Drop in and play...

We are open two days a week for drop-in play. It’s free-flow, it’s creative, it’s often messy!

The Drop In is open on Mondays and Wednesday from 10am - 2pm

Every day is different at Doorstep. There are regular features from dressing up to kitchen role-play to story corner to all weather outdoor fun. Our wonderful team of play leaders, assistants and volunteers dream up a changing line-up of creative craft and play activities.

All sorts of play opportunities are available from opening time onwards. We have a tidy up before lunch is served from 12 (check out our Doorstep Kitchen page to find out more about that) but you can keep playing outside or inside if you don’t want to have lunch here.

Our drop-in play sessions are a great way to spend time with the children you look after. There's no upper age limit but most of our young visitors are 0-5. Our staff and volunteers are here for chat, advice, support and ideas, and you’ll meet lots of other local parents and carers. If you find it hard to do messy play at home, come along and let us inspire you!

There is no entrance fee for Doorstep. We simply encourage those who can to give us a donation of £1.50 per family (or more if you can). This helps us stay open and develop all the fun things we do!

Keep an eye on this website, or follow us on social media to make sure you hear about any changes in our opening hours.

Baby Group

Our baby group is for little ones up to the age of 2. It runs every Tuesday from 11.30am - 1.30pm and is a great chance to explore new activities and play with your little one, or just to have a cup of tea and chill! Drop In at any time during the session and join in the fun. We love to meet new families.

As with our Drop In sessions we share any updates on our Facebook page so keep an eye on that too!

PLEASE NOTE: We are closed on bank holidays. Please check our facebook page for updates.

There is always laughter, happiness and mischief, there are things you would not expect, there are opportunities, there is grown up conversation, there are people to hold your little ones whilst you play with your older ones, there is mess and buttering, learning and exploring, riding and reading.

A parent

What's on this week - 24th Feb 2020

  • Drop in and play

    Monday 10am - 2pm //info

  • Lunch at Doorstep

    Monday at 12pm //info

  • Baby Group

    Tuesday 11.30am - 1.30pm //info

  • Drop in and play

    Wednesday 10am - 2pm //info

  • Lunch at Doorstep

    Wednesday at 12pm //info

  • Youth Drop-In

    Tuesday and Wednesday at 5.30pm //info

  • Breastfeeding support

    Sunday 2pm - 4pm //info

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