The Pelican on Portland is happy to be hosting the following children’s and adult’s groups;

Cookery Doodle Doo LogoCookery Doodle Doo are back and running regular term time sessions at the Pelican!

The lovely Laila is here every Tuesday at 1pm and Thursday at 10am.  These wonderful classes are for children aged 2-5 years.  If you haven’t been before you can do a trial session for only £5 with subsequent classes at £8 (discounts for siblings are available, visit the website for details).  Pre-booking is essential, visit their website to check out the recipes they will be cooking each week and book your tickets.

You can also check out their facebook page for updates and info about the classes.

Music With Mike

A highly energetic class for kids aged 0-4, with lots of singing, dancing, shakers, rhythm sticks, tambourines, musical movement activities and plenty of drumming! Running on Wednesdays from 2pm -2.30pm, Music With Mike is a drop in session costing only £3 per child (siblings are just £1 each).

Spanish Pre school classes Hove

Run by Margarida, Spanishtastic pre-school classes are suitable for children aged 18 months to 4 years.  The classes are packed with games, songs, activities and drama to ensure that your child’s language is experience is fun.

Classes are on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10.30am – 11.30am and free trials are available.  Visit their website for more information and to book your class.

UMEmamas is a lovely supportive groups for mothers of babies and toddlers that runs every Wednesday morning from 10am – 11.30am.  UMEmamas is a facilitated peer to peer support group that uses mindful and yogic approaches to help mothers navigate the journey of parenthood.  Tickets are £5 (£4 concessions) and spaces are limited, so please contact them to book your place.

KRAFTY KRAFTS – Crafting for Wellbeing


Sophie (DBS checked mental health worker) will be running weekly groups every Friday 10am – 1pm. Enjoy the therapeutic effects of crafting; be it decoupage, knitting or making candles and bath bombs!

Referrals are taken; get in touch with Sophie on 07497 062444 or