Back To School!

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Summer is sadly coming to an end, which means it’s time to get organised for school and the new term. Whether your little one is starting or returning, the excitement of buying a new school bag and stationery means that it can be a fun experience.

Here at GLTC, we have everything to help get you organised for the new term including pencils, pencil cases, towels and swim bags. To ensure your child avoids the lost property box we offer a personalisation service and have a wide selection of name labels so your child and their favourite items will never be parted.

 

Great Little Bake Off competition – Winner Announced!

Our Great Little Bake Off competition was launched to celebrate the return of the Great British Bake Off to our screens. We were inundated with entries and loved looking through the pictures you submitted, even if they did make us quite hungry afterwards.

The Star Baker was Rajvir Thakore whose Vanilla Cupcake cones were chosen as the winning entry and we’re sure Mary Berry would be equally as impressed as we were. Rajvir’s decribed her master bake as Vanilla cupcake cones with Madagascan vanilla buttercream and a gooey homemade strawberry jam surprise centre. Topped with colourful sprinkles, strawberry sauce and a classic stick of crumbly chocolate.

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The Great Little Bake Off competition

Calling all bakers!! As the Great British Bake Off returned to our screens last night, GLTC are offering people the chance to win a Superstar Play Kitchen, personalised apron and a cupcake stand.

All you need to do is….

  1. Bake a tasty treat
  2. Take a picture of it
  3. Submit with your entry ensuring you upload a picture to the form here

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We’d love to see some of your pictures via social media so share your entries and use #gltcbakeoff

Celebrate a riot of colour during the summer holidays

With the summer holidays drawing near, it’s time to start planning a variety of fun activities to keep your children entertained.

Perfect for families with children as young as five years old, The Royal Academy of Arts are celebrating all things colour with the ‘Summer Exhibition’ and are hosting a number of family workshops for all to enjoy. Take part in a fun interactive tour of the galleries with painting, printmaking, and sculpture through to installation led by one of the engaging artist-educators. Follow this with an enjoyable art making session with the kids, taking inspiration from the works on display in the Exhibition. This guarantees a fun-filled morning, plus it’s a fantastic opportunity to get their creative minds busy.

The family workshop runs on the 24th and 31st July and also 5th and 7th August between 10:30am–12:30pm, with ticket prices £15 Adults, Royal Academy of Arts Friends £5 and Children 5+ yrs £3. Booking is required on the RA website.

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