The Easter Edit – Ten tips to keep you sane over the Easter hols…

Look no further than this Easter edit for my top ten tips for places to go, see and experience.

Why did I start this website?

The lowdown on why In Our Backyard was created and the very personal motivation for doing it.

Rapid Review – Quattordici Restaurant, Chislehurst

For a restaurant without a digital footprint, Quattordici on the Royal Parade, Chislehurst is doing okay. We popped in this Thursday to check it out and we were lucky to find a table available. It was packed! They have just a holding page for a website and just a...

Can you be a litter hero?

A great campaign has been set up in Chislehurst to try and raise awareness of the issues of litter in and around the area. The Chislehurst Society – a local conservation and heritage group has challenged local residents to pick up 5 pieces of litter a day this...

Love to run? 6 local running events to try…

Looking to set yourself a challenge with your running? Here’s a rundown of some key running events across South East London.

Rapid Review – All About Eve at Noel Coward Theatre

Tickets are limited for this popular production of All About Eve, starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James, at the Noel Coward Theatre – showing until 11 May 2019.

Rapid Review – Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution

Great courtroom drama by the best known crime novelist, Agatha Christie. The play is held at a unique venue – the stately and intimidating County Hall, staged in the round within the old octagonal council chambers.

Where to Climb and Clamber in South East London and Kent

Tired of the kids clambering all over the furniture? Discover 4 climbing venues in South East London & Kent, all under 45 mins from Bromley: Tunbridge Wells, Woolwich, Denmark Hill & Eltham

Take a trip to Bodiam Castle

Visit historic Bodiam Castle – stunning moated National Trust property in Kent – just over an hour from Bromley or Blackheath. Family tickets available for £24.50. Free parking for members.

Six ways to save on London Theatre Tickets

Living in South East London and Kent? Make the most of what on offer in theatreland in London with these money saving tips.

The latest news… what’s going on in Our Backyard?

Can you be a litter hero?

A great campaign has been set up in Chislehurst to try and raise awareness of the issues of litter in and around the area. The Chislehurst Society – a local conservation and heritage group has challenged local residents to pick up 5 pieces of litter a day this...

Take a trip to Bodiam Castle

Visit historic Bodiam Castle – stunning moated National Trust property in Kent – just over an hour from Bromley or Blackheath. Family tickets available for £24.50. Free parking for members.

Where shall we go, what shall we do?

Old World vs. New World Wine Tasting

Lovely evening tasting the best of new world and old world wines at Champion Wines in Chislehurst.

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£30
Champion Wines, 17 High Street
Chislehurst, Kent BR7 5AB
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Sourpuss, Blackheath Halls

Sourpuss is a very grumpy, ginger cat. When shut out of the house he feels lost and confused, but the beautiful garden soon intrigues him.

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£8.50
Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road
Blackheath, London SE3 9RQ
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Mothering Sunday Weekend, Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

A lovely relaxing day out for all the family. Craft activities are free!

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Riverhill Himalayan Garden, Riverhill House, Riverhill
Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 0RR United Kingdom.
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Bewl’s Big Dog Day Out

A fun day out for all the family and four-legged-friends - a full day of activities around the beautiful reservoir.

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Free
Bewl Water, Bewlbridge Lane
Lamberhurst, Kent TN3 8JH United Kingdom
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Children’s Mother’s Day Workshop

Bloom & Grow are hosting a floristry workshop in Chislehurst where children can create a beautiful floral arrangement and personalise a vase.

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£12.50
St Mary’s Hall, High St
Chislehurst, Kent United Kingdom.
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Yoga Playground – Family Fun Workshop, Beckenham

This is a one hour special for parents, children and the whole family to have some fun connecting with each other on the mat. Join Yoga Bright to: - Enhance communications and bonding; - Fun for you with the family; - Find calm and focus; - Play together and be lighthearted! You can expect fun […]

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Beckenham Place Mansion, Beckenham Place Park
Beckenham, BR3 1SY
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The Boy and the Mermaid

Live music, puppetry, a rapping octopus and a shifting set full of surprises – this enchanting tale is fun for all the family. The Albany 31 March.

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£7
The Albany, Douglas Way
London, SE8 4AG United Kingdom
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Cutty Sark 150 Challenge with Jon Culshaw

Join host for the evening, comedian and impressionist Jon Culshaw, for a drink, 2-course meal and an interactive quiz style challenge.

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Cutty Sark, King William Walk
Greenwich, London SE10 9HT
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Seussical the Musical by Babington House School

Babingon House School is sure you will enjoy this fun filled, action packed, colourful, feel-good musical - Seussical.

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Babington House School, Grange Drive,
Chislehurst, BR7 5ES United Kingdom.
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Mini Me Art Sessions, Godstone Farm Easter

Take a trip to Godstone Farm, enjoy some quality time with your little ones and join in with their FREE mini me art sessions.

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Godstone Farm, Tilburstow Hill Road
Godstone, Surrey RH9 8LX United Kingdom
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