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Summer activities 2022

Listed below are free activities and events that we are involved in with various partners.

You can find more free activity and food sessions, family cookouts and skate park sessions that are co-ordinated by Bolton Council here: https://www.bolton.gov.uk/HAF

Some sessions are just for children and young people in receipt of benefits related free school meals, but many are open to all young people (most council sessions, skate parks and their free community parks sessions).  

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Summer activities

                                                                                                             July 2022

Date

Event

Venue

Time

Further info

Mon 25 July Pond & River Dipping Seven Acres Country Park, Bury Road, Breightmet BL2 6DH 2pm-4pm Available for local residents. FULLY BOOKED. Sponsored by the Friends of Seven Acres.

Mon 25 July

Lost Words Theatre Performance

Willow Hey, Doe Hey Grove, Farnworth BL4 7HS

4pm

Places are limited, booking is essential. See separate image for booking info.

Mon 25 July

Lost Words Theatre Performance

Willow Hey, Doe Hey Grove, Farnworth BL4 7HS

6pm

Tues 26 July

Fabularium Theatre Performance

John Holt Centre, Birch Ave, Westhoughton BL5 2NR

1pm

Fantastic outdoor family theatre experience. Grab your picnic blankets and join the adventure.

Age Recommendation 4+.

Tues 26 July

Fabularium Theatre Performance

John Holt Centre, Birch Ave, Westhoughton BL5 2NR

3.30pm

Tues 26 July

Lost Words Theatre Performance

Willow Hey, Doe Hey Grove, Farnworth, BL4 7HS

4pm

Places are limited, booking is essential. See separate image for booking info.

Tues 26 July

Lost Words Theatre Performance

Willow Hey, Doe Hey Grove, Farnworth, BL4 7HS

6pm

Wed 27 July

Bolton Council HAF Event

Central Park, Bolton Road, Westhoughton BL5 3DN

11am-3pm

Free family activities including cooking, arts & crafts, sports, games and much more. No need to book.

Wed 27 July

Lost Words Theatre Performance

Elderdale Centre, Yewdale Gardens, Breightmet BL2 5JF

4pm

Places are limited, booking is essential. See separate image for booking info.

Wed 27 July

Lost Words Theatre Performance

Elderdale Centre, Yewdale Gardens, Breightmet BL2 5JF

6pm

Thurs 28 July Pond & River Dipping Seven Acres Country Park, Bury Road, Breightmet BL2 6DH 2pm-4pm Available for local residents. Sponsored by the Friends of Seven Acres

Thurs 28 July

Lost Words Theatre Performance

Bank Top Park, Clifton Street, Kearsley, BL4 8DL

4pm

Places are limited, booking is essential. See separate image for booking info.

Thurs 28 July

Lost Words Theatre Performance

Bank Top Park, Clifton Street, Kearsley, BL4 8DL

6pm

Fri 29 July

Lost Words Theatre Performance

John Holt Centre, Birch Ave, Westhoughton BL5 2NR

4pm

Places are limited, booking is essential. See separate image for booking info.

Fri 29 July

Lost Words Theatre Performance

John Holt Centre, Birch Ave, Westhoughton BL5 2NR

6pm

Sat 30 July Willow Hey Community Festival Willow Hey, Doe Hey Grove, Farnworth, BL47HS 1pm-5pm Bee keeping demo, live music, stalls, bar, face painting and much more.

August 2022

 

Mon 1 Aug

Pond & River Dipping

Seven Acres Country Park, Bury Road, Breightmet BL2 6DH

2pm-4pm

Available for local residents. FULLY BOOKED. Sponsored by the Friends of Seven Acres.

Mon 2 Aug Bolton Council HAF Event Moses Gate Country Park, Hall Lane, Farnworth BL4 7QS 11am-3pm Free family activities including cooking, arts & crafts, sports, games and much more. No need to book.

Wed 3 Aug

Bolton Council Play & Youth: Family Fun day

Central Park, Bolton Road, Westhoughton BL5 3DN

11am-3pm

FAMILY lawn games, our STATE OF THE ART mobile skate park, Wigan Warriors, INSPIRATIONAL cooking sessions, stalls and much more!

Thurs 4 Aug

Great Holme Estate Clean Up Day

Great Holme Estate, Great Lever BL3 2SF

12pm-3pm

 

Sat 6 Aug Pond & River Dipping Seven Acres Country Park, Bury Road, Breightmet BL2 6DH 10am- 12pm Available for local residents. FULLY BOOKEDSponsored by the Friends of Seven Acres.

Sat 6 Aug

Bolton Pride Parade

Queens Park, Chorley New Road, Bolton BL1 4RU

10am-12.30pm

 

Sun 7 Aug Pond & river dipping Seven Acres Country Park, Bury Road, Breightmet BL2 6DH 2pm-4pm Available for local residents. FULLY BOOKED. Sponsored by the Friends of Seven Acres.

Mon 8 Aug

Pond & river dipping

Seven Acres Country Park, Bury Road, Breightmet BL2 6DH

2pm-4pm

Available for local residents. FULLY BOOKED. Sponsored by the Friends of Seven Acres.

Fri 12 Aug

Bolton Council HAF Event

Queens Park, Chorley New Road, Bolton BL1 4RU

11am-3pm

Free family activities including cooking, arts & crafts, sports, games and much more. No need to book.

Sat 13 Aug

St Chad’s Garden Festival

St Chad’s Church, Tonge Fold BL2 6AW

12pm-4pm

A family fun day in their community garden with BBQ, live music, entertainment and games and craft activities.

Mon 15 Aug

Pond & River Dipping

Seven Acres Country Park, Bury Road, Breightmet BL2 6DH

2pm-4pm

Available for local residents. FULLY BOOKED. Sponsored by the Friends of Seven Acres.

Thurs 18 Aug

Bolton Council HAF Event

Moss Bank Park, Moss Lane, Bolton BL1 6LY

11am-3pm

Free family activities including cooking, arts & crafts, sports, games and much more. No need to book.

Thurs 18 Aug Pond & River Dipping Seven Acres Country Park, Bury Road, Breightmet BL2 6DH 2pm-4pm Available for local residents. FULLY BOOKED. Sponsored by the Friends of Seven Acres.
Sun 21 Aug Pond & River Dipping Seven Acres Country Park, Bury Road, Breightmet BL2 6DH 10am- 12pm Available for local residents. FULLY BOOKED. Sponsored by the Friends of Seven Acres.

Mon 22 Aug

Pond & River Dipping

Seven Acres Country Park, Bury Road, Breightmet BL2 6DH

2pm-4pm

Available for local residents. FULLY BOOKED. Sponsored by the Friends of Seven Acres.

Tues 23 Aug

Arts & Nature Workshop

Red Lane Growing Site, Breightmet

1pm-2.30pm

 

Wed 24 Aug

Bolton Council HAF Event

Central Park, Bolton Road, Westhoughton BL5 3DN

11am-3pm

Free family activities including cooking, arts & crafts, sports, games and much more. No need to book.

Thurs 25 Aug

Arts & Nature Workshop

Sabden Growing Site, Johnson Fold

1pm-2.30pm

 

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Our latest issue of TAP4 (issue 8) has landed and you can read it by clicking here.

In this issue:

  • Friendly faces in familiar places - Bolton Manbassadors
  • Tips from Tom to help with rising energy costs
  • Be aware of doorstep fraudsters
  • Your home repairs - we're getting back on track
  • Introducing Aptem
  • How we're improving our complaints system
  • Support for Bolton's street homeless - Hope for Change
  • A fresh start - giving support to people leaving hospital
  • Our staff talk you through Air Source Heat Pumps
  • "Money Advice has been an absolute lifelife"
  • Recognise your community heroes - Stars of the Community Awards 2022
  • Providing opportunities for young people

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