Kingston Playgroups

Playgroups are a good opportunity to get out of the house and meet other mums. There are playgroups on throughout the week in Kingston. Here is our pick of the best groups on offer.


***Times listed are subject to change. Please check with providers that times and dates are correct before attending***

Fairfield Playbox
Kingston Methodist Church Hall,
Fairfield South,
Kingston upon Thames

Born Too Soon Babies Club
Welcare House,
53-55 Canbury Park Road,
Kingston Surrey KT2 6LQ
The Born too Soon Babies Club is an opportunity for parents of pre-term babies or sick new born infants who have been on the Neo-natal unit at Kingston Hospital to meet. Mothers, fathers and siblings are all welcome, there is wheelchair access and admission is free. Parents are also welcome to visit whilst their babies are still on the unit. Wednesdays1.00pm to 3pm

Canbury Buttons
Canbury Pavillion, 
Canbury Gardens, 
Lower Ham Road, 
Kingston Surrey KT2

This group is friendly with a relaxing environment which is Secure and safe and runs through school holidays. This group is suitable for babies to pre-schoolers.

• Refreshments and homemade cake available 

• Indoor and outdoor play space

• Baby corner

• Structured play with wide variety of activities and toys

• Painting, drawing and art & craft

• Healthy snack time

• Fun singing and movement sessions

• Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10.00am – 11.30am 

• Located at the Pavillion by Canbury Gardens playground and tennis courts

• Drop in sessions on a first come first served basis

• Try to arrive early as we are limited to 25 children 

• Running through most school holidays 

Canbury Park One O'Clock Club
Welcare house,
53-55 Canbury Park Road,
Kingston, Surrey
KT2 6LQAre you the parent/carer of a 0-5yrs child? Would you like to join in with fun filled activities that you and your child can enjoy together?Would you like to meet other families?Then come along and join us.This group is friendly with a relaxing environment, suitable for babies and toddlers accompanied by their parent. Indoor and outdoor play space, offering a variety of activities and toys.Mondays 1-3pmTuesdays 1-3pmThursdays 1-3pm

Canbury Park Stay and Play
Welcare house, 53-55 Canbury Park road, Kingston Upon Thames KT2 6LQThis group is friendly with a relaxing environment, suitable for babies and toddlers accompanied by their parent. Indoor and outdoor play space, offering a variety of activities and toys.
Day:   Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday    
Stay and Play
Time:  10-2:30 pm.

Kids' Club
Barnfield Community Centre,
Parkfields Road,
Kingston, Surrey KT2 5LY
Kids' Club is well equipped, with a home corner, arts and crafts table, sandpit, climbing frame and a baby corner plus baby changing tables and comfy sofas for breastfeeding mums. This group is good for 1-3 year olds but there is also a soft play area for younger babies. Kids' Club is a Registered Charity. Thursday mornings - term time9.30 to 11.300 - 4 years Cost: £4 (admits 1 adult) each extra child £1. (under 1 free). Cost includes tea/coffee and biscuit for adult and juice/water and biscuit for child, plus craft project to take home.Prepay for 6 sessions and receive the 7th free. The sessions are valid for up to a year.Structure: free play, snack time, story, singing, ride-ons, home time.Run by committee of mums, dads and nannies. 

Kingston NCT Bumps and Babies Coffee Morning
Canbury Arms, 
Canbury Park Road,
Kingston, Surrey KT2 6LQ
Informal coffee morning for local mums and mums-to-be held on the first Thursday of every month from 10:30 to 12:30. Everyone welcome. Simply turn up on the day.

Little Hawks
Hawks Road Clinic,
Hawks Road,
Kingston Surrey KT1
Bring your children along for a fun morning while you meet up with other parents. Established by two NNEB qualified carers this group is primarily intended for those parents local to the Cambridge Estate but they do stress that they have never turned anyone away who came from further afield. Little Hawks is a drop-in group, so you can just turn up any Thursday morning, but it is run on a first come, first served basis so get there early. There is wheelchair access to the clinic and the toilets and the group only runs in term time. This group is suitable for children aged between 0 and 3 years.Thursday mornings.10 am to 11.30 am

Little Treasures
Kings Gate Church,
161a Clarence Street, Kingston- Upon-Thames KT1 1QT
Aims to be a friendly and welcoming Toddler Group for all carers and their little ones in Kingston.
Each week will include lots of play, a craft activity, snack time and a session on our 'multi-level soft play area' while the adults have coffee.
We are open every Thursday in Term time between 10am and 11.30.

Bumps and Babies Drop In Play Session
Kingston Town Childrens Centre,
Villers Road, Kingston,
Surrey KT1 3AR
Drop In Play Session for pregnant Mums and families with babies up to 15 months.

Monday Tots
Canbury Christian Centre,
234A Canbury Park Road,
Kingston, Surrey KT2
Very warm welcome from volunteers. Large, light, open plan indoor space with lots of ride on toys, baby area etcMondays10am - 11.30am

Multiple Birth Support Group
Thursday 1.30-3.00
Kingston Town Childrens Centre,
Villers Road,Kingston KT1 3AR
Multiple Births Support Group for families with twins or more aged 0-5.

Rhyme Time at Kingston Libraries:
Kingston Library
Friday morning at 10:30am-11am, first come first served with stay and play to follow. Term time only.
Kingston Library
Fairfield Road
Tel: 0208 547 5006

Surbiton Library
10:00 – 10:30 (book in branch/ first come first served term time only)
11:00 – 11:30 (book on Eventbrite, term time only)

New Malden Library
10:15 - 11:15 (First come, first served, term time only)

Tudor Drive Library
14:00 – 14.30 (first come first served, term time only)

Tudor Drive Library
Kingston upon Thames,
Tel: 020 8547 5006

Hook Library
Wednesdays 10:30 – 11:00 (first come first served, term time only)

Tolworth Library
Thursdays 10:30 – 11:00 (first come first served, term time only)

Old Malden Library
Storytime Friday at 10:30

For more information about Kingston Libraries and for details on more free activities for children around the borough visit the Library website, email or call 020 8547 5006.

St Raphael's Church Parent and Toddlers
St Raphael's Church,
Portsmouth Road,
Kingston, Surrey KT1 2NA
Small, friendly, parent and baby/toddler group which meets each week in the new Alexandar Hall, which was completed in 2011. Drinks and biscuits for the adults and children are provided, and the session end with a singalong. We have a large enclosed garden. 
Monday afternoons from 3:00pm to 4:30pm during term times.

Stay and Play Sessions
Mon 1.30 - 2.30 Friday 9.30 - 11.00
Kingston Town Childrens Centre,
Villers Road, Kingston
Surrey KT1 3AR
A fun session for 0-5s messy play, outdoor activities fun and learning for children and parents, need to book month in advance.Stay and Play sessions for parents and children 0-5 singing, activities and a freindly welcome. Please ring to book.

The Hawker Centre's YMCA,
The Hawker Centre,
Lower Ham Road,
Kingston Surrey KT2 5BH.
Soft play session called "The Pop", contact centre for details.

The Saturday Group
Kingston Hill Childrens Centre,
Alexandra School,
Alexandra Road,
Kingston Hill
Surrey KT2 6SE
The Saturday Club is a group for one parent families to chat, make friends, network and offer practical and emotional support.
Saturday Stay and play group for one parent families with children under 8 years
1.30-3pm, every fortnight on a Saturday.

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