What’s on in Islington

London Borough of Islington has joined the Real Nappies for London voucher scheme to offer parents an incentive to use real nappies.  Parents living in Islington can claim a free £54.15 voucher towards the initial cost.  You can use the voucher to buy nappies from participating businesses across London, exchanged for a trial pack, or used with the Nappy Ever After laundry service.

 

Upcoming Nappy Events

You can attend events happening in other boroughs too!

Apr
26
Wed
Hackney Real Nappy, Maternity and Baby Clothes Give and Take @ The Roundchapel, Old School Rooms, E5 0PU
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Do you have real nappies, baby clothes and/or maternity wear you no longer use and would like to donate? Pass on your pre-loved items at Hackney Real Nappy Networks Give and Take on Wednesday 26 April– 10.00am till 11.00am. Free! No need to bring to take.

Islington Real Nappy Swap @ Islington Ecology Centre, N5 1PH
Apr 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Do you have some real cloth nappies, baby clothes or maternity wear that you no longer need or maybe you are on the lookout for some? Come along and get swapping. You don’t need to bring something to take something (No toys or other items are accepted).

To book register here https://islingtonnappyswapapr17.eventbrite.co.uk or call 0207 527 5157.

May
2
Tue
Drop-in Demo @ Nappy Ever After, 81 Murray Grove, London N1 7QJ
May 2 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

More a warehouse than a shop Nappy Ever After is open every Tuesday 2pm – 6pm and runs Saturday nappy workshops once a month.  Please book in advance for the Saturday workshops.

May
9
Tue
Drop-in Demo @ Nappy Ever After, 81 Murray Grove, London N1 7QJ
May 9 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

More a warehouse than a shop Nappy Ever After is open every Tuesday 2pm – 6pm and runs Saturday nappy workshops once a month.  Please book in advance for the Saturday workshops.

May
16
Tue
Drop-in Demo @ Nappy Ever After, 81 Murray Grove, London N1 7QJ
May 16 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

More a warehouse than a shop Nappy Ever After is open every Tuesday 2pm – 6pm and runs Saturday nappy workshops once a month.  Please book in advance for the Saturday workshops.

Local Real Nappy Advisors

 

I – Recycle Centre

Nappuccinos are held at the I-Recycle Centre opposite Caledonian Road tube station. Sessions start at 10.00am (please arrive on time because the session only lasts 15 minutes).  Booking is advisable.  Please see the events diary above for upcoming dates.

 

Nappy Ever After

Nappy Ever After hold drop-in demo’s every Tuesday from 2pm till 6pm and once a month Saturday demo’s (booking advisable) at their shop located at 81 Murrary Grove, London N1 7QJ.  You’ll be given impartial advice on all the different types of real nappies available as well as having the opportunity to redeem your real nappy voucher.   Nappy Ever After also offers parents living in North London with a cloth nappy laundry service.  Please contact them for further information.

 

Nappy Love

Nappy Love hold nappuccinos in Central London locations,  consultations  are also available for you and your friends, which a great option for an antenatal or postnatal groups.  If you’re unable to attend a session in person, Nappy Love offers a free skype consultation service from the comfort of your own home.    You will be given impartial advice about the different types of cloth nappies and the pros and cons of each different type/fabric.   Please see the events diary above for upcoming events, please refer to their Facebook page for events as well as signing up to their newsletter.

 

Bloomsbury Sling Library

The North London Sling Library is a not-for-profit volunteer run facility, collecting and offering for hire many different types of baby carrier to parents and expectant parents.   They offer advice and support you to use the carriers comfortably and safely. At each session experienced babywearers attend to help ensure you and your little one are comfy and safe.   Advice is free and hires cost between £5 and £10 for 2 weeks hire.   The money they charge for hires goes directly back into the library to get more carriers in order to help more people.

Where: Coram’s Fields Children Centre, 93 Guildford Street, WC1N 1DN
When: Every Wednesday, 10am – 12noon
Contact: To book your appointment –  www.northlondonslings.co.uk/bloomsbury | info@northlondonslings.co.uk

Islington

Contact Info

London Borough of Islington

I-Recycle Centre
1 Cottage Road
London N7 8TP
0207 527 5157
jean.hughes@islington.gov.uk
www.islington.gov.uk

Nappy Ever After

+44 (0)20 7014 3006
info@nappyeverafter.co.uk
www.nappyeverafter.co.uk

Nappy Love

Simona Scavo
info@nappylove.co.uk
www.nappylove.co.uk

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Nurseries using Real Nappies

Archway Early Years
Vorley Road
London N19 5HE
Nasso Christou
020 7272 3350
archway.eyc@islington.gov.uk

The Gower School
18 North Road
London N7 9EY
Emma Gowers
020 7700 2445
info@thegowerschool.co.uk

The Grove Nursery
91 Shepperton Road
London N1 3DF
Rebecca Brown
020 7226 4037
r.brown@thegrovenursery.co.uk