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Stay, Play & Learn

Stay, Play & Learn are open sessions for any parent/carer with children 0-4 years old. We provide a fun filled area full of creative, explorative, messy and physical activities, toys and equipment to support children’s learning and development.

You will have the opportunity to share ideas & parenting tips, access support & advice on a range of topics including: toileting, temper tantrums, language development, benefits, housing, childcare, health etc.

  • No need to book just turn up, sign in, play & enjoy.
  • Tea & coffee is provided for adults

  • We provide a variety of healthy snacks e.g. fruit, cheese, vegetables which children are encouraged to taste at the designated snack table which is open throughout the session

  • At the end of each session we play tidy up time music and support the children with tidying up and then we all sit down together to sing Nursery Rhymes

Stay, Play & Learn sessions are held every at Victoria Park every

  • Tuesday 9.15am – 11am
  • Friday 1pm – 2.30pm

All sessions are £1 per family towards refreshments

Once a month from April – October we run an hour ‘Messy Play’ session in place of ‘Stay, Play & Learn’

Messy Play will run on the following dates during 2018:

Tuesday 17th April 10 – 11am

Friday 11th May 1 – 2pm

Tuesday 19th June 10 – 11am

Friday 20th July 1 – 2pm

Tuesday 21st August 10 – 11am

Friday 14th September 1 – 2 pm

Tuesday 16th October 10 – 11am


We also run outreach ‘Stay, Play & Learn’ Sessions at:

The Willow’s Primary School during Term Time on Tuesday’s 1.30 – 3pm for parents/carers together with children aged 18 months – 4  years old

The cost is £1.00 per family per session towards refreshments

Due to the size of the venues there may be times when we reach full capacity. When this happens we will place a ‘FULL SIGN’ on the main gate.

Please note the Family  Hub is closed on Bank Holidays

For information on other groups running in the local area please call 01635 503100 or visit the Family Information Service