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The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur

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 the The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur. A deceitful teacher lies and promises a man named Aban he can … Continue reading The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur

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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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World Stories Wednesday: Home

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 the newly added Home. When a young girl named Myna is forced to move to a new country, she soon … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Home

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World Stories Wednesday: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

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 the classic Goldilocks and the Three Bears. When three bears leave their house to go for a walk in the … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

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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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