Play Events and Experiences


Food and Fun is a school-based education programme funded by WLGA and is delivered by school staff and partners across 12 days during the school Summer holidays. It provides food and nutrition education, physical activity, enrichment sessions and healthy meals to children in areas of social deprivation. Schools must have 16% or greater free school meal eligibility in order to take part. Only children that attend the schools are able to take part by invitation only by school staff.

To view  a short film that explains more about Food and Fun click on the Food and Fun logo above.

During 2023 the following schools are taking part in Food and Fun:

Pontyberem Primary School, Penrhos Primary School, Y Bedol Primary School, Bro Banw Primary School, Betws Primary School and Llandeilo Primary School.

For more information please contact the schools direct.

Playday is the national day for play, celebrated each year across the UK on the first Wednesday in August.

With this years theme being  ‘Playing on a shoestring – making every day an adventure.’

This year’s theme focuses on the everyday low-cost or no-cost play adventures that children can enjoy at home, in settings, and in our communities. To celebrate National Playday come join us at one of our free family events :



Dr Mz is a youth drop in centre run by Carmarthen Youth Project for young people aged 6-25.
We provide a comfortable, safe, informative and stimulating place for young people to meet. Where they enjoy good food and plenty of great activities, learn new skills, volunteer and get involved.

 Play streets give children a chance to play, be active and make friends on their street, whilst also building community and encouraging active citizenship. PSU will be hosting a safe space for children to play outside in your community on the dates below. Come along on your own and with your children, meet the community and have fun.

Visit their website for locations and times:

Family Centres provide a wide range of activities for families with pre-school children during term time and children up to 11 during school holidays. These activities include cooking, parent talks, crafts, story time, physical activities, walk and talk sessions, gardening, forest school activities, messy play, sensory sessions, baby groups, breastfeeding groups, nutrition and weaning support.

For more information about your nearest family centre and to access their timetable please visit:

Thank you very much for your help. You have responded to my requests so quickly and with such friendliness and it is really appreciated. I hope the Council know what a credit you are to them.
Posted by Childcare Provider, Carmarthenshire
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