Child drawing a dinosaur with chalk and colouring it in


Meet on Southsea Common and walk over to Aspex for a day of creative activities, exploring new artworks and festive themes, whilst building creative and communication skills. The activities are suited for ages 8-12. A healthy hot lunch will also be provided.

Free spaces are available for children and young people eligible for free school meals, as part of the government's expanded Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme being delivered across Portsmouth.

Book your space by clicking Visit Website above, or call Aspex during opening hours (Wednesday – Sunday, 11am – 4pm) on 02392 778080.

Ahead of booking, if you have any questions please call or email

There are limited spaces available for SEND children, please be aware that organisers require information about any access needs or additional support required in advance of the session so arrangements can be made. Get in touch to discuss before booking your space.

Please note that parents/carers are welcome to accompany their child for the whole day, the final 45 minutes or meet for collection at 3pm at Aspex. The team can be flexible with whatever you prefer.

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Admission£25.00 per ticket

Free for those in receipt of free school meals.

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Aspex Winter Holiday Club - HAF


Aspex Portsmouth, The Vulcan Building, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 3BF
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Tel023 9277 8080

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