Weekly Classes & Playgroups (0-5 years) Stockport


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Welcome to the World of Bloom where fun. magic and adventures await! Join us on a sensory rich and highly interactive journey.

We have classes for two age ranges;

Busy Bees

A musical sensory class for babies, highly interactive and engaging for your baby 6 months to toddling. Encouraging baby development. Meet our friendly puppets, catch some bubbles, gaze at the beautiful parachutes, dance with mummy and have fun with our range of instruments.

Caterpillar Club

A gentle musical sensory class for babies from 6 weeks, gaze at the twinkly sky , meet Colin the Caterpillar and enjoy a little tickle on your arm. Focusing on strengthening the bond with mummy this class has mums and babies smiling. Finishing in a relaxing baby massage at the end.

Classes start 24th Feb 2020;
Mondays @ Handforth
St Chads Church, Wilmslow Road, Handforth
Busy Bees – 10.30-11.15
Caterpillar Club – 11.40-12.25
Tuesdays @ The Courtyard Cafe, Wythenshawe Park
Busy Bees – 10.30- 11.15am
Caterpiller Club – 11.40-12.25pm
Wednesdays @ Gatley
Bethany Church, Church Road
Busy Bees – 10.30-11.15
Caterpillar Club – 11.40-12.25



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Baby and Toddler Group

Wednesdays 9-11am at Brookside School, High Lane, SK6 8DD

Tel: 01663 308 008


Baby Chat at Bramhall Methodist Church

Wednesdays 10.00 – 11.15am in the Fellowship Room at Bramhall Methodist Church, 23 Bramhall Lane South.

Come along for a chat, a drink and a short song-time. For babies up to 12 months old (or just starting to walk) and their parents / carers. £1 per adult. Term-time only.

Tel: Hannah Howard on 07951604377

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

Berretto Lounge Baby and Toddler Group

Bringing togetehr a little community of parents and carers to make Berretto  a safe space to chat, have a cuppa and let the little ones play together.

Wednesday 10-12

Berretto Lounge, Unit 3 Redrock, Bridgefield Street, SK1 1AS

Carmel Bird Theatre School

Wednesdays 9.30 – 10.30am at Chads Theatre, Mellor Rd, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle SK8 5AU

Pre-school drama class.

Tel: Carmel on 0775 499 4916

Castle Kingdom Fun Sessions

Tuesdays 10am – 12pm at Fir Road Scout Hut, Bramhall, SK7 2NP

Wednesdays 9.30 – 11.30am at High Lane Village Hall, Wyndlehurst Road, SK6 8AB

Castle Kingdom provide bouncy castles, a soft play area including ballpool, happy hopperz and didicars for your children to enjoy and burn off some energy! Refreshments are provided for parents & children included in the admission price of £3.50 per child, discounts for groups or child minders. All welcome no need to book.

Tel: 0161 355 2162

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

Edgeley Explorers

Wednesdays 10am – 12pm at Edgeley Children’s Play Centre, Cheadle Old Rd, Stockport SK3 9RQ

Home education playgroup & social for parents and children of all ages. To cover the rent and supplies there will be a charge of £3 per child with 2nd and subsequent children just a £1 charge. Term-time only.

Click here for the Facebook page.

Gatley Little Baby Group

Wednesdays 10.30 – 12.00 at Gatley United Reformed Church, Elm Road

Informal, friendly and local group for those with babies up to 12 months. £1.50 donation. Refreshments supplied.

Tel: 07827944642

Great Moor Library Storytime

Wednesdays 2-2.30pm at Great Moor Library, Gladstone Street, Great Moor, SK2 7QF

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


Grove Lane Toddler Group

Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10am – 12pm at Grove Lane Baptist Church, Pingate Lane South, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 7NP

A wide variety of toys are provided for the children to enjoy and to develop simple skills e.g. jigsaws, duplo, colouring. Also we try to include 10-15mins singing/action songs. Refreshments are available for all who attend. £1 per family. Term-time only.

Tel: Sandy Gymer on 0161 485 2354

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

Independent Options Sing & Sign

Wednesdays 9.30 – 11.30am at The Pines, 67 Chester Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport, SK7 5PE

A fun signing group for children with communication needs. £3 per child.

Contact Julia or Sam for more information or to book on 0161 482 7933 or email thecentre@independentoptions.org.uk

For more information about Independent Options click here.


Wednesdays 9.30am at Bramhall United Reformed Church, Robin’s Lane. Term-time only, pre-book.

Tel: 0161 638 3299

Just 4 Dads at St Chads

Toddler group for Dads/Grandads and their children

When – Wednesdasy 1-2:30pm Term Time only

Where: The Guywood Centre, Guywood Lane, Romiley.

Cost £2 per session and includes coffee and cake

Little Shaker Makers

Wednesdays 10 – 10.45am (term-time only) at Gatley Hill House, off Church Rd, Gatley, SK8 4EY
Exciting art and music classes for under 5s. Inspiring little people to make art and make noise! Term-time only.
£4 per session if paid termly or £5 per session pay as you go – first Wednesday session is free.
Email:  hello@littleshakermakers.co.uk
Also runs a monthly Saturday session.

Mini Movers

Mondays 1pm & 2pm, Tuesdays 9.15am & 10.15am and Wednesday 9.15am, 10.15am and 1pm at Dialstone Recreation Centre, The Fairway, Offerton, SK2 5DS

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 483 9673

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

Mucky Monster Club

Mucky Monster Club messy play offer messy play classes and parties where your little one (6months to 5years) is invited to explore & given the freedom to experiment with child led play in a stimulating and safe environment. Squishy mess, crunchy mess, gooey mess, fluffy mess…we’ve got it all!

Monday AM – Hazel Grove

Tuesday PM  – Heaton Mersey

Wednesday AM – Bredbury

Wednesday PM – Marple

Contact  Leanne on 07716 960 33

Mustard Seed

Wednesdays, 10am-12pm (term-time only) in the Upper Room, 11, Wilmslow Road, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 1DW

Mustard Seed is a weekly toddler group for all pre-school children (from newborn upwards) and their carers. It is an opportunity for both the adults and children to make friends whilst the children play in a safe environment. There are lots of toys, a singing session and refreshments. Free to attend.

Tel: 0161 428 8050

Norbury’s Parent & Toddler Group

Wednesdays 10 – 11.30am at Norbury Parish Church, London Road, Hazel Grove. Term-time only.
At toddler group sessions at Norbury there is lots to enjoy, with children playing happily and parents, grandparents and carers all catching up over a cup of tea or coffee and from the moment the first child arrives the fun begins. £2 per session.
Tel: 0161 483 6325
Also runs on a Thursday.


Wednesdays 1.20 – 3.00pm at All Saint’s Church, 155 Church Lane, Marple. Term-time only.

Toys and play equipment, craft activities, Bible stories and singing time plus special events each term for example a fairy tale party, teddy bears picnic and Easter egg hunts. Suitable for parents and carers with babies and pre-schoolers. £1.50 per family including refreshments.

Tel: 0161 427 2378


Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Guywood building, Guywood Lane, Romiley.

Parent/Carer & Baby/Toddler group run by volunteers from St Chad’s church. Term-time only.

Click here for the Facebook page.

The Mummy Meet Up

Wednesdays, 10am – 12pm at St Thomas Church, Buckingham Road, Heaton Chapel, SK4 4QG

A free, informal meet up for mums and babies which continues to run throughout the school holidays.

Tel: Katy on 07743859154 or join the Facebook group for updates and more information.

Theatre Tots

Wednesdays, 11.30am at Wild Things, Bramhall (included in entry price)

Thursdays, 11am at The Governor’s House, Cheadle Hulme (£5 per class)

Drama, stories, songs, movement, music & fun for the Early Years Foundation Stage (0-5s). Warning: this class will seriously boost confidence, creativity, imagination & social/communication skills! All content is original and produced by Theatre Tots. All Theatre Tots classes and workshops/shows are facilitated by professional actors and drama practitioners.

Tel: 07825 370214

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

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.


Wednesdays at 10 am during term time. Tiddlywinks at Wilmslow Methodist Church, Water Lane SK9 5AR.
This fun, interactive session involves a bible story, songs/nursery rhymes and a craft activity for 0-4s with their carer, with a different topic each week. No need to book and donations towards the craft materials are gratefully received. Refreshments are available in the coffee lounge afterwards, which also has a small play area.
For more information: 01625 528892

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

Toddler Group at CHMC

Wednesdays 10.45am – noon at Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church, Ramilies Avenue.

The cost is £1.50 per family and includes drinks and snacks. There is a song time and a chance for free play with lots of toys in the main hall and the opportunity to meet other parents and carers for a chat.

Tel: 0161 485 1605

Woodley Methodist Church Toddler Group

Wednesdays 1:30 – 3:00pm, term-time at Woodley Methodist Church, Chapel Street, Woodley, SK6 1NF

We provide a variety of toys and activities for pre-school children and a warm and welcoming environment for all children and their careers. Our session includes a snack time, fruit, drinks and biscuit with tea/coffee for adults. Wheelchair access. There is a charge of £1.50

Tel: 0161 494 8494