At Friendly Families Nursery we love to open our doors to local families and we have a busy summer of events planned. On this page you will find more information about our summer childcare offer and monthly messy art play Sundays, as well as details of our weekly term time stay and play.

You can also keep up to date with all our events on Happity.

2022 summer programme

This summer Friendly Families Nursery is offering holiday care for children aged 3-5. Join our caring, professional team for specialised early years care and fun activities in our purpose built nursery and magical garden.

We have a limited number of places available, so we ask that bookings are made by mid-July to secure a place. A minimum block booking of 3 days applies.

Dates25 July – 9 September
Hours9am – 3pm, Monday to Friday
Age3 to 5 years
Cost£44 per day (minimum 3 days)

To book a place, please call Friendly Families on 020 7018 6530 or email

Messy art play Sundays

Due to unforeseen circumstances, messy art play Sundays have been cancelled.

Weekly stay and play

The nursery supports a weekly sensory stay and play at the nearby Leander Centre. Join some of the Friendly Families team in a fun and welcoming setting. It’s open to all children up to five years old, and includes lunch.


10:30-12 on Tuesdays in term time. Lunch provided 12-12:30
Cost£1 (free for low waged families)
ContactAysan on 07507 676 979 or Miranda 07595 827 499
LocationThe Leander Centre, Vanguard Estate, Ship Street SE8 4DH