Fire your little one’s imaginations!

 Weekly storytelling and drama classes in York – for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers.

Gemma Curry in The Sleep Pirates by Hoglets

What's in a Hoglets class?

Hoglets classes are drama and storytelling adventures, bringing imaginations to life.

Classes include:

  • Drama and performance skills
  • Games
  • Craft
  • Songs and music

Hoglets classes are designed to build confidence, encourage group play and help towards the key prime areas of learning set out by the Government Early Years Curriculum:

  • Communication and language
  • Physical development
  • Personal, social and emotional development.

Our stories this Spring 2019 include:

  • You Can’t Take an Elephant on a Bus! – by Patricia Cleveland-Peck
  • Zagazoo – by Quentin Blake
  • The Bumblebear – by Nadia Shireen
  • Cannonball Coralie and The Lion – by Grace Easton
  • Stardust – by Jeanne Willis
  • Grandma Bird – by Benji Davies
  • Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam: The Cat Burglar – by Tracey Corderoy 

But make sure you book a space as places are filling up fast.e

"Our favourite baby class! Gemma leads the classes brilliantly, always with so much enthusiasm. She has the baby X-Factor!"

We’ve a class near you!


 22 Queen St, York YO24 1AD

Every Monday

11am – Toddlers (Walking+)

You can park for just £1 – you need to get a parking permit from the Sports Centre at the back of the building.


Askham Bar, Tadcaster Road, York, YO24 1LW

Every Monday

1pm – Babies (Birth to walking)
2pm – Toddlers (Walking+)

TESCO Community Room – if you sign in at the Customer Services desk then you can park for free over the usual 3 hours.


Trafalgar street, York
YO23 1HY.

Every Tuesday

9.15am – Babies (Birth to walking)
10.00am – Toddlers 1 (Walking+)
11.00 am – Toddlers 1 (Walking+)

The Children’s Centre free car park is only small, but there are lots of free on-street parking spaces nearby.

Hoglets - drama and storytelling classes for babies and toddlers

Try us out for FREE!
Book a trial class now!

Just let us know your details and the class you’d like to attend. 

Or call us on 07596 705171

Just some of our parent reviews...

  • Well planned, excellently organised, interested and funny classes. We love them!

    thumb Anna Daria

    5 star review  We loved the story making class and the puppet making! Lottie hasn’t stopped talking about how much she enjoyed herself! �

    thumb Louise Bright

    5 star review  Took my kids to see The Sleep Pirates today, we all loved it! Perfectly aimed at little people and was exactly the right length of time to hold their attention. Well done Hoglets, can’t wait for the next one!

    thumb Jan Darcy

    5 star review  First session this afternoon. It was lots of fun for both mums and babies! Looking forward to returning next week. Thanks Gemma x

    thumb Jessica Brudenell
  • 5 star review  Our favourite baby class! Gemma leads the classes brilliantly, always with so much enthusiasm. She has the baby X-Factor!

    thumb Ema Havercroft

    5 star review  Awesome!

    thumb Sarah Roberts

Book your child’s full term place:

Simply fill in the form to reserve your child’s place this term.

Once you’ve sent your booking request you can send payment to secure your place.

You can pay online using Paypal. Just enter the amount – number of weeks x £4.50 per class. So 7 classes = £31.50

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Or pay via bank transfer – details will be provided on request.

You can join at any point in a term and you’ll only be charged for the remaining classes.