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Events calendar

There are a wide range of FREE sessions available in the Better Start Bradford area for expectant families and families with children aged 0-3, as well as events for workforce and volunteers.

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Women-only walking group in BD5

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Woodroyd Centre, BD5 8EL (Meet in downstairs cafe)

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

16/10/2019
12.45-2.00pm

Women-only walking group in BD4

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Bowling Park Cafe Lodge, Bowling Park, BD4 7TL

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

16/10/2019
9.30-11.00am

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

St Stephen's Church, 48 Newton Street, Bradford, BD5 7BH

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

17/10/2019
1.00-2.00pm

Family Play Session (SHINE)

Have fun in the great outdoors

SHINE St. Stephens's Church, BD5 7BH

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

17/10/2019
9.30-11.00am

Prevention is Everyone's Business - Shared Learning Event

Changing the Way We Work With Prevention in Mind

Kala Sangam Arts Centre, St Peter's House, 1 Forster Square, Bradford, BD1 4EH

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

17/10/2019
9.30am - 4.00pm

Family Play Session (Peel Park)

Have fun in the great outdoors

Peel Park (Cliffe Road entrance)

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

19/10/2019
2.30-4.00pm

Women-only walking group in BD3

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Peel Park (Cliffe Road entrance)

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

21/10/2019
12.15-1.15pm

Fussy Eating Workshop (BSL) - with HENRY

A FREE workshop for deaf parents and parents of deaf children

Bradford Deaf Centre, 25 Hallfield Road, Bradford, BD1 3RP

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

22/10/2019
1.00-3.00pm

Family Play Session (Myra Shay)

Have fun in the great outdoors

Myra Shay Park (We will be to the right of the Community Building)

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

22/10/2019
3.15-4.15pm

HENRY Healthy Families Group Programme

A free eight-week programme to help families develop a healthy lifestyle

St Stephen's Primary School, Gaythorne Road, Bradford, BD5 7HU

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

22/10/2019
9.15-11.15am

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

Laisterdyke Library, Manse Street, Laisterdyke, Bradford, BD3 8RP

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

22/10/2019
9.30-10.30am

Women-only walking group in BD5

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Woodroyd Centre, BD5 8EL (Meet in downstairs cafe)

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

23/10/2019
12.45-2.00pm

Women-only walking group in BD4

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Bowling Park Cafe Lodge, Bowling Park, BD4 7TL

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

23/10/2019
9.30-11.00am

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

St Stephen's Church, 48 Newton Street, Bradford, BD5 7BH

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

24/10/2019
1.00-2.00pm

Family Play Session (SHINE)

Have fun in the great outdoors

SHINE St. Stephens's Church, BD5 7BH

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

24/10/2019
9.30-11.00am

Resilient Communities

For anyone in the BD3 area interested in exploring the effects of positive and negative experiences in childhood

Laisterdyke Community Centre, Manse Street, BD3 8RP

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

26/10/2019
4.00-6.00pm

Infant Mental Health Awareness Training

A practical interactive training day

Barkerend Children's Centre, 365 Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 8QX

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

04/11/2019
09.00-16.30

Baby Week Bradford 2019 Official Launch Event

The Baby's Voice

Mercure Bradford Bankfield Hotel, Bradford Road, Bingley, BD16 1TU

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

04/11/2019
9.00am - 2.30pm

Teaching Men About Birth

The Feminine/Masculine Dance of Birth

Victoria Hall, Victoria Road, Saltaire, BD18 3JS

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

05/11/2019
1.30-4.00pm

Family Play Session (Myra Shay)

Have fun in the great outdoors

Myra Shay Park (We will be to the right of the Community Building)

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

05/11/2019
3.15-4.15pm

Dads' Event: My partner is pregnant - what do I do now?!!!

With Midwife, Mark Harris

Mayfield Centre, Broadway Avenue, Bradford, BD5 9NP

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

05/11/2019
6.00-8.00pm

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

Laisterdyke Library, Manse Street, Laisterdyke, Bradford, BD3 8RP

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

05/11/2019
9.30-10.30am

Starting Solids Workshop - with HENRY

FREE workshop for families with babies and young children

Karmand Community Centre, Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 9EP

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

06/11/2019
1.00-2.30pm

Women-only walking group in BD5

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Woodroyd Centre, BD5 8EL (Meet in downstairs cafe)

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

06/11/2019
12.45-2.00pm

Resilient Communities

For anyone in the BD5 area interested in exploring the effects of positive and negative experiences in childhood

SHINE, St Stephen's Church, 48 Newton Street, BD5 7BH

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

06/11/2019
5.00-7.00pm

Women-only walking group in BD4

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Bowling Park Cafe Lodge, Bowling Park, BD4 7TL

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

06/11/2019
9.30-11.00am

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

St Stephen's Church, 48 Newton Street, Bradford, BD5 7BH

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

07/11/2019
1.00-2.00pm

Family Play Session (SHINE)

Have fun in the great outdoors

SHINE St. Stephens's Church, BD5 7BH

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

07/11/2019
9.30-11.00am

Hypno-birthing Session

Park Lane Neighbourhood Centre, Bradford, BD5 0LN

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

08/11/2019
10.00am-12.30pm

ESOL for Pregnancy (English Language Skills)

Language courses for pregnant women with English needs, to help them engage with their midwife and be more in control of their pregnancy and labour

Womenzone, 19-21 Hubert Street, Bradford, BD3 9TE

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

08/11/2019
9:30-11.30am

The Big Baby Rave! (Official Baby Week Bradford 2019 Closing Event)

With BoomChikkaBoom!

The National Science and Media Museum

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

09/11/2019
12.00-3.00pm

Family Play Session (Peel Park)

Have fun in the great outdoors

Peel Park (Cliffe Road entrance)

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

09/11/2019
2.30-4.00pm

Family Play Session (Myra Shay)

Have fun in the great outdoors

Myra Shay Park (We will be to the right of the Community Building)

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

12/11/2019
3.15-4.15pm

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

Laisterdyke Library, Manse Street, Laisterdyke, Bradford, BD3 8RP

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

12/11/2019
9.30-10.30am

Women-only walking group in BD5

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Woodroyd Centre, BD5 8EL (Meet in downstairs cafe)

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

13/11/2019
12.45-2.00pm

Women-only walking group in BD4

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Bowling Park Cafe Lodge, Bowling Park, BD4 7TL

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

13/11/2019
9.30-11.00am

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

St Stephen's Church, 48 Newton Street, Bradford, BD5 7BH

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

14/11/2019
1.00-2.00pm

Family Play Session (SHINE)

Have fun in the great outdoors

SHINE St. Stephens's Church, BD5 7BH

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

14/11/2019
9.30-11.00am

Family Play Session (Peel Park)

Have fun in the great outdoors

Peel Park (Cliffe Road entrance)

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

16/11/2019
2.30-4.00pm

ESOL for Pregnancy (English Language Skills)

Language courses for pregnant women with English needs, to help them engage with their midwife and be more in control of their pregnancy and labour

Womenzone, 19-21 Hubert Street, Bradford, BD3 9TE

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

18/11/2019
12:45-2:45pm

Family Play Session (Myra Shay)

Have fun in the great outdoors

Myra Shay Park (We will be to the right of the Community Building)

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

19/11/2019
3.15-4.15pm

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

Laisterdyke Library, Manse Street, Laisterdyke, Bradford, BD3 8RP

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

19/11/2019
9.30-10.30am

HENRY Workshop - Starting Solids

FREE workshop for families with babies and young children

Avicenna Barkerend Health Centre, Bluebell Building, Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 8QH

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

20/11/2019
1.30-3.00pm

Women-only walking group in BD5

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Woodroyd Centre, BD5 8EL (Meet in downstairs cafe)

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

20/11/2019
12.45-2.00pm

Women-only walking group in BD4

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Bowling Park Cafe Lodge, Bowling Park, BD4 7TL

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

20/11/2019
9.30-11.00am

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

St Stephen's Church, 48 Newton Street, Bradford, BD5 7BH

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

21/11/2019
1.00-2.00pm

Family Play Session (SHINE)

Have fun in the great outdoors

SHINE St. Stephens's Church, BD5 7BH

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

21/11/2019
9.30-11.00am

Family Play Session (Peel Park)

Have fun in the great outdoors

Peel Park (Cliffe Road entrance)

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

23/11/2019
2.30-4.00pm

Infant Mental Health In Action - Training

TBC

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

25/11/2019
9.00am - 1.15pm

Family Play Session (Myra Shay)

Have fun in the great outdoors

Myra Shay Park (We will be to the right of the Community Building)

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

26/11/2019
3.15-4.15pm

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

Laisterdyke Library, Manse Street, Laisterdyke, Bradford, BD3 8RP

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

26/11/2019
9.30-10.30am

Women-only walking group in BD5

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Woodroyd Centre, BD5 8EL (Meet in downstairs cafe)

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

27/11/2019
12.45-2.00pm

Women-only walking group in BD4

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Bowling Park Cafe Lodge, Bowling Park, BD4 7TL

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

27/11/2019
9.30-11.00am

Healthy Teeth Workshop

A free workshop to help your children develop good oral health

Burnett Fields Children's Centre, 42 Greaves Street, Bradford, BD5 7PE

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

27/11/2019
9.30-11.00am

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

St Stephen's Church, 48 Newton Street, Bradford, BD5 7BH

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

28/11/2019
1.00-2.00pm

Family Play Session (SHINE)

Have fun in the great outdoors

SHINE St. Stephens's Church, BD5 7BH

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

28/11/2019
9.30-11.00am

Family Play Session (Peel Park)

Have fun in the great outdoors

Peel Park (Cliffe Road entrance)

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

30/11/2019
2.30-4.00pm

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

Laisterdyke Library, Manse Street, Laisterdyke, Bradford, BD3 8RP

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

03/12/2019
9.30-10.30am

Women-only walking group in BD5

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Woodroyd Centre, BD5 8EL (Meet in downstairs cafe)

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

04/12/2019
12.45-2.00pm

Women-only walking group in BD4

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Bowling Park Cafe Lodge, Bowling Park, BD4 7TL

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

04/12/2019
9.30-11.00am

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

St Stephen's Church, 48 Newton Street, Bradford, BD5 7BH

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

05/12/2019
1.00-2.00pm

Hypno-birthing Session

Mayfield Centre, Broadway Avenue, BD5 9NP

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

10/12/2019
6.00-8.00pm

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

Laisterdyke Library, Manse Street, Laisterdyke, Bradford, BD3 8RP

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

10/12/2019
9.30-10.30am

Women-only walking group in BD5

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Woodroyd Centre, BD5 8EL (Meet in downstairs cafe)

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

11/12/2019
12.45-2.00pm

Women-only walking group in BD4

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Bowling Park Cafe Lodge, Bowling Park, BD4 7TL

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

11/12/2019
9.30-11.00am

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

St Stephen's Church, 48 Newton Street, Bradford, BD5 7BH

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

12/12/2019
1.00-2.00pm

Infant Mental Health Awareness Training

A practical interactive training day

Barkerend Children's Centre, 365 Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 8QX

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

16/12/2019
09.00-16.30

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

Laisterdyke Library, Manse Street, Laisterdyke, Bradford, BD3 8RP

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

17/12/2019
9.30-10.30am

Starting Solids Workshop - with HENRY

FREE workshop for families with babies and young children

Woodroyd Centre, Woodroyd Road, Bradford, BD5 8EL

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

17/12/2019
9.30-11.00am

Women-only walking group in BD5

Free walking group for women - get fit and explore the local area

Woodroyd Centre, BD5 8EL (Meet in downstairs cafe)

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

18/12/2019
12.45-2.00pm

Story and Rhyme Time

A fun and interactive storytelling session

St Stephen's Church, 48 Newton Street, Bradford, BD5 7BH

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

19/12/2019
1.00-2.00pm

Infant Mental Health In Action - Training

TBC

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

09/01/2020
12.00-4.15pm

HENRY Workshop - Starting Solids

FREE workshop for families with babies and young children

Avicenna Barkerend Health Centre, Bluebell Building, Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 8QH

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

15/01/2020
1.30-3.00pm

Infant Mental Health Awareness Training

A practical interactive training day

Barkerend Children's Centre, 365 Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 8QX

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

27/01/2020
09.00-16.30

Infant Mental Health In Action - Training

TBC

  • Workforce and volunteers
Learn more about attending this event

17/02/2020
9.00am-1.15pm

Starting Solids Workshop - with HENRY

FREE workshop for families with babies and young children

Woodroyd Centre, Woodroyd Road, Bradford, BD5 8EL

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

25/02/2020
9.30-11.00am

HENRY Workshop - Starting Solids

FREE workshop for families with babies and young children

Avicenna Barkerend Health Centre, Bluebell Building, Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 8QH

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

18/03/2020
1.30-3.00pm

Starting Solids Workshop - with HENRY

FREE workshop for families with babies and young children

Woodroyd Centre, Woodroyd Road, Bradford, BD5 8EL

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

21/04/2020
9.30-11.00am

HENRY Workshop - Starting Solids

FREE workshop for families with babies and young children

Avicenna Barkerend Health Centre, Bluebell Building, Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 8QH

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

20/05/2020
1.30-3.00pm

Starting Solids Workshop - with HENRY

FREE workshop for families with babies and young children

Woodroyd Centre, Woodroyd Road, Bradford, BD5 8EL

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

16/06/2020
9.30-11.00am

HENRY Workshop - Starting Solids

FREE workshop for families with babies and young children

Avicenna Barkerend Health Centre, Bluebell Building, Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 8QH

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

15/07/2020
1.30-3.00pm

Starting Solids Workshop - with HENRY

FREE workshop for families with babies and young children

Woodroyd Centre, Woodroyd Road, Bradford, BD5 8EL

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

18/08/2020
9.30-11.00am

HENRY Workshop - Starting Solids

FREE workshop for families with babies and young children

Avicenna Barkerend Health Centre, Bluebell Building, Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 8QH

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

16/09/2020
1.30-3.00pm

Starting Solids Workshop - with HENRY

FREE workshop for families with babies and young children

BD5 - TBC

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

15/10/2020
9.30-11.00am