Family Support Hubs unveil Christmas programme

Family Support Hubs

AEM's Family Support Hubs team have revealed their programme for the festive season with some of their usual December meetings replaced with activities from celebrations to a trip to a pantomime.

Like the regular support hubs, all the forthcoming activities are open to parents and carers along with children 11 years and under as well as siblings. The hubs provide the opportunity to gain support as well as meet and chat with others. An autism diagnosis isn't necessary.

"All are welcome to come along," said Lesley Lock, Family Support Hubs Co-ordinator. "But we do ask that people pre-book for all events. Whilst all are welcome to attend events from outside their immediate hub area, some hubs may be over subscribed for some dates."

Events and activities are free to attend but booking is essential. Events coming up include:

  • Kirkby in Ashfield Support Hub will be hosting their Christmas Party at Kirkby Leisure Centre on 24th November between 5pm and 6.30pm. To book, please email
  • The Newark, Gainsborough, Retford and Rotherham Hubs will be joining together for a Christmas Party at Captain Jack’s soft play centre in Retford on 10th December between 3pm and 5pm. To book, please email
  • Leicester, Loughborough and East Leake Family Support Hubs will be joining together to meet at Jump Giants Trampoline Park in Burton on the Wolds on 13th December at 4.30pm for a 5pm to 6pm bounce session. To book, please email
  • The Northampton Family Support Hub will be meeting at the Gravity Trampoline Park in Sol Central on 4th December at 4.30pm for a 5pm to 6pm bounce session. To book, email
  • Nottingham City Family Support Hub will be joining together to attend a relaxed performance of Cinderella at Nottingham Playhouse on 4th January 2024. To book email
  • The Teen Hub has organised a morning at I-Jump trampolining in Mansfield Woodhouse on 9th December. For details and to book email

*For every event you wish to attend, please let the coordinator know the numbers of adults and the numbers and ages of any children attending.

For more information...

For more details about the festive activities, read on: December Family Support Hubs

Want to know more about the support provided by our Family Support Hubs, visit our web page here: Family Support Hubs.

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