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Chopwell Family Hub

Icon For Parking Parking Free parking
Icon For Accessibility Accessibility Wheelchair accessible
Icon For Facilities Facilities Toilets, baby changing and changing facilities

What's on offer

Chopwell Family Hub offers activities from birth onwards. Where booking is essential please call 0191 433 5579 to book a place. For further information about anything on offer at Chopwell Family Hub email

May half term

Friday 31st May 2024

Mini beasts drop in 

0-1 year, £1.00 per child

Drop in - no booking required

Term time activities


Baby Time

1.30pm - 3.00pm. Suitable from birth to walking.

Baby Time provides an opportunity for parents/carers to spend quality time with their baby. Experienced staff are on hand to offer advice and support to parents/carers and facilitate music, rhymes and sensory play. Booking required


Creative Time


Lots of creative play including crafts.  Booking required

A Walk in the Woods


A wellbeing walk and talk in the woods, led by family hub staff.  Open to all ages followed by a cuppa and biscuits in Chopwell library.


Infant massage


Infant massage is a FREE 5 week course to learn massage techniques and strengthen the bond between baby and parent. The course promotes bonding, attachment, early communication and emotional wellbeing for both parent and infant.  Massage is often said to help with relaxation, sleep, digestive issues, constipation, wind and colic. Infant Massage incorporates massage techniques for different stages of development.  Comfy clothing is advisable and on booking please inform of any medical issues.   Booking required

Community Links


9.00-10.30 Toddler time at Chopwell Community Centre


9.30-11.00 Toddler time at Highfield House


9.00-10.00 Soft play at Chopwell Primary School (please use sports hall entrance)

Holiday Activities     

A range of holiday activities for children of all ages. For details of holiday activities visit Brighten the Day.



Derwent Street



NE17 7HS

0191 433 5579

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Opening hours
Monday 9.00-5.00

Tuesday 9.00-5.00

Wednesday 9.00-4.00

Thursday 9.00-5.00

Friday 9.00-4.00