Get Started with Slings Workshop

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Admission / entry price options

£25 per family unit

Ticket includes one week carrier hire or £5 off a purchase from Sling Spot.

Get Started with Slings Workshop

About / description

Are you an absolute beginner looking for a crash course introducing you to slings for your young baby? Library sessions are often busy and help is limited to about ten minutes on busy days.

This is a great small group workshop, 2hours long, for families with babies (bumps to four months), demonstrating all the common and popular options for this age group (stretchies, woven, ring sling, meh dai and buckle carrier) with a chance to try them on (with demo dolls and your child) and hire your favourites. One week hire of a carrier included, or £5 off a purchase from Sling Spot.


To give families a good grounding in how to carry their babies safely and well Build confidence Guidance through the dizzying range of choices!


Bumps to four/five months

Parking / transport

There is plenty of on street parking (£1/hr, £5/day) and the Q park is just round the corner by the train station. There is good public transport too (train station, bus interchange are less than 5mins walk), Granville Road tram stop is nearby and the city centre is a stone's throw away.

Additional information

2hrs long. Ticket is per family. Children welcome


I have a large bump, will I still be able to try carriers on? Absolutely! Our demo dolls are small and weighted and we have different sizes for convenience. . . Can I bring my baby? Absolutely! Babies up to four/five months are welcome, we have sofas for feeding and onsite changing facilities. . . Is my partner welcome? Absolutely! .. I need to cancel my class, what do I do? Get in touch with us ( Fees are non-refundable if cancelling within 48hours of the class. . Is my ticket transferable? Please contact us in advance if you are unable to attend the class and would like to pass the ticket to a friend.