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Calendar of events and activities

Whether you’re expecting a baby, have children aged 0-3 or work in early years, you’ll find all our events and activity sessions listed here.

Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions most activities are being delivered remotely.

Family events are for people living in the Better Start Bradford area unless otherwise stated.

Find an event for you

March

Virtual Antenatal Class: Life After Birth

A free virtual antenatal class for pregnant women and their birth partners across the Bradford district. This class covers: the first days after birth; changing relationships; maternal health.

Class delivered via Zoom - booking essential.

  • Pregnant women/expectant parents
Learn more about attending this event

Tuesday
02/03/2021
2.00-3.00pm

Zoom Cuppa and a Natter

Relax, unwind, have a natter and a cuppa with us by Zoom

Online Via Zoom

  • Pregnant women/expectant parents
  • Families with children aged 0-3
Learn more about attending this event

Wednesday
03/03/2021
12.00 - 1.00pm

Dance Your Heart Out! with Dance Motivation Crew

A Parents in the Lead funded online Dance Workshop

Session delivered via Zoom

  • Families with children aged 0-3
Learn more about attending this event

Wednesday
03/03/2021
3.00-5.00pm

Virtual Antenatal Class: Breathing and Relaxation

A free virtual antenatal class for pregnant women and their birth partners across the Bradford district. This class covers: taking care of partner and maternal mental health; breathing and relaxation.

Class delivered via Zoom - booking essential

  • Pregnant women/expectant parents
Learn more about attending this event

Thursday
04/03/2021
2.00-3.00pm

Dance Your Heart Out! with Dance Motivation Crew

A Parents in the Lead funded online Dance Workshop

Session delivered via Zoom

  • Families with children aged 0-3
Learn more about attending this event

Saturday
06/03/2021
10.00-12.00pm

Dance Your Heart Out! with Dance Motivation Crew

A Parents in the Lead funded online Dance Workshop

Session delivered via Zoom

  • Families with children aged 0-3
Learn more about attending this event

Wednesday
10/03/2021
3.00-5.00pm

Starting Solids Online Workshop - with HENRY

FREE workshop for families with 0-8 month olds

Online - booking is essential

  • Families with children aged 0-3
Learn more about attending this event

Thursday
11/03/2021
10.00-11.00am

HAPPY Online Antenatal Programme

FREE online group sessions to help you create a healthy and happy lifestyle for you and your baby (six sessions - this is the date of the first session)

Class delivered via Zoom - booking essential

  • Pregnant women/expectant parents
Learn more about attending this event

Thursday
11/03/2021
10.30am-12.00pm

Dance Your Heart Out! with Dance Motivation Crew

A Parents in the Lead funded online Dance Workshop

Session delivered via Zoom

  • Families with children aged 0-3
Learn more about attending this event

Saturday
13/03/2021
10.00-12.00pm

Dance Your Heart Out! with Dance Motivation Crew

A Parents in the Lead funded online Dance Workshop

Session delivered via Zoom

  • Families with children aged 0-3
Learn more about attending this event

Wednesday
17/03/2021
3.00-5.00pm

Dance Your Heart Out! with Dance Motivation Crew

A Parents in the Lead funded online Dance Workshop

Session delivered via Zoom

  • Families with children aged 0-3
Learn more about attending this event

Saturday
20/03/2021
10.00-12.00pm

Starting Solids Online Workshop - with HENRY

FREE workshop for families with 0-8 month olds

Online - booking is essential

  • Families with children aged 0-3
Learn more about attending this event

Monday
22/03/2021
1.00-2.00pm

Better Place Flashcard Training

This training session will launch the Better Place flashcards and demonstrate how they can be used, encouraging practitioners to use them within their settings.

Via Zoom

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Monday
22/03/2021
1.00-3.00pm

Dance Your Heart Out! with Dance Motivation Crew

A Parents in the Lead funded online Dance Workshop

Session delivered via Zoom

  • Families with children aged 0-3
Learn more about attending this event

Wednesday
24/03/2021
3.00-5.00pm

Dance Your Heart Out! with Dance Motivation Crew

A Parents in the Lead funded online Dance Workshop

Session delivered via Zoom

  • Families with children aged 0-3
Learn more about attending this event

Saturday
27/03/2021
10.00-12.00pm

Dance Your Heart Out! with Dance Motivation Crew

A Parents in the Lead funded online Dance Workshop

Session delivered via Zoom

  • Families with children aged 0-3
Learn more about attending this event

Wednesday
31/03/2021
3.00-5.00pm

April

Perinatal Support Service - Learn all about us!

An information session to find out more about the Perinatal Support Service

Online via Zoom

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Thursday
01/04/2021
9:30-10:00am

HAPPY Online Antenatal Programme

FREE online group sessions to help you create a healthy and happy lifestyle for you and your baby (six sessions - this is the date of the first session)

Class delivered via Zoom - booking essential

  • Pregnant women/expectant parents
Learn more about attending this event

Wednesday
07/04/2021
10.30am-12.00pm

Infant Mental Health Awareness Training

A practical interactive training day

Online (via Zoom)

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Monday
12/04/2021
9.00am - 4.30pm

Perinatal Support Service Online Volunteer Course

A 6-week course to become a Perinatal Support Volunteer

Online via Zoom

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Wednesday
14/04/2021
9.30am-12.00pm

Perinatal Support Service - Learn all about us!

An information session to find out more about the Perinatal Support Service

Online via Zoom

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Thursday
29/04/2021
9:30-10:00am

May

Perinatal Support Service - Learn all about us!

An information session to find out more about the Perinatal Support Service

Online via Zoom

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Thursday
27/05/2021
TBC

June

Infant Mental Health Awareness Training

A practical interactive training day

Online (via Zoom)

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Friday
18/06/2021
9.00am - 4.30pm

Perinatal Support Service - Learn all about us!

An information session to find out more about the Perinatal Support Service

Online via Zoom

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Thursday
24/06/2021
TBC

July

Perinatal Support Service - Learn all about us!

An information session to find out more about the Perinatal Support Service

Online via Zoom

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Thursday
29/07/2021
TBC

August

Perinatal Support Service - Learn all about us!

An information session to find out more about the Perinatal Support Service

Online via Zoom

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Thursday
26/08/2021
9:30-10:00am

September

Perinatal Support Service - Learn all about us!

An information session to find out more about the Perinatal Support Service

Online via Zoom

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Thursday
30/09/2021
9:30-10:00am

October

Perinatal Support Service - Learn all about us!

An information session to find out more about the Perinatal Support Service

Online via Zoom

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Thursday
28/10/2021
9:30-10:00am

November

Perinatal Support Service - Learn all about us!

An information session to find out more about the Perinatal Support Service

Online via Zoom

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Thursday
25/11/2021
9:30-10:00am

Perinatal Support Service - Learn all about us!

An information session to find out more about the Perinatal Support Service

Online via Zoom

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Thursday
30/12/2021
9:30-10:00am