Under Fives

Things to do with Babies, Toddlers & Young Children in Derbyshire and Staffordshire

Birthday Party Venues and Entertainers in Derbyshire and Staffordshire

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16 May 2017

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Party Entertainers

Children's Entertainer

Angela Hutchinson
Bouverie Parade
Sneyd Green
Staffordshire
ST1 6JL
Tel: 01782 284977
E-mail
Children's entertainer offering face painting, balloon modelling, party games, pamper parties and children's activity parties. Fully Insured and CRB checked.

Children's Entertainment

Suzy Stewart
177 Blurton Road
Stoke-on-Trent
ST3 2DQ
Tel: 01782 251778
E-mail
Face Painting, Balloon Modelling, Circus Skills, Clowns, Magic, Story Telling, Stilt Walkers, Punch & Judy, Puppet Shows, Bouncy Castles, Discos, Party Games, etc.
Fully insured, CRB checked entertainers who work to a strict code of conduct.

Kidz Bus

74 Oxford Street
Church Gresley
Swadlincote
Derbyshire
DE11 9NB
Tel: 0845 095 4000
E-mail
Harry is a double decker soft play bus, who will travel to your houses or venue for brithdays, weddings, fun days etc.

Loopy Lou

Tel: 01332 781 440
Mobile: 07960 283481
E-mail
Serve Derby, Belper, Heage, Ripley, Codnor, Alfreton, Heanor, Little Eaton, Kilburn, Duffield and surrounding areas.
Experienced with various special needs. Has an NOCN in childcare and have passed BSL level 1 (sign language). Offers parties for babies and young children: magic, ballon animals, mini disco, bouncy castle, etc.

Barney Baloney

58 Briarfield Crescent
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S12 3LB
Tel: 0114 249 5511
E-mail

"Hi - I just wanted to add Barney Baloney on here as we booked him for our daughters fourth birthday party and found him absolutely class. He was brilliant, reliable, easy to get on with and kept 24 kids thoroughly happy. "
Kerrie, 2010

Face Painting

Face Painting

Virginia Smith
Valley View
Biggin
Ashbourne
Tel: 01335 372721 or 07759177526
E-mail
Fantastic faces for parties etc. Reasonable rates.

Face Painting

Victoria Howard
Apartment 1
3 Uttoxeter Old Road
Derby
Derbyshire
DE1 1GA
Tel: 0785 491 1447
E-mail
Face Painting for children's parties, events and promotions. CRB checked and insured staff.

Derby Face and Body Painting

11 Pittar Street
Derby
DE22 3UN
Tel: 01332 230281
E-mail
Childrens entertainment including Face Painting, Caricatures, Balloon Modelling, and Glitter Tattoos

Crystalpops Face Painting

27 Simcoe Leys
Chellaston
Derby
DE73 6XL
Tel: 07946 292588
E-mail

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Play Centres

Chucklebutties

Chucklebutties Riverside Suite
Belper Mills
Bridge Foot
Belper
Derbyshire
DE56 1YD
Tel: 01773 880123
E-Mail

"Seriously good fun for kids and seriously laid-back for adults, at Chucklebutties we know how to party! If you've booked a party at Chucklebutties, all you need to do is turn up on the day! Prices start at £8.49 a head, and always include an hour's play, invitations and thank you cards, party bags and helium balloons, a dedicated party host, healthy award-winning food and access to our comfy cafe for all accompanying adults. Pick from our broad range of food options, party themes and activities to make your party extra special! Want the place to yourself? Private hire is available on Saturday evenings between 6 and 8pm. Call 01773 880123 to check availability and book your fabulous Chucklebutties party now!"
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The Play Mill

Via Gellia Mills
Bonsall
DE4 2AJ
Tel: 01629 824777
Party package from £7.25 per child (2007). Includes two hour indoor play session, food and party bag.

The Little Rascals Club

St John's Community Centre
behind St John's Church
off King Street
Ashbourne
DE6 1EA
Tel: 01335 346735
E-mail
Contact Sally Smalley.
A fun, indoor soft-play centre for the under-fives. Party package from £5.50 per child. Private hire available (including weekends).
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Noah and Nellies Ltd

23 Ascot Drive
Derby
DE24 8GW
Tel: 01332 204292
Large Indoor Adventure Play area with Quality Coffee bar. Loads of seating and parking. Parties. Open 7 days 10am - 6:30pm. Five minutes from Pride Park.

Hickory Dickory's Playhouse

Unit C Kingsway Industrial Park
Kingsway Park close
Derby
DE22 3FP
Tel: 01332 346699
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Children's indoor play and party centre.

Planet Happy

Heage Road Industrial Estate
Heage Road
Ripley
DE5 3GH
Tel: 01773 748600

"Excellent children's indoor play centre and cafe. Also caters for children's parties." Lesley Hutchinson

The Big Top

Dovefields Leisure Park
Off Town Meadows Way
Uttoxeter
Staffordshire
Tel: 07804 851604
Circus themed play barn. Separate play areas for babies and toddlers with equipment designed to develop climbing and balancing skills.

Leaps and Bounds

Cross Street Mill
Cross St
Leek
ST13 6BL
Tel: 01538 382 333
Indoor play and party centre for children up to 9 years old

Busy Bees Indoor Play Area

Unit 1
Tongue Lane Industrial Estate
Dew Pond Lane
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 7LF
Tel: 01298 24648
Children's indoor play area: ball pools, slides and bouncy castles.

"Better than the softplay and ball pit at Leek!" Rowen

Freddys Play Kingdom

50 Nottingham Road
Derby
Tel: 01332 662322

"Really nice soft play area. Staff very welcoming. Parties are very good too. " Sarah Barker

Crazy Crocodiles Indoor Play Party Centre

Abbey Street
Ilkeston
Derbyshire
DE75 7RL
Tel: 0115 9441555

Fun Factory

Montrose Works
King St
Fenton
Stoke-On-Trent
ST4 3EF
Tel: 01782 698957
E-mail
Kids disco and themed parties.

Mr Clown's Fun Zone

Unit 16C Etherow Industrial Estate
Woolley Bridge Road
Hadfield
Glossop
SK13 2NS
Tel: 01457 865650
Large indoor fun center for children 0-12.

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Theme parks

Gullivers Kingdom

Pleasure Park
Temple Walk
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3PG
Tel: 01629 580540
Theme park for young children.

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Farms

Highfields Happy Hens

Highfields Farm
Heage Lane
Etwall
DE65 6LS
Tel: 01283 732083
Party attractions include: egg train rides, egg collecting, bouncy castle and hay play area. Prices start at £30 for 10 children. Parties are two hours long. Only two adult helpers allowed. Parties run by Kelly Smith (Btec National Diploma in Early Years).

Matlock Farm Park

Matlock Farm Park
Jaggers Lane
Nr Two Dales
Matlock
DE4 5LH Tel: 01246 590200
Fax: 01226 350055
A varied selection of animals to see including llamas, goats, peacocks, red deer, rabbits and an opportunity to help feed the young lambs (seasonable). Specially designed playgrounds.

Chatsworth Working Farmyard

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP
Tel: 01246 583139
E-mail
Features cows, pigs, goats, sheep, horses, chickens and fish. There are usually young animals to see throughout the year. Open daily 15 March - 20 December.

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Swimming

Cariba Creek Splashlandings: Alton Towers

Alton Towers Cariba Creek
Alton
Staffordshire
ST10 4DB
Tel: 0870 460 6548
"Brilliant for children all ages. I took my daughter for santa sleepover and would recommend highly. " Vicki

Bakewell Swimming Pool

Granby Road
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1ES
Tel: 01629 814205
Aqua Run Inflatable parties.

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Craft

Fizzpotzz Workshop Parties

Carr Barn
Tissington
Ashbourne
Tel: 01335 350195
Up to 12 guests, 2 hours of making.

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Bouncy Castle

Bouncetastic Bouncy Castle Parties

Wirksworth Leisure Centre
Hannage Way Off Water Lane Wirksworth Derbyshire DE4 4JG Tel: 01629 824717
E-mail

For all ages: music, games and mahem. Use either the main or minor hall. From £62.

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Soft Play Hire

Soft Play Hire

52 Watermint Close
Wimblebury
Cannock
Tel: 07800744548
ktilly@tiscali.co.uk
A soft play hire company that hires soft play for birthdays, weddings, corporate events etc.

Chuckle Chimps Mobile Soft Play Party Hire

Derbyshire
Tel: 07786 406032
info@chucklechimps.co.uk
Covers Nottingham, Derby, Mansfield and Chesterfield.

Playdays

Tamworth
Staffordshire
Tel: 01827 281240
Info@playdays-softplay.co.uk
From £60 for three hours.

Skyeland Soft Play Community

Derbyshire
Tel: 07534 55 1363
softplay@skyeland.co.uk
Equipment is available for hire as individual items, as well as part of a package.


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Halls and Rooms for Hire

Mayfield Church Rooms

Available for hire for children's parties, clubs and groups. Very reasonable rates. Phone Pat on 01335 344472. Near Ashbourne

Mayfield Recreation Ground Pavilion

Ideal venue for children's parties and great meeting place for clubs and groups. For more information or to book contact Charles Wimbush on 01335 324083. Near Ashbourne


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Themed Parties

See also Party Entertainers.

Music Munchkins

Music Munchkins

Exciting and unique singing with actions and instruments, followed by hilarious parachute games and loads of highly energetic party games they will all love. Ashbourne

Call Sue on 01335 344523
E-mail
or fill in this form for more information.

Minimusic Parties

10 Mayflower Close
Glossop
Derbyshire
SK13 8UD
Tel: 07811356172
E:mail: E-mail
Minimusic parties for toddlers and children under five.

Hey Diddle Diddle

Chesterfield Studios
44 Newbold Road
S41 7PL
Tel: 07875 334 298
Call or text Wendy on 07875 334 298.
Musical fun, singing, rhymes, actions, percussion and movement. Birthday Parties catered for where specific details can be tailored for your needs.

Noodle Parties

At Noodle Parties we offer:

Contact Nikki on 07984-461711 or E-mail

YogaBugs

Tel: 07973 478 444
E-mail
YogaBugs run birthdays parties for children 4 to 8 years. Pick a theme and we will adapt our yoga to fit it - perhaps a jungle adventure, or an under-water party, or even pirates! Contact me for more information.

Paint a Pot Party

27 Miriam Avenue
Somersall
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S40 3NF Tel: 07985712186
E-mail
A team that brings paint a pot parties to your house. Great fun for all the family.

Andrea Jane's Cupcake Parties

Ilkeston
Derbyshire
DE7 8RD
Tel: 07870861310
E-mail
I'll supply all the equipment needed, including 4-6 freshly baked cupcakes per child, and the buttercream. I supply aprons and hats for each child to wear whilst decorating, but best of all I'll tidy up the mess afterwards and take it all away. From age 4.

Crafty Parties with Minimakers

Chesterfield
Tel: 01246 419734 / 07801 651935
E-mail
For children from 2 years old. A chance to make at least 4 items, play a game, have a dance and have lots of fun. Themes include Princesses, Fairies, Glitter \ Glamour, Flutterbys, Cupcakes, Dinosaurs, Space & Aliens, Pirate and Superheroes.

Playaway East Staffordshire

Community Council Staffordshire
Friars Mill
Friars Terrace
Chesterfiel ST17 4DX
Tel: 07788 552868
E-mail

Celia Houghton works in partnership with East Staffordshire Council and Staffordshire Community Council to provide the Big Lottery Funded "Playaway" scheme.

She is an artist providing free creative play opportunities for children, parents and play-leaders living in the rural settlements of East Staffordshire, offering the delivery of age appropriate art and craft themed play sessions within an existing group.

If you would be interested in having her along to your group please call her on 07788 552868. All materials are provided for free.

Deda

19 Chapel St
Derby
Derbyshire
DE1 3GU
Tel: 01332 370911
E-mail

"Deda have a number of interesting party packages and a great party tea menu. Our party was great, the kids really enjoyed it. "
Catherine Ward


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