Due to Covid-19, our sessions are currently paused. We hope to be back in September. If you would like to join our mailing list to be kept up to date, please email Liz on

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Unless stated, all sessions last for 45 minutes

Days Times Locations
Monday 9:30 & 10:45 St Stephens, Canonbury Road N1 2DF
Tuesday 9.30 & 10:45 St Stephens, Canonbury Road N1 2DF
Friday 9:30 & 10:45 St Mary’s Community Centre, Upper Street, N1 2TU

Fees and Information

Fees are payable in advance for each half term. There is a membership fee of £10 for your first year at Tick Tock. Drop-in sessions and reduced fees for low income families are available by arrangement with Lizzie.

One Child – £8 per session

Sibling aged over 1 year – £6

Sibling aged 7 months to 1 year – £5 per session

Sibling aged under 7 months – Free

Who we are


Geraldine Mannion

Tick Tock Director

Geraldine started the original group and has built it up, developing a unique format that has become Tick Tock.

Geraldine trained at Dartington College of Arts and The Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art where she was awarded a diploma in acting. She worked as a professional actress for 20 years, appearing in repertory and the R.S.C. Her West End credits include the original cast of Jesus Christ Superstar and Happy As A Sandbag. The birth of her daughter in 1989 prompted a change in her career and sowed the seeds of Tick Tock.

Tel: 020 7359 9495

Lizzie Mannion

Lizzie Mannion


Lizzie has been part of the Tick Tock teams in Berkhamsted, Crouch End and St Albans, but spent most of her time in Islington. She has a BMus in Music from King’s College London and a PGCE in Music from UCL Institute of Education. Since starting a family, Lizzie enjoys writing new Tick Tock material and forumlatin ideas with franchisees. She enjoys taking her son to visit the various Tick Tock groups in London and Hertfordshire…and Scotland when time allows. Lizzie believes that music is best being explored by young children in a fun, warm and friendly  environment, which Tick Tock offers in abundance.

Tel: 07958 177 725

Karen Moses

Assistant Leader for Islington

Karen trained at London Studio Centre specialising in Musical Theatre and has since worked continuously as both a Singer and Dancer. She worked as Lead Vocalist for Headliners Theatre Company onboard MV Oriana for two world cruise contracts, as a cabaret artist onboard P&O Ferries and as Lead Vocalist for Main Feature Productions in Dubai. She is also one third of wartime vocal harmony trio The Victory Sisters who have performed at notable venues and events including The Ivy, Wilton’s Music Hall and The Ideal Home Show. In 2016 Karen completed her Level 6 Extended Diploma in Dance Teaching with bbo dance graduating with Distinction.

Karen was previously a member of the Tick Tock team in both Berkhamsted and Crouch End from 2014-2015. She now manages Tick Tock Crouch End, as well as assisting at the Islington branch.

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