Every parent knows that social etiquette goes out the window post-baby and it’s nice to be given some kind of reassurance that that’s ok.
This new generation of music-loving parents won’t be fobbed off with naff kids’ discos with their PG playlists and parent-placating bars, and why the hell should they?
This month, grab your little and lose yourselves in toddler-friendly live music events and spine-chilling Halloween festivities.
Soak up some culture with your under-5s with vibrant kids’ theatre, creative gallery sessions and immersive music mornings.
Thank God for the amazing individuals convinced that grown-up fun tailored to kids is the future of sane parenting.
I was initially a bit skeptical about the child-friendliness of an earsplitting indie concert held in a concrete basement in Shoreditch.
I was expecting at least a few rounds of Wind the Bobbin Up to warm up our vocal chords but thankfully we were spared such suffering.
What?: The last time we attempted a parent-and-child dance activity it didn’t end spectacularly well. This was more down to personal circumstance, that being my general dislike of clubbing – which had somehow completely slipped by mind – and Bab’s crappy mood on that particular day
A music class with a difference – that being the presence of live music emanating from the hands and mouths of professional musicians
The session begins with a ‘formal’ concert and ends with a sing-song round the piano, with requests taken and singing encouraged