Oh no it’s raining in Winchester!

It’s not possible to have things to do every day of the week, so we always find it useful to have a few crafty projects up our sleeves to encourage kids to use their imaginations – these are especially useful if its raining and an afternoon running off steam in the garden isn’t possible (although … [Read More...]


Calling all February Winchester Mums!

If your baby is born this month (February) you may be asked to take part in the NHS Maternity Survey... please share The local head of … [Read More...]


NCT B.A.B.I.E.S. announces this years FAMILY FUN DAY!

A local group which has helped so many mums in and around Winchester with feeding their babies has announced their next fundraising event! … [Read More...]

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Weeke Pre-school

We are excited to announce the opening of a brand new pre-school in the community of Weeke, Winchester. YMCA Pre-school Weeke opened its … [Read More...]

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Head outdoors with My Little Explorers

My Little Explorers is based on the Forest School concept originally started in Scandinavia. It is a way of facilitating learning outdoors … [Read More...]



Introducing the Mums in the Know Awards 2015! The MITK Awards offer the chance for the best of our local businesses to be honoured in a … [Read More...]

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Cheap and Free things to do with children in Winchester!!

One of the things I get asked the most, especially when the holidays are looming, is what can we do with the kids on a budget in Winchester? So I've put together a little guide - most of which are things that I totally rely on myself to keep the kids happy and me sane!  Visit a local museum – We … [Read More...]


Declutter & Make Money With MITK Buy Sell

Are your babies no longer babies but you still have all the baby stuff!? Is your cupboard under the stairs teeming with barely worn shoes that no longer fit anyone in the house? Well you will be pleased to hear Mums in the Know announce the official launch of Mums in the Know Buy Sell - a place … [Read More...]


End of an era for Matilda and George?

This week the owner of fab pre-loved children's shop Matilda and George announced that after two fun and busy years, she has taken the difficult decision to step away from the business to concentrate on her family (both the older and younger generations).  And Mums in the Know Winchester were very … [Read More...]


Historical Escapades at Winchester’s Museums this February Half Term!

Do you have any budding historians in the family or are your children studying the Romans or the Tudors at school? This Half Term there is so much fun to be had at our local museums learning about our ancestors!   Westgate Civil War Muster, The Westgate Museum, High Street, Winchester, … [Read More...]


The Dangers of Winter Coats & Car Seats

How to keep your child warm and safe As temperatures start to dip we bundle our children up to prepare them for the elements, but even with good intentions, a bulky coat and a car seat is a dangerous combination. We all want to keep our children warm while traveling in the car, but there are … [Read More...]


Winter Outdoor Fun!

Just because it’s getting colder and wetter out there, don’t be downhearted – there is still lots of fun to be had outdoors with the children so why not try one of these great ideas to let them run off some steam over the weekend! Make Colourful Ice Balloons Fill balloons with a drop of food … [Read More...]


How to get the best from MITK Winchester

1. Visit the website regularly and have a really good look around. It’s a mix of hyperlocal info (e.g. Events Diary, Clubs & classes, Mums in the Spotlight, Places to Go, Freebies & Offers) and national sponsors offering something special for families everywhere. 2. Like MITK … [Read More...]


Unwind, Relax and Revitalise at Yavington Studios near Alresford

Many of us feel stressed or tired in our day to day lives, but after a day at Yavington Studio you will return to your daily routine refreshed and revitalised. In a beautiful, secluded studio you can unwind and relax. You will learn how to relieve tension and stress by bringing awareness and … [Read More...]

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