Early Years Sensory Workshops: We are Wonderlings

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Join our experienced Play & Learn Facilitators and book your FREE place on our We are Wonderlings workshops.

You and your little one can explore the world through sensory free play, in a safe and stimulating environment.

From babes in arms, to bum shufflers, snoozers, and movers these are workshops for different age categories, just so we can focus on those important developmental stages.

Each session is an hour, and takes place in our Space on the following Mondays:

Mon 1 July

Mon 8 July

Mon 15 July

Mon 22 July

At these times for the specific age group:

10:00 – 11:00, birth – 12 months

11:30 – 12:30, 1 – 2 years

13:30 – 14:30, 2 – 4 years

What our participants say:

"Best thing in the city for Early Years, can't wait to be back!"
- Mum participant.

"This is the highlight of my week to come here with my son. If you did more, I would come to all of them!"
- Dad participant.

We are Wonderlings is supported by the generous donations from our supporters and match funded by the Big Give. We are extremely grateful to you all in supporting our Early Years programme.

Online bookings end at the start of the session.

If you would like more information, or would like support in completing your booking, please call us on (0115 948 9750) and ask for Lisa Jacques.

FREE. Limited Capacity. Booking is required.


To prepare for your visit please see our Access and Facilities information by clicking here, and Information on Getting Here by clicking here.

  • Our activities are held in our large ground floor area, called The Space.
  • Find out about our Play and Learn facilitators before you arrive: Getting to know us: The Play & Learn Team
  • We create a sensory and immersive environment.
  • There is a smaller designated sensory area in these workshops.
  • Adult and child noise reducing headphones are available on request.
  • We have a Changing Places facility.
  • There are family toilet seats, and step stools in our toilets to assist the little ones.
  • We are a Breastfeeding Welcome venue.
  • All our Play & Learn Facilitators hold a current DBS certificate.
  • All our Play & Learn Facilitators have regular safeguarding training.
  • We have staff on duty who are First Aid at Work, and Paediatric First Aid, trained.
  • We are a member of the Family Arts Campaign and part of the local Nottingham Network Group with our cultural friends.
  • Find out about our current exhibitions click here


Entry to our exhibitions and our family activities is free.

Our Gallery Assistants are on hand to support a happy and safe environment. Please help by listening to their guidance and let them know if you need any assistance or guidance during your visit.

We ask for you not to take food and drink inside the exhibitions, however you are more than welcome to have your snacks and drinks if attending our Family Activities in The Space.

Safe play

Please take care of your children while enjoying the activities, encouraging safe and positive play.

a graphic showing availability of changing places toilets, wheelchair for hire, folding stools, communication cards, lifts, hearing loop, ear defenders, translated exhibition notes in Arabic, Urdu and Polish, easy read exhibition notes, and coloured overlays
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