Fantastic Giveaways and Competitions

Write to us with your experiences or review a child friendly spot on our site and we’ll enter your name in our next competition. Prizes include meals at child friendly restaurants like Giraffe, canvas bags, tickets to IMAX films, tickets to parent-and-baby films, children’s books, a craft kit and some lovely pampering treats for mum.

Most competitions are open to everyone over 18 and are transferable, but to take advantage of some of the prizes you’ll need to come to London (UK). Click here to write a review now.


Pregnancy Massage, Postnatal Massage, and Pampering Sessions

We’ve teamed up with mobile spa therapists Nicky Weston and Return to Glory to offer you some blissful pampering sessions in the comfort of your own home*. The mobile spa and beauty therapists also offer treatments which are completely safe in pregnancy, and can work around a busy mum’s schedule, including some post-bedtime pampering at your home.

To enter, just write a quick review (good or bad!) of anywhere you’ve been with your kids in the UK. Each review you write during the competition period counts as one entry, so the more reviews you write, the better your chances – and if you write 3 or more, we’ll double your chances of winning. The current competition runs from October 1st 2009 to midnight on 15 January 2010.

*Note that many of the mobile spa therapists are based in London and the South East, so you may need to live in or be visiting London (UK) to take advantage of this prize.

South Bank London Canvas Bag Giveaway

Tell us about a family day out on the South Bank and you could win a South Bank London canvas bag, travelcard holder and badges. The bag is nice and light and just the right size to pop into your handbag as a stylish alternative to those awful plastic bags when you’re out shopping. The draw is open to everyone, worldwide, but numbers are limited. Click here to write a review now and enter this giveaway.

Tickets to BFI Southbank Films, IMAX Films, Parent-and-Baby and IMAX 3D Family Films

We’re giving away tickets to your favourite films* at the BFI South Bank and BFI IMAX in London (UK) – it’s up to you to decide whether you want to take the whole family or just book a sitter and enjoy a romantic date with your other half.

To claim your tickets, all you need to do is write a quick review (good or bad!) of anywhere you’ve been with your kids, and then email us with the name of the film you’d like to see, date, time, and number of adults and children who will be attending. The tickets have no cash value and are not transferable. If for whatever reason we can’t get tickets to the requested film or date, we’ll let you know some alternatives. Numbers are limited, so get writing! *Note that we can’t give you any freebies to new releases during the first 2 weeks.

Craft Kit and Miffy the Artist Book

We’ve teamed up with Tate Online Shop to offer one person the chance to win a craft box containing lots of goodies for craft projects and a Miffy the Artist book, one of the best loved children’s characters of all time. Click on the links to view the prizes: Craft box | Miffy the Artist book

3 ways to enter:
1) Write a quick review (good or bad!) of anywhere you’ve been with your kids in the UK.
2) Email or send a little tweet to @kidfriendly_uk with your 3 favourite places to go with children
3) Mention our competition on your blog or website (and email us or tweet to let us know!)

Terms and conditions:
The free prize draw is operated by The Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery (“Tate”). There is no purchase necessary to enter this free prize draw. The free prize draw is open to residents in the UK over the age of 18. There is a strict limit of one entry per person. Multiple entries from the same entrant will render all entries from that entrant invalid. Entrants must comply with all the prize draw rules to be eligible to win. The closing date for admission of all entries is 23.59 GMT 15 November 2009. The winning entry drawn will be drawn at random by a member of Tate staff or Really Kid Friendly staff. The winner will be notified by 20 November 2009. Tate’s decision on the winning entry is final and no correspondence will be entered into. This prize draw is not open to employees, freelance contractors or families of Tate, Tate Enterprises Limited, or any person directly or indirectly involved with running the prize draw. By entering this prize draw all entrants are deemed to have accepted the prize draw rules.

Meals at Giraffe Restaurants

To win 2-for-1 meals or 50% off your food bill at participating Giraffe restaurants across the UK, all you need to do is write 3 or more reviews (good or bad!) of anywhere you’ve been with your kids in the UK, or write one review of any Giraffe restaurant. You’ll need to email us to tell us the name of your closest Giraffe restaurant, the number of adults and children in your group, and the time/date you wish to take us up on this fantastic offer. The draw is open to everyone, worldwide, but numbers are limited and you’ll need to be in the UK to enjoy this prize. Note that we can’t give you any freebies for Giraffe restaurant on the South Bank, but the offer is valid at most other Giraffe restaurants across the UK. Click here to write a review now and enter this giveaway.

Good luck!

originally published on October 26th 2009 (140 reads) 

Written by Janis P.

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