Activities for children and young people

Online directory

Our online directory lists a wide range of activities and groups for children and young people. When choosing an activity, it is important that you are secure in the knowledge that your child will be safe and well cared for.

The NSPCC have produced a useful guide called Staying Safe which provides advice and tips on how to prepare your children for being out alone and taking part in activities.

Parent and toddler groups

These are groups that you can go along to with your child and meet other parents with children of a similar age. They are usually free or charge a small fee for refreshments. Search for local parent and toddler groups.

Museums and libraries

Our museums and libraries host a wide range of activities for children, young people and parents too! Find out what's on in libraries. Go to the museums what's on guide.


Brighton & Hove City Council’s Playbus offers year round activities for children based in the local community. Find out about Playbus activities and upcoming sessions.

Activities for young people

Check out the Youth Service’s page for activities for young people and where to go for advice and support.

Sport and physical activities

The Active for Life Project offers local, low cost activities to help your children live active lifestyles throughout the year. For more information and to view the weekly programme please visit

​The TAKEPART festival of sport and physical activitiy takes place at the start of the summer each year. Get the latest news about the TAKEPART festival.


Check out the events diary to find out what’s going on in the city

Summer Fun

Summer fun 2016 cover click to download PDF 6MBSummer fun is a guide to childcare, spors play events and activities for children and young throughout the summer holiday. Summer Fun is made available in Brighton & Hove Primary Schools. You can also pick up a copy at your local library, children's centre and other community venues.

Download Summer Fun 2016 (PDF 7MB)