Croydon Playgroups

Playgroups are a good opportunity to get out of the house and meet other mums. There are playgroups on throughout the week in Croydon. Here is our pick of the best.

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Tunstall Nursery Baby and Toddler group.

Tunstall road

Croydon

CR06TY 

The baby and toddler group is run 3 mornings a week. Monday. Wednesday and Friday from 9.10 till  11.15. Cost £2 for the whole family.

Run by parent volunteers.

Please come a join us for a coffee.

Bumps and Babies 
NCT Croydon Branch

Mondays:        Central Croydon Bumps and babies 10am – 12pm - FREE

Clock Tower Cafe, Croydon Clock tower in the Town Hall, 9 Katharine Street, Croydon, CR9 1DE.

Wednesdays: Purley Bumps and babies 11am – 1pm – Entry £1

St Swithuns Church Hall, Grovelands Road, Purley, CR8 4LB.

Fridays:           South Norwood Bumps and babies 11am - 12.30pm - FREE

Coffee Craft, Stanley Halls, South Norwood Hill, South Norwood, SE25 6AB.

Croydon NCT supports the following breast feeding cafes: 

Monday: Kensington Avenue Baby café, 10am – 12pm.

Kensington Avenue Children’s centre, off Hawthorne Avenue, Norbury, CR7 8BW.

Tel: 020 8765 8128

Tuesday: Sanderstead Baby Café, 12.30pm – 2.30pm.

            Sanderstead Clinic, 40 Rectory Park, CR2 9JN.

Tel: 020 8714 2560

Wednesday: Woodlands Baby Café, 1-3pm.

            Woodlands Children’s centre, Gilbert Scott School, Farnborough Avenue, South Croydon, CR2 8HD.

Tel: 020 8916 0543

Thursday: Woodside Baby Café, 10am – 12pm

            Woodside Children’s centre and Infant School, Morland road, Croydon, CR0 6NF

            Tel: 020 8655 56557

Friday: Croydon University Hospital Breast feeding Clinic, 10am – 12pm

            Parent Education Room, Antenatal Clinic, Croydon University Hospital, London Road, CR7 7YE

            Tel: 020 8401 3000 Bleep 576

            Byron Baby Café, 12.30pm – 2.30pm

            Byron Children’s centre, Byron Junior School, St David’s road, Coulsdon, CR5 2XE

            Tel: 020 8763 6285

For more information: events.croydon@nct.org.uk

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Christ Church Hall
861-863 Brighton Road, Purley CR8 2BN
Tel: 020 8763 8291
christchurch.purley@care4free.net
www.christchurchpurley.org
Tuesdays 9.30 - 11.00am (Term time only)
For mums and carers with young children.
There is a varied programme which appeals both to the children and adults including speakers, craft activities, parties and outings.

West Wickham and Shirley Baptist Church
Corner of Wickham Road and Monks Orchard Road, Shirley, Croydon CR0 8DR
Tel: 01689 813 400
www.wwwsbc.org.uk
Thursdays 1.15 - 2.45pm (term time only)
Toddler group for all children aged 0-5 with their parents or carers. There is a wide variety of equipment and toys available which cater for the developmental needs of children of this age, plus activities such as craft, playdoh, cooking, and a time of singing with musical instruments. There is also access to an outdoor play area during the warmer weather. The cost is £1.00 per child. Please contact Gill Kennett for more details.

Purley Baptist Mums and Toddlers Group
Baptist Church
Banstead Road, Purley
020 8668 2240
Wedensdays 9.45 to 11.30am (term time only)

Scallywags Mother and Toddler Group
St Edmunds Church Hall, Mitchley Avenue, Purley020 8763 8291
Thursdays 12.30 - 2.30pm

Baby Cafe
Woodside Children's Centre

Morland Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 6NF
Tel: 020 8655 5655
Thursdays
From 10am to 12 noon
Breastfeeding support
Contact: Joanne Richardson, Health Visitor, IBCLC
Email:
ccadmin@woodside.inf.croydon.sch.uk
www.thebabycafe.org

Baby Cafe
Ivy Gardens Children's Centre, 
Ivy Gardens, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 1BR
Wednesdays
From 10 am to 12 noon term time only
Breastfeeding support
Contact: Kate Main, IBCLC Lactation Consultant 
Sharon George,IBCLC Lactation Consultant
Tel: 020 8274 5840
Email:
Janice.Alphonso@merton.gov.uk
www.thebabycafe.org

Baby Cafe
Byron Children's Centre, 
Byron Primary School, St. Davids, Coulsdon, London, CR5 2XE
Tel: 020 8763 6285
Fridays
From 12.30pm to 2.30pm
Breastfeeding support
Contact:
Joanne Richardson, Health Visitor, IBCLC
Tel:
0208 763 6285
Email:
byronchildrencentre@googlemail.com
www.thebabycafe.org

Baby Cafe
Kensington Avenue Children's Centre
Hawthorn Ave, Thornton Heath, Croydon, Surrey, CR7 8BW
Tel: 020 8765 8128
Mondays
From 10.00am - 12 noon
Breastfeeding support
Contact: Joanne Richardson, Health Visitor, IBCLC
Tel:
0208 765 8128
Email:
childrenscentre@caps.croydon.sch.uk
www.thebabycafe.org

Baby Cafe
Woodlands Children's Centre at Gilbert Scott Primary School, 
Farnborough Ave, South Croydon, CR2 8HD
Tel: 020 8916 0543
Wednesdays,
From 1pm to 3pm
Breastfeeding support
Contact: Joanne Richardson, Health Visitor, IBCLC
Tel:
02089160543
Email:
admin@woodlandscc.info
www.thebabycafe.org 

Tots Parent & Toddler Group
N.E. Mitcham Community Centre

49 Woodland Way
Mitcham
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
Opening Times: 1pm to 3pm
A parent/carer and toddler group in held in Mitcham. For parents, carers and pre school children. Just come along.
Contact: Shirley, Group Co-ordinator
Tel: 020 8685 9452
Email: nemca@btconnect.com
£2.50 per adult, 50 pence per child. 50% discount for members of the North East Mitcham Community Association.

Tots 'n’ Tinies
Tuesdays

1.00pm to 2.30 pm
Parent/carer and toddler group held in Mitcham.
Pollards Hill Baptist Church
Wide Way
Mitcham
CR4 1BN
Contact: Alison Ceaser
Tel: 020 8679 6755

Addiscombe Breastfeeding Café, 
NCT Croydon Branch

St Mildred's Centre, 30 Bingham Road, Croydon, CR0 7EB

10am - 12pm (every Mon except bank holidays)

A part café, part drop-in centre designed to support breastfeeding mums. Health professionals are on hand to give advice, while mothers can chat with each other over a cup of tea. 

For more information contact Katie Fisher, Tel:  020 8662 0184

kathrine.rfisher@btinternet.comwww.thebabycafe.org
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