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Summer Holiday Activities for Young People in Hailsham

Youth Services

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Young people in Hailsham can enjoy a wide range of activities throughout the summer break, courtesy of Hailsham Youth Service.

The Town Council’s youth service team has organised a varied line-up of outdoor activities designed to liven up the summer holidays, running from 24th July to 1st September and including football, volleyball, tennis, badminton, frisbee, outdoor board games and more.

Activities provided for young people (school years 5, 6, 7 and 8) and encouraging them to get out, have fun and make new friends, will take place at various locations including Hailsham Country Park, the Maurice Thornton Playing Field, Hellingly Community Hub and the playing field in Brunel Drive.

The activity location schedule is as follows:


24th July/7th August/14th August/23rd August – Brunel Drive playing field (adjacent to James West Community Centre).


25th July/8th August/22nd August – Brunel Drive playing field.

1st July/15th July/29th July – Hailsham Country Park, Gleneagles Drive.


26th July/2nd August/9th August/16th August/23rd August/30th August – Community Hub, The Drive, Hellingly.


27th July/3rd August/10th August/17th August/24th August – Maurice Thornton Playing Field, Orion Close.


28th July/4th August/11th August/18th August/25th August/1st September – Maurice Thornton Playing Field.

Hailsham Youth Service’s centres, the Square Youth Cafe, Hellingly Youth Hub, Monday Youth Hub and Eastside Youth Hub, will remain open throughout the summer holidays, except for the afternoon sessions at the Square Youth Cafe, which will be reinstated in September. Friday Night Project activity sessions will continue during the summer break.

“Young people have been happy with the wide range of summer activities provided by Hailsham Youth Service in recent years, many of which were keenly anticipated,” said Andy Joyes, Youth Service Manager. “We want this summer to be challenging and fun for young people and I know that those who take part in our activities enjoy them tremendously.”

“Hailsham Youth Service aims to provide aim to provide inclusive activities for all young people, supervised by staff members to ensure their safety and well-being at all times.”

For further details about Hailsham Youth Service’s summer holiday activity program, contact the team on 01323 841702 or by email info@hailshamyouthservice. Alternatively, visit

Enquiries relating to this media release

Terry Hall, Communications Officer
Hailsham Town Council, Market Street, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AE
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