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Circus Street Winterland FREE Festival
On Saturday 14th December, Cathedral Group is opening the old municipal market’s doors to people in Brighton Hove, offering a fun, fantastical, festive and free event called Circus Street Winterland. Every child who visits the Winterland Labyrinth – an alternative to Santa’s grotto created by Copperdollar, award winners of Brighton Festival & Fringe – will receive a free gift. There will also be dramatic dance performances, a “Bell Tent Imaginarium”, Carnival and circus performances, Christmas decoration making and much more! Read more >>
WIN The Outdoors Project T-shirts!
We have 5 Outdoors Project T-Shirts to give away – 5 lucky winners will each win a T-Shirt from the Outdoors Project. To be in with a chance of winning, answer the following question: “Name three activities you can do with the Outdoors Project”. Send answers by email to email@example.com. You must include your full name, email address, postal address and age of your child. Deadline for entries is: 4pm on 9th December 2013.
The Outdoors Project run Inspiring Adventure Clubs For Kids, in and around Brighton & Hove. To find out more about The Outdoors Project please visit their website: http://www.theoutdoorsproject.co.uk/
Terms and conditions: Entries must be received by 4pm on 9th December. Only one entry per person / household. The winner will be chosen at random from the correct entries and will be notified directly (using the email address supplied when entering the competition) within 48 hours of the end of the competition. Personal details and e-mail address will be used by the Promoter to inform the winner that they have won. No cash alternative.
WIN A FAMILY TICKET TO SEE “WHO’S BEEN SITTING IN MY CHAIR” KIDS SHOW AT THE KOMEDIA!
We have a fantastic prize to win a family ticket to a lovely children’s show at the Komedia Brighton – “Who’s Been Sitting in My Chair”, on 28th Dec at 11am! 1 lucky winner will receive 4 tickets to this show (tickets can be used for any combination of adult and child tickets, must be at least one adult in the group and up to 3 children). To be in with a chance of winning, answer a simple question and send answers by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date is: 5pm on 11th December 2013. The question and all other details are on the following page: http://www.childfriendlybrighton.co.uk/whos-been-sitting-in-my-chair-at-the-komedia-this-christmas
DESIGN THE COVER OF THE INAUGURAL BRIGHTON FRINGE CHILDREN’S PROGRAMME
An exciting competition is now open to design the front cover of the first Brighton Fringe children’s programme, available in early March 2014.
Under-18s from Brighton & Hove and beyond are invited to submit their design to be in with a chance of seeing their work on the cover of 100,000 copies of the publication. The theme is ‘The Best Show Ever!’ and the closing date is Wednesday 8 January 2014.
The successful artist will also get their talented hands on a VIP pass to all children’s events at award winning venue, The Warren, during Brighton Fringe 2014!
For further details on how to enter this exciting competition, please see our full press release here: http://www.childfriendlybrighton.co.uk/competition-to-design-the-front-cover-of-brighton-fringe-childrens-programme
The Juice 107.2 Christmas Toy Appeal
Juice 107.2, the local radio station for Brighton & Hove, has launched its Christmas Toy Appeal – where you can help less fortunate children by donating a new and unwrapped Christmas Present.
All you need to do is bring your new and unwrapped present to the designated drop off points around the city before 20th December, and the presents will then be distributed to as many less fortunate children as possible via local charities in time for Christmas. Find out more: www.juicebrighton.com
Do you live near to Brighton and Hove?
Do you have problems with anxiety?
Do you have a child aged 5-9 years?
Research shows anxiety runs in families. Research is being carried out by the Anxiety Symptoms Prevention Investigation, who want to understand more about this, so that it can give more help to anxious parents. They are carrying out research into child anxiety, and are looking for parents who have anxiety problems to come and help us out. If you want to take part in this research study, please read more here: http://www.childfriendlybrighton.co.uk/child-anxiety-study-brighton-and-hove-parents-invited-to-take-part-in-research-study or visit the ASPI website: www.aspitrial.org
20% Discount on Lucy’s Angels Baby Massage course when you quote “Child Friendly Brighton”. See here for more details
Read our feature in the Brighton and Hove Food and Drink Festival magazine – on-line here. We’ve written an article on kids’ cookery workshops in Brighton and Hove, hope you enjoy reading it!
Special discount for Body Origami Mother & Baby Yoga, Hatha Flow and Pregnancy Yoga
Body Origami Mother and Baby Yoga are offering a reduced rate EXCLUSIVE to Child Friendly Brighton. From now on, you can claim a 10% discount on classes when you quote “Child Friendly Brighton offer” when booking. Click here for details on Body Origami classes and how to book.
More special offers and discounts exclusive to Child Friendly Brighton coming soon ….
Child Friendly Brighton competition winners 2013
CONGRATULATIONS to Helen Arcari and Lucy Cheffy, the winners of two family tickets to myminidisco’s Festive Throwdown!
CONGRATULATIONS to Maria Salamanques, winner of a family ticket ice skating at the Royal Pavilion Ice Rink!
CONGRATULATIONS to Lucy Gordon, winner of a term of kid’s swimming lessons at Puddle Ducks!
CONGRATULATIONS to Kate Rice, winner of a Whizz Bang Pop children’s party package!
CONGRATULATIONS to Serena Costello, winner of a place on Cookery Doodle Doo Halloween holiday club
CONGRATULATIONS to Tiffany Ann, the winner of a Storksak Caroline Change Bag in Mulberry
CONGRATULATIONS TO Georgie St Clair, Nancy Carter, Philippa Ullah, Karen Johnson, Teresa Outhwaite, Rob Abbott, who all won tickets to see The Listies in Brighton Fringe 2013
CONGRATULATIONS to Carrie Tidey and AMEL SAADI, the winners of two family tickets to the myminidisco Valentines party!
Child Friendly Brighton competition winners 2010-12
CONGRATULATIONS to Nicky Allon, winner of 2 tickets to Al Start’s Songwriting Workshop in the Brighton & Hove Children’s Festival!
CONGRATULATIONS to Holly Williams, the winner of a whole term of swimming lessons for her child at The Little Swim School.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALLIE HUEY, the winner of a family ticket to the Cinderella pantomime at the Barn Theatre in Southwick!
CONGRATULATIONS to LISA-JANE HURST and CAROLINE SNELGROVE, the winners of two family tickets to the Royal Pavilion Ice Rink in Brighton!
CONGRATULATIONS to the winner of a week’s place on Academy of Creative Training Kids Theatre (AKT) summer school for kids!
CONGRATULATIONS to Claire Hopkins, the winner of a Sunday Brunch for 4 at Sam’s of Sevendials restaurant!
CONGRATULATIONS to Neil Brunnock, the winner of a whole term of classes at Music for Aardvarks (music group for babies and toddlers in Brighton & Hove.
CONGRATULATIONS to Lecia Carr, the winner of 5 months of classes at Bfit Kids for two children.
CONGRATULATIONS to Sarah Silberston, the winner of two free days at Barracudas Activity Day Camp in the Easter holidays!
CONGRATULATIONS to Amanda Ruff, the winner of a family ticket to Baby Loves Disco in Brighton – Valentines party!
CONGRATULATIONS to Claire Moloney, the winner of a family ticket to Sea Life Brighton!
CONGRATULATIONS to the winner of a Red Jelly creative play class and CD!
CONGRATULATIONS to Simon Metcalfe, the winner of a family ticket to Holiday on Ice “Energia” at the Brighton Centre!
CONGRATULATIONS to Monika Tuite, the winner of a family ticket to Ice Skating at the Brighton Royal Pavilion!
CONGRATULATIONS to Claire Page, the winner of a family ticket to Baby Loves Disco in Brighton! Baby Loves Disco Christmas party on Sunday 19th December (2-5pm in central Brighton).
CONGRATULATIONS to the winner of a family ticket to Fishers Farm Park in West Sussex!