Bideford's Summer Holiday Survival Guide: Fun filled activities for the Little Ones!

18 July, 2023

Please check back regularly - If you are looking for organised activities, these are some of the events we know about so far!

Free Fun Fridays

πŸ’ƒ Free Fun Friday 🌴🍿
Date: Every Friday for 6 weeks
Location: Bideford Pannier Market
Time: 10-2pm

Every week at Bideford Pannier Market, rain or shine. These are themed sessions with music, dancing, crafts, characters, and more! Be in with a chance of winning a back-to-school bundle every week. Bring a picnic or enjoy food and drink from the very reasonably priced cafes in the market area! Drop in or stay for the whole session.... its all completely free


burton crafty kids

🎨 Free Creative Arts Workshops πŸ–ŒοΈπŸŒˆ
Date: Every Tuesday 
Location: The Burton
Time: 10-2pm

Have some creative holiday fun at the Burton. These are free drop-in sessions,. All ages welcome, family-friendly, ecologically-minded activities with found materials, natural pigments, clay, sculpture, and much more!


kids in museums bideford

πŸ“š Kids in Museums πŸ“–πŸŒ³
Date: Thursdays and Fridays various dates in August
Location: The Burton at Bideford

You are invited to get arty and express yourself on Thursdays and Fridays throughout August there s a variety of workshops all Inspired by the new exhibition of sculpture opened in July


active torridge summer games

⚽ Sports Camps and Games βšΎπŸ€
Date: Every Wednesday in August
Location: Victoria Park 
Time: 9.30-10.30am

Is your child a sports enthusiast? Sign them up They'll have the chance to develop their skills, learn teamwork. These are every Wednesday starting on the 26th of July from 9.30am to 10.30am at Victoria Park. These are FREE Summer Games for 8-12 year olds. To book your place give Active Torridge a call on 01237471794.

There are also summer Kids football camps organaised by Active Torridge and Bideford Rugby Club has summer camps organised too. Get in touch with them to find out more.



πŸ“– Children's Crafts β˜€οΈπŸŽ¨
Date: Every Thursday until end of August
Location: Bideford Library
Time: 9.30-11.30am

Drop in to to the library for free, fun craft sessions for children during the school holidays. In the Juniper Room on level 1 of the new Bideford library.