Essential Information

Type Family fun
National Maritime Museum
Date and Times Monthly: Next date 30 December| 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Prices Ticketed | Free

Safe Harbour is a series of free workshops created to provide a safe space for foster and adoptive families with children under 13 years.

Join us from 12.30pm, bring along a snack or lunch and say hello to other families. After refreshments, take part in creative activities inspired by the items in the National Maritime Museum. During the activities you can pop in and out as your family needs. 

Interested in finding out more? Foster and adoptive families are welcome to pop along and say hello when sessions are running. The facilitator will be happy to chat about the sessions to help you decide if you'd like to attend in future. 

Safe Harbour has been created in consultation with support organisations including We Are Family, and local foster and adoptive families. The sessions are an opportunity for families to have fun together in a friendly and welcoming space.

Contact us at with any questions or to join the mailing list. 

Upcoming Dates

Sessions take place from 12.30pm-2.30pm on the last Saturday of the month, with tickets available from one month before. 

Date of session Tickets available from
30 Dec Available now
27 Jan 31 Dec
24 Feb 28 Jan
30 Mar 25 Feb
27 Apr 31 Mar
25 May 28 April
29 Jun 26 May
27 Jul 30 Jun
31 Aug 28 Jul
28 Sep 1 Sept
26 Oct 29 Sept
30 Nov 27 Oct

Booking your tickets

  • To book your free tickets, please click the link above. This link will take you to Eventbrite. Please note that whilst the ticket page may be live, the tickets will not be available to book until the date referenced above. 
  • Please book one ticket per family
  • As part of your booking, please let us know who will be coming and any needs within your family. These details will only be shared with the facilitator to support your visit. 
  • If the session is sold out, you are able to register on a waiting list. You will be contacted automatically if a space opens up for your family.
  • If you are no longer able to attend, please cancel your booking so that another family can attend. 

LGBTQ+ Family Network

A safe space for local LGBTQ+ families to meet one another, get involved in creative activities for all ages and explore the stories within the collection

About Safe Harbour

Safe Harbour has been developed in consultation with families and We Are Family, a peer to peer support community by adopters, for adopters. 

We Are Family logo

We Are Family have recently released the second series in their podcast, Adoption Shared. In each episode, host Eddie Elliott meets adopters and professionals who share their insights and experiences of the adoption journey from a variety of different perspectives.

Listen here

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