All the best stuff to do for East End Kids and their crew!

All the best stuff to do for East End Kids and their crew!

All the best stuff to do for East End Kids and their crew!

7 Great Places for You & Your Baby in Hackney

Are you a new parent looking for places to take your baby in Hackney? Perhaps meet some other parents, share some poonami trauma, breastfeeding woes, and hopefully find other things to talk about too?

If you’re new to the baby scene it can be difficult to find all of the best places to go especially if you’re not that into social media. To make it easier for you, we’ve roundup some of the places we’ve discovered along the way or that we’ve heard great things about from other parents. From cool playgroups and cinema, to music and soft play there are so many great places to take your baby in Hackney. Always check the venue website for more up-to-date information before going especially if it’s during a school holiday.

1 Hey Baby

Beat the Monday blues with this super relaxed session held at Saint (previously St John at Hackney Church) on Monday mornings. Lashings of coffee for mums n dads, toys, music activities, and snacks for the kids. This one can get a bit busy so arrive early to ensure you can get in.


Mondays 10am to 11.45am

Saint HQ, Prodigal Square, London, E8 1FX

Further information

2 Rio Cinema Parent & Baby

Tuesday is Parent and Baby Club at Rio Cinema where you can enjoy those early days before they understand anything that’s happening on the screen. Make the most of it! New parents can view the latest cinema releases in a relaxed environment. The Rio staff will welcome you in the cafe, with our P&B special deals on food and drinks. Suitable for babies are under 12 months of age.

£8.50 Per Adult

Tuesdays 11:30am

Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High Street, London, E8 2PB

Further information

Easy Rollerz Disco Loco stay and play
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3 Eazy Rollerz

Head to Easy Rollerz in Clapton-Disco Locos Easy Rollerz is a weekly hang out for children under 5 and their adults. Featuring soft play for the little ones and rejuvenating rhythms from Disco Loco DJ Emilia Harmony for the adults.

£3 donation

Wednesdays 10am & 11am

Hackney Showroom, Kings Crescent Estate, London, N4 2XD

Further Information

4 Victoria Park Parents Meet Up

Make new mum friends at Victoria Park Parents meet up at The Hub and let the little ones explore the playground afterward.


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5 Baby Massage

Massaging your baby from birth is great for parent and baby bonding. As well as helping little ones to sleep massage can relieve wind and colic and generally assist with healthy development. Karen James teaches a massage routine made up of Indian-style massage, Swedish massage, and some reflexology type movements. She also includes some Yoga-like moves to help your baby with the next stages of development necessary for movement.

£80 for 5 sessions

Wednesdays 2-3:30 pm

The Well Garden, Hackney Downs Studios, 17 Amhurst Terrace, London, E8 2BT

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6 Postnatal Yoga with Sarah Burgess

On Thursday, take some time for yourself and head to London Fields to stretch your limbs and reconnect with your body. Sarah Burgess Yoga’s Postnatal Yoga is perfect for mums with pre crawlers

£13 per session or £63 for a bundle of 5

10:15am – 11:15am Advance booking required

Fieldworks Dance, 274 Richmond Road, London, E8 3QW

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7 Baby Swing

Friday fun! Find your rhythm and bond with your baby at this fun session from Adrenalin Dance

Baby swing is a movement session for mums and their babies led by Mafe Toledo. A space for mums to dance with their babies in a sling, unlock tension and find their flow.


11am-12:15am Book in advance

The Old School Rooms, Powerscroft Rd, Lower Clapton, London, E5 0PU

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Want to help us make these round ups even better?

Where do you like to take your baby in Hackney? Did it make the list? Help us make these roundups even better by adding your favourite events to our calendar or simply let us know by mentioning them in the comments below.

And it’s also worth checking the calendar to see if anything new pops up like a one off event.

If you don’t mind going a bit further, here are 7 excellent events for babies not too far away in Tower Hamlets

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