Events

Summer Fun Activities in Cheddar Valley

There is something for everyone so come along, have meet new friends, learn new skills, and have a lot of fun!

FUN AND SUN THE SPACE SUMMER ACTIVITY PROGRAMME 2021 FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE LIVING OR SCHOOLING IN THE CHEDDAR VALLEY AREA

The SPACE is a small local charity working in the Cheddar Valley area to encourage and support good mental health in young people aged 4 to 18 years of age. Working with local activity providers our activity programme is designed to encourage an increase in wellbeing, self-esteem, and confidence as well as inspiring individual development.

Each activity costs £5 per person (The Space subsidises the remaining costs) as is available for children and young people living or schooling in the Cheddar Valley area.

Activities – Children and young people are invited to take part in a wide range of activities and this booklet details all the activities on offer. There is something for everyone, including sports, arts and crafts, relaxation, environmental awareness, gardening to teddy bear’s picnics.

Booking – To book an event please fill in the booking form. If you need further information about the activities or availability of spaces, please email doreenthespacecheddar@yahoo.com

Our Summer Activity Providers are:
The Arts Quarter

 The Arts Quarter whose professional artists will provide our arts and craft activities. Children and young people under the age of  11 years will need to be accompanied.

SSE Outdoors

SSE Outdoors will provide our fun packed outdoor activities in the glorious setting of Charterhouse. Space volunteers and SSE Outdoors staff will provide supervision.

Activities

Monday 26th July

Wooden Collages Postcards making

Host: Inkjam

A one-way ticket to the fantastical and surreal worlds of cut and paste collage. Our Collaged wooden postcards workshop will give you freedom to play with compositions of found images, and other media to create fun narratives, while having a relaxing time.

Address: The Arts Quarter, The Lippiatt, Cheddar BS27 3QP

Age Range: 10-13
Time: 10-00am -12pm
Cost: £5
What participants need to bring: Snacks and drinks. Aprons provided

Monday 26th July

Wooden Collages Postcards making

Host: Inkjam

A one-way ticket to the fantastical and surreal worlds of cut and paste collage. Our Collaged wooden postcards workshop will give you freedom to play with compositions of found images, and other media to create fun narratives, while having a relaxing time.

Address: The Arts Quarter, The Lippiatt, Cheddar BS27 3QP

Age Range: 14-18
Time: 1pm -3pm
Cost: £5
What participants need to bring: Snacks and drinks. Aprons provided

Thursday 29th July

Climbing

Host: Charterhouse

Climbing on a rock face

Address: Charterhouse Outdoor Centre

Age Range: 13-18
Time: Pick up 1.30pm at The Kings of Wessex Academy Cheddar. Drop off at 5.00pm
Cost: £5
What participants need to bring: Warm clothes which cover arms and legs (based on weather)
Clothes that can be scuffed up the rock.
Trainers.
All climbing equipment will be provided

Thursday 5th August

Pond Study & Orienteering

Host: Charterhouse

Pond Study
Who lives here? Pick it up gently and say hello

Orienteering
East, West homes best!
Who needs a sat nav when you have a map and a compass?

Address: Charterhouse Outdoor Centre

Age Range: 6-12
Time: Pick up 1.30pm at The Kings of Wessex Academy Cheddar. Drop off at 5.00pm
Cost: £5
What participants need to bring: Warm clothes (based on Weather),  Wellies

Thursday 12th August

Archery & Low Ropes

Host: Charterhouse

Archery
Keen eye and a steady hand?
Start your Olympic or Paralympic career here!

Low Ropes
Crawling through giant spiders’ webs, crossing narrow bridges, and clambering over obstacles

Address: Charterhouse Outdoor Centre

Age Range: 15-18
Time: Pick up 1.30pm at The Kings of Wessex Academy Cheddar. Drop off at 5.00pm
Cost: £5
What participants need to bring:  Warm clothes (based on Weather). Arm covering clothes

Thursday 12th August

Archery & Low Ropes

Host: Charterhouse

Archery
Keen eye and a steady hand?
Start your Olympic or Paralympic career here!

Low Ropes
Crawling through giant spiders’ webs, crossing narrow bridges, and clambering over obstacles

Address: Charterhouse Outdoor Centre

Age Range: 10-14
Time: Pick up 1.30pm at The Kings of Wessex Academy Cheddar. Drop off at 5.00pm
Cost: £5
What participants need to bring:  Warm clothes (based on Weather). Arm covering clothes

Monday 16th August

Felting

Host: The Arts Quarter

Produce a small wet felted Vessel bowl for a little succulent plant

Address: The Arts Quarter, The Lippiatt, Cheddar BS27 3QP

Age Range:
5-7
Time:  10-12pm
Cost: £5
What participants need to bring:  Snacks and drinks. Aprons provided.

Now FULL but a waiting list is open.

Monday 16th August

Felting

Host: The Arts Quarter

Produce a small wet felted Vessel bowl for a little succulent plant

Address: The Arts Quarter, The Lippiatt, Cheddar BS27 3QP

Age Range:
8-15
Time:  1-3pm
Cost: £5
What participants need to bring:  Snacks and drinks. Aprons provided

Now FULL but a waiting list is open.

Thursday 19th August

Bushcraft

Host: Charterhouse

Survival skills for the great outdoors

Address: Charterhouse Outdoor Centre

Age Range: 8-12
Time: Pick up 1.30pm at The Kings of Wessex Academy Cheddar. Drop off at 5.00pm
Cost: £5
What participants need to bring:  Warm clothes (based on Weather).

Now FULL but a waiting list is open.

Thursday 19th August

Bushcraft

Host: Charterhouse

Survival skills for the great outdoors

Address: Charterhouse Outdoor Centre

Age Range: 13-18
Time: Pick up 1.30pm at The Kings of Wessex Academy Cheddar. Drop off at 5.00pm
Cost: £5
What participants need to bring:  Warm clothes (based on Weather).

Now FULL but a waiting list is open.

Thursday 26th August

Bug Hunt/Walk

Host: Charterhouse

Have a splashing time with us

Address: Charterhouse Outdoor Centre

Age Range: 6-12
Time: Pick up 1.30pm at The Kings of Wessex Academy Cheddar. Drop off at 5.00pm
Cost: £5
What participants need to bring:  Warm clothes (based on Weather)
Trainers or wellies

Now FULL but a waiting list is open.

Thursday 2nd September

Team building games and challenges

Host: Charterhouse

Address: Charterhouse Outdoor Centre

Age Range: 12-16
Time: Pick up 1.30pm at The Kings of Wessex Academy Cheddar. Drop off at 5.00pm
Cost: £5
What participants need to bring:  Warm clothes (based on Weather)
Trainers

To book an event please fill in the booking form. If you need further information about the activities or availability of spaces, please email doreenthespacecheddar@yahoo.com