Drop in and play...

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

Usual times are: Mondays and Wednesday 10am - 1pm

PLEASE NOTE: We are closed on the 31st July and 7th August (both Mondays). Open on Wednesdyas as usual. Please check our facebook page for updates.

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. On Wednesdays (only), 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. On Mondays, feel free to bring lunch with you.

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 £2/person in the donation jars near our kitchen counter (or more if you can). This helps us stay open and develop all the fun things we do!

We are open year round but very occasionally close e.g. on bank holidays or for our annual deep clean. Keep an eye on this website, or follow us on social media to make sure you hear about any changes in our opening hours.

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 - 16th Oct 2017

  • Drop in and play

    Mon@ 10am //info

  • Drop in and play

    Wed @10am //info

  • Lunch at Doorstep

    Wed @12pm //info

  • Neonatal Support

    Mon @10.30am //info

  • Youth Drop-In

    Tues, Weds, Thurs @5.30pm //info

  • Pre-School

    Mon - Fri @9-3pm //info

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