Spotlight on: Charlotte from Jo Jingles

This week we shine the spotlight on Charlotte who brings Jo along to different Socials throughout the year. Together they do fantastic toddler classes and you can look where to find them in Manchester here.


What’s your name and where do you come from?

Charlotte Heywood born in Devon lived in Manchester for over 20 years.


Tell us a bit about Jo Jingles!

Jo Jingles is a fun music and movement class which you can enjoy with your child/children. All of our sessions are age specific and catered to help your little one to learn new things through the love and music. Our classes help your little one to develop there speech, listening skills, co-ordnation, confidence and independence all while having lots of fun.

Each week there are different themes and instruments but the structure of the sessions in the same each week for repetition.


How are you involved with OKS?

I absolutely love OKS!!!

I started about a year ago running sessions at events and have never looked back from Halloween to fun on the farm super hero style OKS events are just great.


Which three words best describe you and why?

Bubbly, Kind, Fun – Always up for a giggle.


What is on your kitchen disco play-list in your house?

Love a dancing session in the kitchen with the kids to any 90’s dance ultimate fav is Rhythm of the night -Corona.


Where are your favourite places for a knees up without the nippers?

Revolution de Cuba in Manchester!

What was the first album / single you bought and what format did you buy it on?

Spice Girls – Spice album 1996 on CD.


What would be your band T-shirt of choice?

Spice Girls!

What is a favourite family meal at your house and do you have a great recipe to share?

Shepherds pie – Mince, onions, oxo cube, carrots, peas all in a pan once mince browed squirt of ketchup and brown sauce!! salt and pepper and pop in oven proof dish!! cover with mashed potatoes and grated cheese cook in the oven for 20 mins serve with gravy yum yum yum.

Apart from Jo Jingles and OKS (obviously) what would you recommend for family fun in the North West?

We love going to Alton Towers as a family day out and have also recently discovered Cannon Hall Farm in Burnley which is a fab day out in all weathers.

Have you been to or would you like to go to any great family festivals?

One of our favourite is Geronimo at Arley Hall which I’m looking forward to attending again this year with Jo Jingles North West.


Another fav is Car Fest North held in Chester fab weekend for all the family.

You can find Jo Jingles website here or Facebook here

Find our more about OKS and our up-coming events here




Published by ourkidssocial

OKS provide unique events for the under 8s and their families. Bring your family to our community for a knees up with your nippers!

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