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Smalltalk Magazine in Print since 2005

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Smalltalk Magazine brings a wealth of important information including regular editorial articles on current family matters such as Children’s Health, Children’s Lifestyle, Children’s Education, environmental issues plus parental interests such as Homes and Interiors, Health and Beauty, Employment and Finance plus much, much more.

Seasonal features include Out and About/Days Out, Hobbies, Preparing for Christmas/Easter etc, Panto/Show Time, Children’s Parties/Entertaining. Also included is an informative listings guide to local events, services, amenities, baby and tots groups/useful telephone numbers/websites and a ‘What’s On’ guide.


12,000 printed colour magazines published bi-monthly

Targeted distribution points reaching an estimated 24,000 discerning parents throughout Yorkshire

High quality production and authoritative editorial content ensuring maximum retention exposing your business for at least two full months

Family owned and now in its fifteenth year Smalltalk is widely recognised and respected by readers and businesses alike

We are committed to working with your business to ensure maximum effectiveness and offer a first class customer service

Established in print, published online and widely promoted on social media


Distributed free to more than 280 parent/carer busy locations every two months

Distribution Outlets Include:
  • Primary Schools
  • Independent Schools
  • Local libraries + Story times
  • Private Health Clubs
  • Museums & Galleries
  • Parks & Countryside establishments
  • Hospitals/Birth Centres
  • Dance & Drama Classes
  • Early Years Service
  • Sports and leisure centres
  • Children’s indoor play centres
  • Swimming classes
  • Music classes
  • Signing classes
  • Childminders/carers
  • Pre-school activity classes
  • Through quality children’s retail outlets
  • Private Day nurseries/crèches
  • Mums and tots groups/playgroups
  • Baby clinics/medical centres
  • Maternity wards/post-natal clinics
  • NCT classes
  • And many more

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add you to our list.


We take great pride in our distribution which has been developed over the last 15 years.

We actively seek out popular places where parents and carers regularly visit.

With more than 280 carefully targeted distribution points Smalltalk reaches an estimated 24,000 discerning parents of 0 to 11 year olds throughout Leeds and Yorkshire


Unrivalled high quality production and authoritative, interesting and useful editorial content ensures maximum retention exposing your business for at least two full months.

We find that readers tend to pick up Smalltalk and keep it for some time. We also find that the magazine will be visible and available for considerably longer that the two months which it covers.

“In a Leeds hospital we found a magazine more than three years old on a coffee table in the waiting room of a children’s department still being read!”

Publication Dates

Printed every two months prior to all UK major school holidays. This gives businesses the opportunity to publicise their business to parents when they are most actively looking for things to do with their children in the holidays.

2021 Print Dates

February Half Term:
Published: 2nd Feb 2021
Copy Req’d: 18th Jan 2021

Published: 22nd Mar 2021
Copy Req’d: 8th Mar 2021

May Half Term:
Published: 10th May 2021
Copy Req’d: 26th Apr 2021

Published: 12th July 2021
Copy Req’d: 28th June 2021

October Half Term:
Published: 27th Sept 2021
Copy Req’d: 13th Sept 2021

October Half Term:
Published: 28th Sept 2021
Copy Req’d: 11th Sept 2021

Published: 16th Nov 2021
Copy Req’d: 6th Nov 2021

For more information on dates and deadlines feel free to drop us a line here

Customer Service

Family owned and developed, and now in its 15th year, Smalltalk is widely recognised and respected by readers and businesses alike.

We are not a paid for franchise and therefore unique in your market place.

We are committed to working with your business to ensure maximum effectiveness and a first class customer service