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Two Musical Businesses come together to create a life long love of music

Amy Cunningham & Kathy Doolan - working together

Fun, educational and inspired by a love of music, Rhythm Time, the award-winning music franchise group captures the hearts of a phenomenal 11,000 little ones every week.  Now with nearly 40 franchisees nationwide, Rhythm Time is very proud and delighted to be working in association with ‘The Strings Club’.

Kathy Doolan, Founder, said, “We are delighted to be in partnership with The Strings Club, as both companies complement each other really well.  We are two award-winning children’s music organistaions working together to instil and develop a love of music in young children.  Rhythm Time provides the foundations for early musical development and The Strings club is a natural progression for our children once they leave at the age of four,” she adds.

Posted: 18th Oct 2017 | Read the full article…

Perfect Career for Local Musical Mum

Laura Justice

Rhythm Time, the award-winning children’s music franchise group, that provides top notch developmental music classes to the under 5’s welcomes local mumpreneur Laura Justice, to their growing UK network of franchisees.

Laura has taken over running the highly successful North Yorkshire and Wharfe Valley classes.  She is currently providing developmental young baby courses (for babies aged 0-6 months), babies (aged 6-14 months) and toddler classes in these areas.

Posted: 10th Oct 2017 | Read the full article…

Rhythm Time music classes arrive in Teesside & North Yorkshire

Kathryn Gaskin

Rhythm Time, the award-winning children’s music franchise that provides top notch developmental music classes to the under 5’s welcomes local musical mum Kathryn Gaskin to its growing franchise network.

Kathryn will be running young baby courses (for babies aged 0-6 months) and baby classes (aged 6-14 months) across Teesside and North Yorkshire from October 2017.

Posted: 2nd Oct 2017 | Read the full article…

Music Franchise Group, shortlisted as a Finalist in 3 Categories in the ‘Best Business Women Awards’

Best Business Women Awards 2017 Finalists

Rhythm Time, the award-winning children's music franchise group, have been shortlisted as a Finalist in three categories for the ‘Best Business Women Awards’. The Business awards are designed to recognise the great achievements of those women in the business community and are open to any female business owner UK wide.

Kathy Doolan, Founder and MD of Rhythm Time music classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, is proud to announce that she has been shortlisted as a Finalist in the ‘Best Franchisor’ and ‘Best Business Woman working with children and Families’ categories.  “This is fantastic news for Rhythm Time as I'm passionate about encouraging talented people into franchising and providing a rewarding, flexible career that fits around their own personal commitments.  I’m delighted to be recognised for my achievements,” says Kathy.  

Posted: 12th Sep 2017 | Read the full article…

Local musical teacher brings Rhythm Time baby music classes to York, Selby and surronding areas

Rachel Marshall

Rhythm Time, the award-winning children’s music franchise group, welcomes Rachel Marshall, another new Franchise to their growing UK network of childrens music classes.  Rachel will be teaching young baby courses (for babies aged 0-6 months) and baby classes (aged 6-14 months) across York, Selby and the surrounding areas.

Each Rhythm Time session has been thoughtfully curated to develop key physical and social skills.  In each class key attributes such as concentration, routine, confidence, speech, and knowledge are continually being nurtured.  These action-packed classes teach children valuable life skills, as well as learning to love the joy of music and movement.

Posted: 11th Sep 2017 | Read the full article…

Mother and daughter duo embark on the perfect musical career!

Karen and Katie

Rhythm Time, the award-winning music classes for the under-fives welcomes Karen and Katie, a mother and daughter team with a passion for music.  The duo will be running top notch baby and toddler classes across Telford, Bridgnorth and South Shropshire.

Karen left a career in the media to become a franchisee after discovering Rhythm Time with her granddaughter Isabelle.  “The classes are not only educational, but a whole lot of fun; the perfect pairing for any tiny tot,” says Karen.

Posted: 5th Sep 2017 | Read the full article…

Rhythm Time, award-winning Children’s Music Franchise Group, welcomes five new franchisees to its successful network

Rhythm Time Franchisees

Rhythm Time, the award-winning children’s music franchise group providing developmental music classes to babies, toddlers & pre-schoolers, is delighted to welcome five talented, musical entrepreneurs to their growing UK network of music franchises.

Alison Woolley will be taking over the highly successful Bradford and Halifax classes, Karen and Katie Knowles (mother and daughter), will start classes in the Bridgnorth, Telford and Ludlow areas.  Kathryn Gaskin, will bring classes to Middlesbrough. Laura Justice, will be running classes across Skipton and Shipley and Rachel Marshall will be starting classes in York.  The new franchisees will all be embarking on their perfect, life-changing careers in September 2017 – these careers combine their love of music and working with children.  They will be teaching the award-winning developmental music classes to babies and young children across their local areas.

Posted: 10th Jul 2017 | Read the full article…

Rhythm Time receives Outstanding Franchisee Satisfaction Result for 3rd Consecutive Year

Rhythm Time Franchisees

Established pre-school Music Franchise Group, Rhythm Time, has achieved another outstanding result in its latest Franchisee Satisfaction Survey. In 2015 and 2016, Rhythm Time achieved 91% satisfaction. This year, it has surpassed that score with a massive 96% franchisee satisfaction.

The Survey, carried out during May 2017 by its national network of franchisees, was originally produced by Smith & Henderson, one of the UK's leading experts in employee engagement.

Posted: 28th Jun 2017 | Read the full article…

Music Franchise Group Rhythm Time Celebrates 21 Years of Music and Singing

Rhythm Time Franchisees

Rhythm Time, the award-winning children's music franchise group, held its annual Franchisee Conference on Saturday 17 June.  It was a joyous occasion as this marked the beginning of Rhythm Time’s 21st birthday celebrations and 21 years of providing fun, developmental music classes for the under 5’s.   

37 of Rhythm Time’s franchisees travelled to Solihull from all over the UK to help celebrate Rhythm Time’s 21st birthday.  They looked back over the years at a small business that started with cassette tapes to the highly recognised and successful organisation it is today.  An exciting day was filled with workshops, networking opportunities, fun, games and of course a piece of birthday cake!

Posted: 21st Jun 2017 | Read the full article…

Rhythm Time Shortlisted in the National What's On 4 Kids Awards 2017

What's On 4 Kids Awards 2017

Popular children’s music classes, Rhythm Time, is celebrating their success after making it through to the final voting stage of a top national award that recognises best activities for children.

Kathy Doolan, who founded Rhythm Time in Solihull in 1995, is delighted that their childrens music classes for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers have been nominated in three categories in the What’s On 4 Kids Awards. These pioneering awards were launched in 2007 to celebrate the UK's best activities, class leaders, party providers, places and activity-based products for children - as nominated and voted for by the experts - parents, carers and parents-to-be.




Posted: 10th May 2017 | Read the full article…