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NIFRS Lisburn Fire Station visit

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 10:30am
Location: 
Northern Ireland Fire Brigade 1 Seymour St, BT27 4SX Lisburn
NIFRS Lisburn Fire Station

The fireman has asked that parents park around the back. We are getting a station tour and seeing inside the Fire engines!

Meet in the car park at 10:20am.

Please register your interest by clicking 'Going' on the event page here and post how many adults and kids will be attending.

 

Aunt Sandra's Chocolate Workshop

Wed, 25/01/2017 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Aunt Sandra's, Belfast

We're doing a very hands on chocolate workshop with lots of lovely treats to take away with us. For those of you with daily intolerances, they've asked you to bring along some dairy free chocolate and you will be able to participate in everything the rest of us are doing. There will be a quiz, a trip into the chocolate factory and lots of opportunity to chat to our host - Mr Willy Wonka! The whole workshop will take about an hour and a half. 

Adults do not pay to accompany children and under twos are very welcome to come along and dabble in the chocolate too. 

Booking is essential, we can put you in touch with the organisers. The trip is to tie in with reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Book Club

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location: 
Bangor (organiser's home)

Recommended age around 8-14 years. Swallows and Amazon themed activities at organiser's house in Bangor. 
Bring something for lunch if you would like to stay but please no meat/fish as we are a veggie/vegan household. 

Big Sing

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 11:00am
Location: 
Lisburn Raquets Club

Our first home ed Big Sing- everyone welcome. We will be learning how to warm up our voices and bodies for singing, trying some familiar and some unfamiliar songs, and attempting some rounds and part singing. The emphasis will be totally on fun. Families attending will split the cost of the room but it won't be much.  The Racquets club is very near Wallace Park, and Hilden Train Station. It's on a bus route and has parking. I'm so excited!

Book Club- Swallows and Amazons

Wed, 19/10/2016 (All day)
Location: 
Bangor
Swallows and Amazons crossed flafs

Meet at this session's host's  house to explore the book, please bring a contribution to a vegetarian/vegan lunch. 

Drama with Kids in Control- including Not Back To School Week taster sessions

Repeats every week until Mon Dec 19 2016 .
Mon, 12/09/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 19/09/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 26/09/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 03/10/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 10/10/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 17/10/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 24/10/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 31/10/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 14/11/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 21/11/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 28/11/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 05/12/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 12/12/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 19/12/2016 - 11:00am
Location: 
Old Museum, Belfast
Photos of last year's groups

"No School Kids Allowed!' drama programme starting back on 12th September at the Old Museum - please note possible time changes and group age changes.  Workshops will run weekly developing a Christmas showcase.  

For Not Back To School Week the first workshops will be TASTER sessions designed to allow new young people to come along and see if they would like to join the full programme.

Group Ages 10+ Facilitated by Jade Hale, Artistic Director KIds in Control with HEdNI Volunteer Hallie Adams

Groups aged 4-7 and 7-9 Facilitated by Stagecoach Drama Principal Janet-anne Phillips Walker

NB For the past year these programmes have been running from 11 to 12 on Monday mornings.  Some parents have suggested a start time of 12 o'clock might help with travel arrangements.  FEEDBACK please!!

Workshops will last for ninety minutes for ages 10+, and forty five minutes each for the younger age groups.  

Parents of the older group can drop off twenty minutes before start time and collect half hour after workshop finishes.  

All family members are welcome to wait/socialise in the communal area and participants are encouraged to bring lunch and eat together after the workshops.

There will be a workshop cost of £2 per session to cover costs.

For further info on KIC please see www.facebook.com/kicproject or www.kicproject.co.uk

For further info on Stagecoach please see www.stagecoach.co.uk

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Fri, 15/04/2016 - 11:00am
Location: 
Portstewart
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Cover

 Meet to discuss Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Book 1) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0141324902/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awd_PZoTwb47A25NQ

Shakespeare Week

Mon, 16/03/2015 (All day) - Sun, 22/03/2015 (All day)
Location: 
All over
Shakespeare Week

Many families and groups will be using the resources from http://shakespeareweek.org.uk/ and exploring Shakespeare in families and at the various groups.  The resources and 'passports to Shakespeare" are available to Home Educators.

"Shakespeare Week is a national annual celebration giving primary school children a great first encounter with Shakespeare. Join the thousands of schools, families and organisations working together to inspire a whole generation of children through Shakespeare’s stories, language and heritage. "

Alice in Wonderland

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 10:30am - 2:30pm
Location: 
Marquis Hall, Bangor
Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland themed co-op, including a Mad Hatter's Tea Party for lunch, nonsense rhymes, storytelling and songs. And perhaps a Cheshire cat! 
Come dressed as your favourite character!

Welcome to Shakespeare

Tue, 10/03/2015 - 10:30am - 2:30pm
Location: 
Marquis Hall, Bangor

To coincide with National Shakespeare week we will be looking at all aspects of Shakespeare. 
I have ordered 10 Passports to Shakespeare but please let me know how many primary aged children will be attending before February so I can order more if necessary. The passports are only available to primary aged children so please do not include children who have not yet reached school age or are now Secondary school age.
www.shakespeareweek.org.uk

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