Free things to do at Phoenix for half-term

Updated: 6 February 2020 at 13:10pm

As a result of our new Parents’ Forum, we’re running a series of free activities over the half-term school holidays.

Our February Family Fun events are for you and your little ones to enjoy some bonding time together, learn new skills, and meet other families like yours.

They’re all absolutely free – but don’t delay! They’re booking up quickly.

  • Monday 17 February – Cooking – 1.30 – 4.30pm

Learn to make a delicious Shepherd’s Pie for your dinner at our family cooking session. For adults and children aged 8+.

  • Tuesday 18 February – T-shirt printing – 1.30 – 4.30pm

Learn to design a bold motif and print it on a t-shirt provide to make it unique to you.  Two sessions. For adults and children aged 6+.

  • Wednesday 19 February – Coding and electronics – 12.30 – 3pm

12.30 – 1.45pm: Learn how to programme a small computer to scroll your name, create animations and take the temperature when you shake your Microbit device. For adults and children aged 3+.

1.45 – 3pm: Build your own Robot with the Crumble.  Come and learn how to build a robot buggy out of a takeaway box. For adults and children aged 3+.

  • Thursday 20 February – Decorate a tote bag - 1 - 3.30pm

Some bonding time required with your child? Decorate a tote bag with simple applique. For adults and children aged 7+.

  • Friday 21 February – Floristry - 1-3pm

Make a pretty posey table design to brighten up any room in your home. For adults and children aged 7+


These events are for parents/guardians to enjoy with their child or children only. Book online by following this link.

Phoenix Community Housing's Parents' Forum is an opportunity for you to find out more about our activities for young people and families, and to give us your views on how we can better involve you and provides activities and events that benefit your family.

And don’t forget Community Links on Wednesday 19 February. Skate on down to The Green Man from 5pm to enjoy our roller rink and Chinese New Year-themed consultation event.