The Imagination Centre

Immersive, Fun Children's Classes, Parties and Events to Spark their Imagination! �

Operating as usual


Over our 6 years we've covered several different areas, where would you like to see our monthly sessions?

Give us a reaction...
👍 Ripon
♥️ Harrogate
😮 Northallerton

Or comment below with an alternative!


We can cater to an assortment of ages for our bespoke themed parties so no one is left out!


Did you know that all of our parties are bespoke to you!

One of the things we plan with parents, particularly for our under 5s, is whether they want a party that is entirely lead or would prefer something free flow.

For our babies, toddlers and preschoolers you may prefer to keep direction to a minimum with only some at the beginning and end. This means we will set up lots of fun themed activities that they are able to dip in and out of such as messy trays, paint stations and crafts whilst we facilitate play.

What theme would your little one ask for?


I know this is super duper early but...would there be any interest in Easter Craft Boxes this year?

To ensure we would have enough stock we would be taking pre-orders in February. The post is just to gauge interest.

£10 per box, packed full of lovely Easter and Spring crafts. This was one from a couple of years ago to give you an idea but please note the contents will be different.

Let me know in the comments!


🌈Crafty Newborn 🌈

Our first monthly session is ready to book!

Monday 30th January
Claro Lounge

Crafty Newborn is perfect to spend some quality time with your baby whilst also meeting other local parents. You will create 2 beautiful keepsakes to take home and treasure whilst we are on hand with inspiration, to help take those tiny foot prints and for general baby cuddling if you want some time to add those special touches!

Did I mention that a hot drink is also included! ☕

Book Now at


As we were shortlisted for Mumbler party provider of the year we got sent all of the lovely comments that you guys made! 🥰

Small businesses rely on word of mouth as we don't have huge marketing budgets and parents want to hear what other parents think so thank you so much!


The theme for our January party offer is Unicorns& Rainbows!
🌈Decorate Party Bags
🌈Unicorn Masks
🌈Clay Unicorns
🌈Rainbow Beaded Book Bag Charms
🌈Photo Backdrop
£150 for up to 15 children and £5 per head after the initial 15. This offer will not be repeated for this theme this year so secure your 2023 party date for a £50 deposit by dropping us a message.


Our first event in January is going to be Crafty Newborns! For our non mobile babies (approx 0-9 months) we will start the year by creating cute memories.
Date and venue TBC, tag any friends with babies!


It's that time again...our monthly party special offer! 🎉 December's theme is.... WITCH & WIZARD SCHOOL!

Your party will include...

🌈Party Bag Decorating
🌈Making Wands
🌈Fizzing Potions
🌈Sorting Ceremony
🌈Troll Bogey Potion (Slime)

Up to 15 children is £150 (£5 per head after)

This offer will expire on Dec 31st 2022 and there are a limited amount of parties available.

Email [email protected] to book your party today!


We are introducing a monthly party special theme! 🎉

Each month we will have a special party offering with an exclusive reduced price for a party booked within that month!

Our November party special theme is....SLIME!

Your party will include...

🌈Party Bag Decorating
🌈Foam Clay
🌈Glow in the Dark Slime
🌈Slime Bar with exciting additions!

Up to 15 children is £150 (£5 per head after)

This offer will expire on Nov 30th 2022 and there are a limited amount of parties available.

Email [email protected] to book your party today!


A busy weekend of parties!

We had so much lovely feedback from children and parents, thank you so much!

We've only got a couple of weekends available for 2022 and we are already taking 2023 bookings!

For more details just drop us a message. 🌈

Shortlist Vote - Harrogate Mumbler 03/10/2022

Shortlist Vote - Harrogate Mumbler

We have been shortlisted for the Mumbler awards! It's a long shot but you never know! So please vote for me as favourite party provider as The Imagination Centre 😊

Shortlist Vote - Harrogate Mumbler You are now invited to vote for your favourite finalists. You DO NOT HAVE to vote in every category. The organisation or individual with the most votes in each category will be awarded a Mumbler Award at the awards dinner taking place at Majestic Hotel on Friday 18 November 2022. If you would like t...



I have been making up some of these on request, would anyone be interested?

Contents may vary but here's what is included in this one...

🎁Paper Mache Reindeer
🎁Fillable Bauble with Tree
🎁Paper Mache Bauble
🎁Christmas Shapes
🎁Cookie Cutter
🎁Xmas Mask
🎁Wooden Tree Dec
🎁Linen Stocking
🎁Xmas Decoupage Paper
🎁Paper Bauble
🎁Xmas Sequins
🎁Card Tree
🎁Xmas Pencil

£5 per pack, contents worth a lot more!

Only a limited number available as I use up stock and must be ordered before Wednesday.

Photos from The Imagination Centre's post 11/09/2022

Such fun at yesterday's unicorn party to celebrate turning 5!

🌈Clay Unicorns (and frogs, pigs, butterflies...)
🌈Book bag Charms
🌈Fizzing Unicorn Tea Play
🌈Fairy and Pony Small World
🌈Unicorn Playdough
🌈Disco & Parachute

If you'd like more information on our party packages drop us a DM. ❤️


Where would I have been this past year without this lunatic!


We recreated a throwback yesterday! ❤️

I'd love to see your favourite pic you've taken from one of our classes over the years! Share in the comments!


Our final play session!

It has been an absolute blast and seeing so many of our current and previous children was just everything. Thank you so much for joining us over the past 5.5 years, there are so many amazing classes out there so for you to choose us means so much. We have made so many friends along the way, don't be a stranger!

Although classes are ending we will still be hosting parties and events so hope to see you soon!


To those attending our beach party today!

The cafe and role play room are open until 2.30. If you'd like to stay for lunch drop Little beans play cafe a message or let them know when you arrive to book a table.

We have water play in the garden today, please ensure your child has a change of clothes so you can relax.

See you soon!


I can't believe it!! 🎉🎉🎉

Just over a year of The Imagination Centre and we have been shortlisted for Favourite Party Provider 🥰

Truly honestly would never have thought it possible with so many amazing providers locally so a HUGE thank you to everyone who voted! You obviously know how much Lauren and I need a night out 😉

We have some very stiff competition but if you could take a moment to vote for us again it would be appreciated. ⬇️


It's our final week of classes and membership!

🌈 Tuesday 🌈

Crafty Outdoors 9.30am
Crafty Babies 11am

🌈 Wednesday 🌈

Superhero School 10am

🌈Thursday 🌈

Messy Play Day 10am

Don't forget to join us at


How lucky am I to get to spend the morning with these gorgeous babies and toddlers!

Next week is our last ever Crafty Outdoors and Crafty Babies! We would ❤️ to see you there!

Can't make it? We also have our farewell Big Beach Party coming up, where we want to welcome lots of those we have met along the way over the past 5.5 years. You've all been such a huge part of our lives!



This year we are available for private party hire for our Halloween parties! Totally bespoke and tailored to your children and suitable for mixed age groups. Your party may include...

👻 Messy Play
👻 Slime
👻 Pumpkin Carving
👻 Halloween Games
👻 Decorations and Photo Props
👻 Disco and Parachute Games
👻Witch & Wizard School

£14 per child for up to 10 children then £10 per head after. We come to the venue of your choice for 1 hour of fun.

Limited Dates available in October half term. Message to book yours!


Yesterday we headed over to the Wild West for our Wednesday Summer Special.

Next week's theme is.... 👑Princess & Knights👑 there are still a few spaces available at


We've got an action packed summer planned for our under 6s! Take the stress out of the holidays, join our summer membership for £30 to come to unlimited classes.

Tuesday- Crafty Outdoors 9.30am & Crafty Babies 11am
Wednesday- Themed Summer Specials 10am
Thursday- Messy/Water Play 10am

This is our final summer of classes! Join us at



Stuck for something to do this summer? This is the final chance to sign up for our summer membership. 4 weeks of fun starting from the 25th July.

🌈 Tuesday 🌈

Crafty Outdoors
Crafty Babies

🌈 Wednesday 🌈

Themed Summer Special including Intergalactic Galaxy, Cowboys & Cowgirls, Princess & Knight, Superhero School

🌈 Thursday 🌈

Messy/Water Play

£114 worth of classes for just £30! This is a one off payment as all our memberships cease after this.

Sign up at

Find more details on all of our classes at


🌈Today we had a Paddington Party!🌈

🐻Bear Masks
🐻Clay Build a Bear
🐻Decorate a Party Bag
🐻Making Tea
🐻Rice Paddington
🐻Paint a Bear Plant Pot
🐻Paddington Picnic Photos

Let me know in the comments if you'd like me to put together a no obligation party plan with your chosen theme!


Crafty Outdoors

Today's Crafty Outdoors 🥰

We have got only 2 weeks left of Mini Music Makers with some spaces tomorrow!

Thursday is our Making my Mark and Friday is Messy Play, both only £5 PAYG!

Book now at

Nominate - Harrogate Mumbler 01/07/2022

Nominate - Harrogate Mumbler

Mumbler awards are back! Please consider nominating The Imagination Centre for best class/activity and party provider if you have a HG postcode. Thank you!

Nominate - Harrogate Mumbler We invite you to nominate your favourite in each category. Nominations will be open from Friday 1st July until midnight on Sunday 31st July 2022. All categories are explained in the Awards Categories section of the website. Please try and include as much detail as you can for each nomination. ** Don...


Excited to be hosting our slime stall here on Saturday!

Come and say hello. 👋😊


Starting to plan what you're going to do over the summer holidays? Need something affordable that's going to keep the kids entertained?

We have lots of FUN planned!


Crafty Outdoors
Crafty Babies

Themed Summer Sessions (Inc Intergalactic Galaxy, Princess & Knight, Superhero School and Cowgirl and Cowboys)

Messy/Water Play Days



Our big farewell beach party is now up and ready to book! We will be joining Little beans play cafe for our last event together and would love to see our children from past and present before we start our new venture away from classes and onto parties and events.

If you'd like to join us for beach themed crafts and play head over to under Summer Holidays.


Each Thursday and Friday we have our Play Days. They're perfect if...

🌈You don't want to commit to a term and prefer PAYG
🌈You have children that are different ages
🌈You want the effort of planning, preparing and cleaning up taken away
🌈You want to get some ideas for things you can do at home

Join our Messy, Water, Explorers and Mark Making Play Days at




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Friday 9:30am - 12pm
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