Newcastle’s Best Summer Ever Offers Fun and FoodJuly 14, 2021 12:28 pm
Newcastle’s Best Summer Ever holiday activity scheme is supporting the city’s 5-18 year olds through a combination of sport, play & proper nutrition. Keeping young people fit and fed through the summer.
Newcastle’s Best Summer Ever is part of the government funded £220 million Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF). HAF aims to offer fun and food for children and young people in the holidays.
“It’s very important that children have activities to do during the holidays. I can only go back to my own experiences and what I would have been doing if I didn’t have places my friends and I could go in a safe environment.”
Marcus Rashford, MBE
Newcastle City Council & StreetGames announced the return of Newcastle’s Best Summer Ever for 2021. Including over 70 different projects, across over 170 venues, including 5 pop-up festivals. Activities delivered by partners will include a range of free fun activities, alongside nutritious food, for children and young people in Newcastle
“This programme has reached thousands of children, helping to keep them engaged, energised and fed throughout the school holidays, and we’re delighted to be able to announce the return of Newcastle’s Best Summer Ever this year.“
Cllr Paula Holland, Newcastle City Council cabinet member for Education and Skills and Food Champion
Newcastle City Council want to make sure that children and young people have a happy and enjoyable summer, and have provided a list of upcoming activities some of which can be found in the below booklet. To stay up to date on information visit the Newcastle’s Best Summer Ever Facebook page.
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This post was written by Ellen Holmes