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As part of Leigh Community Centre’s ongoing commitment to providing fun and affordable activities during the school holidays, a programme of events have been organised for the summer holidays! There are activities to suit all age ranges over the 6 weeks. All tickets are priced at £4 per child per session and are non refundable, these events have been heavily subsidised by Leigh-on-Sea Town Council.

As Leigh Town Council has become the first Tree Charter Branch in Southend we will have a station available at all of the events to show support for the Charter of trees, Woods and People by promoting the campaign and improving things for local trees and people. More information can be found on the Leigh Town Council website: http://www.leighonseatowncouncil.gov.uk/news/41/Sign-the-Tree-Charter-and-Plant-a-Tree.  

The first event kicks off on Monday 24th July at 1pm with South East Essex Organic Gardeners running a seed bomb and summer sowing session. This will be a 2 hour workshop where you will get to plant your seeds and take them home with you to watch them grow!

Tuesday 25th July sees the ever popular Art Ministry return to the centre for an arts & crafts session, with all proceeds being donated back to them. The session will commence at 1.30pm and run until 3.30pm.

Week 1 comes to an end with Marko Sparko who is back by popular demand on Wednesday 26th July. Come along at 1pm to be entertained with a magic show and balloon modelling for 1 hour! Fun for all the family!

Have you ever wanted to learn how to model a balloon? A brand new entertainer for the summer holidays is Bex Balloons! She will be teaching everyone how to make a sword, dog, hat and maybe even an octopus! There will be two sessions of a 1 hour balloon modelling workshop. The first will be on Thursday 3rd August at 1.30pm and the second one will be on Tuesday 29th August 11am.

Another new entertainer for the summer holidays is The Holly Jolly Company! A Fabulously Fun Pirate Party on Tuesday 15th August at 12noon until 1pm. Filled with balloon twisting, swords, bubbles, music, dancing, singing, a treasure hunt, pirate games and magic!! Bundles of fun for everyone.

Dare you go back in time? Back when Romping Stomping Dinosaurs rocked the earth? Come on an adventure with the Imagination Station Puppets and meet a baby dinosaur, friendly flying Dinosaurs a silly Triceratops. With lots of toe tapping music and songs ……But watch out for the t-rex! Wednesday 16th August at 11am is when the adventure begins!

Tuesday 22ndAugust welcomes a Beauty & the Beast themed dance workshop commencing at 11am until 12noon. Fancy dress is encouraged, but is not compulsory. With only 17 tickets available for this session be sure to book your place as soon as possible.  ** CURRENTLY FULLY BOOKED BUT WE DO HAVE A WAITING LIST **

For the penultimate session we welcome back Jolly Kids Castles with their soft play for under 3’s. As usual we will have 4 sessions of fun - 10am to 11am, 11.15am to 12.15pm, 12.30pm -1.30pm, and 1.45pm to 2.45pm.

Tickets do need to be purchased prior to the event to guarantee your space. To reserve a space call us on 01702 477248 or email us on enquiries@leighcommunitycentre.com. Tickets can be held for 4 days before payment is required.  Parental supervision is required at all times.

 See the event page for more details: http://www.leighcommunitycentre.com/events