New Arrivals Playgroup

Ann hosts a new arrivals playgroup for all new mammies in the Springs each Thursday afternoon. These resume on Thursday 8th January.


All are welcome, new and existing Dubai residents.


This is a great opportunity to catch up with other Mammies and allow the kids to blow off some steam.


In addition, we have our weekly playgroup at Extreme Fun in Motor city every Tuesday at 10am and our bi-weekly playgroup as gaeilge.


If you’re interested in attending any of these events, please email for more details.


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