Previously

Give Us A Break is a voluntary group in and around Wolverhampton established to provide activities for children and young people with severe and complex learning difficulties.
Parents can bring their children to activities that are appropriate to their needs and talk to other parents while their children enjoy themselves in a safe environment.
Brothers and sisters are welcome to join in.

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For further information or to book a place please email us

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Please be aware booking systems have now changed. Please make all bookings via email, to the address above or through the webpage at giveusabreak.me where there is a paypal link to make payments in advance. If you would prefer to make a bank transfer please email us at the address above for these details. You will need to email and state how many people you are booking and onto which activities. Some activities require booking in advance in order to secure a place.

 

Parents/carers are responsible for their child/young person/s at all times.

PAST ACTIVITIES

CHRISTMAS 2018 SCHEDULE

Also available as a pdf – GUAB December 2018

Saturday 22nd December – POLAR EXPRESS

 

Polar Express – The Old Loco Shed, Bridge Rd, Horsehay, Telford TF4 2NF
A whole Carriage on the Polar Express Train for GUAB families.
£18 per person, Sold in multiples of 2, max 4 per family.

Thursday 27th December – Sycamore!

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Sycamore Adventure Centre
Old Park Farm Estate, Dudley, DY1 3QE – 1pm to 3pm

A large centre which has a large enclosed outdoor area with climbing frames, swings, bikes etc and also has an indoor area which has a sensory room, games and toys. Bring your own picnic and snacks as there will be no café available.

Donation on the day, suggested donation of £2 per child/young person. Booking advised but not essential.

 

 Friday 28th December – Worcester Snoezelen

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Snoezelen – Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR26AB – 11am to 2pm

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Donation: £7 per person with hydro pool or £5 per person without, with 1 carer per disabled child / young person free. Payment and booking at least 72 hours in advance, but get in early as this event often sells out, particularly the pool slots. Please state while booking how many pool slots are needed. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

Thursday 3rd January – CINEMA

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Cineworld Wolverhampton, Bentley Bridge Park, Wednesfield Way, WV11 1TZ

A private screen for Give Us a Break families of the film The Grinch, new 2018 film, starting at 10am. Please arrive by 9:50am to sign in and find a comfortable place to be seated.
£5 per person, one carer per registered disabled child/young person with GUAB Free. Booking and payment to be received by Friday
28th December. Limited wheelchair spaces available so please email and enquire if you require a wheelchair space.

  Friday 4th January – Royal School Swimming

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families. You can arrive from 10.20am.

Please note – to ensure adequate levels of care, you must ensure that there is one responsible adult in the pool per disabled child / young person or family group.

Cost: £3 per person but one carer / adult per disabled child / young person goes free, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

OCTOBER 2018 SCHEDULE

Also available as a pdf – October 2018

 Monday 29th October Worcester Snoezelen

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Snoezelen – Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR26AB – 11am to 2pm

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Donation: £7 per person with hydro pool or £5 per person without, with 1 carer per disabled child / young person free. Payment and booking at least 72 hours in advance, but get in early as this event often sells out, particularly the pool slots. Please state while booking how many pool slots are needed. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

  Tuesday 30th October Royal School Swimming

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families. You can arrive from 10.20am.

Please note – to ensure adequate levels of care, you must ensure that there is one responsible adult in the pool per disabled child / young person or family group.

Cost: £3 per person but one carer / adult per disabled child / young person goes free, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

 Wednesday 31st October – Fireworks at Sycamore!

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Sycamore Adventure Centre
Old Park Farm Estate, Dudley, DY1 3QE – 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Camp fire, small and quieter fireworks plus bonfire tea. Due to the nature of the event please ensure a safe adult to child ratio. Food options are burger and chips, hotdog and chips or pizza and chips. Tea or coffee with adult meals or squash with childrens meals.

Donation on the day, suggested minimum donation of £5 per person. Booking required to ensure your meals. Food orders and payment by Friday 19th October. Payment on the door £5 per person without meal.

 

Thursday 1st November –  Pirates and Princesses

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Pirates and Princesses – Unit 17, Cedar Court, Halesfield 17, Telford, Telford and Wrekin TF7 4PF – 10am to 12pm

A private hire of the venue which has a soft play and and sensory room. Portable hoist also available for use. Café onsite for drinks and food at additional cost.

Donation: £3 per child/young person. Payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Friday 2nd November Brickkiln Centre – Lucy Mays Animal Days

   

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Brickiln Centre – Cherry Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QW – 11am to 1pm

A centre which has a sensory room, main hall and outside area. With Lucy Mays Animal Experience!

Donation: £2 per child/young person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

SUMMER 2018 SCHEDULE

Also available as a pdf – Summer 2018

  Tuesday 24th July Royal School Swimming

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families. You can arrive from 10.20am.

Please note – to ensure adequate levels of care, you must ensure that there is one responsible adult in the pool per disabled child / young person or family group.

Cost: £3 per person but one carer / adult per disabled child / young person goes free, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

  Wednesday 25th July Worcester Snoezelen

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Snoezelen – Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR26AB – 11am to 2pm

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Donation: £7 per person with hydro pool or £5 per person without, with 1 carer per disabled child / young person free. Payment and booking at least 72 hours in advance, but get in early as this event often sells out, particularly the pool slots. Please state while booking how many pool slots are needed. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

Thursday 26th July Kingswood Trust

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Kingswood Trust Activity Centre – Holyhead Road, WV7 3AP – 10am to 1pm

An activity centre which will provide the following activities: Trail, Pond dipping and animal session. Welcome to bring your own picnic to have lunch together after the activity.

Donation: £5 per family, booking and payment to be received by 13th July

Friday 27th July Brickkiln Centre

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Brickiln Centre – Cherry Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QW – 10.30am to 12.30pm

A centre which has a sensory room, main hall and outside area. With Big Top music therapy.

Donation: £2 per child/young person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Tuesday 31st July Royal School Swimming

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families. You can arrive from 10.20am.

Please note – to ensure adequate levels of care, you must ensure that there is one responsible adult in the pool per disabled child / young person or family group.

Cost: £3 per person but one carer / adult per disabled child / young person goes free, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Thursday 2nd August –  Pirates and Princesses

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Pirates and Princesses – Unit 17, Cedar Court, Halesfield 17, Telford, Telford and Wrekin TF7 4PF – 10am to 12pm

A private hire of the venue which has a soft play and and sensory room. Portable hoist also available for use. Café onsite for drinks and food at additional cost.

Donation: £3 per child/young person. Payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Friday 3rd August – Coach Trip to CONKERS!

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Pick up at 9.30am  and drop off at 5.00pm from Aldersley Leisure Village, Aldersley Road WV6 9NW.

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An action packed centre with outdoor adventure play areas including multiple climbing frames and water play, sensory walks, train rides, nature walks and a variety of adventure activities.

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Also indoor area with interactive omni mat, soft play area, educations interactive walls and displays, and café for lunch, or welcome to bring your own packed lunch.

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Donation: £7 per person, one carer free per disabled child/young person. Book by 1st June and payment by 29th June 2018. Sorry but this trip is now sold out.

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Monday 6th August Bikes at Aldersley

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Bikes at Aldersley Leisure Village – Aldersley Road, WV6 9NW – 11am to 1pm

Specialised bikes hired for use in the hall at Aldersley Leisure Village. Children and young people will get to experience and use a variety of bikes during this session including side by side, balance, reciprocal, 3 wheeled bikes and go karts. If you have a bike helmet please bring this along to the session, however there will be a selection available.

Donation: £2 per child/young person, booking and payment to be received by 3rd August. Limited spaces available. Sorry – this event has now sold out!

Tuesday 7th August Royal School Swimming

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families. You can arrive from 10.20am.

Please note – to ensure adequate levels of care, you must ensure that there is one responsible adult in the pool per disabled child / young person or family group.

Cost: £3 per person but one carer / adult per disabled child / young person goes free, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Friday 10th August Brickkiln Centre

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Brickiln Centre – Cherry Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QW – 11am to 1pm

A centre which has a sensory room, main hall and outside area. With Mess around with Messy Play!

Donation: £2 per child/young person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Monday 13th August Worcester Snoezelen

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Snoezelen – Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR26AB – 11am to 2pm

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Donation: £7 per person with hydro pool or £5 per person without, with 1 carer per disabled child / young person free. Payment and booking at least 72 hours in advance, but get in early as this event often sells out, particularly the pool slots. Please state while booking how many pool slots are needed. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

Tuesday 14th August Royal School Swimming

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families. You can arrive from 10.20am.

Please note – to ensure adequate levels of care, you must ensure that there is one responsible adult in the pool per disabled child / young person or family group.

Cost: £3 per person but one carer / adult per disabled child / young person goes free, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Wednesday 15th August Drayton Manor Trip

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Drayton Manor Theme Park Coach Trip – Pick up and drop off from Aldersley Leisure Village, Aldersley Road, WV6 9NW – 9.30am to 5pm

A coach trip to Drayton Manor. Coach leaving Aldersley at 9:30am and returning for 5pm.
This is an action packed theme park with multiple rides suitable for all ages, along with a zoo and Thomas Land. It also has accessible changing space by the first aid department. Drayton Manor do offer fast track for disabled people, to access this please bring proof of disability (DLA, blue badge or PiP letter) and go to Guest Services once we arrive.

Donation: £15 per person, booking by 1st June and payment to be received by 29th June. This event is now sold out.

 Friday 17th August Nineveh Ridge Care Farm

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Nineveh Ridge Care Farm, Nineveh
Nr. Cleobury Mortimer, Kidderminster
Worcestershire DY14 9AL

We will be shown around the animals and interact plus possibly be able to feed and groom some of them and collect eggs.  There will also be time for a picnic so please bring food and drink for this.

It is a safe space and there will be other disabled groups there to interact with.

Donation : £2 per child / young person on the day to go directly to the Care Farm. Limited availability so first come first served. Booking essential by 29th July. There are limited places available and priority will be given to members who were not able to go at Easter with a reserve list for members who wish to visit again.

Monday 20th August – Angling at the Moat, Albrighton 

 

Blue House Lane, Albrighton, WV7 3FL

A visit to the Moat, with sensory gardens, outdoor space, crafts and activities in art room and chance to go fishing with angling instructors. Welcome to bring own picnic and stay onsite after the session ends.

There will be 2 sessions, 10-12pm and 12:30-2:30pm to be confirmed at booking.

£5 per child/young person. Limited spaces. Booking and payment to be received by 17th August.

Tuesday 21st August Royal School Swimming

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families. You can arrive from 10.20am.

Please note – to ensure adequate levels of care, you must ensure that there is one responsible adult in the pool per disabled child / young person or family group.

Cost: £3 per person but one carer / adult per disabled child / young person goes free, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Thursday 23rd August –  Pirates and Princesses

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Pirates and Princesses – Unit 17, Cedar Court, Halesfield 17, Telford, Telford and Wrekin TF7 4PF – 10am to 12pm

A private hire of the venue which has a soft play and and sensory room. Portable hoist also available for use. Café onsite for drinks and food at additional cost.

Donation: £3 per child/young person. Payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Monday 27th August – Sycamore!

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Sycamore Adventure Centre
Old Park Farm Estate, Dudley, DY1 3QE – 1pm to 3pm

A large centre which has a large enclosed outdoor area with climbing frames, swings, bikes etc and also has an indoor area which has a sensory room, games and toys. Bring your own picnic and snacks as there will be no café available.

Donation on the day, suggested donation of £2 per child/young person. Booking advised but not essential.

Wednesday 29th August – Blue Planet Aquarium Coach Trip.

  

Pick up and drop off from Aldersley Leisure Village, Aldersley Road, WV6 9NW. Coach leaving Aldersley at 9:30am and returning for 5pm.

A trip to Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire. An aquarium with daily shows, talks and feeds with both fish and animals. There are shark tunnels, otters, crocodiles, flooded forest, aqua theatre and many more areas to explore, including pirates play area.

£12 per person, 1 carer free per disabled child/young person. Under 2’s free. Booking by 1st June and payment to be received by 29th June. This trip is now sold out.

Friday 31st August – Brickkiln Centre – Carlos the Clown

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Brickiln Centre – Cherry Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QW – 10.30am to 12.30pm

A centre which has a sensory room and outside area. Today’s session includes Carlos the Clown.

Donation: £2 per child / young person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

MAY 2018 SCHEDULE

Also available as a pdf – May 2018 Program

 

 

Tuesday 29th May Royal School Swimming

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families. You can arrive from 10.20am.

Please note – to ensure adequate levels of care, you must ensure that there is one responsible adult in the pool per disabled child / young person or family group.

Cost: £3 per person but one carer / adult per disabled child / young person goes free, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

  Wednesday 30th May Worcester Snoezelen

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Snoezelen – Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR26AB – 11am to 2pm

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Donation: £7 per person with hydro pool or £5 per person without, with 1 carer per disabled child / young person free. Payment and booking at least 72 hours in advance, but get in early as this event often sells out, particularly the pool slots. Please state while booking how many pool slots are needed. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

Thursday 31st May – Chippy Tea and SNAP!

 

S.N.A.P, Pye Green Road, Cannock, WS11 5RW 4.30pm to 6.30pm

Private Hire of SNAP, for GUAB families, which has large outdoor play area, indoor soft play and sensory room.

Price includes a chippy tea for child/young person with Parent/Carers meals also available for the same price. Child/young person’s meal choices – Jacket potato and beans or Chicken nuggets, Fish Fingers or sausage and chips. Parent/carer meal choices – Jacket potato cheese and beans, mini fish and chips or sausage and chips.

£4 per child / young person with meal Parents / Carers Free without food, or £4 with chippy tea. Please state your food order when booking. Book in advance, food orders and payment to be made by Friday 25th May.

Friday 1st June – Brickkiln Centre – Carlos the Clown

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Brickiln Centre – Cherry Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QW – 10.30am to 12.30pm

A centre which has a sensory room and outside area. Today’s session includes Carlos the Clown, drumming and ‘plant a seed’.

Donation: £2 per child / young person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Monday 7th May – May Day Sycamore Madness!

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Sycamore Adventure Centre
Old Park Farm Estate, Dudley, DY1 3QE – 1pm to 3pm

A large centre which has a large enclosed outdoor area with climbing frames, swings, bikes etc and also has an indoor area which has a sensory room, games and toys. Bring your own picnic and snacks as there will be no café available.

Donation on the day, suggested donation of £2 per child/young person. Booking advised but not essential.

PAST ACTIVITIES – EASTER 2018 SCHEDULE

Also available as a pdf – GUAB Easter 2018

Monday 2nd April Sycamore Adventure 

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Sycamore Adventure Centre
Old Park Farm Estate, Dudley, DY1 3QE – 1pm to 3pm

A large centre which has a large enclosed outdoor area with climbing frames, swings, bikes etc and also has an indoor area which has a sensory room, games and toys. Bring your own picnic and snacks as there will be no café available.

Donation on the day, suggested donation of £2 per child/young person. Booking advised but not essential.

 

Tuesday 3rd April Royal School Swimming

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families. You can arrive from 10.20am.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

  Wednesday 4th April Worcester Snoezelen

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Snoezelen – Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR26AB – 11am to 2pm

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Donation: £7 per person with hydro pool or £5 per person without with 1 carer per disabled child / young person free. Payment and booking at least 72 hours in advance, but get in early as this event often sells out, particularly the pool slots. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

Friday 6th April – Brickkiln Centre – Lucy Mays Animal Days

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Brickiln Centre – Cherry Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QW – 10.30am to 12.30pm

A centre which has a sensory room and outside area. Today’s session includes Lucy Mays Animal Sensory Story.

Donation: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Tuesday 10th April Royal School Swimming

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families. You can arrive from 10.20am.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Wednesday 11th April – Dudley Zoo

 

Dudley Zoological Gardens – Castle Hill, Dudley, DY1 4QF

A visit to the zoo. Meeting in the entrance for a trip around the zoo. Please note there is no transport provided for this activity, but the zoo is a short walk from Dudley bus station. The zoo is on a steep hill, there is a regular train to ride up the hill but this does not cater for wheelchairs. For additional cost there are fairground rides, face painting, cafes onsite, or you can take your own picnic.

£6 per adult (over 18), £5 per child (under 18), 1 Carer Free per disabled person. Under 2’s Free. Booking and Payment to be received by Friday 30th March.

 

Thursday 12th April –  Pirates and Princesses

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Pirates and Princesses – Unit 17, Cedar Court, Halesfield 17, Telford, Telford and Wrekin TF7 4PF – 10am to 12pm

A private hire of the venue which has a soft play and and sensory room. Portable hoist also available for use. Café onsite for drinks and food at additional cost.

Donation: £3 per child/young person. Payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

 Friday 13th April Nineveh Ridge Care Farm

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Nineveh Ridge Care Farm, Nineveh
Nr. Cleobury Mortimer, Kidderminster
Worcestershire DY14 9AL

We will be shown around the animals and interact plus possibly be able to feed and groom some of them and collect eggs.  There will also be time for a picnic so please bring food and drink for this.

It is a safe space and there will be other disabled groups there to interact with.

Donation : £2 per child / young person on the day to go directly to the Care Farm. Limited availability so first come first served. Booking essential by 30th March. UPDATE – This event is now SOLD OUT.

 

Monday  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

2 April

Sycamore

1.00-3.00

£2/child

3 April

Swimming

10.30-11.30

£2/person

4 April

Snoezelen        

11.00-2.00

£7 each but 1 carer free with each disabled child (£5 without pool slot)

5 April

 

 

 

6 April

Brickkiln  

10.30-12.30

£2/person

Monday  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

9 April

 

 

 

10 April

Swimming

10.30-11.30

£2/person

11 April

Dudley Zoo     

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£6 over 18 / £5 under but 1 carer free with each disabled child & under 2s free

12 April

Pirates & Princesses

10.00-12.00

£3/child

 

 

13 April

Nineveh Ridge

10.30-1.00

£2/child

FEBRUARY 2018 

Also available as a pdf GUAB February 2018 program

 Monday 19th February Worcester Snoezelen

UPDATE – SOLD OUT

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Snoezelen – Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR26AB – 11am to 2pm

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Donation: £7 per person, pay in advance and booking 72 hours in advance. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

Thursday 20th February ROYAL SCHOOL SWIMMING

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

 

Wednesday 21st February – Cinema

A private screening for us of the film Coco starting at 11am

Cineworld Wolverhampton, Bentley Bridge Park, WV11 1TZ at 11.00am

Donation – £5 per person but one carer per registered disabled child/young person with GUAB Free. Booking and payment to be received by Friday 16th February. Limited wheelchair spaces available so please email and enquire if you require a wheelchair space.

Thursday 22 February –  Pirates and Princesses

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Pirates and Princesses – Unit 17, Cedar Court, Halesfield 17, Telford, Telford and Wrekin TF7 4PF – 10am to 12pm

A private hire of the venue which has a soft play and and sensory room. Portable hoist also available for use. Café onsite for drinks and food at additional cost.

Donation: £3 per child/young person. Payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

 Friday 23 February Brickkiln Centre – Under the Sea

 

 

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Brickiln Centre – Cherry Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QW – 10.30am to 12.30pm

A centre which has a sensory room, main hall and outside area. With Big Top music session on the theme of ‘under the sea’

Donation: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

 

Monday  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

19 Feb

Worcester Snoezelen

11.00-2.00

£7,00 each

20 Feb

Swimming

10.30-11.30

£2.00 each

21 Feb

Cinema        

11.00 on

£5 each but 1 carer free with each disabled child

22 Feb

Pirates & Princesses

10.00-12.00  

£3/child

23 Feb

Brickkiln  

10.30-12.30

£2.00 each

PAST ACTIVITIES – CHRISTMAS 2017 

Also available as a pdf Christmas Program 17

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Sunday 17th December – Old Fallings Fun

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See our regular weekend session page for details here

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Thursday 21st December ROYAL SCHOOL SWIMMING

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

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 Friday 22nd December SANTA SAFARI

Update – SOLD OUT

 

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Santa Safari – Pick up and drop off from Aldersley Leisure Village, Aldersley Road, WV6 9NW
A coach trip to West Midlands Safari Park, Leaving Aldersley at 9:30am and returning for 4pm.
This trip will include a drive around the safari park followed by a visit to Santa and time to explore the rest of the park, including seeing shows and the new Boj Giggly Park. The rides are not in operation.
Donation: SEN child (3-18) – £3; SEN Adult (18+) – £3; Carer – Free; Additional Adult – £10; Additional Child – £10; Under 3’s – £3
Booking and Donation to be received by Friday 1st December. Update – this trip has now SOLD OUT

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Wednesday 27th December Sycamore Adventure 

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Sycamore Adventure Centre
Old Park Farm Estate, Dudley, DY1 3QE – 12pm to 3pm

A large centre which has a large enclosed outdoor area with climbing frames, swings, bikes etc and also has indoor area which has a sensory room, games and toys. Bring your own picnic and snacks as there will be no café available.

Donation on the day, suggested donation of £2 per child/young person. Booking advised but not essential.

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Thursday 28th December –  Pirates and Princesses

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Pirates and Princesses – Unit 17, Cedar Court, Halesfield 17, Telford, Telford and Wrekin TF7 4PF – 10am to 12pm

A private hire of the venue which has a soft play and and sensory room. Portable hoist also available for use. Café onsite for drinks and food at additional cost.

Donation: £3 per child/young person. Payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

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 Friday 29th December Worcester Snoezelen

UPDATE – SOLD OUT

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Snoezelen – Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR26AB – 11am to 2pm

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Donation: £7 per person, pay in advance and booking 72 hours in advance. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

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Monday  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

18 Dec

 

 

 

19 Dec

 

20 Dec

 

21 Dec

Swimming

10.30-11.30  

£2 each

22 Dec

Santa Safari  

9.30 – 4.00

Various

Monday  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

25 Dec

Christmas Day

 

26 Dec

Boxing Day

27 Dec

Sycamore        

12.00-3.00

£2/child

28 Dec

Pirates & Princesses

10.00-12.00  

£3/child

29 Dec

Worcester Snoezelen  

11.00-200

£7.00 each

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PAST ACTIVITIES – OCTOBER 2017

OCTOBER 2017 SCHEDULE

Also available as a pdf Program October 2017

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Monday 23rd October Worcester Snoezelen

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Snoezelen – Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR26AB – 11am to 2pm

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Donation: £7 per person, pay in advance and booking 72 hours in advance. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

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Tuesday 24th October ROYAL SCHOOL SWIMMING

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

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Wednesday 25th October – Wildside Canal Trip

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Wildside Activity Centre, Hordern Road, Wolverhampton, WV6 0HA

An hour long narrow boat journey, wheelchair accessible. Please email if you require a wheelchair space as these are limited to 3 per session. We suggest that you bring a packed lunch to eat during the scenic trip.

Cost: £3 per person, pay in advance, booking required 48 hours in advance.

Sorry – as of the 1st of October this is now fully booked!

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Some pictures from our visit. This event always sells out early so you need to get in quick if you see it advertised!

     

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Thursday 26th October –  Pirates and Princesses

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Pirates and Princesses – Unit 17, Cedar Court, Halesfield 17, Telford, Telford and Wrekin TF7 4PF – 10am to 12pm

A private hire of the venue which has a soft play and and sensory room. Portable hoist also available for use. Café onsite for drinks and food at additional cost.

Donation: £3 per child/young person. Payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

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Friday 27th October – Cadburys World Trip

    

Pick up and drop off from Aldersley Leisure Village, Aldersley Road, WV6 9NW

A coach trip to Cadbury World. Coach leaving Aldersley at 9:30am and returning for 4pm.

A trip to Cadbury world, with a tour, 4D cinema, play area’s and shop with lots of chocolate (of course!)

Please bring proof of disability (DLA, blue badge or PiP letter) in order to access a yellow lanyard for fast tracking.

Donation: SEN child (4-18) – £6.50, SEN Adult – £6.50, Carer – £6.50, Additional child – £11, Additional Adult – £11. Limited numbers, Booking and payment by 29th September.

What a lovely time we had as you can see –

     

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Monday  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

23 Oct

Snoezelen   

11.00 – 2.00

£7 each

24 Oct

Swimming     

10.30-11.30

£2 each

25 Oct

Wildside         

11.00 – 12.30

£3 each

26 Oct

Pirates & Princesses

10.00 –              12.00  

£3 each

27 Oct

Cadburys  

9.30 – 4.00

Various

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PAST ACTIVITIES – SUMMER 2017

 SUMMER 2017 SCHEDULE

STOP PRESS – Please note that the End of Summer Party has been moved from Gatis Street to Old Fallings and at a slightly later time.  This is not shown in the pdf version of the schedule but if you scroll down this page to the entry for this event then the up to date details are shown there.

SUMMER 2017 1

SUMMER 2017 2

Also available as a pdf Summer 2017 Program

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Wednesday 26th July Kingswood Trust

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Kingswood Trust Activity Centre – Holyhead Road, WV7 3AP – 10am to 12pm

An activity centre which will provide the following activities: Trail, Pond dipping and animal session. Welcome to bring your own picnic to have lunch together after the activity.

Donation: £5 per family, booking and payment to be received by 14th July

Look at the fun we had!

    

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Friday 28th July – Brickkiln Centre – Lucy Mays Animal Day 

CHAOS AT THE CIRCUS!

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Brickiln Centre – Cherry Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QW – 10am to 12pm

A centre which has a sensory room, outside area and cooking facilities. Todays session includes Lucy Mays Animal Sensory Story and baking cookies.

Donation: £3 per child/young person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

What a great day!

    

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Monday 31st July Worcester Snoezelen

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Snoezelen – Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR26AB – 11am to 2pm

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Donation: £7 per person, pay in advance and booking 72 hours in advance. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

Look at the fun we had!

   

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Tuesday 1 August ROYAL SCHOOL SWIMMING

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

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Wednesday 2 August Nineveh Ridge Care Farm

Note – this event is not shown on the downloadable events list above as it has been arranged very recently. It is shown on the matrix at the bottom of this page though.

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Nineveh Ridge Care Farm, Nineveh
Nr. Cleobury Mortimer, Kidderminster
Worcestershire DY14 9AL

A brand new event for us. We will be shown around the animals and interact with them. We will possibly be able to feed and groom some of them. There will be arts and craft activities plus an outdoor music session including drumming. There will also be time for a picnic so please bring food and drink for this.

It is a safe space and there will be other disabled groups there to interact with.

Donation : A small donation per person on the day to go directly to the Care Farm. Booking advised but not essential.

A great day out for everyone! If a little damp!

   

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Thursday 3 August Drayton Manor Trip

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Drayton Manor Theme Park Coach Trip – Pick up and drop off from Aldersley Leisure Village, Aldersley Road, WV6 9NW – 9.30am to 5pm

A coach trip to Drayton Manor. Coach leaving Aldersley at 9:30am and returning for 5pm.
This is an action packed theme park with multiple rides suitable for all ages, along with a zoo and Thomas Land. It also has accessible changing space by the first aid department. Drayton Manor do offer fast track for disabled people, to access this please bring proof of disability (DLA, blue badge or PiP letter) and go to Guest Services once we arrive.

Donation: £18 per person, booking and payment to be received by 21st July. Numbers are limited.

Look at the fun we had!

       

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Monday 7 August Bikes at Aldersley

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Bikes at Aldersley Leisure Village – Aldersley Road, WV6 9NW – 11.15am to 12.45pm

Specialised bikes hired for use in the hall at Aldersley Leisure Village in Hall D. Children and young people will get to experience and use a variety of bikes during this session including side by side, balance, reciprocal, 3 wheeled bikes and go karts. If you have a bike helmet please bring this along to the session, however there will be a selection available.

Donation: £2 per child/young person, booking and payment to be received by 4th August. Limited spaces available.

 Look at the fun we had!

   

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Tuesday 8 August ROYAL SCHOOL SWIMMING

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG – 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

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Thursday 10th August Pirates and Princesses

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Pirates and Princesses – Unit 17, Cedar Court, Halesfield 17, Telford, Telford and Wrekin TF7 4PF – 10am to 12pm

A private hire of the venue which has a soft play and and sensory room. Portable hoist also available for use. Café onsite for drinks and food at additional cost.

Donation: £3 per child/young person. Payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Look at the fun we had!

   

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Friday 11th August Gatis Street Fun

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Gatis Street Adventure Playground – Wolverhampton, WV6 0ES – 12pm to 2pm

A multi roomed centre, with café, large hall and outdoor play area. Outdoor area with climbing frames and water play. Crafts and Camp Fire Bread.

Donation: £2 child/young person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential

What a great day!

   

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Monday 14th August Old Fallings Adventure Playground

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Old Fallings Adventure Playground – Old Fallings Crescent, Wolverhampton, WV10 9PU – 1pm to 3pm

This has large outdoor area, soft play indoors, and projector room. This session will also have bouncy castle hire.

Not only will the Express and Star be covering this event but the Mayor and Mayoress of Wolverhampton will be there as well! So can we have as many members as possible? Thanks!

Donation on the day, suggested donation of £2 per child/young person. Booking advised but not essential.

We hope that the Mayor had as much fun as we did!

       

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Tuesday 15 August ROYAL SCHOOL SWIMMING

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG- 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

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Wednesday 16th August Worcester Snoezelen

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Snoezelen – Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR26AB – 11am to 2pm

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Donation: £7 per person, pay in advance and booking 72 hours in advance. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

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Friday 18th August Brickkiln Centre

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Brickiln Centre – Cherry Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QW – 10am to 12pm

A centre which has a sensory room, outside area and cooking facilities. With Big Top
Bollywood music therapy and Indian food tasting

Donation: £3 per child/young person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

       

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Tuesday 22 August ROYAL SCHOOL SWIMMING

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG- 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

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Wednesday 23rd August Chester Zoo Trip

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Chester Zoo Coach Trip – Pick up and drop off from Aldersley Leisure Village, Aldersley Road, WV6 9NW – 9.30am to 5pm

A coach trip to Chester Zoo. Coach leaving Aldersley at 9:30am and returning for 5pm. Chester zoo has over 15,000 of the world’s most exotic and endangered animals to discover in 125 acres of award-winning gardens. Changing place also onsite.

Donation: £15 per person, one carer free per disabled child/young person. Booking and payment to be received by 21st July 2017.

     

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Thursday 24th August Pirates and Princesses

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Pirates and Princesses – Unit 17, Cedar Court, Halesfield 17, Telford, Telford and Wrekin TF7 4PF – 10am to 12pm

A private hire of the venue which has a soft play and and sensory room. Portable hoist also available for use. Café onsite for drinks and food at additional cost.

Donation: £3 per child/young person. Payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

      

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Friday 25th August Brickkiln Centre

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Brickiln Centre – Cherry Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QW 10am to 12pm

A centre which has a sensory room, outside area and cooking facilities. With making wind chimes and baking bread.

Bilston Magazine are attending this event so please can we have as many members as possible!

Donation: £3 per child/young person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

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Monday 28th August Sycamore Adventure 

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Sycamore Adventure Centre
Old Park Farm Estate, Dudley, DY1 3QE – 1pm to 4pm

A large centre which has a large enclosed outdoor area with climbing frames, swings, bikes etc and also has indoor area which has a sensory room, games and toys. Bring your own picnic and snacks as there will be no café available.

Donation on the day, suggested donation of £2 per child/young person. Booking advised but not essential.

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Tuesday 29 August ROYAL SCHOOL SWIMMING

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG- 10.30am to 11.30pm

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

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Friday 1st September Old Fallings End of Summer Party

This was previously advertised at an earlier time at Gatis but has now moved to Old Fallings. This is up to date and replaces what is printed in the pdf version of the summer activities.

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Surprise activities!

  

Old Fallings Adventure Playground – Wolverhampton, WV10 9PU – 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Large outdoor area, soft play area indoors and projector room. End of Summer party with Surprise activities!

We are in the Gateway between 147 and 149 Old Fallings Crescent. Try to arrive on time as the car park gates will be closed at 1.45pm and you will need to park on the street and enter by foot.

Donation: £2 child/young person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
24 July 25 July

26 July

Kingswood Trust

10am – 12pm

27 July

28 July

Brickkiln Centre

Lucy May

10am – 12pm

31 July

Snoezelen

11am – 2pm

1 August

Swimming

10.30am – 11.30 am

2 August

Ninevehridge

11am-2pm

3 August

Drayton Manor

9.30am – 5pm

4 August

7 August

Bikes Aldersley

11.15am – 12.45pm

8 August

Swimming

10.30am – 11.30am

9 August

 

10 August

Pirates & Princesses

10am – 12pm

11 August

Gatis Street Fun

12pm – 2pm

14 August

Old Fallings

1pm – 3pm

15 August

Swimming

10-30am – 11.30am

16 August

Snoezelen

11am – 2pm

17 August

18 August

Brickkiln Centre

Music

10am – 12pm

21 August

22 August

Swimming

10.30am – 11.30am

23 August

Chester Zoo

9.30am – 5pm

24 August

Pirates & Princesses

10am – 12pm

25 August

Brickkiln Centre

Craft

10am – 12pm

28 August

Sycamore Playground

1pm – 4pm

29 August

Swimming

10.30am – 11.30am

30 August 31 August

1 Sept

Old Fallings Party

1.30pm – 3.30pm

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PAST ACTIVITIES – WHITSUN 2017

WHITSUN2017 PROGRAM

Also available as a pdf Whitsun 2017 Program

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Monday 29th May – Sycamore

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Sycamore Adventure Centre, Old Park Farm Estate, Dudley, DY1 3QE

This is a large centre which has a large enclosed outdoor area with climbing frames, swings, bikes etc and also has indoor area which has sensory room, games, craft and toys.

Bring your own picnic as no cafe available

Cost £1 per person suggested donation, payable on the day. Booking recommended but not essential.

Monday 29th May 1pm-4pm

Look at what fun we had!

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Tuesday 30th May – Royal School Swimming

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Tuesday 30th May 10:30-11:30am.

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Wednesday 31st May – Worcester Snoezelen

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Snoezelen, Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR2 6AB

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, dark tunnel, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Cost: £7 per person, pay in advance and booking 72 hours in advance. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

Wednesday 31st May 11am till 2pm

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Friday 2nd June – Coach Trip to CONKERS!

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Pick up and drop off from Aldersley Leisure Village.

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An action packed centre with outdoor adventure play areas including multiple climbing frames and water play, sensory walks, train rides, nature walks and a variety of adventure activities.

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Also indoor area with interactive omni mat, soft play area, educations interactive walls and displays, and café for lunch, or welcome to bring your own packed lunch.

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Donation: £5 per person, one carer free per disabled child/young person. Book in advance and payment by 26th May 2017. Spaces are limited on this trip.

Friday 2nd June 9:30am-5pm

Look at what fun we had!

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PAST ACTIVITIES – EASTER 2017

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Also available as a pdf Easter 2017 Program

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Monday 10th April – Worcester Snoezelen

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Snoezelen, Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR2 6AB

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, dark tunnel, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Cost: £7 per person, pay in advance and booking 72 hours in advance. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

Monday 10th April 10am till 2pm

Look at what fun we had!

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Tuesday 11th April – Royal School Swimming

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

There are some slight changes to the swimming session on 11th April. Swimming will still be going ahead as usual at 10:30am, however there are people using the pool before us. Therefore please make sure you are on time and ready to go in the pool for 10:30am, at 10:30 the previous group will come out the pool allow us in to transition in. We are aware for some children and young people the wait for the other group to come out may be difficult, so the small pool will be available for you to go straight into to help minimise this.

It is advised to also use the lockers which use a £1 coin as we will be sharing the changing rooms. The £1 is returned.

Tuesday 11th April 10:30-11:30am.

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Wednesday 12th April – Old Fallings Fun

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Come and swing, slide, jump, climb and run and more at Old Fallings Adventure Playground, Old Fallings Crescent, Wolverhampton, WV10 9PU (Playground is located behind houses and can’t be seen from the street. You drive through large gates into car park)

We have a bouncy castle booked as well!

⭐️please enter the gates between houses 147 and 149 to access the playground and sign in.
⭐️Gates will not open until all required safety checks have been done so please don’t arrive too early.
⭐️There will be the usual activities plus a large bouncy castle and ball pit as well as Easter themed activities
⭐️Do not put dirty nappies or the like into bins take them away with you
⭐️ Contact number tomorrow is 07947653762 for any queries on the day
⭐️ We have quite a few people booked into this event. There is some parking onsite straight through gates or down path turning right once in gates, but gates will close for safety reasons after a certain time after this please park in street considerably and walk into the playground.

⭐️⭐️enjoy the session! 😄😄

Donation on the day, suggested donation of £1 per child. Booking advised but not essential.

Wednesday 12th April 1pm-3pm

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Thursday 13th April – Pirates and Princesses

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Pirates and Princesses,

Unit 17, Cedar Court, Halesfield 17, Telford, Telford and Wrekin TF7 4PF.

A private hire of the venue which has a soft play centre, and sensory room. Café onsite for drinks and food at additional cost. £3 per person, 1 carer free per disabled child/young person. Payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Thursday 13th April 10am-12pm

Oh – we had a blast!

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Monday 17th April – Sycamore

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Sycamore Adventure Centre, Old Park Farm Estate, Dudley, DY1 3QE

This is a large centre which has a large enclosed outdoor area with climbing frames, swings, bikes etc and also has indoor area which has sensory room, games, craft and toys.

🐥EASTER BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY 🐥

⭐️Water play will be available so you may need a change of clothes with you.

⭐️ You are welcome to bring your own snacks or a picnic also vending machines for snacks and hot drinks on site.

⭐️Full hoist and changing facilities available

⭐️Great space with a great indoor space, fab outdoor play space and sensory room.

Cost £2 per person, payable on the day direct to sycamore centre.

Monday 17th April 1pm-4pm

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Tuesday 18th April – Royal School Swimming

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Tuesday 18th April 10:30-11:30am.

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Wednesday 19th April – Lighthouse Cinema

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Lighthouse cinema, The Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1HT
A private hire of the cinema for Give Us a Break families featuring the film Trolls!

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Lighting will remain on low, the volume reduced and no adverts before showing. Families are welcome to bring their own snacks.
Donation: £1 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential. Please be aware the film will start at 11am, it is advised to arrive at 10:45 to book in.

Wednesday 19th April 11am

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Friday 21st April – Brickkiln 

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 Brickiln Centre, Cherry Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QW A centre which has a sensory room, outside area and cooking facilities. Activities vary each session, for Easter we have a music therapy session focusing on the sounds of space. Donation: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Friday 21st April 10am-1pm

Look at the fun we had!

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Past activities – February 2017

Program February 2017

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Old Fallings Adventure Playground

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Come and swing, slide, jump, climb and run and more at Old Fallings Adventure Playground, Old Fallings Crescent, Wolverhampton, WV10 9PU (Playground is located behind houses and can’t be seen from the street. You drive through large gates into car park)

Sunday 19th February 11am-1pm

Look what fun we had

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Wildside Activity Centre

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Wildside Activity Centre, Hordern Road, Wolverhampton, WV6 0HA

An hour long narrow boat journey, wheelchair accessible. Please email if you require a wheelchair space as these are limited to 3 per session.

Cost: £3 per person, pay in advance, booking required 48 hours in advance.

Sorry but this event has proven very popular and is now Sold Out

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Monday 20th February 11am

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ROYAL SCHOOL SWIMMING

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Tuesday 21st February 10:30-11:30am.

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WORCESTER SNOEZELEN

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Snoezelen, Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR2 6AB

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, dark tunnel, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Cost: £7 per person, pay in advance and booking 72 hours in advance. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

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Update – All swimming slots for the February half term visit have now been booked. If you have booked in January then you have a slot. if you book this activity from now on you won’t be guaranteed a session in the hydropool but please bring your things in case any children decide they don’t want to swim for any reason on the day!

Wednesday 22nd February 11am-2pm

Look what a fun time we had!

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Sycamore Adventure Centre

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Sycamore Adventure Centre, Old Park Farm Estate, Dudley, DY1 3QE

This is a large centre which has a large enclosed outdoor area with climbing frames, swings, bikes etc and also has indoor area which has sensory room, games, craft and toys. Café onsite selling drinks and food.

Cost £2 per person, payable on the day direct to sycamore centre.

Thursday 23nd February 1pm-4pm

We were unfortunately gate crashed by Storm Doris who had not filled in a Joining Form, didn’t pay and was not properly supervised.

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Brickkiln Centre

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Bricklin Street Centre, Cherry Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QW

A centre which has a sensory room, outside area and cooking facilities. Activities vary each session. Today we have Lucy Mays Animal Days

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Friday 24th February 10am-1pm

Look what a great time we all had!

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Past Activities – Christmas 2016

GATIS STREET CHRISTMAS FUN

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Gatis Street Adventure Playground, Wolverhampton, WV6 0ES

Christmas Fun Day

An adventure centre with outdoor play, large hall with Christmas themed craft, decorating gingerbread and café onsite. We have also specially hired a large disco dome with music and lights and inflatable ball pit for the Christmas Fun Day.

Cost : £3 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Stop Press – what a successful, well attended and fun event this turned out to be!

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Monday 19th October 11am-1pm

ROYAL SCHOOL SWIMMING

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

Tuesday 20th December 10:30-11:30am.

CHRISTMAS TRIP

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The Polar Express Christmas Trip

Telford Steam Railway – 22nd December 2016 at 5pm

We have an entire carriage to ourselves!

Tickets are £22 each – NOW SOLD OUT

Stop Press – WOW – What a sensation!

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WORCESTER SNOEZELEN

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Snoezelen, Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR26AB

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, dark tunnel, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Cost: £7 per person, pay in advance and booking 72 hours in advance. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

Friday 30th December 11am-2pm

Stop Press – Another great fun day!

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Older Past Activities

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Everyone had fun at Circus Starr on the 5th of October in West Park

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Royal School Swimming, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG

This is a swimming pool session exclusive to the use of Give Us A Break families.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

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Bricklin Street Centre, Cherry Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QW

A centre which has a sensory room, outside area and cooking facilities. Activities vary each session.

Cost: £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

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Sycamore Adventure Centre, Old Park Farm Estate, Dudley, DY1 3QE

This is a large centre which has a large enclosed outdoor area with climbing frames, swings, bikes etc and also has indoor area which has sensory room, games, craft and toys. Café onsite selling drinks and food.

Cost £2 per person, payable on the day direct to sycamore centre.

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Snoezelen, Turnpike Close, Worcester, WR26AB

A large multi-sensory roomed centre which includes soft play, dark tunnel, Omni mats, outside area and hydro pool for private family/group use.

Cost: £7 per person, pay in advance and booking 72 hours in advance. A maximum of 8 swimming slots available per session, these will be allocated on a first booked priority basis.

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Gatis Street Adventure Playground, Wolverhampton, WV6 0ES

A multi roomed centre providing activities, sensory room and enclosed outside area. See timetable for planned activities.

Cost : £2 per person, payable in advance or on the day. Booking advised but not essential.

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Wildside Activity Centre, Hordern Road, Wolverhampton, WV6 0HA

A hour long narrow boat journey, wheelchair accessible. Please email if you require a wheelchair space as these are limited to 3 per session.

Cost: £3 per person, pay in advance, booking required 48 hours in advance.

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Donkey Sanctuary, Town Gate Sutton Gate, Sutton Coldfield B74 2YT

A private interactive session with the donkeys, which includes feeding and grooming. Next to Sutton park with play area.

Cost: £2 per person, pay in advanced, booking required 48 hours in advance.

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Drayton Manor

Coach trip to Drayton Manor theme park. Coach leaves Aldersley Leisure Village at 9:30am return time 5:30pm. Wheelchair accessible coach, but please contact us if you require a wheelchair space as these are limited. Please bring proof of disability (DLA letter/Blue badge) to this trip as this may be asked for in order to get queue jump wristband.

Cost: £20 per person, pay in advance, booking required by 1st August 2016.

For information and enquiries please email guabactivities@gmail.com or call or text 07854 252 328.

 

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Royal School Swimming

10:30 – 11:30am

Gatis Street Activity Centre.

Cooking and painting

10am-1pm

Sycamore Adventure Centre

1pm – 4pm

Pay on door

 
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Snoezelen Centre

2-5pm

Royal School Swimming

10:30-11:30am

   
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Wildside Boat Trip  

10:30-12:30

Royal School Swimming

10:30-11:30am

   

Bricklin Community Centre

10am-12:30pm

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Snoezelen Centre

11am-2pm

Royal School Swimming

10:30-11:30am

 

Drayton Manor Trip

9:30am-5:30pm

Bricklin Community Centre

10-12:30pm

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Royal School Swimming

10:30- 11:30

Donkey Sanctuary

11am meet

Sycamore Adventure

1-4pm

Pay on door

 
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Bank Holiday    

Gatis Street Activity Centre

10-1pm

Clay, nature art and bug hunt

 

Past Activities – Easter 2016

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Wednesday 30th March – 10.30-11.30am: Royal School Pool- Swimming

This is a pool session exclusive to our group. There is a smaller toddler pool available.

Booking required.

Cost: £2.00 per person, payable on day

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Monday 4th April – 10.30am to 1pm: Green Park School, Green Park Lane, Bilston, Wolverhampton.

This is a mixed activity session with indoor and outdoor activities, and swimming

Cost: £2 per child, payable on day. (£ 1.50 per child if paid in advance)

Booking required.

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Friday 8th April – 10am to 12.30pm: Brickiln Street Centre, Brickiln Street, Wolverhampton

This is a sensory room with activity areas for children to explore indoors and outdoors.

Booking required.

Cost: £2.00 per person, payable in advance.

Past Activities – Christmas 2015

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Saturday 19th December – Santa Safari Trip

Meet coach at Aldersley Leisure Village car park at 10am (also pick up from Faulkland Street Coach Park) to return by 4.00pm.

Booking required.

Cost: £12.50 per person, including coach, payable in advance. Places will not be booked until paid for.

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Monday 21st December – Breakfast with Santa: 10am at West Park Cafe

A full cooked breakfast with Christmas Craft activities for the children and a visit from Santa.

Booking required.

Cost: £7.50 per head, including gift from Santa. Places will not be booked until paid for.

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Tuesday 22nd December – 10.30am to 11.30am: Swimming at the Royal School Pool, Penn Road, Wolverhampton.

Children need a responsible adult in the pool with them.

Booking required.

Cost: £2 per person in pool, payable on day.

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Tuesday 29th December – 10.30am to 11.30am: Swimming at the Royal School Pool, Penn Road, Wolverhampton.

Children need a responsible adult in the pool with them.

Booking required.

Cost: £2 per person in pool, payable on day.

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Wednesday 30th December – 12pm to 3pm: Visit to Snoezelen Centre, Turnpike Way, Worcester.

This is a fantastic sensory centre with multiple sensory areas for children to explore.

Booking required.

Cost: £5 per person.

Previous activity programs in pdf format

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GUAB February 2019 program

GUAB December 2018

October 2018

Summer 2018

May 2018 Program

GUAB Easter 2018

GUAB February 2018 program

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Program October 2017

Summer 2017 Program

Whitsun 2017 Program

Easter 2017 Program

Program February 2017

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