Baby & Toddler Timetable: BS8

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Below is a list of baby & toddler activities in BS8 which covers the areas of Clifton, Failand, Hotwells and Abbots Leigh.

Please contact groups prior to arriving to ensure that they are running on that day.

MONDAY

Chatter Clatter: Alma Church
A parent and toddler group for babies and children up to 4 years. Refreshments, craft activities, stories and singing in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

  • 10 – 11.30am
  • £1 per family
  • Alma Church, 29 Alma Road, Clifton, BS8 2ES
  • Contact: 0117 973 8776 / admin@almachurch.co.uk

Baby & Toddler Group: Tyndale Baptist Church
A playgroup for babies and children aged 0 – school age. No waiting list.

Baby Bounce & Rhyme: Clifton Library
Come along to a Baby Bounce & Rhyme session with your baby to share favourite nursery rhymes. Sessions last about 30 minutes and are a great place to develop early language skills as well as meet others. Older siblings welcome too.

  • 10.30am
  • FREE
  • Clifton Library, Princess Victoria St, BS8 4BX
  • Contact Clifton Library: 01179 038 572

Trinity Tots: Holy Trinity Church, Hotwells
A group for pre-school children and their carers which meets every Monday except bank holidays.

  • 9.30 – 11.30am
  • 50p per child
  • Holy Trinity Hotwells, Clifton Vale, Hotwells, BS8 4ST
  • Contact Elana: info@holytrinityhotwells.org / 07799 355 494

TUESDAY

Cake & Flake: Woodlands Church

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Playgroup for children from birth to pre-school. Huge array of fruit, savoury snacks, home made cake, fresh coffee or an assortment of teas. Drop-in, no waiting list.

Cake and Flake aims to be a quality space for children but also an environment which provides a level of support and conversation for adults, too.

  • 10 – 11.45am
  • £2 for adult and up to two children (50p for each additional child over 6 months)
  • Woodlands Foyer and Main Hall, on the corner of Belgrave Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2AA
  • allymcilwaine@hotmail.com

Preschool Storytime: Clifton Library
A fun session for toddlers from around 18 months. Stories, rhymes and simple crafts or colouring.

  • 2.30pm
  • FREE
  • Clifton Library, Princess Victoria St, BS8 4BX
  • Contact Clifton Library: 01179 038 572

WEDNESDAY

Cake & Flake: Woodlands Church

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Playgroup for children from birth to pre-school. Huge array of fruit, savoury snacks, home made cake, fresh coffee or an assortment of teas. Drop-in, no waiting list.

Cake and Flake aims to be a quality space for children but also an environment which provides a level of support and conversation for adults, too.

  • 10 – 11.45am
  • £2 for adult and up to two children (50p for each additional child over 6 months)
  • Woodlands Foyer and Main Hall, on the corner of Belgrave Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2AA
  • Email: allymcilwaine@hotmail.com

Italian Toddler Group: Clifton Cathedral
A playgroup for Italian or bilingual families, however, everyone is welcome. The group meets every other Wednesday and activities, hot drinks and snacks are included.

  • Every other Wednesday, 4 – 5.30pm
  • £2.50 for one adult and a child, 50p for each additional child
  • Apostle Room, Clifton Cathedral, Clifton Park, BS8 3BX
  • Contact Serena Favaro: toddleritalian@gmail.com

THURSDAY

Adventure Babies: All Saints Church Hall, Clifton
Take your baby on an adventure…

Adventure Babies classes are award-winning story and sensory adventures which bring brilliant books to life and help little ones fall in love with books and reading whilst positively stimulating all of their senses and supporting vital language and communication skills.

Interactive storytelling, sensory props, messy play and fantastic lights bring the story alive every week. Activities are all linked to the EYFS curriculum so that they support your baby or toddler whatever their stage of development.

Groups suitable for babies from birth: a non-moving 0-8 month old group, a busy 0-1s group and a mobile 8-24 month old group.

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Clifton Cathedral Toddlers
A toddler group run by volunteers for other mums, dads and carers with babies and toddlers up to 4 years old. Lots of toys and activities, a craft table, small slide, bikes and toys for all ages, plus a baby corner for the smallest of babies. Refreshments available for children and adults. A couple of trips are organised every year (e.g. the zoo), plus a Christmas party and a carol service in the Cathedral.

Toddler Group: Christ Church
A group run by volunteers to support the local community which aims to provide a safe, relaxed, friendly & inviting space for babies, toddler & their carers. No waiting list, runs term-time only.

Plenty of space for more energetic children & quiet spaces for the younger babies and toddlers. Plenty of toys & a craft table, plus refreshments for all ages. Each session ends with a kids bible story followed by singing & action songs.

  • 2 sessions: 10 – 11.30am or 2 – 3.30pm
  • £1 per family
  • Side entrance, Christ Church, Clifton, Clifton Down Road, BS8 3BN
  • Email: office@ccweb.org.uk 

FRIDAY

Tiger Tots: Buckingham Chapel
A parent and toddler group which involves a combination of play equipment, art and craft work, nursery rhymes and refreshments.

  • 10 – 11.30am
  • Free admission
  • Buckingham Chapel, Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1LQ
  • Contact 07902 944 075 or 07792 325 959

Baby Bounce & Rhyme: Clifton Library
Come along to a Baby Bounce & Rhyme session with your baby to share favourite nursery rhymes. Sessions last about 30 minutes and are a great place to develop early language skills as well as meet others. Older siblings welcome too.

  • 10.30am
  • FREE
  • Clifton Library, Princess Victoria St, BS8 4BX
  • Contact Clifton Library: 01179 038 572