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.

 

Apr
6
Mon
Reusable Nappy Demo – Morning (ONLINE)
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

On Monday 6th April at 10am, join the morning Zoom reusable nappy demo online to discover the advantages of using reusable, cloth nappies and find out how you can apply for a free reusable nappy voucher. Real Nappies for London will guide you through the three main types of reusable nappies, how to use, wash and dry them. As well as everything else that you need to get started.

This event will start online at 10am via ZOOM. Use Meeting ID: 579 548 764. You do not need to register. The event will close at 11am. 

Reusable Nappy Demo – Afternoon (ONLINE)
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

On Monday 6th April at 10am, join the afternoon Zoom reusable nappy demo online at 2pm to discover the advantages of using reusable, cloth nappies and find out how you can apply for a free reusable nappy voucher. Real Nappies for London will guide you through the three main types of reusable nappies, how to use, wash and dry them. As well as everything else that you need to get started.

This event will start online at 2pm via ZOOM. Use Meeting ID: 619 928 252. You do not need to register. The event will close at 3pm.

Apr
7
Tue
Islington Reusable Nappy Demo (ONLINE)
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

THIS EVENT REPLACES THE ISLINGTON EXCHANGE TALK WITH ISLINGTON COUNCIL.

On Tuesday 7th April, discover the advantages of using reusable, cloth nappies and find out how you can apply for a free £54 nappy voucher. Alice Walker from Real Nappies for London will guide you through the three main types of reusable nappies, how to use, wash and dry them. As well as everything else that you need to get started.

This event will start online at 10am via ZOOM. Use Meeting ID: 425 407 641 when prompted. You do not need to register. The event will close at 11am. 

Contact: info@realnappiesforlondon.org.uk for further information.

Apr
17
Fri
Islington Bright Start East – Reusable Nappy Info Talk @ Hornsey Road Children’s Centre, N7 7EN
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Learn about the advantages of using reusable, cloth nappies. Alice from Real Nappies for London will show the three main types of reusable nappies, give advice on how to use and wash them. Everything you need to know to get started as well as some troubleshooting advice. This is for information only and is not a sales event. Demo and Q&A available from 10am – 11am.

If you are an Islington resident and a parent, with a baby under 18 months, you will be able to apply for a free £54.15 nappy voucher in-person at this event. You must be registered with the children centre, or provide supporting documentation. See our apply page for further details to register for a voucher.

Apr
27
Mon
Islington Reusable Nappy & Baby Clothes Give and Take – April 2020 @ Ambler Children Centre, N4 2DR
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Real Nappies for London and Bright Start Islington East are hosting a Reusable Nappy & Baby Clothes Give and Take at Ambler Children Centre, 10am – 11.30am on Monday 27th April 2020. This event will take place alongside the Under 1s Stay and Play. Bring preloved good quality reusable nappies and baby clothes (0-18months), and take away anything for free. No need to bring to take. This event is a great way to get started using reusable nappies. Please note what’s available on the day depends on the donations we received. We encourage parents to drop off donations before the event if they can’t make it on the day. Contact us for further information.

Alice from Real Nappies for London will be on hand to provide reusable nappy advice. We welcome donations and would love help on the day. If you would like to get involved, please drop us an e-mail: info@realnappiesforlondon.org.uk.

May
5
Tue
Islington Council Reusable Nappy Demo – The Exchange, N7 8DE @ The Exchange, Watkinson Road, London, N7 8DE
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am

Discover the advantages of using reusable cloth nappies and find out how you can apply for a free £54 nappy voucher. Jean Hughes from Islington council will talk you through the three main types of reusable nappies, how to use, wash and dry them. As well as everything else that you need to get started. To book a place contact jean.hughes@islington.gov.uk or telephone 0207 527 5157.

Location: The Exchange, Watkinson Road, London, N7 8DE. Located at the bend in the road. Please arrive on time the information talk is just 15 minutes long.

Jun
2
Tue
Islington Council Reusable Nappy Demo – The Exchange, N7 8DE @ The Exchange, Watkinson Road, London, N7 8DE
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am

Discover the advantages of using reusable cloth nappies and find out how you can apply for a free £54 nappy voucher. Jean Hughes from Islington council will talk you through the three main types of reusable nappies, how to use, wash and dry them. As well as everything else that you need to get started. To book a place contact jean.hughes@islington.gov.uk or telephone 0207 527 5157.

Location: The Exchange, Watkinson Road, London, N7 8DE. Located at the bend in the road. Please arrive on time the information talk is just 15 minutes long.

Nappy Ever After – Drop-in Demo’s @ Nappy Ever After
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

DROP-IN DEMO AT NAPPY EVER AFTER – EVERY TUESDAY AFTERNOON (ALL WELCOME)

Nappy Ever After is open every Tuesday afternoon from 2pm – 6pm for advice on reusable nappies. You will be shown the different types of reusbale nappies and given information and tips on how to wash and dry them. Advice is tailored to give you the best start. You will be able to redeem your Real Nappies for London nappy voucher for a reusable nappy starter kit, for a selection of nappies of your choice, or for a trial laundry service.

Nappy Ever After also offers drop-in’s by appointments and once a month Saturday nappy workshops. Please contact them directly and book in advance for the Saturday workshops – 020 7014 3006.

Jun
9
Tue
Nappy Ever After – Drop-in Demo’s @ Nappy Ever After
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

DROP-IN DEMO AT NAPPY EVER AFTER – EVERY TUESDAY AFTERNOON (ALL WELCOME)

Nappy Ever After is open every Tuesday afternoon from 2pm – 6pm for advice on reusable nappies. You will be shown the different types of reusbale nappies and given information and tips on how to wash and dry them. Advice is tailored to give you the best start. You will be able to redeem your Real Nappies for London nappy voucher for a reusable nappy starter kit, for a selection of nappies of your choice, or for a trial laundry service.

Nappy Ever After also offers drop-in’s by appointments and once a month Saturday nappy workshops. Please contact them directly and book in advance for the Saturday workshops – 020 7014 3006.

Jun
16
Tue
Nappy Ever After – Drop-in Demo’s @ Nappy Ever After
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

DROP-IN DEMO AT NAPPY EVER AFTER – EVERY TUESDAY AFTERNOON (ALL WELCOME)

Nappy Ever After is open every Tuesday afternoon from 2pm – 6pm for advice on reusable nappies. You will be shown the different types of reusbale nappies and given information and tips on how to wash and dry them. Advice is tailored to give you the best start. You will be able to redeem your Real Nappies for London nappy voucher for a reusable nappy starter kit, for a selection of nappies of your choice, or for a trial laundry service.

Nappy Ever After also offers drop-in’s by appointments and once a month Saturday nappy workshops. Please contact them directly and book in advance for the Saturday workshops – 020 7014 3006.

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 Murray Grove, London N1 7QJ. You will 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.

 

 

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

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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