School holidays - what's on in Sandwell?
We have loads of fun activities and events to keep the kids entertained during the October half term holidays this year.
The fun starts on Saturday 21 October to Sunday 29 October.
This page is updated on a regular basis.
School holiday planner
Use our school holiday planner to find out what fun activities and events are happening each day during the holidays.
Activities and events for children with disabilities
Use our school holiday planner to find out what fun activities and events are happening each day specifically for children with disabilities and their families.
Need childcare during the holidays?
Find here a list of holiday playschemes that are available throughout Sandwell during the October half term holidays.
If you are struggling to find a childcare place or play scheme during the school holidays for your child/children contact Sandwell Family Information Service by email or by calling 0121 569 4914.
Discover Sandwell events calendar
Visit the Discover Sandwell Events Calendar for events happening in and around the borough all through the year.
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 Country Park in West Bromwich is a great place for a day out.
It has the biggest free adventure playground in Sandwell plus an aerial assault course, park farm, RSPB centre, a cycle shop were you can hire bikes and lots more.
There's plenty to do throughout the holidays at our museums. Check out the museums events page.
There's lots to do throughout the holidays at our libraries. Check out the libraries events
Parks and green spaces
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. There's also plenty to do at West Bromwich Leisure Centre.