Children's Holiday Activities

 

Our programme of Children's Holiday Activities for 2019

Summer holiday programme for 2019

We run activities on weekdays (except Mondays) from Tuesday 30 July to Friday 30 August

Please download our summer holiday programme 2019 (1322Kb) here

WEEK 1

TUESDAY 30 JULY, 10AM -12 NOON

WOODLAND MASTERPIECES

Make your own leaf creations in the park’s gardens and woods.

For ages four to eight

£5.30 standard/£4.40 concession

TUESDAY 30 JULY, 2PM-4PM

PROUD PEACOCKS

Find out about these colourful birds and make your own peacock craft.

For ages four to eight

£5.30 standard/£4.40 concession

WEDNESDAY 31 JULY, 12 NOON - 4PM

NATURE EXPLORER DROP-IN AFTERNOON (NO BOOKING REQUIRED)

See all the wildlife and nature that Holland Park has to offer at the drop-in nature explorer afternoon.

Why not hire a ‘Nature Explorer Bag’ to take on your nature quest around the park?

Suitable for children of all ages.

Bag Hire: £5 with a £10 refundable deposit (no booking required)

THURSDAY 1 AUGUST, 10.30AM - 3PM

FOREST DAY

Join us in the woods where you can try your hand at fun forest activities like whittling, knot making and shelter building. Bring outdoor clothing and a packed lunch and get ready to explore!

For ages eight to 12

£28 per child for the day


FRIDAY 2 AUGUST, 1.30PM - 4PM

WILD THINGS

Join us around the campfire for games and natural crafts. Spend the afternoon exploring the woods with your family and enjoy being in the natural world.

For ages four to eight£10.20 standard/£8 concession

WEEK 2

TUESDAY 6 AUGUST, 10AM -12 NOON

WOODLAND FOLK

Explore our deep dark wood and create your own woodland folk to live there.

For ages four to eight£5.30 standard/£4.40 concession

TUESDAY 6 AUGUST, 2PM-4PM

WRIGGLY WORMS

Discover nature’s recyclers and make a wormery. Please bring an empty 2 litre bottle

For ages four to eight£5.30 standard/£4.40 concession

WEDNESDAY 7 AUGUST, 12 NOON - 4PM

NATURE EXPLORER DROP-IN AFTERNOON (NO BOOKING REQUIRED)

See all the wildlife and nature that Holland Park has to offer at the drop-in nature explorer afternoon.

Why not hire a ‘Nature Explorer Bag’ to take on your nature quest around the park?

Suitable for children of all ages.

Bag Hire: £5 with a £10 refundable deposit (no booking required)

THURSDAY 8 AUGUST, 10.30AM - 3PM

FOREST DAY

Join us in the woods where you can try your hand at fun forest activities like whittling, knot making and shelter building. Bring outdoor clothing and a packed lunch and get ready to explore!

For ages eight to 12

£28 per child for the day


 

The Ecology Centre will be closed to the public today

WEEK 3

TUESDAY 13 AUGUST, 10AM -12 NOON

ANIMAL TRACKS

Investigate the tracks and trails animals leave behind. Make your own animal footprint cast.

For ages four to eight£5.30 standard/£4.40 concession

TUESDAY 13 AUGUST, 2PM-4PM

CUNNING CAMOUFLAGE

Find out how animals keep hidden and play some camouflage games.

For ages four to eight£5.30 standard/£4.40 concession

WEDNESDAY 14 AUGUST, 12 NOON - 4PM

NATURE EXPLORER DROP-IN AFTERNOON (NO BOOKING REQUIRED)

See all the wildlife and nature that Holland Park has to offer at the drop-in nature explorer afternoon.

Why not hire a ‘Nature Explorer Bag’ to take on your nature quest around the park?

Suitable for children of all ages.

Bag Hire: £5 with a £10 refundable deposit

THURSDAY 15 AUGUST, 10.30AM - 3PM

FOREST DAY

Join us in the woods where you can try your hand at fun forest activities like whittling, knot making and shelter building. Bring outdoor clothing and a packed lunch and get ready to explore!

For ages eight to 12

£28 per child for the day


FRIDAY 16 AUGUST, 1.30PM - 4PM

WILD THINGS

Join us around the campfire for games and natural crafts. Spend the afternoon exploring the woods with your family and enjoy being in the natural world.

For ages four to eight£10.20 standard/£8 concession

WEEK 4


TUESDAY 20 AUGUST, 10AM -12 NOON

BIRDS IN THE PARK

See what birds we can spot in the park and make a clay model.

For ages four to eight£5.30 standard/£4.40 concession

TUESDAY 20 AUGUST, 2PM-4PM

FLYING FISH

Make your own Japanese inspired fish streamer to take home and fly.

For ages four to eight£5.30 standard/£4.40 concession

WEDNESDAY 21 AUGUST, 12 NOON - 4PM

NATURE EXPLORER DROP-IN AFTERNOON (NO BOOKING REQUIRED)

See all the wildlife and nature that Holland Park has to offer at the drop-in nature explorer afternoon.

Why not hire a ‘Nature Explorer Bag’ to take on your nature quest around the park?

Suitable for children of all ages.

Bag Hire: £5 with a £10 refundable deposit

THURSDAY 22 AUGUST, 10.30AM - 3PM

FOREST DAY

Join us in the woods where you can try your hand at fun forest activities like whittling, knot making and shelter building. Bring outdoor clothing and a packed lunch and get ready to explore!

For ages eight to 12

£28 per child for the day


FRIDAY 23 AUGUST, 1.30PM - 4PM

WILD THINGS

Join us around the campfire for games and natural crafts. Spend the afternoon exploring the woods with your family and enjoy being in the natural world.

For ages four to eight£10.20 standard/£8 concession

WEEK 5

TUESDAY 27 AUGUST, 10AM -12 NOON

NATURE TRAILS

Discover more about the park’s wildlife as you follow our trails in the woods.

For ages four to eight£5.30 standard/£4.40 concession

TUESDAY 27 AUGUST, 2PM-4PM

ENCHANTED HABITATS

Collect natural objects to create a miniature world of your own in a shoebox.

For ages four to eight£5.30 standard/£4.40 concession

WEDNESDAY 28 AUGUST, 12 NOON - 4PM

NATURE EXPLORER DROP-IN AFTERNOON (NO BOOKING REQUIRED)

See all the wildlife and nature that Holland Park has to offer at the drop-in nature explorer afternoon.

Why not hire a ‘Nature Explorer Bag’ to take on your nature quest around the park?

Suitable for children of all ages.

Bag Hire: £5 with a £10 refundable deposit (no booking required)

THURSDAY 29 AUGUST, 10.30AM - 3PM

FOREST DAY

Join us in the woods where you can try your hand at fun forest activities like whittling, knot making and shelter building. Bring outdoor clothing and a packed lunch and get ready to explore!

For ages eight to 12

£28 per child for the day


FRIDAY 30 AUGUST, 2PM-4 PM

HOLLAND PARK STORYTELLING WALK

Awaken your senses as you listen to stories woven along a walk through the secret corners of Holland Park.

For ages four to eight£5.30 standard/£4.40 concession

If you would like to join us on any of our activities or if you have an enquiry, please phone 020 7938 8186 or email us at: ecology.centre@rbkc.gov.uk as our online booking form is currently unavailable. 

For regular updates and reminders about our events and activities you can register your details and be added to our mailing list. If you are already registered and no longer wish to receive emails from us you can opt-out at anytime.

Fees and Charges

These charges have been set and agreed by the Cabinet member for Environment, Leisure and Residents’ Services in March 2019.

Activities Standard Concession

Children’s After School/Holiday Activities - up to two hours (per child)

£5.30 £4.40

Children’s After School/Holiday Activities - up to four hours (per child)

£10 £7.80
 Forest day  £28  n/a

Spaces are limited on our holiday activity sessions. Please book and make payment in advance to secure your booking. Sorry, we cannot give refunds.

Note: * Concessions are: RBKC residents who are in receipt of: job seekers allowance [income based], incapacity benefit, disability living allowance, industrial injuries disablement benefit or severe disablement allowance or senior citizen [60+ years]. Concessions discount is also available to those who have a disability or are registered as caring for the disabled. (RBKC residents and Non Residents) For concession rate proof of residency and eligibility is required.

Method of Payment

In booking sessions, please note we only now accept payment by debit or credit card excluding American Express.