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Holiday activities and food (HAF) programme



Clubs are free to all children and young people eligible for benefits-related free school meals from Reception to Year 11. 


Funded by the Department for Education, Lincolnshire County Council is working with schools, sports providers, leisure centres and early years and kids clubs to provide fun and exciting holiday clubs during the Christmas holidays.  Each club is unique and offers lots of different enriching activities depending upon the venue. 


All food, drink and snacks are provided, just make sure your child arrives at the club on time.  If your child is unable to attend and a booking has been made, it is important that you contact the club at least 48 hours before to let them know your child is unable to attend so that the place can be offered to another child or young person. 


For more general information email


The Noise Academy at Akedo in Lincoln – 23rd and 24th December – 10-16 years

DJ Skills, gaming, music, fitness fun, learning about food and being healthy.  All food, drinks and snacks provided.

To book email

Tel : 0333 789 0153


Lincoln City Football Foundation

Monday 20th, Tuesday 21st, *Wednesday 22nd and *Thursday 24th December (*Christmas Extravaganza Days)

Lots of different activities including arts and crafts, visits, drama and sports.  All food, snacks and drinks provided.  Lunch in the LNER Stadium

To book go to or and quote HAFFunding


Premier Education

Lincoln Bishop Grosseteste College, Gainsborough, Market Rasen Leisure, Branston, Thurlby

Various dates available

(8.30 am – 4.30 pm – drop off between 8.30 and 9.00 and collect from 4 pm – 4.30 pm)

A wide range of sports and activities, practical health and wellbeing, food education lessons, arts and crafts.

All food, drinks and snacks provided.

To book email or Tel 01953 499040

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JB Sports Coaching – 20th, 21st, 22nd December – 5-11 years

Horncastle, Wragby, Coningsby, Sutton-on-Sea

Lots of exciting and festive activities, sports and games, arts and crafts, food tasting and much more!

To book email : or

Tel :  01507 237227

Synergy Sports Coaching, Lincoln College – 20th and 21st December

Exciting fun activities and sports games plus archery, fencing, Boxercise, golf, Scooter-Wise & Mini-Squash, food activities as well as lunch, snacks and drinks are all provided.

To book email : or Free Holiday Camp Places – Synergy Education Group visit

Tel : 01522 396039  



Inspire+ Sports Coaching

Grantham, Stamford and Long Sutton on 20th, 21st, and 22nd December (9.30 am – 3.30 pm)

Lots of exciting activities from sports and games, music, cooking and much more!  All food, drinks and snacks provided.

To book

Tel 01476 578137 or email




Geoff Moulder Leisure Complex, Boston - 20th and 21st December – 5-14 years of age

Lots of activities including swimming, arts and crafts, ten pin bowling, pantomime, Christmas Clubbercise, and much more.

All food, drink and snacks provided.

To book email :

Tel : 01205 363483


Boston United Football Stadium

Lots of full days of activities available from Saturday 18th December to 3rd January 2021

Age appropriate activities for 5-16 years of age

Fun and games, bowling, magic shows, Play Towers, pantomime, gymnastics, sports and games, First Aid training, Match Day and much more.  All food, snacks and drinks provided.

To book email

Tel : 01205 364406 or 07545 308939


Gainsborough Trinity Foundation

Various days available from Monday 20th – Thursday 23rd December in Lincoln and Gainsborough - 4-11 years Contact the club for arrival and finish times.

Each club consists of an all-expenses paid full day trip to the Christmas Extravaganza at Rand Farm Park as well as fun games, activities, crafting opportunities, sports and so much more to keep you excited and engaged across each two-day club. A hot meal, healthy snacks and drinks will be provided on each day so you will be well catered for!

To book email :

Tel : 07788 185743


Skegness Embassy Theatre

Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st December - 8.30 am – 4.30 pm for ages 7-11 years

Lots of fun activities including dance skills, drama, learning about food and staying healthy and the theatre performance of ‘Sleeping Beauty’.  All food, snacks and drinks provided.

To book email;

Tel : 01754 474100


Magna Vitae Leisure Centre, Louth

December 20th,21st, 22nd, and 23rd  - 9am-3.30pm for ages 4-14 years

All food, snacks and drinks provided.  No need for your child to bring a packed lunch.

Santa’s Design Lab with a variety of creative Christmas crafts, fun with food, soft dodgeball, energy burner, music production using interactive technology, DJing.

To find out what is on offer and to book email :

Tel : 01507 607650


The Station Sports Centre, Mablethorpe – 20th,21st, 29th and 30th December (10 am – 2pm)

A range of activities are available including badminton, table tennis, ten pin bowling, arts and crafts, pottery painting, football and much more!

All food, drinks and snacks provided, no need for your child to bring a packed lunch. 

To book email

Tel : 01507 607650



Fit For Sport Holiday Club at Grantham Meres Leisure Centre on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st December for ages 4-12 years

Six activity categories which are: Skills for Sports, Let’s Get Moving, Learning to Thrive, Learn Through Play, Express Yourself and Wellness Warriors.

This Christmas, our usual activities will also come with a festive twist which will promise a number of brilliant opportunities to bring the magic of the festive season to life such as winter themed sports, ‘Decorate the Tree Creations’, celebrations for our ‘Winter Party’ and much more!  All food, snacks and drinks are provided.

To book : - enter FSMHAFGRANT21


Or you can call our customer services team between 9am-5pm Mon-Fri : 02087 424 990


MACCA Sports Academies - 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd December (10 am – 2 pm) – 5-16 years

Grantham Cricket Club and Easton on the Hill Cricket Club, Stamford

All food, drinks and snacks are provided.

#GetActive - Multi Sports (including football, basketball, netball, tennis, hockey, rounders, ultimate frisbee, Kwik Cricket and much more), Boxercise, yoga, HIT session (High Intensity Training)

#BeCreative - Escape room, time capsule creation/a message to the future, arts and crafts, Junkeneering (a series of junk modelling challenges)

#BeHealthy - blind food tasting, grow your own, food quiz and lots of exciting activities.

To book email:

Tel : 07793505521


Sport2Day - Holbeach - 20th and 21st December (8.30 – 4.30 pm) – 5-11 years

Lots of fun and sporting activities and games, dodgeball, archery, hockey, football, basketball, forest skills, treasure hunts, capture the flag, learning about food and healthy living,  All food, drinks and snacks provided.

To book email:

Tel : 07702 529817


Acorn Childcare Centre - Malcolm Sargent Primary, Stamford (10 – 3 pm) – 5-11 years

Fun activities for all children from sports and games, dance, crafting, cooking, music and much more.

To book email:



Free Christmas holiday clubs for eligible children at the following nursery and kids clubs :


All activities, food, drink and snacks are provided free of charge.  Contact the settings below for more information or email


Bright Sparks, Potterhanworth

Eslaforde Day Nurseries, Sleaford

Town and Country, Louth and Market Rasen

Smartie Pants Kids Clubs, Mablethorpe, Tetney, Sutton Bridge, Sutton-on-Sea

Shining Stars, Wainfleet

Yellow Brick Road, Metheringham and Bracebridge Heath

Little Acorns, Boston

Hartsholme Kids Club, Lincoln

The Nest, Lincoln

Little Acorns, Coningsby

Madcaps, Market Deeping

Railway Children’s Kids Club, The Bythams


To find out more about holiday clubs in Lincolnshire email


Who to contact


This activity or event is listed for your information. Its inclusion on the Family Services Directory does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by Lincolnshire County Council.

Lincolnshire County Council can take no responsibility for the quality, reliability or accessibility of the activity or event listed. You should thoroughly check the activity or event, and the organisation running it, before deciding to take part or attend.

The Family Information Service maintains the list of Ofsted-registered childcare in the county, although any information provided by us does not constitute a recommendation and you should satisfy yourself of the quality and standard of any service or childcare provider you contact so that it meets the needs of your family.

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