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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

May

Baby Club (Socially-distanced)

A FREE, friendly group session for families with babies aged 6 weeks to 6 months, including baby massage and rhyme time (booking required)

Bradford East Family Hub (Barkerend Children’s Centre) 365 Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 8QX

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

Friday
14/05/2021
9.30-10.30am

Online ESOL for Pregnancy (English Language Skills)

Free online classes for pregnant women with English language needs, to help them engage with their midwife and be more in control of their pregnancy and labour. Please note that this is the course start date, which runs over seven sessions.

Online - booking is essential

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

Monday
17/05/2021
1.00pm-3.00pm

WomenZone Launch Week

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

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

Monday
17/05/2021
9.30am-2.30pm (One hour slots available)

Story and Rhyme Time (Socially-distanced)

A socially-distanced event with rhymes, songs and stories, for families with children aged 0-3

BHT Early Education and Training, The Barn, 16 Teasdale Street, Bradford, BD4 7QJ

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

Tuesday
18/05/2021
10.00-11.00am

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

Tuesday
18/05/2021
10.00-11.15am

Baby Club Online (via Zoom)

A FREE, friendly group session for families with babies aged 6 weeks to 6 months, including baby massage and rhyme time (booking required)

Online via Zoom

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

Tuesday
18/05/2021
10.30-11.30am

WomenZone Launch Week

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

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

Tuesday
18/05/2021
9.30am-2.30pm (One hour slots available)

Baby Club (Socially-distanced)

A FREE, friendly group session for families with babies aged 6 weeks to 6 months, including baby massage and rhyme time (booking required)

The Barn, 16 Teasdale Street, Bradford, BD4 7QJ

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

Wednesday
19/05/2021
1.00-2.00pm

Incredible Years Toddler Trails in the Park

A socially distanced toddler trail with the Incredible Years Team

Socially Distanced Event at Bradford Moor Park, BD3 7JD (Booking is essential)

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

Wednesday
19/05/2021
1.00-2.00pm

Busy Bees Cuppa & Catchup Group

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
19/05/2021
12.00-1.00pm

WomenZone Launch Week

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

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

Wednesday
19/05/2021
9.30am-2.30pm (One hour slots available)

WomenZone Launch Week

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

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

Thursday
20/05/2021
9.30am-2.30pm (One hour slots available)

Baby Club (Socially-distanced)

A FREE, friendly group session for families with babies aged 6 weeks to 6 months, including baby massage and rhyme time (booking required)

Bradford East Family Hub (Barkerend Children’s Centre) 365 Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 8QX

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

Friday
21/05/2021
9.30-10.30am

Story and Rhyme Time (Socially-distanced)

A socially-distanced event with rhymes, songs and stories, for families with children aged 0-3

BHT Early Education and Training, The Barn, 16 Teasdale Street, Bradford, BD4 7QJ

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

Tuesday
25/05/2021
10.00-11.00am

Baby Club Online (via Zoom)

A FREE, friendly group session for families with babies aged 6 weeks to 6 months, including baby massage and rhyme time (booking required)

Online via Zoom

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

Tuesday
25/05/2021
10.30-11.30am

Baby Club (Socially-distanced)

A FREE, friendly group session for families with babies aged 6 weeks to 6 months, including baby massage and rhyme time (booking required)

The Barn, 16 Teasdale Street, Bradford, BD4 7QJ

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

Wednesday
26/05/2021
1.00-2.00pm

Incredible Years Toddler Trails in the Park

A socially distanced toddler trail with the Incredible Years Team

Socially Distanced Event at Spring Mill Street Recreation Ground, BD5 7EE (Booking is essential)

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

Wednesday
26/05/2021
10.00-11.00am

Busy Bees Cuppa & Catchup Group

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
26/05/2021
12.00-1.00pm

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
27/05/2021
9:30 - 10:00 am

Baby Club (Socially-distanced)

A FREE, friendly group session for families with babies aged 6 weeks to 6 months, including baby massage and rhyme time (booking required)

Bradford East Family Hub (Barkerend Children’s Centre) 365 Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 8QX

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

Friday
28/05/2021
9.30-10.30am

June

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

Tuesday
01/06/2021
9.30am - 1.30pm

Online ESOL for Pregnancy (Advanced English Language Skills)

Free online classes for pregnant women with English language needs, to help them engage with their midwife and be more in control of their pregnancy and labour. Please note that this is the course start date, which runs over seven sessions.

Online - booking is essential

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

Wednesday
09/06/2021
1.00pm-3.00pm

Online ESOL for Pregnancy (English Language Skills)

Free online classes for pregnant women with English language needs, to help them engage with their midwife and be more in control of their pregnancy and labour. Please note that this is the course start date, which runs over seven sessions.

Online - booking is essential

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

Wednesday
09/06/2021
10.00am-12.00pm

Busy Bees Cuppa & Catchup Group

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
09/06/2021
12.00-1.00pm

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
10/06/2021
10.00-11.15am

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

Thursday
10/06/2021
9.30am-12.00pm

Busy Bees Cuppa & Catchup Group

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
16/06/2021
12.00-1.00pm

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

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

Tuesday
22/06/2021
10.00-11.15am

Busy Bees Cuppa & Catchup Group

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
23/06/2021
12.00-1.00pm

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
24/06/2021
9:30 - 10:00 am

Busy Bees Cuppa & Catchup Group

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
30/06/2021
12.00-1.00pm

July

Busy Bees Cuppa & Catchup Group

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
07/07/2021
12.00-1.00pm

Busy Bees Cuppa & Catchup Group

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
14/07/2021
12.00-1.00pm

Busy Bees Cuppa & Catchup Group

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
21/07/2021
12.00-1.00pm

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
29/07/2021
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

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

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