Hosted by Local Family entertainment centre 360 Play, the regions first dedicated Toddler and Parent Fayre was a great success with over 35 local businesses taking part and many over 600 local families attending.
Leading Local Family Entertainment centre 360 Play hosted the regions first Parent Toddler Fayre putting local families in contact with great companies and organisations across the region who provide everything from child development classes to bespoke birthday cakes and even mermaids.On the day over 600 local families came to see what this region has to offer young families with children, or those about to have children.
The event allowed free access to 360 Play Basildon for the morning so families could play while also seeing what support organisations exist in their area and what great local companies serve this market. The In Car Safety Centre said “We’d like to thank 360 Play for the opportunity to attend this great event. It has been very beneficial meeting lots of local parents and carers to discuss car seat safety.”
Among the stalls 360 Play also showcased some of their toddler classes. Kelly from Sing and Sign which takes place at the centre on Fridays said “What a fantastic family focused event, bringing service providers and Essex families together. We’ve had lots of interest in our new classes here, met lots of friendly faces and best of all, had a good time. Thank you 360 for hosting a wonderful event”
The classes on offer weren’t just music and movement. Karen from local company Sounds Right Phonics was on hand telling visitors about their Thursday morning classes at 360. “I’ve had so much fun meeting lots of children and parents and sharing local classes”
360 Play Centre Manager Ricki Melly “This was a great opportunity for local families to try out informative classes and workshops and to enjoy our great facility.We are so pleased that so many organizations got involved, we are now 3 years old here at 360 but its great we have seen so many new faces who have not experienced 360 play before, we look forward to welcoming them all back over the next few months”
There was all the usual 360 Play fun to be had too making it a great day out for young families and a great introduction to the centre for first time visitors. At 360 Play you can enjoy a wide range of activities for children, from babies and toddlers, right up to the age of 12 and all of the activities included are designed so that adults can join in the experience too. In addition to our multi storey play frame which features slides and ball zones, visitors can enjoy unlimited rides on our dodgems and musical carousel, messy play activities and our 360 Street role play area.With both indoor and outdoor attractions, 360 Play is a year round destination
Duncan Phillips Founder and managing Director “We are so proud to be part of the Basildoncommunity and following the success of this day we are definitely looking to make it an annual event.Thanks to all the businesses that came along and we look forward to welcoming back all the new families that also attended.”
Here is what some of the other stall holders had to say about the event,
“Today has been very beneficial and it’s been great to meet local parents and promote our preschools, Hilltots, Little Teds and Briscoe Primary School and Nursery. Thank you for having us.” HEARTS Academy Trust
“What a fantastic event it has been! It was lovely to see so many familiar faces. Thank you 360 Play Basildon for a brilliant event” The Book Fairy
“What a great local event. Well organised and so informative with lots of great local companies. We’ve had a fantastic day.”Shelley, Painted Peppermint.
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Located in the heart of Farnborough at 360 Play, the regions first Toddler and Parent Fayre on 1st May was a great success with over 30 local business taking part and over 700 local people attending.
Leading Local Family Entertainment centre 360 Play hosted the regions first Parent Toddler Fayre putting local families in contact with great companies and organisations across the region who provide everything from support classes to bespoke Birthday cakes.On the day over 700 local families came to see what this region has to offer young families with children, or those about to have children.
The event allowed free access to 360 Play for the morning so the children could play while parents got the chance to see what support organisations exist in their area and what great local companies serve this market.Kathy Slater who holds Caterpillar Music classes at the centre on Friday mornings said “What a fantastic time we had at the amazing 360 Play Baby and Toddler event. It was an incredible turn out and we enjoyed sharing lots of Caterpillar Music fun with all the wonderful children and their families that came to our sessions. Puppets, props, bubbles and lights were all out in abundance with lots of happy little faces enjoying the benefits of music, movement and sensory!”
Among the stalls 360 Play also had local support groups for parents. Emma Collyer of BRAAIN said “It was really useful for us to be able to speak to some professionals and parents of younger children. We were able to advise on local coffee mornings & our support group meet up so they have the support from other people with children who have an additional need.”
360 Play Centre Manager Mitch Holmes “This was a great opportunity for local families to try out informative classes and workshopsand to enjoy our great facility, and we are so pleased so many organisations got involved”
There was all the usual 360 Play fun to be had too making it a great day out for young families and a great introduction to the centre for first time visitors. At 360 Play you can enjoy a wide range of activities for children, from babies and toddlers, right up to the age of 12 and all of the activities included are designed so that adults can join in the experience too. In addition to our multi storey play frame which features slides and ball zones, visitors can enjoy unlimited rides on our dodgems and musical carousel, messy play activities and our 360 Street role play area.
Duncan Phillips Founder and managing Director “ We are so proud to be part of the Farnborough community and following the success of this day we are definitely looking to make it a annual event.Thanks to all the businesses that came along and we look forward to welcoming back all the families that also attended.”
Here is what some of the businesses taking part said about the event,
“I just want to say a massive thank you for having me at your event today – it was awesome. The staff were lovely and so accommodating. The event itself was just amazing, a great marketing opportunity and friendly environment. If you do it next year I would love to come back!” Zara from Koala Kids Parties
Joanne from Blue Bear Bakery said “ What a fantastic event in Farnborough. It was wonderful to have the opportunity to meet so many people and businesses from the local community in one place, especially as my business is a new one The staff were really helpful and the atmosphere was such a friendly and happy one. Everyone I spoke to was really enjoying their day. “
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If you’re an expectant parent or have a baby or toddler make sure you don’t miss out on our free Parent & Toddler Fayres. Anyone attending can enjoy free entry into the centre from 9.30am-2.30pm. This is a great opportunity for local families to attend informative workshops, browse stalls from local businesses, find out more about local toddler classes and nurseries and so much more! There’s all the usual 360 Play fun to be had too making it a great day out for young families.
11th September at 360 Play Milton Keynes and 360 Play Stevenage
18th September at 360 Play Leicester and 360 Play Rushden Lakes
9.30am to 2.30pm
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Our fabulous Christmas packages are now available to book
Children’s Christmas Party
Join us on Wednesday 18th December 5.00pm – 7.30pm for a wonderful Children’s Christmas party in the warmth and safety of 360 Play.
A fantastically festive evening to start your Christmas celebrations at the home of fun. With Twizzle and Twirl hosting a dazzling disco and party games, seasonal music around the centre and lots of Christmas cheer what could be a better way to take a pre-Christmas breather and spend time with your family?
In our festive craft area, you can create a Christmas family keepsake, make your reindeer food ready to leave out for Santa on Christmas eve and decorate a Christmas cookie to take home with you. A choice of hot meals for the children from our party food menu is included in your entry price followed by an ice cream desert. Food for adults is also available on booking. Crackers and hats will be on your table for a fabulous Christmas atmosphere.
All children will receive a letter to Santa to complete with their Christmas wishes, in an email on 1st November. This letter can be posted in our post box or sent through the post and there will be a personalised reply ready to collect at the party.Our package includes a Christmas card from Twizzle and Twirl with a voucher for a free return visit for an adult and child and a small sweet treat to take home.
With something for everyone for one inclusive price and all under one roof, what more could you want to begin the Holiday Season?
Tickets are £14.95 per child with free entry for accompanying adults and under 1s. A charge of £4.95 for food applies to anyone with free entry.
Calling all schools! We have a fantastic Christmas celebration package that’s ideal for some end of term weekday fun. If you are a school, nursery, or preschool this could be the ideal Christmas outing for you!
Our 2 hour package includes:
Entry to 360 play and use of our great attractions
Reserved seating for you and your party
Christmas party games including parachute/musical statues/dancing etc (15mins if required)
A served boxed meal from our menu for the children
Visit by Christmas Twizzle and Twirl and a sweet treat for each child.
This package is available to book between 9.30 – 11.30 and 12.30 – 2.30 Monday to Friday(flexible)
From Monday 2nd December to Friday 20th December 2019.
£7.95 per child with free entry for accompanying teachers and helpers.
A fun Christmas craft activity can be included for £2
This is bookable with a £25 deposit. Min 10 children, Max 35 children.
If you are a parent and toddler group or just a group of friends with little ones and are looking for a great fun venue to have your Christmas meet up, we have a great package for you. (To qualify for this offer you must pre book your event, pay as one group on the day for your final numbers and be booked in before the 1st of December. Don’t waste any time and book now this could be the Christmas outing for you!)
Our 2 hour package includes:
Entry to 360 play and all our great attractions
Reserved Table for you and your party
Unlimited hot drinks (tea and standard filter coffee) supplied to your table, sugar free squash for the children, a range of festive cakes for adults and biscuits for the children
This package is available to book between 9.30am-11.30 and 12.30-2.30pm £5.50 Per Child £4.50 adults
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