The Baby & Toddler Show supported by Emma’s Diary is running for the first time between 5 and 7 October 2012 at Glow, Bluewater’s new events venue.
This fresh and exciting event will provide both new and expectant parents with everything they need to ensure they are informed and prepared for every aspect of parenthood. From the complete range of baby essential and unique useful products to free expert advice, The Baby & Toddler Show will provide plenty of inspiration.
Every new parent has a list as long as their arm of baby essentials and some nice to have items too. The show will save visitors time and money by offering every sort of product you might need from cots, car seats, prams and buggies to clothes, maternity wear, feeding & bathing products and toys – all to test, try, compare and buy at special show prices in one visit.
At specially designed workshops, mums and mums to be will hear from top experts on everything from feeding and sleeping to finances and baby safety. What’s more every visitor will receive a free goody bag packed with gifts and samples of products worth more than the price of their ticket.
Visitors to the show are guaranteed the best prices and remarkable offers on a range of baby products including car seats, buggies and nursery furniture. Baby Planet will present top brands including Maxi Cosi, Quinny, Bugaboo, icandy, Mamas & Papas, Silver Cross, Britax, Bloom, BabyStyle, Cosatto, Joolz and many more.
There will be more than 200 brands exhibiting at the show that can be tried and tested and experts will be on hand to help you find the right products for your lifestyle and budget.
As well as viewing products found on the High Street, visitors can also see newer products which are not yet so widely available.
Not only is parking free with extra wide spaces for mums and their buggies but Glow is an easy venue to get to, bump and baby friendly and there are all the facilities you need including baby feeding and changing facilities.
Opening times: Friday October 5 – 1pm to 8pm, Saturday 6 October – 10am to 5pm, and Sunday 7 October – 10am to 5pm.
Tickets: Get 2 tickets for just £10 using code BT29 at www.babyandtoddlershow.co.uk. Children go free.
For more information and to book tickets visit www.babyandtoddlershow.co.uk
Bluewater, the leading fashion, leisure and events destination is often regarded as the UK industry’s benchmark.
With 1.6 million sq ft of retail, Bluewater features over 300 of the best UK and International brands, over 50 restaurants and bars, 13,000 free parking spaces, 50 acres of parkland, seven lakes and attracts 28.1 million visitors per year.
Every week, half a million people shop at Bluewater. They spend on average more than £150 each visit and sales densities are second only to Heathrow Airport. 72% ABC1, they comprise Britain’s most affluent retail catchment – spending £1 in every £10 spent in the UK.
For further information, see www.bluewater.co.uk
About Glow, Bluewater
Glow, Bluewater, opened on 30 November 2011, this 5,200m2 events venue offers a new breed of fully integrated exhibition space containing an upper and lower hall and a 450m2private gallery area; further extending Bluewater’s ‘day out’ experience for guests.
Directly accessed from the Thames Walk mall via the Plaza, a 4,000m2 space consisting of 12 restaurants, cafés and bars. Glow, Bluewater, is designed to host a calendar of amazing and inspiring events, from fashion to food, lifestyle to comedy events, complemented by special interest exhibitions, such as antiques and specific hobbies.
For further information visit www.glowbluewater.co.uk
How to get to Bluewater
If you have a SATNAV, just enter the postcode DA9 9SG – and the directions will guide you to Bluewater. Then follow the signs marked ‘Event Venue'.
Alternatively, from the M25, follow signs to Dartford Crossing. Look out for Junction 2 (A2/M2), then follow the signs to Bluewater and ‘Events Venue’.
Once you’re here, there are more than 13,000 free car parking spaces (including disabled spots nearer the entrance).
If you get stuck, just call Glow on 0870 777 0252 – and they’ll be happy to give you directions.
Hop on the UK’s first high speed train service from St Pancras – and get to Ebbsfleet in just 18 minutes. From there, you can take a Fastrack bus to Bluewater. South Eastern Trains arrive at Greenhithe station every 15 minutes from London (Charing Cross, Waterloo East, London Bridge or Cannon Street) and other Medway towns. Then you can take a Fastrack A or B bus to Bluewater, just five minutes away – this should be included in the price of your train ticket.
Shuttle buses run from 6am to 11.45pm, seven days a week – from the bus stop next to the ticket machines on your right, as you leave the station.
Take your pick from more than 60 buses that visit Bluewater every hour. For an express service, between 25 and 40 minutes, there’s the 700, 701, 703 or 704 routes.