Skip navigation

Holiday Hub supports families in the school holidays by providing meals and opportunities for family bonding through eating, learning and playing together. As well as taking part in a wide range of fun activities and enjoying quality time together, families learn about nutrition and keeping fit and healthy.

Most useful is learning about all different recipes without it being so costly, and the meals are really easy to make.’

If you feel inspired to get cooking with your family, there are lots of Cookalong videos on our YouTube channel – check out our playlists. You can also find a wide variety of recipe ideas within our Food Services webpages.

What’s on where

  • Brunch Clubs: We have been delivering Holiday Hub Brunch Clubs this year. What’s your favourite brunch? See some brunch ideas in the Our Voices section of our website.
  • Eco Explorers Holiday Hub: Our Eco Explorers Holiday Hub programme is running in Greater Manchester, encouraging children and their families to get engaged in nature focused activities (e.g. making bug hotels, scavenger hunts).
  • LifeSkills: LifeSkills sessions are being run by Family Action settings across the country, supporting parents and carers to build their confidence, social networks, financial and employability skills. 


Feedback from families highlights that Holiday Hub has helped them to:

  • Make healthy and cost-effective meals
  • Improve family relationships
  • Socialise with other families
  • Try new activities
  • Get to know the local area better
  • Improve their wellbeing

Find out more about the impact of Holiday Hub.

Due to struggling with anxiety, I don’t socialise at all and tend to stay in the house … I have socialised with staff and other families.’

Contact us

Louise Reilly
Food Services Development Manager
M: 07714 076 184 / E: [email protected]

Find out about our other holiday food and activities programmes.

If you are a delivery partner, please visit our Members’ Area or contact us using the details above for the latest Holiday Hub information and resources.

Themed fun days

There is growing evidence of a holiday experience gap, with children from disadvantaged families less likely to enjoy a family holiday or access out-of-school activities.

Our themed fun days aim to address the issue of learning loss, particularly in the long summer holidays. We do so by engaging children and their families in a wide range of educational activities.

Our fun days include a free nutritious meal and have so far covered topics as varied as: