Burley Painting Commission

BABY & TODDLER GROUPS

Burley Babies and Tots

 

Contact: Anna Bedford Collins
Telephone: 07968 047209
Venue: St Mary’s Parish Centre
Time: Mondays 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Friendly, parent-led playgroup for babies and toddlers. The session enables new dads/mums to
make friends while babies and tots have floor play and singing. Mums-to-be are welcome.
Donation of £1 towards tea/coffee and treats.

Little Ducklings
Contact: Lorna Rutter
Email: lornarutter0307@gmail.com
Venue: Queens Hall
Times: Fridays 9:30 am to 11:00 am (term time only)
We are a fun and friendly stay and play group for babies, toddlers and their carers.
We do all sorts of different activities from week to week, which include painting, sensory play,
water play, junk modelling and so much more! Fresh snacks, teas, coffees and cake are also
served.

Rugby Tots
Contact: james@rugbytots.co.uk
Web: rugbytots.co.uk
Venue: Queens Hall Burley (Fridays)
Time: 9:25 am for ages 2 to 3.5, 10:00 am for ages 3.5 to 5
Venue: Moorfield Primary School (Saturdays)
Time: 9:00 am for ages 2 to 3.5, 10:10 am for ages 3.5 to 5
Venue: Prince Henrys Grammar School Otley (Sundays)
Times: 9:55 am for ages 2 to 3.5, 10:30 am for ages 3.5 to 5
Our fun, structured play sessions take children on a journey of sporting imagination with engaging
and energetic coaches supporting them every step of the way whilst teaching how to catch, pass,
kick, run with the ball and play as part of a team.

Sweaty Mama
Contact: Lynsey Love
Telephone: 07945 931193
Email: lynsey@sweatymama.com
Venue: Queens Hall
Time: Wednesdays 09:30 am
Sweaty Mama class is a unique and effective way to exercise with your child. No need to
organise childcare, Sweaty Mama allows you to bond with your child whilst you undertake the
workout, utilising their weight to intensify the exercise.

Story Bees
Contact: Maddie
Telephone: 07920 013954
Venue: Salem Church Hall
Time: Mondays 9:30 am and 11:15 am (term time only)
Email: storybees@outlook.com
Web: storybees.co.uk
Story Bees uses quality children’s books as a stimulus for imaginative, creative and sensory
play for 0-5 year olds. Booking Essential. For more info check the Facebook page ‘Story Bees’
or the website.

Tiny Rhymers (Term Time Only)
Venue: Burley Library
Time: Thursdays from 2.15 pm onwards

Rhymetime for babies
Tuneful Tuesdays (Term Time Only)
Venue: Burley library
Time: Tuesdays 1.45 pm to 2.45 pm
Storytime/Rhymetime/Crafts for under 5s and their carers.

Village Friendship Group (Term Time Only)
Venue: Salem Church Hall
Time: Wednesdays 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Contact: Karen Rose
Telephone: 01943 865116
Friendship Group for mothers and toddlers. Everyone welcome.

BRADFORD TOY LIBRARY
Telephone: 01274 365463
Email: thebradfordtoylibrary@hotmail.co.uk
Web: thebradfordtoylibrary.co.uk
The Toy Library is a registered charity offering a free loan service of specialist toys and play
equipment to children with special needs.

CHILDLINE
Telephone: 0800 1111
Web: childline.org.uk
Free confidential helpline for children and young people in the UK.

COMPUTER FACILITIES
Venue: Burley Library
Telephone: 01943 863714
5 computers with free access to the internet and the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word,
Powerpoint, Excel and Publisher. A4 black and white and colour printing – 10p/50p per sheet.
Free wi-fi in the building. Free access to the sites Ancestry (Library Edition) and Findmypast
within the library building. Customers can use their own USB memory sticks to save files.
Photocopying facilities also available.

CYBER CAFE
Contact: Angus MacIntosh
Telephone: 01943 862750
Email: macintoshfamily247@btinternet.com
Venue: Methodist Church
Times: Years 5 & 6 Thursdays 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
A varied programme of activities for young people, including table tennis, pool/table football,
Xbox, Playstation 2, Wii, craft/art sessions and quiet periods of discussion.

DANCE AND DRAMA
Bonds Theatre School
Principal: Emily Bond
Telephone: 07486 100530
Email: info@bonds-theatre.co.uk
Venue: Salem Hall & Queens Hall
Times: Tuesday to Friday, 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 6.30 pm
Web: bonds-theatre.co.uk
Theatre dance school specialising in ballet, tap, modern, street, acro, gymnastics, freestyle, jazz
and cheerleading for children. Also singing lessons, adult dance classes and preschool &
baby/toddler music sessions.

Northern Dance Centre
Contact: Amy Addison
Email: admin@northerndancecentre.com
Web: northerndancecentre.com
Venue: St Mary’s Parish Centre
Times: Mondays 3.30 pm until 6:45 pm
Ballet classes for girls and boys aged 2+.

Performance Drama School (est 2003)
Contact: Susan Hughes
Telephone: 0780 664 0661
Venue: St Mary’s Parish Centre & Queens Hall
Times: Thursday evenings
Email: performance-drama@hotmail.com.
Web: performancedrama.co.uk
We provide excellent classes and holiday workshops for children age 4 years – 16 years. We
provide plenty of opportunities for children to perform. Free trial classes available. Please
contact Sue 0780 664 0661 for further information.

Stage 84
Telephone: 01274 611984
Email: info@stage84.com
Web: stage84.com
Venue: Queens Hall
Times: Saturday mornings
High quality, Saturday morning Drama Workshop classes for children aged 7+, offering tuition in
all aspects of acting for stage and screen.

FOOTBALL
Burley Trojans is a local junior football club and an Affiliated Member Club of The Football
Association. The club was started in 1985 and currently has over 250 registered players (boys
and girls) who play in 20 teams from Under 6s to Under 18s. Our teams play in local leagues
and are run by FA qualified coaches who are all volunteers, without whose support the club
would not function. Our aim is to provide a safe and supportive environment so everyone can
enjoy football, develop their skills and have some fun with friends playing “the beautiful game”.
The majority of players come from within Burley-in-Wharfedale, and home matches are all
played in the village. Training sessions are held mainly at weekends, either on the village
pitches, or on local artificial pitches in the winter.
If you’d like to find out more about the club or how you could get involved please contact:
Chairman: Simon Budd
Email: simon@totalwitsend.demon.co.uk
Secretary: Richard Hawney
Email: richardhawney@hotmail.com
Web: pitchero.com/clubs/burleytrojansjuniors
Facebook: burleytrojansjuniors

GUIDING GROUPS
Rainbows: girls aged 5 to 7
Brownies: girls aged 7 to 10
Guides: girls aged 10 to 14
Rangers: girls aged 14 +
Contact: Sue Vint
Phone: 01943 864515
Email: sue@gvint.co.uk
Web: burleyscoutsandguides.org.uk
Venue: Scout & Guide Hut, Peel Place
Times: Various

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Baby & Toddler Groups

Burley Babies and Tots

Anna Bedford Collins 07968047209

St Mary’s Parish Centre – Mondays 1pm  to 2:30pm

Friendly parent-led playground for babies and toddlers. The session enables new dads/mums to make friends while babies and tots have floor play and singing. Mums-to-be are welcome.

Donation of £1 towards tea/coffee and treats.

 

little ducklings

Contact: Lorna Rutte

Email: lornarutter0307@gmail.com

Venue: Queen’s Hall
Times: Fridays 9:30 am to11:00 am (term time only)
We are a fun and friendly stay and play group for babies, toddlers and their carers.
We do all sorts of different activities from week to week, which include painting, sensory play, water play, junk modelling and so much more! Fresh snacks, teas, coffees and cake are also served.

computer facilities

Venue: Burley Library
Telephone: 01943 863714
5 computers with free access to the internet and the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Publisher.
A4 black and white printing – 10p per sheet. Free wi-fi in the building.
Free access to the sites Ancestry (Library Edition) and Findmypast within the library building. Customers can use their own USB memory sticks to save files.

rugby tots

Contact: james@rugbytots.co.uk
Web: http://rugbytots.co.uk
Venue: Queen’s Hall, Burley (Fridays)
Time: 9:25 am for ages 2 to 3.5 –  10:00 am for ages 3.5 to 5
Venue: Moorfield Primary School (Saturdays)
Time: 9:00 am for ages 2 to 3.5 –  10:10 am for ages 3.5 to 5
Venue: Prince Henrys Grammar School, Otley (Sundays)
Times: 9:55 am for ages 2 to 3.5 –  10:30 am for ages 3.5 to 5
Our fun, structured play sessions take children on a journey of sporting imagination with engaging and energetic coaches supporting them every step of the way whilst teaching how to catch, pass, kick, run with the ball and play as part of a team.

sweaty mama

Contact: Lynsey Love
Telephone: 07945 931193
Email: lynsey@sweatymama.com
Venue: Queen’s Hall
Time: Wednesday 09:30
Sweaty Mama class is a unique and effective way to exercise with your child.
No need to organise childcare, Sweaty Mama allows you to bond with your child whilst you undertake the workout, utilising their weight to intensify the exercise.

story bees

Contact: Maddie
Telephone: 07920 013954
Venue: Salem Church Hall
Time: Mondays 9:30 am and 11:15 am (term time only)
Email: storybees@outlook.com
Web: storybees.co.uk
Story Bees uses quality children’s books as a stimulus for imaginative, creative and sensory play for 0-5 year olds. Booking Essential.
For more info check the Facebook page ‘Story Bees’ or the website.

tiny rhymers

Venue: Burley Library (Term Time Only)

Rhymetime for babies from 2:15 pm onwards

Tuneful Tuesdays

Venue: Burley library
Time: Tuesdays 1.45 pm to 2.45 pm (term times only)
Storytime / Rhymetime / Crafts for under 5s and their carers.

 

village friendship group

Venue: Salem Church Hall
Time: Wednesday 10:00 am to11.30 am
(Term time only)
Contact: Karen Rose
Telephone: 865116
Friendship Group for mother and toddlers. Everyone welcome.

 

bradford toy library

Telephone: 01274 365463
Email: thebradfordtoylibrary@ hotmail.co.uk
Web: thebradfordtoylibrary.co.uk
The Toy Library is a registered charity offering a free loan service of specialist toys and play equipment to children with special needs.
 

childline

Telephone: 0800 1111
Web: childline.org.uk
Free confidential helpline for children and young people in the UK.

cyber cafe

Contact: Angus MacIntosh
Telephone: 01943 862750
Email: macintoshfamily247@ btinternet.com
Venue: Methodist Church
Times: Years 5 & 6 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm on Thursdays
A varied programme of activities for young people, including table tennis, pool/table football, Xbox, Playstation 2, Wii, craft/art sessions and quiet periods of discussion.

 

dance and drama

bonds theatre school

Principal: Emily Bond
Telephone: 07486 100530
Email: info@bonds-theatre.co.uk
Venue: Salem Hall & Queen’s Hall
Times: Tuesday to Friday, 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 6.30 pm
Web: bonds-theatre.co.uk
Theatre dance school specialising in ballet, tap, modern, street, acro, gymnastics, freestyle, jazz and cheerleading for children. Also singing lessons, adult dance classes and preschool & baby/toddler music sessions.

 

northern dance centre

Contact: Amy Addison
Email: admin@northerndancecentre.com
Web: northerndancecentre.com
Venue: St Mary’s Parish Centre
Times: Mondays 3.30 pm until 6:45 pm
Ballet classes for girls and boys aged 2+.

 

performance drama school (est 2003)

Contact: Susan Hughes Telephone: 0780 664 0661
Venue: St Mary’s Parish Centre & Queens Hall
Times: Thursday evenings
Email: performance-drama@hotmail.com.
Web: performancedrama.co.uk
We provide excellent classes and holiday workshops for children age 4 years – 16 years. We provide plenty of opportunities for children to perform. Free trial classes available. Please contact Sue 0780 664 0661 for further information.

 

stage 84

Telephone: 01274 611984
Email: info@stage84.com
Web: stage84.com
Venue: Queen’s Hall
Times: Saturday mornings
High quality, Saturday morning Drama Workshop classes for children aged 7+, offering tuition in all aspects of acting for stage and screen.

football

Burley Trojans is a local junior football club and an Affiliated Member Club of The Football Association. The club was started in 1985 and currently has over 250 registered players (boys and girls) who play in 20 teams from Under 6s to Under 18s. Our teams play in local leagues and are run by FA qualified coaches who are all volunteers, without whose support the club would not function. Our aim is to provide a safe and supportive environment so everyone can enjoy football, develop their skills and have some fun with friends playing “the beautiful game”. The majority of players come from within Burley-in-Wharfedale, and home matches are all played in the village. Training sessions are held mainly at weekends, either on the village pitches, or on local artificial pitches in the winter.
If you’d like to find out more about the club or how you could get involved please contact:

Chairman: Simon Budd Email: simon@totalwitsend.demon.co.uk

Secretary: Richard Hawney Email: richardhawney@hotmail.com

Web:pitchero.com/clubs/burleytrojansjuniors

Facebook: burleytrojansjuniors

GUIDING GROUPS

Rainbows: girls aged 5 to 7

Brownies: girls aged 7 to 10

Guides: girls aged 10 to 14

Rangers: girls aged 14 +
Contact: Sue Vint
Phone: 01943 864515
Email: sue@gvint.co.uk
Web: burleyscoutsandguides.org.uk
Venue: Scout & Guide Hut, Peel Place
Times: Various

 

MUSIC

Hopscotch Baby/Toddler Music Class – 

Bonds Theatre School

Contact: Bonds Theatre School
Telephone: 07486 100530
Email: info@bonds-theatre.co.uk
Venue: Salem Hall & Parish Rooms
Times: Wednesdays 12:15 pm & Thursdays 9:30 am
Our classes are suitable for newborns through to 3yr olds. We use fun props, instruments, parachute, bubbles etc. We also have Little Starz Preschool Dance for ages 3-5yrs on Saturday mornings.

 

Ilkley Music Centre (Term Time Only)

Venue: Ilkley Grammar School, Cowpasture Road, LS29 8TR.
Times: Saturdays 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Web: bradfordmusiconline.co.uk
For young people up to the age of 18.

 

Kangaroo Choir

Venue: St Mary’s Parish Centre
Times: Tuesdays
Contact: Tom Clegg
Telephone: 07931 313893
Email: tom@valleymusic.com
A mother-baby choir. Dads also welcome! No singing experience necessary. We sing calming songs in simple two-part harmony. Please contact Tom for more details.

 

St Mary’s Church Choir

Contact: Peter Collins, Music Director
Telephone: 07976 722707
There are great opportunities for boys and girls to take part in services throughout the year.

 

NATIONAL CHILDBIRTH TRUST

Wharfedale Branch

Contact: Julia Whelan
Telephone: 0844 243 6853
Email: bookings7a@nct.org.uk
Web: nct.org/branches/wharfedale
NCT offers support in pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood. The local branch organises nights out, walks, coffees and activities for children. Also on offer are antenatal classes, postnatal support, a sympathetic ear and practical help.

 

NURSERIES

Burley Nursery School

Contact: Joanne Hanbidge
Telephone: 01943 864909
Email: joanne@burleynurseryschool.com
Address: 48 Station Road, Burley in Wharfedale
Times: Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Established in 1982, Burley Nursery School has achieved an enviable reputation for providing high quality care of children aged 3 months to 5 years. With use of Montessori and Sensory rooms and a high emphasis on outdoor play, our team of highly qualified staff ensure that every child’s needs are met within our secure, happy and healthy environment.

 

Cliffe House Day Nursery

Contact: Hazel Earley or Sarah Ridley
Telephone: 01943 865007
Address: Main Street, Burley in Wharfedale, LS29 7DG
Times: Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Web: cliffehousedaynurseries.co.uk
Based in a beautiful listed building in the picturesque village of Burley in Wharfedale. Registered for 70 children between the ages of 3 months and 5 years. The nursery utilises 4 very large and airy rooms that are well planned, carefully organised and fully equipped, designed to stimulate and encourage children’s natural child development within 4 age groups.

 

Esscroft Private Nursery

Contact: Samantha Wilkes
Telephone: 01943 864174
Email: esscroftnursery@outlook.com
Address: Esscroft, Ilkley Road, Burley in Wharfedale
Times: Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Esscroft Private Nursery is a distinctive Victorian country residence set in 2.5 acres of parkland, the main building consists of four rooms with a further two rooms positioned within the grounds. The grounds also provide a large play area, tennis court, carousel and woodland for the children to explore.

 

Jolly Tots

Contact: Ginny Jowett / Caley Hughes
Telephone: 01943 862727
Venue: Queen’s Hall Cottage, Main Street
Times: Monday to Friday 7:45 am to 6:00 pm
For children aged 0-5 years. Caring, nurturing environment where the safety, security and happiness of children is paramount.

 

PRE-SCHOOL GROUPS

Jolly Tots

Contact: Ginny Jowett / Caley Hughes
Telephone: 01943 862727
Address:: Queen’s Hall Cottage, Main Street
Times: Monday to Friday 7:45 am to 6:00 pm
Offering full time or part time day care sessions for pre-school children. An invaluable experience making the transition into full time education a natural progression.

 

Red Brick Pre-School Playgroup

Telephone: 07971 407768
Venue: Catholic Church Hall, Bradford Road
Times: Monday to Friday 9:15 am to 12.15 pm, with a flexible lunch club each day from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm. Just bring a packed lunch when and if you need the lunch club.
Telephone: 07971 407768

 

REGISTERED CHILDCARE AND EARLY EDUCATION PROVIDERS

Bradford Families Information Centre

Telephone: 01274 437503
Email: fis@bradford.gov.uk
Web: bradford.gov.uk/children-young-people-and-families/looking-for-
childcare/childcare-and-early-education/

 

ROYAL AIR FORCE CADETS

1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron

Contact: Flt Lt Wayne Yeadon
Phone: 01943 604796
Email: adj.1224@aircadets.org
Website: ilkley-atc.co.uk
Venue: The Cadet Centre, Ashlands Road, Ilkley, LS29 8JT.
Times: Parade nights: Monday and Thursday 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
For girls and boys from 12 (in year 8) to 18 years.

 

SCOUTING GROUPS

Beavers: boys & girls aged 6 – 8 years

Cubs: boys & girls aged 8 – 10 years

Scouts : boys & girls aged 10 -14 years

Explorer Scouts: boys & girls aged 14+
Contact: Angela Hewett Phone: 07817 225892
Email: burley.gsl@gmail.com
Web: burleyscoutsandguides.org.uk
Venue: Scout & Guide HQ, Peel Place
Times: Various

 

YOUTH GROUPS

Duke of Edinburgh Award

Venue: Queen’s Hall
Contact: Burley Parish Council
Phone: 01943 864728
E Mail: doe@burleyparishcouncil.co.uk
Times: Mondays 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Revelation (REV)

Telephone: 01943 863216 (Vicar)
07874 226690 (Becky Berry, Vicar’s PA)
Venue: Parish Centre, Burley
Time: Fridays 6:30 pm to 8:30pm (term time only)

St Mary’s youth group meets monthly on Fridays during term time.

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