Mums matter: Your guide to Mother’s Day in South West London


Our suggestions will help show how much you care.


By Li Hoang

We know mums are not all the same. In this guide, there is something for every mum whether it’s a spa day, a low-key meal or flowers to show your appreciation.

 1. Sunday Social: Mother Tongue

Why not try a print workshop celebrating language and phrases? The Pump House Gallery offers a free workshop with artist Helen Bridges to help transform any word into a beautiful art piece.

Session: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Battersea, London, SW11 4NJ


2. Pottery Café

Go potty for pottery. Choose from a selection of traditional handmade English pottery and learn how to design and decorate your own. Find your nearest studio in Fulham, Richmond or Battersea.

Visit to make a booking. £5.99 per person, per session.

3. The Ideal Home Show

Is your mum a domestic goddess or does she like to make a house a home? The Award-Winning Show is a great family day out for mums (and dads), to inspire new ideas and get tips on fixtures and fittings.

All under one roof, make a day of browsing and buying the latest gadgets and gifts from food, kitchens, bedrooms and gardens. There is also a beauty bar for anyone looking to relax after all that shopping. Make your way to Earl’s Court this Sunday for a chance to see Tommy Walsh, David Domoney and Aldo Zilli.


Earls Court, London, SW5 9TA

Tickets: £14.00

4. Gift-Owl

For those who aren’t sure what to buy, Gift-Owl your way out of a situation. A card/questionnaire will be sent for mums to fill in her likes and dislikes – then Gift-Owl will choose a selection of gifts sent in a parcel. 

Gift owl card, from £12.99

5. The Conran Clinic

The infamous homewares shop is launching a new in-store beauty pop up. Offering themed displays, scent diffusers and soothing soundtracks playing in the background. Treat your mum and yourself to deluxe face creams and luxurious soaps.


Chelsea, London, SW3 6RD

6. Prêt-á-Portea at The Berkeley

Forget breakfast in bed and book an English Afternoon Tea at this trendy Knightsbridge hotel. Located at the heart of luxury, the hotel offers Burberry trench coat biscuits, Jean Paul Gaultier macaroons and Emporio Armani cassis.


The Berkeley Hotel, SW1 7RL

Price: £39.00

7. Tom’s Kitchen

For undecided appetites, this is a great place. You’ll be spoilt for choice at Tom’s kitchen as they serve almost everything from Caesar salads, Roast Chicken, Fish, Chocolate hot pot, Baked Alaska and Peanut Butter Ice-cream.


27 Cale Street. SW3 3QP

020 7349 0202

8. The Flower Yard

Every mother deserves a bunch of fresh flowers. Whether its roses or orchids, pop in or place your order online. The florist will arrange them any way you like for any occasion.  


151 Sydney Street, London, SW3 6NT

020 7937 0268

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