What’s On

Use the calendar below for an at-a-glance What’s On guide, and scroll down for more information and contact details to book your place.

What's On - December 2019

Mondays

HartbeepsMondays 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am & 12.45pm: Hartbeeps

£7 per session (£6 in advance)

Multi-sensory, developmentally directed, musical storytelling sessions for small people and their grown ups. Designed by experts, fuelled by magic, delivered with love.

  • 9.30am Happy House – toddlers to five years
  • 10.30am Baby Beeps – sitting to walking
  • 11.30am Baby Beeps – sitting to walking
  • 12.45pm Baby Bells – newborn to sitting

www.hartbeeps.com

Contact Anna on 07903 142 133, annac@hartbeeps.com to reserve your place.


Little MiraclesMondays: Little Miracles

Little Miracles is a charity which supports local families with children or young adults with additional needs or disabilities. They run parent support sessions and play sessions for children, as well as providing special days out and events for their members. They can also support your family by linking you with other professionals and services.

You need to sign up with Little Miracles to access details of their sessions and events, most of which are based at Love’s Farm House. If you are a family with a child or young adult who has additional needs or disabilities you can contact Little Miracles on stneots@littlemiraclescharity.org.uk or via their Facebook page to sign up and find out how they can help you.



Brain UpMondays 5.30-6.30pm: Brain Up Abacus Mental Maths

Age 5-13 Years, £60 per month + registration fee

Brain Up is a unique mental maths programme offering to help children excel at mental arithmetic. The curriculum is based on both traditional and multimedia teaching methods in order to stimulate both sides of the brain using visualisation of the abacus. Abacus maths is an easy, efficient way for children to master mental arithmetic.

All abilities welcome. Places must be booked in advance, contact Bedford@brainup.uk to book your free trial.


karate club logoMondays 6-7pm: Sakura Shotokan Karate Club Cambridge

The Sakura Shotokan Karate Club is a friendly club teaching Karate and Self Defence, and is run by Sensei Lucas, a Double World Karate Champion (London 2017, Portugal 2018). The club is currently adults-only but is looking to expand to accept children and families (please ask).

£5 per session and your first practice is free. Contact cambridgekarate@gmail.com for more information or to book your place.


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Mondays 7-8pm: Love’s Farm Zumba

Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance fitness class. Cardio-based workout with sculpting exercises designed to burn calories and tone the entire body. £6 per class or £30 for a block of six. Contact Nicola Ashby on njfitnessandmassage@outlook.com.


NJ FitnessMondays 8-9pm: Fitness Pilates

 £40 for six weeks (can be used over 8 weeks)

Fitness Pilates is a functional approach to traditional Pilates. It focuses on improving posture, mobility, flexibility, muscle tone and is known to prevent and rehabilitate injuries. Booking is essential. Contact Nicola Ashby on njfitnessandmassage@outlook.com.


Tuesdays

cake-smallTuesdays 9am-12:30pm (term time only): Farm House Coffee Shop

Pop in for tea, coffee, hot chocolate and cake, lovingly baked and served in the foyer by our team of volunteers.


Baby SensoryTuesdays 10am & 11.20am: Baby Sensory

£70 for 10 classes

Baby Sensory introduces you and your baby (0-13 months) to a world of rich and varied sensory experiences through a wide range of creative, imagination and exciting activities and tools, all to encourage learning and development in those precious early months.

www.babysensory.com

Contact Samantha Parkes on 07538 502587, email Beds@babysensory.co.uk or visit the Website to reserve your place.



bphaTuesdays* 10am-2pm: bpha drop-in 

The bpha Housing Officer Lindsey is available for you to drop in and can help you get the answer to your housing queries.

* Please check the What’s On calendar for specific dates.


Shing Stars Logo 2019 (1)Tuesdays: Shining Stars Children’s Charity

Shining Stars is a recently registered charity that provides support for children with a disability, life threatening and / or life limiting illness in St Neots and Cambridgeshire. Their free services include sensory / play therapy, fun activities for all abilities, respite care, sibling fun days, outings, events, support for the whole family and much more.

For more information or to become a member contact Natalie on natalie@shiningstars.org.uk or call / message 07751 570510.



PilatesLogoTuesdays 6pm, 7pm & 8pm: Pilates 

£78 for 12 classes

Pilates can quite literally help EVERYBODY. From people with limited mobility looking to gain more flexibility, right through to bodybuilders looking to improve strength and general fitness.

www.pilateswithlaura.co.uk

Contact Laura on 07900 242904 or email laura@pilateswithlaura.co.uk to reserve your place.


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Tuesdays & Wednesdays 8pm: Love’s Farm Runners

£12 per year

Love’s Farm Runners is a supportive and friendly beginners running club for people aged 12 years and upwards. Meet at Station Square at 8pm on Tuesday and Wednesday to warm up before going out for a run.

Contact Caroline and Claire at

www.facebook.com/groups/lovesfarmrunners for more information or visit Runtogether to book your session.


Wednesdays

NJ Fitness

Wednesdays 9.25am – 10.10am: Fit Mum

£30 for a 6-week Block, booking essential

Fit Mums is a post-natal exercise class for mums with babies and toddlers. The 45-minute class will give you a full-body workout, focusing on effective exercises to support your body post-pregnancy by improving strength, balance, energy levels, core, pelvic floor, posture and general fitness levels. The session uses a variety of equipment and is taught by a pre- and post-natal specialist instructor. Exercises are done to fun music and give you an opportunity to work out in a safe environment and meet new friends. Babies are welcome to stay in their buggy or car seat, or they can come and play on the mats with the toys provided.

Classes are £30 for a 6-week block, and booking is essential. Contact NJfitnessandmassage@outlook.com to book your space.



Tiny Tots DanceWednesdays 10.30am: Tiny Tots Dance Classes

Ages Walking to Pre-School, £4.50 per session (or 6 classes for £24)

In these unique ballet classes, girls and boys are introduced to ballet positions and techniques that will build a strong foundation for years to come. Props such as ribbons, bean bags, instruments and scarves will encourage your child’s sense of play and dance. Parents and carers are encouraged to join in as much as possible. Your Tiny Dancer will emerge into a confident soloist, develop good motor skills and learn songs for appropriate stretching on the body. Each week the class travels on a new adventure. Leotards, tutus, ballet slippers and other dancewear are welcome but not compulsory!

www.tinytotsdance.co.uk

Contact Miss Amy on hello@tinytotsdance.co.uk or send a message via the Tiny Tots Dance Facebook Page to reserve your child’s place.


Youth Cafe 2Wednesdays 3.30 to 5.30pm: Youth Cafe

School Years 7-11

A Youth Café exclusively for young people in Years 7-11. The aim is to provide a space to chat and chill, drink milkshakes, eat cake, or tea and toast – get some homework help if you need, or do some art, or play a board / card game.

Café rules apply – come and go as you want – costs are kept low – the welcome is warm!

All volunteers are DBS checked and are drawn mostly from Love’s Farm Church.


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Wednesdays 5:30 to 7pm: St Neots Tang Soo Do Karate

 £4.50 per person or £9 per family

A family friendly club operating under the umbrella of Dragon Black Belt Academy International, teaching martial arts in a relaxed atmosphere. Everyone is welcome from age 6 to adults, with no upper age limit. All grades and ages train together under the instruction of two Master instructors (4th and 5th Dan black belts).

Whether you just want to keep fit, learn self defence, build confidence or begin your journey to black belt, your first lesson is free so why not give it a try? Contact Paul on 07790 217170 for more details or just come along on the night.


Yogabellies LogoWednesdays 7.15pm & 8.30pm: Luna and Coreplay Yoga

Take time for yourself and rebalance your system with these beautiful Hatha style yoga classes designed specifically for women.

For more information email Niki@yogabellies.co.uk or visit the Yogabellies St Neots Facebook Page.


Thursdays

Little LovesThursdays 9:30-11am : Little Loves

 £1 per family

 Little Loves is a community parent, carer and toddler group for children aged between 0-4 years, offering a range of play, crafts, songs and stories – as well as connection, calm and friendship during the roller coaster ride of parenting!

Suggested donation is £1 per family, per week to help cover rent, refreshments and running costs but you’re welcome to contribute more, or less, as you’re able – we want everyone to be able to come!

For more info please contact Helene community.chaplain@yahoo.co.uk or 07938 803501 or speak with Roxy Andrews, Sam Claussen or Becky Symms at the school gate!


sweaty mama logoThursdays 11.40am-12.25pm: Sweaty Mama

 £40 for 6 Sessions

Sweaty Mama is a unique and effective way to exercise while you bond with your child. No need to organise childcare, Sweaty Mama allows you to spend quality time with your child while you undertake the workout. Exercises are adapted to suit all ages and development of the child, as well as suit the fitness level of the Mama. You will gradually build up your fitness level, strengthen your core and posture to rehabilitate your body after having a child. A fab, fun workout to upbeat music both you and your child will love! 

For more info contact Tatiana on Tatiana@sweatymama.com or book via their website at https://Cambridge.sweatymama.com.


St-Neots-Business-HubThursdays (once per month) 12-2pm: St Neots Business Hub
£10 per Session

St Neots Business Hub meetings offer peer group support for anyone growing a business. Whether you are a new business or an experienced business owner, these informal problem-solving sessions are hugely valuable.

St Neots Business Hub is a collaboration between Drive, the Partnership Network and Neotists Creative Network and are very different to other networking events in that they encourage attendees to connect and network online before attending the meeting.

£10 per session, tickets available from www.drivethenetwork.com/events/


Dewey DanceThursdays 4-4.45pm and 4.45pm-5.30pm: Contemporary Dance

Ages 5-8 and 9-12, £6 per session

Creative Contemporary Dance (Ages 5-8): 4-4.45pm

This class aims to turn creativity into expressive dance, allowing children to collaborate with others and come up with their own choreography. The class involves aspects of the visual arts and lets children freely use their own imagination through contemporary dance.

Contemporary Dance (Ages 9-12): 4.45-5.30pm

This class combines technique with choreography. It allows expression through mind, body and dance as well as collaboration with others.

For more information or to book your space contact Megan on 07801 982389 or via their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/DeweySchoolofDance/.


BrowniesThursdays 6-7.30pm: 4th St Neots (Love’s Farm) Brownies

Ages 7-10

Brownies is about trying new things that teach girls about themselves, their community and their world. Girls go along to camps, day trips and sleepovers. They get together with friends at regular meetings where they learn new hobbies, get creative, explore other cultures and have outdoor adventures. Girls also choose from interest badges related to things they want to know more about.

Register for Brownies via The Girl Guiding “Register Your Daughter” Page


Guides

Thursdays 7.30-9pm: 1st Love’s Farm Guides

Ages 10-14

Guides have an exciting and varied programme designed to inspire and challenge girls from 10-14. What you do in Guides is up to you, from taking part in lots of exciting activities at regular meetings to special events and trips away. You will choose from different badges and awards which will help you learn new skills and try new challenges, making great friends along the way.

Register for Guides via The Girl Guiding “Register Your Daughter” Page


Fridays

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Fridays 9.30am: Yogabellies – Mum & Toddler Yoga

Yogabellies Mum and Toddler sessions are fun, easy going sessions where Mums and their mobile little ones can practice yoga together, or toddlers can dip in and out while Mum exercises. Ending with snacks, drinks and a chat for everyone involved.

Classes are run by Niki Carmichael, who, as well as being a Yoga Instructor, is also a qualified midwife and Mum of two.

For more information email Niki@yogabellies.co.uk or visit the Yogabellies St Neots Facebook Page.


Yogabellies LogoFridays 10.50am: Yogabellies – Mum & Baby Yoga

Yogabellies Mum and Baby classes are designed to safely rebalance and restore the postnatal body, improve your inner and outer strength and help relieve exhaustion. Whilst bonding with your little one help them develop physically and stimulate their senses through a mixture of fun, laughter and beautiful relaxation for you both. Followed up with a cuppa and a natter!

Classes are run by Niki Carmichael who, as well as being a Yoga Instructor, is also a qualified Midwife and Mum of two.

For more information email Niki@yogabellies.co.uk or visit the Yogabellies St Neots Facebook Page.


St Neots Library

Fridays at 10:30-11am (school holidays only): Baby and Toddler Rhymetime

£1 per family

Action rhymes and songs for babies and toddlers to enjoy, courtesy of our friends at St Neots Library.

Contact St Neots Library on 0345 045 5225 for more information.


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First Friday of the Month 3.20-5.20pm: Messy Church

All ages (children must be accompanied by an adult) – Free
Join the Breakfast Church Team on the first Friday of every month for an afternoon of crafts, songs, Bible stories and celebration, followed up by a hot meal.
Contact Helene community.chaplain@yahoo.co.uk or phone 07938 803501 for more information.

Youth-Club

Fridays 6-7pm: Junior Youth Club

 Free

Helene our Community Chaplain, along with a team of volunteers, will be on hand to welcome children currently in school years 3 – 7.  Registration is required as spaces are limited. Registration forms can be obtained from the Round House Primary Academy office at the beginning of each term.

Contact Helene community.chaplain@yahoo.co.uk or phone

07938 803501 for more information.


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Fridays 7:30pm: Farm House Bar

Good beer, fine wine and the best company you could hope for, every Friday in the foyer.


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First Friday of the month 7:30pm: Karaoke Night

Can you sing like Adele, dance like Michael Jackson and light up the stage like Beyonce? Then you’ve come to the wrong place. This is Karaoke at its most primordial. Leave your self respect at home and be prepared to put your back into it.


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Second Friday of the month 7:30pm: Games Night

Pit your wits or master your back spin. On the second Friday of the month at the Farm House Bar we’ll have table tennis and a selection of board games to play, or bring your own. Come with friends or make some new ones.


Book Club

Third Friday of the month 7:30pm: Love’s Farm Book Club

Love’s Farm Book Club is a friendly, regular monthly meet-up at Love’s Farm House to review and chat about books while enjoying the bar!

Join the Love’s Farm Book Club Facebook page for details of this month’s book.


Quiz-night

Last Friday of the month 7:30pm: Love’s Farm Quiz Night

Meet your neighbours, make friends and get into an argument about reindeer… The LFCA quiz is always a high point of the Love’s Farm social calendar. Bar open from 7.30pm, quiz starts approx 8pm. Maximum 6 per team, £1 per person. Don’t worry if you don’t have a team – there’s always someone you can join forces with!


Saturdays

Nia-Logo-3000pxSaturdays 8-9am: Nia – The Joy of Movement

 £8 per session or £24 for four weeks

Gift yourself a nice Saturday morning and wake up your body with dancing Nia. Nia is a fusion fitness class which draws from the wisdom of martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. During the classes you can connect to your body, relax your thinking mind, experiment with your emotions and have fun.

After the Nia class you can start your day energised. We can have a nurturing Lazy Breakfast together as well.

https://nianow.com/Evelynmi

 www.facebook.com/Ildinia

Contact Ildi on ildiko.miklos@hotmail.com


Lazy Breakfast

Saturdays 9 – 11am: Lazy Breakfast

Join us in the foyer for pastries, bacon butties, great coffee and speciality teas. Everything you need to start your weekend gently.


The Katy North Academy of Dance and Cheer

Saturdays 9:15am: Rosettes Dance Class

£4 per session

Street/Pop dance mixed with ballroom and Latin for kids ages 4-6 years.

www.katynorthdanceacademy.com

Contact Katy on 07500 875060 or email katynorth.danceacademy@gmail.com to reserve your place.


The Katy North Academy of Dance and Cheer

Saturdays 9.45am: Junior Street Dance

£5.50 per session

Street dance for kids aged 7-10 years.

www.katynorthdanceacademy.com

 Contact Katy on 07500 875060 or email katynorth.danceacademy@gmail.com to reserve your place.


The Katy North Academy of Dance and Cheer

Saturdays 10:30am: Beginner Latin American Dance

£4.50 per session

Latin American dance classes for ages 7+

www.katynorthdanceacademy.com

 Contact Katy on 07500 875060 or email katynorth.danceacademy@gmail.com to reserve your place.


The Katy North Academy of Dance and Cheer

Saturdays 11am: Intermediate Street Dance

£5.50 per session

Street dance classes for ages 10+

www.katynorthdanceacademy.com

 Contact Katy on 07500 875060 or email katynorth.danceacademy@gmail.com to reserve your place.


CoderdojoLast Saturday of the Month 3.30-5.30pm: Coderdojo (check What’s On Guide for specific dates)

Free

Coderdojo provides monthly computer coding sessions for children aged 7-17. Children will use Scratch, a visual programming tool, to learn basic coding. All they need is a laptop (and a parent if they’re under 12).

Sessions are normally on the last Saturday of every month, but please check the What’s On Guide for specific dates. Sign up to St Neots Coderdojo to join the Dojo and be notified of future sessions.


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Saturdays and Sundays: Private Hire

Hold your party at Love’s Farm House

Children’s parties cost £70 for a two-hour party with 30 minutes either side to set up and clear away. Saturday 6pm until midnight is £200. More details here.


Sundays

Breakfast Church2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Sunday of the month 10-11:30am: Breakfast Church

 Free

Come when you can, leave when you need to, come back if you want

Hosted by Helene, the Love’s Farm Community Chaplain, Breakfast Church welcomes all ages to come and eat breakfast, read the papers, explore questions about life, faith and doubt and consider how an ancient story relates today.

www.facebook.com/lovesfarmchaplain

Contact Helene on 07938 803501 or email community.chaplain@yahoo.co.uk


Life Drawing1st Sunday of the month 9.45-11.45am: Life Drawing

 £7 per session, Over 18s only

Join the Neotists for Life Drawing classes on the first Sunday of the month at Love’s Farm House. Sessions last for two hours, starting with two-minute poses and building up to 15 minutes. Professional artist and Love’s Farm resident Stephen Molyneaux will be on hand to offer advice between poses. Booking is essential as places are limited, contact lifedrawing@neotists.co.uk to book your space.


Yogabellies LogoSundays 6.45pm: Yogabellies – Pregnancy Yoga

Yogabellies is more than just a yoga class, but also training in deep relaxation and preparation for birth and motherhood. Classes are gentle and safe for all women, whether experienced or completely new to yoga.

Pregnancy Yoga is a 75 minute antenatal class with topic discussions, breathing techniques, birth preparation and gentle modified yoga practice. The class offers you the chance to relax, connect with your baby and embrace your entire pregnancy and birth experience. Classes are taught by Niki Carmichael who, as well as being a Yoga Instructor, is also a qualified Midwife and Mum of two.

For more information or to book contact Niki@yogabellies.co.uk or visit the Yogabellies St Neots Facebook Page.