Category Archives: Children’s Services

KidsOut Fun Day to Glasgow Science Centre

On Friday 18th October, KidsOut enabled 13 children to enjoy an educational Fun Day out to the Glasgow Science Centre. The children were able to experience the “Wacky Salon”, where visual illusions, physical challenges, and mind-bending puzzles were thoroughly enjoyed by the children, as well as the space zone where they were able to walk through the solar system. … Continue reading KidsOut Fun Day to Glasgow Science Centre

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BTHA announces KidsOut as official Toy Fair 2020 charity

The British Toy and Hobby Association has announced today, 5th November 2019, that Toy Fair 2020’s official charity partner will be the children’s charity, KidsOut. KidsOut works with Women’s Aid Federation refuges across the UK. The charity provides support, organises positive experiences, and gives toys to vulnerable children who have escaped domestic abuse. For the … Continue reading BTHA announces KidsOut as official Toy Fair 2020 charity

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VIP Cinema Fun Day to see Lion King in Glasgow

On Wednesday 16th October, KidsOut enabled 74 children from various refuges in Glasgow to enjoy a local Fun Day with an exclusive VIP cinema screening of The Lion King at the Grosvenor Theatre. KidsOut received some lovely feedback from the children, mothers, and workers who attended, with everyone thoroughly enjoying the VIP experience. A mother told KidsOut that … Continue reading VIP Cinema Fun Day to see Lion King in Glasgow

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Fun Days to see & Juliet Live in Manchester!

KidsOut enabled 478 children to attend a Fun Day to see & Juliet, the Musical spin-off of the classic Romeo and Juliet, over October 2019. Groups supported by KidsOut  joined Juliet on a sensational journey of self-discovery and second chances, told through some of the most glittering pop anthems of the last three decades from legendary songwriter … Continue reading Fun Days to see & Juliet Live in Manchester!

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Bowling Fun Days!

Over various dates in September, KidsOut enabled 358 children and 245 adults to enjoy a Fun Day out to their local Ten Pin bowling alley! Once again, the KidsOut team received some amazing feedback from the groups attending. One mother reported that the Fun Day gave her daughter a “huge boost of confidence. My daughter has been slightly withdrawn and tearful … Continue reading Bowling Fun Days!

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Summer Fun Days to the Seaside

KidsOut provided the opportunity for 910 children to attend Fun Days to the seaside over the summer holidays! Groups supported by the charity visited seaside destinations all around the UK, including Scarborough, Weston Super Mare, Skegness, and Swanage. For many of these children this was their first opportunity to step foot on a beach. The feedback received … Continue reading Summer Fun Days to the Seaside

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More KidsOut Toy Boxes for Safe Houses

KidsOut delivered 890 Toy Boxes to safe houses and outreach over July 2019. With more strains upon the refuge system, many children and their mothers are being relocated to safe houses or outreach and not benefitting from KidsOut’s services. Women’s Aid reports that on an average day in 2017, 94 women and 90 children were turned … Continue reading More KidsOut Toy Boxes for Safe Houses

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A KidsOut Fun Day at RetroPlay!

On Sunday 8th September, KidsOut provided the opportunity for 19 children and 12 adults to attend RetroPlay: a movie, comic, and gaming family fun-day festival based in Leighton Buzzard. Groups supported by the charity had the chance to meet a whole range well-known movie characters and superheroes, as well as this year’s special guests Sandi & Sandra, stars … Continue reading A KidsOut Fun Day at RetroPlay!

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Summer Cinema Fun Days

Over the months of July, August, and September, KidsOut were offering free tickets for children and their families to watch a movie at a local ODEON cinema. A total of 2,004 tickets were distributed to disadvantaged families from refuges and groups across the UK, allowing children to see any film of their choice. The cinema experience is a popular … Continue reading Summer Cinema Fun Days

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KidsOut Volunteers transform Southampton Refuge Garden

In May 2019, KidsOut arranged for a team of volunteers to transform the outdoor area of Southampton Women’s refuge into a fun and safe space for disadvantaged children to relax and enjoy themselves. The team of fourteen volunteers was made up of representatives from local business and companies – Barratt Homes, Mackoy Ltd, Portsmouth Carpentry, … Continue reading KidsOut Volunteers transform Southampton Refuge Garden

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