As well as being an enormous amount of fun to jump in, Muddy Puddles is also a UK outdoor clothing brand which began 20 years ago when a mum from Devon, Susie, decided that she shouldn't have to keep buying new clothes after her children played in the rain.
This company has developed functional, fashionable, and affordable kids waterproofs and children's outdoor clothing over the years. However, it also encourages children to explore the great outdoors with its Muddy Action initiative. This year, Muddy Puddles will be offering eight free events, fit for children and adults alike. Have a look at the itinerary and then RSVP below. Hurry, these events sound splash-tastic!
To attend these events please RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be aware that as these are free events, spaces fill up quickly. RSVP is essential and the events are ideally suited to children aged 3 – 10 years but are open to everyone from 0 – 80! Be sure to visit the Muddy Puddles website to shop kids waterproofs and children's outdoor clothing.
What: Let’s Go Fly A Kite
When: 22 March, 11am – 1pm
Where: Parliament Hill, Hampstead Heath
Following on from the success of their Mud Larking event last November, Muddy Puddles has once again partnered up with the brilliant duo from the Adventure Walks series. The Adventure Walks team are back with a brand new event inspired by everyone’s favourite nanny, Mary Poppins, for ‘Let’s Go Fly A Kite’! Families with children of all ages are invited to come along and learn to fly a kite in this iconic London spot. For kids who just want more, they can then make their own paper boats and try to float them on the Hampstead ponds!
What: Muddy Assault Course Challenge
When: 26 April, 11am – 1pm
Where: St. Albans Park
Tough mudders are invited to come along to this muddy assault course challenge with the daring Ultim8 Warrior team. These amazing challenges will help young adventurers burn energy and rise to some awesome challenges whilst racing around St. Albans Park for a fun-filled Sunday morning.
What: London’s Burning
When: 17 May, 11am – 1pm
Where: City of London
Kids of all ages with an interest in history can learn all about the Great Fire of London with the undisputed fonts of knowledge, Becky and Clare from Adventure Walks. This is a great opportunity to be both active and soak up London’s amazing history all at the same time.
What: Clowning Around
When: 13 June, 4pm – 4pm
Where: Chiswick House
A unique opportunity to learn actual circus tricks with the incredible team from Giffords Circus. This unique circus started in 2000 and the quintessentially British Giffords’ vision was of a miniature village green circus – packed, rowdy and glamorous! This will be a truly memorable afternoon.
What: Beach Art
When: 26 July, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Where: Tower Bridge Beach (yes, there is a beach!)
An experience many Londoners wouldn’t think they could have in London – an afternoon of making read ‘beach art’. Children will use nature to create masterpieces in the sand, hosted by the brilliant authors of the Beach Book.
What: The Big Feastival
When: 31 August
Where: Kingham, Oxfordshire
The Muddy Puddles team will be at this year’s Feastival for muddy fun and games ranging from frog throwing to creating rain cloud pictures. There will be lots of lollies and balloons to be collected from the Muddy Puddles stand too.
What: A Feast of Kings and Crowns
When: 13 September, 11am – 1pm
Where: Battersea Park
Muddy Puddles, in collaboration with Waddler and Sharky & George, are inviting families to join them for crown and magical wand making as well as ‘where the wild things are’ inspired parades!
What: Mud Larking on the Thames
When: 11 October, 11am – 1pm
Where: Millennium Bridge Beach, Thames
Following the success of last November’s Mud Larking event, the Adventure Walks team and Muddy Puddles are inviting families to come along to the banks of the Thames and discover pipes from the 16th Century and bones that look scarily like dinosaurs feet! Warm up with a cosy cup of hot chocolate.
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