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World Book Day – 1 March 2018 – Costume Ideas

World Book Day – 1 March 2018 – Costume Ideas

In our house World Book Day is normally the night before, oh gawd we forgot the costume, what can we find in the fancy dress box that in any way resembles a book character, kinda scenario. Not so this year! We’re getting on the front […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 17 & 18 February 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 17 & 18 February 2018

Half term is well under way, and if you have any energy left by the end of the week you’ll be pleased to know there’s loads of not-to-be-missed stuff happening this weekend. If you’re looking for things to do with the kiddies, here’s our guide […]

KidZania London

KidZania London

Located at the top of Westfield Shopping Centre is KidZania London, an indoor city run by kids! We had an inset day, it was February and we wanted somewhere to go that was indoors and would normally be busy during the school holidays so we […]

Where to get your Pancakes in Berkshire – Shrove Tuesday 2018

Where to get your Pancakes in Berkshire – Shrove Tuesday 2018

We love pancakes, they work for us all year round. So we’re pretty much ready, frying pan in hand already. If you’d like to grab some pancakes out and about this year (Shrove Tuesday officially falls during half term don’t cha know), then we’ve pulled […]

Ugly Duckling Pottery Painting Coffee House, Newbury

Ugly Duckling Pottery Painting Coffee House, Newbury

The Ugly Duckling Pottery Painting Coffee House is based on Newbury High Street. It’s a family-friendly studio with a relaxed atmosphere, where you can come along to get your coffee fix while the kiddies explore their creative side at the same time! There’s something for […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 10 & 11 February 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 10 & 11 February 2018

Love is in the air, and we’re feeling the Valentine’s tingles here at Little Ankle Biters. If you want to kick start Valentine’s with a fun packed weekend with the little loves in your life, then we’ve got your back. If you’re looking for things […]

Speed Beauty Tips: Save Time In The Morning & Still Look Fabulous

Speed Beauty Tips: Save Time In The Morning & Still Look Fabulous

Speed Beauty Tips: Save Time In The Morning & Still Look Fabulous Guest Feature by Hayley Hall (AKA London Beauty Queen) Being able to spend two hours getting ready in the morning may sound like the dream, but realistically most of us roll out of […]

Pancake Day for Kids, The Bull Bracknell

Pancake Day for Kids, The Bull Bracknell

Calling all little budding chefs! Bring the kids down to The Bull Bracknell on Tuesday 13 February 2018 for a special kids Pancake Day workshop. You can sit back and relax while the team at The Bull help your children to whip up a storm […]

Dinosaur World Live – The Hexagon, Reading

Dinosaur World Live – The Hexagon, Reading

Dinosaur World Live is coming to The Hexagon in Reading on 2 & 3 June 2018. Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this interactive new for show all the family. Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 3 & 4 February 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 3 & 4 February 2018

Afternoons seeming that little bit lighter? First signs of Spring flowers poking through in the garden? Dare we say it, but we have a slight Spring in our step this week! If you’re looking for things to do with the kiddies, here’s our guide to […]

The Fox and Hounds, Englefield Green

The Fox and Hounds, Englefield Green

The Fox and Hounds in Englefield Green is a relaxed, friendly and very well situated pub nestled just on the edges of Windsor Great Park. We were lucky enough to be invited over for a slap up meal, and boy were we not disappointed. The […]

Cayole Wellies Competition January 2018, Terms and Conditions

Cayole Wellies Competition January 2018, Terms and Conditions

**COMPETITION NOW CLOSED** We’ve teamed up with Cayole Wellies for Kids to give 2 lucky people a pair of Cayole’s seriously cool wellies for their little ones. The competition is being run on our Facebook page, so to enter click here. Ends 2nd February 2018. […]

Child Friendly Restaurants in Berkshire – Eating Out With Kids

Child Friendly Restaurants in Berkshire – Eating Out With Kids

There’s one question that we get asked a lot… What are our suggestions for child friendly restaurants in Berkshire? Eating out with children can be a stressful and daunting prospect, when it should be a fun, family outing. Thankfully there are lots of restaurants in […]

Baby College Classes Berkshire

Baby College Classes Berkshire

Baby College classes are for babies from birth to three years. Classes include a carefully designed mixture of physical, multi-sensory and cognitive games, exercises and activities including music, dancing, singing and much more – all designed to cover every aspect of a child’s development. Our […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 27 & 28 January 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 27 & 28 January 2018

Happy last weekend of January! And we’re ending the blue month in style with a weekend packed with family fun. Here’s our guide to what’s on this weekend in Berkshire for families and kids. My Pet Pals – Free Sessions for Children, Pets at Home […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 20 & 21 January 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 20 & 21 January 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend in Berkshire with the kiddies, the good news is there’s plenty happening. Here are our suggestions for all the fab, not-to-be-missed family activities near you on 20 & 21 January 2018. Yucky You Show at The […]

Soft Play Centres in Berkshire

Soft Play Centres in Berkshire

If you’re looking for ideas on somewhere to take the kiddies for soft play in Berkshire, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got all the biggest ball pools, the slipperiest slides and the best coffees for parents right here. Here are our suggestions […]

Half Term in Berkshire February 2018 – What’s on for Families

Half Term in Berkshire February 2018 – What’s on for Families

There’s loads going on in Berkshire this February half term for families. If you’re looking to plan your week, here’s our guide to the best bits. Orienteering, Cliveden National Trust An adventure awaits for young explorers at Cliveden this half term. With only a map […]

Madagascar A Musical Adventure – South Hill Park, Bracknell

Madagascar A Musical Adventure – South Hill Park, Bracknell

Madagascar A Musical Adventure comes to The Wilde Theatre at South Hill Park, Bracknell, 11 – 15 April 2018.   South Hill Park Arts Centre’s Easter production returns by popular demand. This year promises to be bigger and better than ever. From the creatives who […]

Chinese New Year Celebrations – Maidenhead

Chinese New Year Celebrations – Maidenhead

Make sure you head into Maidenhead on Saturday 17 February 2018 to join in with the Chinese New Year celebrations – the Year of the Dog. At 1.00pm the traditional lion dance will depart from the Boy and the Boat statue on the High Street, […]

Monstersaurus, Theatre Royal Windsor

Monstersaurus, Theatre Royal Windsor

Monstersaurus comes to the Theatre Royal Windsor from Thursday 8 – Sunday 11 February 2018. One day Monty found a book ‘Inventions Very Rare’. Create yourself a monsterfriend, BUT ONLY IF YOU DARE. This brand new show from the creators of ‘Aliens Love Underpants’ is […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 13 & 14 January 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 13 & 14 January 2018

It may be cold outside, but we’ve got loads of hot ideas to keep you entertained this January. If you’re looking for ideas for what’s on this weekend in Berkshire for families and children, then you’ve come to the right place. Here are our recommendations. […]

Oliver Jeffers’ Lost and Found – South Hill Park, Bracknell

Oliver Jeffers’ Lost and Found – South Hill Park, Bracknell

Oliver Jeffers’ Lost and Found, South Hill Park – Sunday 25 February 2018 Once there was a boy and one day he found a penguin at his door. He didn’t know where it had come from or who it belonged to. The penguin looked sad […]

Baby & Toddler Group, Shinfield View Care Home

Baby & Toddler Group, Shinfield View Care Home

It’s a proven fact that the elderly love interaction with children, and this has benefits on children too. With this in mind, we are setting up a baby and toddler group in Shinfield View Care Home. It’s free to attend and there will also be […]

Horrible Histories Live on Stage! Maidenhead

Horrible Histories Live on Stage! Maidenhead

Horrible Histories returns to the Pearce Suite at the Magnet Leisure Centre, on 30 and 31st March 2018. We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for a special one-hour production of Horrible […]

Win a Family Meal: The Golden Ball, Maidenhead: T&Cs

Win a Family Meal: The Golden Ball, Maidenhead: T&Cs

We’ve teamed up with The Golden Ball Pub & Kitchen in Maidenhead for one family to win a yummy meal! This competition is being run on the Little Ankle Biters Berkshire Facebook page, so to enter (from 7 – 14 January 2018) click here! The […]

Mad Hatters Pottery Painting Cafe – Sandhurst & Tilehurst

Mad Hatters Pottery Painting Cafe – Sandhurst & Tilehurst

If you’re looking to unleash your little ones creativity, and grab a cuppa and cake at the same time then the Mad Hatters Pottery and Painting Café is a great place to visit. We spent a wet and windy afternoon huddled in the warmth of […]

Family Zoo Days – Berkshire College of Agriculture

Family Zoo Days – Berkshire College of Agriculture

Following on from the success of their brand new family zoo days in 2017, the BCA Animal Management centre will be opening their doors for select weekends throughout 2018 for the public to come and admire the amazing array of species they house, including otters, […]

Awful Auntie – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, 18 – 21 July 2018

Awful Auntie – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, 18 – 21 July 2018

David Walliams’ incredible Awful Auntie is coming to the live stage this July at The Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Don’t miss your chance to get tickets for this great show that’s guaranteed to have your children in hysterics throughout. The Awful Auntie story When […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 6 & 7 January 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 6 & 7 January 2018

Happy New Year! We hope you all had a fantastic break and are looking for lots of fun things to do this weekend with the children in Berkshire. We can help you dust off the cobwebs and start 2018 the way you mean to go […]

Festivals for Families in 2018

Festivals for Families in 2018

Wellies, tents, food stalls, entertainment, and not forgetting getting your groove on in a field. What’s not to love about festivals? And they’re a great place to take the kiddies too, your festival days don’t have to be behind you just yet. There are some […]

Special Offers and Deals on Holidays in 2018

Special Offers and Deals on Holidays in 2018

What better way to get over the crazy Christmas period than to book a week or 2 away with the family? We have searched the internet for special offers and deals on holidays in 2018 and compiled a list of some great offers we have […]

Something for the Adults – Coming in 2018

Something for the Adults – Coming in 2018

Life can’t always be all about the kiddies, so in 2018 we’ll be bringing you our highlights for all the coolest, unmissable bits in Berkshire for mummies and daddies too. Watch this space…

Little Welly Obstacle Course & Festival – Henley: 9 & 10 June 2018

Little Welly Obstacle Course & Festival – Henley: 9 & 10 June 2018

Little Welly Obstacle Course & Festival – Henley: 9 & 10 June 2018 The Little Welly Goes Wild experience is all about getting kids outdoors to run, jump, climb and of course get muddy! The event gives children and their families new and exciting challenges […]

Family Holidays 2018 – our top picks

Family Holidays 2018 – our top picks

We’re thinking sun, sea, suncream and the occasional poolside meltdown already, and oh boy we can’t wait! If you’re looking to book a family holiday in 2018, and maybe you’re looking for that something extra special, then grab a sangria, put your feet up and […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 23 & 24 December 2017

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 23 & 24 December 2017

It’s nearly here, Christmas Eve, my favourite day of the year. This weekend to help you and the kiddies get in to a festive mood, there’s absolutely loads going on in Berkshire for families. Here’s our guide to what’s on this weekend in Berkshire. Have […]

Santa Claus Sleigh Schedule 2017, Maidenhead

Santa Claus Sleigh Schedule 2017, Maidenhead

Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Maidenhead Town, and here are all the details for where and when you can spot the Big Man whizzing around our streets in his sleigh with his team of helpers. Santa will be out between 6.30 – 8.30pm on […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 16 & 17 December 2017

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 16 & 17 December 2017

This weekend Berkshire is bursting at the seams with fantastic events and days out for families. So if you’re looking for ideas of where to take the kiddies, here are our suggestions for this weekend. All together now, It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…   […]

The Jelly Lounge, Windsor

The Jelly Lounge, Windsor

There’s a new kid on the Windsor block and they’re pretty damn cool. We just got back from a morning at the awesome Jelly Lounge in Windsor Town Centre, and can confirm it’s everything you’d hope to find in a modern day soft play, and more. It […]

Farm Road Christmas Lights 2017, Maidenhead

Farm Road Christmas Lights 2017, Maidenhead

We’ve just got home from paying a visit to the Farm Road Christmas Lights in Maidenhead, and we’re all a glow with festive wonder. There are more twinkly lights than you can shake a candy cane at, including a Nativity, a parachuting Santa, reindeer and […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 9 & 10 December 2017

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 9 & 10 December 2017

If you’re looking for things to do with the kids in Berkshire this weekend, we’ve got you covered. The temperature may be dropping but the festive fun factor is going up, here’s your guide to what’s on this weekend in Berkshire. The Carnival of the […]

Maidenhead Living Advent Calendar 2017

Maidenhead Living Advent Calendar 2017

Based on an original idea from Stockholm, Maidenhead town centre will come alive every afternoon from 1 – 24 December with live Christmas themed performances. The Living Advent Calendar is a series of 24 mini-events – one each day from 1 December with a grand finale […]

Winter Magic at The Savill Garden

Winter Magic at The Savill Garden

Discover Winter Magic at The Savill Garden this December. Be enchanted by our family Gingerbread Trail through The Savill Garden, take a delightful ride on the stunning Edwardian Carousel or become a magical woodland creature with Fascinating Faces, before enjoying hearty winter dishes and naughty sweet treats […]

Wokingham’s Living Advent Calendar 2017

Wokingham’s Living Advent Calendar 2017

The Wokingham Living Advent Calendar runs from 1 to 24 December each year. Each weekday at 6.00pm and weekends at 4.00pm from 1 December to Christmas Eve, a venue around the town will host a free performance lasting approximately 20 minutes. A community project, we work […]

Windsor & Eton Living Advent Calendar 2017

Windsor & Eton Living Advent Calendar 2017

Based on an original idea from Stockholm, The Windsor & Eton Living Advent Calendar is a collaborative project run with the Windsor & Eton Town Partnership and 24 local businesses to provide live family friendly entertainment every evening from 1 to 24 December 2017. Like a children’s […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 2 & 3 December 2017

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 2 & 3 December 2017

Oh, hi December! What a jolly fabulous month. We can officially get the tree up (ours has unofficially been up for 2 weeks already), the tinsel out, and the mulled wine on. And things aren’t just ramping up inside, this weekend there’s more than a […]

Winter Walks in Berkshire for Families

Winter Walks in Berkshire for Families

Not much beats a crisp, Winter day, pulling on the wellies and coats and heading off on family walks. We’ve been roaming the beautiful county of Berkshire to come up with our favourite family friendly hikes (haha, who am I kidding, we’re definitely more in […]

Have a Magical Christmas at Cliveden – Angel Academy Trail

Have a Magical Christmas at Cliveden – Angel Academy Trail

This Christmas head to Cliveden, one of our favourite places for a crisp winters walk, to take the kiddies on the Angel Academy Christmas Trail from 2 December 2017. “Every time a bell rings an angel gets its wings.”… but getting your wings is no […]

Squidgydoodle Competition Ts&Cs

Squidgydoodle Competition Ts&Cs

Little Ankle Biters and Squidgydoodle competition, November 2017 – Terms & Conditions There is 1 prize of a Squidgydoodle Winter Wonderland Craft Box (£12.00) and an e-voucher for 10% off a Squidgydoodle Party Box for 8 people (£60.00 – 10%). No cash alternative. Open to […]

What’s on this weekend in Berkshire for families: 25 & 26 November 2017

What’s on this weekend in Berkshire for families: 25 & 26 November 2017

Here’s the Little Ankle Biters guide to all the coolest, not-to-be-missed things happening this weekend in Berkshire for families. It’s a bumper issue this week so grab a cuppa and have a read.   Maidenhead Christmas Lights & Fireworks Saturday 25 November 2017 The Christmas […]


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