Café, every Wednesday 10.00am to 12.00pm, tel. 020 8856 9111 Fathers-To-Be, helping men understand birth, tel. 01892 890614 Fertility Acupuncture, tel. 07748 901873 Fired Up, Petts Wood, baby footprints to treasure forever, tel. 01689 825414 Glam Your Pram,professional pram cleaning service,nationwide, tel. 07962 352142 Green Baby, organic cotton clothing, nappies, wooden toys, tel. 0870 240 6894 Heart and Sole, mother & baby post pregnancy care, tel. 01689 834717 Little Fingers multi sensory baby classes, Bromley areas, tel. 07738 247259 Mummy & Baby Yoga, Studio 74, Bickley, birth to pre-crawling, tel. 020 8295 4255 Mummy and Baby Yoga, West Wickham, tel. 07956 578494 National Childbirth Trust, Beckenham and Penge Area, tel. 0844 243 6046 National Childbirth Trust, Bromley and Chislehurst Branch, tel. 0844 2436064 National Childbirth Trust, Orpington District, tel. 0844 243 6235 National Childbirth Trust, West Wickham & Hayes Branch, tel. 0844 243 6320 Postnatal Mum & Baby Yoga, Bromley, tel. 07742 591311 Postnatal Mum & Baby Yoga, Bromley, 8 to 12 wks to crawling, tel. 020 8460 2967 Postnatal Mum and Baby Yoga, Beckenham, Jane Houlding, tel. 07726 554298 The Avenue Clinic, Sevenoaks, 3D and 4D Ultrascan scans, tel. 01732 465995 Toddler Yoga, Studio 74, Bickley, from crawling to 3 yrs, tel. 020 8295 4255

Baby Massage Babistic baby massage group & private courses, Samantha, tel. 07799 032191 Baby Massage Classes, Bromley & Orpington, tel. 07816 873632 Baby Massage, Claire Donaldson, Chislehurst, tel. 07971 675992 Baby Massage, Studio 74, Bickley, from birth, tel. 020 8295 4255 Baby Sensory, massage, Beckenham & West Wickham, tel. 07944 288 220

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Baby Massage can be started at 3 weeks - non-crawlers 4 week course with a bottle of organic oil, handouts, mats, towels & refreshments. - Develops first language - touch - Relieves symptoms of colic, gas & constipation - Calms nervous system-leads to more restful sleep - Enhances feelings of being loved respected & secure - Gives bonding process a kick start

Baby Yoga and Gentle Movement classes are held with massage classes Hot & cold stone massage; Deep tissue massage; Swedish and holistic massage; Hopi ear candles ; on-site accupressure chair massage

Chislehurst BR7 5ND Contact Elkie on: 020 8468 7725/ 07872 018 545 bubsandmama@hotmail.com

A unique boutique specialising in traditional clothing and toys for babies and children

07748 325788 www.backtothebabyrack.co.uk

Baby Sensory, massage, Bromley & Orpington classes, tel. 07938 436 252 Bambinis, baby massage classes, Neil’s Yard, Bromley, tel. 07834 515894 Breeze Yoga, tel. 0208 658 1990 Bubs and Mama, baby massageGroups or One-2-One, Chislehurst, tel. 07872 018545 Certified Infant Massage Instructor, Helen Guntrip, tel. 07528 219646

Mamas & Papas Store, Orpington, tel. 0845 2682000

National Breastfeeding Helpline, tel. 0844 20 909 20

Monkey McCoy Childrens Clothing, online store, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 5861

Penge Breastfeeding Buddies, tel. 020 8778 2970

Mothercare UK Ltd, Cray Avenue, Orpington, tel. 01689 888990

The Breastfeeding Network, tel. 0300 100 0210

Mothercare UK Ltd, High Street, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 6730

Breastfeeding Venues

Mothercare UK Ltd, High Street, Eltham, SE9, tel. 020 8859 7957

Biggin Hill Children & Family Centre, Wednesday am, tel. 01689 880654

Nappies

Pumpkin Patch, 257 High Street, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 1905

Bromley United Reformed Church, Widmore Road, Tuesday am, tel. 01689 880654

Bromley Real Nappy Campaign, tel. 020 8313 4913 Green Baby, organic cotton clothing, nappies, wooden toys, tel. 0870 240 6894 Lollipop Modern Washable Nappies, tel. 020 8850 2055 The Nappy Lady, real nappy supplier, tel. 0845 652 6532

Signing for Babies Baby Sensory, baby signing, Beckenham & West Wickham, tel. 07944 288 220 Baby Sensory, baby signing, Bromley & Orpington, tel. 07938 436 252 Baby Talk UK, Orpington, tel. 0121 288 3848 Playtimes Inc, LA Fitness,Sandy Lane,St Pauls Cray,Orpington, tel. 01689 836 171 Sing & Sign, baby signing music classes, Bromley & Beckenham, tel. 01689 837905 TinyTalk baby signing classes in Beckenham & Dulwich, tel. 07720 436810

Toddler Speech & Communication

The Kids Shoe Company, discounted Clark’s kids shoes online, tel. 07745 860477 Toddicare, retailing back packs, shoes & baby grows, tel. 07931 102913 Wonky Pocket, website available, handmade clothing for 1-8yr, tel. 07736 312352

Baby and Children’s Equipment

Churchfields Children & Family Centre, Beckenham, Monday am, tel. 01689 880654 Princes Plain Children & Family Centre, Bromley, Friday am, tel. 01689 880654

Amby UK Baby Beds, Orpington, new world with Amby!, tel. 01959 533130

Volunteers Room, Beckenham Beacon, Croydon Road, Thursday pm, tel. 01689 880654

Baby Goods Store, online store, www. babygoodsstore.co.uk, tel. 020 8407 6470

Children’s Hairdressers

Babybaby, online store, tel. 020 8777 2251 Babycare, independent nursery specialist, Petts Wood, tel. 01689 896665 Green Baby, organic cotton clothing, nappies, wooden toys, tel. 0870 240 6894 Mothercare UK Ltd, Cray Avenue, Orpington, tel. 01689 888990 Mothercare UK Ltd, High Street, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 6730

Sing&Sign, baby signing music classes, Bromley & Beckenham, tel. 01689 837905 Specialist Speech & Language Therapist, Helen Guntrip, tel. 07528 219646 Talking Tots, classes to help 1-4 yr olds communicate, tel. 07504 166107

Mothercare UK Ltd, High Street, Eltham, tel. 020 8859 7957

Baby and Childrenswear

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers, tel. 08444 122 949

Baby Goods Store, online baby clothes & equipment, tel. 020 8407 6470 Babybaby, online store, tel. 020 8777 2251 BuzzBeeKids, your local eco childrens boutique, tel. 020 8249 9644 Curly Locks, Locksbottom, www.curlylocksclothing.com, tel. 01689 860490 Gap (and Baby Gap), Bromley High Street, tel. 020 8460 1881 Green Baby, organic cotton clothing, nappies, wooden toys, tel. 0870 240 6894

Bromley United Reformed Church, Widmore Road, Tuesday pm, tel. 01689 880654

Punkin Patch, baby & childrens online store, Bromley, tel. 0845 224 6836

Breastfeeding Support Breast 4 Baby: Home visits for Breastfeeding Support, tel. 07809 228 415 Breastfeeding Support Group, Bromley & Beckenham, tel. 01689 880654 Breastfeeding Support Number, tel. 0300 100 0212 La Leche League, Breastfeeding Support Group, tel. 0845 1202918 Lactation Consultant, home visits for breastfeeding support, tel. 020 8300 2606

Beautiful Barnets, Stress free Family haircuts in your home, tel. 07974188798

Photographers Brendan O’Sullivan Photographers, Beckenham, tel. 07860 822884 Brian and Sue Capon Photography, Petts Wood, tel. 020 8289 9250 Brian Morris Photography, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 1550 Camilla Harney Photography, Keston, Bromley, tel. 01689 860155 Carine Spira, Children Smiles Photography, tel. 07734 301090 Chris Eggleton Natural Light Portrait Photography, Beckenham, tel. 07979 338608 Chris Flook Photography, lifestyle family photographer, tel. 07884 280120 Danielle Owen Photography, tel. 07971 630 731 Eddie Standen Photography, Orpington, tel. 01689 876243 Face Photographic Studios, West Mount Road, Eltham, tel. 020 8859 3815

Many parents will be aware that having a baby can be an expensive affair. Buying disposable nappies can cost anything from £650 to over £2,000 depending on the type you use*. There are significant savings to be made by using ‘real’ or cloth nappies even taking into account the cost of washing nappies at home and if you have a second child you can save even more by using the same nappies again. You will probably change your baby’s nappy between 4,000 and 6,000 times over their ‘nappy life’ and, if you use disposables, the amount of household waste you produce is likely to double; in fact, your baby may produce one tonne of nappy waste! Most disposable nappies contain super absorbent chemicals and yet parents quite happily place them directly against their baby’s skin. Not only are real nappies better for your baby, your pocket and the environment but they look good too! Modern designs and materials make them easy to use and care for – just a 400 wash, a little non-bio powder or washing liquid and no fabric conditioner. These days you don’t even have to soak nappies before washing. As an added bonus, you may find that your toddler potty trains far more easily than when using disposables. Bromley Council offers advice to parents considering using real nappies as well as a free trial pack. They also offer those parents using cloth for most of the time a £30 cash reward. For more information visit www.bromley.gov.uk/realnappies *http://www.realnappiesforlondon.org.uk/why/

Heart of Photo, tel. 020 8658 8968 Helen Bartlett Photography, tel. 0845 603 1373 Jade Tinkler Photography, Bromley, tel. 07875 011741

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10 Childcare

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IAPA & BAPAA Member

Professional personal service with all applicants vetted

Carefully selected Au-pairs available. Live in, 25hrs p/w from £70 p/w. Help with childcare & light housework. Mother’s or Domestic Help, Elderly Care, Live in/out.

01732 452 282

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Have you organised your childcare for the summer holidays?

Photographers Jill Collier Photography, Orpington, tel. 07050 132314 John Carmichael Photography, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 5869 Kate Darkins Photography, www.katedarkinsphotography.co.uk tel. 07956910019 Ken Alexander Photographic Studios, SE20, tel. 07850 125248 Lee Burroughs Photography, Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 570967 Life Photography, Family & Children’s Photography, Bromley, tel. 0800 096 1991 Lime Photographics, Orpington, tel. 07974 202475 Littlewood Photography, Biggin Hill, Westerham, tel. 01959 574127 LP Portraits, SE20, tel. 020 8776 9759 Michael Bassett Photography, Bromley, tel. 020 8860 9391 Michelle Fry Photography, New Eltham, SE9, tel. 020 8850 4421 Michelle Walsh Photography, Natural child portraiture, tel. 020 8144 2132, www.michellewalshphotography.com More Than Prints, modern, wedding & portrait photography, tel. 07528 275716 Nancy Collins Photography, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 0039 Owens of Queensway, Petts Wood, tel. 01689 601601 Paul Glover Photography, Bromley, tel. 07540 875609 Purple Vision Photography, fun, relaxed family portraits SE9, tel. 020 8850 4421, www.purplevisionphotography.com Raven & Martin, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 0400 Reflections Photo Studio, Family & Children’s Photography, tel. 07803 293843 Reflections Photography, Chislehurst, tel. 07843 673865 Robin Chanda Photography, Bromley, tel. 07973 337834 Sarah Bailey Photography, baby and children’s photographer, tel. 07956 922905 Snappy Snaps, Market Square, Bromley, tel. 020 8325 8888 Stuart Oakley Photography, tel. 07813 813176 Studio 74, Bickley, tel. 020 8295 4255 Sue Greetham Photography, newborn & family photographer, tel. 07905 139007 Untitled-1 1

Do you have the time, money to take your children from one activity to the next or do you need something more stable, secure so that you can work etc? A Sunny Smiles au pair could be the most cost-effective & suitable solution for your childcare needs. Available between June-September for a four-week to 3 month period. Au pairs help families for 25-35 hrs per week, plus two evenings of babysitting a week, in return you pay them a weekly allowance between £70 & £95. All you need is a spare room! Sunny Smiles usually recruit older applicants who are at least 20 years of age, have English better than most long term-applicants, usually hold a driver’s licence and some have experience as a summer au pair. Typically be a university student who has come to the UK to seek experience of living with an English family, learn English customs & the language. They’ll also spend time with The Image Studio, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8467 8151 Tony Isbitt Photography, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 5710 Town & Country, Orpington, tel. 01689 839505

children and do light house work! By choosing Sunny Smiles to organise your summer au pair you will gain many benefits. The agency, established in 1997, is family owned and works to the highest personal standards, liaising with reputable partner agencies across Europe who ensure that all au pairs are vetted and CRB (their country equivalent) checked, and are prepared in their home country prior to their departure. Au pairs are posted a general welcome pack and the agency organises local monthly meetings, providing continuous supportto both the au pair and the family. So take the hassle out of choosing the right au pair this summer by calling Sunny Smiles! The process is simple, a quick registration online at www.sunnysmiles.co.uk and they will do the rest. Long-term au pairs available.

Buzz Creche at the Pavilion Leisure Centre, Bromley, tel. 020 8313 9911

Catherine Burr, Registered childminder, Bromley area, tel. 07756 171625 Charlesworth Childminding, Orpington, tel. 07821 586454 Childcare Angels, childcare agency, covering Bromley & SE, tel. 020 8698 2826 Happybunnies Childminding, Orpington, tel. 01689 606475 J P Johansen Childminding Services, Orpington, birth to 12, tel. 0208 300 4303 Ofsted & Network Registered Childminder, Sharon, tel. 01322 663701 Ofsted Reg Childminder ex-teaching assistant, Orpington, tel. 01689 896114 Ofsted reg Childminder.Orp South. Excellent Refs, tel. 01689 853011 OFSTED Registered Childminder, Orpington/Chelsfield, tel. 01689 870433 Ofsted Registered Network Childminder, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 07971 802461 Sitters, for mature, reliable evening babysitters, tel. 0800 38 900 38

Buzz Zone, Walnuts Leisure Centre, Orpington, Under 11’s, tel. 01689 870533

Nannies and Au Pairs

Creches

Viva La Foto Ltd, Bromley, tel. 020 8466 6055

Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Creche, Bromley, tel. 020 8466 2848

Childcare Advice

Pickles Fun, creche for children, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 07594 651984

Bromley Childminding Association, tel. 020 8777 7559

Playtimes Inc, LA Fitness,Sandy Lane,St Pauls Cray,Orpington, tel. 01689 836 171

Bromley Early Years, Out of School Provision, tel. 020 8461 7206

Virgin Active Creche, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 7111

Daycare Trust, childcare & early years service, tel. 020 7940 7510

Childminders and Babysitting

National Childminding Association (N.C.M.A.), tel. 0845 880 0044

Abtot Childcare, nationwide babysitting, au pair & nannies, tel. 01932 828496

ABC Au Pairs, provide services throughout the UK, tel. 0845 4592162 Able Hands, Nanny Agency, covering Bromley area, tel. 020 3393 0906 Amazing Nannies,specialises in permanent & temporary nannies, tel. 020 8487 9583 Burlington Nannies, covering Kent, tel. 020 8650 9911 Childcare Unlimited, provides nannies and au pairs, tel. 020 8466 7658 Holiday Nanny, For perfect holiday childcare, tel. 01494 772400

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12 Childcare - Toddler Timetable Nannies and Au Pairs

The One O’Clock Club

offers a unique environment for pre-school children, where they can learn through play, accompanied by carers, whether they be parents, grandparents or childminders. Overlooking Crystal Palace Park, the site boasts an unusually large, outside play area, complete with structures and houses, pushalong toys and ride-on scooters and bikes. Inside, the club’s room boasts a variety of child-based activities which change on a daily basis. They include a number of table-based activities such as painting, drawing, arts, crafts and cookery as well as a small library, a dressing-up area, a playkitchen and a ‘baby’ corner for new mums. The facility gives pre-school children an opportunity to learn through play, acquiring skills which are the building blocks of early childhood. The club has been running for almost 40 years and over that time has attracted generations of local families, highlighting its important role in the community. It is also an important, first portof-call for new mums as well as being a sociable venue for mothers with toddlers and preschool children. Customers come from across five boroughs: Bromley, Croydon, Southwark, Lambeth and Lewisham, bearing witness to the club’s broad, all-inclusive appeal, as a safe, secure, and welcoming environment for children and carers alike. For the past eight years, the club has been operated by Mytime Active, the Bromley-based provider of leisure facilities and a social enterprise and charity. The club is run by a small team of professionals whose longstanding expertise is top notch and who pride themselves on offering a personable service, year-round and throughout all the school holidays. Location: One O’Clock Club, 27 Crystal Palace Park Road Sydenham, London SE26 6UF Telephone: 0208 658 6554 Hours: Monday-Friday; 9.30-12.30 and 13.00-15.45 Twitter: CrystalPal_OOCC Facebook: www.facebook.com/ oneoclockclub

Little Kingdom Childcare Agency, Bromley & surrounding areas, tel. 07883 942510 Little Masters & Misses, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 3232 My Travelling Nanny, temporary and holiday childcare, tel. 020 8133 3126 Nannylink, Nanny agencies covering the South East and Kent, tel. 020 8300 8988 Night Nannies UK Ltd, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8467 9761 Peek-a-Boo, Nannies & Au Pairs Agency, covers all areas, tel. 0207 600 9880 Plus Staff Recruitment, caring for all your childcare needs, tel. 020 8299 1492 Professional Nanny with 12 yrs experience, CRB checked, tel. 07754 303909 The Childcare Company, leading childcare company in the UK, tel. 01732 451997 thenannysharers, share a nanny with a local family, tel. 020 8789 9556 Tigerlilly Childcare Agency, Bromley, tel. 01732 862777 Tinies Childcare, Nannies, Mothers Help, tel. 0845 600 3590

Children’s Centres Biggin Hill Children and Family Centre, Sunningvale Avenue, tel. 01959 571694 Blenheim Children and Family Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 831193 Burnt Ash Children and Family Centre, Bromley, tel. 020 8697 4503 Castlecombe Children and Family Centre, tel. 020 8851 3487 Community Vision Children and Family Centre, Penge, tel. 020 8778 2970 Cotmandene Children and Family Centre, Orpington, tel. 020 8300 2548 Family Fund, lower income families with disabled children, tel. 08451 304 542

Toddlers Monday am Blenheim Children and Family Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 879145 Happy Mondays NCT Playgroup, Beckenham Methodist Church, tel. 07961 374981 Jigsaw Parent and Carer Toddler Group, West Wickham, tel. 020 8462 7311 M & M’s Toddler Group, Bromley Common Methodist Church, tel. 020 8460 7554 St Edmunds Parent & Toddler Group, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 0576 St Marks Toddler Group, St Marks C of E Church, Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 572312 Westerham Playgroup, Churchill School, Rysted Lane,Westerham, tel. 01959 563839

Toddlers Monday pm Christchurch ABC, Lubbock Road, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8467 7172 Cudham Mother & Toddler Group, Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 572673 Edgebury Parent & Toddler Group, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8462 7172 M & M’s Toddler Group, Bromley Common Methodist Church, tel. 020 8460 7554 Mother & Toddler Group, Bromley Parish Church, tel. 020 8777 4164 Mother & Toddler Group, West Wickham, tel. 020 8462 7226

NCT, Mothers & Others,Orpington Methodist Church Mon 1.45-3, tel. 0844 243 6235 The Mother & Baby Club, Orpington Methodist Church, tel. 01689 823793

Toddlers Tuesday am Blenheim Children and Family Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 879145 Bumps, Babies & Little Bees, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 7674 Clockhouse Mother & Toddler Group, Beckenham, tel. 020 8663 6149 Coffee, Cakes and Kids, Keston Village Hall, Heathfield Road, tel. 07866 509696 Humpty Dumpty Toddler Group, Ethelbert Road, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 4743 Kiddiwinks (Birth to 4th Birthday), Crofton Lane, Petts Wood, tel. 01689 877010 Little Acorns Toddler Group, St Pauls Cray, Orpington, tel. 01689 829859 Razzle Dazzle, Rectory Road, Beckenham, tel. 020 8662 6850 St Anthonys Parent & Toddler Group, Anerley, tel. 020 8778 8597 St. Martins Parent & Toddler Group, Chelsfield Village, tel. 07986 297 399 The Ark at St John’s, Eden Park Avenue, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 3515 The Tuesday Toddler Group, Petts Wood, tel. 020 8467 8121 The Tufty Club, Salvation Army Church Hall, St Mary Cray, tel. 01689 834762 Tiny Twinkles, Small White Halls, Orpington, tel. 01689 815582 Trinitots, Holy Trinity Church, Church Lane, Bromley Common, tel. 020 8249 5167 Twins Plus, Multiple births only, Bromley Baptist Church, tel. 01689 862169

Toddlers Tuesday pm Blenheim Children and Family Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 879145 Greystones Toddler Group, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 1219 Holy Trinity Baby & Toddler Group, Penge, tel. 020 8778 7258 Just Babies, St Nicholas Church, Orpington, tel. 01689 852843 Little Lambs Toddler Group, St Francis of Assisi, Petts Wood, tel. 01689 852843 Razzle Dazzle, Rectory Road, Beckenham, tel. 020 8662 6850 St George’s Parent & Toddler Group, Bickley, tel. 020 8467 5323 St James Mother & Toddler Group, St James Ave, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 4660 St Johns Toddler Group, West Wickham, tel. 020 8462 4326 St Johns Toddler Group, West Wickham, tel. 020 8462 4326 St Marys Parent & Toddlers, Hayes (For Hayes residents only), tel. 020 8462 2971 St Marys Tiddlers & Toddlers, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 2754 Yoga for children with Yoga Wizards, 2-11 yrs, www.yogawizards.co.uk, tel. 07799462284

Toddlers Wednesday am Blenheim Children and Family Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 879145 Christ Church Group (for Toddlers),Fairfield Road, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 3847

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Christ Church Group, Fairfield Road, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 3847 Contact Toddler Group & Playcentre, Bromley, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8460 3307 Emmanuel Mothers & Toddlers, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 5478 Hedgehogs Toddler Group, Hayes, tel. 020 8462 3269 Humpty Dumpty Toddler Group, Ethelbert Road, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 4743 Mother and Toddler Group, Kechill Gardens, Hayes, tel. 020 8462 5084 Parent & Toddler Group, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 0374 Parents & Toddlers, Salvation Army, Maple Road, Penge, tel. 020 8659 7321 Razzle Dazzle, Rectory Road, Beckenham, tel. 020 8662 6850 St Augustine’s Parent & Toddler Group, Bickley, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8295 1550 St Barnabas Baby & Toddler Group, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 8198 St Marys Parent & Toddler Group, St Mary Cray, tel. 01689 826429 St Nicholas Mother & Toddler Group, Orpington, tel. 01689 852843 The Sunshine Club, Salvation Army Hall, Welington Road, Orp, tel. 07941 020724 The Toddler Groups, St Johns URC, Orpington, tel. 01689 898492 Tunes for Tots, Christchurch, Anerley Road, Anerley, tel. 020 8658 0340

Toddlers Wednesday pm ABC (Adults, Babies & Children Group), Penge, tel. 020 8778 6176 Bromley Methodist Church Parent & Toddler Group, tel. 020 8460 4518 Chislehurst Parents’ Group, alternative Wednesday’s, tel. 07885 499885 Group for 1st Time Mothers, St Johns URC, Orpington, tel. 01689 810504 Hope Community Church Parent & Toddler, Beckenham, tel. 07957 916662 Jubilee Club, St Marys Church, Green Street Green, tel. 01689 606497 Not Just Toddlers, Baptist Church, Tower Road, Orpington, tel. 01689 877265 Parent & Toddler Group, Beckenham Baptist Church, tel. 020 8650 2130 St Nicholas Mother & Toddler Group, Orpington, tel. 01689 852843 Sunshine Parent & Toddler Group, Bromley, tel. 020 8325 7524 Tea and Toys, Charterhouse Road, Orpington, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 829754 Tea and Toys, Christchurch, Charterhouse Road, Orpington, tel. 01689 837351 The Toddler Groups, St Johns URC, Orpington, tel. 01689 898492 Treasure Tots,Coppice Christians Community Church,Petts Wood, tel. 07764 517365 Under 5’s Drop In, Christchurch, Orpington, tel. 01689 829754

Toddlers Thursday am All Saints Tots, All Saints Church, Orpington, tel. 01689 832031 ALLSORTS, Bromley Town Church, tel. 020 8466 0191 Baby & Toddler Group, Albermarle Road, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 6459 First Steps, Hayes Lane Baptist Church, tel. 020 8466 6765 Jubilee Church, Southlands Road, Bromley, tel. 020 8249 9634

KT’s Baby and Toddler Group, Biggin Hill, tel. 07758 804256 KT’s Baby and Toddler Group, Spitfire Youth, Biggin Hill, tel. 077588 04256 Lighthouse, Bromley, 0 to 4 yrs & their carers, tel. 020 8778 5141 Little Friends, parent & toddler group, New Eltham, tel. 07837 762922 Parent & Toddler Group, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 0374 St Marks Lion Cubs, St Marks Church, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 1288 St Marys Mother & Toddler Group, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 3871 The Ark, Court Farm Evangelical Church, Mottingham, tel. 020 8857 8410 The Tufty Club, Salvation Army Church Hall, St Mary Cray, tel. 01689 834762 Tots & Tiddlers, Bromley Common Baptist Church, tel. 020 8462 6110

Toddlers Thursday pm Keston Kids, Church Hall, Church Road, Keston, tel. 020 8462 6966 Lighthouse, Bromley, 0 to 4 yrs & their carers, tel. 020 8778 5141 Little Angels Group, Penge Baptist Church, tel. 020 8676 0635 St Mary’s Baby & Toddler Group “BATS”, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 1960 St Marys Mother & Toddler Group, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 3871 St Nicks Toddler Group, Chislehurst, 10 mths to 4.5 yrs, tel. 020 8467 0196

Toddlers Friday am Beckenham & Bromley Twins Club, term time, 10 to 12 pm, tel. 020 8325 8931 Blenheim Children and Family Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 879145 Bumps & Babies, a group for expectant & new mums, New Eltham, tel. 07837 762922 Kenilworth Parent & Toddler & Baby Group, Penge, tel. 07736 712669 Mums and Babies, Orpington Baptist Church, tel. 01689 877265 NCT West Wickham & Hayes, St Marks Church Hall, West Wickham, tel. 07711 697049 St Martin’s Toddler Group, Chelsfield, tel. 01689 853415 St Pauls Mother & Toddler Club, Orpington, tel. 01689 605614 The 3 Ts, Beckenham, group for parents with twins/triplets, tel. 07752 763466 Tiddlers, Baptist Church, Tower Road, Orpington, tel. 01689 877265

Toddlers & Tiddlers, Beckenham, tel. 020 8857 7650 Yoga for children with Yoga Wizards, 2-11 yrs, www.yogawizards.co.uk, tel. 07799462284

Toddlers Friday pm Hayes Free Mother & Toddler Group, Pickhurst Lane, Hayes, tel. 020 8462 3023 Little Steps, Baptist Church Hall, Petts Wood, tel. 01689 603673 Parent & Toddler Group, Pickhurst Lane, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 5664 St Andrews Parent & Toddlers, Burnt Ash Lane, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 0546 Toddler and Tiddlers, 4 Bromley Road, Beckenham, tel. 07882 357337 Toddler Group, Biggin Hill Christian Fellowship, tel. 01959 571667 Tots Club, St Barnabas Church, St Pauls Cray, tel. 020 8300 8093

Toddlers Saturday am Dads Pop In, Bromley Baptist Church, 1st Sat of month, tel. 020 8460 3307

Toddler Arts & Crafts Art on a Plate, mobile pottery painting studio in Bromley, tel. 07946 564641 Arty Crafty, Petts Wood, 18 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 608504 Bromley Gymboree and Party Centre, Bromley, 18 to 36 mnths, tel. 07855 661764 Chaos Art Club, Beckenham, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8650 9697 Sensational Creators, Bromley Common, Saturdays, 2-3 yrs, tel. 07944 706100

Toddlers Gym and Fitness Baby Ballet, Studio 74, Bickley, 2.5 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8295 4255 Baby Cheerleading, Studio 74, Bickley, 3 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8295 4255 Baby Gymnastics, drop in, The Spa at Beckenham, tel. 0208 650 0233 Ballet Belles, preschool ballet, Bromley, 18 mths to 4 yrs, tel. 07703 531060 Balls, Bibs and Cones, various venues across Bromley, tel. 07757 865350 Bromley Gymboree and Party Centre, tel. 07855 661764 Children’s acrobatics & tumbling classes, Anerely, 2.5 yrs+, tel. 0844 809 9218 D&D Footie Focus, coaching, ring for venues, 2 to 15 years, tel. 07969 669153 Diddi Dance, Beckenham, dance classes, 2 to 4 yrs, tel. 07720 319 940 Have a Ball, Toddler Football, Beckenham, 3 to 5 yrs, tel. 07812 571440 Little Kickers,learn through play & a football, 18mths-7yrs, tel. 020 8432 0982 Microsport, Bromley & Beckenham, sport coaching for children, tel. 01263 741938 Microsport, Orpington, sport coaching for preschool children, tel. 07863 330200 Mini Movers, Preschool Dance & Movement Classes, 2 yrs+, tel. 01689 822702 Parent and Toddler Yoga, West Wickham, tel. 07956 578494 PipSqueaks Music Ltd, dance classes, 2.5 to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 823880 PipSqueaks Music Ltd, Zumba for children and adults, tel. 01689 823880 Playtimes Inc, LA Fitness,Sandy Lane,St Pauls Cray, Orpington, tel. 01689 836 171

Rugby Munchkins gently introducing rugby to 2-7 year olds, tel. 0800 0235 801 www.munchkinsportsltd.com Tiny Ballers, football training for boys & girls, 2 to 5yrs, tel. 07535 948727 Toddler Sense Classes, from Babysensory in Bromley, tel. 07809 427789 Toddler Yoga, Studio 74, Bickley, from crawling to 3 yrs, tel. 020 8295 4255 Tots Funky Freestyle, Studio 74, Bickley, 3 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8295 4255 Tots Tennis, Studio 74, Bickley, 3 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8295 4255 Tumbletots, UK leading physical play programme for children, www.tumbletots.com/Bromley tel. 020 8658 9176 Tumbletots, Westerham, walking to 2 yrs, tel. 01892 655556 Yoga for children with Yoga Wizards, 2-11 yrs, www.yogawizards.co.uk, tel. 07799 462284 Yoga for children with YogaBright, Beckenham, 3 yrs to teens, tel. 07881 524900

Toddlers Music Boppin Tots, musical fun & visual stimulation, Bromley, tel. 07541 966872 Bromley Gymboree and Party Centre, Bromley, tel. 07855 661764 Bunny Beats Preschool Music Classes,Studio 74, 3 mths to 4yr, tel. 020 8295 4255 Caterpillar Music Biggin Hill , 0 to 4 yrs, tel. 07531915349

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Toddlers Music Caterpillar Music, Beckenham & West Wickham, tel. 0870 199 9090 Caterpillar Music,Beckenham,Orpington,C hislehurst,0 to 4 yrs, tel. 0870 1999090 Jo Jingles music & movement for children, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8290 0909 Jolly Dinosaurs Music Club, Orpington, tel. 01689 852194 Mini Stars, Spotlights, dance, drama & singing, 2 to 4yrs, tel. 020 8460 5711 Monkey Music, 3 mnths to 5 yrs, Penge, tel. 020 8699 0977 Monkey Music, Beckenham, Bromley, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 6700 Music for Little People, Beckenham & Bromley, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8852 0118 Musical Bumps, Biggin Hill & Westerham, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 01732 454826 Musical Madness, fun music classes, West Wickham, tel. 07721 672651 Party Madness, monthly class of traditional party fun, tel. 07721 672651 PipSqueaks Music Ltd, music classes, 6 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 823880 Sing&Sign, baby signing music classes, Bromley & Beckenham, tel. 01689 837905 Toddler Sense, adventure, discovery, music and mobility, tel. 07590 013 358 Tunes for Tots, Anerley, young children, tel. 020 8658 0340

Toddler Storytime Baby Bounce and Rhyme, Bromley Central Library, tel. 020 8460 9955 Bromley Library, Story time 2.15pm2.45pm Wednesdays, tel. 0208 460 9955 Stay ‘n’ Play and All Join in, Anerley, tel. 020 8778 7457 Storytimes, various libraries in the Bromley Borough, tel. See Library Telephone Number Toddler Time, Bromley Central Library, 1st Fri of the month, tel. 020 8461 7162

Toy Libraries Bromley Mobile Toy Library, Different Venues, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8467 0196 Play Time Toy Library, St Mary Cray, Orpington, tel. 07967 916565

Soft Play Areas Adventure Kingdom, Bromley Civic Centre, tel. 020 8290 1998 Buzz Zone @ at The Spa, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 0233 Buzz Zone, Walnuts Leisure Centre, Orpington, Under 11’s, tel. 01689 870533

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Gambado, Beckenham, Under 10’s, tel. 020 8662 6910 Spikes Mad House, Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, tel. 020 8778 9876 Tumblewood, Darrick Wood Pools, Orpington, Under 5’s, tel. 01689 857021

Daycare Nurseries Anerley Montessori Nursery, Penge, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8778 2810 Archangels Montessori Day Nursery, Penge, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8659 9009 Asquith Nurseries, College Road, Bromley, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 01753 201122 Asquith Nurseries, Elizabeth Terrace, Eltham, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8294 0377 Asquith Nursery, New Eltham, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8851 5057 Avery Hill Day Nursery, Eltham, 6 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8294 2152 Blenheim Nursery, Orpington, 3-5 yrs, all sessions are free, tel. 01689 819955 Blossom Years Daycare Nursery, Imperial Way, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8295 2137 Bright Sparks Day Nursery and Preschool, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 865246 Bromley Day Nursery, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8466 1585 Busy Bees at Farringtons, Chislehurst, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8467 7356 Cannock House Day Nursery & School, Orpington, 3 mths +, tel. 01689 871771 Crofton Day Nursery, Crofton Lane, Orpington, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 873311 Crystals Early Years Centre, Penge, 6 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8776 9792 Eltham Green Nursery, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8850 4720 Fennies Under 5’s Day Nurseries Ltd, Beckenham, tel. 020 8778 4396 Funshine Daycare Nursery, Beckenham, 3 mths +, tel. 020 8658 9021 Happy Child Montessori Baby Nurseries, Mottingham, tel. 020 8249 2453 Happy Child Montessori Day Nurseries, Eltham, tel. 020 8857 9990 Hayeswick Day Nursery & Pre School, West Wickham, tel. 020 8462 8228 Honeys Nursery, Biggin Hill, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 01959 540366 Kentwood Nursery, Penge, tel. 020 8460 0020 Kidsunlimited Day Nursery, Bickley, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 0845 365 2929 kidsunlimited Day Nursery, Beckeham, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 0845 365 2929

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Lemongrove Day Nursery, Bromley Common, 6 mths+, tel. 020 8466 5597 Les Enfants Day Nursery, Bromley, 1 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8460 4609 Little Cherubs Nursery, Bromley, 3 mths to 4 yrs 11 mths, tel. 020 8650 6507 Little Elms Daycare Nursery, Beckenham, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8658 4282 Little Learners Early Years Centre, Bromley, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 0208 466 0808 Little Stars Children’s Nursery, Bromley, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8464 0965 Little Sunflowers Day Nursery, Beckenham, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8663 1835 Lollipops Child Care Ltd, Eltham, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8859 5832 Lotus Montessori Childcare, Bromley, 6 mths to 8 yrs, tel. 020 8464 2095 Mrs Bonds Village Nursery, St Mary Cray, tel. 01689 896135 Nikki’s Children Day Nursery, New Eltham, 6 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8265 1584 Norris Day Nursery, Anerley, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8778 9152 Pavilion Pre School, Orpington, tel. 01689 606487 Petit Pembrokes Daycare Nursery, Bromley, 18 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8460 6260 Pickles, 185 Elmers End Road, Beckenham, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 07594 651984 Pixie Day Nursery, Beckenham, 1 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8658 3982 Poverest Nursery, Orpington, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 822886 Princes Plain Day Nursery, from 6 mths, flexible hours, tel. 020 8462 7958

Raglan Day Nursery, Bromley, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 020 8466 7654 Rainbow Day Nursery, Bromley, 4 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8460 5335 Riverston Nursery, Eltham Road, Lee SE12, 1 to 3 yrs, tel. 020 8318 4327 St. Paul’s Cray C of E Nursery School, St Paul’s Cray, tel. 01689 873519 Station House Nursery, Penge, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8659 9477 Stembridge Hall Day Nursery, Anerley, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8776 9008 Sunnyfields Day Nursery, Bromley, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8313 9191 Sunnyfields Day Nursery, Orpington, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 830623 Teddies Nurseries, Beckenham, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8658 7499 The Community Vision Nursery, Penge, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8659 1972 The Ladybird Montessori Day Nursery, Beckenham, 3 mths +, tel. 020 8650 0842 The Learning Tree Day Nursery, Bromley, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8695 9550 The Nursery on the Green at Eltham Ltd, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8850 0122 Threshers Day Nursery, St Mary Cray, Orpington, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 870772 Tiny Lives Day Nursery, Penge, tel. 020 3252 1078 Tubbenden Day Nursery, Orpington, 3 to 5 yrs, term time only, tel. 01689 851653 Twixus Child Care Centres, Orpington, 0 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 821033 Valeswood Nursery, Shroffold Road, Bromley, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8698 6755 Westerham Day Nursery, Rysted Lane, Westerham, 3 to 5 yrs, tel. 01959 565969 Wickham Court School, West Wickham, Boys & Girls 2 ½ +, tel. 020 8777 2942 Widmore Day Nursery, Bromley, 1 mth to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8460 0020 Willow Park Montessori Nursery, Eltham, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8850 8988 Winlaton Day Nursery, Bromley, 12 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8698 7400

Preschool Nurseries and Playgroups Absolute Beginners, Farnborough, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 07714 661035 Adam & Eve Kindergarten, tel. 020 8777 8703 Ashgrove School, Bromley, min age 3 yrs, tel. 020 8460 4143 Asquith Court Preschool, Bromley, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8466 1585

Liberal House Preschool Station Road, Orpington Mon- Fri (9.15 - 12.15) Term time only. 2 to 5 years For more details, please contact Jan on 01689 858310 or 07748 085572 www.liberalhousepreschool. co.uk

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Avalon Preschool Playgroup, Orpington, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 871371 Babington House School, Early Years, Chislehurst, 3 yrs+, tel. 020 8467 5537 Beckenham Baptist Preschool, Beckenham, 2.5 yrs+, tel. 07952 424340, www.beckenhambaptistpreschool.co.uk Beckenham Generation Play Club, Playgroup, tel. 020 8290 0058 Betts Park Preschool, Penge, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8659 6807 Bickley Park Pre-Preparatory, boys & girls, 2.5 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8460 9800 Bishop Challoner (Preschool), Bromley, mixed 2.5 to 4.5 yrs, tel. 020 8460 3546 Bizzy Bees Preschool (ex-blues), West Wickham, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8777 9904 Bizzy Bees Preschool, Wickham Park, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8777 2550 Blossom Years Montessori, High Street, Chislehurst, 2-5 yrs, tel. 020 8295 2137 Blossom Years Preschool, Albany Way, Chislehurst, 2-5yrs, tel. 020 8295 2137 Blossom Years Preschool, Bickley Park Road, 2.5 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8295 2137 Blossom Years Preschool, Bromley, 2.5 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8295 2137 Breaside Preparatory, Bromley, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8460 0916

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Morning, afternoon or full day sessions Wide range of activities available All teaching on a one-toone basis Based in a beautiful setting in Beckenham Funding available for 3 & 4 year olds

Please call 020 8658 9009 to request a prospectus, or to make an appointment to visit us

Brick by Brick, Beckenham, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 020 8650 7176 Bright Start Montessori Preschool Group, Orpington, 2.5, tel. 07761 677223 Bromley Bright Beginnings Preschool, 2-5yrs, tel. 07773134091 Bromley Methodist Church Preschool, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8313 1029 Busy Bees Preschool Playgroup, Petts Wood, min age 2.5 yr, tel. 01689 831736 Busy Bees, Chislehurst, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8295 1131 BusyFingers Preschool, Bromley Common, 2 to 5yrs,, tel. 07941 496716 Cannock House Preschool, Orpington, 2.5yrs +, tel. 01689 871771 Cator Park Montessori Preschool, Beckenham, tel. 020 8778 9893

Happy Days Kindergarten Monday - Thursday 9.15am till 12.30pm Friday 9.15am till 2.45pm Email: Happy_Days_kindergarten@hotmail.com Web: www.happydayskindergarten.net Tel: 07765 903747 We are a small friendly long standing respected pre-school situated in St Johns Church, Eden Park Avenue, Beckenham who care for children between 2-5 years 5 mornings and 1 afternoon a week. We have 5 professional members of staff in our team all with NVQ qualifications and small staff/child ratios. We incorporate lots of fun learning through play and adult led activities, inside and outside and actively promote parents to get involved where possible. Please contact Jane Cannon for arranging visits and information on the number above or visit the website. Hours:

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Preschools - Primary Schools 17

16 Preschools

Cudham C. of E. Preschool Jail Lane, Biggin Hill, Kent TN16 3AX

Open Monday to Friday 09.00 - 12 Noon Term Time Only For children aged from 2.5 years

For further information, please telephone 01959 572673

Preschool Nurseries and Playgroups Charterhouse PreSchool, Orpington 2 to 5years, tel. 07540 493396 Chelsfield Methodist Preschool, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 01689 856290 Chelsfield Preschool, Chelsfield, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 01689 869335 Crofton Early Learners, 3 to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 877010 Cudham School Preschool, Biggin Hill, 2.5 yrs+, tel. 01959 572673

Farnborough Village Playgroup, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 07715 860504 Farringtons and Stratford House, Early Years, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8467 0256 Fledglings Montessori Pre School, Ravensbourne Road, Bromley, tel. 020 8402 0025 Forster Park under Fives, Bromley, tel. 020 8461 4207 Foxbury Under Fives, Chislehurst, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 07971 226864 Gates Green Preschool, West Wickham, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 07850 910566 Grays Farm Playgroup, St Paul’s Cray, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8309 9348 Greenhayes Preschool, West Wickham, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8777 4392 Greenwood Preschool, From 2.5yrs, tel. 01689 861269, www.gwpreschool.co.uk Greystones Preschool, West Wickham, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8289 2388 Happy Days Kindergarten, Beckenham, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 07765 903 747 Happy Preschool, St Mary Cray, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 01689 819303 Hilltop Preschool, Stock Hill, Biggin Hill, 2.5 to 4.5 yrs, tel. 07941 206036 Holy Trinity College Prep School, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8313 8100 Holy Trinity Preschool Playgroup, Penge, tel. 020 8659 0630 Holy Trinity Preschool, Bromley, 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8462 1280

James Dixon Primary School Nursery, Anerley, 3 to 5 years, tel. 020 8659 6763 Jigsaw Preschool Playgroup, West Wickham, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8462 7311 Kia Mena Montessori Preschool, Beckenham, 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8658 9009 Lakeswood Group, Petts Wood, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 01689 826960 Lakeswood Preschool, Petts Wood, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 07772 026064 Langley Preschool, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8402 8320 Liberal House Preschool, Orpington, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 01689 858310 Linden Leas Preschool, West Wickham, min age 2 yrs, tel. 020 8777 4420 Little Bees Preschool, Orpington, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 07710 862 272 Little Learners Preschool, Keston, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 01689 860625 Little Learners Preschool, St Francis, Petts Wood, 2.5, tel. 020 8467 8528 Little Oaks Preschool,Family & Children’s Centre,Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 572582 Little Owls Preschool, Orpington, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 01689 897865 Lotus Montessori Childcare, Bromley, 6 mths to 8 yrs, tel. 020 8464 2095 Love and Learn Montessori Preschool, Bromley Common, tel. 07786 553664 Malcolm Primary Preschool, 3 yrs+, Penge, tel. 020 8778 4742 Maryfield Preschool, Kimmeredge Road, Mottingham, tel. 020 8857 6224 Maryfield Preschool, Leysdown, Mottingham, tel. 020 8851 4874 Mottingham Community Centre, Playgroup, tel. 020 8857 9360 New Eltham Preschool, SE9, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8851 5057 Newman Preschool Playgroup, Orpington, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 07967 764384 One World Montessori Preschool, Chislehurst, min age 2.5, tel. 01689 891857 Orpington Montessori Preschool, Orpington, 2yrs+, tel. 07957 324314 PALS, Plaistow Lane, Bromley, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8290 4298 Parklands Nursery, West Wickham, 3 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8462 0671 Pavilion Preschool, Petts Wood, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 01689 606487 Pebbles Preschool Group, Penge, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8778 1930 Penge Community Preschool, Penge, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8289 6771 Petts Wood East Preschool, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 07989 806402 Phoenix Preschool Centre & Portage, 40 Masons Hill, Bromley, tel. 020 8315 4752 Pickhurst Lodge Preschool, Bromley, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 020 8462 5985 Plum Tree Preschool, Biggin Hill, 2 yrs+, tel. 01689 837618 Poppets Preschool, Poverest Baptist Church Hall, 2.5 yrs+, tel. 01689 603673 Rainbow Preschool, Knockholt, tel. 01959 533934 Rainbow Preschool, Main Road, Biggin Hill, 2.5 to 4.5 yrs, tel. 07784 531306 Riverston Preschool, Eltham Road, Lee SE12, 3 to 4 yrs, tel. 020 8318 4327 Robins Den Preschool, Orpington, 3 to 5 yrs, tel. 07957 644488 Royal Eltham Preschool, tel. 020 8859 7718

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Royston Playgroup, Penge, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8402 7178 Sandway Playgroup, St Mary Cray, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 07730 033979 Seedlings Montessori Preschool, Orpington, min age 2.5 yr, tel. 01689 608512 Shelly-Tots Preschool, St Paul’s Cray, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 07789 503741 Shining Stars Montessori Preschool, Pratts Bottom, 2 yrs +, tel. 07957 324314 Southborough Preschool, Southborough Lane, Bromley, 2.5 yrs+, tel. 07751 251840 Squirrels Preschool, West Wickham, 2.5 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8462 3399 St Andrews Playgroup, Burnt Ash La, Bromley, min age 2.5, tel. 07767 617943 St Annes Preschool, Orpington, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 01689 828915 St Barnabas Preschool, St Paul’s Cray, min age 3 yrs, tel. 01689 821353 St Edmunds Preschool Kindergarten, Beckenham, tel. 07762 098572 St Francis Preschool, West Wickham, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 07762 808157 St Georges Preschool, Beckenham, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 020 8650 6459 St Georges Preschool, Bickley, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8467 5323 St James’ Preschool, Beckenham, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 020 8650 1144 St James Preschool, Crescent Drive, Petts Wood, 2.5 yrs+, tel. 07815 464837 St Johns Preschool, Orpington, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 01689 830453 St Joseph’s Playgroup Ltd, Plaistow Lane, Bromley, 2.5 yrs+, tel. 07961 413694 St Lukes Preschool, Bromley, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 01689 810938 St Marys Preschool Group, Worlds End Lane, Orpington,2.5yrs+, tel. 01689 862841 St Marys Preschool Playgroup, Bromley, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 020 8290 6704 St Nicholas Preschool, Orpington, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 01689 857490 St Paul’s (Crofton) Preschool Playgroup, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 07821 721741 St Pauls Preschool, Beckenham, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 020 8650 4281 St Pauls Sunbeams Preschool, Anerley, 2 to 4.5 yrs, tel. 020 8249 2751 St Peters Preschool, Park Langley, Beckenham, 2yrs +, tel. 020 8659 7935 St. Saviours Preschool, Eltham, tel. 020 8850 0511 Sunshine Montessori Preschool, Bromley, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 020 8325 7524 Temple Preschool, St Mary Cray, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 01689 819422 The Ark Preschool Group, Bromley, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 020 8460 1660 Tiddlywinks Preschool, Petts Wood, min age 2.5+, tel. 07890 587892 Tillingbourne Kindergarten, St Mary Cray, min age 2.5 yrs, tel. 07973 501322 Tower Preschool, Orpington, 2.5 to 4.5 yrs, tel. 01689 877265 Tubbenden Day Nursery, Orpington, 3 to 5 yrs, term time only, tel. 01689 851653 Valeswood Preschool, Valeswood Road, Bromley, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8698 4333 Valley Preschool, Bromley, min age 3 yrs, tel. 020 8460 1121 Village Nurseries Limited, New Eltham, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8295 2494

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Aged 2-5 years Spaces available for September Term time only Session times 9.10am-12.10pm, 12.10pm-3.05pm or all day Mon-Fri (Closed Weds morning)

Email: bromleybrightbeginnings@hotmail.co.uk Tel: 07773 134091 Holmcroft Church, Holmcroft Way, Bromley BR2 8ADS Village Nurseries LTD (Emmanuel), West Wickham, 2.5 yrs+, tel. 020 8295 2494 Village Nurseries LTD (Methodist), Chislehurst, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 020 8295 2494 Village Nurseries, Mottingham Primary School, tel. 020 8295 2494 Wickham Court School, West Wickham, Boys & Girls, tel. 020 8777 2942 Winnie’s Preschool Playgroup, Westerham, tel. 01959 569400

Education Information Helpline for families wanting home or community education, tel. 01942 897779 Pupil Support Services, tel. 020 8290 6784

Schoolwear Bromley Schoolwear, High Street, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 0032 Graduates (Schoolwear), Orpington, tel. 01689 821439 Oz Schoolwear, Petts Wood, tel. 01689 824767 S’Coolwear for Less, Keston, Bromley, tel. 01689 856756

Performing Arts Services Oh! Co, Organic Cotton Dancewear, tel. 020 7610 0363

Primary Schools Alderwood Infants & Juniors Mixed School, SE9, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8850 6841 Alexandra Infants School, Beckenham, mixed, 5 to 7 yrs, tel. 020 8778 4714 Alexandra Junior School, Beckenham, 7 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8778 3961 Balgowan Primary School, Beckenham, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8658 6374 Bickley Primary School, Bromley, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8460 6790 Biggin Hill Junior School, mixed, 7 to 11 yrs, tel. 01959 575846 Biggin Hill Primary School, mixed, 5 to 7 yrs, tel. 01959 575846 Blenheim Primary School, Orpington, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 819955 Bromley Road Infant School, Beckenham, mixed, 5 to 7 yrs, tel. 020 8650 5246 Burnt Ash Primary School, Bromley, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8697 2441 Castlecombe Primary School, Mottingham, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8857 1504 Chelsfield Primary School, Orpington, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 825827

Chislehurst (St Nicholas) CE Primary School, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8467 2993 Churchfields Primary School, Beckenham, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8650 5247 Churchill CE VC Primary School, Westerham, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01959 562197 Clare House Primary School, Beckenham, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8658 4633 Crofton Infants School, Petts Wood, mixed, 5 to 7 yrs, tel. 01689 826320 Crofton Junior School, Petts Wood, mixed, 7 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 821716 Cudham CE Primary School, Biggin Hill, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01959 572673 Darrick Wood Infants School, Orpington, mixed, 5 to 7 yrs, tel. 01689 857278 Darrick Wood Junior School, Orpington, mixed, 7 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 857370 Deansfield Primary School, SE9, mixed, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8850 1218 Dorset Road Infant School, SE9, mixed, 5 to 7 yrs, tel. 020 8857 3742 Downe Primary School, Orpington, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 853916 Dulverton Primary School, New Eltham, mixed, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8302 3573 Ealdham Primary School, mixed, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8850 5484     , tel. Tel: Edgebury Primary School, Chislehurst, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8467 4199 Eltham C of E Primary School, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8850 1528 Farnborough Primary School, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 853295 Good Shepherd Primary School, Bromley, mixed, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8698 4173 Gordon Primary School, Eltham, mixed, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8850 5486 Gray’s Farm Primary School, St Paul’s Cray, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8300 5283 Green Street Green Primary School, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 852781 Greenacres Primary School, Mottingham, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8857 4965 Haimo Primary School, Eltham, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs , tel. 020 8850 4911 , Eltham Halstead Community Primary School, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01959 532224 Hawes Down Infant School, West Wickham, mixed, 5 to 7 yrs, tel. 020 8777 4420 Hawes Down Junior School, West Wickham, mixed, 7 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8777 4174

Hayes Primary School, Bromley, mixed 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8462 1769 Henwick Primary School, SE9, mixed, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8856 8627 Highfield Infant School, Bromley, mixed, 5 to 7 yrs, tel. 020 8464 7804 Highfield Junior School, Bromley, mixed, 7 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8460 2597 Hillside Primary School, Orpington, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 830383 Holy Innocents Catholic Primary School, Orpington, tel. 01689 813040 James Dixon Primary School, Anerley, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8778 6101 Keston CE Primary School, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 858399 Launcelot Primary School, Bromley, mixed, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8697 2304 Leesons Primary School, Orpington, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 602786 Malcolm Primary School, Penge, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8778 4742 Manor Oak Primary School, St Mary Cray, mixed, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 828099 Marian Vian Primary School, Beckenham, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8658 6524 Mead Road Infant School, Chislehurst, mixed, 5 to 7 yrs, tel. 020 8467 1730 Merlin Primary School, Bromley, mixed, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8697 2804 Middle Park Primary School, New Eltham, mixed, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8850 8747 Midfield Primary School, St Paul’s Cray, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8300 6161 Montbelle Primary School, New Eltham,SE9, mixed, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8857 3909

Mottingham Primary School, Mottingham, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8857 4181 Oak Lodge Primary School, West Wickham, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8777 5697 Oaklands Infant School, Biggin Hill, mixed, 5 to 7 yrs, tel. 01959 574609 Oaklands Junior School, Biggin Hill, mixed, 7 to 11 yrs, tel. 01959 573963 Parish CE Primary School, Bromley, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8460 7336 Perry Hall Primary School, Orpington, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 820313 Pickhurst Infant School, West Wickham, mixed, 5 to 7 yrs, tel. 020 8462 3196 Pickhurst Junior School, West Wickham, mixed, 7 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8462 5867 Poverest Primary School, Orpington, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 816060 Pratts Bottom Primary School, Orpington, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01959 532225 Princes Plain Primary School, Bromley, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8462 2443 Raglan Primary School, Bromley, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8460 6558 Rangefield Primary School, Bromley, tel. 020 8698 3112 Red Hill Primary School, Chislehurst, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8467 4223 Royston Primary School, Penge, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8402 7178 Scotts Park Primary School, Bromley, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8460 8899 Southborough Primary School, Bromley, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8467 2343 St George’s, Bickley, CE Primary School, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8460 4266

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18 Places To Go & Things To Do Christmas Tree Farm If you would like a fun day out, why not visit us at Christmas Tree Farm Come see the many varieties of farm animals which can be fed and stroked ~ Snacks available ~ Available for hire - A Farm Themed Party Room! Farm Open Daily Opening times are 10.00am -5.30pm Cudham Road, Downe BR6 7LF

01689 861603 Family Holidays Acorn Family Holidays, tel. 0800 074 9791 Butlins, tel. 0845 070 4734 Center Parcs Holidays, tel. 08448 267 723 Coombe Mill, child friendly farm holidays in Cornwall, tel. 01208 850344 Eurocamp, great affordable family holidays, tel. 0844 406 0402 Haven Holidays, tel. 0871 230 1930 Mountains-2-Coast, Child-friendly holidays in SW France, tel. 01622 747840 Park Dean Holidays, tel. 0844 335 3561 The Valley, Cornish Holidays, tel. 01872 862194 YMCA, Carefree family holidays in Shanklin, Isle of Wight, tel. 01489 772215

Places to Visit Beaver Water World, Tatsfield, Westerham, tel. 01959 577747 Bromley Environmental Education Centre, tel. 01689 862815 Bromley Museum, Orpington, history of Bromley, tel. 01689 873826 Chislehurst Caves, tel. 020 8467 3264 Christmas Tree Farm, Downe Village, tel. 01689 861603 Coolings Green & Pleasant Nursery, Knockholt, tel. 01959 532269 Crofton Roman Villa, Orpington, activities for children, tel. 020 8460 1442 Crystal Palace Park, Penge, tel. 020 8778 9496

For more information, please visit our website at www.xmastreefarm.co.uk

Downe House, Orpington, study Charles’s Darwin gardens, tel. 01689 859119 Eagle Heights, tel. , tel. 01322 866 577 Fishers Farm Park, tel. 01403 700063 Friends of Animal League (F.O.A.L.Farm) Animal Rescue Centre, tel. 01959 572386 Polhill Garden Centre, Badgers Mount, tel. 01959 534212 Scadbury Park Nature Reserve, Orpington, tel. 020 8302 7496

Out of Area Attractions

Bocketts Farm Park, Leatherhead, Surrey, tel. 01372 363764 British Wildlife Centre, Lingfield, Surrey, tel. 01342 834658 Bromley Boy Singers, 14 to 17 yrs, tel. 01322 660151 Chessington World of Adventures, tel. 0871 663 4477 Crystal Palace Museum, story of the Crystal Palace 1851-1936, tel. 020 8676 0700 Cutty Sark Clipper Ship, Greenwich, tel. 020 8858 3445 Diggerland, Rochester, Kent, tel. 0871 2277007 Drusillas, small zoo, East Sussex, tel. 01323 874100 Eagle Heights, Kent’s Bird of Prey Centre, Eynsford, tel. 01322 866466 Godstone Farm, Godstone, Surrey, tel. 01883 742546 Groombridge Place, Gardens & Enchanted Forest, tel. 01892 861444 Hever Castle, Hever, Edenbridge, tel. 01732 865224 Horton Park Childrens Farm, Surrey, tel. 01372 743984

Imperial War Museum, London SE1, tel. 0207 416 5000 Kidspace is a magical, award-winning indoor adventure park, tel. 0208 686 0040, www.kidspaceadventures.com Leeds Castle, tel. 01622 765400 Legoland, Windsor, tel. 0871 2222 001 Livesey Museum for Children, London SE15, tel. 020 7635 5829 London Transport Museum, tel. 020 7379 6344 Lullingstone Roman Villa, Eynsford, tel. 01322 863467 Marwell Wildlife, Hampshire, tel. 01962 777407 Museum of London EC2Y, tel. 020 7001 9844 National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, tel. 020 8858 4422 Natural History Museum, London, tel. 020 7942 5000 Natural History Museum, London SW7, tel. 020 7942 5000 Penshurst Place and Gardens, Penshurst, Kent, tel. 01892 870307 Pooh Corner, Hartfield, tel. 01892 770456 Port Lympne, Wild Animal Park & Gardens, tel. 0844 842 4647 Royal Observatory Greenwich, tel. 020 8858 4422 The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, tel. 01622 872068 The Woodlands Farm Trust, Welling, tel. 020 8319 8900 Yalding Organic Gardens, tel. 01622 814650

Railways Beckenham and West Wickham Model Railway Club, 14 yrs+, tel. 07703 461298 Bluebell Railway, East Sussex, tel. 01825 720800 Kent & East Sussex Railway, tel. 01580 765 155 Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, tel. 01797 362353 Spa Valley Railway, Tunbridge Wells, Day out with Thomas, tel. 01892 537715 Theatres and Cinemas Beckenham Theatre Centre, 8 yrs+, tel. 07500 908331 Biggin Hill Musical Theatre Company, 16 yrs+, tel. 01959 700330 Bob Hope Theatre, Eltham, tel. 020 8850 3702 Churchill Theatre, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 7131 Empire Bromley, tel. 0871 4714714 Odeon Beckenham, tel. 0871 2244007 Theatre 62 Wickham Theatre Centre Ltd, tel. 020 8777 3037

Eating Out A Taste of Cyprus, Beckenham, tel. 020 8663 6004 Abbaye Belgian Restaurant, The Glades, Bromley, tel. 020 8466 8522 ASK Pizza & Pasta, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 0999 Beefeater Restaurant & Pub, Orpington, tel. 01689 852519 BR1 lounge bar restaurant, High Street, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 5336 Bread & Butter, Chatsworth Parade, Petts Wood, tel. 01689 837 539 Breeze Yoga, Le Traiteur, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 1990

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Cafe Rouge, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 0470 Cafe Rouge, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8295 5000 Deli Kats, Petts Wood, tel. 01689 898277 Frankie & Benny’s, New York Italian Bar & Restaurant, Orping, tel. 01689 869500 Gourmet Burger Kitchen,Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 7512 Harvester, Bromley, tel. 020 8467 1124 La Pasta, 60, High Street, Bromley, tel. 020 8466 6898 La Rascasse, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 2291 Lavender House Cafe, Sundridge Park, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 0700 Little Lounge, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8295 1888 Miso Noodle Bar, 10 East Street, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 4678 Miso Noodle Bar, 132, High Street, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 4498 Pizza Express, 15 Widmore Road, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 2708 Pizza Express, 8 Royal Parade, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8295 0965 Pizza Hut, High Street, Orpington, tel. 01689 872921 The Bickley, Chislehurst Road, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8468 7613 The Bird In Hand, Bickley, tel. 0871 961 1872 The Crown and Anchor, 19 Park Road, Bromley, tel. 0871 971 4054 The Crown Beefeater, Bromley Common, tel. 020 8460 1472 The George Beefeater, Hayes, tel. 020 8462 1120 The New Inn Harvester, Hayes, tel. 020 8462 2865 The Richmal Crompton, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 1586 Zizzi Restaurant, 11-13, Widmore Road, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 6663 Zizzi, 157 High St, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 2050 Zizzi, 19 High St, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8467 8302

Recession Busting Days Out Keeping costs down but with all the fun. Every Wednesday in August: Roman Fashions at The Crofton Roman Villa, Crofton Road, Orpington. Find out about all of the latest Roman fashions and dress up as Romans. Then make your own “Roman” brooch and bracelet to take home! Every Friday in August: Roman Mosaic Fun. Discover all about Roman mosaics, and make your own mosaic pattern or picture to take home. Sessions at 10.30am and 2.00pm. Children £4, must be accompanied by an adult. Accompanying adult free. No booking required. For more info call 020 8460 1442

Take a Picnic and enjoy playing Pooh Sticks at Pooh Corner Hartfield, Sussex. Home to the world’s largest collection of ‘Pooh-phernalia’, Pooh Corner is also the ‘gateway’ to beautiful Pooh Country. To visit the actual ‘Pooh Places’, collect a FREE Map before you start your ‘EXPOTITION’ to find

Visit us at Beaver Water World Reptile & Animal Rescue, as seen on TV Open All Year 10am - 5pm Waylands Farm Approach Road Tatsfield Nr. Westerham Kent. TN16 2JT Tel: 01959 577747 www.beaverwaterworld.com

them. There are no charges and they are open to the public throughout the year.

Princess Diana Memorial Playground Kensington Gardens, London

Crystal Palace Park Farm Thicket Rd, London SE20 8DT

Dean City Farm & Riding School 39 Windsor Avenue, Merton Abbey, SW19 2RR Holiday programme including young farmers days. Free entrance to the farm call for more info 020 8543 5300

Chislehurst Caves Caveside Close, Old Hill, Chislehurst, Kent. BR7 5NL Lamp Lit Guided Tours on the hour every hour Adult £5, Child £3 Call for info 0208 467 3264

Eynsford near Sevenoaks A quaint little village in the Kent countryside, river crystal clear running through. the village perfect for paddling and fishing. Old fashioned sweetie shop and pub for refreshments. Also at Eynsford is Eagle Heights Wildlife Park it is one of the UK’s largest Bird of Prey Centres and is also an expanding Wildlife Park for many different species of animals, including cheetahs, meerkats, snakes, lizards and much more! For more info visit www. eagleheights.co.uk Adults £9 Children £5.50

Godstone Farm and Playbarn Tilburstow Rd Hill, Godstone Lots of friendly farm and pet animals for you to see and some to even stroke or hold. As well as that there’s a large indoor playbarn and an ENORMOUS adventure playground. Not forgetting the Beautiful

Parks throughout the Borough

such as Kelsey, Beckenham, Coney Hall Recreation Ground etc for more information go to www.bromley.gov.uk/parks

London 2012 Olympic Games

Free to Watch Road Cycling Event The road cycling event brings together some of the world’s best on twowheels. The gruelling Road Race

starts at The Mall, heading south west through the city. The Time Trial, beginning and ending at Hampton Court Palace, is a fight against the clock with the quickest sprinter crowned Olympic champion. 28 Jul-1 Aug Race Walk Part of the London 2012 Athletics programme, the Race Walk takes place on the streets of Central London, finishing at The Mall. Competitions include a men’s and women’s 20k race, and a men’s 50k race. The rules dictate that one foot must remain on the ground at all times as competitors speed-walk along the route. 4, 11 Aug Triathlon Watch as athletes compete in a gruelling triathlon schedule, which includes swimming, cycling and running – all in the stunning surrounds of London’s Hyde Park. The competition is made up of a 1,500m swim, 40k cycle ride and a 10k run – with every second crucial to the competitors’ chances of gaining gold. 4, 7 Aug Swimming Marathon The world’s best marathon swimmers will take to the Serpentine in Hyde Park this summer to compete in the Olympic 10k Marathon Swim. They will complete six laps of the lake, giving you a chance to see two hours of competitive swimming, usually with a dramatic sprint finish. The south side of the lake will be open to spectators without tickets. 9-10 Aug London 2012 Paralympic Games: Marathon Watch Paralympic athletes compete on London’s streets in the London 2012 Paralympic Marathon. The Paralympic Marathon is part of the London 2012 Paralympic Athletics programme. Some athletes compete in wheelchairs or throwing frames, others with prostheses or with the guidance of a sighted companion. 9 Sep

Dates for your Diary

1 July Creepy Crawlies. Creep down to Drusillas Park and meet some amazing mini monsters. The Discovery Centre, open between 11am and 4pm, will be swarming with weird insects, slimy molluscs and scary spiders. For more info please telephone 01323 874100 19 July Olympic Torch Relay Event. The Olympic Torch will be coming to Leeds Castle on its journey around the UK this summer, call for more info 01622 765400 20 July Fun Day at Whitehall Recreation near Chatterton Village, Bromley 14-15; 21-22; 27-29 July. 10-12; 1919; 25-25 August Hever Castle The knights of Royal England jousting tour. Henry VIII invites all to come and join in the special celebration when Sir Samuel of Hever is knighted. The King’s magnificent Knights of Royal England return for the start of the annual Jousting Tournaments. Go to www.hevercastle.co.uk for more information 25 & 27 July Family Roman Villa Fun at The Crofton Roman Villa, Crofton Road, Orpington A guided talk of the villa house for adults, while the children have an activity session with Roman artefacts and dressing up as Romans. Children and adults can then do the villa quiz and win special villa badges and a joint certificate. For all the family, children to be accompanied, sessions at 10.30am and 2.00pm. Sessions approx 1 and a half hours long. No booking required - just turn up. Normal entry prices. For more info call 020 8460 1442

26 July Peppa and George pig are visiting ‘Pirate Play Days’ at The Historic Dockyard, Chatham. Fair rides, pirate treasure, bouncy fun and more. For details see www.thedockyard.co.uk or call 01634 823 807 29 July - 2 August 2012 Stagecoach Summer Workshop at Harris Academy, Manor Way, Beckenham BR3 3SJ, 6 -18 year olds - Glee Club 10.00am -4.00pm with a show at 4.30 on the last day. 4 -6 year olds - The princess and the pea 9.30am - 12.15pm show at 12.30pm on the last day Cost Seniors £150, siblings £90 Cost Infants £100, siblings £75 For more details contact Jill on 0208 979 2156 or email: Beckenham@ stagecoach.co.uk. Website: www. stagecoach.co.uk/beckenham 4-5; 26-27 August Hever Castle Tudor Falconry. Breathtaking displays of Tudor Falconry are planned for 4-5 August and the Bank Holiday weekend 26-27 August. Marvel as magnificent birds of prey soar overhead, before returning to their costumed historic

falconers. There’s also Have-a-go Archery* throughout the school holidays Have-a-go Archery Cost: £3.00 for 5 arrows, £4.00 for 10 arrows, £5.00 for 15 arrows, Family ticket £10.00 for 30 arrows. 11-12 August Combined Ops The Military Show & Aircraft weekend at Headcorn, Kent, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Military vehicles in action, Tank rides, Pleasure flights, Battle re-enactments, 40s Dance Lessons, Stalls, Beer Tent & much more. For further details visit www.combinedops.co.uk Adults £9 Children £6 15 August Summer Art Camp, for preschoolers Key Stage 1 and 2 for more info go to Chaosclub2@tiscali.co.uk

Events details correct at time of publication

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20 Places To Go & Things To Do

Wickham Court School Independent co – education for ages 2 ½ - 16

OPEN MORNINGS

Sat 29th Sept & Thurs 4th Oct: 9.30 – 12 noon

Layhams Road, West Wickham, Kent, BR4 9HW

www.wickhamcourt.org

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020 8777 2942

Primary Schools

Secondary Schools

St John’s CE Primary School, Penge, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8778 5066 St Joseph’s RC Primary School, Bromley, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8460 1976 St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Beckenham, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8650 2355 St Paul’s Cray CE Primary School, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 821993 St Peter and St Paul Catholic Primary School, Orpington, tel. 01689 828208 St Philomena’s RC Primary School, Orpington, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 826550 St. Anthonys R.C Primary School, Anerley, mixed, 5 to 11yrs, tel. 020 8778 7681 St. James R.C Primary School, Petts Wood, mixed, 5 to 11yrs, tel. 020 8467 8167 St. Katharines Knockholt C of E Primary School, 4 to 11 yrs, tel. 01959 532237 St. Marks CE Primary School, Bromley, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8460 0524 St. Mary Cray Primary School, Orpington, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 826081 St. Mary’s R.C. Primary School, Mottingham, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8850 7835 St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Primary School, Eltham, mixed, tel. 020 8856 9153 St. Vincents Catholic Primary School, Mottingham, mixed, tel. 020 8857 5134 St.John Baptist Primary School, Bromley, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8698 3059 Stewart Fleming Primary School, SE20, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8778 5510 Tatsfield Primary School, Westerham, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01959 577356 The Highway Primary School, Orpington, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 827990 Tubbenden Infant School, Orpington, mixed, 5 to 7 yrs, tel. 01689 851653 Tubbenden Junior School, Orpington, mixed, 7 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 851653 Unicorn Primary School, Beckenham, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8658 0282 Valley Primary School, Bromley, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8460 1121 Warren Road Primary School, Orpington, mixed, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 853798 Wickham Common Primary School, West Wickham, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8462 4927 Worsley Bridge Junior School, Beckenham, mixed, 7 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8650 2977 Wyborne Primary School, New Eltham, mixed, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8850 4933

Beaverwood School for Girls, Chislehurst, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8300 3156 Bishop Justus CE School, Bromley, mixed, 11 to 14 yrs, tel. 020 8315 8130 Bonus Pastor R.C School, Bromley, mixed, 11 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8695 2100 Bullers Wood School for Girls, Chislehurst, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8467 2280 Cator Park School for Girls, Beckenham, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8778 5917 Charles Darwin School, Biggin Hill, mixed, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 01959 574043 Coopers Technology College, Chislehurst, mixed, 11 to 18 yr, tel. 020 8467 3263 Crown Woods School, Eltham, mixed, 11 to 19 yrs, tel. 020 8850 7678 Darrick Wood School, Orpington, mixed, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 01689 850271 Eltham Green School, specialist sports college, mixed, tel. 020 8859 0133 Eltham Hill Technology College for Girls, 11 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8859 2843 Hayes School, Hayes, Bromley, Mixed, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8462 2767 Hextable School, Swanley, performing arts,11 to 18 yrs, tel. 01322 668621 Kelsey Park School, Beckenham, boys, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8650 8694 Langley Park School for Boys, Beckenham, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8650 9253 Langley Park School for Girls, Beckenham, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8663 4199 Newstead Wood School for Girls, Orpington, tel. 01689 853626 Ravens Wood School, Bromley, all boys, 11 to 19 yrs, tel. 01689 856050 St Olave’s and St Saviour’s Grammar School (Selective), boys, tel. 01689 820101 St Thomas More RC School, Eltham, mixed, 11 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8850 6700 The Priory School, Orpington, mixed, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 01689 600841 The Ravensbourne School, Bromley, mixed, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8460 0083

Independent Schools Ashgrove School, Bromley, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8460 4143 Babington House School, Chislehurst, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8467 5537 Babington House School, Chislehurst, girls, 11 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8467 5537 Bickley Park School, Bromley, boys only, reception, 13 yrs, tel. 020 8460 9800 Bishop Challoner School, Bromley, mixed, 4 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8460 3546

Be Challenged and Happy at Trinity School “Since starting at Trinity our son has come home brimming with enthusiasm about all the new topics he is discovering and all the activities going on in the School.” These words from a 1st-year parent encapsulate the richness of experience offered by Trinity School to all its pupils. Well-known as one of the country’s best-performing academic day schools for boys, from September 2011 the co-educational Sixth Form has also allowed girls to benefit from Trinity’s superb facilities and its educational and extra-curricular provision. Trinity’s Music Department is one of the best-known in Britain. Trinity was recently awarded the Pro Corda Special Award for Schools in recognition of its outstanding contribution to chamber music playing. This year pupils have sung at prestigious venues throughout the world as well as on television shows including in the Royal Variety Performance and Children in Need. Trinity has a reputation for both sporting excellence and inclusiveness. The School is extremely proud of the large number of International, District and County honours achieved by its pupils and of the success of its teams across a wide range of sports. We strongly urge you to visit Trinity School to experience its happy and purposeful environment. Please ring to reserve a place on one of our small group tours and come to our Open Morning on Saturday 6th October 2012, or for Sixth Form on Monday 15th October by appointment. Contact Trinity School Admissions on 020 8656 9541 or visit www.trinity-school.org

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22 Independent Schools

Elmhurst is a very family-oriented school with excellent pastoral care. We aim to develop the traditional values of respect, responsibility and reliability within a happy caring family environment. Obviously we recognise the importance of academic achievement but we really believe our school gives each child a well-rounded education and the opportunity to develop skills for life. Whilst we are a small school, we have been lucky in terms of pupils being successful across the board. We have enjoyed a lot of sporting success. Our footballers won a national five-a-side tournament as well as the Croydon Cup. In cricket we are the reigning ISA National Champions. We have had boys representing us in national competitions in swimming and athletics. Elmhurst is entering a very exciting time as Mr Wickham the Principal and owner is committed to moving the school forward.

Choosing Bromley High Junior School – Investing in success

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hildhood is a time for curiosity, imagination and friendships. At Bromley High Junior School we build all these aspects of learning into every day. With the freedom to design our curriculum to reflect our girls’ skills, talents and communities we design experiences that challenge and extend them ensuring they come home each day tired and fulfilled. Girls learn in particular ways and being an all-girls school gives the teachers the opportunity to create girl friendly learning in all lessons. Girls are experts at making links in their learning and so we are able to provide four different foreign languages to learn, starting at Reception. Girls learn to perform in drama, dance, gym and music sharing their ability to socialise and work in teams in productive ways. Independence is fostered through our rigorous teaching of the key skills of reading, writing and maths. With these basic tools they can research and present their learning through our innovative use of emerging technologies. Creativity plays a key part in each girl’s day. Girls may find themselves using Euros to buy a croissant from a Year 4 girl at a French Market held in our hall or joining a Flamenco dancing workshop. They may present their ideas on becoming a House captain or design and build their own rocket after asking the experts at NASA for tips during a video conference.

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Our sporting teams build healthy competition and are justly proud of our winning reputation. We understand what parents want for their girls; happiness and an excellent learning environment. Our expert teachers and outstanding facilities enable our girls to make faster progress than they could in a school with larger classes and less specialist provision. Being an all through school, educating girls from childhood to adulthood brings us many benefits. One school means one choice for parents as their girls reach four years old. After that the girl’s educational, emotional and social progress is tracked and developed until they leave us for University. Teachers and facilities are shared to give girls the security they need to relax, challenge to develop and to help them form long lasting relationships. Penny Jones, Head Bromley High Junior School Please visit us at our Open Morning on Saturday, 29th September 2012, 9.30 am – 1.00pm. Email admissions@bro. gdst.net for more details about Open Morning and Junior and Senior School taster events. We look forward to meeting you and your daughter then.

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24 Independent & Special Schools - Extra Curriculum Classes PRIVATE PIANO AND THEORY LESSONS

All levels from beginners BROMLEY

07852 977082

Pendragon School, Bromley, moderate learning difficulties, tel. 020 8698 9738 Riverside, Orpington, 4 to 19 yrs, tel. 01689 870519 Riverston PLUS, Eltham Road, Lee SE12, tel. 020 8318 4327

Colleges 16 to 18 yrs

Going from Strength to Strength

Since Tutor Doctor started last year, we have steadily increased the numbers of satisfied customers. It is wonderful to hear parents tell me their children are making real progress, moving up in their academic group and increasing in self-confidence. We are helping students in any subjects and at any level, and from 3½ to 72 years! I have noticed a high proportion of Year 5/6 students seeking support with Maths. I plan to tackle this by running a 2 day programme on the 14th and 15th August. Our aim is to give each a reminder of the year’s work and have fun. Interested? Contact Joyce Batten at Jbatten@tutordoctor.co.uk

Independent Schools Breaside Preparatory School, Bromley, mixed, 11 yrs+, tel. 020 8460 0916 Breaside Preparatory School, Bromley, mixed, 3.5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8460 0916 Bromley High Junior School (GDST), girls only, 4 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8781 7001 Bromley High School (GDST), girls only, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8781 7000 Darul Uloom London Islamic School, Chislehurst, all boys, tel. 020 8295 0637 Eltham College Junior School, SE9, boys, tel. 020 8857 3457 Eltham College Senior School, SE9, boys, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8857 1455 Farringtons School, Chislehurst, girls, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8467 0256

Friendly, efficient teacher in Maths, Science for 6-11 year olds, Orpington. Foundation to 11+ preparation also given. CRB checked.

07984 616908

Farringtons School, Chislehurst, mixed, 2.5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8467 0256 Riverston School, Eltham Road, Lee SE12, 5 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8318 4327 St. Christopher’s School, The Hall, Beckenham, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8650 2200 St. Davids College, West Wickham, mixed, 4 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8777 5852 St.Olaves Preparatory School, Eltham, mixed, 3 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8294 8930 Walthamstow Hall Senior School, Sevenoaks, girls,11 to 18yrs, tel. 01732 451334 Wickham Court School, Boys & Girls age 2.5 to 16 yrs, West, tel. 020 8777 2942

Special Schools Brown’s School, Orpington, mixed, 7 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 876816 Burwood School, Orpington,emotional & behavioural difficulty, tel. 01689 821205 Glebe School, West Wickham, moderate learning difficulties, tel. 020 8777 4540 Marjorie McClure School, Chislehurst, physical disabilities, tel. 020 8467 0174

Bromley College of Further & Higher Education, tel. 020 8295 7000 Eltham College, SE9, tel. 020 8857 1455 Jace Training, Bromley, Childcare training for 16 yrs +, tel. 020 8462 0599 Orpington College, tel. 01689 899700 Pascals College, Beckenham, 16 yrs +, tel. 020 8663 6733 Swanley Technology College, tel. 01322 665231

Tutoring 1st Education, all subjects taught at all level, home visits, tel. 020 8249 1271 A level Mathematic tuition, tel. 020 8249 0953 Ashgrove Tutorial Centre, Bromley, 3 yrs+, tel. 020 8460 4143 Bow Tutors, Bromley, one to one help. Established over 30yrs, tel. 020 8460 0353 CRB Checks for tutors/self-employed individuals, tel. 01825 761407 English tuition, GCSE & A level, English Lang, media studies, tel. 07813 191 945 Fleet Tutors, covering all areas, tel. 0845 644 5452 Inform Tuition, your local tuition centre, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 7111 Jace Training, Bromley, Childcare training for 16 yrs +, tel. 020 8462 0599 Kumon, after school studies for Maths & English, Beckenham, tel. 020 8468 7742 Kumon, after school studies for Maths & English, Biggin Hill, tel. 01689 880497 Kumon, after school studies for Maths & English, Bromley, tel. 01622 817544 Kumon, after school studies for Maths & English, Chelsfield, tel. 01689 602196 Kumon, after school studies for Maths & English, Elmstead, tel. 01689 812731 Kumon, after school studies for Maths & English, Orpington, tel. 020 8325 2250 Kumon, after school studies for Maths & English,West Wickham, tel. 020 8402 2443 Mathematics tution for GCSE and A levels students, tel. 020 8289 0558 New Eltham Tuition, maths, english & science, 5 yrs+, tel. 020 8857 9878 New Eltham Tuition, one-2-one for key stage 2 or higher, tel. 020 8857 9878 One-2-one & group tuition, maths, science, ICT, physics,chem, tel. 01689 838 317 Postal Phonics, fun courses, ages 3 to 8 yrs, tel. 01483 487714 Private home tuition in maths & statistics, GCSE, A levels, tel. 07946 713 014

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El QUIJOTE SPANISH CLUB Parent and Toddlers Up to 4 years Children 4 to 10 years old Supports the National Curriculum

Bromley area Carmen 020 8325 1043 spanishclubbromley@yahoo.co.uk

www.spanish4all.co.uk Private one-2-one secondary level maths tuition, tel. 01689 608785 Private tuition for GCSE and A Level students, tel. 07545 025350 Saturday Schools Tuition Centres, English, Maths, Beckenham, tel. 020 8360 6294 Small group tutorials, english, maths, courses for 11+ test, tel. 020 8309 1159 The Basic Skills Centre,one-2-one help with maths or english, tel. 0208 663 3535 The Interesting Education Company, tuition for 11plus, tel. 020 8249 7307 The Tutorial Foundation,offers expert tuition, most subjects, tel. 020 8460 0181 Tuition in A level economics, tel. 0208 464 9564 Tuition in business studies, marketing, maths & physics, tel. 01689 830540 Tuition in English, GCSE and A level, tel. 020 8658 0603 Tuition in English, Maths, Science and TEFL, tel. 07908 302236 Tuition in mathematics and English, tel. 020 8290 4472 Tutor for 11+, general maths, science, tel. 07984616908 Tutoring in secondary history & english, 9 to 13 yrs, tel. 020 8777 7369 Tutoring, English Literature, RE & History, GCSE & A level, tel. 07917 653462 V K Anand, tutoring in English, Maths & Physics (GCSE Level), tel. 020 8295 1483

Language Classes Chinese language tutor, all ages & levels, tel. 020 8289 2075 Chinese Workshops, Cantonese and Mandarin group, 7 yrs+, tel. 07738 216 211 El Quijote Spanish Club in Bromley for children 4 yrs+, tel. 020 8325 1043 El Quijote Spanish Clubin Bromley for babies & toddlers, tel. 020 8325 1043 English as an Additional Language Support Service, tel. 020 8290 5397 English, French & German tuition, GCSE & A level standard, tel. 01689 830036 French tuition for GCSE, A levels, tel. 01689 606409 Fully qualified German teacher, GCSE, A/S, and A-Level, tel. 020 8464 1472 Fun French and Spanish, LCF Clubs, tel. 020 8402 9534 La Jolie Ronde, French classes, Bromley, tel. 020 8325 3841 Le Club Francais, French & Spanish lessons, 6 yrs +, tel. 020 8313 0876

Le Club Francais, Fun French, Orpington, tel. 01689 831755 Les Petits Francais, french tuition, 6 yrs +, tel. 020 8313 0876 One Language TS, teaches Italian to beginners to advanced, tel. 07598 943606 Patricia Biggs, tutoring in French, tel. 01689 825353 Private French tuition, 13 to 19 yrs, tel. 07846 727 215 Qualified Chinese teacher, tutoring in this language, tel. 020 8461 4373 Spanish lessons, all levels, fully qualified Spanish Teacher, tel. 07958 460842 Spanish tutor, coaching for students for GCSE’s & A levels, tel. 07973 764798 Tuition in all languages, GCSE, AS, A level, tel. 020 8466 1073 Ursula Bendle, tuition in German, 5 yrs+, tel. 020 8467 0793

Music Teachers Boogie Mites Preschool Music Workshops, tel. 07918 070491 Bromley Youth Music Trust, Bromley, tel. 020 8467 1566 Cello lessons, beginner to diploma, 10 yrs+, tel. 020 8778 2634 Clive’s Easylearn Rock & Pop School, Chislehurst, 7 yrs+, tel. 07593 787 701 Elizabeth Mace, Clarinet and SaxaphoneTeacher, tel. 01689 810795 French horn, beginners to advanced and group coaching, tel. 020 8289 8864 Guitar, theory and zither music composition tuition, 5 yrs+, tel. 020 8778 8240

Holly Bellsham School of Performing Arts, singing 7 yrs+, tel. 07858 459018 Marisa Cooper LTCL, Piano Teacher, Orpington, tel. 01689 820533 Piano and electronic keyboard tutor, tel. 01689 877121 Piano teacher, tuition to all ages & standards, Bromley, tel. 020 8325 3324 Piano Tuition, beginners to advanced, Beckenham, 6 yrs+, tel. 07779 581816 Piano Tuition, Sundridge Park, Bromley, tel. 020 8313 9548 Piano/keyboard tuition. All levels and ages. GCSE & A Levels, tel. 01689 862002 Pianoforte and Theory Tuition available, 5 yrs+, tel. 01689 872 750 Private clarinet and singing tuition, tel. 020 8464 1645 Singing lessons, all ages, levels & musical genres, tel. 0208 460 0048 Singing Lessons, have fun, learn to sing, tel. 07775 581528 Stagecoach Theatre Arts School, Beckenham, 4 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8979 2156 Trumpet tuition for pupils from the age of 5 upwards, tel. 01689 602121 Violin tuition, aimed at gifted preschoolers, tel. 01689 821855

Out of School Clubs After School & Breakfast Club, Burnt Ash Primary School, tel. 07940 394926 After School & Breakfast Club, Crofton Infants School, tel. 07746 054901 After School & Breakfast Club, Darrick Wood Infants School, tel. 07951 958397 After School & Breakfast Club, Darrick Woods Infants School, tel. 07951 958397 After School & Breakfast Club, Gray’s Farm Primary School, tel. 07903 652125 After School Club, Darrick Wood Junior School, tel. 07903 916420 All Souls Church, Pratts Bottom, after school club, tel. 01689 827810 Bromley Football Club, coaching sessions, 4 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8460 5291

Bromley Mytime, Play and Childcare, tel. 020 8323 1777 Chaos Art Club After School Club, Beckenham, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8650 9697 Children of the Future, Out of School Club, Anerley, tel. 07939 722506 Chucklebox Out of School Club, various locations 4 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8777 0218 Coksie Kids Club (St Peter & St Paul), St Paul’s Cray, tel. 020 8302 3046 Darrick Wood After-School Soccer Club, tel. 01689 860522 Darwin Leisure Centre After-School Soccer Club, Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 540606 Early Risers Out of School Club, Anerley, 4 to 15 yrs, tel. 07949 579019 J’amies Gymnastics Academy,Beckenham, Chislehurst, all ages, tel. 020 8464 1477 Langley After-School Soccer Club,Eric Liddell Leisure Centre, tel. 020 8663 1906 Mottingham Primary School, After School Club, tel. 020 8857 9675 Pavilion After-School Soccer Club, Bromley, tel. 020 8313 9911 Petts Wood & Orpington Chess Club Pixies Kidz Clubz, St Marys, Beckenham, 4.5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8405 5483 Priory After-School Soccer Club, Orpington, tel. 01689 897793 Red Hill Primary School, Chislehurst, After School Club, tel. 07932 254583 Royston Primary School, Penge, After School & Breakfast Club, tel. 07903 652126 Sara Phillips School of Dancing, Bromley & Bickley,Saturdays, tel. 020 8290 5581 Skills Academy, out of school soccer club, 5 to 15 yrs, tel. 01689 828385 St Vincent’s Primary School, Mottingham, After School Club, tel. 07930 289522 Stingers Kids Club Holiday Playscheme, Biggin Hill, 5 to 11, tel. 07889 361200 Sunnyfields After-School Club & Holiday Playscheme, 4 to 11, tel. 020 8313 3745 The Pavilion Leisure Centre, After School Club, tel. 07904 289462

Welcome to Children of the Future Out of school Care Our service provides Breakfast club, After School/Holiday Care. We offer a wide range of stimulating play opportunities for all ages and abilities with great out door play space and equipment for children to explore in a relaxed environment. We are located at James Dixon Primary School Anerley SE20 8BW For further info contact Nicole

Tel: 07939 722506 Coksie Kids Holiday Club

St Peters & Paul R.C School, Orpington 08.00 am until 5.45pm (Full Days - £23.00 & Half Days - £17.00)

Activities include: Arts & Crafts, Bouncy Castle, Sports, Games, Outings & much more..... For more information or to book a place, please

call Helen on 07739 464336

The Spa After-School Soccer Club, Beckenham, 3 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8650 0233 Unicorn Primary School, Beckenham, Buzz After School Club, tel. 020 8663 2638 Walnuts After-School Soccer Club, Orpington, tel. 01689 870533

Holiday Schemes and Activities Activate Sport Day Camps, Eltham College, 25 July - 19 Aug, tel. 0115 973 1676 Babington House Holiday Scheme, Chislehurst, 3 to 8 yrs, tel. 07790 380094 Barracudas Activity Camps, 4.5 to 16 yrs, tel. 0845 123 5299 Bromley Environmental Education Centre, nature lessons, tel. 01689 862815 Bromley Family Link Holiday Club, tel. 020 8466 6644 Bromley Mytime at the Spa Holiday Playscheme, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 3636 Bromley Mytime at the Walnuts Holiday Playscheme, 5 yrs, tel. 01689 883804 Bromley Mytime, CONNECT, programmes run in the holidays, tel. 020 8323 1706 Bromley Mytime, Darrick Wood Holiday Playscheme, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 883804 Bromley Mytime, Pavilion Holiday Playscheme, 5 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8313 3800 Children’s Riding, New Lodge Centre, Mottingham Lane, tel. 020 8851 6447 Chucklebox Out of School and Holiday Provision, 4 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8777 0218 Coksie Kids Club (St Peter & St Paul), St Paul’s Cray, tel. 020 8302 3046 Cookery clubs, parties & school holiday workshops, 5-18yrs, tel. 0774 871 5644 Cudham Environment Activities Centre, residential centre, tel. 01959 574 660 D&D Footie Focus, coaching and activities, 2 to 15 years, tel. 07969 669153 Dance Fusion Holiday Workshops & Activities, tel. 07973 559158 Darrick Wood Holiday Camp, tel. 020 8323 1718 David Lloyd, Stanhope Grove, Beckenham, tel. 020 8662 6160

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26 Holiday Schemes and Activities - Party Time The Petts Wood Memorial Hall, tel. 01689 877313 Valley Community Hall, Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 573917 Valley Community Hall, Biggin Hill, suitable for parties, tel. 01959 573917 West Wickham Leisure Centre, hall hire, tel. 020 8777 5686

CANDY AND FLOSS

Childrens Entertainers

www.candyandfloss.co.uk

07961 707222

Party Venues

Kitchen Stars

Cooking classes and parties for children and teens 07904 238 748 www.kitchenstars.co.uk

Holiday Schemes and Activities Day Camps, Downe Activity Centre, 8 to 16 yrs, tel. 01959 542642 Early Risers Holiday Playscheme, Anerley, 4 to 15 yrs, tel. 07949 579019 HJA Summer School, 10-3pm, 1st to 5th August 2011, all ages, tel. 020 8249 3299 Indelible Studios, holiday workshop for young children, tel. 07502 149418 Italia Conti, Chislehurst, summer school, tel. 020 8325 0921 Jumoke (Holiday Club), Anerley, 4 to 11 yrs, tel. 020 8656 8684 Little Stars Dancing Holidays, Anerely & Keston, 4 yrs +, tel. 0844 809 9218 Love2Dance summer, dance and arts school, July 2011, tel. 07940 233882 Mrs Bonds Village Nursery (Holiday Playscheme) 4 to 11 yrs, tel. 01689 811295 Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Holiday Scheme, Bromley, tel. 020 8466 2800 Oakey Cokey Club, Orpington, 4 to 11 yrs, tel. 07958 159405 Shelly’s Summer Scheme, Orpington, 4 to 11 yrs, tel. 07746 480065 Skills Academy Soccer Camp, Orpington, 5 to 15 yrs, tel. 01689 828385 Stingers Kids Club Holiday Playscheme, Biggin Hill, 0 - 8yrs, tel. 07889 361200 Superkids Holiday Playscheme, Beckenham, 4 to 11 yrs, tel. 07732 305454 The Lucy Griffiths Dance & Theatre Classes Summer Courses, tel. 01689 827669 The Park Langley Club, Beckenham, 4 to 12 yrs, tel. 020 8658 9028 Tubbenden School Link, Orpington, 5 to 12 yrs, tel. 01689 860276 Twixus Child Care Centre Holiday Playscheme, 4 to 16 yrs, tel. 01689 821033 United Angels Cheerleading Squad, Summer camps, Bromley, tel. 07946 780 005

Hall Hire Anerley Methodist Church Halls, children’s parties, tel. 020 8289 3524 Anerley Town Hall, tel. 020 8676 5666 Assembly Rooms, West Wickham, 12 yrs and under only, tel. 020 8462 5208

Beckenham Public Hall, great for children’s parties, tel. 020 8650 3483 Bromley Catholic Social Club, tel. 020 8402 4863 Bromley Parish Church Youth Centre Hall, children’s parties, tel. 020 8777 2459 Bromley United Reformed Church Hall, tel. 020 8464 8217 Chris Mumbray Hall, Mottingham, suitable for parties, tel. 020 8851 0683 Christ Church Hall, Chislehurst, kids parties up to 10 yrs, tel. 020 8467 6669 Christ Church, Charterhouse Road, Orpington, tel. 01689 871601 Clock House Methodist Church Halls, parites for 11 yrs under, tel. 020 8325 5243 Crofton Halls, Orpington, tel. 01689 832158 Dance Company Studios, Beckenham, tel. 020 8325 7316 Flamingo Park Sports & Leisure Club, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8309 1012 Hayes Old Church Schools, available for children’s parties, tel. 020 8462 4029 Kingshall Country Club, Beckenham, tel. 020 8778 8322 Poverest Coronation Hall, Orpington, tel. 01689 876314 Sanderson Hall, Orpington, tel. 01689 878344 Spitfire Youth Centre Hall, Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 574835 St Giles Centre, Farnborough, capacity of 30/40 for parties, tel. 01689 853471 St Mark’s Church Room, Bromley, suitable for parties, tel. 020 8460 6220 St Mary’s Church Centre, Orpington, children’s parties, tel. 01689 852905 St Michael’s Hall, Bromley, capacity of 100 for parties, tel. 020 8464 2369 St. Albans Hall, Mottingham, tel. 020 8300 4648 St. Andrew’s Church Hall, Lower Road, Orpington, tel. 01689 823775 St. Barnabas Church Hall, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 1671 St. Georges Church Hall, Bromley, tel. 07793 394 467 St. Marys Church Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 871318 STC Sports Club, New Eltham, tel. 020 8850 4698 The Azelia Hall, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 1646 The Chelsfield Community Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 854976 The Civic Halls Booking Office, Bromley, tel. 020 8313 4300 The Orpington Halls, tel. 01689 823563

Adventure Kingdom, Bromley Civic Centre, tel. 020 8290 1998 Antics, tel. 07878931775 Art on a Plate, paint your own ceramics, birthday parties, tel. 07946 564641 Beaver Water World, Tatsfield, Westerham, tel. 01959 577747 Bromley Gymboree and Party Centre, Bromley, tel. 07855 661764 Bromley Ski Centre, Sandy Lane, St Pauls Cray, tel. 01689 876812 Buzz Zone, Walnuts Leisure Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 870533 Chislehurst Caves, tel. 020 8467 3264 Christmas Tree Farm, Downe Village, tel. 01689 861603 Colfe’s Leisure Centre, let us organise your child’s party, tel. 020 8297 9110 Crystals Palace Park, Children’s Farmyard, Zoo, Penge, tel. 020 8778 5572 Eric Liddell Sports Centre, Mottingham, tel. 020 8851 9111 Face Studios, photo shoot parties, birthday, school leavers, tel. 020 8859 3815 Fired Up, Petts Wood, pottery painting studio, fab parties, tel. 01689 825414 Gambado, Beckenham, Under 10’s, tel. 020 8662 6910 Hayes Country Club West Common Road, Hayes, tel. 020  8462 3846 Little Kickers, football parties, party details on request, tel. 020 8432 0982 Playtimes Inc, LA Fitness,Sandy Lane,St Pauls Cray,Orpington, tel. 01689 836 171 Purple Vision Photography,children & teenager photo parties, tel. 020 8850 4421 Quasar Elite, Bromley, 7 years +, tel. 020 8466 7689 Rock n Roller, Family Roller Disco, The Walnuts, Orpington, tel. 07970 266790 St Michael’s Hall, Bromley, capacity of 100 for parties, tel. 020 8464 2369 Stormit Enterprises, party venues, tel. 0800 083 3040 The Buttermilk Barn Cookery School, birthday parties, tel. 01689 820061 The Pavilion Leisure Centre, Bromley, tel. 020 8313 9911 The Spa Leisure Centre, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 0233 The Walnuts Leisure Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 870533 West Wickham Pools, pool parties, tel. 020 8777 5686

Party Supplies All Dressed Up, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 9625 All Shapes and Slices, Novelty Cakes for every Occasion, tel. 01689 838262 Anything U Fancy, Mottingham, tel. 020 8851 8476 Ashley Aspin Homemade Cakes, tel. 07808 887528

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Balloonease, Party balloon specialists, www.balloonease.co.uk tel. 020 8249 5598 Balloons at Ellies Gems, balloons for all occasions, tel. 01959 574494 Beckenham Bouncers, bouncy hire company based in Beckenham, tel. 07947 838346 BJ Bouncy Castle, Orpington, tel. 07956 838687 Bounce Away, Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 571266 Bouncy Bees, castles available for toddlers to adults, tel. 020 8462 0687 Bouncy Parties, castles for all ages, unique designs, tel. 01689 710012 Bromley Cake Craft Celebration and novelty cakes, tel. 020 8313 0090 Brownies Bouncy Castles, bubble machine, tel. 07957 663412 Cake Expectations cake decorations and tin hire, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 2338 Cakes by Nichola, for any occasion, novelty, wedding etc, tel. 020 8460 8375 Cakes for all occasions, individually designed to order, tel. 020 8777 9998 Easy Party Box, tel. 0871 200 3360 Fancier Dress, Bromley, tel. 020 8313 3611 Fancy Dress Me, West Wickham, tel. 020 8462 3664 Fancy That, Eltham, SE9, tel. 020 8333 4500 Jay’s Bouncy Castles, tel. 020 8467 3663 Larger Than Life Stagewear, Bromley, tel. 020 8466 9010 Lusher Cakes,all occasions,accommodate dietary requirements, tel. 020 8289 1399 Monster Parties.co.uk, tel. 01702 528400 Orpington Bouncy Castles, tel. 01689 600676 partypieces for great children’s parties, tel. 01635 201844 SAY IT WITH CHOCOLATE personalised chocolate bars for all oc, tel. 01689 821021 Says Sugercraft 230 Eltham High Street SE9, tel. 020 8850 1231 Shelley’s Cakes, special occasion cakes made to order, tel. 020 8325 6930 Stormit Enterprises, party supplies, tel. 0800 083 3040 The Balloon FX Company, professional balloon decorators, tel. 01959 574785 The One Stop Party Shop, High Street, Penge, tel. 020 8676 7900 The Party Pirate, funky & oool one-stop party shop for kids, tel. 07964 874129

4S CAKES

Cakes, Cup Cake Bouquets, Cup Cakes and Cake Pops in Bromley Made for any occasion Please have a look on

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saneeha_shamil@yahoo.com 07903 799516 0203 601 3896 The Tea Cosy Cake maker, Downe, tel. 0843 257 1239 Worlds End Cake Craft, Orpington, tel. 01689 851574 Your Party By Post, tel. 01293 575314

Party Entertainers Absolutely Fabulous exciting magic & puppets, balloons games, tel. 020 8658 2638 Action Stars Parties, traditional and sporty party games, tel. 07840 352784 Allsorts of Fun, Pirate, Knight, Spy parties, tel. 07845 320001 Amazing Children’s Parties, Fully Guaranteed, Freephone, tel. 0800 0188118 Arty Crafty, Petts Wood, 2 to 7 yrs, tel. 01689 608504 Balls, Bibs and Cones, football parties, tel. 07757 865350 Be My Bear Ltd, childrens party company, creative party kits, tel. 01492 544666 Boo Hiccup, tel. 07734 101 987 Boogie Mites Children’s Parties, 1-6 yrs, tel. 07918 070491 Bouncy Parties, castles for all ages, unique designs, tel. 01689 710012 Bromley Football Club, children’s parties, 4 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8460 5291 Candy and Floss, tel. 07961 707 222 Cartoon Parties, covering all Bromley areas, tel. 07985 718502 Caterpillar Music Parties, 0 to 4 yrs, tel. 0870 1999090 Catwalk Kids, 4 to 10 yr old girls, tel. 07793 058071 Celebrity Reptiles, tel. 07958 796210 Children’s disco, entertainer, lights, games, bubbles & fun, tel. 01689 822938 Children’s jewellery making parties, tel. 07970 524213 Children’s Recording Studio and pop star packages, Studio 74, tel. 020 8295 4255

Cookery clubs, parties & school holiday workshops, 5-18yrs, tel. 0774 871 5644 Crafy Expressions, mini makeovers, face painting, funky hair, tel. 07904 728 318 Creepy Crawly Show, live exotic animals, exciting parties, tel. 020 3330 2133 Crocodile Encounters, the reptiles that come to you!!, tel. 0845 020 4364 D&D Footie Focus, football themed parties, 2 to 15 years, tel. 07969 669153 Dainty Sue, tel.  07899 771 297 Daisy’s Entertainments, tel. 020 8966 9556 Dance Fusion Dance workshop & Disco Parties, tel. 07973 559158 Dance FX Discos, Biggin Hill, discos for 5 to 15 yrs, tel. 01959 574785 David Wilde, entertainment for all events, Punch & Judy, tel. 020 8650 2840 Face Painter 5yrs exp BA Hons From Princesses to monsters, tel. 020 8249 2787 Face Painting/Tattoo’s/Funky Hair/ Makeovers, tel. 020 8657 8336 Face Studios, photo shoot parties, birthday, school leavers, tel. 020 8859 3815 Faerie, Sparkle & Spa Parties, all areas in Bromley Borough, tel. 01959 540589 Freckles, Party Entertainer www.frecklesandfriends.co.uk, tel. 01621 773966 Froggle the Clown, parties, magic,balloons, puppetry, games, tel. 0845 0504509 Get animated with Brown Bowler Animation Parties, tel. 07816 272744 Glitterize Pamper Parties, tel.  0785883964 Gordon the Magician Parties for children aged 3 years up, tel. 0800 043 7469 www.disbelieving.com Greenbow Entertainment, tel. 07872 330021 Have a Ball, Allsports mini games & football parties, tel. 07812 571440 James Hailes Entertainments, fun-discos, magic show, tel. 01689 666103 Jazz Hands and Party Feet. Dance Parties and more, tel. 01689 827 669 JOJO, magical children’s entertainer, balloons, magic, music, tel. 020 8857 4206 Kids Pamper Parties, tel. 07972301684 Kid’s Parties, Dance Shows, Hen Parties, Discos, Studio 74, tel. 020 8295 4255 Kitchen Stars, cooking classes & parties, tel. 07904 238 748 Krazy K, children’s entertainer, disco and pamper parties, tel. 07967 212664 KT’s Parties, themed parties & discos, tots to teens, tel. 07759 067777 Little Kickers, football parties, party details on request, tel. 020 8432 0982 Little Lillypips soft play hirefor the under 4’s, www.littlelillypips.co.uk, tel. 07850605456 Loopy Lou’s Fun Factory, ultimate party experience, tel. 07967 346797 www.loopylousfunfactory.co.uk Mad Science, South East, birthday parties, tel. 0208 832 7447 MK Dance, childrens dance parties at your choice of location, tel. 07841 527642 Mr Bungle Show, funny pantomime style show, tel. 07831 524713 Mrs Roundabout, under 7’s entertainer, magic, puppets, music, tel. 01474 350712

A SUPER COOL PARTY IDEA Are you looking for a new idea for your next party that is different and hassle free with no clearing up afterwards? Tech Zone is a mobile entertainment truck that is fully kitted out with the latest electronic games. We will come to your home or venue of your choice. The on board entertainment includes fully adjustable racing seats all connected to huge flat screen TVs and all are linked up for a realistic race against each other. Or guests can sit on the sofa and play on the Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, PSPs or PlayStation3. We have all the latest games and lots of classics including the latest Mario games, Fifa 12, Modern Warfare 3, Lego games and with other games always being added. We have now commissioned our brand new Ultimate Gaming Trailer. All the same kit as the truck but in a slightly smaller package…only 7 metres long but the same room inside…a real Tardis!!!.. great for the smaller drive or where parking the truck could be a problem. We recommend age 7+ and TechZone parties are fully hosted by David and his ‘crew’ who are all gamers and will help the children to get the most out of their party session For more information call David on 01622 200 655 and he will do his best to provide the perfect party to suit your needs. www.ultimategamingtruck.co.uk

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28 Party Time - Children’s Activities Top Entertainers for Children’s & Adults Parties, tel. 01689 824040 Truly Scrumptious Pamper Parties, tel. 0800 002 5 827 TTT’s Parties & Lollipop Events, tel. 020 8857 5664 Uncle Terry, parties, shows, Punch & Judy etc, tel. 01689 872386 Vintage Afternoons, tel. 07792 097 325

Leisure and Sport Services Bromley MyTime, tel. 020 8323 1777 No Limits Scheme, information booklet on leisure activities, tel. 020 8323 1707 Physioactive, physio, sports injury & training centre, SE9, tel. 020 8857 6000 Sport Bromley, organisation covering all voluntary clubs, tel. 020 8467 9744 Swim Bromley, to develop swimming within the LBB, tel. 01689 852773

Party Entertainers Munchkin Sports do kids birthday parties for 2-7 yr olds 0800 0235 801 www.munchkinsportsltd.com Natalie’s World, face painting, cooking, makeovers, discos, tel. 07802 821559 Party Bus, fun anywhere, full catering, tel. 01689 858664 Party Magic, with Uncle Roy & Scruffy the Dog, tel. 01322 349848 Pink Princess,children’s dance parties, 5 to 13 yrs,Bromley, tel. 07912 638 470 PipSqueaks Music Parties, 1 to 8 yrs, tel. 01689 823880 Pixie Blush Face Painting, tel. 07873 405546 Playdayz, tel. 07956132785 Prostars, football parties, bouncy castles, tel. 020 8464 6453 Purple Vision Photography,children & teenager photo parties, tel. 020 8850 4421 Racing Challenge West Kent, fantastic parties, 7 yrs+, tel. 01732 460614 Reptile Razzmatazz, Party Entertainer with exotic animals, tel. 01689 850760, www.reptilerazzmatazz.co.uk Rob Page Magic, all areas, all ages, all occasions, tel. 01322 222126 Rock n Roller, Family Roller Disco, The Walnuts, Orpington, tel. 07970 266790 RugbyTots Parties, tel. 0845 313 3242 Sew Fun Parties, sewing parties tailored for your child, tel. 020 8467 3920 Silver Clay Parties,’Make & Take’ Real Silver pendants,8yrs+, tel. 020 8650 8114 Smartie Artie, 1st class children’s entertainment for 40 yrs, tel. 01582 600529 Sparklebrush Face Painting, a fun and professional service, tel. 07722 129428 Sparkles Face Painting, tel. 020 8658 0685 Splat Cooking Parties and workshops for children, tel. 0870 766 8290 Stormit Enterprises, party entertainers, tel. 0800 083 3040 The Buttermilk Barn Cookery School, birthday parties, tel. 01689 820061 The Fab Film Co, animation, film-making parties for 6-12 yrs, tel. 020 8778 4959 The Magical Fairy magic balloons puppets and fun, Shortlands, tel. 020 8464 1889 The Partyman Company, party entertainment specialists, tel. 0800 781 6362 Tippee Toes, under 5’s party entertainment, soft play hire, tel. 07903 618432

Leisure and Sport for Disabled and Special Needs Children ABLE2 Swimming, TheSpa at Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 0233 ABLE2 Swimming, Walnuts Leisure Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 870 533 ABLE2 Swimming, West Wickham Leisure Centre, tel. 020 8777 5686 Active Club-facilitates leisure, social activities & outings, tel. 020 8658 9663 Bizz Club for young people with learning disabilities, tel. 01689 853388 Bizz Club, club for young people with learning disabilities, tel. 01689 853 388 Bluebird Wheelchair Basketball Club, 13 yrs+, tel. 020 8462 4698 Bromley Family Link, Youth Club, 13 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8466 6644 Cannons Holiday Scheme, Bromley, tel. 020 8466 2800 CASPA, Junior Youth Club, St Pauls Cray, tel. 07957 924 287 Cator Park Holiday Scheme, Beckenham, tel. 020 8778 9893 Children’s Riding, New Lodge Centre, Mottingham Lane, tel. 020 8851 6447 Conquest Swimming Club, Beckenham, all ages, tel. 01959 563608 Discovery Club, sports club for people with disabilities, tel. 01689 891981 Environment Bromley, walks for the blind & partially sighted, tel. 020 8658 6953 Epix, Orpington, Scheme for children with special needs, tel. 020 8460 8713 Focus, facilitates leisure, social activities & outings, tel. 020 8658 9663 Football Club, young people with disabilities, 10 yrs+, tel. 01689 838797 Green Dragon Judo Club, Darrick Wood, 6 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8777 5325 HALO Handicapped Activities and Leisure Organisation, tel. 020 8856 4629 Jaspar Group, riding for the Disabled Association,1 to 16yrs, tel. 01689 826535 Magpie Dance, learning difficulties, 11 yrs+, tel. 020 8290 6633 NC Adventures, Outdoor Adventure Days, 8 to 18 yrs, tel. 07892 725 180 Petts Wood Playgroup Holiday Club (Special Needs), tel. 01689 872053 Phoenix Children’s Resource Centre, under 5s, tel. 020 8466 9988 Photo Voice, photography workshop, West Wickham,12 to 18 yrs, tel. 0207 033 3878 Richie’s Den, activities to suit age range & needs, 8-16yrs, tel. 020 8516 5089

ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN Central Bromley

Saturdays ages 5 yrs upwards Starts Sept 15th With Sue Lamb MA

Call 01732 811 241 Riding for the Disabled Association, tel. 0845 241 6364 Saturday Club for children with physical disability, 5-18yrs, tel. 020 8466 6644 Scoutlink, 9th West Wickham (Special Needs), tel. 020 8462 4432 Scouts, 9th West Wickham Special Needs Group, tel. 020 8462 4432 Sharks Swimming Club, Mottingham, 6 yrs +, tel. 0208 852 1312 Southborough Lane Stables, Bromley, tel. 020 8467 5236 Special K Club, West Wickham, for children with disabilities, tel. 020 8658 9028 Storm Wheelchair Basketball Club, 13 yrs+, tel. 020 8651 0923 The Learning Zone, leisure facilities and social outings, tel. 020 8658 9663 The Lion Swimming Club, Eltham, for all disabilities & ages, tel. 020 8859 3998

Health Clubs and Sports Centres

Art Club, Anerley Town Hall, 8 yrs+, tel. 020 8676 5666 Arty Crafty, Petts Wood, 18 mths to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 608504 Boogie Mites Craft Workshops, 1 to 6 yrs, tel. 07918 070491 Bromley Arts Council, Ripley Arts Centre, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 5816 Chaos Art Club, Beckenham, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8650 9497 Seams so Easy, machine sewing classes, Bromey areas, 8yrs +, tel. 07717 315735 Sew Fun Classes, introducing children to sewing, tel. 020 8467 3920 Sue Lamb’s Art & Pottery Courses, Bromley, 5 to 14 yrs, tel. 01732 811241

Athletics Beckenham Running Club, all ages, tel. 020 8650 0266 Blackheath & Bromley Harriers AC, BEES Academy, 9 yrs +, tel. 020 8300 7894

Badminton Badminton development coach, all levels (CRB checked), tel. 020 8651 2053 Orpington Junior Badminton Club, Chislehurst, 8 to 16 yrs, tel. 07759 138963 Parklangley Badminton Club, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 9028 Tintagel Badminton Club, Biggin Hill, Junior section, tel. 020 8467 4775

Basketball

The Bugs Are Here!

After seven years of singing, dancing and acting their socks off in South West London Theatrebugs has finally arrived in South East London and Kent. And what better way to kick start the fun than a Olympic themed summer holiday workshop?! This summer the Bugs come to Beckenham, Herne Hill and West Wickham for five fun filled days of “The Animal Games” a workshop all about a mouse called Squeaker who really wants to enter the Games but is just not sure if he is good enough. The five day summer course costs £120 and is designed for 3.5 to 8 year olds. They have sold out in South West London for the past five years and look set to do the same here! To celebrate their arrival in the South East Theatrebugs is offering £20 off their course for all Grapevine readers if booked before July 6th, just quote “grapevinebug” when booking! “Our courses are all about fun!” says Kristyanne Stanley, co-founder of Theatrebugs and Kent resident “We know that the majority of mums want their children to take part in a fun activity that will help them make friends and boost their confidence, we do exactly that! We are not a stage school, we don’t want to create mini stars: we allow children to just be children, have lots of fun and have lots to show for it too, like increased confidence, self-esteem and maybe even some new friends!” We asked a South West London mum what the verdict was on a recent Theatrebugs course she attended ““We really loved the show on the last day and the whole experience was very positive!” says Nadine from Barnes “My daughter Nelly absolutely loved it and spoke really fondly of her teachers. I, and the other parents, really appreciated the manner in which the team spoke to children and treated them- it made me feel 100% comfortable leaving Nelly with them!” If you like the sound of that why not give the Bug Hotline a call to find out more on 0800 975 5290 or book online at http://theatrebugs.co.uk/londonandhomecounties.html

And don’t forget to quote “grapevinebug” to claim your £20 off voucher- but hurry! Offer expires July 6th!

Colfe’s Leisure Centre, SE12, tel. 020 8297 9110 Darrick Wood School Sports Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 860522 Darwin Sports Centre, Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 540606 David Lloyd, Stanhope Grove, Beckenham, tel. 020 8662 6160 Dragons Health Club, St Pauls Cray, Orpington, tel. 01689 874884 Eric Liddell Sports Centre, Mottingham, tel. 020 8851 9111 Fitness First, Copers Cope Road, Beckenham, tel. 020 8663 6762 Langley Park Sports Centre, Beckenham, tel. 020 8663 1906 Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing, Hayes Lane, Bromley, tel. 020 8466 2800 Parklangley Club, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 9028 The Pavilion Leisure Centre, Bromley, tel. 020 8313 9911 The Priory Leisure Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 897793 The Spa Leisure Centre, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 0233 The Walnuts Leisure Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 870533 Virgin Active, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 7111 West Wickham Leisure Centre, tel. 020 8777 5686 Wickham Park Sports Club, tel. 01689 878595

Bickley & Bromley Youth Basketball Club, 10 to 21 yrs, tel. 020 8460 0020 Microsport; ball sports for preschool children, tel. 01263 741938 Storm Wheelchair Basketball Club, 13 yrs+, tel. 020 8651 0923

Archery

Bikes

Computers

Bigfoot Bike Club, Hayes, family rides, tel. 020 8462 5004 Cycle Training, Borough Wide, tel. 020 8313 4546 Gemini Bicycle Club, Chislehurst, all ages, tel. 01322 430277 Penge Cycle Club, Get confident on your bike All ages, tel. 07757 951993

Computer Club at Orpington Library, tel. 01689 831551 Independent Computer Products Users Group, Biggin Hill, tel. 020 8651 5436

Crystal Palace Bowmen, Beckenham, tel. 020 8460 4542

Arts and Crafts Art and Craft Classes for Kids, Beckenham Methodist Church, tel. 07759 045444 Art at Home, private art lessons in your own home, 5 yrs +, tel. 07887 801208

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Beavers Cubs and Scouts 1st Cray Valley Air Scout Group, Orpington, tel. 01689 833 586 8th West Wickham Scout Group, 6 to 25 yrs, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 1365 Beaver Scouts, 5th Beckenham South, 6 yrs +, tel. 020 8778 5746 Emmanuel United Reformed Church, West Wickham, 3 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8777 1007 Scouting Association, tel. 01959 577 968 Scoutlink, 9th West Wickham (Special Needs), tel. 020 8462 4432 Scouts, 23rd Bromley (St. Augustine’s), tel. 020 8467 0664 Scouts, 5th Beckenham South, 10.5 yrs +, tel. 020 8778 5746 Scouts, 9th West Wickham Special Needs Group, tel. 020 8462 4432 Scouts, Bromley District, 6 yrs +, tel. 01322 662033 Scouts, Chislehurst District, 6 yrs +, tel. 020 8302 3067 Scouts, Orpington District, tel. 01959 577968

Bowling and Skittles Beckenham Bowls Club, all ages, tel. 020 8658 7074 Cray Valley Bowls Club, Orpington, all ages, tel. 01689 870387 Crystal Palace Indoor Bowling Club, Anerley Road, SE20, tel. 020 8778 6976 South Hill Wood Bowling Club, Bromley, 14 yrs+, tel. 020 8466 6291

Boys’ Brigade Boys’ Brigade, Borough wide, tel. 01442 231681

Cards and Board Games Petts Wood and Orpington Chess Club, 14 yrs+, tel. 020 8663 6212

Clay Modelling and Pottery Art on a Plate, mobile pottery painting studio in Bromley, tel. 07946 564641 Fired Up, Petts Wood, pottery painting studio, tel. 01689 825414

Collecting Bromley and Beckenham Philatelic Society, stamps, auctions, tel. 020 8778 7001

Conservation and Wildlife Beaver Water World, Tatsfield, Westerham, tel. 01959 577747

British Wildlife Centre, Lingfield, Surrey, tel. 01342 834658 Bromley Environmental Education Centre, tel. 01689 862815 Cudham Environment Activities Centre, residential centre, tel. 01959 574 660 Rockwatch, club for Rockwatchers, 5 to 19 yrs, tel. 020 8650 5566

Sydenham Cricket Club, Beckenham, junior section, tel. 020 8778 8421 Wickham Park Cricket Club, 5 yrs+, tel. 01689 858283

Cookery

Dance and Drama

Cookery clubs, parties & school holiday workshops, 5-18yrs, tel. 0774 871 5644 Kitchen Stars, cooking classes & parties, www.kitchenstars.co.uk tel. 07904 238 748 The Buttermilk Barn Cookery School, children’s and adults, tel. 01689 820061

Cricket Beckenham Cricket Club, junior section, tel. 020 8650 0266 Bickley Park Cricket Club, junior section, tel. 020 8467 2211 Bromley Common Cricket Club, junior section, tel. 01689 819158 Bromley Cricket Club, junior section, tel. 020 8460 0281 Bromley District Cricket Coaching, Beckenham, all ages, tel. 07872 109 834 Chislehurst & West Kent Cricket Club, 9 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8467 0199 Microsport; ball sports for preschool children, tel. 01263 741938 Old Dunstonians Cuaco Cricket Club, Beckenham, all ages, tel. 020 8650 1779 Old Elthamians Cricket Club, Chislehurst, junior section, tel. 07771 825723 Prostars Multi Sport, tel. 020 8464 6453

Croquet Hayes, Bromley and Keston Croquet Club, 15 yrs +, tel. 020 8460 8711

Advanced Musical Production, Studio 74, Bickley, 10 yrs+, tel. 020 8295 4255 All the Arts Theatre Schools, 3 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8850 2384 Alpha Dancing Club, children’s Ballroom & Latin Classes, SE9, tel. 07850 178869 Ashcroft Academy of Dramatic Art, Penge SE20, 4 yrs+, tel. 07799 791586 Ballet Belles, preschool ballet, Bromley, 18 mths to 4 yrs, tel. 07703 531060 Bassett School of Dance, Plaistow Lane, Bromley, 3 yrs+, tel. 020 8289 7676 Belly Dancing, Elaine Armstrong, Eltham, 14 yrs+, tel. 07986 357603 Belly Dancing, Jacqueline Chapman, Chislehurst, all ages, tel. 020 8300 7616 Boys only Hip Hop, Studio 74, Bickley, 5 to 8 yrs, tel. 020 8295 4255 Breakdancing for Boys & Girls, Studio 74, Bickley, 7 yrs+, tel. 020 8295 4255 Breathe Street, street dance, Bromley, 3 yrs to adults, tel. 07707 766874 Bright Sparks Performers Musical Theatre Co, Biggin Hill, tel. 0844 809 9218 Bright Sparks Performers, Anerley, 2.5 yrs+, tel. 0844 809 9218 Bright Sparks Performers, West Wickham, tel. 0844 809 9218

Campbell School of Dance, Anerley, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 020 8777 7529 Catherine Gill School of Ballet, www.catherinegill.co.uk, tel. 020 8295 1090 Centre Stage Theatre Academy, Bromley, tel. 07793 058071 Cheerleading, Studio 74, Bickley, 4 to 17 yrs, tel. 020 8295 4255 Children & Teenager Street Dance Classes, Biggin Hill, tel. 0844 809 9218 Children’s Ballroom,Street,Jazz,Hip Hop,Studio 74, 4 to 18yr, tel. 020 8295 4255 Chislehurst and Sidcup Ballet Club, all ages, tel. 020 8464 6848 Cocarola, ballroom & latin dance classes, Hayes & Orpington, tel. 07713 571023 Coleen Man Dance Academy, Orpington, 2.5 to 18 yrs, tel. 07720 289906 Cooper School of Dance & Theatre Arts, Bromley, 3 yrs +, tel. 07956 296376 D & B Theatre School, Bromley, tel. 020 8698 8880 Dance Company Studios, West Wickham, all ages, tel. 020 8402 2424 Dance Fusion, Orpington, all ages, tel. 07973 559158 Dance Jam Company All Dance Styles Tots - Adults Westerham, www.jam-dance.co.uk, tel. 07968 103512 Dance Off Studios, Orpington, tel. 07583 085145 Dance Wise, New Eltham, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 020 8294 1576 Dance4you Performing Arts School, Beckenham, tel. 020 8325 7316

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Local youngsters have Talent!

Six local youngsters are celebrating after winning roles in the new London production of ‘Carousel’ with high profile production company ’Opera North’. Anna Breare age 11, Thomas Ashdown age 8 ,Molly Reid age 12 ,Ben Salter age 6, Tallulah Worral-Parker age 5 & Max Kitson age 7 from Chislehurst, Bromley auditioned against hundreds of young people to win roles in the prestigious production. They will be playing the children of lead character Enoch Snow who will be played by renowned American baritone Michael Todd-Simpson. The children all attend local theatre school All the Arts, run by ExBrookside actress Lucy Morgans & her sister Hannah. Lucy said ‘ We are honoured to have so many pupils in this production, for a couple of our children this was their very first audition, so the outcome is truly amazing, we will certainly be arranging a trip to take the rest of our pupils along to watch the show as you can imagine their parents are very excited!’ The production will run from 15th August - 15th September at The Barbican Centre in London tickets can be purchased by visiting www.barbican.org.uk/theatre/home more info on All the Arts can be found by visiting www.allthearts.co.uk

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Inclusive adult community dance sessions All abilities welcome – first session free! Meet new people and join in the fun at a Magpie Dance adult community dance class! Sessions last an hour and a half long and are accompanied by live music – and you don’t need any previous dance experience to attend, everyone is welcome! Magpie Dance is an inclusive dance company for learning disabled people which has carved out a national reputation for its exciting and inspiring approach to inclusive dance. The adult community classes explore creative movement and related arts in a supportive, safe and stimulating atmosphere, allowing everybody to achieve their full potential in a fun way. The Times and Venues Wednesday 1.30 – 3pm: Crofton Halls, Orpington Thursday 11am – 12.30pm: Pavilion Leisure Centre, Bromley Friday 1.30 – 3pm: The Spa, Beckenham Sessions must be booked for and for new participants it’s only £5 per session.

Magpie Dance also hold Youth Group dance sessions for learning disabled young people aged 14-26yrs – please contact Karen for further information! 020 8290 6633

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DANCING ART ACADEMIA, Kathak classes for age 5+, Gargee, tel. 07738 473523 Debbie Fyffe Theatre School, tel. 020 8462 9939 Disco Freestyle, Studio 74, Bickley, 5 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8295 4255 Drama Classes, Studio 74, Bickley, 5 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8295 4255 Drama Lab, Beckenham & West Wickham, 7 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8249 9450 Emily Jade Theatre Arts, Farnborough & Eltham, 2.5 to 8 yrs, tel. 07753 346307 Emmerson School of Dancing, Petts Wood, 3 yrs +, tel. 01689 832634 Freestyle Dance Company, dance like MTV stars, Beckenham, tel. 01622 817006 Get dan-n-dance, street dance classes, Bromley,, tel. 07904 424 504 Helen O’Grady Drama Academy, all areas, tel. 01689 812336 Herbert Justice Academy of Theatre Arts, 3 yrs to Adult, www.hjaworld.com tel. 020 8249 3299 Holly Bellsham School of Performing Arts, tel. 07858 459018 Hotsteps, children’s dance classes, 5 to 16 yrs, tel. 01689 822702 Indelible Studios,ballet,creative & street dance,Beckenham, tel. 07502 149418

Innovation Dance Street, covering South East London, tel. 07968  394392 ISTD Modern & Tap, Studio 74, Bickley, 4 to 17 yrs, tel. 020 8295 4255 Italia Conti Associate School, Chislehurst, 3 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8325 0921 Janie Harris Ballet School, Beckenham, tel. 07813 115506 Janie Harris School of Dance, Ballet classes in Beckenham, tel. 01892 863505 Jay Aston Theatre Arts, Hayes, 2.5 yrs +, tel. 01959 577792 Jet Dance Academy, Orpington, 5 yrs+, tel. 01689 878344 Jigsaw Performing Arts School, Bromley Untitled-2 & Chislehurst, tel. 020 8447 4530 JJ School of Dance, all ages & all levels, tel. 020 8407 0799 J’s Dance Factory, Bromley, 3 to 17 yrs, tel. 0844 414 2755 Kindy Drama, Preschool classes, 3 to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 812336 Laura Bruce Dance Academy (LBDA), Beckenham, 3 yrs+, tel. 07949 824 881 www.bromley-dance-school.co.uk Love2Dance, street dancing, Bromley, 3 to 15 yrs, tel. 07940 233882 Lucie Benson School of Dance, West Wickham, 2.5 yrs to teens, tel. 07913 796608 Lucy Lovick Dance School, Penge, 2 yrs+, tel. 07888 657685 Michelle Sidwell Academy of Dance, Chislehurst, all ages, tel. 07743 631920 MKDance Bromley area, 2.5 yrs+, tel. 07841 527642 Paul Nicholas School of Acting, Chislehurst, 6 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8462 9447 Pauline Waller School of Dancing, Orpington, 3 yrs+, tel. 01689 897328 Perform Bromley Perform, drama workshops for children, 4 to 8 yrs, tel. 0845 400 4000 Principle Act Arts, tel. 020 8304 7800 RAD Ballet, Studio 74, Bickley, 4 to 17 yrs, tel. 020 8295 4255 Sara Phillips School of Dancing, Bromley & Bickley, 3 yrs +, tel. 020 8290 5581 Scottish Country Dancing Classes in Orpington, tel. 01689 873511

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32 Children’s Activities Ballet Belles DANCE WITH SHIMMI SHAKE Encourage children to develop confidence and self esteem, whilst discovering their hidden talents! WEST WICKHAM METHODIST CHURCH HALLS Every SATURDAY

Ages 3-5 yrs: Ballet (9.30-10.00am), Tap (10.0010.30am), Street Dance (10.30-11.00am) Ages 6-10 yrs: Street Dance (11.00-11.45am) Tap (11.45am-12.15pm), Ballet (12.15-12.45pm)

Call 0208 289 2077 or email gemma.gasson@shimmishake.co.uk

www.shimmishake.co.uk FREE TRIAL LESSON!

Dance and Drama Scottish Country Dancing Classes in Orpington, tel. 01689 873511 Sellors Dance Academy, Orpington, tel. 07912 638 470 Shimmi Shake (Shirley) dance classes, West Wickham, 3 yrs +, tel. 0208 289 2077 Shirley Cox School of Dancing, Biggin Hill & Chelsfield, tel. 01959 572859 Spotlights Theatre School, all Bromley areas, 2.5 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8460 5711

Stage School, Studio 74, Bickley, 4 to 17 yrs, tel. 020 8295 4255 Stagecoach Theatre Arts School, Beckenham, 4 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8979 2156 Stephaneez School of Dance, West Wickham, tots to adults, tel. 07950 364 299 Studio 88 School of Performing Arts, Bromley Common, tel. 020 8777 9356 Super Arts Theatre Academy, West Wickham, 3 yrs to Adult, tel. 020 8464 1691

Tanya Dirrance School of Irish Dancing, Eltham, tel. 07775 943723 Temple Academy of Performing Arts, Bromley, 2 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8462 6632 www.templeacademy.co.uk The Dance Company, Beckenham & West Wickham, 5 yrs+, tel. 020 8325 7316 The Groover Dance Centre, Beckenham, tel. 020 8778 8381 The Grover Dance Centre, Beckenham, all ages, tel. 01689 856763 The Lucy Griffiths Dance & Theatre Academy,18 mths to Adults, tel. 01689 827669

Ballet classes for children aged 20 months and up.

Toddlers can enjoy a fun ballet based class, whilst older children can learn The Royal Academy of Dance syllabus. Teacher Belle was trained by The Royal Ballet and the R.A.D, she has enjoyed a full career as a dancer and is highly experienced with kids. Belle was White cat in Andrew Lloyd Webbers ‘CATS’.Most importantly, Belle loves to teach and pass on her passion for ballet to her pupils. TERM TIME and SUMMER classes at St. Marys Church, College Rd, Bromley

• oily fish, such as salmon and sardines (50g = 6.5mcg vit D) • eggs (1 egg = 1mcg vit D) • cornflakes (1 bowl = 1.3mcg vit D) • Liver and butter contain very small amounts But unless your child is a huge fan of oily fish and cornflakes, they are going to struggle to get anywhere near the amounts required! We should actually be making the majority of it from sun exposure to the skin. Even before the wet Spring of 2012, experts estimated that over 60 percent of the UK population was Vitamin D deficient. The UK’s northerly latitude, use of high factor sunscreen and increasingly ‘indoors’ lifestyles mean we aren’t making enough. To create enough vitamin D to last you through the UK winter

Tindles Dance & Drama, tel. 020 76100363 United Angels Cheerleading Squad, Summer camps, Bromley, tel. 07946 780 005 We’ve Got Talent, dance academy, Orpington, 4 yrs to adults, tel. 07877 475218 Ysabelle Taylor Ballet School, Beckenham, 3.5 yrs+, tel. 020 8658 5447 www.ysabelletaylorballetschool.co.uk Zebadee Performing Arts, Bromley, 3 to 16 yrs, tel. 07999 604838

The Pop Workshop/Urban Dance, Bromley, 6 to adults, tel. 07903 324123

Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme

Theatre of the Self Expressive “The RapWhy?”, 5 yrs+, tel. 07943 604 711

Duke of Edinburgh Award, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 7350

you need to be in the sun for 10-15 minutes with face and arms exposed, without sunscreen, every day from April until September (impossible this year!) This has led the government to recommend that all pregnant and breastfeeding women should take a supplement of 10mcg of vitamin D daily and continue giving their children vitamin drops containing 7.5mcg of vitamin D from 6 months to 5 years old. Vitamins A and C protect vitamin D in the body, so are included in Healthy Start vitamin drops (available from Midwives and Health Visitors). Chewable vitamin D tablets are also available. My children, aged 4 and 6, love Nature’s Plus Animal Parade Vitamin D chewable animal shapes. Lucy Grainge Nutritional Therapist (mother to Charlie, 5 and Amber, 4) www.thefoodowl.co.uk

The above information is not to be used as a substitute for getting medical advice. If you are concerned about yours or your child’s nutrient levels consult your GP or Health Visitor in the first instance. A nutritional therapist can offer advice to help support a long term improvement nutrient status. To find a qualified nutritional therapist near you contact the British Association of Applied Nutritionists and Nutritional Therapists at www.bant.org.uk

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Call 020 8777 9356 for more info or to book a space. Spaces are limited so book now to avoid disapointment!

07703 531060

Is a lack of ‘sunshine vitamin’ putting your child’s health at risk?

Shouldn’t we be able to get what we need from food? Well, vitamin D is found in a small number of foods:

Come and join Studio 88 for a fun packed week of Ballet, Tap, Street jazz & Musical theatre! Suitable for children aged 4yrs and upwards. Monday 30th July - Friday 3rd August. 10.30am - 3.30pm (daily). Held at Keston.

Call Belle for info and a FREE TRIAL

IT’S RAINING IT’S POURING… Rickets, the vitamin D deficiency disease, for decades not seen in the UK, is making a reappearance. In fact, a case recently made the headlines: Jayden Wray who was diagnosed with rickets after he died at four months from brain damage due to a fractured skull. As well as brittle bones, there is increasing scientific evidence showing strong links between low vitamin D and multiple sclerosis, some cancers, and rheumatoid arthritis.

SUMMER SCHOOL MUSCIAL 2012!

Fencing Bromley Fencing Club, Orpington, 8 to 18 yrs, tel. 01732 356379

First Aid Courses for Children First Aid for babies children and adults. Home courses poss, tel. 07527 047438 Peak Skills, quality First Aid Training you can afford, tel. 07801 254334 Safe & Sound, first aid for children, tel. 020 8449 8722 St John Ambulance (Petts Wood Divison), first aid training, tel. 01689 829164 St John Ambulance, first aid training, Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 701281

Fitness and Exercise Adult Yoga Classes, Hayes, tel. 020 8462 8232 British Wheel of Yoga, Ann Brandon, West Wickham, tel. 020 8658 1917 BWY, General yoga classes, all levels, Beckenham/Penge, tel. 020 8659 5201 CT’s Fitness, keep fit classes for all ages, tel. 020 8462 2739 Outdoor Fitness Team, fitness training in the outdoors, tel. 07858 477447 PipSqueaks Music Ltd, Zumba for children and adults, tel. 01689 823880 Sivananda Yoga and Health, yoga for children & teenagers, tel. 07963 889 664 Teenage Bootcamp, Studio 74, Bickley, 14 to 17 yrs, tel. 020 8295 4255 West Wickham Leisure Centre, children’s dance classes, tel. 020 8777 5686 Yoga Alliance Qualified, Jane Houlding, Yoga For Everyone, tel. 07726 554298 Yoga for children with Yoga Wizards, 2-11 yrs, www.yogawizards.co.uk, tel. 07799462284 Yoga for children with YogaBright, Beckenham, 3yrs to teens, tel. 07881 524900

Football Achieve your goal,various venues across Bromley, 3 to 11yrs, tel. 07584 244717 After-School Soccer Club, Beckenham & Mottingham, 3 to 18, tel. 020 8663 1906 Beckenham Town Junior Football Club, under 16s, tel. 07973 444269 Bromley Football Club, coaching sessions, 4 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8460 5291 Coney Hall Football Club, West Wickham, tel. 07725 545064 D&D Footie Focus, coaching, ring for venues, 2 to 15 years, tel. 07969 669153 Darrick Wood After-School Soccer Club, tel. 01689 860522

Darwin Leisure Centre After-School Soccer Club, Biggin Hill, tel. 01959 540606 Dutch Football Academy, Wickham Park Sports Club, Hayes, tel. 07411 969264 Goals Soccer Centre, Beckenham, 5 yrs+, tel. 020 8663 1600 Have a Ball, Toddler Football, Beckenham, 3 to 5 yrs, tel. 07812 571440 Langley After-School Soccer Club,Eric Liddell Leisure Centre, tel. 020 8663 1906 Little Kickers,learn through play & a football, 18mths-7yrs, tel. 020 8432 0982 Microsport; ball sports for pre-school children, tel. 01263 741938 Old Bromleians Football Club, Bromley, tel. 01689 822402 Palace Guard Football Club, Keston, tel. 07904 950990 Pavilion After-School Soccer Club, Bromley, tel. 020 8313 9911 Petts Wood Football Club, 4 yrs+, tel. 01689 834141 Priory After-School Soccer Club, Orpington, tel. 01689 897793 Prostars Football School, preschool programme, 2 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8464 6453 Skills Academy, sports coaching that specialises in soccer, tel. 01689 828385 St. Mary Cray Recreation Ground, tel. 07873 333740 The Spa After-School Soccer Club, Beckenham, 3 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8650 0233 Tiny Ballers, football training for boys & girls, 2 to 5yrs, tel. 07535 948727 Walnuts After-School Soccer Club, Orpington, tel. 01689 870533 West Wickham Football Club, 4 to 6 yrs, tel. 020 8777 3442

Girls’ Brigade Girls’ Brigade, Petts Wood, Green Street Green & Orpington, tel. 01689 873417

Golf Broke Hill Golf Club, Halstead, tel. 01959 533225 Cherry Lodge Golf Club, Biggin Hill, all ages, tel. 01959 572250 Glendale Golf, Beckenham, Junior Academy, tel. 020 8650 2292 Lost Island Encounter Adventure Golf, tel. 020 8309 0181 Sundridge Park Golf Club, Bromley, 10 yrs +, tel. 020 8460 0278 The World of Golf, golf lessons, 5 yrs+, tel. 020 8309 0181

Gymnastics and Trampoline Beckenham Fliers Trampoline Club, The Spa at Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 0233 Bromley Valley Gymnastics, Orpington, all ages, tel. 020 8300 5964 Children’s acrobatics & tumbling classes, Anerely, 2.5 yrs+, tel. 0844 809 9218 J’amies Gymnastics Academy,Beckenham, Chislehurst, all ages, tel. 020 8464 1477

History Archaeology and Genealogy Bromley Museum, Orpington, history of Bromley, tel. 01689 873826 Crofton Roman Villa, Orpington, activities for children, tel. 020 8460 1442 Kent Archaeological Rescue Unit, welcomes volunteers 16 yrs+, tel. 020 8460 1442 Young Curators Club, Bromley Museum, tel. 01689 873826

Hockey Beckenham Hockey Club, girls under 14 yrs, tel. 020 8650 0266 BromBeck Hockey Club, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 0266 Bromley & Beckenham Hockey Club, mixed, all ages, tel. 020 8663 1906 Bromley & Beckenham Junior Hockey Club, tel. 020 8647 3920 Microsport; ball sports for pre-school children, tel. 01263 741938

Horseriding Chelsfield Equestrian Centre, riding for individuals, 5yrs+, tel. 01689 855603 Children’s Riding, New Lodge Centre, Mottingham Lane, tel. 020 8851 6447 Greenacres Riding School, Keston, 7 yrs +, tel. 01959 572008 Mottingham Farm Riding School, 3 yrs +, tel. 020 8857 3003 Pony Days, Mottingham, all ages, tel. 020 8851 6447 Southborough Lane Stables, Bromley, all ages, tel. 020 8467 5236

Martial Arts 21st Century Tai Chi Club, Bromley, all ages, tel. 07852 756 208 Academy of Wing Chun, Bromley, 14yrs+, tel. 01732 838 477 Beckenham Shotokan Karate Club, 7 yrs +, tel. 07979 591164 Biggin Hill Judo Club, 5 yrs+, tel. 01959 542898

Bromley Martial Arts Academy, tel. 07799 065 590 Bromley Martial Arts, family martial arts, tel. 0800 046 7260 Bromley Muay Thai Club (Thai Boxing), Chung Do Kwan Group, tel. 07831 602 277 Bromley Tae Kwon Do Club, Chung Do Kwan Group, tel. 07831 602 277 Chinese Kickboxing, self defence, Chislehurst, 11 yrs+, tel. 020 8851 0405 Choikwang-Do, Orpington, fitness & self defence classes, tel. 01689 835777 Eltham Choi Kwang Do, all ages and fitness levels welcome, tel. 0208 304 3500 English International all Styles Tae Kwondo, tel. 0208 303 4362 Feng Shou Kung Fu & self defence, Beckenham, tel. 07903 684 839 Fortitude Academy, Biggin Hill & Westerham, 3 yrs to adults, tel. 08701 662568 Gaijin Ryu Freestyle School of Martial Arts, all ages, tel. 07939 958916 Green Dragon Judo Club, Darrick Wood Sports Centre, tel. 01959 540 439 International Academy of WingChun, Bromley Pavilion, tel. 07837 840697 Jujitsu, self defence for juniors, tel. 020 8402 1514 Julian Hitch Martial Art Schools of Excellence, Bromley, tel. 08456 121303 Knights Karate Club, Bromley, 5 yrs+, tel. 020 8658 2629 Kombat Kids Hayes, Chinese Martial Arts 5-14yrs, Hayes, tel. 07578 838320 Martial Arts (Little Dragons ) Juniors classes!!!! Wing Tsun, tel. 01959 542898

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34 Children’s Activities Skiing Bromley Ski Centre, Sandy Lane, St Pauls Cray, tel. 01689 876812

Snooker Pool and Billiards Penge Snooker Club, all ages, tel. 020 8778 0107 Petts Wood Snooker and Pool Club, all ages, tel. 01689 829957

Snow Sports

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Martial Arts Martial Arts Bromley, tel. 07834 077372 Moo Sool Academy, Bromley & Beckenham, 4 yrs+, tel. 07710 407021 Northbrook Judo Club, Bromley, 5 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8698 8792 Orpington Choi Kwang Do, self defence techniques, all ages, tel. 01689 835777 Orpington Choikwangdo, martial art, tel. 01689 835777 Phoenix School Of Martial Arts, Beckenham, tel. 07710 633233 Sanshiro Judo Club, Farnborough Village, all ages, tel. 01689 861394 Shaolin Culture, Shaolin Kung-Fu & TaiChi, tel. 07999 118888 Shinsei Jutsu, Bromley, self defence, co ordination, fitness, tel. 0771 7177222 Shodokan Aikido, children & adults, Bromley Pavilion, tel. 020 8313 3108

Shohei Ryu Karate Club, 14 yrs+, tel. 020 8466 0506 Shotokan Karate, all areas, 5 yrs+, tel. 020 8325 8072 Taekwondo, Studio 74, Bickley, 3 yrs to adult, tel. 020 8295 4255 Wu Tai Chi Club, Bromley, all ages, tel. 020 8466 6203 Yokohama Judo Club, Bromley, 5 yrs+, tel. 020 8467 8188

Music Groups All Saints Festival Choir and Orchestra, Orpington, tel. 020 8467 9470 Beckenham Concert Band, 14 yrs+, tel. 01689 861929 Beckenham Junior Choir, fun & learning, 6 to 13 yrs, tel. 020 8650 9164 Beckenham Youth Voices, singing lessons for secondary age, tel. 020 8650 9164 Bromley Guitar Society, all ages, tel. 01689 838427

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Bromley Ski Centre, Sandy Lane, St Pauls Cray, tel. 01689 876812

Squash

Funky Monkey keyboard classes in Beckenham, 5 to 8 yrs, tel. 0800 1077949 Saturday Morning Music Centre, Bromley, 11 yrs+, tel. 020 8467 1566

Netball Eric Liddell Sports Centre, Mottingham, tel. 020 8851 9111 Hornets Junior Netball Club, Mottingham, 7 yrs+, tel. 020 8304 3211 Microsport; ball sports for pre-school children, tel. 01263 741938 Telstars Netball Club, Bickley, 10 yrs+, tel. 020 8462 2937

Outdoor Pursuits Centres Bromley Outdoor Group, outdoor & social pursuits, tel. 020 8777 6788 intotheblue.co.uk, outdoor pursuits nationwide, tel. 01959 578100 Wide Horizons Outdoor Education Trust, SE9, tel. 020 8850 1581

Photography Andrea Britz, Beautiful, creative fun photography, tel. 07788115431 Mad Play Soft Play, tel. 01322 385 800 West Wickham Photographic Society, encourages young children, tel. 020 8462 4454

Rainbows Brownies Guides and Rangers Girl Guides, Greater London and Kent, tel. 020 8301 1200 Guides, Borough-wide, tel. 020 8675 7572 Southborough District, Bromley ages 5 years and up, tel. 020 8467 5128

Rollerskates and Skateboards Rock n Roller, Family Roller Disco, The Walnuts, Orpington, tel. 07970 266790

Rugby and Mini Rugby Beccehamian Rugby Football Club, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 8105 Beckenham Rugby Football Club, 5 yrs +, tel. 020 8650 7176 Bromley Rugby Football Club, under 7’s and 8’s, tel. 020 84623430 Orpington Rugby Club, aims to encourage young people, tel. 01689 823913 Rugby Munchkins gently introducing rugby to 2-7 year olds, tel. 08000235801, www.munchkinsportsltd.com Westcombe Park Mini Rugby, Orpington, 6 yrs+, tel. 01689 834902

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Biggin Hill Squash Club, all ages, tel. 01959 573 240 Bromley Lawn Tennis and Squash Club, tel. 020 8460 0936 Sundridge Park Tennis and Squash Rackets Club, all ages, tel. 020 8460 2558 The Parklangley Club, tel. 020 8658 9028

Swimming and Snorkelling Aqua Swimming Ltd, Crofton Junior School, 2 yrs +, tel. 01732 455800 Aquatots, Petts Wood, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 020 8688 6488 Beckenham Swimming Club, The Spa at Beckenham, tel. 07890 283961 Biggin Hill Memorial Library and Pool, tel. 01959 574468 Conquest Swimming Club, Beckenham, all ages, tel. 01959 563608 Crystal Palace Diving Institute, diving classes for 6 yrs+, tel. 020 8659 4561 Darrick Wood Pool, Orpington, tel. 01689 857021 Diving For Development. Scuba diving from 8yrs to 80yrs, tel. 07527 047438 Dragons Health Club, St Paul’s Cray, Orpington, tel. 01689 874884 Eric Liddell Sports Centre, Mottingham, Junior Swim Lessons, tel. 020 8851 9111 Flippers Swimming Academy Ltd, introduction for young babies, tel. 01883 743 122 Millennium Minnows Swim School, Bromley, 4.5 yrs to adults, tel. 07794 304 717 Orpington Ojays Swimming Club, 6 yrs+, tel. 01689 850735 Superkids Swimming School, Beckenham, swimming lessons, tel. www.superkidsswimmingschool.co.uk tel. 020 8651 2002 Swimming lessons at Farringtons School, Chislehurst, 5 mths+, tel. 020 8850 5754 The Pavilion Leisure Centre, Bromley, tel. 020 8313 9911 The Spa Leisure Centre, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 0233 The Walnuts Leisure Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 870533 Tinyfins, Beckenham, Weekend Parent & Baby Swimming Classes, tel. 07757 689303 West Wickham Pools, tel. 020 8777 5686

Table Tennis Wickham Park Table Tennis Club, all ages, tel. 020 8777 2550

Tennis Bromley Lawn Tennis and Squash Club, tel. 020 8460 0936 Bromley Tennis Centre, tel. 01689 880407 Chislehurst Lawn Tennis Club, all ages, tel. 01689 839857

Eric Liddell Sports Centre, Mottingham, tel. 020 8851 9111 Healthy Tots, Bromley, 2 to 4 yrs, tel. 020 8466 8473 Jason’s Totally Tennis, tennis coaching for kids, www.jasonstotallytennis.com tel. 020 8466 8473 Kid’s Zone at Bromley Tennis Centre, Orpington, 1 to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 880407 Microsport; ball sports for pre-school children, tel. 01263 741938 Prostars Multi Sport, tel. 020 8464 6453 Sundridge Park Tennis and Squash Rackets Club, all ages, tel. 020 8460 2558 Wickham Park Sports Club, Tennis Section, all ages, tel. 020 8658 9028

Watersports

Uniformed Groups

Bromley and Downham Youth Club, evenings, tel. 020 8698 4333 Bromley Youth Service, M2 Youth Club, tel. 020 8300 6749 Castlecombe Youth Centre, Mottingham, tel. 020 8857 0047 Cray Valley Hub, 71 High Street, St Mary Cray, tel. 01689 827601 Darrick Wood Youth Centre, Orpington, tel. 01689 869324 Detached Youth Project, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 7350 Duke Youth Centre, Park Road, St Mary Cray, tel. 01689 898009 Grassmeade Youth Centre, Dyke Drive, Orpington, tel. 020 8300 6749 JusB Youth Centre, Bromley, 11 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8464 2722 Link Youth Centre, Midfield Way, St Paul’s Cray, tel. 020 8300 6749 PABYA Centre, 56 Churchfields Road, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 9663 Penge Centre for Community Education, Penge, tel. 020 8778 3566 Phoenix Youth Centre, Hawes Lane, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 7350 St Johns Youth Group, West Wickham, 14 to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8462 6571 Streetwise, 1 - 3 Anerley Station Road, Penge, tel. 020 8778 4300 The Pavilion, Parkfield Recreation Ground, Bromley, tel. 020 8313 4471 The Woodcraft Folk, youth organisation for children, tel. 020 8402 0346

Air Cadets, interested in aviation? 13 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8778 3356 Air Cadets, Kent Wing Headquarters, 13 to 18 yrs, tel. 01622 754188 Air Training Corps (173 Squadron), Orpington, 13 to 17 yrs, tel. 01689 834811 Air Training Corps (228 Squadron), Bromley, 13 to 20 yrs, tel. 07847 504 383 Air Training Corps (578 Squadron) Langley Park, 13 to 17 yrs, tel. 07958 328717 Army Cadet Force, 95 London Scottish Detachment, New Eltham, tel. 07507 329022 Penge Air Cadets, 13 to 16 yrs, tel. 020 8778 3356 Sea Cadets, Training Ship Hood (TS Hood), Anerley, tel. 0845 2261538 St John Ambulance (Petts Wood Divison) 11, 16 yrs, tel. 01689 829164

Walking Beckenham Place Park, tel. 020 8464 3333 Green Chain (www.greenchain.com), greenwich walks, tel. 020 8921 5028 High Elms Country Park, Shire Lane, Farnborough, tel. 01689 862815 Jubilee Country Park, Blackbrook Lane, Bickley, tel. 01689 861347 Kelsey Park, Kelsey Park Road, Beckenham, tel. 020 8313 4471 Norman Park, Bromley Common, tel. 020 8464 8371 Scadbury Park Nature Reserve, Orpington, tel. 020 8313 4471 Scadbury Park, Old Perry Street, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8658 1593 Walking in and around Bromley: Walks and Talks, tel. 020 8313 4471

1st Stage Ltd, scuba diving courses, yacht charters etc., tel. 020 8249 3669 Ahoy, young people from 8 yrs taught how to sail, tel. 020 8691 7606 Beckenham Water Polo Club, West Wickham Pools, tel. 07779 809191 Bewl Windsurfing, lessons from 7 yrs+, tel. 01892 891000 Bromley BSAC, scuba diving club, tel. 07758 585077 Bromley Canoe Club, families welcome, 10 yrs +, tel. 07092 105 451 Diving For Development. Scuba diving from 8yrs to 80yrs, tel. 07527 047438

Youth Clubs

Holiday Clubs for Children with Disabilities & Special Needs Bromley Mencap BM Holiday Club, family coach trips, up to 18, tel. 0208 466 0790 CASPA, Holiday Playscheme,The Link Youth Club, St Paul Cray, tel. 07957 924 287

Kids Crew, fun days out, 3 to 8 yrs, tel. 01689 810717 NC Adventures, cookery sessions, Petts Wood, 13 to 16 yrs, tel. 07892 725 180 NC Adventures, Outdoor Adventure Days, 8 to 18 yrs, tel. 07892 725 180 Petts Wood Play Group Summer Fun Club, 0 to 5 yrs, tel. 01689 872053 Photo Voice, photography workshop, West Wickham,12 to 18 yrs, tel. 0207 033 3878 Play Safe & Relax, fun days & pampering for parents, tel. 0208 658 4513 Riverside School, Playscheme, St Mary Cray & Beckenham, 5-18, tel. 01689 870519 The Maypole Project, fun days out, tel. 01689 851596 Vari8, Messy Play, Petts Wood, 3 to 8 yrs, tel. 07898 450568 Vari8, Thomas visit, 3 to 8 yrs, call for more details, tel. 07898 450568

Toys and Gifts Avicraft Ltd, Model Shop, Bromley, tel. 020 8460 0818 BABY CAKES, Handcrafted nappy cakes, tel. 01435 872818 Beckenham Toys, 226 High Street, Beckenham, tel. 020 8650 5355 Chatterton Toys, Chatterton Road, Bromley, tel. 020 8464 3000 D’Arbos Dollies, Dolls & Dolls’ Houses, Orpington, tel. 07944 152395 Dixie Collection (Mini Haberdasery), Dolls & Dolls’ Houses, tel. 020 8462 0700 Dolls House Parade, Dolls & Dolls’ Houses, Chislehurst, tel. 020 8295 0688

Early Learning Centre, Bromley, tel. 020 8290 5301 Early Learning Centre, Eltham, tel. 020 8294 1057 Gamleys Ltd, Bromley, tel. 020 8466 7956 Gamleys Ltd, Orpington, tel. 01689 839913 Green Baby, organic cotton clothing, nappies, wooden toys, tel. 0870 240 6894 Just Trains, Model trains & accessories, Bromley, tel. 020 8249 3949 Kent Garden Railways, Model Shops, Orpington, tel. 01689 891668 ModelZone Ltd, Model Shop, Bromley, tel. 020 8313 1735 Olly & Bea, Gifts and home accessories, Petts Wood, tel. 07734 684 483 Petts Wood Toys, 105 Queensway, Petts Wood, tel. 01689 638274 Signature-Prints, handcrafted silver fingerprint jewellery, tel. 01932 860380 Steiff Gallery, Teddy Bears, Bromley, tel. 020 8466 8444 Young Folk Toys, West Wickham, tel. 020 8777 2251

Outdoor Play Equipment Safeplay, Kelsey Park Depo, Manor Way, Beckenham, tel. 020 8658 9060 Toy Time, Tonbridge, huge range of outdoor play equipment, tel. 01732 833695

Children’s Modelling Agencies Bright Sparks Children’s Modelling Agency, babies to teens, tel. 0844 809 9218 Childsplay Models llp, Beckenham, newborn to 18 yrs, tel. 020 8659 9860

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