Children and families

Kensington Children's Centre

We provide free weekly fun activities for parents, carers and their children and support and advice for families and expectant parents.

If you've never used a children's centre before you'll need to register your details before accessing services. Complete your registration online or visit your nearest children's centre to register.

Find us

23 Quorn Street, L7 2QR

Contact us

Opening hours


Activity timetable

All activities are term time only and must be booked unless otherwise stated.

Our spring timetable runs from Monday 15th April to Friday 19th July 2024.

  • Early Communication Group

    Kensington CC

    A 6-week course to help with the development of speech and language. Places offered by invitation only by SEND worker.

    Monday 9.30pm — 10.30am - starts 15th April.

    Invite only

  • Busy Tots

    Kensington CC

    For children aged 0-4 years with sensory processing difficulties or have listening and attention difficulties.

    Monday 10am — 11am on 10th, 17th and 24th June.

    By invitation or contact us to book

  • Development Matters

    Kensington CC

    Do you have concerns about your child’s learning or development? Come and have a chat with our Special Education Needs Worker.

    Monday 1pm — 2.30pm, next session 15th April.

    Drop in

  • SWAN Support with Additional Needs

    Kensington CC

    A support group for families of children with additional needs.

    Monday 1pm — 2.30pm. Next session 13th May.

    By invitation or book

  • Learn and Play

    Kensington CC

    For children aged 1-2 years. Supports child's development through play using activities from the Wellcomm Book.

    Monday 1.30pm — 2.15pm. Next sessions on 10th and 17th June.

    Drop in

  • Rhythm and Rhyme

    Kensington CC

    Weekly musical sessions for children aged 0-4 years.

    Tuesday 9.30am — 10.15am

    Drop in

  • All About Baby

    Kensington CC

    12-week course with fun session for parents and their babies aged 0-12 months to enjoy stimulating and age appropriate activities.

    Tuesday 10.45am — 11.45am, starts 16th April.

    Contact us to book

  • Nurture Programme

    Kensington CC

    10-week accredited parenting course to help families develop strong relationships. Limited creche places available.

    Tuesday 12.45am — 2.45am, starts 16th April.

    Contact us to book

  • Magical Storytime

    Kensington CC

    Explore stories to help support your child to learn and develop.

    Wednesday 9.30am — 10.15am

    Drop in

  • Look Say Sing Play

    Kensington CC

    3-week course for children 0-2 years. Come along and join in with fun activities that support your babies brain development. 

    Wednesday 10.45am — 11.30am

    • Course 1 starts 17th April for 3 weeks.
    • Course 2 starts 5th June for 3 weeks.

    Contact us to book

  • Stay and Play

    Kensington CC

    Early learning and development sessions for children aged 0-4 years.

    Wednesday 1.30pm — 2.30pm

    Drop in

  • Housing Support Clinic

    Kensington CC

    Please call 0151 207 7617 to book your appointment. Run by the Whitechapel Centre.

    Thursday 9.30am — 1pm

    By appointment

  • Baby Weighing Clinic

    Kensington CC

    Clinic delivered by Health Visiting team. By appointment only.

    Thursday 9.30am — 11.30am, starts 6th June.

    By appointment only - ring 0151 233 1200 to book your slot.  

  • Tiny Tasters

    Kensington CC

    A 6-week course of interactive sessions for parents and their child aged 2-4 years around healthy eating, food preparation, cookery and much more.

    Thursday 1.30pm-2.30pm, starts 18th April.

    Contact us to book

  • Mighty Movers

    Kensington CC

    A 6-week course with fun ways to get active with your child age 2-4 years.

    Thursday 1.30pm — 2.30pm

    Contact centre to book.

  • Slow Cooker class

    Kensington CC

    A 3-week adult cookery course. Have fun learning to cook healthy one pot recipes. A free slow cooker for each family at the end. We will be running two courses on the dates below.

    Friday 10am — 11am

    • Course 1: 10th May for 3 weeks.
    • Course 2: 14th June for 3 weeks.

    Contact centre to book.

  • Baby Yoga

    Kensington CC

    A 6-week course for babies aged 6 weeks to 10 months. Bonding experience for parents with their babies.

    Friday 10am - 11am, starts 7th June.

    Contact us to book.

  • Time to Sign

    Kensington CC

    For children aged 0-4 years and their parents. Have fun, play and laugh while learning British Sign Language.  

    Friday 1.30pm — 2.15pm

    Contact us to book

Other services at this centre

  • Breastfeeding support and advice – if you need support or advice please ring 233 1200.
  • Healthy Start vitamins and drops - you can redeem your Healthy Start vitamin vouchers at our reception desk. We can also provide a Healthy Start application form for anyone who may be eligible to apply.
  • Lending Library - includes a wide range of quality books including dual language books for your child to borrow and take home, for FREE for up to one week. Enjoy sharing books together.
  • Reading pledge - sign up and receive your FREE pack. This entitles your family to borrow reading resources for up to one week, which are specifically put together for your child’s age and stage of development.
  • Smoke Free Liverpool - if you would like support to stop smoking please speak to a member of staff who can refer you.
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - if you need advice or support about your child’s development, behaviour, sleep pattern or any speech and language issues please contact Irene.
  • Volunteering opportunities - we can offer parents valuable work experience within our centre. For more information please ring 233 1200.