A group of children stand with their arms in the air. They are brightly dressed and smiling.

Norfolk Music Hub in partnership with Norfolk County Council’s Holiday Activity Fund are delighted to bring a fun week of musical fitness activities entitled Music Makers and Body Shakers!

The aim of the 4 days is to bring young people from across Norfolk together to engage in a musical opportunities including singing, movement and dancing.

The Big Norfolk Holiday Fun – Active Norfolk scheme is being run by Norfolk County Council and is free to all families with children aged 5-16, who are eligible for means tested free school meals.


When do these sessions take place?
Monday 14th August – Thursday 17th August 2023. You can either sign up for two days or four days.

What age does my child need to be to attend
Age between 7-11 years old (key stage 2 students for the academic year 22/23)

What will my child do each day?

  • 10am: Register
  • 10.05am – 10.30am: Wake and Shake with Andrea Howes
  • 10.30am – 11.15am: Workshop 1 with music facilitator for the day
  • 11.15am – 11.30am: Fruit and break
  • 11.30am – 12.15pm: Workshop 2 with music facilitator for the day
  • 1pm – 1.30pm: Workshop 3 with music facilitator for the day (share your skills)
  • 1.30pm – 2pm: Work out and wind down with Andrea Howes
  • 2pm: Sign out

Activities each day:
Each day young people will work with the workshop leader on songs from pop and musical genre.  At the end of day 2 and 4 a short performance will take place at each venue for families at 1.40pm for the young people to showcase their work.

Where are these sessions taking place?

  • 14th and 15th August: St George’s Theatre Great Yarmouth [view on map]
  • 16th and 17th August: Pavilion Theatre Gorleston [view on map]

Does my child have to attend all the sessions?
Once registered your child will be expected to attend the session they have registered for. This will either be for two days at one specific venue or for the whole 4 days.

What are times of the sessions?
Registration is at 10am each day and pick up is at 2pm

Can any young person attend?
Those who claim means-tested free school meals can claim free spaces on the activities. Find out more about this here: activenorfolk.org/public/bignorfolkholidayfun/#FAQ

How many young people will be attending?
Places are strictly limited to 30 places, so sign up as soon as possible to secure your place

Do I need to send my child with a packed lunch?
All children taking part will receive a nutritious free hot meal as part of the offer. You can choose from the menu offered each day on the registration form. There will also be a fruit and water available.



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