Monmouthshire offers half-term activities for busy youngsters
Published: 25 October 2018
Monmouthshire County Council has organised a range of great
activities for children over the late spring bank holiday half-term!
county’s four leisure centres in Abergavenny, Caldicot, Chepstow and Monmouth
will once again run the very popular Monmouthshire Games for five days packed
full of fun, friendship and physical activity - there is something for
everyone. To find out more visit: www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/monmouthshire-games
– or contact the nearest leisure centre to book.
Monmouthshire Games also features specialist rugby, football and Girls Can
camps at selected venues:
from the local Newport-based Dragons team will deliver two rugby camps on
Wednesday 31st October at Chepstow Leisure Centre and Thursday 1st
November at Caldicot Leisure Centre. All sessions will be delivered by
the Dragons community coaches and in partnership with Monmouthshire Sport
the Monmouthshire Games football camps return and will take place at
Abergavenny Leisure Centre and at Caldicot Leisure Centre on Tuesday 30th
October. Sessions for rugby and football are open for all abilities and
bookings can be made at the host leisure centres. Places are limited so
people are asked to book early to avoid disappointment.
sold out camps throughout the summer holidays the Monmouthshire Games Girls
Can Camps are back this half term with a fun-filled day focusing on a range
of sport and physical activity opportunities at Abergavenny Leisure Centre on
Friday 2nd November - places are limited.
Community Hub (off Welsh Street) will feature story time and crafts for five to
eight year olds on Thursday 1st November from 11am to 12noon. There’s no
need to book but all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Community Hub is holding a Spooky Story and craft session on Wednesday 31st October
11am to 12noon. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Community Hub welcomes a local children’s author before its Halloween craft
event on Wednesday 31st October at 10am and Saturday 3rd November at
11am. It will also run its usual Baby Rhyme time on Tuesday 30th October
at 2pm and Under Fives Story Time on Thursday 1st November at 2pm.
Borough Theatre will host a production of Lionel Bart’s Oliver! from Tuesday 30th
October to Friday 2nd November with all performances starting at
7pm. This much-loved musical from the Abergavenny Amateur Operatic and
Dramatic Society Juniors is a must see show for all the family with well-known
songs and a wonderful story. With much drama and a few tears along the
way, the orphaned Oliver joins Fagin’s gang of pickpockets, makes friends, and
enemies, before being reunited with a loving family. Tickets are £12
adult, £10 concession (Tuesday only), and a family ticket is £34 (admits two
adults and two children or one adult and three children).
Museum will run a half-term drop-in-and-make craft afternoon for children at
the Drill Hall, Lower Church St on Thursday 1 November 2-4pm. The museum
will supply ideas, templates, materials, assistance, refreshments and big
tables children and their carers can work and have fun making together.
Suitable for young people of all ages. A donation of £2 is suggested for
children aged three and over.
The Welsh Museums Festival is taking place during half term. All
Monmouthshire museums, Abergavenny, Chepstow and Monmouth have lots of fun
activities on offer. Dress up in historical costume, have a go at arts and
craft and explore trails. Chepstow Museum is open every day 11am – 4pm every
Abergavenny and Monmouth are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11am –
For more information go to: www.visitmonmouthshire.com