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School's out: summer holiday activities for kids in Surrey & SW London

Summer holiday activities courses can be a lifesaver for working parents. Melinda Wills McHugh, mum to Rohan 12 and James 4, looks at some of the most popular options. Don’t wait until July to book!

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Berkshire is saturated with fun-packed summer camps and courses, perfect for boosting the confidence of even the most reclusive child. Walk a tightrope, try zorbing, learn to code: the choice is yours more

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As there’s a new baby due for William and Kate, Kitty McGee picks the very best of this season’s children’s clothes more

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With the Easter holidays just around the corner, William Gadsby Peet explores what's on in Surrey over Easter to keep the kids entertained more

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If the play’s the thing, get them watching early. Samantha Laurie on some new initiatives in early years theatre more

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Easter revision courses have never been more popular. Samantha Laurie looks at the key players more

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Are British kids ready for American-style summer camps? Samantha Laurie looks at the best residential kids camps in Blighty. more

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There are some cracking Easter egg hunts happening this year. Check out our round up of the most eggcellent places for all the family to enjoy a great day hunting chocolate... more

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What do you do with a teen whose summer holiday plans amount to sleep and Snapchat? Try camp, says Samantha Laurie more

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Melinda Wills McHugh and her 12-year-old son brave the high ropes at Esher's newest attraction, the Skywalk Adventure at Sandown Park more

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Teddington’s Anna Dutton, 22, is an aspiring writer and blogger who began suffering from mental health issues in her teens. Here, she looks at how parents can help when they suspect all is not well more

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Could a gift experience be just the ticket for your hard-to-buy-for teenager? Samantha Laurie plays Santa more

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4 STARS. Sharon Wallace and her children enjoy a fine old time at Little Goats, a Rose Theatre show for under 6s at the Richard Mayo Centre in Kingston more

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Alison Hunt visits Surrey’s newest soft play centre to find out what's on offer more

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Santa's got a busy schedule for Christmas, but he's taking time out to meet children at grottos near you – make sure you've been nice this year! more

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Don’t want to go back to the office? Try the kitchen table instead. Samantha Laurie on child-related franchises more

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Does your animal have feathers? Does your animal have two legs? Kids can enjoy a fun wetlands-themed game of Guess Who? at the London Wetlands Centre over the autumn half term more

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Garsons sells 10,000 pumpkins every year in the lead up to Halloween and grows the impressive Racer variety on its 155-acre PYO fields. We get some expert advice from the farm's team on how to carve the perfect Halloween pumpkin... more

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