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Messy Church

Trinity Methodist Church, Trinity Rd, Harrogate HG2 9AU 4pm – 5.30pm every month on the second Sunday of the month Fun activities – craft, games, stories, food!Join us for this…

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The Living Room Starbeck

Harrogate Breast Feeding Support Group

Harrogate Twins & Multiples Group

Starting Friday 28th April 2023 and then every other Friday thereafter. Free group at the Smithy, Haggs Farm Business Park, Pudding Park Estate HG3 1Eq

Stay & Explore at Queen Mary’s School

Outdoor Adventurers at Ashville College

Tots and Tales at Ashville College

Baby Highfield

Green Hammerton Library at Library Cottage

The Green Hammerton Library is now based at Library Cottage next to the Village Club and opposite The Green. YO26 8AE. We are open every week. The Green Hammerton Library is…

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First Steps

Mumbler’s Community Award Winner

Pop Up Play morning

Join Pop Up Play monthly for a morning of fun at Crimple Hall.Meet local families whilst your little ones play on our incredible soft play, plus a dedicated baby zone.Chat…

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Harrogate Library

Hey Mama: Harrogate

St. Mark’s Toddler Groups

St. Mark’s Toddler Groups: Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 10am-11.30am. St. Mark’s Church, Leeds Rd, Harrogate. All families must pre-register.   01423 544528

Raindrops Toddler Groups

Mondays, 9.30am to 11.30amBilton Area Methodist ChurchParking at the rear, off Robert’s CrescentLots of toys, books crafts, singing and snacks£1 per child over 1 year old

Little Beans

There is a new parents starting at Harlow Hill Methodist Church, on Wednesdays from 10-12. A very informal, drop in session which is non-profit, non-religious, just a space for parents…

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Toddler Praise

St Mark’s Church Toddler Praise group. Wed 10am Leeds Road

Hampsthwaite baby & toddler group.

9.15 – 11am Thursdays in Hampsthwaite memorial hall. £2.50 per family.

Trinity Tots

Trinity Tots at Trinity Methodist Church. Fridays in termtime, 10am-12pm, starting 24th September 2021. £1, which includes refreshments.  

Pannal Puddleducks Playgroup

Re-opening from Monday 13th September 2021 10-11.30am stay & play session. £2.50 per family. Parents, carers & grandparents all welcome. Bring your own refreshments.

Tea & Tots at St James Church Boroughbridge

Starting 8th September 2021 1.30-2.30pm every Wednesday during term time. Ride-ons, slide, toys, colouring & refreshments. 0-5 yrs old £1 first child, 50p additional child/ren St James Church, Church Lane,…

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Little Fishes Tots Group

Friendly stay and playgroup in Darley, Nidderdale. Ran by Niddedale Community Church. We have a baby corner, messy play station, variety of free play toys and an activity table. Each…

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Harrogate Monday Monkeys Playgroup

We are a friendly Playgroup at Christchurch Harrogate every Monday in term time 9:30 -11am

St John’s Baptist Church Stay and Play

Stay and Play playgroup at the Hub (St John the Baptist Church Knaresborough). It’s on 10:00-11:30am every Thursday at the Hub. £1.50 per child (50p for any additional children). Thank…

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Westcliffe Baby and Toddler Group

Re-opening Tuesday 27th April 2021 for Westcliffe Play Hour – one hour of up to 12 adults with socially distanced toys and equipment, lots of cleaning and ventilation! £2 per…

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Busy Bees Baby Group

Every Wednesday 9.30am – 10.30am. All sessions are free Busy Bee Nursery, Hookstone Road Call Helen on 01423 815990

Talking Tots

Talking Tots classes combine fun interactive games, songs, activities and stories to build on those vital early skills needed to communicate effectively. The sessions promote speaking, listening, attention, sharing, cooperation,…

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Harrogate and Knaresborough Toy Library

Tots and Toys Toddler Group

9.30-10.30am Wednesdays (term time) Tots and Toys Toddler Group at Mowbray Community Church Westmoreland Street Harrogate HG1 5AT

Little Fishes at St Lukes

50p donation for a drink and biscuit for mum and children. It’s run by two lovely ladies from the church. Very friendly and welcoming.