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School Holiday Activities

Over the last few years Leigh Community Centre has provided a dedicated programme of events for local families during the school holidays. We try our best to provide fun, varied and affordable activities for all ages, the popularity of which has soared! 

If you would like to be sent updates regarding our events, please email us your details and we will add you to our mailing list.

We do require advanced booking, due to limited spaces and all our events require parental supervision. To book a space please contact us on 01702 477248 or email.

Testimonial from a local parent:

`Thank you to all those involved behind the scenes and upfront who have organised such a great range of summer activities.  We ... just wanted to say that each activity has been so good and great value for money too. We particularly enjoyed the Disney Dance workshop and the Little Riders session.  Leigh Community Centre has really hit the spot with such a broad vision of adult and child interests. It really is an essential centre of excellence for the community.'

October Half-Term 2018

We are very excited to be launching our Mad Science Week with a whole host of science-themed workshops, children won't even realise that they are learning about physics, chemistry, biology or forensics. There is something for everyone to enjoy! To book any of our events please email reception@leighonseatowncouncil.gov.uk 


Summer Holidays 2018

Details of our Summer Holiday Programme from 2018! 

Previous Events

We want to make sure we are providing the best events for your little ones. If you attended one of our previous events and had a great time or were unable to attend due to other plans or it being fully booked we are happy to run events again if we receive enough demand. We love hearing from you and always appreciate your feedback! 

  • Arts Ministry Arts & Crafts
  • Autumn Growers: Seed Harvesting and Bird Feeder Making with South East Essex Organic Gardeners
  • Bex Balloons Balloon Modelling Worskhop
  • Blenheim Children's Centre Come & Play Session
  • Buttercup Club Messy Play
  • Circus Workshop and Magic Show
  • The Detective Project CSI Workshop
  • Easter Fun Day
  • First Steps Dance "Alice in Wonderland" Dance Workshop
  • First Steps Dance "Beauty and the Beast" Dance Workshop
  • First Steps Dance "Fairies & Mermaids" Dance Workshop
  • The Holly Jolly Company's Fabulously Fun Pirate Party
  • Imagination Station Dinosaur Puppet Show
  • Inspire Theatre Collective "Charlie's Chocolate Factory" Mystery Adventure
  • Inspire Theatre Collective Dinosaur Drama Workshop
  • Inspire Theatre Collective "Frozen" Drama Workshop
  • Inspire Theatre Collective Parachute Games & Activities
  • Inspire Theatre Collective Pirate Drama Workshop
  • Inspire Theatre Collective Space Drama Workshop
  • Inspire Theatre Collective "Teddy Bears Winter Fun Picnic" Activity Workshop
  • Inspire Theatre Collective "An Undersea Adventure" Drama Workshop
  • Inspire Theatre Collective "Whizzpopping Adventure" Drama Workshop
  • J&C Party Pets - Animal Handling
  • Jolly Kids Castles Under 3's Soft Play
  • Jolly Kids Castles Inflatable Fun Day
  • "The Lion King" Drama Workshop
  • Marko Sparko Magic Show & Cherry Berry Face Painting 
  • Mary Lister Hand Puppet Crafts  
  • "Matilda; The Musical" Drama Workshop
  • "Monster Mash" Dance Workshop
  • "Peter Pan" Storytelling
  • Party Pets Animal Handling
  • "Party with Sid" Puppet Show
  • "Peter Panto" Drama Workshop
  • Peter Rabbit Puppet Show
  • Prehistoric Playground
  • Pre-Parade Fun
  • Professor Joe's Punch & Judy Shows
  • Punch and Judy and Storytelling Event
  • "Revolting Rhymes" Interactive Story Telling
  • Seed Bombs & Summer Sowing with South East Essex Organic Gardeners
  • Snakes Alive Creepy Crawly Handling
  • Spring Planting Session with South East Essex Organic Gardeners
  • Spuds in Tubs & Mini Pizza Gardens with South East Essex Organic Gardeners
  • "Thriller" Dance Workshop 
  • Tiny Tales Storytelling
  • Viking School Visits "How to Train Your Viking" Activity Workshop
  • Viking School Visits Monster Story Telling