There is something special about sharing a story with your child. In the hustle and bustle of today’s society it is sometimes hard to find the time for such simple pleasures. These bookshops run regular storytelling sessions and other activities ideal for young children. Most libraries run free activities for children too so check out your local library.
Based in Ealing this bookshop hosts a storytelling session with Grandma Helen every Tuesday at 2pm. The bookshop also sells games, toys and gifts.
Winner of the Walker Independent of the Year and voted one of London’s top 5 by Timeout this bookshop runs an extensive programme of events for young children and teens.
This bookshop in the heart of Clapham Old Town is also a toy shop and cafe. It holds storytelling sessions every Saturday at 11am.
The Big Green Bookshop in Wood Green holds a number of regular events, including a board game day on the last Sunday of every month.
A bookshop for kids and their grown ups
Crouch End book shop with an on-going programme of events including stories, sing-a-long in French and craft sessions.
Children’s bookshop on Finchley Road with storytelling on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2pm.