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    Places to go and things to do with your baby, toddler, children and family LOCAL to you.

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    27 April 2017

    This is in the Old Market square and offers views over the tops of buildings. Unfortuantely the day that we were due to go on it it was cloudy and misty. So another time for us. It is temporary, but the date that it is due to come down has been extended. Currently up until 6th April. Visitors wit...

    Here at the Arena Sports Centre, we try to provide a broad range of activities for children from pre-school through to late teens. For those who do enjoy their sports we have a huge variety of swimming classes based in our 25 metre indoor swimming pool - with our very successful group lessons fo...

    All Things Wild Nature Centre provides a fun, interactive and educational environment for everyone to get back to nature! All Things Wild opened in March 2012 with the aim of providing an all-weather, year round family attraction and allow people of all ages to enjoy the amazing things that natur...

    The air conditioned AMF Hollywood Bowl Bracknell has 28 lanes of this totally classic all weather activity that is fun for all age ranges! Disarmingly simple but quietly addictive to play, tenpin bowling is something that even the youngest of the party stands a fighting chance at - especially wh...

    Go back in time and watch the Severn Valley Railway trains steam across the hill from one of the magnificent signposted walks. The garden provides the ideal day out for you and your family, a dream escape from the bustle of everyday life. The Arboretum offers plenty to do for all ages from the It...

    NEW FOR 2017 come and explore a new interest or skill, or just have fun with art. Each Art at Amberley will explore a different skill. Additional costs may apply. Pre-booking is advised as you are guaranteed your space on the day and you also will receive a reduced entrance price. Each person that ...

    Avebury Stone Circle, a World Heritage site set in the pretty village of Avebury, and the largest prehistoric stone circle in the world! It was excavated by millionaire archaeologist Alexander Keiller, in the 1930s, and there is a museum there bearing his name. The museum is divided into 2 parts,...

    Avoncroft Museum is home to over 30 different buildings and structures which have been rescued and re-built in rural Worcestershire. The Museum is spread over 19 acres of beautiful Worcestershire countryside and includes a wildflower meadow, period gardens, a traditional cider and perry orchard a...

    The Baby Academy offers parents advice, support and guidance in the comfort of your own home either solo workshop or in small groups. please contact for full details

    Baby Bounce and Rhyme sessions are for babies and toddlers age 0 to 18 months and their parents and carers. A fun way of sharing nursery rhymes, action songs and simple percussion music. There is no charge for the sessions but we suggest a donation of £1 per family. Please check with the individu...

    Baby Bounce and Rhyme sessions are for babies and toddlers age 0 to 18 months and their parents and carers. A fun way of sharing nursery rhymes, action songs and simple percussion music. There is no charge for the sessions but we suggest a donation of £1 per family. Please check with the individu...

    Baby bounce and rhyme for babies aged up to 18 months. As well as helping your child's development, it's also a great way for you to meet other parents

    Thursday 10.30am - 11am

    Baby bounce and rhyme for babies aged up to 18 months. As well as helping your child's development, it's also a great way for you to meet other parents.
    Tuesday and Thursday 10am - 10.30am

    Baby bounce and rhyme for babies aged up to 18 months. As well as helping your child's development, it's also a great way for you to meet other parents.
    Thursday 10am - 10.30am (all year round including school holidays)

    Baby Bounce and Rhyme, singing songs and rhymes with accompanying actions has developed into one of the great success stories in libraries over the last couple of years. Based on a strong element of participation, the sessions are both lively and stimulating for babies, toddlers, parents, carers and...

    Baby Bounce and Rhyme, singing songs and rhymes with accompanying actions has developed into one of the great success stories in libraries over the last couple of years. Based on a strong element of participation, the sessions are both lively and stimulating for babies, toddlers, parents, carers and...

    Baby Bounce and Rhyme, singing songs and rhymes with accompanying actions has developed into one of the great success stories in libraries over the last couple of years. Based on a strong element of participation, the sessions are both lively and stimulating for babies, toddlers, parents, carers and...

    Baby Bounce and Rhyme, singing songs and rhymes with accompanying actions has developed into one of the great success stories in libraries over the last couple of years. Based on a strong element of participation, the sessions are both lively and stimulating for babies, toddlers, parents, carers and...

    Help your little ones learn, with songs and rhymes for children aged 0-2.

    Thursday 10.30am - 11am

    Help your little ones learn, with songs and rhymes for children aged 0-2.

    Wednesday and Thursday 9.30-10am

    A creative session for active toddlers which combines activities (including messy ones) with a story and singing session

    Term Tim Only

    Thursdays

    Help your little ones learn, with songs and rhymes for children aged 0-2

    Every Thursday at 11-11.30am and 2.15-2.45pm.

    For babies under 1 and not yet mobile, weekly rhyme times are perfect for starting to help your baby develop language skills. Sharing, signing and rhyming is a loving way to bond and have fun together

    Wednesday's & Thursday's Term time only

    Help your little ones learn, with songs and rhymes for children aged 0-2.

    Thursday 9.30-10am and 11.30am-12pm.

    Our multi-sensory activities will stimulate your baby in every way, crucial for your baby's development in these precious early stages. Even the activities that seem very simple have all been scientifically tested and proven to aid development - I will explain before each activity the reason why we ...

    Babies love swimming! Babies have a real affinity with water, and because they’ve spent 9 months floating in the womb, being in warm water feels much more familiar to them than being on dry land. However, this early confidence usually diminishes with time, and can even turn to fear. That’s on...

    Baby Time provides a wonderful opportunity for you to help your baby use their early senses to explore and develop their social skills in a relaxed and calm environment. Sessions also provide time for parents / carers to make new friends, share ideas or concerns and obtain information whilst gaining...

    The perfect zoo for little ones
    A magical place for children in the heart of Battersea Park.
    Watch animals up close and explore the large sandpit, diggers, fort, life-sized tractor and fire engine.

    Winter 10.00am – 4.30pm or dusk (Closed Christmas & Boxing Day)
    Summer 10.00am - 5.30pm

    Beatons Tearoom & Bookshop is a small, elegant and friendly tearoom first established in Tisbury, Wiltshire, inspired by the elegance and style of Cecil Beaton. Perfect for you and your little one to have a break from shopping.

    Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm
    Saturdays 8.45am – 5pm
    Sundays 10am – 4pm

    The Birmingham Botanical Gardens offers something for everyone, be it one of our four stunning glasshouses showing tropical rainforest to arid desert, beautiful gardens, playground, tearoom or our gift shop. The Gardens are open every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day from 10.00 am. Clos...

    Our award-winning corner of the West Midlands is now one of the finest and largest open-air museums in the United Kingdom. After very humble beginnings, a bright idea and 40 years of inspiration, this is twenty six acres worth exploring. Day Trips for coaches, schools and just everyone who has an i...

    This group has space for siblings to attend and play.

    Thursday morning 10-12

    Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery houses a huge and exciting range of mysterious objects to fascinate and educate, from glorious sea dinosaurs to magnificent art! A visit to the region's largest museum and art gallery is guaranteed to inspire you. Curiosity is the under 7s area: younger visitors ...

    The perfect day out for all the family…With a combination of great activities, animals and both indoor and outdoor play areas Broomey Croft Farm is the perfect all-weather day out for all the family. For the perfect day out in the countryside Broomey Croft Farm has plenty of things to do including a...

    Buggyfit is best way to get back in shape after your new arrival. Whatever your postnatal stage! We have a programme that will suit your needs, instructed by experts in the field of postnatal exercise. From initial recuperation in your first six weeks, through those tough times of getting back into ...

    We are Bristol's best value soft play centre aimed at predominately pre-school children. Kids play, bounce, slide & have fun in our safe, friendly environment! We have a great range of homemade bakes, cakes and biscuits to enjoy with a cup of tea, hot chocolate or a cappuccino while the kids ...

    Taking your baby swimming is a truly rewarding family experience. Babies have a real affinity with water and baby swimming helps to improve co-ordination, balance and sleep patterns. It’s a fun and sociable activity, and in our luxurious, warm pool, you can take part whatever the weather. Our baby...

    Monkey says: "Music really is the food of love!" Monkey Music classes are rich, nourishing and great fun! The content of the classes has been developed and tested over time. Children can learn and thrive with friends of a similar age and everyone is encouraged to reach their full potential in wel...

    Our teachers make Cookery Doodle Doo classes a fun environment for children to learn, and a relaxed environment for parents to play with them.
    Various cooking classes for 0 to 5 year olds.
    See website for dates and times of courses.

    Dove Studios is an oasis of creativity which offers a safe and nurturing space for children to develop their creativity and skills. We provide scope for artistic continuity and growth on a short, mid and long term basis. Dove Studios is a fun learning environment to complement school. The facili...

    Children's Hours offer staff led stories, songs and crafts along with educational toys to play with. The libraries are closed to the public during these sessions and are used exclusively for families attending the Children's Hour. Every Thursday morning between 10am and 11am during Term Time only...

    Clowntown is the largest and most popular children play and activity centre in Finchley North London. In the past few years we have improved our venue, our menu and we have recently built a 5D cinema room catering for up to 6 children at a time with a range of short films. We are open 7 days a...

    Clubbercise® - simple, fun dance fitness routines using glow sticks to club anthems from 90's classics to the latest chart hits taught in a darkened room with disco lights. Because of the high and low impact options Clubbercise dance fitness classes are great if you’re a beginner or if you’re al...

    A charming local nature reserve supporting a wide variety of flora and fauna and known locally as Bluebell Wood. An interesting geological feature is the large impressive hollow said to have been gouged out of the terrain by a glacier in the last ice age, a whopping 15,000 years ago! Open all yea...

    Our Park is rich in history and has a multitude of activities for you to enjoy and explore throughout the year whatever the weather. Also visit exhibitions, talks and workshops - inside and out! Fun and learning for all ages. Tuesday – Sunday Closed Mondays Open from 10.30am Gallery open...

    Cotswold Farm Park is passionate about protecting rare breeds of farm animals and promoting a sustainable and authentic farming approach. Families can enjoy the daily farming demonstrations that teach you all about the types of jobs you do on a working farm, from sheep shearing to milking, and th...

    Located in the picturesque village of Bourton on the Water which makes a great day out with the kids or break in the Cotswolds, the Cotswold Motoring Museum is a truly fascinating journey through the 20th Century. The Motoring Museum is overflowing with vintage car collections, classic cars and m...

    The Cotswold Water Park is an area of about 40 square miles, featuring more than 150 lakes, set across the countryside crossing borders at Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and West Oxfordshire: why not plan a hike and time it so they can tell school they walked between 3 counties in however many minutes? ...

    We are a brand new and adventurous indoor soft play centre, and we are located on Brookside road Ruddington. We are a family run business and we have tried our best to use local business to help create our play centre. There are lots of exciting things for the children to do, there are 3 levels o...

    A zoo and a theme park mixed together with some staunch family favourites such as Thomas the Tank Engine and Ben 10 is what you get at Drayton Manor. This award winning attraction features thrill rides such as G-force, Apocalypse – the world’s first stand up drop tower ride, Pandemonium – get thr...

    Our program is designed to ease your body back into exercise initially and then get you more fit and toned than ever before! It is important to remember that your body goes through a lot of changes during and after pregnancy and thus postnatal exercise needs to be specifically designed for your nee...

    Magicland is Gloucestershire's largest indoor soft play area that the entire family can enjoy! A huge 13,000 sq ft play area with a large multi-tiered soft play structure. Allow your children to let off some steam, on the astra and wave slide!! Our cannon area shoots foam balls at various targets...

    We are a pottery painting and arts studio offering a range of fun and creative activities for the whole family. Based in Mill Hill, we are conveniently located for visitors who want to paint pottery in London and have customers from all around North London. Opening Hours Monday – Closed (exce...

    Bring your little one along to the BProFIT classes and let us help you get into the condition you want to be.
    Please visit BProFIT website for class details, dates & times

    Gambado offers children the chance to play, learn, explore and party in some of the most exciting indoor play venues in the world. Our venues have been superbly designed to cater for all ages and are packed full of variety and innovation to ensure that no two trips are the same! Bring the chil...

    Gheluvelt Park is a fun and free place to take the kids, with a variety of things to do and see. t straddles Barbourne brook, plus it is close the river Severn, so there is plenty of wildlife to look out for including kingfishers, mute swans, grey squirrels and more. There is also a large pond with ...

    Set in the beautiful Swinley Forest, the Go Ape Bracknell site is home to 3 fantastic adventures. Swing from the tree top canopies on the Tree Top Adventure course, with 5 sections and a total of 35 fun-tastic crossings, complete with one of the only Double Tarzan Swings in the UK! February to...

    THE HOUSE: There are a host of rooms for you to explore on the ground and first floor. Highlights include the striking dining room which is home to a large collection of family portraits as well as the family silver, and the Hercules suite of rooms which also boasts the best view across the gardens....

    High Elms Country Park is an extensive 250-acre public park on the North Downs in Farnborough in the London Borough of Bromley. It is a Local Nature Reserve, and together with the neighbouring Downe Bank, a Site of Special Scientific Interest

    Open every day

    Horsham Museum and Art Gallery offers lots of fun things for kids to do and is housed in a medieval timber framed building. They have over 26 galleries that are filled with displays and they run an activities programme throughout the year. The exhibitions include a cabinet of curiosities, a toy gal...

    Horsham Superbowl offers a fun-packed family day out for the whole family with bowling and LaserQuest. Tenpin bowling is a classic all weather family activity that can be enjoyed by all age ranges! Simple but addictive to play, even the youngest of the party stands a fighting chance when you use the...

    Fire up your engines, step back in time and feel the thrill and excitement of these retro racers. As part of the Hot Rods and Kool Kustoms exhibitions we have an exciting interactive family area where you can customise a real car bonnet using pin striping techniques, race your cars down a ramp wi...

    At Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre they have a wide range of birds from hawks to eagles, falcons to owls, and vultures to kites! They have around 70 birds in total all waiting to see you. They even have a few character birds such as Coco the Crested Caracara, Reaper the Raven and Sydney the Laughing...

    Ironbridge is a super place to visit and stay. There is so much to do with families & schools. Blist Hill Victorian village is a blast - literally, due to the furnaces, fish n chips and fair ground! Fun, Fun, Fun!! to be had by all. The surrounding museums and sites of interest are numerous and ...

    WELCOME TO J STAR GYMNASTICS where we welcome all those who share a love of physical challenges, benefits and grace of the various gymnastic disciplines. Whether you’re a parent looking to channel the energies of a tumbling toddler, someone looking to get into the sport for the first time or an ...

    Jabberjacks run mum, baby and toddler classes in local venues to pre-school aged children, providing educational activities to help develop a child’s social and physical skills. Whether you are a parent, child-minder, grandparent or childcare provider, we guarantee that you will find our pre-school ...

    The beauty of JumpInGym is you get to supervise in comfort, while they get to enjoy their own mini workout, learn new skills (social, risk taking, co-ordination, communication) and have heaps of fun in a super safe secure fun environment. It’s never too early to introduce your little ones to a healt...

    Just play is the all-new indoor soft play centre in Great Barr with a multi-tiered soft play centre with slides, ramps and lots of fun!

    We also have separate, dedicated areas for babies, toddlers and juniors.

    K2 Crawley offers loads of fun ways to get active whatever your age or ability level. Facilities include a 12 badminton court hall, an 8 lane floodlit athletics stadium, a floodlit all weather pitch for 5 a side football, hockey and tennis, a 12m high climbing rock, a Gymnastics Hall, 2 indoor bowls...

    The vast yet friendlyKidwells Park's latest feature, The Waterfall, features a bridge, ornamental planting and is lit up at night! It's an enchanting little stop on the way through, but there's actually plenty to do here aside from that. Facilities include the spacious children's play area with p...

    Kingdom Come play centre is a soft play indoor centre and party venue for children aged 0 - 12 years. We're conveniently located on the edge of Abergavenny in Monmouthshire, with plenty of space for parking. It's a safe and fun place for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and primary-aged children t...

    The Kingley Vale National Nature Reserve is a national nature reserve near Chichester, West Sussex in southern England, and is on part of the South Downs. It covers an area of 160 hectares. The terrain at Kingley Vale, including the Nature Trail, is steep and difficult in places and not suitable f...

    Look and feel a better you No men, no mirrors Ladies only wellbeing and fitness centre 30 minute cardio and resistance circuit workout Private monthly weigh and measure Clarity4Food expert nutritional plans and advice Non-intimidating environment Range of wellbeing treatments extra to your ...

    At Hayes Hill Farm you can meet a variety of exciting animals, including Tallulah and Barbara the pigs, Ella and Eve the goats, mice, snails, rabbits, and even Newton the bearded dragon. After an activity packed day with all the animals, time out to play can be taken in the tractor barn, where there...

    Lego lovers young and old will be blown away by a major exhibition coming to Wolverhampton Art Gallery this spring. Three galleries will be filled with Warren Elsmore’s amazing Brick Wonders exhibition, which opens just in time for the Easter holidays. Using thousands and thousands of pieces of th...

    Do your children love all things Lego? Then pack plenty of snacks, stamina and pocket money for a trip to LEGOLAND! The LEGOLAND Windsor resort has over 55 rides and attractions. Welcomed by a sign made of Lego and a driveway peppered with Lego characters, the excitement will build from the momen...

    Liberty Leisure is a brand new state of the art Health & Fitness Centre located in Wychbold in the Heart of the Worcestershire Countryside, being close to Bromsgrove, Droitwich, and with easy access from the surrounding area From fully equipped gyms, including a female only gym, to fitness classes,...

    Come along with your baby & toddler to enjoy nursery rhymes, actions, musical instruments& hand clapping games for babies & toddlers and their parents & carers.

    Most Thursdays 10.30 – 11.00, but check with library first.

    Come along with your baby & toddler to enjoy nursery rhymes, actions, musical instruments& hand clapping games for babies & toddlers and their parents & carers.

    Most Thursdays 10.30 – 11.00, but check with library first.

    Come along and join in various fun sessions for young children 0 – 5 years at your local library, including: Shake, Rattle & Rhyme Thursday 11.30 - 12.00 singing & rhymes, followed by Thursday 12.00 - 1.00pm parent & toddler playtime, with toys provided NB. Term time only Story Time Saturd...


    Why not come along to various regular weekly events at your local library, including:

    Little Hobbits Story & Colouring Time
    Ages 0 – 5
    Thursday, 10.00 – 10.45, term time only


    Please contact the library for more details

    Why not come along to various regular weekly events at your local library, including: Jellybeans Rhyme & Story Time - once a month, please contact Library for next session date Ages 0 – 5 years Thursday morning, term time only Alphabet Club Story Time Ages 0 – 5 Alternate Mondays, 2.00 – 2...

    At Little Dolphins, babies develop water confidence and specific skills to move towards independent swimming, through our carefully developed Swim Programme. Little Dolphin classes are based in several locations throughout Cheltenham and the West Midlands in lovely warm pools. Please contact Gemma ...

    Enjoy the natural beauty of the tranquil lake, rolling lawns and woodlands before heading for some fun in the playground! With colourful, state-of-the-art play and climbing equipment suitable for children of all ages, there's lots of fun to be had climbing, swinging and sliding. The Georgian orna...

    MamaBabyBliss classes We have created a seamlessly integrated curriculum of classes and workshops to nurture you and your baby from pregnancy, birth right up to when your little one is three-years-old. Thursday 11:15AM BabyBliss Massage Thursday 10:00AM Toddler Massage & Yoga 'Walkers and Talke...

    Get creative! These craft or colouring sessions are for children aged 1-4 and their parents/carers.
    Tuesday - 9.30 am - 10.30am and 10.30am - 11am
    Thursday - 10.30am - 11.30am

    Get creative! These craft or colouring sessions are for children aged 1-4 and their parents/carers.
    Thursday 10.30am - 11.30am

    Messy Play Come along to your local Children’s Centre for a fun FREE play session! Be prepared to get messy and wear old clothes. We have lots of different Messy Play resources, such as water, sand, foam, play dough, paper & paints. Babies will love to explore shredded paper and you may get a chanc...

    Millpond Adventure Playground is an extensive but free to use public playspace with a Castle theme, offering indoor and outdoor facilities, parents' seating, a picnic area, seasonal refreshment stands, sports opportunities and arts and crafts sessions led by staff rangers. Kids can also take part in...

    3 levels of fantastic fun for babies, toddlers and juniors open Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5.30am, Saturday 9.30am - 5.30pm and Sunday 10.30am - 5pm

    With Monkey Music each age-specific class follows unique and progressive curriculum. The babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers enjoy the Monkey Music class through playing high quality instruments, singing unique songs and sensory experiences. THURSDAY 9.30 am Jiggety-Jig 2 & 3 year olds 10.10 am...

    As baby and toddler activities go, you can’t get much better than our multi-award winning classes. Despite having so many activities to choose from, parents repeatedly choose to bring their little ones to Monkey Music, often starting when their children are just a few month’s old and staying with us...

    Learn the history of ceramics and pottery. School tours and private groups - open to all interested in history and the beauty of making pots. Have a go - throw a pot! Opening times Summer March to October 10am – 5pm Monday to Saturday Winter November to February 10am – 4pm Monday to S...

    The MUSIC with MUMMY programme will take your child on a musical journey from birth until they go to school. The structured weekly music classes are designed to encourage singing, listening and social skills. They will develop a sense of rhythm which will also help with learning and speech developme...

    A vibrant museum and art gallery housing collections of silver, glass, armour and paintings, plus fifteen centuries of Nottingham history which are brought to life through stories and interactive displays. One of the museum's start attractions is the Felix Joseph collection of 18th century Wedgwoo...

    Paint The Town is an exciting pottery painting cafe based in Southgate, North London. We are open 6 days a week where you can pop in at your leisure and paint some of the amazing unglazed pieces of pottery we have available. We will then glaze and fire your personalised masterpiece and have it ready...

    Attention adventure golfers . . . get ready to set sail for our new site at Cheshire Oaks. Seek us out at the Coliseum Leisure Park where we've got two 18 hole adventure golf courses spanning 13,000 sq/ft of adventure golfing paradise. On the Coral Cove course, explorers will tee-off at the port...

    Poolside Manor strives to cater for all ages and abilities, and thereby offers very popular parent and toddler lessons for babies and children aged below three. These sessions are hosted by very experienced teachers who lead the sessions from in the water. We believe fervently in the value of these ...

    Village Ceramics is a great a place to take the kids to get crafty, as we are open 7 days a week and have so many different activities to choose from! We have regular 'Pay as you paint' sessions, Arty Crafty kids club, and holiday camp, Clay Play workshops, our regular Kids Academy, and lots more...

    Open daily 10am - 5.30pm - March - November
    Piglets Advernture Farm offers a fantastic family fun day our with loads of attractions, exciting events and cute animals.
    PLease check out the website for any special events!

    Returning to fitness post birth can be daunting. Book an initial consult with Heidi to learn how to not only protect your recovering body but how to regain function and strength to avoid the mummy tummy!

    Tuesdays and Thursdays between 930a and 12pm Mum and baby classes

    Pirate's is the best play, party and laser centre in Nottingham. We can be found off Hucknall Road, at the bottom of Kelham Drive.

    Open 7 days a week: 9:30 - 18:00

    Our brand new play area has been newly installed by a soft play specialist company. It is bright and with the addition of new lighting is dazzling and quite impressive. It is smaller than the other play centres in the area, catering for more of a niche market (younger children from approximately 2...

    The Planet Happy team supervise the play equipment and help maximize your children’s enjoyment of the play experience, they are not however a replacement for parental supervision. Parents/Guardians should note that every consideration has been given for the safety of the children using the play cent...

    There is something for everyone at Planet Ice Milton Keynes - public skating, weekly disco sessions with live DJ, parent & toddler sessions, courses that teach a wide variety of winter sports and disciplines (including figure skating, ice dancing, ice hockey & speed skating), ice hockey matches & tr...

    PODS Parent Carer Forum & Face 2 Face Family Groups – for families who have a child or young person (age 0-25yrs) with SEN, Disability or Additional Need. Fancy a chat, a cuppa’ or a slice of cake with other parents who really understand?  Learn about what’s going on in the area, make your voice ...

    Ideal for new mums, bring the baby in your car seat and don't worry if you need to look after them you're all in the same boat! We recommend that you check with your midwife that you're fit and ready to tackle this class. Every Thursday, 10.45pm - 11.30pm with Jane!

    Each of our studios strive to offer the ultimate pottery café painting experience, with enthusiastic studio assistants always on hand to offer expert advice and guidance. Our members of staff are also trained baristas and will be able to offer you expertly made coffee and tea, as well as a range of ...

    Thinking of something fun to do with your children? Bring them along to do some pottery painting here at Razzle Dazzle. We have so many things to choose from its impossible to list them all. Mon – Closed Tues – 10:00 – 5:30 Weds – 10:00 – 5:30 Thurs – 10:00 – 5:30 Fri – 10:00 – 5:30 Sat – 10...

    Our Remarkable Reptiles area also offer visitors the chance to get up close to and interact with our friendly reptile residents – snakes and bearded dragons -providing a great opportunity to overcome any fears!

    Open from 10am to 4pm

    Rhyme & Songs for 0-2 years. Parents and carers too!
    Above locations hae their sessions on a Thursday.
    Nuneaton starts at 11am, Warwick starts at 09.30am - ring to double check.

    Help your little ones learn, with songs and rhymes for children aged 0-2. Tuesdays & Thursdays 2pm-2.30pm.

    Library Rhyme Time for under 5's.
    Thursday 2.15pm - 2.45pm
    Friday 11am - 11.30am
    Monday 10am - 10.30am

    Rhyme Time for under 5's every Thursday 10.30am -11am

    Monday - 11am -11.30am Thursday - 10.am - 10.30am & 11am & 11.30am Saturday - 10am - 10.30am & 11am - 11.30am Songs, rhyme, rhythm and fun at your local library Babies and children who love books and have the pleasure of hearing stories and rhymes have a flying start when it comes to learni...

    Fun with words and music for parents & carers.
    Thursday 11.00 - 11.30am

    Rhymetime sessions are a great place for toddlers to use language in a fun and engaging way. The library service also works with partners at Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust who sometimes attend rhymetime sessions with useful health and wellbeing advice for your little ones. Ever...

    Rhymetime for under fives

    Thursday, 2.15pm - 2.45pm, weekly in term time.

    Riverside Gardens and Play Area offers a family cafe, crazy golf and a range of sturdy, multi age suited children's play equipment as well as natural green space for them to run around in. Bring your frisbee! The adventure play facilities on offer here include 3 differing climbing play structures...

    Everyone has probably heard of Robin Hood who stole from the rich to help the poor and lived an outlaw in Sherwood Forest. His band of men included Little John, Friar Tuck, Will Scarlett, Maid Marian, Alan a Dale and others. His arch enemy was the Sheriff of Nottingham. Inside the castle walls...

    Come for a flying visit and stay the day. Why not fuel your imagination and get the entire family working together exploring the Royal Air Force Museum and the fun side of flight? Visit the Museum's Battle of Britain Hall and get up close a personal to aircraft that flew in the Battle itself. Othe...

    Breakfast Club Balham and Schools Out Club Balham is situated on Bedford Hill in a large Victorian house giving the children the feel of a place that’s home from home. The Club provides breakfast and after school care for children who attend Ravenstone and Trinity St Mary’s Primary Schools. During t...

    10.30am – 11.30am & 1.00pm – 2.00pm A stimulating experience for Early Years children to play creatively and explore using inspiring and sensory materials. This session the theme is 'April Showers'. £2. Drop in. Suitable for 0 - 4 years old but all are welcome. Visitor Comment...

    Learn baby signing the fun way, in one of our many local classes. Baby signing with Sing and Sign is easy because we make it fun to learn! Your baby will recognise important words sooner and can use the signs to “talk” to you before speech. What is baby signing? Babies use all kinds of signs and ...

    A great place to have some fun!
    If you enjoy fitness, sports or a swim – come and visit SJD Leisure Centre. The centre is open for community use during the daytime and evenings and we’d love to see you

    Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre is a magical place for your family to go and experience the company of many rare and miniature animals, birds and all sorts of owls from all over the world! Kids will be amazed at the variety between differing types of owl, pleased by the cute and cuddly specimens an...

    A magical area for children to explore Our Soft Play area is a fun and vibrant facility where children can used a variety of interactive equipment including the bouncy castle, ride-on cars, jungle animals and more. With a fully sprung floor and cushioned play toys, your child is sure to enjoy the...

    Southwater Country Park offers 90 acres (36 ha) of level surfaced paths which provide an easy-going lakeside walk plus a selection of outdoor activities including an adventure-style play area, orienteering course, and tuition in canoeing and sailing. The park also includes a beautiful wildlife ar...

    Splash-Happy Swimschool provides quality swimming lessons to small groups of children and adults from non-swimmer to pre-competition. Please contact Hazel for full details of class dates, times & venues.

    There is so much to see here at Brunel's ss Great Britain in Bristol. Be sure to head beneath the glass sea, walk the ss Great Britain's history in the Dockyard Museum and step onto the ship itself. Alive with sights, sounds and even smells, prepare to set sail on the most extraordinary time machine...

    Stay & Play is a friendly group where families can come and go as they please within the allocated time and provides a safe and stimulating learning environment in which parents / carers can play with their children and have fun and learn together, whilst preparing their child for their next steps i...

    Stay and Play sessions include stories, songs and things to make. They are for toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years and their parents and carers.
    Sessions are free - just come along and join in.

    Thursdays 2.00-3.00pm

    STEAM is a great day out for the whole family!

    Follow the incredible story of the GWR through lots of imaginative displays and plenty of hands-on exhibits. Build a bridge and shunt wagons.

    Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

    Closed 24, 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

    Stepney City Farm is a four-acre working farm and Rural Arts Centre in the heart of East London with lots of fun and friendly animals: cattle, chickens, donkeys, ducks, ferrets, guinea pigs, goats, pigs, rabbits, and sheep.

    Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm Free Entry!

    Free to visit and open every day, great for families. You can come along to feed and pet our animals, enjoy the sights and smells of our fruit, vegetable and herb gardens, or take a nature walk where you can see a wide variety of birds and butterflies. Even more in the new Aviary, too! Kids can pla...

    For babies, toddlers and grown-ups to enjoy rhymes, music and stories together.

    Thursday 11 - 11.30am Term Time Only

    For babies, toddlers and grown-ups to enjoy rhymes, music and stories together.

    Thursday 11 - 11.30am Term Time Only

    For children under 5, a mix of storeys, songs and free play with toys. Ay all sessions parents and cares can meet others. find out what's going on locally and borrow book, DVDs and CDs

    Thursday's 2:15pm to 3pm Term Time Only

    Story and Rhyme for 2 - 5yrs every Thursday 10am - 10.30am

    It’s never too early to start sharing stories and rhymes with your baby or toddler! Library story and rhyme times are an ideal opportunity to enjoy stories, rhymes and songs with other children, parents and carers. Sessions are held for under 5s at various libraries at regular times each week;...

    Story and activity session for pre-school age children.

    Thursdays - 11.00am to 11.30am

    Free to attend - all welcome.

    Inspire their imaginations early, with stories for children aged 2-5.

    Monday and Thursday 11-11.30am

    Inspire their imaginations early, with stories for children aged 2-5

    Every Thursday 3.45-4.15pm.

    Inspire their imaginations early, with stories for children aged 2-5.

    Thursday 2.30-3pm.

    Storyhouse is Chester’s brand new cultural centre: theatre, cinema, library, studio theatre, restaurant, and bar housed in a rejuvenated 1930s art deco Odeon cinema building.
    There is always somting on or to do at The Storyhouse

    See website for events and times.

    Storytime and craft session for the under fives every Thursday, from 2.30pm to 3pm.

    Why not come along and join us for FREE weekly Storytimes and Rhymetimes sessions at your local library! Using both old favourites and new titles, the FUN sessions encourage young children to develop a life-long love of books from an early age. Suitable for under 5’s Monday & Thursday 11.00 - ...

    Why not come along and join us for FREE weekly Storytimes and Rhymetimes sessions at your local library! Using both old favourites and new titles, the FUN sessions encourage young children to develop a life-long love of books from an early age. Suitable for under 5’s Tuesday & Thursday 10.00 -...

    Why not come along and join us for FREE weekly Storytimes and Rhymetimes sessions at your local library! Using both old favourites and new titles, the FUN sessions encourage young children to develop a life-long love of books from an early age. Suitable for under 5’s Thursday 2.30 - 3.00pm; Fr...

    Inspire their imaginations early, with stories for children aged 2-5.Thursdays at 2pm -2.30pm

    Inspire their imaginations early, with stories for children aged 2-5.Every Thursday 11am -11.30am

    Listen to classic tales and exciting new stories as you and your child explore the wonderful world of books with other families.
    Wednesday & Thursday - 11am -11.30am

    Storytime for under 5's every Thursday 10.30am - 11am.

    Storytime for under 5's Thursdays 10.30am - 11am

    Storytime for under 5's Thursdays 11am -11.30am and Saturdays 11am - 11.30am

    Storytime for under 5's every Thursday 2.15pm - 2.45pm

    Storytime for under fives

    Thursday, 2pm - 2.30pm, weekly.

    Storytime for under fives

    Thursday, 10.30am - 11am, weekly in term time

    Storytime for under fives

    Thursday, 10.30am - 11am, weekly

    Storytime Under 5s

    Thursday, 3.45pm - 4.15pm, weekly

    Come rain or shine enjoy the unique pleasure of discovering hundreds of the world's most spectacular and beautiful butterflies flying in an exotic environment of tropical blossom with splashing waterfalls and fish-filled pools.

    Studley Grange Craft Village and Butterfly World has 2 attractions at one venue so there is plenty to do and see with the kids. There are loads of craft units with a great variety of handmade items from chocolate, to photography to toys. Get inspired and then have a go yourself at activities such a...

    Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty between Cheltenham and Broadway in the Cotswolds Sudeley Castle and Gardens is perfect for a day of exploring with all the family! Have lots of fun scaling the huge wooden fort and flying down the zip wire in the adventure playground, or see if you...

    Sutton Out of School Club is located in the heart of Sutton, a short walk from Civic Offices and Sutton Town Centre, and just under a mile from Sutton Train Station with fast links into central London and Wimbledon. The club offers an after school club and operates from Sutton Youth Centre on Rob...

    At the Swindon and Cricklade Steam Railway ride upon a fully functioning locomotive. The railway's passenger line offers a round trip of just over 4 miles, ideal jaunt length for kids of all ages! The site also houses a selection of historic rolling stock and steam engines so your genuine chuff head...

    Fun soft play venue

    Open every day 10am - 6pm

    Please contact venue for more details and ad hoc closures dates

    Go for a workout and leave your little at our Creche facilities in Go Banana Soft Play

    We have Creche facilities available in Go Bananas: they operate Monday to Friday between:

    09:20 - 11:30

    PLEASE CALL 01453 769120 TO BOOK YOUR CHILD INTO THE CRECHE

    See website for details.

    Our woodland trail based on the much loved children's book, The Gruffalo. Back by popular demand, wander with the famous mouse as he makes his journey through the woodland, meeting the various animals along the way. Discover how he gets out of some tricky situations and enjoy the brilliant story...

    There are plenty of fun things for families to do when you visit the Herbert. Hands on experiences, dressing up, touch screen interactives, story baskets and trails will all make sure you have an enjoyable and memorable day. See website for Family events Monday - Saturday: 10.00am - 4.00pm S...

    There is always something fun to do in the children’s library
    See Website for details

    The Jolly Jungle adventure zone has a soft play area, a huge ball pit and the highest safe slide for miles around! It’s perfect for birthday parties or just a great place for toddlers and children up to 148cm tall to let off some steam on the bright, clean and colourful equipment. It's full of clas...

    Come to visit the workshop in Cheltenham where you can choose any piece of pottery from our fabulous range of over 200 items. You’ll be amazed by the magic of painted pottery!

    Monday to Saturday: 10am - 5.30pm
    Sunday: 11am - 5pm (winter) / 11am - 4pm (summer)

    Bristol's largest and only dedicated Painting Pottery Café (also sometimes known as a ceramic cafe or ceramic studio) is located off the Clifton Triangle
    Please visit their website for full opening times and details

    The Pavilions In The Park is a leisure centre with a 25m main pool, 12.5m teaching pool and Leisure Waters providing providing the perfect environment for children and adults of all ages to enjoy. Leisure Waters has both an indoor and outdoor area that is open all year round and features include ...

    The Play Centre at Edmonton Leisure is a bright and colourful adventure soft play facility which offers a safe environment where your children can play, explore, make friends and get loads and loads of exercise. It's a colourful double level main frame with sports arena, containing all the classic ...

    PlayFarm is an indoor soft play centre, on the edge of central Cheltenham, set up by parents, for parents with toddlers and young children. PlayFarm was founded in 2010 by local parents with a mission to provide young children with a safe, clean and friendly environment to have fun…..while the pa...

    Swimming lessons suitable from birth.

    At The Pulse Dursley our Learn to Swim Programme is suitable for children from birth until they are of a competent swimming ability. Lessons are available 7 days a week, either after school or weekends.

    See our website for full details

    Visit Britain's tallest sculpture and the brand new Slide at The ArcelorMittal Orbit and explore London from a different view point on your visit to the big city! With fun for all the family, your experience will begin by being whisked 80m up to the viewing platform where you'll enjoy panoramic vie...

    FREE complementary treatments to children and young people with disabilities, health problems and special needs. We are based in the centre of Coventry and are currently offering treatments to families where treatment is either not available or limited to them on the NHS or is not affordable to the ...

    Award-winning theatre for all ages, in our intimate, welcoming Bristol theatre.
    Please visit www.tobaccofactorytheatres.com for full programme details

    Learn and read sessions
    Thursday 10.15 - 10.45

    The informal sessions for pre school age babies and toddlers last around 40 minutes and include nursery rhymes, songs, action rhymes, musical instruments and puppets.
    Sessions are free - just come along and join in

    Thursdays & Fridays 10.30am Term time only

    The informal sessions for pre school age babies and toddlers last around 40 minutes and include nursery rhymes, songs, action rhymes, musical instruments and puppets.
    Sessions are free - just come along and join in

    Thursdays 10.15am Term time only

    Designed to develop children's physical skills of agility, balance, co-ordination and climbing, through the use of brightly coloured Tumble Tots equipment. The programme is structured to develop children's positive personality traits including confidence and self-esteem. Each weekly session of...

    Designed to develop children's physical skills of agility, balance, co-ordination and climbing, through the use of brightly coloured Tumble Tots equipment. The programme is structured to develop children's positive personality traits including confidence and self-esteem. Each weekly session of...

    Baby swimming with Water Babies is an exciting, enriching experience for both you and your little one. Not only does it teach vital life skills, but it also enhances the way babies and toddlers learn other skills, too. No one else reaches our high standards of professionalism, and no one else works ...

    Outstanding swimming lessons for babies & toddlers

    Classes on most Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, term time only

    Please contact us or see website for more details

    Welcome to White Post Farm - one of the East Midlands most popular tourist attractions. For 20 years we’ve been entertaining millions of kids and adults, giving them the chance to get up close to thousands of friendly animals, like chicks, llamas, rabbits, cows and pigs. The farm’s open every day ...

    Windsor Castle, the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, is one of the official residences of Her Majesty The Queen. The castle’s dramatic site encapsulates 900 years of British history and its 13 acres of land is packed full of exciting things to see; as well as a royal palace you’ll...

    he Royal Landscape is a great place to take the kids for a day out. Fancy a walk? There are two gardens to explore, plus Virginia Water, which used to be the largest body of water in Britain and has plenty of wildlife to look out for, plus it is the site of a Chinese fishing temple. The Landscape i...

    Woods Mill Nature Reserve is an excellent place to take the kids for a walk through mixed habitats plus visit the Sussex Wildlife Trust environmental education centre. There is something for the kids to see here, no matter what time of year you visit so it is a great place for to explore. There a...

    Worcester Cathedral has lots to offer throughout the year.

    Please visit the website to find out about services, events for the family visits, tours and much much more.

    Open every day 7:30am to 6:00pm
    Entry is Free

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