What’s on in Waltham Forest

London Borough of Waltham Forest has joined the Real Nappies for London voucher scheme to offer parents an incentive to use real nappies.  Parents living in Waltham Forest with a baby under 18 months can claim a free £54.15 voucher towards the initial cost.  You can use the voucher to buy nappies from participating businesses across London, exchange it for a trial pack, or use it for a Nappy Ever After trial laundry service.

 

Upcoming Nappy Events

You can attend events happening in other boroughs too!

May
30
Tue
Drop-in Demo @ Nappy Ever After, 81 Murray Grove, London N1 7QJ
May 30 @ 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.

Jun
6
Tue
Drop-in Demo @ Nappy Ever After, 81 Murray Grove, London N1 7QJ
Jun 6 @ 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.

Jun
10
Sat
Real Nappies for London 10-Year Birthday Celebration @ Skip Garden, N1C 4AQ
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us on Saturday 10th June at 2pm for an afternoon of tea & cake to celebrate Real Nappies for London’s 10-year anniversary. The party will be at Global Generation’s Skip Garden, Kings Cross – a community garden with a twist – where we’ll be looking back on the schemes real nappy successes, as well as thanking those who have been involved throughout the years and for the years to come! It will also be a great way to find out more about the Skip Garden and the brilliant work that they do.
Jun
13
Tue
Drop-in Demo @ Nappy Ever After, 81 Murray Grove, London N1 7QJ
Jun 13 @ 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.

Jun
16
Fri
Hackney Real Nappy Network Nappuccino @ Hackney Central Library, E8 1GQ
Jun 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Come and along to the Hackney Real Nappy Network (HRNN) nappuccino to claim your free £54 nappy voucher and learn more about real nappies. Everyone is welcome to attend HRNN nappuccinos but vouchers issued on the day are only available to Hackney residents at these events. In conjunction with: The Washable Nappy Company

Local Real Nappy Advisors

 

Waltham Forest Cloth Nappy Library

Waltham Forest Cloth Nappy Library exists to help parents and parents-to-be navigate through, what can feel like, the bewildering world of cloth nappies. They hold monthly, free demo sessions where you can look at and talk with them and other parents about the different types of nappies, how they work and how to get started using them.

If you would like to try some nappies out before buying, they have trial kits and individual nappies available to loan. Their friendly and supportive chat group, Waltham Forest Cloth Bums, is the place to buy, sell or swap nappies with other local parents, seek advice and keep up-to-date with events and discount codes.  Do get in touch with them via the Facebook library page or email – wfnappies@gmail.com

 

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 Ever After also run regular events at the Hornbeam Cafe, E17 9AH.  Please see the events diary above for upcoming dates.

 

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 group.  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.

 

Hackney Real Nappy Network

The Hackney Real Nappy Network is a group of real nappy users who offer free advice, based on their own experience. They hold real nappy demonstrations at antenatal classes in Homerton Hospital, and attend many events across Hackney to show people how easy real nappies are to use.  Nappuccinos are hosted on the last Friday of the month at Hackney Central Library during term time – 10.30 am to 12 noon.   Please see the events diary above for upcoming dates.

 

East London Sling Library

The East 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: Farmilo Road, Walthamstow, E17 8JP
When: Every Friday – 10.30am –  12.30am
Contact: To book your appointment –   info@eastlondonslings.co.uk  |   www.northlondonslings.co.uk/eastlondonslings

Waltham Forest

Contact Info

Nappy Ever After

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

Nappy Love Ltd

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

London Borough of Waltham Forest

www.walthamforest.gov.uk/content/real-nappies

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