Timetable

This is a day by day timetable of indoor activities all within 30 mins walking distance, or a short bus ride, of Coram’s Fields. Some activities run term-time only, please call providers to check ahead.

Please email ann@bloomsburybeginnings.org with any corrections or new activities. Thank you!

BLOOMSBURY MONDAYS

10 – 10.45 LITTLE KICKERS for toddlers from 18months to 2.5 years Coram’s Fields Band Room – £2 suggested donation

9.30 – 11.30 DROP IN under 5s, MUSIC non walking babies – Coram Parents’ Centre – Free

11 – 11.45 LITTLE KICKERS for 3-5years Coram’s Fields Band Room – £2 suggested donation

10 – 12 BABY GYM for Under 2’s at Bedford House – free

10 – 11 KIDDIES KITCHEN making & baking for 1-3 years, YMCA central WC1

10 – 12 CRECHE 6 months – 4 years, YMCA central

10.30 – 3 LITTLE GREEN FINGERS – dig in the garden and grow vegetables to eat! (Indoor activities in the winter months), Calthorpe Project – parents £1.50 childminders £2

11.30 PARENT & BABY SCREENING Barbican cinema – £6

1.30 – 2.30 MOVEMENT PLAY for under 20months, at 1a Children’s centre – free

1.30 – 3 BABY AND ME 0-12 months, Fitzrovia Community Centre, Foley Street – free

2.30 – 4.30 STAY AND PLAY under 5s, Shoe Lane Library Little New Street, EC4 – free

BLOOMSBURY TUESDAYS

9.30 – 11.30 DROP IN Coram Parents’ Centre – free

9.30 – 11.30 DROP IN for Under 5s, 1a Children’s Centre – free

9.30 – 11.30 Y-PLAY soft play for 1 -3 years, YMCA central

10 -1 PARENTS WORKSPACE Creche & hot desks, under 5s, Cubitt Street Play Centre – £5-£8 / hour, free standbys on the day for parents on a low income (call 07968 912298)

10 – 12 BABY GYM for Under 5s at Bedford House – free

10 – 12 CRECHE 6 months – 4 years, YMCA central

10 – 12 STAY & PLAY under 5s, Shoe Lane library – free

10-10.45, 11 – 11.45 TODDLER GYMNASTICS, YMCA Great Russell St, WC1

10.30 – 3.30 PUZZLES, TOYS & SONGS DROP IN for U5s at the Calthorpe Project – parents £1.50, childminders/nannies £2

10.30 – 12.30 STAY AND PLAY & DANCERCISE FOR MUMS, under 5s, Fitzrovia Community Centre, Foley Street – free

1 – 3 BANGLADESHI DROP IN Thomas Coram Centre – free

1 – 2 TUMMY TIME under 1s drop in, Corams Fields Colonnades – free

2 – 4 DROP-IN for newborn to 5 years at Corams Fields Colonnades – free

2.45 – 5pm TOY AND BOOK LIBRARY at the Thomas Coram Centre – £1 per term

Bloomsbury Wednesdays

9.30 – 11.30 DROP IN, numeracy and music for under 5s Coram Parents’ Centre – free

10 – 12 SLING LIBRARY try out slings & baby carriers, drop in / book appointment, Corams Fields – free

10 – 12 CHILDMINDERS’ DROP IN Thomas Coram Centre – free

10 – 11 and 11 – 12 HARRIETTE’S MUSIC for U5s | Exmouth Market – £3.50 suggested donation

10 – 12 CRECHE 6 months – 4 years, YMCA central

10.30 – 11.30 BABY BOUNCE pre-walking babies, Shoe Lane library, Little New Street, EC4 – free

10.30 – 11.30 MESSY PLAY for under 5s Bedford House – free

10.30 – 4 MESSY PLAY DROP IN for U5s, the Calthorpe Project – parents £1.50, childminders/nannies £2

11 – 12 MINI MOLES baby group Museum of London, 6 months – walking – free

11 – 12 RHYME TIME for under 4s, holborn library – free

11 – 11.30 RHYME TIME under 5s, Lewis Carroll library – free

12 noon BABY CLUB (Babies up to 1 year) at the Everyman Screen on the Green, Angel – £12 ticket including a hot drink and piece of cake (check website for details)

1-4pm DROP-IN for newborn to 5 years at Coram’s Fields Colonnades – free

2 – 2.30 & 2.30 – 3 DUCKLINGS swimming for 2-3 years, YMCA central WC1

2-3.30 BABY MASSAGE, birth to crawling, Goodenough College Advance booking essential eliza.kalk09@imperial.ac.uk and pilaherrera@gmail.com – £7

3 – 5 GERMAN PLAYGROUP for under 5s, 39 Duncan Terrace, N1 8AL – £1

3.30-5.30 DROP IN parents under 25, Calthorpe Project – free

3.30 – 4.30 LITTLE MOLES toddler group, Museum of London, walking – 5 years – free

BLOOMSBURY THURSDAYS

9.45 – 11, 11.15 – 12.30 LITTLE DICKENS, Charles Dickens Museum, 1-5s, book on Mondays for following Thursdays, 020 7405 2127 or events@dickensmuseum.com |free (Camden residents)

10 – 12 ISLINGTON MUMS COFFEE MORNING, Full of Beans Play Cafe N5, Highbury – free

10 – 12 BABY GYM for Under 5s at Bedford House – free

10 – 11 HARRIETTE’S MUSIC for 6 months to 5 years; Exmouth Market – £3.50 suggested donation

10 – 11.30 PLAY CANTONESE a stay and play session for cantonese families, Fitzrovia Community Centre, 0-3 years – free

10 – 10.45 TODDLER FC football skills for 2-3 years, YMCA central WC1

10 – 12 CRECHE 6 months – 4 years, YMCA central

10.30 – 12.30 AMAZING TOTS stay & play with KIDS London for children who need support with their development, Cubitt Street Play Centre WC1 – free

10.30 – 11.15 DIDDI DANCE 18 months+, dancing and movement to music at the Band Room Coram’s Fields – £2 suggested donation

10.30 – 11.30 RHYME TIME St Pancras Library, under 4s |free

10.30 – 12.30 Baby Feeding Drop-In at 1a Children’s Centre: Socialising and answers to baby feeding questions for mums to be and mums with babies under 1 year – free

10.30 – 1.30 CRECHE Calthorpe Project age 2-5, bring packed lunch – £3

1 – 4pm DROP-IN & BIG ART for U5s years at Coram’s Fields Colonnades – free

1 – 3 STAY AND PLAY, under 5s, Fitzrovia Community Centre, Foley Street

1.30 – 2.30 BABY BOUNCE Holborn library – free

1.30 – 4 DROP IN Calthorpe Project | parents £1.50, childminders £2

4-5.45 DEAF PARENTS’ DROP IN Harmood Children’s Centre, third Thursday of the month – free

BLOOMSBURY FRIDAYS

9 – 10.30 DROP IN Argyle Primary School – free

9.30-11.30 LITTLE HALOS, parent & toddler group, St Georges Church, Holborn – free

10 -1 PARENTS WORKSPACE Creche & hot desks, under 5s, Calthorpe Project –  £5-£8/ hour, free standbys on the day for parents on a low income (call 07968 912298)

10 – 11.30 NEW MUM, NEW YOU under 1s, 1a Children Centre – free,

10 – 12 BABY GYM for Under 5’s at Bedford House – free

10 – 2 U5s DROP IN at Dragon Hall – free

10 – 11 MESSY TOTS creative art for 1-3 year olds YMCA central, WC1

12.45 – 2.45 DROP IN with rhyme time for under 5s 1a Children’s Centre – free

1 – 4pm Father Friendly Friday DROP-IN including MUSIC TIME with Lucy at 2.30pm for U5s years at Coram’s Fields Colonnades – free

2 – 4.30  TOYS with story time 4-4.30pm,  3-7 years, Shoe Lane library – free

BLOOMSBURY SATURDAYS

10 – 10.45 GYMNASTICS for 2.5-4 year olds at Bedford House – £4

11 – 1 Under 5s DROP IN at the Colonnades Coram’s Fields – free

11 – 4 OPEN STUDIO arts and crafts at Tate Modern (also on Sundays) – free

11 – 1 ODEON KIDS Odeon Cinema, Holloway Road age 4+ – £1-4 kids, adult ticket free

11 – 1 FRAMED FILM CLUB, Barbican cinema – £2

11.30 – 1 and 1.30 – 3  SEASONAL SATURDAYS family activities at the Garden Museum, SE1 7LB – free

2.30 – 3.30 FAMILY RHYME TIME St Pancras Library, fortnightly – free

BLOOMSBURY SUNDAYS

10.30 and 11.30 MAGIC CARPET STORY TELLING National Gallery – free

11 – 4 OPEN STUDIO arts and crafts at Tate Modern – free

11 – 1 ODEON KIDS Odeon Cinema, Holloway Road age 4+ – £1-4 kids, adult ticket free

11 – 2 FAMILY WORKSHOP (monthly) Royal Academy of Arts, all ages – free

12 – 3 FAMILY SUNDAYS (last Sunday of the month) Royal Opera House, all ages – £3-£5

2 – 4 CRAFT SUNDAYS Two Temple Place, all ages – free

Some activities run during term time only. Please call to check ahead.

Some activities run during term time only. Please call to check ahead.

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