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HAF Fun Pompey

After a successful 2021 Portsmouth City Council are delighted to continue the delivery of the Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme during the Easter, Summer and Christmas 2022 school holidays. Funded by the Department for Education, we can provide free holiday provision, including nutritious food and enriching activities, for children aged 5-16 who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals. There are some paid for spaces available also.

Go here to find out more about our story so far!

The HAF team are currently confirming the HAF Fun Pompey 2022 Summer programme which will run from

Monday 25 July – Friday 26 August

it’s looking bigger and better than ever, bookings will be live by 27 June. 

CHECK OUT OUR NEW HAF-Activities Calendar
You can filter by date, location and age range. 
You can also go to these pages to search for activities:

Use the interactive maps in each page to find where we are planning a Summer 2022 activity near you!

Please email if you have any enquiries. Use #HAF2022 on social media to post about your experiences of the programme so far.  If you are a local provider who would like to find out more about delivering activities as part of our HAF programme please email us.

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    Whats On?

    HAF Fun Pompey
    Summer programme ranging from sport to theatre, active tech to dance, day camps and much more. Plus family days and dedicated SEND activities.

    Running from Monday 25 July – Friday 26 August


    In over 70 locations across the City of Portsmouth

    Event details
    To find activities:
    1. CHECK OUT OUR NEW HAF Activities Calendar
         You can filter by date, location and age range. 

    2. Or use the interactive maps on each page for ages 5-11, ages 11-16 and family fun 

    Booking information will be live by 27 June! Book early to avoid disappointment!

    You must be FSM eligible to book a free, funded space.

    How to book

    Once you have found an activity you need to book a space directly with the provider.

    Follow their instructions under ‘HOW TO BOOK’. Then follow the link or contact details provided.

    Please email if you have any enquiries.
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    What is HAF?

    Listen to Marcus Rashford promoting the HAF programme

    Go to HAF – the story so far to learn more about how Portsmouth City Council have used the funding to create some wonderful holiday experiences during 2021.

    Go to HAF Fun Pompey – Resources for some helpful resources including a family information pack provided by our Play and Youth services.

    The programme funding is for benefits related FSM children only but some of our providers are offering pay as you go places also. Families may be eligible for tax free childcare or the childcare costs element of Universal Credit, through which families may be able to claim back up to 85% of their childcare costs.

    More info:

    Some of the providers are Ofsted registered and can also take childcare vouchers for their pay as you go spaces if applicable.

    If you have any other questions please contact our HAF project team at

    Portsmouth City Council and PYC can supply information in another format or language upon request. If you would like more information or would like this document in another format, please email

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