Category Archives: Children’s Services

Circus Fun Days!

Circus Starr, the circus with a purpose, continued their tour during Spring 2019, and KidsOut were lucky enough to secure 145 tickets for the show in Stoke on Trent, Stafford, Northampton, Southampton, Portsmouth and Carlisle during April and May. Circus Starr is a wonderful world-class act whose pivotal mission is to “transform, enrich and inspire the … Continue reading Circus Fun Days!

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Colour Dash 2019 a Huge Success!

The 2019 KidsOut Colour Dash was another huge success, raising over £8,000 towards KidsOut’s work and providing a Fun Day out for 600 disadvantaged children! On Sunday 16th June over 1,000 people arrived at Drayton Manor theme park to take part in the charity fun run. The aim: end up as colourful as possible while … Continue reading Colour Dash 2019 a Huge Success!

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Spring Trips to Smart Raspberry

Over April and May, KidsOut arranged for more children to attend two more cookery workshops hosted by our partners at Smart Raspberry, where tasty treats were on the menu! In the first workshop, 14 children made some delicious triple cheese and onion muffins and hot cross cookies in time for Easter! During the two hour workshop the … Continue reading Spring Trips to Smart Raspberry

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Summer Bowling Fun Days!

Over May and June this year KidsOut has sent 251 children and 135 adults on a Fun Day out to their local Ten Pin bowling alley. Trips to Ten Pin prove very popular amongst our groups, often being the first chance to take part in a fun and competitive game of bowling for many of the … Continue reading Summer Bowling Fun Days!

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KidsOut Supports the Opening of New Sensory Garden in Penarth!

KidsOut were privileged to support the creation of a brand new sensory garden at a special school in Penarth. Pupils at Ysgol Y Deri now have a new space to play and learn, after the official opening of the garden by Paralympian sprinter, Rhys Jones. Alongside KidsOut, the garden was created by a collaboration of … Continue reading KidsOut Supports the Opening of New Sensory Garden in Penarth!

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KidsOut Trips to the Tate Modern!

KidsOut were thrilled to have offered the opportunity for 100 children and adults to attend an exclusive exhibition at the Tate Modern in London over February to May 2019. The C C Land Exhibition: Pierre Bonnard – The Colour of Memory is the first major exhibition of Pierre Bonnard’s work in the UK since the much-loved show at … Continue reading KidsOut Trips to the Tate Modern!

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Fun Days to see Aladdin on the West End!

On Tuesday 2nd April, KidsOut and Disney offered 50 tickets to families and groups to attend the best-selling West End production of Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre, London. Those who attended the show had a fantastic time and provided us with some lovely feedback: “He enjoyed time with his mum engaging in an activity they could not … Continue reading Fun Days to see Aladdin on the West End!

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World Stories Wednesday: The Girl Who Loves Roses

Welcome back to another of KidsOut’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is The Girl Who Loves Roses. This story from Morocco is about a blossoming friendship between two children, … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Girl Who Loves Roses

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New Year Cinema Trips!

Throughout the months of January to March KidsOut provided 2,372 free cinema tickets to children up and down the country! This allowed them and their families to watch a film of their choice at one of the many ODEON cinema’s across the UK. Some of the refuge workers caring for these families were keen to share a … Continue reading New Year Cinema Trips!

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Volunteers help audit thousands of toys!

Over the Christmas period KidsOut received in the region of 45,000 toys (this includes the Giving Tree, Toy Fair, and other Christmas donations). Throughout January to March, the KidsOut team and many willing and generous volunteers audited the entirety of these donations across our two storage sites in Milton Keynes and Birmingham. The team would like to … Continue reading Volunteers help audit thousands of toys!

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