Our free summer festival of fun for young people (HAF)

We have some amazing activities in Woodley over the summer holidays! These include make and bake bags and our breakfast club, held at Start Point community coffee shop on Woodley Precinct, available for all local young people. These are:

  • Milkshake Mondays (ages 10+) – 5pm-8pm at Start Point community coffee shop on Woodley Precinct. Games and activities, with a youth worker on site.
  • Parents and Child Summer Reading (ages 4-9) – books available as part of the Stockport Libraries Summer Reading Challenge. 11am-12pm on Monday 16th and Monday 23rd August.
  • Brunch & Books (ages 10+) – challenges and activities from Marcus Rashford’s ‘You Are A Champion’ book. 1pm-2pm on Monday 16th and Monday 23rd August.

We are also working with local young people as part of the Holiday Activities and Food Programme with Stockport Council. Details of these sessions are below, with food and activities provided at each session – food includes jacket potatoes, soup and packed lunch meals. These are primarily for children who receive benefits-related free school meals or are otherwise eligible for HAF: https://www.stockport.gov.uk/information-for-parents-and-carers.

  • Milkshake Mondays (ages 10+) – 4pm-8pm at Start Point community coffee shop on Woodley Precinct. Games and activities, with a youth worker on site. Meal provided 4pm-5pm.
  • Cooking and Craft Sessions (ages 10+) – baking and cooking activities, including themed activities relating to the Summer Olympics. 10am-1pm (with lunch provided afterwards) on Friday 6th, Friday 13th, Tuesday 17th and Tuesday 24th August, with cooking packs also provided to take home with family activities.
  • Games on the Green – games and physical activities on Woodley Precinct. Running 9:30am-12:30pm with lunch provided afterwards, on Thursday 5th, Thursday 12th, Thursday 19th and Thursday 26th August.

You can sign your child or children up for any of these activities here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/festivaloffun.

We are also providing free guitar lessons for beginners, for ages 10+. The guitar is also provided, and the sessions will be for 1 hour each Wednesday for 4 weeks in August (Wednesday 4th to Wednesday 25th August). You can sign your child up for guitar lessons here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/guitarsessions.

For more information please contact us or visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/startingpointstockport.

“We are an inclusive childcare provision.  If your child has any specific requirements then please contact us to discuss further”

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