The Place is registered with the Charity Commission, registration number 1175671
Our trustees are Lord Faringdon; the Mayor of Faringdon; Joanna Cave and Lee Reddyhof
Our registration sets out the following aims and objectives:
“The Place Children and Family Project offers lifeline groups for children and their families to improve outcomes and life chances. It runs drop in groups and sessions and responds to needs in the community. It gives parents a relaxed place to meet.
The objects shall be to further such charitable purposes for the benefit of families with young children resident in Faringdon, in particular but not exclusively by advancing the education of such families in relation to childcare, parenting, health, the environment, ICT and life skills by such means as the trustees may consider appropriate.”
Play @ The Place
Our Play at The Place sessions are all planned with the key development areas for 0-5 years in mind. We offer friendly advice and support along with a variety of activities include craft time, singing and story time and a healthy snack. For the grown ups there is a hot drink, a chat and smile waiting for you.
Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The Baby Place
The Baby Place is a group aimed at pregnant and new parents with their bumps and babies. It is an opportunity to meet other parents with babies and offers sensory and messy play activities. For the grown ups there is a hot drink, a chat and a smile waiting for you.
Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Time & Place
Do you have a baby under 4 months?
It may be the most wonderful time of your life, it can also be a huge challenge and take its toll on your emotions,
we get it.
Whether you have had a good or a bad morning, come along for a hot cuppa
and a chance to talk to others in a similar position.
The Movie Place
Come and enjoy your
Toddlers favourite movies
on the big screen!
Join us in The Corn Exchange where we will have plenty of toys available to keep your little ones entertained, if they decide they don't want to watch the movie.
Doors open at 12pm,
movie starts at 12:30pm.
£1 per a child, paid on the door.
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month.
Baby massage can help you relax, soothe and connect with your baby. Learn and practise baby massage skills during this 5 week course.
It’s also great to get out and socialise with other new parents and carers.
Touch is your baby’s most important sense while developing, so learning baby massage gives you a special way to bond.
The Sensory Place
Come and enjoy our sensory room. A space for you to
use to meet with friends and enjoy sensory play with your little ones.
Please note staff will be in the building but will not be attending these sessions and there are stairs to access the room.
Available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Delivered by Mini First Aid Oxfordshire, this course is perfect for new and expectant parents, grandparents and carers as well as families who want to update their skills
It covers CPR, choking, bumps, breaks, burns, bleeding, febrile seizures and meningitis awareness from newborn to puberty.
The course costs £20 per person or £30 per couple, you will recieve a first aid booklet and certificate once completed.