As always Waltham Forest have produced a great holiday activity supplement to keep you informed about what is going on during the holiday break.
Choices of venue and a great range of activities for the the whole age range of your family. get your free e-copy of Easter Daze here.
Have a good seasonal break!
Another great publication for the forthcoming holidays – Winter Daze.
Free to view or download from the Waltham Forest borough website, you will find loads of ideas and activities for the whole family during the February break.
Also remember, there is always a full What’s On section on the web pages of the borough Children & Young Peoples Directory – see more here.
You can download free Adobe pdf software to access our publications here.
Why not celebrate the start of the New Year with a great Borough firework display.
A date for your diary? 2nd January 2013, from 5.30pm to 8.00pm
The events will take place at two venues. See below…
Leyton Jubilee Park, Marsh Lane, Leyton E10 7DE
The Highams Park, The Charter Road, Woodford Green IG8 9RE
These free events will include fantastic firework shows choreographed to music as well as food and drink stalls available during the events.
You can read more details about transport, parking restrictions and parking for those with mobility needs here.
The Borough are holding a celebratory fireworks event this year on November 5th. You can download an LBWF event poster with the details here.
Date: 5 November 2012 Time: 5pm-10pm Location: Chestnuts Field, Waltham Forest Town Hall Complex, Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17 4JF Admission: Free Event 2012 has been an amazing year, and while we know it’s not over yet we want to help you round off the Olympic Year and our Big 6 celebrations with a BANG!
This year admission to the event is free for you and your family. And as well as a stunning fireworks display there’ll be music, entertainment, fairground rides and a wide range of refreshments to snack on, so come along and join the party!
As part of the Big 6 in Waltham Forest you can get to see free films in the borough this summer. Great fun for all the family.
Friday 31 August – Sunday 2 September 2012Opens Friday 31 August, 7pm for one showing
Saturday 1 September, 12noon-9.30pm Sunday 2 September, 12noon-9.30pm
Leyton Cricket Ground, High Road Leyton, Leyton E10 6PY
For more information you can visit the Big 6 web pages here…why not register online to get more free updates about what is going on for you and your family this summer.
The FREE 2012 Festival of Sport promises to be an exhilarating weekend of sport for all the family.
You’ll be able to watch the action from the 2012 Games live on our giant screens whilst chatting to sporting professionals and local sports clubs about how to improve your game and watching sport demonstrations.
Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th August 2012, 11am-7pm
Waltham Forest Town Hall Complex, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4JF
Waltham Forest Pool and Track, Chingford Road, Walthamstow E17 5AA
You can read more, and register for information, on the Waltham Forest Big 6 web pages – see more here.
The 1st July marks the start of Waltham Forest Summer Reading Challenge 2012.
Every library in the borough is taking part in the reading programme and will be supporting the Challenge with a diverse range of activities in each library. You can read more in the current Summer Daze. See below.
The challenge for children is simple: read 6 books over the summer holidays and we’ll give you a poster, stickers and prizes along the way as you complete each stage. PLUS, complete six books and you’ll receive a certificate and a medal!
So lets get reading this summer, as well as enjoying our visit to the library with puppet shows, arts and craft events, story times and more…
Can you read six books this summer?
A new edition of Summer Daze for 2012 is now available online from the Borough. Packed full of holiday activities, this Olympic Special Edition also features over 50 schools open for fun in the summer of 2012.
You can view, print or download a copy of this booklet here. (.pdf file)
You can read about how children can take part in the Going for Gold Challenge, as part of the Schools Open for Summer programme in Waltham Forest.
As well as a directory of activities by age group, there is also a great section on gettting around during The Olympics.
LBWF have a web page where you can read more about Summer Daze, as well as whats going on in local libraries, parks and the arts in Waltham Forest. You can read more here…
Summer Daze is always a great read for parents and carers, but it’s got lots more this year to find out about. Happy summer break!
Barclay the Lion says don’t forget that you can catch up with our half-term activities this February here.
From cinema trips to a Tumble in the Jungle, we have a range of activities for you and your children to enjoy and take part in over the holiday period.
You can see our morning and afternoon sessions on our web page here.
Don’t forget to book places, if required. See you at the Centre.
Winter Daze for February half term is now available to view and download on the LBWF web site.
Packed with ideas and information about centres of activity for the forthcoming half term holiday. The range of things to do covers sport, crafts, gardening and much more.
As always Waltham Forest services cover a range of ages, with something to do for the under 5′s, 5 plus, 13 – 19 years…and people of all ages and abilities too.
You can see the latest edition of Winter Daze on the Waltham Forest borough web site here.
Happy half term break everybody!