Real-world events RSS feed for this section

Give a meal to the hungry today with a simple Instagram photo

Give a meal to the hungry today with a simple black and white Instagram shot of your plate. Helen Neale who writes the Kiddycharts website shares information on the amazing work by The Trussell Trust and how you can help. Over to Helen… Sometimes you watch something that really changes your life. The stark reality […]

Share Button
Read full story

How you can support vulnerable children & families on your blog this Christmas

The Children’s Society is a national charity that aims for a country where young people are free from disadvantage.  From lobbying and campaigning to running local projects which directly help children, they have a Christmas appeal for BritMums’ bloggers, where you can use your voice and your platform to help raise awareness of the issues […]

Share Button
Read full story
family in debt 610

How your blog could help vulnerable children & families

Blogging to raise awareness and campaign for change is something that BritMums bloggers do well. Here, Clare Bracey from The Children’s Society tells us how bloggers with an interest in finance, mental health or money issues can help vulnerable children and families… It’s well known that debt and money struggles can have a damaging impact […]

Share Button
Read full story

#BloggersBeatingCancer How you can help

Blogger Emma from Island Living 365 turned the loss of losing a loved one into something positive, inspiring her and Mumzilla to create #BloggersBeatingCancer, a virtual coffee morning to raise money. Here she shares her story… Cancer. A word that none of us want to hear. It has been estimated that 9 million people died […]

Share Button
Read full story

Linky: I’m going to #BML16

It’s BritMums Live season again, tickets are selling fast so if you’re still ‘thinking about it’ you’d best be quick or you’ll miss out! #BML16 will bring together bloggers and social influencers from all over the UK to meet, socialise, network with brands, improve their skills and fire their creativity. Here are the details you […]

Share Button
Read full story
Seriously Awkward campaign 610

BritMums bloggers speak up for teenagers

Last year our friends at The Children’s Society asked for our help with a powerful new campaign. Here, Clare Bracey, Director of Campaigns, returns to share the enormous difference that BritMums bloggers are making to Seriously Awkward. Eagle-eyed BritMums visitors may remember my previous guest post inviting bloggers to become ambassadors for The Children’s Society’s […]

Share Button
Read full story

Team Honk is back in 2016

Team Honk is back for a fourth year of bringing bloggers together to fundraise for Comic/Sport Relief. In 2013 we bagged Snowdon, in 2014 we relayed from Lands End to John O Groats and in 2015 we danced ourselves silly at Wembley. We’ve raised £80,000 to date, but we know there is lots more to […]

Share Button
Read full story
PumpAid video still glass of dirty water

Help ensure clean water for families like yours

We take it for granted. Every time we turn on a kitchen tap, wash our hands, drink from a fountain or go the toilet, in the UK we know the water we’re using or drinking is clean and safe. But that simple benefit is out of reach for many families, affecting their health and their […]

Share Button
Read full story

Global goals: Can you do me a favour please?

This week in New York City the Global Goals will be formally adopted by the 193 member states of the United Nations.  What are the Global Goals you are probably wondering and I’ll forgive you for not having any idea as sadly they have not been publicised as highly as I feel they should be […]

Share Button
Read full story

Will your micro business be a digital mess in 2015?

If you sell digital products, and you haven’t heard about #VATMOSS (or #VATMESS as some are calling it), then you are either so incredibly busy you haven’t had time to come up for air, or you’ve been holidaying somewhere in deepest, darkest Africa. If the answer is that you haven’t, it’s definitely time you caught up! […]

Share Button
Read full story

Linky: Christmas Meet-up at the Imperial War Museum

It was cold outside, there was Christmas cheer inside and we heard there were even a few flakes of snow — that was how the BritMums Christmas Meet-up was this week, when BritMums bloggers met up in London to celebrate the holidays. A group of bloggers marked the start of the festive season at our […]

Share Button
Read full story

Come to BritMums Christmas Meet-up at Imperial War Museum London

It’s not even December and the season is already getting hectic! Take a moment to reset at our Christmas Meet-up, with a bunch of your friends, a nice warm cuppa and a peek at the newly revamped Imperial War Museum! Join us on 4th December from 10.30 – noon at the newly reopened Imperial War […]

Share Button
Read full story

How going dry in November can help your kids

It’s Dryvember! This month, take the opportunity to scale back on your drinking. It could make a big impact not only on your health but also on your children. Take part in this challenge and you could also raise money for alcohol education. Helena Conibear, director of the The Alcohol Education Trust, challenges us to […]

Share Button
Read full story

Come to our Meet-ups in Brighton and Cambridge

  We’ve got two meet-up coming up soon. Join us in Brighton on 19th March and/or in Cambridge on 24 April. As usual, our meet-ups are informal and a chance to chat and catch up with each other. Little ones are welcome.   Brighton Meet Up When: Wednesday 19th March Where: Brighton Dome Cafe Time: 10 – […]

Share Button
Read full story

Come to our London Meet Up at the Royal Academy of Arts

Come join us for the February London BritMums meet up on 14th February at the Royal Academy of Arts. We’ll have a section of the Arts Restaurant just for us – with tea, coffee, pastries and juice courtesy of the Royal Academy of Arts. As usual, this meet up is informal and a chance to […]

Share Button
Read full story
Christmas cake from Morrisons

Come to our Christmas Networking Event!

Come meet-up with BritMums this holiday season at our big end-of-year Christmas networking event! We’re gathering at Prospero House for tea, coffee and a bite on Monday 25 November 10:30 to 13:30 – it’s the perfect way to launch yourself into the festive season and catch up with blogging friends. BritMums Christmas Networking Event Monday […]

Share Button
Read full story