Baby and toddler activities in the local area
Woolton Hill Church Hall Toddler Group First Steps Parent and Toddler Group (children up to 3 years old) in the Woolton Hill Church Hall on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. No charge is made, but any help towards running costs always welcome.Time: 2-3.30 pm Contact Mary Harcourt 253546 or Madeleine Jenkins 253704
St Martins Monday Funday St Martins School Hall in East End 2-3pm on Monday’s in term time. £0.50 per child. Tel: 01635 – 253 489
Woolton Hill, Highclere, Penwood * Teddies and Trikes * Toddler group with all new play equipment. Thursdays 9.30-11.30a.m. at Dunlop Room at Highclere Church and Wash Common at Scout Hall, Battery End, RG14 6NX. Including school holidays. Different themes every week. Cost £2 per child (50p per sibling) Contact Janet Glenn for more details 01635 – 254505, Lisa Butler, Georgie Robinson.
Tumble Tots For children from walking onwards. Based in Newbury on Thursday and Thatcham on Wednesday . Cost £5.75. Contact Sharon Browne on Tel: 01635 - 241201 for more details.
WaterMill * Watermini’s * New Play Drama games, sing songs, bring stories to life classes for under 5 years. Held on Wednesdays Morning. For more information contact: Beth. Tel: 01635 – 570927. Price £30. - per term, Sibling £20. - (10 sessions, include refreshments & biscuits)
INOV8 - Performance Academy Learn dances from High School Musical, Jazz, Hip Hop. Greenham Church Hall, Newbury on Wednesdays; Star Tots (2,5–4,5yrs) 3.45–4.14 p.m.Group 2 (6-8yrs) 4.15-5.15 p.m. Group 3 (8-11yrs) 5.15-61.15 p.m. Drama Classes 6.15-7.15 p.m. & 7.15 p.m-8.15 p.m. (for ages 7 and up) For more info call: Lisa 077 6890 6332/078 7949 8076
Jolly Babies & Music with Mummy* Lively music classes for babies under 1 and for children 1 to 3 years old Wed+Fri Newbury (Methodist Church), Tue Thatcham (Baptist Church). For more details visit website or tel: Ruth Favede on 01488 639374.
Monkey Music Music & Rhythm Classes for babies and young children in Newbury, Thatcham, Hungerford, Mortimer and Bradfield. For more info contact: Val Stephenson on Tel: 01635 860959.
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Newbury Library Story-times: Age: 3- 5 yrs on Fridays between 11 and 11.30am. Rhyme-times: Age: 0- 3 yrs on 1st and 3rdTuesdays of the month from 11 till 11.30a.m.Tel:01635- 519900, email:
Bumpers Backyard Compact soft play area suited to babies and children. Northcroft Leisure Centre, Newbury, RG14 1RS, Tel: 01635 31199.
Woolton Hill Pre-School Ofsted Outstanding rated Pre-School for 2 to 5 year olds. Open Monday to Thursday from 8 to 3 and Friday 8 to 12.30. Fees are £3.50 per hour. For more information visit or contact Brenda Login on 07773 526927 or 01635 255065. Facebook Page
Burghclere Pre-School Ofsted approved Pre-school for children aged from 2 years to 5 years set in a beautiful rural location. Sessions run every day term time only (except the first Wednesday of each month) from 9am to 3pm. For more info contact Katie Baikie on 07826 724272 or email or go to
Little Sunflowers Pre- school Ofsted approved Pre-School at Hampstead Marshall’s village hall. For further information please contact Trudy on 01635 255363 or Teresa 01635 253201. Sessions Mon (only till 12 p.m.), Tue, Thurs and Friday. Time: 9 a.m. till 3 p.m.
Bright Sparks Pre-School Ofsted approved pre-school at East Woodhay Village Hall, 2 years until 5. Sessions run term time 9 to 3pm Mondays to Thursdays and 9 to 12 pm on Fridays. For more information contact Mrs. Cherida Daniel Tel: 01722 716144, Mob:07768123139
Krazy Klub Children’s indoor adventure play centre - endless stimulating fun within a safe and secure environment. Tel: 01635 867555
Nuffield Health Club Toddle fit on Friday 10.45 - 11.30 for 6mths to 2 yrs cost of £3.00 for non-members. Pre & postnatal class on Wednesday 11.00 - 12.30, cost of £4.50 for non-members. Tel 01635 569944
Other toddle fit classes for members on Tuesday.
Baby Ballerinas Music & Dance for 2-5 year olds. Call Sharon Moore on 07770825191 to find out about classes in Newbury.