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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

July

Growing Together Bradford outdoor sessions

FREE outdoor and growing activities 0-3s and families in Better Start Bradford area.

Horton Community Farm, Cecil Avenue Allotments, Cecil Avenue, BD7 3BW

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

Monday
26/07/2021
10.00-12.00 noon

Growing Together Bradford outdoor sessions

FREE outdoor and growing activities 0-3s and families in Better Start Bradford area.

Horton Community Farm, Cecil Avenue Allotments, Cecil Avenue, BD7 3BW

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

Monday
26/07/2021
12.30-2.30pm

Chai and Biscuits Morning

Socialise and meet new friends and have a chit-chat over chai every Tuesday morning.

West Bowling Advice Centre, Clipstone Street, BD5 8EA

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

Tuesday
27/07/2021
9:30 - 10:30am

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

Better Place Friday Outdoor Play Sessions

Come and enjoy this exciting opportunity to play together enjoying nature.

Various locations - contact team for more details

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

Friday
30/07/2021
10.00am - 12.00pm

August

Bowling Park Allotments: Growing Together

A Parents in the Lead funded allotment growing group for parents, carers and their little one

Bowling Park Allotments, Bowling Park Drive (nearest post code is BD4 7TT)

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

Sunday
01/08/2021
10.00 - 11.30am

Growing Together Bradford outdoor sessions

FREE outdoor and growing activities 0-3s and families in Better Start Bradford area.

Horton Community Farm, Cecil Avenue Allotments, Cecil Avenue, BD7 3BW

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

Monday
02/08/2021
10.00-12.00 noon

Growing Together Bradford outdoor sessions

FREE outdoor and growing activities 0-3s and families in Better Start Bradford area.

Horton Community Farm, Cecil Avenue Allotments, Cecil Avenue, BD7 3BW

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

Monday
02/08/2021
12:30-2:30pm

Chai and Biscuits Morning

Socialise and meet new friends and have a chit-chat over chai every Tuesday morning.

West Bowling Advice Centre, Clipstone Street, BD5 8EA

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

Tuesday
03/08/2021
9:30 - 10:30am

Better Place Friday Outdoor Play Sessions

Come and enjoy this exciting opportunity to play together enjoying nature.

Various locations - contact team for more details

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

Friday
06/08/2021
10.00am - 12.00pm

Bowling Park Allotments: Growing Together

A Parents in the Lead funded allotment growing group for parents, carers and their little one

Bowling Park Allotments, Bowling Park Drive (nearest post code is BD4 7TT)

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

Sunday
08/08/2021
10.00 - 11.30am

Growing Together Bradford outdoor sessions

FREE outdoor and growing activities 0-3s and families in Better Start Bradford area.

Horton Community Farm, Cecil Avenue Allotments, Cecil Avenue, BD7 3BW

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

Monday
09/08/2021
10.00-12.00 noon

Growing Together Bradford outdoor sessions

FREE outdoor and growing activities 0-3s and families in Better Start Bradford area.

Horton Community Farm, Cecil Avenue Allotments, Cecil Avenue, BD7 3BW

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

Monday
09/08/2021
12:30-2:30pm

Chai and Biscuits Morning

Socialise and meet new friends and have a chit-chat over chai every Tuesday morning.

West Bowling Advice Centre, Clipstone Street, BD5 8EA

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

Tuesday
10/08/2021
9:30 - 10:30am

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

Wednesday
11/08/2021
1.00-2.15pm

HAPPY Online Antenatal Programme

FREE online group sessions to help you create a healthy and happy lifestyle for you and your baby (eight 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
11/08/2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

Bowling Park Allotments: Growing Together

A Parents in the Lead funded allotment growing group for parents, carers and their little one

Bowling Park Allotments, Bowling Park Drive (nearest post code is BD4 7TT)

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

Sunday
15/08/2021
10.00 - 11.30am

Growing Together Bradford outdoor sessions

FREE outdoor and growing activities 0-3s and families in Better Start Bradford area.

Horton Community Farm, Cecil Avenue Allotments, Cecil Avenue, BD7 3BW

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

Monday
16/08/2021
10.00-12.00 noon

Chai and Biscuits Morning

Socialise and meet new friends and have a chit-chat over chai every Tuesday morning.

West Bowling Advice Centre, Clipstone Street, BD5 8EA

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

Tuesday
17/08/2021
9:30 - 10:30am

Infant Mental Health Awareness Training

A practical interactive training day

Online (via Zoom)

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Wednesday
18/08/2021
9.00am - 4.30pm

Play Outside With Dad Sessions

Dads, grandads and uncles can all have fun with their little ones with this FREE play event.

Bowling Park

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

Saturday
21/08/2021
10.30am - 12.30pm

Bowling Park Allotments: Growing Together

A Parents in the Lead funded allotment growing group for parents, carers and their little one

Bowling Park Allotments, Bowling Park Drive (nearest post code is BD4 7TT)

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

Sunday
22/08/2021
10.00 - 11.30am

Growing Together Bradford outdoor sessions

FREE outdoor and growing activities 0-3s and families in Better Start Bradford area.

Horton Community Farm, Cecil Avenue Allotments, Cecil Avenue, BD7 3BW

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

Monday
23/08/2021
10:00am-12:00 noon

Growing Together Bradford outdoor sessions

FREE outdoor and growing activities 0-3s and families in Better Start Bradford area.

Horton Community Farm, Cecil Avenue Allotments, Cecil Avenue, BD7 3BW

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

Monday
23/08/2021
12:30-2:30pm

Chai and Biscuits Morning

Socialise and meet new friends and have a chit-chat over chai every Tuesday morning.

West Bowling Advice Centre, Clipstone Street, BD5 8EA

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

Tuesday
24/08/2021
9:30 - 10:30am

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

Bowling Park Allotments: Growing Together

A Parents in the Lead funded allotment growing group for parents, carers and their little one

Bowling Park Allotments, Bowling Park Drive (nearest post code is BD4 7TT)

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

Sunday
29/08/2021
10.00 - 11.30am

Chai and Biscuits Morning

Socialise and meet new friends and have a chit-chat over chai every Tuesday morning.

West Bowling Advice Centre, Clipstone Street, BD5 8EA

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

Tuesday
31/08/2021
9:30 - 10:30am

September

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
02/09/2021
10.00-11.15am

Bowling Park Allotments: Growing Together

A Parents in the Lead funded allotment growing group for parents, carers and their little one

Bowling Park Allotments, Bowling Park Drive (nearest post code is BD4 7TT)

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

Sunday
05/09/2021
10.00 - 11.30am

Infant Mental Health In Action - Training

An opportunity to build upon knowledge gained during the Infant Mental Health Awareness training and to increase confidence in talking with families about infant mental health; and develop skills in parent-infant observations.

Online via Zoom - Booking is essential

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Monday
13/09/2021
1.00-4.30pm

Doula Training - Level 3 Accredited Training

A free 13-week training course for women passionate about supporting other women through pregnancy, birth and beyond (training delivered via a mix of virtual and face-to-face)

Carlisle Business Centre, BD8 8BD

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

Monday
13/09/2021
9.30am - 1.30pm

Play Outside With Dad Sessions

Dads, grandads and uncles can all have fun with their little ones with this FREE play event.

Bowling Park

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

Saturday
18/09/2021
10.30am - 12.30pm

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

October

Play Outside With Dad Sessions

Dads, grandads and uncles can all have fun with their little ones with this FREE play event.

Bowling Park

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

Saturday
16/10/2021
10.30am - 12.30pm

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

November

Play Outside With Dad Sessions

Dads, grandads and uncles can all have fun with their little ones with this FREE play event.

Bowling Park

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

Saturday
20/11/2021
10.30am - 12.30pm

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
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