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World Stories Wednesday: The Innocent Punishment

Welcome to this week’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 called The Innocent Punishment. The tale follows Birbal, the witty advisor to Akbar, the Emperor of India. When someone pulls … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Innocent Punishment

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Giving Tree 2018

It’s that time of year again! KidsOut are delighted to announce the launch of Giving Tree 2018. KidsOut’s Giving Tree initiative invites firms to ‘Ditch Secret Santa’ and buy toys for children in local refuge homes instead. Many of the recipients are children who have escaped domestic violence, being forced to flee their homes quickly and leave … Continue reading Giving Tree 2018

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2018 Southampton Gala Dinner raises over £64,000!

KidsOut’s 2018 Southampton Question of Sport Gala Dinner was another great success, raising over £64,000 for the charity. Over 400 people from Hampshire based companies joined KidsOut at Southampton’s Hilton Hotel at the Ageas Bowl for a night of fun and fundraising on Friday 12th October. We were thrilled to have comedian Mike McClean hosting … Continue reading 2018 Southampton Gala Dinner raises over £64,000!

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World Stories Wednesday: The Beauty of Difference

Welcome to our first ever World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut will be showcasing one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. KidsOut launched World Stories in 2012 as a free, electronic library of short stories and tales from around the … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Beauty of Difference

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RetroPlay raises £1,500 for KidsOut!

2018’s annual RetroPlay Movie, Gaming, & Comic Festival in Leighton Buzzard raised an astronomical £1,500 for KidsOut. This is the largest amount fundraised for the charity at a local community event! Retroplay 2018 was held on Sunday 9th September at Brooklands Middle School. The festival brings together a broad scope of popular culture categories including … Continue reading RetroPlay raises £1,500 for KidsOut!

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The Circus was Back in Town!

Through KidsOut, twenty-six children and fourteen adults had the opportunity to attend a real-life circus in Leeds and Manchester this September! Circus Starr is a world-class non-profit circus act that offers tickets to disadvantaged children while at the same time helping to raise money for local charities and businesses. Known as the ‘circus with a … Continue reading The Circus was Back in Town!

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Super Summer Camps!

The children got sporty this summer at Super Camps, a company devoted to providing high quality, child-orientated camps, and courses which offer an abundance of activities from go-karting, to LEGO® workshops, arts, crafts, and sports. Through KidsOut,  a total of 119 sessions were attended by children aged 4-12 at fourteen locations across London. The feedback we received was phenomenal,  as shown … Continue reading Super Summer Camps!

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KidsOut Goes on a Bear Hunt!

Throughout the months of July and September, KidsOut collaborated with refuges around the UK to send 120 children and eighty-one adults to see We’re Going on a Bear Hunt at The Lyric Theatre in London. One refuge worker told us: “These activities are beneficial for the children to spend time in the community and with their families. … Continue reading KidsOut Goes on a Bear Hunt!

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Summer Fun at KidZania!

Over July, August, and September this year, KidsOut sent a total of 377 children and 226 adults to KidZania in London! KidZania is a fun indoor city run by kids that acts as a learning environment designed for children aged four to fourteen. The children attending received a four-hour experience were they were able to … Continue reading Summer Fun at KidZania!

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Cinesizzle is Back!

Over the course of our sizzling summer, KidsOut were offering free ODEON cinema vouchers for children and their families to visit the cinema across the UK to see a film of their choice. A total of 1,850 tickets were allocated to refuges and other groups throughout the UK. Some of the groups that have already … Continue reading Cinesizzle is Back!

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