Manchester Baby Week

Longsight (Family Hub), Ardwick, and Gorton (Mount Road) 

  

Tuesday 9th July 

 

Gorton Mount Road Sure Start Children’s Centre, 18 Mount Road, Gorton, M18 7BG 

Mini Family Fun Day- 1-2.30pm. This is a drop-in session for the whole family to enjoy activities for babies and children up to 5 years old. Free healthy snacks provided. 

Stay, Play and Learn – 1-2.30pm. This is a drop-in session for children from age 1 to 5 years. It includes messy play, story time, healthy snacks for children, stimulation learning activities, story and sing along time and free books. 

Sensory Room – Available to book all day between 9am – 4pm. To book a time slot call 0161 470 9285. 

  

  

Longsight Family Hub, 1 A Farrer Road, Longsight, M13 0QX 

Soft Play – Available to book all day between 9am – 3.30pm.  To book a time slot call 0161 248 1500. 

Mini Family Fun Day- Baby Group – 1-2.30pm. This is a pre-booked session for non-mobile babies and includes messy play, singing, tummy time, sensory toys, story time and free books and free, healthy snacks. 

  

Ardwick Sure Start Centre, Lower Ground Floor, Medlock Primary School, Wadeson Road. Ardwick M13 9UJ 

Sensory Room – Available to book all day between 9am – 4pm. To book a time slot call 0161 871 2619. 

 

Wednesday 10 July 

Gorton Mount Road Sure Start Children’s Centre, 18 Mount Road, Gorton, M18 7BG 

Sensory Room – Available to book all day between 9am – 4pm. To book a time slot call 0161 470 9285. 

  

Longsight Family Hub, 1 A Farrer Road, Longsight, M13 0QX 

Explore and Learn – 9.30 – 11.30am. This is a drop-in session. This session involves exploring, which gives babies and toddlers a chance to work on important motor skills. These activities boost their skills and sense of confidence and competence. In other words, they begin to think, “I can do it!” 

Health Visiting Service Healthy Child Clinic – 1.30 – 3pm. This is a drop-in session to get your baby weighed and speak to a Health Visitor for information, advice and guidance on your baby’s health and development. 

Soft Play – Available to book all day between 9am – 3.30pm. To book a time slot call 0161 248 1500. 

Z-Arts – Rhyme Time – 1-2.30pm. This session includes rhymes and songs for everyone to join in – including lots of action, dancing, and clapping. There are books for children to choose from and a rhyme that links to each prop. Creative activities are available too. To book call 0161 248 1500. 

  

Ardwick Sure Start Centre, Lower Ground Floor, Medlock Primary School, Wadeson Road, Ardwick, M13 9UJ. 

  

Mini Family Fun Day – Stay and Play – 1 –2.30pm. This is a drop-in session and is for the whole family to enjoy various activities for babies and children up to 5 years. Free healthy snacks and free books. 

Sensory Room – Available to book all day between 9am – 4pm. To book a time slot call 0161 871 2619. 

  

Thursday 11 July 

  

Gorton Mount Road Sure Start Centre. 18 Mount Road. Gorton. M18 7BG 

Sensory Room – Available to book all day between 9am – 4pm. To book a time slot call 0161 470 9285. 

Fun Day Thursday – City in the Community -1-2.30pm. This is for children from one up to two years. This is a physical activity session that supports children and families to choose healthier lifestyles that include football, running, bouncy castle and soft balls for babies. To book on call 0161 470 9285. 

  

Baby and child emergency first aid – For parents with non-mobile babies. 1pm-2.30pm. To book a place call 0161 470 9285. 

  

Longsight Family Hub, 1 A Farrer Road, Longsight, M13 0QX 

Soft Play – Available to book all day between 9am – 3.30pm. To book a time slot call 0161 248 1500. 

Family Hub Midwife Stall– 9am-3pm. This is an opportunity for parents and expectant mothers to speak to midwives and get information. This is a drop-in session. 

  

  

Northmoor Community Centre. 95-97 Northmoor Road Longsight, Manchester M12 5RT 

Stay, Play, and Learn – 10am-12pm. This is a drop-in session for children from one up to 5 years. It includes messy play, story time, healthy snacks for children, stimulation learning activities, story and sing along time and free books. 

  

Longsight Library. 519 Stockport Road, Longsight, M12 4NE. 

Story Time – 11am – 11.30am. This is a drop-in session. 

  

Ardwick Sure Start Centre, Lower Ground Floor, Medlock Primary School, Wadeson Road, Ardwick M13 9UJ. 

Dance Like a Mother – 10 – 11.30am. To book a place call 0161 871 2619. Dance suitable for babies from 8 weeks to 2 years. 

Rhyme Time  –10 – 11.30am. This session includes rhymes and songs for everyone to join in – including lots of action, dancing, and clapping. There are books for children to choose from and a rhyme that links to each prop. This is a drop-in session. 

Sensory Room – Available to book all day between 9am – 4pm. Call 0161 871 2619 to book a time slot. 

  

Friday 12 July 

Gorton Mount Road Sure Start Centre, 18 Mount Road, Gorton, M18 7BG 

Sensory Room – Available to book all day between 9am – 4pm. To book a time slot call 0161 470 9285. 

  

Longsight Family Hub, 1 A Farrer Road, Longsight, M13 0QX 

Soft Play – Available to book all day between 9am – 3.30pm.  To book a time slot call 0161 248 1500. 

ESOL for Babies – 10am-12pm. This is a drop-in session. Practice English and make new friends. To book a place call 0161 248 1500. 

  

Ardwick Sure Start Centre, Lower Ground Floor, Medlock Primary School, Wadeson Road, Ardwick M13 9UJ 

Bird Box – 10-11.30am. This is a Montessori inspired play space which includes play, tidy up time, story and songs, refreshments and social time and a ‘Take Home’ activity. To book a place, call 0161 871 2619. 

Sensory Room – Available to book all day between 9am – 4pm. To book a time slot call 0161 871 2619.