In partnership with Eliot Bank/Kelvin Grove Children & Family Centre, The Parents’ Network: SE London are hosting The Forest Hill Family Festival from 10-24 February.

The Festival includes a series of workshops and activities for parents to foster relationships, network through shared experiences, and gain expertise in child development and well-being. The workshops are all free to attend thanks to the generous funding made available through Lewisham Council’s Forest Hill Assembly. Some events require advance booking.

Sessions are run by experts in their field and the events have been spread across weekdays, weekends and evenings to accommodate and reach as many local parents as possible. Workshops and events will take place across a range of venues in Forest Hill.

Summary of sessions include:

Fostering Information Drop-in
Mindfulness Workshop
Dealing with Difficult Behaviour Workshop
Flexible Working Workshop
Discussion on Feminism and Motherhood
Sleep Skills Seminar
Language Skills for Bilingual Children
Networking Event for Enterprising Parents
Balancing Evidence for Parents Panel

They have also partnered with local businesses, who will be offering a range of discounted products and services including family photography, personal training, children’s shoes, activities and more.

To see all offers, the full schedule of events and to book onto workshops please visit