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Real Nappies Event on Saturday!

Lewisham’s next nappy event takes place on Saturday (November 16th) at Wearside Service Centre, Wearside Road, Ladywell SE13 7EZ, 2pm to 4pm.

Come along to find out how using real nappies could save you money and help the environment. You can also get a free £20 voucher at the event, which you can put towards the cost of buying some real nappies or accessories.

And the first person through the door on Saturday will win the nappy of their choice!

Real Nappy

So why not get involved with the real nappy revolution! By the time a baby is potty trained they will have worn 4000 – 6000 nappies. Using real, washable nappies rather than disposables can save hundreds of pounds and reduce the amount of rubbish going into your refuse bin.

Saving money

8 million disposable nappies are thrown away every day in the UK, on top of this the Real Nappy Association has calculated that savings from using Real Nappies for a first child alone can amount to £600.

You’ll be able to find out more at the event and if you’re a Lewisham resident, you can claim a free £20 voucher towards the cost of ‘Real’ cloth nappies. (Baby needs to be 18-months old or younger. Proof of pregnancy/ baby’s birth certificate needed, along with proof of address.)

There is another event later in November, on Friday 29th at Manor House Library,  34 Old Road, Lee, SE13 5SY in the Baring Room, 10 am to 12 noon

Tea, coffee and biscuits also provided at all events!


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Nappy Natters November

Come along to Lewisham’s nappy events in November to find out how using real nappies could save you money and help the environment.

Real Nappy

You can also get a free £20 voucher at the events, to go towards the cost of buying some real nappies. The next events are:

Saturday the 16th of November 2pm to 4pm at Wearside Service Centre, Wearside Road, Ladywell SE13 7EZ

and Friday 29th of November 10 am to 12 noon at Manor House Library,  34 Old Road, Lee, SE13 5SY in the Baring Room

Saving money

So why not get involved with the real nappy revolution! By the time a baby is potty trained they could have worn 4000 – 6000 nappies. Using real, washable nappies rather than disposables can save hundreds of pounds and reduce the amount of rubbish going into your refuse bin.

8 million disposable nappies are thrown away every day in the UK, on top of this the Real Nappy Association has calculated that savings from using Real Nappies for a first child alone can amount to £600.

You’ll be able to find out more at any of these events and if you’re a Lewisham resident, you can claim a free £20 voucher towards the cost of ‘Real’ cloth nappies. (Baby needs to be 18-months old or younger. Proof of pregnancy/ baby’s birth certificate needed, along with proof of address.)

Tea, coffee and biscuits provided at all events!


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Nappy Natters in September and October

Come along to Lewisham’s nappy events in September and October to find out how using real nappies could save you money and help the environment.

Real Nappy

You can also get a free £20 voucher at the events, to go towards the cost of buying some real nappies.

The next events are:

Nappy Natter:

  • Friday 27th of September, between 10am and 12 noon at Manor House Library,  34 Old Road, Lee, SE13 5SY in the Baring Room.
  • And Friday the 25th of October, between 10am and 12 noon at Manor House Library,  34 Old Road, Lee, SE13 5SY in the Baring Room.

So why not get involved with the real nappy revolution! By the time a baby is potty trained they could have worn 4000 – 6000 nappies. Using real, washable nappies rather than disposables can save hundreds of pounds and reduce the amount of rubbish going into your refuse bin.

8 million disposable nappies are thrown away every day in the UK, on top of this the Real Nappy Association has calculated that savings from using Real Nappies for a first child alone can amount to £600.

You’ll be able to find out more at any of these events and if you’re a Lewisham resident, you can claim a free £20 voucher towards the cost of ‘Real’ cloth nappies. (Baby needs to be 18-months old or younger. Proof of pregnancy/ baby’s birth certificate needed, along with proof of address.)

Tea, coffee and biscuits provided at all events!


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Nappy Natters in August and September

Come along to Lewisham’s new nappy events in August and September to find out how using real nappies could save you money and help the environment.

Real Nappy

You can also get a free £20 voucher at the events, to go towards the cost of buying some real nappies.

The next events are:

Nappy Natter:

  • Friday 30th of August, between 10am and 12 noon at Manor House Library,  34 Old Road, Lee, SE13 5SY in the Baring Room.
  • And Saturday the 21st of September 2-4pm at Wearside Service Centre, Wearside Road, Ladywell, SE13 7EZ

So why not get involved with the real nappy revolution! By the time a baby is potty trained they could have worn 4000 – 6000 nappies. Using real, washable nappies rather than disposables can save hundreds of pounds and reduce the amount of rubbish going into your refuse bin.

8 million disposable nappies are thrown away every day in the UK, on top of this the Real Nappy Association has calculated that savings from using Real Nappies for a first child alone can amount to £600.

You’ll be able to find out more at any of these events and if you’re a Lewisham resident, you can claim a free £20 voucher towards the cost of ‘Real’ cloth nappies. (Baby needs to be 18-months old or younger. Proof of pregnancy/ baby’s birth certificate needed, along with proof of address.)

Tea, coffee and biscuits provided at all events!


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Great Nappy Change Event — Saturday April 20th 2013

Come and be part of an attempt to join the Guinness Book of records for the most babies being changed simultaneously. This international event will take place simultaneously all over the world but surely there is nowhere better than the Museum of Childhood to be part of it. Plus it will be a great chance to socialise and celebrate that real nappies rock!

Nibbles, entertaining and interesting stalls will be provided, you just need to bring your baby, real nappies and a changing matt.

Please register only one adult per baby — other accompanying adults can attend but only as public, so do not need to book a place separately.  The change needs to happen at 11 am. (Registration says North London but Lewisham is taking part too!)

After the Great Nappy Change a small Real Nappy Fashion Show will take place, if you would like for your kid to take part please make sure that you specify it when registering. The Museum will have life music, dancing and games to celebrate St George’s Day, so it can be the perfect family day out.

There will also be a prize draw on the day amongst everyone taking part!


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Nappy Natters 2013

Come along to Lewisham’s new nappy events in 2013 to find out how using real nappies could save you money and help the environment.

image: photograph of a baby in a real nappy

You can also get a free £20 voucher at the events, to go towards the cost of buying some real nappies.

The next nappy events are:

Nappy Natter:

  • Friday 30th of August, between 10am and 12 noon at Manor House Library,  34 Old Road, Lee, SE13 5SY in the Baring Room.
  • And Saturday the 21st of September 2-4pm at Manor House Library,  34 Old Road, Lee, SE13 5SY in the Baring Room.

So why not get involved with the real nappy revolution! By the time a baby is potty trained they could have worn 4000 – 6000 nappies. Using real, washable nappies rather than disposables can save hundreds of pounds and reduce the amount of rubbish going into your refuse bin.

8 million disposable nappies are thrown away every day in the UK, on top of this the Real Nappy Association has calculated that savings from using Real Nappies for a first child alone can amount to £600.

You’ll be able to find out more at any of these events and if you’re a Lewisham resident, you can claim a free £20 voucher towards the cost of ‘Real’ cloth nappies. (Baby needs to be 18-months old or younger. Proof of pregnancy/ baby’s birth certificate needed, along with proof of address.)

Tea, coffee and biscuits provided at all events!