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Christmas Holiday Activities in Leicester

Have fun at Go Kids Go

Go Kids Go offer a relaxed winter session at their premises on Raw Dykes Road in the city every Saturday between 9.30am and 10.30am.

During the session, the venue promises be noise free with no music, offering the children and young adults soft play and other activities including three tier mega soft play with an indoor football pitch, large four lane slide, and a ball pool.

Costs for this relaxed winter morning session are the same as usual entry fees and accompanying adults can enjoy a free hot drink at the session.


Go to the Cinema

Phoenix, ODEON, Cineworld, Vue and Showcase cinemas screen films in a sensory friendly environment at set times during each month.

Find out more about these at

Vue host an autism friendly cinema screening on the last Sunday of every month at 10:15am.

Vue's February autism friendly film screening is The Grinch on Sunday 24 February at 10.15am

Cost: From £1.99


Have a go at Trampolining

Boost Trampoline Park in Leicester hold regular sensory sessions every Wednesday from 2pm-4pm.

Cost: Contact centre to book and check costs

For further details go to

Flip Out Trampoline Park Leicester hold an ASD and disability session called Superstar Mondays every Monday between 6 and 7pm.


Dance, Drama and Music sessions with FTM Dance

FTM Dance is a performing arts respite service for children and adults with additional needs, disabilities and medical needs aged 3 years old and above.

Join FTM Dance for their 'Mary Poppins' themed workshops during February half term, which will include dance, music and drama sessions taking place at Soft Touch Arts and the Brite Centre.

Parents and carers are welcome to attend these sessions with their children. 

Activities take place on Monday 18 February 10am-2pm at Soft Touch Arts and Tuesday 19 February at the Brite Centre.

FTM Dance

In dance, the young people are encouraged to learn new choreography and create their own performances, whilst younger children are encouraged to take turns and develop listening skills through dance related activities.

In drama individuals have the opportunity to learn social skills through various exercises.

In music the young people have the opportunity to explore different instruments and create songs.

Cost: £34 for the four hour day. Parents/carers would need to attend these sessions.

Contact FTM Dance on 07543 068872 or 0116 3805608 for further information.


There is also a Winter Holiday Scheme at the Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre from Tuesday 2nd- Friday 5th January 9.30am- 4.30pm, with wrap around care from 8am-6pm.

For further information, email: