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April 2024

April 2024 Events
 Date Time Event Price LocationContact details
Wednesday 3 April 2024 10.00 to 11.00am Quiet hour at Tesco every Wednesday and Saturday. During the quiet hour Tesco will be dimming the lights and lowering the checkout noise in all of their larger stores to make it more enjoyable for customers. Free Clifton Retail Park, Sandhams Way, Blackpool, FY4 4UJ. Tesco website
Wednesday 3 April 2024 3.30 to 5.30pm Blackpool Football Club Family Hubs. Everyone will receive a hot meal and tea/coffee will be available throughout. Children can play games and take part in crafts with other children. Families can eat, spend time together, and talk about their day. Please note, these hubs are specifically for families with children. Activities, crafts, gaming, homework areas, open to all but adults must accompany children. Free Moretti Lounge, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, FY1 6JJ Book through the BFC website
Thursday 4 April 2024 3.30 to 5.30pm Blackpool Football Club Family Hubs. Everyone will receive a hot meal and tea/coffee will be available throughout. Children can play games and take part in crafts with other children. Families can eat, spend time together, and talk about their day. Please note, these hubs are specifically for families with children. Activities, crafts, gaming, homework areas, open to all but adults must accompany children. Free Moretti Lounge, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, FY1 6JJ Book through the BFC website
Thursday 4 April 2024 4.30 to 5.30pm Neuro Ninjas. An exclusive autism group for children with, or awaiting diagnosis and their siblings. Sensory play, activities, toys and games in a non - judgemental environment. £3 per family Layton Methodist Church, 1 Westcliff Drive, Blackpool, FY3 7DZ To book your place email
Friday 5 April 2024 10.00 to 11.30am Baby sensory, 0 - 2 years old Free Central Family Hub,
Gorton Street,
Blackpool,
FY1 3JW
 
Friday 5 April 2024 11.00am to 12.00pm Baby sensory, 0 - 2 years old Free Layton Methodist Church, 1 Westcliffe Drive, FY3 7DZ  
Saturday 6 April 2024 10.00 to 11.00am Quiet hour at Tesco every Wednesday and Saturday. During the quiet hour Tesco will be dimming the lights and lowering the checkout noise in all of their larger stores to make it more enjoyable for customers. Free Clifton Retail Park, Sandhams Way, Blackpool, FY4 4UJ. Tesco website
Sunday 7 April 2024 See website Sea Life Blackpool – first Sunday of the month – Quiet at the Aquarium session Normal prices.
Additional for noise cancelling headphones
Sea Life Centre, Blackpool Promenade See website for details
Monday 8 April 2024 1.00 to 4.00pm Spring into spring, community health and wellbeing event. Want to know what's going on in your area? We're bringing together a range of services, things to do and get involved in across Blackpool.  Free Central Family Hub, Gorton Street, Blackpool, FY1 3JW No need to book, dorp in anytime and see what your community has to offer.
Monday 8 April 2024 2.00 to 4.30pm Primary Mental Health Worker virtual drop in. Are you a young person or parent/carer and want to know where you can get support for young people's emotional and mental health?The PMHW Drop In sessions can signpost you to the correct service to support with your current concern and get you the help you need.PMHW Drop In is a confidential space to discuss worries and concerns with a Mental Health Practitioner who is part of the CAMHS Team.A PMHW can link in with schools and services to work together.We will start by introducing ourselves and ask questions to help us find ways to support you or a young person’s mental health. Primary Mental Health Workers have a great knowledge of what services can help with young people's mental health in Blackpool. We will always try to help you understand what is mental health and why you may feel and behave in certain ways. We can link in with school/colleges if needed to help support you further. Free Westminster Primary Academy, Westminster Road, FY1 2QE.  0800 121 7762 Option 1 for PMHW.  You are welcome to leave a message and a PMHW will return your call within the week.
Tuesday 9 April 2024 1.00 to 4.00pm Spring into spring, community health and wellbeing event. Want to know what's going on in your area? We're bringing together a range of services, things to do and get involved in across Blackpool.  Free @The Grange, Bathurst Avenue, Blackpool, FY3 7RW No need to book, dorp in anytime and see what your community has to offer.
Tuesday 9 April 2024 2.00 to 4.30pm Primary Mental Health Worker drop in. Are you a young person or parent/carer and want to know where you can get support for young people's emotional and mental health?The PMHW Drop In sessions can signpost you to the correct service to support with your current concern and get you the help you need.PMHW Drop In is a confidential space to discuss worries and concerns with a Mental Health Practitioner who is part of the CAMHS Team.A PMHW can link in with schools and services to work together.We will start by introducing ourselves and ask questions to help us find ways to support you or a young person’s mental health. Primary Mental Health Workers have a great knowledge of what services can help with young people's mental health in Blackpool. We will always try to help you understand what is mental health and why you may feel and behave in certain ways. We can link in with school/colleges if needed to help support you further. Free Devonshire Primary Academy, Devonshire Road, FY3 8AF 0800 121 7762 Option 1 for PMHW.  You are welcome to leave a message and a PMHW will return your call within the week.
Tuesday 9 April 2024 3.30 to 5.30pm Blackpool Football Club Family Hubs. Everyone will receive a hot meal and tea/coffee will be available throughout. Children can play games and take part in crafts with other children. Families can eat, spend time together, and talk about their day. Please note, these hubs are specifically for families with children. Activities, crafts, gaming, homework areas, open to all but adults must accompany children. Free Moretti Lounge, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, FY1 6JJ Book through the BFC website
Wednesday 10 April 2024 10.00 to 11.00am Quiet hour at Tesco every Wednesday and Saturday. During the quiet hour Tesco will be dimming the lights and lowering the checkout noise in all of their larger stores to make it more enjoyable for customers. Free Clifton Retail Park, Sandhams Way, Blackpool, FY4 4UJ. Tesco website
Wednesday 10 April 2024 2.30 to 6.30pm Spring into spring, community health and wellbeing event. Want to know what's going on in your area? We're bringing together a range of services, things to do and get involved in across Blackpool.  Free Revolution Hub, Ibbison Court, Blackpool, FY1 4AU. No need to book, dorp in anytime and see what your community has to offer.
Wednesday 10 April 2024 3.30 to 5.30pm Blackpool Football Club Family Hubs. Everyone will receive a hot meal and tea/coffee will be available throughout. Children can play games and take part in crafts with other children. Families can eat, spend time together, and talk about their day. Please note, these hubs are specifically for families with children. Activities, crafts, gaming, homework areas, open to all but adults must accompany children. Free Moretti Lounge, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, FY1 6JJ Book through the BFC website
Thursday 11 April 2024 10.00am to 2.00pm Spring into spring, community health and wellbeing event. Want to know what's going on in your area? We're bringing together a range of services, things to do and get involved in across Blackpool.  Free Claremont Park Community Centre, Claremont Road, Blackpool, FY1 2QJ No need to book, dorp in anytime and see what your community has to offer.
Thursday 11 April 2024 3.30 to 5.30pm Blackpool Football Club Family Hubs. Everyone will receive a hot meal and tea/coffee will be available throughout. Children can play games and take part in crafts with other children. Families can eat, spend time together, and talk about their day. Please note, these hubs are specifically for families with children. Activities, crafts, gaming, homework areas, open to all but adults must accompany children. Free Moretti Lounge, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, FY1 6JJ Book through the BFC website
Thursday 11 April 2024 4.30 to 5.30pm Neuro Ninjas. An exclusive autism group for children with, or awaiting diagnosis and their siblings. Sensory play, activities, toys and games in a non - judgemental environment. £3 per family Layton Methodist Church, 1 Westcliff Drive, Blackpool, FY3 7DZ To book your place email
Friday 12 April 2024 10.00 to 11.30am Baby sensory, 0 - 2 years old Free Central Family Hub,
Gorton Street,
Blackpool,
FY1 3JW
 
Friday 12 April 2024 11.00am to 12.00pm Baby sensory, 0 - 2 years old Free Layton Methodist Church, 1 Westcliffe Drive, FY3 7DZ  
Friday 12 April 2024 12.00 to 4.00pm Spring into spring, community health and wellbeing event. Want to know what's going on in your area? We're bringing together a range of services, things to do and get involved in across Blackpool.  Free Floral Hall, Horseshoe Pavillion, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. No need to book, dorp in anytime and see what your community has to offer.
Saturday 13 April 2024 9.00 to 10.00m Showtown Museum relaxed hour. Our relaxed hour is perfect for visitors who prefer a calmer environment and would like to enjoy the museum without the hustle and bustle of the general public. We will lower sounds and sensory activities will be available for visitors to enjoy. Resident adult and children are free. Carers are free. Showtown Blackpool, Bank Hey Street, FY1 4TQ

Tickets must be booked in advance through the website

If you would like to discuss any special requirements you may need for your visit, please email.

Saturday 13 April 2024 10.00 to 11.00am Quiet hour at Tesco every Wednesday and Saturday. During the quiet hour Tesco will be dimming the lights and lowering the checkout noise in all of their larger stores to make it more enjoyable for customers. Free Clifton Retail Park, Sandhams Way, Blackpool, FY4 4UJ. Tesco website
Monday 15 April 2024 2.00 to 4.30pm Primary Mental Health Worker drop in. Are you a young person or parent/carer and want to know where you can get support for young people's emotional and mental health?The PMHW Drop In sessions can signpost you to the correct service to support with your current concern and get you the help you need.PMHW Drop In is a confidential space to discuss worries and concerns with a Mental Health Practitioner who is part of the CAMHS Team.A PMHW can link in with schools and services to work together.We will start by introducing ourselves and ask questions to help us find ways to support you or a young person’s mental health. Primary Mental Health Workers have a great knowledge of what services can help with young people's mental health in Blackpool. We will always try to help you understand what is mental health and why you may feel and behave in certain ways. We can link in with school/colleges if needed to help support you further. Free Westminster Primary Academy, Westminster Road, FY1 2QE.  0800 121 7762 Option 1 for PMHW.  You are welcome to leave a message and a PMHW will return your call within the week.
Tuesday 16 April 2024 2.00 to 4.30pm Primary Mental Health Worker drop in. Are you a young person or parent/carer and want to know where you can get support for young people's emotional and mental health?The PMHW Drop In sessions can signpost you to the correct service to support with your current concern and get you the help you need.PMHW Drop In is a confidential space to discuss worries and concerns with a Mental Health Practitioner who is part of the CAMHS Team.A PMHW can link in with schools and services to work together.We will start by introducing ourselves and ask questions to help us find ways to support you or a young person’s mental health. Primary Mental Health Workers have a great knowledge of what services can help with young people's mental health in Blackpool. We will always try to help you understand what is mental health and why you may feel and behave in certain ways. We can link in with school/colleges if needed to help support you further. Free North Family Hub, 31 Dingle Avenue, Blackpool, FY3 7NX 0800 121 7762 Option 1 for PMHW.  You are welcome to leave a message and a PMHW will return your call within the week.
Tuesday 16 April 2024 3.30 to 5.30pm Blackpool Football Club Family Hubs. Everyone will receive a hot meal and tea/coffee will be available throughout. Children can play games and take part in crafts with other children. Families can eat, spend time together, and talk about their day. Please note, these hubs are specifically for families with children. Activities, crafts, gaming, homework areas, open to all but adults must accompany children. Free Moretti Lounge, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, FY1 6JJ Book through the BFC website
Wednesday 17 April 2024 10.00 to 11.00am Quiet hour at Tesco every Wednesday and Saturday. During the quiet hour Tesco will be dimming the lights and lowering the checkout noise in all of their larger stores to make it more enjoyable for customers. Free Clifton Retail Park, Sandhams Way, Blackpool, FY4 4UJ. Tesco website
Wednesday 17 April 2024 3.30 to 5.30pm Primary Mental Health Worker virtual drop in. Are you a young person or parent/carer and want to know where you can get support for young people's emotional and mental health?The PMHW Drop In sessions can signpost you to the correct service to support with your current concern and get you the help you need.PMHW Drop In is a confidential space to discuss worries and concerns with a Mental Health Practitioner who is part of the CAMHS Team.A PMHW can link in with schools and services to work together.We will start by introducing ourselves and ask questions to help us find ways to support you or a young person’s mental health. Primary Mental Health Workers have a great knowledge of what services can help with young people's mental health in Blackpool. We will always try to help you understand what is mental health and why you may feel and behave in certain ways.We can link in with school/colleges if needed to help support you further. Free Join here 0800 121 7762 Option 1 for PMHW.  You are welcome to leave a message and a PMHW will return your call within the week.
Wednesday 17 April 2024 3.30 to 5.30pm Blackpool Football Club Family Hubs. Everyone will receive a hot meal and tea/coffee will be available throughout. Children can play games and take part in crafts with other children. Families can eat, spend time together, and talk about their day. Please note, these hubs are specifically for families with children. Activities, crafts, gaming, homework areas, open to all but adults must accompany children. Free Moretti Lounge, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, FY1 6JJ Book through the BFC website
Thursday 18 April 2024 3.30 to 5.30pm Blackpool Football Club Family Hubs. Everyone will receive a hot meal and tea/coffee will be available throughout. Children can play games and take part in crafts with other children. Families can eat, spend time together, and talk about their day. Please note, these hubs are specifically for families with children. Activities, crafts, gaming, homework areas, open to all but adults must accompany children. Free Moretti Lounge, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, FY1 6JJ Book through the BFC website
Thursday 18 April 2024 4.30 to 5.30pm Neuro Ninjas. An exclusive autism group for children with, or awaiting diagnosis and their siblings. Sensory play, activities, toys and games in a non - judgemental environment. £3 per family Layton Methodist Church, 1 Westcliff Drive, Blackpool, FY3 7DZ To book your place email
Friday 19 April 2024 9.30 to 11.30am Aiming Higher parent/ carer sessions. This week we have a life coach workshop on 'Being more me'. Free, refreshments included. You must be registered with Aiming Higher.  231 - 233 Church Street, Blackpool, FY1 3PB Call us on 01253 206447 or email
Friday 19 April 2024 10.00 to 11.30am Baby sensory, 0 - 2 years old Free Central Family Hub,
Gorton Street,
Blackpool,
FY1 3JW
0800 121 7762 Option 1 for PMHW.  You are welcome to leave a message and a PMHW will return your call within the week.
Friday 19 April 2024 11.00am to 12.00pm Baby sensory, 0 - 2 years old Free Layton Methodist Church, 1 Westcliffe Drive, FY3 7DZ  
Saturday 20 April 2024 10.00 to 11.00am Quiet hour at Tesco every Wednesday and Saturday. During the quiet hour Tesco will be dimming the lights and lowering the checkout noise in all of their larger stores to make it more enjoyable for customers. Free Clifton Retail Park, Sandhams Way, Blackpool, FY4 4UJ. Tesco website
Monday 22 April 2024 2.00 to 4.30pm Primary Mental Health Worker virtual drop in. Are you a young person or parent/carer and want to know where you can get support for young people's emotional and mental health?The PMHW Drop In sessions can signpost you to the correct service to support with your current concern and get you the help you need.PMHW Drop In is a confidential space to discuss worries and concerns with a Mental Health Practitioner who is part of the CAMHS Team.A PMHW can link in with schools and services to work together.We will start by introducing ourselves and ask questions to help us find ways to support you or a young person’s mental health. Primary Mental Health Workers have a great knowledge of what services can help with young people's mental health in Blackpool. We will always try to help you understand what is mental health and why you may feel and behave in certain ways. We can link in with school/colleges if needed to help support you further.   Westminster Primary Academy, Westminster Road, FY1 2QE.  0800 121 7762 Option 1 for PMHW.  You are welcome to leave a message and a PMHW will return your call within the week.
Tuesday 23 April 2024 3.30 to 5.30pm Blackpool Football Club Family Hubs. Everyone will receive a hot meal and tea/coffee will be available throughout. Children can play games and take part in crafts with other children. Families can eat, spend time together, and talk about their day. Please note, these hubs are specifically for families with children. Activities, crafts, gaming, homework areas, open to all but adults must accompany children. Free Moretti Lounge, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, FY1 6JJ Book through the BFC website
Tuesday 23 April 2024 6.00 to 7.30pm Sign Hi Say Hi, activities for deaf children and young people, cat cafe event. 

This is a new activity we have never tried before and should be great fun. Come and meet the beautiful cats. There will be buffet food for the children (please let me know if they have any dietary requirements/allergies when booking). You will also be able to purchase drinks, cakes and toasties. Venue states it has disabled access.

£1 per child, under 5s are free. Cafe Meow. 

20-22 Birley Street, Blackpool, FY1 1DU

To book on to the activities please contact 07437 335 655 or email 

Wednesday 24 April 2024 10.00 to 11.00am Quiet hour at Tesco every Wednesday and Saturday. During the quiet hour Tesco will be dimming the lights and lowering the checkout noise in all of their larger stores to make it more enjoyable for customers. Free Clifton Retail Park, Sandhams Way, Blackpool, FY4 4UJ. Tesco website
Wednesday 24 April 2024 10.30am to 1.30pm Parent Carer Forum Meets and Treats, the focus of this session is on healthy foods and sensory eating. Free, refreshments provided The Hub at South Shore, 120 Highfield Road, FY4 2JF Blackpool No booking required
Wednesday 24 April 2024 3.30 to 5.30pm Blackpool Football Club Family Hubs. Everyone will receive a hot meal and tea/coffee will be available throughout. Children can play games and take part in crafts with other children. Families can eat, spend time together, and talk about their day. Please note, these hubs are specifically for families with children. Activities, crafts, gaming, homework areas, open to all but adults must accompany children. Free Moretti Lounge, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, FY1 6JJ Book through the BFC website
Thursday 25 April 2024 3.30 to 5.30pm Blackpool Football Club Family Hubs. Everyone will receive a hot meal and tea/coffee will be available throughout. Children can play games and take part in crafts with other children. Families can eat, spend time together, and talk about their day. Please note, these hubs are specifically for families with children. Activities, crafts, gaming, homework areas, open to all but adults must accompany children. Free Moretti Lounge, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, FY1 6JJ Book through the BFC website
Thursday 25 April 2024 4.30 to 5.30pm Neuro Ninjas. An exclusive autism group for children with, or awaiting diagnosis and their siblings. Sensory play, activities, toys and games in a non - judgemental environment. £3 per family Layton Methodist Church, 1 Westcliff Drive, Blackpool, FY3 7DZ To book your place email
Friday 26 April 2024 9.30 to 11.30am Aiming Higher parent/ carer sessions. This week we have a speaker from patient experience at the NHS. Free, refreshments included. You must be registered with Aiming Higher.  231 - 233 Church Street, Blackpool, FY1 3PB Call us on 01253 206447 or email
Friday 26 April 2024 10.00 to 11.30am Baby sensory, 0 - 2 years old Free Central Family Hub,
Gorton Street,
Blackpool,
FY1 3JW
 
Friday 26 April 2024 11.00am to 12.00pm Baby sensory, 0 - 2 years old Free Layton Methodist Church, 1 Westcliffe Drive, FY3 7DZ  
Friday 26 April 2024 4.00 to 6.00pm Park Community Academy Spring fair. 50p entry for adults, children are free of charge Park Community Academy, 158 Whitegate Drive, Blackpool, FY3 9HF  
Saturday 27 April 2024 10.00 to 11.00am Quiet hour at Tesco every Wednesday and Saturday. During the quiet hour Tesco will be dimming the lights and lowering the checkout noise in all of their larger stores to make it more enjoyable for customers. Free Clifton Retail Park, Sandhams Way, Blackpool, FY4 4UJ. Tesco website
Sunday 28 April 2024 See website for details Autism friendly showings at The Vue. Vue host autism friendly screenings on the last Sunday of every month. These autism friendly film screenings are sensory friendly with the sound reduced, lighting dimmed and no adverts or trailers. It is okay for guests to move around and make noise in autism friendly cinema.Vue are delighted to be part of the national CEA card scheme, which is accepted at all of our UK venues. The CEA card will allow you to book tickets online, in person at the venue or by calling the booking line to get your carer a ticket for free.  See website for details Vue Cinema, North Promenade, Cleveleys, FY5 1DB See website for more details
Monday 29 April 2024 2.00 to 4.30pm Primary Mental Health Worker virtual drop in. Are you a young person or parent/carer and want to know where you can get support for young people's emotional and mental health?The PMHW Drop In sessions can signpost you to the correct service to support with your current concern and get you the help you need.PMHW Drop In is a confidential space to discuss worries and concerns with a Mental Health Practitioner who is part of the CAMHS Team.A PMHW can link in with schools and services to work together.We will start by introducing ourselves and ask questions to help us find ways to support you or a young person’s mental health. Primary Mental Health Workers have a great knowledge of what services can help with young people's mental health in Blackpool. We will always try to help you understand what is mental health and why you may feel and behave in certain ways. We can link in with school/colleges if needed to help support you further.   Westminster Primary Academy, Westminster Road, FY1 2QE. 0800 121 7762 Option 1 for PMHW.  You are welcome to leave a message and a PMHW will return your call within the week.
Tuesday 30 April 2024 3.30 to 5.30pm Blackpool Football Club Family Hubs. Everyone will receive a hot meal and tea/coffee will be available throughout. Children can play games and take part in crafts with other children. Families can eat, spend time together, and talk about their day. Please note, these hubs are specifically for families with children. Activities, crafts, gaming, homework areas, open to all but adults must accompany children. Free Moretti Lounge, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, FY1 6JJ Book through the BFC website