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STAY+PLAY

THURSDAYS 9:30 - 11:30 AM During term-time come and stay for a play and a sing-song as we make friends and share stories over a cup of coffee. All children and babies welcome (newborn to five years old). A typical session consists of free play…

ST. JOHNS CHURCHHYDE PARK CRESCENTLONDONW2 2QD

07944 434 777

STAY+PLAY

THURSDAYS 9:30 - 11:30 AM

During term-time come and stay for a play and a sing-song as we make friends and share stories over a cup of coffee. All children and babies welcome (newborn to five years old).

A typical session consists of free play for an hour, followed by snacks and drinks, and then time for songs (with instruments and actions!).

Who to contact

Telephone
 07944 434 777
Website
https://www.stjohns-hydepark.com/.../children

Where to go

Address
ST. JOHNS CHURCH
HYDE PARK CRESCENT
LONDON
Postcode
W2 2QD

Messy Play Mondays

10:30 - 11:15am
A messy play stay and play session for children aged 6 months to 4 years every Monday from 10.30-11.15am. It costs £5 per session and bookings can be made on our website or through Eventbrite. (Aprons are provided)

2Monck StreetLondonSW1P 2BQ

020 3912 2902
Service/Activity is chargeable

Messy Play Mondays

Service/Activity is chargeable
10:30 - 11:15am

A messy play stay and play session for children aged 6 months to 4 years every Monday from 10.30-11.15am.

It costs £5 per session and bookings can be made on our website or through Eventbrite.

(Aprons are provided)

Who to contact

Telephone
 020 3912 2902
E-mail
 westminster@hatching-dragons.com

Where to go

Name
Hatching Dragons Unit 3 & 4 Westminster Quarter
Address
2
Monck Street
London
Postcode
SW1P 2BQ

Time / Date Details

When is it on
10:30 - 11:15am
Time of day
Morning

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5 per session

Availability

Age Ranges
aged 6 months to 4 years

Soft play and sensory sessions for parents and children

From September 16th 2020. Every Wednesday morning 10:30 - 11.30am
We are running free weekly soft play and sensory sessions for parents and children aged 1-4 years. The sessions include rhyme time, music, the use of soft play equipment and a chance for parents to meet and socialise! Adults should wear a face covering at…

Millbank AcademyErasmus StreetLondonSW1P 4HR

020 3262 0068
Service/Activity is free

Soft play and sensory sessions for parents and children

Service/Activity is free
From September 16th 2020. Every Wednesday morning 10:30 - 11.30am

We are running free weekly soft play and sensory sessions for parents and children aged 1-4 years. The sessions include rhyme time, music, the use of soft play equipment and a chance for parents to meet and socialise!

Adults should wear a face covering at all times inside the building.

Please email or call ahead the first time to book your slot as sessions are limited to 15 parents.

 

Who to contact

Telephone
 020 3262 0068
E-mail
 office@millbankacademy.org.uk

Where to go

Address
Millbank Academy
Erasmus Street
London
Postcode
SW1P 4HR

Time / Date Details

When is it on
From September 16th 2020. Every Wednesday morning 10:30 - 11.30am
Session Information
Term time only

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
Free per session

Availability

Age Ranges
1-4 years

Soft Play and Sensory Toddler Group - Millbank Academy

10.30am each Wednesday during term time
FREE sessions for parents and children aged 0-4 years. Sessions include: rhyme time, stories, the use of soft play equipment and a chance for parents to meet and socialise.  The next sessions begin Wednesday 9th July until Wednesday 21st July our sessions will run every…

Erasmus StreetLondonLondonSW1P 4HR

020 3262 068
Qualified first-aider on site
Service/Activity is free
Ofsted Registered
Changing room with changing bench and hoist
Sensory Play Opportunities
Baby changing facilities
Wheelchair accessibile venue
Changing room with changing bench
Outside Play Opportunities

Soft Play and Sensory Toddler Group - Millbank Academy

Qualified first-aider on site
Service/Activity is free
Ofsted Registered
Changing room with changing bench and hoist
Sensory Play Opportunities
Baby changing facilities
Wheelchair accessibile venue
Changing room with changing bench
Outside Play Opportunities
10.30am each Wednesday during term time

FREE sessions for parents and children aged 0-4 years. Sessions include: rhyme time, stories, the use of soft play equipment and a chance for parents to meet and socialise. 

The next sessions begin Wednesday 9th July until Wednesday 21st July our sessions will run every Wednesday 9:30-10:30am.

Group size is limited to 20 adults. Please phone ahead on 020 3262 068 or email office@millbankacademy.org.uk before your first session to register.

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
A. Hayward
Contact Position
Deputy Headteacher
Telephone
 020 3262 068
E-mail
 office@millbankacademy.org.uk
Website
Millbank Academy's Website

Where to go

Name
Millbank Academy
Address
Erasmus Street
London
London
Postcode
SW1P 4HR
Notes

Millbank Academy is a two form entry primary school, with a nursery, in the heart of Westminder. It provides an unparalleded educaation, characterised by a first-rate curriculum, extensive enrichment programme and the rigour of high-quality teaching. This is coupled with a warm, supportive and personalised ethos and high aspirations.

 

Time / Date Details

When is it on
10.30am each Wednesday during term time
Time of day
Morning
Session Information
This term's sessions begin on Wednesday 9th September 2020.

Other Details

Costs

Details
The sessions are free.

Availability

Age Ranges
0-4 years
Referral required
No

Little Locusts

Our playgroup for toddlers, Little Locusts, will meet weekly on Tuesday mornings (from September) 10.30am – noon in the church to play and do craft activities together in God’s house (their parents or carers come too!). Have a look at our Calendar for forthcoming dates.

St John’s Wood ChurchLord’s RoundaboutLondonNW8 7NE

020 7586 3864

Little Locusts

Our playgroup for toddlers, Little Locusts, will meet weekly on Tuesday mornings (from September) 10.30am – noon in the church to play and do craft activities together in God’s house (their parents or carers come too!). Have a look at our Calendar for forthcoming dates.

Who to contact

Telephone
 020 7586 3864
Website
Little Locusts

Where to go

Address
St John’s Wood Church
Lord’s Roundabout
London
Postcode
NW8 7NE

Time / Date Details

When is it on
10.30am – noon
Time of day
Morning

Westbourne Families

FREE drop-in session for parents/carers and children aged 0-4 years living in Westbourne ward. Session includes creative play and music, and a chance for parents to meet, socialise and get support and informal advice from PDT Community Champions. Every Tuesday morning, 10:00-11:45am

300Harrow RoadLondonW2 5HG

020 8964 2700
Service/Activity is free
Baby changing facilities

Westbourne Families

Service/Activity is free
Baby changing facilities

FREE drop-in session for parents/carers and children aged 0-4 years living in Westbourne ward. Session includes creative play and music, and a chance for parents to meet, socialise and get support and informal advice from PDT Community Champions.

Every Tuesday morning, 10:00-11:45am

Who to contact

Contact Name
Julian Knight
Telephone
 020 8964 2700
E-mail
 hello@creativefuturesuk.com
Social Media
Website
Westbourne Families

Where to go

Name
Warwick Community Hall
Address
300
Harrow Road
London
Postcode
W2 5HG

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Tuesdays 10:00-11:45am
Time of day
Morning
Session Information
Free drop-in for parents and children aged 0-4 years.

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE Registration fee

Availability

Referral required
No

St Paul's Drop In

FREE drop-in session for parents/carers and children aged 0-4 years. Session includes creative play and music, and a chance for parents to meet, socialise and get support and informal advice from PDT Community Champions. Every Tuesday morning, 10am-12pm.

Church HouseNewton RoadW2 5LS

02089642700

St Paul's Drop In

FREE drop-in session for parents/carers and children aged 0-4 years.

Session includes creative play and music, and a chance for parents to meet, socialise and get support and informal advice from PDT Community Champions.

Every Tuesday morning, 10am-12pm.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Julian
Telephone
 02089642700
E-mail
 hello@creativefuturesuk.com
Website
Building Strong Community Famillies

Where to go

Name
St Pauls United Reform Church
Address
Church House
Newton Road
Postcode
W2 5LS

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Tuesday's
Time of day
Morning
Session Information
10am-12pm

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE

Emmanuel Playgroup

Childcare on Non Domestic Premises
Emmanuel 0ffers childcare for the local and wider community. We have a large room plus the opportunity to use an additional large room for 2 hours per day to provide physical activity for the children. We have access to a garden to provide the children…

Emmanuel Parish Church389e Harrow RoadLondonW9 3NA

020 8964 1983 07734 447 207
Three and four year old funding
Free early education for 2-year-olds
Registered to provide 30 Hours Free Childcare

Emmanuel Playgroup

Three and four year old funding
Free early education for 2-year-olds
Registered to provide 30 Hours Free Childcare
Childcare on Non Domestic Premises

Emmanuel 0ffers childcare for the local and wider community. We have a large room plus the opportunity to use an additional large room for 2 hours per day to provide physical activity for the children.

We have access to a garden to provide the children with outdoor play unfortunately it is not wheelchair accessible. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Clare Gorry
Contact Position
Manager
Telephone
 020 8964 1983
 07734 447 207
E-mail
 emmanuelchurchplaygroup@gmail.com

Where to go

Name
Emmanuel Playgroup
Address
Emmanuel Parish Church
389e Harrow Road
London
Postcode
W9 3NA
Notes

Bus 18, 36,28

Nearest Tube Westbourne Park, Royal Oak or Queen's Park

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£75.00 per week
Details
Children attend either morning or afternoon sessions three hours per session.9:30-12:30 or 12:30-3:30. Those accessing the 30 hour entitlement attend 9:30-3:30.

Availability

Other notes

We do not have catering on site families need to provide packed lunches for their children who access the 30-hour entiltlement.

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Yes
Details
Garden is not wheelchair accessible

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Asthma
Learning difficulties
Serious allergy / Anaphilaxis
Language impairment

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes
Details
Our setting provides snacks, families accessing the 30-hour entitlement need to provide a packed lunch for their child.

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes
Details
Multicultural play is provided

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes
Details
We currently have spaces for 2-5 year olds

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Intending to provide 30 hours entitlement
Registered to provide 30 hours entitlement
Yes

Opening Times & Facilities

Facilities
Play Kitchen
Sand & Water Play
Painting
Play Dough
Garden
Garden86
Toys
Private Changing Area
Visit & Outings
Walks to local park etc
Home Corner
Under Floor Heating
Arts & Crafts
Healthy Eating
Internet Connection
Both indoor and outdoor activities
1 room
Kitchen
Water play
Books & Storytelling
ICT Facilities
PuzzlesJigsaws
CDcassette
Role play dressing up
2-5 rooms
Reading
Refreshments
Laptop
Construction toys
Music time
Cookery
Sandpitsand play
Climbing Frame
Messy Play Area
Multicultural Themed Play
Dress Up
Indoor Games
Disabled Access
Sensory Play
Nappy changing facility
Nature Exploration
Outdoor Playspace
Songs, Rhymes and Music
No Smoking Policy
Small world toys
Out-door Play

School Pickups

Offers pickups
No

Playgroup at Emmanuel Centre

Mondays AM session 10:00 to 11:15am PM session 12:45 to 2pm
We are relaunching our playgroup on Mondays. Our first session was booked out within a few hours (we are currently limited to a bubble of 20) so we are hosting 2 sessions.  

Emmanuel Centre, 9-23Marsham StreetLondonSW1P 3DW

Playgroup at Emmanuel Centre

Mondays AM session 10:00 to 11:15am PM session 12:45 to 2pm

We are relaunching our playgroup on Mondays. Our first session was booked out within a few hours (we are currently limited to a bubble of 20) so we are hosting 2 sessions.

 

Who to contact

E-mail
 community@emmanuelchurch.org.uk
Website
https://www.westminster.love/.../playgroup

Where to go

Address
Emmanuel Centre, 9-23
Marsham Street
London
Postcode
SW1P 3DW

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Mondays AM session 10:00 to 11:15am PM session 12:45 to 2pm
Time of day
Morning
Session Information
Starting 17th May 2021

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
Free
Details
Admission is FREE and all are welcome.

Availability

Age Ranges
Children under 0-3 (older siblings up to 8 years old welcome during school holidays

The Knightsbridge Kindergarten

Childcare on Non Domestic Premises
Located in Eaton Square, making it an ideal location for families living in Chelsea, Knightsbridge, Mayfair, Belgravia, and Pimlico. Children can start at the age of two and stay with us until the age of five. Our spacious classrooms provide the children with ample room…

119 Eaton SquareLondonSW1W 9AL

020 7371 2306
Qualified first-aider on site
Service/Activity is chargeable
Ofsted Registered
Sensory room available
Baby changing facilities
Outside Play Opportunities
Three and four year old funding
Registered to provide 30 Hours Free Childcare

The Knightsbridge Kindergarten

Qualified first-aider on site
Service/Activity is chargeable
Ofsted Registered
Sensory room available
Baby changing facilities
Outside Play Opportunities
Three and four year old funding
Registered to provide 30 Hours Free Childcare
Childcare on Non Domestic Premises

Located in Eaton Square, making it an ideal location for families living in Chelsea, Knightsbridge, Mayfair, Belgravia, and Pimlico. Children can start at the age of two and stay with us until the age of five. Our spacious classrooms provide the children with ample room for all the activities our nursery offers. We also have a Sensory Room and a Soft Play Room which our children use daily. In addition to these wonderful facilities, we also have a large garden for outdoor play and learning.

Who to contact

Telephone
 020 7371 2306
E-mail
 Info@knightsbridgekindergarten.co.uk
Website
Knightsbridge Kindergarten

Where to go

Address
119 Eaton Square
London
Postcode
SW1W 9AL

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
No

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Intending to provide 30 hours entitlement
Registered to provide 30 hours entitlement
Yes

Community Families drop-ins - Beethoven Centre

FREE parent and toddler drop-in sessions. Stay & Play. Age range 0-12 months (9.30-10.30am); 0-4 years (10.00am - 11.15am). Session includes creative play and music, and a chance for parents to meet, socialise and get support and information from PDT Maternity Champions. Every Wednesday morning, 9:30am-11:45am.

Third AvenueLondonW10 4JL
Service/Activity is free

Community Families drop-ins - Beethoven Centre

Service/Activity is free

FREE parent and toddler drop-in sessions. Stay & Play. Age range 0-12 months (9.30-10.30am); 0-4 years (10.00am - 11.15am).

Session includes creative play and music, and a chance for parents to meet, socialise and get support and information from PDT Maternity Champions.

Every Wednesday morning, 9:30am-11:45am.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Julian
E-mail
 hello@creativefuturesuk.com
Website
Building Strong Community Famillies

Where to go

Address
Third Avenue
London
Postcode
W10 4JL

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every Wednesday morning, 9:30am-11:45am
Time of day
Morning
Session Information
0-12 months (9.30-10.30am); 0-4 years (10.30am - 11.45am)

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE

Meanwhile Gardens Playhut

Monday to Friday 2pm-5pm
Purpose-built building with free indoor and outdoor facilities including paddling pool. A wide selection of toys and activities for children aged under 6 years. Open during the school holidays. Refreshments available. The building is also available for hire for children's parties.

Meanwhile Gardens Community Association, 156-158Kensal RoadLondonW10 5BN

020 8960 7894
Service/Activity is free

Meanwhile Gardens Playhut

Service/Activity is free
Monday to Friday 2pm-5pm

Purpose-built building with free indoor and outdoor facilities including paddling pool. A wide selection of toys and activities for children aged under 6 years.

Open during the school holidays. Refreshments available. The building is also available for hire for children's parties.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Hayley
Telephone
 020 8960 7894
E-mail
 playhut@meanwhilegardens.com
Website
Meanwhile Gardens Playhut

Where to go

Address
Meanwhile Gardens Community Association, 156-158
Kensal Road
London
Postcode
W10 5BN

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday 2pm-5pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Session Information
Stay and Play Sessions

Other Details

Availability

Other notes

Projects: Tiny Green Fingers Gardening Project Thursdays 10-12:30

Our sessions are strictly for children under the age of 6.

Struwwelpeter Playgroup

Struwwelpeter is a parent-toddler-group for the German speaking community.  Every Wednesday, 10:00 - 12:00 Mothers and fathers with small children meet every Wednesday in the German-speaking parent-toddler group "Struwwelpeter" at the German YMCA. For more information about Struwwelpeter and availability of places please contact Rachel or…

35 CRAVEN TERRACELONDONW2 3EL

020 7723 5684 020 3238 2197

Struwwelpeter Playgroup

Struwwelpeter is a parent-toddler-group for the German speaking community. 

Every Wednesday, 10:00 - 12:00

Mothers and fathers with small children meet every Wednesday in the German-speaking parent-toddler group "Struwwelpeter" at the German YMCA.

For more information about Struwwelpeter and availability of places please contact Rachel or Barbara

Who to contact

Telephone
 020 7723 5684
 020 3238 2197
E-mail
 y-services@german-ymca.org.uk
Website
www.german-ymca.org.uk/.../for-children-parent-toddler-group.html

Where to go

Address
35 CRAVEN TERRACE
LONDON
Postcode
W2 3EL

Community Families drop-in - Queen's Park Children's Centre

FREE parent and baby drop-in sessions. Stay & Play. Age range 0-6 months only. Session includes creative play and music, and a chance for parents to meet, socialise and get support and information from PDT Maternity Champions. Every Monday morning, 10am-12pm.

88 Bravington RoadLondonW9 3AL
Service/Activity is free

Community Families drop-in - Queen's Park Children's Centre

Service/Activity is free

FREE parent and baby drop-in sessions. Stay & Play. Age range 0-6 months only.

Session includes creative play and music, and a chance for parents to meet, socialise and get support and information from PDT Maternity Champions.

Every Monday morning, 10am-12pm.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Julian
E-mail
 hello@creativefuturesuk.com
Website
Building Strong Community Famillies

Where to go

Name
Queen's Park Children's Centre
Address
88 Bravington Road
London
Postcode
W9 3AL

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every Monday morning, 10am-12pm
Time of day
Morning
Session Information
0-6 months only 10am-12pm

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE

Little Lambs Playgroup at Christ Church Mayfair

Our aim is to provide an environment where children can play whilst parents can make new friends, have a drink and enjoy some adult conversation (keeping an eye out for children at the same time!). We try to do a simple craft activity most weeks…

21 DOWN STREETLONDONW1J 7AW
Service/Activity is chargeable

Little Lambs Playgroup at Christ Church Mayfair

Service/Activity is chargeable

Our aim is to provide an environment where children can play whilst parents can make new friends, have a drink and enjoy some adult conversation (keeping an eye out for children at the same time!). We try to do a simple craft activity most weeks at about 10.15am, and towards 11.15am we pack all the toys away and gather everyone together to sing action songs and nursery rhymes.Playgroup Thursday mornings (term time only) from 10.00 to 11.30am for Under 5s.

Contact James Kight by email for full details or just come along.

Who to contact

Contact Name
James Kight
E-mail
 james@christchurchmayfair.org
Website
https://christchurchmayfair.org/

Where to go

Address
21 DOWN STREET
LONDON
Postcode
W1J 7AW

The Venture Centre

Combining the country’s oldest adventure playground with a vibrant community centre and London’s only purpose-built steel pan rehearsal room, the Venture Community Association (known locally as “The Venture”) is located in the heart of Golborne, North Kensington. We seek to offer this vibrant and diverse…

103A Wornington RoadNorth KensingtonLondonW10 5YB

020 8960 3234

The Venture Centre

Combining the country’s oldest adventure playground with a vibrant community centre and London’s only purpose-built steel pan rehearsal room, the Venture Community Association (known locally as “The Venture”) is located in the heart of Golborne, North Kensington.

We seek to offer this vibrant and diverse community a unique combination of opportunities:

  • Access to adventure play and sports for children of all ages and backgrounds, including those with special needs and/or who are socially excluded
  • Opportunities for fun and enjoyment for people of all ages
  • Opportunities for learning, personal growth and development, with a particular focus on developing healthy lifestyles and improving life chances
  • A community space for people to express themselves, celebrate together, and meet to develop mutual support and a sense of community

Our playground, the Notting Hill Adventure Playground, offers free, supervised and OFSTED-registered adventure play for local children aged 5-15. We complement the play provision with arts and crafts, a sports programme, cooking classes and regular trips. 

Timetable for activities taken place during the Easter 2021 school break can be found in the link below:

Easter 2021 holiday programme

Who to contact

Contact Name
Venture Community Association
Telephone
 020 8960 3234
E-mail
 info@venturecentre.org.uk
Website
Venture Centre website

Where to go

Name
Venture Community Association
Address
103A Wornington Road
North Kensington
London
Postcode
W10 5YB

Connected Lives

Connected Lives is a new charity set up to support families in Westminster and across London. We run a range of activities: Toddler Drop Ins, Baby Groups, Parenting Evenings , Circle of Security Parenting Groups, Groups for parents of teenagers, Hold Me Tight and Relationship…

York StreetMaryleboneLondonLONDONW1H 1PP

020 7258 5045
Toilet suitable for wheelchair users
Baby changing facilities
Wheelchair accessibile venue

Connected Lives

Toilet suitable for wheelchair users
Baby changing facilities
Wheelchair accessibile venue

Connected Lives is a new charity set up to support families in Westminster and across London. We run a range of activities: Toddler Drop Ins, Baby Groups, Parenting Evenings , Circle of Security Parenting Groups, Groups for parents of teenagers, Hold Me Tight and Relationship Foundations Groups. 

We know that family life isn't always easy. As parents we can struggle to get that balance of no nonsense kindness and as partners we can find it hard to keep our relationships loving, fun and intimate. All too often we can end up frustrating or hurting the very people we love most. At Connected Lives our groups and courses give parents, partners and children space to think about their relationships, permission to struggle and help to respond in new ways so that everyone can thrive. 

Contact us if you would like to join in with any of our activities.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Eppy Izere
Contact Position
London Hub Manager
Telephone
 020 7258 5045
E-mail
 eppy.izere@connectedlives.org.uk
Website
https://www.connectedlives.org.uk

Where to go

Name
St Mary's Church, Bryanston Square
Address
York Street
Marylebone
London
LONDON
Postcode
W1H 1PP
Notes

Tube: Baker Street, Marylebone, Edgware Road Bus:2, 6, 13, 16, 18, 27, 82, 98, 113,139, 274, 332, 414, 453

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Activities take place on Mondays and Wednesdays
Time of day
Morning

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
No

Bessborough Family Hub

We’re improving the support you and your family receive in Westminster. As part of this, we are creating three Family Hubs offering more support and advice that now includes families with children up to 19 years of age.  The first one has opened at the…

Bessborough Centre, 1Bessborough StreetLondonSW1V 2JD

079 6619 4597 - manager 020 7641 5923 - office

Bessborough Family Hub

We’re improving the support you and your family receive in Westminster. As part of this, we are creating three Family Hubs offering more support and advice that now includes families with children up to 19 years of age. 

The first one has opened at the Bessborough Centre in Pimlico. Churchill Gardens Children’s Centre has moved to this site and is continuing to offer all their play sessions, family support, courses and workshops. There are also birth registrations on site, housing advice, parenting courses, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services and a range of new initiatives to be developed.

The family hub means the professionals who support you working together in a more joined up way – including health visitors, school nurses, outreach teams, Early Help, social workers and local organisations such as St Vincent’s Family Project and the Cardinal Hume Centre. If you visit the hub and could benefit from a range of different services, one of our family navigators may meet with you to plan them out and make sure you get the right support at the right time.


Timetable of activities: 

Find out what activities are available.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Catherine Drake Wilkes
Contact Position
Family Hub Manager
Telephone
 079 6619 4597 - manager
 020 7641 5923 - office
E-mail
 cdrakewilkes@westminster.gov.uk

Where to go

Name
Bessborough Family Hub
Address
Bessborough Centre, 1
Bessborough Street
London
Postcode
SW1V 2JD
Notes

We are directly outside Pimlico tube station. Buses: 24, 360 and C10 stop outside.

 

Other Details

Availability

Other notes

We also deliver sessions in the West End at Fitzrovia Community Centre, 2 Foley Street London W1W 6DX

 

 

Queen's Park Children's Centre

We provide a range of activities for children and their parents or carers including drop-in play, baby classes and workshops. Timetable Autum/Winter 2021:  Who is invited Under 5s living in Westminster, attending with family, are prioritised. As Stay and Play places are limited, we no longer…

88Bravington RoadLondonW9 3AL

020 7641 5838
Qualified first-aider on site
Service/Activity is free
Ofsted Registered
Toilet suitable for wheelchair users
Suitable for children and young people with SEND
Baby changing facilities
Wheelchair accessibile venue
Changing room with changing bench
Outside Play Opportunities

Queen's Park Children's Centre

Qualified first-aider on site
Service/Activity is free
Ofsted Registered
Toilet suitable for wheelchair users
Suitable for children and young people with SEND
Baby changing facilities
Wheelchair accessibile venue
Changing room with changing bench
Outside Play Opportunities

We provide a range of activities for children and their parents or carers including drop-in play, baby classes and workshops.

Timetable Autum/Winter 2021: 

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Who is invited

Under 5s living in Westminster, attending with family, are prioritised.

As Stay and Play places are limited, we no longer admit childcare professionals to these sessions.

Parents Voice

Parents Voice is a meeting for parents/carers who use our children’s centres.

It’s a great opportunity for parents/carers to come together in a relaxed space and have a cup of tea and a chat. 

You can often listen to guest speakers who give important information on particular topics of interest relating to young children such as, weaning, the importance of young children’s play or managing difficult behaviour.

Why you should get involved

The aim of this meeting is to encourage the expression of your views and contributions on how the services offered from your local children’s centre can be improved and developed to support both your needs and those of your local community.  It is a meeting where you can find out information and contribute to the shaping of future services.

About us

Queen’s Park Children's Centre provides a range of services for children under the age of five and their families. These services are based around a ‘core offer’ of integrated early learning, parenting courses, family support, health services, outreach services and access to training and employment advice.

There is a variety of services for parents and children which take place in the children’s centre and these include:

  • Drop-in sessions
  • Parenting groups
  • Faces = Familiy And Communities Employment Services
  • Breastfeeding support sessions 
  • Young Parents sessions
  • Child Health Clinic
  • My time Active 1-1 Dietitian
  • Citizens Advice Bureau
  • Baby Massage
  • Baby & Me groups (Maternity Champions)

 

Who to contact

Telephone
 020 7641 5838
E-mail
 officeqpcc@westminster.gov.uk

Where to go

Name
Queen's Park Children's Centre WCC
Address
88
Bravington Road
London
Postcode
W9 3AL
Notes

Buses: 6, 18, 28, 36, 187, 228, 316, 328, 414.

Tube: Queen's Park Station (Bakerloo Line).

Community Families drop-in - Lydford Hall

FREE drop-in session for parents and children aged 0-4 years. Session includes creative play and music, and a chance for parents to meet, socialise and get support and information from PDT Maternity Champions. Every Thursday morning 10:00-12pm

74 Fernhead RoadW9 3EW

02089642700

Community Families drop-in - Lydford Hall

FREE drop-in session for parents and children aged 0-4 years.

Session includes creative play and music, and a chance for parents to meet, socialise and get support and information from PDT Maternity Champions.

Every Thursday morning 10:00-12pm

Who to contact

Contact Name
Julian
Telephone
 02089642700
E-mail
 hello@creativefuturesuk.com
Website
Building Strong Community Famillies

Where to go

Name
Lydford Hall
Address
74 Fernhead Road
Postcode
W9 3EW

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every Thursday morning 10:00-12pm
Time of day
Morning
Session Information
10am-12pm

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE

Community Families drop-ins - Stowe Centre

FREE drop-in session for parents and children aged 0-4 years. Session includes creative play and music, and a chance for parents to meet, socialise and get support and information from PDT Maternity Champions. Every Friday morning 10:00-12pm

258 Harrow RoadW2 5ES

02089642700
Service/Activity is free

Community Families drop-ins - Stowe Centre

Service/Activity is free

FREE drop-in session for parents and children aged 0-4 years.

Session includes creative play and music, and a chance for parents to meet, socialise and get support and information from PDT Maternity Champions.

Every Friday morning 10:00-12pm

Who to contact

Contact Name
Julian
Telephone
 02089642700
E-mail
 hello@creativefuturesuk.com
Website
Building Strong Community Famillies

Where to go

Name
Stowe Centre
Address
258 Harrow Road
Postcode
W2 5ES

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every Friday morning 10:00-12pm
Time of day
Morning
Session Information
10am-12pm

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE

Community Families drop-ins - Grand Junction

FREE drop-in session for parents/carers with children aged 0-6 months only. Session includes creative play and music, and a chance for parents to meet, socialise and get support and information from PDT Maternity Champions. Every Wednesday afternoon 10:00-11:45am

Rowington CloseW2 5HG

02089642700
Service/Activity is free

Community Families drop-ins - Grand Junction

Service/Activity is free

FREE drop-in session for parents/carers with children aged 0-6 months only.

Session includes creative play and music, and a chance for parents to meet, socialise and get support and information from PDT Maternity Champions.

Every Wednesday afternoon 10:00-11:45am

Who to contact

Contact Name
Julian
Telephone
 02089642700
E-mail
 hello@creativefuturesuk.com
Website
Building Strong Community Famillies

Where to go

Name
Grand Junction at St Mary Magdalene’s
Address
Rowington Close
Postcode
W2 5HG

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every Wednesday afternoon 10:00-11:45am
Time of day
Afternoon

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE

Club Kids

Club Kids is a drop in for 0 - 4 year olds. Club Kids is a vibrant and lively drop in session each Thursday morning. The group follows a structured format of free-play, crafts, messy play, snacks, interactive song time and a fortnightly toddler service.…

All Souls Clubhouse141 CLEVELAND STREETLONDONW1T 6QG

020 7255 9755

Club Kids

Club Kids is a drop in for 0 - 4 year olds. Club Kids is a vibrant and lively drop in session each Thursday morning. The group follows a structured format of free-play, crafts, messy play, snacks, interactive song time and a fortnightly toddler service.

Club Kids has lots of free play activities including, sand pit, water bath, kitchen, book corner, cars and bikes to ride on, puzzles and blocks to play with.

Club Kids is run in a large gym space with lots of room to run around in. Please feel free to drop in or contact Cat to find out more.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Hazel Alton
Contact Position
Club Kids Coordinator
Telephone
 020 7255 9755
E-mail
 hazel.alton@allsoulsclubhouse.org
Website
allsoulsclubhouse.org/

Where to go

Address
All Souls Clubhouse
141 CLEVELAND STREET
LONDON
Postcode
W1T 6QG

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday & Thursday | 10:00 – 11:45
Time of day
Morning
Session Information
0 – 4 years

Lisson Grove Creche

Childcare on Non Domestic Premises
Creche for WAES Students

215-219Lisson GroveLondonNW8 8LW

020 7641 8164
Ofsted Registered

Lisson Grove Creche

Ofsted Registered
Childcare on Non Domestic Premises

Creche for WAES Students

Who to contact

Telephone
 020 7641 8164
E-mail
 info@waes.ac.uk
Website
Childcare

Where to go

Name
WAES
Address
215-219
Lisson Grove
London
Postcode
NW8 8LW

Childcare Information

St.Vincent's Family Project

A Drop in for families with young children (0-5) offering a programme of activities - Play- Alternative therapies – massage, cranio-sacal osteopathy aromatherapy- 1 to 1 support opportunities- Support Groups - Sensory Room We run parenting programmes throughout the year and other programmes focused around health and…

WESTMINSTER CENTRAL HALLSTOREYS GATELONDONSW1H 9NH

020 7654 5351 or 020 7654 5352

St.Vincent's Family Project

A Drop in for families with young children (0-5) offering a programme of activities - Play- Alternative therapies – massage, cranio-sacal osteopathy aromatherapy- 1 to 1 support opportunities- Support Groups - Sensory Room

We run parenting programmes throughout the year and other programmes focused around health and nutrition.

Because of the Covid pandemic, we are running limited face to face services and our programme is being regulalry reviewed and updated.

Please contac us first as the programme and timetable described is subject to change.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Andrew Varley
Contact Position
CEO
Telephone
 020 7654 5351 or 020 7654 5352
E-mail
 info@svfp.org.uk
Website
Family Space

Where to go

Name
St. Vincent's Family Project
Address
WESTMINSTER CENTRAL HALL
STOREYS GATE
LONDON
Postcode
SW1H 9NH
Notes

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Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
0.00
Details
This is a free service but some of our external activities we sometimes do charge.

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
No

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
No
2 year old funding
No

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Intending to provide 30 hours entitlement
Registered to provide 30 hours entitlement
No

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 10.00 12.30
Tuesday 10.00 15.00
Wednesday 10.00 12.30
Thursday 10.00 15.00
Friday 10.00 12.30
Saturday 10.00 12.00
Facilities
Attend Drop-in Sessions
Cookery
Toys
Additional Parental Support
Games
Baby Facilities
Baby toys
Playroom
Sensory Play
Nappy changing facility
Healthy Eating
Sensory Room
Creche Available
Soft Play area
No Smoking Policy
Drop-in Facilities
Books & Storytelling

School Pickups

Offers pickups
No

Al - Hasaniya Moroccan Women's Centre

This organisation aims to promote health and education amongst Moroccan and Arabic-speaking women and their families, and to relieve social pressures amongst them with the object of improving their condition of life. Services include health, child-care, family welfare, education, employment and training facilities for Arab…

Bays 4 & 5,Trellick TowerGolborne RoadLONDONW10 5PA

020 3048 4488

Al - Hasaniya Moroccan Women's Centre

This organisation aims to promote health and education amongst Moroccan and Arabic-speaking women and their families, and to relieve social pressures amongst them with the object of improving their condition of life.

Services include health, child-care, family welfare, education, employment and training facilities for Arab women and their families.

Who to contact

Telephone
 020 3048 4488
E-mail
 contact@al-hasaniya.org.uk
Website
www.al-hasaniya.org.uk

Where to go

Address
Bays 4 & 5,
Trellick Tower
Golborne Road
LONDON
Postcode
W10 5PA
Notes

Westbourne Park and Ladbroke Grove (Hammersmith and City Line) Buses 7, 18, 23, 28, 31, 36 and 328

Bookstart

Bookstart gives free books to every child in England and Wales at two key stages before school, as well as free packs for children with additional needs, tips and guidance on reading together, resources and activities, and much more. Families: Find out everything you need…

020 7801 8800
Service/Activity is free

Bookstart

Service/Activity is free

Bookstart gives free books to every child in England and Wales at two key stages before school, as well as free packs for children with additional needs, tips and guidance on reading together, resources and activities, and much more.

Families: Find out everything you need to know about Bookstart if you are a parent or carer.

Practitioners: follow the link to find out everything you need to know about Bookstart if you are an early years practitioner. 

Who to contact

Telephone
 020 7801 8800
E-mail
 query@booktrust.org.uk
Website
Bookstart for Families

Other Details

The Abbey Centre

The Abbey Centre is a vibrant Westminster community and conference centre supporting local communities to improve their quality of life. We provide social and health care activities for a range of BME groups and others, for all ages. We have conference and meeting rooms to…

34Great Smith StreetLondonSW1P 3BU

020 7222 0303

The Abbey Centre

The Abbey Centre is a vibrant Westminster community and conference centre supporting local communities to improve their quality of life. We provide social and health care activities for a range of BME groups and others, for all ages. We have conference and meeting rooms to hire for public and private use.

Who to contact

Telephone
 020 7222 0303
E-mail
 enquiries@theabbeycentre.org.uk
Website
https://www.theabbeycentre.org.uk/

Where to go

Address
34
Great Smith Street
London
Postcode
SW1P 3BU

Other Details

Beethoven Centre

Community space for social and health activities. For all ages 0 to 90. The following timetable is targetted for 10-19 year olds. DAY TIME SPORT/ACTIVITY LOCATION PROVIDER Wednesday 15:00 -16:30 MULTI SPORTS BEETHOVEN CENTRE LONDON YOUTH TRUST Thursday 15:00 - 16:30 MULTI SPORTS BEETHOVEN CENTRE…

BEETHOVEN CENTRETHIRD AVENUELONDONW10 4JL

020 3214 3118 020 8825 1067
Service/Activity is free

Beethoven Centre

Service/Activity is free

Community space for social and health activities. For all ages 0 to 90.

The following timetable is targetted for 10-19 year olds.

DAY

TIME

SPORT/ACTIVITY

LOCATION

PROVIDER

Wednesday

15:00 -16:30

MULTI SPORTS

BEETHOVEN CENTRE

LONDON YOUTH TRUST

Thursday

15:00 - 16:30

MULTI SPORTS

BEETHOVEN CENTRE

LONDON YOUTH TRUST

Please contact the centre for further information.

Who to contact

Telephone
 020 3214 3118
 020 8825 1067
E-mail
 beethovencentre@a2dominion.co.uk
Website
Beethoven centre
Notes

Community centre for local residents offering leisure activities; advice and information; recreation.

Where to go

Address
BEETHOVEN CENTRE
THIRD AVENUE
LONDON
Postcode
W10 4JL
Notes

Bus: 18 & 36 Tube: Queen's Park

Time / Date Details

Time of day
Afternoon

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
Free

Newpin Family Centre

Childcare on Non Domestic Premises
If you are a parent / carer with a child under 5, come along and visit NEWPIN to experience Quality Play in a warm friendly environment.  You can be a part of our: Arts & Crafts/Messy Play, Music Session, Drama Kids, Advice & Support, Active Kids,…

21Gateforth StreetLondonNW8 8EQ

020 7724 6765
Service/Activity is chargeable
Ofsted Registered
Baby changing facilities
Three and four year old funding
Free early education for 2-year-olds

Newpin Family Centre

Service/Activity is chargeable
Ofsted Registered
Baby changing facilities
Three and four year old funding
Free early education for 2-year-olds
Childcare on Non Domestic Premises

If you are a parent / carer with a child under 5, come along and visit NEWPIN to experience Quality Play in a warm friendly environment.  You can be a part of our: Arts & Crafts/Messy Play, Music Session, Drama Kids, Advice & Support, Active Kids, Family Play Drop-in, Parenting Programme  and Parent Support Groups.  

Who to contact

Telephone
 020 7724 6765
E-mail
 stpaulsnewpin@yahoo.co.uk
Website
http://www.newpincentre.org.uk/

Where to go

Name
St. Pauls Newpin Ltd
Address
21
Gateforth Street
London
Postcode
NW8 8EQ

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
No

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes

St John's Parent and Toddler Group

A welcoming group where the parents and carers have an opportunity to socialise and where the children enjoy singing and playing with toys.Other InformationFor parents, carers and under fives. Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10 am are a pretty rumbustious affair at St John’s Under…

St John's Montessori NurseryST. JOHNS CHURCHHYDE PARK CRESCENTLONDONW2 2QD

020 7402 2529 020 7262 1732

St John's Parent and Toddler Group

A welcoming group where the parents and carers have an opportunity to socialise and where the children enjoy singing and playing with toys.Other InformationFor parents, carers and under fives.

Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10 am are a pretty rumbustious affair at St John’s Under 5s Playgroup. With up to forty under fives singing, dancing and playing with toys St John’s is a noisy, fun place to be.

Who to contact

Telephone
 020 7402 2529
 020 7262 1732
E-mail
 parishadmin@stjohns-hydepark.com
Website
st johns hydepark

Where to go

Address
St John's Montessori Nursery
ST. JOHNS CHURCH
HYDE PARK CRESCENT
LONDON
Postcode
W2 2QD