Mum’s the Word brings together like-minded women with inspiring guest speakers from around the UK to discuss everything
from your career & style to health & well-being .
Tommy’s Awards - SOLD OUT
Thursday 11th July, The Oxo Tower, London
12.30pm - 3.30pm
For the first time in the history of the Tommy's awards, a limited number of tickets will go on sale THIS THURSDAY at 10am to attend the prestigious afternoon event.
Hosted by Giovanna Fletcher & Ore Oduba join Tommy's to celebrate the incredible supporters, families, researchers and healthcare professionals who have come #togetherforchange
From parents who have weathered the most difficult challenges, to the babies that have battled the odds to be here.
The awards take place on Thursday 11th July 12.30-3.30pm OXO2 London. Tickets cost £50 pp (plus booking fee) and include a prosecco reception and celebratory afternoon tea (the cost of your ticket covers the afternoon tea/prosecco and includes a donation to Tommy's).
For your chance to be there in person, visit our website at 10am on Thursday 13th June to get your tickets (but please be aware that tickets are extremely limited and we expect these to sell very quickly)
We really hope you can join us for the most special and empowering afternoon in the calendar, tickets go on sale HERE at 10am on Thursday 13th June.
Dorset Cereals ‘Breakfast on the Slow Sessions’
Saturday 22nd June, Mortimer House, London
9.15am - 1pm - SOLD OUT
We’re SO excited to announce that our third Dorset Cereals #Breakfastontheslow Session will take place on Saturday 22nd June at Mortimer House, London.
Join us for a delicious @dorsetcereals #Breakfastontheslow followed by an inspiring chat all about pressing pause, slowing down and avoiding burnout, hosted by Chloe Brotheridge @ChloeBrotheridge – hypnotherapist and author of ‘The Anxiety Solution’ and ‘Brave New Girl’.
Joining Chloe on the panel will be:
* the brilliant Lucy Sheridan @lucysheridan AKA The Comparison Coach
* life coach and author of Pause (How to press pause before life does it for you) Danielle Marchant @lifebydanielle
* Rosie Millen @missnutritionist talking about her recovery from burnout five years ago
* Samantha Clarke @samanthaand_ Happiness Consultant, whose job involves making ‘work happiness’ a priority for individuals and companies.
Our amazing panel will be discussing our modern day obsession with being ‘busy’; how FOMO and comparison culture, combined with an anxiety about underachieving is leading us to experience what experts have called ‘Generation Burnout’ for millennials (especially for women). Our panel will share their own personal tips for slowing down, taking a pause and focussing on what is really important in our lives.
This will be followed by three insightful mini-workshops: a powerful sound bath with Louise @soundawakening enabling deep relaxation to bring about peace and wellbeing. A game-changing session with Danielle @lifebydanielle providing practical advice and tips on pressing pause. And finally a nourishing mini-workshop with Gem Ogston @gemswholesomekitchen teaching us how to make a mood-boosting breakfast pot, to ensure that our breakfasts are slower yet deliciously nutritious…
Leave feeling inspired, calm and mindful with tips on slowing down and appreciating the simple pleasures that you can apply to your everyday life.
Tickets cost £25 (plus booking fee) and are available here…
Dorset Cereals ‘Breakfast on the Slow Sessions’ - SOLD OUT
Thursday 9th May, Brighton Beach Club, Brighton
9.15am - 1pm
We are BEYOND excited to announce that the second Dorset Cereals ‘Breakfast on the Slow Sessions' will take place on Thursday 9th May (9.15am - 1pm) at Brighton Beach Club Brighton.
Join us for a delicious #breakfastontheslow followed by an inspiring chat with Hollie De Cruz, Jessica Jones, Grace Timothy and Suzy Reading.
As family life gets ever busier, we will be discussing the ways in which we can learn to pause and slow down as a family unit and understand how we can equip ourselves and our children with the tools they need to talk about their emotions, express feelings and feel calm and content.
✨You will enjoy mini-workshops from the amazing Hollie De Cruz - creating our own ‘family’ positive affirmation cards
✨Yoga with Suzy Reading (author of new book 'Stand Tall like a Mountain') who will be teaching us a range of poses that can help manage our children's emotions. Suzy will also be using techniques from her latest book to equip us all with a self-care tool kit for our families.
✨And finally you will take part in a mouth-watering mini-workshop from Gem Ogston of @gemswholesomekitchen teaching us how to make a mood-boosting yummy treat that can be enjoyed by all the family.
Leave feeling inspired and relaxed, with a set of intentions and advice on nourishing the health and wellbeing of your entire family, how to slow down and practise collective self-care.
We cannot wait to see lots of you there for a wonderfully SLOW morning...
Fashion Re:Boot - SOLD OUT!
Friday 26th April, The Secret Manor, Tunbridge Wells
7.30pm - 10.30pm
We are very excited to announce that Fashion Re:Boot is BACK and will be held at the gorgeous Secret Manor in Tunbridge Wells on Friday 26th April. It’s time to clear out those closets ladies!! Fashion Re:Boot is a fashion sale where style obsessives can buy, sell or just gather together!
The evening will boast over 25 stalls packed with a mixture of pre-loved fashion - handpicked high street to high end clothes as well as jewellery makers, interiors, beauty and braiding plus a licensed bar and street food all in the beautiful surroundings at The Secret Manor.
We would love to see you there on the night for a chance to snap up some gems. So grab your girlfriends and come along, enjoy the vibe and make an evening of it!
Mum’s the Word X Dance Me Happy - FULLY BOOKED
Tunbridge Wells Launch - Free Class
Wednesday 27th Marcy, Sweaty Betty, Tunbridge Wells
10.30am - 11.30am
Dance- fit classes are coming to TUNBRIDGE WELLS and we are very excited to be collaborating with Michelle Clark on the launch event next Wednesday 27th March at Sweaty Betty from 10.30am - 11.30am.
Join us for an hour of street dance with Michelle Clark & playlist by in-house DJ Nicky Clark.
Supper Club with Emma Jefferys (AKA Action Woman) - SOLD OUT!
Thursday 7th March 2019 - Hattons, Tunbridge Wells
7.30pm - late
We are SO excited to announce our next Supper Club will be held on Thursday 7th March hosted by the inspiring agent for change, Emma Jefferys Action Woman at the amazing Hattons Royal Tunbridge Wells on the Pantiles.
Handing over to Emma now to tell you all about this Supper Club with a difference … ‘I truly believe we are each the architect of our own lives and capable of so much when we stop, ask ourselves the right questions, shut out the noise of the world and listen. So what if you were presented with THREE questions over THREE courses that could change your life FOREVER?'
That's exactly what this Supper Club is all about, join us for a glass of fizz and a delicious, seasonal and locally-sourced three course meal at Hattons (owned by Michelin Star Chef Daniel Hatton who trained with Gordon Ramsay and Marco Pierre White) whilst Emma unveils the THREE questions that could change your life and guides our conversations around the subject.
Vision Board Party with business and life coach Sarah Akwisombe - SOLD OUT!
Thursday 7th February 2019 at The Royal Wells Hotel
7.30pm - 9.30pm
Sarah created her first vision board 8 years ago and almost everything she put on it has come true (new career, holiday, baby and business empire) MIND BLOWN!
Join us for an evening where you are free to visualise the life you really WANT; who you want to BE, what you want to DO and HAVE in 2019 and beyond. Let's make it happen - together…
We'll kickstart the night by chatting to vision board guru Sarah Akwisombe to find out HOW to create a vision board that works for you and a glass of fizz to get the creative juices flowing.
We'll provide you with all the tools you need to create a vision board that embodies your dreams, goals and desires and sets your intentions for the year ahead.
So grab your girlfriends, book the babysitter (Bubble are sponsoring the event, so use the code ‘mumstheword’ to receive £10 off of your sit) and we'll see you on 7th Feb for a night to remember.
Tickets cost £35 (plus booking fee) and include a glass of fizz on arrival, board and all the materials you need to create your vision board.
We also advise you to bring a couple of magazines that you love with you.
We will be sending you an email in advance to get you thinking about what you will put on your vision board.
Tickets for this event are now SOLD OUT.
Mum’s the Word presents…An evening with Elle & Deborah - SOLD OUT!
Thursday 22nd November, Harbour Hotel - Guildford
7.30pm - late
We're so looking forward to this very special event...Joining us will be Elle Wright (aka @feathering_the_empty_nest) author of Ask Me His Name - talking about her pregnancy, Teddy's life and what happens when a mother leaves a hospital with empty arms, and Deborah James (aka @bowelbabe) author of F**** You Cancer - how to face the big C, live your life and still be yourself.
Elle and Deborah will be discussing their personal stories and talking honestly about their experiences - how it's OK to feel shit about the cards you've been dealt, being kind to yourself, finding humour and hope even on the darkest of days, rallying your tribe and establishing a new normal.
Elle and Deborah will also chat about how they are not only kick starting the conversations around the important subjects of baby loss and cancer but also going a long way to educate and inspire all of us with their honesty and uplifting approach. Join us for a glass of fizz, followed by the panel discussion and then an opportunity for you to put your questions to Elle and Deborah. You will also be able to buy a copy of their books and have it signed by these inspiring women after the talk.
Together For Change meets Baby Loss Hour Live - FULLY BOOKED
Thursday 13th December, Cuckooz Nest - London
Join Jess from @thelegacyofleo and Elle of @feathering_the_empty_nest, plus guests from the Together for Change campaign, for an evening of discussion about discovering your “new normal” after loss. Hosted at the warm and welcoming location of the Cuckooz Nest, the evening will give you the chance to meet other bereaved parents and speak to a Tommy’s bereavement midwife if you would like to. The Baby Loss Hour Live panel discussion will cover the impact of loss - at any age or gestation - and how we can look to break down the taboo surrounding baby and child loss, with the opportunity to join in the discussion with our panelists.
Tickets are free and will be issued on a first come first serve basis (max two tickets per reservation). However, if you can afford it, please consider making a donation to Tommy's via the following link www.justgiving.com/babylosshourlive or on the night to help continue to fund vital research.
The panel, alongside the voices of those in the audience, will include:
David Monteith, Stillbirth activist and founder of 'Grace in Action' in honour of his daughter Grace
Leigh Kendall, previous Tommy's Mum's Voice winner, campaigner and blogger at 'Headspace Perspective' and mother to Hugo
Rachel Lewis, owner of 'The Little Big Fierce Company', mother to Beatrix, and activist for breaking the silence around TFMR and miscarriage
Jen and Al Ferguson, founders of global support platform for fathers, 'Dadsnet', whilst raising the conversation around recurrent miscarriage
MUM’S THE WORD + MUM OF BOYS & MABEL PRESENT…FROM BUMP TO BUSINESS
One Warwick Park, Tunbridge Wells
Our Bump to Business Special in collaboration with the fabulous Louise Mum of Boys & Mabel as she introduces us to some of her favourite mum run brands... We will be joined by Jo Tutchener Sharp from Scamp & Dude, Coral from Velveteen Babies and Jewellery Designer Catherine De Crèvecoeur-Melia 🙌.
This is the perfect session for anyone who wants to find out what it takes to create and run a business or blog with babies, toddlers, children on board! These stellar business women will be imparting their experiences (good and bad) and advice for making it work.
SUPPER CLUB - The square, Brighton
We are SO excited to announce that our next Brighton Candle-lit Supper Club will be held on Thursday 18th October at The Square Brighton – hosted by the amazing Naomi & Sarah from mood-boosting candle company SevenSeventeen and the fabulously talented Gem from plant-based Gem's Wholesome Kitchen.
It’s no secret that candles can create the perfect ambience at a dinner party ✨ But forget going for one single fragrance, at this special Supper Club we’re going one step further and pairing a sumptuous scent with every course for the ultimate aromatic experience.
We’ll be starting by setting the scene with SevenSeventeen's fruity wild fig & grape candle to create a warming ambience that’s perfectly synonymous with Gem’s figgy starter. Then we’ll switch to their signature moroccan rose scent to really get the olfactory taste buds going during her tagine main. Finally, the duo have chosen their spicy black pomegranate fragrance to complement Gem’s lush trio of desserts.
Mum's the Word + Hollie De Cruz (aka @theyesmummum)
Thrive Discovery Weekend @ The Secret Manor, Tunbridge Wells
We are very excited to announce our talk with Hollie de Cruz at the Thrive Discovery Weekend on Saturday 29th September at 10.30am. Hollie is a highly sought after hypnobirthing coach (her past students include Fearne Cotton & Giovanna Fletcher), as well as the creator of the award-winning ‘yesmum’ positive affirmation cards and a fully fledged author!
We will be chatting to Hollie about her brand new book 'Your Baby, Your Birth' demystifying hypnotbirthing and focussing on how birth can be the most joyful and positive (not 'perfect') experience of your life...whether you’re planning on having your baby at home, in hospital, in a pool or via c-section – whether it is your first, second or fourth baby!
We will be talking about how (and why) Hollie founded her hugely successful 'Yes Mum cards' which provide women with the tools to feel calm, empowered and confident in birth, motherhood and beyond.
Breakfast on the Slow Sessions - Mum’s the Word X Dorset Cereals
KINGDOM, Penshurst (nr Tunbridge Wells)
The very FIRST Dorset Cereals Breakfast on the Slow Session . Join us as we speak to Clemmie Telford (AKA Mother of All Lists), Steph Douglas (founder of Don't Buy Her Flowers) Jo Love (founder of Lobella Loves) and Emma (AKA The Mumologist) about Modern Motherhood, Mental Health, Slowing Down and Pulling up the Drawbridge
Enjoy a game-changing workshop by Beccy and Alexis creators of The Mother Box and authors of new book The Little Book of Self-Care for New Mums. Learn self-care advice, tips and hacks from these amazing ladies who have over 25 years of experience caring for women through pregnancy and the postnatal period.
Plus you can take time out to tune back into yourself with a restorative Womankind Yoga session by Kingdom Yoga.
THE (all new) SCUMMY MUMMIES SHOW
Saturday 14th July, 7.45pm
We are SO excited to bring the amazing SCUMMY MUMMIES to Whitstable.
Following their sell-out UK tour, the SCUMMY MUMMIES are BACK with a brand new comedy show and their very first appearance in Whitstable.
Join Ellie and Helen as they celebrate the scummier side of parenting, from drinking wine at teatime to hiding from the PTA.
This is the perfect Mums’ night out and a great way to celebrate the end of term but be warned tickets won't hang around for long!
Tickets cost £17.50 and are available via the Whitstable Playhouse
CONFIDENCE Masterclass with The Step Up Club, Gemma from Mutha.Hood & Vickie from INPOlife
One Warwick Park, Tunbridge Wells
We are very excited to announce our masterclass with the awe inspiring Alice and Phanella from The Step Up Club all about GROWING YOUR CONFIDENCE. Plus a very special panel discussion with the fabulous Gemma from Mutha.Hood & Vickie from INPOlife talking about their own confidence issues and how they overcame them.
What would it feel like if you had the confidence to pursue your dreams? How would life be different if fear was no longer in your vocabulary?
In this exclusive workshop, Alice and Phanella will blend their accredited career advice, interactive career workouts (we promise, no lycra required!!) and personal experience to help you become a more confident version of yourself.
You will leave knowing how to build up your confidence, how to believe in that newly found confidence and how to act upon it.
In association with Bubble Babysitting App
SUPPER CLUB, The Square - Brighton
Join us for a mood boosting 3 course Indian Banquet, biodynamic wine, guided meditation and the opportunity to meet loads of brilliant like-minded Mums. Come on your own or with girlfriends - everyone is welcome. It's the perfect opportunity to meet new friends and enjoy a much-needed night off!
Mum's the Word + Simon Hooper Breakfast Club in association with Dorset Cereals.
One Warwick Park Hotel, Tunbridge Wells
We are delighted to announce that we will be joined by the AWESOME Simon Hooper (aka FOD) for a very special Breakfast Club event in Tunbridge Wells, from 10am - 12pm on Friday 18th May.Simon will be sharing his hilarious take on being OUTNUMBERED by his very own 'Strong Girls Club' - daughters Anya (10) Marnie (7) identical twins Ottilie & Delilah (2) and wife Clemmie (aka MOD @motherofdaughters)
Simon burst onto the social media scene as @father_of_daughters just two years ago & now has a large following on instagram. We'll be finding out why he wanted to share the often untold story of fatherhood & lift the lid on what it’s like to be a modern dad, in his own honest & unique way.
SUPPER CLUB, Framptons - Tunbridge Wells
The first Mums The Word Supper Club of the year has arrived!
The date of importance – Thursday 26th April. The destination location – Framptons, The Pantiles. The hosts – Laura from Freckles and Fire and Estelle & Afroditi from Dilly + Diti.
This Supper Club will be ALL about self-care, deliciously local food and some of our finest conversations! We'll kick start with a welcome glass of bubbles followed by a demonstration from cosmetic expert Juliette Goggin on how to get making our own beauty regime (and you'll get a cleansing balm pot to take home!). We'll then partake in a seriously stunning smorgasbord of sharing plates (menu below) and then an evening of kick back and chat! Tickets are £27 including all the above plus service charges and fees.
With Estelle, Afroditi and Laura at the hosting helm, this is going to be one night to remember!
Mamas Meet Up with Clemmie Hooper
East Quay, Whitsable
Clemmie will be joining us to talk about her second book 'How to grow a baby Journal' a beautifully illustrated journal where you can capture the highs, lows (and everything in between) of your pregnancy journey week by week. Whether it's recording where and when you found out you were pregnant or what happened that first night you spent with your newborn, Clemmie's journal provides an amazing keepsake of those key moments as well as useful tips and advice.
Clemmie will also be chatting about her life and how she juggles her work as a NHS midwife and author with being a wife and mother to four girls (how does she do it?). Please feel free to bring your little ones along, we will have lots for them to play with courtesy of What About the Kids, whilst you get inspired, drink all the coffee, eat pastries and meet lots of other lovely Mums.
You will be able to buy a copy of 'How to grow a baby Journal' and have it signed by Clemmie herself.
Mum's the Word + Giovanna Fletcher Breakfast Club in association with Dorset Cereals.
Royal Wells Hotel, Tunbridge Wells
We will be joined by the AMAZING Giovanna Fletcher - best selling novelist, actress, TV presenter, vlogger and Mum to two boys - talking about her own personal experiences of motherhood.
Gi will be discussing her book "Happy Mum, Happy Baby" and opening up about the journey she's been on - good times and tough times (the days when even getting out of bed and having a shower feel like a major achievement). From her struggles to conceive through to her experiences of pregnancy, birth and beyond (and sharing it all with her husband and childhood sweetheart Tom from McFly). Join us for an honest and uplifting morning of chat and chance to meet other Mums.
'Let's Talk About Flex' with special guest Anna Whitehouse AKA Mother Pukka
Harbour Hotel Brighton
We are VERY excited to announce that we will be joined by the one & only Anna Whitehouse (AKA Mother Pukka) discussing all things FLEX on Thursday 22nd February at the Brighton Harbour Hotel. Flexible working is not just a mum-issue...we are ALL striving for a better work-life balance, to be able to spend more time doing the things we love, with the people we love. It’s all about making our time at work COUNT. Mother Pukka is leading the flexible-working crusade and will be sharing her vision and passion with us on how to make work work for everybody.
We will also be finding out how Anna’s life has changed since ditching the 9-5...from blogger to vlogger to best-selling author, campaigner & all round Wonder Woman. We cannot wait!
'Eat Happy, Live Happy' with special guests Melissa Hemsley (Co-founder of Hemsley + Hemsley) and Hollie de Cruz (yesmum)
One Warwick Park, Tunbridge Wells
At this very special event Melissa and Hollie will be discussing the importance of self-care and how we can look after our health and well-being in our busy day-to-day lives.
Melissa Hemsley is the younger Hemsley sister whose food business Hemsley + Hemsley has pioneered modern healthy cooking since 2010. Melissa has featured in The Guardian, The New York Times and Vogue. She has also appeared on Saturday Kitchen, Sunday Brunch and BBC Goodfood shows and cooked at festivals and high-profile events internationally. Hollie de Cruz is a London-based mum, celebrity birth coach and social entrepreneur. Through her award-winning yesmum affirmation cards, Hollie's focus is on empowering women and their families on their journey into motherhood and beyond, and her first book will be published in Summer 2018.
Mum's the Word Christmas Party featuring the Scummy Mummies, HUB Creative Space (Tonbridge)
Ellie & Helen are bringing their Christmas comedy show to KENT on Friday 1st December & we cannot wait!! You can expect yuletide sketches, filthy carols, festive stand-up and some very funny Santa stories. But the fun doesn't stop there...we will also have a glitter beauty bar, photobooth, pizza van, cocktail bar and our very own #Wild_Child DJs playing your favourite 90s/00s and Xmas classics.
MAMAS SUPPER CLUB, Jeans (Tunbridge Wells)
We are very excited to announce that Hattie (aka That Mum Blog) and Jeni (aka Everything is a Phase) will be hosting the next Mamas Supper Club at Jeans Kitchen & Wine-Bar on Thursday 9th November. Tickets cost £22.50 each (plus a £1 booking fee) which includes 2 courses, 2 glasses of wine and a PUB QUIZ!!
Dress up, dress down, come with a mate or come alone. ALL WELCOME. #youcansitwithus.
Mamas Meet Up #12 with Katie Kirby
Brighton Harbour Hotel and Royal Wells Hotel
We are very excited to announce that our next Meet Up will be with the hilariously funny author of Hurrah for Gin, Katie Kirby. Katie will be joining us to talk about her brand new book 'The Daily Struggles of Archie Adams Aged 2 1/4'
We'll be speaking to Katie about the inspiration for her latest book, how she's created a career from drawing 'sweary, stick people' (her words!) and how she juggles her new career as an author with being Mum to two boys.
Hollie Mc Nish
One Warwick Park, Tunbridge Wells
Hollie will be reading from her award-winning book NOBODY TOLD ME which is a collection of poems and stories about raising a child in modern Britain. She talks about feeding, sex, gender and of finding secret places to scream every once in a while!!
Mamas Meet Up 'Body Positive Special' with Megan Jayne Crabbe & Nat Lee
Joining us on the panel is the inspirational Megan Jayne Crabbe whose body image issues began as a child; she spent years dieting, binging, losing and gaining weight. Until she found body positivity, quit dieting, and finally escaped the cult of thin. Megan has been announced as the new face of @dove for their 60th Anniversary and is determined to let as many people as possible know the truth: that we are all good enough as we are.
Also on the panel is the amazing @stylemesunday -fashion blogger and mum of two girls, Nat is the creator of #WarriorWomanProject. Her campaign is all about breaking down those insecurities, being brave and not letting anything hold you back from being the best version of you. It doesn't matter whether you're a side 6 or a size 26 we all have our own issues and vulnerabilities and it's about trying to free yourself from the shackles and not hiding away anymore.
Mamas Meet Up #9 'Bloggers & Brands Special'
Royal Wells Hotel, Tunbridge Wells
If you're a blogger, influencer or instagrammer and you want to know how to work with brands, build your following, create imagery that generates likes and keep your audience engaged - look no further than our next evening meet up. Joining us on the panel is the amazing Zoe de Pass AKA Dress Like a Mum; Zoe will be providing insight into how she works with brands, how she started out and how she's grown her audience to epic proportions.
The event will also be for those Mums running small brands and businesses. The brilliant Laura Williams from The Modern Nursery will be joining us on the panel to discuss how she works with influencers and how she built a mega brand.
Completing our panel is Francesca Mifsud founder of influencer-marketing platform Infiltrend. Infiltrend is a dedicated platform and agency designed to bring brands and influencers together.
Mum's the Word Summer Party - Featuring the Ruby Darlings
Our first SUMMER PARTY will be held The Secret Manor on Friday 7th July & it's going to be MEGAAAAA! There will be comedy from the brilliantly filthy The Ruby Darlings (be prepared to laugh your asses off mamas 😂) cocktails aplenty, beauty treatments by The Beauty Bar, a photo booth and #Wild_Child DJ's to see us through until the small hours. So grab your girlfriends & get your glam on for this very special girls night out.
Mamas Meet Up #8 with Clemmie Hooper at the Harbour Hotel Brighton.
We are delighted to announce that our first Mamas Meet Up in Brighton is with mama & midwife extraordinaire CLEMMIE HOOPER (aka @mother_of_daughters). Clemmie will be joining us to talk about her new book 'How to Grow a baby and Push it Out' as well as how she juggles having four children, her work as an NHS midwife and life as one of the most well known insta-mums.
Please feel free to bring your little ones along, we will have lots for them to play with courtesy of What about the kids whilst you get inspired, drink all the coffee and meet lots of other lovely mums.
You can also buy your copy of 'How to Grow a baby and Push it Out' at the Meet Up (Waterstones Brighton will be there!) and have it signed by Clemmie herself.
Mamas Meet Up #7 - How to make work WORK - with Clemmie Telford, Gill Munro and Elizabeth VanBergen
Royal Wells Hotel, Tunbridge Wells
Are you currently pregnant or on maternity leave and thinking about what will happen when you return to work? Or are you already back at work and finding it hard to keep all those childcare/work/life plates spinning? If the answer is YES we have the perfect event for you
Joining Clemmie on the panel we are also very excited to welcome Gill Munro from Digital Mums, who are leading the charge with their #WorkThatWorks campaign.
And finally Elizabeth VanBergen from TW Women's Equality Party will be joining our panel, Elizabeth is a fountain of knowledge with over 20 years experience as a barrister specialising in employment law. Elizabeth is a firm believer that having a baby need not/should not put the brakes on a woman's career and would love to answer your questions about every aspect of returning to work from balancing childcare costs vs wages to the best way to request flexible working.
#Mamas Meet Up #6 with Clemmie Hooper
The Royal Wells Hotel, Tunbridge Wells
Clemmie Hooper is a Mum of 4 and Midwife extraordinaire that needs no introduction...With her successful blog 'Gas and Air' and a huge @Mother_of_daughters instagram following , Clemmie has been described as the midwife to the millennials. We are delighted to announce that Clemmie will be joining us to talk about her new book 'How to Grow a baby and push it out. She will be discussing all things pregnancy and birth related, from morning sickness to what to expect at your scan, through to pushing out your baby and the fourth trimester; how to cope when you come home from hospital, breastfeeding and beyond. We'll also be speaking to Clemmie about how she juggles having four children, work as a community based midwife and life as one of the most well known insta mums!
There will be time for tea, coffee and Clemmie will also be signing her book! We will have Waterstones' Tunbridge Wells joining us to sell copies of How to Grow a Baby.
Mamas Meet Up #5 Goals on Tour with Supercharged Club - SOLD OUT!
The Royal Wells Hotel, Tunbridge Wells
Who's ready to take on 2017? Do you want to set GOALS and focus on how to achieve them this year? If the answer is YES then our first MamasMeetUp of the year is for you!
Whatever your GOAL is for 2017 (get fit, start a business, write a blog, create a website, get your baby to sleep through, create some 'me' time, go back to work etc etc) the inspirational Mary from Supercharged Club will talk you through how to take ACTION to turn these dreams into reality in 2017.
Set Goals, dream big, take action...Let's do this Mamas!
Mamas Meet Up #4 Comedy Night with the Scummy Mummies
One Warwick Park - Tunbridge Wells
Fizz, comedy from the Scummy Mummies & #Wild_Child DJs.
The Scummy Mummies are bringing their show to Tunbridge Wells for an evening of laughs for less-than-perfect parents. Comedians Helen Thorn & Ellie Gibson cover a wide range of parenting topics, from pelvic floors and play-dates to farting and fish fingers. Based on the UK's No. 1 Kids and Family podcast, as recommended by The Telegraph & BBC's Woman's Hour. Expect songs, sketches, stand-up and some incredible catsuits!
Mamas Meet Up #3 Blogging and Vlogging Special with Anna Whitehouse AKA Mother Pukka
Royal Wells Hotel - Tunbridge Wells
Mother Pukka is the ultimate blogger and vlogger for people who just happen to be parents!
Anna is not only a brilliantly funny commentator on parenthood but also a campaigner for real issues like flexible working and miscarriage.
Anna will be offering her #parentingtheshitoutoflife pearls of wisdom on everything from blogging, vlogging, building a brand like a boss to balancing work life with motherhood.
To find out more about Mother Pukka, check out her website here.
Mamas Meet Up #2 - Fashion, Beauty & Cocktail Special
Royal Wells Hotel, Tunbridge Wells
Do you struggle to dress now you're a Mum? Has your shape and skin changed beyond your recognition? Don't know a BB cream from Sudocrem? Then this session is for you! Our fashion and beauty special is perfect for anyone that feels like they've lost their fashion and beauty mojo since having a small person BUT wants it back!
Joining us for our Meet Up is personal stylist and mama Victoria Genevieve and fashion blogger and mum to twin boys, Style Mum (aka Pascale Banks) talking all things fashion; school run hacks, breast-feeding friendly clothes (that aren't twee), clothes that work for work AND must-have (budget) buys for the summer!
We will also be joined by the highly acclaimed No. 6 Clinic who will be discussing tired skin, eye bags and make-up tips.And to finish off the session every Mama will get a delicious cocktail courtesy of The Cocktail Social.
Mamas Meet Up #1 - From Bump to Business Special
Royal Wells Hotel, Tunbridge Wells
Joining us for our very special launch meet up are local TW Mamas Rebecca & Dominique, creators of luxury changing bags Jem + Bea.
As well as Steph Douglas Founder of Don’t Buy Her Flowers (thoughtful gifts for new Mums and anyone in need of TLC).
These three #MumBosses will be imparting their experiences (good and bad), advice and tips for making it work!