Activities for children and young people

Summer fun 2014 brochure coverSummer Fun 2014 is here!

Download Summer Fun (PDF 12MB), our annual guide to childcare, sport, play events and activities for children and young people throughout the summer holiday.

Find out about Summer Sports courses and how to book.

The deadline to apply for Brighton & Hove Music and Arts Summer School has been extended until 13 June.

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 groups.

Museums and libraries

The city’s museums and libraries host a wide range of activities for children, young people and parents too! Find out what’s on.


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.

Moulsecoomb Summer Playscheme

Brighton and Hove City Council's Out of School Childcare team are running the holiday playscheme for 5 to 11 year olds in Moulsecoomb again this summer, find out more and download a booking form

Activities for young people

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


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

Summer Fun booklet 2014.pdf11.9 MB