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COMPETITION TO WIN MYMINIDISCO TICKETS!
WIN family tickets to myminidisco Stick It On special on Sunday 23rd March at the Komedia Brighton! We have a FAMILY TICKET to give away – 1 lucky winner will win 4 tickets to this dance party (tickets can be used for any combination of adult and child tickets). To be in with a chance of winning, answer a simple question and send answers by email to email@example.com. Closing date is: 8pm 17th March.
The question and all other details are in the Calendar Listing for myminidisco Stick It On Special
The Hijack Children’s Festival 2014
Hijack Children’s Festival puts Brighton and Hove into the hands of children and families. Taking over venues, libraries and Jubilee Square between Saturday 12th – Monday 21st April 2014 Hijack is full of interactive and innovative events created by fantastic artists, especially for 3 – 11 year olds (and their adults).
With the help of technology and your friends imagine what a new world might be like, watch a film in your own home at bedtime along with other families across the city, or share a wish for your community on a huge map of Brighton. You can go to a gig, watch classic Buster Keaton films, experience a metal man’s workshop or see dinosaurs up close.
Something a little different during the Easter holidays! Read more >>
The Great Brighton Ice Cream Contest 2014 Launches!
Brighton & Hove’s annual ice cream competition launches this week, with primary school children across the city eagerly designing their ideal Brighton ice cream flavour! As part of the Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival’s ‘Spring Harvest’, children are invited to design their dream flavour and submit it to the panel of expert ice cream judges before 31 March 2014.
Five finalists will be picked and their flavours will be available to buy from Boho Gelato from 10-17 April, with the flavour that sells the most crowned the winner on the festival’s Live Food Show stage – alongside the free Children’s Food Festival – on Hove Lawns on Good Friday 18 April. The winning flavour will then be sold at Boho Gelato throughout the summer in support of Rockinghorse Children’s Charity. For details on how to enter, please visit http://brightonfoodfestival.com/news/the-great-brighton-ice-cream-competition/
In the next few months Dotty Popsy are working on making their garden safe and fun for you guys ! But they need your help …they would like your kids (age between 2-15yrs) to design their garden
How to enter………………. design your garden , write your name, age and contact details on the back !
Bring it into the shop so we can display your work
Closing date to enter is 7th March 2014
The shop will pick 3 winners, in the age categories 2-5yrs; 6-9yrs; 10-15yrs
Prize will be a £10 gift voucher to spend in the shop (one prize for each age group)!
Dotty Popsy Gift Shop & Tearoom, 174 Portland Road, Hove BN3 5QN. www.thedottypopsygiftshop.co.uk
Opening Hours: Tuesday- Friday 9.30am-4pm / Saturdays 10.30am-4pm (closed on Sundays, Mondays and bank holidays)
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.
Child Friendly Brighton competition winners 2014
CONGRATULATIONS to Katie Warrener and Naomi Bos, the winners of The Outdoors Project February half term holiday club sessions for their kids!
Child Friendly Brighton competition winners 2013
CONGRATULATIONS to Julia Knight, the winner of four tickets to Who’s Been Sitting in My Chair at the Komedia!
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!