Maggie & Rose Kids’ Club Opens in Hong Kong
Exclusive private children’s club Maggie & Rose, founded in Kensington, London by New Zealander Maggie Bolger (pictured left) and Briton Rose Astor in 2007, has opened its doors in Hong Kong.
The aim of the club – which targets youngsters from one to six years old – is “getting children to be children”, Bolger said. Cooking, collage and courses for “wannabe elves” are some of the classes available.
Bolger, 38, said the club was created based on her own experience as a mother, and aims to be a family-oriented place.
The club will resemble the London model – which has a second branch in Chiswick –and provide similar stimulating and innovative surroundings, including themed “Eat + Play” booths such as a vintage train carriage, giant scrabble or Banksy-inspired graffiti booths.
Bay views, a Notting Hill-inspired entrance and a 7000sqft rooftop terrace, have already enticed about 100 families in Hong Kong to join the Maggie & Rose Beach Club.
Bolger grew up in Hamilton.
Original article by Raquel Carvalho, South China Morning Post, December 20, 2015.