Playgroups & Classes Harrogate

Music & Dance

After dancing online throughout lockdown, we are so excited to be back in our physical classes and dancing with our little stars again in person.  Our preschool dance and ballet syllabus offers four stages of ballet dance classes, for young children aged 6 months to 6 years, plus a tap dancing class for children over 3 years.


Tots (6-18mth), Tinies (18mth-3yr), Movers (3-4yr), Groovers (4-6yr)

Mondays – Killinghall

9.45am Tinies

10.30am Movers

11.15am Tots


Tuesdays – Knaresborough

11.00am Movers

11.45am Tinies

12.30pm Tots


Wednesdays – Harrogate

9.45am Movers

10.30am Tinies

11.15am Tots


Fridays – Killinghall

9.45am Tinies

10.30am Movers


Saturdays – Beckwithshaw & Knaresborough

9.30am Tinies

10.15am Movers

11.15am Groovers


You can start classes with babyballet at any time and we offer a three-week introductory trial for £15.00 to trial our magical classes before committing to a term. 

Please rest assured all of our classes have Covid secure measures in place and we are practising social ‘dis-DANCING’ at all of our venues.


Visit ( for more details and to book a trial. You can also email Miss Kim at or call/text 07873 443595


07873 443595

hartbeepsHartbeeps is a music and movement class for babies, toddlers and pre-school children. A magical,musical soundtrack comes to life through puppetry, props and fun allowing your child to be at the centre of their own adventure and creates a sound journey down the rabbit hole into a childhood world of imagination.

We offer 3 types of classes for you and your little one to enjoy:

Happy House: Family class for toddlers, suitable for their younger and older siblings.

Baby Beeps: sitting to walking confidently babies
Baby Bells: Newborn to sitting confidently babies

Calcutt Village Hall




9:15am Happy House (toddlers to preschoolers)

10:10am Happy House (toddlers to preschoolers)

11:00am Baby Beeps (sitting to walking)

Pannal village hall
Station Rd, Pannal, Harrogate HG3 1JG
1:30 Baby Beeps (sitting to walking)
2:30 Baby Bells (newborn to sitting)

St James’ Church

Church Street


LS22 6LP


9:30am Happy House (toddlers to preschoolers)

10:30am Baby Beeps (sitting to walking)

11:30am Baby Bells (Newborn to sitting)


Harrogate Gymnastics 


Unit 7, The Zone

Hornbeam Park



9:30am Happy House (toddlers to preschoolers)

10:30am Baby Beeps (sitting to walking)

11:30am Baby Bells (Newborn to sitting)

12:30 baby bells (newborn to sitting)

Classes must be booked in advanced per termly booking at


Weekend classes  are held once a month at Pannal village hall (Pannal village hall, Station Rd, Pannal, Harrogate HG3 1JG)  please email for more information.

We also do parties for 1-4 year olds 🙂 We will make your little’s birthday magical!





Please ‘like’ our page for updates about our sessions.

We would love to see you at Hartbeeps soon.



FUN, EDUCATIONAL & AWARD WINNING music classes.rhythm time logo

Your little one’s confidence, creativity and co-ordination will flourish with our fun, quality music sessions.

“The best music class in town” as quoted by our mums! Our classes will help to nurture and enhance  EVERY child’s development and innate musical ability.

At a critical time in your child’s formative years, Rhythm Time offers a wide variety of activities. These activities help brain development, balance, concentration, listening skills and language which in turn help with reading, writing, maths, co-ordination and socialising.

Rhythm Time also helps stimulate your child’s imagination and also develops specific musical concepts such as rhythm, pitch and listening. It’s the perfect foundation for school and future music making!

Rhythm Time’s baby classes and Young Baby Courses will help the development of your baby from birth+.

Our Young Baby Courses have been created specifically for very young babies from birth to 6 months.  These focus on developmental and multi-sensory activities specifically designed for very young babies and their early development.

COVID SECURE classes – 2m social distancing 

💛 Reduced class sizes – no more than 10 kids! 💛 Face masks for grown ups and visors for teachers 💛Hand sanitising stations 💛 Individual instrument trays for every child 💛 No sharing in class 💛 Specially selected instruments and equipment suitable for cleaning between classes 💛 Infection control training 💛 Plus Facebook Hub membership in case you can’t get to a class – enjoy an online class from home! 💛 Feel safe in your Rhythm Time class as we put your safety first.

We are founding members of the Children’s Activities Association which means that you can be confident that our classes are some of the best available for parents and carers.

Elim Pentecostal Church, Harrogate


Toddler – 10.00 and 10.50

Baby – 11.40


Pre-school – 9.45

Toddler – 10.35 and 11.35

Baby  – 12.15

Young Baby  – 1.05

St James’ Church, Wetherby – Wednesdays

Pre-school – 10.00

Toddler – 10.50 and 11.40

Baby  – 12.30

Chain Lane Community Hub, Knaresborough – Fridays

Pre-school 9.30

Toddler – 10.15

Baby – 11.00

Contact Laura Justice  for more details.

07577 531359


Who are we and what do we do? 

“We offer exciting, Brand New and Original Tots classes for Babies to Pre School aged children currently operating in Harrogate, Knaresborough & Boroughbridge.​

The classes are jam packed with original songs (sang live) and each session includes an extra special visit from one of our SongBugs puppet friends.

We use musical instruments and sensory elements in each session too!

Our Sessions:

Monday – Coronation Hall, Boroughbridge

Bops (3 months to Moving) – 10am

Bounce (Toddling to 2 Years Old) – 10:45am

Beats – (2 Years Old to Preschool) – 11:30am

Wednesday – Bilton Health & Wellbeing Hub, Harrogate

Bounce (Toddling to 2 Years Old) – 1:15pm

Beats – (2 Years Old to Preschool) – 2pm

Thursday – Elis Church, Harrogate

Bops (3 months to Moving) – 1pm

Bounce (Toddling to 2 Years Old) – 2pm

Friday – Scotton Village Hall, Knaresborough 

Bops (3 months to Moving) – 10am

Bounce (Toddling to 2 Years Old) – 10:45am

Beats – (2 Years Old to Preschool) – 11:30am

We offer PAYG bookings or you can book a Class Pass (5 weeks for the price of 4 weeks)

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ACTAcademy UK is a Triple Threat Training Performing Arts School. ACTAcademy gives it’s pupils the absolute highest standards of teaching, most amazing state of the art studios to train/perform in & numerous chances to pursue incredible & truly unique opportunities to excel in the performing arts.

Call 01423 202646 for a chat about our classes and opportunities, arrange a tour,or book your FREE trial!

Baby May – Little Wrigglers 

•Story Massage, music & movement- a way of learning & communicating through play and positive touch

•Suitable for babies 5 months to pre walking

•7 week course starting 8th June at 11am

•Groups or individuals welcome 

•Booking essential 

I look forward to seeing you soon, Kate 

07823 880439

Baby May – Massage & Yoga 

•Each class combines baby massage, yoga, sensory stimulation, acupressure, relaxation & singing

•Suitable for babies 6 weeks & up

•7 week course starting 8th June 12 noon

•Groups or individuals welcome 

•Booking essential 

I look forward to seeing you soon, Kate 

07823 880439

Ballet at Chatsworth Dance


Chatsworth Dance believe our combination of expertise and enthusiasm provides top quality tuition and facilities.

We hold over 70 classes a week in 2 dedicated studios as well as additional classes at Harrogate Gymnastics at Hornbeam park with 8 qualified teachers teaching over 500 students (Girls, boys & ladies)
Classes start from 18 months upwards (no upper limit!) there is something for everyone including Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Musical Theatre



Enchantica’s Baby Beats and Rising Stars

Enjoy our magical sing along learning adventures which includes sprinkles of pre-school yoga:

Thursdays and Fridays

Baby Beats (0-3yrs)

Rising Stars (2.5-5yrs)



Harrogate Ballet School

  • Classes for Children 18 months – 6 years in Harrogate area
  • Encouraging & nurturing environment with a passionate ex-professional teacher.
  • A fun introduction to music, movement and creativity
  • Private coaching available for any age

Call/text Philippa Gomez on 07311333484 for more information

Kids disco at Kidzplay

Come along from 3pm for toddler disco then PARTY DANCES AND DISCO FUN!

ÂŁ5.50 entry includes soft play, disco and a kids meal,

Kidslingo Spanish!

Kidslingo Spanish! Fun Children’s Spanish Classes in Harrogate, Ripon & Wetherby

Our interactive, multi-sensory classes are action packed with songs, games, stories and activities to engage children in a foreign language in a natural and intuitive manner, so that they learn through play and social interaction.

Contact Ellen for more information 07402337347


Knaresborough School of Speech and Drama

At the Knaresborough School of Speech and Drama, we offer classes and private lessons for children from age 4-18. We teach LAMDA examinations which, at the higher grades, offer UCAS points. We pride ourselves on quality tuition that helps students build confidence, skills, and friendships.



Moo Music

Mondays at St Wilifrid’s Community Hall, Ripon
Mini Moo (walkers) 9.30 – 10am
Baby Moo (7 months – walking) 10.20 – 10.50am
Moo Born (0 – 6 months) 11.10 – 11.40am

Tuesdays at St Wilfrid’s Community Hall, Ripon
Mini Moo (walkers) 10.30 – 11am
Baby Moo ( 0 – walking) 11.20 – 11.50am

Wednesdays at Grewelthorpe Villahe Hall, Ripon
Mixed Moo (suitable for all ages & siblings) 10 – 10.30am

Call Chantelle for more details 01765 650151 / 07841 939722

Musicality Kids

Unique music classes for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers teaching your little ones all aspects of music.

Monday 10.30, Oatlands Community Centre  (mixed age 0-5)
Tuesday 9.45, St. Mark’s Church Harrogate (toddlers and preschool)
Tuesday 10.45, St. Mark’s Church Harrogate (babies)
Tuesday 11.45, St. Mark’s Church Harrogate (mixed age 0-5)

£36 for a six week use as you want flexipass.
Discount for siblings.
Babies under 1 accompanying a sibling, free.

Hannah on 07967 932062


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, confidence, self-esteem and phonological awareness

call Ruth on 07984327465

The School & Dance Shop (formerly Broadbank and Empson), Knaresborough

We are a local family shop on Chapel Street, Knaresborough, selling

local school uniform and dance clothing to local families.  I pride myself on service,

quality and making sure your little one leaves my shop happy, confident and comfortable.

The easiest way to make contact with me is through Facebook. See you soon, Julie

Thula Mama

Thula Mama is a weekly informal singing group for women and their babes in arms where mums learn songs and lullabies from around the world in a-cappella harmony.No experience necessary as everything is taught by ear.

Classes are on Friday mornings from 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m. – currently on Zoom during lockdown, resuming  at Gracious Street Methodist Church soon.

Cost is ÂŁ5 per session

Please call Jenny 07971 200801 to book

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! ÂŁ2 per family.

2 Harlow Terrace, Harrogate HG2 0PN


YAFTA Acting Classes

YAFTA Acting Classes

The Yorkshire Academy of Film & Television Acting develops confidence, inspires creativity and nurtures passion to improve the performance of our students as actors. Fun acting classes for children and teens (and adults) of all ages and abilities.

Monday evenings Harrogate Grammar School, Arthurs Avenue, Harrogate, HG2 0DZ.

Get in touch:
01134 555 011