Remember the good old birthdays, when Junior was happy to crumple wrapping paper and listen to you play kazoo?
Today he’ll settle for nothing less than pony rides and live performance by Iggle Piggle.
Throw him a bash he’ll remember with the help of Sousette party organisers. The energetic team is quick to come up with themes — you won’t lift a finger (yes, really). They can also handle the busy work, including sending bespoke invitations, booking venues, and creating awe-inspiring goodie bags.
The real icing on the cake? They’ll handle all the cleanup.
So you can just sit back and toot your horn.
Sousette (07907 523679 or sousette.com).
Buttercup Cake Shop Opens
What: The shop’s seasonal selection of cakes delights both young and old.
Why: Bake it or leave it.
When: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Fenwick, Brent Cross Shopping Centre, NW4 3FN (020 8202 8200).
The Lord Mayor’s Show and Firework Display
What: Catch the three-mile-long parade featuring horses, bands, and an aircraft flyby.
Why: March to your own beat.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.
Where: Show at Mansion House, Cannon St., EC4N 8BH. Fireworks shoot off from the banks of the Thames, b/t Waterloo & Blackfriars bridges.
Photo: Courtesy of Sousette