In Le Havre, ideas for free activities for children for the summer

The town of Le Havre offers many free activities throughout the summer for children from 3 to 15 years old. Paris-Normandy offers you a selection in the week of 18 to 22 July 2022 by age group.

Terracotta modeling

On Thursday, July 21, 2022, a modeling workshop is also planned, where children will be able to make a soup bowl with its spoon, which they then keep. They will learn basic techniques, such as how to dig into a particular shape.

The event takes place in Fort de Tourneville from kl. 14.00 to 16.00. Messy clothes or a smock is recommended.

For 6-11 year olds:

Pastry workshop

The association Arrmicod is arranging a confectionery workshop on Monday 18 July 2022 in their premises, rue Édouard-Vaillant, from 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm. Children will learn how to make a particular pastry, following the recipe completely under the supervision of a volunteer.

Cinema workshop

Children will be able to make a mash-up cinematic sequence with the Educ’art Association, Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from 6 p.m. 14:00 to 17:00. They need to learn the technique of mixing images with digital sounds. The organization seeks to get young people to discover their passion, while helping them to develop their communication in a good mood.

For 12-15 year olds

Introduction to old photography

The Incarnato Association offers an introduction to old photography for older children. They will especially learn the techniques cyanotype and pinhole, as well as how to print silver photos. “film photography is lost, I want them to see the magic of this technique,” explains Anne-Lise Salmon, the photographer who wants to bring her audience into her universe. The workshop will take place on Monday 18 July 2022 from 14.00 to 17.00 in the association’s premises, rue Maréchal-Joffre. It is requested to bring metal boxes with lids.


This weekend, Friday 22 July 2022, the Ifac Association offers an introduction to theater at the Pierre-Harnet factory from 14.00 to 17.00. Teenagers will be able to discover the pleasure of the game through physical and vocal exercises and improvisation. They want to work on their eloquence while having fun.

All week’s activities

Monday, July 18:

For 3-5 year olds: workshop without waste from 14:30 to 16:30 at the Saint-Vincent factory. Dirty clothes are recommended;

For 6-11 year olds: confectionery workshop from 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm in Arrmicod, rue Edouard-Vaillant;

For 12-15-year-olds: introduction to old photography from kl. 14.00 to 17.00 in Incarnato, rue Maréchal-Joffre. Metal boxes with lids are required.

Tuesday, July 19:

For 6-11 year olds: The forest’s small beasts from kl. 14:00 to 17:00 in Montgeon’s forest park, sports. Provide appropriate attire. At the same time as a film workshop will be offered on Educ’art rue Maréchal-Joffre;

For 12-15 year olds: vegetable graffiti workshop from kl. 14:00 to 16:00 at the Massillon factory.

Wednesday, July 20:

For 3-5 year olds: model workshop from 2pm to 4pm in Fort de Tourneville, in cell 14. Messy clothes or a blouse recommended;

For 6-11-year-olds: contemporary dance and classical singing, from kl. 14.00 to 16.00, at the Soquence factory. Sportswear is required;

For 12-15-year-olds: workshop on sound creation, from kl. 14:00 to 16:00 in Fort de Tourneville, in cell 12.

Thursday, July 21:

For 3-5 year olds: model workshop, from 2pm to 4pm in Fort de Tourneville, in cell 14. Bring a blouse or a messy outfit;

For 6-11-year-olds: understand the water cycle from kl. 14:00 to 17:00 at the Par de Rouelles. Think of a spare part and a pair of boots;

For 12-15 year olds: theater and eloquence, from 14.00 to 17.00 at the Pré-Fleuri factory.

Friday, July 22:

For 6-11-year-olds: cardboard creation from kl. 14.00 to 16.00 at the Bois-au-coq factory. From 3pm to 5pm there will be a seed bomb workshop on the program in Le Bon Endroit’s premises, rue Édouard-Lang;

For 12-15-year-olds: introduction to theater, from 14.00 to 17.00 at the Pierre-Hamet factory.

Registration at:, at the reception at the town hall, in municipal houses or town hall vouchers.

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