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Hi-5 TalkTimeCafe
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We are a weekly 'Pop up' Cafe Support & Information 'Hub for families/carers having Pre-School children with Additional Needs.  All welcome with or without a diagnosis. 

WE ARE OPEN AGAIN  Tuesdays 11am - 2pm at present. Please see further updates on our FB page: hi-5talktimecafe as Covid restrictions are lifted.  All Covid precautions are in place.

Come and enjoy some of 'Your Time' over homemade cake and a cuppa and light lunch is available.

We have fun, lots of laughter & yes, sometimes tears! Share tips and any useful info for helping each other.

Hi-5talktimecafe is not a playgroup...BUT...we do have a range of Sensory items & Toys for your children to explore/play with... Come and see our own Hi-5Talktimecafe soft play Fire Engine! Ball pool. Sensory pod & lighting.

The National Lottery 'Community Awards for All' fund gave us a grant of £5,400 in 2019. We have funding for a Cooking Project from Cornwall Rural Community 'Together for Families' grant which came as we went into Covid Lockdown!  Watch this space for more updates when this will be possible.

We enjoy Makaton Singing & Signing. We offer Beginners Makaton courses from time to time.

Aromatherapy hand/foot massage for both children & parents if needed.  Basic short 'Taster Session' available.

Details of our future Events on FB.

New Families and Volunteers are always very welcome in our growing group.

We have families coming from Launceston and Okehampton and some who come to us even though their children have   Friendships are being formed which stops families feeling isolated and not having any support. The Three founders have Living Experience' within their own families over 30 years, so they know how parents/carers feel and are there for you in a Caring, Safe and Non Judgmental space.

Who to contact

Contact name
Carolyn Slingsby
Contact position
Hi-5 TalkTimeCafe's facebook page

Where to go

Bangors Former Methodist Church
Vicarage Lane
EX23 0DP

We moved here 1st October 2019. It is a Single storey building providing larger space both inside and outside. FREE PARKING on site.

Directions: From Bude: on A39 lookout for POUNDSTOCK Sign. Turn Right at First Crossroads signposted POUNDSTOCK CHURCH. We are the first building on Left.

Buses go from Bude.

Contact for any more help with transport please.

Time / date details

When is it on?
Tuesdays 11am - 2pm until all Covid restrictions are lifted..we will review regarding opening in school holidays.
Time of day
Session information
Please see information above as we have re opened for 1 day per week at present until September.
Casual and cosy Cafe atmosphere, where your children can play with a variety of Soft play/sensory equipment. Makaton Singing&Signing. Baby/Toddler Massage. Story Telling.

Other details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£2.00 for Refreshments Per Parent
Donations always welcomed N/A
We are a self funded group of volunteer helpers and rely on fundraising and donations.


Age ranges
From 0 years to 5 years
Referral required
Referral details

Any family that has pre-school children with additional needs with or without a diagnosis are very welcome.

No Referral needed, just come along!

Inclusion details

Saint Piran's Flag Baby changing icon Disabled toilet icon Wheelchair icon
How we make our service inclusive

Wheelchair access and disabled toilet facilities 

Staff SEND experience

We are parents of children with SEND

Children have to be supported by their parents 

Last updated: 02/07/2021

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