Events

We run several extremely popular events within the village throughout the year, such as a Teddy Bear’s Picnic and pre-school fun days.

Soft Play Sessions
Very popular soft play sessions offer local parents and children a regular activity to enjoy together. Meet other local families and make new friends. Plus there’s great tea, coffee and snacks in the community cafe.

Time: 11.15am-12.15pm.
Dates: 22nd April 2022, 6th & 20th May 2022, 10th June 2022 & 8th July 2022. All dates are subject to enough volunteers, please check our Facebook page or contact us to check or offer to volunteer.
Location: Cottenham Community Centre
Cost: £1 for Under 1s, £2 for over 1s, £3 per family


AGM
Come and find out more about the Toy Library, what we hope to do in the future and meet our friendly, welcoming volunteers. Refreshments will be provided.

There is no pressure to get involved but we do need more people for us to keep going so if you are interested in helping out then please do contact us. We’d love to hear from you.

Date: 16th June 2022
Time: 8pm
Location: Please see our Facebook page or contact us. You may be able to join us through Zoom if required.


Pre School Funday, as part of the Fen Edge Family Funday
Bring your little ones and a picnic and have a fun day out, including a special guest visit from Mr Marvel, outdoor toys, face painting, crafts and more. Refreshments will be available to purchase and if its raining we will be in the marquee! Looking forward to seeing you all there.

Time: 10:15am-1:30pm
Date: 24th June 2022
Cost: £5 per family
Location: Cottenham Village Green


Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Bring your little ones to the annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic, hosted by Cottenham Toy Library in association with Ladybird Pre-school, where there will be paddling pools and water play, teddy bear hunts, face-painting, ride-on toys, refreshments, a raffle, kids yoga, singing & music, and lots more! Bring your own lunch, a picnic rug, swimming costume, towel and your favourite teddy bear to this lovely, secure, shady garden!

Time: TBC,
Date: Proposed date 15th July 2022
Location: TBC


Christmas Party
Sign up at a soft play session to come to our fun Christmas party! We will have the soft play equipment out as usual, but will also have a visit from Father Christmas with a present for each child. Spaces are limited, you can also book by contacting us through Facebook or email, please let us know the age of the children you would like to book for so that we can have an appropriate gift for them.

Time: 11:15-12:15
Date: TBC
Cost: £2 for Under 1s, £3 for over 1s, £5 per family
Location:Cottenham Community Centre


Pre-Loved Toys Sale (Now run by Ladybird Pre-School )
A great opportunity to clear out unloved toys, earn some pennies for the Christmas fund and pick up lots of bargains.


For more information, please see our Facebook page.