Big Norfolk Holiday Fun

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Thanks for joining us! We hope to see you in winter.

The Big Norfolk Holiday Fun (BNHF) activity programme provides holiday activities for children and young people aged 5-16 (or 4 if your child is slightly younger but in school) in Norfolk.

Children eligible for means-tested free school meals can claim free spaces on the activities, whilst paid spots are available on many activities for those who don’t. Find out more about this in our FAQ section.

The next Big Norfolk Holiday Fun programme will be taking place during the winter holidays and will start on 19th December. 

What activities will be happening over winter?

The next Big Norfolk Holiday Fun scheme will take place over the winter holidays. We will announce the dates for this shortly.

There will be a range of activities available all over the county, aimed at various ages. These include football, basketball, circus skills, arts and crafts and dance. It also involves music, cookery, film-making and much more!

It’s a fantastic way to encourage children and young people to try new things whilst keeping their brains and bodies stimulated over the school holidays.

All children taking part will receive a nutritious free meal as part of the offer.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find out more information below by browsing our frequently asked questions. If you still have questions, you can get in touch with the team directly below.

Safety assurances around Big Norfolk Holiday Fun sessions

Children’s safety and wellbeing is paramount. Norfolk County Council and Active Norfolk, which jointly deliver Norfolk Big Holiday Fun, require all participating providers to have relevant and appropriately inclusive policies and procedures in place. This is in relation to safeguarding, health and safety and accessibility.

Children’s safety and wellbeing is paramount. Norfolk County Council and Active Norfolk, which jointly deliver Norfolk Big Holiday Fun, require all participating providers to have relevant and appropriately inclusive policies and procedures in place. This is in relation to safeguarding, health and safety and accessibility.

We require providers to offer activities which are inclusive and accessible to children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities, and also to work with parents and carers at the time of booking with regards to any requirements, adaptations or adjustments needed. This also includes the ability to respond to health conditions.

Safety is a primary consideration when planning activities or events, and always includes the duty to safeguard children. We provide appropriate training (where needed) to support providers with this, including using the Code of Practice for Keeping Children Safe and a guidance leaflet for keeping young people safe in sport.

All providers must have a suitable and up-to-date risk assessment plan in line with the latest government guidelines. We also support this by providing a risk assessment process which can be used to record, identify and assess risks for each session.


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Contact the Big Norfolk Holiday Fun team

If you still have a question after reading the FAQs, click the button below to get in touch with the BNHF team. Please do not email Active Norfolk as this is a separate team.

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