Movers and Shakers Shortlisted for Award

We are delighted to announce that Movers and Shakers has been shortlisted for a Loved by Parents Award. We have a chance of being named Best Baby/Toddler Group 2014!

Winning this award would mean a great deal to us at Movers and Shakers. Could we possibly ask you to take a few minutes to show your appreciation for us by visiting the Loved by Parents website and voting for Movers and Shakers? We will be grateful for every vote we receive. As we are one of only five groups on the shortlist, we have a real chance of scooping the top prize.

The voting form is at this page on the Loved by Parents website.

There are only five steps to placing your vote:

  1. Enter your full name
  2. Enter your email address
  3. Choose “Special Awards” from the drop-down list of categories
  4. Type “Best Baby/Toddler Group” in the category name box
  5. Type “Movers and Shakers” in the company name box.

Finally (unless you want to vote in other categories) scroll down to the bottom of the form to submit your vote.

Voting closes at midnight on the 29th of June. It would be simply lovely if we could start July by announcing that Movers and Shakers had won a Loved by Parents Gold Award!

Movers and Shakers really is loved by parents. We keep our prices low and offer flexible class-by-class booking. Our discounted six-session loyalty cards can be used at any class at any time within your home area. Our online booking system is easy to use and guarantees your child a place at the class of your choice.

We know that babies and young children instinctively like to play and explore; at Movers and Shakers we give every child the opportunity to sing along, play a musical instrument, explore the parachute and get lost in a world of bubbles. Sessions take place at libraries, social clubs, cafés and other family-friendly venues.

Loved by Parents is a family-focused online parenting magazine offering features, reviews, recipes and advice on all things loved by parents. Here’s where you can find the full list of nominees for the awards.

Christmas holiday dates 2013



Movers and Shakers is having a break over Christmas and New Year 2013/2014.

There will be no classes from Sunday 22nd December until Saturday 4th January inclusive. We’ve now removed all these sessions from our bookings timetable. Last class will be friday 20th December and first classes will start on Sunday 5th January 2014.

Outside of these dates classes will run as usual. If you have already booked for classes during our Christmas break then you should have received an email from us letting you know that those classes aren’t running!

If your little ones would like to Move and Shake during the Christmas break, then why not get together with some friends and book us to come and do a special Christmas party for you? It’s only £80 for up to 20 children, and we’ll come to your home or any venue of your choice.

New Franchise up and running!


Hello from Erica and Benjy! Barnet and Southgate’s newest music and movement groups for under 3s is officially up and running! Lots of fantastic new classes are now taking place in the area, we have 12 classes running currently and the franchise is growing all the time.

I decided to start working for Movers and Shakers as I was a huge fan of the classes and thought what incredible fun they would be to teach on a regular basis. I love working with children and believe Movers and Shakers is a fantastic mix of a performance and interactive class for young babies and toddlers. My aim is to deliver friendly;fun;exciting and educational classes which delight and intrigue young children and their adults too. This class gives a unique opportunity for children to connect with others in the group and grown ups to get involved too. Looking forward to you and your child joining us soon!

Website launched!

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new Movers and Shakers website for the Barnet and Southgate area.

This website covers classes in Barnet, North Finchley, Southgate and Palmers Green. It contains information about when and where classes in the local area take place.

It also includes a booking page where you can reserve a place at any of our classes. We do not take payment over the Internet – you pay the teacher at the class, either by cash or cheque or by letting the teacher mark off one session on your six-session loyalty card.

Movers and Shakers is run as an independent franchise in several geographical areas. Each area has its own separate site where you can find out more about the classes in that area and who is in charge. You will also be able to use the website to book any class within that area.

On our central site you will find general information about Movers and Shakers, including our history, the background to our classes and the philosophy that underpins our work. Our central site also includes a guide to where in the country Movers and Shakers sessions are currently taking place.

We hope you enjoy using our new websites – we promise to keep it updated and to listen to any feedback you have.