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Welcome to the first issue of Lots for Tots Notts Front Cover

Photography courtesy of Photopiece Photography www.photpiece.co.uk Clip Clop Pony Rides will be appearing at the East Midlands Baby and Toddler Show www.clipclopponyrides.co.uk

About Lots for Tots

33,000 copies of Lots for Tots distributed quarterly in October, January, Easter & July across Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire. Lots for Tots Nottingham is part of Lots for Tots Ltd. Also by Lots for Tots Ltd: East Midlands Baby and Toddler Show, Nottingham. Bump to Five show, Derby.

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ello, I’m Sarah & I’m really excited to be bringing you the very first issue of Lots for Tots Nottingham. I live in Long Eaton with my husband Ewen, our 3 year old little boy, James & 3 gorgeous labradors. I hope you find lots of useful information inside the magazine. We’ve got events for you around Nottinghamshire over the summer holidays & beyond, toddler groups, classes & details of this year’s East Midlands Baby and Toddler Show which is now being run by Lots for Tots Ltd. The next issue of Lots for Tots Nottingham will be the official show guide. Come and meet me at this year’s Lark in the Park. Look for the Lots for Tots flags! We’d love to bring you as much information as possible so if you know of a not-for-profit Toddler Group or event that we’ve missed, please email me so that I can feature it in the next issue. Lots for Tots is quarterly so please send me your events & information for OctoberDecember 2013.

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Lots on Local... July July 6th-7th, 13th-14th, 20th-21st www.explorer.org.uk Southglade Park, Forest Recreation Ground & Victoria Park Xplorer is a fun navigational challenge and involves a healthy mix of physical activity and decision making. Kids will love the excitement of searching for secret animal or colour markers using a simple map of the Park to find their way. See website for details Sun 7th July 10.30-1pm & 1.30-4pm First Aid for Babies and Children Kiddicare, Castle Marina Retail Park Join Sole Nutrition at Kiddicare to learn and feel confident in how to save your babies life. Babes in arms welcome. Pre booking essential. To book call Sole Nutrition 07709 813093 or email hayley@solenutrition.co.uk www.solenutrition.co.uk Fri 12th - Sat 13th July 10.30-4.30pm Craft Fair The Precinct, Plains Rd, Mapperley www.artsandcraftfairs.org Sat 13th July Keyworth Show Keyworth Playing Fields Fun filled family day full of entertainment including a fairground, shire horses, sheep dogs herding ducks and geese, local dancers, dog show, tug of war (adults and children), and vintage cars. Arts and crafts, quality foods and local produce. Sat 13th July 11am-12.30pm NCT Nearly New Sale Becket School, West Bridgford

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Sat 13th July 12-4pm Family Fun Day Coronation Pk, Chewton St, Eastwood Lots of FREE activities including make and take art stalls, dance tent and stage acts. Fri 19th July - Tue 27th August Nottingham Riviera Old Market Square, Nottingham The beach is back! Offering Nottingham City residents a chance to enjoy the seaside without leaving Nottingham. Includes a giant paddling pool, sandy beach area, café, rides and lots of FREE activities for all the family over the summer. Sat 20th July Splendour in Nottingham Wollaton Hall Jake Bugg, KT Tunstall, Squeeze & Maximo Park in the family friendly line up. Stalls, funfair, bars & Kids area. Kids go free. Tickets from www.splendourfestival.com Sun 21st July 11am Stonebridge Farm Grand Open Day Stonebridge City Farm, Stonebridge Rd, St Ann’s Live music, stalls, circus workshop, bouncy castle and green games, pedal-power made smoothies, raffle, tombola, special cafe menu, home-made cakes and more. www.stonebridgecityfarm.com Wed 24th July 1-4pm Papplewick Play Day Papplewick Village Hall, Linby Lane, Papplewick A FREE fun packed afternoon with games, activities and arts & crafts for all ages and abilities. Parents must be in attendance at all times.

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Wed 24th-Fri 26th July Little Wickets Holiday Camps Caythorpe Cricket Club NG14 8EY Fun activities & games in ability/ age based groups. Girls & boys age 4-10. www.littlewickets.com 0115 9248476 Sat 27th July 1pm Village Show Arkwright Meadows Community Gardens, The Meadows NG2 2HZ A fun event with entertainment and activities for all ages in the setting of our lovely community garden. Crafts, fruit, flower and vegetable sales, displays and competitions, music and dance. FREE Sat 27th July Nottinghamshire Pride Forest Recreation Ground Nottinghamshire Pride 2013 will again be taking place at The Arboretum - with music, workshops, a market, food stalls and the ever popular parade it is an event not to be missed. Sun 28th July 10am - 3pm Craft & Gift Fair Nuthall Temple Community Centre, Nottingham Road NG16 1DP Quality stalls selling crafts, gifts, handmade items and products NOT for sale on the High Street. FREE entry. Families welcome. www.craftfairsuk.co.uk Sun 28th July 3-7pm Summer Sounds in the Park Victoria Park, Ilkeston FREE family event. An afternoon of live music, children’s funfair & refreshments. Bring your own chairs/ blankets to enjoy this great day out for all the family.

Mon 29th-Wed 31st July 10am-3pm Junior Dance & Theatre Summer School with Arabesque Academy Market Place, Long Eaton 3 jam packed days of Dance, Singing, Drama, Arts & Crafts, Hair, Makeup classes & nail art. Themed around the musical Matilda. Learn Broadway style routines in varied dance genres and finish with a final showcase. 3 day course ÂŁ45 per child, includes a summer school t-shirt, snacks & drinks. Age 4-9 years. www.danceclasseslongeaton.com Mon 29th July- Fri 2nd August Nocturnal Nottingham Wollaton Hall, Wollaton Park A range of activities all week for children Tue 30th July & Thu 1st August Fantasy Fun Day Arts & Craft Workshop 10.30am-4pm D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre, Mansfield Road, Eastwood Arts and crafts. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. www.dhlawrenceheritage.org. Wed 31st July 10-11am Pushabout Clumber Clumber Park 2 mile walk suitable for buggies. Normal admission charges apply. clumberpark@nationaltrust.org.uk Wed 31st July 10.30am-3pm Fantasy Fun Day Special Event D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre, Mansfield Road, Eastwood Themed arts and crafts, bouncy castle & fancy dress competition! All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. www.dhlawrenceheritage.org.

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Lots on Local... August Thu August 1st from 4pm www.explorer.org.uk Bramcote Hills Park (Car Park), Ilkeston Rd, Bramcote Xplorer is a fun navigational challenge and involves a healthy mix of physical activity and decision making. Kids will love the excitement of searching for secret animal or colour markers using a simple map of the Park to find their way. See website for details Thu 1st August 6-8.30pm Outdoor Theatre- Treasure Island Wollaton Hall, Wollaton Park Suitable for all ages, this open-air performance is interactive, full of laughs and catchy tunes. Picnic on the grass with the whole family. Boys and girls are invited to come along in their best pirate fashion and have a photo taken with members of the cast. Suitable for all ages. Booking essential. www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/ outdoortheatre Fri 2nd - Sun 4th August Riverside Festival 2013 Victoria Embankment Nottingham’s largest outdoor festival returns to the beautiful Trent riverside with live music, street theatre, global crafts & food stalls, Children’s Zone and street fair plus Saturday night’s spectacular fireworks. Sat 3rd August 10-5pm School for Parents Summer Party Bridge Field West Bridgford Fair rides , bouncy castles , stalls , refreshments and entertainment from Jo Jingles , Zumba Atomic with Katherine,

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Bongo Bongo, Cartoon Guests, Jabber Jacks , Sparkle Parties and much more.... please contact Sarah Vearnals on 07779 336356 for further info Sun 4th August 9.30am Dragon Boat Challenge Victoria Embankment Mon 5th August 11am Natural World Wollaton Hall, Wollaton Park Activities for children all week. Mon 5th August 1.45pm Mini Movers The Royal Concert Hall, Theatre Sq For children aged 2-5 and their families. Cost: £15 per child for 3 sessions. A new pilot scheme for young children to come along to the Royal Concert Hall and get dancing. Led by our professional and experienced tutors these lively sessions will certainly get everyone moving about and having fun. And don’t forget, parents can join in too! Call 0115 9895531 www.trch.co.uk Tue 6th & Thu 8th August 10.30am-4pm Animal Arts and Crafts Workshop D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre, Mansfield Road, Eastwood Arts and craft workshops. Make animal masks or maybe even draw a scary snake! Follow our animal themed trail around the exhibition area with the chance to win a small prize. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 01773 717 353, www.dhlawrenceheritage.org.

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Wed 7th August 10am-4pm Lark in the Park Bridgford Park, West Bridgford A mammoth fun-filled day for families which features a whole host of child friendly attractions such as bouncy castles, arts and craft workshops and sports activities. Come and say hello at our Lots for Tots stall with kids activities!

Wed 7th August 11am-3pm Wildlife Workshop Special Event D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre, Mansfield Road, Eastwood See and touch a wide range wildlife including rabbits, snakes, frogs and even spiders! Animal arts and crafts & an animal themed trail. Advise to book workshops in advance. Workshops at 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult (one adult per child). 01773 717 353, www.dhlawrenceheritage.org. Thu 8th August 12-4pm Beeston Play Day Broadgate Park, High Road, Beeston NG9 2LN FREE afternoon out for all the family. Arts & crafts activities, large scale inflatables, sporting activities, puppet shows, activities for the under 5s, KMX Karting, and much more. Dress for mess! Catch a performance from Macamu – a band especially for children! www.broxtowe. gov.uk/play 0115 917 3695 Thu 8th August 6.30-9pm Outdoor Theatre-Babe the Sheep Pig

Newstead Abbey, Ravenshead Suitable for all ages. Booking essential. Adults £14 Family Ticket £40. Box Office: 0115 989 5555 www.trch.co.uk

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Mon 12th - Fri 16th August 10am Art & Craft Week Nottingham Castle Free colouring activities. Normal admission charges apply. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No booking required. Tue 13th & Thu 15th August Knights and Damsels Arts and Crafts Workshop 10.30am-4pm D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre, Mansfield Road, Eastwood Workshop & themed trail with the chance to win a small prize. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 01773 717 353, www.dhlawrenceheritage.org. Tue 13th August 12-4pm Eastwood Play Day Eastwood Comp School Field, Hall Park, Mansfield Road FREE afternoon out for all the family. Arts & crafts activities, large scale inflatables, sporting activities, puppet shows, activities for the under 5s, KMX Karting and much more. Dress for mess! Catch a performance from Johnny and the Raindrops- a band especially for children! 0115 917 3695 www.broxtowe.gov.uk/play Wed 14th August 11am-3pm Knights and Damsels Special Event D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre, Mansfield Road, Eastwood Themed arts and crafts. Fancy Dress competition with the chance to win a small prize. Themed trail & activities inc. pony rides (additional charges may apply). Children must be accompanied by an adult. 01773 717 353

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Wed 14th August Arnold Play Day Arnot Hill Park, Arnold FREE afternoon of creative and imaginative play for under 14s. Children’s table top arts & crafts, sports sessions & lots of games & activities for all ages & abilities. Play clothes essential! Parents must be in attendance at all times. Fri 16th August 12-4pm Stapleford Play Day Ilkeston Road Recreation Ground, Stapleford NG9 8JL FREE afternoons out for all the family. Lots of ‘make & take’ arts & crafts activities, large scale inflatables, sporting activities, puppet shows, activities for the under 5s, KMX Karting and much more. Dress for mess! Catch a performance from Johnny and the Raindrops- a band especially for children! 0115 917 3695 www.broxtowe.gov.uk/play Sat 17th - Sun 18th August 12-10pm Nottingham Caribbean Carnival Forest Recreation Ground FREE family entertainment. Speciality Jamaican food, workshops, stalls, funfair, live music. The ‘Big Parade’ will take place on Sunday 18 August and will take a new route this year, arriving at carnival site between 4pm-5pm. Mon 19th August 10-11.30am Colic Relief Workshop Kiddicare, Castle Marina Retail Park Learn Baby Massage and Baby Reflexology techniques which may help ease your babies colic. Pre booking essential. To book call Sole Nutrition 07709 813093 hayley@solenutrition.co.uk www.solenutrition.co.uk

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Mon 19th - Fri 23rd August 10am Fun with Robin Week Nottingham Castle A full week of fun activities for you and the children. For full details, please call: 0115 876 1400 Tue 20th - Thu 22nd August Little Wickets Holiday Camps Papplewick & Linby Cricket Club NG15 8EY Soft Ball Cricket Fun for Girls & Boys, 4 – 10 years old. Fun Activities & Games in ability/age based groups run by qualified, vetted and experienced coaches. ‘The Spirit of Cricket’- developing the kids’ allround skills, teamwork & a sense of fair play. info@littlewickets.com www.littlewickets.com 0115 9248476 Tue 20th & Thu 22nd August 10.30am-4pm Under the Sea Art & Craft Workshop D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre, Mansfield Road, Eastwood Make your own crafts from mermaids to clown fish. Also an under the sea themed trail. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 01773 717 353, www.dhlawrenceheritage.org Wed 21st August 11am-3pm Under the Sea Special Event D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre, Mansfield Road, Eastwood Fancy Dress competition, bouncy castle and a fun fishy trail to follow. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 01773 717 353, www.dhlawrenceheritage.org.

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Baby Yoga Baby Massage Baby Reflexology Stapleford ● Kiddicare Classes may help: • Reduce Colic and Wind • Ease pain from teething • Promote healthy brain & body development • Settle crying • Promote better sleep

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Wed 21st August 12-4pm Kimberley Play Day Kimberley School Playing Field, Chestnut Drive, Nuthall NG16 1EX FREE afternoon out for all the family. Get creative with lots of ‘make & take’ arts & crafts activities, large scale inflatables, sporting activities, puppet shows, activities for the under 5s, KMX Karting and much more. Dress for mess! Catch a performance from Macamu – a band especially for children! www.broxtowe. gov.uk/play 0115 917 3695 Sat 24th - Sun 25th August Aliens Love Underpants Nottingham Playhouse Wellington Circus With stunning effects, madcap action, original music (and lots of aliens of course!), this fantastically fresh and funny production will delight the whole family. Various times. Box Office: 0115 941 9419 Sun 25th - Mon 26th August 6.30pm Outdoor TheatreWind in the Willows Nottingham Castle Join Badger, Ratty, Mole and Toad for a perfect summer of adventure. What starts as a search for the best picnic spot rapidly turns into the most hilarious of escapades. Alive with music, song and dance, this magical family show is presented in beautiful traditional costume and features a woodland parade during the interval for everyone to join in with! Suitable for all ages. Booking essential: Box Office 0115 989 5555 While every effort is made to ensure details are correct at the time of going to print, times & dates are subject to change. Please check before you set off.

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Mon 26th August 8.30am-12pm Colwick Car Boot Nottingham Racecourse Car Booters Setting up from 7am. Cars £8, Vans £12, Trailers £4. 50p entrance. Tue 27th - Thu 29th August Little Wickets Holiday Camps Plumtree Cricket Club NG12 5EW Soft Ball Cricket Fun for Girls & Boys, 4 – 10 years old. Fun Activities & Games in ability/age based groups run by qualified, vetted and experienced coaches. ‘The Spirit of Cricket’- developing the kids’ allround skills, teamwork & a sense of fair play. info@littlewickets.com www.littlewickets.com 0115 9248476 Wed 28th August 10-11am Pushabout Clumber Clumber Park About 2 miles over terrain suitable for buggies. Normal admission charges apply for your first pushabout. 01909 544917 clumberpark@nationaltrust.org.uk Thu 29th-Sun 1st September 7pm The Gruffalo’s Child Theatre Royal, Theatre Square Following hot on the heels of the Gruffalo’s sell out tour and his monstrous West End success comes the GRUFFALO’S CHILD with attitude! Just how brave is she? Find out for yourselves by joining her at the Theatre Royal this summer! Tall Stories Theatre Company returns, bringing Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s award-winning sequel to life in this magical, musical adaptation. Box Office 0115 989 5555 www.trch.co.uk

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Lots on Local...September Sun 1st September 11am-5pm Gedling Show Richard Herrod Playing Fields, Foxhill Rd, Carlton Horticultural show, classic car & motorbike show. Birds of prey, dog show, street entertainers, have-a-go sport sessions, grass karts, sideshows, childrens’ fun fair, stalls & food court. Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) will be attending giving a flypast by the Dakota, Hurricane and Spitfire aircraft. A fantastic day out for all the family.

Sun 1st September 1-5pm Family Fun Sunday Basil Russell Playing Fields, Nuthall Food, inflatables, bowls, tennis, traditional games for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 0115 951 9717 mail@nuthallparishcouncil.co.uk Sept 5th, 14th-15th, 21st-22nd, 28th-29th www.explorer.org.uk Bramcote Hills Park, Southglade Park, Forest Recreation Ground & Victoria Park Xplorer is a fun navigational challenge and involves a healthy mix of physical activity and decision making. Kids will love the excitement of searching for secret animal or colour markers using a simple map of the Park to find their way. See website for details Sat 7th September 12-5pm Stapleford Carnival Ilkeston Road Recreation Ground A carnival afternoon of fun. The parade leaves from Bessell Lane at 12:30pm.

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Fri 13th-Sun 15th September Peter Pan Capital FM Arena, Bolero Square World Arena Tour promises to spellbind and delight audiences across the globe. Ticket Hotline on 0843 373 3000 Sat 14th September NCT Nearly New Table Top Sale Ravenshead Village Hall Wed 25th September 10-11am Pushabout Clumber Clumber Park About 2 miles over terrain suitable for buggies. Normal admission charges apply for your first Pushabout. Visitor Enquiries, 01909 544917, clumberpark@nationaltrust.org.uk Fri 27th-Sun 29th September Great Notts Show Highfields Sports Ground, University Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 2PS Food, drink, live bands, arts, crafts, cinema, kitchen demos, in aid of the childrens air ambulance & framework Nottinghamshire www.greatnottinghamshireshow.co.uk

Sun 29th September 10am - 3pm Craft & Gift Fair Nuthall Temple Community Centre, Nottingham Road NG16 1DP Quality stalls selling crafts, gifts, handmade items and products NOT for sale on the High Street. FREE entry. Families welcome. www.craftfairsuk.co.uk

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Age 3 - 13 years, suitable for boys & girls. High demand for our summer holiday clubs so book early to avoid disappointment.

Radcliffe on Trent: 7-8th, 14th-15th & 21st Aug Mapperley: 12th-13th, 19th-20th & 22nd Aug www.simplydancenottingham.blogspot.com charlotte stripling@googlemail.com Tel 077963525

Music for young children in Beeston Fun and learning for babies and toddlers age 6 months to 3 years Tuesdays & Fridays in Beeston

www.eymg.co.uk Individual sessions at and around the piano for young children 3 to 7 years

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Under 7’s Cricket Fun & Games! Boys & Girls from 2 1/2 years Separate sessions for Pre-schoolers Daytime, Weekend and After-School sessions run weekly during Term-Time all year Never a victim to the weather Indoor & Outdoor Venues Local Cricket Club Training Sessions during the cricket season Parties & Holiday Camps for 4 – 10 Year olds too!

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Lots on Weekly... Aspley

Twinkle Stars 10-11.30am Fri Sheila Russell Community Centre, St Martin’s Rd

Stay, Play & Sing 10-11.30am Mon, Aspley Library Rainbow Stripes 1-2pm Tue Salvation Army, Aspley Ln

Water Babies 12-4pm Sat Beechdale Swim Centre, Beechdale Rd

Basford

Bulwell

Tots Time 10.30-11am Tue Messy Play Session 10.30am-12pm Thu Basford Library, Vernon Road

Tots Time 10.30-11am Mon Musical Movers 12-2pm Fri Bulwell Riverside Library, Main St

St Leo’s Parent & Toddler 9.30-11.30am Wed St Leo’s Ch Hall, Nottingham Rd

Parent & Toddler 1.30-3pm Thu Bulwell United Reform Church, Broomhill Rd, Highbury Vale

Bestwood

Rainbow Stripes 12-1pm Fri Rainbow Stripes 9.30-10.30 Mon Bulwell Library, Riverside Centre Southglade Access Centre, Southglade Rd

Clifton

Tiny Tots 9-10.45am Tue Stay & Play (age 0-2) 1-3pm Thu Glade Hill Primary, Chippenham Rd

Sprigg’s Sproggs 9-11.15am Mon Highbank Primary School, Winscombe Mount

Sprigg’s Sproggs 1-3pm Tue Poppins 1-3pm Tue & 9-11am Thu Highbank Community Centre, laura-lou84@hotmail.co.uk Farnborough Rd Rainbow Stripes 2.15-3pm Tue Leen Valley Community Centre, Arnold Rd Top Valley & Bestwood Park Children’s Centre 10-11.30am Thu (0-3 years) Westglade School, Syke Road, Top Valley

Bilborough

Tots Time 2-2.30pm Mon PEEPBO 9.30-11am Thu (1-3 yr) Bilborough Library

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Rainbow Stripes (0-18mth) 9.30-10.10am Fri (18mth+) 10.20-11am Fri Clifton Children’s Centre, Greencroft

Colwick

Tiny Tots 9.15-11.15am Tue (0-3 yr) Colwick Community Ctr, Vale Rd Bumps & Tweenies 1.30-3.30pm Wed (all year) St John’s Church, Vale Road

Lenton

Rainbow Stripes 2-3pm Mon Thomas Helwys Church, Church St Baby & Toddler 10-11.30am Tue Thomas Helwys Baptist Church, Church Street Bumps to Babies 2-3.30pm Tue Trent Vineyard Church, Easter Park, Lenton Lane Musical Moments 9.30-11 Wed Edna G Olds Primary, Church St Tots and Toys 9.45-11.30am Thu Cornerstone Church, Castle Boulevard Family Fun Swim 6.30-7.30pm Thu Under 5’s FREE The Lenton Centre, Willoughby St

Mapperley

TinyTalk Baby Signing Mon 10-11am/11.30-12.30pm St Jude’s Ch, Woodborough Rd First class free Bump to Baby 10-12 Mon Bread & Bitter, Woodthorpe Drive, Mapperley Top St Andrew’s Parent & Toddler 1-3pm Tue St Andrew’s Church Hall, Chestnut Grove Bumps, Babies & Toddlers 2-4pm Thu Mapperley Methodist Church, Woodborough Rd Westdale Lane Toddler 9-11.30am Fri Community Centre, Westdale Lane

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Most classes are Term-Time only

Nottingham

Nottingham City

The Meadows

Children 1.30-4pm Wed Water Babies Mon/Thu/Sat Sherwood Children’s Ctr, Perry Rd Victoria Leisure Centre, Gedling St Mon/Wed, Hilton Hotel, Milton St Rainbow Stripes (0-1yr) 10-10.40am Thu Puddle Ducks Tue/Thu (1yr+) 10.50-11.30am Thu Park Inn by Radisson Hotel, Sherwood Children’s Ctr, Perry Rd Mansfield Rd

Young Mum’s 3-5pm Thu (Under 25’s) Meadows Children’s Centre, Kirkby Gardens

Busy Feet 1-2pm Thu (20mths+) St Andrew’s Toddler 1-3pm Tue United Reform Ch, Edwards Lane St Andrew’s Community Church Hall, Chestnut Grove BIBS Cafe 1-3pm Thu Sherwood Children’s Ctr, Perry Rd Sparklers 10am-12pm Wed FREE St Nic’s Church, Maid Marian Way TinyTalk Baby Signing Thu

Wollaton

1.45-2.45 Pirates Play Centre Nottingham Sling Meet Rowley Drive First class free 10am-12pm 2nd Thu of the month Nottingham Library, Angel Row

Breastfeeding Support Group 2-4pm Tues, Wollaton Children’s Centre, Arleston Drive

Mother & Baby 10am-12pm Wed (0-6mths) Sole Nutrition Baby Massage Sherwood Hlth Ctr, Elmswood Gds Mother & Toddler 9.30-11.30 Thu & Yoga (6 wks, pre-book only) St Saviour’s Ch Hall, Arkwright Wk Kiddicare, Castle Marina Retail Pk Fathers/Male Carers &

Sneinton

TinyTalk Baby Signing Thu Tots Time 2.15-2.45pm Mon 11.30-12.30pm FROM SEPTEMBER Sneinton Library, Sneinton Blvd Kiddicare, Castle Marina Retail Pk First class free Iona School Parent & Toddler 9.30-11.30am Tue Mums & Tots 10am-11.30am Fri Iona School, Sneinton Dale Grace Church, Castle Boulevard FREE Edge City Tots 10.30-12.30 Wed The Edge, Outreach Ch, Curzon St

Radford

Tots Time 2-2.30pm Mon Radford Library, Lenton Blvd Stay and Play 1.30-3.30 Wed Nottingham Nursery School

Sherwood

Harrow Road Toddler 9.45-11.15am Mon Wollaton Park Community Centre, Harrow Rd, Wollaton Park

Story & Rhyme Time 2.30-3pm Tue, Wollaton Library Breastfeeding Support Group 2-4pm Tue, Wollaton Children’s Centre, Arleston Drive Little Wickets 10am Thu (2.5-4yr) Wollaton Park Community Centre, Harrow Rd

Rainbow Stripes 1.30-2.30 Wed German Speaking Parent & Sneinton Heritage Community Toddler Friday pm, fortnightly Centre, Sneinton Boulevard St Leonard’s Community Centre, Bramcote Lane

St Ann’s

Rainbow Stripes 11am-12 Wed St Ann’s Library, Valley Centre

TinyTalk Baby Signing Tue 11.45am-12.45pm Sherwood Meth Ch, Devon Dr First class free

Rainbow Stripes 2-3pm Fri Meadow’s Children’s Centre, Kirkby Gardens

Rainbow Stripes 2-3pm Thu Walter Halls Children’s Centre, St Ann’s Well Rd

Helen O’Grady 5-6, 6-7pm Fri St Leonard’s Community Centre, Bramcote Lane St Leonard’s Dads & Kids Club 10am-12pm 3rd Sat of mth (0-11 yr) St Leonard’s Community Centre, Bramcote Lane

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Broxtowe

Lots on Weekly... Beeston

Little Acorns 9.15-11am Mon Wollaton Rd Methodist Church Adventurers 9.30-11.30am Mon & Fri Plessey Social Club, Technology Dr

Helen O’Grady Drama 3.30-4.30pm Sat Chilwell Olympia Sports Centre, Queens Rd

Bramcote

Kimberley Parent & Toddler 9.30-11am Thu Parish Hall, Newdigate

Nuthall

Nuthall Babies & Toddlers St Michael’s Parent & 10-11.30am Tue Toddler Oldmoor Lodge 9.45-11.45am Thu Under Fives Free St Michaels & All Angels Church 9.45-11.45am Mon & Thu Hall, Church St Beeston Free Church, Salthouse Sole Nutrition Baby Lane, Broadgate Massage & Yoga (6 wk course, pre-book only) Mums Choir 10-11.30am Mon Barney’s Parent & Toddler Stapleford Community Centre Assumtion Catholic Church Hall, 9.30-11.15am Mon & Fri St Barnabus’ Church, Inham Rd Little Gems 1.15-3pm Mon Foster Ave

Stapleford

Chilwell

NCT Bumps & Babies 9.30-11.30am Tue Chilwell Rd Methodist Church Early Years Music Group 9.45-10.30am (2-3yr), 10.45-11.30am (6m-2yr) Tue Queen’s Road Methodist Church NCT Bumps & Babies 9.30-11.30am Wed Chilwell Rd Methodist Church

Greasley Greasley Toddlers 9.30-11.30am Mon St Mary’s Church Hall

Kimberley

Babies & Breastfeeding 10-11.30am Wed Beeston Central Children’s Centre, Trevor Road Speech, Sign & Song 1.15-2.15pm Wed Beeston Library, Foster Avenue Early Years Music Group 9.45-10.30am (2-3yr), 10.45-11.30am (6m-2yr) Fri Assumption Community Centre, Foster Avenue

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Moorbridge Lane Baby Cafe 12.25-2.45pm Thu Chilwell Sure Start, Hoggett Drive Toddler Time 9.15-11.15am Fri Stapleford Baptist Ch, Albert St Water Babies 9.15-10.30am Fri DeVere Village Hotel, Brailsford The Meeting Place Way 9.30am-2pm Fri

Baby (breastfeeding) Cafe 9.30-11.30am Tue Rumbletums Cafe, Victoria St Rumbletots 1-3pm Tue Rumbletums Cafe, Victoria St

St Helen’s Church Hall, Frederick Rd

Strelley

Stay, Play & Sing 9.30-11am Wed Strelley Library

Toton

Play & Praise 1.30-3pm Fri Toton Methodist Church, Stapleford Lane

Mega Tots 10am-12pm Wed Cherubs Day Nursery, High St

While every effort is made to ensure details are correct at the time of going to print, times & Helen O’Grady Drama dates are subject to change. 4-5pm Wed Kimberley Primary Sch, Swingate Please check before you set off. Where possible, contact details are available on the website

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Gedling & Ashfield nottingham theatre dance school www.nottinghamdance.co.uk 07753 883234

Arnold

Rainbow Stripes 9.30-10.30am Tue Burford School, Oxclose Lane Toddler Church 2pm Tue St Mary’s Church, Church Lane Tim’s Tinies 9.30-11am Wed St Timothy’s Church & Community Centre, Swinburne Way, Daybrook

Burton Joyce

St Helen’s Baby & Toddler 9.30-11am Mon & Thu St Helen’s Old Ch Hall, Main St

Calverton

Sat Tots 9.30-11am Sat (all yr) Calverton Baptist Church Hall, The Nook

Carlton

Toy Library 9.30-11.30am Mon Toddler Time 9.30-11.30 Tue Carlton Pentacostal Church, Station Rd Helen O’Grady Drama 5.30-6.30pm Tue Richard Herrod Leisure Centre, Foxhill Rd Chatterbox Toddlers 9am-12pm Thu Carlton Community Church, Lowater St Central Stay & Play 1.15-2.45pm Fri Carlton Central Infant School, Foxhill Rd Nottingham Theatre Dance School Ballet, Tap, Expressive & Natural Movement 12.15-1.15pm Sat 1st Floor Units, Carlton Square, Burton Road

Ballet * Modern Jazz * Tap * Street * Acrobatics * Singing * Drama Classes for children and adults

Gedling All Hallows Parent & Toddler 9.30-11am Tue Memorial Hall, Main Road Rattle, Rhyme & Roll 2.15-2.45pm Thu Gedling Library, Wollaton Ave TinyTalk Baby Signing (0-2 yrs) 10-11am Fri First class free Gedling Memorial Hall, Main St

Hucknall

ToddlerTime 1-3pm Mon, 9.30-11.30 Tue/Wed Oceans of Fun Play Centre, Spring St NCT Bumps and Babies 10am-12pm Fri Watnall Road Community Centre

Netherfield

St George’s Centre Toddler 9.30-11am Mon Netherfield Infant School, Chandos St Netherfield Parent & Toddler 9.15-11.15am Wed & Thu Bethesda Ministeries Church Hall, Forester St

Woodthorpe

18 Month Club 1-2.30pm Wed (18mth-3yr) 87a Weaverthorpe Scout Hut, Weaverthorpe Rd

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Rushcliffe

Lots on Weekly... Bingham

Puddle Ducks Tue/Wed/Thu/Sat Key VI Fitness Club, Bunny Lane

TinyTalk Baby Signing (0-2 yrs) 10-11am Mon First class free Church House, East St

Little Wickets (2.5-4yrs) 9.30am Wed Keyworth Village Hall, Elm Ave

Stay & Play 10-11.30am Tue Rugby Club, Brendon Grove Bumps & Babies 10.30-12 Wed Bingham Children’s Centre Bingham Baby & Toddler 10am-12pm Thu & Fri Church House, East St Young Explorers 2-3pm Thu (age 18m-pre-school) Rugby Club, Brendon Grove

Radcliffe on Trent

Bumps & Babies 10-11.30 Mon Cotgrave Church of England Sch Crawlers & Walkers 9.45-11.15am Tue Cotgrave Kids Club Young Explorers 10-11am Thu Cotgrave Church of England School

Edwalton

Toddles 10-11.30am Thu West Bridgford Pentacostal Church, 15 Wellin Lane

Keyworth

Keyworth Baby & toddler 10-11.30am Mon Parochial Hall, Selby Lane

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WB Methodist Church Parent & Toddler Group 9.30-11.30am & 1.30-3pm Wed Methodist Church, Patrick Road

Little Fishes 9.30-11.30am Wed Wellspring Church, Westminster Drive, Upper Saxondale

WB Baptist Church Parent & Toddler 10-11.30am Wed Baptist Church Hall, Melton Rd

Parent & Toddler 9.15-11am Wed Methodist Ch Hall, Shelford Rd

NCT Bumps & Babies 10am-12pm Wed Poppy & Pint, Pierrepont Rd, Ladybay

Parent & Toddler 9.30-11am Fri St Mary’s Church Hall, Vicarage Lane

Little Wickets (2.5-4yrs) 9am Sat Bingham Leisure Centre, Puddle Ducks Sat & Sun The Banks South Notts Academy School Campus, Glebe Lane

Cotgrave

TinyTalk Baby Signing Tue 9.45-10.45am/ 11-12pm (0-12mth) The Goose at Gamston, Ambleside First class free

Ruddington

TinyTalk Baby Signing Thu 10-11am (18mth-3yr) 11.30-12.30pm (0-18mth) Village Hall, Wilford Rd First class free

West Bridgford

Lady Bay Parent & Toddler 9.45-11.45am Mon & Fri All Hallows Church Hall, Pierrepont Road Little Wickets (2.5-4yrs) 1.45pm & 2.30pm Mon Sir Julien Cahn Pavilion, West Park, Loughborough Rd Parent & Toddler Crafts 9-10.30am Tue & Thu Pierrepont Gamston School

St Giles Tiddlers 10-11.30am Thu St Giles Church Hall, Stratford Rd TinyTalk Baby Signing Fri 10-11am (0-18 mth) 11.30-12.30pm (18mth-3yr) Holy Spirit Church Social Hall, Victoria Road First class free Twins & Multiples Group 10am-12pm Last Fri of month West Bridgeford Baptist Church, Melton Road Little Wickets (2.5-4yrs) 9am, 10am & 11am Sat Rushcliffe Leisure Ctr, Boundary Road Helen O’Grady Drama Sat 10-11am, 11-12pm, 12-1pm Rushcliffe Leisure Centre, Boundary Rd Water Babies 1.30-5.15pm Sun West Bridgford School, Loughborough Rd

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Erewash

Most classes are Term-Time only

Long Eaton

TinyTalk Baby Signing Mon (18m-3yr) 9.45-10.45am (0-18m) 11-12/12.15-1.15pm Venue TBC Free trial class Playwell Toddler 10-11.30am Mon St John’s Church Hall, Canal St Toddlertime 1-3pm Mon Sawley Baptist Church, Wilne Rd   Childsplay Toddler 9am-12pm/ 1.15-3pm Tue 1.15-3pm Thu, Grange Primary Sch, Station Rd   Oasis Toddler Time 1-3pm Tue 10am-12pm Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri Oasis Ch Hall, Derby Rd   TinyTalk Baby Signing (0-2yr) 9.45-10.45am/ 11am-12pm/ 12.15-1.15pm Wed Free trial class St John’s Chrch Hall, College St   Beginners Freestyle, Gymnastic Dance, Street (3+yrs) 4.15pm Wed Arabesque Dance & Theatre Academy, Market Place Trinity Meth Church Toddlers 9.30-11.30am Thu, Cross St NCT Bumps & Babies 10am-12pm Thu St John’s Church Hall, College St 9.30-11.30am Fri Obolensky Bldg, Trent College Cooking With Hugo 9.15-10.15/ 11-12pm Fri Grange Primary School, Sure Start Room, Grange Rd Summer classes (except 16/8/13)

St Laurence Church Toddlers 10-11.30am Fri, St Laurence Church Hall, Tamworth Rd Helen O’Grady Drama 5-6pm, 6-7pm Fri St John’s Church Hall, College St Turn up & Play Football (4-6 yrs) 10am Sat Rugby Pitch, West Park Baby Tap & Ballet 9-10am Sat (3+yrs) Toddlers Music & Movement 10-10.30am Sat (18mth+) Arabesque Dance & Theatre Academy, Market Place NCT Antenatal Classes Sat (Book in advance) The Elms Nursery Tel: 0844 2436875

Sandiacre

Water Babies Swimming 9.30-11am Mon/Tue Cloudside Junior Sch, Stanton Rd Puddle Ducks Mon, Cloudside Junior School, Stanton Rd Sunshine Group 1.15-3.15pm Tue Ladycross Infant Sch, Victoria Rd   Sandiacre Baby & Toddler (0-3) 1-3pm Wed Memorial Institute, Doncaster Av   Tiny Tots Toddler 10-11.15am Thu Sandiacre Methodist Ch, Butt St

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Lots for Tots Nottingham Issue 01  

July-September 2013

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