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Baby Knees Up- Fun for Toddlers and Babies in Walthamstow

Cor Blimey, Guv’nor, it’s a good old-fashioned East-End knees up! Win a pair of tickets for this fab family concert for young children and babies in Walthamstow.

Fancy a change from nursery rhymes? Grab your ‘basin of gravy’ and your ‘dustbin lids’ and join a sing-a-long at the ‘Ol’ Johanna’!

Baby Broadway is throwing a BABY Knees UP. We’re very excited to have 2 adult tickets to give away (kids go free) so you can bring a friend or partner along.

Promising a delightful morning for toddlers and babies in Walthamstow. BABY KNEES UP is a zany, interactive family event with bubbles, puppets and plenty of singing along.

Tom Carradine of Carradine’s Cockney Singalong is the cockney geezer behind the piano, bringing a much loved East End tradition back for younger generations. He’ll get you and your little ones Doing the Lambeth Walk, pondering How Much is That Doggy in the Window, marching with inflatable bananas “Down The Strand” and much more!

babies and toddlers in Walthamstow
Cockney fun for Babies and Toddlers in Walthamstow

Did you know the tradition of a knees up goes back to Victorian times in East London?

The term is from a bawdy song full of cheeky innuendos called “Knees Up Mother Brown”.

While West London was all well to do, prim and proper and the Queen’s English, Cockneys had a whale of a time hiking up their skirts, kicking their legs in the air and coming up with silly rhymes.

Life in East London in Victorian times was hard but the Cockney Spirit was one of pluck and courage and plenty of good humour. East Londoners have always known how to laugh in the face of adversity.

So put on your “ones and twos” and head to Big Penny Social for a good old “ding dong”. Sure to be a brilliant day out whether you were born yesterday or you’re soon to get a birthday letter from the “Bean.”

Enter for Your Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets (kids go free)!

We’ve got a pair of tickets to win (kids go free). Simply enter via the competition portal by midnight on the 12th April for your chance to win. 

EEK competitions are for members only so by entering you will automatically be added to our membership database. 

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If you are already a member your sign-up won’t be duplicated but please make sure to tick the box if you’ve been with us since THMs or East End Kids.

Further information:

When: Friday 7th June 2024, 11 am – 11: 45am (doors 1045am)

Big Penny Social, 1 Priestley Way, Walthamstow, London, E17 6AL

Adults £13

Kids free

https://babybroadway.co.uk/baby-knees-up/

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