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School Holiday Activities

The next school holiday in Leicester City will be the Christmas holidays. 

There is a range of activities, playschemes and events taking place across the city for children, young people and families to attend. 

Free Adventure Playgrounds

Leicester City Council have provided funding to the following organisations to offer free play and activities to children who live in Leicester city.   For more information about what is available and how to access the free activities, contact the providers direct.  


Independent Playschemes

The details of independently ran playschemes are listed below. Contact the provider direct to find out what schemes they may be running over the holiday periods.


Cherry Tree Day Nursery and Kidz Club

0116 2870092

First Steps Playscheme

07834 705621

Gingers Playscheme

07969 129397

Kiddisafe Holiday Playscheme

0116 276 2422

Leicester Civil Service Holiday Playscheme

07583 972007

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre Holiday Scheme

0116 2681426

Mad Science Kids Camp - Leicester

0116 2838836 

Millstone Day Nursery Ltd - holiday scheme

0116 2512725

New Parks Play Association

0116 2878239

Pear Tree Holiday Club

0116 2878604

Roseberry Pre-School  (Holiday Scheme)

0116 2102570

The City Nursery Play Scheme

0116 2470166

Trinity Methodist Holiday Scheme

0116 2892182


Please note - Leicester City Council is not responsible for the quality of the independent schemes listed.  The use of the schemes is a parental choice and all fees payable remain the parent's responsibility.


Events and other leisure activities



Staying Safe in the holidays

Even though aimed at summer, these NHS healthy tips will always be useful for any time of year.