Bury Sling Meet – Newtons of Bury – 12-2pm

Come along for all things sling related, Plus a handsfree brew and cake if you fancy 😉

Sling & Meet is a non-profit community group created by volunteer parents for parents & carers. We are here to help families and carers carry their babies and children safely & confidently in a comfortable way using slings and carriers.

Offering trained & experienced advice on all aspects of babywearing including a range of slings and carriers for hire to fit from newborn babies to preschoolers, at library sessions we fit and hire out available slings, helping with your own slings, teaching new skills and practising to perfect current skills.

We offer a range of services to make babywearing more accessible to all, including a free newborn stretchy scheme, focused group workshops and private one to one sessions. At sling meets, we run on a first-come-first-served basis, offering 10 – 20 minutes with each family to run through one or two carriers of your choice, we will demo to you, then help you get a safe comfortable fit. Sling meets can get very busy at times we do endeavour to see everyone that arrives but please do remember we are a volunteer service running on a limited time schedule we try our best to see everyone.
Please check in returning hires as soon as you arrive to allow other families to try out.

If you require more time or would like to learn how to back carry*, Private one to one consultations are available, we have 2 trained babywearing consultants who can offer one 2 one consultations and/or back carry workshops. Please get in touch via our website or email info@slingandmeet.co.uk
*We are unable to teach back carries in the library sessions.

Entry is £3 per family, with this entrance fee you are welcome to make full use of the available kitchen facilities at Newtons, including unlimited hot and cold beverages, Snacks and the best part CAKE !!!

Please ask reception for directions to where we are holding the Sling & Meet session

Standard hire costs £10 for up to 2 weeks, Annual membership hire is £5 for upto 2 weeks.
A fully refundable deposit is required for each hired sling unless you are part of our membership scheme.
The deposit amount is dependent on the sling or accessory being borrowed and will be returned in full following the timely return of the sling or accessory undamaged with all additional accessories.

Annual Membership is £20 per year and which entitles you to –

  • Half Price Hire Fee of £5 for upto two weeks rather than £10.
  • No deposit need to be left for any hires.
  • Reduced rates on all workshops and consultations.

Swinton Sling Library | The Funhouse 12-2.30pm

Come along for all things sling related, handsfree brew and cake if you fancy & breastfeeding advice from the ladies at B.O.O.B.S

Sling & Meet is a non-profit community group created by volunteer parents for parents & carers. We are here to help families and carers carry their babies and children safely & confidently in a comfortable way using slings and carriers.

Offering trained & experienced advice on all aspects of babywearing including a range of slings and carriers for hire to fit from newborn babies to preschoolers, at library sessions we fit and hire out available slings, helping with your own slings, teaching new skills and practising to perfect current skills.

We offer a range of services to make babywearing more accessible to all, including a free newborn stretchy scheme, focused group workshops and private one to one sessions. At sling meets, we run on a first-come-first-served basis, offering 10 – 20 minutes with each family to run through one or two carriers of your choice, we will demo to you, then help you get a safe comfortable fit. Sling meets can get very busy at times we do endeavour to see everyone that arrives but please do remember we are a volunteer service running on a limited time schedule we try our best to see everyone.
Please check in returning hires as soon as you arrive to allow other families to try out.

If you require more time or would like to learn how to back carry*, Private one to one consultations are available, we have 2 trained babywearing consultants who can offer one 2 one consultations and/or back carry workshops. Please get in touch via our website or email info@slingandmeet.co.uk
*We are unable to teach back carries in the library sessions.

Standard hire costs £10 for up to 2 weeks, Annual membership hire is £5 for upto 2 weeks.
A fully refundable deposit is required for each hired sling unless you are part of our membership scheme.
The deposit amount is dependent on the sling or accessory being borrowed and will be returned in full following the timely return of the sling or accessory undamaged with all additional accessories.

Annual Membership is £20 per year and which entitles you to –

  • Half Price Hire Fee of £5 for upto two weeks rather than £10.
  • No deposit need to be left for any hires.
  • Reduced rates on all workshops and consultations.

There is a £3 charge per child upon entrance payable to The Funhouse. A hot drink and use of all soft play & sensory areas are included.

Parking available on site.

Public transport – Number 8 Bus comes from Salford Precinct, along Irlams o’ th’ Height and up A666 Bolton Road departing at Manchester Road opposite Billy Lane.

Swinton Sling Library – The Funhouse – 12-2.30pm

Come along for all things sling related, handsfree brew and cake if you fancy & breastfeeding advice from the ladies at B.O.O.B.S

Sling & Meet is a non-profit community group created by volunteer parents for parents & carers. We are here to help families and carers carry their babies and children safely & confidently in a comfortable way using slings and carriers.

Offering trained & experienced advice on all aspects of babywearing including a range of slings and carriers for hire to fit from newborn babies to preschoolers, at library sessions we fit and hire out available slings, helping with your own slings, teaching new skills and practising to perfect current skills.

We offer a range of services to make babywearing more accessible to all, including a free newborn stretchy scheme, focused group workshops and private one to one sessions. At sling meets, we run on a first-come-first-served basis, offering 10 – 20 minutes with each family to run through one or two carriers of your choice, we will demo to you, then help you get a safe comfortable fit. Sling meets can get very busy at times we do endeavour to see everyone that arrives but please do remember we are a volunteer service running on a limited time schedule we try our best to see everyone.
Please check in returning hires as soon as you arrive to allow other families to try out.

If you require more time or would like to learn how to back carry*, Private one to one consultations are available, we have 2 trained babywearing consultants who can offer one 2 one consultations and/or back carry workshops. Please get in touch via our website or email info@slingandmeet.co.uk
*We are unable to teach back carries in the library sessions.

Standard hire costs £10 for up to 2 weeks, Annual membership hire is £5 for upto 2 weeks.
A fully refundable deposit is required for each hired sling unless you are part of our membership scheme.
The deposit amount is dependent on the sling or accessory being borrowed and will be returned in full following the timely return of the sling or accessory undamaged with all additional accessories.

Annual Membership is £20 per year and which entitles you to –

  • Half Price Hire Fee of £5 for upto two weeks rather than £10.
  • No deposit need to be left for any hires.
  • Reduced rates on all workshops and consultations.

There is a £3 charge per child upon entrance payable to The Funhouse. A hot drink and use of all soft play & sensory areas are included.

Parking available on site.

Public transport – Number 8 Bus comes from Salford Precinct, along Irlams o’ th’ Height and up A666 Bolton Road departing at Manchester Road opposite Billy Lane.

Wednesday Sling Meet 1-3pm

Welcome to Salford Sling & Meet

Please check in returning hires as soon as you arrive to allow other families to try out.

A little of what we offer and how we run the meets.
Sling meets can get very busy, We aim offer 10 – 20 minutes with each family (more if we are able on a quiet day) to run through one or two carriers of your choice, we will demo to you, then help you get a good comfortable fit. We run on a first come first served basis working down the sign in sheet in the order people arrive.

Please note that we are unable to demonstrate back carries in session for safety reasons but are you can book a one2one consultation with Sam at Olli & Elli Babywearing Consultancy , Melinda at
Milly’s Hugs Babywearing Consultancy and Hayley at All the smalls, baby and beyond babywearing consultancy

£2 charge per family upon entrance to cover costs. Yearly membership holders free entry. Refreshments are provided including snacks. (NB Please only use the Costa thermos cups as this is SAYF policy)

Hire fees are £8-10 per fortnight, payable in Cash, Card or Paypal. (card payments are subject to fees) We take refundable deposit via Cash, Paypal or Cheque (Deposit varies for each carrier see below)

Stretchy Wraps – £20
Close Caboo – £30
Ring Slings – £40
Asian Carriers – £40
Woven Wraps – £50
Buckles – £60
Twingo – £80

If you would like to sign up to our yearly membership scheme please ask as soon as you arrive. Alternatively send us an email and we can arrange before the meet ?
For details on what is included in membership follow this link – https://www.slingandmeet.co.uk/yearly-membership/

Note to all:
Please take used nappies home with you to dispose.
Always watch your children at all times.
Please leave prams outside of main room unless baby is sleeping