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Monkey Music Baby & Toddler Classes Music Classes in Uxbridge, Eastcote, Northwood, Harrow & Stanmore

Claire Taylor 0208 427 6595

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Welcome to our classes

Hello, I'm Claire and I run Monkey Music classes for young children throughout the boroughs of Hillingdon and Harrow. My Monkey Music journey began as a mum, enjoying all 4 classes with my children and I am now privileged to run the franchise and teach too. Nurturing a love of music in young children is a delight!


We are so excited to restart our Monkey Music classes face to face from September. Our classes will be safe, secure and adhere to all government guidelines so you can relax while you enjoy sharing precious time with your little one.

Music has always been a great passion of mine and it is wonderful that we can continue to offer our classes. I started playing the violin from the age of 7 and joined the Harrow School for Young Musicians soon after. During this time I had some amazing opportunities to play at wonderful venues including the Royal Albert Hall. Later in life, I met and married a fellow violinist who is an incredibly talented musician. Needless to say, music plays a big part in our lives!

We were therefore delighted to discover Monkey Music with our first child, Noah. Knowing how music helps in all aspects of a child's development and wanting to instil a love of music with him at an early age, this was the perfect activity for us. Noah progressed through all four stages of the Monkey Music curriculum. He started with the baby class, Rock'n'Roll which was a lovely gentle introduction to music and a great bonding time for us. He was spellbound by all the new and fascinating sounds. When he was on the move, it was time for Heigh-Ho! Here, he loved all the large colourful props and exploring with great intent, all the instruments. At 2, it was time for Jiggety-Jig and in this class Noah really developed his listening skills, playing different rhythms and exploring the multitude of ways different instruments can be played and the different sounds they make. Next was Ding-Dong, the preschool class. This class was incredible - Noah learnt to read music, write his own compositions and identify the instruments of the orchestra as well as sing along to all the familiar songs with gusto! We were sad to 'graduate' but he has taken all these skills learnt with him into school and we are now enjoying the Monkey Music journey with our daughter. Both children have developed a love of music that will hopefully last a lifetime!

Having seen first-hand the benefits of attending Monkey Music, I jumped at the chance to run my local franchise of Harrow, Uxbridge and Edgware. It has been wonderful to delve into the curriculum and understand exactly how it has been designed to help all areas of development. Action songs and rhymes build language and numerical skills; playing hand held instruments such as maracas, drums and castanets refine fine motor skills while movement helps facilitate the awareness of space and of each other. Being within a group helps build children's confidence and social interaction. But the children don't realise this, they just know they are having fun and enjoying themselves!

Now, as a teacher, it is a privilege to teach the babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers, to see them captivated by the class and to see them develop through a love of music. And it is not just the children, the grownups have such fun too and it is lovely to share in their enjoyment as well.

Here at Monkey Music Uxbridge, Harrow and Edgware we have a wonderful team of teachers who you can read about below. We run classes throughout Uxbridge, Hillingdon, Northwood, Eastcote, Pinner, Harrow, Hayes, Greenford, Northolt, Ruislip, Ickenham, Wembley, Stanmore and Iver.

We are all looking forward to welcoming you soon, so book a class today and come and join us on your own Monkey Music journey. 


Growing up in tune with Monkey Music!

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Bernays Memorial Hall, Bernay's Memorial Hall, 25 The Broadway, Stanmore, HA7 4DA

Ding-Dong 3 + 4 year olds
Jiggety-Jig 2 + 3 year olds
Heigh-Ho From 12 months
Rock'n'Roll From 3 months
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HarroWall, HarroWall, Neptune Road, Harrow, HA1 4HX

Heigh-Ho From 12 months
Jiggety-Jig 2 + 3 year olds
Rock'n'Roll From 3 months
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Eastcote House Gardens, Eastcote House Gardens, Eastcote, HA5 2QS

Heigh-Ho From 12 months
Jiggety-Jig 2 + 3 year olds
Rock'n'Roll From 3 months
Rock'n'Roll From 3 months
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HarroWall, HarroWall, Neptune Road, Harrow, HA1 4HX

Heigh-Ho From 12 months
Jiggety-Jig 2 + 3 year olds
Heigh-Ho From 12 months
Rock'n'Roll From 3 months
Ding-Dong 3 + 4 year olds
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Cannon Lane Methodist Church, Cannon Lane Methodist Church, 206 Cannon Lane, Eastcote, HA5 1JD

Heigh-Ho From 12 months
Ding-Dong 3 + 4 year olds
Jiggety-Jig 2 + 3 year olds
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Monkey Term Dates

Summer Term 2024

Term Starts:
Saturday 13th April
Half Term:
Saturday 25th May - Friday 31st May
Term Ends:
Friday 19th July

Bond with Baby and discover how music supports early development. This 5-part musical programme for newborns up to 16 weeks old is a mix of in-person classes and pre-recorded sessions delivered by our specially trained teachers and is designed to compliment Monkey Music's progressive 4 stage curriculum.
Each booking includes a kit bag with instruments and a sensory scarf to be used at home.
Book now and make new friends!

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“Ronan loves the classes and the teacher and the new friends he has made. Thank you for keeping the fun in these testing times.”

Monkey Music mum

"It's so lovely to have the live Monkey Music at home to look forward to each week. Cece loves playing and singing along and spotting her friends on screen. Tuesday mornings are exciting again!"

Monkey Music parent

"My twin grandchildren always sing their way to our weekly class. They love their class and are learning great listening skills, musicality and self confidence. Monkey Music classes are a number 1 hit with us!

Monkey Music grandmother

A big thank you for continuing to do the monkey music classes during lockdown. It’s so nice for B to have the consistency. He loves it and gets so excited when the music starts. His big brother joins in too!

Monkey Music mum

Thank you so much for the online class. We have watched it every day so far and are loving singing and dancing to all the songs!

Monkey Music parent

"We are really enjoying the recorded classes. We are watching the videos most days and the repetition is really helping her develop."

Monkey Music at Home parent

Celebrate with Monkey and Mo!

Monkey Music parties are great fun for babies and children of all ages. Parties are tailored to suit every occasion and always include the birthday child’s favourite Monkey Music songs!

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Holiday fun for all with our Holiday Workshops!

Monkey Music holiday workshops are a popular way to keep children entertained during the holidays. Unlike our regular classes where children are strictly grouped according to age, the holiday workshops cater for a mixed age group of children.

Book your Workshop here!

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Monkey Music Events!

Join us at one of our Monkey Music Events and find out what happens at Monkey Music! Since they began, in 1993, over 4.8 million classes have entertained hundreds of thousands of families across the UK!

Book your space for some magical music making with your family. Suitable for babies and young children. Be quick! Places are limited.

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The Monkey Team

Cherri Prince

Hi, I'm Cherri and have attended Monkey Music with my little one through all 4 stages.  I am passionate about music with a singer-songwrite and vocal tutor baclground and am delighted to now bring the joy of music to our wonderful Monkey Music families.

Claire Taylor

Hello, my name is Claire and I have been teaching Monkey Music in the local area since 2017. I grew up surrounded by music and started learning to play the violin from 7. I discovered Monkey Music when my son was born and it has been wonderful to first have been a Monkey Music mum and now a teacher!

Karen Bonnamy

Hello, I'm Karen and have been teaching at Monkey Music for over 15 years! I am a member of the award-winning Jubilate ladies choir and sing in many wonderful venues around the UK. I really love seeing all our Monkey Music families each week and watching the children develop!

Sarah Olewe

Hi, I am Sarah, I'm a qualified primary school teacher with a specialism in Early Years. Music has always been hugely important to me and I love playing the piano. It's a privilege to teach Monkey Music, where I'm able to combine my passion for Early Years and love of music!

Sussanna Bornman

Hi, I am Sussanna, I studied music in East Anglia and have a Masters in Music Therapy. My main instrument is the flute but I also love playing the drums and piano.
I’m excited to pass my enthusiasm for music onto more children and their families through Monkey Music.

How old does my newborn baby have to be to join the Beautiful Noise programme? Parents and carers can join our Beautiful Noise programme with their newborn baby anytime from birth up until their baby is 16 weeks old (taken from the date of their first face-to-face class).
Can my partner and I both bring our baby to Beautiful Noise? Yes, our Beautiful Noise programme is perfect for parents who attend on their own or with a partner.
How long is each Beautiful Noise face-to-face class? Each Beautiful Noise face-to-face class is an hour long. This gives everyone lots of time to settle/feed/change before the class begins and at the end of the class before leaving.
Can I feed my baby during Beautiful Noise? Yes, of course. We understand that you will want to make yourself and your baby as comfortable as possible during your Beautiful Noise class and you may feed/change/sleep whenever you feel like it!
What happens if my baby sleeps all the way through the class? Beautiful Noise has been created so that you and Baby can share precious time together whilst enjoying the class for mutual reasons and for different reasons. Our teachers understand that our youngest babies need their sleep so if your baby sleeps peacefully during your class then you will be encouraged to join in whilst they sleep close by.
Where can I find my local Beautiful Noise programme? You can click this link and enter your postcode to find Beautiful Noise programmes near you. If there are no programmes happening in your local area then email for an update on programmes which may be opening soon.
How and when do I receive my Beautiful Noise online sessions? Our Beautiful Noise online sessions are sent via email to all members of our face-to-face classes immediately after their first and second classes. Both sessions have been created so that you can practice at home what you and Baby have learned in class.
What is in my Beautiful Noise Kit Bag? Inside your Beautiful Noise Kit Bag (a linen tote) you will find a Monkey Music wave drum, Monkey Music maracito and a sensory scarf. You will be encouraged to use these instruments and the sensory scarf at home when joining in with the online sessions.
What do the classes involve? Monkey Music is an interactive award winning musical curriculum. Classes are small and tailor-made for babies and young children who are grouped according to their age. Each child is accompanied by their carer. Little ones sing, dance and play musical instruments. Grown ups join in the fun too!
Do you offer ‘mixed age’ classes? Because of the progressive nature of our curricula which is age specific, we do not offer regular weekly mixed classes. However, during the holidays, many of our teachers offer mixed age holiday workshops.
What do you expect of the children, do they have to sit down the whole time? Each class is carefully structured and formatted so that every child and carer is encouraged to join in with the fun. Classes are paced according to each age group with the opportunity for little ones to be up on their feet during ‘Time to Move’ and sitting with their carers during ‘Time to Play’ and ‘Time to Sleep’. Most children quickly learn what is happening next and Monkey helps them with friendly encouragement!
Why are Monkey Music classes 30 minutes long? Our classes have been honed and developed over 25 years and are designed to fully captivate babies and young children for the duration. The very interactive nature of every class means that our little monkeys need to rest again after 30 minutes of magical music making!
Why is Monkey Music more expensive than the other music groups around? Monkey Music has been established for over 25 years and is proud to have a rich musical heritage. We offer a unique and progressive learning experience for your child, which is supported by over 500 original songs and musical activities. Our talented teachers are carefully chosen and trained to offer the highest standard of pre-school music education.
What makes Monkey Music classes so special? Monkey Music classes are considered a leading light in pre-school education. Come along for a free class to see for yourself what make Monkey Music classes the highlight of the week for so many families across the UK!
What if I miss my usual class? Should you miss a class you are invited to contact your teacher to book a catch-up class at a later date in the same term. These are subject to availability. If your teacher is unable to teach, you will be contacted to be offered a make-up class at a later date in the same term.
What do I need to bring with me? Everything you need to enjoy our classes is made available by the teacher, however, should you prefer not to use the Monkey Music instruments provided at class (these will have been freshly santised for each customer prior to use), you may bring your own Monkey Music approved instruments purchased from our online shop or identical items bought elsewhere. You may also bring along your own small blanket for your child to sit on.
Can I bring a newborn baby too? Babes in arms accompanying older siblings are welcome in our classes free of charge, please speak to your local classes for more information.
Why don’t you offer drop-in classes? We value musical education as a fundamental part of early development, and as such our regular weekly classes are progressive to maximise the learning potential of each child.
Do I have to be musical? No! Our teachers will make you feel welcome whatever your musical ability.
Do I have to sing along? We love it when families sing along and your children will benefit from hearing the sound of a familiar voice, no matter how good or bad! But – there is no pressure to sing because listening, watching and playing the instruments will keep you and your child busy enough! Customers may enjoy our songs at home by purchasing our class specific download albums or books - all available from our online shop
Can I bring an adult friend/relative to class? This is usually possible, but we do ask that you contact your local teacher to ask permission beforehand. This is because some of our teaching rooms have maximum levels of occupancy and our teachers need to know who is attending each session, thank you.
Can I opt out of the membership fee? No, our online club is designed to support the learning experience of children at our regular classes and is a popular go-to places between classes to enjoy making Monkey Music at home.
Is it OK for me to take photos or video in class? No, we politely request that you refrain from taking photos or videos at class.
How do I cancel my class booking? You can cancel your booking at any time within 15 calendar days from your booking confirmation date if you have not had face to face contact with your franchisee when making that booking. To exercise your right you must inform your franchisee in writing of your decision to cancel within the cancellation period. Notice can be provided by emailing the email address or writing to the address provided to you in the booking confirmation email, including your name, home address, details of your booking and, where available, your phone number and email address or you can print off and post or email to the email or postal address shown in the booking confirmation email a completed model cancellation form, a copy of which is available from your franchisee.
In addition to the above you can end your enrolment for terms of regular classes with Monkey Music on giving at least one month’s prior written notice to be received by your franchisee by 1st day of the month prior to the month your next payment is due.
For those paying termly: If you have opted to pay for classes termly this means that notice must be received by your franchisee by 1st day of the month prior to the month the next term is due to start. If you seek to terminate the contract before this date your franchisee will try to fill the place(s) you have booked with other customers but if your franchisee is unable to do so then you may not be entitled to a refund.
For those paying monthly. If you have chosen to pay monthly then notice must be received by the first day of the month prior to the month your next payment is due.
Provided your notice to terminate has been received by your franchisee by the 1st of the month before the next payment is due then the contract will end and you will not be required to pay the next payment.
Where can I buy Monkey Music merchandise? Please go to
How do I become a Monkey Music franchisee? For more details, please go to
What happens at a Monkey Music Birthday Party? See for more information.
Do classes just run during term time? Regular classes run during term time. Many areas also run seasonal Holiday Workshops during school holidays.
How many children are in a class? During our transition to classes due to Covid-19, places are limited and will vary from venue to venue. Our maximum capacity is 15 children per class.
Do I have to pay in advance? Yes. After your first complimentary class you reserve your place and you may choose to pay for our regular weekly classes either monthly or termly.
Monthly payments will be due on the 1st of a month for classes booked in that month. Customers joining midway through a month will be charged for the remainder of classes in that month. Customers booking prior to the start of term will be charged for classes in the first month of booking.
Termly payments will be due on the 1st of the month that each term commences. Customers joining midway through a term will be charged on booking for the remainder of classes in that term.
Customers booking prior to the start of term will be charged for the term on the day of booking.
How much does a class cost? Please ask at your local Monkey Music Office.
Can I try a class before I sign up to a course? Yes. You and your child are invited along for a free complimentary class when making an initial booking enquiry.
At what age can my child start Monkey Music? From 3 months old.
How long is a class? Half an hour. Each 30 minute class is a significant step in our progressive curricula. Classes are carefully planned to maximise the attention span of a very young child so that they learn from sharing a rewarding, enjoyable and worthwhile experience.
Are all the teachers musically trained? All Monkey music teachers are specifically trained on delivering the Monkey Music curriculum. Many of them are professional musicians and teachers.
Are the classes different for each age group? Yes. Our curriculum is structured and progressive.
Rock’n'Roll: from 3 months
Heigh-Ho: from 12 months
Jiggety-Jig: 2 + 3 year olds
Ding-Dong: 3 + 4 year olds
Can babies relate to music at such a young age? The ear is the first organ to develop fully in the womb. From five months, an unborn baby can hear the world around them. Early exposure to music encourages babies to develop their musical ear which supports all aspects of early learning and development.
Just as language skills are developed early in life, so is musical talent. Regardless of the level of music aptitude with which children are born, they must have formal and informal experiences in music to maintain that level of potential.

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