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: 17th of December 2021, 14th and 28th of January 2022, 11th and 25th of February 2022, 11th and 25th of March 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


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: Not running in 2021.
Cost: £2 for Under 1s, £3 for over 1s, £5 per family
Location: Cottenham Community Centre


Pre School Funday, as part of the Fen Edge Family Funday
Bring your picnic and have a fun day out with your pre-schoolers including outdoor toys, crafts, Mr Marvel Magic Show, all for £5 per family. Beanissimo coffee trike will be available for purchasing great coffee and tea to fuel the adults!

Time: 10:30-1:30
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: 10.30am-2.30pm.

Location: 17 Corbett Street, Cambridge, CB24 8QX


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.