Welcome to Holiday food and fun
FREE for children on benefit-related free school meals ...
A range of activities and food is available during school holidays at our Holiday food and fun clubs. It’s a great opportunity for children and young people to enjoy a range of fun things to do.
Six weeks of food and fun!
For six weeks during school holidays throughout the year (Easter, summer and Christmas) local clubs will be serving up a menu of activities for children and young people of all ages, plus there’s food to enjoy too.
Activities may include sports, games, arts, crafts, music, and nature although these will differ from club to club.
Many clubs will be encouraging parents to join in with food preparation. It’s a chance to get involved and learn a new skill.
What’s on offer
Check our events list to find a Holiday Food and Fun club near you.
Each club takes its own bookings.
Need help booking?
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If you need help booking a place, please contact us.
Telephone: 07923 382464
Is it FREE?
It's free for school-aged children and young people who receive benefits-related free school meals.
A small number of places are available for other eligible groups.
Contact the HAF team to find out more. Additionally, some clubs also offer paid places alongside HAF-funded ones. The charges may differ from club to club.
Annual report 2022
Statistics, highlights and feedback about Holiday food and fun for 2022, plus how we plan to grow and improve the scheme for the future.
If you’re a provider
We’d like to hear from you. Take a look at our questions and answers if you’re interested in providing services for Holiday food and fun!
We've pulled together a list of groups and organisations that you can use to signpost parents towards the help they might need.Supporting information for providers
Funded by the DfE
Holiday fun and food is part of the national Holiday Activity and Food programme (HAF) funded by the Department for Education.