Blog Series: Rediscover creativity

8/13/2021 10:27:46 AM
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Blog Series: Rediscover creativity
Fantasic For Families

We are thrilled to be supporting the #RediscoverSummer campaign, encouraging families to safely rediscover the range of activities the summer holidays have to offer.  

We're sharing events and activities each Monday that can help you to #RediscoverSummer, with a new theme each week. Have you seen our #FantasticforFamilies weekly picks on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter? This week's theme is Creativity, and with bundles of creative events and activities to enjoy on Fantastic for Families - we've picked a few summer highlights.

As always, we'd love to see your creations and hear about what you've taken part in, so make sure you tag us on social media #FantasticforFamilies.    

Check out some of our favourite events and activities: 

1. The Spark Arts - The Fun Cafe 

Join The Spark in their fun café, a pop-up shop in the heart of the city centre. The Head Baker will offer you top tips in making your very own cake creations using arts, crafts and your imaginations.

Where?: Leicester 

When?: until 21 August 

What ages is this recommended for?: 4-13 years 

How much?:  Free! 

  

2. The Place - Dancing All Over The Place 

Be transported from your home through movement and imagination to discover different dance adventures as you travel to new places on planet Earth. 

Where?: Online 

What ages is this recommended for?: 6-10 years 

How much?: £40 for six episodes and a Resource Pack 

 

3. Brave Bold Drama - International Art Challenge

Every Wednesday, Agents Kahlo and Dali will reveal an exciting artwork they've discovered in that secret location (via a short film on Brave Bold Drama's social media, and invite agents to create art inspired by the artwork they've found.

Where?: Online 

When?: Every Monday until 30th August

What ages is this recommended for?: 5-12 years 

How much?: Free! 

     

4. A Line Art and The Spring - Wriggle & Scribble Playground

Putting play back on the map with an invitation for you and your family to move, shake, scribble, shuffle, hop, bop, dance, star jump and wriggle your way onto a brand new illustrated playground!

Where?: The Meridian Shopping Centre, Elm Ln, Havant PO9 1UN

When?: until 29th August

What ages is this recommended for?: 2-16 years 

How much?: Free!

 

5Yorkshire Sculpture Park - Playful Family Sculpture and Nature Walks

Awaken your senses and get out in the fresh air on artist-led interactive sculpture nature walks every Friday this summer. Spend time noticing and connecting to the beauty of the natural world, led by imaginative artists who will help you discover in new ways. Create art- and nature-filled family memories.

Where?: Online 

When?: Various times between 30th July - 3rd September

What ages is this recommended for?: 0-16 years 

How much?:  Free! 

 

6. Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange - Make Your Own Grayson Perry Sculptures 

Have a go at making these paper sculptures, inspired by Grayson Perry’s series of tapestries 'The Vanity of Small Differences'. 

Where?: Online 

What ages is this recommended for?: 4-16 years 

How much?: Free! 

 

Catch up on the first two weeks of #RediscoverSummer with Reading and Sport, and make sure to keep your eyes peeled for Nature, Heritage and Community!

Follow along with our posts each Monday on  Instagram: @fantasticforfamilies  |  Twitter: @fantasticforfam  |  Facebook: Fantastic for Families 

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