Wednesday Playgroups

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Details are subject to change, please check directly with venues for the latest updates.

📆 Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9.30 – 11.30am
 Dunston Community Centre, Collingwood Terrace, Gateshead, NE11 9EB
Term time only, from 8th Sep 2021

Soft play, messy play, arts and crafts, song time, Snacks.

👉 £2 per child. No booking needed. Info & updates here.


Gateshead Children’s Centres provide support, advice and structured activities for families with children under the age of five years, with a packed program of sessions throughout the week including:

🔹Sensory Rooms 🔹Stay and Play 🔹Soft Play 🔹Baby Time 🔹Toddler Time 🔹Trike Time 🔹Well Child Clinics 🔹External Baby & Toddler Class Providers 🔹Holiday Events, and more.

Services are delivered in centres across Gateshead, in:
🔸Birtley 🔸Blaydon Winlaton 🔸Chopwell 🔸Chowdene 🔸Felling 🔸Rowlands Gill 🔸Leam Lane 🔸The Elgin Centre 🔸Tyne View Centre

Visit the Gateshead Children’s Centres Facebook Page and Website for the latest updates and a timetable of activities.

0191 433 6300
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📌 Raven Valley Gym Club, Riverside Park, Gateshead, NE11 9DJ

Raven Rascals: casual non-structured parent and toddler sessions where children can play and utilise the gym equipment, with song time and bubbles.
Soft Play: pop-up soft play, with giant soft play shapes, bouncy castles and sensory wall.
along with a packed timetable of structured Gymnastics classes from age 18 months.

👉 From £2.50. No booking needed.

0191 447 1720


📆 Tues, Wed & Thurs 9.30 – 11am
📌 Riverside Primary Academy, Colliery Road, Dunston, Gateshead, NE11 9DX
Term-time only, from 14th Sep 2021

There are plenty toys, games, and activities to keep little ones occupied. Come along and enjoy time with friends in a relaxed environment. Juice and biscuits are provided for the children and tea and coffee for the adults.

👉 £1. No booking needed, info & updates here.

0191 460 1918
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📆 Wednesdays, 9-11am
Stargate Comunity Centre, Stargate Lane, Crookhill, Ryton, NE40 3DX
From July 2021

A great range of toys suitable for all ages, various weekly activities for children as well as crafts. When playtime is over there is juice and toast to wind down, then to finish song time with various different instruments.

👉 £2 (under 1 year/siblings: £1). Info and updates here.


📆 Wednesdays, 9.30-11am
📌 North St, Winlaton, Blaydon, Gateshead, NE21 6BY
Term time only, from 9th June 2021

Parent and toddler group, includes juice and snack for children.

👉 £2 per family. No booking needed. Info and updates here.


Chowdene Children’s Centre Parents & Toddler Group

📆 Wednesdays 9.30 – 11am
📌 Chowdene Children’s Centre, Waverley Road, Chowdene, Gateshead, NE9 7TU
📞 0191 433 5052
From Sep 2021. Term time plus selected dates in school holidays

Volunteer led parent and toddler groups provide an opportunity for parents/carers to spend quality time with their toddlers. The sessions include songs, rhymes, crafts and messy play.

👉 £1 per session (50p siblings), drop-in.