MITK Awards 2015..The Nominations Are..

After a month of nominations we are now excited to present the finalists for the Mums In the Know Awards 2015, as voted for by the readers of Mums in the Know Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring.   You have been getting in touch to let us know your favourite Soft plays/ classes/ places … [Read More...]


Catch the The Pirates of Treasure Island as they wash up at the Grove Theatre Dunstable this easter

Ahoy, me hearties! Prepare for a spectacular East treat as The Pirates of Treasure Island washes up at the Grove … [Read More...]

Swimming Lessons with Swim Kidz Watford and Kings Langley

Free Swim Nappy and Shopper for all new Spring Term Swimming Lesson Families

Swimkidz, the fun starts here…  Welcome to the watery world of creativity and imagination that Swimkidz brings to each and every … [Read More...]


Hugs are in demand! How The Koala Learnt to Hug second show added at Old Town Hall Hemel Hempstead

The Old Town hall is delighted to be able to offer families a Second showing of How The Koala Learnt to Hug on Saturday 28 March at … More

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Family Fun with Flora, Fauna and Photography at Ashridge House

This year Ashridge house is enhancing it's fantastic setting and wants to encourage more families to spend their weekends at Ashridge … More

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MITK visits…Bekonscot Model Village

Our Watford Mums in the Know Area Manager recently visited Beckonscot Model Village in Buckinghamshire with her husband, and their 4 year old and 10 month old sons and loved it!  Read her review below.. Beckonscot Model Village is the oldest model village of its kind, first opening its … More

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Elmer parades around our Hertfordshire libraries during LitFest

Elmer the elephant is visiting Toddler Tales.  Head along to one of your local libraries, listen to stories about Elmer and join in some fun activities including making your own Elmer. Why not dress up in bright clothes like Elmer.  Suitable for under 5s (older siblings welcome). FREE ENTRY for … More

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Make it safe with Blinds in your home

Blind Cord accidents are tragic but totally avoidable! With awareness and by taking some simple actions, the danger can be eliminated. Today Richard from Hemel Blinds came to measure up for a new blackout blind in our boys bedroom. I felt sick as soon as he reminded me of the dangers that the … More


Volunteer Your time: Marie Curie Cancer Care are looking for Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring fundraising group members

WE NEED YOU! Role title: Fundraising Group member – Marie Curie Cancer Care Why do you need me? Our fundraising groups are the face of Marie Curie Cancer Care, raising vital funds and raising the profile of the charity so that we can care for more people with terminal … More


Are you a five minute writer? Berko Writers invite you to their next workshop

  Getting into writing requires a habit, and that’s what we offer at Berko Writers – a weekly routine. So even if you don’t intend to be a poet, this course will help you expand your skills and language for writing stories, books, plays, screenplays, whatever! And once you’re part of … More


Challenge yourself in Rennie Grove Hospice Care’s sponsored trail run!

The Ashridge Trail Half Marathon is back on Sunday 7 June after a sell-out event in 2014! Starting and finishing at Ashridge House, the sponsored run covers a total distance of 13.1 miles and follows an exciting and challenging off-road trail route through the surrounding woodland. Participants … More



On Monday 30th March from 8.00pm-9.00pm Mums in the Know (MITK) sites across the country will be letting you know about events, ideas, days out and more in the lead up to the Easter weekend and school holidays. If you are running an event or activity, let us know using #MITKwhatsonUK and we’ll … More


Applying for nursery for September 2014? Our handy guide takes you through the dos and don’ts

Nursery admissions 2014 - 2015 If your child is already 3 years old, or will be by the end of August, you are entitled to apply for a school nursery place to start in September 2014. Whether you want to take this opportunity is a decision you need to make soon as the applications process starts … More

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