Children and young people will be spoilt for choice this October half term as a holiday activity programme designed to keep them engaged and entertained returns following a successful summer.

The WV Holiday Squad will offer scores of activities for children, young people and their families in and around Wolverhampton between Saturday 26 October and Sunday 3 November, 2019.

The wide-ranging programme is being coordinated by the City of Wolverhampton Council, with events delivered by partners across the city. Young people and families can find out what's happening where by visiting the dedicated WV Holiday Squad website

Councillor John Reynolds, Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, said: "We had a great response to our activity programme, Summer Squad, during the summer holidays, with the council and partner organisations putting on well over 300 events and activities which attracted tens of thousands of children and young people and their families.

"Indeed, the campaign has proved so successful that we are delighted to be bringing it back during the October half-term, this time as WV Holiday Squad which will showcase scores more events and activities for our city's children and young people."

Full details of all the events and activities, including those offered by WV Active, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton’s libraries, Crafty Happenings, Gatis Community Space, The Way Youth Zone, Light House Media Centre, HeadStart Wolverhampton and Wildside Activity Centre, can be found at #WVHolidaySquad. The website also includes a section detailing events and activities for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

There are already over 50 events WV Holiday Squad events listed, with more being added all the time. 

Organisations which are organising activities for children and young people in Wolverhampton during the October half term are being encouraged to submit details for inclusion on the website via WV Holiday Squad Form as soon as possible.