Children’s mental wellbeing and physical health is the focus of a free fayre at Cleethorpes Leisure Centre on Sunday, February 4, as part of Children’s Mental Health Week.
The Children’s Health and Wellbeing Fayre, organised by Lincs Inspire, sees a host of organisations from North East Lincolnshire join forces to shine a light on the support available locally for children and their families.
Organiser, Jess Briggs, customer service supervisor at Cleethorpes Leisure Centre, hopes the fayre will benefit many people. “We had over a thousand visitors to our first fayre last year, so we’re looking to opening our doors once again to those agencies and organisations locally who provide support to children and families,” said Jess.
“Having everyone together in one room means that families and children, who may not know where to turn for help, will be able to gather information, find support and have fun at the same time.”
Photograph caption: Children’s Wellbeing Fayre 2023: Jess Briggs, photographed at the 2023 event with last year’s Worshipful the Mayor of the Borough of North East Lincolnshire, Cllr Steve Beasant.
Organisations involved are offering some exciting activities for children to take part in and there will be free taster sessions throughout the day:
- Tots disco
10:45am and 11:30am
- Biscuit decorating
12:15pm and 1pm
11:45am, 12:30pm and 1:15pm
- Signing for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers
11am and 1pm
- Talking for older toddlers and pre-schoolers to encourage speech and physical skills
- The Wreck Room is open during the event for children aged 8 to 15.
The event takes place from 10:30am to 2:30pm.
Organisations attending include Navigo, Compass Go, Carers Support Centre, Toddle Talk, Together for Childhood, The Mama Spring, Author Katie Hopper, The Trin Centre, Families First, Twinkle Pop Slime, Sensory Cinema, Lincs Inspire Libraries and Archives, and Lincs Inspire Sports Development.