Holiday clubs, classes and workshops guide 2019
Summer holiday clubs and workshops are a great opportunity for our children to try out new sports, hobbies, crafts or skills. Some can be booked for one-off sessions and others can provide full day or a weekly activity programme, which is a real bonus if childcare is an issue. Most require pre-booking, so don’t delay!
Aspire Active Camps are running at South Staffordshire Council Leisure Centes in Wombourne, Codsall, Cheslyn Hay and Penkridge. There’s a range of sports and physical activities on offer throughout the holidays for children aged 4-14 including Learn to Ride cycling sessions. Get 15% off with the code R2GSUMMER19 until 5 July. Visit aspire-sports.co.uk or call 0121 663 1979.
Codsall Hive Summer Holiday Art Club runs every Monday throughout the summer for children 6-12 years old. Choose from morning, afternoon or all-day sessions. Activities include pottery painting, clay work, slime making, glass work and more. £17.50 per half day or £30 full day. Bring a packed lunch or add a hot lunch for just £3.50. 4 x ½ day sessions £60. 01902 842771. www.codsallhive.co.uk
Crafty Happenings Summer Holiday Workshops, Wolverhampton. Workshops themed around summer and nature. Each session £9.50 and includes materials, tuition and refreshments. Suitable for children 6+ (children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult). Various dates between 23 July and 16 August. To book call 07802 899354. Visit the What’s On pages of www.raring2go.co.uk for a full list of workshops.
J.A.M Youth Theatre presents... MARY POPPINS! Join us this summer for our Holiday Workshop and Show. There will be singing, dancing and acting for 4 days as we create a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious performance! The holiday workshop runs from 12-15 August at Perton Civic Centre. £79 per child. Call 07530 055556 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.staceysmithsinging.co.uk/jam-youth-theatre
Lucy Evans Academy of Dance Summer School ‘The Princess and The Frog’ runs from 5-9 August, 10am-3pm at Brewood Middle School with a presentation to parents on the last day. Suitable for children 4-11, children aged 3 are welcome to do half days. There’s also a Summer school for older students aged 12 years upwards the same week. Sibling discounts available. Contact Lucy 07896 770084 or email@example.com visit www.lucyevansacademyofdance.co.uk
Seesaws Holiday Club, Merridale, Wolverhampton runs from 22 July - Fri 6 September. Suitable for 4-12 year-olds. Activities include competitions, sports, drama, cooking plus days out to the cinema, bowling and Sea Life Centre. Call Janine 01902 656185 or visit www.seesawsdaynurseries.com
Stagecoach Dudley & Wolverhampton Summer Theatre Workshops. Put on a show, make friends and build confidence. 5 - 9 August – Madagascar at Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton. 12 - 16 August – The Circle of Life at The Dormston School Sedgley. 19 - 23 August – The Golden Ticket at Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton. £130 per week, £100 siblings. Call 07920 407046 or visit www.stagecoach.co.uk/wolverhampton
Tettenhall College Holiday Camp is open to all children aged 6-14 on weekdays from 29 July 29 to 9 August. Each day children can choose from the Sports Camp or the Music and Drama Camp. Both camps join for 2 hours every day when children can select from music, sport or swimming. Contact Shaun at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01902 751119 visit www.tettenhallcollege.co.uk
Tip Toes Dance Academy and Theatre Bugs Aladdin Summer Holiday Club. This 3 day workshop consists of art and craft projects, singing, dancing and acting out scenes from Aladdin. The children will be making Aladdin related puppets which will be incorporated into a mini workshop performance at the end of the third day. Wombourne Library. 23-25 July. £65 for 3 days or £25 for individual days. 07866 467863 email@example.com or visit www.tiptoes-danceacademy.co.uk
WV Active (Aldersley, Central and Bert Williams Leisure Centres) Our Holiday Activities programme runs across all three WV Active centres and includes indoor and outdoor sports, swimming lessons, pool activities, arts and crafts. To see the full summer programme visit www.wvactive.com
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