Playgroups York


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Busy Bees Baby Development Group

LOGOEvery Monday 9.30-11am except Bank holidays

Come along and join in the different activities on offer at our informal baby group.

Activities include:- Babble to Chatter, sing and sign, parachute play, messy play plus lots more , or you can just sit and relax with the other mums.

All babies welcome up to 18 months old, sessions are free of charge plus there is no need to book.

For more information visit our website or call us.

T: 01904 674762 (Belinda)



Monday 10.00am-11.30am, Knavesmire Childrens Centre (Term time only)

Tuesday 1.30pm-3pm, Knavesmire Childrens Centre (Term time only)

Free Play, snack, craft, story & songs for 0-5s. Drop in any time.

T: 01904 555255

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 (Parking available right outside or you can catch the no 11 bus)
Contact Jennie on 07949 785461

Copmanthorpe Sticky Mitts and Tiny Tots Playgroup

Monday, Wednesday Term time 9.15-11.15am Methodist Church Main Street YO23 3SU

Informal Drop in session for babies and toddlers Refreshments for adults. Opportunities to meet/socialise with other parent/carers EY Qualified staff – Toys, craft activities, song time, healthy snack £3 for first child. £1 for second
T: 07743 848541

Heslington Pre-School Toddler group

Mondays 9am-11am
Drop-in, term-time only
On the grounds of Lord Deramore’s Primary school (YO10 5EE)
£2 per family, first attendance free
Crafts/activities – Free play – Snacks – Story time and songs
We look forward to meeting you.

T: 07708 155484

Huntington Pre-school Playgroup

Huntington Pre-school playgroup for babies and toddlers and pre-school children.
Mondays term time from 9.15am until 11 am at Huntington Memorial Hall.
Only £3.00 a child for your children’s snack, a drink, tea and coffee and biscuits for adults.
Also join us for play, crafts, stories and songs.
T: 07927450902

Knitting Mums – Acomb Library

10am – 12pm Acomb Explore Library Garden Room.

Free Entry. Lovely big room for mums of under 3’s to sit and have a knit and chat (or crochet, sew, card making, whatever your chosen craft is!) whilst little ones can have a run around in the beautiful library garden. Yummy coffee and cakes available from the library cafe. Bring a toy or two to share, and your knitting!

Little Angels Baby & Toddler Group

Monday 9.30-11.00
At Holy Redeemer church on Boroughbridge Road. New theme letter each week.
£1.75 snack & drink for little ones. Tea / Coffee for grown ups.

Come & join us for a fun & friendly atmosphere.

T: 07908862418 (Sam)

Little Apples Baby & Toddler Playgroup

Monday 1:30 to 3pm, term time only

£2 per child, (+50p extra sibling)
A friendly and welcoming baby and toddler group in the beautiful village of Appleton Roebuck. All little apples are welcome! Includes free play with toys, healthy snack and lots of fun.

Parish Rooms, Appleton Roebuck, York YO23 7DN
T: 07958 650480‬ (Laura)

Little Teds

Mondays 10.00 – 12.00 term time only.
For pre-school children and their parent/carer. This involves a short service, time for play , chat and drinks.

St Edward the Confessor Church, 304 Tadcaster Rd York, York YO24 1HE
T: 01904 709111

NCT Coffee Morning – Fulford & Fishergate

Mondays 10:30-11:45am in Fulford.
We are a friendly group of local parents who meet weekly at each other’s houses for a chat & coffee!
Please visit our Facebook page for details on where to meet each week – ‘NCT Fulford & Fishergate’.
It’s competely free and you don’t need to be an NCT member to come along.


Monday at 9.15am – 11am (term time only)
A group for parents, carers, babies and toddlers (0-3). A place to meet friends and make new ones.
We offer: space to play, talk, enjoy a drink/snack, followed by a time to listen to a story/Bible story, singing and a short prayer.

T: 07931154561
Clifton Methodist Church, York, YO30 6AL

Stamford Bridge Pre School Playgroup

This welcoming and sociable group runs on Mondays in term time from 1-3pm.

£2.50 per family which includes a hot drink for adults and a drink and snack for children. We have an amazing space for under 5’s to come to explore and play with rotating toys and activities. We finish the session with a song or story time.

Stamford Bridge Village Hall, Low Catton Road, Stamford Bridge, YO41 1DZ.

T: 07736 877139

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) 11 – 11.30

Fridays 2.30 – 3pm

New Earswick
Tuesdays 10am – 10.30am

Fridays 2.30pm – 3pm

Mondays 3.30pm – 4pm

Tang Hall
Every weekday 10-10:30am and Saturdays 10:30-11am

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

St Pauls Playgroup

9.30am – 11am, St Pauls Church (By the Iron Bridge)
£1 with drink and snack included for adult and child.
Find the Group on Facebook

Toddlers at Christ Church

1.30pm – 2.45pm Christ Church, Stockton Lane

T: 01904 422882 (Rosemary) or 01904 425046 (Anne)

York Steiner School Parent & Toddler Groups

Weekdays 9.30 – 11.30 am

For children up to 3½ years and their carers.
Come together for a relaxing time in a friendly and supportive environment.
We provide natural play materials that nurture the child’s senses and stimulate creativity.
Groups are run by experienced members of our Early Years staff.

The York Steiner School, Danesmead, Fulford Cross, Fulford, York, YO10 4PB
T: 01904 654 983 (Book your first free taster session)