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Looking for activities and events for you and your children in Newhaven?

Come along and enjoy free family activities and groups fun at Denton Island Community Centre in Newhaven. We provide family sessions, parent/carer and child groups and activities for you and your children. We have a range of free groups and activities across the week Monday to Friday at the Community Centre and in other venues across Peacehaven, Newhaven, Eastbourne, Bexhill and Hailsham. 

Plant and Play – Newhaven (Denton Island Community Centre)

Saturdays 10am-12pm a 6 week course starts 23/04/22

 Toddle & Talk – Newhaven (Denton Island Community Centre)

An early year’s group/course for parents/carers and their children, focussing on early language skills, ideas and strategies to support language and social development at home.

Wednesdays 10am-12pm a 6 week course starts 15/06/22


Beach School – Bexhill (De La Warr Pavilion)

Six weeks of beach based activities for families. To include: beach/water safety, tides, shelter building, beach crafts, identifying flora and fauna plus much more.) Open to children and their parents/carers aged 5-10years

Mondays 345pm-545pm a 6 week course starts 6/6/22


Water Safety Day – Bexhill (De La Warr Pavilion)

Join us for a whole day of family beach safety and activities, learn about shelter building, tides, beach crafts etc…… Open to children and their parents/carers aged 5-10years

Tuesday 10am-3pm 26/07/22


In The Moment – virtual

An evening online course for parents and carers to explore strategies around wellbeing. This course is perfect for the busy parent to take some time focussing on themselves enabling them to become a more mindful parent. Watch this space next course starting soon – 7:30pm – 9pm.


Family Activities and Information

NEW! Buggy walks – Newhaven (Denton Island Community Centre).

Meet at Denton Island Community Centre for a short walk followed by coffee and chat. Starts Thursday 19th May 2022

Thursdays 10am

Family Food Cafes – Bexhill and Hailsham

Bexhill Family food cafe is available for 6 weeks with a free hot evening meal and time to play. The cafe’s aim is to provide families with a space to prepare & share an early evening meal together with our chef. There will also be time for family games and activities.

Bexhill – Thursdays 430pm-630pm starts 30/06/22

Hailsham – dates TBA



Family Activities and Information

Tuesdays/Thursdays NEW!

Buggy walks – from Denton Island. Meet at Denton Island Community Centre for a short walk followed by coffee and chat (Drop In – please call for times)

Wednesdays 4-5.30pm

Family Forest school for families. Please call us for more details.

Contact us

Contact Families

Denton Island Community Centre,
Denton Island, Newhaven,

Phone: 01273 517250