Welcome to N.I.P.P.E.R.S

Out of School Play & Childcare

'making time for fun and play'


N.I.P.P.E.R.S. (aka Newhaven Play Project) has been in existence since 1973, provides out of school activities, based at Shakespeare Hall, Newhaven 50 weeks of the year.


Our club provides a friendly, fun and safe, yet challenging environment for children and young people in a unique location.


At NIPPERS we understand play is a vital part of growing up and we enable children to do so safely under the watchful eye of playworkers


Children and young people have the opportunity to take part in various activities


  • Art
  • Crafts
  • Sports
  • Cooking
  • Socialise with their friends
  • Play outside on the beach and in the woods
  • Play in the local park, skate park and BMX track
  • Forest School



Rated as 'GOOD' by OFSTED 3/7/2014


We thought we'd just share some of the nice things that other people have said about our service.

"Daniel going to Nippers for the last 3 years, he enjoys all the out of school activities . Every day he praises nippers and how that 3 hours he spend at nippers made his day as a fun packed day and they always strive to bring this difference in every children "

- Martin Deva



"My son's social skills have improved greatly since he has been attending NIPPERS. They have really helped his social interactions with others and made him more tolerant of situations outside of his control" - Clare James



"You are all stars at how you help me and my son. I could not do without you and my son loves attending NIPPERS" - anonymous





(Newhaven Inclusive Play Project Educational and Recreational Services)

Charity Number : 1087572





TEL : 07564 452837

EMAIL : nip.shak@fsmail.net