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Maida Vale and surrounding areas

Wide tree-lined avenues, communal gardens and red-brick mansion blocks..

"There's lots of change along Kilburn High Road that's exciting to see!"

John Wybar

"Little Venice's canals add to the charm of the area - it really is like being in Italy!"

Giorgio Romani

"When it's only a short distance to walk to Primrose Hill and St John's Wood, Swiss Cottage is in a prime spot."

Kristian Brown

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Where do Maida Vale and surrounding areas locals go?

Little Bay

Serving European food, this delightful little restaurant has an early bird menu too.

Jason's Trip

A tour guide canal boat service from Little Venice to Camden Lock, with commentary on the history of Regent's Canal.

Puppet Theatre Barge

The loveliest puppet shows for children on a moored barge in Little Venice.

The Warrington Hotel

As well as the original décor and the friendly atmosphere, the beer is good too.

Gelato Mio

The best Italian Gelato in NW8!

Abbey Road

It's great to watch The Beatles fans recreate their album cover on Abbey Road!

The Bridge House

Classic pub food using fresh ingredients and a cosy atmosphere. The building is shared with the Canal Cafe Theatre, so pop upstairs for some fantastic acting!

Lord's Cricket Ground

A summer's afternoon watching the cricket at Lord's is hard to beat!


A great Italian deli on Shirland Road.

Duke of York

A fantastic local pub for after-work drinks. Wednesday is steak night, serving great food at great value.

Queen's Park Farmers' Market

In the grounds of Salusbury Primary School, great on Sundays for breakfast or lunch. Lots of fresh produce and a great mix of delicious food options.

Queens Park Books

Which other area In London can still be proud to have a charming independent local book store?

Regent's Park Mosque

One of the largest mosques in West London, also providing a cafeteria, library, attire and book shop.

Little Venice's Canals

Picturesque walks and barge spotting along the waterways....

Clifton Greens

Really good quality organic produce at very reasonable prices!

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"It was in Abbey Road Studios that the Beatles recorded their material. The zebra crossing outside the building is now Grade II listed, after being immortalised on the front of their 'Abbey Road' album."

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Poem Parties

Classes Running at Poem Parties include: Monkey Music, Sing & Sign, Dramarama, Street Dancing Kids, Bollywod Dancing for Kids, Creative Movements, Amanda's Action Club, Clever Kids Yoga, Baby Toddler Ballet, Football for Kids, Arts & Crafts and Messy Creativeness. Website

Bach to Baby

St Mark's Church,
Music concert where kids can go and see the real instruments up close. Website

Baby Bop

Paddington Recreation Ground
BABYBOP is a unique high energy dance class designed to turn your 2 - 4 year olds into the smoothest of groovers. We look at many styles of dance from Broadway and Latin to Disco and Pop, and to make our classes fun for both parent and child we only play the coolest music in town. Nursery Rhymes to the back of the queue, BABYBOP pupils will BE-BOP-A-LULA down to the most enviable of playlists. Website

MCC Cricket Academy Coaching Little Legends 3-4 years

Lord's Cricket Ground,
The fun 45-minute sessions are carried out weekly over the 10 to 12 weeks of each academic term or five mornings during Easter Holidays. The courses give youngsters a basic introduction to the movement and skills needed for cricket and other sports. Website

Commissioned Camden Sure Start Mother and Toddler Drop-in (Somali)

The Rowley Way Tenants Hall,
We are a Somali run community charity based in Kilburn, North West London. Our mission is to create opportunity, education and support to the Somali diaspora in London U.K. Website

Blossom Kidz: Stay and Play

Abacus Ark Nursery
Blossom Kidz introduces a fresh and unique childcare concept for children between the ages of 2 and 6 years old. Operates over the weekends on a flexible and pay-as-you-go, by-hour basis in Maida Vale and provides a high-quality learning and playing environment for children. Blossom Kidz stay and play enables parents or carers to take their kids to the amazing play and learning environment to get out of the house. Blossom Kidz aims to assist parents while they work over the weekend, catch up on their to-do list, meet with friends over coffee/dinner or just have some free time at the end of a hectic week. They strive to provide a stimulating environment for your children to blossom in their social skills, creativity and self-confidence through participation in educational and fun activities planned by qualified staff. Website
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