Stratford upon Avon & District

Our branch is run by parent volunteers for local families. We offer support, information and friendship to all families and parents-to-be in our area. Get in touch, don't be shy, we would love to hear from you!

Our friendly local branch covers:
Stratford upon Avon, Alcester, Bidford upon Avon, Henley-on-Arden, Shipston on Stour, Wellesbourne, Kineton and all surrounding villages.

Join our regular events and activities:

  • Bumps and Babies Group:
    A weekly group for expectant parents and those with children under 1 year (or non-walking). Our breast-feeding consellor is available alternate weeks for support and information. There's no need to be an NCT member, come along and make new friends in a relaxed environment.
    More information on our events listings.
  • Sling Library:
    Our volunteer run Sling Library has a wide choice of slings and carriers available for hire so you can find which one works best for you and your baby. Library runs once a fortnight.
    More information on our events listings.
  • Weekly Buggy Walks: *This event has been paused and will resume later in 2019*
    A 30 minute walk around the river and then a chance to enjoy refreshments at a local cafe afterwards. Make new friends, meet new people, get some fresh air. Breastfeeding peer supporters will also be available. Suggested £1 donation to NCT
    More information on our events listings or facebook group.
  • Monthly Meet Up:
    Alternating between a day time and an evening meet up, this monthly group offers a chance to meet and mingle in an informal setting. A branch rep will be there to welcome you.
    More information on our events listings or facebook group.
  • Ante and Postnatal Courses:
    Our courses are led by specially trained and experienced practitioners who understand what matters to new mums and dads. Plus, every NCT course gives you the opportunity to meet other parents in your area. Find out more and book through our website.
  • Nearly New Sales:
    Please note: We are currently unable to run these sales due to lack of volunteers. Some of our neigbouring branches run sales so please take a moment to search on our website.
    These sales not only help raise pennies for you, but they also fund our charity work in the local community and also national campaigns for family rights and care.
    Keep an eye on this website and our social media updates for more information.


  • Baby First Aid:
    Increase your confidence and build new skills by joining a local course. You can check dates and book through our website.
  • Volunteering opportunities:
    Whilst you're taking a break from work to focus on your family, we can you offer a range of volunteer roles to help you keep your skills up (or learn new ones!) and meet like-minded people local to you. We'd love to have additional support running events and with 'back office' organisational tasks. Most of our roles take up only a little of your time but give back immeasurably! Find out more and drop us a line.


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Stratford upon Avon & District contacts

Main branch contact:
Baby and Toddler Groups, Social Events and General Enquiries: