Acomb and Holgate NCT coffee mornings

Every Friday, 10-12. Very friendly, relaxed and welcoming group for parents of children aged 0-4 who live in the Acomb and Holgate area.
Bumps welcome too!
For more information find us on Facebook and send us a message. Search: Acomb & Holgate NCT Coffee Mornings.

Babes ‘n’ Tots’,

9.30am – 11.15am, St Thomas’ Church hall, Lowther Street.

Toys, enclosed outdoor play area, craft, songs, stories, healthy snack. All welcome! Free entry but bring some fruit to share at snacktime if you like!

Find us on Facebook ‘Babes ‘n’ Tots @ St Thomas’.

Bishopthorpe Pre-School Playgroup – Tiny Tots

Birth – 3years

Mondays & Fridays 10.00am – 11.30am, Term time only, Drop in sessions – no need to book

£3.50 per child over 1 year, £2.00 per child under 1 year

Includes craft/playdough/baby corner/books/puzzles/creative play/large apparatus/sit’n’rides/refreshments/singing circle

Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Main Street, Bishopthorpe, York, YO23 2RA

Contact Jennie on 07949 785461

Bishopthorpe Tiny Tots

10am – 11.30am, suitable for 0–2½ years.

These are informal drop-in sessions, organised on a pay as you go basis – lots of toys, crafts, ride ons, baby corner and tea/coffee for the adults followed by childrens snacks/drink and songs.

£3.50 per session for over 1’s. £2 per session for under 1’s. Additional children over 1 are £1, additional children under 1 are free.

No need to book, just turn up. If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Bishopthorpe Village Hall Main Street, Bishopthorpe (Parking available right outside or you can catch the No 11 bus)

T: 07949 785461



stories and songs and play time!
Toddlers starts at 10am and the short Chatterbox service is at 10.30

St Chads Church (Campleshon Road, Southbank)

T: 01904 627474 (Jo)

Clifton Moor Babies

Friday 12.30-14.00 and the group will be for under 2’s

Clifton Moor Church & Community Centre.


Cotton Tails Playgroup

Friday 12.45 – 14.15

A parent led playgroup of volunteers. A group of lovely mummys getting together once a week to support each other and stimulate our childrens minds.

£1 per family and £2 for carers with 2 or more children.

Westfield Childrens Centre, Askham Lane, Acomb, YO24 3HPP

T: 01904 555288

Jellytots at York Baptist Church

Term time Wednesdays and Fridays 10.00am-11.30am
York Baptist Church (use door facing Priory St).
50p voluntary contribution.
Suitable for babies & toddlers with their parents/carers.
Lots of toys; includes a craft activity and song time to finish. Drinks and snacks available (free).

York Baptist Church, Priory St, YO1 6EX

T: 01904 640124
E: [email protected]

Little Angels – Bishopthorpe

Bible story, craft and play! All free!

St Andrew’s Church Hall, Bishopthorpe.

T: 07964 598641 (Katy)

Museum Baby (Under 2’s)

10am – 11am at the Yorkshire museum.
0-2 years. Baby sessions linked to exhibitions, including storytelling, songs, and sensory activities.

Free but booking required.

T: 01904 650333

Story time and Rhymetimes at York’s Libraries

Thursdays 10.30am – 11am

Thursdays 10.30am – 11am

Tuesdays 10.30am -11am
Fridays 10.30am – 11am
Under 5’s Play morning: Wednesday 10am – 11am

Thursdays 10.30am – 11am

Thursdays 11am – 11.30am
Saturdays 11am – 11.30am

Thursdays 2.15pm – 2.45pm

Tuesdays 2.30pm – 3pm
Saturdays (University term time only) 10.30am – 11am

Wednesdays 2.30pm – 3pm
July 2016: Haxby Explore is currently operating from Oaken Grove community centre as a temporary measure following structural problems. See details on the Haxby Explore webpage.

New Earswick
Tuesdays 10am – 10.30am

Fridays 2.30pm – 3pm

Mondays 3.30pm – 4pm (Exciting brand new storytime starting Mon 12 Sep)

Tang Hall
Saturdays 10.30am – 11am (storytimes) and Thursdays 10am – 10.30am (rhymetimes)

Story and Play: Monday 10am-10.45am
Storytimes: Tuesday 10.30am-11am, Thursday 1.30pm-2pm
Rhymetimes: Wednesday 1.30pm-2pm, Friday 10.30am-11am

Sutton on the Forest Toddler group

9:30am-11am Sutton on the Forest Preschool and Toddlers (Grey Village Hall Main St Sutton on the Forest)

0-4 years – all welcome no need to book just turn up (if door locked please just ring doorbell). Indoor and outdoor play, snacks, craft, sand, water and lots of other fun activities!

See website for more info and contact details – hope to see you there!

T: 07773 776082

Teeny Tots & Tinys – Chapelfields

Every Tuesday and Friday 10 – 12
£1 entry fee per family (includes snack & refreshments) with the option to stay for lunch for 50p per child.

Sanderson House, Bramham Rd, York, YO26 5AR

T: Megan – 07432051115 / Stacey – 07908842572 / Tracey – 07598401216


Parent, Baby and Toddler Group
West Thorpe Methodist Church, YO24 2PN
Fridays 9.30 – 11 am during term-time

Time to play and chat
Bible story, songs and prayers
Craft activity
Drink and biscuit provided
No charge – donations welcome
For more details contact Becky.

T: 01904 703666

Wheldrake Baby and Toddler group.

1.15pm – 3.00pm . Wheldrake Village Hall
£2:50 plus 50p for siblings
Do you look after a baby, toddler or pre-schooler?
From newborn to 4 year olds about to start school, the children join in crafts, play, sing and eat snacks while you have a chat with other local parents, grandparents and carers. You don’t need to be from Wheldrake to come and make friends and have a chat.
For more information, contact Sandra Winfield.

T: 01904 448796

Wilberfoss Bumps & Babies

9am – 11am

Mums and dads to be & Parents up to 1. £2 per session.

We’re a really friendly and welcoming preschool, providing a fun, safe and stimulating environment, perfect for your pre-school children. Ideally situated in the 2nd Portacabin behind Wilberfoss CE Primary school. We also run parent & child groups throughout the week.

Vanessa Mills

T: 07826 783003