Every Child Has a Right to Play

BAPP is a local voluntary organisation and Registered Charity. We promote and facilitate opportunities for children and young people to play and participate in positive activities. BAPP recognises and promotes the importance of self-directed play in relation to child development and the rights of children and young people. 

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Come along and join us at our BAPP Christmas Fair

Tuesday 12th December 2017 3.30 - 5.30pm at the Odd Down Community Centre.

Fantastic Raffle, Santa's Grotto, independent stalls selling arts, crafts and gifts, arts and crafts for children, hot food and drinks, face painting, lucky dip, games and much more...



Christmas Fair

Come and join us on the 12th December... lots of fun for all the family!

Local children's choir will be singing a range of carols

Raffle Prizes

Please get in touch if you would like to buy raffle tickets. Click here to buy tickets £1 a strip

Meet Santa!

We have got lots of interest in our Santa's grotto... If you want to secure your child's place click here.

£3 per child (pay on the day)

Wanted.... Bath Half Marathon Runners

BAPP is currently looking for 10 runners to help us raise money to support the great work we do… Do you enjoy running? Like a challenge? Would you be able to commit to raising £175 in sponsorship?


Register on line by following this link: http://entries.bathhalf.co.uk/ps/event/BathHalfMarathon2018?joincode=qhA12KnOzN


If that’s you or someone you know please get in touch! For more information or to apply for a place please email: gilly@bathareaplayproject.co.uk

Star Project of the Month – Bath’s YMCA Nightstop


Nightstop is an exciting new YMCA project offering places to young people who have nowhere to stay in trained volunteers' spare rooms. Young people receive a private room, a warm meal & somewhere safe to stay for the night, while we look for a more permanent solution. 


Todate, since the project started in April 2017, Nightstop has recieved 30 referrals and their hosts have provided 60 bed nights for young people in housing crisis. 


They are always looking for more host volunteers so if you have a spare room or are interested in more information please email: nightstop@bathymca.co.uk


To submit your entry for December's 'Star Project of the Month' please request the template from gilly@bathareaplayproject.co.uk



Are you a Co-operative member and have a blue card?  Or if not, you can become a member for £1 and earn cash back on your shopping. You will also be able to choose BAPP Family Wheely Fun Days as your charity to support!


Please support us - all money wil help with playdays including Wheely Fun Days! Thank you if you have chosen BAPP, as together you have already raised £422! Register here and choose BAPP Family Wheely Fund days. Depending on where you live, extend your radius so you can find us!


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