School holidays - what's on in Sandwell?

There are lots of fun events taking place in Sandwell during Whitsun (May half term holidays) Saturday 23 - Sunday 31 May.

These pages are updated on a regular basis.

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School holiday planner

Use our school holiday planner to find out what fun activities and events are happening each day.

School holiday planner for children with disabilities

Use our school holiday planner to find out what fun activites and events are happening for children with disabilities and their families. 

Need childcare during the holidays?

Holiday playschemes

Find here a list of holiday playschemes that are available throughout Sandwell during the Whitsun (May) school holidays. 

Other things to do in Sandwell during the school holidays

Free swimming

Children aged 16 and under who live in Sandwell can swim for free at our leisure centres during the holidays. You must sign up for free swimming before you visit.

You can register online to swim for free at Sandwell Leisure Trust centres. For free swimming at West Bromwich Leisure Centre you must register at reception.

Sandwell Valley Country Park

Sandwell Valley has a free adventure playground - the biggest playground in the borough. We now have a cycle shop where you can hire bikes. Check out Valley Cycles.

Sandwell museums

There's plenty to do throughout the summer at our museums.

Parks and green spaces

And don't forget to visit Sandwell's parks and facilities - including the skate parks at Lightwoods Park in Bearwood and Brunswick Park in Wednesbury. 

Leisure centres

Whether it's playing sport, taking coached activities or joining in fun sessions to splash about and enjoy time with your friends, Sandwell Leisure Trust has something for you.

Sandwell Arts Cafe

There are free fun family events at Sandwell Arts Cafe at Sandwell College's Central Sixth campus (formerly The Public building), New Street, West Bromwich.