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Half Term Buzz at Herrings Green Activity Farm!

On the 31st of May, a total of 79 children and 51 adults from the Bedfordshire area visited Herrings Green Activity Farm. There were various activities available on the day, from meeting the ponies to handling the birds! The children and their families had an absolutely wonderful time. One family said: “The kids had fun … Continue reading Half Term Buzz at Herrings Green Activity Farm!

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Cinetastic 2017!

  For the months of May and June, KidsOut are once again offering ODEON cinema tickets to refuges and groups across the country. An overwhelming total of 2015 children and young people will be going to see a film of their choice! KidsOut have received excellent feedback from groups who have gone on an exciting … Continue reading Cinetastic 2017!

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KidsOut go on a climbing adventure!

On the 22nd of April, children and young people from the SAFE! Project had a fantastic rock climbing session at Oxford Rocks. The feedback we received from SAFE! was absolutely brilliant. One children’s worker said: “One child overcame their fear of heights. The children challenged themselves and were able to achieve more than they first … Continue reading KidsOut go on a climbing adventure!

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Easter fun at Drayton Manor!

During the Easter half term, families from refuges within the Midlands area visited the fun-filled theme park, Drayton Manor. Children were able to enjoy themselves and have a break from all the difficulties they have faced in their lives. One refuge worker said: “They all had a lovely day creating a nice time when they … Continue reading Easter fun at Drayton Manor!

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Fantastic Fun at Wembley Women’s Final!

On the 13th of May 2017, 66 children and adults went to see to The SSE Women’s FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. As expected, the game was bigger and better than last year’s, with a record crowd of 35,271 people! Birmingham City lost against Manchester City with a final score of 1-4. The children … Continue reading Fantastic Fun at Wembley Women’s Final!

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Rugby FunDay a winner with children in refuge!

On the 8th of April 2017, children and their mothers from refuges in the London area went to see a fantastic game of rugby! The match was between Saracens and Harlequins, at Wembley Stadium. The game was heart-racing and exciting, with Saracens scoring an impressive victory of 40-19, beating the Harlequins. The sun was shining gloriously and the families … Continue reading Rugby FunDay a winner with children in refuge!

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Kids had an ‘Eggs-ellent’ time this Easter!

During the Easter half term, over 234 children and adults from refuges across the UK enjoyed their break by visiting their local farms, zoos and wildlife parks. These included: Battersea Park Zoo, Swithens Farm, Lancaster Farm and Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park. The families were able to create positive memories by seeing the animals and being able … Continue reading Kids had an ‘Eggs-ellent’ time this Easter!

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Fantastic Night of Fundraising at the KidsOut Question of Sport London!

The KidsOut Question of Sport London raised over £51,000 on Thursday 4th May 2017, to help KidsOut provide Fun & Happiness to disadvantaged children! Over 300 people attended the black-tie dinner at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, which was hosted by radio presenter Mike Osman, while football manager and former Arsenal star David O’Leary acted as quiz … Continue reading Fantastic Night of Fundraising at the KidsOut Question of Sport London!

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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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One man, 400 miles, 6 days

The Black Lion’s very own Paul Bond has taken on a mammoth sponsored challenge in aid of KidsOut.  Paul cycled from London to Paris over 4th to 7th April, with a single resting day, and then ran the Paris marathon on the 9th April, raising £5,000 for KidsOut in the process! Paul cycled to Paris … Continue reading One man, 400 miles, 6 days

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