Our local NCT communities know how to create great events that are fun for families of all shapes and sizes.

Baby in Halloween costume

Local walking groups can be a great way to get out and about with your baby and chat to other parents. You may even find a teddy bear’s picnic, a Cheeky Monkey Tea Party or a themed party not far from home.

"I love the annual NCT party. The volunteers really know how to make the event right for everyone. While Dad and the kids were playing games, being entertained and having their faces painted, I was upstairs getting a lovely neck and shoulder massage. It was great to have fun time together and to know that all money raised was helping local parents and NCT."

– Gwyneth, mum, Swansea

Family-friendly fun activities

Summer picnic

Summer picnics

Getting together with other families for a local picnic can be a fun opportunity to make new friends. Join your local NCT community to find out which baby and family-friendly events are happening.

 

Walking group

Walking groups

Get together with other parents and go for a walk with your baby in the buggy. Find out about walks in the local NCT community by becoming a member, or joining the local Facebook group.

 

Big push event

Big Push

Our research shows that only half of new mothers with a mental health problem receive the treatment they need. We want to change the stigma around parental mental health.

Our local NCT communities organise sponsored walks to help combat loneliness, reduce stigma and get people walking and talking! Invite families and friends to join in and raise funds to help give loneliness the Big Push. You can even organise your own Big Push.

 

Cheeky Monkey Tea Party

Cheeky Monkey Tea Parties

If you're looking for something to keep your cheeky monkeys entertained this spring, summer or winter then our fun family parties might be perfect for you.

From yummy cakes to face painting, we make sure there’s an activity for every family member to enjoy. 

We welcome everyone from the local community to join and the money raised by these events helps us in lots of ways – from helping with a local NCT community’s venue costs to keeping our infant feeding line open. 

 

halloween

Themed or seasonal parties

Our local NCT community works hard to organise amazing events throughout the year. Easter parties, Summer fun, Baby Raves, Halloween, Christmas…and even nights just for parents to let off steam.

Helping to raise funds and bring families together, these parties are filled with plenty of noise and laughter for all ages. 

Find your local family-friendly fun activities

Enter your postcode to find out what local family-friendly fun activities are happening near you.

Support your local NCT community

By volunteering

Our local NCT communities across the UK help over 700,000 parents get together each year. Can you help arrange a local event for parents? It can be as big as a Big Push or as small as a local tea party.

To find what difference you can make, use our postcode search to find your local NCT community.

No local parties? Organise your own...

We have loads of fun ideas and ways that you can raise funds for NCT while having some family fun. Any funds you raise will help support our national work, including our campaigns for improving the parenting journey, keeping our trusted website information up-to-date and our infant feeding line open.

Find out how to put the fundraising into family and community events.

How much time can you spare a month ?

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Help us reach families in need this Christmas
Help us reach families in need this Christmas

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