Weekly Classes & Playgroups (0-5 years) Stockport


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Baby Choices offers award-winning baby massage and baby yoga classes, plus messy play sessions. Classes are held at St Paul’s Church Hall in Heaton Moor. Classes are welcoming and supportive, led by fully qualified teacher and local mum-of-two Jenni. Jenni has trained intensively with yoga teachers from the Independent Yoga Network and Yoga Alliance Professionals, and classes are approved by the Royal College of Midwives.

Baby Yoga – Thursday afternoons, 12.15-1pm

Your baby will love their very own developmental yoga sequence! Beneficial yoga poses, dynamic movements, fun songs and an element of sensory play for your baby. Plus gentle yoga positions and relaxation time for parents/carers too. 4 classes for £31 including all equipment. A lively, social class suitable for babies from 10 weeks to cruising. PAYG also available.

Baby Massage – Thursday afternoons, 1.30-2.15pm

Learn a traditional massage routine incorporating Swedish and Indian techniques along with elements of Chinese reflexology. The strokes can help to soothe symptoms of colic such as constipation and trapped wind, ease teething troubles, coughs and colds, and help babies to relax ready for improved, deeper sleep. 4 classes for £35 including organic massage oil and support materials to guide you through massaging at home. Suitable for babies aged from 4 weeks up to crawling.

Moves and Mess Messy Play – Friday mornings, 10-10.45am

Class starts with fun yoga movements and group action songs as a warm up activity, and then you and your baby can explore a variety of different sensory and messy activities. Each week we will have different stations to explore such as jelly, sensory items, dress up and water trays plus a paint activity or craft you can take home. This is a fun and lively class, boosting your baby’s creativity and curiosity. For 6-18 months, 4 classes for £30. PAYG also available.



Agricultural & Rural Centre (ARC) CIC Parent & Toddler Group

Fridays – 10am – 2pm at ARC CIC, 5 Quarry Rd, Romiley. Come for an hour between these times, but book ahead.

Offers a new and exciting way of getting together in a fun and new environment, with full access to the centre facilities.

Tel: 07468495271

Also runs on a Saturday 12 – 3pm

Beyond Baked Beans

Fridays in Stockport.

10 – 11am – Little Chefs (ages 2-4)

4.15-5.15pm – Little Chefs plus (ages 2-10)

Tel: 07966 585 545

Bouncing Babies & Coffee Drop-In

Fridays 10.30am – 12pm at Heaton Moor United Church, Stanley Road, Heaton Moor, Stockport SK4 4HL

Tel: 0161 431 0262

Bredbury Library Storytime

Fridays 2-2.30pm at Bredbury Library, George Lane, Bredbury, Stockport. SK6 1DJ

Sharing stories, sharing books! Free session which runs every week. Suitable for pre-school children.

For more information about the free activities and events at Stockport Libraries, visit our dedicated libraries page here.

Stockport Mumbler endeavours to keep all information up-to-date, but strongly recommends checking details directly with the organiser before you travel.

Children’s Cooking Sessions

Fridays 4-5pm and Saturdays 1.30-2.30pm at Post Box Deli, 455 Manchester Road, Heaton Chapel, SK4 5DJ

Are your children budding chefs? Why not book them in to one of our popular cooking sessions that include pizza making, pasta making, chocolate brownies, mini cheesecake and toad in the hole. Sessions are £5.50 per child and the recommended age is 3 plus.

Booking is essential, contact Karen on 0798 1036365.

Friday Fun Playgroup

Fridays 10-11.30am at Heaton Mersey Community Centre, St Johns Road, SK4 3BR

Ages 0-5 years welcome. £1.50 per child

Click here for the Friday Fun Facebook page.

Stockport Mumbler endeavours to keep all information up-to-date, but strongly recommends checking details directly with the organiser before you travel.

Jump Space Parent & Toddler Group

Monday 9:15-10:45am and Friday 9:30-11:00am at Jump Space Ltd, Unit 2, Hardman Street (off Chestergate), Stockport, SK3 0BJ

Fun, play sessions which are a great opportunity for parents to play with their children and meet other parents. Booking not required but be aware maximum numbers apply. Please note trampolines are not used during toddler groups. Cost £1.00 for ages 0-11 months and £2.50 for ages 1-4.

Tel: 0161 637 2800
Stockport Mumbler endeavours to keep all information up-to-date, but strongly recommends checking details directly with the organiser before you travel.

Little Ark

Fridays 10 – 11.30am at All Saints Church, Marple.  Term-time only.
A group for 0-2 year olds and their parents or carer that runs within the church building.  We enjoy faith, fun and friendship together and eat lots of cake. Admission is free.

Places are limited, to reserve your place please contact the Church office on the telephone number below.

All Saints’ Church, 155 Church Lane, Marple.
Tel: 0161 427 2378

Little Fishes at Bramhall Methodist Church

Fridays 10 – 11.30am at Bramhall Methodist Church, 23 Bramhall Lane South, term-time only.

A great chance for parents / guardians to meet each other. Free-play, craft activities and singing with a snack provided. £1.50 per session.

Tel: Angela Fixter on 0161 439 1204

Little Fishes at Emmanuel Church

Fridays 9.45 – 11.45am at Emmanuel Church Centre, Bruntwood Lane, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6BE. Term-time.

Little Fishes offers a warm welcome to children and their parents, grandparents and carers. A friendly, relaxed, safe and fun environment for children with toys, crafts, stories, songs and snack time. Ages 0-4. £2 for 1 adult and up to 3 children. Large car park.

Tel: Ruth 07759550889


Little Pilgrims

Fridays 9.30-11am (term-time only) at St James’ Church Hall, Gatley.
Wide selection of toys, craft activities to keep everyone busy and to finish the session song time. Refreshments available.
Open to all children from birth to the time they start formal education (or 4 yrs).
£1.50 per session per family.
Tel: 0161 491 0069

Little Stars at Brabyns Preparatory School

Tuesdays 9.45 – 10.45am & Fridays 9-10.30am at Brabyns Preparatory School, 34-36 Arkwright Rd, Marple, Stockport SK6 7DB

Supervised by qualified staff, Little Stars offers an engaging and friendly environment for children from newborn to 3½ years to develop their social skills, whilst having fun and taking part in a range of play-based activities, including singing, gymnastics and sensory play. £2.00 per session. There is no need to pre-book either session; simply turn up on the day.

Click here for the website.

Stockport Mumbler endeavours to keep all information up-to-date, but strongly recommends checking details directly with the organiser before you travel.

Little Story Explorers

We hold our Little Story Explorers classes at John Lewis Cheadle 10.30am on term-time Fridays.  Our classes focus on story exploring with linked craft, music, song and dance. For children up to the age of 4. £6.50 per child, £3.50 for siblings. We do mini-block booking discount (e.g. a 3 week book focus – 3 sessions for £15. This varies on books and numbers of weeks).
Website www.littlestoryexplorers.co.uk
Facebook Little Story Explorers
Insta and Twitter Littlestoryexp

Mini Movers

Fridays 9.30 – 10.30am at Life Leisure Avondale, Heathbank Rd, SK3 0UP

The Mini Movers scheme provides pre-school children with an opportunity to experience equipment in free play, work with their peers in a badge scheme and interact with the whole class in an organised class lesson, while their carers assist. The programme also promotes free play allowing children to choose what equipment they want to use. Sessions cost £3.40 per child (£2.10 Leisure Key).

Tel: 0161 477 4242

MPMO Parent and Toddler Group

Parent & Toddler group suitable from birth to school.

Wide range of activities on offer for all ages including crafts, sports, role play, story corner etc.

Refreshments included.

Where: Edgeley Playcentre, Cheadle Old Road (Corner of Dale St), Edgeley. SK3 9RQ

When: Tuesdays and Fridays – 12:15 – 14:15 Term Time Only (Beginning 11th September 2018)


There is a small cost of £2.50 per family.

NCT Bramhall Bumps and Babies

Fridays 10-11.30am, St. Michael’s Church Hall, Bramhall

Click here for the Facebook group

Praise and Play

Friday mornings from 9.30am at St Gabriel’s Church, Adswood

For 0-4s and their carers. Story time at 10.45am – Bible stories, activities, songs. Followed by tea/coffee/juice and a chance for a chat and play. We finish around 11.30am. All welcome!

Tel: Parish Office on 0161 480 2453.


Term-time singing classes for toddlers and pre-schoolers, with parents/carers. Come and join in song and movement suitable for infants, with percussion instruments and props used to capture their little imaginations.
Starting Friday mornings from 15th September 2017 – 9.15am & 10am at The St Christopher Centre. Contact Eibhlin (Eileen) Boydell on 07779 341565

Stockport Gymnastics Club Parent and Toddler Sessions

Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays 9.30 – 10.30am at Newby Road Industrial Estate, Hazel Grove, Stockport, Cheshire SK7 5DA

An unstructured class with a little warm up and cool down but it’s really a chance for you to explore the gym with your toddler .Suitable for children aged 1-4. If you are interested then just turn up, there is no need to prebook. £4 for parent and toddler.

Tel: 0161 456 2762

Theatre Tots

Drama, stories,  music, movement and fun for the Early Years Foundation Stage (0-5’s)

Where: Jungle Monkey, Unit 1a, Redmoor Mill, Buxton Road, New Mills SK22 3JT

When: Wednesday  1:30-2:30 and Friday 11am-12pm


Where: Little Rascals Play, 3-4 Tongue Lane Industrial Estate, Dew Pond Lane, Buxton. SK17 7LF

When: Fridays 1:30-2:30

Just pay entry on the door for soft play and Theatre Tots is included.

Tiny Talk Baby Signing

Learn to communicate with your baby before they can speak, at an award-winning TinyTalk baby signing class. Hour long class, first half lots of signing to nursery rhymes, stories and sensory fun then second half is time to play and have a cuppa. Please contact us for more information. Tel 07407 118150


Monday – Bredbury

Tuesday – Offerton

Wednesday – High Lane

Thursday – Bramhall and Marple

Friday – Hazel Grove

Toddle Time at St Matthew’s Church

Fridays 9.30 – 11.00am at St Matthew’s Church, Grenville Street, Edgeley. Term-time. Drop-in.

We offer you a friendly place to play, meet people, and chat. There is a variety of toys to play with and a designated safe baby area. Join in the activities, story time or sign and rhyme. £1.50 per family. We look forward to seeing you!

Click here for the Church’s website.

Toddler Group at Cheadle Hulme URC

Fridays at Cheadle Hulme United Reformed Church, 65 Swann Lane, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 7HU

A large variety of toys, crafts and singing plus a special ‘safe’ cordoned off area for very young children. Remains open during most school holidays, and older primary-school age children are welcome at these sessions (games and crafts are provided). Refreshments for the children and carers. A small donation of £1 per child is welcome.

Email Louise: swannlaneoutreach@gmail.com

Toddler Group at St Mark’s Church

Toddler Group at St Mark’s Church

Fridays 10.00 – 11.30am at St Mark’s Church, Redhouse Lane, Bredbury

A varied collection of good quality toys for children and there are sometimes other activities such as craft sessions.  A snack and juice provided for the little ones, and the adults enjoy tea, coffee, juice and toast.

Tel: 0161 4306617

Also runs on a Tuesday.

Wobblers at Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church

For crawlers/cruisers upto 2 year olds. Ride on toys, climbing frame, slide,
jigsaws, colouring table, singing time. FB page is ‘CHMC Wobblers’

When:  1st and 3rd Fridays of the month at Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church 10.30 – 11.45am

£1.50 per family. Drink and snack on arrival.

Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church

2 Ramilies Avenue

Sk8 7AL