Learn about leaves used in William Morris' designs. and create a marvellous spring tree.
Join us at The Barbican centrte and make sculptured seed bombs, Seedbombimals. Create out of clay an animal from Epping forest and make them into a seed bomb. Drop your sculpture in a place that needs cheer, then let nature's rain and shine spread your flora.
A Free workshop for families, drop into the Fountain room, Level G. No skill is needed. All children must be accompanied. 11 til 5 pm both days. See the family highlights here The Barbican's Festival site
OPEN FEST has a full weekend programme for the very young and old. Get involved in playful and creative workshops that will get you exploring your senses and the natural world.
A weekend of inspiring art and entertainment. We welcome you to a packed weekend of everything we do best, from art exhibitions, music and dance, to free tours, open rehearsals, showcases and workshops in and around the Barbican Centre.
Don't miss a new large-scale light and sound installation Tunnel Visions: Array, a Culture Mile installation taking over the Beech Street tunnel.
A Culture Mile event
There is lots to do throughout the Festival over the whole weekend on 17th to 18th March. Some are free, ticketed or are paying workshops. Check here: https://www.barbican.org.uk/whats-on/2018/series/barbican-openfest
Into the Woods
Come and make a giant tree at Creative Kids, under 5's session. We will be looking at a new exhibition by artist Gayle Chong Kwan, "The Peoples Forest".
A free session at The William Morris Gallery, where children and their carers can explore parts of the gallery and create every month. two sessions 10 til 11.30 and 1.00pm til 2.30 pm. This month we will be creating a soaring tree sculpture. Booking is essential: http://www.wmgallery.org.uk/whats-on/events-calendar/creative-kids-into-the-woods/event-type/free
Come and make a glowing fire fly before the film is screened at 11.00 a.m.
Guardian Of the Mune is cert pg. An original animation of a mythology. Set in a unique, magical world, our faun hero Mune must travel to the land of sleep and nightmares to help save the land from an evil guardian and rescue the sun and moon. A fantastic adventure with unusual characters and gorgeous animation.
Make a mic!
Come and sing along into your crafted microphone at the Kids Film Lounge this Saturday.
Sing is a cert U, fun kiddy musical film about A koala impresario who stages a grand singing competition for the world's animals in order to save his elegant theatre.
Doors open at 10.30 for the free craft session for those with a ticket. Even better if you know some of the songs. Hows about singing along to this one on Saturday?
Faith, by Ariana Grande and Stevie Wonder from the sound track: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opGJR_dBEvY
Bottle festoon, Lumiere festival
Come and make a most darstardely despicable craft before the film screening of Despicable me 3, cert PG. A craft for all ages and lovers of the characters. Its a Free activity with every ticket.
Activity at 10.30. Film starts at 11.00 a.m and ends at 1pm. Centre17, 1 Churchill, Walthamstow E17 3AB
Venue and film details here: http://www.stowfilmlounge.com/?p=8024
The third instalment of Gru’s adventures sees him meeting up with his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.
This film continues the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters-Margo, Edith and Agnes-and the Minions in Despicable Me 3. Joining Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig is Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award winner Trey Parker, co-creator of Comedy Central’s global phenomenon South Park and the Broadway smash The Book of Mormon. Parker voices the role of villain Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who’s grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the ’80s, and proves to be Gru’s most formidable nemesis to date.
We learn a little about May Morris and her many talents. This month, we will try our hands at embroidery and sew a magic cloak to transport you into a land of make-believe.
This workshop is free for under 5's and their carers. Booking is essential.
Two workshops available 10 til 11.30 a.m then 1 til 2.30 pm. Booking details here:
or contact the gallery if you have queries on 020 8496 4390 or email: email@example.com.
Details about the William Morris Gallery here: http://www.wmgallery.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions-43
Christmas decorations at Creative Kids, The William Morris gallery.
Taking inspiration from the Stain glass designs, we make colourful decorations to take home for xmas cheer.
A free workshop, for children ages 2 and under 5 years old. Two sessions available, 10 til 11.30 or 1pm til 2.30pm. Booking is essential. Please find details and book here:
Recycling bottles to make chandelier festoons for a London wide project, called the Lumiere festival
Come and make wonderful recycled bottle chandeliers for a Light festival event in central London. The Festival will happen in January 2018. Waltham forest has been invited to help make chandeliers for the festival.
Scribble and smudge will be collecting donated bottles and putting them together to make beautiful chandeliers. There are two open public drop in sessions at Hale end Library. We are also working with another community group in December. Any age of person can join in 7 years and older.
Here are the dates: December 2nd and 16th 11 til 3pm at Hale end library, Castle Avenue, Highams Park, London E4 9QD
If you have a glut of plastic drinking bottles, clear, or green, we will happy to take your donations at the library, or contact me and let me know where I can take some bottles off your hands. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vanessa, my fellow scribbler has crated a craft activity of festive cheer. Beautiful Snow white tree toppers.
Free activity with every ticket bought for the screening.
Film details and venue here: http://www.stowfilmlounge.com/?p=9055
Doors at 10.30 for craft activity.
We will be creating our own Jewellery influenced by May Morris' Jewellery.
Playful costumes and games, courtesy of Walthamstow toy library and an unusual way to eat your snack too.
Creative kids is an under 5's workshop, suitable for aged 2 and upwards. A Free workshop for families, two sessions available 10 til 11.30 a.m and 1 til 2.30 pm. Booking is essential.
Free workshop for children aged 6 years plus. Masterpieces in Plasticine , creating magnificent pictures in the humble medium of plasticine. You'll need to book see details below. An accompanying adult is needed for children under 9 years . We suggest wearing clothing thats appropriate, or bring old clothes as a covering.
Find more things to do during the half term at The mill here: https://themille17.org/whats-on/
Dun Dun Duh! Yes we are back! The kids film lounge is in a new venueand we are kicking off with a great workshop to begin with. Stop frame animation with your lego makes. Set in a gothic 'Stow city! Free workshop with your ticket.
Saturday 14th October, starts at 10.30 and ends at 1pm at Centre17. Refreshments available, a good old fashioned interval and a kiddy friendly atmosphere for our little film buffs. What else can you want?
The Lego Batman Movie, which continues its block-buster franchise’s winning streak with another round of dizzyingly funny, and beautifully animated, family-friendly mayhem.A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick. It is cert PG, see further details and a clip here: http://www.stowfilmlounge.com/?p=2217
You wanna see our past lego animation? https://youtu.be/BFvbCvNK9bA
Scribble and smudge at the High Tide festival , Walthamstow
Come and make a swirly giant lollipop with Scribble and smudge at the summer festival. A small donation will be asked to join in this fun family event. We can be found in the Grove cafe area. Alexandra Palaces second summer festival of fun.
Free entry to the festival, some events are ticketed.
See details here :http://summerfestival.alexandrapalace.com/homepage/whats-on/