Workshops - For Children

Tree of Life Drop-in Workshop Postponed until October

Drop-in Gallery Workshop, 12-3pm, free admission.

Due to circumstances beyond our control, this workshop has been postponed until October

Focusing on nature, kids aged 7+ years and all visitors to our gallery are invited to join exhibiting artist, Anushiya Sundaralingam, in creating a ‘tree of life’ in our gallery space to be part of her exhibition. 

Looking at different types of trees and leaves, you will make a mixed media tree for our gallery space together, and experimenting with colour, texture and shape, decorate the tree with your own beautiful and unique colourful leaves. 

This is an informal gallery workshop, open to everyone of all abilities. 

Family Circus Skills with In Your Space Circus Company

Family Circus Skills with In Your Space Circus Company

Saturday 10 August 11:30am –1pm

Cost: £5 each or family ticket of four £18 

Join professional circus company In Your Space for a fun family circus workshop! There is something for everyone with a Circus Skills workshop. Whether you want to try your hand at uni-cycling, learn to juggle three balls, hone your hula-hooping skills or stretch your legs on the stilts we can teach you how to get started! It’s a great activity for all ages and a lovely way for parents to learn and play alongside their children.

Suitable for ages 5+/places are limited so book in advance.

Family Puppet Workshop with Banyan Theatre

Family Puppet – making workshop with Banyan Theatre 

Saturday 17 August 1:15 – 2:15 pm 

Cost: £3 (Places are limited to 15 max – please book in advance) 

Have fun creating your very own Rod Puppet to take home.  Professional tuition to make your funky puppet, all materials provided just bring your imagination.  Suitable for ages 5yrs+. Children must be accompanied by one adult.

Lego Animation Workshop

Pre-Screening Lego Animation Workshop

Friday 23 August

Cost: £8, 10am -12 noon 7-9 year olds, 12.30pm -2.30pm 10-14 year olds

Join us before The Lego Movie and make your own Lego film! These mini animation master classes by Can Do Academy are a great introduction for children to the colourful world of Lego animation.  The workshop will allow participants to make a complete animated Lego film on an iPad, using sound effects, visual effects, titles  and lots of imagination! Your child will learn to use special iPad apps and they will receive a copy of their film at the end of the session. Places are limited so please book in advance.

Family Dance Picnic with Echo Echo Dance Theatre Company

Family Dance Picnic with Echo Echo Dance Theatre Company 

Saturday 24 August  12noon– 2pm

Free Event

Dance Picnic is an opportunity for people of all ages to take part in dance and movement sessions together! No-one is too young or too old. This event is a chance to participate in some dancing and movement games within an open space where people can join in when they wish. You can come alone or bring a friend or family member - everyone is welcome. Bring a picnic basket full of treats and a blanket for the picnic after the workshop in Drumceatt Square. 

Suitable for all ages/places are limited so book in advance. Should weather be prohibitive the picnic will take place indoors.

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