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Free Family Sessions for 5 to 11 years

This Summer we will be running a range of free family activities across the borough between 10am to 12:30pm daily from Monday 29 July to Thursday 22 August 2024.

  • Chapel End Early Years Centre, Brookscroft Road entrance, E17 4HL
  • Henry Maynard Primary School, Maynard Path entrance, E17 9LT 
  • Whitehall Primary School, Normanton Park entrance, E4 6ES
  • George Tomlinson Primary School, Harrington Road entrance, E11 4QN

All sessions are led by Waltham Forest Play Workers, with specialist workshops provided by professionals from a variety of local organisations including circus skills, face painting, slime workshops, nerf games, multisports and many more.

Activities that are provided throughout these sessions are suitable and designed for children aged 5 to 11.  Children aged 5 to 7 must be accompanied by an adult throughout the sessions. Children aged 8 to 11 may attend the session independently, however a parent, guardian or care must attend the first sessions to complete the relevant paperwork. 

Family sessions are limited and will be offered on a first-come first-served basis.

No booking is required.

Full details of programme can be found in the Summer Family Session Booklet.

The Together Space

As part of Waltham Forest holiday provision, The Together Space will offer free sessions for children who have SEND who are aged between 5 to 11 and live or go to school in Waltham Forest an opportunity to socialise, exercise, relax & play together during Summer.

The sessions will offer inclusive  soft play, sensory den, art workshops and a range of additional activities for all to enjoy


  • Wednesday 7 August from 10am to 1pm at Higham Hill Hub, Hecham Close, E17 5QT
  • Monday 12 August from 10am to 1pm at Big Penny Social, 1 Priestley Way, E17 6AL

Places are limited so booking is essential 

Full details and how to book