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FRI, 3RD MAY 2019, 11:00 – 17:00

Mum & Baby Event & Afternoon Tea - Shrigley Hall

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Mum & Baby Event & Afternoon Tea at Shrigley Hall, Macclesfield

Come along to our hosted event at Shrigley Hall on the 3rd of May and help raise funds for Ronald McDonald House, Manchester.

Shop your local independent baby businesses from 11am , then enjoy afternoon tea at 1pm. Meet other new mums and mums to be. Babies welcome - plenty of parking, space for car seats or pushchairs.

  • Delicious homemade cakes, pastries and scones
  • Finger sandwiches with traditional fillings
  • Unlimited freshly brewed tea or coffee
  • A chilled glass of Prosecco!
  • Goodie Bag
  • Free mini maternity or mini sitter session with 3 edited Images with the talented Louise @ Nurtured with love photography - worth £125 (You will need to contact Louise to book your session at her studio in Wilmslow) Only attendees to this event will receive this amazing offer

MOTHERS DAY OFFER - £25 PER PERSON (£45PP After the 2nd of April) - BOOK NOW

£5 of each ticket sold will go to Ronald McDonald House, Manchester. We will also have a little raffle on the day.


Shrigley Hall Hotel
SK10 5SA

More Information and The Mum & Baby Directory are hosting a free event at Shrigley Hall on Friday 3rd May for expectant and new mums.

Parents can shop local independent mum & baby businesses at their leisure from 11am - 2pm and help raise funds for Ronald McDonald House, Manchester. Babies are very welcome, they’ll be plenty of parking, space for car seats and pushchairs. Early arrivals can snap up a goodie bag including a Tidy Tot disposable bib, Little Freddie baby food and more.

We also have a gorgeous afternoon tea planned from 1pm - 3pm where you can meet other local mums in a relaxing environment. You can enjoy delicious homemade cakes, sandwiches, unlimited tea or coffee and a chilled glass of prosecco too! Afternoon tea attendees will also receive a FREE mini photoshoot with Louise from Nurtured with Love Photography. Choose from a Mini Maternity or Mini Sitter session complete with 3x digital images of your choice.

As an extra special treat, Charlotte from Bloom Baby Sensory will be hosting a free sensory session for little ones. Session starts at 3pm and places must be booked in advance.

Nikki, the founder of Nikki Hill Apothecary will also be joining us and talking us through her wonderful collection of handcrafted therapeutic herbal tea blends made to help improve women's health. Get this fabulous offer for just £45pp - book your tickets here

Entry to our Mum & Baby event is FREE however we will have a bucket on the door for loose change, a tombola (£2 a ticket) plus £5 of each afternoon tea ticket sold will go to our chosen charity. Ronald Mcdonald House Manchester support families by providing a welcoming environment for them to stay while their child is undergoing medical treatment.

Shop our amazing local independent brands on the day:

Nurtured with Love

Photographer Louise specialises in Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Cakesmash & Family Photography and is based in Wilmslow, Cheshire. Afternoon tea attendees will also receive a voucher for an amazing FREE mini photoshoot with Louise.

Daisy & Bo

Jo makes luxurious personalised handmade rugs which make a great addition to any bedroom or nursery. Visit

The Little Cheshire Photography Co

Photographer Stacey behind the award-winning baby and child photography business specialises in maternity, newborns, older babies, kids and families. Visit

Little Bundle Box

Founder Debbie creates baby gift bundles in stylish keepsake suitcases and beautiful boxes. Perfectly wrapped, and full of stunning and practical gifts for both baby and parents. Visit

Tag Togs Babywear & Slings

Babywearing mum Amanda has designed and developed a range of baby carriers, slings, babywearing bags and funky, functional and practical clothes. Visit

The Cinnamon Bear

Cake maker Sarah provides a unique catering service, for baby showers, birthday parties and celebrations. Visit

Friday's Child by Louise

Etsy seller Louise makes the most beautiful mobiles for nurseries. Mobiles are made to order with various colour options available. Visit

Blossom Keepsake

Hayley specialises in handmade keepsakes, such as jewellery from breastmilk, hair, a loved one's ashes, baby's umbilical and natural elements. Visit

Bodyshop - Body, Beauty and You

Becky has a variety of Bodyshop products to help mums feel fabulous. Visit Becky’s facebook group Body, Beauty & You

Namesake Emporium

Liza produces bespoke gifts and keepsakes for any occasion. We love her Manchester bee designs on baby clothes and bibs! Visit

Smallprint Silver Keepsake Jewellery

Jeweller Joanne creates beautiful, unique silver keepsake jewellery which features fingerprints, hand and footprints. Visit

Milkshake Boutique

Independent children's boutique based in Wilmslow. Visit

Our very own MAMA branded t-shirts and tote bags will be available to buy on the day.

Molli & Oli

Founder Rachael has sourced stunning nursery wallpaper designs, baby rompers, tutus and baby sensory gifts families will love.

Extra Fleur Event Styling

Bespoke event styling for any occasion! See one of their fabulous baby showers walls and blocks at the Mum & Baby event. Visit

East Cheshire Mumbler

Online local parenting community with details of baby and toddler groups and classes, healthcare, support services and more.

Macclesfield Sling Library

Not-for-profit organisation offering a range of slings and baby carriers for parents to borrow on short or long-term loans. Visit Macclesfield Babywearers

East Cheshire NCT

Run by local volunteer parents for other parents and parents-to-be, offering support, information and friendship. Visit

Gooseberry Fool

Mum of four has created a traditional and unique collection of timeless baby and childrenswear. Visit

Little Handprints Books

Lauren is a local Usborne book organiser and also creates footprint tile keepsakes for babies. Visit

If you have a raffle prize you would like to donate please email - it could be a bottle of wine, gift voucher or product a mum or mum to be would like to win for themselves or their little ones.


Photos from the last Brunch

A big thank you to all the lovely ladies that came to the Ivy Brunch on Wednesday.

Here are a few photos from the day.

Event Details (Ended)

Looking for an excuse to try out the fabulous new IVY BRASSERIE in Manchester City Centre? Nobody to go with? Come along and meet some other mums to be or new mummies, enjoy a lovely brunch, have a laugh, make new friends and receive a goodie bag for you and baby. We're looking forward to hosting our brunch at this beautiful venue...

The Menu

Mini pastries with butter and preserves will be on the table to share

Then a choice of:

  1. Two hen’s eggs
    (Scrambled, poached or fried with granary toast)
  2. Eggs Benedict
    (Pulled honey roast ham on toasted English muffins, two poached hen’s eggs with hollandaise sauce and watercress)
  3. Avocado and spinach Benedict
    (Avocado, raw baby spinach, two poached hen’s eggs on toasted English muffins, hollandaise sauce and sesame)
  4. Crushed avocado on gluten-free toast
    (Avocado, lime and coriander with sunflower, pumpkin, linseed, sesame and pomegranate on dark caraway toast)
  5. Avocado, tomato and sesame - LIGHT & HEALTHY
    (Chopped avocado with roast plum tomatoes, poached hen’s eggs on toasted granary with sesame dressing)
  6. Gluten-free organic granola
    (Puffed rice, buckwheat, quinoa grains, apricot, coconut, toasted seeds with berries and almond milk)
  7. Dairy-free coconut “yoghurt”
    (Mango, kiwi, pomegranate and chia seeds)

Please let us know your choice from 1-7


Coffee, Tea, or a Soft Drink

Goodie Bag

A Goodie bag for mum and baby, or mum to be and bump.

Please let us know If you're a mum to be, or If you're a new mum please let us know what age / sex baby is so we can tailor your goodie bag to you. If you're bringing baby please let us know so we can reserve a space for your pushchair.