What’s Coming Up For Parents?




What's on for parents Winter/Spring 2022/23What’s On for Parents

Face to Face 

Newmarket Leisure Centre 

birds eye view of colourful soft play equipment Venue: Newmarket Leisure Centre, Exning Rd, Newmarket CB8 0EA

Dates:  Every other Tuesday (holidays and term time) 

Time: 9.30- 11.30am

Come and say hello and bring your parenting or getting back to work questions to us.

No need to book – just come along and get your FREE cuppa while you are there too! 

We look forward to meeting you.

Tesco Newmarket Drop in 2023

young child female sitting behind a computer Venue: TESCO Community Room, Fordham Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7AH (The Community Room is at the back of the shop just past the bread and cakes!) 

Dates: Every other (holidays and term time) STARTS AGAIN 12TH JANUARY 2023. 

Time: 1.00-3.00pm 

Come and say hello and bring your parenting or getting back to work questions to us.

No need to book – just come along! 

We look forward to meeting you. 


International Families Group (at The Women’s International Group) 

Newmarket International Womens Group information and pink image with illustrated woman and two children Venue: The Stable,  65 High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8NA

Dates: Wednesdays (term time only) 

Time: 1.00-3.00pm 

All welcome to come along and get together for families who may speak English as a 2nd language. 

On Wednesday 25th January 2023 Penny Sobre from Newmarket Community Arts is running a willow lantern making workshop with the group. Penny is an arts educator and has just run a series of successful workshops at the Horse Racing Museum.
There will then be an event for the whole community on Saturday 18th of February – around 6:30pm where will parade our lanterns along the yellow brick road.
The event is to celebrate the forgotten rivers which flow under the town and to celebrate our community.

Email nina@sharingparenting.com for more information. 

Raising Babies – NEW Parent’s Course 

Venue: Foley House, 52 Wellington Road, Newmarket, Suffolk. CB8 0HY

Date: Starting Thursdays from 5th January-26th January 2023. 

Times: 1.00-2.00pm

Do you have a baby under 18 months old? 

Would you like to meet other parents in Newmarket? 

Come along or email us at nina@sharingparenting.com for more information. 

We look forward to hearing from you. 


Outside the Box 

"It made me think about my parenting different and in a positive way. It didn't make me feel like a bad parent, just highlighted some things I could adjust and change to help my children and our relationship together."
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Attended Outside the Box

Venue: Newmarket, Suffolk 

Dates: Starting Tuesday 17th January 2023 for 4 weeks

Times: 9.30-11.30am 

Does your child have additional needs?

Would you like to join other parents and discover strategies that may help you and your child cope better?

No diagnosis needed.

Please contact us to register your interest for our next course. 

Raising Teens Refresher via Zoom

“Thanks for a really interesting and ‘eye opening’ ten weeks, it’s been the best investment of 20 hours ever”
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Attended Raising Teens

Do you find yourself asking:

“Why doesn’t my teenager want to talk to me anymore?”

“Why does my teenager want to spend all their time with their friends or in their room?”

“What is happening to my teenagers brain and how can I support them with these changes?”

Join us and other parents and carers on our Raising Teens course for those who have already attended our Raising Teens Course or would like a taster session. 

Venue: Online ZOOM

Date: Tuesday 21st February 2023

Time: 6.45-8.15pm

“It’s not about being a bad parent, it’s about being a better parent”
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Attended Raising Children

Venue: Online ZOOM

Date: Wednesday 18th January 2023

Times: 10.00-11.30am 

Do you find yourself asking “Why won’t they listen to me?” or “How can I be ready for my child’s next stage?” or “Am I saying or doing the right thing?

Join us and other parents, who are experiencing the same challenges as you, on our popular Raising Children 10 week programme. 

Mindfulness via Zoom

Sharing Parenting MindfulnessVenue: Online ZOOM

Date: Wednesday 1st February 2023

Times: 9.30-11.00am 

Find a little bit of calm in the chaos and learn how to share these practices with your children too. 

True Colours (Fun Personality Sessions)

"Doing this course is absolutely worth it! Finding out what 'colour' I am and how it impacts my relationships and even my job choice was fascinating. I would recommend this course to EVERYONE!!
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Attended True Colours

Sharing Parenting True coloursVenue: Online ZOOM 

NEW Dates: Tuesday 7th March 2023

Times: 9.30 – 11.30am   

Do you find yourself asking:

 “Why is my child different to me?

Why do I hate doing the things he/she loves?”  

How can I support my child with their friendships?

“How can I learn to tolerate different personalities in your family and/or at work?”

…then you will love this FUN personality based taster.

Contact us to book your FREE place.

How to support your children with anxiety (via Zoom)

Childrens wellington bootsVenue: Online ZOOM

Date: Thursday 23rd February 2023

Times: 1.00-2.30pm

A little anxiety is normal and natural and we all it in our lives. However, when this gets out of control we need strategies to help us cope with this for our own wellbeing.

Join us for our session to support your children with anxiety. 

How to motivate your children academically (via Zoom)

Child in library with a bookVenue: Online ZOOM

Date: Tuesday 7th  February 2023

Times: 9.30-11.30am

Join us for our session for simple but effective tips and strategies to motivate your children academically. 

The Changing Brain

Raising Teens for FacilitatorsVenue: Online ZOOM

Date: To be confirmed

Times: 9.30-10.30am

From Toddlers to Teens the brain takes on major changes. As parents, it is important you know about how to support these changes and prepare for them! 

Dads Matter

'Dads Matter was the perfect opportunity to meet people like myself... the fact that the course is so brilliant was a bonus!'
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Attended Dads Matter

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Venue:  On Zoom 

Dates: From 10th January 2023
Times: 6.30-8.00pm 

A 5-part course over Zoom exploring the various roles of a father or father figure and how dads can model assertive parenting with their children.

Tuesday 10th January 2023

Session 1 – Parenting Styles – What does being assertive parenting really mean? and The role of Dad as a Role Model – Learn how you are showing them the way

Tuesday 17th January 

Session 2 – The role of Dad as a Protector – How to balance boundaries and independence

Tuesday 24th January

Session 3 – The role of Dad as a Provider – How to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of your child/ren

Tuesday 31st January

Session 4 – The role of Dad as a Teacher – What are rights and responsibilities?

Tuesday 7th February

Session 5 – The role of Dad as a Supporter – How to build your child’s self-esteem and confidence

Dads can book their place by emailing to info@epicdad.co.uk and we can send the Zoom link and arrange delivery of a manual.

Do you want to meet other Dad’s?

Do you want to find out more about the 4 different roles you can play, as a Dad, in your child’s life?

Do you want to help promote the positive reputation of Dad’s?

Of course Dad’s are welcome on all our programmes but this one is just for you to support the very important role of Dads in the family, including research behind that role.

Join other Dad’s, who are experiencing the same challenges as you, on our popular Dad’s Matter course.

This is an open access parenting course, delivered over 5 weekly evening sessions – each session is 1.5 hours.

This course offers Dads an opportunity to meet other Dads, share experiences, learn from each other and get some advice and strategies to help them to support their children.

You may also be interested in reading Nick’s story in our Parents Stories and Feedback section.

Dads can book their place by emailing to info@epicdad.co.uk and we can send the Zoom link and arrange delivery of a manual.

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Small Groups 

SEN Parent Support Group

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Do you have children with SEN? We have a social group for you to get together with other parents, chat, coffee & cake (virtual!). Talking is one of the best way to share help, advice or just get things off your chest.

Email info@sharingparenting.com to book a place.

Virtual FACEBOOK Drop In

Bring your parenting questions to us – no question too small (or big!)

Venue: Facebook Live 

Date: The LAST WEDNESDAY of every month (term time only) 

Time: Facebook Live 1.00-1.30pm 



If you have missed any of the sessions you can catch up on our Facebook Page 

Please see our Courses, Workshops or Taster pages for more information.

Please also read our Sharing Parenting Stories and Feedback from other parents and carers who have attended our programmes.

Please also see our Where to Meet Us page to find out more about where to find our Outreach Workers and Hannah from our Build Your Rainbow project.

Please contact us to sign up to receive our latest Newsletter for parents. 

Please contact us for more information about any of the above or to register your interest by clicking the button below: