A range of affordable activities are on offer for children, young people and their families over the Christmas holidays.

Find out more by looking at the Community Inclusion and Activity Team calendar, which is now available to view and download.

In it you’ll find a calendar bursting with ideas of things to do, including:

  • Saturday 19 / Sunday 20 / Monday 21 December – festive fun-filled activities in Frome! Purple Elephant Productions is running sessions across three days in different locations. A donation of just £1 per child is suggested. This includes a lunch parcel for every person, provided by Fair Frome.
  • Monday 21 / Monday 28 December – Yeovil Inclusion Partnership is hosting online activities including arts and crafts, making a musical instrument and storytelling. Sessions are for anyone aged 0-25 years and cost just £3.
  • Tuesday 29 / Thursday 31 December – Somerset social enterprise Neroche Woodlanders is running events for children aged 2-16 years at its one hundred acres of forest on the edge of the Blackdown Hills near Taunton.  Three hour sessions cost £10 per family.

For those staying home during the upcoming school holiday, a range of Christmas or Winter postal activity packs and online ‘virtual’ activities are available.

For full details on these, and many other activities, visit: www.somerset.gov.uk/cwd

We also recommend that you visit the Local Offer website for further activity information and ideas.


Submitted by the Community Inclusion and Activity Team.