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.

Preschool Funday, as part of the Fen Edge Festival
Head to Cottenham Village Green with your little ones for a fun-filled day with ride-ons, face painting, craft and a special guest visit from Mr Marvel. Just bring a picnic and plenty of energy. Refreshments will be available to purchase. Looking forward to seeing you all there!

Time: 10:15am-1:30pm
Date: Friday 24th June 2022
Cost: £5 per family, no need to book
Location: Cottenham Village Green


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


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


Teddy Bears’ PicnicWe hope to bring this back in Summer 2023
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!

Date: Summer 2023
Time: TBC
Location: TBC


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.