Crescent Crafts | Teddy Tales

Arts & Crafts for kids and families – Teddy Tales

Crescent Crafts | Teddy Tales

We believe every teddy has a story, which is why we aim to find new homes for your preloved teddies. Drop off your clean preloved teddies at the Pump Room along with a short backstory, and we’ll find them new homes at our event on the 28th.

Then get creative with fabric scraps to design accessories for your teddies. Keeping with the recycling theme, we’ll repurpose vinyl banners into charming bunting and pots. Let’s turn waste into wonderful crafts together!

Our wide selection of toys will be available, including our dressing-up rail, LEGO sets, tea set, and sensory bags. Additionally, we’ll set up a cozy story area in the card room where you can either bring your favourite stories to share or sit back and enjoy a tale read by one of our team members.

As a charity, we aim to keep many of our family events free of charge. However, if you’d like to support us in continuing to provide such experiences, please consider making a donation. Your generosity helps us sustain and grow our community initiatives.

Friends of BCHT enjoy 10% off all tickets.

Buxton Crescent is accessible by wheelchair and fitted with accessible lift and toilet facilities. The Pump Room is one-level Assistance dogs are welcome in Buxton Crescent and the Pump Room. We are working hard on having hearing loops available before the end of 2024.

The Pump Room is fitted with an accessible toilet.

Buxton Crescent has male, female and accessible toilets.

The Pavilion Gardens have public toilet facilities, just 5 minutes walk away.

Dogs are very welcome in the Pump Room and we always have complimentary dog treats at the Visitor Information desk.

Assistance dogs are allowed in the Buxton Crescent Experience and in the Assembly Rooms.

A variety of hot, cold and alcoholic drinks are usually available during events in the Pump Room.

See our complete FAQ here.

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Our visitor experience...

tells the stories of Buxton, The Crescent, its famous water and the many people who came to seek its cure. Click here to read more.

Our Premium Guided Tours set off in the morning, where you can dive deep into the rich history of our area aided by our warm and wonderful hosts.

For those who prefer to discover at their own pace, the Experience opens to Self-Guided visitors at 1pm.

Large group? Or a sensory tour during quiet times? Please contact us and we can help get that arranged.