To celebrate making the shortlist for this year’s MMHA’s, maternity and childrenswear boutique The Essential One is offering the chance to win £50 to spend in their store. Follow them on Insta for details of how to enter, but in the meantime, here’s some inspiration re what to buy if you win (or if you just fancy treating yourself or the kids!)
Prepare yourself for a Summer of cinematic joy as the legendary Pop Up Screens is back, this year presented by Eurowings and bigger and better than ever – with an epic programme of classic films, guaranteed to give you the perfect summer movie night out.
Once again Pop Up Screens has put together a programme to inspire and delight, that includes comedies Deadpool and Four Weddings and a Funeral, vintage blockbusters The Big Lebowski and Back To The Future, fantasy adventures Jurassic Park and Ghostbusters and timeless faves Dirty Dancing and Pretty Woman. Plus a couple of more recently Oscar-approved entries, including La La Land and Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.
To provide the perfect al fresco settings, this year’s London venues will include:
Bishops Park in Fulham
Central Park, Greenwich Peninsula
Coram’s Fields, Bloomsbury
Ravenscourt Park, Hammersmith
Manor House Gardens, Hither Green
Southwark Park, Canada Water
Kennington Park, Kennington
Tickets are £12 for adults, £6 for under 10s and you can bag yourself a weekend ticket for £25.
You’re welcome to bring your own blankets, beanbags and cushions or you can hire a director’s chair for £2.
If you feel like styling up your cinema experience, this year Pop Up Screens are introducing VIP seats, for £20 each that will include a chair in a prime location plus a free drink!
There will be popcorn from Drum and Kernel, burgers and craft beer on offer and you can bring your own drinks and snacks too.
In a new addition for this year’s programme, Harley Dogs will be catering to every weekend event, a Harley Davidson complete with a BBQ – what’s not to love?
We have TWO SETS OF TWO PAIRS OF TICKETS (for two lucky winners plus a guest each!) up for grabs to a screening of your choice – simply follow us on Twitter @SlickMummy and RT our competition message. (No cash alternative, the two winners will be notified and contacted directly to arrange ticket collection for the film/location of their choice, subject to availability.)
Little ones can get busy on their very own laptop. With a lovely chunky design, it has fun shaped buttons and a backlit screen to help children engage with the toy and answer different questions and challenges. Peppa’s Laugh & Learn Laptop features four different games modes to help with colours, numbers, letters and word recognition. The cute laptop also has a lift-up lid and carry handle for play on the go!
Helps with early number and colour recognition
Builds communication and vocabulary skills
Suitable for ages 2+
Available to buy for £17.99rrp
Follow our Twitter feed @SlickMummy to be in with a chance to win this fab prize – winner will be announced on 23rd June – no cash alternative.
More about Peppa Pig Electronic Learning Toys
Peppa Pig fans can look forward to joining Peppa on her adventures with the fun educational learning range from British toy company, Trends UK. Whilst having oodles of fun, the new Peppa Pig Early Learning Toys include lots of activities that help pre-schoolers develop early learning skills including understanding colours, communication, phonetics and numeracy skills through interactive play features.
Colourful, tactile and easy for little hands to use, these engaging toys inspire and educate children to learn letters, numbers, shapes and colours through a variety of fun games and puzzles with Peppa Pig!
Available from retailers now, the Peppa Pig Electronic Learning Toys are suitable from 18 months and over.
AND – one lucky reader can win a set of three silky soft 120x120cm swaddles (huge!) in their choice of either the blue or pink option just by RTing and us on Twitter and following @adenandanais
Not only are these muslins great for baby swaddling, burping, face wiping, emergency changing mats (we could go on…) but are also handy BF cover ups – and we think these designs would make striking scarves too.
See our Twitter feed to enter the competition – no cash alternative – winner announced on 6th March. Good Luck!
Both the Indigo and Berry sets retail at £38.95 – see website to order.
The clever peeps at See Fashion have taken the crowdfunding concept and made it much more tangible; essentially, you see an item of clothing or accessory on their website, which showcases the work of loads of up and coming designers and by placing pre-orders, this allows said designers to produce and sell their work.
And if that wasn’t enough to make you want to go check out the site, as a sign up incentive they are offering one winner the chance to win free clothes for a year. All you have to do is give them your email address – click here to enter.
Ooh la-la… The romance, the art, the culture, the wine… You could be skipping hand in hand with your loved one down the Champs-Elysees in just a few clicks time if you enter Vente-Privee’s fab competition.
Know a little one who loves Shopkins? If you’d like to win one of their adorable Kinstructions playsets simply follow our Twitter feed for details.
The sets we have to give away are the Bakery or Cupcake Cafe and the winner will get one of them (picked at random, but they are both fab, right?) Both retail at £19.99 from good toy stores or ShopkinsWorld.
Winner will be notified directly by us and there is no cash alternative prize.
Got a budding builder who loves LEGO Duplo? Be in with a chance to win some great prizes – just click the link for more info – you simply add your details to enter the comp and in addition you’ll get VIP news from LEGO, get free activity packs and also earn points on purchases.
Sun’s out and we’ve got that generous Friday Feeling. Want to win a beautiful, cheery, unisex taggy for your little one, courtesy of Dottyfish.com? Just RT and follow @dottyfishltd and we’ll pick a winner…
Whose child doesn’t love chewing on a taggy? This one is made from Riley Blake Lucky Star fabric and has loads of exciting ribbons, sewn reassuringly tightly on to the pil-proof fabric. Many hours of peek a boo, or using it as a teddy picnic blanket guaranteed… 😉