Category Archives: Local

KidsOut Gets Arty!

Over two weekends in June local artist group, Art 4 Life, kindly hosted an art exhibition in aid of KidsOut. Art 4 Life consist of a group of artists who live and work in Leighton Buzzard and the surrounding areas, providing a friendly forum for artists to reach their goals and achieve their aims.  Their … Continue reading KidsOut Gets Arty!

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Leighton-Linslade Town Council Raises £3,533 for KidsOut!

KidsOut were privileged to have been selected by the Leighton-Linslade Town Council as one of the Town Mayor’s three chosen charities between May 2018 and 2019. Over the course of fifteen fundraising events organised by the Mayor and his team, KidsOut received a fantastic £3,533 towards the charity’s work in the local area. The events … Continue reading Leighton-Linslade Town Council Raises £3,533 for KidsOut!

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Curry and Quiz Night raises £1,000!

On Monday 25th March, one of Leighton Buzzard’s finest Indian restaurants, the Lime Tree, hosted a curry and quiz night in aid of the locally based charity KidsOut and the Town Mayor’s other chosen charities: Autism Bedfordshire and Macmillan Cancer Support. Organised by KidsOut’s Local Community Committee chairman, Councillor Alan Brandham, and Lime Tree owner … Continue reading Curry and Quiz Night raises £1,000!

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Puss in Boots at Leighton Buzzard Panto

On 24th January, KidsOut provided tickets for 39 children to attend the Puss in Boots Pantomime at the Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre. The response we received was so enthusiastic that we wanted to share some of the wonderful feedback: “They were able to get together with other parents, grandparents and carers and enjoy a great … Continue reading Puss in Boots at Leighton Buzzard Panto

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Santa Dash 2018!

It’s never too early to start getting excited for Christmas, right? Because here at KidsOut we cannot wait for this year’s annual Santa Dash in Leighton Buzzard! Organised in collaboration with the Leighton Fun Runners, the Fun Run, which sees hundreds of people make their way through the town dressed as Father Christmas, will take … Continue reading Santa Dash 2018!

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2 weeks at KidsOut – my experience

Here at KidsOut HQ, Jack Harrison, star of upcoming band The Verse has been undertaking a 2 week work experience placement at the office, to find out what it’s like to work within the charity sector. Here’s what he had to say about his two weeks here!   On Monday the 16th April I began … Continue reading 2 weeks at KidsOut – my experience

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Leighton Buzzard Question of Trivia Another Success!

  On Friday the 6th October 2017, KidsOut held their annual Question of Trivia evening for the fourth consecutive year. The local scaled- down version of our larger corporate events was held again in Leighton Buzzard Rugby Football Club, where over 60 guests came to enjoy a fun-filled evening in aid of disadvantaged children. The … Continue reading Leighton Buzzard Question of Trivia Another Success!

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Oak Bank School – Toys Out feedback

Oak Bank School caters for young people with complex social, emotional and mental needs (SEMH). In the past we have run badminton sessions for some of their students to boost their confidence and just have fun! During our “Toys Out” scheme, Ms Foster from Oak Bank school collected lots of toys including lego, trucks, furniture, … Continue reading Oak Bank School – Toys Out feedback

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KidsOut Office-ial Tough Mudder

KidsOut staff members have decided to set the example this year and take part in their own sponsored event. Team KidsOut consists of six members of staff and three friends and family, who will be taking on the Henley-on-Thames Tough Mudder on the 7th May 2017. The group has a combined fundraising target of £2,500 … Continue reading KidsOut Office-ial Tough Mudder

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MK Dons – Another Fantastic Football Day

On the 11th of March, MK Dons and Rochdale AFC met in the middle with a fantastic overall score of 2-2. The football match, held at MK Dons Stadium, was very entertaining, with a total of 36 children and 20 adults attending the fun filled day. The day was perfect for children and their families, … Continue reading MK Dons – Another Fantastic Football Day

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