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Zippo’s Circus 2017 Presents ‘Jigit’

Zippos Circus is back on Blackheath from 5th to 18th April for Easter with a brand-new show for 2017 - and we have Family Tickets (each for 2 adults and 2 children) to give away to two lucky readers!

Zippos 2017 features lovable performing dogs...

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Shona’s Runners

It feels like spring now – a gorgeous time of year to get yourself fit outdoors and have some fun while you're at it! If you've ever wondered whether running might be something you could do, and if you'd like to try it in a friendly, supportive and totally non-competitive...

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Funky Monkey Swings Into Tonbridge

'Funky Monkey Keyboard Classes are swinging into the Angel Centre,Tonbridge with a completely FREE TRIAL on Wednesday 26th April from 16:00.

These action-packed, group electronic keyboard lessons are perfectly designed for 4-9 year old beginners...

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Why All Children Should Learn A Martial Art

Alison Longhurst and her partner run their own Taekwon-do club and they teach a lot of kids. "I've been teaching Taekwon-do for over 20 years and I am also a qualified teacher. Despite my experience, every single day I learn something new, and that excites me. The...

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Born To Perform Stage School

At Born to Perform Stage School, we encourage every student to reach for their dreams, whether that is performing on stage or just gaining confidence and social skills. I

t is our ethos that everyone should be able to express themselves freely...

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Parent-Child Power Struggles

Whether it's a preschooler refusing to pick up toys, a 10 year old pushing to stay up late, or a teenager trying to avoid household chores, a child's resistance can make a parent's hair stand on end.

Why are my children so stubborn?


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How To Stay Calm With Your Child

Bringing up children can be immensely stressful and frustrating, with most parents feel wound up by their children's behaviour at times, occasionally losing their cool and reacting in a way they later regret. Psychologist Dr Victoria Samuel gives her top tips for staying cool...

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Public Support Needed For A New School!

An application for a new all-through free school in the South Sevenoaks area will be submitted to the Department for Education next month.

Da Vinci School is being proposed by a team of educational professionals who are passionate about providing...

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Birds, Bugs & Beasts at Half Term at Leeds Castle

This February half term, rely on Leeds Castle in Kent to keep your children entertained and enthralled with Birds, Bugs and Beasts. Visit the Castle to come face to face with owls and stroke their soft feathers, you can even get up close to a host of reptiles and...

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Earth, Wind and Fairies

A Theatre Costumer from Kent has Penned a Wonderful Children's Book about the World of the Fairies in Seven Oaks Wood.

An author from Kent, Sally MacIntyre has just released her debut novel this September; Earth Wind and Fairies is the wonderful...