HeadStart 2017 Summer Programme: Bilston East

Please note that activities are targeted at young people and families who live in this area. Some activities may have limited numbers, so please book places early (where applicable) to avoid disappointment.

Gazebo Theatre Family Fun Summer Days

Location: Bilston Town Hall

Who: 10-16 year olds + Family Fun Day for all ages

When / Activities:

  • Creative Arts and Media Workshops - Every Monday to Wednesday from 31st July until 23rd August, 10am - 3:30pm
  • Family fun film day - Friday 25th August, 1pm-4pm
  • Create a Play in a Week - Monday 28th August-Friday 1st September

For more information or to book a place:

Call 01902 497222

More info:

All activities are free for children aged 10-16 years old. There is a café in the town hall where young people can purchase lunch for £3.50.

Gazebo Activity flyers - click thumbnails to see full-size

Centre Spot

Location: Lunt Community Centre, Bilston, WV14 7HF

Who: 10-16 year olds

When: Throughout the summer, from 24th July to 1st September. Please see the flyer for dates / timings.

Booking a place:

Call Centre Spot on 07901 730844

More info:

Centre Spot in partnership with The Play Service - Wolverhampton will be delivering a series of Sports and Play activities for children age 10-16 years in the Bilston East area throughout the Summer Holidays.

Come along and make new friends, in a fun environment.

The sessions will also include the opportunity to try out for Bilston Town FC's junior teams.

All coaches and leaders are highly experienced, and have up-to-date police checks, and vast experience in working with young children.

Contact details: 07901 730844


Summer Holiday Family Kitchen at Bilston Methodist Church

Location: Bilston Methodist Church, WV14 7NB

Who: Families

When: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer holidays, 11am until 3pm.


Enjoy a hot and healthy two course meal followed by family activities

Booking a place: Places are limited, and are first-come, first-served. For more information, or to book a place, please email at emilythefamilyworker@hotmail.com or text 07873 333 328.

Lower Bradley Summer Play Scheme

Location: Lower Bradley Community Centre, Wallace Rd, WV14 8BP

Who: Children 10 to 12 years old

When: Every weekday for the first four weeks of the summer holiday.

Note that the first session in on Wednesday 26th July. 

Activities:  a free, fun play scheme

Booking a place:

Call 01902 258995

Let Us Play (note: this activity is running in all four geographical areas)

Location: Various - see below

Who: Young people with disabilities aged 10-16 years

When / Activities:

  • Tuesday 1st August – Multi Sport Day.  Westcroft School
  • Tuesday 15th August – Sailing and Canoes at Edgebaston Reservoir
  • Monday 21st August – Play & Picnic in the Park
  • Tuesday 22nd August – Albrighton Moat Fishing & Barbecue
  • Wednesday 30th August – Cinema & Cosmo
  • Saturday 30th September – Craft Extravaganza 

Booking places:

All activities must be pre-booked, preferably by email to bookings@lupwolverhampton.org.uk and an adult must bring and collect the young person from every session unless other arrangements have been made with the Charity Manager.

More info:

To access Let Us Play activities they require a registration form to be completed:

Contact details: Outside of office hours in an emergency or during the main summer break, contact Kim on 07979 751893.