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Charity support from Rachael Shipman of Morgan Betts & Co

Charity support from Rachael Shipman of Morgan Betts & Co

Leicester Children’s Holidays have great support from some people and companies in Leicester and beyond – none more so than Rachael Shipman from Morgan Betts and Co. Here is some information about Rachael’s (and her brothers) work: Morgan Betts & Co are an insurance broker with a difference. Founded by Rachael Shipman and Joseph Betts, ...

Sarah Palmer – Granville

Sarah Palmer – Granville

Sarah Palmer – Granville has dedicated her expertise to Leicester Children’s Holidays in the development of our new visitor centre. Sarah, who is based in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, has been an interior designer for 26 years and has worked for retail clients, holidays parks and a Midlands brewery. For 18 months Sarah has run her ...

Warm welcome to Matt Piper

Warm welcome to Matt Piper

Former Leicester City FC player Matt Piper has taken on the role of ambassador for Leicester Children’s Holidays at a ‘crucial’ time for the charity. The appointment of the former star winger could not have come at a more important time as the charity starts to plan its holidays for children in the spring and ...

New visitor centre at Highcross

New visitor centre at Highcross

We have transformed our Leicester shop into a visitor centre – and all against the odds under tough Covid restrictions Leicester Children’s Holidays is proud to announce we have revamped our Highcross headquarters into a visitor centre despite the city facing huge challenges and the toughest levels of lockdown in the country. The new visitor ...

Louise’s unforgettable holiday memories

Louise’s unforgettable holiday memories

Playing on the beach and singing on stage were some of the highlights for Louise Osborn’s holiday with our charity. Louise, now aged 42, was the youngest of six, four boys and two girls, and they lived with their parents in Hastings Road. She thinks her mum Betty may have instigated the move for Louise ...

Volunteer Simon overcomes teaching challenges

Volunteer Simon overcomes teaching challenges

Charity trustee Simon is one of our vital volunteers who supports children on our holidays to the Hilltop Outdoor Centre. He was on the original pilot project in 2018 when just 20 children travelled to the base in Norfolk. Looking ahead, the charity hopes that in 2021, 120 youngsters will enjoy the adventure. Simon has ...

Hilltop summer 2020 announcement

Hilltop summer 2020 announcement

We at Leicester Children’s Holidays regret to announce that, for the first time in 75 years, our holidays for children in August 2020 will not now go ahead. Eighty-five children were all set to enjoy a week at Hilltop Outdoor Centre in Norfolk over two weeks. These trips will now be postponed. The managers of ...

Holiday with the charity “made me feel safe”

Holiday with the charity “made me feel safe”

A Leicester woman who had a tough childhood has spoken about the huge difference a Leicester Children’s Holiday trip made to her life.    Naomi, aged 31, went on to Mablethorpe with the charity when she was aged eight. For her, it was an escape from her life at home.   Account manager Naomi, who ...

COVID-19 UPDATE

We are open

Our charity is open from December 2, 2020 10am to 6pm Mon-Sat. Do come and take a look at our super new visitor centre. We have fabulous toys for sale too.

0116 251 9863

hello@leicesterchildrensholidays.co.uk

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